• BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S 27.09.19 (U)

    THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL OUR AUDIENCE MEMBERS OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS. WE HAVE PUT OUR ALL INTO EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY SCREENING AND WHILST WE ARE SAD TO BE BRINGING THIS MUCH LOVED ENDEAVOUR TO A CLOSE, WE ARE ALSO HAPPY TO BE ENDING THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY AT THE PEAK OF WHAT […]

  • To Catch a Thief 27.10.17 [PG]

    To Catch a Thief is a 1955 American romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. Based on the David Dodge novel, the film won an Oscar for Best Cinematography and was nominated for five further awards, including Best Costume Design and Best Written American Comedy. When a new wave of […]

  • The Levelling 24.11.17 [15]

    Outstanding directorial debut set during the Somerset Levels floods of 2014. When a young man dies soon after inheriting the family farm from his dominant father Aubrey (David Troughton), his estranged sister Clover (Ellie Kendrick) returns home. Directed by Hope Dickson Leach (2016)

  • White Christmas 15.12.17 [U]

    White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy thriller directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen and Dean Jagger. The film features Irving Berlin’s ‘Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep’ which was nominated for an Academy Award as “Best Song”. On Christmas Eve, 1944, two World War II U.S. […]

  • Timbuktu 26.01.18 [12]

    Timbuktu is a 2014 French-Mauritanian drama film directed by Abderrahmane Sissako, starring Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki and Hichem Yacoubi. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, and named twelfth “Best Film of the 21st Century So Far” in 2017 by The New York Times, it also won prizes at […]

  • Under the Skin 23.02.18 [15]

    Under the Skin is a 2013 British science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer, loosely based on Michel Faber’s 2000 novel. Starring Scarlett Johansson, it was named one of 2014’s best films, won a European Film Award for best soundtrack and ranked 61st in the BBC’s 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century. A lifeless […]

  • The Life of Brian 30.03.18 [15]

    Monty Python’s Life of Brian is a 1979 British religious satire comedy film starring and written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gillam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin and directed by Jones. It was the fourth-highest box office success in the UK and most popular British film in America in 1979. The Three […]

  • Rabbit-Proof Fence 27.04.18 [PG]

    Rabbit-Proof Fence is a 2002 Phillip Noyce Australian drama film, based on a non-fiction book by the daughter of one of the main characters, starring Everlyn Sampi, Kenneth Branagh and David Gulpilil, winning best film, best original music score, best sound and best direction awards from the Australian Film Institute. In Western Australia in 1931, […]

  • From Russia with Love 25.05.18 [12]

    From Russia with Love (1963) is the second in the James Bond film series of British spy films, directed by Terence Young, starring Sean Connery, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee and Daniela Bianchi. Ted Moore won a BAFTA for Best British cinematography. Bond (Connery) is deftly garrotted in the SMERSH (Spy Detection […]

  • Notes on Blindness 29.06.18 [U]

    Notes on Blindness, a 2016 British documentary film directed by Peter Middleton and James Spinney, starring Dan Skinner and Simone Kirby, won the 2016 British Independent Film Award for Best Documentary, receiving several further nominations and was also nominated three times at the 70th BAFTAs in 2017. We hear snatches from some of theologian John […]

  • Dheepan 27.07.18 [15]

    Dheepan is a 2015 French crime drama, written and directed by Jacques Audiard, starring Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby and Vincent Rottiers. Controversial 2015 Palme d’Or winner, Dheepan was also nominated for numerous 2016 César awards and a BAFTA for Best Film not in the English Language in 2017. Dheepan starts in the chaos of […]

  • Sing Street 31.08.18 [12A]

    Sing Street is a 2016 Irish music drama directed by Josh Carney stars Ferdia Walsh Peelo, Lucy Boynton and Jack Reynor. It was a Golden Globe nominee, winning American awards for Best Original Score and Best Soundtrack, with Reynor winning the Irish Film & Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Dealing with […]

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 28.09.18 [PG]

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a 1969 American Western directed by George Roy Hill, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine Ross, won four Oscars, a Golden Globe (Best Original Score) and 9 BAFTAs. It was selected for the US National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant”. In Wyoming around the […]

  • WALK THE LINE 26.10.18 (12)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Celebrating fifty years since Johnny Cash recorded his album ‘At Folsom Prison’ Year: 2005 Country: USA Directed […]

  • THE FALL 30.11.18 (15)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 2008 Country: USA Directed by: Tarsem Singh Cast: Lee Pace (Roy Walker / Black Bandit) Catinca […]

  • SCROOGE 14.12.18 (U)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 1951 Country: UK Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst Cast: Alastair Sim (Ebenezer Scrooge) Mervyn Johns (Bob […]

  • BLADE RUNNER: FINAL CUT 25.01.19 (15)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 1982 (2007) Country: USA Directed by: Ridley Scott Cast: Harrison Ford (Rick Deckard) Sean Young (Rachael) […]

  • THIS SPORTING LIFE 22.02.19 (12)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 1963 Country: UK Directed by: Lindsay Anderson Cast: Richard Harris (Frank Machin) Rachel Roberts (Margaret Hammond) […]

