Babes in Arms screening – TULLY (15) – 2018 USA 95 min

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! Lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be lower than usual and people may need to move around. When available, subtitles will be shown. The babes in arms may be up to one year old.

TULLY (15) – 2018 USA 95 min

Director: Jason Reitman
Stars: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass

If two demanding kids and a switched-off husband have left Marlo (Theron – excellent) tired, then the arrival of number three pushes her into utter exhaustion. She’s resentful of her smug, rich brother’s offer to pay for a “night nanny”, but when Tully (Davis) does become part of Marlo’s life, the effect is transformative. Writer Diablo Cody (Juno) is a mother of two, and her keen eye and ear for family dynamics and school politics creates a funny, “sharply observed but tenderly realised” (Empire) character drama.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 11 September 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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Babes in Arms screening – ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! Lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be lower than usual and people may need to move around. When available, subtitles will be shown. The babes in arms may be up to one year old.

ON CHESIL BEACH (15) – 2017 UK 110 min

Director: Dominic Cooke
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson

Image from filmFirst time director Cooke does true justice to Ian McEwan’s adaptation of his own novella, telling the story of a young couple’s first evening as a married couple, and the disastrous consequences of their inability to form a true bond.
Image from filmRonan and Howle portray the lovers with subtlety and understatement, backed up by a stellar cast in supporting roles. Beautifully filmed in Oxford, London and on the stark landscape of the beach itself, this is a subtle meditation on confused expectations and lost opportunities.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 21 August 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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July BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! Lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be lower than usual and people may need to move around. When available, subtitles will be shown. The babes in arms may be up to one year old.

FUNNY COW (15) – 2017 UK 102 min

Director: Adrian Shergold
Stars: Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham

With a “funny bone for a back bone”, a survivor of domestic abuse finds strength through performing, and rises to stardom in the harsh environment of the Northern working men’s clubs. Peake delivers a wonderful synergy of tragedy and comedy, with strong support from Alun Armstrong and decent cameos from John Bishop, Corinne Bailey Rae and Vic Reeves together with a beautiful score by Richard Hawley. Despite its comedic billing, this is often a painful, angry film – but also an empowering British movie.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. During this month we are showing JAB (12A) (2’31”), directed by Theo Batterham. This was Theo’s first film, and his aim was to portray a sense of tension.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 10 July 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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June BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! Lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be lower than usual and people may need to move around. When available, subtitles will be shown. The babes in arms may be up to one year old.

ISLE OF DOGS (PG) – 2018 USA 101 min

Director: Wes Anderson
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bill Murray

Image from Isle of DogsSet in a dystopian future in Japan, and featuring a delightfully expressive voice cast, this stop-motion animated science fiction adventure follows 12-year- old Atari’s odyssey in his search for his lost dog. Image from Isle of DogsWhen all the dogs of Megasaki City are quarantined on a remote island due to “canine flu”, Atari ventures alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. Image from Isle of DogsThere, other canines help him look for Spots and evade the authorities as Atari begins an epic journey that will determine the fate of the entire prefecture.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 12 June 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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May BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! The lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.
These screenings are aimed at parents of babies up to one year. For children over one year the parent should consider the suitability of the film certification.

LADY BIRD (15) – 2017 USA 94 min
Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges

Image of filmSet in 2002, Greta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated directorial debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, an outspoken and artistically inclined 17-year- old, and her loving but turbulent relationship with her mother. A senior student at a Catholic high school, Lady Bird wishes to attend an Ivy League college despite her mother’s protests, and undergoes a journey of self-discovery over the course of her senior year. An intimate portrait of adolescence, family and friendship with an impeccable performance from Ronan.


Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing Living with Autism (PG) (7.45 min), directed by Hasna Tayyar, ‘a mother explains the challenges involved in bringing up her young son’.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 8 May 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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April BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! The lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon

image from filmIt’s the Cold War era: America, 1962. A mute, isolated woman, named Elisa, works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government lab. When she and co-worker Zelda (Spencer) discover a classified experiment – a mysterious, scaled creature from South America – their lives are set to change forever, especially as their new friend’s fate lies in the hands of a malevolent government agent and marine biologist. image from filmHawkins plays Elisa with delicate nuance, in del Toro’s spellbinding and romantic tale of the inexplicable.

