Join us for a season of inspiring films, both old and new
Great follow up film which should have won an oscar, featuring the marmalade-loving bear landing in trouble once more and including a great train sequence. With Ben Whishaw, Julie Walters, Sally Hawkins and Hughs Grant and Bonneville.
Jamie Bell and Annette Bening plus Julie Walters and Vanessa Redgrave in a moving, humorous British film about a true life romantic encounter between a young actor and the actress Gloria Grahame, and its final act in the UK in the 1980s.
Film noir thriller set in the then new BBC building in Portland Place full of great Art Deco interiors and before it was sullied by its dreadful extension. Cast includes Jack Hawkins, Donald Wolfit and Val Gielgud. A Good Old British Black and White.
Diane Keaton, Lesley Manville, Brendan Gleeson and James Norton in this true story of an American widow and her strange romantic encounter with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath. in a shack threatened by developers.
with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff. All tickets £10. Doors open at 6.45pm
Raoul Walsh directs this 1890s comedy romance with James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland and Rita Hayworth as the strawberry blonde Virginia Brush.
Judith Chemia, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Yolande Moreau in a Guy de Maupassant story. A delightful period drama. French with subtitles
Film of the great Evelyn Waugh comic novel in which a newspaper mistakenly sends its nature columnist to cover an African war. With Donald Pleasance as Lord Copper, Denholm Elliott as Mr Salter (“Up to a point, Lord Copper”) and Michael Maloney as the hapless William Boot.
Brilliantly directed by Ang Lee, a very entertaining version of the Jane Austen 1811 novel with a host of great British acting talent including Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Imelda Staunton, Gemma Jones, James Fleet, Hugh Laurie etc.
Being in prison is the perfect alibi for a robbery. Classic British comedy with Peter Sellers, Bernard Cribbins, Irene Handl, Liz Fraser and Lionel Jeffries.
True story of P.T. Barnum who rose from humble beginnings to be an incredible entreprenuer. With Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.
In the glamour world of 1950s London a renowned couturier’s life is derailed by a new client. With Daniel Day Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicki Krieps.
Another newspaper, another war. The editor and proprietor of the Washington Post played by Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, and the issue of exposing a successive government cover-up of information about the futility of the Vietnam War.
Michael Caine presents this excellent documentary about the 1960s with contributions from David Bailey, Roger Daltrey, Marianne Faithfull and many others.
A mother challenges the authorities to solve her daughter’s murder. With Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson. It won oscars for best picture, best leading role, best supporting role.
With Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst and his attempt to win the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race.
Christopher Plummer and Michelle Williams in Ridley Scott’s film about the kidnapping of Jean Paul Getty III and the matter of the ransom.
Gary Oldman won an oscar for his uncannily realistic portrayal of Churchill in this atmospheric WW2 drama of a time that a few of us remember now but that the rest of us should not forget. With Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, and Ronald Pickup as Chamberlain.
In the 1960s, at a top secret research facility, a janitor strikes up a friendship with a strange creature being held captive in an aquarium. Much better than it sounds. Sally Hawkins in oscar -winning (four) film by Guillermo Del Toro (who did Pan’s Labyrinth)