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Doors open 6.30pm to enable patrons to meet with friends and other film lovers. Enjoy a drink at the bar, serving sparkling, red and white wines, beers, lagers as well as tea, coffee and soft drinks. We serve special cocktails during our themed film nights.
Bring a cushion along for extra comfort.
OPPENHEIMER (15) – FRIDAY 22 MARCH 2024
An epic thriller, the film tells the true story of all the scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project, and of the development of the nuclear bomb before and during the Second World War. Murphy plays Robert Oppenheimer Jnr. whose complicated life and brilliance are at the centre of the plot, in a mesmerising performance. The film has won 5 Golden Globes and 7 BAFTAs so far, and has 13 nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards.
PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR THIS FILM ONLY DOORS OPEN 6PM AND THE FILM WILL START AT 7PM
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh
Directed by: Christopher Nolan, 2023 USA, 181 minutes
PAST LIVES (12) – FRIDAY 26 APRIL 2024
A romantic drama, the story starts in South Korea, where two young classmates tentatively go on a date. Soon after, the girl and her family emigrate to Toronto and they lose contact. Twelve years later, they meet accidentally online, but another 12 years passes before they finally meet up again, both now in relationships. At this point, they can only reminisce and dwell on the nature of their past lives.
Please note this film is partially in Korean with English subtitles.
Starring: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro
Directed by: Celine Song, 2023 USA, 106 minutes
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (15) – FRIDAY 24 MAY 2024
Our Classic presentation, this thriller set in the Deep South stars Rod Steiger as a shrewd but taciturn sheriff, who comes up against Tibbs, (Poitier) a detective from the big city. They eventually collaborate in investigating the murder of a wealthy industrialist against the backdrop of constant racial tension and violence so prevalent in the Southern states in the 1960s. It won the Oscar for Best Picture of 1967.
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
Directed by: Norman Jewison, 1967 USA, 109 minutes
BARBIE (12A) – FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2024
Written by Gerwig and her husband Noah Baumbach, Barbie is a fantasy comedy based on the famous fashion dolls. After experiencing existential crisis, Barbie and Ken go on a journey of self-discovery both in Barbieland and the real world. Be prepared for a hilarious evening of pastel coloured perfection. So far, the film has won two Golden Globes, and garnered dozens of nominations for the upcoming awards season.
Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Will Ferrell
Directed by: Greta Gerwig, 2023 USA, 114 minutes
PRIDE (15) – FRIDAY 26 JULY 2024
Based on a true story, the film depicts the efforts of a group of gay activists to help the families of miners during the strike of 1984. Frustrated by the initial mistrust between the group and the miners, the activists decide to travel to Wales to donate directly to the strikers in a pit village. Eventually, both sides begin to face up to their prejudices.
*FILM & FEAST*
We are hoping this will be a special FILM & FEAST event. Details of the film time and price will be announced closer to the date.
Starring: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott
Directed by: Matthew Warchus, 2014 UK, 120 minutes
SPECIAL SCREENING from the AYLSHAM CLIMATE EMERGENCY COMMITTEE
SATURDAY 8 JUNE 2024
To mark World Environment Day, the Aylsham Climate Emergency Committee with support from Aylsham Picture House will present the film 2040. Concerned about his young daughter’s future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world visiting new approaches and solutions to climate change. He meets with innovators and changemakers in many fields to draw on their expertise. The film “points a practical, achievable path toward solutions, but its most important contribution is a sense that change is possible.” (Robert Egbert)
Look out for further details and timings closer to the date.