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MOVIES OUT NOW - FEBRUARY 2016
99 Homes
99 Homes
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Ramin Bahrani
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern
Searing thriller about a father (Garfield) who is evicted from his home by a greedy real-estate broker (Shannon). Fuelled by hatred for the broker he nevertheless accepts an offer to work for him - and is soon tempted by the pleasures of the dark side.

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What’s On Vera
What’s On Vera
Check out What’s on Vera, the show that guides you through some of the hidden gems amongst Virgin Atlantic’s fabulous world of entertainment. Our resident film buff, Jason Solomons, unearths some of the most compelling films, documentaries and TV choices to look out for whilst zooming through the skies.
Aloha
Aloha
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Cameron Crowe
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams
This romance from director Cameron Crowe stars Cooper as a military contractor who returns to Honululu, reconnects with an old flame (McAdams) while also falling for a new one (Stone). What emerges is a sweet, quirky and beautifully acted love story.

Subtitles available in English
Ant-Man
Ant-Man
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Peyton Reed
Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll
Taking a break from the usual epic approach beloved of Marvel, Ant-Man stars Rudd as a con man who must shrink in order to pull off a most unusual theft - and may well be the world's first superhero heist movie. Playing in 3D Audio Sound.

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Black Mass
Black Mass
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Scott Cooper
Stars: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch
A thunderingly good performance from Depp helps propel this true-life gangster movie straight into the pantheon of the greats. He plays James 'Whitey' Bulger who becomes one of the most dangerous hoodlums in US history.

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Bridge Of Spies
Bridge Of Spies
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Tom Hanks, Peter McRobbie, Alan Alda
Spielberg's Cold War thriller finds Hanks playing an attorney who must negotiate a prisoner exchange with the Russians. A beautifully told tale which builds up to a masterpiece finale of sustained suspense.

Subtitles available in English
Entourage
Entourage
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Doug Ellin
Stars: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jeremy Piven
Playing the same comedic, bromance-heavy notes as its TV counterpart, this big-screen adaptation finds movie star Vincent and his 'boys' Eric, Turtle and Johnny tearing things up in style-and-star-obsessed LA. Brash, loud and very funny.

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Everest
Everest
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Stars: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal
Set on the morning of May 10, 1996, this gripping true-life thriller centres on a group of climbers who must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds. Tense. And then some.

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Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Josh Trank
Stars: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan
Brand-new new origin story for the quartet from New York, who teleport to an alternate universe and find themselves transformed into superheroes. Next they must save the world from their former friend turned enemy, Dr Doom (Toby Kebbell).

Freeheld
Freeheld
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Peter Sollett
Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell
Based on a true story, Moore stars as Laurel Hester, a cop diagnosed with lung cancer. When Hester proposes her pension benefits should go to her same-sex partner, Stacie (Page), she finds the move blocked - and so launches what turns out be an epic battle to change the law.

Subtitles available in Chinese
The Gift
The Gift
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Joel Edgerton
Stars: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton
Married couple Simon and Robyn bump into an old classmate, Gordo (Edgerton). Pretty soon, Gordo is inveigling himself into their lives, leaving them doorstep presents and dropping round uninvited. As his visits become increasingly unsettling, Robyn begins to question the relationship between Gordo and Simon and a horrifying, decades-old secret begins to emerge.

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The Good Dinosaur
The Good Dinosaur
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Peter Sohn
Stars: Jack McGraw, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright
From the masters of animation-with-a-heart Pixar comes this latest family adventure. The story concerns a cute dinosaur, Arlo, who teams up with a Neanderthal boy and embarks on an epic adventure to find his family.

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Goosebumps
Goosebumps
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Rob Letterman
Stars: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush
Teen fantasy starring Minnette as Zach, who discovers his new girlfriend's father is none other than horror writer RL Stine (Black), and then that ghoulies in Stine's novels are real. Things go from bad to worse when Zach accidentally unleashes the demons…

Grandma
Grandma
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Paul Weitz
Stars: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden
Acclaimed comedy-drama starring Tomlin as lesbian poet Elle, whose granddaughter Sage shows up in need of emergency cash. Trying to raise the money, their visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

Hotel Transylvania 2
Hotel Transylvania 2
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Stars: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg
The irrepressible Sandler returns in this animated sequel. Once again, he's the caring, sharing vampire (who's also trying to run a guest house) and in this instalment he and his monster mates must keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.

Inside Out
Inside Out
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen
Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black
Funny and emotionally affecting, Pixar's latest takes place almost entirely in the head of 11-year-old Riley, who is controlled by emotions living in her brain - which then come into conflict as they try to navigate Riley through a new start in life.

