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Gloria Bell (15)

Gloria Bell

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Wednesday 24 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 42m

Warning - no babies for 15 Cert.

Described by Variety as “One of the great female-led films of the 21st Century”, Julianne Moore’s Gloria Bell is terrific.

Gloria Bell is the English language remake of Sebastián Lelio’s own Chilean sleeper hit Gloria from 2013. This new incarnation of the film stars Moore as a middle-aged divorcee who spends her, now free, evenings on the many dancefloors of Los Angeles. On one such evening, she meets John Turturro’s Arnold – a 50-something divorcee, (much like herself) – and the pair hit it off.

What’s so fantastic about the film is that it depicts this intersection of two people’s lives whilst being firmly grounded in reality: this isn’t a fairy tale relationship, it’s a barbed, complex minefield. Whilst Gloria has completely cut ties with her own family, Arnold is still under the thumb (both psychologically and financially) of his ex-wife and two daughters – something which causes great arguments between the two.

Propelled along by a pulsating soundtrack of power ballads and club classics and drenched in gorgeous purple-pink hues by the ever-fantastic cinematographer Natasha Braier, Gloria Bell is a proper night out on the town – minus the hangover in the morning.

Men in Black: International (12A)

Men in Black: International

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Thursday 25 Jul 201913:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 55m

The impeccably suited and galactically weird franchise returns, with a new roster of faces, places, and species.

Former Thor: Ragnarok compatriots Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson’s chemistry is further tested in this breezy extraterrestrial flick. Refocused with a new team and setting, the film follows Agent M (Thompson), who has recently been shifted to MiB’s branch in Britain, where she is paired with the washed-up Agent H (Hemsworth), who has failed to protect an important alien personage. A race to find the killer sends the pair across Europe, and raises the possibility of a mole in the organisation, threatening both the agency and (naturally) the world.

Thompson does here what Tommy Lee Jones did so well in the first movie, she lightens the load by keeping everything moving efficiently. The film does not skimp on the traditional pleasures of the series, retaining and adding to its rogue’s gallery of alien grotesques and arsenal of outlandish gadgets.

Much as the bureau itself may wish otherwise, the Men in Black may endure in the public memory for some time yet.

Booksmart (15)


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Thursday 25 Jul 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 42m

It’s time to put those books down and get ready for a night you’ll never forget! Olivia Wilde smashes her way into the filmmaking scene with a debut that puts a wildly fresh perspective on the coming-of-age comedy.

Two best friends, played brilliantly by rising stars Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, have spent the past two years pushing themselves to be the best students they can possibly be but then on the last day of school they wonder: should they have played more and worked less?

What ensues is an epic night of mayhem and madness filled with the celebratory shenanigans we all remember from our final days of school. The film not only stands out with its female-centered narrative but progresses the genre by focusing on characters that are coming to terms with their sexuality.

The exploration of the modern themes is done masterfully without losing a second of humour, creating a story that engages with everyone. Filled with comedy star favourites like Jason Sudeikis and Lisa Kudrow, this directorial debut from Olivia Wilde gets straight A’s across the board for crafting a comedy masterpiece that has never been seen before.

Spider-Man: Far From Home (12A)

Spider-Man: Far From Home

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Friday 26 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 15m

Following the world-altering events of Avengers: Endgame, all Peter Parker (Tom Holland) wants is to enjoy a school-trip around Europe with his classmates and get to know Mary-Jane (Zendaya) better.

However, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), wants Spidey under his wing to face a looming threat from a parallel universe. Tracking him down, Fury introduces Iron Man’s protegée to Quentin Beck (Jake Gyllenhaal), the master of illusion also known as Mysterio. Beck and Fury require Spider-Man’s help to stop the Elementals, a mighty force who have found their way to Earth. Despite his recent loss, Spidey has no choice but to get back into the swing of things.

With filming largely taking place in Hertfordshire, lead actor Tom Holland really was our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man – he was spotted in the Maltings! With reports that Matt Damon turned down the role of Mysterio, Gyllenhaal is an exciting addition to the franchise - after almost playing Peter Parker in Spider-Man 2 when Tobey Maguire sustained an injury.

Holland has brought a wonderful vitality to many people’s favourite superhero, and Far From Home looks set to be another winner from the MCU.

Yesterday (12A)


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Friday 26 Jul 201919:30 Book Now (Upstairs Available)
Saturday 27 Jul 201917:00 Book Now (Upstairs Available)
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 52m

Imagine a world where The Beatles never existed… It’s not something that bears thinking about - that is unless you are director Danny Boyle.

