Withnail and I

Withnail and I

Monday 27th March   |  7pm

London: The Sixties. Two down-on-their-luck actors (Withnail and Marwood) find solace in drink and other substances. Seeking respite from their uneventful lives they escape up north to Penrith to Withnail’s uncle’s stone cottage. Faced with no modern conveniences, a bunch of oddball locals, and a surprise visit from an amorous “Uncle Monty”, their wits are tested, along with their friendship.

Director:  Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E Grant, Paul McGann

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

 

“Withnail and I… stands now as one of the finest British films of the Eighties. And what’s not to like about a film with the line: “Don’t threaten me with a dead fish”?” – Telegraph

Winner of best screenplay at the British Film Awards

 

1987 CERTIFICATE 15|RUNNING TIME 107 mins

 

Jungle Book

Jungle Book (2016 Version)

Monday 3rd April | 11am

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

 

Director:   Jon Favreau

Starring:   Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

Language: English

Genre:  Adventure, Drama, Family

 

“The Jungle Book is an immersive, visually breathtaking family adventure “ – CineVue

“Disney’s best live-action adaptation yet. “ – Empire

 

 

2016 CERTIFICATE  PG|RUNNING TIME  106 mins

 

 

Undependence Film Festival

unDependence Collaboration Screening

Monday 3rd April | 7:30pm

We are delighted to screen the highlights of unDependence  Film Festival 2016

15 CERTIFICATE |RUNNING TIME  85 mins

 

‘Pan Zhog’ means out door banquet in Hakka, it is the period mark for every death, wedding or celebration in town. Blurring the line of fiction and non-fiction, ‘Pan Zhog’ is a sentimental short film about saying goodbye.

Mori-so & Gim were neighbors, friends and partners of banquet catering for decades. One day Mori-so got a mid-night phone call sending the message of her best friend’s death. The end of life suddenly approached so near. Daily life seemed revolving as usual afterwards yet Mori-so was well aware of the missing one. Mori-so decide to cater a supper for Gim and her families to say goodbye in the way Mori-so and Gim were both familiar with.

 

 

Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Thursday 6th April | 11am

2003’s Oscar winner for best animation.

During her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

 

Director:  Hayao Miyazaki

Starring:  Daveigh Chase, Jason Marsden, Suzanne Pleshette

Language: English

Genre:  Animation, Adventure, Family

 

“Prepare to be astonished “ – Los Angeles Times

“A triumph of psychological depth and artistic brilliance “ – Entertainment  Weekly

 

2001 CERTIFICATE PG|RUNNING TIME 125 mins

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Sunday 9th April | 11am

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Director: David Yates

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol 

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy 

“That entertainment enchanter JK Rowling has come storming back to the world of magic in a shower of supernatural sparks – and created a glorious fantasy-romance adventure.”  The Guardian

“The film is immaculately cast, and the chemistry between its four heroes holds your eye with its firework fizz.” The Telegraph

 

2016 CERTIFICATE 12A |RUNNING TIME  133 mins

 

The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Monday 10th April | 11am

During the World War II bombings of London, four English siblings are sent to a country house where they will be safe. One day Lucy finds a wardrobe that transports her to a magical world called Narnia. After coming back, she soon returns to Narnia with her brothers, Peter and Edmund and her sister, Susan. There they join the magical lion, Aslan in the fight against the evil White Witch, Jadis

Director: Andrew Adamson

Starring:   Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Skandar Keynes, Anna Popplewell, Liam Neeson, & Tilda Swinton

Language: English

Genre:  Family, Fantasy

 

 

2005 CERTIFICATE PG |RUNNING TIME 180 mins

 

MICMACS

MicMacs

Monday 10th April | 7:30pm

After losing his job, a homeless Bazil meets a group of other misfits. Together, they set out on a hilarious quest to bring down the worlds biggest weapon manufacturers.

 

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring:   Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Nicolas Marié

Language: French (English subtitles)

Genre:  Comedy, crime

 

“an exuberant sense of style “ – NPR

 

2009 CERTIFICATE 12|RUNNING TIME 105 mins

 

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Tuesday 11th April | 11am

A magical nanny helps bring the two children she’s in charge of closer to their father through songs and magical adventures.

 

Director:  Robert Stevenson

Starring:   Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson

Language: English

Genre:  Comedy, Family, Fantasy

 

“The film exerts a formidable charm and is technically very accomplished.“ - BBC

“a most wonderful, cheering movie “ – New York Times

 

1964 CERTIFICATE U|RUNNING TIME 139 mins

 

I, Daniel Blake

I, Daniel Blake

Monday 17th April | 7:30pm

Widower Daniel Blake is forced to stop working when he is taken ill and so applies for Employment and Support Allowance from the Government. But his life is further thrown into disarray when his benefits are suddenly taken away from him and he is forced to jump through the many hoops of the bureaucratic system to get them back.

 

Director:  Ken Loach

Starring:   Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

Language: English

Genre: Drama

 

“I, Daniel Blake is one of Loach’s finest films “ – Variety

 

2016 CERTIFICATE 15|RUNNING TIME 100 mins

 

BLOOD DIAMOND

Blood Diamond

Monday 24th April | 7:30pm

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

 

Director: Edward Zwick

Starring:   Leonardo DIcaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Language: English

Genre:  Adventure, Drama, Thriller

 

“A visually sumptuous, bullet-train-paced thriller with a really provocative theme. “ – Chicago Tribune

 

2006 CERTIFICATE 15|RUNNING TIME 143 mins