Archive for "Season 2014/15"

The Sapphires (PG)

Hugely entertaining and loosely accurate history of an Aboriginal girl band set in the 1960’s. This soul band sparkles against glorious sunshine in Australia and…

The Invisible Woman (12A)

A sumptuous study of the underside of Victorian society, beautifully shot and superbly acted, detailing the effects on a young actress of an illicit affair…

Make Your Own Film – Special Event

Do you have a smartphone or a video camera? – then you can, undoubtedly, make your own film. Tim Edmunds, two time BAFTA winner, will…

Wadjda (PG)

This film is quirky and witty, with serious cultural undertones. Its charm rests largely with its leading child actress, Waad Mohammed. It is the first…

Locke (15)

It ought to be as dull as watching paint, or in this case concrete, dry – one man on screen for eighty-five minutes, talking into…

Nebraska (15)

Part classic road movie, part Canterbury Tale, with a touch of King Lear. This film is slow paced, mesmerizing, sometimes very funny. A son tries…

The Patience Stone (15)

Outstanding central performance from Iranian Golshifteh Farahani in a moving drama about a woman confiding in her injured and unresponsive husband in a ruined war…

The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)

This film is like a fabulous dolls’ house or crazy indulgent pâtisserie confection. Set in wartime in an imaginary Eastern European state, it is idiosyncratic,…

The Company You Keep (15)

A thriller about the afterlife of those involved in the 1970’s Vietnam War protests where Redford, playing his true age for once, is a former…

Of Horses and Men (15)

A saga of wry, fantastical and sometimes shocking stories celebrating a remote Icelandic community, its people and their horses. “It’s not every film that really…

The Book Thief (12a)

A Brothers Grimm tale of a beautiful child in wartime Germany that works as a fable for young children. Well acted and nearly faultless technically.…

The Lunchbox (PG)

Moving between Mumbai’s middle class suburbs and its teeming city centre, this intelligent and charming drama/romance depicts the consequences of a wrongly delivered lunchbox for…

Calvary (15)

Brendan Gleeson is a sensation as the flawed hero of this moving and powerful Irish drama. The film is dark and fatalistic, but tinged with…

Like Father, Like Son (PG)

Hirokazu Koreeda | Japan| 2014 | 120 mins | PG Film notes: ‘Like Father, Like Son‘ by Hirozaku Koreeda is a contemplative, intelligent and refined…

Malcolm Riley & Silent Films – Special Event

This season spans our 30th year. To celebrate this we are delighted to invite Malcolm Riley to accompany a selection of short silent films. Malcolm…

Rome, Open City (12a)

A classic, filmed in Rome in 1946, it is a story of human relationships, loyalty and pragmatism, with Father Don Pietro as its moral core.…