Films showing from Friday July 19 at the Kino:
The Lion King (PG) 120 mins, and Kids’ Club
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother – and former heir to the throne – has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. With the voices of Seth Rogan, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, James Earl Jones and Billy Eichner.
Pavarotti (12A) 114 mins
From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week, Pavarotti is the riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row centre for an exploration of The Voice…The Man…The Legend with a film that features history-making performances and intimate interviews, never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology.
Apollo 11 (U) 93mins
From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic experience 50 years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 70mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission — the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. With contributions from Buzz Aldrin, Joan Ann Archer, Janet Armstrong, Neil Armstrong, Jack Benny and Johnny Carson.
Yesterday (12A) 116 mins
Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his agent. Written by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings And A Funeral, Love Actually), directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and starring Ana de Armas, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, James Corden and Himesh Patel.
Toy Story 4 (U) 100 mins, and Kids’ Club, see below
Woody has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky, declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. With the voices of Tom Hanks, Tony Hale, Tim Allen, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack, Christina Hendricks and Annie Potts.
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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