Films

    Films

    Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    (12A)

    Fri 18 Nov – Thu 1 Dec (see below for times)

    Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J. K. Rowling.  

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    With Love From Suffolk

    (12A)

    Thu 10 Nov (Plus Q&A) in the Main Auditorium Tue 15 Nov & Thu 1 Dec in the Studio Screen (see below for times)

    With Love from Suffolk comes to Aldeburgh. A collection of short tales written by Suffolk residents and produced almost entirely by local filmmakers and upcoming talents.

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    Chicklit

    (15)

    Mon 24 Oct (with director Tony Britten) Sat 29 Oct & Wed 9, Wed 30 Nov (see below for times)

    Newspaperman David Rose (Christian McKay) and other regulars decide to raise the funds to save their local pub by writing – under a female pseudonym –  a ‘mummy porn’ novel in the style of Fifty Shades Of Grey. Their fundraising efforts have unexpected consequences in this genial comedy drama.

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    Things to Come

    (15)

    Fri 11, Sat 12, Mon 14, Fri 25, Mon 28, Wed 30 Nov (see below for times)

    When Nathalie’s (Isabelle Huppert) marriage ends, she is daunted at the prospect of dealing with her relentlessly difficult mother (Édith Scob) alone. But she then finds solace with an ex-student living in a rural anarchist collective. Writer-director Hansen-Løve (Eden) weaves a compelling observational drama.

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    Sully

    (12A)

    Fri 2 – Thu 8 Dec 2016 please see below for times

    Sully vividly tells the story of Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger (Hanks), who heroically landed his crippled airliner in the Hudson River in January 2009, saving the lives of all passengers and crewmembers on board.

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    A Street Cat named Bob

    (12A)

    Sat 10 – Thu 14 Dec 2016 please see below for times

    In this adaptation of the bestselling autobiography, heroin addict James Bowen moves into sheltered housing and forms an inseparable bond with the resident cat. A heartwarming comedy drama about a friendship that saved the lives of two of society’s strays.

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    Nocturnal Animals

    (15)

    Fri 9, Sun 11 & Wed 14 Dec 2016 please see below for times

    Gallery owner Susan (Amy Adams) unexpectedly receives a manuscript from her novelist ex-husband (Jake Gyllenhaal). As she reads it, the novel becomes a film within a film about a family holiday that turns violent. Writer-director Tom Ford’s follow-up to A Single Man is complex and riveting.  

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    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    (TBC)

    Fri 16 – Thu 29 Dec 2016 please see below for times

    Director: Gareth Edwards. Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn. USA 2016. TBC mins. Franchise newcomer Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) directs the first of three stand-alone films in the Star Wars Anthology series. Set between the events of Revenge Of The Sith and A New Hope, Rogue One follows a band of resistance fighters who unite to steal the plans of the Galactic Empire’s ultimate weapon, the Death Star. Young tearaway Jyn Er

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    Moana

    (PG)

    Wed 21 Dec 2016 – Tue 3 Jan 2017 please see below for times

    Encouraged by her grandma (Rachel House), teenage Moana sets off to sea in the South Pacific in search of a mysterious island, accompanied by a spiky demigod (Dwayne Johnson) and a pet rooster. Disney’s latest adventure is visually stunning, with music and humour too.  

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    A United Kingdom

    (12A)

    Mon 2 – Wed 4 Jan 2017 please see below for times

    Based on extraordinary true events, A United Kingdom tells the story of a young African prince who married a white woman from London in the late 1940s, defying family, apartheid and the empire in the process. Contains racist language, moderate violence.

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    Arrival

    (12A)

    Fri 30 Dec 2016, Wed 4 & Thu 5 Jan 2017 please see below for times

    When 12 alien spacecraft enter Earth’s atmosphere and hang mysteriously over the planet, an elite team is assembled to help communicate with their interstellar guests. As global paranoia grows, they must race against the clock to discover the aliens’ purpose and save humankind – from itself.

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    Allied

    (15)

    Fri 6, Sat 7, Tue 10 & Wed 11 Jan 2017 please see below for times

    North Africa, 1942. While on a mission to eliminate a high-ranking Nazi, secret agent Max (Brad Pitt) falls in love with French resistance fighter Marianne (Marion Cotillard). But their relationship comes under strain – lethally so.

