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The period during which Winston Churchill rose to Prime Minister was filled with tension and apprehension as Britain stood at a crossroads at the beginning of World War II, faced with the threat of an advancing Nazi Germany. DARKEST HOUR catalogs the events from May 9th, 1940 to May 28th, 1940. During this time, the British army was trapped in Dunkirk. Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) had to fight against his party and the King to convince them to do what he believed was right; to take a stand and fight the advancing German army. On May 25th, Winston learns that the men are trapped in Dunkirk and calls FDR to see if he can help, but he is denied. This is when Churchill has no other choice but to order civilian boats to try to rescue the men trapped in Dunkirk. As the rest of Parliament pushes Winston to give in and have peace talks with Hitler, he continues to stand strong. Facing the death of many men, and the surrender of Belgium and potentially France, his faith waivers as he begins to tell Chamberlain and Halifax to begin the process of peace talks. The King visits Winston and renews his faith in fighting the war, and the next day Winston decides to meet the people of Britain and see what they have to say. In an emotional moment, he learns that people would rather fight than give up their homes. This moment inspires Winston to give a spectacular speech that ends the film. DARKEST HOUR is easily one of Gary Oldman’s best performances to date and is sure to get him a Best Actor nomination at the Oscars. Despite a two-hour runtime, the film is captivating as we see Winston Churchill’s determination in inspiring a nation to rise and fight the Fascists threatening to take over their island. The direction, writing, performing and cinematography are top-notch and woven together to form a stunning film, sure to remind us that we cannot stand down against dictators, fascists and those who threaten our way of life.

(PG) 89 mins Friday 16th, Saturday 17th February 2018 7:30pm
Director: Joe Wright
Stars: Lily James, Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn

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FRIDAY 16TH FEBRUARY
Adult £6.00 BUY AT THE BOX OFFICE ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE CASH ONLY PLEASE.
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00

SATURDAY 17TH FEBRUARY
Adult £6.00 BUY AT THE BOX OFFICE ON THE NIGHT OF THE PERFORMANCE CASH ONLY PLEASE.
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

When now-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall went to Tanzania to study chimpanzees, she had no scientific qualifications or formal training. Armed with a passion for nature and her tenacity, she changed the way our closest cousins are understood by science. Brett Morgan's JANE blends hundreds of hours of archival footage with a new interview with Goodall to tell her remarkable story. It's astonishing to think now that before Goodall, the scientific community had no idea that chimps use tools, or that their intelligence is so closely linked to our own. With her lack of scientific expertise, Goodall tells us that her inexpert background freed her to observe the chimps' behaviour without the bias of scientific consensus. Goodall describes the early days of her research while archives are pieced together to construct a narrative of those early months and years. The grainy colour footage is truly beautiful, capturing the diversity of life in the bush as well as the unique personalities of the chimps Goodall gradually bonded with. For those already familiar with Goodall's story, Morgan's film adds little new to the picture, but is instead a tribute to her work and her enduring legacy, describing her scientific discoveries with her personal life as one narrative whole. For Goodall, the two were inextricable - in studying the chimps she formed close personal bonds with them, gaining their trust over many years. For traditional researchers, this merging of the scientific and the personal is a big no-no, but to Jane it made perfect sense. Goodall's conviction is compelling, passionate, and deeply moving. Her work was both revolutionary and profoundly important to the emerging conservation project. JANE makes no claims to objectivity but is instead a deeply felt, loving tribute to a truly remarkable woman.

(PG) 90 mins Wednesday 21st February 2018 7:30pm
Director: Brett Morgen
Star: Jane Goodall

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WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

A sensationally funny and affecting dark comedy, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is anchored by an acid sense of humour and a top-form Frances McDormand. This insightful study of collective guilt and individual forgiveness is also the year’s funniest film. The billboards of the title are erected by McDormand’s Mildred Hayes, whose daughter was brutally murdered a year previous, and with no leads since then, she turns to public advertising to keep the case in the minds of the Ebbing police force. Gifted with cutting monologues and hilarious one-liners, all backed with real fury and tragedy, McDormand is never less than totally commanding in the kind of brilliant but difficult acting that should net her countless awards. Martin McDonagh’s electrifying script brings out the best in the rest of the cast too. Woody Harrelson is fabulous as Chief Willoughby, to whom the billboards are directly and damningly addressed, Sam Rockwell does his best work since Moon as a thuggish deputy, and Manchester by the Sea’s Lucas Hedges again proves his ability to hold his own against towering adult performances. A perfectly downbeat ending provides the exact sort of unhappy non-closure that turns out to be the most logical and satisfying choice. A film that you’d be willing to let go on forever, THREE BILLBOARDS nevertheless quits while it is ahead, leaving all its characters in exactly the right place.

(18) 115 mins Friday 23rd February 2018 7:30pm
Director: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell

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FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

PITCH PERFECT 3: Now graduated from college and out in the real world where it takes more than a cappella to get by, all the Bellas return in the final chapter in the beloved series. After the highs of winning the World Championships , the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there are no job prospects for making music only with your mouth. But when they get a chance to reunite for an European USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

(12A) 93mins Friday 2nd March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Trish Sie
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow

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Friday 2nd March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE: In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.

