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These are some of the great films being screened at the Bonington in July and August


A great selection of Hollywood blockbusters and family favourites are coming to our very own local cinema in Arnold over the summer months…

Toy Story 4 (U)

Sun, July 21 at 2.30pm; Wednesday, July 24 at 11am *Babies & Toddlers Screening*; Thursday, July 25, at 11am; Friday, July 26 – Wednesday, July 31 at 2.30pm; Thursday, August 1 at 11am & 2.30pm; Friday, August 2 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Saturday, August 3 – Tuesday, 6 at 2.30pm; Tuesday, August 6 at 11am; Wednesday, August 7 at 11am

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody’s slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they’re worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

Directed by Josh Cooley, Voiced by Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, 1hr 30 mins // AUS/US 2019

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Yesterday (12A)

Sunday, July 21 at 8pm; Monday, July 22 & Tuesday, July 23 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Wednesday, July 24 at 2.30pm; Thursday, July 25 at 7.30pm; Friday, July 26, Sun 28, Mon 29, Tue 30 July at 7.30pmSaturday, August 3 at 7.30pm; Tuesday, August 6 at 7.30pm; Wednesday, August 7 & Thursday, August 8 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

After a worldwide power outage, struggling musician Jack Malik wakes up to discover that no one has ever heard of the Beatles. When he starts to play the band’s songs, he soon becomes a pop sensation in the eyes of the media and the adoring public.

Directed by Danny Boyle. With Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran  (1hr 52mins // UK 2019)

Aladdin (PG)

Sunday, July 21 at 5.30pm; Wednesday, July 24 at 7pm; Thursday, July 25 at 2pm

Will Smith is the big blue-genie in this hotly anticipated live-action remake of Aladdin, the classic story of a street rat who frees a genie from a magical lamp. Able to grant all of his wishes, Aladdin quickly transforms himself into a charming prince in order to marry the beautiful princess Jasmine. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes.

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Directed by Guy Ritchie. With Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott  (2hrs 10mins // US 2019)

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (12A)

Thursday, July 25 at 5pm

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species – thought to be mere myths – rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.

Directed by Michael Dougherty. With Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown (2hrs 12mins // US 2019)

PICTURED: X-Men; Dark Phoenix

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (12A)

Saturday, July 27 at 7.30pm; Thursday, August 1 at 7.30pm

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The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe when one of their own, Jean Grey, starts to spiral out of control. During a rescue mission in outer space, Jean is nearly killed when she’s hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. The X-Men must now band together to save her soul and battle aliens that want to use Grey’s new abilities to rule the galaxy.

Directed by Simon Kinberg. With Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy  (1hr 53mins // US 2019)

Family Film: Men In Black: International (12A)

Sunday, July 28 & Mon 29 at 5pm

*All Tickets £4*

This month’s family film is the brilliant Men In Black: International! A London-based team of Men in Black (MIB) secret agents become involved in a series of alien attacks that sends them traveling around the globe…

Directed by F. Gary Gray . With Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson (1hr 54 mins // US 2019)

Event Cinema: Royal Shakespeare Co Live: Measure For Measure (12A)

Wednesday, July 31 at 7pm

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.

Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today, thanks in part to artistic director Gregory Doran’s new production.

*Broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon*

Tickets – £12.50 (£10 Concessions)

Event Cinema: Pavarotti (12A)

Sunday, August 4 at 7pm

Two-time Academy Award winning director Ron Howard’s documentary celebrates the life of the beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti.

The 1990 World Cup in Italy marked the moment opera left the elite and hit the masses. Opera star Pavarotti joined fellow tenors Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras onstage in Rome, watched by over 1.4 billion worldwide. Their powerful rendition of Nessun Dorma lives on as one of the most popular and famous pieces of music the world has ever heard.

Howard takes an intimate approach in telling Pavarotti’s story, going beyond the iconic public figure to reveal the man himself.

Tickets – £12.50 (£10 Concessions)

2hrs 20 mins

PICTURED: The Queen’s Corgi

The Queen’s Corgi (PG)

Friday, August 9 & Sat 10 at 11am; Sunday, August 11 at 2.30pm

When the Queen’s favourite dog, Rex, becomes lost, he must make new friends and embrace new adventures in order to find his way back to the palace.

Directed by Ben Stassen. Voiced by Juliet Walters, Sheridan Smith, Ray Winstone. (1hr 32 mins // BEL 2019)

Spider-Man: Far From Home (12A)

Friday, August 9 at 2.30pm; Sunday, August 11 at 7.30pm

Peter Parker’s relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury suddenly shows up in his hotel room. Parker soon finds himself donning the Spider-Man suit to help Fury stop the evil Mysterio from wreaking havoc across the continent.

Directed by Jon Watts. With Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya (Run Time TBC // US 2019)

Jaws (12A)

Friday, August 9 at 7.30pm

One of the greatest and most iconic movies of the 20th Century, Jaws resurfaces in cinemas this year, giving audiences the chance to see this thrilling tale of the infamous gigantic, man-eating great white shark on the big screen.

Go for a swim before the movie, if you dare!

Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw (2hrs 4 mins // US 1975)

Event Cinema: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella (PG)

Saturday, August 10 at 3pm & 7pm

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.

Tickets – £12.50 (£10 Concessions). 1hr 50 mins // UK 2019

PICTURED: The Lion King

The Lion King (PG)

Friday, August 16 at 7.30pm; Saturday, August 17 & Sun 18 at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Monday, August 19 at 2.30pm; Tuesday, August 20 & Wednesday 21 at 11am & 2.30pm; Thursday, August 22 at 11am * Babies & Toddlers Screening*; Thursday, August 22 at 2.30pm; Saturday, August 24 Sunday, August 25 at 7.30pm

Simba, the son of Mufasa and the Prince of the Pride Lands, hopes to follow in his father’s footsteps. Mufasa’s brother, Scar, plots to betray Mufasa and take over the Pride Lands, forcing Simba into exile, where he will meet Timon and Pumbaa. Simba will have to face his destiny to be King.

Directed by Jon Favreau. Voiced by Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyoncé (1hr 58 mins  // US 2019)

Vita & Virginia (12A)

Mon 19 & Tue 20 August at 7.30pm; Wed 21 August at 2.30pm

A love affair develops between author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf after their paths cross in 1920’s America. Beautifully shot, with two wonderful lead performances, Vita & Virginia captures the beauty of Woolf’s vision with more than just words.

Directed by Chanya Button. With Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isabella Rossellini. (1hr 50mins // UK/IRE 2018)

Angry Birds 2 (U)

Friday, August 23 at 11am; Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25 at 2.30pm; Monday, August 26 – Wednesday, August 28 August at 11am; Thu 29 August at 11am *Babies & Toddlers Screening*;

Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are surprised when a green pig suggests that they put aside their differences and unite to fight a common threat. Aggressive birds from an island covered in ice are planning to use an elaborate weapon to destroy the fowl and swine way of life. After picking their best and brightest, the birds and pigs come up with a scheme to infiltrate the island, deactivate the device and return to their respective paradises intact.

Directed by Thurop Van Orman. Voiced by Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad. (1hr 37 mins  // FIN/US 2019)

Playmobil: The Movie (U)

Friday, August 23 at 2.30pm; Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25 at 5pm; Monday, August 26 – Thursday, August 29 at 2.30pm;

When her younger brother Charlie suddenly disappears into the magical, animated universe of Playmobil, Marla embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to bring him home. Setting off on an incredible journey through new and exciting themed worlds, Marla teams up with various strange and heroic companions, including: Del, a crazed food truck driver; Rex Dasher, a suave and fearless secret agent; a loyal and endearing robot; a hilarious fairy-godmother, and many others!

Directed by Lion DiSalvo. Voiced by Daniel Radcliffe, Jim Gaffigan. 1hr 50 mins // FRA 2019

Event Cinema:A Woman of No Importance (U)

Wednesday, August 28 at 7pm

‘One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything except a good reputation.’ – Oscar Wilde

An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long-buried secret. First performed in 1893, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama satirised the socially conservative world of the Victorian upper-class, creating a vivid new theatrical voice which still resonates today.

(2hrs 35 mins including an Interval. Filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)

Nottingham on Film Part II

Friday, August 30 at 7pm

Following our screening of Nottingham on Film earlier in the year, we’ve decided to show the second DVD, put together by the Media Archive for Central England.

The short films include- Textiles & The Lace, Raleigh-Post War, Reshaping the City, Champions & Heroes

This nostalgic compilation of archive film has been curated by MACE, the screen archive for the Midlands.

*There will be a free screening of Nottingham on Film Part I at 5pm

Tickets – £5 (£4 Concessions)

Event Cinema:André Rieu’s Shall We Dance? 2019 Maastricht Concert (PG)

Saturday, August 31 at 3pm & 7pm

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’

The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to Andre throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. And this year the maestro will bring the waltz to life in an unforgettable evening of music and dance. What Summer nights were made for!

Tickets – £15 (£12.50 Concessions)

2hrs 25 mins

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