12 July 22: This week at Northampton Filmhouse

Due to a technical issue, we can’t bring you this week’s news in newsletter format – but there’s too many great titles coming up to not tell you all about them!

On sale this week we have some fantastic family entertainment for the summer holidays, plus more theatre screenings and some of the biggest titles coming to cinema screens this season! Scroll down to see the full list.

Plus, there’s more screenings of Top Gun: Maverick, Elvis and Good Luck To You, Leo Grande on sale today (Tue 12 July) at 5pm. And did we mention we have comfy seats and air conditioning?

What’s On This Week

Elvis (12A) – Until Tue 19 July | Various Times – New screenings on sale Tue 12 July at 5pm
A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Austin Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).

Everything Went Fine (15) – Tue 12 July 2:30pm | Wed 13 July 6:00pm
An adaptation of Emmanuèle Bernheim’s memoir, Everything Went Fine is both a detailed portrait of family relationships and a frank account of the process involved in assisted dying.

Top Gun: Maverick (12A)- Tue 12 July 5:15pm | Sat 16 July 8:00pm | Tue 19 July 5:30pm | Wed 20 July 5:30pm New screenings on sale Tue 12 July at 5pm
Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande (15) – Until Thu 21 July | Various Times – New screenings on sale Tue 12 July at 5pm
As Nancy embarks on a postmarital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection.

The Black Phone (15) – Wed 13 July 5:30pm | Thu 14 July 4:30pm
Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims.

Explorer with Q&A (12A) – Thu 14 July 7:00pm
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is credited as being the World’s Greatest Living Explorer. With exclusive access to Ran, his incredible film archive covering decades of expeditions and contributions from life-long friends and colleagues, EXPLORER tells the definitive story of an inspirational leader but it goes beyond a simple retrospective, ultimately revealing the man behind the myth.

Lightyear (PG) – Until Thu 21 July | Various Times
A sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy, Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth alongside his commander and their crew.

Moon, 66 Questions (12A) – Fri 15 July 6:00pm | Sun 17 July 3:00pm
Jacqueline Lentzou’s highly anticipated debut feature is a considerate and touching portrayal of familial dynamics between Paris (Lazaros Georgakopoulos) and his teenage daughter, Artemis (Sofia Kokkali), as she returns home to Athens to care for him.

The Princess (12A) – Fri 15 July 8:10pm | Sat 16 July 5:00pm | Wed 20 July 6:10pm
THE PRINCESS tells the story of Princess Diana exclusively through contemporaneous archival footage creating a bold and immersive narrative of her life and death. Turning the camera back on ourselves, the film illuminates the profound impact she had and how the public’s attitude to the monarchy was, and still is, shaped by these events.

Listen (15) – Sat 16 July 5:30pm | Thu 21 July 5:45pm
On the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school over their deaf daughter, the British social services grow concerned for the safety of the children. LISTEN portrays the tireless battle of these immigrant parents against the law, in a desperate struggle to keep their family together.

Il Buco (U) – Sun 17 July 5:30pm | Wed 20 July 2:45pm
IL BUCO chronicles a visit through unknown depths of life and nature and parallels two great voyages to the interior.

On Sale This Week

(Thu 14 July at 5pm for Members and on general sale Fri 15 July at midday)

For the kids (and big kids):

Minions: The Rise of Gru (U) – Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru (Oscar nominee Steve Carell) is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. It’s not going particularly well.

The Railway Children Return (PG) – In 1944 as life in Britain’s cities becomes increasingly perilous, three evacuee children are sent by their mother from Salford to the Yorkshire village of Oakworth, where they are thrust into a quest to assist their new friend who, like them, is a long way from home.

The Railway Children (U) – Lionel Jeffries’ adaptation of E. Nesbit’s much-loved bestseller, The Railway Children is a timeless and enduring affair. See the beloved story on the big screen!

Filmhouse Kids: Chicken Run (U) – Life on Tweedy’s Chicken Farm is far from pleasant for the inmates. Ginger the hen’s various attempts at escape have failed, but when Rocky the famous Flying Rooster crash lands in the farm, she sees the chance she has been waiting for

Filmhouse Kids: Wallace and Gromit – The Curse of the Were Rabbit (U) – With the fate of Lady Tottington’s much-loved giant vegetable competition hanging in the balance, can Wallace and Gromit save the day before the snooty Victor Quartermaine gets all the glory?

Tickets for Filmhouse Kids screenings are only £4.50 (£4 members) each! 


NT Live Encore: Prima Facie (15)- Another chance to see Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) make her West End debut in the UK premier of Suzie Miller‘s award-winning play.

RSC: Richard III (12A) – Young Richard of Gloucester uses the chaos of the Wars of the Roses to begin his unscrupulous climb to power in this classic Shakespearean history of a king in the throes of jealousy and murder.

Big titles:

Bullet Train (TBC) – Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe—all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives—on the world’s fastest train.

Where The Crawdads Sing (15) – From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina.

Also on sale this week:

The Good Boss (15) – Javier Bardem excels as a corporate boss, who will tell you he’s your best friend just as he’s stabbing you in the back, in this ruthlessly funny corporate satire.

Brian and Charles (PG) – Without friends or family to rely on, Brian decides to build a robot for company. ‘Charles’ is not only Brian’s most successful invention, but he appears to have a personality all of his own and quickly becomes Brian’s best friend, curing his loneliness and opening Brian’s eyes to a new way of living.

Wim Wenders Season: Pina (U) – Acclaimed German auteur Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas and Buena Vista Social Club) presents a revolutionary film captures the aesthetic of legendary dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch’s greatest works in an utterly thrilling way.


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