Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Cara Delevingne star in this action film following DC Comics supervillains who are transformed into a team of anti-heroes. Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) heads up a secret government agency for which she forms Task Force X aka the Suicide Squad - a group of unlikely heroes made up of imprisoned criminals. Once released from Belle Reve penitentiary, the squad, which includes Deadshot (Smith), Katana (Karen Fukuhara), Boomerang (Jai Courtney), El Diablo (Jay Hernandez), Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Slipknot (Adam Beach), The Joker (Leto) and Harley Quinn (Robbie), must carry out life-threatening covert operations, under the command of leader Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), to protect the planet from unseen evils.
Steven Spielberg directs this adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel starring Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant. The film follows Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) as she is whisked away from her orphanage by the BFG and taken to Giant Country where she is immediately at risk of being eaten by the other, larger giants, including Fleshlumpeater (Jemaine Clement) and Bloodbottler (Bill Hader). Together, Sophie and the BFG go on an adventure to Dream Country where they capture dreams for the BFG to give to all of the human world's sleeping children. After coming up with a cunning plan, the pair head back to London to see if the Queen (Penelope Wilton) can help them tackle the problem of the bullying, child-eating giants.
Triple bill of Disney animated features following a naive and curious lion cub as he struggles to find his place in nature's great 'circle of life'. In 'The Lion King' (1994) Simba (voice of Jonathan Taylor Thomas/Matthew Broderick) is excited about being king of the pride but is forced into exile by his evil and greedy uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), who wants to claim the throne for himself. Away from his family, Simba meets a meerkat named Timon (Nathan Lane) and a warthog named Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella). With the help of his new friends he overcomes great fear and adversity to defeat Scar and take his rightful place as ruler of the Pride Lands. In 'The Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride' (1998) Simba's wilful daughter, Kiara (Neve Campbell), escapes her inept babysitters, Timon and Pumbaa, and goes in search of adventure. She wanders into the forbidden Outlands, where she encounters Kovu (Jason Marsden), a young cub who is following in the evil Scar's pawprints. However, Simba is forced to make difficult decisions when Kiara and Kovu fall in love. In 'The Lion King 3 - Hakuna Matata' (2004) the original story is told from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective. When Timon decides to explore the world, it's not long before his path crosses with that of Pumbaa and they become good friends. But their plan to find a new home is forgotten when they come across a young cub called Simba and help him save the Serengeti..
Computer-animated children's comedy following the adventures had by a group of New York pets after their owners leave the house. Pampered terrier Max (voice of Louis C.K.) is shocked when his owner brings home a huge, sloppy mongrel named Duke (Eric Stonestreet) from the dog pound. An intense rivalry quickly sparks between the two pets, with a jealous Max desperate to regain the attention he once had. However, the duo must put their differences to one side when cunning rabbit Snowball (Kevin Hart) begins to build an army of neglected ex-pets intent on getting revenge on all happily-owned pets and their owners. With the help of the other animals in his Manhattan building, Max must put a stop to Snowball's evil schemes before it's too late. The film also includes the voice talents of Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Lake Bell.
Festive triple bill featuring all three 'Santa Clause' movies. In 'The Santa Clause' (1994) Tim Allen stars as Scott Calvin, a cynical toy company executive who is forced to take over the job of Santa Claus when he and his son Charlie witness the previous incumbent falling off a roof. Soon Scott finds himself putting on weight, growing a white beard and fulfiling his obligation to deliver presents to all the children around the world. He even finds himself reluctantly getting into the spirit of things. In 'The Santa Clause 2' (2002) it is now 8 years later and Calvin (Allen) has got used to the job. But things have started to go wrong; he begins to lose his resemblance to Santa and his son Charlie (Eric Lloyd) has ended up on the 'naughty' list. It transpires that Calvin's contract stipulates he has to have a Mrs Santa and so he sets off to find one, leaving a duplicate Santa the Elves made to cover for him. However, things are not that easy as Calvin finds women are not flocking to date a large, white-bearded man from the North Pole, and the duplicate Santa has begun to play up and may not give up the role. In 'Santa Clause 3 - The Escape Clause' (2006) it's Santa vs. Jack Frost as the two go head to head over who runs Christmas. In this third instalment of the series, Scott Calvin (Allen) aka Santa Clause is up against it. With his wife Carol/Mrs Clause (Elizabeth Mitchell) pregnant, and her parents due for a visit, a lightning makeover of Santa's village is needed to protect his identity. With too much to do and time running out, Santa's happy to let Jack Frost (Martin Short) step up and save the day. Unfortunately for Santa, Frost has been waiting to seize his moment, and soon he's in control of Christmas. Now, with his powers gone, will Scott choose to return to his normal life, or will he try to take back the reins from sneaky Jack Frost?