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The Intern
The Intern
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Nancy Meyers
Stars: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo
Heart-warming comedy about a 70-year-old widower Ben (De Niro), so bored by retirement that he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, run by Jules (Hathaway). In short order the pair are learning important life lessons.

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Irrational Man
Irrational Man
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Woody Allen
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey
It's a match made in offbeat moviemaking heaven - director Allen and star Phoenix. The latter plays Abe, a philosophy teacher who has a relationship with a student (Stone), before an overheard conversation leads him to hatch a murder plot…

Jurassic World
Jurassic World
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins
The thrill ride of the year finds Pratt heading the cast as a new Jurassic theme park opens on the site of the original. All goes well until the park's newest attraction, a genetically modified predator dino, escapes and the bodies start piling up. Playing in 3D Audio Sound.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Legend
Legend
What does the classification 18 mean?
Director: Brian Helgeland
Stars: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton
Here, Hardy plays both Kray twins - the scheming Reggie and the more unhinged and unpredictable Ronnie. In a superbly realised 1960s London, Reggie must try and control his more violent brother, as well as attending to his marriage to wife Frances (Browning).

The Lobster
The Lobster
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Olivia Colman
Chances are you won't see a more unusual film than this all year. A determinedly strange mix of comedy, sci-fi and romance, it's set in the near future, where single people are taken to The Hotel and forced to either find romance or be transformed into beasts and sent into The Woods.

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: George Miller
Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
When Imperator Furiosa (Theron) attempts to free the captive wives of Immortan Joe, Max (Hardy) finds himself at the centre of an epic cross-desert pursuit. Fury Road never lets up for a second, and is quite simply the greatest spectacle you're likely to see this or any other year. Playing in 3D Audio Sound.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Magic Mike XXL
Magic Mike XXL
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Gregory Jacobs
Stars: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer
Magic Mike: a film about male strippers that, thanks to Tatum's central performance, brilliant dance scenes and a tongue that stayed firmly in its well-toned cheek, was unexpectedly brilliant. This sequel: more of the same as Mike re-joins the Kings of Tampa.

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander
Cavill is Solo, the titular U.N.C.L.E employee, and Hammer his Russian partner. Hired by Grant's Waverly and ably assisted by Vikander, this pair of unlikely bedfellows spearheads a joint CIA and KGB operation to stop a mysterious criminal organization setting off an atom bomb.

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Man Up
Man Up
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Ben Palmer
Stars: Lake Bell, Simon Pegg, Rory Kinnear
Nancy is single, hungover, exhausted by her attempts to find love, and currently on her way across London to attend her parents' wedding anniversary. Before she can get there, however, she runs into 40-year-old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his blind date. Throwing caution to the wind, Nancy goes on the date and embarks on the most chaotic and hilarious journey of her life.

The Martian
The Martian
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Superb sci-fi from director Scott, with Damon as astronaut Mark Watney, presumed dead after a fierce storm and left on Mars by his crew. He must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to survive and find a way to tell Earth that he is alive.

Subtitles available in English
The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Wes Ball
Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
This sequel to last year's The Maze Runner begins with Thomas (O'Brien) and pals in a desolate landscape filled with new obstacles. Overcoming this latest set of challenges will bring them closer towards uncovering WCKD's shocking plans.

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl
Me And Earl And The Dying Girl
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Stars: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke
Indie hit, Me and Earl And The Dying Girl finds high schooler Greg (Mann) occupied with three things: hanging out with buddy Earl (Cyler), shooting parodies of classic movies and trying to be cool - with the emphasis very much on the latter. However, his outlook begins to change when he runs into Rachel (Cooke), who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

Minions
Minions
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton
Despicable Me's Gru takes a back seat for this animated spin-off that concentrates solely on his little yellow henchmen, the minions. Desperate to serve an evil bigwig, Bob and co. soon hook up with the villainous Scarlet Overkill (Bullock).

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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner
Warning: Contains scenes unsuitable for nervous flyers. In this latest instalment of cinema's most reliable action franchise, the IMF team are forced to go rogue to prove the existence of an international criminal consortium - and Ethan finds himself on the run from the CIA. Playing in 3D Audio Sound.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Mistress America
Mistress America
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Matthew Shear
Irresistible comedy about a college freshman, Tracy (Kirke), whose life is turned upside down when she meets her soon-to-be stepsister, the free-spirited Brooke (Gerwig). Gerwig also co-wrote, and she's a marvel in a star-making turn.

Mr. Holmes
Mr. Holmes
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada
Drama starring McKellen as the legendary detective, who in the autumn of his years relocates from Baker Street to Sussex. Though his powers of deduction are diminished, he finds himself with one more case to solve - his own.

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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