Films showing from Friday, April 12, at the Kino
Fighting With My Family (12A) 108mins
Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star. Directed by Stephen Merchant and starring Florence Pugh (Little Drummer Girl), Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Jack Lowden and Nick Frost.
The Sisters Brothers (15) 122mins
From acclaimed director Jacques Audiard (Rust and Bone, A Prophet), and based on the novel by Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers is a reimagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man.It’s 1851, and Charlie and Eli Sisters are both brothers and assassins, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. The Sisters brothers find themselves on a journey through the Northwest, bringing them to the mountains of Oregon, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually, the gold rush land of California – an adventure that tests the deadly family ties that bind. Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rebecca Root and Allison Tolman.
The White Crow [12A] 127 mins
Ralph Fiennes’ drama is the true story of an incredible journey by a unique artist who
transformed the world of ballet for ever; charting dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s poverty-stricken childhood in the Soviet city of Ufa, his blossoming as a student dancer in Leningrad, his arrival at the epicentre of western culture in Paris in the early 1960s and a nail-biting stand-off at the Le Bourget airport as the iconic dancer faced defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him. Directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes with Oleg Ivenko as Nureyev.
Fisherman’s Friends [12A] 112 mins
A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty-singing fishermen. As he’s drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he’s forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means. A sensational British comedy starring Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton and Noel Clarke.
Dumbo [PG] 112 mins
From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure Dumbo expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughing stock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur VA Vandevere, who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant, until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets. Starring Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito and Alan Arkin.
Missing Link (PG) 95mins
Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr Link, who is 8 feet tall and covered in fur, recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight, the trio encounters their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world. Through it all, they learn that sometimes one can find a family in the places one least expects. With the voices of Zoe Saldana, Hugh Jackman, Timothy Olyphant, Emma Thompson and Stephen Fry.
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