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CINEMA SINEMA 1st, 2nd, 15th, 16th, 17th & 22nd Dec

NOVEMBER TACHWEDD 2017

9th & 10th Dec

The Lego Ninjago Movie

Murder on the Orient Express

(Kenneth Branagh, UK 2017, AD, 114mins) This glossy, big-budget adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic murder-mystery features a fabulous starry cast including Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, and director Kenneth Branagh as the famous sleuth Hercule Poirot.

1st – 6th Dec

Thor: Ragnarok

(Taika Waititi, USA/NZ 3D & 2D 2017, AD, 130 mins) Taika Waititi (Flight of the Conchords, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) takes the reins in this lighter superhero romp, wherein the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself imprisoned in a gladiatorial contest while baddie Hela (Cate Blanchett) threatens to destroy his homeland.

(Charlie Bean,Paul Fisher,Bob Logan, USA 2017, 101mins) A team of ninjas must team up with their nemesis in order to save their city. Another fun Lego adventure starring the voice of Jackie Chan.

15th – 23rd Dec

Paddington 2

(Paul King, UK 2017, AD, 103 mins) The beloved little bear is back and this time Paddington (voiced by Ben Whishaw) gets into some unexpected mischief when he tries to buy a surprise birthday present. Also stars a whole host of screen talent, including Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Grant and Julie Walters. Relaxed Screening: 16th Dec at 12.00 Parent and Baby: 21st Dec 11.00

9th, 11th, 13th & 14th Dec

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

2nd, 5th & 6th Dec

My Neighbour Totoro (English & Japanese versions)

(Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 1988, 88 mins) One the most beloved animated films of all time, Studio Ghibli’s enchanting tale tells of two young sisters who move with their father to a rural home while their mother recuperates in a nearby hospital. They soon meet and befriend all manner of magical sprites and creatures, most memorably of all the adorable, giant and furry woodland spirit named Totoro. Screening in both English or Japanese versions, this is highly recommended for audiences of all ages.

3rd Dec

Tawai: A Voice from the Forest + Q&A with Bruce Parry

(Bruce Parry UK/Brazil/ India/Malaysia 2017, 101 mins) Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, explorer Bruce Parry travels the world to learn from people living lives very different to our own, from the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the Amazon.

(Paul McGuigan, UK/USA 2017, AD, 106 mins) The true story of the playful but passionate relationship between the eccentric star of classic Hollywood Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) and a younger man (Jamie Bell) in Liverpool 1979. What starts as a vibrant affair quickly grows into a deeper relationship, tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Also stars Vanessa Redgrave and Julie Walters.

11th – 13th Dec

Breathe

(Andy Serkis, UK 2017, AD, 117 mins) The incredible true story of Robin Cavendish, who after being struck down by polio in the 1950s aged 28, defied doctors’ expectations by refusing to give up. With the help of a specially designed wheelchair, he set about on an astonishing career giving help and courage to countless other polio patients. Starring Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy and Hugh Bonneville. HOH Subtitles 5.45pm, 12th Dec.

Cult Film Night: The Ladykillers

(Alexandre O. Phillippe, USA 2017, 91 mins) An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho: in 78 setups and 52 cuts, the deliriously choreographed two-minute sequence ripped apart cinema’s definition of horror. Much more than a simple making-of, this is a breakdown of this legendary scene enlisting the help of film buffs and filmmakers alike, including Peter Bogdanovich and Guillermo del Toro.

8th & 9th Dec

Blade Runner 2049

(Denis Villeneuve, USA 2017, AD, 163mins) This hugely anticipated follow-up to the cult sci-fi noir classic stars Ryan Gosling as an LAPD officer who discovers a dark terrible secret, bringing him face to face with missing Blade Runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford).

Sat/Sad 2

(Bharat Nhalluri, Ireland/Canada 2017, 104 mins) Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) stars as Charles Dickens in this delightful Christmas drama, which see the author struggling to write A Christmas Carol. He soon finds inspiration for his Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer) in his own father, John Dickens (Jonathan Pryce). Also starring Simon Callow and Miriam Margolyes.

20th Dec

It’s a Wonderful Life

(Frank Capra, USA 1946, 131 mins) What a wonderful excuse to see this beloved classic on the big screen again! James Stewart stars as down-on-hisluck George Bailey, who’s given a chance to see the world as if he’d never been born by his guardian angel Clarence. Also stars Gloria Grahame, the focus of this month’s Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.

20th Dec

Loving Vincent with recorded Q&A

(Hugh Welchman,Dorota Kobiela, UK/PL 2017, 93mins +45mins Q&A) Back by popular demand, this is the world’s first fully painted animated feature, painstakingly created from over 62,000 individual oil painted frames to tell the incredible story of Vincent van Gogh, as told by his paintings and the characters within them. Includes a recorded Q&A that shines light on this incredible artistic achievement.

13th & 18th Dec

Call Me By Your Name

(Luca Guadagnino, USA/Italy/Brazil/ France 2017, 132 mins) A sumptuous romance from the director of A Bigger Splash. Adapted by James Ivory from the 2007 novel of the same name, it follows a young Italian boy who becomes infatuated with a male American student (Armie Hammer) who is staying in Italy for the summer.

