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MOVIES OUT NOW - NOVEMBER 2014
‘71
‘71
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Yann Demange
Stars: Jack O'Connell, Charlie Murphy, Sean Harris
Rising star Jack O'Connell is Gary Hook, a rookie soldier serving in Belfast in 1971. Hook finds himself in the centre of a riot and cut off from his comrades and being relentlessly pursued by the IRA. As night closes in, he must fall back on his wits as well as the help of loyalist allies in order to survive. However, those who claim to be on his side may not be what they seem...

What’s On Vera
What’s On Vera
Check out What’s on Vera, the show that guides you through some of the hidden gems amongst Virgin Atlantic’s fabulous world of entertainment. Our resident film buff, Jason Solomons, unearths some of the most compelling films, documentaries and TV choices to look out for whilst zooming through the skies.
Boyhood
Boyhood
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke
This unique, groundbreaking film was made over a period of twelve years with the same cast, the idea being to give the most accurate and authentic account of growing up and coming-of-age ever committed to the screen. Critics have been unanimous in their praise.

The Calling
The Calling
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Jason Stone
Stars: Susan Sarandon, Gil Bellows, Donald Sutherland
This taut thriller features a standout performance from Sarandon as a smalltown detective who stumbles across a gruesome murder that sets her off on a terrifying journey of (self) discovery. In all this is a dark, twisted journey to the shadowy landscape between faith and fear.

Guardians of The Galaxy
Guardians of The Galaxy
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: James Gunn
Stars: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper
Chris Pratt plays starlord Peter Quill, who is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of misfits — Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. Together the Guardians must defeat the evil Ronan.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Life of Crime
Life of Crime
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Daniel Schechter
Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins, Isla Fisher
Aniston is the wife of a real-estate developer kidnapped by a pair of no-hopers hoping to get rich quick. The problem comes when it turns out that her cheating husband Frank (Robbins) was about to file for divorce - and refuses to pay the $1m ransom. Whether our accident-prone twosome can turn the tables and escape their predicament remains to be seen...

Subtitles available in English
Wish I Was Here
Wish I Was Here
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Zach Braff
Stars: Zach Braff, Pierce Gagnon, Kate Hudson
Braff stars as Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor who at the age of thirty-five feels adrift and purposeless. Enlightenment comes from an unlikely source when he can no longer afford to pay for his kids' education and must home-school them. It's only then that Aidan begins to discover who he really is.

22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Phil Lord, Chris Miller
Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum
This sequel finds Hill and Tatum reprising their brilliant pairing as two mismatched cops who pose as students. However, having bonded in the first film they find their relationship threatened by what you might call 'extra-curricular' activities...

300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Noam Murro
Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey
With all of the blood and rippling muscles you'd expect, this sequel finds the blue-cloaked Athenians, upholders of democracy, facing the evil Persian Empire, whose progress across the land seems unstoppable. Or is it?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Marc Webb
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx
Warning: Contains scenes unsuitable for nervous flyers. Another dose of Andrew Garfield as the world's favourite wall-crawler, this time facing off against Electro (Foxx), the Green Goblin (DeHaan) and the massed forces of Oscorp - while also struggling to meet his everyday Peter Parker obligations.

A Million Ways to Die in the West
A Million Ways to Die in the West
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Seth MacFarlane
Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried
This tale of a cowardly sheep farmer (MacFarlane) falling in love (with Theron) and battling a notorious outlaw (Liam Neeson) isn't intended to be high art. It is, however, intended to be funny. Which it is.

Subtitles available in Chinese and English
Bad Neighbours
Bad Neighbours
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Stars: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne
When suburban couple Rogan and Byrne ask next door's frat boys to keep the noise down, they unwittingly begin a fearsome rivalry. As the two households lock horns, they push each other to ever more dangerous (and hilarious) extremes.

Begin Again
Begin Again
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: John Carney
Stars: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, James Corden
Heartbroken songwriter Knightley meets failing A&R man Ruffalo and the two help mend each other's broken hearts as they embark on a musical project together. With great tunes and wonderful performances, this is a real tonic for the soul.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Belle
Belle
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Amma Asante
Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson
Sumptuously shot biopic of mixed-race aristocrat Dido Belle (Mbatha-Raw), focusing on her life as an outsider in the social circles of 18th Century England, and her involvement in what will turn out to be a landmark slavery case.

