31 SAT 1 SUN 2 MON 3 TUE 4 WED 5 THU 6 FRI 7 SAT 8 SUN 9 MON 10 TUE 11 WED 12 THU 13 FRI 14 SAT 15 SUN 16 MON 17 TUE 18 WED 19 THU 20 FRI 21 SAT 22 SUN 23 MON 24 TUE 25 WED 26 THU 27 FRI 28 SAT 29 SUN 30 MON
SEPTEMBER 2013 DESPICABLE ME 2 11.00AM STORIES WE TELL 2.00PM STORIES WE TELL 5.00PM THE WORLD’S END 8.00PM DESPICABLE ME 2 11.00AM THE WORLD’S END 2.00PM THE WORLD’S END 5.00PM STORIES WE TELL 8.00PM THE WORLD’S END 7.30PM STORIES WE TELL 2.00PM** WADJDA 7.30PM STORIES WE TELL 7.30PM DESPICABLE ME 2 10.30AM*** THE WORLD’S END 2.00PM** WADJDA 7.30PM(C) ONLY GOD FORGIVES 7.30PM MONSTERS UNIVERSITY 11.00AM CLUELESS 2.00PM ONLY GOD FORGIVES 5.00PM THE LONE RANGER 8.00PM MONSTERS UNIVERSITY 11.00AM THE LONE RANGER 2.00PM FRANCES HA 5.00PM ONLY GOD FORGIVES 8.00PM THE LONE RANGER 7.30PM ONLY GOD FORGIVES 2.00PM** FRANCES HA 7.30PM CLUELESS 7.30PM MONSTERS UNIVERSITY 10.30AM*** THE LONE RANGER 2.00PM** FRANCES HA 7.30PM(C) 2 GUNS 7.30PM SPACE JAM 11.00AM 2 GUNS 2.00PM 2 GUNS 5.00PM RED 2 8.00PM SPACE JAM 11.00AM RED 2 2.00PM RED 2 5.00PM 2 GUNS 8.00PM RED 2 7.30PM 2 GUNS 2.00PM** FOXFIRE: CONFESSIONS OF A GIRL GANG 7.30PM RED 2 5.00PM 2 GUNS 7.30PM SPACE JAM 10.30AM*** RED 2 2.00PM** FOXFIRE: CONFESSIONS OF A GIRL GANG 7.30PM(C) KICK ASS 2 7.30PM THE SMURFS 2 11.00AM PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS 2.00PM KICK ASS 2 5.00PM THE KINGS OF SUMMER 8.00PM THE SMURFS 2 11.00AM PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS 2.00PM THE KINGS OF SUMMER 5.00PM KICK ASS 2 8.00PM THE KINGS OF SUMMER 7.30PM ROMAN HOLIDAY 2.00PM** ROMAN HOLIDAY 7.30PM ROMAN HOLIDAY 7.30PM 5 BROKEN CAMERAS 7.30PM(C) ABOUT TIME 7.30PM A BUG’S LIFE 11.00AM PLANES 2.00PM ABOUT TIME 5.00PM WHAT MAISIE KNEW 8.00PM A BUG’S LIFE 11.00AM* PLANES 2.00PM WHAT MAISIE KNEW 5.00PM ABOUT TIME 8.00PM ABOUT TIME 7.30PM
* AUTISM FRIENDLY ** MIDWEEK MATINEE SCREENING *** PARENT & TODDLER SCREENING (C) CURRY NIGHT
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TICKET PRICES All Screenings (Unless stated otherwise) full price £6.00/concession £5.50/Student £4.50/ Friends £4.50 Kids Film Club 11.00am screenings: £1.95 each/£7 (four films from this brochure; tickets must be bought at the same time) Film Three Pack (three films from this brochure; tickets must be bought at same time): full price £15.00/concession £13.50 Concessions apply to under 18s, senior citizens, people with a disability (plus carer), Young Scot Card holders and benefit claimants. Proof of eligibility is required (where applicable). Please note, macrobert charges a £1 fee per transaction on all bookings made online or by phone – this fee does not apply to Friends of macrobert.
