David Yates directs this fantasy adventure adapted by J.K. Rowling from her own novel. Set in New York in 1926, the film stars Eddie Redmayne as eccentric wizard Newt Scamander, author and Ministry of Magic employee, who is headed to the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a special briefcase that is home to a variety of dangerous beasts. After the creatures escape Newt finds himself wanted by the US authorities. Meanwhile, the incident has a negative impact on relations between magical and non-magical people in New York. Is there any way to repair the damage caused? The cast also includes Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight and Ron Perlman.
Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker star in this sci-fi drama directed by Denis Villeneuve. After mysterious alien spacecraft land on Earth, American linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks (Adams) finds herself working with the army to decode the aliens' communications. Under the command of Colonel Weber (Whitaker), Louise and military scientist Ian Donnelly (Renner) try to learn more about the aliens' language so they can communicate with them and discover why they have come to Earth, before someone else across the globe decides to attack first. But with the CIA and global leaders monitoring their interactions, will they be able to make their breakthrough without any unwanted interference? The film was nominated for nine BAFTAs, including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Leading Actress (Adams), two Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Adams) and Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Jóhann Jóhannsson), and eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Villeneuve) and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Ben Affleck stars as a criminal forensic accountant in this US crime drama directed by Gavin O'Connor. Autistic maths genius Christian Wolff (Affleck) works for ZZZ Accounting where he runs the books for a number of arms dealers, cartels and gangsters and puts the fighting skills taught to him by his military father to good use. His latest assignment sees him analysing a large embezzlement at Living Robotics where he works with fellow accountant Dana Cummings (Anna Kendrick) to investigate. Meanwhile, Treasury Department director Raymond King (J.K. Simmons) is hot on the heels of the shady man known as The Accountant and enlists the help of analyst Marybeth Medina (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) to find him and bring him to justice.
Scott Derrickson co-writes and directs this mystical adventure based on the Marvel Comics character. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Doctor Stephen Strange, an ill-tempered and self-centred neurosurgeon whose professional life is ruined when his hands are severely damaged in a car crash and he is left unable to operate. Undefeated, Doctor Strange sets out to find a cure and encounters the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), who has the power to restore his hands and tutor him and others in the magic arts, in the hope of producing the next Sorcerer Supreme. With the help of fellow student Karl Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Doctor Strange must put his new-found powers to good use as the sudden arrival from an alternate dimension of corrupted sorcerer Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen) spreads terror throughout the city of New York. The cast also includes Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg and Benedict Wong.
Antoine Fuqua directs this modern take on the classic 1960s Western. With the small town of Rose Creek under seige from the evil, corrupt businessman Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the residents seek the help of bounty hunter Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington) to fight and help save their town. Joined by six other loyal men - gambler Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), shooter Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), tracker Jack Horne (Vincent D'Onofrio), assassin Billy Rocks (Byung-hun Lee), warrior Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier) and outlaw Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) - Chisolm sets a plan in motion to defend the lives of the good people of Rose Creek.
Triple bill of thrillers based on the best-selling novels of Dan Brown. In 'The Da Vinci Code' (2006) Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre by French police, led by Captain Bezu Fache (Jean Reno), after the discovery of the body of curator Jacques Saunière (Jean-Pierre Marielle). After being put under extreme scrutiny, Langdon soon discovers that he is the prime suspect in Saunière's murder. Assisted by French cryptographer and government agent Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou), Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the Channel to England. Can Langdon and Sophie decipher the nature of a secret dating back to Leonardo Da Vinci, and even earlier, before those responsible for the historian's murder add them to their hit list? In 'Angels and Demons' (2009) Hanks reprises his role as Langdon, who, in this instalment, must work alongside Vittoria (Ayelet Zurer), the beautiful daughter of a murdered Italian physicist, to unravel the clues behind her father's death and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican by resurgents of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful underground organisation in history. Finally, 'Inferno' (2016) catches up with Langdon as he awakens in a hospital bed in Florence, with no memory of the events that brought him there. As he suddenly finds he is being pursued and his life is in danger, Langdon must use his knowledge and skills to solve the mystery of a criminal plot connected to Dante's 'Inferno', with the help of Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones).
