At The Flix: Only the Brave, The Spy Who Loved Me & Paddington 2

Only the Brave (12A)

Starring: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Genre: Biography, Drama

Release Date: 10th November

In 2007 Prescott, Arizona, Eric Marsh of the Prescott Fire Department is frustrated fighting forest fires when the Type 1 or "Hotshot" front line forest fire fighting crews from afar overrule his operational suggestions to his area's sorrow. To change that, Marsh gets approval from the Mayor to attempt to organize an unprecedented certified municipal-based Hotshot crew for Prescott. To that end, Marsh needs new recruits, which includes the young wastrel, Brendan McDonough, to undergo the rigorous training and qualification testing for the most dangerous of fire fighting duty. Along the way, the new team meets the challenge and the hailed Granite Mountain Hotshots are born. In doing so, all the men, especially McDonough, are changed as new experience and maturity is achieved in fire-forged camaraderie. All this is put to the test in 2013 with the notorious Yarnell Hill Fire that will demand efforts and sacrifices no one can ignore.


The Spy Who Loved Me (PG) #BringItBack

Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens

Director: Lewis Gilbert

Genre:  Action, Adventure, Thriller

Release Date: Showing on the 13th November as part of #BringItBack season in Omniplex Cork

James Bond is back again and his new mission is to find out how a Royal Navy Polaris submarine holding sixteen nuclear warheads simply disappears whilst on patrol. Bond joins Major Anya Amasova and takes on a a web-handed mastermind, known as Karl Stromberg, as well as his henchman Jaws, who has a mouthful of metal teeth. Bond must track down the location of the missing submarine before the warheads are fired.


Paddington 2 (G)

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Sally Hawkins, Ben Whishaw

Director:  Paul King

Genre:  Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Release Date: 10th November

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.