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Inflight movies

MOVIES OUT NOW - JUNE 2016
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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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.
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.

The Big Short
The Big Short
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Adam Mckay
Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling
Based on the true story of four men (Bale, Carell, Gosling and Brad Pitt) who pledge to make banks pay for the housing crisis, Oscar-nominated The Big Short is a brilliantly acted, funny and accessible look at a troubling and topical subject.

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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.

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Brooklyn
Brooklyn
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: John Crowley
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson
The journey of Irish immigrant Ellis (Ronan) 1950s-set romantic drama. Struggling to adapt to her new life in the Big Apple she meets Italian-American Tony (Cohen) and embarks on a romance.

Carol
Carol
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Todd Haynes
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
Therese (Mara) meets and forms an attachment to Carol (Blanchett). With their bond blossoming into love, a net of disapproval closes in on the couple, and escaping it seems all but impossible.

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Concussion
Concussion
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Peter Landesman
Stars: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin
Smith stars as the real-life Dr. Bennet Omalu. In his role as a forensic pathologist, Omalu diagnoses a pro football player with a football-related brain trauma. However, when the sport tries to keep it quiet he must fight for the truth to be known.

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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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Daddy's Home
Daddy's Home
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Sean Anders
Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg
Ferrell wants to be a great stepfather to his new wife's children; Wahlberg is the layabout dad who returns to win their affections. Pretty soon the two lock horns - and if that isn't a recipe for comedy gold, we don't know what is.

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The Danish Girl
The Danish Girl
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Matthias Schoenaerts
Set in 1920's Copenhagen, it revolves around Einar (Redmayne), the husband of Danish artist Gerda, who comes to the painful conclusion that he wants to live life as a woman. Embarking on the almost-unheard-of process of gender reassignment, he and Gerda must work through the repercussions of his decision.

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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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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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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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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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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
The futuristic franchise draws to a close and be warned, this last episode is intense. Once again, Lawrence is grabbing her bow and arrow as the heroic Katniss, only now her sights are set on the evil President Snow (Donald Sutherland).

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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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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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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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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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The Lady In The Van
The Lady In The Van
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Stars: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings
Reprising a role she made famous on the stage, Smith is wonderful as the real-life Mary Shepherd, who lived in a van on the driveway of writer Alan Bennett's house for 15 years. What Bennett discovers about Shepherd shifts the film from comic to dramatic and moving.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

Norm Of The North
Norm Of The North
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Trevor Wall
Stars: Rob Schneider, Heather Graham
Schneider voices Norm, a garrulous polar bear fed up with tourists taking over the Arctic. Thus, when property developers move in, he lollops into action. With a team of frankly hilarious lemmings in tow, he heads for New York to tackle the problem at its root.

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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Point Break
Point Break
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ericson Core
Stars: Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey
Like the 1991 original, this remake finds cop Johnny Utah (Bracey), brushing up on his surfing in order to mix it up with Bodhi (Ramirez) and his gang of extreme-sports-loving bank robbers. As is the current vogue, all the stunts were done for real.

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