Judy: what's the response to the Cineworld Unlimited screening?

Is it time for Renee Zellweger to clinch her first Oscar for Best Actress? On the basis of the reviews for Judy, it seems so.

Zellweger portrays Hollywood darling Judy Garland, iconic star of such films as The Wizard of Oz and Meet Me in St Louis. This biographical drama focuses on the troubled Garland's later years when she performed Talk of the Town in London, exploring her problems with drug addiction and the desire to keep her family together.

Zellweger has won over the critics with her all-singing, all-dancing turn, and the movie screened last night for Cineworld Unlimited members. So what did they make of it? We'll start with Nerys, who lauds Zellweger's turn while drawing intriguing parallels with a certain Garland masterpiece.

One of our own writers Nadine says the movie rests on the power of its central performance.

Nina says the movie is an illuminating and often heartbreaking look at the difficult life of a silver screen legend.

Helena is calling it: Oscar will come calling for Zellweger next February.

Jared is among many views who compliments Zellweger's singing – no mean feat given the status of 'Over the Rainbow' and other pieces.

Kris says Zellweger does what all actors should do: disappear into the role.

On the other hand, Jonny believes the movie may be over-reliant on its central performance.

Kyle says the narrative could do with better pacing but Zellweger is beyond reproach.

We'll finish with this from Deryck – we think this is the coda of which Judy Garland herself would be proud.

Click here to book your tickets for Judy, on release now in Cineworld. If you were at last night's screening, tweet @Cineworld and using #CineworldUnlimited with your responses.

Don't forget about your next Cineworld Unlimited screening: Chris Morris satire The Day Shall Come on 7th October. This provocative and controversial black comedy centres on an innocent Miami preacher who is sculpted as a terrorist by America's homeland security forces – exactly the kind of subject matter we'd expect from the man behind The Day Today, Brass Eye and Four Lions.

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