 

 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 10 April 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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January BABES IN ARMS screening

Our Monthly 11.00am Babes in Arms screening

Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening!
Intending patrons should note that the lights will not be fully dimmed during the screening, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.

This Month we present:
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (12A) – 2017 USA 114 min Picture from the film.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench

Image of film appears hereBased on Agatha Christie’s famous detective novel. An opulent trip through Europe rapidly unfolds into a stylish and suspenseful race against time to solve a murder case. Thirteen strangers are stranded on a train and everyone’s a suspect.

One man, Detective Hercule Poirot, must interrogate the passengers, search for clues and solve the puzzle before the killer strikes again. Kenneth Branagh directs and leads a stellar cast including Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad.

Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department.
For this film we are showing Turnips (U) (4.53 mins), directed by Clint Frift. A Borough Market stall holder discusses how the market has changed over the years.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 9 January 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, Ticket prices: £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions)

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December BABES IN ARMS screening

Our Monthly 11.00am Babes in Arms screening

Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening!
Intending patrons should note that the lights will not be fully dimmed during the screening, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.

This Month we present:
LOVING VINCENT (12A) – 2017 UK/Poland 94 min

Directors: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Stars: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Helen McCrory, Saoirse Ronan

Animated by 115 artists creating 65,000 oil paintings in the style of the artist, Loving Vincent relates the final weeks of Van Gogh’s life as a detective story as a young man tries to deliver Vincent’s last letter, and questions those who knew him about the circumstances of his death. The first animation of its kind, and a real labour of love, the film’s technique truly does justice to the unique genius of one of the world’s best-loved painters.

Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department.
For this film we are showing Storybook Ending (3.35 mins), directed by Harry Holland. A little girl must find all her childhood friends before bedtime.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 12 December 2017

Show starts at 11.00 am, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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November BABES IN ARMS screening

Our Monthly 11.00am Babes in Arms screening

Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening!
Intending patrons should note that the lights will not be fully dimmed during the screening, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.

This Month we present:
THE BIG SICK (15) – 2017 USA 120 min

Director: Michael Showalter
Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Image of film The Big SickPakistani-American Kumail (Nanjiani) is leading a double life – while his reputation as a stand-up comic is growing, and his relationship with Emily (Kazan) is blossoming, his family are pushing him towards an arranged marriage.

When Emily finds out, and then becomes very ill, Kumail must face her parents, and decide what he values most.

This original, hilarious and touching true-life romcom has been one of the breakout hits of the year.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 14 November 2017

Show starts at 11.00AM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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October Babes-in-Arms screening

Our Monthly 11.00am Babes in Arms screening

Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening! 

Intending patrons should note that the lights will not be fully dimmed during the screening and that people may need to move around.

This Month we present:

Kedi (2016 Turkey) Cert. U – subtitled

Director: Ceyda Torun
Stars: Cats, Istanbul

While Istanbul is developing rapidly, kedi (cats) – both domestic and wild – still run freely through the old quarters.

 

 

We meet kedi as different as fearsome neighbourhood queen Psikopat and mild-mannered deli mascot Duman, and the artists, fishermen and market traders who live with them and care for them on the streets.

 

 

This charming, ingeniously filmed documentary is a hymn to both the bond between humans and animals, and the rhythms of life in this ancient and magical city.

 

Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department.

For October we are showing Cycliste De Reve (4 mins), directed by Caleb Pithers-Gregory. This story of a boy’s efforts to gain a new bicycle recently won the School’s Best Year 12 Short Film award. 
 
A different film will be shown at selected screenings each month.

 

Here is a link to the Review in The Irish Times (sorry, couldn’t resist that tag-line).

 

The review includes a link to the ‘official US’  Trailer, while ‘trailer 1’ can be seen below

 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 10th October 2017

Show starts at 11.00AM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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