UK Cinema Releases: Friday 16th December 2011


Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Warner Bros): The second film to the enormously succcessful steampunk version of Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective. This story sees Holmes (Robert Downey Jnr) and Dr. Watson (Jude Law) face off against Moriarty (Jared Harris). Directed again by Guy Ritchie, it co-stars Ice T (!), Rachel McAdams and Stephen Fry. [Nationwide / 12A]

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (20th Century Fox): The third installment of this money-spinning family franchises sees Alvin, Simon, Theodore and the Chipettes become ‘chipwrecked’ on a desert island. Directed by Mike Mitchell, it features Justin Long, Jesse McCartney, Matthew Gray Gubler and Anna Faris. [Nationwide / U]


Dreams of a Life (Dogwoof): Documentary about a single thirtysomething woman named Joyce Vincent, whose dead body was found in 2006 three years after she had actually died. Directed by Carol Morley, it has a powerful central theme (urban lonlieness) but one gets the sense that there are some key questions left unanswered. But maybe that is the point? [Selected cinemas / 12A]

Wreckers (Artificial Eye): Drama about a couple (Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy) who move to a village to start a family but are disrupted by the husband’s brother. Directed by D.R. Hood, it co-stars Shaun Evans. [Selected cinemas / 15]

> Get local cinema showtimes atย Google Moviesย orย FindAnyFilm
>ย Recent UK DVD & Blu-ray releases