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What's On December 2018

More films and times are added each Monday for the following Friday to Thursday - please check back then

Old Man and the Gun

The Old Man and the Gun 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays, Early Doors, Last Chance

An enchanting drama based on the story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), a charming bank robber of a surprisingly mature age.

6 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Thu 20 December

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers 12A

Showing as part of Last Chance

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. Then they discover why.

3 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Thu 20 December

LizzieF-Rated

Lizzie 15

Showing as part of Last Chance

Chloë Sevigny stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the heart of one of the most enduring mysteries in American history.

6 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Thu 20 December

STBYF-Rated

Sorry to Bother You 15

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

A fresh, funny and outrageously audacious political comedy starring Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out), Tessa Thompson (Creed) and Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name).

English

17 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Sun 30 December

It's a Wonderful Life 2

It's a Wonderful Life U

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom , Early Doors

George Bailey is saved from despair by Clarence, an elderly angel. The quintessential Hollywood Christmas film.

14 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Mon 24 December

Free SoloF-Rated

Free Solo 12A

Free Solo is a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock, the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, without a rope.

36 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Mon 31 December

mabel normandF-Rated

The Marvellous Mabel Normand U

Showing as part of Comedy Genius

Everyone knows Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, but where are the women in silent film comedy? The trailblazing Mabel Normand – who starred in 167 shorts and 23 features – gets her long-overdue moment in the spotlight as part of our Comedy season.

1 upcoming showing - Tue 18 Dec 18.30

House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built 18

Lars von Trier's latest follows the enigmatic Jack over 12 years, viscerally illustrating the murders that establish him as a ‘sophisticated’ serial killer.

7 upcoming showings between Tue 18 & Mon 24 December

shopliftersF-Rated

Shoplifters

Showing as part of Early Doors, Last Chance

When Osamu and his son happen upon a little girl, alone in the cold, they take her back to their ramshackle home. Although the family are themselves relying on petty theft to make ends meet, they welcome this forgotten child as one of their own.

2 upcoming showings between Wed 19 & Thu 20 December

rbgTriple F-Rated

RBG + Panel Discussion PG

A dynamic portrait of an unlikely pop culture icon, RBG tells the compelling story of the extraordinary life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

1 upcoming showing - Wed 19 Dec 18.00

Early Doors Xmas lunch

Early Doors Christmas Lunches

Part of Early Doors

Enjoy a roast dinner with all the trimmings, tea or coffee and a mince pie.. All for only £8.50

Next on Thu 20 Dec 2018

platform panorama

The Platform

The Platform is a free, open Business Social designed to allow a forum for creative, digital people from across the City to meet and enjoy interesting discussion with like-minded individuals

Next on Thu 20 Dec 2018

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins Returns U

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom , Subtitled Mondays, Musicals Before Midnight + New Year's Eve Party!

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by Mary Poppins following a personal loss.

49 upcoming showings between Fri 21 December & Thu 3 January 2019

the grinch

The Grinch U

Showing as part of Family Films, Christmas at the Showroom , Subtitled Mondays

All but one of the residents of Whoville love Christmas, and that one is the Grinch.

11 upcoming showings between Fri 21 & Mon 31 December

PolinaTriple F-Rated

Polina 12A

Rigorously trained in Russian ballet school from a young age, Polina is an impressive classical dancer.

15 upcoming showings between Fri 21 & Mon 31 December

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol U

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom

The Dickensian classic tale of the redemption of Mr Scrooge on Christmas Eve is taken on by Kermit, Miss Piggy, Rolf and Co (with a little help from a human Michael Caine).

4 upcoming showings between Fri 21 & Mon 24 December

Die Hard

Die Hard Christmas Special! 18

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom

John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes on a group of terrorists who have occupied the Nakatomi building on Christmas Eve. As the FBI assess the situation, McClane decides to launch a one-man war against them, picking them off one by one.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 21 Dec 20.30

Elf

Elf PG

Showing as part of KicStart, Christmas at the Showroom , Family Films

Buddy has always felt different to the other elves, so he sets out on a journey from the North Pole to New York to search for his real father and restores the festive spirit in the Big Apple.

2 showings on Sat 22 Dec

general

The General U

Showing as part of Comedy Genius

An imaginative masterpiece of dead-pan Buster Keaton comedy, generally regarded as one of the greatest of all silent comedies.

