Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema
Fri 6, Sat 7, Sun 8, Mon 9, Tue 10, Wed 11, Thu 12 Dec at 7.30pm
Sat 7 & Wed 11 Dec at 3:00pm
African-American Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker, giving the performance of his career) spends 30 years as a butler at the White House, struggling to reconcile the realities of his life with his aspirations for equality and justice across the turbulent course of 20th-century American history.
The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
Thu 12 Dec at 2.00pm
Made at the height of 1960s Beatlemania this charming timeless comedy shows a couple of days in the lives of the members of the greatest pop band ever (arguably …). Was, is, remains one of the best and most influential music films ever.
Fri 13, Sun 15, Mon 16, Tue 17, Wed 18, Thu 19 Dec at 7.30pm
Wed 18 at 3.00
Echoing the righteous anger of Peter Mullan’s THE MAGDALENE SISTERS but with a broader human interest and the humour you would expect from a script co-written by Coogan, PHILOMENA sees Judi Dench play the titular character seeking out the son wrenched from her whilst she served in one Ireland’s notorious convents. Contains infrequent strong language and moderate sex references.
Sat 14 Dec at 2.00pm
All tickets are Nice Price at £5 for all! Plus it is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Come and help us celebrate our Christmas Party with the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious MARY POPPINS! Julie Andrews stars as the magical nanny with remarkable powers who changes the lives of an entire family.
The Bishop’s Wife
Sat 15 Dec at 3.00pm
All tickets are Nice Price at £5 for all! Plus it is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE In this sweet romantic comedy, bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven) has been neglecting his wife Julia (LorettaYoung). As Christmas approaches, Henry is visited by an angel (Cary Grant) who seems surprisingly urbane and charming – especially to Julia.
Fri 20, Sat 21 and Mon 23 Dec at 3.00pm
Sun 22 Dec at 12.30pm
Tue 24 Dec at 2.00pm
Nice price school break screening. All tickets £5.00! Inspired by The Snow Queen, this delightful children’s animation has not one but two princesses. The intrepid Anna goes on a quest to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have thrown their kingdom into eternal winter.
Saving Mr Banks
Fri 20, Sat 21, Sun 22, Mon 23 Dec at 7.30pm
The testy stand-off between Walt Disney and PL Travers, the formidable author of ‘Mary Poppins’, during the making of the classic film is well known. Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson make terrific sparring partners in this witty and emotional film of the real-life battle to bring the book to the screen. Official Closing Gala Film of this year’s London Film Festival.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug [2D]
Fri 27, Sat 28, Sun 29, Mon 30, Tue 31 Dec, Wed 1, Tue 2 Jan at 3.00pm
Fri 27, Sat 28, Mon 30 Dec. Thu 2 Jan at 7.00
The second part in Jackson’s THE HOBBIT trilogy takes Bilbo Baggins’ (Martin Freeman) adventures to thrilling new levels. Bilbo must honour his pledge to the dwarves and enter the lair of Smaug the dragon, played by Freeman’s Sherlock co-star Benedict Cumberbatch.
The Great Beauty
Sun 29 Dec at 7.00pm
A compelling tragicomedy of Italy’s leisured classes set in Rome where writer Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the city’s lavish nightlife for decades. After his 65th birthday and a shock from the past he looks past the night clubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. A sensual, rich,strange film full of the vigour of well-preserved people who can do hedonism so much better than the young.
Walking with Dinosaurs [2D]
Fri 3, Sat 4, Sun 5 Jan at 3.00pm
Nice price school break screening. All tickets £5.00! For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is the ultimate immersive, big screen adventure for families. Meet dinosaurs more real than you've ever seen as you take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure,where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages.
Fri 3, Sat 4, Mon 6, Tue 7 Jan at 7.30pm
Wed 8 Jan at 3.00pm
Cantankerous old Woody (Bruce Dern) believes he’s won a million dollars in a sweepstake, and is prepared to walk 850 miles to collect it – so his sceptical son agrees to drive him. SIDEWAYS director Payne delivers a poignant, elegiac road movie.
Sun 5, Thu 9 Jan at 7.30pm
Woody Allen returns with arguably a companion piece to such irony-tinged dramas as ALICE and HUSBANDS AND WIVES. Cate Blanchett shines as the self-obsessed and haughty Jasmine, who is forced to move in with her cheerfully working-class sister (Hawkins) when her glitzy New York life comes to an abrupt end.
Harold Lloyd: Safety Last!
Wed 8 Jan 2014 at 7.30pm
A beautiful silent romantic comedy. It includes one of the most famous images from the silent film era: Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles from the outside of a skyscraper above moving traffic. Highly successful and critically hailed SAFETY LAST! established Lloyd's status as a major figure in early motion pictures. Preceded by short film CHARLIE CAPLIN: EASY STREET