Get ready for the return of an iconic movie monster in this week's rundown of the new Cineworld releases. Scroll down to discover what's on, and for details on how to book your tickets.
What's the story? Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.
The Girl in the Spider's Web
What's the story? Please note that this film contains a sequence of flashing lights which may affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy. Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return to the screen in The Girl in the Spider's Web, a first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller. Golden Globe winner Claire Foy, the star of 'The Crown,' will play the outcast vigilante defender under the direction of Fede Alvarez, the director of 2016's breakout thriller Don't Breathe; the screenplay adaptation is by Steven Knight and Fede Alvarez and Jay Basu.
What's the story? We're back with the kids from St Bernadette's Primary School in Coventry as the staff and students audition for a coveted place in a spectacular rock musical competition. With the unique feel-good charm of the original film, Celia Imrie reprises her role as Headmistress Mrs Keen, starring alongside Meera Syal, Ruth Jones, Anna Chancellor, Hugh Dennis and Helen George. The film also introduces Simon Lipkin as Jerry Poppy and Craig Revel Horwood as the ruthless show director Emmanuel Cavendish. This Christmas, NATIVITY ROCKS!
What's the story? Set in modern day Salem, high school senior Lily (Odessa Young) and her crew of besties live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies, and chats. So when a provocateur starts posting details from the private digital lives of everyone in their small town of Salem, the result is Category 5 chaos. People get angry...very angry. And Lily finds herself right in the middle.
Nobody's Fool (wide release)
What's the story? Trying to get back on her feet, wild child Tanya looks to her buttoned-up, by the book sister Danica to help her get back on track. As these polar opposites collide - with hilarious and sometimes disastrous results - Tanya discovers that Danica's picture-perfect life - including her mysterious boyfriend - may not be what it seems.
What's the story? The 2018 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or-winning film from visionary director Kore-eda Hirokazu (Nobody Knows, After the Storm) is a critically-acclaimed portrait of a family in Japan. After another successful shoplifting spree, Osamu (Franky, Like Father, Like Son) and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold and invite her home with them. Osamu's wife Nobuyo reluctantly agrees to shelter her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, relying on petty crime alongside their part-time jobs and inadequate incomes, they seem to live happily together- until an unforeseen incident upsets the delicate balance the family have created, revealing long-buried secrets... With universal themes of family and belonging, SHOPLIFTERS is a poignant drama and a complicated love letter to family, exploring the bonds that unite them.
Planeta Singli 2 (Polish)
What's the story? Ania (Agnieszka Wiedlocha) and Tomek (Maciej Stuhr) are in a relationship going through a serious crisis. The showman and celebrity that Tomek is has no intention of settling down. Ania, on the other hand, wants a firm commitment. Meanwhile, there's a new player on the horizon: Alexander, the millionaire creator and owner of the Planet Single app. Enchanted with Ania, he is certain that no one is a better match for him than the romantic music teacher.
Marriage Palace (Punjabi)
What's the story? Marriage Palace will take you back to the romantic era of the 90's when love was expressed via letters or music cassettes. Nimma (Shaary Maan) a village boy visits the city to get the latest music cassettes and whilst there meets city girl Maani (Payal Rajput) whom he falls in love with. Little does Nimma know that the shop he purchases the cassettes from belongs to Maani's dad. One day the letter and cassette meant for Maani is discovered by her father and he decides to confront Nimma by pretending to be Maani. When he realizes that Manni loves Nimma and he would make an ideal husband, he agrees to the marriage, but on the condition that the wedding takes place in a Marriage Palace. The only problem is that all three Marriage Palaces are fully booked and only one has a smaller room that would be willing to allow 2 marriages to take place on the same day. Both families agree with this compromise and invite their respected guests who all end up at the other marriage. Nimma and Manni's wedding takes place without a hitch but in the confusion of both brides leaving with their respective husbands Nimma mistakenly takes the wrong bride home. He only discovers this error on his wedding night when he traditionally removes the brides veil. Nimma's aim is to get his real wife back and return the wrong bride to her rightful groom but due to circumstances beyond his control he ends up failing each time. How will Nimma successfully make the exchange without putting the reputation of each family at stake forms the story of Marriage Palace.
Rang Punjab (Punjabi)
What's the story? This film is based on strong emotions of love belonging, pain, faith and courage. The story is a compilation of real incidents put together which makes the film most relevant to today's situation prevalent in the State of Punjab where once, we used to produce Army officers and IPS officers but at present, Punjab youth is progressing in no direction, however by way of this film we are encouraging the youth in the state of Punjab to be what once they used to be. The story of this film plants a seed in our hearts of 'Dare to Dream'.
Bizi Hitirla (Turkish)
What's the story? Kaan (Tolga Tekin) has climbed the steps in his working life with great effort and difficulty and now he has a successful career. Taking care of his wife and two children, he has neglected his father, Eşref (Altan Erkekli), who is living in a coastal city. Still, one day, an ailment that his father goes through forces him to go to his father but because he is too busy at work, he chooses to have his father come to his house in Istanbul. Mr. Eşref, who is an extremely well-intentioned and good-hearted man, wants to go back when he feels that he is being a burden. This difficult situation that they are in will call for difficult decisions to be made and heart-searching to be done, especially for Kaan.
Pokemon the Movie: The Power Of Us (Saturday 24th November)
What's the story? A young athlete whose running days might be behind her, a compulsive liar, a shy researcher, a bitter old woman, and a little girl with a big secret--the only thing they have in common is the annual Wind Festival in Fula City. The festival celebrates the Legendary Pokemon Lugia, who brings the wind that powers this seaside city. When a series of threats endangers not just the festival, but all the people and Pokemon of Fula City, it'll take more than just Ash and Pikachu to save the day! Can everyone put aside their differences and work together--or will it all end in destruction?
The King and I: from the London Palladium (Thursday 29th November, 7pm)
What's the story? The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King And I comes to cinemas in this unmissable event recorded live from London's iconic Palladium. Reprising her Tony Award-winning role, 'Broadway musical's undisputed Queen' (The Sunday Times) Kelli O'Hara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a 'powerhouse' (The Times) performance. Also returning to her Tony Award winning role as Lady Thiang is Ruthie Ann Miles. Set in 1860's Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. With one of the finest scores ever written including; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre – it is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals.