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September Cinema Season Films – now booking!

12 Aug 2021

Autumn blockbusters, thrillers and British dramas feature in our September programme!


Stillwater – Fri 10 & Thu 16 Sep – Book Tickets

A father (Matt Damon) travels from Oklahoma to France to help his estranged daughter, who is in prison for a murder she claims she didn’t commit.

Free Guy – Fri 17 & Thu 23 Sep – Book Tickets

A bank teller (Ryan Reynolds) discovers that he’s actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.

The Suicide Squad – Sat 18, Wed 22 & Tue 28 Sep – Book Tickets

From writer/director James Gunn comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure “The Suicide Squad,” featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup.

The Nest – Fri 24, Sat 25 & Thu 30 Sep – Book Tickets

Rory (Jude Law), an ambitious entrepreneur and former commodities broker, persuades his American wife, Allison (Carrie Coon), and their children to leave the comforts of suburban America and return to his native England during the 1980s.


Minamata – Tue 7 & Thu 9 Sep – Book Tickets

New York, 1971. Following his celebrated days as one of the most revered photojournalists of World War II, W. Eugene Smith (Johnny Depp) has become a recluse, disconnected from society and his career. But a secret commission from Life magazine editor Robert Hayes (Bill Nighy) sends him to the Japanese coastal city of Minamata, which has been ravaged by mercury poisoning.

The Courier – Sat 11 & Wed 15 Sep – Book Tickets

The Courier’ is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history.

British Drama:

The Last Letter From Your Lover – Fri 3, Sat 4 & Wed 8 Sep – Book Tickets

A pair of interwoven stories set in the present and past, The Last Letter From Your Lover follows Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones), an ambitious journalist who discovers a trove of secret love letters from 1965 and becomes determined to solve the mystery of the forbidden affair at their centre.

The Last Bus – Sun 26 & Mon 27 Sep – Book Tickets

A heart-warming tale of Tom (Timothy Spall), a pensioner whose wife, Mary (Phyllis Logan), has just passed away, who travels from Britain’s most Northerly point, John O’Groats, to his original home town at its most Southerly point, Land’s End, using his free bus pass.


Old – Wed 1 Sep – Book Tickets

A tropical holiday turns into a horrific nightmare when a family visits a secluded beach that’s somehow causing them to age rapidly – reducing their entire lives into a single day.

Censor – Tue 14 Sep – Book Tickets

When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister’s mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest that will blur the lines between fiction and reality.

Recorded theatre:

NT Live: Follies – Thu 2 Sep – Book Tickets

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Romeo and Juliet – Wed 29 Sep – Book Tickets

Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them. This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way.

Family Films:
At only £3.50pp, take cover from the Autumn drizzle and snuggle down in our cinema.

Family Film: Spirit Untamed – Sun 12 Sep – Book Tickets

An epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse, Spirit Untamed is the next chapter in the beloved story from DreamWorks Animation.

Family Film: Paw Patrol – The Movie – Sun 26 Sep – Book Tickets

The PAW Patrol is on a roll! When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes Mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head on.

See our full listings here: What’s on – Gulbenkian 


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