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The Blues Brothers (15) 148min●●● John Landis’ enjoyable 1980 musical comedy re-released on digital print in original US edit. Selected release from Fri 24 Jul.

G-Force (PG) 90min ●● Comedy adventure about a covertly trained group of guinea pig special agents who are charged with saving the world from disaster. Jerry Bruckheimer-produced 3D adventure with voice work by Sam Rockwell, Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz and Tracy Morgan. General release from Fri 31 Jul.

Land Of The Lost (12A) 101min ● Dr Rick Marshall (Will Ferrell) is sucked into a vortex and sent back through time to an alternative universe full of crazy prehistoric creatures. Now all he has to do is survive and get out of there. Unfunny, inconsistent and very sketchy comedy based on a classic television series. General release from Fri 31 Jul.

Cloud 9 (15) 98min ●●●● Brave, raw and intimate portrait of romance and sex amongst the over 60s. German filmmaker Andreas Dresen’s remarkable, powerful and darkly humorous film bears comparison to the work of Mike Leigh at his very best. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 31 Jul–Mon 3 Aug.

Kisses (15) 75min ●●● On a suburban Dublin housing scheme two young people Kylie (Kelly O’Neill) and Dylan (Shane Curry) live overcrowded and blighted lives. After a violent altercation with his father, Dylan runs away from home and Kylie runs with him. Together they make their way to the magical lights of inner city Dublin, to search for Dylan’s brother in the hope of finding the possibility of a new life. Sweet and warm-hearted portrait of desperate youth. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Fri 31 Jul–Sun 2 Aug.

The Blues Brothers

  • 3 stars
  • 1980
  • US
  • 130 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Landis
  • Written by: Dan Aykroyd, John Landis
  • Cast: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Carrie Fisher, John Candy, Henry Gibson

Belushi and Aykroyd are at their deadpan best in Landis' cult classic, a bonkers celebration of shabby-suited, sunglass-wearing psychopathology. Notable for its righteous anti-racism, its ludicrously destructive car chase, frisky cameos by some of the greatest soul musicians and Fisher's touching performance as Jake's…

Cloud 9

  • 4 stars
  • 2008
  • Germany
  • 100 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Andreas Dresen
  • Cast: Ursula Werner, Horst Rehberg, Horst Westphal

Brave, raw and intimate portrait of romance and sex amongst the over 60s. German filmmaker Dresen's remarkable, powerful and darkly humorous film bears comparison to the work of Mike Leigh at his very best.

Kisses

  • 2008
  • Ireland/Sweden
  • 105 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Lance Daly
  • Written by: Lance Daly
  • Cast: Kelly O'Neill, Shane Curry

On a suburban Dublin housing scheme two young people Kylie (O'Neill) and Dylan (Curry) live overcrowded and blighted lives. After a violent altercation with his father, Dylan and Kylie decide to run away to the magical lights of inner-city Dublin. Sweet and warm-hearted portrait of desperate youth.

Land of the Lost

  • 1 star
  • 2009
  • US
  • 101 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Brad Silberling
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Anna Friel, Danny McBride, Jorma Taccone

Dr Rick Marshall (Ferrell) and his research assistant Holly (Friel) are sucked into a vortex and sent back through time to an alternative universe full of crazy prehistoric creatures. Unfunny, inconsistent and very sketchy comedy based on a classic television series.

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