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Published on February 8 2018. Culture
Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!

Films showing from Friday February 9 at the Kino, Rye

Phantom Thread [15] 130 mins
Nominated for six Oscars, two Golden Globes and 4 BAFTAs including Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Actress (Lesley Manville) and Best Film.
Set in the world of couture in 1950s’ London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, Woodcock’s carefully tailored life is suddenly disrupted by love. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood) and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps.

Early Man [PG] 89 mins
A plucky caveman named Dug, his sidekick Hognob and the rest of their tribe face a grave threat to their simple existence. Not ready to go down without a fight, they must unite their people in an epic quest to defeat a mighty enemy – the Bronze Age. Wallace and Gromit creators Nick Park and Aardman unleash an unforgettable cast of hilarious new characters with the voices of Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams, Tom Hiddleston, Johnny Vegas and Timothy Spall.

The Greatest Showman [PG] 105 mins
Winner of a Golden Globe and nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song.
Inspired by the imagination of PT Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the visionary who created a worldwide sensation. Starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson.

Coco (2D) [PG] 105 mins and also runs as Kids’ Club film, see below
Winner of a Golden Globe and nominated for two Oscars and one BAFTA for Best Animated Feature Film.
A delightful animation from the Pixar studios – aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to search for his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri [15] 115 mins
Winner of four Golden Globes including Best Film (Drama), Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell) and Best Screenplay and nominated for eight BAFTAs including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Best Actor and Best Director.
A darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is exacerbated. Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage and Samara Weaving.

Darkest Hour [PG] 125 mins
Winner of the Best Actor (Drama) Golden Globe for Gary Oldman.
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a sceptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history. Directed by Joe Wright (Atonement) and starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane, Samuel West, Ronald Pickup and David Schofield.

Kids’ Club

 

Coco (2D) [PG] 105 mins
Winner of a Golden Globe and nominated for two Oscars and one BAFTA for Best Animated Feature Film.
A delightful animation from the Pixar studios – aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to search for his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

This runs for the first film at weekends and at various other times (see quick-view listings page).

Great children’s films for just £7.25 and for every child ticket bought, an adult goes free. Grab a Kids’ Club loyalty card, have it stamped five times and get your sixth ticket free.

Kino special event Royal Shakespeare Company Live:
Twelfth Night, Wednesday February 14 at 7pm, approx 180 mins including an interval.
Christopher Luscombe returns to direct Shakespeare’s hilarious yet heart-breaking tale of unrequited love. A brilliantly bittersweet account of “the whirligig of time”, with Adrian Edmondson (Bottom, The Young Ones) in the role of Malvolio and Kara Tointon (Mr Selfridge, Sound of Music Live!) in the role of Olivia.

Kino Valentine:
Pretty Woman (1990) [15] Wednesday February 14, 8pm

Kino Classics:
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) [PG] Friday February 9 at 7:30pm; Sunday February 11 at 2:30pm

Kino Members’ Club:
Once a month, the Silver Room is transformed into a members’ screening lounge with a complimentary glass of prosecco, nibbles and a favourite film.
The Full Monty (1997) [15] Wednesday February 15 at 7:30pm
After losing his job at a steel factory, Gaz (Robert Carlyle) learns that his wife wants to sue him for missed child support payments. Desperate for money, Gaz and his friend Dave (Mark Addy) decide to create their own male strip-tease act.

Forthcoming special events at The Kino

Royal Opera House Live:
Carmen, Tuesday March 6, 6:45pm approx 200 mins including two intervals
Bizet’s ever-popular opera is given a fresh point of view in Barrie Kosky’s highly physical production, originally created for Frankfurt Opera. The Australian director is one of the world’s most sought-after opera directors and for Carmen he has devised a far-from-traditional version, incorporating music written by Bizet for the score but not usually heard, and giving a new voice to the opera’s endlessly fascinating central character. Conducted by Jakub Hrusa and starring Anna Goryachova, Francesco Meli, Anett Fritsch and Kostas Smoriginas.

Royal Ballet Live:
The Winter’s Tale, Wednesday February 28, 7:15pm, 180 mins approx with two intervals
Christopher Wheeldons The Winter’s Tale is widely judged to be a modern ballet classic. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. With powerful designs by Bob Crowley and atmospheric music by Joby Talbot, this is a masterful modern narrative ballet. Starring Lauren Cuthbertson, Edward Watson, Sarah Lamb, Steven McRae, Laura Morera and Matthew Ball.

National Theatre Live:
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Thursday February 22 at 7pm, running time approx 185 mins including an interval.
Tennessee Williams’ 20th-century masterpiece played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash-hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ revival stars Sienna Miller alongside Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at its cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?

Kino member free tickets cannot be used for Live, NT, RSC, opera, ballet or special events.

For further information and booking visit Kino Rye or check the quick-view listings page.

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