Winter Season 2015

January 22nd - April 4th

Welcome to the Winter Season 2015.

National Theatre Live

Thursday, 22 January, 2015

As a tribute to Lauren Bacall, here she is, aged 19, in this classic first pairing with Humphrey Bogart in the great Hemingway adventure directed by Howard Hawks. “Every woman has a past and every man has a price” as the trailer has it. She is just fabulous! Hoagy Carmichael plays piano.

Running Time:
TBA minutes
Year of Release:
-
Rated:
-

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To Have & Have Not

Friday, 30 January, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXy3tF5uD6A

As a tribute to Lauren Bacall, here she is, aged 19, in this classic first pairing with Humphrey Bogart in the great Hemingway adventure directed by Howard Hawks. "Every woman has a past and every man has a price" as the trailer has it. She is just fabulous! Hoagy Carmichael plays piano. BW.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1944
Rated:
PG

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BIENVENUE CHEZ LES CH’TIS (WELCOME TO THE STICKS)

Saturday, 31 January, 2015

French comedy which broke box office records in France. A post office manager tries to get relocated to the South of France but ends up somewhere less exotic. French Subtitles.

Running Time:
106 minutes
Year of Release:
2008
Rated:
12A

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Kon-Tiki

Friday, 6 February, 2015

In 1947 Thor Heyerdal set out to travel 5000 miles in a balsa wood raft to prove that Peruvians could have colonised the Polynesian islands. Spectacular new film of the story.

Running Time:
118 minutes
Year of Release:
2012
Rated:
15

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WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY

Saturday, 7 February, 2015

David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Billiy Connolly and Celia Imrie in a great British comedy from the writers of Outnumbered.

Running Time:
95 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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THE SCAPEGOAT

Friday, 13 February, 2015

Set in 1952, a compelling Daphne du Maurier story in which a man is duped into taking on the life of his double. With Matthew Rhys, Sheridan Smith and Eileen Atkins.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2012
Rated:
PG

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MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

Saturday, 14 February, 2015

For Valentine’s Day a romantic comedy by Woody Allen featuring Eileen Atkins, Emma Stone and Colin Firth as a magician who specialises in exposing fraudulent spiritualists. Set in the south of France in 1928.

Running Time:
97 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
PG

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LE MEPRIS (CONTEMPT)

Friday, 20 February, 2015

Jean-Luc Godard’s highly rated tale of commerce versus art in the making of a film based on Homer’s Odyssey. With Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Giorgia Moll and and Fritz Lang the director, as the director. Fascinating and thought-provoking film.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1963
Rated:
15

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THE CHAIN

Saturday, 21 February, 2015

Brilliant comedy based on the seven deadly sins and seven house moves across London in the 1980s. With Bernard Hill, Warren Mitchell, Denis Lawson and the much missed Billie Whitelaw.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
1984
Rated:
PG

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Begin Again

Friday, 27 February, 2015

Keira Knightley, Adam Levine & Mark Ruffalo in a musical tale wherein a chance Manhattan encounter between a disgraced music executive and a street singer proves fortuitous.

Running Time:
104 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
PG

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A MOST WANTED MAN

Saturday, 28 February, 2015

Philip Seymour Hoffman in a gripping John Le Carre story featuring the illegal arrival in Hamburg of a Chechen Muslim who becomes embroiled in the international war againast terror. The last film made by this brilliant actor. Also stars Rachel McAdams.

Running Time:
122 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS

Friday, 6 March, 2015

A psychiatrist travels the world to discover the sceret of happiness. With Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike. Entertaining and original Peter Chelsom film.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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Gone Girl

Saturday, 7 March, 2015

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in an outstanding film drama concerning the mystery of a disappearing wife. Based on the thriller by Gillian Flynn.

Running Time:
149 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
18

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National Theatre Live

Thursday, 12 March, 2015

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS – play by David Hare from the acclaimed book by Katherine Boo featuring life on the outskirts of Mumbai.

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
Rated:
12

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PRIDE

Friday, 13 March, 2015

Excellent comedy, based on a true story, in which a gay group tries to assist Welsh miners during the 1984 miners’ strike. With Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton. and Dominic West.

Running Time:
120 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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MY OLD LADY

Saturday, 14 March, 2015

Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline as an American who inherits a flat in Paris which comes with a sitting tenant.

Running Time:
107 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY

Friday, 20 March, 2015

An Asian family brings Indian cuisine to the South of France. Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), who runs a Michelin-starred restaurant just opposite, is not impressed.

Running Time:
122 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
PG

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MR TURNER

Saturday, 21 March, 2015

Mike Leigh’s visual feast with Timothy Spall in excellent form as the great artist. Many brilliant scenes including the replica of Stephenson’s 1830 Planet locomotive in full steam.

Running Time:
150 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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National Theatre Live

Thursday, 26 March, 2015

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Arthur Miller. The Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production, with Mark Strong as Eddie Carbone.

Running Time:
TBA minutes
Year of Release:
-
Rated:
-

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THE IMITATION GAME

Friday, 27 March, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch as the great Alan Turing leading the desperate battle to decipher the WW2 Enigma code. With Keira Knightley, Charles Dance.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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EFFIE GRAY

Saturday, 28 March, 2015

Story of the strange relationship beweeen Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride. Cast includes Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, James Fox, and Derek Jacobi

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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GONE WITH THE WIND

Saturday, 4 April, 2015

Special 75th anniversary screening of the remastered great classic with Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard and Thomas Mitchell.

In two sessions -
• 4.00pm - Part 1,
• 6.30pm - Supper (please book),
• 7.30pm - Part 2.

Tickets £10, excluding supper.
Supper will be available to eat either at your seat or in screen two during the hour long interval.
There will be a choice of two main meals, one hot and one cold option.

Cajun Gumbo - A hearty, spicy stew made with chicken, seafood, okra and peppers served with cornbread.

Southern Fried Chicken served with ranch salad, coleslaw and nachos.

Both are priced at £6.50

Dessert: Pecan pie and cream: £3.50

Please let us know by 1st March if you would like to order a meal.
Tel: 07815 769565

Running Time:
233 minutes
Year of Release:
1939
Rated:
PG

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2018 Season Dates

WINTER

26th January to 31st March

SPRING

20th April to 6th June

SUMMER

27th July to 1st September

AUTUMN

19th October to 15th December

Seasons

The Society runs three ten week seasons a year, Autumn, Winter and Spring, with films on Friday and Saturday nights. Also a five week summer season showing films on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. There is a break of about three weeks between seasons with entertaining tours of the building being organised during those periods. Occasionally we have a one day Film Festival, recent examples being “Ealing”, “Hitchcock”, and “Westfest”. In the summer we usually have a silent film accompanied by Tom Horton at the organ.

Ticket Prices

Stalls - Front Row = £6.00

Stalls - B-H = £7.00

Circle = £8.00

Royal Box = £15.00

Membership is required to book tickets.

Become a member

We run as a club, but there is no waiting list and anyone over 16 can join. Under 16s can attend as guests. The annual subscription is £10 but you can join for a season for £3.

Take the tour

Entertaining tours of the building are organised in our out of season periods . Click here to find out when the next one is.