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JULY

Book Club (12A)

Friday 6, Sat 7, Mon 9 & Tue 10 July at 2.30pm; Wed 11 July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Thu 12  & Fri 13 July at 7.30pm; Mon 16 July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Tue 17 July at 2.30pm

Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous 50 Shades of Grey catapulting them into a series of outrageous life choices.

Directed by Bill Holderman. Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen (1hrs 44 mins // US 2018)

Deadpool 2 (15)

Fri 6 & Sat 7 July at 7.30pm

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Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutants — Bedlam, Shatterstar and Domino — to protect a boy from the all-powerful Cable in this highly anticipated sequel.

Directed by David Leitch. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin (1hr 59 mins // US 2018)

Arnold On Film (U)

Sun 8 July at 4.45pm 

A fascinating selection of historic film clips filmed in and around Arnold over the past 90 years; specially collated to show local life in times gone by. Come along and see who or what you can remember or simply learn about our local heritage.

Join us half an hour before the film starts for a drink at the bar and enjoy a little reminiscing before watching the film (Free tea & coffee will be available).

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These shows are sponsored by a Heritage Lottery Fund project entitled “Gedling Borough’s Heritage Brought Alive”

1hr 30 mins // UK 2018

Entry Fee: Free but tickets essential

Booking Essential by email to denis.hill@gedling.gov.uk or calling 0744 353 6811 (Group bookings welcome)

Edie (12A)

Thu 12 July at 2.30pm & 5pm

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PICTURE: Edie starring Sheila Hancock

After her controlling husband dies, an elderly woman embarks on a trip to fulfil her long-time dream of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands. A life-affirming film, anchored by a superb performance from Sheila Hancock.

Directed by Simon Hunter. Starring: Sheila Hancock (1hr 42 mins // UK 2018)

Uprising: Spirit of 68’ Season

Yellow Submarine: 50th Anniversary (U)

Thu 19 July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

As part of the BFI’s Uprising: Spirit of 68’ Season and the Gedling Borough Arts Festival, we’re screening Yellow Submarine, an unmissable big-screen revival giving generations of audiences the golden opportunity to revisit Pepperland for the 50th anniversary of the film’s original release.

1968 wasn’t just a seismic year politically, it also produced its fair share of brilliant films, many of them reflecting the tumult of the times. This Summer is the perfect opportunity to explore the social and cinematic legacy of this unique period.

Illustrated with mind-bending moving images, Yellow Submarine tells the story of how The Beatles battle the music-hating Blue Meanies armed only with the power of love, perfectly portraying the counter-culture movement of the 1960s.

This visionary feature film, designed by the great art director Heinz Edelmann, can now be experienced in glorious surround sound with the ground-breaking animation presented in stunningly-remastered 4k. Looking and sounding better than ever before, join John, Paul, George and Ringo on the technicolour adventure of a lifetime.

From Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds to Nowhere Man, and Eleanor Rigby to All You Need Is Love, the movie features some of the most-loved songs from the greatest band the world has ever known.

An exuberant fusion of music, film and art, Yellow Submarine is a landmark cinematic experience that’s as fun and vibrant as it was in 1968.

Directed by George Dunning. Starring: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon & Ringo Starr (1hr 26 mins // UK 1968)

Nothing Like A Dame (12A)

Fri 20 July at 2.30pm; Tue 24 & Wed 25 July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Together, they’re 342 years old. They’re in their seventh decade of cutting-edge, epoch-defining performances on stage and on screen. Special friends, special women and special Dames…

A chance to hang out with them all, at the same table, at the same time, and enjoy sparkling and unguarded conversation spliced with a raft of archive.

Directed by Roger Michell. Starring: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright
(1hr 30 mins // UK 2018)

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (12A)

Fri 20 July at 7.30pm; Sun 22 July at 2.30pm; Thu 26 July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

PICTURED: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdon

Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that’s about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinos while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.

Directed by J.A Bayona. Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard (2hrs 8 mins // US 2018)

Maya The Bee: The Honey Games (U)

Fri 27 July at 11am; Sat 28 July at 2.30pm; Sun 29, Mon 30 July, Wed 1 & Thu 2 August at 11am; *Mon 30 July- Babies & Toddlers Screening*

 When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of thriving hive Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the iconic Honey Games. The stakes couldn’t be higher; if Maya loses, her hive on Poppy Meadow will be depleted of all its honey. In order to save the fate of her hive, Maya must call on her friendship with a cohort of clumsy, loveable and trustworthy bugs in the face of her biggest ever challenge.

Directed by Noel Cleary (1hr 25 mins // AUS/GER 2018)

The Little Vampire (U)

Fri 27, Sun 29, Mon 30 July & Thu 2 August at 2.30pm

 After he moves to Scotland with his parents, only child Tony struggles to make friends at his new school. But when he meets Rudolph, a kid child vampire whose very existence is at stake (get it?), the two friends band together to help fight off their adversaries in this heartfelt animation.

Directed by Richard Claus, Karsten Killerich. Voiced by Johnathan Lipnicki (1hr 22 mins // GER/UK 2017)

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society (12A)

Fri 27 July at 7.30pm

Based on the Best-Selling novel of the same name, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey in the aftermath of WWII.

When Juliet, a charismatic and free-spirited writer receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey, her curiosity is piqued. Upon visiting the Island, she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey, the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever…

Directed by Mike Newell. Starring: Lily James, Michiel Huisman (1hr 55 mins // UK 2018)

AUGUST

The Happy Prince (15)

Sun 29 July at 7.30pm; Wed 1 August at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Thu 2 August at 7.30pm

PICTURED: The Happy Prince

British screen legend Rupert Everett writes, directs and stars in this moving feature depicting the final years of Oscar Wilde. Following his release from prison for ‘indecency’ – another name for his controversial open homosexuality, Wilde travels around Europe, creating some of his most profoundly intimate work as both his health and wealth deteriorate.

