Archive - December 2016

Monster Trucks

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Director: Chris Wedge
Cast: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Rob Lowe
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 104 mins. (PG)
Released by Paramount Pictures

Why Him?

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Director: John Hamburg
Cast:Zoey Deutch, Bryan Cranston, James Franco
Genre: Comedy
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 mins. (12A)
Released by 20th Century Fox

Collateral Beauty

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Director: David Frankel
Cast: Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Peña, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 94 mins. (12A)
Released by Warner Bros.

Donnie Darko

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Director: Richard Kelly
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gylenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2001 113 mins. (15)
Released by Arrow Films

Ballerina

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Director: Eric Sumer, Eric Warin
Cast: Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Language: English
Country of Origin: France, Canada 2016 89 mins. (U)
Released by e One

Rogue One : A Star Wars Story

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Director: Gareth Edwards
Cast: Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 133 mins. (12A)
Released by Walt Disney

The stand alone 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' hits the button full on with action, adventure, fun and a touch of nostalgia. Imaginatively theatrical - cheer, boo, hiss, laugh and cry, visually great, a perfect cast and terrific performances. Fans will be happy.

Through The Wall (L'avor et Ha'kir)

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Director: Rama Burshtein
Cast: Noa Koles, Amos Tamam, Oz Zehavi, Irit Sheleg, Roni Merhavi
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK, France, Hong Kong, USA 2016 110 mins. (U)
Nominated for the 2016 Best Film Venice Horizons Award
Released by Curzon Artificial Eye

US-Israeli director Rama Burshtein's follow up to 'Fill the Void' is a romantic comedy that offers a woman's slant on marriage in the Hasidic community.

The Eagle Huntress

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Director: Otto Bell
Cast: Daisy Ridley
Genre: Documentary
Language: Kazakh with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK, Mongolia, USA 2016 87 mins. (U)
Released by Altitude

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholopan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

Uncle Howard

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Director: Aaron Brookner
Cast: Aaron Brookner, John Giorno, Jim Jarmusch
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-USA 2016 96 mins. (15)
Released by Contemporary Films

Uncle Howard is an intertwining tale of past and present, the story of filmmaker Howard Brookner whose work captured the late 70’ s and early 80’s cultural revolution – and his nephew’s personal journey 25 years later to discover his uncle’s films and the legacy of a life cut short by the plague of AIDS.