Films Coming Soon To The Red Carpet Cinema


The Hippopotamus - Cert 15

Sunday May 28th Only at 7.30pm: The film plus a special live Q&A streamed live from The Hay Festival with Stephen Fry, cast and film makers.

From June 2nd onwards selected shows of the film only.

Disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. Based on the novel by Stephen Fry.


Director: John Jencks
Cast: Roger Allam, Russell Tovey, Matthew Modine, Tim McInnerny, Fiona Shaw, Emily Berrington, Geraldine Somerville, Sebastian Croft
Film Length: 89mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Comedy


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 28th May



The Secret Scripture - Cert 12A

The hidden memoir of an elderly woman confined to a mental hospital reveals the history of her passionate yet tortured life, and of the religious and political upheavals in Ireland during the 1920s and ’30s. Rooney Mara, Jack Reynor, Eric Bana and Vanessa Redgrave star in this adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s award-winning 2008 novel from Oscar-nominated director Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father).

Director: Jim Sheridan
Cast: Rooney Mara, Jack Reynor, Theo James, Aidan Turner, Eric Bana, Vanessa Redgrave
Film Length: 108mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 5th June



My Cousin Rachel - Cert 12A

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Director: Roger Michell
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Holliday Grainger, Iain Glen, Poppy Lee Friar, Andrew Knott
Film Length: 106mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 9th June



Whisky Galore - Cert PG

The film Whisky Galore is based on a real life true story.

Wartime food rationing is bad enough, but when the whisky supplies run out on the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday, nothing seems to go right. Then the fifty-thousand-bottle cargo of the shipwrecked S. S. Cabinet Minister brings salvation - in its most giddily intoxicating form.

Popularised by Compton McKenzie in his 1947 book, and then made into a film in 1949 by Ealing Studios. Now, 60 years on... this wonderful tale is as comical, entertaining and charming as it was then.

The story of a united community successfully challenging officialdom and authority transcends generations and cultures.


Director: Gillies Mackinnon
Cast: Ellie Kendrick, James Cosmo, Eddie Izzard, Sean Biggerstaff, Tim Pigott-Smith, Naomi Battrick, Gregor Fisher
Film Length: 98mins
Format: 2D
Cert: PG
Genre: Comedy


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 9th June



Dough - Cert 15

An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.

Director: John Goldschmidt
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Jerome Holder, Phil Davis, Ian Hart, Pauline Collins, Andrew Ellis
Film Length: 95mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Comedy


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 9th June



Churchill - Cert PG

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 24 hours before D-Day.

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Cast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery
Film Length: 98mins
Format: 2D
Cert: PG
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 16th June



My Life As A Courgette - Cert PG

After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.

Director: Claude Barras
Cast: Gaspard Schlatter (voice), Sixtine Murat (voice), Paulin Jaccoud (voice), Michel Vuillermoz (voice), Raul Ribera (voice), Estelle Hennard (voice)
Film Length: 66mins
Format: 2D
Cert: PG
Genre: Animation


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 16th June



Rock Dog - Cert PG

When a radio falls from the sky, a young Tibetan Mastiff is inspired to leave his village in the mountains and move into the big city to become a rock musician.

Director: Ash Brannon
Cast: Luke Wilson (voice), Eddie Izzard (voice), J.K. Simmons (voice), Lewis Black (voice), Matt Dillon (voice), Kenan Thompson (voice), Sam Elliott (voice), Joge Garcia (voice)
Film Length: 90mins
Format: 2D
Cert: PG
Genre: Animation


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 17th June



La Famille Belier With French Conversation Night (optional) - Cert 12A

Showing on Tuesday June 20th for one show only at 6.30pm and then join us for a meal and some French conversation at 8.20pm for a three course set meal (see below) for £26pp

Join us for a special showing of La Famille Belier...

The Béliers are ordinary people: Rodolphe and Gigi are married, have two children and run their farm for a living. Ordinary people? Well, almost... since three of them, Dad, Mum and their son Quentin, are deaf. Which is not the case of the boy's big sister, Paula. And not only can she speak but her music teacher scouts her beautiful voice as well. He offers her to sit for the entrance exam of the Maîtrise de Radio France, a vocal elite choir in Paris. Her parents, who rely on her as their ears and mouth in the outside world, take the news badly. Paula, who hates the idea of betraying her parents and her brother, goes through a painful dilemma...

This film will be shown in French with subtitles in English and afterwards you are welcome to join us for a meal where a large party will be practising their French conversation skills gently aided by our language teacher Christianne.

You don't have to join the class. You are most welcome to see the film or book a meal without them but if you DO WISH to join them please let us know when you are booking. You will be made most welcome. Most of our French conversationalists are beginner/ intermediate level of ability.

