old man

THE OLD MAN & THE GUN. M. Crime Drama. 1 hr 33 min.

True story crime drama with Robert Redford as Forrest Tucker, the man who escaped San Quentin at age 70 to go on a string of heists. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Directed by David Lowery ('A Ghost Story', 'Pete's Dragon', 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints')

Starring Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Elisabeth Moss, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits, Isiah Whitlock Jr.

mortal egines

MORTAL ENGINES. M. Sci-fi. 2 hr 8 mins.

Adaptation of Philip Reeve's novel series, set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever-diminishing resources. Directed by Christian Rivers (feature debut). Produced and written by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh. Starring Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Ronan Raftery, Stephen Lang, Jihae, Leila George, Mark Hadlow, Nathaniel Lees

Written by Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh (based on the novel series by Philip Reeve)

they shall not THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD. RP16. 1 hr 39 mins. WWI documentary exploring the realities of war on the front line. Original black-n-white footage has been digitally coloured to commemorate the centennial of the war's end. Directed by Peter Jackson.

"Driven by a personal interest in the First World War, Jackson set out to bring to life the day-to-day experience of its soldiers. Using the voices of the men involved, the film explores the reality of war on the front line; their attitudes to the conflict; how they ate; slept and formed friendships, as well what their lives were like away from the trenches during their periods of downtime.

Directed by Peter Jackson

fanstic beasts 2 FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD. M. Fantasy. 2hr 14min

Eddie Redmayne returns to take on Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) in the second instalment of J.K. Rowling's fantasy adventure series.

Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law). However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander (Redmayne)

Directed by David Yates

Starring Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, Zoë Kravitz, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler

grinch

THE GRINCH. G. Animated Comedy. 90 mins.

Christmas-loathing Grinch is back. The Grinch lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mt. Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, for company. With a cave rigged with inventions and contraptions for his day-to-day needs, the Grinch only sees his neighbours in Who-ville when he runs out of food. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos declare they are going to make Christmas three times bigger this year, the Grinch realizes there is only one way for him to gain some peace and quiet: he must steal Christmas.

widows

WIDOWS. R16. Crime Drama.

Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) co-writes and directs Carrie Coon and Michelle Rodriguez in this heist thriller based on the 1983 TV series. Co-written with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn.

Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Directed by Steve McQueen ('12 Years a Slave', 'Shame', 'Hunger')
Starring Carrie Coon, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson, Daniel Kaluuya, Viola Davis, Robert Duvall

bohemian

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. M. Biopic. 2 hrs 14 mins.

Remi Malek stars as Freddie Mercury in a celebratory biopic of Queen. Penned by Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), Directed by Dexter Fletcher (Eddie the Eagle).

Directed by Dexter Fletcher

Starring Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander

a star A STAR IS BORN. M. Musical Drama. 2 hrs 14 mins. Bradley Cooper directs a remake of the classic 1937 musical, starring alongside Lady Gaga. As alcoholism and age slowly sink his own career, movie star musician Jackson Maine (Cooper) helps a younger actor-singer (Lady Gaga) jump-start her own path to fame.

The third remake of William A. Wellman's Oscar winner, the first being the 1954 Judy Garland version and the second starred Barbra Streisand in Frank Pierson's 1976 production.

Starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Anthony Ramos, Bonnie Somerville, Andrew Dice Clay, Michael Harney