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THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (2018)
Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage, Abbie Cornish, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Hedges, Kathryn Newton and Clarke Peters. Directed by Martin McDonagh.

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

REVIEWS Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - A misjudged morality lesson at the most inappropriate time
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Disturbingly funny and brilliantly acted

THE FAMILY FANG (2016)
Starring Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett. Directed by Jason Bateman.

When the elder Fangs go missing under mysterious circumstances, the siblings are forced to unpack long-dormant and unresolved issues from their unorthodox childhoods as they search for their parents.

REVIEWS The Family Fang - A terrific meditation of crimes committed in the name of art

THE FOUNDER (2016)
Starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Caroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson and B.j. Novak. Directed by John Lee Hancock.

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food at their San Bernardino hamburger stand and the crowds of patrons it attracted, Kroc immediately saw franchise potential and manoeuvred himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. And thus McDonald’s was born.

REVIEWS The Founder - A woefully misdirected missed opportunity

CAROL (2016)
Starring Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, John Magaro, Cory Michael Smith, Carrie Brownstein, Kevin Crowley and Nik Pajic. Directed by Todd Haynes.

Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novella 'The Price of Salt' about the burgeoning relationship between two very different women in 1950s New York. One, a girl in her 20s working in a department store who dreams of a more fulfilling life, and the other, a wife trapped in a loveless, moneyed marriage desperate to break free.

REVIEWS Carol - An elegant, passionate and important love story

LEGEND (2015)
Starring Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald and Taron Egerton. Directed by Brian Helgeland.

The story of the rise and fall of the notorious Kray twins, Ron and Reggie, two gangsters that rule the London crime scene in the swinging sixties. Together, they take over the city. But as their reign expands, power-struggles, fierce madness, and a woman weakens their bond - the weak link that could cause their empire to collapse. This seductive and exhilarating story is all told through the eyes of Frances, the love of Reggie’s life, and it is not only a legend... It is based on a true story.

REVIEWS Legend - Twice the Hardy, double the misfire

MR HOLMES (2015)
Starring Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker and Hiroyuki Sanada. Directed by Bill Condon.

In 1947, aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it's too late.

REVIEWS Mr Holmes - A gorgeous film and a remarkable Holmes

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (2014)
Starring Meryl Streep - Violet Weston, Julia Roberts - Barbara Weston, Ewan McGregor - Bill Fordham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin - Jean Fordham, Chris Cooper, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney and Sam Shepard. Directed by John Wells.

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

REVIEWS August: Osage County - Battle of the belles

SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS (2012)
Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Abbie Cornish, Olga Kurylenko, Zeljko Ivanek, Michael Pitt and Michael Stuhlbarg. Directed by Martin McDonagh.

REVIEWS Seven Psychopaths - Dark, violent and loads of fun

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