Given the horrible weather outside it's a perfect weekend to go to the cinema,so here is our round up of what is hitting our screens this week!
Up first is Tinker bell:Secret of the Wings, Tinker bell is forbidden from entering the Winter Woods for fear her wings freezing, but curiosity gets the better of her and she ventures in only to discover her wings don't freeze but glow and sparkle. Tinker bell goes on the search for the wise fairy which leads to her discovering a big secret.Starring Timothy Dalton, Lucy Hale and Megan Hilty this film is geared very much towards young girls so it might be just one for the kids. You can check out Gav's review here for it.
The big movie this week is of course The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the eagerly awaited movie hit Irish screens last night. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy which flashbacks to 60 years ago when Gandalf (Ian McKellan) recruits Bilbo Baggins(Martin Freeman) to journey to the Lonely Mountain with a group of dwarfs to reclaim their home which has been taken over by Smaug. Rory gives it four stars here. Our movie editor Caroline Foran was lucky enough to catch up with the cast during the week to talk about the movie, you can watch the interviews here.
Also out this week is False Trail, a crime thriller about a local girl who goes missing and the small hunting community of a town in Northern Sweden band together to search for her. Fingers get pointed at the local nutcase Jari but when a big shot detective from Stockholm arrives he enrages the community by uncovering evidence which proves Jari to be innocence, leading to a plot full of genuis twists and turns. Gavin reviews it here.
Girlfriend tells the story of Evan(Evan Sneider)a young man with downs syndrome who lives with his Mum and works with her in small town diner. He develops a crush on a local single mom Candy(Shannon woodward) who is still mixed up with her volatile ex boyfriends. Evan comes into money unexpectedly and uses the money to pursue Candy. Gav wasnt overly impressed by it you can check out his review here.
Lastly, hitting our cinema screens this week is You will be my Son, which follows Paul De Marseul the owner of a grape plantation, who learns his vineyard caretaker has been diagnosed with a serious illness reminding Paul that he cannot run the business forever. Paul's son is determined to prove himself to his father but Paul has other ideas of hiring the caretakers son who has worked as a vineyard caretaker in America. Rory reviews it here.
Til next week!