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Cinema: Check Out The Best Movies To See This Weekend


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Broke after Christmas and attempting Dry January? The cinema is the perfect place to spend your time in this weekend.

Here's our pick of the films now showing in Irish cinemas:

New Releases

RBG

The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

Directors: Julie Cohen, Betsy West

Stars: Ruth Badget Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero

Life Itself

As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Director: Dan Fogelman (This Is Us)

Stars: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, Antonio Banderas

Now Showing

The Favourite

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne. Her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz

Welcome To Marwen

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Stars: Steve Carell, Falk Hentschel, Matt O'Leary, Nikolai Witschi, Patrick Roccas, Alexander Lowe, Janelle Monae

Mary Poppins Returns

In Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss.

Director: Rob Marshall

Stars: Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke

Bumblebee

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

Director: Travis Knight

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Drucke

Aquaman

Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

Director: James Wan

Stars:  Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe

You can also still catch Holmes & Watson, Spider-Man - Into the Spider-Verse, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Creed 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Bohemian Rhapsody and A Star Is Born in some theatres.

If you're not into any of the above films, you can check out what's new to Netflix this month here.

 


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