New Spring Movies at The SJT
There’s a strong emphasis on British films in the newly-announced cinema programme for late April and May at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.The programme includes a biopic of ski-jumper Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards, man of the moment Tom Hiddleston in the sci-fi thriller High-Rise and the last big screen appearance of the late Alan Rickman in Eye in the Sky.
The new programme is as follows (OC denotes open captioned performances for the Deaf and hard of hearing):
Hail, CaesarThe latest from the Coen brothers sees Josh Brolin as a ‘50s Hollywood ‘fixer’ trying to keep stars including George Clooney and Scarlett Johansson in line.
Friday 15 April at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 16 April at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm; Monday 18, Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 April at 7.45pm; Thursday 21 April at 1.45pm and 7.45pm.
Actor Dexter Fletcher goes behind the camera to direct this feel-good movie about Britain’s first Olympic ski jumper – Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman star.
Eddie the Eagle
Friday 22 April at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 23 April at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm; Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April at 7.45pm; Thursday 28 April at 1.45pm and 7.45pm.
High-RiseTom Hiddleston as a young doctor living in a luxurious but socially isolated high-rise community heads the cast of this stylish 70s-set thriller based on JG Ballard’s novel of the same name.
Friday 29 April at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 30 April at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm; Monday 2 May at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Tuesday 3 May at 7.45pm; Thursday 5 May at 1.45pm and 7.45pm.
The Man Who Knew InfinityBased on Robert Kanigel’s biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematical pioneer who survived a poverty-stricken childhood and went to Cambridge; stars Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones and Stephen Fry.
Friday 6 May at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 7 May at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm; Monday 9, Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 May at 7.45pm; Thursday 12 May at 1.45pm and 7.45pm.
Eye in the SkyHelen Mirren, Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul and the late and much-missed Alan Rickman team up for a British thriller about drone warfare.
Friday 13 May at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 14 at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm; Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 May at 7.45pm; Thursday 19 May at 1.45pm and 7.45pm.
Miles AheadWritten and directed by Don Cheadle, who also takes the title role in this ‘exploration of the life and music’ of legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis.
Friday 20 May at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday 21 May at 2pm, 5pm (OC) and 8pm.
AnomalisaA stop-motion comedy drama written by Charlie Kaufman, who also co-directs with Duke Johnson. Anomalisa was the first animated film to win the Grand Jury Prize at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival. David Thewlis and Jennifer Jason Leigh lend their voices to the central characters.
Monday 23, Tuesday 24 (OC) and Wednesday 25 May at 7.45pm.
Tickets for films at the SJT are £7 each: to book, please call the box office on 01723 370541 or visit the website: www.sjt.uk.com
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