At The Flix: Stan & Ollie, The Upside & Moulin Rouge! - #BringItBack
Stan & Ollie (PG)
Starring: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly
Director: Jon S. Baird
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Release Date: 11 Jan
The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.
The Upside (12A)
Starring: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman
Director: Neil Burger
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: 12 Jan
Bryan Cranston stars as Phillip, a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell (played by Kevin Hart) who is a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom as fun-loving Dell shows curmudgeonly Phillip that life is worth living.
Moulin Rouge! - #BringItBack (12A)
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Release Date: 11 Jan
Omniplex Cinemas Bring It Back with a classic from 2001! The year is 1899, and Christian, a young English writer, has come to Paris to follow the Bohemian revolution taking hold of the city's drug and prostitute infested underworld. And nowhere is the thrill of the underworld more alive than at the Moulin Rouge, a night club where the rich and poor men alike come to be entertained by the dancers, but things take a wicked turn for Christian as he starts a deadly love affair with the star courtesan of the club, Satine. But her affections are also coveted by the club's patron: the Duke. A dangerous love triangle ensues as Satine and Christian attempt to fight all odds to stay together but a force that not even love can conquer is taking its toll on Satine...