Empire Bishop's Stortford

Bishop's Storford
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Bishop's Stortford
CM23 3BP
Price: £5.75-£7.10
  • The concept probably looked promising on paper: create a computer-generated 3D environment and insert a rabble of characters inspired by the two-dimensional cartoons of yesteryear – a sort of retro, low-fi CGI, if you like. So what went wrong? Wel...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Anyone with fond memories of the books or a dusty Paddington Bear sitting on a shelf in their childhood bedroom can rest easy: this first-ever movie take on Peru’s furriest export is a cuddly, thoughtful triumph. But not too cuddly. The beauty of...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Released in the wake of star Paul Walker’s untimely death in a car wreck, ‘Fast & Furious 7’ was always going to lay it on thick with the nostalgic montages and slap on the back, hug-it-out, ‘I’m gonna miss you, dog’ macho bonding. But for all tha...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    At its best, this affecting biopic of the cosmos-rattling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) smartly avoids schmaltz. Hawking has often seen the dark humour in the disease that began robbing him of his muscular functions as early as h...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    For the past few years, Disney has been reinventing its style along two lines: the conscientious princess play of ‘Tangled’ and ‘Frozen’ alongside the more modern sensibility of movies like ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and now this one. ‘Big Hero 6’ has been ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Only Aardman – the British creators of Wallace & Gromit, Morph and other lovable, mouldable characters – could find an irresistible movie in industrial amounts of clay and a story of an amnesiac farmer and his flock at loose in the big city. Much ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    A silver fox for a silver crowd: Richard Gere is the magic card up the filmmakers’ sleeve for this warm if rambling sequel to the 2011 hit ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’. Novelist Deborah Moggach only ever wrote one book about a ramshackle India...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    A smart concept is thoroughly wasted in this cute but grating Dreamworks animated comedy. It opens with an alien invasion – but not one of those messy, bloodthirsty ones. Our new extraterrestrial overlords, the cheerful, squashy Boov, merely want ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    What a waste of Shailene Woodley the ‘Divergent’ franchise is turning out to be. As butt-kicking Tris, the ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ actress is the best thing about this second film of Veronica Roth’s monster-selling YA novels (basically ‘The Hunge...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t call this tale of the misadventures of a high-pitched sponge and his random pals living in the undersea village of Bikini Bottom 'kids’ stuff'. Nickelodeon’s animated TV sensation has always been a home for surreal stoner humour, utterly ina...
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