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Week ending Tuesday 15 January 2019

The Favourite. Photo: Yorgos Lanthimos. Copyright: 2018 Fox Searchlight Pictures. All Rights Reserved.1. [1] The Favourite (15)
Abigail Hill arrives unceremoniously at the court of Queen Anne, seeking employment as a scullery maid. She recognises the key to bettering her positioning is winning the queen's fickle favour. Consequently, Abigail launches a charm offensive to catch Anne's eye...
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Stan & Ollie. Photo: Aimee Spinks. Copyright: Entertainment One. All Rights Reserved.2. [8] Stan & Ollie (PG)
In 1953, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy tour the UK and Ireland with a stage show of skits that promises to let them "go out with a bang". The duo's adoring wives Ida and Lucille offer moral support as Oliver's health suffers, throwing the fate of the tour and the men's futures into doubt...
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Colette. Copyright: Lionsgate Films. All Rights Reserved.3. [2] Colette (15)
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette marries well-regarded author Henry Gauthier-Villars, who writes under the name Willy. He encourages his wife to document her formative years on the page. Henry takes the credit for her first book Claudine A L'Ecole, which becomes a literary sensation...
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Roma. Copyright: Netflix. All Rights Reserved.4. [4] Roma (15)
Cleo works long hours in 1970s Mexico City as a maid in the home of Antonio and his wife Sofia. Over the course of 12 turbulent months, Cleo witnesses fissures in her employers' marriage against a backdrop of social and political unrest in the city. The maid faces her own romantic woes...
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Bohemian Rhapsody. Photo: Alex Bailey. Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.5. [3] Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Lead guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bassist John Deacon are on the hunt for a new singer for their band. The flamboyant Freddie Mercury seizes his moment in the spotlight and he inspires the group to think outside of the box with the operatic song Bohemian Rhapsody...
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RBG. Copyright: Dogwoof. All Rights Reserved.6. [5] RBG (PG)
A documentary portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who became only the second female Associate Justice of The Supreme Court of the United States, continuing a legacy which began in the 1970s when she operated as a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union...
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Petta. Copyright: Murugan Talkies Ltd. All Rights Reserved.7. [-] Petta (12A)
College hostel warden Kaali is at the centre of community life. His easy-going manner and charm endear Kaali to everyone he encounters and he cultivates a unique aura. Kaali nurtures romance between students Anwar and Anu, and creates conflict with final year student Michael...
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Mary Poppins Returns. Photo: Jay Maidment. Copyright: 2018 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.8. [7] Mary Poppins Returns (U)
It has been a year since Michael Banks lost his wife Kate, and with it the light in his heart. He is three months in arrears on a bank loan secured against 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Thankfully, a high-flying kite snags magical nanny Mary Poppins, who descends serenely with toes pointing out...
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Free Solo. Copyright: Dogwoof. All Rights Reserved.9. [6] Free Solo (12A)
Alex Honnold is a professional adventure rock climber, who has made headlines around the world by scaling the world's most feared rock faces without a rope to break his fall. This documentary follows Honnold as he prepares to scale the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park...
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A Star Is Born. Photo: Clay Enos. Copyright: 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.10. [-] A Star Is Born (15)
Jackson Maine is a veteran of the music scene, whose star twinkles less brightly even though he continues to fill stadia with adoring fans. Following a concert, he heads to the nearest bar for a drink where he is dazzled by one of the performers, Ally...
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