At The Flix: The Grinch, Widows & Overlord

The Grinch (G)

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Angela Lansbury

Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier

Genre: Christmas, Family, Comedy, Animation

Release Date: 9 Nov

Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic, The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit.  Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.


Widows (16)

Starring:  Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Director: Steve McQueen

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Release Date: 9 Nov (Previews 6 Nov)

Academy Award winning director Steve McQueen is back with this thrilling story. Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.


Overlord (18)

Starring:  Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier

Director: Julius Avery

Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery

Release Date: 9 Nov (Previews Wed 7 & Thur 8 Nov)

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that's crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord is a thrilling, pulse-pounding action adventure with a twist.