English

1 upcoming showing - Sat 22 Dec 13.30

Buster Keaton

Slapstick Workshop

Part of Family Films, Comedy Genius

A fun-for-all-ages workshop where you can follow in the footsteps of Buster Keaton & Charlie Chaplin! A fab lesson in physical comedy!

Next on Sat 22 Dec 2018

Bolshoi nutcracker

Bolshoi: The Nutcracker U

Showing as part of Stage on Screen, Christmas at the Showroom

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure.

1 upcoming showing - Sun 23 Dec 15.00

poppins

Mary Poppins Returns (Baby Friendly Screening)

Showing as part of Kino Bambino! For parent/guardians + babies under 1 only

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by Mary Poppins following a personal loss.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 24 Dec 11.00

jamie2

Everybody's Talking About Jamie 12A

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today.

3 upcoming showings between Wed 26 & Sun 30 December

Faces PlacesTriple F-Rated

Faces Places 12A

Showing as part of Best of 2018

At 90 years old, after a ten-year hiatus, Varda returned to her cameras and created this Oscar nominated documentary, a film that is as expressive and free as her very first film.

French

1 upcoming showing - Wed 26 Dec 15.15

a star is born

A Star Is Born 15

Oscar-nominated Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in this passionate tale of two musicians in love.

6 upcoming showings between Wed 26 & Mon 31 December

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death U

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1946 classic.

4 upcoming showings between Wed 26 & Mon 31 December

bohemian rhapsody2

Bohemian Rhapsody 12A

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.

6 upcoming showings between Wed 26 & Mon 31 December

cbeebies, thumbelina

CBeebies Christmas Show: Thumbelina U

Showing as part of Family Films, Christmas at the Showroom

Laugh and sing along with your favourite CBeebies Stars and be part of a fabulous interactive show for all the family this Christmas.

1 showings on Sat 15 Dec

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace PG

Showing as part of Best of 2018

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

1 upcoming showing - Thu 27 Dec 17.20

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old + Pre-Recorded Q&A with Peter Jackson 15

On the centenary of the end of First World War, Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) presents the World Premiere of an extraordinary new work showing the Great War as you have never seen it.

4 upcoming showings between Thu 27 & Sun 30 December

BlacKkKlansmanF-Rated

BlacKkKlansman 15

Showing as part of Best of 2018

Ron Stallworth: black, police officer and member of the Ku Klux Klan.

1 upcoming showing - Fri 28 Dec 20.00

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes U

Showing as part of Christmas at the Showroom

A young student shows great potential as a ballet star. A famous impresario takes her under his wing and makes her a star but she is torn between her love for dance and a fellow student. A beautifully restored print, courtesy of Martin Scorsese

3 upcoming showings between Sat 29 & Mon 31 December

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs PG

Showing as part of Best of 2018

An outbreak of dog flu rips through the city of Megasaki. Mayor Kobayashi issues emergency orders calling for a hasty quarantine.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 29 Dec 15.30

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!

National Theatre Live: Allelujah! 15

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema.

1 upcoming showing - Sat 29 Dec 20.00

Lady BirdTriple F-Rated

Lady Bird 15

Showing as part of Best of 2018

Greta Gerwig’s multi award-winning debut follows Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson, as she hurtles towards womanhood to a soundtrack of Alanis Morissette and Justin Timberlake

1 upcoming showing - Sun 30 Dec 18.00

berliner

Berliner Philharmoniker Live: NYE Concert

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

Celebrate the end of 2018 with the Berliner Philharmoniker's glittering New Year's Eve Concert.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 31 Dec 16.00

RochefortF-Rated

Les Demoiselles de Rochefort PG

Showing as part of Musicals Before Midnight + New Year's Eve Party!

A charming, bright and effervescent musical starring Catherine Deneuve, Gene Kelly and Françoise Dorleac.

French

1 upcoming showing - Mon 31 Dec 19.30

The Greatest ShowmanF-Rated

The Greatest Showman (Sing-a-long) PG

Showing as part of Musicals Before Midnight + New Year's Eve Party!

Grab your tall top hat, get on your trapeze and get ready to experience the greatest show ever! This star-studded musical extravaganza tells a story about the early days of circus, travelling shows, big tops and the people that inhabited them.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 31 Dec 19.45

Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show 15

Showing as part of Musicals Before Midnight + New Year's Eve Party!

On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean-cut kids, Brad and his fiancée Janet, run into tyre trouble and seek help at the sight of a light down the road.

1 upcoming showing - Mon 31 Dec 20.00

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