Hebden Bridge Picture House | FILMS SHOWING

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FILMS SHOWING

Fri 26th August to Thurs 1st September
The long-awaited sequel to the phenomenally successful and acclaimed Finding Nemo is finally here. Dory (brilliantly voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who forgets everything every 10 seconds: except that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them.

Fri 26th August to Thurs 1st Sept (excluding Tues 30th)
Matt Damon returns as Paul Greengrass’s cerebral assassin Jason Bourne in this stylish, brilliantly choreographed thriller. It’s 12 years since Bourne has been on the grid. Now remembering who he truly
is, he’s nevertheless still looking for answers. Touching on contemporary international politics, this is an intelligent and effortlessly entertaining thriller with a fantastic cast including Julia Stiles, Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander.

Sat 27th August

Tarkovsky’s magnificent, shimmeringly beautiful sci-fi Stalker is widely recognised as one of the greatest films of all time. It follows an expedition led by a mysterious figure known as the ‘stalker’; who
guides illegal visitors through the overgrown labyrinth of the Zone, an area of alien traps and treasures
containing a room where wishes may come true. An undisputed masterwork. Surreal Reels are supported by Film Hub North, led by Showroom Workstation. Proud to be part of the BFI Film Audience Network.

Sun 28th & Tues 30th August
Winner of ‘Best Film’ at the 2015 London Film Festival, Chevalier is a brilliant black comedy, a vivid dissection of the male ego from Greek ‘weird wave’ director Athina Rachel Tsangari, director of the
acclaimed Attenberg. In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a boat trip decide to play a game, which rapidly scales into an absurd but strangely meaningful contest: who, out of all of them, is objectively the best?

Fri 2nd to Sun 4th September
Cat and dog lovers alike will enjoy this uproarious family comedy. Kevin Spacey plays Tom, a busy tycoon and often unavailable father. Seeking a last-minute birthday gift for his daughter, he buys a cat from deeply weird shopkeeper Felix (Walken) only to find himself trapped, fantastically, inside the cat’s body and told he must reconcile with his family within a week – or stay a cat forever!

Fri 2nd to Sun 4th September
David Ayer’s (Fury) hotly awaited DC Comics adaptation arrives with a fantastic ensemble cast including Margot Robbie, Will Smith and Jared Leto. An intelligence officer (Viola Davis) leads a secret agency recruiting imprisoned super-villains to execute the world’s most dangerous missions. But once they realize they’ve been set up to fail, will the Suicide Squad carry out their task or decide it’s every man for himself?

Sat 3rd September
Presented on 35mm film via our 1920s projector is the wonderfully atmospheric romance, My Summer of Love starring Emily Blunt and Natalie Press. They are Tamsin (Blunt) and Mona (Press), two teens who spend a long hot summer together in Yorkshire and despite their different backgrounds, form an intense friendship that flowers into something like obsession.

Sun 4th & Mon 5th September
Elle Fanning stars in Nicolas Winding Refn’s (Drive) lurid, stylised and brilliantly crafted horror. She’s Jesse, an aspiring model in L. A. who becomes trapped in an amoral Hollywood of glamour, exoticism and depraved ultraviolence. With Jena Malone, Christina Kendricks, Bella Heathcote and Keanu Reeves amongst its illustrious cast, The Neon Demon is a deliberately shocking, undeniably visionary work.

Tues 6th September
In 2011, Congressman Anthony Weiner resigned after a sexting scandal. Fighting to save his marriage (to Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin) and resurrect his career, he decided to run for mayor of New York – but then disgraced himself again, and this time with the cameras on him. Half political farce, half personal tragedy, this unmissable doc explores a baffling campaign with wit and pathos.

Weds 7th & Thurs 8th September (Thurs Elevenses)
Laurent Tirard’s delightful romantic comedy stars Oscar winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Virginie Efira. Beautiful, brilliant lawyer Diane (Efira) has just ended a toxic marriage when a series of fateful events leads to a phone call from Alexandre (Dujardin). Funny and charming, he wins her over and before she knows it, she’s agreed to a date. But their first meeting is not quite she expects.

Fri 9th to Sun 11th, Weds 14th, Thurs 15th Sept (Elevenses)

Ricky Gervais’s brilliant creation from TV’s ‘The Office’, David Brent – the manager whose ego is only matched by his insecurities and his ‘gift’ for cringeworthy comedy – arrives in his big screen debut. Now a travelling salesman of feminine hygiene products, he’s also going on the road with his band ‘Foregone Conclusion’, living the dream and hoping to achieve musical stardom any way he can.

Sat 10th & Sun 11th September
New from Disney is this soaring, nostalgic fantasy adventure, a remake of the 1977 film of the same name. Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter, forest ranger Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are only tall tales, until she discovers Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true.