8 TV film premieres you must watch this Christmas

Here's the best of the brand new films available to Sky Movies customers this Yuletide

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Downton Abbey’s Lily James leads a star ladened cast in Kenneth Branagh’s brilliant adaptation of this most celebrated of fairy tales. Add Kate Blanchett and Richard Madden and you have a fantastic film for all the family. Remember “have courage and be kind…” 

Available on Sky Movies Premiere now

Cinderella © 2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recruits sink estate yobbo Eggsy (Taron Egerton) to an elite British intelligence network Kingsman as part of a bid to stop the evil plans of a deranged megalomaniac tech billionaire played by Samuel L Jackson. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.

Available on Sky Movies Premiere from New Year’s Day

Kingsman: The Secret Service © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and TSG Entertainment Finance LLC.  All rights reserved.

Earth has been colonised by extraterrestrials and humankind is relocated to a vast desert suburbia in Australia. But teen girl Tip (voiced by Rihanna) is left behind to strike up an unlikely alliance with Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons (Oh), a misfit Boov who craves friendship but whose error has given away the location of his compatriots to predatory fellow aliens, the Gorg.

Available on Sky Movies Premiere from New Year’s Day

Home © 2015 DreamWorks Animation LLC.  All Rights Reserved

This is the third and final (but maybe the best!) adventure in the museum. The old favourites return in the shape of Night guard Larry (Ben Stiller), Owen Wilson’s cowboy Jedediah and the formidable comedy genius that is the late great Robin Williams.  

Available from Christmas Eve on Sky Movies Premiere

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and TSG Entertainment Finance LLC. All rights reserved.

Oscar-winning fast-moving fun from the Disney team, this is the story of a “health care companion” that’s there to pick up the pieces when tragedy strikes teenager Hiro. And when a masked man attempts to terrorise the city of San Fransokyo Hiro, Baymax and their goofy robotic engineering pals must suit up to protect the city.

Available from Christmas Day on Sky Movies Premiere    

Big Hero 6 © 2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Christian Bale takes on the role of Moses in Ridley Scott’s biblical epic based on the book of Exodus. After being banished to the wilderness, Moses returns to Egypt to lead the Israelites to freedom from the power-crazed Ramses (Joel Edgerton) and relies on the power of God to part the Red Sea. An enormous and spectacular production from a master of cinema.

Available of Sky Movies Premiere from Christmas Day

Exodus: Gods and Kings © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Producciones Ramses, A.I.E and TSG Entertainment Finance LLC. All rights reserved.

   

Short but sweet festive spin-off from one of Disney’s most popular films of all time. Anna, Olaf and co are attempting to throw a birthday party for Queen Elsa – but things don’t go to plan when the queen gets a cold!  

Available on Sky Movies Premiere from Christmas Day

Frozen Fever © Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) take on a new evil: robotic supervillain Ultron in this spectacular sequel from the comic book masters.  Joss Whedon returns to the helm for this furious paced action-filled extravaganza.

Available on Sky Movies Premiere from Boxing Day

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Avengers: Age of Ultron © 2015 Marvel