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January February 2020 Film Programme

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Here’s our first film programme of the new decade! January and February is always an exciting time for cinema as we see lots of … Continue Reading

Film Preview: Meet Me in St Louis – “Garland, under Minnelli’s direction, gives a performance that bursts with energy.”

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Regular blog contributor Helen Tope previews Meet Me in St Louis showing in our cinema from Friday 20 to Saturday 28 December.  

It’s 1903, and St … Continue Reading

Film Preview: It’s a Wonderful Life – “George Bailey’s life is not only wonderful, it is irreplaceable.”

Monday 2nd December 2019

Regular blog contributor Helen Tope previews It’s a Wonderful Life, her favourite film! This beloved Christmas classic is showing in our cinema from Thursday 12 to … Continue Reading

Film review: The Peanut Butter Falcon – “one of the year’s most uplifting and surprising feats” 

Monday 18th November 2019

Alice O’Hare reviews The Peanut Butter Falcon, showing in our cinema until Thursday 21 November.

At the centre of modern-day buddy film and road movie mash-up … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Laundromat – “Soderbergh’s film is a kaleidoscopic portrayal of greed and corruption”

Monday 18th November 2019

Helen Tope reviews The Laundromat, showing in our cinema until Thursday 21 November.

The Laundromat attempts to unsettle us right from the start. We meet our … Continue Reading

Film Review: “Don’t Look Now looks stunning on the big screen and has lost none of its power to intrigue and shock”

Monday 4th November 2019

Ben Cherry reviews Don’t Look Now, showing in our cinema until Thursday 7 November.

Halloween may be over, but horror films are for all year round … Continue Reading

Film review: The Goldfinch – “a beautifully-voiced odyssey through pain and privilege”

Monday 28th October 2019

Helen Tope reviews The Goldfinch, showing in our cinema until Thursday 31 October.

Taking a book from page to screen is no easy task. In adapting such … Continue Reading

Film Preview: Judy – “Zellweger nails Garland’s ability to tap into the pain, and just makes it sing”

Monday 28th October 2019

Helen Tope reviews Judy Garland’s biopic Judy, showing in our cinema from Friday 1 November to Thursday 7 November.

After a brief hiatus, it seems that … Continue Reading

Film Preview: The Farewell – “a heart-warming exploration of family, morality and belonging”

Monday 14th October 2019

Alice O’Hare reviews The Farewell, showing in our cinema from Friday 18 to Thursday 24 October. 

One might assume that a film centred around the consequences of … Continue Reading

Film Review: Downton Abbey – “the film hits every sweet spot a Downton fan would want”

Monday 14th October 2019

Helen Tope reviews Downton Abbey, showing in our cinema until Thursday 17 October. We also have a Bringing in Baby screening on … Continue Reading

Film Review: A Faithful Man – “a multi-dimensional slice of life that never takes itself too seriously”

Monday 7th October 2019

Alice O’Hare reviews A Faithful Man, showing in our cinema until Thursday 10 October.

In a bold yet simple opening, A Faithful Man (the sophomore effort … Continue Reading

Film Review: Notorious – “What Hitchcock delivers here is a definitive take on the spy thriller.”

Monday 7th October 2019

Helen Tope reviews Notorious, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 9 October.

1946 was a very good year for film. The Big Sleep, Gilda and It’s a … Continue Reading