BLADE RUNNER 2049

A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. Full details.

THE PARTY

Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott Thomas get more than their just deserts in this dark comedy wrapped around a tragedy. Full details.

VICTORIA & ABDUL

Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Full details.

THE WAGES OF FEAR

This extraordinarily gripping thriller from Henri-Georges Clouzot, sees four men hired to transport an urgent nitro-glycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. Full details.

TANNA

Set on the island of Tanna in the South Pacific, this is the true story of a couple who decided to marry for love, rather than obey their parents’ wishes. Full details.

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

Sean Baker’s The Florida Project is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince in a stunning breakout turn) and her rebellious mother Halley (Bria Vinai, another major discovery) over the course of a single summer. Full details.

THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS

Directed by Bharat Nalluri (‘Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day’), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today. Full details.