Film See– AuA gust 2014 June Rio 2 (U)
The Love Punch (12A)
In the colourful sequel to the 2011 blockbuster, Blu and Jewel (Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway) head into the Amazon jungle in search of other members of their rare Blue Macaw tribe. Original cast members Jamie Foxx and Leslie Mann are joined by Andy Garcia, Bruno Mars and Rita Moreno.
A middle-aged and very British caper set largely in the sunny Côte d’Azur. Having had their nest egg stolen by a French swindler, divorced couple Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson team up for revenge, bringing Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie along for the ride.
Sat 28 June 10.30am
Wed 2 July 11am & 2.30pm Wed 9 July 6.30pm
“Star vocal performances and great animation” The Guardian
NT Live (Encore): A Small Family Business Wed 2 July 6.30pm (NLB)
Sat 28 June 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Wed 30 July 11am & 2.30pm
After being told he will be murdered in one week’s time, Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) finds himself with seven days to determine his would be killer and put his affairs in order. A darkly comic thriller from writer director John Michael McDonagh (The Guard) starring Kelly Reilly (Sherlock Holmes), Domhnall Gleeson (About Time), Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd) Dylan Moran (Black Books) and Aidan Gillen (Game Of Thrones).
HHHHH Total Film, Empire, Little White Lies “JUST MAYBE THE BEST IRISH FILM EVER MADE” Total Film
An encore screening of Alan Ayckbourn’s award-winning play recorded at the National Theatre as part of NT Live. Jack McCracken is a man of principle in a corrupt world – but not for long – in this riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed.
The Two Faces Of January (15)
& 2.30pm Wed 9 July 11am Sat 12 July 7.30pm
Crime, glamour and sexual intrigue combine in this Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr. Ripley) adaptation set in 1960s Athens, starring Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen.
“AN ELEGANTLY PLEASURABLE PERIOD THRILLER, A FILM OF TIDY PRECISION AND CLASS” Daily Telegraph
The Core at Corby Cube
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470 www.thecorecorby.com
Participating in Orange Wednesdays
Monty Python Live
One of the most revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan’s parents, after they died in a plane crash in the African jungle.
For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together this year. Broadcast from London’s O2 Arena John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will once again perform some of their greatest hits, with modern, topical, Pythonesque twists.
Sat 12 July 10.30am
Sun 20 July 7pm (LB) & Wed 30 July 6.30pm (NLB)
Godzilla (12A) Sat 12 July 2.30pm
The iconic Japanese science-fiction monster gets a brilliant 21st century makeover in this breathtaking blockbuster. Director Gareth Edwards gets the balance between narrative tease and CGI big reveal exactly right, and the result is genuinely thrilling: a dark, muscular epic in an entirely believable present-day setting.
HHHHH “Astonishing” Little White Lies
Postman Pat (U)
Sat 19 July 10.30am Sat 9 Aug 10.30am
Sat 2 August 10.30am
Mara Wilson stars as the bookish girl whose dreams are thwarted by her selfish parents (Danny DeVito and real life wife Rhea Pearlman) until she is sent to Crunchem Hall school, where she discovers a talent for magic. Starring Pam Ferris as the terrifying Miss Trunchbull, this is a deliciously dark adaptation that author Roald Dahl would have loved.
Voiced by Stephen Mangan, Pat faces the temptations of celebrity when he enters a TV talent competition – hosted by Simon Cowbell – that threatens to wrench him away from his family and friends. Features a cast of favourites voicing Pat’s lovable chums, including David Tennant, Rupert Grint and Jim Broadbent, with Ronan Keating supplying Pat’s singing voice.
Fading Gigolo (15)
Sat 19 July 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Murray (Woody Allen) talks his friend Fioravante (John Turturro) into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. Cast also includes Sharon Stone and Vanessa Paradis.
Total Film, The Guardian
Maleficent (PG) Sat 2 August 2.30pm
Disney’s reimagining of their arch‑villainess from the 1959 version of Sleeping Beauty. Angelina Jolie, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson and Peter Capaldi are among a starry cast of quirky characters, and this epic twist on the beloved fairy tale looks as spectacular as only a Disney production can.
