LondonNet's Top 10 Films




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Week ending Tuesday 17 January 2017

La La Land.  Photo: Dale Robinette. Copyright: Lionsgate Films. All Rights Reserved.1. [1] La La Land (12A)
Aspiring actress Mia works as a barista in between auditions, which always seem to end in disappointment. On a traffic-jammed Los Angeles freeway, she crosses paths with talented pianist Sebastian, who reveres jazz in its purest form but is forced to compromise his artistic integrity…
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Manchester By The Sea. Copyright: Studio Canal. All Rights Reserved.2. [-] Manchester By The Sea (15)
Lee Chandler receives a telephone call from family friend George. His older brother Joe has suffered a heart attack. By the time Lee arrives at the hospital, Joe has passed and the younger sibling must break the tragic news to his truculent 16-year-old nephew, Patrick...
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Silence. Photo: Kerry Brown. Copyright: 2016 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.3. [2] Silence (15)
In 1640 Macao, Father Valignano receives a letter which suggests Father Ferreira has publicly denounced God. Young priests Sebastiao Rodrigues and Francisco Garupe refuse to believe the correspondence and persuade Father Valignano to allow them to seek out their mentor...
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Live By Night. Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures. All Rights Reserved.4. [-] Live By Night (15)
Following a tour of duty in the First World War, Joe Coughlin returns to Boston a changed man. He flouts the law his family has always upheld and initiates a passionate secret affair with Emma Gould, mistress of Irish mob boss Albert White…
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A Monster Calls. Photo: Quim Vives. Copyright: 2015 A Monster Calls A.I.E. All Rights Reserved.5. [3] A Monster Calls (12A)
Thirteen-year-old Conor O'Malley is in denial about the dark shadow hanging over his mother Lizzie. As darkness falls, the yew tree which stands guard over the nearby church magically comes to life and morphs into a gnarled creature. The behemoth visits Conor and promises to share three parables…
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Passengers. Copyright: Sony Pictures Releasing. All Rights Reserved.6. [4] Passengers (12A)
Mankind launches the Starship Avalon, loaded with over 5,000 people in deep sleep. This precious cargo is heading for the distant colony planet of Homestead II. Thirty years into the journey, mechanical engineer Jim Preston and journalist Aurora Dunn wake prematurely...
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Photo: Jonathan Olley. Copyright: 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.7. [10] Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A)
The Galactic Empire begins construction of a new superweapon called the Death Star. The Rebel Alliance recruits Jyn Erso to steal the design schematics as part of a crack team including Cassian Andor and an enforcer droid called K-2SO, whose memory has been wiped...
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A United Kingdom. Copyright: Pathe Distribution. All Rights Reserved.8. [5] A United Kingdom (12A)
Seretse Khama, heir apparent to the nation of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), is studying law in 1947 London. At a dance organised by the London Missionary Society, Seretse falls in love with typist Ruth Williams and they plan to marry...
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Moana. Copyright: 2016 Disney. All Rights Reserved.9. [-] Moana (PG)
Moana Waialiki has been groomed since birth to lead her people on the island of Motunui. However, she feels a strong calling to the sea. Encouraged by her grandmother, Moana embarks on a quest to seek out demi-god Maui, who stole the heart of the island goddess Te Fiti…
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Arrival. Photo: Jan Thijs. Copyright: Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.10. [8] Arrival (12A)
Twelve giant obloid spacecraft enter Earth's atmosphere and descend over separate locations. US Army Colonel Weber recruits emotionally scarred linguistics expert Dr Louise Banks to decipher the language used by the alien visitors...
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