SCREEN August – September 2013
£5.50 (£4.50) I Breakfast Movie All seats £4.50 BENNOCHY ROAD, KIRKCALDY KY11ET BOX OFFICE TEL 01592 583302
Mon 5 Aug 3pm & 7pm Tues 6 Aug 11am & 7pm
Despicable Me 2 Rating U I Running Time 98 mins Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Voices Al Pacino, Russell Brand, Steve Carell Arch-criminal Gru (voice of Steve Carell) and his minions return in this computeranimated comedy sequel. Now living a life of domestic bliss in suburbia with adopted daughters Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Agnes (Elsie Fisher) and Edith (Dana Gaier), Gru's world is turned upside down when he finds himself abducted by agent Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig) of the Anti-Villain League.
Thu 8 Aug 11am & 7.30pm
Man of Steel
Rating 12A I Running Time 143 mins I Directed by Zack Snyder Starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe When the planet of Krypton faces destruction, Jor-El sends his infant son to Earth. The child is adopted and raised by farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent, who christen the boy Clark and raise him as their own flesh and blood. Clark keeps his lineage a secret and searches for his place in the world. The arrival on Earth of renegade Kryptonian general Zod forces Clark to reveal his heroic alter ego but just as Jonathan and Martha feared, men in power are terrified by Superman’s abilities.
Fri 9 Aug 11am & 7pm Sat 10 Aug 11am, 3pm & 7pm Sun 11 Aug 3pm & 7pm Mon 12 Aug 3pm & 7pm (Subtitled for Hard of Hearing)
Monsters University Rating U I Running Time 110 mins I Directed by Dan Scanlon Voices John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Tilly, Dame Helen Mirren After meeting in college, Sulley and Mike soon become rivals. When they are rejected from the ‘Scare’ programme, however, the two put their differences aside and work together in order to fulfil their ambition to become scarers. In the process they join a fraternity of fellow rejects and compete in the Scare Games to prove their worth.
Tue 13 Aug 7pm £12.50, conc. £10
David Bowie is happening now A Live Nationwide Cinema Event From The V&A The Victoria and Albert Museum present David Bowie is happening now, a nationwide cinema event screened live from the David Bowie exhibition as the Finale to the Museumʼs enormously successful exhibition. The unique cinema event will be introduced by exhibition curators, Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh, and will feature special guests offering an insight into the stories behind some of the 300 objects on display from the David Bowie Archive. It will be the last opportunity to experience the exhibition before it goes on international tour.
Wed 14 Aug 11am & 7.30pm
Much Ado About Nothing Rating 15 I Running Time 106 mins I Directed by Joss Whedon Starring Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, Fran Kranz, Emma Bates Don Pedro returns from battle accompanied by his brother Don John and young officer Claudio, who instantly falls under the spell of Hero, the beautiful and virginal daughter of Leonato, governor of Messina. Claudio and Hero agree to be married, passing the time by conspiring to match-make confirmed bachelor Benedick and his verbal sparring partner Beatrice, who are unable to express their feelings and resort to barbed insults and name-calling.
Thu 15 Aug 7.30pm
Before Midnight Rating 15 I Running Time 108 mins I Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick 18 years have passed since American Jesse (Hawke) and Frenchwoman Céline (Delpy) met on a trans-European train and fell in love while wandering the streets of Vienna. Jesse wrote a novel based on the experience which became a US bestseller and led him to meet Céline again after an interval of almost a decade, where the spark of their initial encounter was still present. The latest film finds the pair living as a couple in Paris.
Fri 16 Aug 11am (Subtitled for Hard of Hearing) & 7.30pm Sat 17 Aug 3pm & 7.30pm
Behind The Candelabra Rating 15 I Running Time 118 mins I Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd Scott Thorson leaves rural Wisconsin for the bright lights of the big city, where he is taken under Liberace's wing and encouraged to explore his sexuality. The relationship deepens and Liberace incorporates Scott into his act as an on-stage chauffeur and assistant. The pressures of fame weigh heavily on Scott and the relationship flounders.
Wed 21 Aug 11am & 7.30pm
Summer in February Rating 15 I Running Time 101 mins I Directed by Christopher Menaul Starring Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning, Dan Stevens, Hattie Morahan Joey Carter-Wood invites his emotionally fragile sister Florence to join him on the Cornish coast, where she is welcomed into a vibrant community of artists headed by equine painter A J Munnings, impressionist painter Laura Knight and her husband Harold. Florence falls under the spell of Captain Gilbert Evans, handsome veteran of the Boer War, and he prepares to go down on bended knee. Then A J sweeps Florence off her feet, pitting the two men against one another for the young lady's affections. True – and deeply moving – the story is played out against the timeless beauty of the Cornish coast, in the approaching shadow of The Great War.
Fri 23 Aug 7.30pm
The East Rating 15 I Running Time 116 mins I Directed by Zal Batmanglij Starring Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell An undercover investigator’s moral compass begins to change when she infiltrates an anarchist group responsible for targeting major corporations. When the CEOs of high profile companies find themselves the victims of a number of covert attacks, former FBI agent Sarah Moss (Brit Marling) is recruited by private intelligence firm Hiller Brood to gather information on ‘The East’, a shadowy eco-activist collective thought to be responsible.
Sat 24 Aug 7.30pm
The Bling Ring Rating 15 I Running Time 90 mins I Directed by Sofia Coppola Starring Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Taissa Farmiga, Erin Daniels Based on real events; bored living a life of relative obscurity in L.A., high school friends decide to grab their own slice of the high life by breaking into the homes of the rich and famous. But as the group become flushed with success after amassing ever more sizeable hauls, their continuing hunger for designer labels, coupled with feelings of invincibility, inevitably sets them on a collision course with the authorities.
Sun 25 Aug 7.30pm
Renoir Rating 12A I Running Time 111 mins I Subtitled Director Gilles Bourdos Starring Michel Bouquet, Vincent Rottiers,Christa Theret, Thomas Doret After arriving at the house of Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the summer of 1915, vibrant and ambitious 15-year-old redhead Andrée Heuschling, soon becomes a muse to the aged and arthritic painter, inspiring a new lease of life in his twilight years. But the realities of the First World War intrude on the idyllic Cote d’Azur setting with the sudden arrival home of Renoir's son Jean, an officer in the French army.
Fri 30 Aug 7pm Sat 31 Aug 11am & 3pm Sun 1 Sept 3pm Mon 2 Sept 7pm
The Smurfs 2
Rating U I Running Time 90 mins I Directed by Raja Gosnell Voices Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Brendan Gleeson Based on the iconic characters created by Peyo for the 1980s television series. When the dastardly Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and steals her away to Paris, the rest of the Smurf gang team up with their human friends Patrick and Grace to try and retrieve her from his clutches. However, with Smurfette the key to Gargamel's plans to transform his latest minions, the Naughties into Smurfs, this will be no simple task – not least because Smurfette seems rather taken by the Naughties...
Sat 31 Aug 7.30pm
Breathe In Rating 15 I Running Time 98 mins I Directed by Drake Doremus Starring Drake Doremus, Guy Pearce, Amy Ryan, Felicity Jones Family drama that opened the Edinburgh Film Festival , Keith (Pearce) and Megan (Ryan)'s marriage is put to the test when they invite British exchange student Sophie (Jones) to stay with them for the course of a semester. Musically gifted yet troubled, Sophie finds she shares a connection with her new host, the failed rocker and unhappy music teacher Keith. But will Keith be able to control his feelings and protect his marriage or will the potentially fleeting connection get the better of him?
THE PEOPLE’S PICK Encore screenings of two of our most well attended films of 2013 Sat 7 Sept 3pm THE PEOPLE’S PICK
The Happy Lands Rating TBC I Running Time 98 mins I Directed by Robert Rae Developed and created along with members of the mining communities of Fife. Itʼs the General Strike 1926 – only seven years after the slaughter of the trenches, miners unions lead the country against savage austerity cuts handed to the nation by a Liberal-Conservative government. Inspired by true stories from local families in Fife, The Happy Lands follows the journey of law-abiding citizens who become law-breakers in a heroic battle against the state. It's never a good time to stand up for your rights – but itʼs always the right time.
Sat 7 Sept 7.30pm THE PEOPLE’S PICK
Les Miserables Rating 12A I Running Time 158 mins I Directed by Tom Hooper Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen, Anne Hathaway Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantineʼs (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. The worldʼs longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooperʼs sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugoʼs epic tale. With international superstars and beloved songs – including I Dreamed a Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own – Les Miserables, the show of shows, is now reborn as the cinematic musical experience of a lifetime.
Sun 8 Sept 7.30pm
Blancanieves Rating 12A I Running Time 104 mins I Directed by Pablo Berger Starring Maribel Verdu, Angela Molina, Daniel Gimenez Cacho Pablo Berger writes and directs this Spanish black and white silent fantasy drama based on the ‘Snow White’ fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Famous matador Antonio Villalta (Daniel Giménez Cacho) finds his life changed forever when, after being paralysed in the bull ring, his young wife dies in childbirth. Raised by her grandmother until she too dies, Antonio’s young daughter Carmen (Sofía Oria) is then permitted to stay at her father's new home, dominated by her heartlessly cruel new stepmother, her father's former nurse, Encarna (Maribel Verdú). Secretly schooled by Antonio in the bullfighting arts, the now teenage Carmen's (Macarena García) destiny suddenly changes when, after falling victim to Encarna's evil plotting, she finds herself rescued by a troupe of travelling dwarf bullfighters.
Fri 13 Sept 7pm Sat 14 Sept 4pm & 6pm Sun 15 Sept 3pm Mon 16 Sept 7pm
Rating U I Running Time 101 mins I Director Danny Boyle Voices Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Val Kilmer Disney animated comedy spin-off of Cars (2006) following an aircraft who dreams of becoming a racer. Crop dusting plane Dusty hopes to become a competitor in high-flying races but is afraid of heights. With the help of US Navy veteran Skipper, Dusty trains for the upcoming around-the-world competition and learns to overcome his fear. However, he will have to face a tough opponent in defending champion Ripslinger who will do anything to make sure Dusty doesn't win.
Sat 14 Sept 8.30pm
Frances Ha Rating 15 I Running Time 86 mins I Directed by Noah Baumbach Starring Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver Revolving around the adventures of Frances (Gerwig), a 27-year-old aspiring dancer. Since college Frances has been inseparable from her flatmate Sophie (Mickey Sumner), but when Sophie, now a successful publisher, announces that she is moving out, Frances finds her life at a crossroads. With distance rapidly growing between her and Sophie and her lack of finances leading her to move into smaller and less glamorous apartments, Frances begins to realise that perhaps 27 isn't so young after all. Will she be able to move on from her youthful dreams and get her life back on track?
Sun 15 Sept 7.30pm
Rating PG I Running Time 97 mins I Subtitled Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour Starring Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani A rebellious Saudi Arabian girl hatches a plan to get her hands on the bicycle she craves in this coming-of-age story from first time director. Living within a conservative suburb of Riyadh, fun-loving eleven-year-old Wadjda has her heart set on a green bicycle so that she can beat the boys in their neighbourhood races. But when her mother forbids it, anticipating a reaction from a society that disapproves of women riding bicycles, an enterprising Wadjda decides to raise the money herself by entering a local Qur’an-reading competition that offers a cash prize.
Thu 26 Sept 7pm £12.50, conc. £10
Othello NT Live Broadcast
Directed by Nicholas Hytner Starring Adrian Lester, Rory Kinnear The National Theatre presents a major new production of William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy. Olivier Award-winning actor Adrian Lester (Henry V at the National Theatre, BBC’s Hustle) takes the title role. Playing opposite him as the duplicitous Iago is fellow Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear (The Last of the Haussmans, James Bond: Skyfall), who is reunited with director Nicholas Hytner (Timon of Athens, One Man, Two Guvnors) following their acclaimed collaboration on the National Theatre’s recent production of Hamlet. Othello, newly married to Desdemona – who is half his age – is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favour of the young Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair.
Kirkcaldy Film Festival
September 20 – 22 2013 Classic Movies, Film Previews, Archive Kirkcaldy Full programme announced August 2013 To register for details email: BoxOffice.AdamSmith@onfife.com
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