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WORLD WAR Z (15)
Big-budget apocalyptic thriller starring Brad Pitt. UN employee and committed family man Gerry Lane is forced to abandon his wife and children when a global pandemic hits, turning ordinary people into violent subhuman monsters with an insatiable appetite for human flesh. Due to the nature of his job, Gerry is deemed one of the very few people left on Earth with the ability to find the source of the virus and ultimately a cure, but will he be able to do so before the last remnants of humanity are completely eradicated? (116 mins)

ROBOT AND FRANK (12)
Set in the near future, Frank (Frank Langella), a retired cat burglar, has two grown children who are concerned he can no longer live alone. Against the old mans wishes his son buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. Reluctantly, Frank begins to accept his new digital companion, seeing an opportunity to use Robots unique skills to try their luck as a heist team. However, the uncomfortable realities of a changing world & his worsening dementia threaten to take beyond what any reboot can do for him. This endearing & unusual drama is both touching & humorous with a superb performance from Langella. With Susan Sarandon & James Marsden. (85 mins)

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (PG)
Stunning, epic fantasy adventure directed by Sam Raimi. Acting as a prequel to the classic The Wizard of Oz, the film explores how the titular hero, Oscar Diggs (James Franco), an unsuccessful circus magician in Kansas, finds his way to the magical land of Oz. Seeing a world of opportunity, Oz believes his luck has changed when he is introduced to three witches, who suggest that he is destined for true greatness. Before Oscar can realise his true potential, he must journey through Oz & face the problems that haunt the fantastic land. (130 mins)

CLOUD ATLAS (15)
From the creators of The Matrix trilogy & the director of Run Lola Run, this powerful & inspiring sci fi epic, adapted from David Mitchells novel, explores how the actions & consequences of various individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. A dazzling tour de force. Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Susan Sarandon, Hugo Weaving & Hugh Grant. (172 mins)

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (12A)
Supernatural teenage fantasy drama, adapted from the novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. A mysterious young girl, Lena, moves to a new school in Gatlin, South Carolina, quickly grabbing the attention of local boy Ethan. When it is revealed that Lena is in fact a Caster with magic powers and only has a short time before she faces claiming by either the light or dark side, the pair set out to find a way to prevent her from going evil, as her mother did. As they do, they unlock the secrets of their past and discover they share a connection through history. Starring Jeremy Irons & Emma Thompson. (124 mins)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN -VAMPIRE HUNTER (15)
Supernatural horror fantasy based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, who also wrote the screenplay. Benjamin Walker stars as Abraham Lincoln, the 19th-century United States president, who is fictionally portrayed in the film as having a secret identity as a vampire hunter. After Lincolns mother is killed by a supernatural creature, he makes it his lifes mission to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers. Dominic Cooper and Rufus Sewell co-star. (100 mins)
THE INKEEPERS (15)
The venerable Yankee Pedlar Inn is about to shut its doors for good after over a century of service. Believed by many to be one of New Englands most haunted hotels, the last remaining employees -Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke (Pat Healy)- are determined to uncover proof before it shuts down for good. As the Inns final days draw near, odd guests check in as the pair of ghost hunters begin to experience strange and disturbing events that may ultimately cause them to be mere footnotes in the hotels long unexplained history. (102 mins)

PROMETHEUS (15)
Ridley Scott helms this sci-fi thriller starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron and Guy Pearce. After finding fragments of Alien DNA, a team of scientists travels into space to investigate the origins of human life on Earth. Their journey takes them into the darkest corners of the universe but their very inquisitiveness ends up posing a threat to the future existence of humankind. The scientists now find themselves tested to their mental and physical limits as they fight a desperate battle to preserve the future of the human race. (124 mins)

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS (15)
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for when they discover an assortment of curious relics and a mysterious book that should most definitely not be read.. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods in this bizzare horror with a touch of black comedy. Starring Kristen Connolly and Chris Hemsworth. (95 mins)
THE CHERNOBYL DIARIES (15)
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them in his camper van to the abandoned city Pripyat. This former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor is now just an eerie, desolate and supposedly deserted wasteland. However, during their exploration, the van is sabotaged leaving them stranded. They soon discover they are not alone and must face a terrifying life and death struggle with unimaginable horrors. (86 mins)  

