Film Events

Friday 24 January

Judy will be shown by T & F Movies at 7.30pm in Tatworth Memorial Hall. The film is based on Judy Garland`s sold out performances at the Talk of the Town, London in the winter of 1968, with Renee Zellweger as Judy. The doors open at 7.00pm and the entry charge is £4.50.

 

Saturday 25 January

Le Mans ‘66 (12A)   7.30pm Christian Bale and Matt Damon star in the true story of how Ford challenged Ferrari over the legendary 24 hours of Le Mans ‘66.  Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22 The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050

 

Monday 27 January

Downton Abbey  Excitement is high when the Crawley family learns that King George V and Queen Mary are coming to visit. Tickets £5 More info or to book: 01404 831207 Doors open 1:30 for 2pm start Axminster Heritage, The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

 

Tuesday 28 January

Phoenix Doors open 7pm for 7:45 film. Bridport Film Society, Bridport Arts Centre (Members and guests only; Text only to 07770 261348 guests@bridportfilmsociety.co.uk)

 

Friday 31 January

Nostalgic Cinema: Whisky Galore! (U)  2pm1949 Ealing Comedy starring Basil Radford & Joan Greenwood. Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship. A dementia-friendly screening open to all. £3.80 includes tea and biscuits after the film. The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Royal Opera House Screening: La Boheme (12A)  7.15pm Puccini’s music and Richard Jones’s production capture the joy and heartache of young love in Paris. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.  Adult £16.30, Student £10.30 The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk 01404 384050.

 

Saturday 1 February

Little Women (U) – Film, 3pm and 7.30pm. Writer-director Greta Gerwig takes on the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms.  Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22. The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050

 

Monday 3 February

Downton Abbey (PG).  Doors open 7:30pm for 8:00pm start.   Screening at Odcombe Village Hall.  Tickets £5 in advance on 07934 737104, or £6 on the door.

 

Wednesday 5 February

Downton Abbey (PG)   Many of the cast members from the original series have returned, including Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Elizabeth McGovern. Moviola screening at Kilmington Village Hall, doors and bar open 6.45pm with the show starting at 7:15 pm. Tickets £5 in advance: 01297 639758 leave contact info to receive acknowledgement. £5.50 at the door. See village web for email contact & film review www.kilmingtonvillage.com/other-organisations.html.

 

Thursday 6 February

Jules et Jim (PG, 106 mins, subtitles, dir. Francois Truffaut) A classic tale of a love triangle which takes place over 20 years, both before and after World War I. Catherine, the beautiful and unpredictable woman who maintains a delicate relationship with two friends, the quiet German Jules and the romantic Parisian Jim. The War intervenes and drives the men to the opposing fronts. Guest tickets £4. Contact: mickpwilson53@btinternet.com, or ring Mick on 01460 74849 or Di on 01460 30508.

Little Women  Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. 7.30pm Electric Palace Bridport. Box Office 01308 424 901.

 

Friday 7 February

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (12A) – Film , 7.30pm  The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22 The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050

 

Monday 10 February

Downton Abbey  (cert. PG, 119 mins) – the hugely successful TV series gets a feature-length outing.  Hawkchurch Village Hall, EX13 5XW – doors 7pm, film 7.30pm. Tickets £5 in advance from Hawkchurch Community Shop or £6 on the door.

 

Tuesday 11 February

Our Little Sister Doors open 7pm for 7:45 film. Bridport Film Society, Bridport Arts Centre (Members and guests only; Text only to 07770 261348 guests@bridportfilmsociety.co.uk)

 

Wednesday 12 February

One Day – Supper and Film Night, 7pm. a two course meal and a cocktail followed by the film, £30 per person, Alexandra Hotel, Pound Street, Lyme Regis 01297 442010

 

Friday 14 February

The Lion King (PG), Doors at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Cinechard at Chard Guildhall

Tickets £5 and £2.50 in advance from Eleos, Barron’s and the PO, or online at ticketsource/ cinechard

Kinky Boots the Musical (12A) 7.30pm The Tony Award Winning Musical filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre, London which takes you from the factory floor of Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan! Adult £12.80, Student £10.30 The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050

Downton Abbey (PG) presented by Petherton Picture Show at 8pm. Starring Matthew Goode, Alice McCarthy, Maggie Smith. Tickets: £5. No concessions. The David Hall, South Petherton, www.thedavidhall.org.uk or 01460 240 340.

JoJo Rabbit Writer-director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) brings his signature irreverence and pathos to this smart World War II-era satire. Tackling the ludicrousness of racism and nationalism head on, Waititi has crafted an audacious black comedy that besides clearly being very timely, also boasts great emotional depth and tenderness. With lovely central performances from Davis and McKenzie and a fantastic wider cast that also includes Stephen Merchant, Sam Rockwell and Rebel Wilson, Jojo Rabbit is riotously funny, moving and relevant. 7.30pm Electric Palace Bridport. Box Office 01308 424 901.

 

Saturday 15 February

Downton Abbey  (PG) 7.30pm (Doors 7pm). The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance. Halstock Village Hall. Tickets: £6.50 from Halstock Shop or on the door. Contact: 01935 892485

Spies in Disguise  Super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland) are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is … not. But when events take an unexpected turn, this unlikely duo are forced to team up for the ultimate mission that will require an almost impossible disguise – transforming Lance into the brave, fierce, majestic… pigeon. Walter and Lance suddenly have to work as a team, or the whole world is in peril. 11.00am Electric Palace Bridport. Box Office 01308 424 901.

Cats Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables, The Danish Girl) transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-shattering stage musical into a breakthrough cinematic event. 7.30pm Electric Palace Bridport. Box Office 01308 424 901.

 

Thursday 20 February

Downton Abbey  (PG) Community Hall, Lower Sea Lane.  7.30 start £5.50 in advance (£6.50 on the door). Tickets from Morgans and Nisa.

 

Friday 21 February

Yesterday. Doors and bar open 7.00 for start at 7.30.  The Village Hall, Milborne St Andrew DT11 0JB.

Yesterday (PG13) a drama/fantasy directed by Danny Boyle & written by Richard Curtis, will be shown by T & F Movies at 7.30pm in Tatworth Memorial Hall.  The doors open at 7.00pm and the entry charge is £4.50.

 

Monday 24 February

Judy For many, Judy Garland’s story is the story of Hollywood: a natural talent who grew up in front of the movie camera, the pressures of fame that consumed her and the tragedy she eventually met.  In this new biopic, we revisit the last few months of her life. Stars Renee Zellweger as Judy. Tickets £5 More info or to book: 01404 831207 Doors open 1:30 for 2pm start Axminster Heritage, The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH

Tuesday 25 February

Behemoth Doors open 7pm for 7:45 film. Bridport Film Society, Bridport Arts Centre (Members and guests only; Text only to 07770 261348 guests@bridportfilmsociety.co.uk)

 

Thursday 27 February

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (PG) 2pm The Classic Disney Comedy Musical from 1971 starring Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson. A dementia-friendly screening open to all.  £3.80 incl. tea and biscuits

The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050

 

Friday 28 February

The Current War (12A) presented by Petherton Picture Show at 8pm. Starring Tom Holland, Michael Shannon, Benedict Cumberbatch. Tickets: £5. No concessions. The David Hall, South Petherton, www.thedavidhall.org.uk or 01460 240 340.

1917 (15)  Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. 7.30pm Electric Palace Bridport. Box Office 01308 424 901.