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MOVIES OUT NOW - DECEMBER 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...

The Drop
The Drop
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Michael R. Roskam
Stars: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini
In yet another standout performance The Drop finds Tom Hardy playing lonely bartender Bob, who makes a bit of cash on the side through a covert scheme of funnelling cash to local gangsters. However, when the bar in which he works is raided and he becomes involved in the investigation, Bob finds himself a target for police and underworld forces alike.

Subtitles available in English
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.
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
Serena
Serena
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Toby Jones
Reuniting Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, in the Depression-era drama Serena. They play George and Serena Pemberton, who are struggling to run a timber business in 1930s North Carolina - a situation that is further complicated when Serena discovers she cannot have children.

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
A Most Wanted Man
A Most Wanted Man
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Anton Corbijn
Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Daniel Bruhl
One of Hoffman's final films, this stars the great man as a German espionage agent trying to establish the identity of a man claiming a fortune held in a private bank. It's a superlative exercise in intrigue and ever-escalating tension.

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
The Best Man Holiday
The Best Man Holiday
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Stars: Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa
Reunion comedy-drama about college friends who get together after a break of fifteen years in order to spend Christmas together. However, with so much history between them, it's not long before past romances and rivalries are rekindled.

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.

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.

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
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
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 2
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd
While the first Dolphin Tale movie concerned the fight to save the injured Winter, this sequel takes up the story when Winter's surrogate mother, Panama, dies and the team must find her a companion before time runs out. A perfect family movie.

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.

Get On Up
Get On Up
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Tate Taylor
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd
This biopic of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, is as dazzling as its mercurial subject. Playing Brown, Bozeman inhabits the role, mirroring the great man's moves and speech rhythms, not to mention flawlessly lip-syncing to a raft of hits. A joy.

Subtitles available in English
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.

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
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
The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal
A family of Indian restaurateurs settle in a tiny French village, where they decide to open a new business. The trouble is, their new premises are within sniffing distance of a five-star eatery run by Madame Mallory (Mirren) - who's none too happy about having competition over the road.

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.

If I Stay
If I Stay
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: R.J. Cutler
Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley
Moretz stars as teenager Mia, who lies in hospital, hovering on the edge of life or death, following a car accident. With no idea about the fate of her family, Mia must now make the biggest decision of all - whether to live or to die.

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.