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ByCatriona RigneySunday , 18 October 2015
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Black Mass
Crime Biography
Johnny Depp couldn’t look further from his usual handsome self in this movie, but it’s rumoured his performance will garner him an Oscar nomination. The film tells the story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of Boston, who eventually becomes an FBI informant.


INFO: Now showing in UAE cinemas

Crimson Peak
Horror Drama
Set in the late 19th century, after marrying the charming and seductive Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), Edith (Mia Wasikowska) is swept away to his remote gothic mansion in England, where Lady Lucille, Thomas' mysterious sister also lives. She soon discovers that her charming new husband is not who he appears to be and the home harbours ghostly entities, which he and his sister (played by Jessica Chastain), desperately try to hide. Not for the faint-hearted, we think!

INFO: In UAE cinemas from 15 Oct

The Program
Sport Drama
An Irish sports journalist is convinced that cyclist Lance Armstrong's impressive performances during the Tour de France are fuelled by banned substances, so he starts hunting for evidence that will expose him.

INFO: In UAE cinemas from 15 Sep

The Knick
Drama Series
Clive Owen is back as Dr. John W. Thackery for the second series of this show which follows him and the staff at a fictionalized version of the real-life Knickerbocker Hospital in New York during the early twentieth century. 

INFO: Sun 18 Oct, 11pm, OSN First HD

Action Comedy

Comedic queen Melissa McCarthy is at her best in this movie where she plays a desk-bound CIA analyst who volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer. Obviously, hilarity ensues. 

INFO: Out now on DVD. We have four copies to give away. 

American Drama

A demanding choir master (Dustin Hoffman) at an elite music school – the National Boychoir Academy – pushes a gifted but rebellious student called Stet to fulfil his true potential.

INFO: In UAE cinemas from 15 Oct

San Andreas
Reality Show
The Rock is at his muscle-flexing best as he plays a rescue-chopper pilot who makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across California in order to rescue his daughter in the aftermath of a massive earthquake.

INFO: Now showing on OSN Movies Box Office  



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