DARK SHADOWS (12A)
In 1772, a witch dooms inveterate playboy Barnabas Collins to a fate worse than death: turning him into a vampire and burying him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to his ancestral manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better. Director Tim Burton brings his trademark imaginative and visual flair to this tongue in cheek adaptation of the long running US mini series. Starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter & Eva Green. (113 mins)
THE RAVEN (12)
John Cusack stars in this period crime thriller as Gothic writer Edgar Allen Poe. When a string of murders takes place across 19th-century Baltimore, detective Emmett Fields realises that the crimes resemble the fictional murders published weekly in the local newspaper by struggling writer and social misfit Edgar Allan Poe. Suspecting that the killer is using Poes writings as inspiration, Fields approaches the author for his help with snaring the killer. The stakes are raised even higher when someone close to Poe comes under threat. Can he draw on his impressive powers of logic and imagination to stop the killer? (111 mins)
THE WOMAN IN BLACK (12A)
Based on the novel by Susan Hill, a young lawyer finds himself battling to contain the ghost of a dead woman bent on destruction. When Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) embarks on an assignment to a remote village, he discovers that the locals live in fear of a mysterious figure known as the Woman in Black. Arthurs investigations lead him to believe that the woman is a ghost, haunted by her inability to save her son from drowning. When she turns her attention towards Arthurs own son, the lawyer must confront the spectre head on in this critically acclaimed, heart stopping supernatural thriller. (95 mins)

RED RIDING HOOD (12)
A Gothic retelling of the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale. Amanda Seyfried is beautiful Valerie, whose parents have arranged a match for her with the wealthy Henry. But Valerie is in love with Peter & the two plan to run away together. However, a werewolf attack on Valeries sister throws their plans into disarray. As the death toll continues to rise, the villagers are horrified to discover that the wolf, who takes human form by day, is living among them. (99 mins)

SCREAM 4 (15)
Ten years on from the events of the previous film, Sidney Prescott has finally managed to put the horrific events of her past behind her and returns to her hometown of Woodsboro on a promotional tour for her self-help book. Unfortunately, the Ghostface Killer has chosen the anniversary of the Woodsboro murders to begin a new killing spree and this time he is broadcasting the whole thing live on the internet. Starring Neve Campbell & Courtney Cox. (111 mins)

THE RESIDENT (15)
Hilary Swank stars in this Hammer-produced psychological thriller. After separating from her husband, young doctor Juliet Dermer moves into a spacious loft apartment in Brooklyn. However, a series of mysterious occurrences soon lead her to suspect that she is not alone in her home and she eventually makes the terrifying discovery that she is being stalked by her seemingly charming landlord Max. (87 mins)

THE WOLFMAN (15)
Elaborate remake of the 1941 horror film of the same name set in the 1880s. Benicio Del Toro stars as Lawrence Talbot, a gentleman tormented by the death of his mother who returns to the ancestral home to discover that something horrifyingly strong with a seemingly unquenchable thirst for blood has been terrorising the villagers during the full moon. Anthony Hopkins & Emily Blunt co-star in this gruesome tale with great special effects. (102 mins)

THE FINAL DESTINATION (18)
In this fourth instalment, a day at the races turns grisly after Nick has a nightmare about one of the cars crashing and killing him and all his friends. He manages to warn them and they escape the grisly accident but little do the survivors know that this is only the beginning, as Death sets out to collect those who evaded their fate in a series of ever more creative and gruesome ways. (79 mins)

DRAG ME TO HELL (15)

Ambitious young bank officer Christine is approached by a mysterious old woman, asking for an increase on her mortgage. In order to safeguard her promotion prospects and impress her boss, Christine denies her the loan. In retaliation, the old woman places a powerful curse on Christine, turning her life into a living hell. As evil forces close in, Christine must now face the unthinkable in order to break free of the curse. Scary supernatural horror (99 mins)

TORMENTED (15)

British comedy horror starring Alex Pettyfer. Darren Mullet, an awkward, asthmatic schoolboy is driven to suicide by his tormented life, in which he is ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and constantly bullied at school. Following his suicide, he returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit they will never forget. (91 mins)

THE UNINVITED (15)

Supernatural horror starring Emily Browning as Anna, a young woman who returns home to her family after a spell in a mental hospital following the death of her mother. Her recovery is hampered by the presence of a mysterious new stepmother, Rachael and various ghostly happenings in the family home. When Anna sets out to discover the true identity of her father's new wife, she uncovers a truth more shocking than she could have imagined. (87 mins)

MY BLOODY VALENTINE (18)

Slasher horror based on the original 1981 film. Tom returns home to the small mining town of Harmony on the tenth anniversary of the Valentines night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders and it seems that his old flame is the only one who believes he is innocent. (101 mins)

MIRRORS (18)

In New York, former detective Ben Carson (Kiefer Sutherland) is hired to work as security guard of a department store that was partially destroyed by fire many years ago. After a couple of nights, Ben sees weird images in the mirrors, but due to his alcoholic past, his ex wife believes he has hallucinations as a side effect of his medication. However Ben discovers that there is an evil force in the mirror that is chasing him and jeopardizing his family. (106 mins)

UNDERWORLD - RISE OF THE LYCANS (18)
The third film in this successful series delves into the origins of the centuries old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers and their one-time slaves, the Lycans or werewolves. In the dark ages, a young Lycan named Lucian (Michael Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Bill Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, the beautiful vampire Sonja in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom. (89 mins)

FRIDAY THE 13TH (18)

