Eddie The Eagle (2016, UK/USA/Ger, 105 mins, PG)

Eddie The Eagle

Dir: Dexter Fletcher

Stars: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Jo Hartley 

Michael “Eddie” Edwards is a legend of British winter sports, competing as a ski jumper in the Calgary Winter Olympics of 1988, despite little experience of this terrifying and demanding event. Fletcher adapts his life story into an engaging and uplifting comedy-drama, as the underdog (Egerton) finds a coach (Jackman) with a similar outsider spirit, to together prove the doubters wrong and fulfil Eddie’s Olympic dream. “A solid gold winner” (Empire Magazine).

Surprisingly hard to find a link to a review that will not demand that you click here or sign up to that or bring your system to a halt with unwanted ads, so lets cut to the chase with this Telegraph link to the trailer which also reviews the film (sort-of): http://www.telegraph.co.uk/film/eddie-the-eagle/trailer/

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 28 April 2016
Starts at 2:30PM and 7:30PM Click on times to book relevant tickets.
Ticket Price: £6.50 – £8.00

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Eddie The Eagle

The 2:30PM screening is subtitled for people with a hearing loss.