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UK Cinema Release: Friday 14th October 2011

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NATIONAL RELEASES

Real Steel (Walt Disney): A boxing drama set in the near-future where large robots do battle via human controllers. A former boxer (Hugh Jackman) gets a shot at a comeback when he teams up with his estranged son (Dakota Goya) to build and train the perfect contender. Directed by Shawn Levy, it co-stars Evangeline Lilly and Anthony Mackie. [Nationwide / PG]

Footloose (Paramount): Remake of the 1984 film in which a city kid (Kenny Wormald) moves from Boston to a sleepy Georgia town where dancing and rock music are banned. Directed by Craig Brewer, it co-stars Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid and Andie MacDowell. [Nationwide / 12A]

Dolphin Tale (Warner Bros.): Drama about a young boy who befriends an injured dolphin and motivates others to help save him by creating a prosthetic appendage to replace the dolphin’s missing tail. Directed by Charles Martin Smith, it stars Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr. and Kris Kristofferson. [Nationwide / U]

The Three Musketeers (E1 Films): 3D update of the Alexandre Dumas novel about a young swordsman who longs to join the famous musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, it stars Milla Jovovich, Logan Lerman, Mads Mikkelsen and Orlando Bloom.

Albatross (CineMANX): Coming-of-age comedy-drama revolving around a teenage writer (a (Jessica Brown-Findlay) and her family living on the south coast of England. Directed by Niall MacCormick, it co-stars Sebastian Koch, Julia Ormond, Felicity Jones and Jessica Brown-Findlay. [Nationwide / 15]

ALSO OUT

Sleeping Beauty (Revolver): Drama about a young university student (Emily Browning) drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires. Directed by Colin Morgan. [Selected cinemas / 15]

Texas Killing Fields (Entertainment Films): In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders. Directed by Ami Canaan Mann, it stars Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Chloƫ Grace Moretz. [Selected cinemas / 15]

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (The Works): Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary is about branding, advertising and product placement that itself is actually financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement. [Selected cinemas / 12A]

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Written by Ambrose Heron

October 14th, 2011 at 12:01 am

Posted in Cinema

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