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THE LITTLE THINGS (2021)
Starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Sofia Vassilieva, Natalie Morales, Joris Jarsky, Sheila Houlahan, Michael Hyatt, John Harlan Kim and Tom Hughes. Directed by John Lee Hancock.

REVIEWS The Little Things - Three Oscar winners, one so-so mystery

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

PASSENGERS 3D (2017)
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen and Laurence Fishburne. Directed by Morten Tyldum.

A spacecraft travelling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result, a single passenger is awakened 60 years early. Faced with the prospect of growing old and dying alone, he eventually decides to wake up a second passenger.

REVIEWS Passengers - What's not to love?

SPECTRE (2015)
Starring Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear. Directed by Sam Mendes.

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth.

REVIEWS The evolution of Bond, James Bond
Spectre - Old-school Bond is back with a vengeance

BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015)
Starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Amy Ryan, Sebastian Koch and Alan Alda. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

REVIEWS Bridge of Spies - Spielberg delivers another classic

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (2015)
Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie, Tamsin Greig and Richard Gere. Directed by John Madden.

The expansionist dream of Sonny, who has more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina. Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy and Lavinia. Evelyn and Douglas have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel, the keeper of everyone's secrets. As the demands of a traditional Indian wedding threaten to engulf them all, an unexpected way forward presents itself.

REVIEWS The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Comfortingly familiar

SIDE EFFECTS (2013)
Starring Rooney Mara - Emily Hawkins, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.

A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.

REVIEWS Side Effects - Nothing too lasting

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