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Fountain Park, 130/3 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH11 1AF

The BFG

The BFG
  • 2016
  • US/UK
  • U
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Written by: Roald Dahl (novel), Melissa Mathison (screenplay)
  • Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Bill Hader, Rebecca Hall

Eight year old Sophie (Barnhill) looks out her window one evening to discover something terrifying – the Big Friendly Giant (Rylance), who unlike his giant brothers doesn't actually want to eat her. Magical, funny and surprising stuff from Spielberg, lacking only some of the menace of Dahl's original, but genuinely heartwarming.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul
Sun 7 Aug
Autism-friendly

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne
  • 2016
  • US
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Paul Greengrass
  • Cast: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles

Jason Bourne (Damon) is back with a vengeance, literally this time, as information about the death of his father leads him to go up against CIA Director Dewey (Jones) and new nemesis Heather Lee (Vikander). Stonking action, high stakes, amazing chases, Damon is sensational: the perfect 'soft reboot'.

  • IMDb
Wed 27 Jul
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Sun 31 Jul
Mon 1 Aug
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Wed 3 Aug
Thu 4 Aug

Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence
  • 2016
  • US
  • 108 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
  • Written by: Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Peter Steinfeld, Rawson Marshall Thurber
  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Ed Helms

In the 20 years since he was voted 'Most Likely to Succeed', Calvin (Hart)'s career has stalled, but then he gets a friend request from former schoolmate Bob (Johnson) who turns out to be a rogue CIA agent. Story-wise it's a mess, but the benign tone and loveable leads get you on board and make for a charming if bombastic bromance.

Tue 26 Jul

Finding Dory

Finding Dory
  • 2016
  • US
  • U
  • Directed by: Andrew Stanton
  • Written by: Victoria Strouse
  • Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell, Willem Dafoe

In the sequel to the much-loved Finding Nemo, annoyingly forgetful Dory goes on an adventure to find her family, crossing three oceans to get to them with Marlon and Nemo just a swish behind her.

Fri 29 Jul
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Sun 31 Jul
Mon 1 Aug
Tue 2 Aug
Wed 3 Aug
Thu 4 Aug

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters
  • 2016
  • US
  • 116 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Paul Feig
  • Cast: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon

Physicist Erin (Wiig) finds herself teaming up with estranged high school pal Abby (McCarthy) and her eccentric engineer Jillian (McKinnon) in search of ghosts. Marred only by excessive reverence for the original, it's a spirited, funny and touching reboot which sticks two fingers up at sexist trolls.

  • IMDb
Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul
Subtitled

Ice Age: Collision Course

Ice Age: Collision Course
  • 2016
  • 100 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Mike Thurmeier/Galen T. Chu
  • Cast: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Simon Pegg, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah

Same story as always: global catastrophe threatens Sid, Manny and Diego and they have to get to safety. It manages to be relatively fresh, thanks to the increased amount of time given to accident-prone Scrat and his Tex Avery-ish antics in defence of his giant acorn; surely the lovable rodent has earned his own franchise.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
  • 2016
  • US
  • 106 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jon Favreau
  • Written by: Justin Marks (screenplay), Rudyard Kipling
  • Cast: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken

You know the story: boy (Sethi) left in woods, adopted by wolves (Nyong'o and Esposito), mentored by panther (Kingsley), befriended by bear (Murray), hunted by tiger (Elba, terrifying). Favreau and his team successfully retool the story with stunning CGI, and a script with heart, soul and spirit. A feelgood delight.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

Kabali

  • 2016
  • India
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pa. Ranjith
  • Written by: Pa. Ranjith
  • Cast: Rajinikanth, Winston Chao, Radhika Apte

An Indian gangster drama film written and directed by Ranjith.

Tue 26 Jul

The Legend of Tarzan

The Legend of Tarzan
  • 2016
  • 110 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Yates
  • Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Christoph Waltz

The fifth Earl of Greystoke, aka Tarzan (Skarsgård), is manipulated into returning to his beloved Congo by the dastardly Belgian Léon Rom (Waltz); punchy action and tree-swinging ensue. Despite Samuel L Jackson as a sassy sidekick, it's a turgid, anonymous tale of a Caucasian liberator which pleases neither traditionalists nor newcomers.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

Now You See Me 2

Now You See Me 2
  • 2016
  • US
  • 115 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jon M Chu
  • Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Eisenberg

The Four Horsemen (Eisenberg, Harrelson, Franco and Caplan in place of Fisher) get involved once more in a magic-themed plot to foil some bad guys. Hopelessly confusing if you haven't seen the first one and plenty maddening even if you have, it eventually clicks in an entertaining buildup of cool illusions.

Tue 26 Jul

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank
  • 2016
  • US
  • 94 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Jericca Cleland, Kevin Munroe
  • Cast: James Arnold Taylor (voice), David Kaye (voice), Jim Ward (voice)

Crafty mechanic and aspiring superhero Ratchet teams up with robot Clank to join the Galactic Rangers in their struggle against devious planet-zapping types. PlayStation favourites transfer to the big screen with plenty of energy, if not much in the way of emotional engagement or originality.

Tue 26 Jul
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Sun 31 Jul
Mon 1 Aug
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Wed 3 Aug
Thu 4 Aug

The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets
  • 2016
  • US
  • 91 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
  • Written by: Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch
  • Cast: Louis CK, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Jenny Slate

Little Max (Louis CK) is a small dog who gets very lonely when his beloved human Katie (Kemper) leaves each day. But then she brings home a huge, shaggy rescue mutt (Stonestreet) and hijinks ensue. Undeniably derivative but cute and energetic comedy sustained by its fine voice cast.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond
  • 2016
  • US
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Justin Lin
  • Written by: Simon Pegg
  • Cast: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho

Third film in the rebooted sci-fi series.

  • IMDb
Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

Zootropolis

Zootropolis
  • 2016
  • US
  • 108 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Byron Howard/Rich Moore/Jared Bush
  • Written by: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston
  • Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba

Trailblazing rabbit Judy (Goodwin) goes to the city to join the police, and teams up with con artist fox Nick (Bateman) on the trail of a missing otter. Cheerfully feminist but never preachy, with gorgeous animation and a classy cast, it's a model piece of family entertainment.

Tue 26 Jul
Wed 27 Jul
Thu 28 Jul

Edinburgh's Cineworld is located in Fountainbridge, within the Fountainpark entertainment centre, just west of the city centre. The 13-screen cinema contains Edinburgh's only IMAX screen.

As well as the cinema, the complex also includes a Virgin Active gym, a tenpin bowling alley, Genting casino, kids soft play area and a number of pubs and restaurants.

Lothian buses 1, 2, 34 and 35 regularly run past the cinema and there is parking located beneath the complex (four hours free).

Reviews & features

Edinburgh gets first IMAX screen

20 Dec 2011

Cineworld Fountain Park to launch IMAX cinema with Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Cineworld Fountain Park is to introduce Edinburgh's first IMAX screen from 21 December. The new cinema promises, 'ground-breaking, crystal clear digital projection, cutting edge audio technology and one of the largest screens around'. With 3D…

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