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The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - FILM LISTINGS - DON­ALD CLARKE

OPEN­ING NEXT WEEK

THE HOB­BIT: AN UN­EX­PECTED JOUR­NEY

Do we need to tell you any­thing more about this? Peter Jack­son re­turns to the Tolkien trough with the first of three films de­rived from his mod­estly sized first novel. Martin Free­man and Ian McKellen star.

WHAT EVER HAP­PENED TO BABY JANE?

Wel­come 50th an­niver­sary out­ing for Robert Aldrich’s bril­liant melo­drama star­ring Joan Craw­ford and Bette Davis (left) as un­happy sis­ters brood­ing fa­tally on an­cient ri­val­ries. Flaw­less.

TINKER­BELL AND THE SE­CRET OF THE WINGS 3D

Didn’t Dis­ney prom­ise to stop re­leas­ing mid-bud­get se­quels to an­i­mated clas­sics. Oh well. That re­cent Pooh movie was gen­uinely adorable.

OPEN­ING DE­CEM­BER 20th

LIFE OF PI Ang Lee en­ters Os­car sea­son with his take on Yann Martel’s Booker-win­ning al­le­gor­i­cal novel about magic re­al­ist ad­ven­tures on the high seas. Al­ready highly praised on US re­lease.

OPEN­ING DE­CEM­BER 21st

PITCH PER­FECT

There is good buzz around this post- Glee en­ter­tain­ment fol­low­ing an a capella group. The amus­ing Rebel Wil­son features.

OPEN­ING DE­CEM­BER 26th

JACK REACHER

Tom Cruise stars as the the tit­u­lar hero in (some­what sur­pris­ingly) the first big-screen adap­ta­tion of a Lee Child novel.

PARENTAL GUID­ANCE

Bette Mi­dler and Billy Crys­tal star as an older cou­ple who are forced to take care of their grand­chil­dren us­ing trendy mod­ern meth­ods.

MID­NIGHT’S CHIL­DREN

Sal­man Rushdie’s great epic novel fi­nally makes onto screen in an adap­ta­tion by Deepa Me­hta. The au­thor him­self nar­rates.

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