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Check out this week’s new movies with Into Film!

We’ve teamed up with the film and education programme, in-school club for kids, Into Film who will be helping us bring you the very latest film news, interviews and reviews every week.

New in Cinemas

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Planes: Fire & Rescue (U)

This exciting animated sequel picks up the action where the original left off, with Dusty Cropperhopper living his dream as an air-racing star, winning international competitions with the help of his friends. However, disaster strikes when Dusty encounters engine trouble that threatens to end his career. Although everyone is determined to help Dusty race again, he discovers that he can put his agility and bravery to use in a new job, fighting forest fires in a nearby national park. As part of the fire and rescue team Dusty is forced to swallow his pride and confront his fears in a thrilling mission to save the forest and its inhabitants.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes?

Planes (U, 2013), Cars (U, 2006), Turbo (U, 2013), The Love Bug (U, 1968), Porco Rosso (PG,1992)

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Wakolda (The German Doctor) (U)

A gripping drama set in Patagonia about a little girl who befriends a visiting German Doctor with a dark secret. Lilith’s family is moving to a lakeside hotel in Patagonia inherited by her mother. On the way they meet a charming German doctor who asks to stay with them while he sets up his surgery. Bullied for being small, Lilith is desperate to grow and quickly befriends the doctor who is keen to offer her growth treatment. However, there is something about the doctor that her parents and even some of the townspeople don’t trust. Inspired by real life of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, this is an intriguing drama unraveled through the eyes of a curious young girl. *In German, Spanish and Hebrew with English subtitles.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes?

Shadow of A Doubt (PG, 1943), Whistle Down The Wind (PG, 1961)

New on DVD

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Rio 2 (U)

In this colourful sequel, Blu, Jewel and their kids leave their blissful domestic life in vibrant Rio De Janeiro for an exciting adventure to the Amazon rainforest. Once there, they encounter a host of new born-to-be-wild characters, including Jewel’s long-lost father, who is not too impressed with Blu’s housebound upbringing. As Blu tries to fit in, illegal loggers arrive and threaten to destroy the bird’s habitat, while the dastardly Nigel is in hot pursuit of the macaws with his own special plan of revenge. Full of energy and great musical numbers, this is as much a celebration of Brazil as it is a timely lesson in adapting to new environments and protecting endangered species and ecosystems.

If you like this, why not try these other great films with similar themes?

Rio, (U, 2001), Madagascar (U, 2005), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (U, 2009), March of the Penguins, (U, 2005)

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