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Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy, Spotlight is a tense investigative dramatic-thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest cover-ups in modern times.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
5

 

When four generations of the Cooper family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all towards a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of Christmas. 

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
1

 

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
4

 

Gerry (Ben Mendelsohn) is a talented poker player, but his gambling habit is getting the best of him. One day, he meets a charismatic young traveller named Curtis (Ryan Reynolds).

Deeming Curtis his lucky charm, Gerry convinces him that they should hit the road together. As they gamble their way down South toward a legendary high-stakes poker game in New Orleans, the trip's highs and lows unveil the duo's true character and motivation, and an undeniable bond forms between them.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
4

 

The Walk is the remarkable true story of a young dreamer, Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and a band of unlikely recruits who together achieve the impossible: an illegal wire walk in the immense void between the World Trade Centre towers. With little more than nerve and blind ambition, Petit and his ragtag crew overcome daunting physical obstacles, betrayals, countless close calls and overwhelming odds to beat the system and execute their mad plan.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
2
Robert DeNiro Anne Hathaway

 

Starting a new job can be a difficult challenge, especially if you're already retired. Looking to get back into the game, 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site. Ben soon becomes popular with his younger co-workers, including Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), the boss and founder of the company. Whittaker's charm, wisdom and sense of humour help him develop a special bond and growing friendship with Jules.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
4

 

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
5
Reese Witherspoon

 

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash, and perhaps misguided decision. With no experience whatsoever, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
5

 

The hotly anticipated David Ayer WW2 movie FURY closed the 58th BFI London Film Festival last night.

It is April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
3
Benedict Cumberbatch

 

Opening this year’s BFI London Film Festival was The Imitation Game. A suspense/drama based on true events; Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts that the country deemed illegal.

Cinema-Scoop.com Rating:
4

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