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Le Week-End (15)
Wałesa: Man Of Hope (12A)
Tue 17 December 11am & 7.30pm & Wed 18 December 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Thu 19 December 7.30pm
A long-married couple (Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan) try to recapture the romance of their youth on a Parisian getaway in this funny, touching rom-com.
In Polish with English Subtitles
Lively biopic of Polish trade union leader Lech Wałesa, founder of the Solidarity movement, whose defiance of Soviet control eventually brought about Poland’s freedom from the USSR.
“MANAGES TO DELIGHT WITHOUT RUNNING AWAY FROM DARKNESS”
The Guardian, Independent
Enough Said (12A)
Fri 20 December 11am, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
The Epic of Everest (U) Wed 18 December 11am
In this sharply-scripted rom‑com completed just before he died, James Gandolfini plays a jaundiced divorcee warily negotiating his return to the dating game.
Filming in brutally harsh conditions with a hand-cranked camera, Captain John Noel captured Mallory and Irvine’s ill-fated 1924 Everest climb.
“ WARM, WITTY, WISE... CONSTANTLY AMUSING”
The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Time Out
The Selfish Giant (15)
The Guardian, Daily Telegraph
Thu 19 December 11am & 2.30pm
Home Alone (PG)
Drawing comparisons to Kes and loosely inspired by the Oscar Wilde short story, Clio Barnard’s awardwinning film follows a 13-year-old Bradford lad who’d rather sell scrap metal than go to school.
Sat 21 December 10.30am
The highest-grossing comedy of all time, this festive family classic stars Macaulay Culkin as an eight-year-old boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for Christmas.
Daily Mail, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph
The Core at Corby Cube
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470 www.thecorecorby.com
Captain Phillips (12A)
Sat 21 December 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Tom Hanks gives a truly great performance in this adrenalinefuelled true story of the MV Maersk Alabama, which in 2009 was hijacked by Somali pirates, who took its captain hostage before making off in one of its lifeboats.
The Guardian, Daily Telegraph
Thu 2 January 11am & Fri 3 January 11am
In DreamWorks’ latest animated adventure, Theo the snail can only dream of being a supercharged speed fiend, until a freak accident gives him the pace he needs to compete in the Indianapolis 500 race. “EYE-POPPING VISUALS, VIVID CHARACTERISATION AND STRONG VOICE WORK” The Independent
Bolshoi Ballet: Sleeping Beauty Sun 22 December 7.30pm
The most successful ballet ever shown in cinemas, this 2011 recording of the world-famous love story of Princess Aurora, cursed at birth by the evil fairy Carabosse, is a Christmas treat for the whole family, with beautiful costumes, spectacular sets and Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable music.
Thu 2 January 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Judi Dench puts in an Oscar-worthy performance as a mother searching for her illegitimate son, taken from her when she served in one of Ireland’s notorious convents in the 1950s. Based on real life events, the comedic, sharp and heartfelt script was partly written by co-star Steve Coogan.
Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Daily Express
“UNEXPECTEDLY WITTY AND COMPLETELY ABSORBING” Daily Express
Arthur Christmas (U) Mon 23 December 11am
When Santa Claus’ clumsy son Arthur discovers that his father’s hi-tech sleigh has failed to deliver one girl’s present, he embarks on a mission to save her Christmas, in this heartwarming Aardman animation with an all-star voice cast.
Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Empire
It’s A Wonderful Life (U)
Mon 23 December 2.30pm
An angel shows James Stewart’s suicidal businessman what the world would be like if he had never existed, in Frank Capra’s life-affirming, festive staple, still topping lists of the greatest Christmas films of all time.
Guardian, Time Out, Empire, Total Film
“AN INSPIRATIONAL MOVIE TO WARM THE COLDEST HEARTS” Classic Film
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 (U) Fri 3 January 2.30pm & Sat 18 January 10.30am
With food-animal hybrids called “foodimals” (buffaloafs, bananostriches and shrimpanzees) on the rampage in Swallow Falls Island, it’s up to boy inventor Flint Lockwood to restore order in this psychedelic, pun-packed sequel to the surprise hit animation. “A FEAST OF INGENIOUSLY RENDERED GASTRONOMIC INSANITY” Daily Telegraph
The Counsellor (18)
The Butler (12A)
Fri 3 January 7.30pm
Tue 7 January 2.30pm & 7.30pm
When a hotshot lawyer (Michael Fassbender) begins to work for the billion-dollar drug-trafficking industry, he soon finds his world unravelling violently. Ridley Scott directs an all-star cast including Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem.