Roger Spottiswoode directs this feature film based on the true story that was adapted into the international bestselling autobiographical novel by James Bowen. Luke Treadaway stars as James, a homeless man struggling with drug addiction and busking to get by on the streets of London. When James comes across an injured stray cat he nurses him back to health and names him Bob. They become inseparable and make for an unusual street music act. Bob's companionship inspires James to overcome his drug addiction and share his story. The cast also includes Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head and Ruta Gedmintas.
Drama written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. The film follows Paterson (Adam Driver), a New Jersey bus driver with a hidden talent for writing poetry. Following the same routine each day, Paterson uses his observations while driving as inspiration for his writing. With his quirky and ambitious wife Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) pushing him to publish his work, Paterson is reluctant to make any change to his comfortable and serene world. The cast also includes Barry Shabaka Henley and Chasten Harmon.
Feature-length animation following the adventures of the DC Comics characters. When Earth is invaded by supernatural forces, Batman (voice of Jason O'Mara) assembles a unique team to deal with the threat. He enlists the help of occult detective John Constantine (Matt Ryan), magician Zatanna (Camilla Luddington), ghost Deadman (Nicholas Turturro), Etrigan the Demon (Ray Chase), Swamp Thing (Roger R. Cross) and the Black Orchid (Colleen O'Shaughnessey) to take on the dark side of justice.
British thriller written and directed by Ben Parker. After his small submersible ship gets into trouble while undertaking a secret recovery mission off the coast of North Korea, Swedish pilot Mats (Johannes Kuhnke) and his three-man US Special Ops team are left trapped underwater. Unaware if their support vessel has been captured by enemy forces, the crew face some important decisions as they attempt to find a solution before their time runs out. The cast also includes Christian Hillborg, Elliot Levey and Charlotte Salt.
Korean horror directed by Sang-ho Yeon. The film follows Seok-woo (Yoo Gong), a divorced city trader who is taking his young daughter Su-an (Soo-an Kim) to stay with her mother in Busan for her birthday. However, following the sudden outbreak of a deadly virus throughout the country, the carriage of their high-speed train is overrun by a swarm of frenzied zombies. With the train hurtling towards its destination, Seok-woo and Su-an must team up with fellow survivors in a desperate bid to survive the journey.
Gary Ross directs this war drama inspired by the life of southern farmer Newton Knight, played by Matthew McConaughey. During the Civil War Knight flees from the battlefield after seeing the destruction of war when his son is killed and his wife and daughters are left starving and destitute. Gathering together other deserters, mainly poor farmers, Knight leads a rebellion against the Confederate Army and creates a free state. The cast also includes Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Sean Bridgers.
Mystery thriller directed by Ron Howard and based on the novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as professor of religious iconography Robert Langdon. After waking up in a hospital bed in Florence, with no memory of the events that brought him there, Langdon suddenly finds he is being pursued and his life is in danger. He must use his knowledge and skills to solve the mystery of a criminal plot connected to Dante's 'Inferno' with the help of Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones).
Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton and Glenn Close star in this sci-fi drama based on M.R. Carey's novel. In a post-apocalyptic future, humanity has been devastated by a mutated fungal disease that has turned most of the Earth's population into ravenous zombies, known as 'hungries'. In a secure army base in Birmingham, a group of scientists experiment on part-human, part-hungry, hybrid children in the hope of finding a possible cure to the epidemic. In this fortified facility, teacher Helen Justineau (Arterton) believes ten-year-old Melanie (Nanua) may hold the answers to a future cure but objects to her superior, Dr. Caroline Caldwell (Close)'s plan to kill her for further experimentation. When the survivors find their base under attack from hungries they are forced to flee to England's destroyed capital where they continue their fight for survival and for a better future.
Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson star in this action drama based on real events. When a technical failure causes Gulf of Mexico drilling rig Deepwater Horizon to experience a sudden, devastating blow out, electrician Mike Williams (Wahlberg) and the rest of the crew face a desperate fight to survive. As burning oil causes fires to spread throughout the deck, Williams risks his life to help his fellow crew as they battle through the wreckage in a valiant attempt to find an escape. With the tragedy unfolding live on TV, Mike's wife Felicia (Hudson) is left to look on helplessly, unsure if she will see her husband again. The cast also includes Kurt Russell, John Malkovich and Gina Rodriguez.
