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Thor: The Dark World - This week's film

Posted on - 20 March 2014 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 22nd March Thor: The Dark World (2013) – 112 min PG-13 Language: English Director: Alan Taylor Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston Genres – Action | Adventure | Fantasy When Jane Foster is possessed by a great power, Thor must protect her from a new threat of old times: the Dark Elves.


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Captain Phillips - THIS WEEK'S FILM

Posted on - 14 March 2014 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 15th March Captain Phillips (2013) – 134 min PG-13 Language: English Director: Paul Greengrass Starring: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener Genres – Biography | Drama | Thriller The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.


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Headhunters - This week's film

Posted on - 05 March 2014 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 8th March Headhunters (2011) – 100 min 15 Language: Norwegian Director: Morten Tyldum Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Genres – Crime | Thriller | International An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.


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Cloud Atlas - This week's film

Posted on - 26 February 2014 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 1st March Cloud Atlas (2012) – 172 min 15 Directors: Tom Tykwer, Andy & Lana Wachowski Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent Genres – Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.


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Hostel General Assistant FT

Posted on - 21 February 2014 / 5

New job opportunity at Thorney How:

Available from March for up to 9 months, Full Time or Part Time. Join a developing business and make a difference. Fluent English essential.

Seasonal General Assistant required for busy independent hostel. Location: Thorney How, Grasmere, Cumbria, UK. Hours per week: 40 Salary: £6.31 per hour Accommodation: live out. Starting: March


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Biutiful - This week's Film

Posted on - 21 February 2014 / 14

Film Screening Saturday 22nd February Biutiful (2010) – 148 min 15 Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib Genres – Drama This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.


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Valentine Film Weekend

Posted on - 13 February 2014 /

We have two Valentine - Love themed films for you this week.

Film Screening Friday 14th February Shakespeare in Love (1998) – 123 min [ R ] Director: John Madden Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush Genres – Comedy | Drama | Romance A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Film Screening Saturday 15th February Moulin Rouge (2001) – 127 min [PG-13] Director: Baz Luhrmann Stars: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo Genres – Drama | Musical | Romance A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.


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Oblivion - This Week's Film

Posted on - 30 January 2014 / 11

Film Screening Saturday 1st February Oblivion (2013) – 124 min PG-13 Director: Joseph Kosinski Stars: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough Genres – Action | Adventure | Mystery A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.


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The Impossible - This Week's Film

Posted on - 16 December 2013 / 11

Film Screening Saturday 21st December The Impossible (2012) - 114 min PG-13 Director: J.A. Bayona Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland Genres – Drama | History | Thriller The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.


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Curry Feast at Thorney How

Posted on - 16 December 2013 / 15

Kendal based Curry Club members joined us here at Thorney How for a Curry Feast as part of their regular monthly Friday nights out. A Curry Feast is one of the options available to groups of 10 or more, also available to non residents.


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