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Inflight movies

MOVIES OUT NOW - SEPTEMBER 2015
The Age Of Adaline
The Age Of Adaline
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Stars: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford
Though Adaline (Lively) must hide the fact that she never ages, she begins to come out of her shell when she falls for Huisman. Romantic and affecting, you might find you 'have something in your eye' by the end of this one.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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
American Sniper
American Sniper
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner
Tough Eastwood-directed drama, starring Cooper as Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, whose pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife (Miller), however, Chris finds he can't leave the war behind.

Bessie
Bessie
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Dee Rees
Stars: Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Tika Sumpter
Nobody messed with blues legend Bessie Smith, whether it was battling alcoholism, fighting racism or juggling a voracious sexual appetite, she was a born scrapper. Now, thanks largely to Latifah's towering performance - and boy, can Latifah sing - she has a fitting tribute. Playing in surround sound.

Cinderella
Cinderella
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden
With Downton Abbey's James as the titular Cinders, Madden her beau, Helena Bonham Carter as a typically batty fairy godmother and Blanchett deliciously evil as the stepmother, this update of an old classic ticks all the boxes.

Subtitles available in English
Chappie
Chappie
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman
A sci-fi thriller set in a near-future where a police droid begins to develop sentient feelings - becoming the first robot to think and feel for himself. Pretty soon Chappie find himself at the centre of a fierce battle between the good, his creator, Deon (Patel), the bad, Vincent (a superb Jackman), and the ugly (the South African rap duo Die Antwoord).

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The D Train
The D Train
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul
Stars: Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn
Outrageous comedy with Black as the organiser of a high school reunion who wants to invite the school's most popular - and now most successful - ex-pupil (Marsden). When he catches the guy up, he gets more than he bargained for.

Danny Collins
Danny Collins
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Dan Fogelman
Stars: Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner
Collins (Pacino) is a cheesy rocker long past his sell-by-date and living off past success. But when he discovers a letter written to him by John Lennon forty-three years ago, he's inspired to rediscover a love of music and reconnect with his estranged son.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Disney Tomorrowland - A World Beyond
Disney Tomorrowland - A World Beyond
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Brad Bird
Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie
Based on a zone in Disneyland, the plot revolves around Robertson discovering a portal to another world. To say much more would be to spoil what is one of the year's most colourful and consistently surprising family friendly blockbusters.

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The DUFF
The DUFF
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ari Sandel
Stars: Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne
What's a DUFF? It's a Designated Ugly Fat Friend. And when Bianca (Whitman) discovers her classmates think she is one, she sets about enlisting the help of Wesley (Amell) to reinvent herself in this warm and witty comedy.

Ex Machina
Ex Machina
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
Caleb, a cheerful coder is invited to stay with reclusive company CEO Isaac. Arriving, Caleb finds he must participate in an experiment involving a beautiful robot girl, Ava (Vikander), but pretty soon, he and Ava are forming a bond - and joining forces against Ava's mysterious creator in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Exodus: Gods And Kings
Exodus: Gods And Kings
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver
Director Ridley 'Gladiator' Scott's Moses tale is epic in scale, replete with gorgeous imagery and features a tremendous performance from Bale as the sea-parting saviour who must free his people from the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses (Edgerton).

Far From The Madding Crowd
Far From The Madding Crowd
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen
This critically adored mounting of Thomas Hardy's classic novel is everything you want of its source material: romantic, windswept - and ravishing to look at it. It stars Mulligan as the heiress courted by three men, but determined to forge her own path.

Fast & Furious 7
Fast & Furious 7
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: James Wan
Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham
Fast & Furious 7 remains the very best of guilty pleasures, with the story (Vin Diesel wants revenge) a mere excuse for chrome-plated, turbo-fuelled eye candy. Are they fast? Indeed they are. Are they furious? Absolutely livid. Playing in surround sound.

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Focus
Focus
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez
When two con artists (Smith and Robbie) separately become involved in the same scam they must work together to stay alive. Featuring appealing turns from the leads as well as nailbiting setpieces, this is superior escapist entertainment.

The Gambler
The Gambler
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Jessica Lange
This remake of the 1974 James Caan classic stars Wahlberg as a thoroughly unlikeable professor of literature and inveterate gambler. Up to his eyeballs in debt, he sees redemption in a student (Larson). However, his interest endangers her life.

Subtitles available in Chinese
Get Hard
Get Hard
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Etan Cohen
Stars: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T. Nelson
Very funny near-the-knuckle comedy starring Ferrell as a businessman who decides he must prepare for an upcoming jail sentence. On hand to help him acclimatise is Darnell (Hart), who convinces King he's a hardened ex-convict. Trouble is, Darnell is nothing of the sort…

Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Michael Sucsy
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange
True story starring Lange and Barrymore as Big and Little Edie, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Very much an actor's film, it emerges as a funny, tragic and deeply touching portrait of two extraordinary lives.

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
All of the threads come together as Bilbo and friends are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness. The battle scenes are simply gobsmacking.

Home
Home
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Tim Johnson
Stars: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin
DreamWorks animated comedy about Oh, a lovable extra-terrestrial. Seeking sanctuary on Earth, Oh hits it off with an adventurous little girl (Rihanna). As their friendship blossoms, each discovers the true meaning of the word 'home'.

Inherent Vice
Inherent Vice
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston
Set in Los Angeles in 1970, Anderson's latest (and quirkiest) work stars Phoenix as private eye 'Doc' Sportello, who becomes involved in a kidnap plot. Never mind the story, though, it's the mesmerizing hippy atmosphere that makes this such an oddball treat.

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.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
The Divergent Series: Insurgent
The Divergent Series: Insurgent
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Robert Schwentke
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort
Action-packed sequel to last year's Divergent finds Beatrice attempting to come to terms with her divergence as well as fighting an alliance that threatens to tear the factions apart. Once again, Winslet, as the baddie, is on fine scenery-chewing form.

Into The Woods
Into The Woods
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Rob Marshall
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt
Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical gets the big-screen treatment and the result is star-studded extravaganza. Streep is magnificent as the witch who forces a baker (Corden) to steal magical items, while Depp is typically out-there as the wolf.

Jupiter Ascending
Jupiter Ascending
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: The Wachowskis
Stars: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne
The latest from Matrix creators the Wachowskis sees a return to the reality-bending themes of their most famous franchise. Kunis plays Jupiter Jones, who discovers her destiny as an intergalactic heiress and must fight to protect Earth from an ancient power.

Kingsman: The Secret Service
Kingsman: The Secret Service
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Stars: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson
This sassy spin on James Bond sees a streetwise kid, Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin (Egerton), saved from a life of petty crime and recruited for an ultra-secret agency, Kingsman. Star-studded, action-packed and very funny, it's a delight from start to finish.

The Longest Ride
The Longest Ride
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: George Tillman Jr.
Stars: Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, Alan Alda
Based on a bestselling novel, this sweet romantic-drama stars Eastwood as Luke and Robertson as Sophia. Going on a date the pair decide the relationship can never work - but the discovery of some love letters sets them on an altogether different path.

Subtitles available in English
Lost River
Lost River
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Ryan Gosling
Stars: Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker
Set in a surreal, futuristic Detroit, Bones, a dreamer discovers a secret road leading to a dark fantasy underworld. Meanwhile his mother, Billy owes cash to dangerous loansharks. A determinedly off-the-wall and occasionally baffling cinematic experience.

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.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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.

Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Joss Whedon
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
The Gang are back and being put to the ultimate test as the villainous Ultron (James Spader) decides he wants planet Earth for breakfast. As you'd expect it's a feast of big names and bigger action.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese