Why head into town to see the latest blockbusters when you can now catch all your favorite films closer to home.
Bonington Theatre has this week revealed it’s movie line-up for October and November – and there’s some big hits and blockbusters playing over the next few weeks.
(All times and dates correct when published)
God’s Own Country (15)
Wednesday October 4 at 2.30pm
A story of love and longing in the Yorkshire Pennines. The debut feature of Yorkshire born actor and director Francis Lee is rightly being acclaimed as one of the best British films of the year.
Directed by Francis Lee. Starring: Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu and Ian Hart
(1hr 35 mins // UK 2017)
The Limehouse Golem (15)
Friday, October 6 & Saturday 7 at 2.30pm; Sunday, 8 at 7.30pm
Victorian London is gripped with fear as a serial killer is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in the blood of his victims. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare, a seasoned detective who has a sneaking suspicion that he’s being set up to fail…
Directed by Juan Carlos Medina. Starring: Bill Nighy, Douglas Booth, Olivia Cooke
(1hr 45 mins // UK 2017)
Logan Lucky (12A)
Monday, October 9 at 7.30pm; Wednesday, October 11 at 7.30pm
West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan teams up with his one-armed brother Clyde and sister Mellie to steal money from the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Jimmy also recruits demolition expert Joe Bang to help them break into the track’s underground system. Complications arise when a mix-up forces the crew to pull off the heist during a popular NASCAR race while also trying to dodge a relentless FBI agent.
Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Katherine Waterston
(1hr 59 mins // US 2017)
Wind River (15)
Monday, October 9 at 7.30pm; Wednesday, 11 at 7.30pm
An FBI agent teams up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation in this potent, vengeance thriller.
Directed by Taylor Sheridan. Starring: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen
(1hr 51 mins // US 2017)
Friday, October 13 and 14 at 7.30pm
Stephen King’s It gets a terrifying new remake. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighbourhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise, an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
Directed by Andres Muschiettie. Starring: Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgård
(2hrs 15 mins // US 2017)
The Jungle Bunch (U)
Monday, October 23 at 2.30pm; Tuesday, 24 at 11am & 2.30pm; Wednesday, 25 at 2.30pm
A wildly entertaining tale of Maurice, a penguin who was raised in the jungle and thinks he’s a tiger! When two penguins from his Antarctic homeland come in search of The Great Tiger Warrior to defend their colony from an invading herd of walruses, Maurice assembles a misfit team of jungle friends to save the day! Full of laughs and memorable characters, The Jungle Bunch features award-winning actor and The New York Times best-selling children’s book author John Lithgow as the voice of Maurice.
Directed by David Alaux. Starring: John Lithgow
(1hr 37 mins // US/UK/FRA 2016)
Tuesday, October 24 at 7.30pm and Wednesday, 25 at 7.30pm
A vibrant character portrait of a young woman on the threshold of a much-needed change. Daphne’s life is hectic, entrenched in the daily rush of her restaurant job and an active nightlife. But underneath her acerbic wit and party-girl exterior, she is ultimately fractured and unhappy.
After saving a shopkeeper’s life when he gets stabbed during a failed robbery attempt, the cracks start to form along the fault lines of her disaffected façade…
Directed by Peter Mackie Burns. Starring: Emily Beecham,
(1hr 30 mins // UK 2017)
Victoria & Abdul (PG)
Friday, October 27 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm; Sunday 29 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm; Monday, 30 at 7.30pm, Wednesday, November 1 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm; Friday, 3 at 7.30pm and Saturday, 4 at 7.30pm
Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favour with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner-circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes…
Directed by Stephen Frears. Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon
(1hr 46 mins // US/UK 2017)
Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)
Friday, November 3 and 4 at 2.30pm; Sunday, November 5 at 7.30pm; Wednesday, November 8 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
British author A.A. Milne finds inspiration from his son to write “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner” in the 1920s. The loveable bear is an immediate sensation, and at that point Milne finds himself dealing with a whole new set of issues, balancing his professional life, his family and particularly his son Christopher.
Directed by Simon Curtis. Starring: Domhall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald
(1hr 47 mins // UK 2017)
The Glass Castle (12A)
Wednesday, November 22 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Based on the 2005 best-selling memoir of Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle follows four siblings who must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them…
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton
With Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts
2hr 7 mins // US 2017