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This engrossing biopic of one of history's most misunderstood figures tells the story of Mary Magdalene and her journey as Jesus of Nazareth's 13th disciple. In the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her home to follow a charismatic Rabbi after she sees him performing miracles. With his teachings, Mary believes that change is possible and focuses on making a difference in the lives of those around her, spreading Jesus' message of love, tolerance and understanding.
Peter Rabbit is a blend of animation and live-action, adapted from the beloved series of Beatrix Potter books; Tomb Raider is an action-adventure reboot of a video game adaptation, featuring one of gaming's most recognisable characters; The Square is a satire on modern art which won the Palme d'Or, the top prize at Cannes Film Festival; and Gook is an indie drama which explores relationships between different ethnic communities in Los Angeles, set around the Rodney King riots of 1992.
Adapted from the beloved children’s books by author Beatrix Potter in which a plucky rabbit tries to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden.
Age group7–11 years
Adapted from the video game series, adventurer Lara Croft follows in her father’s footsteps as she attempts to solve his mysterious disappearance.
Age group11–16 years
A respected art curator in Stockholm finds himself in a personal and professional crisis as the result of a controversial new installation.
Age group16+ years
The most loveable marmalade-eating bear, originating from darkest Peru but since adopted by the Browns, returns for a second big screen adventure. Eager to buy and send his beloved Aunt Lucy a birthday present, Paddington gets a number of jobs in the local area to save up money. But when the book is stolen, Paddington is framed for the crime! It's up to those in the community who have been so charmed by his presence to rally round and free the bear from injustice, in this heartwarming family film.
Paddington gets a series of jobs in the local community to buy his Aunt Lucy a birthday present, only for the gift to be stolen.
Age group7–14 years
We look at how Paddington 2 honours the spirit of the character and introduces a new villain in his second big screen adventure.
Reading time 6 mins
Register for our Pop-up Paddington resource, which addresses Paddington 2's themes of adventure, reading and helping the community.
Reading time 2 mins
Set within a garish, rundown motel in the poverty-stricken outskirts of Orlando - just out of sight of Disney World - six-year-old Moonee is irrepressible, roaming around the premises with her friends, displaying a carefree childhood innocence. Her rebellious young mum Halley refuses to discipline her, causing further problems for motel manager Bobby. Sean Baker's follow-up to Tangerine continues his bubblegum aesthetic in this vibrant drama which balances realism and escapism on the fringes of American suburbia.
All the winners - and their winning films - from the 2018 Into Film Awards, collected in one place.
Viewing time 3 mins
It's official - as voted for by you, our club members and readers of First News, our Family Film of the Year is the wonderful 'Paddington 2'.
Reading time 3 mins
Following the success of 'A Fantastic Woman' we look at ten more great films that deal with gender identity, transgender issues, and transitional experiences.
Reading time 5 mins
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