T.S. Spivet

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    Based on the novel “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet” by REIF LARSEN

    T.S. Spivet lives on a remote ranch in Montana with his parents, his sister Gracie and his brother Layton. A gifted child with a passion for science, he has invented a perpetual motion machine, for which he has been awarded the prestigious Baird Prize by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
    He leaves a note for his family and hops a freight train to make his way across the United States and receive his prize.
    But no one there suspects that the lucky winner is a ten-year-old child with a very dark secret…

    Jimmy's Hall

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    In 1921 Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War.  The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream… but above all to dance and have fun.  As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close.

    A decade later, at the height of the Depression, Jimmy returns to Co. Leitrim from the US to look after his mother and vows to live the quiet life.  The hall stands abandoned and empty, and despite the pleas of the local youngsters, remains shut.  However as Jimmy reintegrates into the community and sees the poverty, and growing cultural oppression, the leader and activist within him is stirred.  He makes the decision to reopen the hall in the face of what they may bring…

    Tarzan

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    AVAILABLE IN 2D AND 3D

    Edgar Rice Burroughs’ TARZAN, one of the most classic and revered stories of all time, returns to the big screen, completely reimagined and in stunning 3D, for a new generation.
                                           
    On an expedition in the remote African jungle, John Greystoke and his wife are killed in a helicopter crash while investigating a mysterious meteorite site. Only their young son J.J., who calls himself Tarzan, survives. A Gorilla discovers the boy in the wreckage and brings him up as one of her own. Quickly discovering the rules of the jungle Tarzan lives as one with the apes he now calls his family. It is not until he comes into contact with another human being, the courageous and beautiful young Jane Porter, that he starts to question his past and uncover the truth of his childhood. Tarzan and Jane come together and fight to save the jungle from Greystoke Energies new CEO William Clayton, who plans to destroy the land in his search for a new energy source.  However when Clayton discovers that the true heir of Greystoke is still alive it is not just the jungle that is in danger.

    Pompeii

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    Set in the days leading up to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, a slave on a ship heading for Naples works to get home to save the woman he loves and his best friend, a gladiator trapped inside the city's colosseum.

    Tracks

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    Leave everything behind. 

    TRACKS tells the incredible true story of Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska), a young woman who in 1977 undertook a perilous solo trek across 1,700 miles of stunning Australian outback. 
     
    Abandoning city life, Robyn arrives in Alice Springs and declares her ambition to cross the desert to the Indian Ocean to the amusement of the locals. However after months of camping out and working on a camel farm people begin to take her seriously. A chance meeting with National Geographic photographer Rick Smoland (Adam Driver) provides her with the necessary financing for her expedition under the condition that he be allowed to photograph parts of her journey for the magazine. With only her dog and four unpredictable camels for company, she embarks on an inspiring and life changing journey of self-discovery. 

    The Love Punch

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    You can't pinch a diamond without stealing a few hearts. 

    Spanning locations in Paris, London and the French Riviera THE LOVE PUNCH brings together Pierce Brosnan (Mama Mia) and Academy-Award winner Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks) for the first time, as ex-husband and wife Richard and Kate whose biting banter suggests that the flames of their former relationship have not been fully extinguished…  Unfortunately the same cannot be said for their retirement nest egg which is wiped out when Richard’s investment firm is defrauded and the pension fund is siphoned away.
    Learning that the unscrupulous French financier behind the scheme has just purchased a $10million diamond for his bride to be, the divorced duo grudgingly agree to set aside their differences, and hatch a plot to gate-crash the wedding and steal the rock. 
    Roped in to assist in the heist are the couple’s former neighbours Timothy Spall (The King’s Speech) and Celia Imrie (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) who are also rooting for their reconciliation.  The foursome form an unlikely band of lawbreakers in this classic comedy caper set against the sun drenched backdrop of the Cote d’Azur.

    Calvary

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    Killing a priest on a Sunday. That'll be a good one. 

    Brendan Gleeson stars as Father James, a priest who has a week to put his affairs in order after being told he is marked for murder during a confession.

    Set against the stunning beauty of Ireland’s West Coast comes a darkly comic thriller from writer director John Michael McDonagh (THE GUARD) starring Brendan Gleeson (THE GUARD), Kelly Reilly (SHERLOCK HOLMES), Domhnall Gleeson (ABOUT TIME), Chris O’Dowd (BRIDESMAIDS) Dylan Moran (BLACK BOOKS) and Aidan Gillen (GAME OF THRONES).

    The Raid 2

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    Join the fight.

    Breaking out of the tower block and into Jakarta’s criminal underworld, and featuring some of the most breath-taking and bone-crunching fight scenes ever committed to film, THE RAID 2, released in the UK & Ireland on 11 April, is set to be the must-see action film of 2014.
     
    He thought it was over. After fighting his way through a seemingly impenetrable building filled with gangsters and madmen, rookie Jakarta cop Rama (Iko Uwais) thought his mission was done and he could live a normal life. He couldn’t have been more wrong.
     
    His brutal and bloody victory has attracted the attention of the top level underworld kingpins. With his family now in danger, Rama has only one choice to protect them: he must go undercover, infiltrate the criminal organisation that runs the city and work his way to the top until he reaches the corrupt politicians, police and gang bosses who secretly pull the strings.
     
    So Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, taking on the new identity of a vicious thug and entering prison in order to win the trust of the incarcerated son of a prominent crime lord to join the gang himself and take them down once and for all.

     

    Divergent

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    In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
     
    During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.
     
    Based on the novel by Veronica Roth.