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Films showing from Friday, February 22, at the Kino

A Private War [15] 110 mins
In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. She is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. Yet her mission to show the true cost of war leads her – along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy – to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. Directed by critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman and starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan,Tom Hollander, Stanley Tucci, Faye Marsay and Greg Wise.

All Is True [12A] 101 mins
The year is 1613 and William Shakespeare is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and father when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Directed by, and starring, Kenneth Branagh as the Bard, written by Ben Elton and starring Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Lolita Chakrabarti and Kathryn Wilder.

The Lego Movie 2 [U] 107 mins (and Kids’ Club, below)
The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are now facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? [15] 106 mins
Nominated for three Oscars including Best Actor for Melissa McCarthy and Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Richard E Grant.
Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970s and 80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E Grant).

Green Book [12A] 130 mins
Winner of three Golden Globes including Best Motion Picture (Musical and Comedy), a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor, and nominated for five Oscars including Best Film and Best Actor for Viggo Mortensen and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali.
When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South in 1962, they must rely on the Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger – as well as unexpected humanity and humour – they are forced to set aside differences to survive.

Bohemian Rhapsody [12A] 135 mins
Winner of the BAFTA Best Actor award for Rami Malek and nominated for five Oscars.
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech and Mike Myers.

The Favourite [15] 119 mins
Winner of seven BAFTAs, including Outstanding British Film, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, and nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best Film and Best Director.
It’s the early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way. Starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Jenny Rainsford and James Smith.

Vice [15] 132 mins
Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Actor and nominated for eight Oscars including Best Picture
Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today. Directed by Adam McKay (The Big Short) and starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Bill Pullman, Sam Rockwell and Alfred Molina.

Mary Queen Of Scots [15] 124 mins
Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. However, Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Rivals in power and in love, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Joe Alwyn, David Tennant, Guy Pearce and Jack Lowden.

Free Solo [12A] 100 mins
A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock, the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park – without a rope.

Kids’ Club

The Lego Movie 2 [U] 107 mins (and main programme, above)
The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are now facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.

Great children’s films for just £8.75 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.

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

For Kino theatre shows and special events see Let’s go to a show!

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