Films showing from Friday May 3, at the Kino, Rye
Avengers: Endgame (12A) 181 mins
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War the universe is in ruins. The Avengers must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos – the evil demigod who decimated the planet – and restore order to the universe for the last time. Starring Robert Downey Jnr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Bradley Cooper, Brie Larson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Karen Gillan, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Favreau, Vin Diesel, Katherine Langford, Danai Gurira, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ty Simpkins, Bendedict Wong, Tilda Swinton, Tom Holland, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Elizabeth Olsen, Tessa Thompson, Evangeline Lilly and Josh Brolin.
Tolkien (12A) 112 mins
Tolkien explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the first world war which threatens to tear them apart. All of these experiences would later inspire him to write The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings. Starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins with Pam Ferris, Colm Meaney and Derek Jacobi.
Greta (15) 99 mins
A sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, Frances doesn’t think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta, an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. The two become firm friends – but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing is what it seems in this suspense thriller from director Neil Jordan and starring Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz.
Eighth Grade (15) 94 mins
Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school – the end of her thus-far disastrous eighth-grade year before she begins high school. Eighth Grade is a funny, insightful and well-reviewed comedy-drama starring Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton and Emily Robinson. ‘
Red Joan (12A) 101 mins
In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. For Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history. At Cambridge University in the 1930s, the young Joan falls intensely in love with a seductively attractive Russian saboteur. Through him, she begins to see that the world must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and now working at a top-secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with the impossible: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace? Inspired by an extraordinary true story and starring Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson and Stephen Campbell Moore.
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.
Missing Link (PG) 95mins
Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr Link, who is eight 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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