• 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…

Secrets and Lies 31.08.12

Secrets & Lies is a 1996 British film directed by Mike Leigh and starring Brenda Blethyn, who won the award for Best Actress at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.  The film won numerous other awards, including the Palme d’Or, and received five Academy Award nominations.  

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Al’s Lads 14.09.12

Our first Premiere Talent Screening; Als Lads, written by local writer Marc Gee. Q&A session after the film. A must for anyone interested in getting in to the film industry. Starring Ricky Tomlinson, Marc Warren and Ralf Little.

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To Have and Have Not 28.09.12

To Have and Have Not is a 1944 romance-war-adventure film.  The movie was directed by Howard Hawks and stars Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, and Lauren Bacall in her first film. Although it is nominally based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway, the story was extensively altered for the film. Lauren Bacall, […]

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An evening with Alex Cox 26.10.12

SOLD OUT We are thrilled to have Alex Cox as our special guest at the next Premiere Talent Series film night. In these screenings we show films that have influenced, or have been made by, locally born people involved in the production of film, and follow the screenings with a Q&A in the bar afterwards. […]

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James and the Giant Peach 24.11.12

James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was produced by Tim Burton and Denise Di Novi. The film is a combination of live action and stop-motion animation. In the 1930’s, James Henry Trotter […]

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Metropolis 30.11.12

Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang. The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea Von Harbou, and starred Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. A silent film, it was produced in the Babelsberg Studios by UFA. Made in Germany during the Weimar Period, Metropolis […]

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Christmas double bill 16.12.12

The Snowman is a 1982 film adaptation of the Raymond Briggs book of the same name. One winter morning a little boy named James wakes up to find that everything outside has turned snow-white.  Overjoyed, James rushes downstairs and into the garden, where he begins to build a snowman.  James sleeps fitfully, and at midnight […]

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Kes 25.01.13

Kes is a 1969 drama directed by Ken Loach and produced by Tony Garnett. Based on Barry Hines’ 1968 novel A Kestrel for a Knave, the film is ranked seventh in the British Film Institute’s Top Ten (British) Films and among the top ten in its list of the 50 films you should see by […]

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The Wind that Shakes the Barley 22.02.13

Following on from our January screening of the 1969 Ken Loach classic Kes, we are showing another of his films, a Palme d’Or winner, made some 37 years later. Two brothers are caught on differing sides of the battle for Irish freedon in this politically minded historical drama from veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach.  It […]

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Some Like it Hot 29.03.13

Some Like It Hot is an American romantic comedy film, made in 1958 and released in 1959, which was directed by Billy Wilder and starred Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and George Raft. The supporting cast includes Joe E. Brown, Pat O’Brien, Joan Shawlee and Nehemiah Persoff. The film is a remake by Wilder […]

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North by Northwest 26.04.13

Madison Avenue advertising man Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) finds himself thrust into the world of spies when he is mistaken for a man by the name of George Kaplan.  Foreign spy Philip Vandamm (James Mason) and his henchman Leonard try to eliminate him but when Thornhill tries to make sense of the case, he is […]

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Jaws 31.05.13

Jaws is a 1975 American horror/thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name. The prototypical summer blockbuster, its release is regarded as a watershed moment in motion picture history. In the story, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional summer resort […]

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