Cinema Listings

One week from Friday, December 12, 2014

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Penguins of Madagascar (U): Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organisation The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. Animated comedy adventure, starring the voice of John Malkovich. Com

Get Santa (U): A father and son, team up to save Christmas after they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage — on the run from the police after he crashed his sleigh. Family comedy starring Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis. Com

The Hobbit — The Battle of the Five Armies (12A): Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of Middle-Earth. Fantasy adventure starring Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman. Com

The Imitation Game (12A): English mathematician and logician Alan Turing helps crack the Enigma code during the Second World War.Drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. Com


IN A change to its autumn programme, Ventnor Film Society has replaced Japanese drama The Wind Rises with Caesar Must Die (PG), which is being screened at Ventnor Arts Club on Tuesday (16) and Wednesday (17).  The film focuses on inmates at a high-security prison in Rome, who prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which is being shown in Italian with subtitles.
The change in film is the result of the withdraw of Studio Canal’s licence for DVD screenings of it, said Lin Davis, of the Ventnor Film Society.
Screenings start at 7.30pm. Booking is advised by e-mailing


Com — Commodore, Ryde
Med — Medina Theatre, Newport
Qy — Quay Arts, Newport
Ap — Apollo Theatre, Newport
Fre — Freshwater Memorial Hall
Brad — Brading Roman Villa
Tri  Trinity Theatre, Cowes
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