At The Flix: A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Zombieland 2: Double Tap & Official Secrets

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (G)

Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Joe Sugg

Director: Will Becher, Richard Phelan

Genre: Animation, Adventure

Release Date: Fri 18 October

Shaun the Sheep is back for this fun, furry sequel! Strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visitor from far across the galaxy… When the intergalactic visitor – an impish and adorable alien called LU-LA – crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun soon sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and adventure and sets off on a mission to shepherd LU-LA home. Her magical alien powers, irrepressible mischief and galactic sized burps soon have the flock enchanted.  Shaun takes his new extra-terrestrial friend on the road to Mossingham Forest to find her lost spaceship, unaware that a sinister alien-hunting agency is on their trail. Can Shaun and the flock avert Farmageddon on Mossy Bottom Farm before it’s too late?


Zombieland 2: Double Tap (16)

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone

Director: Ruben Fleischer

Genre: Comedy, Action

Release Date: Fri 18 October

A decade after Zombieland became a hit film and a cult classic, the lead cast (Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone) have reunited for Zombieland: Double Tap. In the sequel, through comic mayhem that stretches from the White House and through the heartland, these four slayers must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, makeshift family.


Official Secrets (15A)

Starring: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

Director: Gavin Hood

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Release Date: Fri 18 October

She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. In 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Katharine receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain's help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Katharine makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Katharine and her family directly in harm's way.