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In an never-ending search for pure evil

Minions

The Esperanto-spouting servants of fiendish evil romp through their first full feature and they're helped along by a very starry cast.

  • Full of old school satisfaction

    Slow West

    Executive produced by and starring Michael Fassbender, this story of an odd couple out in the middle of nowhere mixes humour, pathos and the bizarre to create a quest where you're unsure about what's going to happen next.

  • The Entourage crew at the film's premiere

    Entourage

    Vinny Chase and the gang are back for more Hollywood high jinks in this film version of the HBO comedy series.

  • Ian McKellen, minus his deerstalker hat and pipe, adds new depth to the iconic role

    Mr Holmes

    Oscar winner Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters) reunites with Ian McKellen to take on the world's greatest detective in a case that's very close to home.

  • You'll never hear that Dairygold ad in the same way again

    Let Us Prey

    The Man comes around.

  • A touching film

    Queen & Country

    John Boorman finally delivers his autobiographical follow-up to Hope and Glory. The wait was worth it.

  • Chris Pratt aka dinner??

    Jurassic World

    Magical, mythical with scream-out-loud moments, Jurassic World is one of those brilliant cinematic experiences that unites audiences in popcorn chomping fear and delight.

  • The celebrated author of the Maigret stories also wrote a series of striking novels which did not feature his intrepid Inspector. The Blue Room is one of the best.

    Georges Simenon: The Blue Room

    Tony is married to Gisele and they have a young daughter, while childless Andrée is the wife of sickly Nicolas. Tony and Andrée's illicit affair will lead to certain tragedy, in Georges Simenon's beguiling crime thriller.

  • Master of the double bass: Ron Carter on the first album of his tunes recorded with a big band

    Ron Carter, WDR Big Band My Personal Songbook

    Ron Carter (born 1937) is a legend of the double bass and his collaboration with this Cologne-based Big Band is a richly-varied affair, with some notable solo work among the lush arrangements.

  • How ya gonna call? Elise Rainer

    Insidious: Chapter 3

    The third chapter in the Insidious franchise goes back to the start and finds a whole new family to petrify. It's tight and effective stuff

  • Wistful, playful, haunting - Songs of Thessaloniki

    Savina Yannatou Songs of Thessaloniki

    Listeners will be surprised to hear Salonika - the immortal Irish ballad popularised by Cork balladeer Jimmy Crowley - nestling among this eclectic collection which draws on the rich traditions of the Greek city of Thessaloniki.

  • A potty-mouthed send-up of Bond, Bourne and the boys

    Spy

    Bond ambition.

  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer

    David Shafer: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

    Paranoid, sarcastic and revolving around an internet conglomerate's attempts to steal the data of every person in the world and sell it back to them; Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is a novel that is firmly rooted in the 21st century.

  • Companionable and curiously open to the listener - Ken Peplowski and Alan Barnes

    Ken Peplowski & Alan Barnes At the Watermill

    There is something warmly intimate about this record, bright as a button, with pep in its step, as two acclaimed jazz veterans interact with a kind of restrained joy.

  • Giovanni Guidi: inspired improvisation from a poet of the piano keys

    Giovanni Guidi Trio This is the Day

    There is a sense of oceanic presence about the best of the pieces on Giovanni Guidi Trio's second album for the ECM label.