OctOber & NOvember ScreeNiNgS
The full cinema experience at Royston Town Hall, Melbourn Street, Royston, SG8 7DA
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Ghostbusters Follow the next chapter of this rebooted version of the 1984 classic with four comediennes at the top of their game book online at www.roystonpicturepalace.org.uk
Ice Age: Collision Course (PG)
CHILDREN’S MATINEE Saturday 1st October at 3.30pm Dir: Mike Thurmeier & Galen T. Chu| Country USA | Year 2016|94 mins Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colourful new characters. Guaranteed to far exceed Mark Kermode’s’ 6-laugh test for parents and children
David Brent: Life on the Road (12A)
Saturday 1st October at 7.30pm Dir: Ricky Gervais|Country UK |Year 2016 |96 mins Cast | Ricky Gervais, Jo Hartley David Brent (Ricky Gervais) is back. We catch up with him twelve years after the ‘The Office’ to find he is a travelling salesman, selling ladies’ personal hygiene products. He hasn’t given up on his dream of rock stardom and is embarking on a selffinanced tour with his band, ‘Foregone Conclusion’. Assembling a group of session musicians who are just in it for the money, and talented rapper Dom (Ben Bailey Smith) in an attempt to gain street cred, Brent cashes in everything he has in a bid to turn his dream into reality. What could go wrong?
Café Society (12A)
Friday 7th October at 7.30pm Saturday 8th October at 7.30pm Dir: Woody Allen I USA I 2016 I 96 Mins I Cast Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell A witty coming of age story Directed by maestro Woody Allen. Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), plays Bobby, a young New Yorker who heads out to Hollywood in search of an exciting future. He falls for Vonnie (Kristin Stewart from Twilight), who is secretary to his Uncle Phil (Steve Carell) a successful producer. A love triangle ensues and the comedy begins. Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro (Last Tango in Paris, Apocalypse Now) this is one of Allen’s strongest films in
Notes On Blindness (U)
Thoughtful Thursdays Thursday 13th October at 7.30pm Dir: Pete Middleton & James Spinney | Country UK | Year 2016 |90 mins Cast | Dan Renton-Skinner & Simone Kirby In the summer of 1983, just days before the birth of his first son, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. In order to make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began keeping a diary on audiocassette. Upon their publication in 1990, Oliver Sacks described the work as ‘the most extraordinary, precise, deep and beautiful account of blindness I have ever read. It is to my mind a masterpiece.’ With exclusive access to these original recordings, this visually arresting film weaves dreams, with memories to render a stunning representation of the interior world of blindness.
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (15)
Saturday 15th October at 7.30pm Dir: Mandie Fletcher| Country UK| Year 2016| 91 mins Cast | Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!
Swallows and Amazons (PG)
Friday 21st October at 7.30pm Saturday 22nd October at 3.30pm & 7.30pm Dir: Phillippa Lowthorpe| Country UK| Year 2016| 110 mins Cast | Kelly MacDonald, Andrew Scott Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone... Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Lake District, Swallows and Amazons is a heartwarming adventure for all the family.
Friday 28th October at 7.30pm and Saturday 29th October at 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Dir: Paul Feig | Country USA| Year 2016| 116 mins Cast | Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones It’s back to the future of cult cinema. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones star in this eagerly anticipated reboot of the 1984 classic. Having started a ghost-catching business in New York City, it’s not long before they discover ghosts are being summoned by occultist Rowan North who is attempting to bring about the Apocalypse.
Bridget Jones’s Baby (15)
Friday 4th November at 7.30pm and Saturday 5th November at 7.30pm Dir: Sharon Maguire| Country USA Year 2016 | 123 mins Cast | Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey Oscar® winners Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth are joined by Patrick Dempsey for the next chapter of the world’s favourite singleton in Bridget Jones’s Baby. After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Firth), Bridget Jones’s (Zellweger) “happily ever after” hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong?
Finding Dory (U)
Saturday 5th November at 12.30pm and Sunday 6th November at 3.30pm Dir: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Country USA Year 2016 | 103 mins Cast | Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favourite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. Funny, poignant, and thought-provoking, Finding Dory delivers a beautifully animated adventure that adds another entertaining chapter to its predecessor’s classic story.
My Scientology Movie (15)
Thursday 10th November at 7.30pm Dir: John Dower| Country USA Year 2015 | 99 mins Cast | Louis Theroux Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of scientology. After the Church’s refusal to cooperate in making a documentary Louis teams up with former Senior Church official Mark Rathbun to create dramatic reconstructions of incidents within the church witnessed by Rathbun and other ex-scientologists.
The Girl On The Train (12A)
Friday 11th November at 7.30pm and Saturday 12th November at 7.30pm Dir: Tate Taylor| Country USA Year 2016 | 112 mins Cast | Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson The Girl on the Train is the story of Rachel Watson’s life post-divorce. Every day, she takes the train in to work in New York, and every day the train passes by her old house. The house she lived in with her husband, who still lives there, with his new wife and child. As she attempts to not focus on her pain, she starts watching a couple who live a few houses down -- Megan and Scott Hipwell. She creates a wonderful dream life for them in her head, about how they are a perfect happy family. And then one day, as the train passes, she sees something shocking, filling her with rage.
Captain Fantastic (15)
Friday 18th November at 7.30pm Dir: Matt Ross| Country USA Year 2016 | 118 mins Cast | Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay. Winner of Un-Certain Regard - Directing Prize for Matt Ryan and the recent Cannes Film Festival. Set In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Vigo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. Look out for a coming of age performance from George McKay.
Book online at www.roystonpicturepalace.org.uk or from Royston Library
Sausage Party (15)
Saturday 19th November at 7.30pm Dir: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Country USA Year 2016 | 89mins Cast | Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig Sausage Party, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store. The film features the vocal talents of a who’s who of today’s comedy stars – Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill and Bill Hader, Royston Picture Palace is happy to present a animation with a difference, this one is strictly for the adults and includes every pun about food you can imagine.
Hell or High Water (15)
Saturday 26th November at 7.30pm Dir: David Mackenzie | Country USA Year 2016 | 102 mins Cast | Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges In Hell or High Water, two brothers, Toby (Chris Pine) and Tanner (Ben Foster), struggling with day to day life, find a way our of their dilemma by going on a calculated bank robbery spree that puts them on a collision course with a West Texas Ranger (Academy Award©-winner Jeff Bridges) who is determined to take them down. A gritty and high class drama, which will have you on the edge of your seats
... Thoughtful Thursdays ...
Films and Documentaries to Make You Think “Cogito Ergo Sum”
Notes on Blindness (U)
Thursday 13th October, 7.30pm
Days before his son was born, writer and theologian John Hull went blind. Follow the true story on what it’s like to be blind through an exclusive audio diary with the man himself.
My Scientology Movie (15) Thursday 10th November, 7.30pm
Louis Theroux documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of scientology.
Welcome to the royston Picture Palace Welcome once again to Royston Picture Palace for another action packed, diverse and interesting selection of movies. Scrat and friends are back for a fourth time in our kids matinee ice Age continental Drift kicking off October, with ricky gervais reprising his role of David brent who tells us what he has been up to post The Office. You’re sure to love Woody Allen’s Cannes Favourite café Society, with Notes on blindness our intriguing thoughtful thursday; and you’ll also have another chance to catch Absolutely Fabulous if you missed it in August. Many of you may have marveled at the book as kids, now’s your chance to see the brilliant Swallows and Amazons with a triple helping on the big screen, as is the same with our Halloween offering of ghostbusters, and the chance to dress up or theme your evening or matinee visit. Hard to believe November is almost upon us, but the cinema hits overdrive as bridget Jones’s baby is delivered in a powerful first weekend, with Finding Dory a wonderful sequel start to the new month. Our thoughtful thursday film, my Scientology movie, with Louis Theroux doing what he does best is up next, with Best Seller and now big screen masterpiece the girl on the train, starring Emily Blunt following, the hits keep coming one after the other with captain Fantastic, Sausage Party and Hell or High Water wrapping things up. I’m sure you’ll agree another cracking schedule ahead. As always we thank you for your continued support and helping to make the Palace the success story it is.
cOmiNg iN December Free State of Jones Trolls The Magnificent Seven Inferno The Light Between Oceans Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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