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MOVIES OUT NOW - JULY 2016
10 Cloverfield Lane
10 Cloverfield Lane
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Dan Trachtenberg
Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr.
Boasting one of those plots you don't want to give away for fear of spoiling the fun, this 'blood relative' to Cloverfield is a twist-filled three-hander revolving around a woman who finds herself trapped in an underground bunker with two men. Is she being rescued? Or kidnapped?

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens
Whether this real-life account of military derring-do takes liberties with the truth is a debate for another day. What's certain is that in the hands of director Bay, its tale of US troops repelling terrorist attacks at a Libyan compound is a nerve-shredding experience.

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant
The Divergent Series: Allegiant
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Robert Schwentke
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels
The latest in the post-apocalyptic Divergent series is part one of the final book in the series. The story finds our hero Tris (Woodley) escaping beyond the wall with love-interest Four (James). However, once outside, they learn shocking new truths.

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Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Walt Becker
Stars: Jason Lee, Jesica Ahlberg, Josh Green
The chart-topping chipmunk chums return for a fourth instalment, in which they discover that Dave intends to propose to his girlfriend, who has an obnoxious, bullying son - and decide the union must be stopped at all costs.

Anomalisa
Anomalisa
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan
Maverick screenwriter Kaufman and director Johnson are the brains behind this Oscar-nominated stop-motion film. Thewlis voices 'customer services expert' Michael Stone, who perceives everybody as the same person (Noonan) until he meets and then falls in love with Lisa (Leigh).

Barbershop: A Fresh Cut
Barbershop: A Fresh Cut
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Stars: Ice Cube, Cedric The Entertainer, Regina Hall
Word-of-mouth buzz says Barbershop is one of the most reliable comedy franchises around. The simple 'life at a Chicago barbershop' set-up is partly the secret but more important is the terrific ensemble cast, and of course a sharp, very funny script.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams
You'd have thought that god-on-earth Superman vs bloke-with-gadgets Batman would be a bit one-sided, but it's an issue the movie meets head-on, as a troubled Bruce Wayne (Affleck) decides Superman (Cavill) is doing more harm than good and decides to stop him.

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Confirmation
Confirmation
Certificate TBC
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Stars: Kerry Washington, Zoe Lister-Jones, Grace Gummer, Wendell Pierce
Based on a true story, Confirmation revolves around Judge Clarence Thomas (Pierce) who in 1991 is nominated to the United States Supreme Court. However, the hearings are transformed into a bitter fight when attorney Anita Hill (Washington) makes allegations of sexual misconduct.

Creed
Creed
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson
Stallone is back as former champ Rocky Balboa, this time serving as mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Trust us, you will punch the air.

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Dad's Army
Dad's Army
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Oliver Parker
Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Gambon, Bill Nighy
Even such a stellar cast has big boots to fill when such an iconic sitcom is made into a film. Set in 1944, the old boys of the Home Guard are suffering low morale. That's until a glamorous journalist (Zeta Jones) arrives to report on the platoon's exploits.

Deadpool
Deadpool
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Tim Miller
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin
Offered a cure for his cancer, Wade (Reynolds) is under the knife before you can say, 'experimental surgery'. Waking up, he has regenerative powers, but is also disfigured. Deadpool is born, a wisecracking superhero who chats to the viewer and kicks an awful lot of butt.

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Eye In The Sky
Eye In The Sky
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Gavin Hood
Stars: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman
Riveting thriller with Mirren as a drone commander overseeing an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. When she discovers the bad guys are planning a suicide bombing, the order is given to eliminate them, posing moral questions at the highest level.

The Finest Hours
The Finest Hours
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Craig Gillespie
Stars: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Casey Affleck
Based on the true story of a daring coastguard rescue, The Finest Hours flits between two sets of seafarers in 1952 Massachusetts: the guys in a crippled oil tanker (headed by Affleck), and Pine's plucky crew who set out to rescue them. Nail-biting - and then some.

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Grimsby
Grimsby
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Louis Leterrier
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson
The man behind Borat, Bruno and Ali G unleashes his latest excursion into raunchy laughs, and it's just as near-the-knuckle as you'd expect. The plot involves Grimsby Town fan Nobby (Baron Cohen) who discovers that his adopted brother (Strong) is a top MI6 agent.

Hail, Caesar!
Hail, Caesar!
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Stars: Josh Brolin, Frances McDormand, Ralph Fiennes
We've learned to expect the unexpected from the Coen brothers, so the fact that their latest is a barmy tribute to Hollywood's golden age, complete with OTT musical numbers, should come as no surprise. As usual, the stars are out in force, but Clooney totally steals the show.

