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Best New Films: December

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From gripping dramas to Yuletide classics, grab the popcorn and get your cinema fix with our edit of December’s must-see movies…

Happy End

Drama about a well-off French family living in a bourgeois bubble in northern France, oblivious to the human misery unfolding in migrant camps around the port town of Calais, a few miles from their home.

In cinemas now

 

Bingo - The King Of The Mornings

Daniel Rezende's biopic tells the story of Augusto Mendes, a young rising actor, seeking his place in the spotlight. He finally finds success and fame when he becomes “Bingo”, a TV host clown from one of the audience leader’s TV shows for children, but a clause on his contract forbids him to reveal his identity.

In cinemas from 15th December

 

Human Flow

Human Flow is director and artist Ai Weiwei's detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

In cinemas from 8th December

 

Love, Cecil

Rupert Everett narrates designer Cecil Beaton’s diaries in Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s sympathetic study of his life and influence on British style.

In cinemas now

 

Most Beautiful Island

A chilling portrait of an undocumented young woman's struggle for survival as she finds redemption from a tortured past in a dangerous game.

In cinemas now

 

Mountain

Cinematic and musical collaboration between acclaimed director Jennifer Peedom (SHERPA) and the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), one of the greatest chamber orchestras in the world. Feature documentary exploring the troubled and triumphant history of our timeless fascination with mountains.

In cinemas from 15th December

 

The Muppet Christmas Carol

An oldie but a goodie, this classic Christmas flick will be re-released in cinemas just in time for the festive season.

In cinemas from 4th December

 

Shot Caller

Recently released from prison, a gang member finds himself forced by his leaders to orchestrate a major crime with a rival gang.

In cinemas from 15th December

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.

In cinemas from 14th December

 

Stronger

The inspiring real-life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world when he becomes a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

In cinemas from 8th December

 

The Man Who Invented Christmas

This enchanting biopic tells the backstory of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, focusing on Dickens himself, and what inspired him to write this classic Christmas tale.

In cinemas now

 

Blade of the Immortal

Cursed with immortality, a highly skilled samurai in feudal Japan promises to help a young woman avenge the death of her parents. Their mission leads them into a bloody battle with a ruthless warrior and his band of master swordsmen.

In cinemas from 8th December

 

The Dinner

As two couples dine at an upscale restaurant, their polite discourse disguises the fact that they are struggling with weighty family issues.

In cinemas from 8th December

 

The Disaster Artist

When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor and model, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

In cinemas from 6th December

 

The Prince of Nothingwood

French radio journalist Sonia Kronlund chronicles the life and work of the Afghan self-made filmmaker and star Salim Shaheen.

In cinemas from 15th December

 

Wonder

Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the inspiring, heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

In cinemas now
 

Brigsby Bear

Comedy-drama about a children’s TV programme ‘Brigsby Bear Adventures’, produced for an audience of one: James Pope. When the series abruptly ends, Pope's life changes forever as he sets out to finish the storyline himself.

In cinemas from 8th December
 

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