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THE QUEEN OF KATWE

THE QUEEN OF KATWE

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 4 minutes

This unique and heartwarming film is based on an amazing true story, and stars Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 YEARS A SLAVE) and Academy Award nominee David Oyelowo (SELMA) and is directed by the legendary Mira Nair. Set in the rural Uganda, the colorful true story follows a young girl whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming..

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 30

THE EXORCIST: EXTENDED DIRECTOR'S CUT

THE EXORCIST: EXTENDED DIRECTOR'S CUT

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R  |  2 hours 12 minutes

William Friedkin directs one of the most horrifying movies ever made. When a charming 12-year-old girl takes on the characteristics and voices of others, doctors say there is nothing they can do. As people begin to die, the girl's mother realizes her daughter has been possessed by the devil--and that her daughter's only possible hope lies with two priests and the ancient rite of demonic exorcism. THE EXCORCIST: EXTENDED DIRECTOR'S CUT includes 11 minutes of scenes that are terrifying beyond words.

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 3

CLASSICS

KENSHIN PART III: THE LEGEND ENDS

KENSHIN PART III: THE LEGEND ENDS

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NR  |  2 hours 15 minutes

After his confrontation with Shishio, Kenshin Himura awakens at the home of his old Master. He trains day and night to learn the final technique of his deadly fighting style. While he builds up his strength, Shishio and his army attack the coastline and force the new government to name Kenshin a wanted man. With the world closing in on him, Kenshin will have to look inside himself to find the strength he needs to protect his friends and end Shishio’s reign of terror once and for all. As the two ex-assassins prepare for their final..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 4

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

THE DEEP BLUE SEA - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

THE DEEP BLUE SEA - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

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NR  |  3 hours 0 minutes

Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production. A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affa..

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 6

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THE BIRTH OF A NATION

THE BIRTH OF A NATION

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TBA  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize winner set against the backdrop of the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows slave and preacher Nat Turner, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities against himself and his fellow slaves, Nat orchestrates an inspirational uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 7
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SHIN GODZILLA

SHIN GODZILLA

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NR  |  1 hour 58 minutes

Make way for the ultimate homage to one of the most enduring legends of the big screen—Godzilla! The King of the Monsters is back in Tokyo for a city-crushing crusade that speaks to the very roots of the world-renowned franchise. It’s a peaceful day in Japan when a strange fountain of water erupts in the bay, causing panic to spread among government officials. At first, they suspect only volcanic activity, but one young executive dares to wonder if it may be something different...something alive. His worst nightmare comes to life w..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 11

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

THE THREEPENNY OPERA - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

THE THREEPENNY OPERA - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

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NR  |  3 hours 0 minutes

THE THREEPENNY OPERA is a comically dark, gothic and enjoyably boisterous look at old London. As the city prepares for a coronation, the police double their efforts to clean up the slums, and are willing to cut corners to do so. However, complications arise when career criminal Mack the Knife returns to town and a local family’s daughter disappears. With a stellar cast lead by Oliver Award-winner Rory Kinnear (HAMLET, OTHELLO), and adapted by Simon Stephens (THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME), this self-proclaimed “..

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 13
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DENIAL

DENIAL

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PG-13  |  1 hour 50 minutes

Based on the acclaimed book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 14

AMERICAN HONEY

AMERICAN HONEY

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R  |  2 hours 43 minutes

Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner and Palme d'Or nominee AMERICAN HONEY follows a teenage girl with nothing to lose, as she joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses through Midwest with a band of misfits.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 21
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KIZUMONOGATARI PART II: NEKKETSU

KIZUMONOGATARI PART II: NEKKETSU

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NR  |  1 hour 0 minutes

After being turned by the vampire Kiss-shot Acerola-Orion Heart-under-blade, high school student Koyomi Araragi sets off to regain his humanity. With the help of his friend, Meme Oshino, Koyomi discovers the only way to return human is to retrieve Kiss-shot’s lost limbs. However, they are now in the possession of three powerful vampire hunters who want Kiss-shot dead. A prequel to the highly popular Monogatari franchise, KIZUMONOGATARI is sure to excite any fan.

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Film opens on Sat, Oct 22

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

FRANKENSTEIN - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

FRANKENSTEIN - NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

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NR  |  2 hours 30 minutes

National Theatre Live’s hit broadcast of FRANKENSTEIN returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), this thrilling production features Jonny Lee Miller (TRAINSPOTTING) as Victor Frankenstein and Benedict Cumberbatch (THE IMITATION GAME) as his creation. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development, and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this t..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 25

OPERA, BALLET & LIVE THEATRE

OASIS SUPERSONIC

OASIS SUPERSONIC

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NR  |  1 hour 57 minutes

From the Oscar winning producers of Amy comes OASIS SUPERSONIC. An essential look at the meteoric rise of seminal 90s rock ban Oasis, immersing us in the raucous rock stars’ fast-paced world of electrifying music, wild debauchery, and epic fraternal feuding.

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 26

MUSIC DOCS & CONCERT FILMS

PSYCHO - Hitchcocktober

PSYCHO - Hitchcocktober

The Tower Theatre
R  |  1 hour 49 minutes

Alfred Hitchcock's landmark masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. When Marion Crane, spectacularly played by Janet Leigh, ends up at the Bates Motel after making off with $40,000 cash, there's hardly a film fan alive who doesn't know what happens next. First a private detective, then Marion's sister, search for her as the horror and suspense mount to a terrifying climax where the mysterious killer is finally..

