Stella Turi, Tuesday 04 September 2012
A selection of the top ten films to look out for this autumn, including Skyfall, Frankentweenie and About Elly
Release date: Wednesday 17th October 2012
Running time: 1hr 27mins
The latest, horror/ scifi, stop-motion animation, from eccentric genius Tim Burton. Frankentweenie tells the tale of a boy’s attempt to revive his dead dog, Frankenstein style, with disastrous consequences, as the revived canine causes chaos and terror in the neighbourhood; voices by Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara and Conchata Ferrell, to name but a few.
Release date: Friday 16th November 2012
Running time: TBC
Bella and Edward (Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson) return, following the birth of their first child; however false accusations leave the child’s life in danger, and the couple gather other vampire clans to protect their young daughter against claims that she is an ‘immortal monster’.
Release date: Friday 28th September
Running time: 1hr 25mins
For all you Will Ferrell fans, here is his latest instalment in which, two CEO’s, in a bid to gain political influence in their North Carolina district, put in their own candidate to rival current and long-standing congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell). Their naive pawn takes the form of director of the local tourism centre Marty Huggins played by Zack Galifianakis (The funny fat guy with the beard in the Hangover)
Release Date: Friday 30th November 2012
Running Time TBC
It is indeed Dickens’ much loved story of the young orphan Pip, who after growing up with a less than loving aunt, dreams of little more than becoming a gentleman, a dream that is soon fulfilled by a mystery benefactor. Big names for big characters we can look forward to seeing Helena Bonham Carter play the woeful Miss Havishham and Ralph Fiennes play escaped convict Magwitch.
Release Date: Friday 7th September 2012
Running time: 1hr 35mins
Set in a violent, futuristic city, where criminals are rife and the urban police force known as the ‘Judges’ are the only enforcers of justice, Dredd (chief judge) is attempting to take down a criminals dealing the reality-altering drug SLO-MO; however Dredd and new trainee Cassandra’s attention is soon directed to a new drug lord, Ma-Ma who is ruthless in the protection of her slum empire.
Release date: 26th October 2012
Running time: TBC
The Latest 007 offering see’s the service come under attack, as MI6 agents' details are leaked on the internet and Bond’s loyalties to M tested as compromising details of her past surface.
Release date: Friday 5th October
Running time: 1hr 50mins
A crime novelist comes across footage revealing the details of the murder of the family that previously inhabited his new home; however his discovery draws his family into a supernatural horror.
Release date: Friday 7th September 2012
Running time: 1hr 58mins
This film looks into the lives of three female neighbours in a Lisbon flat block, all dealing in different ways with the loneliness of existence; both humorous and poignant.
Release date: Friday 14th September
Running time: 1hr 59mins
Three families travel to the shores of the Caspian sea in North Iran for a three day vacation. Sepideh, who planned the trip, brings her daughter’s teacher Elly, to introduce her as a potential wife for friend Ahmad, who has returned from Germany. During the trip Elly goes missing, and the others’ speculations and judgments of her form the basis of the story.
Release date: Friday 16th November
Running time: 2hrs 5mins
Elderly couple Anne and Georges, are retired music teachers, with one daughter also a musician, who lives abroad with her family. When Anne is attacked the couple’s relationship is tested as the film examines age and the changing meaning of love.