One of Britain’s most celebrated breakthrough talents of the ‘90s, director Boyle now delights us with a new comedy with whimsical charm. And he’s helped with a little help from his friends: a breakout performance from newcomer Himesh Patel (Eastenders), joined by Lily James (Mamma Mia 2, Baby Driver), a brilliant comedic turn from Joel Fry (Paddington 2, Plebs) plus Ed Sheeran and James Corden starring as themselves.

Jack Malik (Patel) dreams of making it as a singer-songwriter but feels increasingly stuck in his tiny seaside hometown, despite the support of childhood friend Ellie (Lily James). That is until a mysterious global blackout causes him to collide with a bus while cycling. He wakes up in an alternate reality in which the Fab Four and their music never materialised. Jack struggles with his conscience as he begins performing Yesterday as if he wrote it himself, and his new American agent Debra (Kate McKinnon) catapults him to stardom.

Love is all you need. But a rom-com can’t hurt.

Toy Story 4 (U)

Toy Story 4

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Saturday 27 Jul 201912:00 Book Now (Upstairs Available)
Monday 29 Jul 201910:30 Book Now
Friday 2 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Wednesday 7 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 40m

It’s been a few years since Andy gave his favourite playmates away to his young neighbour Bonnie, now Woody, Buzz and the rest of the toys are faced with a new problem… Bonnie has made herself a new toy named Forky (voiced by Arrested Development’s Tony Hale) in Arts & Crafts and he’s more than a little confused about his new role in toy life.

Along with having to deal with Forky’s existential crisis and teaching him how to embrace being a toy, a road trip gives Forky the ideal opportunity to escape and it’s up to the gang to rescue him, as well as finding out a little about themselves along the way.

With all your favourite characters returning - including Jessie (Joan Cusak), Mr. Potato Head (Don Rickles) and Bo Peep (Annie Potts), Keanu Reeves joins the cast as Duke Caboom - ‘Canada’s greatest stuntman’.

Toy Story 4 is a perfect blend of action and humour (with just a small pinch of sweet nostalgia thrown in). So bring your favourite toy and join us as we hit the road with Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang!

Aladdin (2019) (PG)

Aladdin (2019)

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Sunday 28 Jul 201913:00 Book Now
Thursday 8 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 8m

Make way, Aladdin is here! Directed and co-written by Guy Ritchie, with the adventurous spirit and warmth as its predecessor as well as some new and fun twists to the Disney classic.

Mena Massoud plays a charismatic Aladdin swinging through Agrabah in an acrobatic performance with Naomi Scott portraying an empowered Jasmine with a newfound voice and new horizons to pursue. The couple share engaging chemistry and musical numbers that don’t disappoint, with all the classic songs that we all know by heart and new additions including an original song with lyrics from La La Land Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

To add to its already impressive cast, with big shoes to fill, Will Smith takes over the part previously eternalised by the late Robin Williams, to deliver a fresh, extravagant Genie with humour and wisely putting his own spin to the character, never trying to imitate the inimitable Williams.

Throughout extravagant musical numbers and smartly choreographed action scenes, this fantastic film is above all a very entertaining experience, one that you'll easily be transported to.  Maybe on a magic carpet ride...

Apollo 11 (U)

Apollo 11

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Monday 29 Jul 201919:30 Book Now
Tuesday 13 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Tuesday 13 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1 hr 33m

Fifty years after the seminal achievement of the moon landings, a new documentary makes the historic spaceflight seem more astonishingly vivid than ever before.

Director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) crafts this impressive undertaking, from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, in collaboration with NASA and the National Archives.

Covering every aspect of the launch and polished to a brilliant sheen, the recordings are so piercingly detailed and immediate that they require no traditional documentary cushions, such as narration or talking heads. Only a rich but unobtrusive soundtrack accompanies the footage, along with contemporary audio interviews with members of the mission.

Neither the astonishing scale and ambition of the launch itself, nor the wonder it inspired among watching crowds, feel dry or distant: even after so much attention and so many different approaches, the film somehow makes an oft-studied and overly familiar event seem awe-inspiring and fresh, while leaving an even greater impression of what was accomplished.

Rocketman (15)


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Friday 2 Aug 201919:30 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2hr 1m

***Certificate 15***
Ratings Info: drug misuse, sex, very strong language.
Warning - no babies for 15 Cert.

Hot on the heels of runaway success Bohemian Rhapsody, it’s now the turn of Elton John - one of the greatest songwriters, costume-curators, and sunglasses-enthusiasts - to be the subject matter of the next blockbusting biopic.

