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THE NEW MUTANTS (2020)
Starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Henry Zaga, Alice Braga, Happy Anderson, Thomas Kee and Mickey Gilmore. Directed by Josh Boone.

When strange occurrences begin to take place in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants are being held, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive.

REVIEWS The New Mutants - An enjoyably small-scale superheroic character piece

IT CHAPTER 2 (2019)
Starring Bill Skarsgård, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Jay Ryan, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Xavier Dolan and Teach Grant. Directed by Andy Muschietti.

REVIEWS It Chapter 2 - The ambitious conclusion to the beloved horror epic

X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX (2019)
Starring James McAvoy, Sophie Turner, Michael Fassbender, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-Mcphee and Alexandra Shipp. Directed by Simon Kinberg.

The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe: one of their own, Jean Grey. During a rescue mission in space, Jean is nearly killed when she is hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. Wrestling with this entity inside her, Jean unleashes her powers in ways she can neither comprehend nor contain. With Jean spiralling out of control, and hurting the ones she loves most, she begins to unravel the very fabric that holds the X-Men together. Now, with this family falling apart, they must find a way to unite - not only to save Jean's soul, but to save our very planet from aliens who wish to weaponise this force and rule the galaxy.

REVIEWS Farewell to the X-Men - Looking back at the first and best superhero universe
X-Men: Dark Phoenix - Untapped potential

GLASS (2019)
Starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard, Luke Kirby, Marisa Brown and Ursula Triplett. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

REVIEWS Glass - It's clear as... mud

SUBMERGENCE (2018)
Starring James McAvoy, Alicia Vikander, Alexander Siddig, Celyn Jones, Audrey Quoturi, Harvey Friedman, Alex Hafner, Clémentine Baert, Adam Quintero and Karim Wallet. Directed by Wim Wenders.

A love story that takes us into the extremely different worlds of our two protagonists, Danielle Flinders and James More. They meet by chance in a remote hotel in Normandy where they both prepare for a dangerous mission. They fall in love almost against their will, but soon recognise in each other the love of their lives. When they have to separate, we find out that James works for the British Secret Service. He’s involved in a mission in Somalia to track down a source for suicide bombers infiltrating Europe. Danielle ‘Danny’ Flinders is a bio-mathematician working on a deep sea diving project to support her theory about the origin of life on our planet. Soon, they are worlds apart. James is taken hostage by Jihadist fighters and has no way of contacting Danny, and she has to go down to the bottom of the ocean in her submersible, not even knowing if James is still alive...

REVIEWS Submergence - Swimming against the tide

SHERLOCK GNOMES (2018)
Starring Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt and James McAvoy. Directed by John Stevenson.

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renown detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
ATOMIC BLONDE (2017)
Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, Toby Jones, Bill Skarsgård, James Faulkner and Roland Møller. Directed by David Leitch.

The crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilised city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.

REVIEWS Atomic Blonde - Explosive fun

SPLIT (2017)
Starring James McAvoy, Betty Buckley and Anya Taylor-Joy. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialise and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the wilful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him - as well as everyone around him - as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

REVIEWS Split - A tense, terrifying thriller from M. Night Shyamalan

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE 3D (2016)
Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Olivia Munn and Kodi Smit-Mcphee. Directed by Bryan Singer.

Since the dawn of civilisation, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

REVIEWS X-Men: Apocalypse - It's mutants v humans... again

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY (2015)
Starring Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Viola Davis, Isabelle Huppert, Ciarán Hinds, Nina Arianda, Jess Weixler, William Hurt and Ryan Eggold. Directed by Ned Benson.

The story follows Eleanor and Conor who are young, in love, and eager to start building their life together, when a tragic event threatens to destroy everything that they hold close to their hearts. As they struggle to cope, they discover within themselves and each other a strength and a capacity for forgiveness that may keep their love - and dreams - alive.

REVIEWS The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them - On Blu-ray
The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Him
The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Her

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (2014)
Starring Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Peter Dinklage, Elliot Page and Kelsey Grammer. Directed by Bryan Singer.

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'. The beloved characters from the original 'X-Men' film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from 'X-Men: First Class', in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

REVIEWS X-Men: Days of Future Past

FILTH (2013)
Starring James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, Joanne Froggatt, Jim Broadbent, Brian McCardie, Emun Elliott, Gary Lewis and John Sessions. Directed by Jon S. Baird.

A bipolar bigoted junkie cop, manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

REVIEWS Filth - Indulge in a bit of bad behaviour
Filth - Ballsy, bombastic and bloody barmy

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay and Mark Gatiss. Directed by Paul McGuigan.

A unique, never-before-seen twist on Mary Shelley’s classic 19th century novel. Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man – and the legend – we know today.
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FILTH (2013)
Starring James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, Joanne Froggatt, Jim Broadbent, Brian McCardie, Emun Elliott, Gary Lewis and John Sessions. Directed by Jon S. Baird.

A bipolar bigoted junkie cop, manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

REVIEWS Filth - Indulge in a bit of bad behaviour
Filth - Ballsy, bombastic and bloody barmy

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