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October film highlights

Friday October 4 - Thursday October 10


  • Rated as: 4/5

'Trainspotting' author Irvine Welsh’s novel 'Filth' gets the big screen treatment

Sunshine on Leith

  • Rated as: 4/5

Peter Mullan shows his soft side in a big-hearted Brit musical with songs by The Proclaimers

How I Live Now

  • Rated as: 3/5

Saoirse Ronan stars in the film of Meg Rosoff’s award-winningly brilliant apocalyptic YA novel

Metallica: Through the Never

  • Rated as: 4/5

Metallica perform their hits while Dane DeHaan plays a roadie picking up a mysterious bag

For Those In Peril

  • Rated as: 3/5

The lone survivor of a fishing trip struggles with grief in Scottish director Paul Wright's drama

The Crash Reel

  • Rated as: 4/5

Brilliant doc chronicling Olympic hopeful snowboarder Kevin Pearce's horrific crash

Thanks for Sharing

  • Rated as: 4/5

Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow star in the story of a recovering sex addict


Indian action thriller starring Arya as a hacker and Ajith as the police officer heading up the case

Camp 14: Total Control Zone

  • Rated as: 3/5

One man's account of being raised in a North Korean death camp


Tommy Lee Jones stars as the American general tasked with investigating Japanese WWII crimes

Flower Girl

A lovelorn florist enlists a movie star to help her win back her ex in this Nigerian romcom

Folie à Deux: Madness Made of Two

Doc following one woman's efforts to restore an old house

Rurouni Kenshin

An ex-assassin wanders the Japanese countryside offering help to those in need

The To Do List

  • Rated as: 2/5

Comedy starring Aubrey Plaza as a teenager determined to lose her virginity before college

Friday October 11 - Thursday October 17

The Fifth Estate

  • Rated as: 3/5

The role he was born to play? Benedict Cumberbatch stars as WikiLeaks's Julian Assange

Le Week-End

  • Rated as: 4/5

A married couple try to spark the romance back in their relationship with a weekend in Paris

Romeo and Juliet

  • Rated as: 2/5

Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth star in Julian 'Downton' Fellowes's new adaptation

V/H/S 2

  • Rated as: 3/5

A hastily-made sequel to last year's compilation of found-footage horror short films

Machete Kills

  • Rated as: 2/5

The spoof trailer from Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Death Proof' gets its own film

Baggage Claim

  • Rated as: 2/5

An air stewardess gives herself 30 days to find Mr Right before her sister's wedding

Not Another Happy Ending

  • Rated as: 1/5

British romcom starring Karen Gillan as a young Glasgow novellst with writer's block

Nobody's Daughter Haewon

  • Rated as: 3/5

South Korean romantic drama about an unhappy student suffering from depression

Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington

  • Rated as: 4/5

A tribute to the late photojournalist Tim Hetherington

The Conspiracy

A conspiracy theorist disappears after two young filmmakers decide to make a film about him

Friday October 18 - Thursday October 24

Captain Phillips

  • Rated as: 4/5

Tom Hanks is the captain of a pirate ship hijacked by Somali pirates

Prince Avalanche

  • Rated as: 4/5

Comedy from US indie maverick David Gordon Green starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch

Enough Said

  • Rated as: 4/5

The late James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus star in a talky Woody Allen-ish romance

The Epic of Everest

  • Rated as: 4/5

The official film of Mallory's doomed 1924 Everest expedition, lovingly restored

Like Father, Like Son

  • Rated as: 3/5

Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda is back with the story of two babies switched at birth

The Broken Circle Breakdown

  • Rated as: 3/5

Award-winning Belgian drama about a young couple whose daughter is dignosed with cancer


  • Rated as: 3/5

A humble garden snail dreams of being the fastest snail in the world in this kids' animation

Escape Plan

  • Rated as: 2/5

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone reteam for another bruising action thriller

Last Passenger

  • Rated as: 3/5

A speeding train is out of control in London with a suicidal driver behind the wheel

Love, Marilyn

Lindsay Lohan and Uma Thurman join the stars reading from Monroe’s letters and diaries

The Lebanese Rocket Society

  • Rated as: 3/5

Quirky doc chronicling a Beirut university professor's attempts to put Lebanon in the space race

Very Extremely Dangerous

Documentary following ex convict Jerry McGill who traded a career in music for a life of crime

Friday October 25 - Thursday October 31

Ender's Game

  • Rated as: 3/5

It's kids v aliens in the blockbuster of Oscar Scott Card's cult sci-fi novel

One Chance

  • Rated as: 3/5

This year's 'Billy Elliott?' James Corden is ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner Paul Potts

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

  • Rated as: 3/5

Episode two of the hilariously weird kids' cartoon

Thor: The Dark World

  • Rated as: 3/5

Chris Hemsworth is back wielding his mighty hammer in this sequel to the hit superhero movie

The Selfish Giant

  • Rated as: 4/5

Exciting British director Clio Barnard is back with a fable about two kids caught up in copper theft

Muscle Shoals

  • Rated as: 4/5

Mick Jagger and Bono join the musicians paying tribute to Alabama’s Muscle Shoals studio

Nosferatu (A Symphony of Horror)

  • Rated as: 5/5

A restored version of Murnau's 1922 classic vampire movie

We Are What We Are

An American remake of the grisly 2010 Mexican cannibal horror movie

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

  • Rated as: 2/5

More hidden cameras, pranks and stunts from Johnny Knoxville and the Jackass crew

A Magnificent Haunting

  • Rated as: 3/5

A wannabe actor moves into a flat haunted by the ghosts of an acting company

It's a Lot

‘Kidulthood’ actor Femi Oyeniran makes his writer-director debut with a London comedy

Project Wild Thing

  • Rated as: 3/5

Doc following one man's mission to get city kids back to nature

The Taste of Money

  • Rated as: 2/5

South Korean drama about the dysfunctional family life of a successful chief executive

Wolf Children

  • Rated as: 2/5

A mother raises kids who are half-human, half-wolf in this Japanese animation

The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

  • Rated as: 1/5

A young family uncovers dark secrets about their new home

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Wes Craven's horror classic gets a re-release

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The Big Short

  • Rated as: 4/5

The roots of the 2008 financial crash are engagingly explored in this all-star comedy


The Assassin

  • Rated as: 4/5

The best film of 2015 or a pretty, pretentious snorefest? Few films are as divisive as this arty kung-fu flick



  • Rated as: 4/5

Brie Larson is an Oscar frontrunner for her remarkable performance in this gripping kidnap drama

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