Adams) plays a baseball coach who believes in the old values.
RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: 3D The latest effort to launch a winter family franchise finds stars Chris Pine’s voice in an adaptation of William Joyce’s books concerning interactions between the Tooth Fairy, The Boogeyman, Santa Claus and others. TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE Clint Eastwood will not, so far as we are aware, be talking to any chairs in Robert Lorenz’s antidote to Moneyball. The great man (left with John Goodman and Amy THE HUNT/JAGTEN After a difficult few years, Thomas Vinterberg, director of the ground-breaking Festen, hits gold with this highly engrossing melodrama starring Mads Mikkelsen as a teacher wrongly accused of sexual abuse. SIGHTSEERS Don’t miss the latest film from Ben Wheatley. A bizarre amalgam of Mike Leigh’s Nuts in May and serial killer shocker, the picture is funnier than Wheatley’s superb Kill List (what isn’t?) but every bit as dark.
OPENS DECEMBER 5th SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS What a title! Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken are among those swearing and joshing in Martin McDonagh’s follow-up to cult favourite In Bruges.
OPENS DECEMBER 7th SO UNDERCOVER Miley Cyrus plays a “tough, street-smart private eye” who is hired by the FBI to go undercover in a college sorority. Say it isn’t so. MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS RZA, former Wu-Tang maestro, makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of an early Balzac novel. Only kidding. It’s a martial arts drama, “presented” by Quentin Tarantino, co-produced by Eli Roth and starring RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu and Rick Yune.
OPENING NEXT WEEK