After making a bloody splash with his remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, director Marcus Nispel tackles another beloved horror franchise. In this bloody, taught remake, summer camp officials find themselves in mortal danger from an unstoppable killer named Jason. (93mins)

THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT (15)

The Campbell family are forced to move to upstate Connecticut in order to be near the clinic where their teenage son  is being treated for cancer. When they begin experiencing disturbing events, they soon discover that their picturesque Victorian home has a dark and disturbing history, and that an unspeakable terror awaits them. (102 mins)

EDEN LAKE (18)
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break at an idyllic lake setting, a young couple are terrorized by a gang of loutish youths and fight back with terrifyingly brutal consequences. (91 mins)

THE STRANGERS (15)
After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive in this heart pounding thriller. (85 mins)

DONKEY PUNCH (18)
After meeting at a night club in a Mediterranean resort, seven young adults decide to continue partying aboard a luxury yacht in the middle of the ocean. But when one of them dies in a freak accident the others argue about what to do, leading to a ruthless fight for survival. Gruesome and frighteningly tense British horror thriller from debut director Olly Blackburn (99 mins)

BOTCHED (15)
Ritchie Donovan is a professional thief whose luck has just run out. The only survivor from a heist that goes terribly wrong, Ritchie is forced to take the rap and is sent to Russia to steal a priceless antique cross, locked in a safe on the penthouse floor of a Moscow skyscraper. Things go rapidly downhill as Ritchie and his Russian accomplices end up trapped by the police on the unused 13th floor in this darkly comic, gory thriller (91 mins)

AWAKE (15)
A psychological thriller that tells the story of a man undergoing heart surgery while experiencing a phenomenon called "anesthetic awareness," which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions while wrestling with her own personal drama. Starring Hayden Christensen & Jessica Alba (84 mins)

THE COTTAGE (18)
Two brothers hatch an ingenious plan to get rich by kidnapping the daughter of a local mob boss. Arriving at a deserted country cottage, everything seems to be in place but Tracey (Jennifer Ellison), their newfound hostage, is determined to put up a fight and some of Arnie's hardened henchmen are on their trail...Entertaining, gory, British comedy horror with Andy Serkis (88 mins)

SHROOMS (18)

A group of American students ingest magic mushrooms during a trip to Ireland. Although they're under the impression that they've acquired the best hallucinogenic money can buy, it's not long before they're convinced there's something sinister lurking in the woods nearby. Is there something picking them off, one by one? Or have the mushrooms begun to have an effect on them? (81 mins)

HALLOWEEN (18) 

Director Rob Zombie re-imagines an iconic horror film - director John Carpenters 1978 classic, Halloween. Seventeen years after a murder rampage, a homicidal killer escapes from the mental facility on Halloween day and begins a murderous trek back home to continue his killing streak and seek resolution to events from his past. (109 mins)

30 DAYS OF NIGHT (15)

Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith's graphic novel claws its way onto the screen with this terrifying thriller. An isolated Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town's husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction. Starring Josh Hartnett (113 mins)

SAW IV (18)

When SWAT Commander Rigg, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw (Tobin Bell), is suddenly abducted and thrust into the madmans harrowing game, the officer has but 90 minutes to overcome a series of interconnected traps…or face the deadly consequences. The genesis of Jigsaws evil is unveiled, exposing the puppet masters true intentions and the sinister plan for his past, present and future victims. Grisly stuff ( 95 mins)

VACANCY (15)

A couple break down in the middle of nowhere. Checking into a remote motel for the night, they turn on the TV and are horrified to find themselves watching a snuff movie actually filmed in their room. Discovering they are trapped in the room with hidden cameras filming them, the couple face a heart-stopping night of terror as they fight for their very survival in this terrifying 2007 shocker starring Kate Beckinsale & Owen Wilson (117 mins)

WHEN A STRANGER CALLS (15)

To Jill, it was the perfect babysitting job. The parents were away. The fridge was stocked and the children were tucked up in bed. Then the phone rings and an ominous voice asks, Have you checked the children? Locked in with the lights out and the curtains drawn, she phones the police, who trace the calls, only to inform her theyre coming from inside the house…so begins a nerve-shattering nightmare of suspense and terror in this 2006 remake   (87 mins)

1408 (15)

2007 spine-tingler tells the chilling tale of Enslin (John Cusack) a debunker of paranormal occurrences, who upon entering the notoriously haunted room 1408 of the Dolphin hotel is thrust into terror beyond all imagining. Based on a short story by Stephen King, this really does have horror in its soul. With Samuel L. Jackson (104 mins)

BLACK CHRISTMAS (15)

Gut wrenching 2007 horror about a group of sorority sisters plagued by sinister phone calls on Christmas Eve from an escaped homicidal maniac who years earlier committed murder at their Sorority house. A not so festive fright-fest guaranteed not to put you in the Christmas spirit. (94 mins)

