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One week from Friday, February 26, 2016


The Forest (15): A woman goes into Japan’s infamous Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, but confronts supernatural terror. Horror starring Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer. Com
Spotlight (15): The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the 
local Catholic archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Drama starring Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton. Com
London Has Fallen (15): In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders is discovered. Crime drama starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman. Com
The Brothers Grimsby (15): A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother. Comedy starring Mark Strong, Sacha Baron Cohen and Penelope Cruz. Com
Triple 9 (15): A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet. Crime drama starring Kate Winslet. Com
Goosebumps (PG): A teenager teams up with the daughter of a young adult horror author after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on an American town. Comedy fantasy adventure starring Jack Black. Com
Deadpool (15): A former special forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopting the alter ego, Deadpool. Superhero drama starring Ryan Reynolds. Com
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (U):  Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. Animated comedy. Com

Arthouse

DURING a manned mission to Mars, an astronaut is left behind, presumed dead, after a fierce storm, in The Martian (12A), being shown at Freshwater Library this evening (Friday). 
The sci-fi drama, which stars Matt Damon, is being shown by the Friends of Freshwater Library. It starts at 7pm.
When a disgraced reporter working for a small-town newspaper hears about a man trapped in a cave, he sees a golden opportunity to make the big-time — stopping at nothing to manipulate the event and to keep it on the front pages of the national press, in Ace in the Hole (12A), pictured right, being shown at Freshwater Memorial Hall, on Thursday. The film starts at 7pm.
After spending two decades in England, an American returns to the United States, where he decides to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends, in the drama based on Bill Bryson’s best seller, A Walk in the Woods (15), at Brading Roman Villa tomorrow (Saturday) at 7pm.
Taxi passengers express their views and opinions as filmmaker Jafar Panahi drives through the streets of Iran’s capital city, in Taxi Tehran (12A), at Ventnor Arts Club, on Tuesday and Wednesday. It starts at 7.30pm.
Booking is advised by e-mail at [email protected]

Cinemas: 

Com — Commodore, Ryde www.leoleisurecommodore.co.uk
Med — Medina Theatre, Newport www.medinatheatre.co.uk/movies.shtml
Qy — Quay Arts, Newport www.quayarts.org
Ap — Apollo Theatre, Newport
Fre — Freshwater Memorial Hall
Brad — Brading Roman Villa
Tri  Trinity Theatre, Cowes