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This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Glass-poster-1-647x1024.jpgDirector: M. Night Shyamalan

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan

Cast: Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Spencer Treat Clark

Cert: 15

Running time: 129mins

Year: 2019


 


What’s the story: In a mental institution, a doctor tries to convince the seemingly superhuman David Dunn (Willis) and Kevin (McAvoy) and the brittle-boned Elijah Price (Jackson) they are not real-life superheroes and villains.

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What’s the verdict: We blame Christopher Nolan. His Dark Knight trilogy received the plaudits for bringing superheroes and villains into a world recognisably our own. And made a few billion bucks into the bargain.

No-one really mentioned M...

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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Alan Partridge Alpha Papa - quad posterDirector: Declan Lowney

Cast: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Felicity Montague, Tim Key, Phil Cornwell, Nigel Lindsay, Monica Dolan

Cert: 15

Running time: 105 mins

Year: 2013

The lowdown: The big screen is finally graced with the presence of Norfolk’s most infamous son. And good news, it’s a back of the net success. Coogan and co. make nods to big screen action with a Die-Hard-in-a-radio-station plot, but what makes AP: AP fizz is the decision to play it parochial. Norfolk locations, hilarious phone-ins topics (e.g “Norfolk’s most sun-tanned child”) and gags that come as thick n’ fast as Airplane! or Naked Gun make this textbook.

The Alan Partridge MovieThe Alan Partridge Movie

The full verdict: If “who’s the worst monger: fish, iron, rumour or war” or “we’re taking dedications from people who’ve had planning permission denie...

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