Films showing from Friday August 9 at the Kino:
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (18) 161 mins
Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature film is a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of hippy Hollywood. The two lead characters are Rick Dalton, former star of a western TV series, and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth. Both are struggling to make it in a Hollywood they don’t recognise any more. But Rick has a very famous next-door neighbour… Sharon Tate. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Al Pacino and Kurt Russell.
Marianne and Leonard (12A) 102mins
A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. Filmmaker Nick Broomfield chronicles their relationship, from the early days in Greece to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another 50 years before their deaths in 2016.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (U) 97 mins, and Kids’ Club, see below
The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level! When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red, Chuck, Bomb and Mighty Eagle team up with pigs Leonard, his assistant Courtney and techpig Garry to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely superteam to save their homes.
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (12A) 136 mins
Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs, a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw, a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever – and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent, who just happens to be Shaw’s sister – these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves. Directed by David Leitch and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza González, Idris Elba and Helen Mirren.
The Lion King (PG) 120 mins, and Kids’ Club, see below
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.
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.
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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