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Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

Murder on the Orient Express

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Thursday 14 Dec 201714:00 Book Now (*HOH Subtitles*)
Sunday 17 Dec 201713:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Sunday 17 Dec 201717:00 Book Now (Sold Out)

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 54m

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told.

From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast including Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad.

*Please note the screening on Thursday 14th December at 2pm will have Hard of Hearing subtitles. The same format applies but with closed captions along the bottom of the screen.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (15)

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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Thursday 14 Dec 201719:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 2h 1m

Following on from 2015’s The Lobster, Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos continues his stubbornly idiosyncratic streak by demonstrating again that his is a talent not to be ignored.

Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon, presiding over a spotless household with his ophthalmologist wife Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their two exemplary children.

Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin (Dunkirk’s Barry Keoghan), a fatherless teen who Steven has covertly taken under his wing.

Things take a sinister turn when Steven introduces Martin to his family, gradually throwing their world into turmoil and forcing Steven to make a shocking sacrifice, or run the risk of losing everything.

Piercingly cold and uncomfortable, this film is not for the doe-eyed or faint-hearted.

A Bad Moms Christmas (15)

A Bad Moms Christmas

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Friday 15 Dec 201719:30 Book Now
Tuesday 19 Dec 201719:30 Book Now (Sold Out)

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 44m

Under-appreciated and overburdened moms Amy, Kiki and Carla rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. As if creating the perfect holiday for their families isn't hard enough, they'll have to do it while hosting and entertaining their own respective mothers when they come to visit.

Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christine Baranski and Susan Sarandon.

The Muppet's Christmas Carol (U)

The Muppet's Christmas Carol

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Saturday 16 Dec 201714:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 29m

While it might not be the image Dickens originally had for his novel A Christmas Carol, Jim Henson’s lovable Muppets retelling of the classic tale is one of the most recognised and adored.

Michael Caine plays Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who couldn’t care less about Christmas and the joy the season brings. As he returns home on Christmas Eve filled with hate and anger, he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future and what he has done, and what he will do is laid out in front of him.

Somehow Michael Caine manages to play Scrooge incredibly straight faced and glum surrounded by everyone’s favourite fuzzy felt puppets, in this funny, heart-warming and musical adaption directed by Jim Henson’s son Brian Henson.

Predator (1987) (15)

Predator (1987)

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Saturday 16 Dec 201719:00 Book Now

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Run time: 1h 42m

If it bleeds we can kill it’ is the logic of many classic Arnie films, however none more so than Predator, back on the big screen for its 30th anniversary. It’s 80s action carnage at its finest.

Arnie and his potty-mouthed team of US special forces are sent deep into the Central American jungle to rescue some hostages, but what they find when they get there is much more terrifying and isn’t going to go down without a fight.

A year before the release of Die Hard, director John McTiernan shows the first signs of his passionate love for automatic weaponry, with gunshots hitting loudly and regularly, and he also manages to blend beautifully action, sci-fi and horror with plenty of adrenaline and muscle.

Call Me By Your Name (15)

Call Me By Your Name

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Monday 18 Dec 201714:00 Book Now
Monday 18 Dec 201719:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 2h 12m

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

Love Actually (2003) (15)

Love Actually (2003)

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Tuesday 19 Dec 201714:00 Book Now
Wednesday 20 Dec 201719:30 Book Now
Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Run time: 2h 9m

Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry (Alan Rickman), a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary.

Paddington 2 (PG)

Paddington 2

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Wednesday 20 Dec 201711:00 Book Now
Friday 22 Dec 201711:00 Book Now
Sunday 24 Dec 201712:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 27 Dec 201715:00 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Dec 201719:30 Book Now (Sold Out)
Thursday 28 Dec 201711:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Saturday 30 Dec 201714:00 Book Now (Sold Out)

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 43m

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop -- the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday.

When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.

Starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Sanjeev Bhaskar and more!

It's A Wonderful Life (1946) (U)

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)

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Wednesday 20 Dec 201715:00 Book Now
Thursday 21 Dec 201715:00 Book Now
Saturday 23 Dec 201719:00 Book Now
Sunday 24 Dec 201717:00 Book Now
Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Run time: 2h 11m

Frank Capra's classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (James Stewart) who wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George's wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.

No matter how often you see this perennial Christmas favorite, you will be entranced. Flawless!

Every time a bell rings, an angel gets it's wings

Elf (2003) (PG)

Elf (2003)

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Thursday 21 Dec 201711:00 Book Now
Saturday 23 Dec 201714:00 Book Now
Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Run time: 1h 33m

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

National Lampoon Christmas Vacation (1989) (PG)

National Lampoon Christmas Vacation (1989)

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Thursday 21 Dec 201719:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 33m

DISCLAIMER: Although this title carries is a UK PG Certificate we would like to warn viewers there is some mild swearing in this film.