BOX OFFICE OPENING HOURS Mon - Fri 10.00am to 7.45pm (phones close at 7.00pm) Sat 10.00am to 8.15pm (phones close at 7.00pm) Sun 10.00am to 8.15pm (phones close at 7.00pm)
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For more details, visit www.macrobert.org/cafebar FRI 4 OCT 7.30PM SAT 5 OCT 5.00PM SUN 6 OCT 8.00PM MON 7 OCT 7.30PM TUE 8 OCT 2.00PM** WED 9 OCT 7.30PM THU 10 OCT 2.00PM**
THU 3 OCT 10.30AM
A BUG’S LIFE (U)
Re-starting on September 5th, every Thursday is curry, beer and movie night at macrobert. Get a delicious homemade curry, a beer / glass of wine and a ticket for that evening’s screening for just £10.50. Celebrated and adored by millions, she was the Queen of people’s hearts. Princess Diana, at one time the most famous woman in the world, inspired a nation with her generosity, compassion and kindness. Starring Naomi Watts, this film charts the last two years of her tragic life, focussing on her doomed love affair with the man she called ‘Mr Wonderful’. Oliver Hirschbiegel / USA 2013
THU 19 SEP 10.30AM
SPACE JAM (U)
COMING IN OCTOBER
THU 12 SEP 10.30AM
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (U)
KEEP CALM AND CURRY ON The return of...
**Midweek Matinee Screening
TUE 24 SEP 2.00PM** & 7.30PM WED 25 SEP 7.30PM
Audrey Hepburn effortlessly exudes class and innocent charm as the princess of an unnamed country who becomes increasingly weary from the intensive schedule of her ‘Goodwill Tour of European Cities’. While in Rome she sneaks away and befriends the amiable Joe who, unbeknown to her, is a journalist with a massive scoop on his hands. He takes her on an eventful sightseeing tour of the city but is faced with a dilemma by the end of the day as he has fallen head over heels in love with her. William Wyler / USA 1953 / 118 min / (U) Contains very mild fight scene
SUN 29 SEP 11.00AM
THU 5 SEP 10.30AM
A BUGS LIFE (U)
DESPICABLE ME 2 (U)
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The lights will be on low The volume will be turned down There will be no trailers at the beginning of the film
Each month macrobert will screen a family friendly film suitable for those with autism spectrum disorders and/or sensory hypersensitivity. These screenings are open to everyone however, please note:
Thursday mornings are now accessible to the whole family at macrobert. Bring your kids along and enjoy family films on the big screen in a child friendly, relaxed atmosphere with the lights dimmed and the sound at a comfortable level. Screenings start at 10.30am each Thursday and tickets are priced at £1.95 or free to any baby under 12 months.
AUTISM FRIENDLY SCREENINGS
SO PRECIOUS PARENT & TODDLER SCREENINGS
SAT 7 SEP 2.00PM WED 11 SEP 7.30PM
Clueless is 18! Loosely based on Jane Austen’s Emma, this film paved the way for other teen cult classics like Mean Girls. Clueless is the story of Cher, a high school student in Beverly Hills, who must survive the ups and downs of adolescent life. Her external demeanour at first seems superficial, but rather it hides her wit, charm, and intelligence which help her to deal with relationships, friends, family, school, and the all-important teenage social life. Amy Heckerling / USA 1995 / 97 min / (12A) Contains sex related dialogue and some teen use of alcohol and drugs
NEW AT MACROBERT Each month, macrobert brings you some of the biggest blockbusters to hit the screen along with some outstanding foreign films and even some touching documentaries.
SAT 14 SEP 8.00PM SUN 15 SEP 2.00PM & 5.00PM MON 16 SEP 7.30PM WED 18 SEP 5.00PM THU 19 SEP 2.00PM**
WHAT MAISIE KNEW
Jeff Nichols / USA 2013 / 116 min / (12A) Contains moderate action violence and moderate language
Scott McGehee, David Siegel / USA 2013 / 99 mins / (15) Contains strong language
With an all-star cast, including Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins and Bruce Willis, Red 2 sees the return of retired CIA agent Frank Moses and his fellow veteran operatives who use their various skills and old fashioned ways to keep a nuclear super weapon from falling into the wrong hands.
SAT 28 SEP 8.00PM SUN 29 SEP 5.00PM TUE 1 OCT 7.30PM THU 3 OCT 2.00PM**
A modern retelling of Henry James’ 1897 novel, What Maisie Knew. The story of a little girl caught in the middle of a bitter custody battle. As it becomes clear that she is merely a pawn in the war raging between her parents, the young heroine finds the love of a family from an alternate source.