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The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight
What does the classification 18 mean?
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell
Quentin Tarantino's snowbound western finds Russell's bounty hunter escorting Jason Leigh to the hangman in Red Rock. Their journey is interrupted by an overcrowded stopover at Minnie's Haberdashery, where tensions mount, rivalries surface and trigger fingers get itchy.

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High-Rise
High-Rise
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Ben Wheatley
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons
This horror-thriller is shocking, but if you are feeling brave then you're in for a unique combination of JG Ballard's source novel, which tells the story of a grisly class war, horror auteur Ben Wheatley's unflinching direction, and great turns from stars Hiddleston and Miller.

How To Be Single
How To Be Single
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Christian Ditter
Stars: Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann
Anyone missing their fix of Sex And The City and/or Friends need look no further than this warm and funny adaptation of Liz Tuccillo's bestseller. Johnson stars as newly single Alice, who hits the New York party scene with her sister (Mann) and pal Robin (Wilson) in tow.

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I Saw The Light
I Saw The Light
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Marc Abraham
Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Hiddleston, David Krumholtz
Charting county legend Hank Williams's rise, and then his sudden, tragic death at just 29, this is a stirring biopic with a note-perfect Hiddleston proving his musical chops in the brilliantly rendered musical scenes.

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In The Heart Of The Sea
In The Heart Of The Sea
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy
Ron Howard's latest is based on the same true story that inspired Moby-Dick. In this case, however, the tale of man against whale is only the half of it. Having survived the behemoth's attack, the crew of the Essex must now brave the elements and steer their crippled ship home.

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Joy
Joy
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: David O. Russell
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
Loosely inspired by the tale of Joy Mangano, inventor of the self-squeezing Miracle Mop, the film finds Lawrence pursuing the American dream and trying to sell her invention on the QVC shopping channel, while also having to deal with her fractious, in-fighting immediate family.

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The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Jon Favreau
Stars: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba
New live-action version of the old favourite, with Iron Man director Jon Favreau calling the shots. Neel Sethi stars as Mowgli, a man-cub raised by wolves, who embarks on a captivating journey, guided by mentor Bagheera (Kingsley), and free-spirited bear Baloo (Murray).

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Kung Fu Panda 3
Kung Fu Panda 3
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Stars: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman
Jack Black's cuddly Po is back and he's not alone. Reunited with his long-lost father he also meets a bunch of cute panda cousins. Cue: aww. Trouble is, the evil Kai is on the warpath, and to defeat him, Po must train his brethren to become a new generation of Kung Fu Pandas.

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Midnight Special
Midnight Special
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Jeff Nichols
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Michael Shannon
Critics say Midnight Special is a cult classic in the making. The plot involves a kid with special powers (Lieberher) whose father tries to rescue him. At the same time, the US government is taking an interest. What ensues is a thrilling chase movie boasting truly epic set pieces.

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Miles Ahead
Miles Ahead
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Don Cheadle
Stars: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Zoe Saldana
Anchored by Cheadle's incendiary central performance, the biopic of jazz legend Miles Davis sidesteps the usual biopic conventions without foregoing the fiery, uncompromising essence of the man.

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Kirk Jones
Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Elena Kampouris
In this somewhat belated sequel to the 2002 sleeper hit, AToula (Vardalos) and Ian (Corbett) are facing marital problems while also having to deal with yet another Greek wedding - this time, even bigger and fatter. Fans of the original won't be disappointed.

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The Other Side Of The Door
The Other Side Of The Door
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Johannes Roberts
Stars: Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Javier Botet
When a grief-stricken mum hears of a ritual allowing her to say a final farewell to her dead son, she readily agrees and goes through with it. What she doesn't reveal, though, was that she broke a rule of the ritual, and in doing so has unleashed a terrifying supernatural force…

Our Brand Is Crisis
Our Brand Is Crisis
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie
Based on a true story this political dirty-tricks comedy stars Bullock as 'Calamity' Jane, a campaigner who's tempted out of retirement by the chance to lock horns with her old rival Pat Candy (Thornton) - and both will stop at nothing to win.

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Pan
Pan
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Joe Wright
Stars: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund
This exciting prequel to the beloved story stars Miller as Peter, who is whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Pretty soon he's joining forces with with James Hook (Hedlund) to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard (Jackman).

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