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A Star Is Born - Last chance to see - Cert 15

In this new take on the tragic love story, he plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Director: Bradley Cooper
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Rafi Gavron, Anthony Ramos, Bonnie Somerville
Film Length: 136mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 15
Genre: Romance


Bohemian Rhapsody - last chance to see - Cert 12A

24th and 25th October shows will be ready to book on Friday 5th October. Week commencing 26th October shows will be ready to book Friday 12th October. Week commencing 2nd November shows will be ready to book on Friday 19th October.

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.


Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Joseph Mazzello, Rami Malek, Mike Myers
Film Length: 134mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


The Nutcracker and The Four Realms - Cert PG

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key - a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer’s (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key-which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It’s there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara’s key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world. Starring Keira Knightley as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Disney’s new holiday feature film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston, and inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic tale.

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Cast: Mackenzie Foy, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley.
Film Length: 99mins
Format: 2D
Cert: PG
Genre: Fantasy


The Grinch - Cert U

Based on Dr. Seuss' beloved holiday classic, The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming, and visually stunning, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism. Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch lends his voice to the infamous Grinch, who lives a solitary life inside a cave on Mt. Crumpet with only his loyal dog, Max, for company. With a cave rigged with inventions and contraptions for his day-to-day needs, the Grinch only sees his neighbors in Whoville when he runs out of food. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter, and louder celebrations. When the Whos declare they are going to make Christmas three times bigger this year, the Grinch ...

Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier
Cast: Rashida Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch, Angela Lansbury
Film Length: 90mins
Format: 2D
Cert: U
Genre: Animation


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Cert 12A

The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series set in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander.

Director: David Yates
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler
Film Length: 134mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Fantasy


The Old Man & The Gun - Cert 12A

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

Director: David Lowery
Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek
Film Length: 93mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Drama


Some Like it Hot (1959) - Cert 12A

Two struggling musicians witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and try to find a way out of the city before they are found and killed by the mob. The only job that will pay their way is an all girl band so the two dress up as women. In addition to hiding, each has his own problems; One falls for another band member but can't tell her his gender, and the other has a rich suitor who will not take No, for an answer.

Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon.
Film Length: 116mins
Format: 2D
Cert: 12A
Genre: Comedy


Polar Express - Cert U

A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Tom Hanks (voice), Leslie Zemeckis (voice), Eddie Deezen (voice), Nona Gaye (voice), Peter Scolari (voice), Brendan King (voice), Tom Hanks, Josh Eli, Nona Gaye
Film Length: 105mins
Format: 2D
Cert: U
Genre: Animation


Mary Poppins Returns - Cert U

“Mary Poppins Returns” stars: Emily Blunt as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure; Lin-Manuel Miranda as her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light-and life-to the streets of London; Ben Whishaw as Michael Banks; Emily Mortimer as Jane Banks; and Julie Walters as the Banks’ housekeeper Ellen; with Colin Firth as Fidelity Fiduciary Bank’s William Weatherall Wilkins; and Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric cousin, Topsy. The film also introduces three new Banks’ children played by Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and newcomer Joel Dawson. Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from the PL Travers books and Dick Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth’s character.

Director: Rob Marshall
Cast: Emily Blunt, Ben Wishaw, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke.
Film Length: 130mins
Format: 2D
Cert: U
Genre: Drama


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