- 1h 43min
- Directed by: Chris Columbus
- Written by: John Hughes
- Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O'Hara
Peter and Kate McCallister (Heard and O'Hara) have an eight-year-old brat and wisely – albeit accidentally – leave him behind in Chicago when they go on holiday to Paris. Left to his own devices young Kevin (Culkin) has to deal with two bungling burglars (Pesci and Stern) who threaten to invade his peaceful haven. Jolly, if sadistic, scare-comedy antics produced by teen flick veteran John Hughes.
Thu 20 Dec
Europes leading tribute to the wonderful world of Supertramp
Sat 13 Apr
- 2h 34min
- Directed by: Mike Leigh
- Cast: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell
Historical drama depicting the 1819 massacre at St Peter’s Field in Manchester and its background. Leigh crafts an ensemble story on a far greater canvas than he’s ever attempted before, and shows he can handle big-scale action; while it struggles at times to gel, the quieter moments really linger. Passionate and finely-crafted.
Wed 19 Dec
- 2h 30min
- Directed by: Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson directs this documentary on WWI created with original footage from the Imperial War Museums' film archive and audio from BBC archives.
Tue 18 Dec
- UK / US
- 2h 9min
- Directed by: Steve McQueen
- Cast: Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson
Veronica (Davis) is the wife of career criminal Harry (Neeson), who talks the wives of her husband’s associates into pulling off a heist after their husbands are unable to (see the movie title.) Densely populated and richly realised crime drama, with three fine leads in Davis, Debicki and Rodriguez, and McQueen’s contemplative style is balanced with genre thrills and feminist fury.
Thu 20 Dec
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