HHHH “Magical but modern, familyfriendly but feisty and a feast for the eyes” Total Film
Wed 6 August 11am & 2.30pm Wed 13 August 6.30pm
A ravishingly beautiful costume drama based on the true story of a mixed-race girl raised as an aristocrat in 18th century England. Inspired by a true story, Amma Asante’s sumptuous romantic period drama has a Jane Austen‑esque eye for social hierarchies while also tackling the weightier subject of slavery. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Penelope Wilton and Miranda Richardson. “A fascinating, little known story, lavishly told” Daily Telegraph
Wed 13 August 11am & & Sat 16 August 7.30pm 2.30pm
Writer/director/star Jon Favreau (Iron Man) returns to his Swingers-era indie origins with this delightful road trip comedy starring Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr, John Leguizamo and Scarlett Johansson.
HHHH Time Out
Smurfs 2 (U)
Sat 16 August 10.30am
Undaunted by his defeat in the first Smurfs movie, evil wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) is back with a dastardly new plan and kidnaps Smurfette.
NT Live (Encore): Skylight Wed 6 August 6.30pm (NLB)
Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience). This is an encore screening recorded in the West End as part of NT Live.
Jersey Boys (15)
Sat 16 August 2.30pm, Wed 20 August 11am & 6.30pm
Director Clint Eastwood’s vibrant, musically rich biopic is based squarely on the stage smash-hit, with Christopher Walken as the mobster who tries to muscle in on the act’s success. Starring Lloyd Young reprising his Broadway role as Frankie Valli.
The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet (12A) Sat 9 August 2.30pm & 7.30pm
A prodigy, T.S. has a passion for maps and scientific inventions, and one day gets a call from the Smithsonian Museum to say that he has won the prestigious Baird prize for his discovery of the perpetual motion machine. Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s (Amélie, A Very Long Engagement) trademark style is very much in evidence in this sparky, immensely enjoyable film starring Helena Bonham Carter.
Walking On Sunshine (12A) Wed 20 August 2.30pm Sat 23 August 7.30pm & Wed 27 August 11am
X Factor winner Leona Lewis makes her acting debut in this joyful British musical from the team behind the hit Street Dance films. Featuring the most glorious hits of the 1980s, including Holiday, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Wake Me Up Before You Go Go and If I Could Turn Back Time.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
Sat 23 August 10.30am & 2.30pm
Hiccup and Toothless meet a mysterious dragon rider in a hidden ice cave and learn of a danger which threatens their peace. Featuring an all-star cast including Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill.
Frozen Sing-Along (PG) Sat 30 August 10.30am
‘Just Follow The Bouncing Ball’. Join in to re-live the fun-filled journey to banish the freeze in Disney’s magical animation starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Santino Fontana and Josh Gad.
HHHH “Great family entertainment” The Guardian
“Toothless is back and better than ever!” Total Film
Bright Days Ahead (15)
Wed 27 August 2.30pm & 6.30pm
What to do when you retire? Caroline has plenty of ideas, but her daughters consign her to a series of banal evening classes. A funny and thought-provoking portrait of a distinguished woman undergoing a mild late-life crisis and loving every minute of it.
Corby Cycle Fest: The Armstrong Lie (15) Fri 29 August 7.30pm – The Lab
A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong’s improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace. To kick start a weekend of activities at The Cube, the Corby Cyclefest 2014 comes to the Lab with a four-man pedal powered cinema. The evening includes a panel of expert speakers for a Q&A session discussing the psychology behind endurance sports. Tickets are free but should be booked in advance.
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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. The Two Faces Of January (15) Wed 9 July 11am Belle (12A) Wed 6 August 11am
The Corby Cube, George Street, Corby, NN17 1QG
Ticket Line: 01536 470 470 www.thecorecorby.com
Jimmy’s Hall (12A)
Sat 30 August 2.30pm & 7.30pm
The true story of Jimmy Gralton’s mission to energise a rural community in 1930s Ireland by opening a dance hall is told by director Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty in this stirring period drama. It is veteran Loach’s 29th film and, rumour has it, his last.
“full to bursting with wonderful music and movement” Evening Standard
Keep an eye out for more fantastic family films in August – to be announced soon. Adults: £6.50 Concessions: £4.50 Family Ticket £20 (4 tickets, max. 2 adults) Big Scream! £6.50 baby goes free Orange Wednesdays 2 for 1 all day, cheapest goes free (LB) Live Broadcasts £13 Concessions £11 Child £9 (NLB) Non-Live Broadcasts £11 Concessions £9 Child £7 To sign up to receive our cinema e-newsletter when new films are announced please email firstname.lastname@example.org