What to watch this week: new releases at Nottingham cinema

From dystopian throwbacks to Thanksgiving horror, here is what is on or on it’s way to your cinema this week.

Head on down to your local cinema, grab some popcorn and enjoy – there is something to suit everyone.

Film titles and release dates taken from the Nottingham Cineworld site: dates and showings may vary from cinema to county.

The Marvels

Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan in The Marvels. Image taken from Disney.

An action film, The Marvels is rated a 12A with a run time of 105 minutes, showing since Friday 10 November.

Avid fans of the comics will have exceeded knowledge of new superhero hit, but for those that don’t – The Marvels focuses on Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, as she faces a revolution of the tyrannical Kree(s).

Marvel, or Carol Danvers, is joined by Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) as they combine powers to create their superhuman trio.

The exciting sci-fi adventure is likely to have fans of the Marvel universe hooked as the MCU comics continue to unfold.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes

Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow and Rachel Zegler as Lucy Gray Baird in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Photo Credit: Murray Close. Taken from Lionsgate Publicity.

A prequel to a much loved movie series, released in cinemas Friday 17 November, the film is rated a 12A and has a run time of 157 minutes.

Highly anticipated by many, the announcement of this THG prequel has caused everyone to reconnect with their 2012 dystopian era.

The prequel tells the story of the 10th annual Hunger Games, introducing an 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth), years before his brutal presidency as he mentors the charming Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler) as she takes on the gruesome games.

Whether you had read the novel back in 2020 or are just an avid watcher of the previous films starring Jennifer Lawrence, this is not one to miss.

Saltburn

Barry Keoghan and Archie Madekwe in Saltburn (2023). Photo by Courtesy of Prime – © Amazon Content Services LLC. Image taken from IMDb.

Rated a 15, this thriller is somewhat of an underdog between hit series in the cinema this week, being released on Friday 17 November.

Described as a psychological thriller, an Oxford university student attends a summer at the estate of a rather aristocratic classmate.

Starring Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi and Rosamund Pike, if the talented cast doesn’t convince you, the immediate mystery will.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving (2023). Image taken from IMDb.

This 2023 horror is rated an 18, also released Friday 17 November, it has a run time of 106 minutes.

The unusual casting for the film originally threw many people off how liable as horror film Thanksgiving could be, starring TikTok sensation Addison Rae.

In this autumnal horror, an axe murderer stalks the residents of Plymouth after a Black Friday brawl working through victims one by one, suggesting a gory take on the American holiday.

Whilst Halloween is over, horror film fanatics will be glad to know that year round holidays are now subject to a scary movie.

Dream Scenario

Nicolas Cage in Dream Scenario (2023). Image taken from IMDb.

A dark comedy, rated a 15 with a run time of 102 minutes, this film is available to watch from Friday 10 November.

Nicholas Cage stars in this dark comedic horror, telling the story of a man that begins to appear in the dreams of millions of strangers, which slowly begins to turn into a nightmare.

For those who can’t quite stomach the gory, Dream Scenario is the perfect comedy horror mesh to leave you entertained.

With notions towards the dangers of social media, this film could leave you pondering more than the ordinary comedy.

There’s something for everyone in cinemas this November so head on down and book your ticket – which one are you most excited to see?

 

 

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