Films

    Films

    Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema

    Maleficent [2D]

    (PG)

    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.

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    Begin Again

    (15)

    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.  

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    Disney Classic The Jungle Book

    (U)

    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!!

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    Disney Classic Pinocchio

    (U)

    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.  

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    How to Train Your Dragon 2 [2D]

    (PG)

    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.

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    Boyhood

    (15)

    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.

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    Grease Singalong

    (PG)

    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.

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    Disney Classic Cinderella

    (U)

    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!  

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    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    (12A)

    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!

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    Hitchcock's Rear Window

    (PG)

    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…

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    Disney Classic Peter Pan

    (U)

    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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    CINEMA CLOSED ALL DAY

    18 Aug 2014

    ALDEBURGH CARNIVAL = CINEMA CLOSED ALL DAY

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    The Nut Job

    (U)

    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.

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    Chef

    (15)

    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.  

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    Jaws

    (12A)

    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.

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    Earth to Echo

    (PG)

    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.

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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    (12A TBC)

    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!

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    Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    (15)

    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.

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    Touch of Evil

    (12A)

    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.

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    The House of Magic

    (U)

    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!

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    Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

    (15)

    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.

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    Summer Madness

    (U)

    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.

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    Cycling with Moliere

    15

    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.

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