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NICHOLAS HOULT

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 7 (2021)
Starring Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Shea Whigham, Rebecca Ferguson, Nicholas Hoult and Henry Czerny. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie.
THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD (2021)
Starring Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Tyler Perry, Jon Bernthal, Aidan Gillen, Jake Weber, James Jordan, Medina Senghore, Lora Martinez-Cunningham and Dylan Kenin. Directed by Taylor Sheridan.
THE CURRENT WAR (2020)
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Matthew Macfadyen, Tuppence Middleton, Damien Molony, Conor Macneill and Celyn Jones. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

REVIEWS The Current War - Edison v Westinghouse - the ultimate grudge match with no winner

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG (2020)
Starring George Mackay, Russell Crowe, Nicholas Hoult, Essie Davis, Travis Fimmel, Sean Keenan, Dacre Montgomery, Harry Greenwood, Thomasin McKenzie and Earl Cave. Directed by Justin Kurzel.

Spanning the younger years of Ned’s life to the time leading up to his death, the film explores the blurred boundaries between what is bad and what is good, and the motivations for the demise of its hero. Youth and tragedy collide in the Kelly Gang, and at the beating heart of this tale is the fractured and powerful love story between a mother and a son.

REVIEWS True History of the Kelly Gang - A magnificent deconstruction of the great Australian antihero

TOLKIEN (2019)
Starring Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Genevieve O'Reilly, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Laura Donnelly and Derek Jacobi. Directed by Dome Karukoski.

Explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

REVIEWS Tolkien - 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Hobbit' fans, this one's for you

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

THE FAVOURITE (2018)
Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Mark Gatiss, Joe Alwyn, Jenny Rainsford, James Smith, Tim Ingall and Lillyrose Stevens. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

REVIEWS The Favourite - Revisiting the delicious modern classic
The Favourite - A delicious work of magnificent insanity

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

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD 3D (2015)
Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz, Richard Norton, John Howard, Megan Gale, Angus Sampson, Hugh Keays-Byrne and Nathan Jones. Directed by George Miller.

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannised by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.

REVIEWS Mad Max: Fury Road - Oh what a lovely day!
Mad Max: Fury Road - Utterly insane and totally sublime

WARM BODIES (2013)
Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton, John Malkovich, Dave Franco, Rob Corddry, Cory Hardrict, Vincent Leclerc, Daniel Rindress-Kay and Chris Cavener. Directed by Jonathan Levine.

R is a young man facing the existential crisis that comes with being a zombie. Grunting his way through a post-apocalyptic America with the mindless hunger of the undead R has no memories, but he has dreams and his inner life is full of wonder and longing for the time that must have gone before.

When the memories in one of his victim’s brains affect him, he finds himself attracted to, rescuing, befriending and eventually falling in love with the dead boy’s still living-girlfriend. Julie is a blast of colour in the dreary and grey landscape that is the “life” of the un-living. Their tense, awkward and strangely sweet relationship develops into something that will not only transform R but his fellow zombies and possibly their entire lifeless world.

REVIEWS Warm Bodies - The undead get hot and funny

A SINGLE MAN (2010)
Starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode, Jon Kortajarena, Paulette Lamori, Ryan Simpkins, Ginnifer Goodwin, Teddy Sears and Paul Butler. Directed by Tom Ford.
ABOUT A BOY (2002)
Starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook, Nicholas Hutchison, Ryan Speechley and Joseph Speechley. Directed by Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz.

REVIEWS About A Boy - All grown up 15 years on

AUTOBAHN
Starring Nicholas Hoult, Anthony Hopkins, Ken Kingsley and Felicity Jones. Directed by Eran Creevey.

After a heist goes terribly wrong, Casey Stein finds himself on the run from a ruthless gang headed by mob boss Hagen. Now Casey has precious cargo that belongs to Hagen, who will stop at nothing to retrieve it. Left with no choice, Casey calls his former employer and drug smuggler Geran to protect his long-time girlfriend Juliette before Hagen gets his hands on her. Casey sets out on an adrenaline fuelled car chase on the German highways to save the love of his life before it's too late.
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