Millions of people in Sierra Leone are preparing for a three-day nationwide lockdown, aimed at allowing health workers to spread information and calm fears about Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed more than 2000 people across west Africa. Rob Muir reports.
Islamic State fighters encircled a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday after seizing 21 villages in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region. Mana Rabiee reports.
Ridley Scott, director of ‘Alien’ and ‘Blade Runner’, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - teaser trailer (MSN Exclusive)
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of two films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The second film will be “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.”
In Cinemas March 2
Based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant, BEL AMI (March 2) chronicles the rise of penniless ex-soldier Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, REMEMBER ME) through the echelons of the 1890s Parisian elite and is a tale of ambition, power and seduction.
Also starring Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci and Colm Meaney. BEL AMI is A timeless epic with a modern twist. A Dangerous Liaisons for a new generation.
The Dark Knight Rises is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Marion Cotillard, as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake.
In 24hrs Will Shaw’s family will be dead.
Armed with a gun, but no information, distraught, confused and alone in an unfamiliar city, Will (HENRY CAVILL) is forced to piece together the puzzle of his missing family.
Unwittingly embroiled in a Government conspiracy with agents from all sides hot on his tail, an unrelenting chase across the streets of Madrid intensifies and Will is forced to question everything he has ever known in order to stay alive long enough to rescue his family… but is there anyone left he can trust?
Starring super British talent HENRY CAVILL (Immortals) alongside Hollywood action legends BRUCE WILLIS (Die Hard) and SIGOURNEY WEAVER (Avatar), THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY is an adrenaline fuelled action thriller from director MABROUK EL MECHRI.
THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY will be released on April 6th.
In ParaNorman, a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead.
The film is due to be released on September the 14th 2012.
Killer Joe is a black comedy directed by William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist) and starring Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Gina Gershon and Thomas Haden Church. Killer Joe is released in cinemas June 29th.