SLEEPLESS (15) HH HHH LAS VEGAS detectives Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx, pictured) and Sean Cass (Tip "T.I."
Harris) don masks and brandish government-issue weapons to steal a 25 kilos shipment of cocaine "worth seven or eight million on the streets".
The next day, thugs kidnap Vincent's teenage son, Thomas (Octavius J Johnson), and shady casino owner Stanley Rubino (Dermot Mulroney) calls the distraught father to explain he is holding the lad to ransom: the missing white powder in exchange for the boy's life. The cop races against the clock to courier the drugs to the casino, but Internal Affairs officers (Michelle Monaghan, David Harbour) are shadowing him.
MINDHORN (15) HHH HH IN THE late 1980s, actor Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) set a nation's heart aflutter as Mindhorn, who could literally "see the truth" using his one robotic eye. Twenty-five years later, fame has cruelly deserted him.
Out of the blue, Richard's longsuffering agent (Harriet Walter) offers him a chance at redemption: return to the Isle of Man, where the TV series was filmed, to assist Chief Inspector Derek Newsome (David Schofield) in apprehending suspected serial killer, Paul Melly (Russell Tovey).
Melly is a deluded fan of the TV series and tells police he will "only speak to Inspector Mindhorn or more people are going to die!" Consequently, Richard travels to his former stomping ground to work alongside DC Baines (Andrea Riseborough) on the high-profile case. Mindhorn is a potty-mouthed escape from reality.
UNLOCKED (15) HH HHH CIA interrogator Alice Racine (Noomi Rapace, pictured) retired from active duty after she failed to break down a suspect in time to avert carnage in Paris.
Four years later, she is a caseworker in London, concerned with benefits not bombs. Unexpectedly, Alice is ushered back into action to interrogate a young man called Lateef (Aymen Hamdouchi) who authorities fear has been given a coded message that will trigger the release of a deadly virus in the UK.
While carrying out her duties, Alice stumbles upon a deadly conspiracy. Unsure who to trust, she turns to MI5 agent Emily Knowles (Toni Collette), Iraq war veteran Jack Alcott (Orlando Bloom) and a local lad called Amjad (Tosin Cole) to unmask the traitors.
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|Publication:||Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||May 14, 2017|
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