Directed by Rupert Everett. Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson (1hr 45 mins // UK 2018)

The Incredibles 2 (PG)

Fri 3, Sat 4, Sun 5, Mon 6 & Tue 7 August at 11am & 2.30pm; Wed 8 August at 11am & 5pm; Thu 9 August at 11am & 2.30pm ; Fri 10 August at 11am & 2.30pm; Sat 11 August at 2.30pm; Sun 12 August at 11am & 2.30pm

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back, but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of normal life.

It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible.

Directed by Brad Bird. Voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson (1hr 58 mins // US 2018)

Ocean’s 8 (12A)

Fri 3 & Sat 4 August at 7.30pm

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist, the stealing of a necklace worth more than $150 million, at New York City’s yearly Met Gala. Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna headline an All-Star cast for one of the biggest films of the Summer!

Directed by Gary Ross. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway (1hr 50 mins // UK 2018)

The Bookshop (PG)

Sun 5 August at 5pm; Tue 7 August at 7.30pm; Wed 8 August at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Thu 9 August at 7.30pm

In the late 1950s, free-spirited widow Florence Green decides to open a bookshop in the sleepy coastal town of Hardborough, and expose the conservative locals to the best and at times, controversial literature of the time. But whilst some welcome the new literary horizons, others aren’t yet ready for this cultural awakening.

Directed by Isabel Coixet. Starring: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson (1hr 53 mins // UK 2018)

Mary Shelley (15)

Sun 5 August at 7.30pm; Thu 9 August at 5pm

PICTURED: Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft’s family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The family is horrified when it finds that the couple has eloped, accompanied by Mary’s half-sister, Claire. While staying in the home of Lord Byron at Lake Geneva, the guests are challenged to write a ghost story, which leads Mary to conceive her novel Frankenstein.  An incredible character is created, which will loom large in popular culture for centuries to come, but society at the time puts little value in female authors. At the tender age of 18, Mary is forced to challenge these preconceptions, to protect her work and to forge her own identity.

Skyscraper (12A)

Fri 10 & Sun 12 August at 5pm

Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. When on assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building…all above the fire line.

Directed by Rawson M. Thurber. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell (1hr 50 mins // US 2018) 

Swimming With Men (12A)

Fri 10, Sat 11 & Sun 12 August at 7.30pm

Rob Brydon plays Eric, an accountant suffering from a mid-life crisis. Believing he can win back his wife Heather by diving into the world of male synchronised swimming, Eric joins his local swimming team, but finds a surprising brotherhood in this motley crew as they train for the world championships in Milan.

Can their coach Susan whip them into shape? Will they master ‘the flower’, ‘the pyramid’ and ‘the spinning circle’ in time? More importantly, can Eric win Heather back with the help of his newfound confidence?

Directed by Oliver Parker With Rob Brydon, Charlotte Riley, Rupert Graves (1hr 36 mins // UK 2018)

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (U)

Fri 17, Sat 18, Sun 19, Tue 21, Wed 22 & Thu 23 August at 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Mon 20 August at 2.30pm; Fri 24, Sat 25, Sun 26, Mon 27 & Tue 28 at 7.30pm

PICTURED: Mamma Mia: here We Go Again

It’s time to sing, dance, laugh and love all over again! The sequel to the smash hit musical Mamma Mia is here, with all your favourites reprising their roles from the original. Join us for what’s sure to be one of the biggest feel-good films of all-time!

Directed by Ol Parker Starring: Lily James, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep (1hr 50 mins // US 2018)

Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! (U)

Mon 20, Tue 21, Wed 22 & Thu 23 August at 11am

Brand new episodes with more humour, sing-along songs and life lessons from Thomas and his friends, including new engines Nia and Rebecca!

Directed by David Stoten. Voiced by Rufus Jones, Peter Andre (1hr 25 mins // UK 2018)

Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation (PG)

Fri 24 & Sat 25 August at 11am & 2.30pm; Sun 26 August at 2.30pm & 5pm; Mon 27, Tue 28 August at 11am & 2.30pm; Wed 29 August at 5pm; Thu 30 August at 11am & 2.30pm; Sat 1 September at 11am; Sun 2, Mon 3 & Tue 4 September at 11am & 2.30pm

Drac and his family embark on a much deserved holiday, as they turn from hosts to guests on a luxury monster cruise ship. But it’s not all smooth sailing after daughter Mavis realises Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret…

Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Voiced by Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez (1hr 50 mins // US 2018)

50th Anniversary Screening: Funny Girl (U)

Wed 29 August at 7.30pm

In her feature film debut, Barbra Streisand won the Academy Award for Best Actress and received consistently rave reviews for her portrayal of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and stage actress in Funny Girl. We’re giving you the chance to see this classic musical on the big screen to mark the 50th Anniversary of its release!

Directed by William Wyler. Voiced by Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif (2hrs 29 mins // US 1968)

Catch-Up Screening: The Greatest Showman: Sing-A-Long (PG)

Sat 1 September at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

A walloping original musical inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business in high style. Sensational, entertaining, and definitely something to sing about…

Directed by Michael Gracey. Starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron (1hr 45 mins // US 2017)

Spitfire (PG)

Sun 2 September at 7.30pm

Spitfire is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an aeroplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat – going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. With stunning aerial footage from the world’s top aviation photographer, the film also contains rare, digitally re-mastered, archive footage from the tumultuous days of the 1940’s when her power in the skies was unrivalled.

Directed by David Fairhead & Ant Palmer (1hr 37 mins // UK 2018)

  • You can find out more information at http://www.boningtontheatre.co.uk/ or book tickets online HERE

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