Hebden Bridge Picture House | FILMS SHOWING

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Fri 4th to Thurs 10th September

Andrew Haigh’s (Weekend) already-acclaimed 45 Years stars the sublime Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as a married couple about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, and happily so: until a surprising letter arrives, forcing them to reconsider their relationship. With exquisitely fine-tuned performances, this is a resonant study of late-life emotional crisis and the power of long-repressed secrets.

Sat 5th & Sun 6th September

Tink and friends encounter a strange, toothy, green-eyed beast in their latest magical adventure! One night in Pixie Hollow, the sky is illuminated by a mysterious green light and the next day a strange animal appears on the scene – but is he friend or foe? Disney’s sixth animated feature starring lovable fairy Tinker Bell and friends introduces the fabulous NeverBeast.

Sun 6th September

In the inspiring Iris, legendary documentarian Albert Maysles’ (Grey Gardens, Gimme Shelter) follows Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who’s been a presence on the New York fashion scene for decades: portraying a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are her life’s sustenance.

Fri 11th to Sat 12th, Tues 15th and Thurs 17th September

Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is back in Christopher McQuarrie’s thrilling, action-fuelled Mission: Impossible update. With the IMF disbanded and Hunt out in the cold, a new threat emerges: The Syndicate, dedicated to establishing a new world order. Faced with his most impossible mission yet, Ethan joins forces with Ilsa Faust, a disavowed British agent who may or may not be a member of this deadly rogue nation.

Sat 12th & Sun 13th September

Fantastic Four gets an action-fuelled new reboot starring Miles Teller (Whiplash), Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station), Kate Mara (TV’s House of Cards) and Jamie Bell (Hallam Foe) as the foursome who, after their fantastical trip, return to Earth with new superpowers and their lives irrevocably changed – and must work together to save the Earth from a former friend turned foe.

Sun 13th & Weds 16th September

Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell star in Liv Ullman’s electrifying period drama, an adaptation of Strindberg’s celebrated play. Chastain is Miss Julie, daughter of an Anglo-Irish count, who over the course of one wild night attempts to seduce her father’s valet (Farrell) via an alternately tender and bullying courtship that’s a metaphor for the power struggle between the classes and the sexes.

Mon 14th & Tues 15th September

Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig and Alexander Skarsgård star in Marielle Heller’s adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic novel, charting the coming-of-age adventures of Minnie Goetze, growing up fast in the counterculture haze of 1970’s San Francisco. Powley gives a dynamite performance as the inquisitive Minnie, set against a 70s backdrop of burgeoning feminism, bad acid trips and plenty of brown corduroy.

Thurs 17th September
Hebden Bridge WI proudly presents The Blues Brothers, in aid of the WomenCentre Calderdale and Kirklees. Funds raised on the night will help them continue to provide valuable emotional and practical support on issues such as debt, benefits, mental or physical health, domestic violence, counselling, training and development and much more to vulnerable women in Calderdale.

Fri 18th, Sun 20th, Weds 23rd & Thurs 24th September

Judd Apatow (Knocked Up) directs rising US comedy star Amy Schumer in her self-penned Trainwreck. Tipped as the new Bridesmaids, Schumer’s utterly hilarious own-brand feminist comedy is directed at a version of her younger self, a journalist enjoying single life until she finds herself falling for sports doctor Aaron (SNL’s Bill Hader). But – geared to mistrust emotional attachments – she finds it hard to open up.