Let’s go to the movies!

Films showing from Friday, August 25, at Rye Kino

Logan Lucky [12A] 119 mins
After being fired from his job and with his ex-wife threatening to move out of the state and take their daughter with her, Jimmy decides he has to do something to get his family’s life back on track. With a little help from his one-armed brother Clyde, his sister Mellie and an incarcerated explosive expert, the aptly named Joe Bang, he plans to steal $14 million from the Charlotte Motor Speedway on the busiest race day of the year. Directed by Steven Soderberg and starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes and Daniel Craig.

A Ghost Story [12A] 92 mins
Acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) returns with an unforgettable meditation on love and grief. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away. Starring David Lowery, Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.

Final Portrait [15] 90 mins
Geoffrey Rush is superb as Alberto Giacometti, the famous artist, who bumps into his old friend, the American critic James Lord, and begs him to sit for a portrait because he has an interesting face. It’ll just take a couple of days in his studio. Lord is flattered by the request but as the days go by and turn into weeks, seemingly with no end in sight, he realises his entire life has been hijacked by this erratic genius. Directed by Stanley Tucci, also starring Armie Hammer and Clemence Poesey.

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2D)[12A] 133 mins
After his adventures with the Avengers, Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark but he is distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.

Dunkirk [12A] 106 mins
Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan’s spectacular Second World War drama told from three different perspectives – land, air and sea. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with Cillian Murphy, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles and James D’Arcy.

The Big Sick [15] 121 mins
A hugely enjoyable rom-com based on a true story starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and Holly Hunter. When stand-up comedian Kumail and Emily meet after one of his stand-up sets, what should be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset by a mystery illness and falls into a coma, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations and his true feelings.


Kids’ Club 

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature [U] 91 mins
Surly Squirrel and the gang are back. The evil mayor of Oakton has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. It is up to Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends to save their home and the park. With the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Bobby Moynihan, Gabriel Iglesias and Jeff Dunham.

All tickets £7 unless a Kids’ Club screening when the accompanying adult is free.

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 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 Music Mondays: 
Saturday Night Fever 1977 [18], Bank Holiday Monday, August 27, 7:30pm

Forthcoming special events at Rye Kino include

National Theatre Live:
Yerma, Thursday August 31 at 7pm
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Olivier and Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s powerful masterpiece. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her 30s desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Hamlet Encore, Thursday October 5 at 7:30pm, approximately 3hrs 20mins with no interval
Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is returning to cinemas following its enormous success back in 2015. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Booking from 2pm, Friday September 8. 

Kino special event: 
Jonas Kaufmann: My Italy,  
Thursday September 14 at 8pm, approximately 1hr 45mins
Jonas Kaufmann, the celebrated German tenor, presents his personal tribute to Italian music and culture in this special concert documentary film. Featuring songs from sold-out concerts in Turin and Milan, the star tenor’s stunning performances are interwoven with short films exploring his love of Italy, all set against a backdrop of breath-taking landscapes and evocative scenes of Italian life. Music includes popular and familiar songs such Parla Più Piano from The Godfather soundtrack, Caruso by Lucio Dalla, Volare, Lucevan le stelle from Tosca and Nessun Dorma from Turandot.

Kino exhibition:
Canaletto and the Art of Venice, Thursday September 28 at 8pm, approximately 90 minutes
From one of the world’s largest art collections comes the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art. With exclusive access to the exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery, the film takes cinema audiences through the squares and canals of Venice that Canaletto immortalised through his art. Including expert commentary and insights for curators of the Royal Collection, the film also reveals the intriguing story of how his works came to hold pride of place in the Queen’s own Picture Gallery. Booking from 2pm, Friday September 8.

Royal Opera House Live:
La Boheme, Tuesday October 3 at 7:15pm, approximately 2hrs 35mins including two intervals
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Acclaimed director Richard Jones (Boris Godunov, Il Trittico) directs a new production of Puccini’s La Bohème, conducted by Antonio Pappano and starring Nicole Car, Michael Fabiano, Mariusz Kwiecień and Nadine Sierra. Book from 2pm,  Friday, September 8. Running time approximately 155 minutes including two intervals. Booking from 2pm Friday, September 8.

Royal Shakespeare Company Live:
Wednesday October 11 at 7pm, approximately 3hrs including an interval
Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. In this new city state struggling to find its feet, where the gap between rich and poor is widening every day, Coriolanus must decide who he really is and where his allegiances lie. Starring Sope Dirisu, Haydn Gwynne, Charles Aitken, Paul Jesson, James Corrigan and Hannah Morrish. Booking from 2pm, Friday, September 8.

Royal Ballet Live: 
Alice’s Adventures In WonderlandMonday October 23 at 7:15pm, approximately 2hrs 50mins including two intervals.
Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland burst onto the stage in 2011 in an explosion of colour, stage magic and inventive, sophisticated choreography, with Joby Talbot’s sweeping score and Bob Crowley’s wildly imaginative, eye-popping designs, drawing on everything from puppetry to projections to make Wonderland wonderfully real. The delicious result shows The Royal Ballet at its best, bringing together world-class dance with enchanting family entertainment. Running time approximately 170 minutes including two intervals. Book from 2pm,  Friday, September 8.

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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