**Midweek Matinee Screening
**Midweek Matinee Screening
STORIES WE TELL
FOXFIRE: CONFESSIONS OF A GIRL GANG
Sarah Polley / Canada 2013 / 108 min / (12A) Contains one use of strong language and infrequent moderate sex references
SAT 31 AUG 2.00PM & 5.00PM SUN 1 SEP 8.00PM TUE 3 SEP 2.00PM** WED 4 SEP 7.30PM **Midweek Matinee Screening
SAT 31 AUG 8.00PM SUN 1 SEP 2.00PM & 5.00PM MON 2 AUG 7.30PM THU 5 SEP 2.00PM** **Midweek Matinee Screening
Oscar-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets kept by a family of storytellers. She interviews and interrogates her own family in an attempt to find out more about her mother, who passed away when she was eleven. Each interview adds another piece to a puzzle that when complete, ensures Sarah’s own life will never be the same.
Laurent Cantet / France 2013 / 144 min / (15) Contains strong language and sex references, moderate violence and threat TUE 17 SEP 7.30PM THU 19 SEP 7.30PM
**Midweek Matinee Screening
SAT 7 SEP 8.00PM SUN 8 SEP 2.00PM MON 9 SEP 7.30PM THU 12 SEP 2.00PM**
DESPICABLE ME 2
Edgar Wright / UK 2013 / 109 min / (15) Contains very strong language and strong sex references
Jeff Wadlow / USA 2013 / 103 min / (15) Contains strong bloody violence, sex references and very strong language
Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud / USA 2013 / 98 min / (U) Contains very mild scary scenes and slapstick violence
Following on from the success of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, director Edgar Wright returns with the final instalment of the ‘Cornetto Trilogy’. 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realise the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s.
This sequel to the 2010 comic book adventure sees the title character struggling to return to normality. However, when Red Mist returns for revenge against Kick-Ass for what he did to his father, our hero joins a league of superheroes to take the villain down for good.
FRI 20 SEP 7.30PM SAT 21 SEP 5.00PM SUN 22 SEP 8.00PM
From Saudi Arabia’s first female filmmaker comes Wadjda, the story of a strong-willed Saudi Arabian girl who takes on her country’s religious and cultural traditions when she sets her heart on buying a bicycle. After her mother refuses her request, she uses her wit and entrepreneurial skills to try and raise the cash herself.
SAT 31 AUG 11.00AM SUN 1 SEP 11.00AM
Dan Scanlon / USA 2013 / 111 min / (U) Contains mild slapstick and comic threat
Thor Freudenthal / USA 2013 / 106 min / (PG) Contains moderate fantasy violence and threat, and mild language SAT 21 SEP 2.00PM SUN 22 SEP 2.00PM
Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, continues his epic journey to fulfill his destiny, as he teams with his demigod friends to retrieve the Golden Fleece, which has the power to save their home and training ground, Camp Half-Blood.
Gru the super-villain, his girls and the unforgettable minions return. This time he is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help eliminate a new villain with his insider knowledge of how a villain thinks. Of course Gru is all for it, especially as it means he will be let loose on a stash of brilliant new weapons.
PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS
SAT 7 SEP 11.00AM SUN 8 SEP 11.00AM
Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.
ONLY GOD FORGIVES
THE KINGS OF SUMMER
Nicolas Winding Refn / USA 2013 / 90 min / (18) Contains strong bloody violence
Jordan Vogt-Roberts / USA 2013 / 95 min / (15) Contains strong language
Joe Pytka / USA 1996 / 84 min / (U) Contains mild slapstick and comic threat
Julian is a drug-smuggler immersed in Bangkok’s criminal underworld. When his brother is brutally murdered, his mother coerces him to exact revenge on the person responsible which sees him dragged even further into the twilight world of violence and narcotics in the side of Bangkok the tourists don’t see. Starring Ryan Gosling, Kirstin Scott Thomas and local actor Gordon Brown.
A coming-of-age tale about three friends who, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Free from their parents’ rules, their idyllic summer quickly becomes a test of friendship as each boy learns to appreciate the fact that family - whether it is the one you’re born into or the one you create - is something you can’t run away from.
Basketball superstar Michael Jordan and cartoon favourite Bugs Bunny team up in this combined animated/live-action feature. Jordan must help the Looney Tunes gang with a basketball game against a group of outer space creatures whose plan, if they win, is to kidnap the Looney Tunes and take them to a failing intergalactic amusement park as the latest attraction.
SAT 21 SEP 8.00PM SUN 22 SEP 5.00PM MON 23 SEP 7.30PM
SAT 14 SEP 11.00AM SUN 15 SEP 11.00AM
THE LONE RANGER
5 BROKEN CAMERAS
THE SMURFS 2
Gore Verbinski / USA 2013 / 149 min / (12A) Contains moderate violence and injury detail
Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat / Various 2012 / 94 min / (15) Contains documentary footage of a fatal shooting
Raja Gosnell / USA 2013 / 105 min / (U) Contains mild slapstick violence and very mild language
An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of nonviolent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat and later given to Israeli co-director Guy Davidi to edit, the filmmakers’ collaboration follows one family’s evolution over five years of village turmoil.