Get ready for the unbelievable and human story of Reginald Dwight. Born and raised in a council house in Pinner, he went on to sell more than 300 million records. He is currently on his monstrously huge 3 year tour Farewell Yellow Brick Road which began in September 2018.

But his road to superstardom wasn’t always as glittery as it appeared. Enter Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eddie The Eagle), to don the many wild and wonderful costumes that have illuminated Elton John’s career.

We see the songwriter’s early days at home with his mother Sheila (Bryce Dallas Howard, Jurassic World), his meeting and fruitful writing partnership with Bernie Taupin (Jamie Bell, Billy Elliot), and his manager and former lover John Reid (Richard Madden, Bodyguard) watching on as he struggles with his sexuality, drugs and superstardom.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (U)

The Secret Life of Pets 2

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Saturday 3 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Thursday 15 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1hr 25m

Terrier Max (Patton Oswalt) is still trying to cope with life. His owner (Ellie Kemper) is married and now has a toddler which makes Max even more overprotective and neurotic than usual.

During a family trip to a farm, Max and his sidekick Duke (Eric Stonestreet) are confronted with a host of animals (including dog-hating cows, hostile foxes and a particularly terrifying turkey), but luckily veteran farm dog Rooster (Harrison Ford) is on hand to offer life advice and try and turn Max’s neuroses around.

Meanwhile, Gidget the Pomeranian (Jenny Slate) and feline partner Chloe (Lake Bell) are trying to rescue Max’s favourite toy from a cat-filled apartment. No easy task, especially as Chloe has discovered the joys of catnip! What’s more, Snowball the rabbit (Kevin Hart) has developed delusions of grandeur since his owner started dressing him in superhero pyjamas.

Produced by the same team that brought you the Despicable Me series and directed by Chris Renaud, The Secret Life of Pets 2 is an unmissable slice of irreverent action and humour for kids of all ages.

Vita & Virginia (12A)

Vita & Virginia

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Sunday 4 Aug 201918:00 Book Now
Tuesday 6 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Tuesday 6 Aug 201919:30 Book Now
Wednesday 14 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

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Film run time: 1h 50min

When fellow writers Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West meet, an intoxicating love-affair begins that threatens to ruin both their careers and social standings in this sumptuous period drama.

Written by Dame Eileen Atkins and based on the actual love letters shared between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, director Chanya Button’s exquisitely shot film is set during the socially turbulent 1920s. A rising faction of Bohemian socialites known as the Bloomsbury Set was starting to question the conventions and societal norms of the time.

Vita (Gemma Arterton - displaying an upper-class English accent so clipped it could cut diamonds) was no stay-at-home wife letting the men have all the fun. She was a prolific novelist, journalist and garden designer in her own right and shared an open marriage with her husband Sir Harold Nicholson (Rupert Penry Jones). Before ever meeting Virginia (rising star Elizabeth Debicki, luminous in both last year’s Widows and TV smash hit The Night Manager) Vita had been a fan of her writing. But it was to prove to be Vita that acted as muse, becoming the inspiration for Orlando, one of Woolf’s most enduring creations.

What’s to be afraid of?

Midsommar (18)


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Friday 9 Aug 201919:30 Book Now
Friday 23 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 27min

From the visionary mind of Director Ari Aster - who only last year made his debut with Hereditary - comes this dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

The film revolves around Dani (Florence Pugh – Lady Macbeth, Outlaw King), who finds herself relying on the emotional support of her less than ideal boyfriend Christian (Jack Reynor – What Richard Did, Sing Street), after tragedy strikes her family. In a moment of despair and loneliness she decides to join him and his group of (unwelcoming) friends in their anthropological journey to a small community in Sweden for a mid-summer festival. What visually could be described as a pagan idyllic fable, becomes the background of an eye-opening experience. Be prepared for a shift of moral perspective and preconceptions, for Midsommar is as psychological as it is visceral.

A savage yet evolved slice of Swedish folk-horror, Ari Aster's hallucinatory follow-up to Hereditary proves him a horror director with no peer.

The Matrix (1999) (15)

The Matrix (1999)

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Saturday 10 Aug 201919:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 16min

20 years after its initial release, the Wachowskis’ moody, mind-bending masterpiece has lost none of its power to perplex, astonish, and excite.

Trapped in a bland, directionless office life, Mr. Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) is a computer programmer and part-time hacker who goes by the alias Neo, who accepts an invitation from Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), a shadowy outlaw. Morpheus tells him that all he knows is a lie, and that nothing is as it seems. On taking his help, Neo finds this to be only too true. What follows is one of the most technically mind-blowing spectacles of cinema history. The effects are astonishing.

