In Cinemas 14 September 2012
This week’s new releases include The Sweeney, Paranorman, Premium Rush, To Rome With Love and Hope Springs.
Nick Love’s reworking of the classic British cop drama stars Ray Winstone and Ben Drew (Plan B) as Flying Squad detectives Jack Regan and George Carter. Expect plenty of high-octane car chases, punch-ups, gun fights and painfully London accents. Hayley Atwell, Damian Lewis and Steven Mackintosh also feature.
This horror-themed stop-motion animation follows a young boy called Norman Babcock who can communicate with the dead. Having worked on the art department for Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride as well as Coraline, Chris Butler has now penned his first screenplay feature, which he has directed along with Sam Fell.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in this story about a bike courier who inadvertently becomes involved in a scandal while on a delivery. He is pursued by a corrupt cop (Michael Shannon) and must use all of his trickery to make it through New York in one piece.
To Rome With Love
Woody Allen returns with another travelogue-comedy after the excellent Midnight In Paris, this time set in Rome. A typically all-star cast sees Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penelope Cruz, Ellen Page and Roberto Benigni star amongst numerous others.
Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep star in this comedy about a couple who, after many years of marriage, have found their sex lives wither and die, along with most of their happiness. They seek a week-long relationship counselling service from a professional doctor, played by Steve Carell.
Steel-chinned Karl Urban stars as the titular angel of justice in this franchise reboot, the first Dredd film since Sylvester Stallone’s outing in 1995.
Joe Wright returns to period drama with this Tom Stoppard adaptation of the classic Tolstoy novel. Keira Knightley stars having previously been Oscar-nominated for another Wright film, Pride & Prejudice.
Something a little different to other fare out this week, Miguel Gomes’ arthouse delight wowed audiences at the Berlin Film Festival before seeing similar success at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this August.