The Return of Movie Mondays (Week Two) BBC iPlayer

Source Code (2011 – 93 mins)

A soldier (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in someone else’s body and discovers he’s part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train within 8 minutes.

A Monster Calls (2016 – 108 mins)

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother’s terminal illness. Click here to read my extended review.

Midnight Special (2016 – 112 mins)

A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child’s special powers. Click here to read my extended review.

Man Up (2015 – 88 mins)

A single woman (Lake Bell) takes the place of a stranger’s blind date, which leads to her finding the perfect boyfriend (Simon Pegg). Click here to read my extended review.

The Lost City Of Z (2016 – 141 mins)

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Click here to read my extended review. 

Paddington 2 (2017 – 103 mins)

Paddington (Ben Whishaw), now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s (Imelda Staunton’s) 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. Click here to read my review. 

The Queen Of Versailles (2012 – 100 mins)

A documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles. During the next two years, their empire, fuelled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis.


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