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Crouch End Picturehouse

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165 Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 9BY
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42nd Street

42nd Street
  • 1933
  • US
  • 1h 29min
  • U
  • Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
  • Cast: Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers

‘Come and meet those dancing feet, on the avenue I’m taking you to – 42nd Street.’ One of the brightest, toe-tapping backstage musical triumphs from Depression era Hollywood, 42nd Street provided a major stepping stone in the career of twenty-two-year-old Ginger Rogers. Ruby Keeler is the chorus girl who steps in to replace an ailing leading lady and emerges a shiny new Broadway star but Rogers steals all her scenes as wise-cracking, gold-digging chorus girl Anytime Annie. Eye-popping choreography from Busby Berkeley is matched by an unforgettable score that includes ‘Shuffle off to Buffalo’, ‘You’re Getting to be a Habit with Me’ and the glorious title track. Part of the Glasgow Film Festival

Sun 20 Aug

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 38min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk
  • Cast: Al Gore, Barack Obama, Donald J. Trump

Eleven years after the original film, this is a fly-on-the-wall portrait of the Big Daddy of global environmentalism going about his work. Gore comes across as a charming and savvy negotiator, funny, empathetic and passionate. An inspiring call to people to exercise their power.

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Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Leitch
  • Cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Sofia Boutella,

Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is an MI6 agent tasked with finding a list of double-crossing agents, aided by dodgy fellow spy David (McAvoy) as she kicks the arses of an army of foes in 1989 Berlin. Basically a showcase for Theron’s sparring ability and withering looks, it features authentically exhausting fights and is a shamelessly derivative but fun actioner.

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Baby Driver

Baby Driver
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 1h 53min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Edgar Wright
  • Written by: Edgar Wright
  • Cast: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, Eiza González, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx

Baby (Elgort) is an Atlanta getaway driver, forced by his boss Doc (Spacey) into doing one last heist. Exuberant crime caper full of stonking music; the story is hardly original, but Wright’s snappy dialogue and zesty direction reinvigorates the genre clichés, and the stars revel in it. Great fun.

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The Big Sick

The Big Sick
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Michael Showalter
  • Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Culture clash comedy written by real life couple Emily V Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani. It plays out with charming, sometimes toe-curling honesty and an acknowledgement of how complicated life can get when expectations weigh heavy and tradition unceremoniously intervenes.

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 29min
  • PG
  • Directed by: David Soren
  • Cast: Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms

Animated superhero comedy based on the bestselling book series by Dav Pilkey. This is a film that sides with the kids, right down to its sly jabs at uncaring, cash-starved school systems and loose message about the value of laughing at yourself; and, of course, at the mere existence of a planet called Uranus.

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Detroit

Detroit
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 23min
  • Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
  • Cast: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith

Dramatic retelling of a police raid in Detroit in 1967 that resulted in one of the largest race riots in American history.

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Sun 20 Aug

Dunkirk

Dunkirk
  • 2017
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Christopher Nolan
  • Written by: Christopher Nolan
  • Cast: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles

Survival story set during the battle of Dunkirk in WWII. The younger cast members acquit themselves admirably, including pop star Harry Styles; and, in its uncomfortable depiction of frightened men looking to save their own skin, this is far from straightforwardly patriotic fare. As he delivers non-stop visual audacity, once again Nolan shows himself to be a master of pure cinema.

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The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Tony Leondis
  • Cast: T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Jake T. Austin, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara, Patrick Stewart

Gene (Miller) is a ‘meh’ emoji living in Textopolis who can’t help displaying mixed emotions. Targeted for deletion, he goes on the run with perky Hi-5 (Corden) and hacker Jailbreak (Faris). A combination of product placement, ingratiating voice work and barrel-scraping studio desperation, it’s a witless and blandly generic journey of self-discovery.