Pixar animated adventure sequel featuring the voice talents of Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks. Six months after the events of 'Finding Nemo' (2003) the forgetful Pacific regal blue tang fish Dory (DeGeneres) unexpectedly remembers something about her childhood which leads her on a journey to find her family, accompanied by clownfish Marlin (Brooks) and his son Nemo (Hayden Rolence). The film also features the voices of Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell and Willem Dafoe. The film was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
Documentary about the career of Britpop band Oasis. Growing up on a Manchester council estate, brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher started their journey as Oasis in 1991. They hit the peak of their fame in 1996 as they played their home ground of Manchester City and two consecutive nights at Knebworth. The band went on to become one of the most successful acts of the time, achieving seven number one albums and 24 top ten singles. Throughout their career the band found themselves the subject of many controversies including several legal battles over plagiarism as well as being outspoken about their views on politics and the media. After a very public split in 2009 the brothers went their separate ways leaving behind hours of footage put together in this documentary by director Mat Whitecross.
Ryan Reynolds reprises his role as Wade Wilson from the 2009 movie 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' as he becomes the unlikely superhero known as Deadpool. When Special Forces operative Wade Wilson is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he prepares himself for the worst, until an experimental physician approaches him with the promise that he can stop him from dying and give him a better life... as a superhero. As Wade Wilson turns into Deadpool, an unconventional hero with a love of killing people and bisexual tendencies, he sets about exacting revenge on the people who ruined his life. The film was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical and Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical (Reynolds).
Matt Damon returns to star as the deadly CIA assassin in this espionage thriller directed by Paul Greengrass. After spending years off the grid, former agent Bourne (Damon) unexpectedly emerges from the shadows in search of more answers surrounding his hazy past. Meanwhile, new CIA Director Robert Dewey (Tommy Lee Jones) is dealing with the fallout following a major cyber-attack, and authorises a new program to hunt down Bourne after he shows up on agency surveillance systems. Desperate to keep one step ahead of his relentless pursuers, Bourne seeks the help of ex-contact Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles), and once again finds himself on the run across the globe and unable to trust anyone. The cast also includes Alicia Vikander, Riz Ahmed and Ato Essandoh.
James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence
Bryan Singer returns to direct this latest instalment of the 'X-Men' franchise based on the Marvel Comics characters. En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac), known as Apocalypse, has been worshipped as the first and most powerful mutant to have ever lived. When he is awakened after several thousands of years at rest, Apocalypse sees what the modern world has become and sets about correcting and cleansing humanity to create a better world for mutants to live in, recruiting Magneto (Michael Fassbender) onto his team. Hearing about the imminent attack, Professor X (James McAvoy) teams up with Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) and Beast (Nicholas Hoult) to try to save humanity.
Double bill of Pixar animated children's features. In 'Finding Nemo' (2003), motherless clownfish Nemo (voice of Alexander Gould) is carried away from his home in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. His overprotective father, Marlin (Albert Brooks), and Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, go to his rescue. The two embark on an adventure that leads to encounters with a range of colourful characters including Bruce the Great White Shark (Barry Humphries), a sea tortoise called Crush (Andrew Stanton) and a pelican called Nigel (Geoffrey Rush). In 'Finding Dory' (2016), Dory unexpectedly remembers something about her childhood which leads her on a journey to find her family. Accompanied by Marlin and Nemo (Hayden Rolence), Dory leads the group to California with the help of powerful water currents. However, after venturing to the surface, Dory is captured and sent to the nearby Marine Life Institute. With Dory in quarantine, Nemo and Marlin team up with seven-legged octopus Hank (Ed O'Neill) to launch a rescue mission.
All three instalments of the Pixar/Disney CGI-animated adventure franchise following the adventures of a band of toys who come to life as soon as their owner Andy (John Morris) leaves the room. In 'Toy Story' (1995), pull-string cowboy Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) is Andy's favourite toy - until Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) arrives. The two have an ongoing feud, but are forced to team up when they find themselves stranded in the real world. Through their attempts to return to Andy's room they forge a unique friendship. The sequel, 'Toy Story 2' (1999) sees pull-string cowboy Woody (Hanks) kidnapped by toy collector Al (Wayne Knight), who plans to sell him to a Japanese toy museum. Assisted by Mr Potato Head, Slinky Dog and Rex the Dinosaur, action figure Buzz Lightyear (Allen) sets off to the rescue, but when they get to Al's store Buzz is mistakenly boxed up and his place taken by a new, flashier Lightyear model - complete with utility belt. The thrid installment, 'Toy Story 3' (2010), was filmed for theatrical release using Disney Digital 3D. When their owner, Andy (Morris), clears out his bedroom in preparation for starting college, Woody (Hanks), Buzz (Allen) and the rest of the toy-box gang are dumped in the donations box at a local nursery school and find themselves at the mercy of a horde of wild, sticky-fingered toddlers. As they struggle to stay together while coping with the chaos, the gang meet a new bunch of toys led by pink teddy bear Lotso (Ned Beatty), while Barbie (Jodie Benson) is at last united with her male counterpart, Ken (Michael Keaton). The yearning to return home cannot be ignored, however, and many comical adventures ensue as the toys make a series of elaborate escape attempts.
