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FILMGUIDE NOVEMBER-JANUARY2013

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FILMSNOV-JAN

Fri 2 - Thu 8 November

Shadow Dancer (15) Following an aborted IRA bomb plot in London, Collette McVeigh is arrested and offered a choice: 25 years in prison or return to Belfast to spy on her hardliner brothers. Collette returns home, but when her brothers’ secret operation is ambushed, suspicions of an informant are raised, placing Collette and her family in grave danger. James Marsh (2012) UK/IRE 1h 41m Clive Owen, Gillian Anderson, Andrea Riseborough

Sun 4 November

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (PG) Experience Led Zeppelin’s historic 2007 concert at London’s O2 Arena. The founding members were joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, to perform 16 songs from their celebrated catalogue including “Whole Lotta Love,” “Rock And Roll,” “Kashmir,” and “Stairway To Heaven.” Dick Carruthers (2007) UK 2h 4m Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones

Tickets £10 / Conc. £8 Fri 9 - Thu 15 November

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (12A) Struggling to settle in at a new school, Charlie is befriended by two older students, who show him the upsides to being an outsider. Through them he finds love, friendship and many reasons to be cheerful. A film based on the best-selling novel of the same name that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. Stephen Chbosky (2012) USA 1h 42m Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller

Mon 12 November

The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl ‘68 (12A) Widely regarded as The Doors’ best performance ever captured on film, the entire concert has now been digitally re-mastered and restored from the original camera negatives to include the lost performances of “Hello I Love You”, “Texas Radio and the Big Beat”, and “Spanish Caravan.” Ray Manzarek, John Albarian (2012) USA 1h 30m Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Tickets £10 / Conc. £8


FILMSNOV-JAN

Tue 13 - Thu 15 November

Holy Motors (18) The weird and wonderful story of Monsieur Oscar; a man who assumes various guises over the course of a single day, ranging from a gangster and ageing millionaire to a troubled parent and anarchic tramp. This visually striking, experimental odyssey is already heralded as a true original. In French with English subtitles Leos Carax (2012) FRA/GER 1h 55m Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Kylie Minogue

Fri 16 - Thu 22 November

Ruby Sparks (15) Calvin, a young novelist struggling with his writing - as well as his romantic life, makes a breakthrough when he creates a new character, his dream girl. But when she appears in the flesh, totally in love with him and precisely as he has written her, his reality is turned upside down in this heart-warming comedy about writer’s block and the unexpected difficulties of getting exactly what you want. Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris (2012) USA 1h 43m Zoe Kazan, Paul Dano, Antonio Banderas

Mon 19 - Wed 21 November

Ginger & Rosa (12A) London, 1962. Best friends Ginger and Rosa play truant from school together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ frustrated domesticity. Sally Potter’s intimate portrayal of adolescent relationships explores how the girls’ fantasies are threatened both by the shadow of nuclear war and scandalous events much closer to home. Sally Potter (2012) UK/DNK/CAN/HRV 1h 29m Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Annette Bening

Thu 22 November

Turandot (PG) Recorded at The Arts Centre, Melbourne Puccini’s late, great masterpiece is brought to life in this spectacularly visual and boldly colourful opera. Containing some of the most spine-tingling and heart-rending arias ever written, this is romantic opera at its intoxicating best. Sung in Italian with English subtitles Graeme Murphy (2012) AUS 2h 20m (exc. Interval) Susan Foster, Rosario La Spina

Tickets £10 / Conc. £8


& A HAPPY NEW YEAR

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Sun 2 December

Sat 15 - Mon 31 December

The Nutcracker In 3D (U)

When Santa Fell To Earth (U)

Recorded at Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg

Tickets £10 / Conc. £8

On the run from an evil enemy and his army of nutcrackers, the last real Santa Claus crash lands into Ben and Charlotte’s lives and takes them on a series of adventures complete with highspeed chases, fake Santas and an invisible reindeer.

Fri 7 - Thu 13 December

Oliver Dieckmann (2011) GER 1h 47m Alexander Scheer, Noah Kraus, Jessica Schwarz

The all-time favourite ballet for the festive season comes to life on the big screen, and for the first time in stunning 3D. Valery Gergiev (2011) 1h 45m Alina Somova, Vladimir Shklyarov

Nativity 2: Danger In The Manger (U) After deciding to enter his underachieving primary school in the ‘Song for Christmas’ competition, new teacher Mr Petersen embarks on an epic road trip with the schoolchildren… and his pregnant wife.

