FILM OF THE WEEK: Trolls (U) ****

Crammed to bursting with toe-tapping pop ditties courtesy of Simon & Garfunkel, Lionel Richie, Donna Summer and Justin Timberlake, Trolls is 92 minutes of glitter-dusted, computer-animated joy that is virtually impossible to resist.

Madina Nalwanga is Phiona Mutesi. PA Photo/Disney.

FILM REVIEW: Queen Of Katwe (PG) ****

If there is one film studio that knows how to mine real-life sporting triumph against adversity for heart-warming family drama, it’s Disney.

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FILM OF THE WEEK: Storks (U) ***

Birds of a computer-animated feather flock together in Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland’s lightweight family adventure, that suggests those embarrassing school lessons about human reproduction are a messy fallacy.

Langdon (Tom Hanks) and Sienna (Felicity Jones). PA Photo/Sony.

FILM REVIEW: Inferno (12A) **

It’s been 10 years since Tom Hanks squandered his Oscar-calibre talent as the ingenious hero of The Da Vinci Code.

Emily Blunt as Rachel Watson. PA Photo/Universal Pictures.

FILM OF THE WEEK: The Girl On The Train (15) ***

Published last year, Zimbabwean-born author Paula Hawkins’ novel The Girl On The Train has become a literary sensation, selling in excess of 11 million copies worldwide.

Michael Pena as Detective Bob Bolano and Alexander Skarsgard as Detective Terry Monroe. PA Photo/Icon.

FILM REVIEW: War On Everyone (15) ***

London-born filmmaker John Michael McDonagh has nurtured an exceedingly healthy disregard for authority.

Mark Wahlberg. PA Photo/Lionsgate.

FILM OF THE WEEK: Deepwater Horizon (12A) ***

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, located in the Gulf of Mexico, resulted in the deaths of 11 platform workers. When the structure eventually sank, oil continued to gush from the sea floor for almost three months.

Pictured: Eva Green. PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

REVIEW: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (12A) ***

Eccentrics and oddballs have always been grist to the creative mill of writer-director Tim Burton.

Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt. PA Photo/Sony.

FILM OF THE WEEK: The Magnificent Seven (12A) ***

Towards the bullet-riddled conclusion of director Antoine Fuqua’s stylish Western remake, a voiceover dreamily recalls the self-sacrifice and heroism of seven righteous men who laid down their lives for a town in jeopardy.

Sennia Nanua as Melanie. PA Photo/Warner Brothers.

REVIEW: The Girl With All The Gifts (15) **

Following a blood trail left by cult director George A Romero, award-winning TV series The Walking Dead has consistently raised the bar for nail-biting human drama set in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.

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***INFO ONLY: re p14, here's some images form some of the films they're showing. I'm waiting on something from a film called The Tour, as that was partly filmed at Wymering Manor, and that's where they're screening it. says CB**

Things got spooky at the making Waves Film Festival

BRITAIN’S most haunted building joins a submarine and a First World War naval boat as an unlikely venue for a film festival screening.

Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones. PA Photo/Universal.

FILM OF THE WEEK: Bridget Jones’s Baby (15) ****

As creative pregnancies go, Bridget Jones’s Baby has taken longer than most to come full-term.

From the Ocean Film Festival

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour comes to Portsmouth

The Ocean Film Festival showcases the world’s most amazing short films – above and below the water’s surface – allowing you to immerse yourself in the wonders of the seas without getting wet.

Dylan Minnette, left, and Stephen Lang. PA Photo/Sony.

REVIEW: Don’t Breathe (15) ****

In the kingdom of the blind, the man with the hand gun, pruning shears and a snarling Rottweiler is king.

Chris Pine as Toby Howard and Ben Foster as Tanner Howard. PA Photo/StudioCanal.

FILM OF THE WEEK: Hell Or High Water (15) ****

Harsh times call for desperate measures in David Mackenzie’s riveting crime thriller set in contemporary West Texas, where avaricious, corporate-driven America has ravaged close-knit communities.

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FILM OF THE WEEK: Sausage Party (15) ***

There’s plentiful food for thought in Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan’s uproarious and potty-mouthed computer-animated comedy, set in a supermarket where cute anthropomorphised perishables dream of a ‘great beyond’ past the sliding front doors.

Jesse Eisenberg as Bobby Dorfman and Blake Lively as Veronica Hayes. PA Photo/Warner Bros.

REVIEW: Cafe Society (15) ***

Age cannot diminish Woody Allen.

The Purge: Election Year.  PA Photo/Universal.

REVIEW: The Purge: Election Year (15) **

Sobering political reality trumps blood-saturated fiction in the third instalment of James DeMonaco’s horror series, set in a dystopian America where every March, murder is legalised for 12 hours to sate the population’s bloodlust and reduce crime levels for the rest of the year.

Jonah Hill as Efraim Diveroli. PA Photo/Warner Bros.

FILM OF THE WEEK: War Dogs (15) ****

Based on an article in Rolling Stone magazine and a subsequent book, War Dogs heavily dramatises the true story of two enterprising twentysomethings, who became multi-millionaires as arms dealers to the US military.

The No6 Cinema in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard.
Picture Ian Hargreaves (161098-11)

Cinemas that say it’s time for independents’ day

In an age of entertainment where the medium of television is rapidly consuming our night-time viewing habits, be it on the small screen or a laptop screen, cinema is having to adapt and expand on its own.

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