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CRAZY RICH ASIANS (12A) 

Show times:

Friday 5th October - 6:00 PM
Sunday 7th October - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 10th October - 6:00 PM
Thursday 11th October - 8:30 PM

Director: Lenny Abrahamson.
Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling.
Ireland/UK/France 2018. 111 mins.

A country doctor travels to treat a patient at a crumbling estate owned by an old gentry family of declining fortunes. But the maladies in the mansion are beyond his power to cure: a dying way of life, and something far more ominous, haunts the owners. As he takes on his new patient, the doctor has no idea how closely, and disturbingly, the family’s 

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT (12A) 

Show times:

Friday 5th October - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 9th October - 8:30 PM
Director: Christopher McQuarrie.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin.
USA 2018. 147 mins.

Tom Cruise is back for more death-defying stunts in the sixth chapter of the Mission: Impossible franchise. It's a race against the clock for Hunt and his IMF team when a mission takes a terrible turn. Hunted by assassins and former allies, Hunt takes it upon himself to prevent a global catastrophe. Contains moderate violence, injury detail and infrequent strong language. 

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (PG) 

Show Times:

Saturday 6th October - 2:30 PM
Director: Marc Forster.
Starring/Voices: Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell, Brad Garrett, Peter Capaldi, Toby Jones, Nick Mohammed, Sophie Okonedo.
USA 2018. 104 mins.

Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and the rest of the gang step out of the Hundred Acre Wood and into London to remind a world-weary, grown-up Christopher Robin (McGregor) of the joys of life. 

THE CHILDREN ACT (12A) 

Show times:

Sunday 7th October - 5:00 PM
Monday 8th October - 8:15 PM
Sunday 14th October - 12:30 PM
Director: Richard Eyre.
Starring: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead.
UK 2017. 105 mins.

A brilliant high court judge has a life-changing decision to make: rule that a young Jehovah’s Witness accept a life-saving blood transfusion, or bow to the wishes and beliefs of his family. Contains infrequent strong language. 

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (PG) 

Show times:

Sunday 7th October - 2:30 PM
Tuesday 9th October - 6:00 PM
Thursday 11th October - 6:00 PM
Sunday 21st October - 7:15 PM
Wednesday 24th October - 8:30 PM
Director: Ol Parker.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Lily James, Cher.
USA 2018. 114 mins.

Dance, jive and have the time of your life with another irresistible mix of hit ABBA songs and relationship shenanigans under the sun. 

THE SEAGULL (12A) 

Show times:

Wednesday 10th October - 2:30 PM
Director: Michael Mayer.
Starring: Annette Bening, Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll.
USA 2018. 99 mins.

Set in the early twentieth century and adding wings to Anton Chekhov’s classic play, The Seagull sees a tangle of love triangles play out at a family gathering. Actress Irina Arkadina (Bening) visits her brother (Brian Dennehy) at his country estate, with her son (Billy Howle). But when new faces come onto the scene, the family dynamic is disrupted and love’s all-encompassing power is put to the test. Contains infrequent scenes of violence. 

TASTE OF CEMENT (18)

Show times:

Wednesday 10th October - 8:30 PM
 
Celebrating Syria: a Festival of Arts and Culture 2018

In Beirut, Syrian construction workers are building a skyscraper while at the same time their own houses at home are being shelled. The Lebanese war is over but the Syrian one still rages on. The workers are locked in the building site. They are not allowed to leave it after 7pm. The Lebanese government has imposed night-time curfews on the refugees. The only contact with the outside world for these Syrian workers is the hole through which they climb out in the morning to begin a new day of work. Cut off from their homeland, they gather at night around a small TV set to get the news from Syria. Tormented by anguish and anxiety, while suffering the deprivation of the most basic human and workers right, they keep hoping for a different life. Warning This film contains disturbing scenes.

To find out more about the Festival: www.celebratingsyria.org 

THE WIFE (15) 

Show times:

Friday 12th October - 5:45 PM
Saturday 13th October - 3:45 PM, 8:30 PM
Sunday 14th October - 6:15 PM
Monday 15th October - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 16th October - 8:15 PM
Wednesday 17th October - 2:30 PM, 6:00 PM
Thursday 18th October  - 6:00 PM
Director: Björn Runge.
Starring: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons, Annie Starke, Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Lloyd, Christian Slater.
Sweden/USA/UK 2017. 100 mins.