ARTISTS’ ILLUSTRATED TALKS

Debbie Issit (2012) UK 1h 45m David Tennant, Pam Ferris, Jessica Hynes

Working with contemporary artists is integral to the vision for the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Join us at these monthly talks (Sept 2012 - July 2013) to find out more about contemporary art and to meet some of the international artists involved in our plans. Thu 29 November

Divided Labour The unsung crafts of ceramic industrialisation Neil Brownsword, Artist International ceramicist, Neil Brownsword will talk about his role in developing the new displays of the museum’s Ceramics collections, his new artworks and his commissioning of film maker Johnny Magee to create an audio-visual installation exploring the often unseen histories of the people and processes of the ceramics industry.

Sun 16 December

A Christmas Carol (U) Filmed on location in Shrewsbury, Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas when the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future teach him to open his heart to joys of family of friends. Clive Donner (1984) UK/USA 1h 40m George C. Scott, Edward Woodward, Susannah York

Thu 31 January

The Darwins’ Thinking Path Shirley Chubb, Artist & John Hughes, Shropshire Wildlife Trust International artist Shirley Chubb will talk about her work on the life and legacy of Charles Darwin and the new art work she is making for the museum inspired by the ‘thinking path’ within the grounds of The Mount, Darwin’s birthplace. Shirley will be joined by John Hughes who has led on a campaign to restore the site as a place for the public to visit. 9.30am for coffee/tea. Talks 10 - 11.30am. £4 Advance / £5 Door / £3 Conc. (Student/Unemployed), Season (8 talks) £28 / £20 Conc.


Fri 23 - Thu 29 November

Skyfall (12A) Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longestrunning film franchise of all time. In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her 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.

MOVIE MORNING Tue 27 Nov 10.30am

FILMSNOV-JAN

Sam Mendes (2012) UK/USA 2h 22m Daniel Craig, Helen McCrory, Javier Bardem

Fri 30 November - Thu 6 December

Argo (15) On 4 November, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six manage to escape and find refuge. Based on the real lifeor-death covert operation to rescue them, Argo reveals the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played - information that was not declassified until many years later. Ben Affleck (2012) USA 2h Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin

Fri 14 December - Thu 3 January

Great Expectations (12A) A ravishing adaptation of the Dickens classic starring Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter as a suitably gothic Miss Havisham. Young orphan Pip is sent to live with a wealthy spinster, where he falls for Estella, the adopted daughter of his new guardian. Years later, and now an aristocrat after inheriting a fortune from a mysterious benefactor, Pip and Estella cross paths again.

PROJECT THE PAGE Tue 18 Dec 5.30pm

Mike Newell (2012) UK/USA 2h 8m Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Irvine

Fri 4 - Thu 10 January

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (TBC) The first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Set in Middle-earth 60 years before “The Lord of the Rings,” the adventure begins as Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Peter Jackson (2012) USA/NZ Running time tbc Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen

ON SALE DATE TBC


Fri 11 - Thu 17 January

Gambit (TBC) Art curator Harry Deane’s plan to steal a painting from one of the world’s richest men is missing one final component - a beautiful woman to act as his gambit. Nicole appears to be the perfect candidate, but Harry himself becomes enraptured with her, causing his plan to take a series of wrong turns in this remake of the 1966 comedy caper.

MOVIE MORNING Tue 15 Jan 10.30am

Michael Hoffman (2012) USA Running time tbc Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman

FILMSNOV-JAN

Fri 18 - Thu 31 January

Quartet (TBC) Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers, unite to stage a fundraising concert. But when a former grande dame moves in, plans for the concert begin to unravel as old grudges and theatrical temperaments play havoc with the rehearsal schedule, in this wickedly comic film about redefining old age and growing old with hope. Dustin Hoffman (2012) UK Running time tbc Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly

SUBTITLED SCREENINGS

The OMH screens films with subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired

MOVIE MORNINGS FOR MUMS & DADS The Old Market Hall screens films exclusively for parents and guardians with babies up to one year old.

Tue 27 November, 10.30am

Skyfall (12A) Tue 15 January, 10.30am

Gambit (TBC)

Sun 30 December, 5.30pm

Great Expectations (12A)

PROJECT THE PAGE AN OMH CINEMATIC BOOK CLUB A regular club in which all are welcome. Read the book, watch the 5.30pm film and join our informal discussion afterwards in the café bar. Tue 18 December, 5.30pm

Great Expectations (12A) Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

All tickets £6.50 and babies go FREE. Please contact the Box Office for booking and further information.

Places are limited. Please reserve at the Box Office.


CAFÉ BAR

The Café Bar A great place to meet either prior to watching a film or simply to catch up with friends. We have a great range of quality teas and coffees as well as a delicious selection of locally made sandwiches, cakes and snacks.

BOOKING INFORMATION

The Café Bar also has a full license and has a selection of fine wines available.

