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USA/UK, 2015, Cert 15, 118 minutes. Director: Lenny Abrahamson.
Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridges.
Room tells the extraordinary story of a spirited 5 yr old boy, Jack, who is brought up by his nurturing mother playing games and telling stories whilst living trapped in a 10ft square space. Jack’s growing curiosity and his mother’s stretched resilience cause them to enact a risky escape plan. An Oscar winning drama.
USA, 2016, Cert 15, 100 minutes. Director: Pablo Larrain.
Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig.
Oscar nominated and BAFTA awarded biographical drama.
Following the assassination of President JF Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through trauma and grief to console her children and define her husband’s legacy and place in history.
THE BIG SHORT
USA, Cert 15, 130 minutes. Director: Adam McKay.
Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling.
In this fast paced film four men from the world of high finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of 2005.They then take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Oscar winning biographical drama.
USA, 1967, Cert PG, 88 minutes. Director: Mel Brooks.
Starring: Gene Wilder, Zero Mostel, Estelle Winwood.
An Oscar winning timeless comedy classic about a theatrical producer down on his luck who romances old ladies to finance his efforts.
Together with his timid accountant he plots to make a flop and make his fortune with "Springtime for Hitler".
A UNITED KINGDOM
USA/UK, Cert 12A,111 minutes. Director: Amma Asante.
Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike.
A biographical romance set in 1940s Britain, this film depicts King Seretse Khama of Botswana and his marriage to a white British clerk, Ruth Williams, who he meets and falls in love with whilst studying law in London. This puts his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.