UK Cinema Releases: Friday 25th November 2011

NATIONAL RELEASES

Moneyball (Sony Pictures): The story of Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and his attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players. Directed by Bennett Miller, it co-stars Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman. [Nationwide / 12A]

50/50 (Lionsgate UK): A comedic account of a 27-year-old (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) diagnosed with cancer, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. Directed by Jonathan Levine, it co-stars Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick and Anjelica Huston. [Nationwide / 15]

My Week With Marilyn (Entertainment): Drama based on the story of Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), who worked with Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) during production of The Prince and the Showgirl. Directed by Gary McKendry, it co-stars Judi Dench and Emma Watson.

Dream House (Warner Bros.): Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling. Directed by Jim Sheridan, it stars Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz. [Nationwide / 15]

The Deep Blue Sea (Artificial Eye): Adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play about the wife (Rachel Weisz) of a British Judge (Simon Russell Beale) is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot (Tom Hiddleston). Directed by Terence Davies. [Selected cinemas nationwide]

ALSO OUT

Take Shelter (The Works): Drama about a husband (Michael Shannon) who keeps having disturbing visions of a potential apocalypse which cause strains with his wife (Jessica Chastain). Directed by Jeff Nichols. [Selected cinemas / 15]

An African Election (Dogwoof): Documentary directed by Jarreth J. Merz and Kevin Merz which explores elections in Africa. [Selected cinemas / PG]

Resistance (Metrodome): Drama set in 1944 about a group of women in an isolated Welsh village who wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished. Directed by Amit Gupta, it stars Andrea Riseborough, Tom Wlaschiha and Michael Sheen. [Selected cinemas / 15]

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