HOSTEL PART 2 (18)

Three young female college students are enticed by a beautiful East European woman to enter a hostel only to find themselves at the mercy of a depraved group who pay to indulge in unspeakable acts of sadism & torture. This 2007 sequel to Hostel is every bit as gruesome & disturbing as its predecessor. (93 mins)

28 WEEKS LATER (18)

Seven months after the rage virus has annihilated the British isles, the US army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin. In the first wave of returning refugees, a family is reunited--but one of them carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time, it is more dangerous than ever. Gripping 2007 sequel to 28 days Later with Robert Carlyle (99 mins)

THE HILLS HAVE EYES 2 (18)

A team of trainees of the National Guard brings supply to the New Mexico Desert for a group of soldiers and scientists that are installing a monitoring system in Sector 16. They do not find anybody in the camp, and they receive a blurred distress signal from the hills. Their sergeant gathers a rescue team, and they are attacked and trapped by deformed cannibals, having to fight to survive. Blood curdling sequel to the grisly original (89 mins).

THE GRUDGE 2 (15)

In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim. brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt to unlock its secret to save their lives. Chilling 2006 sequel to the 2004 original (102 mins)

PULSE (15)

From horror maestro Wes Craven comes this slick 2006 shocker based on the cult Japanese hit Kairo. After the hideous suicide of her boyfriend, Psychology student Mattie Webber begins to delve into the circumstances behind his death. She uncovers a bizarre doorway between the living and dead worlds. A malevolent force is using wireless technology to cross the barrier between the worlds and feast on the souls of the living... (90 mins)

STAY ALIVE (15)

After the mysterious death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of stay alive, a next generation horror survival videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman known as the Blood Countess. Unable to resist temptation, the group begins to play the grisly game and soon find themselves in deadly trouble as they try to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess. Tense 2006 horror  (85 mins)

REEKER (15)

When a lonely highway is inexplicably closed, five students sharing a ride to a party in the desert find themselves trapped at a recently deserted travel oasis. Ignoring the circumstances, they settle in only to be interrupted by odd, haunting visions of severely mutilated travelers. A dark murderous force is leaving a trail of decay and rot in this heart-stopping 2005 horror  (90 mins)

ILL ALWAYS KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER (15)

When a July 4th prank, based on a frightening legend, results in the accidental death of one of their best friends, the teens swear themselves to secrecy. Their friendship is tested, however, as they drift apart. The following Independence day, they receive threatening messages suggesting someone else knows what happened that fateful Summer evening. Will they be able to stop the horrid legend from coming to life or be killed off one by one by the hook? Tense 2006 second sequel (92 mins)

MORTUARY (18)

The Doyle family moves to rural California to start a new life, ironically to run the long abandoned Fowler Brothers funeral home. The locals fear the place with whispers around town that the land the home lies on is haunted. The Doyle family will soon discover that something lurks beneath the soil – something that raises rotten corpses from their long forgotten graves and feeds on death itself. Gory 2005 horror (94 mins)

AN AMERICAN HAUNTING (15)

Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek star in this 2005 reconstruction of a famous true story. The film covers the only recorded event of a spirit causing the death of a human being. In 19th century Tennessee, the religious Bell family are threatened by an alleged witch because of John Bells dubious business practices. One night Bell is awoken to find his daughter being thrown around her bedroom and harassed by an evil spirit. This is just the start of a terrifying series of events..How will it end? (91 mins)

THE HILLS HAVE EYES (18)

Wes Craven produces this 2006 remake of his 1977 classic. A family traveling through the great American Southwest takes a detour into an area closed off from both the public and society. An area originally used by the U.S. government for nuclear testing which resulted in local inhabitants hideously mutated by the radiation. Soon the family find themselves fighting for their lives against sub-human cannibals in this gruesome and stomach churning horror (105 mins)

SLITHER (15)

A gory, tongue in cheek 2006 horror comedy to scare you and make you laugh. When a meteorite collides with a small town, the local sheriff is soon fighting off millions of slimy slug monsters from outer space. An unashamed tribute to the eye-popping gore of 80s horror films this entertaining horror requires a very strong stomach (95 mins)

WILDERNESS (18)

When a group of young offenders are sent away to a military boot camp on a remote and supposedly uninhabited island, they are taught a lesson that they will never forget. On the island, a stark – raving mad psychopath lies in wait. Trained and equipped like an experienced hunter, the killer kills his victims using deadly booby-traps and ravenous dogs. Tense and exciting (93 mins)

HOSTEL (18)

Controversial and gruesome 2005 account (based on true events) of the terrors that can await us behind closed doors. When two American backpackers are enticed to visit a hostel in Slovakia supposedly filled with beautiful women, the opportunity is too good to miss. However this hostel hides a terrible and dark secret. Director Eli Roth pushes the boundaries of taste in this cold blooded gore-fest (94 mins)

