Dunkirk (PG-13, Action)
Friday 12th January, 7.15pm doors, 7.30pm start
“…heart-hammering and heroically British“, The Telegraph
The film depicts the dramatic and true story of the Dunkirk evacuations from a war torn beach and harbour, following the seemingly doomed plight of allied soldiers in World War II. As the enemy forces close in it seems the troops have nowhere to go, but help is at hand and a fierce battle ensues.
From Christopher Nolan, Director of Inception and Interstellar. Watch the trailer here:
The Audience – A special recorded-live theatre event
Friday 26th January, 7pm doors for 7.30pm start
Tickets for this event are priced at:
£8 for cinema members, £10 for non members.
There will be a paying bar for wine and beer.
This screening is 2hrs 50minutes long and is ‘as live’, including Presenter introduction, Documentary, on screen interval and Q&A.
Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards. For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace – a meeting like no other in British public life – it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses. Dame Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience from NT Live.
★★★★★ ‘Wholly tremendous’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ ‘Funny and truthful. I loved every minute.’ The Times
★★★★ ‘Helen Mirren dazzles again as Queen’ Metro
The Big Sick (15, Romantic Comedy)
Friday 9th February, 7.15pm doors for 7.30pm start
“Boy meets girl, girl falls into coma, seriously funny romcom ensues”, The Guardian
Don’t be put off by the title! This “boundary-pushing but still effortlessly charming” romcom is based upon a true story. It tells the story of the cross-cultural romance between Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (playing himself) and graduate student Emily (Zoe Kazan) – a romance which is at odds with Kumail’s parents’ plans to find him a suitable Muslim bride. When Emily is stricken with a mystery illness, Kumail has to negotiate the crisis with her parents (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano), who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart. This film comes from Judd Apatow- producer of Bridesmaids and Trainwreck
Watch the trailer here:
The Death of Stalin (15, Comedy)
Friday 9th March, 7.15pm doors for 7.30pm start
“The Death of Stalin is superbly cast, and acted with icy and ruthless force by an A-list lineup. There are no weak links. Each has a plum role; each squeezes every gorgeous horrible drop.” The Guardian
Armando Iannucci’s black comedy has garnered rave reviews. It follows the Soviet dictator’s last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death. Standout performances from Simon Russell Beale (Beria), Michael Palin (Molotov) and Andrea Riseborough (Stalin’s daughter Svetlana).
For the trailer, see:
Murder on the Orient Express (12A, Crime/Drama/Mystery)
Friday 20th April, 7.15pm doors for 7.30pm start
“An enjoyable journey with a stellar cast, though the baggage we carry as modern viewers sees this ride derailed before its denouement.” Empire
Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this new version of Agatha Christie’s novel, in which the Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot finds himself stranded on a snowbound train in company with thirteen strangers and a corpse. There cannot be a person in the world who does not know the outcome, so the fun will be watching a cast of top-notch performers including Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and many more go through their paces.
For the trailer, see: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3402236/?ref_=nv_sr_1