Why head into town to see the latest blockbusters when you can now watch all your favorite films closer to home.
Bonington Theatre has this week revealed it’s movie line-up for June and July – and there’s some big hits and blockbusters playing over the next few weeks.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (12A)
Friday, June 16 & Saturday 17 at 7.30pm
The dazzling sequel to 2014’s intelligent and very funny Guardians of the Galaxy continues the adventures of a bunch of misfit characters who scour the universe in an attempt to crack the mystery surrounding Peter Quill’s true origins.
The Zookeeper’s Wife (12A)
Wednesday, June 21 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Thursday, June 22 at 7.30pm
Founded on the bestselling book by Diane Akerman this poignant tale retells the true story of a married couple who managed the Warsaw Zoo while the country was occupied by the Nazis. A sincere and heartfelt examination of a horrific chapter in history.
Going In Style (12A)
Sunday, July 2 at 7.30pm, Wednesday, July 5 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Thursday, July 6 at 7.30pm
Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow! But will old age problems get in the way of a heist? A comic treat
Alien Covenant (15)
Friday, July 7 at 7.30pm
Delving even further back into the universe of the Alien franchise, Ridley Scott outdoes previous efforts to explore the origins of the murderous creature as the crew of a spacecraft are threatened with pure terror.
Monday, July 10 at 7.30pm, Wednesday, July 12 at 2.30pm
Brian Cox stars as Winston Churchill in this portrait of the great leader on the eve of D-day. Fearing a repeat of the disastrous invasion of Gallipoli almost 30 years earlier, this secret history drama portrays the difficulties of sending men and women to war.
My Cousin Rachel (12A)
Wednesday, July 12 at 7.30pm, Thursday, July 13 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Rachel Weisz dazzles as Daphne Du Maurier’s 19th century period novel is given a suitably high-gloss treatment in this alluring mystery. A young man believes that a beautiful yet manipulative older woman may have murdered his guardian. Soon, however, he too falls under her spell and tragedy stalks the two of them in this terrific drama.
The Hippopotamus (15)
Friday, July 21 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Washed up Poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend’s country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles in this witty, eccentric adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 novel of the same name.
Lady Macbeth (15)
Monday, July 24 at 7.30pm, Wednesday, July 26 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
A tale of passion, lust, and murder set in rural northern England in 1865, Lady Macbeth shows the grim consequences of a young woman trapped in a loveless marriage when she starts an affair with a stable-hand.
A Man Called Ove (12A)
Thursday, July 27 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm
59 year old Ove is a grumpy old man living alone. But when a family of immigrants move into the house opposite Ove turns a corner back to hope. A comedy drama about unexpected friendship, love, and finding the glass half-full this life-enhancing film is a proper tonic.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (12A)
Friday, July 28 at 2.30pm, Saturday, July 29 at 7.30pm, Sunday, July 30 at 2.30pm
In this 5th instalment of the swashbuckling series Captain Jack Sparrow needs all the magic he can carry as the ghostly Captain Salazar escapes his ocean prison vowing to kill every pirate in the world. The usual satisfying mix of comedy and spectacle, the film even sees the return of Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.
Wonder Woman (12A)
Friday, July 28 at 7.30pm, Saturday 29, Monday 31, Tuesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 3 at 2.30pm
One of the finest super-hero action epics for years this stunning reboot of the DC comics’ Wonder Woman franchise opens with the origin story of an Amazonian warrior princess who swaps the world of myth and legend, for fighting evil in the First World War.
The Levelling (15)
Sunday, July 30 at 7.30pm, Wednesday, August 2 at 2.30pm
A deeply atmospheric film, partly about the legacy of the devastating flooding of the Somerset Levels in 2014.
Gedling Borough Arts Festival
Beauty & The Beast (PG)
Thursday, July 20 at 2.30pm
Beauty & The Beast returns as part of the Gedling Borough Arts Festival, with Emma Watson starring in this gorgeous live-action remake of the Disney Classic.
The Princess Bride
Thursday, July 20 at 7.30pm
A special screening of the 1987 cult classic about a farmhand’s quest to rescue his true love, Princess Buttercup. A delightfully postmodern fairy tale, The Princess Bride is a deft, intelligent mix of swashbuckling, romance, and comedy that takes an age-old damsel-in-distress story and makes it fresh!
- You can book tickets online for any of these films by visiting http://www.boningtontheatre.co.uk