  • THE WIZARD OF OZ 29.03.19 (U)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Celebrating the 80th Anniversary Year: 1939 Country: UK Directed by: Victor Fleming, King Vidor, Richard Thorpe, George […]

  • UNDER THE SHADOW 26.04.19 (15)

    SPECIAL LIVE Q&A SCREENING WITH RAMSEY CAMPBELL NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 2016 Country: Iran/Qatar/Jordan/UK Directed by: Babak Anvari Cast: Narges […]

  • A QUIET PASSION 31.05.19 (12A)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 2016 Country: UK Directed by: Terence Davies Cast: Cynthia Nixon (Emily Dickinson) Emma Bell (Young Emily […]

  • VOLVER 28.06.19 (15)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 2006 Country: Spain Directed by: Pedro Almodovar Cast: Penélope Cruz (Raimunda) Carmen Maura (Irene) Lola Dueñas […]

  • GIFTED 26.07.19 (12A)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Cast: Chris Evans (Frank Adler) Mckenna Grace (Mary Adler) Lindsay Duncan (Evelyn Adler) Jenny Slate (Bonnie Stevenson) […]

  • FISH TANK 30.08.19 (15)

    NOTE: THIS AND ALL FUTURE SCREENINGS WILL BE AT THE BEACON ARTS VILLAGE, THE OLD TOWN HALL, ONE, THE QUADRANT, HOYLAKE CH47 2EE DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE FROM 6.30 – 11.30 pm. FILM STARTS 7.30pm. Year: 2009 Country: UK Directed by: Andrea Arnold Cast: Katie Jarvis (Mia Williams) Kierston Wareing (Joanne Williams) […]

EIGHT SEASONS OF WONDERFUL MEMORIES…

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S 27.09.19 (U)

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL OUR AUDIENCE MEMBERS OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS. WE HAVE PUT OUR ALL INTO EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY SCREENING AND WHILST WE ARE SAD TO BE BRINGING THIS MUCH LOVED ENDEAVOUR TO A CLOSE, WE ARE ALSO HAPPY TO BE ENDING THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY AT THE PEAK OF WHAT […]

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Nowhere Boy 30.09.11

Nowhere Boy is a 2009 British biopic about John Lennon’s adolescence, his relationships with his guardian aunt and his birth mother, the creation of his first band, the Quarrymen, and its evolution into The Beatles. The film is based on a biography written by Lennon’s half-sister Julia Baird.  The film received its US release on […]

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Regeneration 11.11.11

Regeneration is a 1997 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Pat Barker. The film is directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The film starts by referencing Siegfried Sassoon’s open letter dated July 1917, protesting the conduct and insincerities of the First World War. The letter has been published in The Times and has […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life 18.12.11

It’s a Wonderful Life is an American Christmas drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, that was based on the short story,The Greatest Gift, written by Philip Van Doren Stern. Released in 1946, the film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of […]

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Fargo 27.01.12

Fargo is a 1996 American dark comedy-crime film produced, directed and written by brothers Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant police chief who investigates a series of homicides, William H. Macy as a car salesman who hires two criminals to kidnap his wife, Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare as the […]

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On the Waterfront 24.02.12

On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film about union violence and corruption among longshoremen. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and written by Budd Schulberg. It stars Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb and Eva Marie Saint. The soundtrack score was composed by Leonard Bernstein. It is based on a […]

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The Lives of Others 30.03.12

The Lives of Others (German: Das Leben der Anderen) is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. The film involves the monitoring of the cultural scene of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi, the GDR’s secret police. It stars Ulrich Mühe as Stasi Captain Gerd […]

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The Dish 27.04.12

The Dish is a 2000 Australian film that tells the story of how the Parkes Observatory was used to relay the live television of man’s first steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. It was the top grossing film in Australia in 2000. The radio telescope at Parkes, New South Wales, […]

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Spirited Away 25.05.12

Spirited Away (千と千尋の神隠し Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi?, lit. “The Spiriting Away of Sen and Chihiro”) is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy-adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film tells the story of Chihiro Ogino, a sullen ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighbourhood, becomes trapped […]

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Billy Elliot 29.06.12

Billy Elliot is a 2000 British drama film written by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry. Set in northern England, it stars Jamie Bell as 11-year-old Billy, an aspiring dancer, Gary Lewis as his coal miner father, Jamie Draven as Billy’s older brother, and Julie Walters as his ballet teacher. In 2001, author Melvin […]

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The Last King of Scotland 27.07.12

The Last King of Scotland is a 2006 British drama film based on Giles Foden’s novel of the same name, adapted by screenwriters Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock, and directed by Kevin Macdonald. The film was a co-production between companies from the United Kingdom and the United States, including Fox Searchlight Pictures and Film4. The […]

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Arrietty 04.08.12

Arrietty (entitled The Borrower Arrietty (借りぐらしのアリエッティ Kari-gurashi no Arietti) in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North America) is a 2010 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, written by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa and produced by Studio Ghibli, based on Mary Norton’s novel The Borrowers. The film tells the story […]

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