Joan Castleman (Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support her charismatic husband Joe (Pryce) and his stellar literary career. Ignoring infidelities and excuses made in the cause of his art, she has put up with his behaviour with undiminished grace and humour. The foundations of their marriage have, however, been built upon a set of uneven compromises, and Joan has reached a turning point. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel rewarding a spectacular body of work, Joan confronts the biggest sacrifice of her life and some long-buried secrets. Based on the bestselling book by Meg Wolitzer, The Wife is a poignant, funny and emotional journey, and a celebration of womanhood, self-discovery and liberation. 

THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE (U) 

Show times:

Saturday 13th October - 1:45 PM

Director: David Stoten.
Voices: John Hasler, Teresa Gallagher, Nigel Pilkington. Peter Andre, Yvonne Grundy.
UK 2018. 85 mins.

In his new global adventure, Thomas (Hasler) meets Nia (Grundy), an African engine with her own sense of adventure who will teach Thomas a thing or two about friendship. He also encounters a devil-may-care, super-cool racing car, Ace (Andre), and tags along on a round-the-world race, taking in the Serengeti, the Amazon, the Wild West and China. So enamoured is he of his new companion that the Fat Controller has to chase after the world’s favourite runaway engine and bring him home to Sodor and his friends. 

AMERICAN ANIMALS (15) 

Show times:

Saturday 13th October - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 17th October - 8:15 PM 

 
Director: Bart Layton.
Starring: Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan.
UK 2018. 117 mins.

When Spencer (Keoghan) is shown around his college’s rare book collection – he forms a plan to steal the valuable first editions. But not before recruiting two trusty accomplices: nervy maths geek Eric (Jared Abrahamson) and wealthy jock Chas (Blake Jenner). Based on true events at the library of Transylvania University in 2004, and blending fiction with fact, this is a slick and innovative heist thriller with attitude 

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD (Cert TBC) 

Show times:

Tuesday 16th October - 6:00 PM
World premiere plus live satellite Q&A with Peter Jackson, broadcast from the London Film Festival and hosted by film critic Mark Kermode  

Director: Peter Jackson.
UK/New Zealand 2018. TBC mins.

On the centenary of the end of the First World War, Peter Jackson (The Lord Of The Rings trilogy) presents an extraordinary new work, revealing the Great War as you’ve never seen it. Using cutting-edge technology to transform images and audio captured a hundred years ago, Jackson’s passion project brings to life the people who can best tell the story: those who were there. Tickets: Luxury £12.00, Sofa for two £24, Standard £10.50, Conc £9. Member discount applies. 

BLACKkKLANSMAN (15) 

Show Times:

Thursday 18th October - 8:15 PM
Director: Spike Lee.
Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver.
USA 2018. 135 mins.

A true story from visionary filmmaker Spike Lee. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. With seasoned colleague Flip (Driver), the two go undercover to take down the extremist hate group from the inside. 

THE PREDATOR (15) 

Show Times:

Friday 19th October - 8:15 PM
Saturday 20th October - 8:15 PM
Director: Shane Black.
Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, Yvonne Strahovski. USA 2018. 107 mins.

The hunt is back on in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. A young boy makes the biggest mistake of his life when he triggers a signal that lures a pack of Predators back to Earth. They’ve evolved to become stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, and now they’re ready for their next victims: the human race. 

JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN (Cert TBC) 

Show Times:

Friday 19th October - 6:00 PM
Saturday 20th October - 3:45 PM, 6:00 PM
Sunday 21st October - 2:45 PM, 5:00 PM
Monday 22nd October - 3:45 PM, 6:00 PM
Tuesday 23rd October - 3:45 PM, 6:00 PM
Wednesday 24th October - 3:45 PM
Thursday 25th October - 3:45 PM, 8:30 PM
 
(Cert TBC) Director: Bart Layton.
Starring: Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, Barry Keoghan.
UK 2018. 117 mins.

When Spencer (Keoghan) is shown around his college’s rare book collection – he forms a plan to steal the valuable first editions. But not before recruiting two trusty accomplices: nervy maths geek Eric (Jared Abrahamson) and wealthy jock Chas (Blake Jenner). Based on true events at the library of Transylvania University in 2004, and blending Abrahamson) and wealthy jock Chas (Blake Jenner). Based on true events at the library of Transylvania University in 2004, and blending 

THE LITTLE STRANGER (12A) 

Show Times:

Monday 22nd October - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 23rd October - 8:15 PM
Wednesday 24th October - 6:00 PM
Thursday 25th October - 6:00 PM
Director: Lenny Abrahamson.
Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling.
Ireland/UK/France 2018. 111 mins.

