Films showing from Friday September 7 at the Kino, Rye
Blackkklansman  135 mins
From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. Starring John David Washington, Topher Grace, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin and Ryan Eggold.
Pope Francis: A Man Of His Word [PG] 96 mins
Wim Wenders’ new documentary is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis. From
his deep concern for the poor and wealth inequality, to his involvement in environmental issues
and social justice, Pope Francis engages the audience face-to-face and calls for peace.
The Children Act [12A] 105 mins
Fiona Maye is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload, and her marriage to American professor Jack is at a breaking point. In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam, a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live? Starring Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin and Eileen Walsh. Written by and based on the novel by Ian McKewan, and directed by Richard Eyre (The Dresser, Notes On A Scandal).
Swimming With Men [12A] 97 mins
When Eric observes a group of men practicing synchronized swimming and obviously missing a member, he is quickly accepted into the team. A light-hearted British comedy starring Rob Brydon, Charlotte Riley, Rupert Graves, Jim Carter, Daniel Mays, Nathaniel Parker, Thomas Turgoose, Jane Horrocks, Peter Coe, Adfeel Akhtar and Steve Carroll.
Mission Impossible: Fallout [12A] 147 mins
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team find themselves in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Starring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin and Simon Pegg.
Christopher Robin [PG] 104 mins (and Kids’ Club, see below)
In this heartwarming live action adventure Christopher Robin is now a family man living in London when he receives a surprise visit from his old childhood friend, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo to help Christopher Robin rediscover the joy of life. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Mark Gatiss, with the voices of Jim Cummings, Peter Capaldi, Brad Garrett and Toby Jones. Directed by Marc Forster (Monster’s Ball, Finding Neverland).
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again [12A] 115 mins
Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, pregnant Sophie returns to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi to learn about her mother’s past. Meryl Streep reprises her role as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski is Tanya, while Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, with Lily James playing young Donna. As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, Sophie is wondering if she is about to discover which of her three possible fathers (Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård and Colin Firth) is the real deal, when an uninvited guest arrives in the shape of Cher as Grandma Ruby.
Kino Art House:
The Guardians  135 mins subtitled
A selection of the best foreign language and art-house films. All tickets £12 which includes a regular glass of wine, coffee or soft drink.
Xavier Beauvois’ affecting drama of love, loss, and resilience unfolds against the backdrop of World War I. 1915. The Paridier farm. A mother and her daughter take over when their men leave for the front. They work tirelessly, their lives marked by hard work and their men’s rare visits on leave. Hortense, the oldest, hires a young ward of the state to help: Francine, who believes that she has finally found a family.
This runs for the first film at weekends and at various other times (see quick-view listings page).
Great children’s films for just £8.50 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.