Subtitles available in English
Blended
Blended
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Frank Coraci
Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Bella Thorne
Continuing a partnership that began with The Wedding Singer and continued with 50 First Dates, Sandler and Barrymore play single parents who keep being thrown together. Funny, quirky and with a great supporting cast, be warned - resistance is futile.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Anthony Russo / Joe Russo
Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson
Evans returns as Steve Rogers, aka Captain America. Having awoken from suspended animation in the present day, Cap must first get to grips with the modern world before facing down an old adversary: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

Subtitles available in Chinese and English
Cold In July
Cold In July
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Jim Mickle
Stars: Michael C. Hall, Vinessa Shaw, Don Johnson
A superb crime thriller with Hall as a man who shoots an intruder dead and then discovers there's more to the break-in than meets the eye. The plot has plenty of twists and turns, with a trio of outstanding performances and a script to die for.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Matt Reeves
Stars: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman
Set ten years later than Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Earth has been ravaged by a virus that has left the apes well and truly in charge. However, their simian paradise is threatened when a band of human survivors under the aegis of Oldman turn up and plan to restore the human-ape balance of power.

Divergent
Divergent
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Neil Burger
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet
There's a touch of Hunger Games to this adventure set in a future society of five factions based on virtues. When Tris (Woodley) is tested it's discovered she doesn't belong to any one faction, and is in fact 'divergent'. Her troubles are only just getting started…

Subtitles available in Chinese and English
Edge Of Tomorrow
Edge Of Tomorrow
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton
Set in the future, Cruise stars as an advertising executive who is sent to the frontline. He is promptly killed in action and is sent back in time to repeat the process, getting stuck in a perpetual loop. Meanwhile, he develops feelings for Rita, but can't do anything because every time they meet, it's for the first time.

Subtitles available in Chinese and English
The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Josh Boone
Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern
This affecting romance features a standout performance form Woodley as a teenage cancer patient who falls in love with Gus (Elgort). It's the kind of movie that makes you laugh even when you have a lump in your throat.

Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Classic comedy from 1984 as Murray, Aykroyd and co. swing into action, set up shop as the eponymous spirit-catchers and then fall foul of the authorities with catastrophic, marshmallow-based consequences. Who you gonna call?

Godzilla
Godzilla
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Gareth Edwards
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen
Warning: Contains scenes unsuitable for nervous flyers. When two giant parasitic creatures called MUTOs awaken an age-old force of nature by the name of Godzilla, there's plenty of fire-breathing monster action - as well as enough character development to ensure that this is more than mere CGI candy.

Goodfellas - Special Edition
Goodfellas - Special Edition
What does the classification 18 mean?
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
Tracing the rise and fall of real-life mafia informant Henry Hill (Liotta), Goodfellas is violent and profane but packed with unforgettable performances from the likes of Pesci and De Niro and perfectly framed by Scorsese's kinetic direction.

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Wes Anderson
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, F. Murray Abraham
The film recounts the adventures of M. Gustave, a concierge, who becomes involved in the theft and recovery of a priceless painting - all told against the backdrop of impending world war. You'd expect it to be wry and amusing - and it is. But the new addition is heart, and the combination makes for an utterly unique experience.

Hercules
Hercules
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Brett Ratner
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt
With a plot that involves Hercules defending the kingdom from a bloodthirsty warlord (Santelmann), this is an old-fashioned adventure epic with plenty of action, lots of laughs and a whole lotta loincloth.

How To Train Your Dragon 2
How To Train Your Dragon 2
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Dean DeBlois
Stars: Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, Cate Blanchett
Animated sequel set five years after the events of the first one. When Hiccup and Toothless discover a secret ice cave, the two friends find themselves at the centre of a battle to preserve the island of Berk's peaceful ways.

Subtitles available in English
I Origins
I Origins
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Mike Cahill
Stars: Michael Pitt, Steven Yeun, Astrid Berges-Frisbey
Not your standard Hollywood fare, this beguiling mix of romance and science revolves around a molecular biologist and his laboratory partner, who uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

The Inbetweeners 2
The Inbetweeners 2
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Stars: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison
Another outlandishly rude adventure featuring the four mates whose main ambition is to cop off with as many girls as possible. When they decide to join Jay in Australia, things swiftly go from hilariously bad to riotously funny worse.

Into The Storm
Into The Storm
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Steven Quale
Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh
The town of Silverton is ravaged by erratic and deadly tornadoes in this action thriller. Most residents seek shelter or try to escape; however, there are those who run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, Christopher Walken
Eastwood's adaptation of the hit Broadway musical is a powerful tale of guys who came from the wrong side of the tracks to form The Four Seasons. A perfectly realized 1950s settings, as well as pitch-perfect performances, make this an absolute joy.

Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Luke Greenfield
Stars: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle
Johnson and Wayans front this comedy about a couple of pals who dress as cops for a fancy-dress party. When they're mistaken for the real thing they find themselves mixed up in all-too-real tangle of mobsters and dirty detectives.