Films

Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema

Mr Turner

(12A)

Fri 19, Sat 20, Sun 21 & Mon 22 Dec at 7.30pm

With regular collaborator Timothy Spall masterful in the title role, Mike Leigh’s boisterous biopic of Britain’s greatest landscape artist, the eccentric J. M. W. Turner, examines his close relationship with his ailing father and the rather more complex ones involving the women in his life. Beautifully and entertainingly realised.

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Paddington

(U)

Fri 19 Dec at 4.30pm Sat 20, Sun 21, Mon 22 & Tue 23 Dec at 3.00pm
28 & Tue 30 Dec at 3.00pm

Our ursine hero Paddington arrives in London from his native Peru wearing a ‘Please Look After This Bear’ label. He is befriended by kindly Mr and Mrs Brown (Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins) and embarks on a series of delightful adventures.

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White Christmas

(U)

Only on Tue 23 Dec at 7.30pm

WHITE CHRISTMAS is a treasure trove of Irving Berlin classics, among them Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep, Sisters, Blue Skies, and the beloved White Christmas. Two song-and-dance men (Crosby and Kaye) team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business.

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Frozen SINGALONG

(PG)

Only on Wed 24 Dec at 1.30pm

The intrepid Anna is desperately searching for her missing sister Elsa, whose icy powers have thrown their kingdom into eternal winter. This special show features lyrics on screen to help you sing along with Elsa and Anna, whatever your age.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

(12A TBC)

Sat 27 Dec at 3.00pm & 7.00pm, Sun 28 Dec at 7.00pm, Mon 29 Dec at 3.00pm & 7.00pm, Tue 30 Dec at 7.00pm, Wed 31 Dec 2014 at 3.00pm, Thu 1 Jan 2015 at 3.00pm

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) has helped the Dwarves to reclaim their Erebor mountain home, inadvertently triggering a war that will prove the defining chapter in this thrilling, visually dazzling Middle-earth epic.

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Unbroken

(12A TBC)

Fri 2 & Sat 3 Jan at 3.00pm & 7.30pm, Sun 4 Jan at 3.00pm, Mon 5 & Tue 6 Jan at 7.30pm, Wed 7 Jan at 3.00pm, Thu 8 Jan at 7.30pm

Directed by Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie, epic drama UNBROKEN tells the extraordinary real-life story of Olympian and war hero ‘Louie’ Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) who after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII survived on a raft in the Pacific for 47 days, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

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2001: A Space Odyssey

(U)

Only on Sun 4 Jan 2015 at 7.30pm

Stanley Kubrick’s spectacular, transcendent epic has been the touchstone for all science fiction cinema, and arguably this includes Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR (see page 4). The landmark film returns to the big screen in a magnificent new digital version.

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Still the Enemy Within

(15)

Only on Wed 7 Jan at 7.30pm

A truly unique insight into one of British history’s most dramatic events: the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike. No experts. No politicians. Thirty years on, this is the raw first-hand experience of those who lived through Britain’s longest strike. Follow the highs and lows of that life-changing year.

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