Regal Cinema Melton: Film Guide Mach 5 to 12

Reese Witherspoon in Wild. Picture: PA Photo/Anne Marie Fox/Fox UK EMN-150227-124649004
Reese Witherspoon in Wild. Picture: PA Photo/Anne Marie Fox/Fox UK EMN-150227-124649004
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Selma (12A). Today at 6pm.

A Most Violent Year (15). Today at 8.45pm.

India’s Daughter. The story of the short life and tragic death of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh. She was driven, bright, brave, and passionate about her rights. In December 2012 she went to the cinema with a male friend and was gang-raped on the bus home by six men. Jyoti died of her injuries two weeks later. Her ordeal sparked protests, and led to changes in the law. This documentary relates the facts of the case and makes a powerful plea for social change. Friday at 4.30pm, Saturday at 8.30pm, Sunday at 7pm.

The Imitation Game (12A). Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Alan Turing, the mathematical genius who broke Germany’s Enigma code during the Second World War in a gripping race against time. Friday at 6pm, Saturday at 3.30pm, Sunday and Monday at 8.30pm, Tuesday at 8pm.

Ex Machina (15). A young coder (Domhnall Gleeson) becomes involved in an experiment with the world’s first artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful female robot (Alicia Vikander) owned by his boss (Oscar Isaac). Intense psychological thriller. Friday at 8.30pm, Saturday at 6pm.

Paddington (PG). Having arrives in London from his native Peru Paddington is befriended by kindly Mr and Mrs Brown (Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins) and embarks on a series of adventures. Saturday at 1.15pm, Sunday at 1.45pm.

Bolshoi: Romeo and Juliet. Stellar performances by Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina illuminate this masterpiece. Sunday at 4pm.

Wild (15). In 1995, Cheryl Strayed set out alone on a three-month, 1,100-mile hike along America’s Pacific Crest Trail which she recounted in a bestselling memoir. Reese Witherspoon gives a brave portrayal as Strayed deals with harsh terrain, extreme weather, dangerous strangers and her own emotional turmoil amid a beautifully photographed backdrop. Monday at 6pm, Tuesday at 2pm, Wednesday at 8.30pm.

Mr Turner (12A). Timothy Spall is masterful in Mike Leigh’s boisterous biopic of Britain’s greatest landscape artist, the eccentric JMW Turner. It examines his relationships with his father and the women in his life. Tuesday at 5pm, Wednesday at 5.30pm.

NT Live: Behind the Beautiful Flowers. Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her book, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale. Thursday at 7pm.