Film Prices Matinee & early evening showings Adults: £6.50 Concessions: £5 Evening showings Adults: £7.50 Concessions: £6 Concessions, where available, apply to children under 16, full-time students, seniors over 60, and any person unemployed. If you have a disability you are entitled to receive 50% discount off full price seats. Should you need the service of a companion, their ticket is also half price. Proof of eligibility for concessions will be required. Complimentary vouchers cannot be redeemed against films where FREE LIST SUSPENDED applies. Ask at Box Office for details. PLEASE NOTE: Children under 12 years will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. Latecomers Latecomers will not be admitted once the main feature has commenced. Booking In Person: The Box Office is open Monday Saturday from 10am until 15mins after the commencement of the last screening. By Telephone: 01743 281281. Call the Box Office between 11am and 7pm Monday - Saturday. Visa/ Mastercard/Switch accepted Tickets can be posted second-class within 24 hours of purchase for an additional charge of 65p. A transaction fee of £1.50 will be charged on bookings, except those made in person with cash. The transaction fee is non-refundable.

Refunds Tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded except in the case of a cancelled performance. Opening Times Mon - Sat: 10am til late Sun: Midday til 6pm Access Information With advance notice we can accommodate up to three wheelchairs in the OMH. Subject to availability. Sennheiser Infra Red enhanced hearing headsets are available in the OMH to amplify sound for patrons who are hard of hearing. They can be worn with or without a hearing aid.

Programmes and general information are available in large print. Disclaimer: The Old Market Hall is owned and managed by Shropshire Council. The content of this brochure is published in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge. The management reserve the right to make changes to the information published here and to alter or cancel performances without prior notice in the event of illness or unavoidable circumstances without liability.


Design: richevansdesign.co.uk

Mon 26 Skyfall (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.30pm Tue 27 Skyfall (12A) 10.30am (MM), 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.30pm

Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Ginger & Rosa (12A) 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Ginger & Rosa (12A) 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm Ginger & Rosa (12A) 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Turandot (PG) 8pm Skyfall (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Skyfall (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Skyfall (12A) 2pm, 5pm & 8pm

Mon 19 Tue 20 Wed 21 Thu 22 Fri 23 Sat 24 Sun 25

Shadow Dancer (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Shadow Dancer (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Shadow Dancer (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Shadow Dancer (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm

The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm The Doors: Live... (12A) 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Holy Motors (18) 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Holy Motors (18) 8pm The Perks Of... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Holy Motors (18) 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Ruby Sparks (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm

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Mon 12 Tue 13 Wed 14 Thu 15 Fri 16 Sat 17 Sun 18

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

NOVEMBER Thu 1 Brave (PG) 2.30pm Private Peaceful (12A) 5.30pm & 8pm Fri 2 Brave (PG) 2.30pm Shadow Dancer (15) 5.30pm & 8pm Sat 3 Brave (PG) 2.30pm Shadow Dancer (15) 5.30pm & 8pm Sun 4 Brave (PG) 2.30pm Shadow Dancer (15) 5pm Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day (PG) 7.30pm

Cover Image: Great Expectations

Further information on film classification is available at www.bbfc.org The Old Market Hall is supported by the following organisations:

Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Expectations (12A) 2.30pm A Christmas Carol (U) 5.30pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Expectations (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm (PTP) & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Expectations (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Expectations (12A) 2.30pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm

Mon 17 Tue 18 Wed 19 Thu 20 Fri 21 Sat 22 Sun 23 Mon 24 Thu 27

Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Nativity 2... (U) 2.30pm & 5.30pm

Mon 10 Tue 11 Wed 12 Thu 13 Fri 14 Sat 15 Sun 16

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Gambit 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Gambit 10.30am (MM), 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Gambit 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Gambit 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm & 5.30pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm & 5.30pm

Mon 14 Tue 15 Wed 16 Thu 17 Fri 18 Sat 19 Sun 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Quartet 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm

The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm Gambit 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Gambit 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Gambit 2.30pm & 5.30pm

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Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

JANUARY Wed 2 Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Thu 3 Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Fri 4 The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm Sat 5 The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm Sun 6 The Hobbit... 2.30pm & 7.30pm

When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Expectations (12A) 2.30pm

Mon 31

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

DECEMBER Sat 1 Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Sun 2 The Nutcracker... 2.30pm & 5.30pm

When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm When Santa Fell To Earth (U) 12.00pm Great Exp... (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm (SS)

Fri 28 Sat 29 Sun 30

Wed 28 Skyfall (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.30pm Thu 29 Skyfall (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.30pm Fri 30 Argo (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm

FILM DIARY


OMH FILM GUIDE Nov-Jan 2013