In July 1962, Edward Mayhew, a graduate student of history, and Florence Ponting, a violinist of a string quartet, have just been married and are spending their honeymoon in a small hotel on the Dorset seashore, at Chesil Beach. The two are very much in love despite being from drastically different backgrounds. Directed by Dominic Cooke in his motion picture directorial debut. Ian McEwan self-adapted his own 2007 Booker Prize-nominated novella into this film adaptation.
Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter, is in his seventies and terminally ill. He has two final missions: to be reconciled to his son, Michael, and, secretly, to ensure he is not a burden to his wife, Anna, as he goes "into that good night".
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After her controlling husband dies, Edie (played by the wonderful Sheila Hancock) breaks out from her care-home life to embark on a wild, magical trip to fulfill her longtime dream, of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands.
This is a baby friendly screening, open to mother's that would like to watch the latest releases on the big screen - even with your little one! We encourage baby mayhem.
This cracking comedy is about Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravaance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
In July 1976, four terrorists hijack an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris and force the flight crew to land in Entebbe, Uganda. There, the Jewish passengers are held hostage with their safety contingent on the release of dozens of terrorists jailed in Israel, Germany and Sweden. After considerable debate, the Israeli government employs the Israeli Defense Force, to execute a daring rescue.
The film stars Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren and two-time Golden Globe-winner Donald Sutherland as a runaway couple going on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
A lonely, struggling writer becomes enchanted with his neighbor: an independent young woman who strives to be a high-climbing socialite with a penchance for high-fashion and wild parties. But, soon he uncovers the vulnerability she has at heart.
Originally released in 1968, and co-written by famed science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, 2001 redefined the boundaries of cinema. Jettisoning a conventional narrative, it takes a far more thoughtful, philosophical tack within a genre that, until that point, had been largely associated with creature effects and spectacle. It compelled both audiences and critics to take the genre seriously, in turn helping pave the way for everything in its wake.
Built around a 14 hour interview, Playing the Part uncovers McKellen's story. From his upbringing living through the war, working through repertory and West End theatre becoming a pioneering stage star, coming out and being a leader in the campaign for equality, to his mainstream film breakouts as Magneto and Gandalf. His work and influence transcends generations, celebrated here in this fully authorised insight. McKellen: Playing the Part features unprecedented access to private photo albums, a wealth of never-before-seen archive material, including diaries written when he was 12, and unseen behind the scenes of theatre shows and films, alongside his personal thoughts on a life long lived.
Exploring the life of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who started his career in his teens before gaining notice as designer for Givenchy and launching his own label, which continues to this day. He took his own life in 2010.
From acclaimed filmmaker Andrew Haigh (45 Years), and based on the beloved novel by Willy Vlautin. 15-year-old Charley arrives in Portland, Oregon, with his single father Ray, both eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an ageing quarter horse named Lean On Pete. The horse’s gruff owner Del and his seasoned jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father’s absence — until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter, prompting him to take extreme measures to spare his new friend’s life.
The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.
Please Note - the screening on Thu 19th July will have English sub-titles for the hearing impaired
Diane is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol's marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous "50 Shades of Grey".
Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinos while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.
Diana moves back to New York City after a few years abroad and finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment for a fresh start. During the first night in her new home, she discovers that her ex-boyfriend Ben lives in the apartment below hers. After an awkward reunion, Diana proclaims her intentions for a genuine friendship. But as old wounds are opened, both Diana and Ben are forced to confront the true nature of their feelings.
Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.
When Ellen passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.
A 12-year old boy and his misfit friends enlist an older woman in their fight to save Buster the baby elephant during the air raids on Belfast in 1941.
Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting -- that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take -- a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, including jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target -- a necklace that's worth more than $150 million.
FBI agent Matt Graver calls on mysterious operative Alejandro Gillick when Mexican drug cartels start to smuggle terrorists across the U.S. border. The war escalates even further when Alejandro kidnaps a top kingpin's daughter to deliberately increase the tensions. When the young girl is seen as collateral damage, the two men will determine her fate as they question everything that they are fighting for.
Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop -- the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart, Harborough's vengeful, embittered alpha female who is a wannabe doyenne of the local arts scene.
Please Note - the screening on Mon Sep 3rd will have English sub-titles for the hearing impaired
Mary Wollstonecraft's family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The family is horrified when it finds that the couple has eloped, accompanied by Mary's half-sister, Claire. While staying in the home of Lord Byron at Lake Geneva, the guests are challenged to write a ghost story, which leads Mary to conceive her novel "Frankenstein."
A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.
In 'Incredibles 2', Helen is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob navigates the day-to-day heroics of 'normal' life at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don't shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone by their side. That's what makes this family so Incredible.
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi. With the film's original cast returning and new additions including Lily James. The film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present. An all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.
August Strindberg's Miss Julie finds a new home in contemporary London, as Carrie Cracknell (The Deep Blue Sea) directs a cast including Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner). Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean. It descends into a savage fight for survival.
Deckard (Harrison Ford) is forced by the police Boss (M. Emmet Walsh) to continue his old job as Replicant Hunter. His assignment: eliminate four escaped Replicants from the colonies who have returned to Earth. Before starting the job, Deckard goes to the Tyrell Corporation and he meets Rachel (Sean Young), a Replicant girl he falls in love with.
A new film revealing the desperate plight of hundreds of unaccompanied child refugees in Europe and exposing the role played by the UK government in prolonging this, against the will of Parliament. With post-film Q&A.
The troubling tale of meek, eccentric single mother Lyn and her teenage daughter Iona who move to a drab Midlands town hoping for a fresh new start. As Iona tries desperately to fit in with the bitchy cool clique at school, their relationship takes the strain.
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Local artist and sculptor Denis O'Connor will present an illustrated talk on the influences which define his practice as a scuptor and public artist with reference to making process, place, narrative and audience.
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are seen as a threat by the government and sent to detainment camps. Sixteen-year-old Ruby soon escapes from her captors and joins other runaways who are seeking a safe haven. Banded together and on the run, they soon combine their collective powers to fight the adults who tried to take away their future.
Local film maker Stuart Wheedlon screens two of his recent pschological horror films. Both were shot locally and starred both amatuer and professional actors, Stuart will introduce each film and take Q&As afterwards.
Hailed as the first feature-length animated film in the history of cinema, this captivating film by pioneering animator Lotte Reiniger tells the story of Prince Achmed's magical adventures. With a live musical score and puppet making workshop.
The acclaimed acoustic Derbyshire duo are back! Wobble & Wheeze invite you to an evening performance followed by a screening of THE cult classic. A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed...
Leaning into the Wind follows artist Andy Goldsworthy on his exploration of the world and himself through ephemeral and permanent workings on the landscape, cities and with his own body. With post film Q&A.
The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.
A heart-warming universal comedy that focuses on the life of an unusual family in rural England; addressing mental health issues and their impact on the family – in a frank, sometimes stark, but equally funny and affirming way. Written and starring comedian Jo Brand.
This haunting adaptation of Thomas Mann's classic stars Dirk Bogarde as the fated composer, paralysed by ennui and repressed emotion, who discovers a last vestige of beauty and emotion during a visit to Venice in the form of a young boy.
As her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam (Fionn Whitehead), to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.