Welcome to your latest round-up of new releases in Cineworld. Scroll down to discover what's arriving this week.
Fifty Shades Freed
What's the story? Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the third chapter based on the worldwide bestselling 'Fifty Shades' phenomenon. Expanding upon events set in motion in 2015 and 2017's blockbuster films that grossed almost $950 million globally, the new instalment arrives for Valentine's Day 2018. Fifty Shades Freed is directed by Fifty Shades Darker's James Foley (Fear, House of Cards) and once again produced by Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Marcus Viscidi, alongside E L James, the creator of the culture-spanning blockbuster series. The screenplay is by Niall Leonard, based on the novel by James.
What's the story? Following his Academy Award nominated film The Theory of Everything, James Marsh directs the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (Rachel Weisz) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.
Tad The Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas
What's the story? Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer in the world, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas' necklace.
The 15:17 to Paris
What's the story? From Clint Eastwood comes 'The 15:17 to Paris,' which tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a highspeed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board.
What's the story? When Kyle (Ross Lynch), a social outcast, happens upon a magical phone app that causes anything he posts to come true, he uses it to create his idea of the 'perfect' life. He even wins the affection of the two most beautiful girls in school, Dani (Olivia Holt) and Charlotte (Courtney Eaton). However, he soon learns that the life he created is far from perfect, and that being yourself, imperfections and all, is the only way to find true happiness in life.
Black Panther (opens Tuesday 13th February)
What's the story? Marvel Studios' 'Black Panther' follows T'Challa who, after the events of 'Captain America: Civil War,' returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.