Running Time: 95 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Samuel Joslin, Madeleine Harris, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters
BBFCInsight: mild threat
Synopsis: Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
Running Time: 121 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Zack Snyder
Starring: Georgia Rock, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams
BBFCInsight: moderate fantasy violence
Synopsis: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes-Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash-it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Running Time: 86 minutes | Genre: Animated
Director: Timothy Reckart
BBFCInsight: very mild threat, slapstick, infrequent very mild bad language
Synopsis: A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Running Time: 104 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Bharat Nalluri
Starring: Dan Stevens, Cosimo Fusco, Niv Fichman, Ian Sharples, Robert Mickelson, Susan Mullen, Vadim Jean, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, brief scary scenes
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Les Standiford, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS tells the story of how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens from TV’s Downton Abbey) revived the holiday of Christmas with his self-published novel, A Christmas Carol. Facing pressure with looming debt, a feckless father (Jonathan Pryce) and recent critical failures, Dickens confronts his past by conjuring up fantastic characters including Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), for his now classic Christmas tale. Full of wit and warmth, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS will bring out the holiday spirit in us all.
It's A Wonderful Life
Running Time: 130 minutes | Genre: Family
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, James Stewart, Donna Reed
BBFCInsight: Suitable for All
Synopsis: Hollywood's best-loved star teams up with America's favourite director to create one of the world's most popular films. "It's A Wonderful Life" is the ultimate seasonal feel-good film. Starring the unforgettable James Stewart as George Bailey, the man who receives the greatest Christmas gift of all, and a superb ensemble cast including Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore, this high-spirited Christmas tale is directed by the immortal Frank Capra and ranks as an all-time favourite of fans and critics alike.
Battle Of The Sexes
Running Time: 121 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: Valerie Faris
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Chan-Wook Park, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica McNamee, Austin Stowell, Mickey Sumner, Robert Graf, Christian Colson, Alan Cumming, Bill Pullman, Eric Christian Olsen, Sarah Silverman, Elizabeth Shue, Steve Carell
BBFCInsight: infrequent moderate sex
Synopsis: The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became the most watched televised sports event of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With a supportive husband urging her to fight the Establishment for equal pay, the fiercely private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis courts and animated the discussions between men and women in bedrooms and boardrooms around the world.
Running Time: 113 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, violence, scenes of emotional upset
Synopsis: Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Running Time: 150 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Nicola Peltz, Dave Green, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega
Synopsis: Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Jake Kasdan
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black
Synopsis: In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin
Starring: Clark Duke, Gabriel Iglesias, Kate McKinnon, Jerrod Carmichael, Sally Phillips, Gina Rodriguez, Daveed Diggs, Flula Borg, Boris Kodjoe, Raúl Esparza, Karla Martínez, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Bruce Anderson, Lori Forte, Anthony Anderson, David Tennant, John Cena
Synopsis: FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover. From Blue Sky Studios and Carlos Saldanha, the director of "Rio" and inspired by the beloved book "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, "Ferdinand" is a heartwarming animated comedy adventure with an all-star cast that includes John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez, Anthony Anderson and many more.
Running Time: 119 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: David Gordon Green
Starring: Clancy Brown, Tatiana Maslany, Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Miranda Richardson
BBFCInsight: Strong language, gory injury detail
Synopsis: Based on the true story from the New York Times best seller, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as the working-class Boston man whose iconic photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing captured the hearts of the world. Stronger is the deeply personal account of the heroic journey that came after that photo – defining a man’s inner courage, a community’s pride, a family’s bond and an unexpectedly tenacious love.
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