Laced with Star Wars-like Eastern mysticism, and featuring thrilling martial arts action choreographed by Hong Kong action director Yuen Woo Ping (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), The Matrix restored Keanu Reeves to genre stardom, and made a star of Carrie-Anne Moss, who followed this with the challenging perception twister Memento.

It's funny, it's dark, it's smart and it's filled with guns, lots of guns.

Wild Rose (15)

Wild Rose

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Sunday 11 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
Wednesday 14 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1hr 40m

Jessie Buckley (Beast, Taboo) shines as Rose-Lynn, an ex-con obsessed with country music who dreams of making it big in Nashville.

Fresh out of prison and reunited with her son and daughter, the only thing on the flame-haired Glaswegian heroine’s mind is pursuing her dream of finding fame by becoming a country music singer. Her mother Marion (expertly portrayed by Julie Walters), however, wants her to take some responsibility and keep her feet firmly planted on the ground for the sake of her two children. Rose undertakes a cleaning job for the affluent Susannah (Sophie Okonedo - Hotel Rwanda), and in her finds an unlikely source of support as she backs her dream, unaware of her electronic tag and two young children.

Buckley dazzles as Rose-Lynn, sweeping us along with her star-struck fever and captivating screen presence, bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek.

This identity tale captures the difficulty of her trying to balance what is best for her with what is best for her children as she figures out who she really is.

Expect tears, laughs and a great set of pipes.

Avengers: Endgame (12A)

Avengers: Endgame

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Sunday 11 Aug 201918:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 3hr

In Avengers: Infinity War - one of the highest-grossing films of all time - we witnessed half of all life in the universe wiped out with one snap of Thanos’s finger. Now, the colossally-hyped sequel, Endgame, will close this chapter of the MCU, as we finally learn the fate of the Avengers.

Trailers have revealed precious little, to avoid dreaded spoilers, but we do know that Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) is marooned in space with Nebula (Karen Gillan), and he’s rapidly running out of supplies.

With the fallen heroes including Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Scarlet Witch we find New York a desolate and empty place. Nevertheless, the remaining Avengers come together and devise a desperate plan.

Can Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlet Johansson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and the rest of the team defeat Thanos (Josh Brolin) with all his godlike power? Can they bring back the lives that were lost?

Anthony and Joe Russo direct, having previously helmed the huge undertaking of Infinity War. In their safe hands, Endgame promises to be even more breathtaking, heartbreaking, and astounding.

Come and see... ‘Whatever it takes.’

The Gardens of Piet Oudolf (U)

The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

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Monday 12 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
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Wednesday 21 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 15 min

Thomas Piper’s documentary presents a calm but vivid view of an unusual, understated, but undeniably masterful artist and his works from around the world.

Though it may not gain the prestige of painting or film, the displays of garden designer Piet Oudolf leave no doubt that arranging plants is, also, an art form: his richly varied and orchestrated flower displays can be found in cities and green spaces all over the world, most famously the High Line in New York.

The quiet, modest Oudolf makes a persuasive case for beauty and function in all aspects of the botanical world, seeing it in not just the bright, verdant colours but also in the muddier, decaying aspects, encouraging us to take a wider, more nuanced view of the plants around us. Mostly stepping back from the camera to better let the viewer appreciate his works, Oudolf’s displays powerfully speak for his talent and vision, and the film presents them with luminous photography, minimal distraction and a serene slowness.

An eye-opening and quietly powerful portrait.

Ella Fitzgerald:Just One Of Those Things (12A)

Ella Fitzgerald:Just One Of Those Things

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Monday 12 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

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Film run time: 1h 29min

Leslie Woodhead’s documentary observes the singer’s journey into the limelight and the ambition and courage that drove her.

Performing from 1934 at the age of 15 and performing right up to 1993, only three years before her death, Ella Fitzgerald has long been enshrined as an iconic jazz vocalist of the twentieth century, but whose life and legacy is less well-explored as those of her fellow icons Holliday and Simone.

In the tried-and-true talking heads format, the film establishes her as a great singer, mastering crowd-pleasing showtunes and more adventurous scat and bebop numbers, through celebrity endorsements from the likes of Jamie Cullum and Laura Mvula, but is equally fascinating on her personality and strength of character, from the recollections of colleagues, her adopted son, and archive reminiscences of the singer herself.

The film does not shy from the issue of race, showing the discrimination she faced and the quiet, but firm stand she took against it. Like its subject, the film may not be too radical in its approach, but it possesses a unique grace and power in its portrait of a titanic figure too-often taken for granted.