Cult horror classic in which devout Christian policeman Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward) finds himself summoned to a remote Scottish island to investigate the disappearance of a child. On arrival, Howie finds himself increasingly isolated and humiliated by the actions of the island's community, who belong to a bizarre pagan cult led by the charming Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee). As preparations for a sinister ritual celebration reach fever pitch, Howie, whilst trying to fend off the advances of the local landlord's daughter Willow (Britt Ekland), begins to suspect what role the islanders intend him to play.
Warner Bros. animated adventure featuring the voice talents of Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell and Kelsey Grammer. Hunter (Grammer), The Stork Co. CEO, has made a change to his business: his stork employees now deliver online purchases to customers of Cornerstone.com instead of delivering babies. When the best delivery stork, newly-promoted Junior (Samberg), mistakenly makes a baby to be delivered to Nate (Anton Starkman), a young boy who is desperate for a little brother, he must team up with the company's only human employee Tulip (Katie Crown) to resolve the problem before his boss finds out and cancels his promotion.
All seven films in the 'Lone Wolf and Cub' Japanese samurai action series. Viewed by many as the pinnacle of Japanese exploitation cinema, the films chronicle the adventures of disgraced Shogun assassin Ogami Itto (Tomisaburo Wakayama) and his son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa), who sell their services as assassins while continuing their bloody quest for revenge against the hit squad who killed Itto's wife. In 'Sword of Vengeance' (1971), executioner Ogami Itto is framed for treason and declared an outlaw. Accompanied only by his young son Daigoro, he sets out on a trail of vengeance against the secret society that murdered his wife and poisoned his reputation. In 'Babycart at the River Styx' (1972), Ogami Itto - aka 'Lone Wolf' - continues his bloody quest through the land he calls Hell. The Yagyu clan are determined to see him dead, and send the deadly female assassins, the Akashi after him. Beyond them, Lone Wolf must defeat the Gods of death in order to win his 500 pieces of gold. In 'Babycart to Hades' (1973), the Lone Wolf provides a rare display of compassion when he rescues a young girl from her pimp. On the road again, the Wolf finds his services in demand, as he and the child Diagoro - the Cub - travel a violent path to Hades. In the fourth film, 'Babycart in Peril' (1972), the Wolf has become separated from his Cub, who has fallen into the hands of Itto's deadly rival. A rescue is effected, but Itto must now carry out his latest assignment; to kill tattooed martial arts mistress Oyuki (Michie Azuma). In 'Babycart in the Land of Demons' (1973), Lone Wolf is hired by the Kuroda clan to protect the destiny of its succession. This duty leads him into a confrontation with the evil Retsudo (Minoru Ohki), as well as forcing him to turn against the very clan he is supposed to be protecting. In 'White Heaven in Hell' (1974), the Wolf and his Cub face a new peril when the Yagyu clan leader Retsudo employs his bloodthirsty daughter to destroy them once and for all. If she fails in her task, Retsudo will unleash the supernatural might of the Yagyu army, against which even the Lone Wolf cannot stand. 'Shogun Assassin' (1979) is the re-cut version of the first two films, which was famously banned as a video nasty on its initial UK release in the early 1980s.
Mel Gibson stars as a father trying to protect his wayward daughter in this action thriller. Recovering alcoholic and ex-con Link (Gibson) lives a peaceful existence as a tattoo artist whose home is a Californian trailer park. He's disturbed, however, by the arrival of his 16-year-old daughter Lydia (Erin Moriaty) who flees to her estranged father to escape the Mexican drug dealers who want her dead. After taking out their revenge on her boyfriend Jonah (Diego Luna), the cartel come calling for Lydia so she goes on the run with her father who has no choice but to fight off the dangerous criminals.
Comedy drama directed by Roman Polanski starring Donald Pleasence and Francoise Dorleac. George (Pleasence) and Teresa (Dorleac) are an eccentric couple who have retreated to an island off the north-east coast of Britain, where they live an isolated existence in a large, dank castle. Their peace, however, is disrupted when the island is visited by two gangsters. The cast also features Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran and William Franklyn.