FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Heroes in a half shell the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles return this week to defend New York, teenage girls face growing pains in Palo Alto and a future teenager tries to escape an idyllic prison in The Maze Runner. Two teenagers find friendship through a love of music in Northern Soul and a runaway girl befriends a trucker in My Name Is Hmmm... - see our interview with director agnès b. A young lawyer defends his father in The Judge and Hugh Grant returns to romantic comedy with The Rewrite, plus there's a re-release for early war film The Battles of Coronel And Falkland Islands and in the documentary corner there's puppet power with Filmed In Supermarionation. All this, plus we still have reviews coming in from the London Film Festival and the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

Packshot of Two Days, One Night on Blu-Ray Two Days, One Night Blu-Ray Review
Sandra, a young woman assisted by her husband, has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
Packshot of Wolf on Blu-Ray Wolf Blu-Ray Review
A troubled young man is torn between a potential career as a kickboxer and a life of petty crime.

FESTIVALS

London Film Festival opened with the The Imitation Game, read abou this year's award winners. Recent festival coverage also includes New York Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival, which saw Magical Girl take home the Golden Shell. Closer to home, we have been taking a look at films showing at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

News

On the ball Rhys Chapman discusses Wonderkid and tackling homophobia in football.

Luis Moreno Ocampo on pursuing justice First Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court talks about Watchers Of The Sky

Kent Jones honours Misty Upham Co-screenwriter of Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian shares his memories.

Arnaud Desplechin remembers Misty Upham A tribute to the actress he directed in Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian.

BAFTA Scotland announces nominees Sunshine On Leith leads charge.

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