Diego Maradona (12A)

Diego Maradona

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Thursday 15 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

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Film run time: 2h 10m

Believed by many to be the greatest footballer to ever grace the field - and almost certainly the most controversial. The story of Diego Maradona is one of cheating, drugs, and mobsters, now expertly told in this gobsmacking documentary by the filmmaker behind Amy and Senna.

As with the celebrated Amy Winehouse film, Asif Kapadia pieces together hours of unseen footage, including the Argentine’s upbringing amongst the poverty of his shantytown upbringing in Buenos Aires, to becoming the breadwinner for his family as a professional footballer. Kapadia places the main focus of the film on Maradona’s time in Naples, where he became a hero of religious proportions.

Transforming Napoli from a derided team to one that could take on the world, life in the dangerous city also saw his cocaine troubles reach a peak, and rumours that he was involved with the Mafia.

Kapadia juxtaposes footage of his public spats with graceful examples of Maradona effortlessly outwitting and outmanoeuvring six or seven opponents at a time.

A Hero, villain, liar, cheat, champion, and a scoundrel – this hugely entertaining biography reveals Maradona to be all these things and more.

The Lion King (2019) (PG)

The Lion King (2019)

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Friday 16 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 58min

The king has returned! Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book) brings us his photorealistic take on The Lion King, and it looks wonderfully majestic.

This is the tale of young lion Simba, who hopes to follow in the footsteps of his mighty father and King Mufasa. However, the nefarious influence of his uncle Scar sees him exiled from Pride Rock.

Can he return and live up to his kingly duties?

The pride of voice talent is headed up by Donald Glover as Simba and Beyoncé as Nala. Joining them is Chiwetel Ejiofor as menacing uncle Scar, and the comedic chops of Billy Eichner and Seth Rogan as Timon and Pumba, respectively.

James Earl Jones, reprises his role in the bassy tones of Mufasa. But that’s not the only crew reprisal; composer Hans Zimmer has reunited with Lebo M, who sang the iconic ‘nants ingonyama bagithi baba’ over the original film’s opening, revisiting their Lion King score. Elton John, also signed on to work on new versions of the original songs with Beyoncé.

Utilising pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.

Take That: Greatest Hits Live (Encore) (U)

Take That: Greatest Hits Live (Encore)

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Friday 16 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 20min

They’ve played atop 50ft robots and paraded around on oversized elephants but this celebration in honour of Take That’s legendary 30-year career undoubtedly takes the gold.

Boiled down to a trio of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen, this legendary band rock the O2 arena with all of their greatest hits after the release of their 2018 album aptly named, Odyssey.

Hopping from motorcycles to trampolines and accompanying themselves with dancers dressed like peacocks, this concert promises to keep the energy high and rising. The band even welcome ageless pop star Lulu to the stage to join them in one of many fantastical surprises this show has to offer.

A small tug is felt on the heart strings due to the absence of beloved members Robbie Williams and Jason Orange, but any hardcore fans of these former members will not be disappointed with this tremendous performance of the band’s inexhaustible repertoire.

This cinematic concert experience is jam-packed with boundless energy and heartfelt nostalgia that will have you on your feet and singing all their classic hits.

Pulp Fiction (1994) (18)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

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Saturday 17 Aug 201920:00 Book Now

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Film run time: 2h 34min

Come and re-live the whip-smart dialogue, beguiling underworld characters and jaw-dropping moments that make Pulp Fiction the hands-down coolest film of the Nineties.

Soaked in both pop-culture and the history of cinema, Tarantino was a geek extraordinaire who delved into his encyclopaedic fandom to imbue his sophomore film with a style both audaciously unique and knowingly familiar, of retro styles and unapologetic homages. He then doused the lot in a soundtrack of earworms and nostalgia.

In rough terms the film is about two hitmen who survive a miraculous incident and decide to take differing paths as a result. The story is told non-linearly with the final scene actually being in the middle of the chronology. And then there is the enduring mystery of what’s really in the briefcase, is it drugs, money, a human soul, a Royale with Cheese? All have been postulated.

Filmed for just $8 million Pulp Fiction made back over 26 times that amount. It also won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for 7 Oscars.

With Once Upon A Time In Hollywood just around the corner this is the perfect opportunity to revisit Tarantino’s greatest work.

The Dark Crystal (1982) (PG)

The Dark Crystal (1982)

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Sunday 18 Aug 201915:45 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 30min

Back in 1982, The Muppets creators Frank Oz and Jim Henson joined forces with conceptual designer Brian Froud and puppet sculptor Wendy Froud and set out to create this bold and daring fantasy adventure.

