Monthly pick of films to watch - January 2017
Here is our monthly pick of films to watch for January 2017.
Here are our pick of the films being released in Britain and Ireland during January 2017.
Assassin's Creed (12A) 1st January 2017
In "Assassin's Creed" Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, using a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, and discovers that he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins.
A Monster Calls (12A) 1st January 2017
"A Monster Calls" tells the story of a young boy struggling with bullies and a sick mother as he tries to deal with the truth.
Silence (15) 1st January 2017
"Silence" is the story of two Christian missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor - at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden.
The Bye Bye Man (15) 13th January 2017
Three college students unleash a supernatural entity known as "The Bye Bye Man", who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. They must try to save each other, and keep his existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.
La La Land (12A) 13th January 2017
In "La La Land" an aspiring actress and a struggling jazz musician, deal with mounting success as it tests their love affair and their dreams.
Live By Night (15) 13th January 2017
Set in the roaring 1920s Boston, "Live By Night" follows one man as he sets out to make his mark on the world and live life to the full in an underground world of gangsters, corrupt cops, cash, illegal booze, and guns.
Manchester by the Sea (15) 13th January 2017
In "Manchester by the Sea" a man is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies, which forces him to face his hidden emotions.
Underworld: Blood Wars (15) 13th January 2017
"Underworld: Blood Wars" follows Vampire death dealer, Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (12A) 19th January 2017
In "xXx" Xander Cage comes out of exile, and sets out to confront deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon.
Jackie (15) 20th January 2017
"Jackie" is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady.
Lion (PG) 20th January 2017
"Lion" is based on the true story of a five-year-old Indian boy who got lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometres from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Split (15) 20th January 2017
"Split" follows three girls who are kidnapped by a man with 24 dual personalities. They must find some of the different personalities that can help them while running away and staying alive from the others.
Denial (12A) 27th January 2017
"Denial" recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's legal battle for historical truth against David Irving, who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier.
Hacksaw Ridge (15) 27th January 2017
"Hacksaw Ridge" is the true story of Desmond Doss who, in Okinawa during WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun and was the first conscientious objector awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour.
Sing (U) 27th January 2017
"Sing" is set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals. Buster Moon, a koala, tries to save his theatre by producing the world's greatest singing competition.
T2 Trainspotting 27th January 2017
"T2 Trainspotting" sees the return of Mark Renton to his home and his friends after twenty years.