A-Z Re­leases

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The Ac­ci­den­tal Prime Min­is­ter (TBC) (Vi­jay Rat­nakar Gutte, 2019) See Pre­view.

Slough Em­pire

Aqua­man (12A) (James Wan, 2018) Stand­alone yarn about the wa­tery Jus­tice League reg­u­lar, with Ja­son Mo­moa as the At­lantean king called on to in­ter­vene in the hu­man world.

On gen­eral re­lease Bo­hemian Rhap­sody (12A) (Bryan Singer, 2018) Long-in-the­mak­ing biopic of Queen and Fred­die Mer­cury, cul­mi­nat­ing in their cel­e­brated 1985 Live Aid show.

On gen­eral re­lease

Bum­ble­bee (PG) (Travis Knight, 2018) Trans­form­ers spinoff fo­cus­ing on the yel­low Au­to­bot scout who can turn into a VW Bee­tle, and who bonds with alien­ated goth teen Hailee Ste­in­feld.

On gen­eral re­lease

Co­lette (15) (Wash West­more­land, 2019) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease Crazy Rich Asians (12A) (Jon M Chu, 2018) Block­bust­ing rom­com about a Chi­nese Amer­i­can pro­fes­sor who dis­cov­ers her boyfriend is a fan­tas­ti­cally wealthy jet­set­ter from Sin­ga­pore.

Em­pire Bishop’s Stort­ford, Em­pire Ip­swich, High Wy­combe Em­pire, Read­ing

Film Theatre, Slough Em­pire, Swin­don Em­pire Green­bridge

Creed II (12A) (Steven Caple Jr, 2018) Se­quel to the hit ex­ten­sion of the Rocky box­ing films, with Michael B Jor­dan’s Ado­nis Creed tak­ing on the son of his fa­ther’s killer Ivan Drago.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Death of Su­per­man + Reign of the

Su­per­men (12A) (Jake Ca­s­torena, Sam Liu, 2018-19) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease

Disobe­di­ence (15) (Se­bastián Le­lio, 2017) Adap­ta­tion of Naomi Al­der­man’s novel, with Rachel Weisz as the rabbi’s daugh­ter who re­turns to her ortho­dox Jewish com­mu­nity for his fu­neral, re­con­nect­ing with for­mer friend Rachel McA­dams.

Can­ter­bury Gul­benkian Theatre, Colch­ester First­site, Ply­mouth Col­lege of Art, Poole Light­house, Tor­ring­ton Plough Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindel­wald (12A) (David Yates, 2018) Se­cond in the FB fran­chise, with Newt Sca­man­der team­ing with young Dum­ble­dore to take on de­monic dark wiz­ard Grindel­wald.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Favourite (15) (Yor­gos Lan­thi­mos, 2018) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease

Free Solo (12A) (Jimmy Chin, El­iz­a­beth Chai Vasarhe­lyi, 2018) Nerver­ack­ing doc­u­men­tary fol­low­ing free-climber Alex Hon­nold’s as­cent up the sheer face of El Cap­i­tan in Yosemite.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Front Run­ner (15) (Ja­son Reit­man, 2018) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Grinch (U) (Yar­row Cheney, Scott Mosier, 2018) An­i­mated adap­ta­tion of Dr Seuss’ clas­sic, with Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch voic­ing the stone-hearted en­emy of holidays.

Maid­stone Odeon Lock­meadow, Southen­don-Sea Odeon Southend

Holmes & Wat­son (12A) (Etan Cohen, 2018) Will Fer­rell stars as the leg­endary de­tec­tive, at­tempt­ing to keep Queen Vic­to­ria safe from Ralph Fi­ennes’s Mo­ri­arty with the help of his side­kick Dr Wat­son (John C Reilly).

On gen­eral re­lease Is­land of the Hun­gry

Ghosts (12A) (Gabrielle Brady, 2018) See Pre­view.

