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Jackie review film poster

Director: Pablo Larraine
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, John Hurt, Bill Crudip
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: Chile-France-USA 2016 99 mins. (15)
Released by e One

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman), America's First Lady, trend setter, fashion icon, a mother, her pink Chanel suit spattered with blood as she cradles her husband's lifeless body in the back of the limousine. Dallas, 22nd November 1963, the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Caspar Phillipson), the 35th American President.


Lion review film poster

Director: Garth Davy
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Dev Patel, David Wenham
Genre: Drama
Language: English, Benghali, Hindi with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Australia-India 2016 120 mins. (PG)
Released by Entertainment Film Distributors

Adapted from Saroo Brierley's 'A Long Way Home,' Garth Davy's confident feature debut is a sure crowd pleaser, tug at the heart strings, tear jerker and Sunny Pawar who plays 5-year-old Saroo is a natural.


Split review film poster

Director: M. Night Shyamala
Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula, Haley Lu Richardson
Genre: Horror, Drama, Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 116 mins. (15)
Released by Universal Pictures.

While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long fascinated and eluded science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for each personality, a cognitive and physiological prism within a single being.


Goodfellas review film poster

Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
Genre: Crime Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 1990 146 mins. (18)
Released by BFI

With a style of its own, Martin Scorsese's 'GoodFellas,' the classic tale of Mafia life defined the genre.


Anthropoid review film poster

Director: Sean Ellis
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cage
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Language: English & German with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Czech Republic, UK, France 2016 120 mins.
Released by ICON

ANTHROPOID is based on the extraordinary true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czechoslovakian operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.