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New films and DVDs for January 2016

Written by · Published Dec 31, 2015

Legend

Legend

Legend

A thrilling account of the notorious Cray twins, portrayed by Tom Hardy. The brothers who terrorised East London in the 1950s and ’60s with their criminal empire are powerfully brought to life.

Everest

Everest

A fictionalised take on the real-life struggle of two climbers in 1996 (Jason Clarke and Josh Brolin), who were consumed by a violent storm during their ascent of the summit of Mount Everest. The storm was recorded as one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered on the peak. The teams are forced to fight against harsh winds and freezing temperatures in order to survive.

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Late ’80s southern Los Angeles, an avant-garde hip-hop group forms and changes the state of play of the revolutionary genre forever. With Dr Dre and Ice Cube (original members of the N.W.A) as co-producers, this biographical drama makes for enthralling viewing.

45 years

45 years

British drama about past loves and long-term marriage starring Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay. With a week to go before a party to celebrate their 45th anniversary, Kate and Geoff receive crushing news of Geoff’s ex-girlfriend, whose body has been recovered among the Swiss Alps, 50 years after she went missing. The news causes a rupture between the couple.

The visit

The visit

An American found-footage horror film about two children who meet and stay with their grandparents for the first time. However, the seemingly delightful, Pennsylvania couple begin to disturb their grandchildren with their increasingly disturbing behaviours and strange house-rules.

No escape

No escape

American businessman Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson) and his family relocate to Southeast Asia for Jack’s career. However, the family discovers that their new life has begun in the middle of a political uprising. Armed rebels attack the hotel where they’re staying, ordered to kill any foreigners that they encounter. In the midst of complete anarchy, Jack must find a way to save his loved ones from the violence erupting all around them.

Brandon King

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