Bris­tol Wa­ter­shed, Cardiff Chap­ter Mary Pop­pins Re­turns (U) (Rob Mar­shall, 2018) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Old Man & the Gun (12A) (David Low­ery, 2018) Re­port­edly Robert Red­ford’s act­ing swan­song, play­ing vet­eran stick-up man For­rest Tucker pur­sued by cop Casey Af­fleck. On gen­eral re­lease Ralph Breaks the

In­ter­net (PG) (Phil John­ston, Rich Moore, 2018) Fol­low-up to ar­cade-game char­ac­ter yarn Wreck-It Ralph, here fea­tur­ing the big-armed avatar at­tempt­ing to raise money on the in­ter­net to pay for dam­ag­ing a game ac­ces­sory in the real world.

On gen­eral re­lease

Shoplifters (15) (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2018) Palme d’Or win­ner from Ja­panese fam­i­ly­drama mas­ter Hirokazu Kore-eda, about a pet­ty­crim­i­nal clan who find and adopt a lit­tle girl.

Colch­ester First­site, Ply­mouth Col­lege of Art, Street Strode Theatre, Tewkes­bury Roses, Wot­ton-un­der-Edge Elec­tric

Small­foot (U) (Karey Kirk­patrick, Ja­son Reisig, 2018) Fun, slick an­i­ma­tion turn­ing the Big­foot myth on its head, fea­tur­ing Chan­ning Ta­tum as an in­quis­i­tive yeti who dis­cov­ers the ex­is­tence of hu­mans. On gen­eral re­lease Sorry to Bother You (15) (Boots Ri­ley, 2018) Po­lit­i­cally con­scious satire from mu­si­cian Boots Ri­ley, with Lakeith Stan­field as a call cen­tre worker torn be­tween bet­ter­ing him­self and work­place ethics. Bris­tol Cube Mi­croplex, Ex­eter Phoenix, Wot­to­nun­der-Edge Elec­tric Spi­der-Man: Into the Spi­der-Verse (PG) (Bob Per­sichetti, Peter Ram­sey, Rod­ney Roth­man, 2018) An­i­mated new en­try

in the Spi­der-Man uni­verse, fea­tur­ing a di­verse ar­ray of Spideys from dif­fer­ent di­men­sions.

On gen­eral re­lease

Stan & Ol­lie (PG) (Jon S Baird, 2018) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease Three Iden­ti­cal

Strangers (12A) (Tim War­dle, 2017) Bizarre tale of triplets sep­a­rated at birth in the early 60s, who be­came celebri­ties when they re­dis­cov­ered each other as stu­dents – be­fore learn­ing of the dark se­cret be­hind it all.

Berkham­sted Rex, Here­ford Court­yard, New­bury Corn Ex­change

Tulip Fever (15) (Justin Chad­wick, 2017) Longde­layed adap­ta­tion of Deb­o­rah Mog­gach’s novel, with Ali­cia Vikan­der as the un­happy wife in 17th-cen­tury Hol­land who falls in love with the artist paint­ing her por­trait.

Bide­ford Kings­ley School, New­bury Corn Ex­change, Pon­tar­dawe Arts Cen­tre, Poole Light­house

The Up­side (12A) (Neil Burger, 2017) See Pre­view.

On gen­eral re­lease Wel­come to Mar­wen (12A) (Robert Ze­meckis, 2018) Steve Carell stars as artist Mark Ho­gan­camp, who re­treats into an in­tri­cately imag­ined se­cond world war fan­tasy life after he is badly wounded by a vi­cious as­sault.

On gen­eral re­lease

The Wild Pear Tree (15) (Nuri Bilge Cey­lan, 2018) An­other Chekho­vian tale of as­pi­ra­tion and dis­ap­point­ment from the direc­tor, here fol­low­ing a young writer as he re­turns to the vil­lage of his child­hood. Bris­tol Cube Mi­croplex, Can­ter­bury Gul­benkian Theatre

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