HELLBOY (15)
Hellboy is back, and he’s on fire. From the pages of Mike Mignola’s seminal work, this action-packed story sees the legendary half-demon superhero Hellboy (David Harbour) called to the English countryside to battle a trio of rampaging giants. There he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue (Milla Jovovich), a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal. Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world. This reboot of the popular franchise is a relentless, violent comic book blockbuster that also stars Ian McShane, Sasha Lane & Thomas Haden Church. (120 mins)
PET SEMATARY (15)
Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, this latest remake follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences. Directors Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer create an atmosphere of unease in a taut, crisply paced chiller. (101 mins)

US (15)
After his acclaimed horror film Get Out, visionary director Jordan Peele has written, directed and produced another original nightmare. Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevating, increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, she and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, they discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. An endearing American family is pitted against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves. (120 mins)

VENOM (15)
One of Marvel’s most complex characters takes center stage in this thrilling superhero adventure. Investigative Journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) is trying to take down Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed), the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom, leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so empowering and intoxicating.  Soon, Eddie must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organisation looking for a symbiote of their own. As Eddie and Venom need each other to get what they’re looking for, they become more and more intertwined. (108 mins)

THE PREDATOR (18)
Decades after the first, fateful encounters between elite American forces and the extra-terrestrial Predators who hunt humans for honour and sport, Special Forces Captain McKenna (Boyd Holbrook) encounters a Predator marooned in the Mexican wilderness. But soon after the captive Predator becomes the centrepiece of a top-secret study a deadly new breed of Predator arrives on Earth, with plans that could threaten the entire planet's future. Now McKenna, his son, and a squad of military misfits have to band together to fend off both the alien threat and a human conspiracy - making surprising allies in the process. (118 mins)

THE LITTLE STRANGER (12)
Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1947, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries.  But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life.  When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how terrifyingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own. Adapted from the novel by Sarah Walters, this gothic noir is highly effective in building up an atmosphere of unease and dread. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth WIlson, Will Poulter & Charlotte Rampling. (111 mins)

A QUIET PLACE (15)
2020. civilisation collapses following the arrival of ravening monsters who track by sound and pounce on any creature who makes a noise. After a terrible loss, a family- father, mother, daughter, son - survive on an isolated farm, but the imminent arrival of a new baby imperils their fragile fortress. This is a bravura high-concept monster movie which just doesn’t let up, ratcheting tension with nary a word uttered on screen and boasts great creature design. Director John Krasinski (who also co-stars and writes) and writers Bryan Woods and Scott Beck eliminate almost all of the frills to concentrate on delivering one suspense set-piece built on another. The result is a genuinely original, clever and thoroughly gripping horror thriller that is guaranteed to have audiences on the edge of their seat. With Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds & Noah Jupe. (90 mins)
READY PLAYER ONE (12)
Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg directs this stunning science fiction action adventure, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger. Technically impressive & balancing nostalgia with an involving story, this is pure cinematic Spielberg magic. (139 mins)

GHOST STORIES (15)

Phillip Goodman, professor of psychology, arch-skeptic, the one-man ‘belief buster’ – has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave. His mentor Charles Cameron, the ‘original’ TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet. Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three stories that have shaken Cameron to his core. As Goodman investigates, he meets three haunted people, each with a tale more frightening, uncanny and inexplicable than the last. Based on Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s original Olivier nominated stage production, the same team have co-written and directed this critically acclaimed adaptation for the big screen. Starring Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Andy Nyman & Paul Whitehouse. (97 mins)

THE SHAPE OF WATER (15)
Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a mute, lonely woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab's classified secret -- a mysterious, scaled creature from South America that lives in a water tank. As Elisa develops a unique bond with her new friend, she soon learns that its fate and very survival lies in the hands of a hostile government agent and marine biologist Zelda (Octavia Spencer). Winning the Oscar for Best film, director Guillermo Del Toro’s (Pan’s Labyrinth) unique other-worldly fairy tale is a stunning achievement. Visually ravishing with flawless production design, the emotionally absorbing story is brought vividly to life by a stellar performance from Hawkins and a peerless supporting cast. Drama, Sci-Fi, whimsical fantasy, romance, a captivating ode to past monster movies, 'Beauty and the Beast' fable - the film is all of these and more. With Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins & Michael Stuhlbarg. (119 mins)

WINCHESTER (15)
Inspired by true events; Set in California in the early 1900’s, on an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end. Constructed in an incessant twenty-four hour a day, seven day a week mania for decades, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To the outsider it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman's madness. But Sarah is not building for herself, for her niece (Sarah Snook) or for the troubled Doctor Eric Price (Jason Clarke) whom she has summoned to the house. She is building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts, and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters. This high class horror drama is both chilling and intriguing. (99 mins)

