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MOVIES OUT NOW - MARCH 2015
Birdman
Birdman
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Stars: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton
Sick of being typecast as the superhero Birdman, actor Riggan Thompson (Keaton) turns down a fourth movie and opts instead to direct a play on Broadway. The tale of his struggles with a mercurial leading man, a first-time actress, his recovering-addict daughter and best-friend producer is what forms the backbone of this very funny, quirky and supremely well performed film.

The Theory Of Everything
The Theory Of Everything
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: James Marsh
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Harry Lloyd
The performance of Redmayne in this romantic biopic of Stephen Hawking lives up to the hype. Going from a student with a thirst for asking questions to the genius struggling with his illness, Redmayne seems to live the part.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Whiplash
Whiplash
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Damien Chazelle
Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist
Drum teacher Terence Fletcher's approach is to bully, intimidate and abuse his musicians - especially the young Andrew (Teller) - in a bid to prime them for musical greatness. After a while, however, Andrew begins unconsciously adopting some of the less desirable traits of his mercurial mentor, and he realises that Fletcher's approach is having an insidious effect on his life.

Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Bennett Miller
Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo
Based on a true story, of the relationship between eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont and champion wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz. Flattered by the attention and entranced by du Pont's wealth, Mark comes to see his benefactor as a father figure and grows increasingly attached to him. However, he soon discovers that his patron has dark secrets that drive a wedge between the two brothers.

The Imitation Game
The Imitation Game
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Morten Tyldum
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
Cumberbatch inhabits the role of codebreaker Alan Turing in this beautifully mounted biopic. Set during the darkest days of World War II, it finds Turing in a nail-biting race against time to crack German codes at Bletchley Park.

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.
Pride
Pride
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Matthew Warchus
Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West
Based on the true story during the miners' strike of 1984, a group of lesbian and gay activists who raise money to help. However, when their donation is rebuffed by the PR-conscious National Union of Miners, the newly formed LGSM group decide make their donation in person. Descending on Onllwyn, a tiny mining village in Wales, they charm a bemused populace and eventually form a lasting bond.

Nightcrawler
Nightcrawler
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Dan Gilroy
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton
Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, who embarks on a career as an amateur crime journalist - or nightcrawler. Egged on by Nina (Russo) an ambitious TV news reporter, Bloom begins looking for footage of real-life crime to sell - and soon discovers he has a talent for sniffing it out. However, it's not long before he's going to unethical lengths, working outside the law and getting himself in deeper and deeper trouble.

Interstellar
Interstellar
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
With McConaughey heading an all-star cast as an astronaut in search of a planet that can sustain life, Interstellar is as thrilling, thought-provoking and just as visually ravishing as you'd expect from its talented director. In short, a rare treat.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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.

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...

A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Scott Frank
Stars: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, Maurice Compte
Hard-boiled drama with Neeson as ex-cop turned private eye, Matt Scudder. When Scudder helps a heroin trafficker hunt down his wife's killers, the PI learns it's not the first time the men have committed this sort of crime. And nor will it be the last.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
Annabelle
Annabelle
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: John R. Leonetti
Stars: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Tony Amendola
From producer James Wan, who previously brought us the Saw franchise, comes this prequel to The Conjuring. With a plot that involves a rare vintage doll becoming the conduit for a terrifying demonic entity, you can bet it's every bit as pant-wettingly scary.

Big Hero 6
Big Hero 6
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Don Hall
Stars: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney
Determined to discover who's behind devastating events that have befallen the city of 'San Fransokyo', Hiro transforms his robot pal, Baymax, and friends into a band of high-tech heroes called Big Hero 6, and the stage is set for a major showdown.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
The Book Of Life
The Book Of Life
What does the classification U mean?
Director: Jorge Gutierrez
Stars: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum
An animated family film with a unique visual signature, The Book of Life concerns the journey of Manolo, who embarks on an adventure that takes him into three fantastical worlds and forces him to confront his greatest fears.

The Boxtrolls
The Boxtrolls
What does the classification PG mean?
Director: Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade
Animated story about a very unusual bunch of creatures - the Boxtrolls. These underground trash collectors have raised a young orphan boy, Eggs who must then help them to evade the evil exterminator Archibald Snatcher.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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.

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.

Dracula Untold
Dracula Untold
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Gary Shore
Stars: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper
Dracula gets an origin story in this epic and stylish retelling. At first Vlad III (Evans) is a just ruler. However, when a Sultan (Cooper) takes his son, the prince makes a deal that transforms him into a deathless vampire…

Subtitles available in Chinese
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
Dumb And Dumber To
Dumb And Dumber To
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle
Carrey and Daniels reprise their roles as the supremely stupid pals of the title when they go in search of Harry's estranged daughter. Get set for plenty of near-the-knuckle gags, as well as cameos from the likes of Bill Murray and Kathleen Turner.

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 Equalizer
The Equalizer
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas
Washington plays ex-Black Ops man Robert McCall, who's turned his back on strife for the humdrum pleasures of a hardware store. However, when a prostitute (Moretz) falls foul of Russian mobsters, McCall is compelled to abandon his new life and return to action.

Fury
Fury
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: David Ayer
Stars: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf
From director David Ayer, this unrelenting tale of Wardaddy (Pitt) leading his tank regiment into Nazi Germany is the most realistic, bloody and bone-crunching depiction of combat since Saving Private Ryan - and a timely reminder of the futility of war.

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 and Chinese
Gone Girl
Gone Girl
What does the classification 18 mean?
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
Amy (Pike) and Nick (Affleck) seem like the perfect couple: good-looking, prosperous and happily married. However, nothing is what it seems in David 'Seven' Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel, and when Amy goes missing, suspicion falls on Nick…

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
Horrible Bosses 2
Horrible Bosses 2
What does the classification 15 mean?
Director: Sean Anders
Stars: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day
The would-be killers from the first film decide to start their own business but end up resorting to kidnap to help fund it. If it's another dose of risqué humour and A-list stars chewing the scenery you want, then you can't go wrong here.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
What does the classification 12 mean?
Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Suzanne Collins' trilogy of Hunger Games novels grows into a quadrilogy here, as we reach part one of the final instalment. In it we find Katniss (Lawrence) becoming the symbol of a mass rebellion against the Capitol, which sets things up for a scintillating climax.

Subtitles available in English and Chinese
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.