The Imitation Game
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong
Director: Morten Tyldum
Running time: 114 minutes
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the true story of Alan Turing, the English mathematician and cryptanalyst who, accompanied by a brilliant team of code breakers, must crack the Nazis’ naval cipher in a nail-biting race against time during the darkest hours of World War Two. Full of masterful performances and already garnering plenty of Oscar buzz, this is one to watch come awards season next year.
The Imitation Game is out now on general release and playing at The Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks and the Picture House Uckfield.
Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini
Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Running time: 106 minutes
From the author of Gone Baby Gone, Mystic River and Shutter Island comes another gritty, powerful urban drama. Tom Hardy plays lonely bartender Bob Saginowski, who finds himself at the centre of a robbery gone awry at a mob connected ‘drop bar’ in Brooklyn’s criminal underworld. Under the watchful eye of his heavy-handed employer, Cousin Marv (the late James Gandolfini in his final screen performance), Bob seeks redemption and salvation for a life of crime in this tense and electrifying thriller.
The Drop is out now on general release