HAPPY DEATH DAY (15)
Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) is a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday with a hangover and in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she's experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up in Carter's dorm room unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her. With an excellent central performance from Rothe and edgy direction by Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity), the film puts a darkly humerous Groundhog Day spin on slasher conventions and is ingeniously structured maintaining a level of tension amidst it’s inventive whodunit twists. (96 mins)

FLATLINERS (15)
Five competitive medical students, obsessed by the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment: By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a first-hand account of the afterlife. However, as their experiments become increasingly dangerous, they are each haunted by the sins of their pasts, brought on by the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side. A remake of the 1990 film, this improves on the original by being stressing the horror angle while leaving viewers with some intriguing and significant spiritual themes to ponder. Starring Nina Dobrev, Ellen Page, Kiefer Sutherland & James Norton. (110 mins)

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (15)
Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years. Visually stunning and narratively satisfying, this much anticipated sequel to Ridley Scot’s original masterpiece deepens, expands and complements the narrative arcs of the original story while standing as an impressive filmmaking achievement in its own right. Director Denis Villeneuve has crafted a genuinely thoughtful piece of sci-fi that is visually masterful with outstanding performances and ultimately a worthy companion piece to it’s illustrious predecessor. (163 mins)

IT (15)
Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare -- an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town's children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to battle the murderous, bloodthirsty clown known as Pennywise. This phenomenally successful horror thriller, directed by Andrés Muschietti, is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. The screenplay, direction and great performances ensure that this is one of the finest King adaptations – fiendishly frightening with an emotionally affecting story at it’s core. (135 mins)

IT COMES AT NIGHT (15)
There are only three rules. Stick together. Keep the red door locked and never, ever go out at night. After a mysterious apocalypse leaves the world with few survivors, 17 year-old Travis (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) and his parents (Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo) live on in their woodland home, surrounded by dangers, known and unknown. When a desperate couple (Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough) are given refuge, the two families are forced to share a home in an uneasy alliance to keep the outside evil at bay but the seeds of paranoia are sown and Travis is plunged into a spiralling nightmare that may cost his family their sanity, their safety and perhaps their souls as they learn that the true horror may actually come from within. Full of character based suspense and atmosphere thick with dread, this dramatic close quarters psychological thriller artfully ramps up the tension to unbearable effect. (91 mins)

THE MUMMY (15)
Tom Cruise stars in this spectacular version of the Egyptian legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization. Nick Morton is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle accidentally unearths Ahmanet, a betrayed Egyptian princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her and left her entombed under the desert for thousands of years. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension. From the sands of the Middle East through modern-day London, the film balances wonder, thrills, and imagination.
Also starring Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis & Russell Crowe. (106 mins)

ALIEN: COVENANT (15)
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with this second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with PROMETHEUS -- and connects directly to Scott's 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. However, when they investigate furher they find a dark and dangerous world inhabited by a hostile alien life-form that forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival in this heart stopping blockbuster. The cast also includes Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny Mcbride and Callie Hernandez. (122 mins)
LIFE
(15)

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station are on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of an extraterrestrial life form that caused extinction on Mars. As the crew conduct their research, the rapidly evolving life-form proves far more intelligent and terrifying than anyone could have imagined. With taught direction, state of the art effects and excellent performances, this is an effective combination of sci-fi thrills and heart-pounding terror. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds. (104 mins)

GET OUT (15)
Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined. This brutal unpredictable thriller smartly balances its tones to provide viewers with an entertaining and clever satire that is equal parts funny and terrifying.

Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Alison Williams, Bradley Whitford & Betty Gabriel. (104 mins)

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS (15)
In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into mindless, flesh-eating monsters. However, at an army base in rural England, a group of unique children are being studied who, despite having been infected with the zombie pathogen, retain normal thoughts and emotions. When the base falls, one child escapes along with her teacher, a biologist and a soldier. Against the backdrop of a blighted Britain, the child must discover what she is and ultimately decide both her own future and that of the human race. This critically received twist on a popular genre, adapted by Mike Carey from his own novel, presents a dense social commentary & moral dilemmas to haunt the viewer amidst the thrills. Starring Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine & Glenn Close. (111 mins)
DON’T BREATHE (15)
Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto) are three Detroit thieves who get their kicks by breaking into the houses of wealthy people. Money gets word about a blind veteran (Stephen Lang) who won a major cash settlement following the death of his only child. Figuring he's an easy target, the trio invades the man's secluded home in an abandoned neighborhood. Finding themselves trapped inside, the young intruders must fight for survival after making a shocking discovery about their supposedly helpless victim. This ingenious twist on the home invasion theme is a ruthlessly efficient, claustrophobic and nail-biting scare fest. (88 mins)

HUSH (15)
Silence takes on a terrifying new dimension for a young woman. Author Maddie Young lives a life of utter isolation in the woods after losing her hearing as a teenager. But one night, her fragile world is shattered when the masked face of a psychotic killer appears at her window. Without another living soul for miles, and with no way to call for help, it appears that Maddie is at the killer's mercy but he may have underestimated his prey. As this horrifying game of cat and mouse escalates to a breathless fever- pitch, Maddie must push herself beyond her mental and physical limits in order to survive the night in this sharp, finely tuned & heart-pounding thriller. (87 mins)

