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Week ending Tuesday 12 February 2019

Can You Ever Forgive Me?. Photo: Mary Cybulski. Copyright: 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.1. [1] Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)
Lee Israel is three months behind on the rent for the apartment she shares with her beloved cat Jersey. She decides to raise funds by forging typewritten and signed correspondence from various literary wags, and selling these letters to collectors...
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Green Book. Copyright: 2018 Universal Studios. Photo: Patti Perret. All Rights Reserved.2. [2] Green Book (12A)
Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga is a bouncer at the Copacabana nightclub on East 60th Street in 1962 New York City. During the winter, the club is closed for renovations so Tony accepts an offer from refined pianist Don Shirley to chauffeur him on an eight-week tour down south...
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The Favourite. Photo: Yorgos Lanthimos. Copyright: 2018 Fox Searchlight Pictures. All Rights Reserved.3. [4] The Favourite (15)
Abigail Hill arrives unceremoniously at the court of Queen Anne, seeking employment as a scullery maid. She recognises the key to bettering her positioning is winning the queen's fickle favour. Consequently, Abigail launches a charm offensive to catch Anne's eye...
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Roma. Copyright: Netflix. All Rights Reserved.4. [3] Roma (15)
Cleo works long hours in 1970s Mexico City as a maid in the home of Antonio and his wife Sofia. Over the course of 12 turbulent months, Cleo witnesses fissures in her employers' marriage against a backdrop of social and political unrest in the city. The maid faces her own romantic woes...
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If Beale Street Could Talk. Copyright: 2018 Annapurna Releasing, LLC. Photo: Tatum Mangus. All Rights Reserved.5. [-] If Beale Street Could Talk (15)
Best friends Tish Rivers and Fonny Hunt fall in love in 1970s Harlem and attempt to set up home together, only to find that most landlords won't rent an apartment to a black couple. On their way home, Tish endures unwelcome advances from another man and Fonny angrily intervenes...
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Burning. Copyright: Thunderbird Releasing. All Rights Reserved.6. [5] Burning (15)
Aspiring writer Lee Jong-su agrees to look after the cat of former classmate Shin Hae-mi while she is away in Africa. When Hae-mi returns, Jong-su is disappointed to discover that she has acquired a wealthy and self-confident companion called Ben. This potential suitor is an enigma...
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Stan & Ollie. Photo: Aimee Spinks. Copyright: Entertainment One. All Rights Reserved.7. [7] Stan & Ollie (PG)
In 1953, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy tour the UK and Ireland with a stage show of skits that promises to let them "go out with a bang". The duo's adoring wives Ida and Lucille offer moral support as Oliver's health suffers, throwing the fate of the tour and the men's futures into doubt...
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Vice. Copyright: 2018 Annapurna Pictures. Photo: Greig Fraser. All Rights Reserved.8. [6] Vice (15)
Dick Cheney secures an internment at the White House where he assiduously aligns himself with Republican Congressman Donald Rumsfeld. By playing the waiting game on Capitol Hill, Dick manoeuvres himself into the position of running mate to George W. Bush during the 2000 US presidential election...
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All Is True. Copyright: Sony Pictures Releasing. All Rights Reserved.9. [-] All Is True (12A)
In 1613, the Globe Theatre in London burns down during a performance of Henry VIII. William Shakespeare gallops back to the heaving bosom of Warwickshire, where he is a stranger to his wife Anne and daughters Judith and Susanna. Shakespeare turns his hand to creating a memorial garden...
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Mary Queen Of Scots. Copyright: Focus Features LLC. Photo: Liam Daniel. All Rights Reserved.10. [8] Mary Queen Of Scots (15)
In the late 16th century, Elizabeth rules England but her power is threatened by her 18-year-old cousin, Mary Stuart, who has returned from France to her Scottish motherland. Many English Catholics believe that Mary is the legitimate heir to the English throne...
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