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‘Darkest Hour’ – Release date: 12 January

Starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill – transformed with some dazzling prosthetic make-up – Atonement director Joe Wright’s biopic joins the wartime Prime Minister during a desperate juncture at the beginning of World War II. Featuring a dazzling cast (Ben Mendelsohn as George VI, Kristin Scott Thomas as Churchill’s wife Clementine), it received rave reviews on its premiere at the Telluride festival, and could see Oldman nominated for an Oscar.

The most exciting new movies of 2018

2017 has been a vintage year at the cinema offering something for everyone. 2018 is shaping up to be just as exhilarating with new Star Wars, Marvel, and Mission: Impossible movies on the horizon, along with new pictures from some of the best filmmakers around including Steven Spielberg, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Steve McQueen.

Here’s our look at the most exciting new movies to look forward to in 2018.

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