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The Snowman (hmv Exclusive) Limited Edition Steelbook

The Snowman (hmv Exclusive) Limited Edition Steelbook by Tomas Alfredson

Jo Nesbo’s hugely successful detective Harry Hole finally makes it to the big screen with Michael Fassbender taking the role.

Starring alongside Fassbender are Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rebecca Ferguson, Toby Jones, J.K. Simmons, Val Kilmer, Jakob Oftebro and Chloë Sevigny.

The story follows Hole as he is brought in to investigate the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman, only to discover that this is the tip of an extremely bloody iceberg and he has a serial killer on his hands.

Tomas Alfredson, director of Let The Right One In and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is in charge, working from a script from Drive writer Hossein Amini and Deepwater Horizon's Matthew Carnahan.

Nesbø has written 11 novels starring Hole, beginning in 1997, but this is the first time the detective has been put on the big screen.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Jo Nesbo’s hugely successful detective Harry Hole finally makes it ...
The Party

The Party by Sally Potter

Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson and Cillian Murphy star in this British comedy-drama written and directed by Sally Potter. 

Filmed in black and white, we watch on as Janet, the newly-appointed Shadow Minister for Health, throws a party for friends at her London flat. It quickly descends into anything but a celebration...

Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson and Cillian Murphy star in this ...
Hard Sun

Hard Sun by Agyness Deyn

Luther creator Neil Cross returns with a new six-parter, led by One Day’s Jim Sturgess and model turned actress Agyness Deyn.

Sturgess and Deyn play police officers Charlie Hicks and Elaine Renko who, whilst investigating what appears to be the routine death of a hacker in London, stumble upon proof that the world is facing certain destruction and it’ll be here in five years.

Luther creator Neil Cross returns with a new six-parter, led by One ...
Strike: The Silkworm

Strike: The Silkworm by Tom Burke

J.K.Rowling's Cormoran Strike, the former soldier now scraping a living in London as a private detective, returns for a second outing. In this story, Strike is hired to find out who is responsible for the death of an author, murdered in an eerily similar style to a death in his latest novel. 

Tom Burke, star of The Musketeers and War and Peace, is in the title role, with Holliday Grainger playing his assistant Robin Ellacott.

Click here to watch our interview with Burke and Grainger. 

J.K.Rowling's Cormoran Strike, the former soldier now scraping a living in ...
Geostorm

Geostorm by Dean Devlin

The film stars Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Lara, Jim Sturgess, Kathryn Winnick, Amr Waked, Ed Harris and Andy García and has been directed by Dean Devlin, the writer on both Independence Day and Stargate. It is his directorial debut on the big screen.

Geostorm is set in the near future in a world where governments have united to battle the effects of climate change by creating the Dutch Boy Program: a worldwide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for two years, something is starting to go wrong. 

However, after successfully protecting the planet for two years, something is starting to go wrong, leaving Butler's Jake to head into space to fix the problem, awkward timing given his brother has just discovered there's also a plot to assassinate the president... 

Click here to watch our interviews with Butler and Sturgess. 

The film stars Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Lara, Jim Sturgess, ...
The Lego Ninjago Movie

The Lego Ninjago Movie by Paul Fisher, Bob Logan, Charlie Bean

Following the huge success of The LEGO Movie and LEGO Batman, this time we head eastwards for The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

Dave Franco, Michael Peña, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux and Jackie Chan all lend their voices to this movie, with Charlie Bean, who has worked in more junior roles on movies like The Powerpuff Girls Movie, directing.

This movie follows a young man named Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, The Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad.

Pitting mech against mech and father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Following the huge success of The LEGO Movie and LEGO Batman, this time we ...
The Deuce: The Complete First Season

The Deuce: The Complete First Season by James Franco

The Wire creator David Simon pulls no punches with his searing eight-parter which tells the story of the legalization and ensuing rise of the porn industry in New York beginning in the 1970s.

James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal star with support from Gbenga Akinnagbe, Gary Carr, Dominique Fishback and Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Franco plays twin brothers Vincent and Frankie Martino, a front for the mob, whose interest in the newly legalised sex industry brings deadly and bloody consequences.

The Wire creator David Simon pulls no punches with his searing ...
The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us by Hany Abu-Assad

Idris Elba and Kate Winslett star as two strangers forced to bond to survive when a plane crash leaves them stranded in the harsh environment of the Uinta Mountains.

With no sign of help on the way, the pair face a battle to reach civilisation before they starve or freeze to death, and wind forming an unlikely romantic bond in the process.

Click here to watch our interview with director Hany Abu-Assad. 

Idris Elba and Kate Winslett star as two strangers forced to bond to ...
My Little Pony

My Little Pony by Jayson Thiessen

Emily Blunt, Sia and Kristen Chenoweth are among those on duty for the voices in My Little Pony: The Movie, which arrives on DVD this week. 

In this movie we find the magical world of Ponyville under threat from a new dark force, forcing the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – to embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home.

Also among the voice cast are Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba and Zoe Saldana. Jayson Thiessen, who has been the mainman for the TV series, has stayed on to direct the big-screen adaptation.

Emily Blunt, Sia and Kristen Chenoweth are among those on duty for the ...
The Ritual

The Ritual by David Bruckner

Rafe Spall leads this bloody horror flick.

The film follows a group of old college friends who decide to honour the wishes of their dead friend by embarking on a hiking trip through an unnerving Scandinavian forest. Sadly, the trip quickly turns out to be nothing like they expected...

Starring alongside Spall are Downton Abbey's Robert James-Collier, Line Of Duty's Arsher Ali and Robin Hood's Sam Troughton.

The movie is an adaptation of Adam Nevill's novel of the same with David Bruckner, one of the key directors on the V/H/S compilation, behind the camera.

Rafe Spall leads this bloody horror flick. The film follows a group of ...

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