What’s new on the big screen
MEDICAL students experiment with “near death” experiences that involve past tragedies until the dark consequences begin to jeopardise their lives. This remake of the 1990 film of the same name looks promising, and boasts a great up-and-coming cast. ◗ Stars: Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Ellen Page. ◗ Rating: M ◗ In cinemas: now.
THIS feature-length documentary takes viewers on a provocative journey into the ocean realm at a critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice. Like An Inconvenient Truth, Blue maps the ongoing challenges facing our oceans and the opportunities for positive change. ◗ Stars: Valerie Taylor, Madison Stewart, Jennifer Lavers.◗ Rating: PG ◗ In cinemas: October 12.
IN 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. So begins not only the story of a touching and offbeat friendship but the chaos of the artistic process. ◗ Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy.
◗ Rating: M ◗ In cinemas: Thursday.