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Bros: Af­ter the Scream­ing Stops

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(15) (Joe Pearl­man, David Soutar, 2018, UK) 98 mins

Doc­u­men­tary about mid-1980s boy­band Bros, with the fo­cus very much on how the Goss broth­ers tran­si­tioned from teen megas­tars to a post­fame ex­is­tence.

Burn the Stage: The Movie (U) (Jun-Soo Park, 2018, Indo) 84 mins

The seven-mem­ber Korean boy­band BTS get their own film, on the back of K-pop’s in­creas­ing in­ter­na­tional suc­cess. (Out on Thu)

The Grinch (U) (Yar­row Cheney, Scott Mosier, 2018, US) 90 mins

A new an­i­mated adap­ta­tion of the Dr Seuss chil­dren’s Christ­mas clas­sic, with Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch voic­ing the anti-hol­i­day meanie.

The Mar­vel­lous Ma­bel Nor­mand

A tour­ing pack­age of shorts for the BFI’s Com­edy Ge­nius sea­son, fea­tur­ing the un­der­ap­pre­ci­ated silen­tera star Nor­mand.

Over­lord (18) (Julius Av­ery, 2018, US) 109 mins Sec­ond world war hor­ror from

the JJ Abrams sta­ble, fol­low­ing an army unit fight­ing off mon­sters cre­ated by a Nazi ex­per­i­ment.

Thugs of Hin­dostan (12A) (Vi­jay Kr­ishna Acharya, 2018, In­dia) 164 mins

Large-scale Bol­ly­wood pe­riod ac­tion, with Amitabh Bachchan, set against the British in­vaders’ at­tempt to sup­press the Thuggee ban­dit cul­ture.

Waru (15) (Re­nae Maihi, Paula Whetu Jones et al, 2017, NZ) 86 mins

Eight-part film – with eight dif­fer­ent fe­male di­rec­tors – ex­plor­ing the trauma to Maori cul­ture when a young boy dies af­ter care-giver abuse.

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