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January Film Guide

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There’s no better escape from the cold weather and dark nights than a trip to the cinema so we’ve rounded up some of the best films to see at ODEON this January. Now all you need to do is gather friends, kids, family and loved ones and get ready to experience the magic of the big screen.

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MOLLY’S GAME (15)

Release date: 1st January

‘Molly’s Game’ is the gripping story of Molly Bloom, a potential Olympic skier who, after her dreams are dashed, heads to Los Angeles and sets up high-stakes poker games. Aaron Sorkin, the writer of ‘The Social Network’, makes his directorial debut with ‘Molly’s Game’, starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner.

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD

Release date: 5th January

In 1973, a young man named Paul was kidnapped and held to ransom. But his grandfather, despite having ‘All The Money In The World’, didn’t want to pay the kidnappers. A harrowing true story, ‘All The Money In The World’ boasts an all-star cast including Christopher Plummerr, Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg.

HOSTILES

Release date: 5th January

1892, New Mexico – legendary Army captain Joseph J. Blocker (Christian Bale) undertakes one final mission before retirement: escort Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) – a dying Cheyenne war chief – and his family back to sacred tribal lands.  A heroic odyssey of survival, HOSTILES becomes a story not about the miles travelled nor the battles fought, but the journey towards respect, reconciliation and forgiveness.

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

Release date: 12th January

Mildred Hayes’ daughter Angela was murdered months ago, and the police still haven’t made any arrests. To get their attention, she buys advertising space on ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. A biting black comedy from the director of ‘In Bruges’, ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ stars Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.

DARKEST HOUR (PG)

Release date: 12th January

Winston Churchill was no-one’s first choice for Prime Minister. But in Great Britain’s ‘Darkest Hour’, through his refusal to surrender and determination to fight on, he became their last hope. Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour’, a critically-acclaimed biopic that features one of his finest performances.

INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY

Release date: 12th January

Brilliant parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier returns once more for ‘Insidious: The Last Key’, which sees her tackle her most terrifying and personal haunting yet: in her own family home.

THE POST (12A)

Release date: 19th January

‘The Post’ chronicles the efforts of the Washington Post’s publisher and editor to get the Pentagon Papers – classified documents about a US government cover-up of its actions in Vietnam – published. Steven Spielberg marshals an all-star cast including Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep for ‘The Post’, an incredible true story about fighting for the truth at all costs.

DOWNSIZING (15)

Release date: 19th January

As a solution to over-population, scientists have discovered a way to shrink people to five inches tall. Intrigued by the possibilities, Paul and Audrey decide to give ‘Downsizing’ a try. Experience ‘Downsizing’ for yourself in this high-concept comedy from the director of ‘The Descendants’, starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig and Christoph Waltz.

EARLY MAN

Release date: 26th January

Set at the dawn of time, ‘Early Man’ follows young caveman Dug on an epic quest to save his tribe from a mighty enemy and his Bronze Age city. The latest extraordinary claymation adventure from the creators of ‘Wallace And Gromit’ and ‘Chicken Run’, ‘Early Man’ features the voices of Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams.

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE 

Release date: 26th January

The epic finale to the saga, ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ sees Thomas and the Gladers going on one last, desperate mission to find a cure for the Flare.

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