Films showing from Friday May 10, at the Kino, Rye
Long Shot (15) 125 mins
Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world – a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into Charlotte, he soon realizes that she was his former babysitter and childhood crush. When Charlotte decides to make a run for the presidency, she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter – much to the dismay of her trusted advisers. Starring Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Bob Odenkirk, Lisa Kudrow, Andy Serkis, O’Shea Jackson Jr and Alexander Skarsgård.
The World Is Yours (15) 96 mins
A small-time dealer dreams of another life but can’t afford it. To escape, he accepts one last job involving Spain, drugs, the Illuminati and his overbearing mother. A fabulously fun French gangster comedy directed by Romaine Gavras and starring Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Cassel and Karim Leklou.
Avengers: Endgame (12A) 181 m.ins
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War the universe is in ruins. The Avengers must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos – the evil demigod who decimated the planet – and restore order to the universe for the last time. Starring Robert Downey Jnr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Bradley Cooper, Brie Larson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Karen Gillan, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Favreau, Vin Diesel, Katherine Langford, Danai Gurira, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ty Simpkins, Bendedict Wong, Tilda Swinton, Tom Holland, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman, Elizabeth Olsen, Tessa Thompson, Evangeline Lilly and Josh Brolin.
Tolkien (12A) 112 mins
Tolkien explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the first world war which threatens to tear them apart. All of these experiences would later inspire him to write The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings. Starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins with Pam Ferris, Colm Meaney and Derek Jacobi.
Red Joan (12A) 101 mins
In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. For Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history. At Cambridge University in the 1930s, the young Joan falls intensely in love with a seductively attractive Russian saboteur. Through him, she begins to see that the world must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and now working at a top-secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with the impossible: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace? Inspired by an extraordinary true story and starring Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson and Stephen Campbell Moore.
Dumbo [PG] 112 mins
From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure Dumbo expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughing stock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur VA Vandevere, who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant, until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets. Starring Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito and Alan Arkin.
Wonder Park (PG) 85mins
One magical day June suddenly finds herself in Wonderland, an amusement park, where all of the rides and characters in her dreams are brought to life. With the voices of Jennifer Garner, Tom Baker, Matthew Broderick and Mila Kunis.
Great children’s films for just £9 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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