PURGE: ELECTION YEAR (15)
It’s been two years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. This third installment of the franchise effectively blends potent jolts and timely themes. (105 mins)

THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (15)
It’s just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family, the young Jane Doe—eerily well preserved and with no visible signs of trauma—is shrouded in mystery. As they work into the night to piece together the cause of her death, the two men begin to uncover the disturbing secrets of her life. Soon, a series of terrifying events make it clear that Jane Doe may not be dead in this smart, scarily unpredictable, supernatural shocker. (99 mins)

THE SHALLOWS (15)
Still reeling from the loss of her mother, medical student Nancy Adams travels to a secluded beach for some much-needed solace. Despite the danger of surfing alone, Nancy decides to soak up the sun and hit the waves. Suddenly, a great white shark attacks, forcing her to swim to a giant rock for safety. Left injured and stranded 200 yards from shore, the frightened young woman must fight for her life as the deadly predator circles her in its feeding ground. This Lean and solidly crafted thriller provides nasty thrills and a powerful performance from Blake Lively. (87 mins)

THE CONJURING 2 (15)
This supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren. Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson star as the Warrens, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits. This is a superior ghost story told with spine-tingling skill. (133 mins)

GHOSTBUSTERS (12A)
Paranormal researcher Abby Yates and physicist Erin Gilbert are trying to prove that ghosts exist in modern society. When strange apparitions appear in Manhattan, Gilbert and Yates turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann for help. Also joining the team is Patty Tolan, a lifelong New Yorker who knows the city inside and out. Armed with proton packs and plenty of attitude, the four women prepare for an epic battle as more than 1,000 mischievous ghouls descend on Times Square. This is a fun filled, witty all female reboot of the smash hit 80’s blockbuster. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon & Charles Dance. (116 mins)

CELL (15)
In this highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling apocalyptic thriller, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson and Isabelle Fuhrman star as three survivors fleeing Boston after a mysterious pulse turns cell phone users into vicious predators. With powerhouse performances from Jackson and Cusack, this is a smart, persuasive and intriguing zombie thriller. (93 mins)
GREEN ROOM (18)
Down-on-their-luck punk rockers agree to a last-minute gig in a backwoods Oregon roadhouse. The gig soon takes a sinister turn as the band members stumble upon a grisly murder scene and find themselves targeted by the ruthless club owner (Patrick Stewart) and his associates, determined to eliminate all witnesses. From the internationally acclaimed filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier, this is a nerve shredding thrill-ride with a thick vein of dark humour, featuring a gripping ensemble performance. (95 mins)

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (12)
A young woman wakes up after a terrible accident to find that she's locked in a cellar with a doomsday prophet (John Goodman), who insists that he saved her life and that the world outside is uninhabitable following an apocalyptic catastrophe. Uncertain what to believe, the woman soon determines that she must escape at any cost. This smart, solidly crafted, and palpably tense thriller makes the most of its confined setting and outstanding cast. (90 mins)

THE WITCH (15)
New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. This is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own fears and anxieties, leaving them prey for an inescapable evil. (88 mins)

THE BOY (15)
Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family's 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta's worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive. (93 mins)

CABIN FEVER (18)
In this remake of the 2003 original, five college friends head up to a remote cabin in the woods by an idyllic sun-drenched lake for a hedonistic weekend of booze-fuelled sex. However, when they are interrupted by an unwelcome visitor, a local hobo with a rotting and infested skin virus, they decide to get rid of him, but unwittingly end up contaminating the water when his body ends up in the lake. The friends soon find themselves desperate for water and as the contamination spreads and the in-fighting escalates they discover that each of them will stop at absolutely nothing to survive. (99 mins)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (15)
Lily James and Sam Riley star in this comedy horror retelling of Jane Austen's classic based on Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel. When the deceased come back from the dead following the black plague, familiar characters including Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have more to worry about than love and relationships as both men and women unite to fight off a horde of zombies. The cast also features Lena Headey, Matt Smith, Douglas Booth and Charles Dance. (108 mins)

SINISTER 2 (15)
In the aftermath of the shocking events in the original film, a young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that has been marked for death by the murderous evil entity Bughuul. As she tries desperately to protect the children from Bughuul’s corrupting influence she is blindsided by his past victims who converge on the house to try and convince one of her sons to murder the family and join their ranks. (97 mins)

