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X-Men Apocalypse - this week's film

2 November 2016 / Events / Arts / Film

Film Screening Saturday 5th November at 8.30pm
Now a BFI Neighbourhood Cinema

X-men: Apocalypse - film poster

X-men: Apocalypse (2016) 12A | 2h 24min

This film event is free – recommended donation to Mountain Rescue £2

Director: Bryan Singer

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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Storyline

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a God. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

Independent Review – 4 stars

X-Men Apocalypse is a mind-bending trip of a movie, one likely both to exhilarate spectators and to leave many either with severe feelings of sensory overload or scratching their heads.

RottenTomatoes Review – 48%

Critics Consensus: Overloaded action and a cliched villain take the focus away from otherwise strong performers and resonant themes, making X-Men: Apocalypse a middling chapter of the venerable superhero franchise.

Film starts 8.30pm – free admission – recommended donation to Mountain Rescue £2
Joining us for food – we have our main weekend evening menu options available from £10.95 or £14.95 for 2 courses– please book ahead.

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More film information here – X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) -IDMB


Hunger Games: Catching Fire - This week's film

27 March 2014 / Events / Arts / Film

Please note there will be two film screenings this coming week:

Film Screening Saturday 29th March
Film Screening Thursday 3rd April

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) – 146 min [PG-13]

Language: English
Director: Francis Lawrence
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller

This time Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

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Hunger Games: Catching Fire - film poster

A year after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner, Peeta Mellark must go on what is known as the Victor’s Tour wherein they visit all the districts. But before leaving, Katniss is visited by President Snow who fears that Katniss defied him a year ago during the games when she chose to die with Peta. With both Katniss and Peeta declared the winners, it is fueling a possible uprising. He tells Katniss that while on tour she better try to make sure that she puts out the flames or else everyone she cares about will be in danger. But unfortunately she fails to do that. So Snow decides to enact what is known as the Quarter Quell, the right to make a change to the Hunger Games, which he is allowed to do every 25 years. He decides to hold an edition of the Hunger Games wherein previous winners will compete again. Their mentor Haymitch thinks their best chance to survive is form an alliance with some of the others. They decide to align themselves with Finnick and his…

89% Tomatometer – Review on Rotten Tomatoes
‘Smart, smoothly directed, and enriched with a deeper exploration of the franchise’s thought-provoking themes, Catching Fire proves a thoroughly compelling second installment in the Hunger Games series.’

Review by Mark Kermode – The Observer, Sunday 24 November 2013

‘Jennifer Lawrence is impressive as the warrior whose public support disturbs the powers that be….Like Katniss, Lawrence has become bigger than the Games themselves, something that makes her very powerful, very dangerous and rather inspirational.’

Details for both Saturday and Thursday screenings are the same!
Film starts 8.30pm – free admission
Joining us for food – please book ahead

More information here – Hunger Games: Catching Fire IDMB


THIS WEEK'S FILM - 6TH OCTOBER 2012

4 October 2012 / Events / Film

X-Men: First Class (2011)- 132 min, 12A
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence
Genres: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start world war III.

X-Men: First Class, Film Poster

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-MEN.

87% Tomatometer – Rotten Tomatoes

With a strong script, stylish direction, and powerful performances from its well-rounded cast, X-Men: First Class is a welcome return to form for the franchise.

Film starts 8.30pm – free admission
Joining us for food – please book ahead

More information here – X-Men: First Class (2011)IMDb