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 31

CLASSICS

THE GOLDEN AGE - BOLSHOI BALLET

THE GOLDEN AGE - BOLSHOI BALLET

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NR  |  2 hours 20 minutes

THE GOLDEN AGE makes for an original, colorful, and dazzling show with its jazzy score and music-hall atmosphere during the Roaring 20s. Set in a seaside town where business and mafia are flourishing, The Golden Age cabaret is the favorite nightly dwelling for dancers, bandits and young merrymakers. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita - a beautiful dancer, but also the friend of a local gangster. With its mad rhythms, vigorous chase scenes, and decadent cabaret numbers, THE GOLDEN AGE is a passionate love story featur..

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Film opens on Tue, Nov 1

OPERA, BALLET & LIVE THEATRE

AQUARIUS

AQUARIUS

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NR  |  2 hours 21 minutes

Sônia Braga (KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN) gives a tour-de-force performance in Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or nominee AQUARIUS. With an impeccable 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and critic predictions of an Oscar nomination, it follows Clara (Braga), who has vowed not to leave her quickly gentrifying home in Recife, Brazil, until her death. Her steadfastness brings about a mysterious confrontation, tingeing even Clara's most familiar routines with the tension of a thriller. AQUARIUS is an official selection of the 2016 New York and To..

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 4
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LABYRINTH

LABYRINTH

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 41 minutes

This 1986 cult classic from the beloved creator of The Muppets pits living and breathing actors Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie (who also provided the film's music) against a motley collection of monsters. The story follows a teenage girl who ventures through a mythical world to rescue her baby brother from the evil Goblin King.

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 7

THE BRIGHT STREAM - BOLSHOI BALLET

THE BRIGHT STREAM - BOLSHOI BALLET

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NR  |  2 hours 30 minutes

THE BRIGHT STREAM invokes the genius of Shostakovich’s score, creating a laugh-out-loud masterpiece with bits of slapstick comedy. Hilarious deceptions and false identities including the principal dancer Ruslan Skvortsov dressed as a Sylph! Taking place in the midst of a harvest festival at a collective farm, a visiting dance troupe reunites a ballerina with her childhood friend Zina. In order to teach her unfaithful husband a lesson, Zina, the ballerina and the ballerina’s husband decide to swap roles for the evening. The Bolshoi..

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Film opens on Tue, Nov 8

OPERA, BALLET & LIVE THEATRE

HAMLET - National Theatre Live

HAMLET - National Theatre Live

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  3 hours 24 minutes

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (SHERLOCK and THE IMITATION GAME) takes on the title role in Shakespeare’s great tragedy HAMLET, directed by Lyndsey Turner. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Cumberbatch’s performance is extraordinary in this eagerly awaited live production brought to the big screen.

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Film opens on Tue, Nov 15

OPERA, BALLET & LIVE THEATRE

THE ENTERTAINER - Kenneth Branagh Theatre

THE ENTERTAINER - Kenneth Branagh Theatre

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NR  |  2 hours 50 minutes

Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice, with John Hurt as Billy Rice.

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Film opens on Thu, Nov 17
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LOVING

LOVING

The Tower Theatre
PG-13  |  2 hours 3 minutes

From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, LOVING celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their Virginia hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry - and has gone down in history as an inspiration to couples everywhere.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 18
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CYMBELINE - Royal Shakespeare Company

CYMBELINE - Royal Shakespeare Company

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  3 hours 30 minutes

CYMBELINE is Shakespeare’s coming of age tragicomic romance. A story of power, sexuality and identity - stunningly retold for the 21st century. An ineffectual Queen Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. Consumed with grief at the death of two of her children, Cymbeline’s judgement is clouded. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Behind the throne, a power-hungry figure plots to seize power by murdering them both.

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Film opens on Tue, Nov 22
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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

The Tower Theatre
G  |  1 hour 27 minutes

Step aside Daenerys and Katniss, Aisholpan is a real life role model on an epic journey in a far away world. This 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl battles to become the first female to hunt with a Golden Eagle in 2,000 years of male-dominated history. Set against the breathtaking expanse of the Mongolian steppe, THE EAGLE HUNTRESS features some of the most awe-inspiring cinematography ever captured in a documentary, giving this intimate tale of a young girl’s quest the dramatic force of an epic narrative film.

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Film opens on Wed, Nov 23
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KING LEAR - Royal Shakespeare Company

KING LEAR - Royal Shakespeare Company

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  3 hours 30 minutes

King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. A proud man, he allows vanity to cloud his judgment, believing that he can relinquish the crown, but enjoy the same authority and respect he has always known. Misjudging his children’s loyalty he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power he had taken for granted.

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Film opens on Tue, Nov 29
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A CHRISTMAS STORY

A CHRISTMAS STORY

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PG  |  1 hour 38 minutes

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Claus more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood bully and visits a malevolent department store Santa Clause, Ralphie connives, conspires and campaigns for the most fabulous Christmas present ever in this heartwarming, hysterical and sweetly nostalgic holiday film

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 5

CLASSICS

WAR HORSE - National Theatre Live

WAR HORSE - National Theatre Live

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  3 hours 10 minutes

Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, WAR HORSE has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of four million people around the world. WAR HORSE takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathin..

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Film opens on Tue, Dec 6

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THE NUTCRACKER - Bolshoi Ballet

THE NUTCRACKER - Bolshoi Ballet

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 20 minutes

Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann's story, THE NUTCRACKER is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil. This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to b..

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Film opens on Tue, Dec 13

OPERA, BALLET & LIVE THEATRE

ELLE

ELLE

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 10 minutes

Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or nominee ELLE follows Michelle, head of a successful video game company, who brings a ruthless attitude to her business as well as her love life. Everything changes when she is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant - Michelle resolutely tracks him down, drawing them both into a curious and thrilling game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

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Film opens on Fri, Dec 23
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