Join us for a season of inspiring films, both old and new
Simon Russell Beale plays the king – live from the Almeida Theatre. Doors open at 6.45 for 7pm start. All seats £10
Charming & entertaining film in which Ewan MacGregor, as an adult Christopher Robin, once more encounters Winnie-the-Pooh & co plus the Hundred Acre Wood.
Tim Curtis (“Life on the Deben”) directs this compelling true story of soldiers from Suffolk during WW1. Plus Buster Keaton“Sherlock Junior”.
Sian Brooke in a new David Hare political drama live from the National Theatre. Doors open 6.45pm for 7pm start. All seats £10
Quirky and captivating story in which a young librarian forms an unlikely friendship, involving a garden, with a cantankerous rich old widower. With Jessica Brown Findlay, Anna Chancellor, Andrew Scott and Tom Wilkinson. Really brilliant film.
The true story of Pu-yi, the last emperor of China, brought up in the Forbidden City (where filming was surprisingly permitted) but deposed in the revolution. With John Lone, Joan Chen and Peter O’Toole. Incredible cinematography. Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Poignant love story based on the Robert James Waller novel with Clint Eastwood (who also directs) and Meryl Streep. A married woman has a chance encounter which changes her life.
John Huston directs Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in the Dashiell Hammett story set in San Francisco. With Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet & Peter Lorre. bw
A wife examines her life choices as she travels with her husband to Stockholm where he has been nominated for a Nobel prize. With Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce.
A comic masterpiece which parodies political and class attitudes of the time but which are not really that different today. With Peter Sellers as doughty shop steward Fred Kite plus Irene Handl, Terry-Thomas, Margaret Rutherford, Ian Carmichael and the marvellous Liz Fraser. bw
Michael Caine, Michael Gambon, Tom Courtenay, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone and Francesca Annis in the true story of the 2015 Hatton Garden heist.
Acclaimed animation featuring a Japanese boy searching for a lost dog. Stylish and idiosyncratic film in the traditon of “The Fantastic Mr Fox”. Compelling Wes Anderson film.
Set in an atmospheric fin de siecle Paris, Keira Knightley and Dominic West in the true story of the French novelist in a quest for love and recognition. Great drama and performances.
Entertaining comedy with Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller and Emma Thompson featuring the spy with an unusual lack of intelligence in the intelligence unit.
A suburban mother discovers a passion for jigsaws which surprisingly leads her into a new life. Highly recommended. With Kelly MacDonald and Irrfan Khan.
The Leisure Seeker is the name of their campervan (RV in American). Heart-warming story with Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren as an elderly retired couple taking off on holiday.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the highly acclaimed remake of the musical love story in which a musician helps a young singer find stardom.
Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Debicki and Robert Duvall in a story of four Chicago widows who decide to put their fate in their own hands. Directed by Steve McQueen.
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the 1985 Live Aid concert. Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury.
Excellent documentary by Mark Cousins delving deeply into the visual world of the extraordinary director, exploring his drawings, paintings and films. Great stuff!
Full of exotic locations in Singapore, a lively romantic comedy in which an American girl and her partner, who is more eligible than she thought, are to be wed.
Based on a Nick Hornby novel, comedy romance with music as a girl from Broadstairs, encounters a cult US rock star with Chris O’Dowd, Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke.
The Jacques Tati classic featuring the annual village fair. bw