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Arts Picturehouse

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38–39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AR
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Bolt

Bolt
  • 2009
  • US
  • 1h 43min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Byron Howard/Chris Williams
  • Cast: Voices of Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Susie Essman

Heart-tugging Disney animation about child actress Penny (voiced by Cyrus) and dog Bolt (Travolta) who star in a hit TV series. The dog believes it's all real, so when he escapes from his trailer and ends up on the other side of the country he is in for a few rude surprises.

Sat 17 Feb

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights
  • 1997
  • US
  • 2h 32min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Written by: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C Reilly, William H Macy, Heather Graham

Doing for porn filmmaking what Goodfellas did for gangsters, Boogie Nights charts the rise, fall and redemption of a fictional porn superstar (Wahlberg) against the enormous changes wrought in the industry between the 70s and 80s. Large-scale social commentary and small-scale human dramas account for the film's epic feel, while the kitsch fashions and funky disco soundtrack create a film that is as ambitious as it is entertaining.

Mon 19 Feb

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 54min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Joe Wright
  • Cast: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendlesohn, Ronald Pickup

May 1940: the situation in Europe is worsening, and Britain needs a new prime minister. The latest in a very long line of recent Churchill performances is by far the best: Oldman is virtually unrecognisable and attacks the part with relish, with Scott Thomas excellent as his wife Clemmie. It may veer into hero worship but it’s a confidently handled crowdpleaser.

Sat 17 Feb
Sun 18 Feb

Early Man

Early Man
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 29min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Nick Park
  • Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, Richard Ayoade, Selina Griffiths, Johnny Vegas, Mark Williams, Gina Yashere, Simon Greenall

Gormless caveman Dug (Redmayne) and his clan are menaced by Bronze Age invader Lord Nooth (Hiddleston), until twinkle-toed defector Goona (Williams) joins them to help them unite. Deliciously daft prehistoric fun from Park and his team on top form, with winning human touches, plenty of sight gags and painful puns.

Sun 18 Feb

Fox and His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit)

Fox and His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit)
  • 1975
  • West Germany
  • 2h 3min
  • Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  • Cast: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm

An unemployed showman and prostitute finds his fortunes change when he wins the lottery.

Tue 20 Feb

I, Tonya

I, Tonya
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h
  • 15
  • Directed by: Craig Gillespie
  • Cast: Margot Robbie, Alison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser

The story of Tonya Harding, (Robbie), the US figure skater from an underdog background who was banned for life after an attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan at the 1994 Olympics.

Sat 17 Feb
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Wed 28 Feb

Loveless

Loveless
  • 2017
  • Russia
  • 2h 7min
  • Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Cast: Maryana Spivak, Alexei Rozin, Matvey Novikov

Zhenya (Spivak) and Borisi (Rozin) can no longer stand the sight of each other, but then their 12-year-old son goes missing; even then it takes a while before they notice. Despairing portrait of modern Russia, in which people are so preoccupied with their own desires that everyone else is irrelevant.

Sat 17 Feb
Mon 19 Feb
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Wed 21 Feb
Thu 22 Feb

The Mercy

The Mercy
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 41min
  • Directed by: James Marsh
  • Cast: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis

The true story of Donald Crowhurst (Firth), a weekend sailor who persuaded an investor to build him a yacht so that he could enter a round-the-world yacht race, with disastrous consequences. Firth does brave and moving work as Crowhurst falls apart under the stress, but the conclusion is unconvincing.

Sat 17 Feb
Mon 19 Feb
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Wed 21 Feb
Thu 22 Feb

Paddington 2

Paddington 2
  • 2017
  • UK/France
  • 1h 43min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Paul King
  • Cast: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Imelda Staunton

Paddington (Whishaw) falls foul of a dastardly scheme to steal the key to a hidden fortune. The sequel to the wildly successful first film is implausibly even better, with spiffing action pieces, seemingly throwaway gags paying rich dividends later, and splendid performances from all, with Grant brilliant as the has-been thespian villain. Joyful stuff.

Sun 18 Feb

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 10min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Cast: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville

Reynolds Woodcock (Day Lewis) is a haute couture dressmaker in 50s London; when he meets Alma (Krieps), and she becomes his muse and then his lover, the carefully crafted life he has made with his sister (Manville) is turned upside down. A multi-layered, expertly observed study of desire and control, with masterful work from Anderson and his cast.

Sat 17 Feb
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Thu 22 Feb

The Post

The Post
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 56min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

The story of how the Washington Post, led by its publisher Katherine Graham (Streep) and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), got the chance to print devastating revelations about US involvement in Vietnam. An old-fashioned Hollywood showstopper with a stellar supporting cast, and sizeable if predictable performances from the leads.

Sun 18 Feb
Mon 19 Feb
Tue 20 Feb

Rastamouse

Rastamouse
  • Cast: Voices of Reggie Yates, Cornell John

Screening of the kids' fave reggae mouse tales.

Sat 17 Feb
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The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums
  • 2002
  • US
  • 1h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Wes Anderson
  • Cast: Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow

The Tenenbaums are no ordinary family. Descended from a long line of overachievers, these New York geniuses are now in stultifying decline. Odd tale of an awkward family and its members' impossible magnetic attraction to each other.

Wed 21 Feb

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
  • Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer

In 1962 Baltimore, Eliza (Hawkins) is a mute who works as a cleaner in a secret government facility alongside the chatty Zelda (Spencer); there she makes a connection with a mysterious monster (Jones). A wondrous tale of underwater love, with an apt and refreshing approach to female sexuality; from screenplay through casting, score and production, it all gels superbly.

Sat 17 Feb
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Sun 25 Feb

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • 2017
  • UK / US
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Martin McDonagh
  • Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage

Exasperated by the police’s failure to catch her daughter’s murderer, Mildred Hayes (McDormand) buys ad space on the titular billboards to tear a strip off the police chief (Harrelson). McDonagh’s latest delicately balances the lingering pain of the crime itself with dark comedy, and a superb cast is topped by a magnificent performance from McDormand.

Sat 17 Feb
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Timmy Time

Timmy Time
  • UK
  • Cast: Voices of Kate Harbour, Justin Fletcher, Louis Jones

The madcap adventures of the little sheep with a lot to learn.

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Situated directly above England's largest pub, the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse offers three screens and shows a range of classics and new releases, as well as having its own bar and cafe that's distinctly artier than the pub downstairs. You can enjoy a pint of the exclusive locally-brewed 'Reel Ale', and there are also regular film quizzes.

Cambridge Railway Station is a 20 minute walk away. From the station, walk straight on Station Road until you come to Hills Road (the end), then turn right. Walk along Hills Road until it becomes Regent Street and then Saint Andrew’s Street. The cinema is on the left above the pub ‘The Regal’.

Local buses stop on the Drummer Street bus depot, 2 minutes walk from the cinema. National Express coaches stop on the edge of Parkers Piece, 5 minutes walk from the cinema.

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