ODEON Magazine January 2017 - Page 5

The Razzle Dazzler When his mother is diagnosed with a serious illness, a young boy struggles to cope. But he receives help from an unusual source: an enormous, sentient tree. Find out more on page 16. Awards potential: Best Picture, Director, Actress, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling are on song in Damien Chazelle’s brilliant modern-day musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who fall in love. The current frontrunner for awards glory – and deservedly so. Awards potential: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Original Screenplay. See it from 1 January See it from 12 January Watch the trailer Manchester by the Sea Watch the trailer Lion 1 2 3 4 5  he was born S Emily Jean Stone. Jean is her grandma’s name. At the age of seven, she broke both her arms during a gymnastics class. Her natural hair colour is blonde. Judd Apatow suggested she dye it red during her Superbad audition and it’s mostly been that way since. She has a phobia of being “lifted over somebody’s head”. She’s a huge Spice Girls fan. Emma Stone shines in La La Land – in cinemas from Thursday 12 January The Extraordinary Quest Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams are absolutely superb in this moving tale of a janitor whose life is upended when his brother dies, and he becomes guardian to his young nephew. Awards potential: Best Picture, Director, Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay. When a young Indian boy gets lost 5,000 miles from home, he is adopted by a kindly Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, he sets out to find the family he’s never forgotten. An astonishing true story brought movingly to life. Awards potential: Best Picture, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay. See it from 13 January See it from 20 January The Soul Searcher Emma Stone Photo: © REX FEATURES The Tear Jerker PHOTO: © 2016 k films manchester llc. La La Land Photo: © 2016 summit entertainment, llc. A Monster Calls Watch the trailer Photo: © 2016 The Weinstein Company PHOTO: © [2015] a monster calls a.i.e. Watch the trailer 5 Things You Didn’t Know About...