The Set Menu...

Starters: Ham Hock Terrine, Mackerel Pate or Stuffed Peppers (V)

Main Courses: Mushroom Stroganoff (V) OR Spicy Peri-Peri Chicken Salad OR Seabass in a creamy white wine and dill sauce OR a Steak and Stilton Pizza (11” OR 7” with salad)

Deserts: Apple Crumble Tart, Treacle Tart, Choc Fudge Cake or Berry Trifle


Director: Eric Lartigau
Cast: Karin Viard, François Damiens, Eric Elmosnino, Louane Emera, Roxane Duran, Ilian Bergala, Luca Gelberg
Film Length: 110mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Foreign Language (sub-titled)
Price: Ticket Only £8.95, Film & Food Night Out £26.00

Arrives at the Red Carpet on 20th June



Whitney 'Can I Be Me' - Cert 15

WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME is a documentary about the life, career and death of singer Whitney Houston.

Director: Rudi Dolezal,Nick Broomfield
Cast:
Film Length: 105mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Documentary


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 23rd June



The Graduate 50th Anniversary - Cert 15

Selected shows on The Graduate's 50th Anniversary.

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.


Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross
Film Length: 105mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Film-Noir


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 30th June



Hampstead - Cert 12A

An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home.

Director: Joel Hopkins
Cast: Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Jason Watkins, Lesley Manville, Simon Callow
Film Length: 103mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Comedy


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 30th June



Gifted - Cert 12A

GIFTED is a drama about a single man fighting to maintain custody of his seven year old niece who has special mathematical abilities.

Director: Marc Webb
Cast: Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer, Michael Kendall Kaplan
Film Length: 101mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 30th June



Despicable Me 3 - Cert TBC

Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.

Director: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin
Cast: Jenny Slate, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell
Film Length: 89mins
Format: 2D
Cert: TBC
Genre: Animation


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 7th July



The Book of Henry - Cert TBC

THE BOOK OF HENRY is the story of a single mother raising two boys, one of whom is a genius. After she discovers a book written by her son containing a plan to right a terrible wrong happening next door, she attempts to execute the plan, and in the process discovers new strength as a parent.

Director: Colin Trevorrow
Cast: Lee Pace, Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay
Film Length: 180mins
Format: 2D
Cert: TBC
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 7th July



Alone in Berlin - Cert 12A

Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting "the threat".

Director: Vincent Perez
Cast: Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl, Brendan Gleeson, Mikael Persbrandt, Louis Hofmann, Katharina Schüttler
Film Length: 103mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 14th July



The Last Word - Cert 15

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Director: Mark Pellington
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, Ann'Jewel Lee, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall, Gedde Watanabe
Film Length: 108mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Comedy


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 14th July



Monty Python and The Holy Grail - Cert 12A

Showing on Sunday July 16th. Tickets for special event £28.95. Individual cinema tickets are not available.

On Sunday July 16th, our special Monty Python Evening starts at 5.30pm with a showing of the classic film, Monty Python and The Holy Grail. After the film you will move to the cafe bar for a delicious two course meal (main course and puds only, with a choice all mains and puds we offer on our menu)

During the meal you will have the opportunity to enjoy a special Monty Python quiz.

Amateur actors from The Lichfield Fringe Festival will then perform three of the famous Monty Python sketches for a riotous evening of fun and laughter for all Python fans.


Director: Terry Jones,Terry Gilliam
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland, Neil Innes, Bee Duffell, John Young, Rita Davies, Avril Stewart, Sally Kinghorne, Mark Zycon, Elspeth Cameron, Mitsuko Forstater, Sandy John
Film Length: 90mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Comedy
Price: Film and Food £28.95

Arrives at the Red Carpet on 16th July



Dirty Dancing + Live Pianist Friday Night Classic Love Stories - Cert 12A

Gather the girls or mobilise your man because our classic love story season kicks off with Dirty Dancing from 1987. Enjoy a two course meal in the cafe bar with a live pianist at 7pm and then go through to the film at 8.30pm.

You do not have to eat in the cafe in order to see the film but our house pianist is superb.

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.


Director: Emile Ardolino
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Cynthia Rhode, Jerry Orbach, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker
Film Length: 100mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Romance


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 21st July



Pretty Woman + Live Pianist Friday Night Classic Love Stories - Cert 15

Gather the girls or mobilise your man because our classic love story season continues with Pretty Woman from 1990. Enjoy a two course meal in the cafe bar with a live pianist at 7pm and then go through to the film at 8.30pm.

You do not have to eat in the cafe in order to see the film but our house pianist is superb.

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.


Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts
Film Length: 120mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Romance


Arrives at the Red Carpet on 28th July