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A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 27min
  • Directed by: David Lowery
  • Cast: Rooney Mara, Sonia Acevedo, Casey Affleck, Carlos Bermudez

C (Affleck) and M (Mara) are a couple; when C is killed in a car crash, he returns as a ghost to make contact with M. Lowery manages to reanimate the corny old trope of the ghost under a bedsheet, creating a story about grief and a captivating reflection on the enormity of mankind’s existence.

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The Jungle Book

Jungle Book
  • 1967
  • US
  • 1h 18min
  • U
  • Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman
  • Cast: Bruce Reitherman, Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, George Sanders, Sterling Holloway

Growing up in the jungle, young Mowgli learns from the animals around him. Enjoyable Disney, a long way from Kipling's book, but the songs are wonderful.

Thu 24 Aug

Metamorphoses

  • 2014
  • France
  • 1h 42min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Christophe Honoré
  • Cast: Amira Akili, Sébastien Hirel, Mélodie Richard

Quirky coming-of-age story about gods and humans, (very) loosely based on the works of Ovid.

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Tue 22 Aug

Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Metropolitan Opera: Carmen
  • 2014
  • US

A live performance of Bizet's bodice-ripping melodrama.

Tue 22 Aug

My Beautiful Laundrette

My Beautiful Laundrette
  • 1985
  • UK
  • 1h 37min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Stephen Frears
  • Written by: Hanif Kureishi
  • Cast: Gordon Warnecke, Daniel Day-Lewis, Saeed Jaffrey, Roshan Seth

A young Asian (Warnecke) from South London is given the chance to manage his uncle's laundrette, which he and his ex-skinhead boyfriend (Day-Lewis) transform into the latest word in laundromats. A notable early role for Day-Lewis and one of the classic films about Thatcher's Britain.

Thu 17 Aug
  • 12:30

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
  • 2017
  • Canada/US/South Korea
  • PG
  • Directed by: Cal Brunker
  • Cast: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph

In this inexplicable sequel to the underwhelming 2014 original, Surly Squirrel (Arnett) teams up with idealistic Andie (Heigl) and Precious (Rudolph) to save their park from the Mayor (Moynihan). The characters are unappealing and the script relies on uninspired action and flat non-jokes. At least there’s no ‘Gangnam Style’ this time.

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Thu 17 Aug

The Odyssey

The Odyssey
  • 2016
  • France
  • 2h 2min
  • Directed by: Jérôme Salle
  • Cast: Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, Audrey Tautou

Biopic of underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau (Wilson), focusing on his strained relationship with his son. It looks fantastic, but becomes bogged down in soap opera conventions and biopic cliché, with characters such as Cousteau’s long-suffering wife Simone (Tautou) pushed to the sidelines.

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Patti Cake$

Patti Cake$
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • Directed by: Geremy Jasper
  • Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay

Drama about an aspiring female rapper.

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Thu 24 Aug

Step

Step
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 23min
  • Directed by: Amanda Lipitz
  • Cast: Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon

Documentary about a high school dance team, following three young black students (Giraldo, Grainger, Solomon) through their step dance training and the emotional process of applying for college. Lipitz celebrates the cross-generational relationships, delivering an uplifting and beautiful film about the power of female solidarity.

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Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland
  • 2017
  • Finland / Sweden / Denmark / Germany / US
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Dome Karukoski
  • Cast: Jakob Oftebro, Jessica Grabowsky, Werner Daehn

Biopic of the gay artist famed for his illustrations of leather clad muscle men.

Thu 17 Aug
  • 14:00

Tractor Ted

The adventures of Tractor Ted, who, as you might have guessed, is a tractor.

Mon 21 Aug

Up

Up
  • 2009
  • US
  • 1h 36min
  • U
  • Directed by: Pete Docter/Bob Peterson
  • Cast: Voices of Christopher Plummer, Edward Asner, Paul Eiding

Seventy-eight year old curmudgeon Carl Fredericksen and eight-year-old Junior Wilderness Explorer Russell embark on the adventure of a lifetime in South America. While it unfolds on a grand scale, at its heart is a human story that will resonate with viewers of every age. Marrying sadness with triumph, Pixar have created another masterpiece.

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