New in cinemas: This season's must-watch movies
Nobody says no to going to the movies. From sinking into a plush seat, to tucking into your favourite snacks and drinks, and being thoroughly entertained for an hour or two – there’s absolutely no reason to resist.
Whether it's your first date or one of many, a catch up with the whole crew, or a fun day out with the kids, there’s something for everyone. Pick from the many blockbusters on this list and strap in with a bucket of popcorn (and maybe a choc top too).
For the kids (and young at heart)
Paw Patrol: The Movie – in cinemas 2 September
The PAW Patrol is on a roll! When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favorite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head on.
Monster Family 2 - in cinemas 23 October
To free Baba Yaga and Renfield from the clutches of Monster Hunter Mila Starr, the Wishbone Family once more transforms into a Vampire, Frankenstein's Monster, a Mummy and a Werewolf. Aided and abetted by their three pet bats, our Monster Family zooms around the world again to save their friends..
For the adrenaline junkies
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – in cinemas 2 September
Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organisation.
Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage – in cinemas 21 October
Academy Award® nominated actor, Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of Marvel’s greatest and most complex characters.
No Time to Die – in cinemas 11 November
Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica when his old friend, Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
For the history and culture buffs
Respect - in cinemas 19 August
The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin. Starring Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Tate Donovan, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron.
For a heart-warming tale
Joe Bell - in cinemas 23 September
From the Academy-Award winning writing team behind Brokeback Mountain, Joe Bell tells the true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay.