May & June ScreeningS
The full cinema experience at Royston Town Hall, Melbourn Street, Royston, SG8 7DA
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Beauty and the Beast A live action adaptation of the classic fairytale about a monstrous looking prince and an intelligent woman who fall in love. Book online at www.roystonpicturepalace.org.uk
Viceroy’s House (12A)
Friday 5th May at 7.30pm Dir: Gurinder Chadha| Country USA Year 2016 |106 mins Cast | Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end. For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. Upstairs lived Mountbatten together with his wife and daughter; downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. A decision was taken to divide the country and create a new Muslim homeland: Pakistan. Hobart.
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
FAMILY Saturday 6th May at 3.30pm and 7.30pm MATINEE Sunday 7th May at 3.30pm Dir: Bill Condon | Country USA Year 2017 |129 mins Cast | Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience.We follow the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner Three by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to Screenings look beyond the Beast’s hideous exterior and realise the kind heart of the true Prince within.
Kong: Skull Island (12A)
Friday12th May at 7.30pm Saturday 13th May at 7.30pm Dir: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Country USA Year 2017 |118 mins Cast |Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, Brie Larson When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. A diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, Two as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team ventures into the Screenings domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature.
I Am Not Your Negro (12A)
Thursday 18th May at 8pm Dir: Raoul Peck | Country USA Year 2017 |95 mins Cast |Voice of Samuel L Jackson, James Baldwin Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and with unprecedented access to James Baldwin’s original work, award-winning filmmaker Raoul Peck, has completed the cinematic version of the book Baldwin never wrote - a radical narration about race in America that tracks the lives and assassinations of Baldwin’s friends, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Medgar Evers. Whilst it is partly anchored in the struggle for equality in the 50s and 60s, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO is about what it means to be black in America today and an autopsy of racial imagery and iconography.
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Another Mother’s Son (12A)
Friday 19th May at 7.30pm Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm Dir: Christopher Menaul | Country UK Year 2017|103 mins Cast | Jenny Seagrove, Ronan Keaton, John Hannah As Hitler strengthens his grip on Western Europe, The Channel Islands fall into occupied hands. Used by the Germans as a base where prisoners of war are put to work in slave labour camps, the residents of Jersey face a future of uncertainty and fear which frays tempers and tests loyalties among the tight-knit island community. Two One such resident is Louisa Gould who refuses to give up hope for the island she holds so dear, for her sons fighting Screenings abroad and for a rescue by Churchill’s forces that never seems to materialise.
Rules Don’t Apply (12A)
Friday 26th May at 7.30pm Saturday 27th May at 7.30pm Dir: Warren Beatty| Country USA Year 2017|127 mins Cast | Warren Beatty, Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich It’s Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes (Beatty), arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his 7th grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Two Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes’ #1 Screenings rule: no employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress.
The Lost City of Z (15)
Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm Dir: James Gray| Country USA Year 2016|140 mins Cast | Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Daniel Huttlestone The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case.
The Boss Baby (U) Saturday 3rd June at 3.30pm
Dir: Tom McGrath | Country USA Year 2017 |97 mins Cast | Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr. DreamWorks Animation invite you to meet a most unusual baby who wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks’ The Boss Baby. The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim. With a sly, heart-filled message about the importance of family, DreamWorks’ The Boss Baby is an authentic and broadly appealing original comedy for all ages.
Tickets are also available from Royston Town Hall office, open Monday - Friday, 9am – 4pm
Saturday 3rd June at 7.30pm Dir: Daniel Espinosa | Country x Year 2017|103 mins Cast | Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extra-terrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But things aren’t always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.
Their Finest (12A)
Friday 9th June at 7.30pm and Saturday 10th June at 7.30pm Dir: Lone Scherfig | Country UK Year 2017 |117 mins Cast |Bill Nighy, Gemma Arterton, Richard E Grant A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Gemma Arterton stars as Catrin, a talented young copy-writer enticed to London from Wales by her artist husband. She gets a job as a script editor with the Ministry of Information, where she’s hired to write Two convincing women’s dialogue for moraleScreenings boosting propaganda films.
Letters from Baghdad (PG) Thursday 15th June at 8pm
Dir: Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbüehl | Country USA/UK/France Year 2016 |95 mins Cast |Tilda Swinton Gertrude Bell was a pioneering English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy whose travels through the Arabian desert gave her local knowledge unparalleled by her British peers. Reflecting on the life, work and character of this remarkable woman, Oelbaum and Krayenbühl weave together a rich tapestry of fascinating archive alongside Bell’s writings, letters to her parents voiced by Tilda Swinton, and testimony from peers including TE Lawrence and Vita Sackville-West. Though writing a century ago, the acute contemporary relevance of Bell’s words is astonishing – at times even chilling.
The Sense of an Ending (15)
Friday 16th June at 7.30pm Saturday 17th June at 7.30pm Dir: Ritesh Batra | Country UK Year 2017 |90 mins Cast |Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter
Tony Webster, divorced and retired, leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that the mother of his university girlfriend, Veronica, left in her will a diary kept by his best friend. His quest to recover this diary, now in Veronica’s possession, forces him to revisit his flawed recollections of his friends and of his younger self. Filmed in the present and in flashback, Batra’s film promises to be an exquisitely well-crafted, intelligent and suspenseful meditation
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The Promise (15)
Friday 23rd June at 7.30pm Saturday 24th June at 7.30pm Dir: Terry George| Country USA Year 2017 |135 mins Cast | Christian Bale, Oscar Issac, Charlotte Le Bon This historical drama set in Constantinople on the verge of World War I, centres on a love triangle between an artist from France, an American journalist, and an Armenian medical student who is engaged to a woman from his home village. Directed by Terry George. Beautifully shot film, with intriguing intertwined love stories. Well balanced between the protagonists Two narratives and the inevitable lead-in to the Armenian Screenings Genocide, showing its impact on a very human level, particularly on the story’s leads.
Whisky galore ( Pg) Friday 30th June at 7.30pm
Dir: Gillies MacKinnon| Country UK Year 2016 |98 mins Cast | Gregor Fisher, Eddie Izzard, Kevin Guthrie Remake of a 1949 Ealing classic of the same name, which itself was based on a real-life incident that occurred in 1941 on the Hebridean island of Eriskay when the SS Politician ran aground. The tale of how a group of local Scottish islanders raided a shipwreck for its consignment of 24,000 cases of whisky quickly became legend. What’s less well reported, however, was the fact that the ship was also carrying a sizeable amount of hard cash. nearly 290,000 ten shilling notes on board as well (this would be the equivalent of several million pounds at today’s prices), not all of which was ever recovered.
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