At Irish cinemas October 14th


At Irish cinemas October 14th

In case you thought those Dan Brown adaptations had gone away, Tom Hanks is back with another one this week. There's also the very indie American Honey and some animated fun with the Storks.

Tom Hanks is back as Robert Langdon- the brainiac star of Dan Browns series of books, with The DaVinci code being the most famous. This third film adapts the fourth book (with The Lost Symbol roundly ignored) and sees Langdon trying to regain his memories and his symbology powers to save the world. It looks utterly ridiculous, which is mostly the point of these films. Ben Foster and Felicity Jones also star.

Warner Animation tries to keep up the momentum created with The Lego Movie in this quirky animated comedy with an impressive voice cast including Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. There's plenty for kids and adults here, and the wolves pretty much steal the film.

The Flag
This comedy caper comes from the folks behind The Stag (it rhymes!) and is all about an Irish fella who finds out his grandfather raised the Irish flag over the GPO in 1916 and sets out to reclaim the tricolour from an army barracks in London. Pat Shortt, Ruth Bradley, Brian Gleeson and Moe Dunford star and it looks like a bit of a laugh.

American Honey
English director Andrea Arnold (Red Road, Fish Tank) makes the move to the States with this mesmerising road movie that has been earning rave reviews. It's about a young girl who falls in with a group of travelling salesman and heads out along the byways of America in search of... something. With a mix of professional and first time actors, including Shia LaBeouf, it's a hell of a ride.

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