Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis’ first live action film since 2000’s Cast Away is this tale of a an airline pilot who miraculously steers his plane into a controlled crash landing. He is lauded as a hero who saved 96 lives out of 102 on the plane, but as the investigation into the crash begins, not all is as it seems to be.
Denzel Washington gives a magnetic performance as the airline captain Whip Whitaker and as the events leading up to the crash are slowly unravelled, his personal life too starts to fall apart at the seams.
Can he find redemption in the arms of a recovering heroin addict?
Or will the truth finally help him to conquer his demons?
The film stars John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Kelly Reilly and Don Cheadle.
Washington has also been nominated for the Best Actor award at the Golden Globes.
At Derby QUAD.
I Give It A Year (15)
Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat and struggling novelist Josh have been deliriously happy despite their differences.
Josh (Rafe Spall) is a thinker, Nat (Rose Byrne), is a doer, but the spark between them is undeniable.
Their wedding is a dream come true, but family, friends and even the minister who marries them aren’t convinced that they can last.
Josh’s ex-girlfriend, Chloe, and Nat’s handsome American client Guy, could offer attractive alternatives as they tackle their first year of wedded bliss.
This British comedy also stars Minnie Driver and Stephen Merchant.
At Cinebowl, Uttoxeter.
Les Miserables (12A), Lincoln (12A), Sammy’s Great Escape 2D (U), This is 40 (15), Wreck-It Ralph 3D (PG), at Cinebowl, Uttoxeter.
Zero Dark Thirty (15), Hyde Park on Hudson (12A), The Sessions (15), Argo (15), Silver Linings Playbook (15), Skyfall (12A), Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings (U), Amour (15), at Derby QUAD.