• FAREWELL

    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 […]

  • BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S 27.09.19 (U)

    Year: 1961 Country: USA Directed by: Blake Edwards Cast: Audrey Hepburn (Holly Golightly) George Peppard (Paul Varjak) Patricia Neal (Mrs. Emily Eustace) Martin Balsam (O.J. Berman) Buddy Ebsen (Doc Golightly) Mickey Rooney (I. Y. Yunioshi) Stanley Adams (Rutherford “Rusty” Trawler) Based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novella of the same name, Breakfast at Tiffany’s stars a […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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)

EIGHT SEASONS OF WONDERFUL MEMORIES…

Casablanca (U) 25.09.15

In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, the sycophantic police Captain Renault does what he can to please him, including […]

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The Damned United (15) 04.09.15

Set in 1960s and 1970s England, The Damned United tells the confrontational and darkly humorous story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44-day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football – Leeds United. Previously managed by Clough’s bitter rival, Don Revie, the Leeds team had just completed its most successful period ever as a […]

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The Hunt 31.07.15

Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen), a highly-regarded school teacher, has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered. An untruthful remark throws the small community into a collective state of hysteria. The lie is spreading and Lucas is forced to fight a […]

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Saturday Night Fever 26.06.15

John Travolta graduated from minor celebrity to superstar with Saturday Night Fever. Travolta plays Tony Manero, a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who’d give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he’s a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another (including […]

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Red Sorghum 29.05.15

Set in the northern province of Shandong during the 1920s and early 30s, a young bride, on her way to a prearranged future with the leprous owner of a wine distillery, avoids rape and then abduction, is seduced, takes over her mysteriously dead husband’s business, is captured, then ransomed and ultimately perishes during the Manchurian […]

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In the Heat of the Night 24.04.15

Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is […]

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Rashomon 27.03.15

A COMMUNITY CINEMA SPECIAL Q&A WITH ACTOR DAI BRADLEY Set in feudal Japan, this film presents an intriguing tale of violent crime in the woods, told from the perspective of four different characters — a bandit, a woman, her husband and a woodcutter. Only two things about the incident seem to be clear — the […]

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The Producers 27.02.15

How can a Broadway producer who has seen his day really make a lot of money? Leave it to writer/director Mel Brooks to answer that, and answer it he does in the uproarious comedy `The Producers.’ Zero Mostel stars as the producer in question, one Max Bialystock, with Gene Wilder co-starring as Leo Bloom, the […]

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Cinema Paradiso 30.01.15

A boy who grew up in a native Sicilian Village returns home as a famous director after receiving news about the death of an old friend. Told in a flashback, Salvatore reminiscences about his childhood and his relationship with Alfredo, a projectionist at Cinema Paradiso. Under the fatherly influence of Alfredo, Salvatore fell in love […]

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The Nutcracker 14.12.14

On 18 December 1892, The Nutcracker was given its premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg. 122 years later, on 14 December 2014, we are thrilled to be screening it at Hoylake Community Cinema! An all–time favourite ballet for the holiday season, the story begins with a Christmas Eve party and a young girl, […]

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Goldfinger 28.11.14

To many, Goldfinger is the quintessential Bond film and a brilliant third entry in the series. Here Bond gets his Aston Martin, spars with two statuesque British beauties (Honor Blackman and Shirley Eaton) and pits his wits against a memorable villain, Auric Goldfinger. Add the first Shirley Bassey theme song and some exciting action sequences and […]

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The Lunchbox 31.10.14

A lonely Mumbai office worker receives the wrong packed lunch after a mix-up by the city’s famous dabbawala couriers, and is so impressed by its wonderful cuisine that he returns a note to its sender – a neglected housewife trying to rouse her husband’s affections. So begins a letter-based romance in the vein of such […]

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