Here at The Odyssey we’re gonna have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny Kaye, and what better way to celebrate than with the Griswold Family.

After going on trips around America (Vacation) and Europe (European Vacation), Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) was going to play it safe and have a Christmas at home, to make sure his wife and children have the best Christmas ever. However, things go awry pretty quickly as his uncouth cousin Eddie (Randy Quaid) and his family show up unannounced.

As expected from the National Lampoon films, what happens next is nothing short of a disaster. The perfect blend of slapstick violence and mayhem, with the pleasant lightness of a Christmas film.

The film, being the last National Lampoon title written by John Hughes, nails the trials and tribulations of spending Christmas with family. Try watching the dinner scene without remembering horrible memories of a Christmas meal.

Home Alone (1990) (PG)

Home Alone (1990)

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Friday 22 Dec 201715:00 Book Now
Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Run time: 1h 43m

An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (U)

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

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Friday 22 Dec 201719:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 34m

Long before Tim Allen or Richard Attenborough, Edmund Gwenn played the first man to believe he was Santa, in this 1947 classic.  

Called up to replace the Santa leading the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade (after he was been found blind drunk), Kris Kringle looks the spitting-image of Santa. He does such a good job he is soon hired as a Santa for Macy’s toy store. Things start to go awry however when Kringle starts to believe he is actually Saint Nick.

Macy’s nasty in-house psychologist (who knew toy stores had one!) wants to lock Kringle away in a mental asylum, and to stay free he has to prove that he is actually Santa. Leading to a shaken New York judicial system and a court case never seen before.

72 year-old Edmund Gwenn won an Oscar for his performance and it’s easy to see why. The film is light, charming and completely captivating!

My Fair Lady (1964) (U)

My Fair Lady (1964)

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Thursday 28 Dec 201715:00 Book Now

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***Please note: This performance will have a 15 minute intermission included in the total run time - 3h 10m***

In this beloved musical, pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society.

His subject turns out to be the lovely Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn), who agrees to speech lessons to improve her job prospects. Higgins and Eliza clash, then form an unlikely bond -- one that is threatened by an aristocratic suitor (Jeremy Brett).

Thor: Ragnarok (12A)

Thor: Ragnarok

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Thursday 28 Dec 201720:15 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 2h 10m

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.

Battle of the Sexes (12A)

Battle of the Sexes

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Friday 29 Dec 201715:00 Book Now
Friday 29 Dec 201719:30 Book Now
Saturday 30 Dec 201719:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 2h 1m

Expertly stepping from her La La Land dancing shoes, into Billy Jean King’s signature Adidas trainers; Emma Stone is joined by Steve Carrell, to take on The Battle of the Sexes.

These two shiny Hollywood stars, uncannily channel the real-life Bobby Riggs (Carrell) and trailblazer King (Stone), competing together in their electrifying 1973 tennis match.

Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris come together to reveal the nuances of Bobby Riggs’ chauvinistic persona and Billie Jean King’s desire for social justice in the lead up to their face-off. The film further explores King’s affair with female lover Marilyn (Andrea Riseborough) and Riggs’ gambling history.

There is more to “The Battle of the Sexes” than first meets the eye.

A turning point in the history of women in sport, the story behind the match necessitates a dramatic retelling, delving into unique cinematic territory with the intersection of love, sports, and politics.

Shot on 35mm film, and with brilliantly conscientious costume design, the film delivers a truly authentic presentation of the time.

Look out for the original Fox Searchlight logo, and you’ll feel like you’re in the 70s!

The Girl Can't Help It (1956) (U)

The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

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Sunday 31 Dec 201717:00 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Run time: 1h 39m

Celebrate the New Year in style with a 50s rock ‘n’ roll Classic!

This extravagant comedy features Jane Mansfield as Jerri Jordan, a blonde bombshell and girlfriend to hefty hoodlum Marty “Fats” Murdock (Edmond O’Brien). When the old-time gangster approaches has-been agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) and asks him to make her a musical sensation. Hilarity ensues as it becomes clear she cannot sing a note!

Renowned director Frank Tashlin’s roots as a cartoonist for powerhouse Warner Brothers and Disney are used to enhance the comic and visual aspect of amusing scenes with almost slapstick humour, whilst maintaining the film’s satirical attack on the popular music industry of its time.

This cinematic gem has withstood the test of time primarily through the rare opportunities it gives to savour many of the most enjoyable rock n roll performers of its era, filmed by talented craftsmen in settings that amplify and complement their sound.

With appearances from Fats Domino, Little Richard, Ray Anthony, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, The Platters and Julie London, this is a musical masterpiece that cannot be missed!

One of The Beatles earliest musical influences, according to Paul McCartney, he and John Lennon were underage when the film was released, and sneaked into the cinema by wearing fake moustaches to make themselves look older.

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