Latest role sees Depp as debonair art dealer

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Coming up at the Peteborough Showcase

MORTDECAI (15, FROM TOMORROW): Johnny Depp stars as debonair art dealer and part-time rogue Charlie Mortdecai, who takes on angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist to recover a stolen painting rumoured to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold, in this action-comedy that co-stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor.

EX MACHINA (15, OUT NOW): The writer of 28 Days Later and The Beach directs this sci-fi thriller – starring Star Wars: The Force Awakens actors Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac – which sees a young programmer selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female robot.

THE GAMBLER (15, FROM TOMORROW): Mark Wahlberg leads a double-life as risk-taking Jim Bennett – both an English professor and high-stakes roller – whose spiralling debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark, in this crime-thriller from the director of Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR (15, FROM TOMORROW): Oscar Isaac (see Ex Machina) stars in his second film of the week, as an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in New York’s history (1981), in this crime-drama which co-stars Interstellar’s Jessica Chastain.