Like all the best Dr Who episodes The Dark Crystal walks the line between being accessible for a family audience and the stuff of childhood nightmares.

Jen, possibly the last of the elf-like Gelflings has been raised by the peaceful urRu. He is entrusted with a mission to restore balance to the fractured world by returning a missing shard to the titular Dark Crystal before the planet’s three suns align. However, there are many dangers along the journey, not least the malevolent Skeksis, a cross between Roald Dahl’s The Witches and a reptilian vulture that live off other creatures by draining them of their ‘essence’.

Since the film was made, a slowly increasing mythology has built up around the world of Thra with various comics and novels expanding the folklore and will result in a 10-part prequel series on Netflix in late August. So be sure to re-introduce yourself to this beautiful dark world.

Don't Look Now (1973) (15)

Don't Look Now (1973)

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Sunday 18 Aug 201920:00 Book Now

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Film run time: 1h 45min

In tribute to Nicolas Roeg, the recently departed titan of British film – The Odyssey are showing his best-loved work; an insidious ghost story on loss, longing, and the afterlife.

Married couple John (Donald Sutherland) and Laura Baxter (Julie Christie) distance themselves from the loss of their young daughter by journeying to Venice, where John has work in church restoration.

Laura is met by a blind, apparently psychic woman who claims to see the Baxter’s child, happily watching over them. While Laura is happy to accept this miracle, John adopts a sceptical attitude. A series of odd happenings occur, and the repeated appearance of a small figure, lead him to believe that he, too, may be able to ‘see’ things.

Based on a Daphne du Maurier story, the film builds in terror not through melodrama or sudden shocks, but a carefully constructed atmosphere of dread and uncertainty. Set against a deserted, and claustrophobic background of Venice in winter, the film chills the viewer by leaving so much to the imagination, never fully revealing what could be in the world beyond - or the shadows of the city - until the very end.

In Fabric (15)

In Fabric

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Thursday 22 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

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Film run time: 1h 59min

Within the quiet lush halls of Dentley & Soper’s department store, a single item awaits its new home... A dress, size 36 in a striking arterial red. And it’s the last one in stock - or the only one there ever was…

A recent divorcee, Sheila (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), out for a spot of retail therapy is persuaded to buy it by an unusual shop assistant (Fatma Mohamed) and at first she is delighted with her purchase, but after a strange series of events she is slowly convinced that the new addition to her wardrobe has a sinister and deadly secret.

And Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie pops up — under a dark mop of hair, with attitude tuned well past Queen Bitch — as a perpetual thorn in Sheila's side.

Director Peter Strickland (The Duke of Burgundy, Berberian Sound Studio) brings the colours and textures of classic euro-horror to the proceedings and along with executive producer Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, High-Rise) and an amazing retro soundtrack by Cavern of Anti-Matter, the humour and horror are equally distributed with a silken sensuality and wicked playfulness that is elegantly woven into every contour.

Horrible Histories:Rotten Romans (PG)

Horrible Histories:Rotten Romans

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Friday 23 Aug 201913:00 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 32min

Toilet humour, Roman puns and epic battles: author Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories makes history fun and hilarious once more, this time on the big screen.

Sunderland-born Deary’s quirky and hilarious books have sold over 25 million copies, with countless children taking a much greater interest in history because of them. Director Dominic Brigstocke is perfectly placed, having directed the Horrible Histories TV series, I’m Alan Partridge and The Armstrong and Miller Show.

The story follows the Romans in Britain and the Iceni tribe, led by the fiery Boudicca (Kate Nash). Alexander Armstrong’s Roman leader warns his troops that the tribe leader has “gone loco”, having defeated them in Verulamium (St Albans, of course). Atti (Sebastian Croft), a young Roman, is sent to Britain but is captured upon arrival by Celtic Orla (Emilia Jones). The two grow close, until Atti is returned to his regiment and learns that he is to fight her tribe in the Battle of Watling Street. They’re joined by a plethora of British talent: Derek Jacobi (no stranger to a Roman role), Nick Frost, Warwick Davis and Lee Mack all ensure the comedic quota is in a full tortoise formation.

Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (1979) (15)

Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (1979)

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Saturday 24 Aug 201919:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 50min

Francis Ford Coppola’s timeless epic comes blazing onto the Odyssey screen in a brand new remaster for its 40th anniversary.

During the height of the Vietnam war, U.S. Army Captain Willard (Martin Sheen) is sent to carry out a mission that ‘doesn’t exist, nor will it ever exist’. His mission is to seek out and eliminate a rogue Green Beret, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz (Marlon Brando) who the army believe has gone insane.

