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Baby Driver

Baby Driver
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 113 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Edgar Wright
  • Written by: Edgar Wright
  • Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Eiza González, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx
Wed 28 Jun
Thu 29 Jun
Fri 30 Jun
Sat 1 Jul
Sun 2 Jul
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Tue 4 Jul
Wed 5 Jul
Thu 6 Jul

Churchill

Churchill
  • 2017
  • 105 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jonathan Teplitzky
  • Written by: Alex von Tunzelmann
  • Cast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery

The story of how Churchill (Cox) was vehemently opposed to the Normandy landings of 1944. Intelligent, sometimes moving drama with an exceptional cast (especially Purefoy as a touching George VI) but not notably cinematic, stringing together a series of confrontations with shots of Churchill being driven from one place to another.

  • IMDb
Sat 24 Jun
  • 16:00
  • 18:25
Sun 25 Jun
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Wed 28 Jun
Thu 29 Jun

Gifted

Gifted
  • 2017
  • USA
  • 101 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Marc Webb
  • Cast: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan

Frank (Evans) has been looking after his mathematically gifted niece Mary (Grace) ever since his sister committed suicide, but then his mother stakes a claim on the girl. Movie-of-the-week stuff about one man’s journey for personal redemption, emotionally overwrought and schmaltzy.

Sat 24 Jun
  • 13:35
Sun 25 Jun
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Thu 29 Jun

The Graduate

The Graduate
  • 1967
  • US
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • Cast: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Murray Hamilton, Elizabeth Wilson

Deliciously awkward college graduate Benjamin Braddock (Hoffman) finds himself in an affair with the wife of his father's business partner.

Sat 24 Jun
Sun 25 Jun
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Wed 28 Jun
Thu 29 Jun
Sun 9 Jul

Heat

Heat
  • 1995
  • US
  • 170 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Michael Mann
  • Written by: Michael Mann
  • Cast: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

Mann's star package cops-and-robbers tale is head and shoulders above the rest of the genre, thanks to an action-packed screenplay that fully explores its themes and gives depth to its characters. Pacino is the dedicated detective whose home life is in ruins; De Niro is the reclusive criminal mastermind. The two men's finely balanced sense of honour and mutual respect is well dissected, and the shoot-out set pieces are heart-stopping. Brilliant.

Mon 26 Jun

In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World
  • 2016
  • Japan
  • 128 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sunao Katabuchi

Set in Hiroshima during World War II, a young woman struggles to feed her family due to rationing and lack of supplies.

Wed 28 Jun

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
  • 1998
  • UK
  • 90 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: John Maybury
  • Cast: Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton.

By no means a documentary-style portrait of the artist, Love is the Devil is concerned with the destructive relationship between Bacon and his lover George Dyer. Far more visual and experimental than most of what passes for British cinema these days. Jacobi has an uncanny physical resemblance to Bacon, but the real acting revelation is Craig (Geordie in Our Friends in the North) who superbly gives life to this human tragedy waiting to happen.

Tue 27 Jun

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy
  • 1969
  • US
  • 113 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: John Schlesinger
  • Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight

Voight is the dim-witted Texan getting by in the Big Apple by acting as a gigolo for the rich ladies of New York, while Hoffman is the tubercular conman he befriends and helps through the cold winter in this seminal buddy movie, which helped both protagonists to major stardom in the early 1970s, set Schlesinger off on an intermittently successful career, and further shifted the censorship parameters of mainstream American film.

Sun 25 Jun

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel
  • 1952
  • US
  • 98 min
  • Directed by: Henry Koster
  • Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Richard Burton, Audrey Dalton
  • IMDb
Sat 24 Jun
  • 13:45
  • 18:35
Sun 25 Jun
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Thu 29 Jun

My Life as a Courgette

My Life as a Courgette
  • 2016
  • Switzerland, France
  • 66 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Claude Barras
  • Cast: Gaspard Schlatter (voice), Sixtine Murat (voice), Paulin Jaccoud (voice)

Icare (Schlatter) is a nine year old boy who gets placed in an orphanage after the death of his alcoholic mother. Charming but profound stop-motion animated tale, skilfully adapted by Celine Sciamma (Girlhood) from Gilles Paris's novel; the kids' candid discussions about adult topics shows how much they have been through, yet it can be enjoyed by younger audiences.

Sat 24 Jun
  • 13:25
  • 17:25
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Wed 28 Jun
Thu 29 Jun

National Theatre Live: Salome

National Theatre Live: Salome
  • 2017

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Director Yaël Farber draws on multiple accounts to create this urgent, hypnotic production.

Tue 27 Jun

The Red Turtle

The Red Turtle
  • 2016
  • France / Belgium / Japan
  • 80 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michaël Dudok de Wit
  • Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Barbara Baretta, Tom Hudson (voices)

A man washes up on a desert island; when he tries to build a raft, it’s destroyed by a mysterious red turtle. Breathtaking début feature by Dutch writer, director and animator, a stunning, life-affirming tale of man’s relationship with nature, entirely worthy of the Ghibli name (the studio co-produced it).

Sat 24 Jun
Sun 25 Jun
Mon 26 Jun
Tue 27 Jun
Wed 28 Jun
Thu 29 Jun

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • 1954
  • US
  • 102 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Stanley Donen
  • Cast: Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

When a backwoodsman takes his wife to his home farm in Oregon back in 1850, his six brothers realise they would also like to find wives.

Mon 26 Jun

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.

Mon 26 Jun

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me
  • 2017
  • 105 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nick Broomfield/Rudi Dolezal
  • Written by: Nick Broomfield

Documentary about the life and death of singing sensation Whitney Houston, using a fairly traditional format of talking heads and archive footage. Broomfield and Dolezal trace her journey with sensitivity and assurance and if a few puzzle pieces are missing, there are some revealing interviews.

  • IMDb
Sat 24 Jun
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Wed 28 Jun
Cameo Cinema

First opened as the King's Cinema in 1914, a refurbishment and name change saw The Cameo open in 1949. Now featuring three screens and a licensed bar with wide-ranging food menu.

All screens apart from Screen 3 have wheelchair access and there are adapted toilets available.

Haymarket Train Station is a 15 minute walk away, whilst Waverley Station is 30 minutes away.

Bus routes close to the cinema are 2, 3, 35, 45, 109, 118, 133, 159, 196, 250, 322, 345, 355, P4, P5, N2, N3, N35, N37, N109.

Reviews & features

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