A country doctor travels to treat a patient at a crumbling estate owned by an old gentry family of declining fortunes. But the maladies in the mansion are beyond his power to cure: a dying way of life, and something far more ominous, haunts the owners. As he takes on his new patient, the doctor has no idea how closely, and disturbingly, the family’s story will become entwined with his own. Based on Sarah Waters’ gothic horror novel of the same name. Contains moderate threat, bloody images, infrequent strong language. 

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (12A) 

Show Times:

Friday 26th October - 3:30 PM
Saturday 27th October - 1:00 PM
Sunday 28th October - 2:30 PM
Director: Eli Roth.
Starring: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic, Kyle MacLachlan.
USA 2018. 105 mins.

Jack Black and Cate Blanchett star in The House With A Clock In Its Walls, a tale of fantastical events in unexpected places based on the beloved children’s classic written by John Bellairs. This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling story of ten-year-old Lewis (Vaccaro), who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. The sleepy façade of Lewis’s new town crumbles to reveal a secret world of warlocks and witches when he accidentally awakens the dead. 

FIRST MAN (Cert TBC) 

Show Times:

Friday 26th October - 6:00 PM
Saturday 27th October - 3:30 PM
Sunday 28th October - 5:00 PM
Monday 29th October - 8:45 PM
Tuesday 30th October - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 31st October - 8:45 PM
Thursday 1st November - 1:00 PM
Director: Damien Chazelle.
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke.
USA 2018. TBC mins.

Kicking off the 2018 Venice Film festival - following in the gargantuan footsteps of another of Chazelle’s masterpieces, La La Land - First Man is set to make waves come awards season. A true story revisiting the legendary life of navy-pilot-turned-astronaut, Neil Armstrong, follows his epic journey to becoming the first man to walk on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 space mission. It’s La La Land’s Gosling who’s taking to the cockpit as Armstrong, starring alongside Foy (The Crown) and Clarke (Everest), with a script written by Academy Award winner Josh Singer (Spotlight) and with Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen (The Twilight Saga) producing. The film spans Armstrong’s adventure from his acceptance into NASA’s astronaut programme in 1961 to his worldchanging space walk eight years later - and all the sacrifices in between. 

A STAR IS BORN (15) 

Show Times:

Friday 26th October - 9:00 PM
Saturday 27th October - 6:30 PM
Sunday 28th October - 8:00 PM
Monday 29th October - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 30th October - 8:45 PM
Wednesday 31st October - 2:30 PM, 6:00 PM
Director: Bradley Cooper.
Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliot, Dave Chappelle, Anthony Ramos, Bonnie Somerville.
USA 2018. 136 mins.

Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut is a new take on a timeless story: an ill-fated romance between a seasoned musician fading from fame and the struggling young singer he pushes into the limelight and helps to stardom. Even as her career begins to take off, the personal side of their relationship breaks down, and he must battle alone with his own, destructive demons. Previous film versions have starred Janet Gaynor and Fredric March (1937), James Mason and Judy Garland (1954) and Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson (1976). Now Cooper and pop superstar Lady Gaga – almost unrecognisable as a demure, dishwater brunette – play the two lovers, with, astonishingly, all of the performances shot live and the film’s original songs recorded at Coachella and Glastonbury music festivals in 2017. 

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (15) 

Show Times:

Saturday 27th  October - 9.30 PM
Director: Jim Sharman.
Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O’ Brien, Jonathan Adams, Meatloaf.
UK 1975. 101 mins.

I see you shiver with anticip... ation. Join All-American couple Janet and Brad in the old dark house belonging to transvestite scientist Frank N Furter and find their morals under threat from all manner of kinky Transylvanians. Sing along to Time Warp, Dammit Janet and Wild and Untamed Thing. An extra line about this? Dressing up? 

FAST ANCHOR FILM FESTIVAL

Show Times:

Saturday 6th October - 7.00 PM
FILM TITLE
Director: John Carroll Lynch. Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston. USA 2018. 88 mins. Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters who inhabit his off-the-map desert town. Having out-lived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely 

LUCKY (15) 

Show Times:

Monday 8th October -  6.15 PM 
Director: John Carroll Lynch.
Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston.
USA 2018. 88 mins.

Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters who inhabit his off-the-map desert town. Having out-lived and out-smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky is thrust into a journey of selfexploration towards enlightenment.