Are ewe ready for the first batch of new films for 2015? Feeling a bit sheepish? The kids have baa-rly gone back to school and you're thinking about half term? Well, here are the movies that are coming up soon, including the Shaun The Sheep Movie! So if the kids bleat that they are bored, here are some ideas.
Shaun The Sheep Movie (U) When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he baa-rgained for! Shaun’s mischief accidentally causes the Farmer to be taken away from the farm, so it’s up to Shaun and the flock to travel to the Big City to rescue him.
Will Shaun find the Farmer in the strange and unfamiliar world of the City before he’s lost forever? Starring Shaun the Sheep, The Farmer, Timmy, Bitzer and all your woolly favourites.
Peppa Pig: The Golden Boots (U) Grab your wellies and come along to Empire Cinemas for one hour of Peppa Pig fun! In this exciting cinema experience you can join Peppa and friends for five fantastic episodes on the big screen! Starring Peppa Pig, George, Mum, Dad along with Jen, Derek and Kemi from Milkshake!
Project Alamanac (12A) As a group of friends discover plans for a time machine, they build it and use it to fix their problems and personal gain. But as the future falls apart with disasters, and each of them disappear little by little, they must travel back to the past to make sure they never invent the machine or face the destruction of humanity. Starring Jonny Weston, Amy Landecker and Sofia Black-D'Elia.
Jupiter Ascending (12A) Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. When Caine, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along—her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. Starring Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne and Mila Kunis.
Paddington (Cert U) Adapted from Michael Bond’s beloved books, Paddington follows the comic misadventures of a polite young bear with an endearing talent for comic chaos.
Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy. She smuggles her young nephew on board a boat bound for England when an earthquake destroys their home, and arriving alone at Paddington Station, the bear meets the kindly Brown family. They find him with a label tied around his neck which reads ‘Please look after this bear. Thank you.’ They name him Paddington, and the rest, as they say, is history. Starring Nicole Kidman, Peter Capaldi, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Bonneville, Matt Lucas with Ben Wishaw as the voice of Paddington.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Cert 12A) The epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. The Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now must face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon, Smaug, upon the defenceless men, women and children of Lake-town. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood and almost anybody who is anybody in British cinema.
Annie (Cert PG) Remake of the much loved musical film version from 1982. Wealthy businessman Benjamin Stacks comes to the aid of a young girl living in an orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Starring Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis.
Into the Woods (Cert PG) is a modern twist on several of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories with an original story involving a baker and his wife who wish to begin a family but have a witch’s curse on them. With the music of Stephen Sondheim and starring Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, James Cordon, Anna Kendrick and Lucy Punch.