Films showing from Friday November 16 at the Kino, Rye
Juliet, Naked (15) 98mins
Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O’Dowd) – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke). When the acoustic demo of Tucker’s hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself. Based on the novel by Nick Hornby and filmed in Margate, Juliet, Naked is a comic account of life’s second chances.
Widows (15) 113mins
From Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption. Widows is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica, Alice, Linda and Belle take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. Starring Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Daniel Kaluuya, Lukas Haas and Brian Tyree Henry.
Bohemian Rhapsody [12A] 135 mins
This is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, the music and the band’s extraordinary lead singer, the late Freddie Mercury. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through its iconic songs and revolutionary sound. The band members reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid, leading the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech and Mike Myers.
They Shall Not Grow Old (3D)  120 mins
Peter Jackson presents an extraordinary new work, using cutting-edge technology to
transform images and audio captured 100 years ago, bringing to life the people who
can best tell the story: those who were there. Using only the voices of the men involved,
the film explores the reality of war on the front line and what their lives were like away
from the trenches.
Johnny English Strikes Again [PG] 89 mins
Rowan Atkinson returns as the much-loved accidental secret agent. When a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all active undercover agents in Britain, the country’s only hope is called out of retirement. English’s new mission is his most critical to date: dive head first into action to find the mastermind hacker. A man with few skills and only analogue methods, English must overcome the challenges of modern technology or his newest mission will become the Secret Service’s last. Also starring Ben Miller, Emma Thompson, Jake Lacy, Olga Kurylenko and Pippa Bennett-Warner.
A Star Is Born  136 mins
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga depict the raw and passionate tale of two artistic souls
coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and
the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.
Mirai (PG) 98mins
From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda and Japan’s Studio Chizu. When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun becomes increasingly jealous of baby Mirai… until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters strange guests from the past and future – including his sister Mirai, as a teenager. Together, Kun and teenage Mirai go on a journey through time and space, uncovering their family’s incredible story. The epic capstone of director Mamoru Hosoda’s career, Mirai is a sumptuous, magical, and emotionally soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together and make us who we are. (English subtitles)
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.
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