Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema
Fri 25, Sat 26, Sun 27, Tue 29 & Wed 30 Jul at 3.00pm
As the gleeful arch-villainess familiar from Disney’s 1959 SLEEPING BEAUTY, Angelina Jolie places a vengeful curse on Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning). But then she learns that the Princess may hold the key to peace in this dark, extraordinary fairy tale.
Fri 25, Sat 26, Mon 28, Tue 29, Wed 30 & Thu 31 Jul at 7.30pm
In this uplifting tale from the director of ONCE, Ruffalo is Dan, a record-label boss who is flailing in his personal and professional life, and Knightley plays Greta, a songwriter whose career has derailed since her partner hit the big time. Carney keeps us guessing the trajectory of our two lost souls in this unpredictable crowd-pleaser.
Disney Classic The Jungle Book
Mon 28 Jul & Thu 14 Aug at 3.00pm
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince Mowgli the Man Cub to leave the jungle for human civilisation. Has to be one of the most beloved animated films ever!!
Disney Classic Pinocchio
Thu 31 Jul & Thu 21 Aug at 3.00pm
Inventor Gepetto creates the wooden boy Pinocchio and wishes for him become a real boy. So a fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio’s “conscience” and keep him out of trouble.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 [2D]
Fri 1, Sat 2, Sun 3, Mon 4, Tue 5, Wed, 6, Fri 8, Sat 9, Tue 12 & Wed 13 Aug at 3.00pm
Five years after Hiccup and his friends united the dragons and Vikings on the island of Berk, they’ve begun exploring faraway lands. Abundant adventures ensue, with all the old gang plus a few wacky newcomers.
Fri 1, Sat 2, Mon 4, Tue 5, Wed 6 & Thu 7 Aug at 7.30pm
Richard Linklater (BEFORE SUNRISE, BEFORE SUNSET, BEFORE MIDNIGHT) succeeds brilliantly in following a boy’s life from the ages of six to eighteen, shooting periodically over twelve years.
Sun 3 Aug at 7.30pm
First released in 1978, this blockbuster musical features Travolta as Danny Zuko, a teenage rebel who belongs to a gang called the T-Birds. After a summer of love on the beach with an Australian teenager named Sandy (Newton-John), Danny returns to his life as a wise-guy gang leader at Rydell High.
Disney Classic Cinderella
Thu 7 Aug & Thu 28 Aug at 3.00pm
When Cinderella’s cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq and from her Fairy Godmother. Enter the pumpkin carriage, the stroke of midnight, the glass slipper, and the rest, as they say, is fairy tale – probably the greatest of all!
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Fri 8, Sat 9, Mon 11, Tue 12, Wed 13 & Thu 14 Aug at 7.30pm Sun 10 Aug at 3.00pm
This sci-fi thriller prequel finds the majestic Caesar (Andy Serkis) leading his fellow simians against the human survivors of a devastating virus. The ensuing struggle will determine which species rules the planet. Sunday 10th Aug at 3.00pm Nice Price = £5 for all!
Hitchcock's Rear Window
Sun 10 Aug at 7.30pm
When James Stewart’s photojournalist is confined to his apartment with a broken leg in a sweltering summer in New York, he begins to observe constantly the lives of those around him. Passive activity evolves into voyeuristic obsession, until he thinks he has witnessed a murder…
Disney Classic Peter Pan
Mon 11 Aug & Mon 1 Sep at 3.00pm
Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, whisks Wendy and her brothers away to the magical world of Neverland where a war goes on between Peter’s gang of rag-tag runaways and the evil Captain Hook. Best ever adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s original story.
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The Nut Job
Fri 15, Sat 16, Sun 17, Tue 19 & Wed 20 Aug at 3.00pm
This Disney-produced animated adventure will delight kids of all ages. After accidentally destroying his friends’ stockpile of food, Surly the arrogant squirrel (Will Arnett, DESPICABLE ME’s Mr Perkins) seeks to redeem himself with an audacious plan to rob the local nut shop.
Fri 15, Sat 16, Tue 19 & Wed 20 Aug at 7.30pm
When chef Carl Casper (Favreau) gets an undeservedly scathing review, he explodes in an outpouring of rage that goes viral. What follows is a deceptively profound comedy drama about family, friendship and artistic integrity.
Sun 17 Aug at 7.30pm
Don't go in the water! The peaceful resort town of Amity, Massachusetts has always depended on its thriving summer tourist trade to get through the lean winter months. So when a swimmer is killed by a great white shark, Sheriff Brody faces much opposition to his suggestion of closing the beaches just before the 4th of July weekend.
Earth to Echo
Fri 22, Sat 23, Mon 25 & Tue 26 Aug at 3.00pm
Spending a last night together before their families all move home, a trio of tech-savvy kids notice a perplexing slew of data corrupting their mobile phones and discover a hunk of homesick space debris. This loving homage to E.T. is both uplifting and spectacular.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Fri 22, Sat 23, Mon 25, Tue 26 & Thu 28 Aug at 7.30pm Sun 24 & Wed 27 Aug at 3.00pm
After stealing a mysterious orb, adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) is hunted down by the power-crazed Ronan, whose ambitions threaten the universe. In Marvel’s latest epic, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with four supernatural misfits in a desperate last stand. 27 Aug at 3.00pm Nice Price = £5 for all!
Monty Python Live (Mostly)
Wed 27 Aug at 7.00pm
Duration approx. 3hrs 30mins TBC Tickets: £16 regular / £14 Club members / £10 Under 18s & Students For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together this year. From London’s O2 Arena, Monty Python Live (mostly) will play in cinemas around the globe.
Touch of Evil
Sun 24 Aug at 7.30pm
This classic 1958 film noir, directed by and starring Orson Welles, tells of a corrupt cop who runs up against a Mexican official investigating drug trafficking. Mike Vargas (Charlton Heston), newly married to Susan (Janet Leigh), becomes obsessed with exposing Hank Quinlan (Welles) as a rotten apple.
The House of Magic
Fri 29, Sat 30, Sun 31 Aug & Tue 2 Sep at 3.00pm
Thunder the stray cat is taken in by Lawrence, a retired magician who lives with numerous whacky little magical props. Not all of his helpers appreciate Lawrence’s generosity, and some plot to evict Thunder – but when they all face losing their home, Thunder saves the day!
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Fri 29 & Sat 30 Aug at 7.30pm
This wonderfully fast-paced farce sees Dublin’s Mrs Brown (the monstrous TV character created by salty-tongued comedian Brendan O’Carroll) and her dissolute brood outwit developers who are trying to take over the market where she runs her fruit ’n’ veg stall.
Sun 31 Aug at 7.30pm
David Lean's love for Venice shines through in every scene of SUMMER MADNESS, starring Katharine Hepburn, which explores the subject of New World innocence meeting and being seduced by Old World charm and experience.
Cycling with Moliere
Mon 1 & Tue 2 Sep at 7.30pm
A retired actor (Fabrice Luchini, POTICHE) is living grumpily on a French island when a TV soap star turns up and invites him to appear in Molière’s The Misanthrope. This witty study of the grudging friends’ sparring over a local divorcee echoes Truffaut’s JULES ET JIM.