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1 (2) American Sniper15

American Sniper

The autobiography of Chris Kyle, a Texas native who journeyed from rodeo cowboy to SEAL Chief with the highest number of sniper kills in U.S. military history.

"Eastwood has stripped things back so that we observe the action through American eyes only, our focus as blinkered as that of its titular killer" - The Observer

2 (1) Taken 312A

Taken 3

Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. Pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact justice.

"All you need to know about Taken 3 is that Liam Neeson survives an explosive car crash - twice" - L.A. Weekly

3 (3) The Theory of Everything12A

The Theory of Everything

The story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s.

"A compassionate and inspiring look at an extraordinary life, anchored by two of the best performances of the year" - Empire

4 (4) Into the WoodsPG

Into the Woods

A baker and his wife who desperately want children strike a deal with a Witch. She promises to give them a child if they can bring her the cape of Little Red Ridinghood, the milky-white cow of Jack, the slipper of Cinderella, and some of Rapunzel's hair.

"It's dark and it's funny and it's genuinely heartbreaking - in a world where no one believes in happy ever after, this is the fairytale we need" - Sky Movies

5 (-) Ex Machina15

Ex Machina

Caleb is forced to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

"Stylish, elegant, tense, cerebral, satirical and creepy. Garland's directorial debut is his best work yet, while Vikander's bold performance will short your circuits" - Empire

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Paddington

Adapted from Michael Bond's beloved books, Paddington follows the comic misadventures of a polite young bear with an endearing talent for comic chaos.

"Endearing, hilarious, and for humans of a certain vintage, tearfully nostalgic" - The Times

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Mortdecai

Juggling some angry Russians, the British MI5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting.

"Compared to the mustachioed gurning going on here, Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow was a study in bleak Bergmanesque understatement" - The Observer

The Gambler15

The Gambler

Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, he bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral.

"Mark Wahlberg is always a physically articulate actor; here he wrings despair and disillusionment from every beaten-down gesture, every curt exchange" - The Times

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Birdman

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play.

"Birdman is everything you want movies to be: vital, challenging, intellectually alive, visually stunning, emotionally affecting" - Empire

Whiplash15

Whiplash

Haunted by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew is determined to rise to the top of the country's most elite music conservatory. Terence Fletcher, a talented but terrifying conductor, requests that Andrew be transferred into his band.

"Compelling, compulsive and excruciatingly funny, you can't take your eyes off the screen" - Daily Mirror

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Wild15

Wild

After years of reckless, destructive behavior, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.

"This is a true story of human endurance but also a poignant tale of a woman desperately seeking to conquer her demons and cleanse her spirit" - Daily Express

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves.

"A fitting conclusion to Jackson's prequel trilogy and a triumphant adieu to Middle-earth" - Empire

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The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is a nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

"The Imitation Game does justice to a great British hero and a story of incredible triumph against impossible odds" - Daily Express

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 112A

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe.

"The third episode in the teen franchise is darker, deeper and braver" - The Times

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Interstellar

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

"If it's spectacle you want, then Interstellar delivers, particularly when viewed in Nolan's preferred 70mm Imax format" - Observer

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