Films

    Films

    Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema

    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    (PG)

    Fri 27 Feb at 7.30pm, Sat 28 Feb at 3.00 & 7.30pm, Sun 1 Mar at 3.00pm, Mon 2 & Tue 3 Mar at 7.30pm, Wed 4 Mar at 3.00pm, Thu 5 Mar at 7.30pm Fri 6 & Sat 7 Mar at 7.30pm, Sun 8 Mar at 3.00pm, Mon 9 & Tue 10 & Wed 11 Mar at 7.30pm, Wed 11 & Thu 12 Mar

    In this splendidly entertaining sequel, the Marigold’s co-manager Sonny (Dev Patel) plans to open a second hotel, while permanent residents and hopeless romantics Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Celia Imrie and Maggie Smith get involved in intriguing subplots.

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    The Imitation Game

    (12A)

    Only on Sun 1 Mar at 7.30pm

    Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Alan Turing, the mathematical genius who broke Germany’s Enigma code during World War II. Flashbacks following his arrest for homosexuality chronicle a gripping race against time.  OSCAR 2015 winner ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’! Nominated for eight OSCARs and nine BAFTAs!

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    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    (15)

    Only on Sat 7 Mar at 3.00pm

    Boasting a typically starry cast, the latest from writer-director Anderson (MOONRISE KINGDOM) centres on the titular hotel, its savvy concierge (Ralph Fiennes), his lobby boy, and their frantic adventures following the bequest of a priceless painting. Glorious fun. Winner of four OSCARS 2015! Winner of five BAFTAs 2015! Nominated for nine OSCARs and eleven BAFTAs! 

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    Birdman

    (15)

    Only on Sun 8 Mar at 7.30pm

    Actor Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) made his name in a Hollywood superhero franchise, but now longs to be taken seriously on Broadway. This dazzling black comedy marries showbiz satire with human drama, and Keaton’s performance is absolutely fearless. Winner of four OSCARS 2015 incl ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Original Screenplay’, ‘Best Cinematography’! Nine OSC

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    Selma

    (12A)

    Fri 13 Mar at 7.30pm, Sat 14 Mar at 1.00pm – please note start time! Mon 16 & Tue 17 Mar at 7.30pm, Wed 18 Mar at 3.00pm, Thu 19 Mar at 7.30pm

    This gripping account of America’s Civil Rights movement opens with Martin Luther King (David Oyelowo) collecting his Nobel Peace Prize, but soon moves to the eponymous city that became pivotal to his campaign for the vote – a bitter and often bloody battle.  OSCAR 2015 winner!

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    Ida

    (12A)

    Only on Sun 15 Mar at 7.30pm

    Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation. A beautiful, intricate, subtle piece of storytelling and filmmaking! OSCAR 2015 winner ‘Best Foreign Language Film’!! BAFTA 2015 winner ‘Best Film Not in the English Language’!!

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    Boyhood

    (15)

    Only on Wed 18 Mar at 7.30pm

    OSCAR 2015 winner ‘Best Supporting Actress’ Patricia Arquette! Winner of three BAFTAs 2015 incl ‘Best Film’ & ‘Best Director’!! Nominated for six OSCARS and five BAFTAs!  Linklater (BEFORE MIDNIGHT) chronicles a boy’s life from the ages of six to 18, shooting periodically over 12 years. Ellar Coltrane plays Mason, the son of divorced parents (Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette

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    Trash

    (15)

    Fri 20 & Sun 22 & Tue 24 Mar at 7.30pm, Wed 25 Mar at 3.00pm

    Echoing the feel-good elements of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, this joint Brazilian/British production follows three boys who find a cash-stuffed wallet while foraging on a rubbish tip. Having spent the money, they discover the wallet belongs to a corrupt politician – who wants it back. With Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara.

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    American Sniper

    (15)

    Only on Sat 21 Mar at 7.00pm – please note start time!

    OSCAR 2015 winner! Nominated for six OSCARS and two BAFTAs! Based on the hit memoir by real-life Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, AMERICAN SNIPER marks director Clint Eastwood’s return to violence, and especially the gun-related violence that’s hallmarked his greatest films. Bradley Cooper plays the unerringly accurate rifleman charged with taking down dangerous targets in Iraq.

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    Leviathan

    (15)

    Only on Wed 25 Mar at 7.30pm

    OSCAR nomination ‘Best Film Not in English Language’, Winner Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Screenplay Award Cannes 2014! Black satirical drama about Russian fisherman Kolya who fights back when a corrupt mayor tries to seize possession of his ancestral home. A story of love and tragedy experienced by ordinary people.

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    The Philadelphia Story

    (U)

    Only on Sun 29 Mar at 4.00pm – please note start time!

    This proper classic is an intelligent, sophisticated comedy, part romantic, part screwball-farce that deals with love and marriage, human growth and class distinctions. Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) has split from her husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), due to his drinking as well as her own overly demanding nature.

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    Paddington

    (PG)

    Sat 28, Mon 30, Tue 31 Mar, Wed 1 & Thu 2 Apr 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. Nice Price Matinees at £5 for all

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    Still Alice

    (12A)

    Sat 28, Mon 30, Tue 31 Mar, Wed 1 & Thu 2 Apr at 7.30pm

    When Alice (Julianne Moore) is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she tries to remain positive, despite her fading personality. The film conveys the tragedy of Alice’s fate while affirming the strength of the human spirit in an ultimately uplifting story. ‘Best Actress’ OSCAR 2015 for Julianne Moore!  Julianne Moore also won ‘Best Actress’ BAFTA and Golden Globe!

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    Fifty Shades of Grey

    (18)

    Fri 27 & Sun 29 Mar at 7.30pm

    This adaptation of the first novel in E. L. James’s 100 million-selling erotic trilogy is a sensitive, stylish evocation of the mysteries of pleasure, with beautifully judged performances from Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Ana Steele and the eponymous Christian Grey.

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    The Rendlesham UFO Incident

    (15)

    Only on Thu 9 Apr at 7.30pm

    Presented by the film’s director, Daniel Simpson who’ll also answer questions in an after-screening Q&A A sci-fi chiller set and filmed near the Rendlesham air base, the site of one the most infamous incidents of alleged extra-terrestrial contact involving US military personnel in December 1980. Keen treasure hunters Gus and Sally invite their friend Jake to film them illeg

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    Shaun the Sheep: The Movie

    (U)

    Fri 3 to Thu 9 Apr daily at 3.00pm

    Nice Price Matinees at £5 for all Based the beloved TV series, SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE is the latest stop-motion extravaganza from Aardman Animations (Wallace & Gromit). Shaun must rescue the farmer from the big city after getting into a bit of a pickle with a caravan and a very steep hill.  

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    X+Y

    (12A)

    Fri 3, Sat 4, Mon 6 & Wed 8 Apr at 7.30pm

    Highly affecting, utterly charming, truly insightful first feature film from BAFTA winner Morgan Matthews.  Nathan (Asa Butterfield, Scorsese’s HUGO) is a teenage maths prodigy with mild autism. Living alone with his mother (Sally Hawkins), he understands the world with logic and reason.

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    The Theory of Everything

    (12A)

    Sun 5 & Tue 7 Apr at 7.30pm

    This profound and moving film tells the true story the romance between Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones) and Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) in 1960s Cambridge, and of how they faced up to his motor neurone disease. ‘Best Actor’ OSCAR 2015 for Eddie Redmayne! Three BAFTA 2015 awards! Five OSCAR nominations incl ‘Best Film’! Ten BAFTA nominations! Golden Globe ‘Best Actor’ for 

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    Nobody Told Us Anything

    (PG)

    Sun 12 Apr at 7.30pm plus Q&A
    Also on Wed 15 Apr at 7.30pm

    Between 1952 and 1967, in the largest Tri-Service operation since the D-Day landings, over 20,000 servicemen participated in British Nuclear Weapons Tests. The development of these superweapons bought our place at the world superpower table.

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    Big Hero 6

    (PG)

    Fri 10 & Sat 11 Apr at 3.00pm

    Nice Price Matinees at £5 for all OSCAR 2015 winner ‘Best Animated Film’! BAFTA nomination ‘Best Animated Film’! In this gently amusing offering from Disney, Hiro, a teenage micro-bot obsessive, is befriended after his brother’s death by a snowman-lik

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    Suite Francaise

    (15)

    Fri 10, Sat 11, Mon 13 & Tue 14 Apr at 7.30pm, Wed 15 Apr at 3.00pm

    A powerful, star-studded and romance-filled war-time drama. Based on acclaimed novelist Irène Némirovsky’s novel of the same name SUITE FRANCAISE is set in 1940s France and follows beautiful Lucile Angellier (Williams) who awaits news from her POW husband whilst leading a stifled existence with her domineering mother-in-law (Scott-Thomas).

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