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It’s time to experience the latest films at the big screen. Here's Culture Calling’s top 5 picks of the latest films released in the cinemas and on streaming platforms. Go support your local cinemas today! (or stream from the comfort of your sofa!)

The Northman

Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to save his mother, kill his uncle and avenge his father.

Runtime: 2hr 17m

Age Rating: 15

Directed by: Robert Eggers

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Claes Bang, Hafthor Bjornsson, Björk

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

Runtime: 2hr 6m

Age Rating: 12A

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Xochitl Gomez, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Patrick Stewart

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, actor Nick Cage accepts a $1 million offer to attend a wealthy fan's birthday party. Things take a wildly unexpected turn when a CIA operative recruits Cage for an unusual mission. Taking on the role of a lifetime, he soon finds himself channeling his most iconic and beloved characters to save himself and his loved ones.

Runtime: 1hr 46m

Age Rating: 15

Directed by: Tom Gormican

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Lily Mo Sheen, Pedro Pascal, Ike Barinholtz, Tiffany Haddish, Alessandra Mastronardi, Neil Patrick Harris

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Professor Albus Dumbledore knows the powerful, dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts magizoologist Newt Scamander to lead an intrepid team of wizards and witches. They soon encounter an array of old and new beasts as they clash with Grindelwald's growing legion of followers.

Runtime: 2hr 23m

Age Rating: 12A

Directed by: David Yates

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Callum Turner, Alison Sudol, Richard Coyle

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove that he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

Runtime: 2hr 2m

Age Rating: PG

Directed by: Jeff Fowler

Starring: Ben Schwartz, Idris Elba, Jim Carrey, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Shemar Moore, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally