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Timetable Date


Fri 28

Silver Linings Playbook (2pm)

Sat 29

Silver Linings Playbook (2pm)

Sun 30

Silver Linings Playbook (2pm)

Mon 31

Skyfall (2pm)

Early Evening


January Tue 1

Skyfall (12pm)

Silver Linings Playbook (3pm)

Wed 2

Skyfall (2pm)

Skyfall (5.30pm)

Thu 3

Silver Linings Playbook (2pm)

Skyfall (7pm)

Fri 4

Cinema Bambino: Skyfall (11am)

The Master (5.50pm)

The Hunt (8.35pm)

Sat 5

Screen Juniors: James and the Giant Peach (2pm)

The Hunt (5pm)

The Master (8pm)

The Master (5pm)

The Hunt (7.45pm)

Sun 6 Mon 7

The Hunt (2pm)

The Master (7pm)

Tue 8

The Master (2pm)

The Hunt (5.45pm)

Wed 9

Chasing Ice (2pm)

The Master (7pm)

Silver Linings Playbook (8.20pm)

The Master (8.10pm)

Thu 10

Chasing Ice (6pm)

The Master (7.45pm)

Fri 11

Life of Pi (5.50pm)

Seven Psychopaths (8.20pm)

Sat 12

Seven Psychopaths (5.30pm)

Life of Pi (8pm)

Life of Pi (5pm) (s) (a)

Seven Psychopaths (7.45pm)

Sun 13 Mon 14

Life of Pi (2pm) (s) (a)

Seven Psychopaths (7pm)

Tue 15

Life of Pi (2pm)

Seven Psychopaths (6pm)

Life of Pi (8.20pm)

Life of Pi (5.50pm)

False Trail (8.20pm)

Wed 16 Thu 17

Life of Pi (1.30pm)

False Trail (4pm)

NT Live: The Magistrate (7pm)

Fri 18

Midnight’s Children (2pm)

Quartet (6pm)

Quartet (8.10pm)

Quartet (5.30pm)

Midnight’s Children (7.45pm) Quartet (8pm) (s) (a)

Sat 19 Sun 20

NT Live Encore Screening: The Magistrate (2pm)

Midnight’s Children (5pm)

Mon 21

Quartet (2pm)

Midnight’s Children (7pm)

Tue 22

Midnight’s Children (2pm)

Quartet (6pm)

Wed 23

Quartet (2pm)

Midnight’s Children (7pm)

Quartet (8.15pm)

Thu 24

Quartet (5.45pm) (s) (a)

Midnight’s Children (8pm)

Fri 25

The Impossible (6pm)

Quartet (8.30pm)

Sat 26

Quartet (5.45pm)

The Impossible (8pm)

Quartet (5pm)

The Impossible (7.45pm)

Sun 27 Mon 28

Quartet (2pm)

The Impossible (7pm)

Tue 29

The Impossible (2pm)

Quartet (6pm)

Quartet (8.10pm)

Wed 30

Quartet (2pm) (s) (a)

The Impossible (6pm)

Annie Hall (8.30pm)

Thu 31

Quartet (2pm)

The Impossible (6pm)

Departure Lounge: Small Creatures + Q&A (8.30pm)

(s)(a) Subtitled & audio described screenings Please note screenings & times may be subject to change.

Cinema Jan 2013 Skyfall

12A (143mins) Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris UK | USA | 2012 Latest James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig as the British spy. Bond’s loyalty to M (Dench) is tested as the past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Includes Cinema Bambino screening Fri 4 Jan, 11am Ticket Prices Full Price £7, Concession £5 Cinema Bambino: £5 (under 12 months free)*

Image: Quartet

Silver Linings Playbook 15 (112mins)

Director: David O. Russell Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence USA | 2012 After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to rebuild his life and reconcile with his ex-wife. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get more challenging and an unexpected bond begins to form between them.

*Screenings from our core programme for parents / carers & children under 12 months Sales & Information | 0121 446 3232 Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

Screen Juniors: Sat 5 Jan, 2pm

The Master

Monthly film screenings celebrating the world of children’s cinema. With free drop-in animation activities before the screening, 11am-1pm.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams USA | 2012

James and the Giant Peach

An American World War II veteran returns home unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is enticed by a philosophical movement known as ‘The Cause’ and its charismatic leader.

U | (79mins)

Director: Henry Selick Cast: Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow, Susan Sarandon UK | USA | 1996 Tickets £3 A young boy’s discovery of a gigantic peach triggers an eventful journey across the sea in this strikingly designed and surprisingly twisted animated musical adventure. Based on Roald Dahl’s classic 1961 novel, director Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline) mixes stop-motion animation and live action to magical effect.