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    Paterson

    (15)

    Sun 8, Mon 9 & Wed 11 Jan 2017 please see below for times

    Paterson chronicles a week in the homespun life of a bus driver poet from Paterson, New Jersey, whose daily journeys are both physical and existential. Jim Jarmusch’s follow-up to Only Lovers Left Alive is a celebration of the small wonders woven into the fabric of everyday existence.

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    It's A Wonderful Life

    (U)

    Sat 3, Wed 14, Sat 17, Tue 20, Thu 22 & Sat 24 Dec 2016

     Studio Pop-Up Screen One of the most popular and enduring films ever made, Capra's IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE is a gloriously sentimental testament to homely small-town moral values. Masterfully crafted, the film opens with angels discussing George Bailey (Stewart, giving one of his finest performances), a man so beset with problems that he contemplates suicide.

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    Scrooge

    (U)

    Sat 10, Wed 21 & Tue 27 Dec 2016

     Studio Pop-Up Screen Widely considered to be the definitive film version of Charles Dickens' classic novel, this 1951 British feature starring Alastair Sim and directed by Brian Desmond Hurst is a faithful and wonderfully charming adaptation. 

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    Die Hard

    (15)

    Wed 7, Sat 10, Thu 15 Dec & Sun 18 Dec 2016

    Studio Pop-Up Screen DIE HARD is surely the ultimate alternative Christmas flick. New York City cop John McClane (Willis) travels to LA to spend Christmas with his estranged wife (Bedelia). His first stop is the office Christmas party at Nakatomi Plaza, where his wife works. But terrorist Hans Gruber (an impeccable performance from Ri

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    Absolutely Fabulous

    (15)

    Tue 6, Thu 8, Mon 12, Wed 28 & Thu 29 Dec 2016

     Studio Pop-Up Screen Twenty-four years after Eddy (Saunders) and Patsy (Lumley) first tottered onto our screens, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie arrives. In the face of a media firestorm after an attempt to schmooze Kate Moss goes spectacularly awry, PR agent Eddy and magazine editor Patsy escape to their spiritual home – the French Riviera.

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    Love Actually

    (15)

    Sun 4 & Tue 13 Dec 2016

    Studio Pop-Up Screen One of the most famous and respected British romantic comedies, this one set during the festive season and featuring an all-star cast including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley and Aldeburgh Documentary Festival guest, Bill Nighy! This delightful film interweaves t

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    Home Alone

    (PG)

    Fri 23 & Wed 28 Dec 2016

    Studio Pop-Up Screen Billed as a family comedy without the family, Chris Columbus’ much-loved madcap movie caper stars Culkin as Kevin, a tough little tyke who’s expecting someone to come down his chimney – only it’s not Santa Claus. When his family rush off for a winter holiday in Paris, Kevin accidentally get

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    Arthur Christmas

    (U)

    Sat 17, Thu 22, & Tue 27 Dec 2016

    Studio Pop-Up Screen Aardman Animations’ latest comic family fantasy opens on Christmas night, where Arthur (McAvoy), Santa’s youngest son, is on a mission to save Christmas for one little girl. 

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    Life Animated

    (PG)

    Mon 2, Tue 3, Thu 5, Sun 8 & Wed 11 Jan 2017

    Studio Pop-Up Screen ALDEBURGH DOC Returning after a celebrated screening at this year's Docfest: The heart-warming and life-affirming documentary, Life Animated. After being diagnosed with regressive autism at the age of three, Owen Suskind developed a deep affinity for animated D

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    Ace in the Hole

    (PG)

    Mon 2, & Tue 3 Jan 2017

    Studio Pop-Up Screen Kirk Douglas stars as a frustrated former big-city journalist, now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper, who exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to jumpstart his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

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    I, Daniel Blake

    (15)

    Sat 7 Jan, Mon 9 Jan & Thu 12 Jan 2017

    Studio Pop-Up Screen BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND This searing indictment of the current state of the British welfare system tells the story of an out-of-work joiner tackling the red tape of the dole office.

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