Films showing from Friday, March 1, at the Kino
If Beale Street Could Talk  119 mins
Set in early-1970s Harlem, this is a timeless and moving love story as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers. Friends since childhood, devoted couple Tish and Fonny dream of a future together but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Through the unique intimacy and power of cinema, the filmmaker poetically crosses time frames to show how love and humanity endure. Directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) and starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James and Regina King.
Cold Pursuit  119 mins
Nels Coxman’s quiet life as a snowplough driver comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge against a psychotic drug lord named Viking and his sleazy henchmen. Transformed from upstanding citizen to coldblooded vigilante, Coxman unwittingly sets off a chain of events that includes a kidnapping, a series of deadly misunderstandings and a turf war between Viking and a rival boss. Starring Liam Neeson, Laura Dern and Tom Bateman.
On The Basis Of Sex [12A] 120 mins
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux and Kathy Bates.
Instant Family [12A] 118 minutes
When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15-year-old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. A light-hearted and funny family comedy starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne and Olivia Spencer.
Green Book [12A] 130 mins
When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South in 1962, they must rely on the Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger – as well as unexpected humanity and humour – they are forced to set aside differences to survive.
Bohemian Rhapsody [12A] 135 mins
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech and Mike Myers.
The Favourite  119 mins
It’s the early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way. Starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, Jenny Rainsford and James Smith.
Wreck-it Ralph 2 [PG] 112 minutes
Six years after the events of Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph and Vanellope discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, which leads them into an adventure inside the internet where they find themselves in a whole new world.
Great children’s films for just £8.75 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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