Willard travels up river into the heart of the jungle with a small platoon of soldiers (including Laurence Fishburne as Tyrone ‘Clean’ Miller - who lied about his age in order to get the role and was only 14 when filming started), but as the mission escalates he finds himself consumed by the horrors of war.

Restored from the original negative for the first time ever, it looks better than it has ever looked and sounds better than it has ever sounded. Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut is Coppola's most realised version of his multi-awarded classic - a haunting journey into madness that has fascinated generations of movie lovers.

Ponyo (2008) (Dubbed) (U)

Ponyo (2008) (Dubbed)

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Sunday 25 Aug 201912:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 41min

From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro) and Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes our first screening of this dazzling animated feature film.

Miyazaki offers a spin on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. On a forbidden excursion to see the surface world, a Goldfish Princess named Ponyo is rescued by a young boy named Sōsuke. The pair become inseparable and Ponyo decides she wants to stay and live on the land with Sōsuke.

Ponyo's decision to give up her underwater life, by using an ancient magic spell, creates a crack in the ecological harmony of nature, and places the world in danger. Together, Sōsuke and Ponyo must set things right before Ponyo’s father forces her to return to the sea and give up the human life on the surface.

Winner of 5 awards at the 8th Annual Tokyo Anime Awards, including Anime of the Year and Best Domestic Feature. Hayao Miyazaki’s modern classic is a visually stunning and a spellbinding adventure that will thrill and delight both young and old audiences.

An arrestingly beautiful, utterly distinctive film not to be missed on the big screen this summer.

Stop Making Sense (1984) (PG)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

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Sunday 25 Aug 201917:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 28min

During a summer already bursting with brilliant music-filled flicks, we now bring you what is argued to be the concert film to rule them all; with Johnathan Demme and Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense.

This amazing concert was shot over four nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in 1983, as Talking Heads were touring to promote their new album Speaking in Tongues. Featuring all the big hits, a groovy stage show, and the iconic image of David Byrne dancing about in a suit that gradually increases in size as the concert progresses.

“Jonathan’s skill was to see the show almost as a theatrical ensemble piece, in which the characters and their quirks would be introduced to the audience, and you’d get to know the band as people, each with their distinct personalities. They became your friends, in a sense.” said David Byrne in a eulogy, posted after Demme’s death in 2017.

Demme captured what it was like to be there. And even if you were ten thousand miles from Los Angeles in 1983, you could imagine being down the front, dancing like a lunatic.

The overwhelming impression throughout Stop Making Sense is of enormous energy, of life being lived at a joyous high. Don’t miss it.

The Italian Job (PG)

The Italian Job

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Monday 26 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

The quintessential British caper film of the 1960s, THE ITALIAN JOB is a flashy, fast romp that chases a team of career criminals throughout one of the biggest international gold heists in history.

Michael Caine is Charlie Croker, a stylish robber and skirt-chaser just out of British prison. Shunning rehabilitation for recidivism, Croker takes over "The Italian Job," a complicated plan to hijack gold bullion from Italy - right from underneath the noses of the Italian Police and the Mafia. The job, whose original mastermind was murdered, clearly requires the sponsorship of a richer, more established criminal than Croker.

He turns to the auspices of the eccentric Mr. Bridger (Noël Coward in his last film role), a suave, regal, incarcerated English crime boss with a peculiar fascination with the Queen. Bridger provides Croker with a quirky group of Britain's most infamous computer hackers (including a lascivious Benny Hill), bank robbers, hijackers, and getaway drivers - the ex-con is soon well on his way to relieving Italy of the gold.

Varda by Agnès (S) +Intro (15)

Varda by Agnès (S) +Intro

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Tuesday 27 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 55min

Part of the ‘A Cinematic Odyssey: Postcards from Europe’ strand.

Spanning across a 60 year career, the ever creative, playful and curious master of cinema, Agnès Varda reflects on her body of work and passions with dazzling insight.

Varda’s charming and approachable film is a semi-dramatised lantern lecture, an autobiographical, auto-critical work using footage from her speaking at various events, with clips and playfully dramatised reconstructions and superimpositions looking back over the director’s remarkable life. Directing over 50 films including shorts and features going back to the inception of the French New Wave in the 1950s. Not to mention a significant body of work in TV series, art installation, photography and books. A touching self-portrait providing an insight into her oeuvre and how she set out to reinvent cinema.

Feeling like a goodbye, Varda goes out by handing us an index to her case studies in how to spread creativity into the world. Two hours in this director’s company is a pleasure.