Mon/Llun 4

Tues/Maw 5

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

5.15pm

Thor: Ragnarok (12A) (2D)

7.30pm

My Neighbour Totoro (English version) (U)

2.30pm

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

5.45pm

Thor: Ragnarok (12A) (2D)

8.15pm

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

3.00pm

Tawai (U) + Q&A with Bruce Parry

5.30pm

Thor: Ragnarok (12A) (2D)

5.30pm

Cult Film Night: The Ladykillers (U)

8.15pm

My Neighbour Totoro (Japanese version) (U)

5.45pm

Thor: Ragnarok (12A) (3D)

8.15pm

My Neighbour Totoro (Japanese version) (U) 2.30pm** Thor: Ragnarok(12A) (3D)

5.45pm

Thor: Ragnarok (12A) (3D)

8.15pm

Thurs/Iau 7

NT Live: Young Marx

7.00pm

Fri/Gwe 8

78/52 (15)

5.30pm

Blade Runner 2049 (15)

7.30pm

The Lego Ninjago Movie (U)

2.30pm

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (15)

5.15pm

Blade Runner 2049 (15)

7.30pm

The Lego Ninjago Movie (U)

2.30pm

Loving Vincent with recorded Q&A (12A)

5.00pm

Breathe (12A)

5.45pm

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (15)

8.15pm

Sat/Sad 9

Sun/Sul 10

Mon/Llun 11

Tues/Maw 12 Breathe (12A) (subtitled)

Love is Thicker Than Water

(Ate de Jong & Emily Harris, UK 2017, 105 mins) Opposites attract when middle-class Londoner Vida (Lydia Wilson) falls in love with working class Welshman Arthur (Johnny Flynn), but their relationship is put to the test when they meet each other’s wildly different families. A touching, quirky, fresh and funny take on an age-old story.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wed/Mer 13

Thurs/Iau 14

Fri /Gwe 15

Sat/Sad 16

Sun/Sul 17

3rd & 16th Dec

Mon/Llun 18

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

Wed/Mer 20

Thurs/Iau 21

Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. 140mins.

Sat/Sad 23

Sun/Sul 24

5.45pm

Breathe (12A)

8.15pm

Breathe (12A)

2.30pm**

Call Me By Your Name (15)

5.30pm

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (15)

8.15pm

Loving Vincent with recorded Q&A (12A)

5.30pm

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (15)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

5.45pm

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (relaxed screening) (PG)

12.00pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

2.30pm

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

5.00pm

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

2.30pm

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

5.00pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

5.45pm

Call Me By Your Name (15)

8.15pm

Tues/Maw 19 Paddington 2 (PG)

Fri /Gwe 22

NT Live: Young Marx

10th & 14th Dec

Sun/Sul 3

Wed/Mer 6

7th Dec

(Alexander Mackendrick, UK 1955, 91 minutes, no ads, with introduction) Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers star in this acclaimed Ealing comedy. Professor Marcus masterminds the perfect robbery for a group of hardened criminals whilst living undercover amongst the lace doilies and feathered pets of the unassuming Mrs. Wilberforce.

78/52

Fri /Gwe 1

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Captured live on Dec 21, 2014. As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure. A holiday tradition for the whole family. The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed! 135mins.

4th Dec

8th Dec

DECEMBER/RHAGFYR

19th, 21st & 22nd Dec

5.45pm

The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

8.15pm

It’s a Wonderful Life (U)

2.30pm**

Paddington 2 (PG)

5.45pm

Love is Thicker Than Water (15)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (Parent and Baby) (PG)

11.00am

Paddington 2

5.45pm

The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

2.30pm**

The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

5.45pm

Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

8.15pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

12.00pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

2.30pm

Paddington 2 (PG)

5.00pm

CLOSED

** Silver Screening

TICKETS I TOCYNNAU £6.50 £6 £5.50 £5 £5

FULL PRICE / PRIS LLAWN Seniors/Pobl hŷn Student and Under 18/Myfyrwyr a dan 18 Silver Screenings incl £1 off at the cafe/ Mae tocynnau ‘silver screenings’ yn Cynnwys £1 iffwrdd yn y Caffi Under 12s/Plant o dan 12

SUBTITLED AND AUDIO DESCRIBED SCREENINGS We are pleased to offer screenings subtitled in English for customers who are hard of hearing. Look for the symbol in the listing. Infra Red audio description is available on all titles with “AD” in the main synopsis.

3D Screenings £7.50 / Seniors £7 Students/Under 18s £6.50 Under 12s £6 Plus £1 for glasses (re-usable) Dangosiadau 3D £7.50 / Pobl hyn £7 Myfyrwyr/O dan 18 oed £6.50 O dan 12 oed £6 A £1 am sbectol (y gellir eu hail-ddefnyddio)

Satellite / Special Events £15/ Oap£13/ Child £10. NY Met: £18 /Child £12

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