Everyone works hard for their cash. So, when visiting the cinema, your decision is all the more important on what to spend a tenner on.
Do you go for a late-night horror? Or a date-night rom-com? Or perhaps the latest blockbuster? Let us do the research and you make the final call.
Here’s five films that we think deserve your attention this month…
Director: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi (screenplay), Christine Leunens (novel)
Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi
A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.
Nominated for Golden Globes, has a decent cast and let’s be honest; an intriguing plot. You know you’re going to see this.
Director: Sam Mendes
Writers: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Stars: George Mackay, Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden
Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.
A single-shot film with a hearty narrative. It’s touching, brutal and mesmerising to behold. Cinematography and direction for days.
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Director: Armando Iannucci
Writers: Simon Blackwell (screenplay by), Charles Dickens (novel)
Stars: Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
BIFA-nominated right, left and centre. BIFA-winner left, right and centre. You know what to do.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood
Director: Marielle Heller
Writers: Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster
Stars: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.
Tom Hanks loves these kinds of films, and when he loves them, we know for a fact near enough everyone else will love them too. Hanks is on top form here.
Director: Robert Eggers
Writers: Max Eggers, Robert Eggers
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman
Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
This was a London Film Festival favourite. It’s been praised for just about everything. For a second feature of Robert Eggers, his talent is impressive.