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26 WHY HIM?
26 MOANA (DISNEY)
26 RED DOG: TRUE BLUE PG 89 mins
JANUARY 1 PASSENGERS
Passengers follows two people on board a spaceship that is transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen Director: Morten Tyldum
1 ASSASSIN'S CREED
Director: Justin Kurzel Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. ASSASSIN’S CREED stars Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises, La Vie en Rose). The film is directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown, Macbeth); produced by New Regency, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, DMC Films and Kennedy/Marshall; co-financed by RatPac Entertainment and Alpha Pictures; and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
5 AMERICAN MADE
In Universal Pictures’ MENA, Tom Cruise reunites with his Edge of Tomorrow director, Doug Liman, to portray a pilot recruited by the CIA who finds himself in charge of the one of the biggest covert operations in the history of the United States. Cross Creek Pictures will fully finance the thriller that is based on a true story. MENA is produced by Cross Creek’s Brian Oliver and Tyler Thompson, alongside Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer and Kim Roth, and Quadrant Pictures’ Doug Davison. Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Sarah Wright
5 EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
High school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner Director: Kelly Fremon Craig
12 MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE
Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school's obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild. Stars: Lauren Graham, Griffin Gluck, Rob Riggle Director: Steve Carr
12 COLLATERAL BEAUTY
When a successful New York ad executive suffers a personal tragedy and retreats from life, his friends devise a drastic plan to reach him before he loses everything. Pushing him to the very edge, they force him to confront the truth in surprising and profoundly human ways. Stars: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightly, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren Director: David Frankel
Director: Garth Davis (TVs Top of the Lake) Writer: Luke Davies (Candy) // Based on the memoir by Saroo Brierly Producers: Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Angie Fielder Cast: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Rooney Mara Genre: Drama Country of Origin: Australia Adapted from the incredible true story ‘A Long Way Home’ by Saroo Brierly. In ‘Lion’, five-year-old Saroo finds himself alone and travelling on the wrong train away from his home in northern India. Frightened and bewildered, he ends up thousands of miles away, in chaotic Kolkata. Somehow he survives living on the streets, dodging all sorts of terrors in the process. Eventually ending up in an orphanage, Saroo is adopted by an Australian couple, and finds safety and love as he grows up in Hobart. Not wanting to hurt his adoptive parents’ feelings, he buries his past, his emotional need for reunification and his hope of ever finding his lost mother and brother. But a chance meeting with some fellow Indians reawakens his secret yearnings. With just a small store of memories, and the help of some newly-developed satellite-imaging technology, Saroo embarks on one of the greatest needle-in-ahaystack quests of modern times.
19 SPLIT THRILLER
Stars: James McAvoy Directed & written by: M. Night Shyamalan Produced by: Jason Blum
26 LIVE BY NIGHT
A story set in the Prohibition Era and centred on a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organised crime. Stars: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Scott Eastwood Director: Ben Affleck
26 MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Produced by: Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Lauren Beck & Kevin J. Walsh