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It seemed like a nigh-on-impossible task to do justice to the institution that is Paddington on the big screen - but they've done it.

  • Horrible Bosses 2 hinges on the chemistry between leading men Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day and Jason Bateman

    Horrible Bosses 2

    If you're in the market for an undemanding, relatively amusing way to while away a couple of hours, then Horrible Bosses 2 could be just the ticket.

  • Grace and Edwyn share a joke

    The Possibilities are Endless

    One Sunday evening in 2005, Scottish musician Edwyn Collins suffered a cerebral haemorrhage before falling into a coma, Beginning with interviews conducted in 2011, this strikingly original documentary traces his perilous path to recovery.

  • Clare Lewis documentary focuses on Muhammad Ali as a family man

    I Am Ali

    The life of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is well represented in film and documentaries - but with I Am Ali, director Clare Lewins has differentiated her approach with an emphasis on Ali as a family man and doting father.

  • Lawrence gives her best performance of the series so far

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    The odds are in its favour.

  • Chadwick Boseman is compelling as the Godfather of Soul

    Get On Up

    This botched and sanitised biopic of the hardest working man in showbusiness is worth a look for a compelling lead performance by Chadwick Boseman

  • Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones star in The Homesman

    The Homesman

    John Byrne enjoys Tommy Lee Jones' quirky western about an unlikely couple trying to bring three mentally-ill women across the frontier to safety.

  • Winter Sleep - Contemporary Turkish drama which harks back to Ingmar Bergman and, beyond that, to the work of Ibsen and Chekhov

    Winter Sleep (Kis Uykusu) (Club)

    Winner of this year's Palme d'Or at Cannes, Winter Sleep tilts at a kind of literary greatness and is less about concealment and secrecy than the director's Once Upon a Time in Anatolia was. Still, it's brilliant.

  • Jessica Paré and Brian Gleeson in the Dublin rom-com, Standby, which opens nationwide.


    This Dublin rom-com needs a lot more work.

  • Another great performance from Tom Hardy

    The Drop

    If you like crime movies, urban westerns and that Seventies vibe, you should see it

  • Benedict Cumberbatch as the mathematician Alan Turing in the Imitation Game.

    The Imitation Game

    The Imitation Game is is based on the true story of mathematician and cryptanalyst Alan Turing and his attempts to crack the Nazi Enigma code. Go see this intelligent thriller.

  • Liam Neeson plays a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who meets his lover (Olivia Wilde) in Paris

    Third Person

    Three isn't a crowd.

  • You'll come back down to earth feeling something more about the fantastic voyage you're on yourself


    Feeling Gravity's pull.

  • What do you do when you are a 28-year-old with no career prospects?

    Say When

    Say When should really be called 'Say What?' - But it has just enough heart to warrant a cosy night in when it comes out on DVD.

  • Rome's Grande Raccordo Anulare: director Gianfranco Rosi travelled around the route for two years in a minivan, filming the folks who live nearby for his off-beat film, Sacro GRA

    Sacro GRA

    Sacro GRA fascinates with its utterly truthful portrayal of the lives of the people who live near Rome's massive Grande Raccordo Anulare ring road. The film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2013, the first documentary to win the award.

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A Man Apart

A Mighty Heart

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A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Most Wanted Man

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A Nightingale Falling

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A One And A Two (Yi Yi)

A Prairie Home Companion

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A Single Man

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A Walk Among The Tombstones

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A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Aaltra (Club)

Ab-normal Beauty (18)

About A Boy

About Adam
About Last Night

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About Time

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter


Across the Universe

Adam and Paul (15PG)





Ae Fond Kiss... (18)

Aeon Flux (15A)

Africa United

After Earth

After the Sunset (15PG)

After the Wedding (Efter brylluppet)

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Agent Cody Banks

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Aimée et Jaguar (IFC)

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Akeelah and the Bee

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa


Albert Nobbs

Alexander (15A)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Day

Alfie (15PG)


Ali G in Da House

Alice in Wonderland

Alien Autopsy (12A)

ALIEN The Director's Cut

Alien vs Predator (15PG)

Alien vs Predator - Requiem

All About Steve
All Good Children

All in Good Time

All Is Lost

All or Nothing

All the King's Men

All The Pretty Horses

All the Real Girls

Almost Famous
Along Came A Spider
Along Came Polly

Alpha Dog

Alpha Papa

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked

Amadeus: Director's Cut (Club)

Amazing Grace



Amen (Club)

America's Sweethearts

American Dreamz

American Gangster

American Hustle

American Pie 2

American Pie: The Wedding

American Reunion

American Splendor

Amores Perros


An American Haunting

An Everlasting Piece
An Inconvenient Truth

An Unfinished Life

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (12PG)

Analyse That

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

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And When Did You Last See Your Father?

Angel Eyes


Anger Management

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Animal Attraction

Animal Factory

Animal Kingdom

Anita and Me

Anna Karenina



Another Public Enemy (16)

Another Year


Anton Corbijn - Inside Out

Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Anything Else (15PG)

Anything for Her

Apocalypse Now Redux




Are We Done Yet?

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Around the World in 80 Days


Arthur and Mike

Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur Christmas

As Above, So Below

As If I Am Not There

Ask the Dust

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Astro Boy

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Autumn in New York


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