Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

What to Watch: Your Guide to the Films Showing This Week

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

What to Watch: Your Guide to the Films Showing This Week

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BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA (U) Cineworld Sat 10am (games plus choice of films for pounds 1); plus VUE weekend 10.30am - Collaring some decent laughs, Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore) is the eponymous spoilt pooch stolen on a trip to Mexico ...

HOTEL FOR DOGS (U) Cineworld Sat 10am (games plus choice of films for pounds 1) - Young Andi (Emma Roberts) and Bruce (Jake T Austin) must keep their dog Friday hidden from their mean foster parents, '80s throwback band members Lois (Lisa Kudrow) and Carl (Kevin Dillon) ...

MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA (PG) Cineworld Sat 10am (games plus choice of films for pounds 1) and VUE weekend 10.20am - Alex the lion (voiced by Ben Stiller), Marty the zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the giraffe (David Schwimmer) and Gloria the hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) are off on their travels ...

ANGELS & DEMONS (12A) Cineworld, Showcase, Odeon & VUE - Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard professor Robert Langdon and teams up with Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer) to follow a 400-year-old trail of ancient symbols that mark the Vatican's only hope for survival ...

THE DAMNED UNITED (15) Stockton's Arc today 2pm, 7.30pm; Sat 7.30pm; Tues 2pm, 7.30pm; Wed & Thurs 7.30pm - Steeped in nostalgia and blessed with an endearing performance from Michael Sheen as Middlesbrough-born Brian Clough and his ill-fated 44 day reign at Elland Road, this valentine to the former darling of Euro heroes Nottingham Forest shoots and scores on many levels . . ..

CORALINE (PG) Cineworld, Showcase & VUE - The adventurous eponymous heroine (voiced by Dakota Fanning) goes through a secret door into an idealised version of her frustrating home - but it holds dark secrets in Henry Selick's animated tale . . ..

FIGHTING (15) Cineworld, Showcase & VUE - Young counterfeiter Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum) punches his way to bare knuckle glory with the help of seasoned scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard) in Dito Montiel's action drama ...

GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST (12A) Cineworld, Showcase & VUE - Top photographer and ladies' man Connor Mead (Matthew McConaughey) tries to convince his younger brother Paul (Breckin Meyer) that his impending nuptials are a bad idea until three spectral visitations show bachelor boy Connor the error of his ways in Mark Waters' comedy ...

HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE (U) Cineworld, Showcase & VUE daily; Odeon except Wed & Thurs - Perky pop princess Miley Cyrus searches for love in this sentimental rites of passage drama that's interspersed with thigh-slapping musical sequences, drizzled with sentiment and peppered with wholesome values . . ..

MONSTERS Vs ALIENS (PG) Showcase daily; weekend at Cineworld (10.45am, 12.55pm) & VUE (10am); Odeon Sat 11.45am - Featuring the vocal talents of Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogan and Hugh Laurie, misfits of the world unite in this family-oriented computer animated adventure . …

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