Trumbo  124 mins In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. Trumbo recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger. Directed by Jay Roach and starring Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Diane Lane, Elle Fanning and John Goodman.
Deadpool  108 mins Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who, after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humour, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin and Ed Skrein.
Spotlight  129 mins Spotlight tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy, Spotlight is a tense investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest cover-ups in modern times. Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Stanley Tucci, Liev Schreiber and Brian d’Arcy James.
Youth  124 mins A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday in the Alps with his daughter and his film director best friend when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip’s birthday. From the Academy Award-winning director of The Great Beauty, Paulo Sorrentino, Youth is a warm, witty and deeply moving portrait of love and loss. featuring a career-best performance from Michael Caine and a stellar supporting cast that includes Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda.
Dad’s Army [PG] 100 mins It is 1944 and World War II is reaching its climax. But in Walmington-on-Sea morale, amongst the Home Guard is low. Their new mission is to patrol the Dover army base and it is a great chance to revive spirits and reputation, that is until glamorous journalist Rose Winters arrives to write about their exploits, setting their pulses racing. But MI5 discovers a radio signal sent direct to Berlin from Walmington-on-Sea which means there’s a spy on the loose! The outcome of the war is suddenly at stake, and it falls to our unlikely heroes to stand up and be counted. Starring Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ian Lavender, Bill Paterson, Tom Courtenay, Mark Gattis, Felicity Montagu, Annette Crosbie, Alison Steadman and Sarah Lancashire.
The Revenant  156 mins In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Paul Anderson and Lukas Haas.
Kids Club – Double billing, perfect for half-term!
Alvin and the Chipmunks: the road chip [PG] 92 mins Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Starring Jason Lee as Dave with Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Bella Thorne and the voices of Justin Long, Jesse McCartney, Matthew Gray Gubler, Kaley Cuoco, Christina Applegate and Anna Faris.
Goosebumps [PG] 103 mins Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets Hannah, the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine. But every silver lining has a cloud, and trouble comes after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware. It’s up to Stine, Zach, and Hannah to get all of them back in the books where they belong. Starring Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush.
Great children’s films for only £6.50 and for every child ticket bought an adult goes free! Runs first film at weekends. Grab a Kids Club loyalty card, have it stamped five times and get your 6th ticket free!
Special events at Rye Kino to look forward to include:
As you Like it LIVE: Thursday February 25 at 7pm Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love. Directed by Polly Findlay.
Renoir: Revered and Reviled Monday February 29 at 8:30pm Pierre-Auguste Renoir is known and loved for his impressionist paintings of Paris. These paintings count among the world’s favourites. Renoir, however, grew tired of this style and changed course. This stunning film – based on the remarkable collection of 181 Renoirs at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia – examines the direction he then took and why it provokes such extreme reactions right up to today. The film is a fresh new biography of this artistic giant but more than that it uncovers a rarely told story that places Renoir as a critical link between the old and the new.
Hangmen LIVE: Thursday March 3 at 7pm ENCORE: Sunday March 6 at 7:45pm Following a sell-out run at London’s Royal Court Theatre, Olivier and Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (The Pillowman, The Cripple of Inishmaan, In Bruges) returns to the West End with Matthew Dunster’s award-winning production of his deeply funny new play. In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Starring David Morrisey, Andy Nyman and Johnny Flynn.
Boris Godunov LIVE: Monday 21st March at 7:15pm Richard Jones and Antonio Pappano renew their creative collaboration with this new production of Musorgsky’s historical masterpiece, here seen in its compact 1869 first version in seven scenes. The composer’s vision of Pushkin’s play about Tsar Boris Godunov – who reigned over Russia between 1598 and 1605 – sees Bryn Terfel’s assumption of the title role – one of the most complex characters in opera – while John Graham-Hall appears as the crafty Prince Shuisky and John Tomlinson as the vagabond monk Varlaam.
Please note that Kino member free tickets cannot be used for Live, NT, RSC, opera, ballet or special events