DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (2017)

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 89 minutes

  • Director(s): David Bowers

  • Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Jason Drucker, Alexa Blair Robertson, Owen Asztalos

  • BBFCinsight: very mild bad language, rude humour

  • Synopsis: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL is a family comedy in which a family takes a road trip to attend their grandmother's ninetieth birthday party, but the middle child attempts to divert the journey in order to get to a gaming convention.

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL is a family comedy in which a family takes a road trip to attend their grandmother's ninetieth birthday party, but the middle child attempts to divert the journey in order to get to a gaming convention.

Language

There is some very mild bad language.

Theme

There are moments of rude humour, including a scene in which a boy hides in a bathroom while a man uses the toilet in noisy fashion. In another scene, a pig passes wind in a car and the occupants react with comic disgust.

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WONDER WOMAN (2017)

WONDER WOMAN (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 141 minutes

  • Director(s): Patty Jenkins

  • Cast: Gal Gadot, Robin Wright, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Ewen Bremner

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: WONDER WOMAN is a US fantasy action drama in which an Amazonian warrior leaves her home to bring an end to a war.

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WONDER WOMAN is a US fantasy action drama in which an Amazonian warrior leaves her home to bring an end to a war.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate violence, including sword fighting, fistfights, shootings, and shots of people being hit with arrows. There is infrequent injury detail which includes brief sight of blood after people are hit, and sight of injured soldiers returning home in bloodied bandages.

There is use of mild bad language as well as milder terms.

Mild sex references include a scene in which a man and woman talk about making babies and bodily pleasures.

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PEPPA PIG: MY FIRST CINEMA EXPERIENCE (2017)

PEPPA PIG: MY FIRST CINEMA EXPERIENCE (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 71 minutes

  • Director(s): Mark Baker

  • Cast: Morwenna Banks (voice), David Graham (voice), Meg Hall (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: PEPPA PIG: MY FIRST CINEMA EXPERIENCE is a collection of animated adventures and songs presented by Peppa, George and their friend Daisy.

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CHURCHILL (2017)

CHURCHILL (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Jonathan Teplitzky

  • Cast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, scenes of smoking

  • Synopsis: CHURCHILL is a biographical drama about Sir Winston Churchill in the days immediately before the D-Day Landings.

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CHURCHILL is a biographical drama about Sir Winston Churchill in the days immediately before the D-Day Landings.

Language

There is mild bad language.

Smoking

The film, which is set in 1944, includes several scenes of cigar and cigarette smoking by adults.

There are infrequent verbal descriptions of war violence. In one scene an older Churchill casts his mind back to the Normandy Landings as he stands on a beach. He imagines the sea to be blood red in colour, and in a black and white flashback sequence a couple of dead soldiers are seen lying on the sand. There is no blood or injury detail.

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HAMPSTEAD (2017)

HAMPSTEAD (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 100 minutes

  • Director(s): Joel Hopkins

  • Cast: Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Jason Watkins, Lesley Manville, Simon Callow

  • BBFCinsight: moderate bad language

  • Synopsis: HAMPSTEAD is a drama in which an American widow develops a relationship with a man living a self-sufficient existence in a shack on Hampstead Heath.

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HAMPSTEAD is a drama in which an American widow develops a relationship with a man living in a shack on Hampstead Heath.

Language

There is moderate bad language and an implied rude gesture when a character holds up his middle finger as he tells a story about driving a nail through it. There are also uses of milder bad language.

There are also mild comic sex references, including the very brief sounds of an adult film playing on a mobile phone, and some verbal comments about it. There is also the brief establishment of a character being attacked, as well as some natural nudity.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (2017)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 137 minutes

  • Director(s): James Gunn

  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel (voice), Bradley Cooper (voice), Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan

  • BBFCinsight: moderate fantasy action violence, sex references, language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is a science fiction action feature in which the Guardians of the Galaxy must rescue the universe when the mystery of Quill's parentage is unravelled.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is a science fiction action feature in which the Guardians of the Galaxy must rescue the universe.