Sharon Maguire directs this third instalment of the romantic comedy series based on the characters created by Helen Fielding. Renée Zellweger reprises her role as Bridget Jones, the quirky forty-something who is learning to embrace adulthood. Following her break up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), Bridget decides to focus on her career as a top news producer while also attempting to enjoy the single life with friends. Her love life takes another turn when she meets suave American Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey), who helps her out after getting into a spot of bother at a music festival. With a new relationship flourishing and everything seemingly under control, it's not long before there's a hitch - she discovers she's pregnant. Unsure if the father is long-term love interest Darcy, or newcomer Qwant, Bridget is yet again faced with making some awkward and ultimately life-changing decisions. The cast also includes Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson and Emma Thompson.
Stuffy parents in Victorian London are looking for a nanny, but the children write their own ad which is torn up and thrown into the fire. Miraculously, the paper reassembles and floats up the chimney flue, and along comes Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) on her umbrella/parachute. She brings fun and magic to the children's lives, as well as a guiding hand. The film won Oscars for Best Actress, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Song and Best Visual Effects.
Feature-length comedy based on the award-winning TV series starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the infamous Edina and Patsy. Causing mayhem and havoc wherever they go, Edina and Patsy continue to enjoy their booze-soaked, glamorous lifestyle when they find themselves taking the blame for a major faux pas at a trendy London launch party. Consequently hounded by the media and paparazzi, the pair flee to the south of France where they immediately settle in to the ways of lavish living. Despite being broke, the duo conspire a way to prolong their stay. The film also sees the return of Edina's daughter Saffy (Julia Sawalha), her exasperated mother (June Whitfield) and the oddball Bubble (Jane Horrocks). The all-star cast also features cameos from Kate Moss, Gwendoline Christie and Graham Norton.
Disney animated adventure featuring the voices of Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Idris Elba and J.K. Simmons. Zootropolis is a city full of anthropomorphic animals where newly-trained police officer Judy Hopps (Goodwin), a rabbit, tries to prove herself to her tough boss, Police Chief Bogo (Elba). When a number of citizens start disappearing Judy investigates but, with Bogo already displeased with her performance, the rabbit is given only two days to solve the case, and if she fails she will lose her job. Judy teams up with an unlikely ally, fox Nick Wilde (Bateman), and together they race against time to find the criminal responsible for the missing animals. The film was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Animated Film and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz
Dark sequel in the tale of Tarzan, directed by David Yates. Tarzan, now John Clayton III, Lord of Greystoke (Alexander Skarsgård) left his life in the jungle behind many years ago. Living with his wife Jane (Margot Robbie) in London, Tarzan seems to have assimilated into a content Western lifestyle. When he is asked to return to the Congo by Parliament to investigate a criminal mining venture deep in the jungle with Belgian Captain Rom (Christoph Waltz), all may not be as it seems.
The first three Star Wars films reworked as creator George Lucas intended. Using state-of-the-art technology, Lucas and his team cleaned up the prints, updated the special effects and added new footage. Originally released before 'Episode I - The Phantom Menace' (1999) the films have been renamed to fit in with Lucas's original vision. The story follows the adventures of a band of fearless rebels who try to take on the might of the awesome Empire, led by the evil Emperor and Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader (Dave Prowse). Throughout their quest, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) meet terrifying foes, new allies and bizarre creatures. In 'Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope' (1977), on discovering a secret hidden inside a droid that his family have bought, young farmhand Luke Skywalker becomes involved in a battle between the forces of light and the evil Empire. Along the way he meets up with a Jedi Knight (Alec Guinness), a roguish space pilot, a beautiful princess and an evil tyrant. In 'Star Wars Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back' (1980), after the destruction of the Death Star, the rebels led by Luke and Leia are on the run from the vengeful Empire. Holed up on an inhospitable ice planet, they are soon discovered and must flee across the galaxy. Luke decides to visit an old Jedi Knight while Han and Leia become involved in a game of cat and mouse with Vader and a host of bounty hunters led by Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch). In 'Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi' (1983), with Han being held captive by Jabba the Hutt (voice of Larry Ward), his friends Luke, Leia, Lando (Billy Dee Williams), Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO plan a rescue mission. Then the intrepid group must make another assault on the new, more powerful Death Star and Luke must face his destiny in the shape of Darth Vader and the Emperor.
The academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis reunite for 'The Polar Express', an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. Late on Christmas Eve night, a boy (Daryl Sabara) lies in bed hoping to hear the sound of reindeer bells from Santa's sleigh. When to his surprise, a steam engine's roar and whistle can be heard outside his window. The conductor (Hanks) invites him on board to take an extraordinary journey to the North Pole with many other pajama-clad children. There, he receives an extraordinary gift only those who still believe in Santa can experience.
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson star in this action adventure sequel based on the Marvel Comics series. In this instalment, set after 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (2015), an incident resulting in a law to regulate the activity of the Avengers causes a divide between the group of superheroes. The Avengers become split into two opposing factions, headed by Captain America (Evans) and Iron Man (Downey Jr), while a new villain threatens the safety of the world. Will the superheroes be able to defeat their common enemy and repair the schism? The film also stars Sebastian Stan, Paul Rudd, Paul Bettany, Anthony Mackie and Jeremy Renner.