Here are the films coming your way in the next few weeks and up to the October half term holiday.
Boxtrolls (PG) Beneath the charming cobblestone streets of Cheesebridge dwell the Boxtrolls, an underground cavern-dwelling community of quirky and lovable oddballs who wear recycled cardboard boxes the way turtles wear their shells. The Boxtrolls have raised an orphaned human boy as one of their own.
When the Boxtrolls are targeted by a villainous pest exterminator the kind-hearted band of tinkerers must turn to their adopted charge and an adventurous rich girl to bridge two worlds amidst the winds of change – and cheese. With the voices of Ben Kingsley, Elle Fanning, Toni Collette and Simon Pegg
The Book Of Life (TBA) Tells of the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. With the voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Ron Perlman and Christina Applegate.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (TBA) Based on the book by Judith Viorst, Alexander experiences a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he is not alone when his brother, sister, mom, and dad all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days. Starring Jennifer Garner, Steve Carrell and Ed Oxenbould.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (12A) 80’s favourites Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael return to the big screen to face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York, helped as ever by journalist April O’Neill. Starring Megan Fox, Johnny Knoxville, William Fichtner and Will Arnett.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang return and are challenging each other to dragon races. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the centre of a battle to protect the peace. Now, Hiccup and Toothless must unite to stand up for what they believe while recognizing that only together do they have the power to change the future of both men and dragons. With the voices of Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig, America Ferrera.
The Nut Job (U) Surly, a mischievous squirrel, plans a heist to get into his town’s biggest nut shop in order to help his pals in the park gather food to survive the winter. Together with his sidekick, Buddy, he will assemble a ragtag crew to help him get inside – and take them on a fun-filled adventure they’ll never forget. With the voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson and Katherine Heigl.