MOVIE OF THE WEEK
District 9 (15)
Science Fiction, Action (1hr 52 minutes)
Stars: Sharlto Copely,David James, Jason Cope
After arriving on Earth, an alien race is forced to live in slum-like conditions in a South African internment camp. Their reasons for arriving on our planet are unknown and they are treated with great suspicion – not least by the local authorities. However, the extra-terrestrials find an unlikely kindred spirit in a government agent after he is is exposed to their biotechnology and starts to develop some decidedly non-human skills.
Other New Releases:
(500) Days of Summer (12A)
Comedy (1hr 35minutes)
Directed by: Marc Webb
Stars: Joesph Gordon-Lewitt, Zooey Deschanel, Clark Gregg
An offbeat romantic comedy about a girl who doesn’t believe in true love and the guy who falls head over feet for her. Tom and Summer face the usual struggle between the highs and lows of infatuation, dating, sex, separation and eventual self-discovery.
Big River Man (15)
Documentary (1hour 41 minutes)
Directed by: John Maringouin
Borut Strel, Martin Strel, Matthew Mohlke
The documentary follows Martin Strel as he attempts to cover 3,375 miles of the Amazon River in what is being billed as the world’s longest swim.
Science Fiction, Action (1hour 34minutes)
Directed By: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Stars: Gerard Butler, Michael C Hall, Zoe Bell,
The story takes place in a dystopian future of implanted nano-devices, where the ultimate online simulation environment is humans remote-controlling other humans in mass-scale, multiplayer online gaming. The lead character, played by Butler, is a worldwide sensation, and the top-ranked warrior in a game called “Slayers.” With his every move tracked by millions, he battles to regain his identity and bring down the entire system.
Coffin Rock (15)
Thriller (1hour 29 minutes)
Directed by: Rupert Glasson
Stars: Lisa Chappell, Terry Camilleri, Robert Taylor
A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
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