(12A) 119mins Saturday 3rd March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart

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Saturday 3rd March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.

(12A) 152 mins Friday 9th March 2018 7:30
Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill

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Friday 9th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

WALK WITH ME: follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Filmed over three years in France and the USA, this intimate and meditative film travels deep inside a world that seems far from our everyday, and reveals how the monastics transform suffering in themselves and in others through their deep enquiry into the nature of existence, suffering, and their true selves.

(PG) 94 mins Tuesday 13th March 2018 7:30pm
Directors: Marc J. Francis, Max Pugh
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Thich Nhát Hanh, Brother Pháp De

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Tuesday 13th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

PADDINGTON 2: Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

(PG) 101 mins Friday 16th March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Paul King
Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville

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Friday 16th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

FERDINAND: is a a giant bull with a big heart. he is mistaken for a dangerous beast and is captured and torn from his home and family. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.

(U) 106 mins Saturday 17th March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Carlos Saldanha
Stars: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale

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Saturday 17th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

COCO: Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

(PG) 105 mins Friday 23rd March 2018 7:30pm
Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt

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Friday 23rd March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

DADDYS HOME 2: Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

(12A) 100 mins Saturday 24th March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Sean Anders
Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson

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Saturday 24th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

THE GOONIES: (1985) Mikey Walsh and Brandon Walsh are brothers whose family is preparing to move because developers want to build a golf course in the place of their neighborhood -- unless enough money is raised to stop the construction of the golf course, and that's quite doubtful. But when Mikey stumbles upon a treasure map of the famed "One-Eyed" Willy's hidden fortune, Mikey, Brandon, and their friends Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen, Clark "Mouth" Devereaux, Andrea "Andy" Carmichael, Stefanie "Stef" Steinbrenner, and Richard "Data" Wang, calling themselves The Goonies, set out on a quest to find the treasure in hopes of saving their neighborhood. The treasure is in a cavern, but the entrance to the cavern is under the restaurant of evil thief Mama Fratelli and her sons Jake Fratelli, Francis Fratelli, and the severely disfigured Lotney "Sloth" Fratelli. Sloth befriends the Goonies and decides to help them.

(12) 113 mins Thursday 29th March 2018 7:30pm
Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen

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Thursday 29th March
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

DOWNSIZING: A new world of possibilities awaits thanks to a revolutionary medical procedure known as Downsizing. Billed as environmentally-friendly, many people choose to downsize for the economic benefits. When Paul finds himself alone in this brand-new existence, he must choose between a sheltered life or making an impact in his own small way.

(15) 135 mins Thursday 5th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau

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Thursday 5th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

THE COMMUTER: Every day, Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) goes through the same routine prior to his daily commute. He spends time with his wife Karen (Elizabeth McGovern) and son Danny before boarding the train to work, frequently engaging with other regular commuters. But today is diffrent as he is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

(15) 104 mins Friday 6th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

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Friday 6th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

EARLY MAN: Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

(PG) 89 mins Satuday 7th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Nick Park
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne

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Saturday 7th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

WINCHESTER: Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end. Constructed in an incessant twenty-four hour a day, seven day a week mania for decades, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To the outsider it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman's madness. But Sarah is not building for herself, for her niece (Sarah Snook) or for the brilliant Doctor Eric Price (Jason Clarke) whom she has summoned to the house. She is building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts, and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters.

(15) 99 mins Thursday 12th April 2018 7:30pm
Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Stars: Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Finn Scicluna-O'Prey

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Thursday 12th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

THE POST: Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and their very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.

(12A) 116 mins Friday 13th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Steven Spielbergbr
Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

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Friday 13th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

THE MERCY: Following his Academy Award® nominated film The Theory of Everything, James Marsh directs the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (Rachel Weisz) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.

(12A) 102 mins Thursday 19th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: James Marsh
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis

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Thursday 19th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

FINDING YOUR FEET: When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, bohemian, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). Sandra couldn’t be more different to her outspoken, serial dating, free spirited sibling. But it turns out different is just what Sandra needs and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to her community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet... and romance. Featuring a star studded cast including Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley and David Hayman, Finding Your Feet is a hilarious and heart-warming modern comedy proving that it’s never too late to start again.

(12A) 111 mins Friday 20th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Richard Loncraine
Stars: Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley, Imelda Staunton

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Friday 20th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

THE FINAL YEAR: Is a unique insiders’ account of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, THE FINAL YEAR offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.

(12A) 90 mins Saturday 21st April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Greg Barker
Stars: Barack Obama, John Kerry, Samantha Powe

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Saturday 21st April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

JOURNEYS END: RC Sherriff's Journey's End is the seminal British play about WW1. Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, variously awaiting their fate.

(12A) 108 mins Thursday 26th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Saul Dibb
Stars: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Asa Butterfield

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Thursday 26th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00


 

FATHER FIGURES: Wilson and Helms are Kyle and Peter Reynolds, brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

(15) 113 mins Friday 27th April 2018 7:30pm
Director: Lawrence Sher
Stars: Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close

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Friday 27th April
Adult £6.00
Concession (Under 16, Students, Unwaged, Over 60) £5.00

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