CLOWN (18)
Director Eli Roth (Hostel, Cabin Fever) directs this nightmarish reawakening of a notorious childhood fear. It’s Jack's 10th birthday, but the clown has cancelled. His dad, Kent, finds an old clown suit in the attic and saves the party. But after the party is over, Kent has a problem- the suit won't come off. What starts as a joke quickly turns into a hellish nightmare. Kent can feel himself changing, and his desperate attempts to free himself just leave him in agonising pain. 
As the suit takes hold of his body, an uncontrollable hunger begins to consume him; an overwhelming and insatiable hunger…for children. (99 mins)

PAY THE GHOST (15)
Almost a year after his young son disappeared by his side on Halloween night in New York City, Mike (Nicolas Cage) is alone and haunted by terrifying visions of his son. Desperate but determined not to let go he reunites with his estranged wife and researches all the cases of missing children in the city and comes to a horrifying conclusion - that every Halloween, a vengeful ghost surfaces to abduct three children and if they don't recover their son within a short window of time on All Hallows Eve, he will be lost to the spirit world forever. (94 mins)

POLTERGEIST (15)
Remake of the 1982 film of the same name. When the Bowen family move into their new suburban home they quickly realise something is not quite right when their youngest daughter Madison starts communicating with people or things that are not really there. When Madison disappears without a trace, her mother and father consult an exorcist who informs them that the house was built on an old cemetery and the buried spirits are prepared to go to extreme lengths to drive out their new neighbours. Starring Sam Rockwell. (93 mins)

INSIDIOUS 3 (15)
The terrifying prequel that takes Insidious back to the beginning…

When teenager Quinn Brenner senses that her late mother is trying to contact her, she seeks help from gifted psychic Elise Rainier. However, Elise's tragic past makes her reluctant to use her abilities. After Quinn is attacked by a malevolent entity, her father pleads with Elise for help. With support from two parapsychologists, Elise ventures deep into The Further -- where she finds a powerful demon with an insatiable craving for human souls. (97 mins)

DELIVER US FROM EVIL (15)
A New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana) begins investigating a series of bizarre and disturbing inexplicable crimes. When he uncovers that the crimes are of supernatural origins, he must join forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are taking over and terrorizing their city. Filled with action and thrilling suspense, the film is inspired by the book, which details Sarchie’s bone-chilling real-life cases. (118 mins)

CHAPPIE (15)

Chappie is a robot, and the first true artificial intelligence, able to learn and develop as a human does. Some want to study him, and others want to destroy him. Kidnapped from the scientist who created him, Chappie becomes part of a street gangs dysfunctional surrogate family, who decide that he is too innocent and needs to be toughened up. Meanwhile, there are people hunting for him who believe that artificial intelligence is too unpredictable to be allowed to exist. The latest film from Neill Blomkamp (District 9 and Elysium) stars Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel and Sigourney Weaver. (120 mins)

IT FOLLOWS (15)
David Robert Mitchell writes and directs this highly effective psychological horror. Maika Monroe stars as 19-year-old Jay who, after a sexual encounter with her boyfriend, finds that a mysterious curse has been passed on to her. As she begins to experience terrifying visions and the feeling that she is being followed wherever she goes, she turns to her group of close friends for help. Can they solve the mystery of the deadly curse before its too late? (100 mins)

THE BABADOOK (15)

Amelia, a grieving single mother, grows to resent her difficult son Samuel in the wake of her husband's death. As well as having to deal with Samuel constantly getting into trouble at school, things become more tense when he begins having disturbing visions of a threatening character from his storybook 'The Babadook'. Becoming more frightened by Samuel's visions, Amelia also begins having similar experiences. This critically acclaimed Australian psychological horror thriller is a chillingly effective spine chiller that The Exorcist director William Friedkin called "the most frightening film I have ever seen". (94 mins)

EX MACHINA (15)

Alex Garland writes and directs this ingenious and thought provoking sci fi thriller starring Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson. Caleb, a promising young programmer, is selected by the CEO of a large internet company to spend a week at his retreat in the mountains. When he arrives, Caleb soon learns that the retreat is in fact the location of a laboratory involved in pioneering research into artificial intelligence and robotics and is home to the worlds first fully sentient robot. However, as the two men interact more and more with the AI, it becomes apparent that she is more sophisticated than they imagined. (108 mins)

INTERSTELLAR (12A)
Christopher Nolan directs this dazzling Sci Fi drama. On a resource depleted Earth in the near future, the discovery of a wormhole which can transport users through time and space unites scientists and explorers in the most important mission in human history. Among the potential travellers is a widowed engineer (Matthew McConaughey) who must decide whether to remain with his children or to test the limits of human space travel, to see if there is a future for humanity. With Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards and won for Best Visual Effects. (168 mins)

THE CONJURING (15)

James Wan directs this spine tingling horror tale, based on a true story. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga portray paranormal experts Ed and Lorraine Warren who are called in by the Perron family after they experience sinister occurrences at their farmhouse. As they investigate, however, the couple realise that, despite their expertise, they may not be equipped to deal with such a violent and foreboding evil. This celebrated 2013 frightener is just the ticket to chill your audience. (112 mins)

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