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Films showing from Friday August 16 at the Kino:

Blinded By The Light (12A) 117 mins
It’s 1987. When music fanatic Javed discovers the illustrious back catalogue of The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, his world is turned upside down. Yearning to escape his rundown hometown and the rules of his traditional Pakistani household, Javed finds himself caught in between two worlds and must to discover if he too, is Born to Run… Directed by Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) and starring Viveik Kalra, Nikita Mehta, Rob Brydon, Sally Phillips and Hayley Atwell.

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.

Horrible Histories The Movie: Rotten Romans (PG) 92 mins
Who are the Celts? What have the Romans ever done for us? And why is Emperor Nero dousing himself in horse wee? The all-conquering Romans rule the civilised world – and that includes “the stain” that is Britain. Atti, a smart and quick-witted Roman teenager, manages to upset Emperor Nero with one of his schemes. For punishment, Atti is sent to work in a cold and wet Britain where he also meets the Celts. Starring Emilia Jones, Sebastian Croft, Nick Frost, Kim Cattrall, Derek Jacobi and Craig Roberts.

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.

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.

Kino Members’ Club: Thelma And Louise (1991)
Wednesday August 21 and Thursday August 22 at 7:30pm
Twice a month, the Silver Room at Kino Rye is transformed into a members’ screening lounge with a complimentary glass of prosecco, nibbles and a favourite films.

Meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon), an independent waitress, on a short fishing trip. However, their trip becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma at a bar. Louise decides to flee to Mexico, and Thelma joins her. On the way, Thelma falls for sexy young thief J.D. (Brad Pitt) and the sympathetic Detective Slocumb (Harvey Keitel) tries to convince the two women to surrender before their fates are sealed.

Please ring Kino Rye on 01797 226293 to book your free ticket.

 

Kids’ Club

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (U) 97 mins, and Kids’ Club, see above

The Lion King (PG) 120 mins, and main programme, see above

 

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.

For further information and booking visit Kino Rye or check the quick-view listings page.

For Kino theatre shows and special events see Let’s go to a show!

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