LondonNet's Top 10 Films




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Week ending Tuesday 24 January 2017

La La Land.  Photo: Dale Robinette. Copyright: Lionsgate Films. All Rights Reserved.1. [1] La La Land (12A)
Aspiring actress Mia works as a barista in between auditions, which always seem to end in disappointment. On a traffic-jammed Los Angeles freeway, she crosses paths with talented pianist Sebastian, who reveres jazz in its purest form but is forced to compromise his artistic integrity…
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Silence. Photo: Kerry Brown. Copyright: 2016 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.2. [3] Silence (15)
In 1640 Macao, Father Valignano receives a letter which suggests Father Ferreira has publicly denounced God. Young priests Sebastiao Rodrigues and Francisco Garupe refuse to believe the correspondence and persuade Father Valignano to allow them to seek out their mentor...
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Manchester By The Sea. Copyright: Studio Canal. All Rights Reserved.3. [2] Manchester By The Sea (15)
Lee Chandler receives a telephone call from family friend George. His older brother Joe has suffered a heart attack. By the time Lee arrives at the hospital, Joe has passed and the younger sibling must break the tragic news to his truculent 16-year-old nephew, Patrick...
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Photo: Jonathan Olley. Copyright: 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.4. [7] Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A)
The Galactic Empire begins construction of a new superweapon called the Death Star. The Rebel Alliance recruits Jyn Erso to steal the design schematics as part of a crack team including Cassian Andor and an enforcer droid called K-2SO, whose memory has been wiped...
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Passengers. Copyright: Sony Pictures Releasing. All Rights Reserved.5. [6] Passengers (12A)
Mankind launches the Starship Avalon, loaded with over 5,000 people in deep sleep. This precious cargo is heading for the distant colony planet of Homestead II. Thirty years into the journey, mechanical engineer Jim Preston and journalist Aurora Dunn wake prematurely...
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Arrival. Photo: Jan Thijs. Copyright: Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.6. [10] Arrival (12A)
Twelve giant obloid spacecraft enter Earth's atmosphere and descend over separate locations. US Army Colonel Weber recruits emotionally scarred linguistics expert Dr Louise Banks to decipher the language used by the alien visitors...
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A United Kingdom. Copyright: Pathe Distribution. All Rights Reserved.7. [8] A United Kingdom (12A)
Seretse Khama, heir apparent to the nation of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), is studying law in 1947 London. At a dance organised by the London Missionary Society, Seretse falls in love with typist Ruth Williams and they plan to marry...
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A Monster Calls. Photo: Quim Vives. Copyright: 2015 A Monster Calls A.I.E. All Rights Reserved.8. [5] A Monster Calls (12A)
Thirteen-year-old Conor O'Malley is in denial about the dark shadow hanging over his mother Lizzie. As darkness falls, the yew tree which stands guard over the nearby church magically comes to life and morphs into a gnarled creature. The behemoth visits Conor and promises to share three parables…
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The Eagle Huntress. Copyright: Altitude Releasing. All Rights Reserved.9. [-] The Eagle Huntress (U)
Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan is part of a proud Kazakh family, which has trained eagle hunters for 12 generations. She trains for months with her father to prove the doubters wrong and compete at the prestigious Golden Eagle Festival...
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Sully: Miracle On The Hudson. Copyright: 2016 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc, Village Roadshow Films (BVI) Limited and RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLC. All Rights Reserved.10. [-] Sully: Miracle On The Hudson (12A)
On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 suffers multiple bird strikes after take-off, which necessitates an emergency landing. Captain Chesley Sullenberger, known affectionately as Sully, draws on years of experience to glide the stricken Airbus A320 onto the Hudson River...
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