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THE BEST FILMS IN CINEMAS NOW
A critic's view - WHAT TO WATCH including FILM OF THE WEEK, TRAILERS, UPCOMING FILM RELEASES and the MOVIES that headline SHOULD SEE, MUST SEE.

FORTHCOMING FILMS 26TH MAY
The Other Side of Hope 98 mins. (12A) **** A masterful, deadpan critique of bureaucratic madness. Aki Kaurismaki at his best. Winner Best Director, Berlin Film Festival.
I Am Not Madam Bovery 138 mins. **** (12A) Feng Xiaogang's award winning, powerful and fascinating satire on Chinese corruption and hypocrisy.
The Red Turtle 80 mins. (PG) **** Michael Dudok de Wit's sublime, mesmerising dialogue-free animation feature, thrills and delights.
Pirates of the Caribbean:Salazar's Revenge 129 mins. (12A) Jack Sparrow's back in action.
It Was 50 Years Ago Today! The Beatles:Sgt. Pepper and Beyond 119 mins. (12A) *** Alan Parker's celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper, 'The most important rock and roll album ever made.' (Rolling Stone)
Diary of a Whimpy Kid:The Long Haul 90 mins. (15) A family trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday doesn't go according to plan.
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Film Reviews and News selects from recent Blu-Ray/DVD releases

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Mulholland Drive
David Lynch's 2001 dark and bizarre Hollywood dreamscape, neo-noir trip through Hollywood. Mysterious, self-indulgent, unsettling, erotic.
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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Jack Nicholson in the role of a lifetime as Randle Patrick McMurphy.
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Manchester By The Sea
Riveting, masterful cinema. Beautifully shot with outstanding performances throughout and a superb script. 5 Golden Globe Nominations - Best Director, Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay. Casey Affleck, Winner of the 2017 Golden Globe Best Actor in a Drama is mesmerising. Drops into the SHOULD SEE, MUST SEE box.
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La La Land
Superb editing, a knock out score, great cinematography and Damien Chazelle's imaginative touch wraps up a wow, let's dance routine that hits the button full-on. It's a should see, must see, Don't miss it with a capital D. Wonderful cinema, Winner 2017 Golden Globe Best Picture Musical or Comedy, Best Director, Best Actor & Best Actress in a Musical, Best Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Original Song. Drops into the SHOULD SEE, MUST SEE box.
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The Student (Uchenik)
A powerful, intriguing, surreal, satirical story of religious fundamentalism that resonates with contemporary Russia.