Wednesday 17th July – WICKED LITTLE LETTERS (2023) 15 (CRIME/COMEDY)

A 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a dark, absurd scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, Wicked Little Letters follows two neighbours: deeply-conservative local Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley). When Edith and fellow residents start to receive wicked letters full of unintentionally hilarious profanities, foul-mouthed Rose is charged with the crime. The anonymous letters prompt a national uproar, and a trial ensues. However, as the town’s women, led by Police Officer Gladys Moss (Anjana Vasan), begin to investigate the crime themselves, they suspect that something is amiss and Rose might not be the culprit after all.

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Wednesday 19th June – NEXT GOAL WINS (2023) 12A

From Taika Waititi, who directed the wonderful Hunt for the Wilderpeople, comes this story of the American Samoa soccer team, who suffered the worst loss in World Cup history, losing to Australia 31-0 in 2001. With the 2014 World Cup approaching, the team recruits a down on his luck, maverick coach (Fassbender) to help turn their fate around. 

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Next Film Wednesday 22nd May 2024 – THE LONGEST DAY (1962) PG (WAR/DRAMA)

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the U.S.,Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defences being established as part of the Reich’s Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. “For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day.” Click here for trailer

Wednesday 20th March – THE GREAT ESCAPER (2023) 12A

In 2014, near-nonagenarian Bernie Jordan (Michael Caine) is sad to miss out on an official group outing to the D-Day anniversary in France. Encouraged by wife Rene (Glenda Jackson), he sneaks out from his care home and goes on one last big adventure to cross the hannel, while reminiscing about his wartime experiences.

Wednesday 21st February – DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) PG

Celebrating the 80th birthday of this classic noir. Insurance salesman Walter Neff embarks on an affair with Phyllis Dietrichson, the seductive wife of one of his clients. Phyllis plans to murder her husband to receive the proceeds of an accident insurance policy and Walter devises a scheme to receive twice the amount based on a double indemnity clause. When Mr Dietrichson is found dead on a train track, the police accept that it’s an accidental death. But Walter’s best friend and colleague Barton Keyes is not convinced…

Wednesday 20th December – THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY(2023) 12A

Adapted from her own novel by Rachel Joyce. Learning that his old friend and colleague Queenie has terminal cancer, Harold (Jim Broadbent) sets out to post her a letter of condolence, but impulsively decides to visit her in person instead, walking from his home in Devon to Berwick-upon-Tweed, and leaving his wife Maureen (Penelope
Wilton) hurt and confused at home.

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Wednesday 15th November

Barbie (12A)

“To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.” Barbie (Margot Robbie) and Ken (Ryan Gosling) are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the
joys and perils of living among humans.