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BLACK WIDOW (2021)
Starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, O.t. Fagbenle, Rachel Weisz, Robert Downey Jr, William Hurt, Ray Winstone, Simona Zivkovska and Yolanda Lynes. Directed by Cate Shortland.

Natasha Romanoff A.K.A. Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broker relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
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

DISOBEDIENCE (2018)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Cara Horgan, Sophia Brown, Liza Sadovy, Omri Rose, Allan Corduner, Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson. Directed by Sebastián Lelio.

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend.

REVIEWS Disobedience - An emotionally rich collision of faith and desire

THE MERCY (2018)
Starring Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Adrian Schiller, Sebastian Armesto, Genevieve Gaunt, Sam Hoare, Oliver Maltman, Kit Connor and Eleanor Stagg. Directed by James Marsh.

The incredible true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his attempt to win the first single-handed round-the-world yacht race in 1968.
MY COUSIN RACHEL (2017)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, Pierfrancesco Favino, Andrew Knott, Andrew Havill, Poppy Lee Friar, Vicki Pepperdine and Harrie Hayes. Directed by Roger Michell.

A young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

REVIEWS My Cousin Rachel - A sensual psychological mystery

DENIAL (2017)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Andrew Scott, Timothy Spall and Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Mick Jackson.

In the 1990s, an impassioned and articulate American Professor, Deborah Lipstadt publishes a book, 'Denying The Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory'. Soon after, a prominent 'denier' referenced in Lipstadt's work, David Irving, sues her for defamation. Suddenly, under the rule of the English legal system, Lipstadt must prove that the Holocaust occurred in order to discredit Irving and clear her name. She is matched with a brilliant but eccentric barrister, Richard Rampton and the exceptionally smart lawyer Anthony Julius, who ask Deborah to buy into a unique and daring strategy - remain silent. Neither Deborah nor a single Holocaust survivor is to take the stand during their defense, thereby avoiding any possibility of emotional bias.
THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (2016)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz. Directed by Derek Cianfrance.

Tom and Isabel, a lighthouse-tending couple, stumble upon a boat carrying a dead man and a baby. Tom and Isabel decide to raise the child as their own, with emotionally tortuous consequences.

REVIEWS The Light Between Oceans - Melodramatic and messy

YOUTH (2015)
Starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Jane Fonda, Paul Dano and Rachel Weisz. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children’s confused lives, Micks enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his musical career. But someone wants at all costs to hear him conduct again.

REVIEWS Youth - Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel's swan song

THE LOBSTER (2015)
Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Ariane Labed, John C. Reilly, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen and Angeliki Papoulia. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

In the near future, single citizens are sent to a hotel where they have 45 days to pair off with a mate – or be turned into the animal of their choosing and hunted in the woods.

REVIEWS The Lobster - Highly original, totally barmy and absolutely inspired

THE BOURNE LEGACY (2012)
Starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Joan Allen, Donna Murphy, Albert Finney, Michael Chernus and Oscar Isaac. Directed by Tony Gilroy.

REVIEWS The Bourne Legacy - There was never just one...

THE DEEP BLUE SEA (2012)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale, Harry Hadden-Paton, Jolyon Coy, Karl Johnson, Ann Mitchell, Nicholas Amer, Sarah Kants and Oliver Ford Davies. Directed by Terence Davies.

REVIEWS The Deep Blue Sea - The theatre hits the silver screen

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

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DISOBEDIENCE (2018)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Cara Horgan, Sophia Brown, Liza Sadovy, Omri Rose, Allan Corduner, Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson. Directed by Sebastián Lelio.

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend.

REVIEWS Disobedience - An emotionally rich collision of faith and desire

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