This Week's UK Cinema Releases
Week Commencing January 15th 2018
The triple threat of Spielberg, Streep and Hanks is a combination that is hard to ignore and the release of The Post this week hopes to make the most of their coming together. Pixar's Coco is the other big release of the week, another film with high hopes at the Oscars. Liam Neeson rolls out another B-movie action-thriller with The Commuter and Russian sci-fi flick Attraction crash lands into town. Obama: The Final Year does what it says on the tin and French drama Lover for a Day wraps things up.
A Landscape of Lies
Director: Paul Knight
Starring: Andrea McLean, Danny Midwinter, Andre Nightingale
The murder investigation of a decorated war hero becomes the catalyst behind four very separate lives colliding together in an intricate web of betrayal and deceit.
Director: Fedor Bondarchuk
Starring: Irina Starshenbaum, Alexander Petrov, Rinal Mukhametov
After an alien ship crash lands onto a Russian city, many who saw it and the occupants start to question their own existence while there are those who demand the aliens leave Earth.
Directors: Lee nkrich, Adrian Molina
Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Anthony Gonzalex, Renee Victor, Edward James Olmos
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Lover for a Day
Director: Philippe Garrel
Starring: Éric Caravaca, Esther Garrel, Louise Chevillotte, Paul Toucang, Félix Kysyl, Michel Charrel
A young woman returns home after the breakdown of a relationship to discover her father is dating a woman her age.
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern
A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.
The Final Year
Director: Greg Barker
Starring: John Kerry, Barack Obama, Samantha Power
An account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Alison Brie, Bruce Greenwood, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Rhys
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.