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 Films showing from Friday, December 9, at Rye Kino

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson [12A] 96 mins
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the icy waters of New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his aviation skill, an investigation was threatening to destroy his reputation and his career. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them  2D and 3D [12A] 133 mins
An all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by JK Rowling. Eddie Redmayne stars as magizoologist Newt Scamander who has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in 1920s New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident . . . were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds. Also starring Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Ron Perlman and Colin Farrell.

A United Kingdom  [12A] 111 mins
In 1947, at a London dance, there is an immediate spark of attraction when the dashing Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana) meets Ruth Williams, an office worker. Ignoring the opposition of friends and family, they plunge into a whirlwind romance, but reality sets in when Seretse has to return to Africa and their interracial union is opposed by apartheid-riven South Africa, the British Government and Seretse’s own people. The inspiring true story of a love that defeated an empire directed by Amma Asante (Belle), starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport and Tom Felton.

Arrival [12A] 116 mins
When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team led by expert linguist Louise Banks is brought together to investigate. Denis Villeneuve’s incredible and intelligent sci-fi film starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker.

 

 Kids’ Club

storks

Storks 2D [U] 90 mins
Storks deliver babies – or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorised baby girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss finds out, Junior and his human friend Tulip race to make their first-ever baby drop and restore the storks’ true mission in the world. From the studio that brought us The Lego Movie with the voices of Kelsey Grammer, Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston and Ty Burrell.

This runs for the first film at weekends. Grab a Kids’ Club loyalty card, have it stamped five times and get your sixth ticket free.

 Forthcoming special events at Rye Kino include:

The Nutcracker  ROH LIVE: Extra date added due to exceptional demand. Sunday, December 11, at 2pm. Encore, Tuesday, December 27, at 2:30pm
With Tchaikovsky’s mesmerising score, a Christmas tree that magically grows, a battle between toy soldiers and an army of mice led by the Mouse King, matched with exquisite designs and world-famous melodies, Peter Wright’s enchanting production of The Nutcracker has enthralled audiences for more than 30 years. This year’s festive treat is presented by Darcey Bussell and stars Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, Francesca Hayward and Alexander Campbell.

No Man’s Land  LIVE: Thursday, December 15, at 7pm. Encore, Sunday, December 18, at 8pm
Following their hit run on Broadway, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s comic classic No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer’s evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men. The broadcast will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias.

 

For further information and booking please follow the link Kino Rye or for a quick-view listings page, follow the link here

Forthcoming shows at Rye Film Club, Rye Community Centre, Conduit Hill, include:
 
 Love & Friendship [U] 2016, 92 mins, Friday, January 6, 2017, at 7pm, doors 6:30pm
With a story from the pen of Jane Austen, this stylish period drama is based on the novella Lady Susan. It stars Kate Beckinsale as Lady Susan Vernon, a widow, who has come to stay at the estate of her in-laws to wait for rumours of her dalliances, circulating in polite society, to die down. While there she decides to secure husbands for herself and for her reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

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