Cinema Listings

One week from Friday, October 24, 2014


Still Showing

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (U): Alexander’s day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his family find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Family comedy, starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner. Com
Love, Rosie (15): Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were five, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another…or could they? 
When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies. Romantic comedy. Com
Dolphin Tale 2 (PG): The team who saved a dolphin’s life, reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother’s death to find her a companion so she can remain at the a marine hospital. Family drama starring Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd. Com
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (12A): The children’s favourite television show has been revitalised in a new blockbuster. Shredder and his evil gang have an iron grip on the police and politicians of New York City. The future looks grim, until four pizza-loving brothers rise from the sewers to become the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett and William Fichtner. Com
The Best of Me (12A): Amanda and Dawson met 20 years ago when they were at high school. They are reunited by chance and renew their relationship as adults. 
The film is based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks and stars James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan and Luke Bracey. Com
The Book of Life (U): A young man, torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds, where he must face his greatest fears. Animated comedy adventure. Com


Arthouse

FRESHWATER Film Club opens its new season with Baz Lurmann’s directorial debut, the hit 1992 musical drama, Strictly Ballroom (PG), on Thursday.
The quirky story centres on a maverick dancer, who risks his career by challenging the rules of Australian regional ballroom championships, performing an unusual routine. As ever, the film will be screened at the Memorial Hall, Freshwater.
Doors open at 6.30pm, with the film, introduced by Freshwater film historian Tim Nicholson, starting at 7pm.


Cinemas: 

Com — Commodore, Ryde www.leoleisurecommodore.co.uk
Med — Medina Theatre, Newport www.medinatheatre.co.uk/movies.shtml
Qy — Quay Arts, Newport www.quayarts.org
Ap — Apollo Theatre, Newport
Fre — Freshwater Memorial Hall
Brad — Brading Roman Villa
Tri  Trinity Theatre, Cowes

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