The gang is up against nemesis Gargamel, who has created evil Smurf doppelgangers known as the Naughties to provide him with a ready source of the smurf-essence he craves. But when he kidnaps Smurfette to complete his evil plan, Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy and Vanity set out to rescue her…and discover all may not be as it seems.
From the team behind the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean franchise comes a reimagining of The Lone Ranger. Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.
THU 26 SEP 7.30PM
**Midweek Matinee Screening
SUN 8 SEP 5.00PM TUE 10 SEP 7.30PM THU 12 SEP 7.30PM
In a working class neighbourhood in a small town in upstate New York, 1953, a group of headstrong teenage girls unite and form the Foxfire gang, a secret female-only society. Headed by the feisty Legs, the girls set out on a trip for revenge, and try to pursue their impossible dream: living according to their own rules and laws, no matter what.
KICK ASS 2
Haifaa Al-Mansour / Germany 2013 / 98 min / (12A) Contains mild sex references
FRI 6 SEP 7.30PM SAT 7 SEP 5.00PM SUN 8 SEP 8.00PM TUE 10 SEP 2.00PM**
Join macrobert at 11.00am on Saturday and Sunday mornings for the Kids Film Club. Kids and adults alike only have to pay £1.95 or £7.00 for a family of four.
THE WORLD’S END
TUE 3 SEP 7.30PM THU 5 SEP 7.30PM
KIDS FILM CLUB
SAT 21 SEP 11.00AM SUN 22 SEP 11.00AM
A BUG’S LIFE
Noah Baumbach / USA 2013 / 86 min / (15) Contains strong language and sex references
Richard Curtis / UK 2013 / 123 min / (12A) Contains strong language
John Lasseter,Andrew Stanton / USA 1998 / 93 min / (U) Contains no material likely to offend
With a job as a dancer, even though she has two left feet, an apartment that doesn’t really exist and a best friend she’s not talking to, her life is one big white lie. Frances Ha tells the story of how she lives it to the full without allowing little things like the truth get in the way.
From the director of Love Actually and Notting Hill, About Time is a tale about a young man who discovers a hereditary family condition that allows him to time travel. As he attempts to create the perfect present for himself by tinkering with the past, he creates chaos leading to a host of unexpected results.
A Bug’s Life focuses on a colony of ants who seasonally gather food for themselves and a wild gang of rowdy grasshoppers. When bumbling worker ant Flik destroys the food supply, the angry grasshoppers threaten to kill the ants if they don’t produce a new supply of food.
FRI 27 SEP 7.30PM SAT 28 SEP 5.00PM SUN 29 SEP 8.00PM MON 30 SEP 7.30PM TUE 1 OCT 2.00PM** WED 2 OCT 7.30PM THU 3 OCT 7.30PM
SAT 28 SEP 11.00AM SUN 29 SEP 11.00AM* *Autism Friendly Screening
**Midweek Matinee Screening
FRI 13 SEP 7.30PM SAT 14 SEP 2.00PM & 5.00PM SUN 15 SEP 8.00PM TUE 17 SEP 2.00PM** WED 18 SEP 7.30PM **Midweek Matinee Screening
Baltasar Kormákur / USA 2013 / 109 min / (15) Contains strong language and violence
Klay Hall / USA 2013 / 92 min / (U) Contains no material likely to offend or harm
Starring Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, 2 Guns tracks two operatives from competing bureaus that are forced on the run together. But there is a big problem with their unexpected partnership: neither knows that the other is an undercover federal agent. When their attempt to infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel and recover millions goes haywire, the two agents are suddenly disavowed by their respective organisations meaning the only person they can count on is the other.
From high above the world of Cars flies Planes, Disney’s animated action-packed comedic adventure starring Dusty, a big-hearted, fastflying crop duster who dreams of competing in the most exhilarating around-the-world air race in history. There are only a couple of not-so-small problems, Dusty is not exactly built for racing and he also happens to be afraid of heights.
SAT 28 SEP 2.00PM SUN 29 SEP 2.00PM
THE MIDWEEK MATINEE Every Tuesday and Thursday enjoy one of the months’ movie highlights for only £3.00 – we’ll also throw in a free tea or filter coffee. We hope you can join us soon and enjoy a nice relaxing afternoon with us. Why not come a little earlier and have a delicious lunch beforehand? Check out www.macrobert.org/cafebar for our menus. Look out for the specially marked screenings throughout this brochure.