Hot summer movies

Going to the movies is a great way to keep cool on a hot summer’s day, but what are the five hottest movies of the season?

The Railway Man – Release date 26 December 2013
Based on a true story and starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman, the movie tells the tale of Eric Lomax, who worked on the construction of the Burma/Thai ‘Death Railway’ during WWII and sets out to find those responsible for his torture.

Walking with Dinosaurs – Release date 1 January 2014
Based on the BBC television extravaganza, clever 3D CGI allows audiences to see what is was really like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. A must-see if you have grandchildren in the four to 12 age bracket.

Inside Llewyn Davis – Release date 16 January 2014
The latest offering from the talented Cohen brothers stars Oscar Isaac and Cary Mulligan in this tale of a young folk musician trying to find his fortune in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1961’s harsh winter.

The Wolf of Wall Street – Release date 23 January 2014
 Martin Scorsese again teams up with Leonardo DiCaprio to bring to the screen the true story of the rise and fall of Wall Street giant Jordan Belfort.

Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom – Release date 6 February 2014
Idris Elba and Naomie Harris bring to life the story of South Africa’s much-loved son, Nelson Mandela. Incredibly poignant given his recent passing, the movie chronicles his journey from his rural village to his inauguration as South Africa’s first democratically elected president.

What movie are you looking forward to the most?

Written by Debbie McTaggart