The film will be introduced by Dr Paul Sutton, who will stay for the end of the film for a post-screening discussion in the front-tier of the downstairs seating area.

Marianne&Leonard:Words of Love (12A)

Marianne&Leonard:Words of Love

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Wednesday 28 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 42min

Nick Broomfield’s new documentary uncovers the fascinating and moving story of the relationship between Leonard Cohen and his first lover and inspiration, Marianne Ihlen.

Known as the director of acclaimed films on Tupac, Kurt Cobain, and Whitney Houston, Broomfield’s new feature strikes a more personal note, having been a first-hand witness to its leads’ affair. On the Greek artist’s colony of Hydra in 1960, Cohen, a failed novelist with a fear of performing in public, met the Norwegian mother and muse, then in the company of her son and a younger, polygamous, writer. After a brief, sunny, idyll on the island, the couple started to separate when Cohen returned to Montreal, where he found success and recognition as a singer-songwriter that parted them further, as both youth and the 60s ebbed away.

Thanks to plentiful archive footage, and its director’s personal involvement with his subjects, the film manages a poignant intimacy with its subjects, without sentimentalising them or the times which they inhabited, as well as thoughtfully exploring the theme of the artist and muse.

The Dead Don't Die (15)

The Dead Don't Die

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Thursday 29 Aug 201919:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 45min

The zom-com returns from the grave with Jim Jarmusch’s hilarious The Dead Don’t Die, A loving tribute to the work of George A. Romero.

Three police officers (Bill Murray, Adam Driver and Chloë Sevigny) are keeping law and order in the sleepy town of Centerville, USA, population: 738, where the most excitement comes from a chicken-stealing philosopher hermit called Bob (played by Tom Waits).

But when the Earth spins on its axis and the world is plunged into perpetual daylight, the dead start to walk and the body count begins to rise. This is all good news for the local undertaker (Tilda Swinton) but as the zombie horde increase in numbers and their desire for WiFi, Chardonnay - and of course brains - increases, the townsfolk have to team up to defeat the legions of the undead.

Increasing the talented headcount are RZA, Iggy Pop, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Sara Driver, Selena Gomez, and Carol Kane, creating ‘The greatest zombie cast ever disassembled’.

This is an end-of-the-world party with an appealing guest list and inviting, eccentric décor.

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw (TBC)

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw

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Friday 30 Aug 201919:30 Book Now
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Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 2h 20min

Lights, camera, and a whole load of action! The Fast and Furious franchise reloads for this explosive spin-off featuring hardened action heroes Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

Set two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, the blockbuster series takes a slight detour to bring us Statham and Johnson in a quasi-comedic double act that balances out the tyre-shredding car chases and obligatory explosions we all know and love.

Ever since their first appearance together in Furious 7, they have squabbled and bickered like an old married couple armed to the teeth – but here the duo team up against the cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (played with dangerous east end swagger by Idris Elba). As the two hulking military operatives battle to save humanity from this insidious bio-threat, we are transported across the globe from London to Los Angeles, from the radioactive wastelands of Chernobyl to the lush beaches of Samoa.

As if Johnson and Statham weren’t enough to pack a punch, we’re also accompanied by Shaw’s MI6 Agent sister (executed brilliantly by The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby).

This is the summer blockbuster you don’t want to miss.

School of Rock (2003) (PG)

School of Rock (2003)

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Saturday 31 Aug 201913:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film run time: 1h 45min

“CellooOOoo!” Among Jack Black’s most beloved films, The Odyssey gives you a big-screen opportunity to see Richard Linklater’s sleeper ‘rock comedy’ hit, which has since spawned a worldwide Broadway hit.

From the Director of Boyhood, Before Sunrise and Dazed & Confused, Linklater and writer Mike White - who also stars in the film – based the School of Rock concept on The Langley Schools Music Project.

Jack Black is Dewey Finn, a struggling musician who lives with meek school friend Ned (White) and his domineering girlfriend Patty (Sarah Silverman). Dropped from his own band, No Vacancy, Dewey disguises himself as a substitute teacher so he can pay off his rent. Still desperate to enter an upcoming battle of the bands competition, he attempts to turn his private school class into a rock and roll unit, much to the exasperation of Principal Mullins (Joan Cusack).

Jack Black’s infamous stage dive in the film was based on one he witnessed himself at a concert by The Cult (if you’ve seen the film, I’m sure you know the one!) It also fell on Black and the entirety of the film’s co-stars to film a video begging Led Zeppelin for permission to use ‘Immigrant Song’ in the movie.

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