Violence

There are explosive battles in outer space involving various craft. Fight scenes feature hand-to-hand combat as well the use of futuristic weapons. The impacts of blows or laser blasts result in no realistic injury.

Sex

There are references to adult behaviour. There is also innuendo when a man replies to a comment about his ability to fly a spacecraft.

Language

There is moderate bad language.

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THE SHACK (2017)

THE SHACK (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 129 minutes

  • Director(s): Stuart Hazeldine

  • Cast: Octavia Spencer, Sam Worthington, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga, Tim McGraw, Ryan Robbins

  • BBFCinsight: emotional scenes, brief scenes of domestic violence

  • Synopsis: THE SHACK is a US drama in which a grieving father visits a remote cabin looking for his child's kidnapper, only to find some unexpected guests who force him to confront his pain.

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THE SHACK is a US drama in which a grieving father visits a remote cabin looking for his child's kidnapper, only to find some unexpected guests who force him to confront his pain.

Theme

There are some emotional scenes as a man becomes distraught when his young daughter goes missing and when he finds the place where she seems to have spent her last moments.

Violence

There are brief scenes of domestic violence in which man strikes his wife and then beats his young son on the back with a strap.

Other issues include some mild threat as two children are capsized in a canoe with one trapped underneath. A young girl is also seen being taken by a hooded man. There is brief sight of drugs.

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ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON (2017)

ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON (2017)
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  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Christopher Menaul

  • Cast: Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Julian Kostov, Amanda Abbington, Ronan Keating, Félicité Du Jeu

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, gruesome images

  • Synopsis: ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON is a drama about a woman who shelters an escaped Russian prisoner-of-war during the Nazi occupation of Jersey.

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ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON is a drama about a woman who shelters an escaped Russian prisoner of war during the Nazi occupation of Jersey.

Violence

There are scenes in which prisoners of war are beaten by Nazi guards. Whip marks are seen on a man's back as he bathes.

Disturbing images

There are brief shots of a body which has washed up on a beach.

There is mild bad language and scenes of mild threat as a Russian fugitive tries to evade detection by Nazi soldiers.

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THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE (2017)

THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 124 minutes

  • Director(s): Niki Caro

  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor, Iddo Goldberg, Michael McElhatton, Jitka Smutna, Shira Haas, Waldemar Kobus

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat, nudity

  • Synopsis: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE is a drama, based on a true story that begins in Poland in 1939, concerning a couple who join the Resistance and rescue people from the Warsaw Ghetto.

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THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE is a drama, based on a true story that begins in Poland in 1939, concerning a couple who join the Resistance and rescue people from the Warsaw Ghetto.

Violence

There are scenes in which Resistance fighters battle German soldiers. These include brief sight of bullet wounds, and a German soldier is briefly set on fire. One scene shows two women being shot by German soldiers. There are also scenes in which zoo animals are shot by soldiers, and some in which the Warsaw Ghetto is burned to the ground. However, there is limited detail.

Threat

There is a scene of threat as a German officer attacks a woman on a bed but there is no strong detail. In another scene a young teenage girl is taken away by two German soldiers. A boy is threatened by a German office who intends to shoot him. A gunshot is heard from off screen, implying the boy has been shot, although this turns out not to be the case.

Nudity

There is brief female nudity as a couple lie in bed.

The film also contains several scenes in which adults smoke cigarettes, reflecting the period in which the film is set.

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FINDING FATIMAH (2017)

FINDING FATIMAH (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Oz Arshad

  • Cast: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia, Wahab Sheikh, Mandeep Dhillon, Ambreen Razia

  • BBFCinsight: drug references

  • Synopsis: FINDING FATIMAH is a British romantic comedy about a divorced Muslim man looking for love.

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FINDING FATIMAH is a British romantic comedy about a divorced Muslim man looking for love.

Drugs

Occasional references are made to smoking cannabis.

There are occasional mild sex references and infrequent use of mild bad language. In one scene, a woman has painted her face black but the protagonist notes that it could be considered racist.

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