• 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…

Don’t Look Now 27.09.13

Don’t Look Now is a 1973 thriller film directed by Nicolas Roeg. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple who travel to Venice following the recent accidental death of their daughter, when the husband accepts a commission to restore a church. They encounter two sinister sisters, one of whom claims to be […]

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Osama 30.08.13

Osama is a 2003 film made in Afghanistan by Siddiq Barmak. It is about a girl living in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime who disguises herself as a boy, Osama, to support her family. It was the first film to be shot entirely in Afghanistan since 1996, when the Taliban régime banned the creation of […]

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Kind Hearts and Coronets 26.07.13

“At once a witty comedy of manners, a grotesque serial-killer caper and an acerbic satire on the class system.” – Time Out Kind Hearts and Coronets is a 1949 British black comedy film starring Dennis Price, Alec Guinness (as eight members of the D’Ascoyne family), Joan Greenwood and Valerie Hobson. The plot is loosely based […]

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Downfall 28.06.13

Downfall (German: Der Untergang) is a 2004 drama film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler’s reign of Nazi Germany in 1945. The film’s screenplay was written by Bernd Eichinger, and based upon the books Inside Hitler’s Bunker, by historian Joachim Fest; Until the Final Hour, the memoirs of Traudl […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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