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What’s On This Week
Lightyear (PG) – Thu 21 July 4:30pm
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.
Listen (15) – 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.
National Theatre Live: Prima Facie (15) – Thu 21 July 7:00pm
Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross-examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.
Good Luck To You, Leo Grande (15) – Thu 21 July 7:45pm
As Nancy embarks on a postmarital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection.
Thor: Love and Thunder (12A) – Until Thu 28 July | Various Times
Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder finds the God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced – a quest for inner peace.
Top Gun: Maverick (12A)- Fri 22 July 5:50pm | Thu 28 July 5:50pm
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.
Nitram (15) – Until Thu 28 July | Various Tmes
Nitram (Caleb Landry-Jones) lives with his mother (Judy Davis) and father (Anthony LaPaglia) in suburban Australia in the Mid 1990s. He lives a life of isolation and frustration at never being able to fit in.
Elvis (12A) – Sat 23 July 2:00pm | Mon 25 July 5:30pm
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).
Eric Ravilious: Drawn To War (PG) – Sat 23 July 5:30pm | Tue 26 July 3:00pm | Wed 27 July 2:30pm
This is the first full length feature documentary about Eric Ravilious, told in his own words through previously unseen private correspondence, made with the blessing of the Ravilious estate.
Classic Dr Who Double Bill (U) – Sun 24 July 2:00pm
Experience DR. WHO AND THE DALEKS and DALEKS’ INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. as an nostalgic and exciting double bill.
Q Film: Donna (TBC) – Tue 26 July 6:00pm
Donna Personna first hit the stage with the legendary Cockettes. Ecstatic lip-synching in San Francisco’s downtown bars is a far cry from Donna’s Baptist upbring in San Jose; now in her seventies, her siblings have never seen her perform or meet her authentic self.
On Sale This Week
(Thu 21 July at 5pm for Members and on general sale Fri 22 July at midday)
For the kids (and big kids):
Filmhouse Kids: Shaun The Sheep (U) – Fri 12 August 12:00pm | Sat 13 August 12:00pm | Sun 14 August 12:00pm
When Shaun the Sheep decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for!
DC League of Super Pets (PG) – From Fri 12 August | Various Times
When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Tickets for Filmhouse Kids screenings are only £4.50 (£4 members) each!
NT Live: The Seagull (TBC) – Thu 3 November 7:00pm
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.
NT Live: The Crucible (TBC) – Thu 26 January 7:00pm
Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power. As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spreads through the community, no one is safe from trial.
NT Live: Othello (TBC) – Thu 23 February 7:00pm
She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost. Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.
Also on sale this week:
Fire of Love (PG) – Fri 12 August 3:00pm | Mon 15 August 3:45pm | Tue 16 August 3:00pm
Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they left a legacy that forever enriched our knowledge of the natural world.
Joyride (15) – From Fri 12 August | Various Times
Two outlaws gradually bond, discovering that both felt unloved by parents, yet both have a lot of love to give. Together, they find a happier way to journey through life – and find love in each other. Starring Olivia Colman
Hit The Road (12A) – Sat 13 August 3:25pm | Sun 14 August 5:00pm | Wed 17 August 6:00pm | Thu 18 August 3:30pm
Driving across endless miles of rugged landscape, a family navigates a long road trip alongside a range of conflicting emotions.
Wim Wenders Season: Wings of Desire (12A) – Tue 16 August 5:15pm
This remastered version of Wim Wenders’ heart-breaking Berlin masterpiece is a glorious love letter to a city and a time capsule of a bygone era.