Forest Whitaker stars as Cecil Gaines, a character loosely based on Eugene Allen, who overcame racism and segregation to work as a butler to eight Presidents during 30 years at the White House.
“SHOCKING, POWERFUL AND MORE GORGEOUSLY WRITTEN THAN ANY MOVIE YOU’LL SEE THIS YEAR”
“A BRILLIANTLY TRUTHFUL MOVIE”
HHHHH New York Times
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (12A) Thu 9 January 7.30pm & Fri 10 January 7.30pm
Justin And The Knights Of Valour (PG) Sat 4 January 10.30am
A visit to his grandmother inspires young Justin to become a knight, and he sets off on a mystical journey involving an eccentric wizard (David Walliams), a trio of oddball monks (Barry Humphries, Charles Dance, James Cosmo), and the lovely Talia (Saoirse Ronan), in this animated fantasy.
In the second part of novelist Suzanne Collins’ wildly successful sci-fi trilogy, the victors of the brutal 74th annual Hunger Games (Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson) find their lives at risk again, with sparks of rebellion in the Districts their only chance for survival.
Total Film, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard
“AN OLD-FASHIONED FANTASY SWASHBUCKLER... NICELY ANIMATED, ACTION PACKED AND VERY AMUSING” Daily Star
Sat 4 January 2.30pm & 7.30pm & Tue 7 January 11am
A medical engineer (Sandra Bullock) and an astronaut (George Clooney) work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space, in this visually stunning drama from director Alfonso Cuarón.
Free Birds (U)
Sat 11 January 10.30am
In this fun-filled animated buddy comedy, two turkeys from different sides of the tracks (Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson) team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Empire, Total Film
“INCREDIBLY EXCITING, VISUALLY AMAZING... A GLORIOUS IMAGINARY CREATION THAT ENGULFS YOU UTTERLY” The Guardian
Don Jon (18)
Sat 11 January 2.30pm & 7.30pm
This edgy romcom written, directed by, and co-starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt follows a New Jersey lothario’s journey of self-discovery, with Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore.
HHHH Total Film
Saving Mr Banks (PG)
Tue 14 January 11am & 2.30pm & Sat 18 January 2.30pm & 7.30pm
In California for the filming of Mary Poppins, the book’s author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) reflects back on her difficult childhood in Australia, the inspiration for much of her 1934 children’s classic. With Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. “A BEGUILINGLY TOUCHING AND FREQUENTLY VERY FUNNY TALE” Daily Mail
HHHH Empire, Daily Mail
Sat 25 January 10.30am & 2.30pm
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, this enchanting Disney animation follows fearless Anna on an epic journey through a snowbound wonderland, in a race to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. “A TASTY DOSE OF OLD-FASHIONED DISNEY ANIMATION MAGIC” Screen Daily
Sat 25 January 7.30pm
Tue 14 January 7.30pm In Spanish with English Subtitles
Paulina García is mesmerising as a 58-year-old Chilean trying to make the most of her freedom as a divorcee – energetically clubbing, drinking a little too much, putting herself before her family, but inwardly hoping to find romance for perhaps one last time.
A father and son (Bruce Dern and Will Forte) trek from Montana to Nebraska to claim prize money, meeting up with friends, relatives and acquaintances along the way in this superbly acted comedydrama from Alexander Payne (About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants).
The Guardian, Time Out, Daily Telegraph
Adults: £6.50 Concessions: £4.50
Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Time Out, Evening Standard, Little White Lies
Family Ticket £20 (4 tickets, max 2 adults)
“A RICH AND POETIC CHARACTER STUDY OF A WOMAN ON THE LOOK OUT FOR LOVE”
Premier screenings: Adults £8.50, Concessions £6.50
Little White Lies
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Big Scream! screenings are exclusively for those with babies under one year old where noise is no concern. No baby, no entry! Babies go free. Le Week-End (15) Tue 17 December 11am Gravity (12A) Tue 7 January 11am Saving Mr Banks (PG) Tue 14 January 11am
The Corby Cube, George Street, Corby, NN17 1QG
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470 www.thecorecorby.com
Big Scream! Exclusive screenings for babies aged under 1 year old and their adults
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