Cinema Releases: A Monster Calls
Heading to the cinema this weekend? Well let me take you through the weeks new releases. Theses are the cinema releases January 6 2017 for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand.
This week sees the release of A Monster Calls starring Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson in both the UK & US.
2016 saw the passing of several well known actors with Carrie Fisher bringing the year to a truly sad end.
Here are just a few of the others lost in 2016, Alan Rickman, Burt Kwouk, Anton Yelchin, Gene Wilder, George Kennedy, Kenny Baker, Zsa Gabor and Debbie Reynolds (Carrie Fishers mother).
Assassin’s Creed (Action)
Released 6th January 2017 UK (15) 140 Mins
Starring Michael Fassbender ; Marion Cotillard ; Jeremy Irons ; Brendan Gleeson ; Michael K. Williams
Big screen version of the popular video game series.
A Monster Calls (Drama, Fantasy)
Released 6th January 2017 UK/US (12A/PG-13) 108 Mins
Starring Toby Kebbell ; Liam Neeson ; Felicity Jones ; Sigourney Weaver ; Geraldine Chaplin ; Lewis MacDougall
A 12 year-old boy named Conor attempts to deal with the bullying of his classmates and the illness his mother suffers from by escaping into a into the fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales.
Released 6th January 2017 UK (15) 161 Mins
Starring Andrew Garfield ; Liam Neeson ; Adam Driver
Directed by Martin Scorsese
During the 17th century, two young Portugese Jesuit priests Sebastiao and Francisco arrive in Japan to find their mentor, Father Cristovao Ferreira. Their journey to spread the word of Christ sees them find appalling acts of Christian persecution.
Underworld: Blood Wars (Horror)
Released 6th January 2017 US (R) 91 Mins
Starring Kate Beckinsale ; Theo James ; Tobias Menzies ; Lara Pulver ; Peter Andersson ; Clementine Nicholson ; Bradley James ; Charles Dance
More vampire horror action.
Hidden Figures (Drama)
Released 6th January 2017 US (PG) 126 Mins
Starring Taraji P. Henson ; Octavia Spencer ; Janelle Monáe ; Kevin Costner ; Kirsten Dunst
This is the story of African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson who along with her two colleagues enabled NASA catch up in the space race despite working in the segregated West Area Computers division of Langley Research Centre.
Recommended UK Blu-rays / DVDs