The Hunt

Jagten 15 (115mins) Director: Thomas Vinterberg Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp Denmark | 2012 | Subtitled A teacher living a lonely life in a small Danish village becomes the target of a modern day witch hunt when he is accused of child abuse. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg, director of Festen.

15 (144mins)

Chasing Ice 12A (80mins)

Director: Jeff Orlowski Cast: James Balog, Svavar Jonatansson, Adam LeWinter USA | 2012 This documentary follows acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog as he travels to the Arctic tasked with capturing images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. At first a sceptic of climate change, his experiences spark within him a challenge that put both his career and well-being at risk.

Seven Psychopaths 15 (110mins)

Director: Martin McDonagh Cast: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell UK | 2012 From the director of modern cult classic In Bruges. As Marty (Farrell) researches psychopaths for his unfinished screenplay, his best friend Billy and his partner in crime steal the beloved dog of Charlie – an unpredictable and extremely violent gangster, who is out for revenge.


False Trail

Jägarna 2 15 (130mins) Director: Kjell Sundvall Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Peter Stormare, Annika Nordin Sweden | 2011 | Subtitled In the fifteen years since Erik was forced to leave the Norrland Police Department, he has become the National Murder Commission’s best interrogator. When Erik’s boss orders him back to his home town to solve a brutal murder, he hesitantly returns. What at first appears to be a simple murder soon proves to be something much more complicated.

NT Live: The Magistrate 12A

Thu 17 Jan, 7pm | Encore Screening: Sun 20 Jan, 2pm Director: Timothy Sheader Cast: John Lithgow, Nancy Carroll Tickets £14 (£12) Academy Award nominee John Lithgow takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero’s uproarious Victorian farce, directed by Olivier Awardwinner Timothy Sheader. When amiable magistrate Posket (John Lithgow) marries Agatha (Nancy Carroll) little does he realise she’s dropped five years from her age – and her son’s. When her deception looks set to be revealed, it sparks a series of hilarious indignities and outrageous mishaps. Part of National Theatre Live – the best of British theatre broadcast live to cinemas worldwide.

Midnight’s Children

Life of Pi

Director: Deepa Mehta Cast: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor Canada | USA | 2012

Director: Ang Lee Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain USA | 2012

Midnight’s Children is the 1981 Booker Prize-winning novel by Salman Rushdie. This cinematic adaptation by the author stays true to the original story of two newborns from contrasting backgrounds switched at birth, as India proclaims independence from Great Britain.

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. Adrift in an endless expanse of ocean, he attempts to form an unexpected connection with another survivor – a Bengal tiger.


Includes subtitled and audio described screenings: Sun 13 Jan, 5pm & Mon 14 Jan, 2pm

12A (146mins)

12A (98mins) Director: Dustin Hoffman Cast: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly UK | 2012 Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired opera singers, and always take part in the annual concert celebrating Verdi’s birthday. When Reggie’s ex-wife Jean arrives at the home she disrupts their equilibrium by acting like a diva, but refusing to sing. Still, the show must go on... Includes subtitled and audio described screenings Sun 20 Jan, 8pm, Thu 24 Jan, 5.45pm & Wed 30 Jan, 2pm

PG (127mins)

Departure Lounge: Small Creatures (91mins)

The Impossible 12A (114mins)

Director: Juan Antonio Bayona Cast: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts Spain | 2012 The true story of a Spanish couple and their three children. As the family begins their Christmas holiday in Thailand, their idyllic trip is interrupted on the morning of December 26, 2004, when a devastating tsunami interrupts their relaxation, separating the family and triggering a frantic search.

1970s Flickpic Winner

Annie Hall 15 (93 mins)

Director: Martin Wallace Cast: Michael Coventry, Paul Bamford, Tom Pauline UK | 2011 Coggie and Macca are friends with Ste, an aggressive gang leader in the making and aspiring alpha male. Liverpool based Martin Wallace’s debut feature, a low budget drama of tearaway early teens, is “shot with a poetic eye that makes the familiar appear new” (Time Out) Strong performances are coaxed from the young cast, who utterly convince as conflicted teens - stuck between self preservation and loyalty to each other.


Director: Woody Allen Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts USA | (1977) Woody Allen’s popular and seminal romantic comedy stars the American director as New York comedian Alvy Singer, investigating the reasons for the failure of his relationship with Annie Hall (Diane Keaton). Regarded as one of the most influential films of the romantic comedy genre, Allen’s New York-set classic won four Oscars and is now the winner of our 1970s Flickpic public vote.

mac birmingham Cinema Guide Jan 2013  

mac birmingham Cinema Guide Jan 2013

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