Blue Jasmine (12A)
Friday 4th – Thursday 17th October, 98 mins
Woody Allen continues his purple patch of films with this tale of Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) who goes from riches to rags as her husband (Alec Baldwin) is sent to jail for financial irregularities. Broke and with nowhere to turn, Jasmine moves in with her sister (Sally Hawkins) and her husband Augie (Andrew Dice Clay) as she tries to get her life back on track.
Metro Manila (15) S
Friday 4th – Wednesday 9th October, (excluding Tuesday 8th) 115 mins
British directors seem to be finding their feet by taking their productions abroad (The Raid, Monsters). Director Sean Ellis (Cashback) heads to Manila for this tale of an armoured truck worker. Oscar Ramirez moves to the megacity for the chance of a new life away from the rice fields of the northern Philippines. He is taken under the wing of senior officer Ong and the realities of the job and the mortality rate become shockingly apparent. But maybe there is a way out...