UK Cinema Release: Pitbull – Exodus

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Kinostar has announced the release of the explosive ‘Pitbull – Exodus’ in UK / EIRE cinemas from 19th November.  The Polish crime thriller is directed by genre veteran Patryk Vega (The Plagues of BeslauPitbull [2005] & Small World) and stars Andrzej Grabowski, Przemyslaw Bluszcz & Tomasz Dedek. 

The story of Pitbull – Exodus is told across a number of years, a part of the ever waging war between the police and the criminal empires spanning Eastern Europe. We follow one young man’s life, his childhood and adolescence and ultimately his descent into the criminal underworld. His path soon crosses with a policeman who will stop at nothing to catch him. 

With twists, turns, shocks and spectacular scenes, Vega is back to his favourite genre, giving everyone what they want.  

Pitbull – Exodus was shot in Polish (titled Pitbull) as well as in English (titled Exodus) and there will be UK screenings for both Exodus and Pitbull with English subtitles. 

Pitbull – Exodus will be in UK & EIRE cinemas from 19th November

UK Winter Release Schedule 2021

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Here’s the schedule for what’s going on this Winter in the UK including theatrical releases, VOD, DVD, Blu Ray and more.

Thanks to Strike Media for the schedule.

FRIGHT…
Shepherd 
Starring: Tom Hughes, Kate Dickie, Gaia Weiss & Greta Scacchi 
Eric Black is lost after the mysterious death of his adulterous wife. Running from his past to a new job as a Shepherd, he becomes trapped alone on a majestic, weather-beaten island with an ominous secret. One mans spiralling madness meets a vengeful supernatural force. What starts as the perfect wind-swept escape becomes a race to save his sanity and his life. 
Shepherd will be in UK Cinemas from 12th November 

Puppet Killer 
Starring: Aleks Paunovic, Lee Majdoub, Lisa Durupt  
While celebrating Christmas break at an isolated cabin in the woods, Jamie and his high school friends are stalked by a sadistic killer obsessed with horror movie icons.
Puppet Killer will be coming to Digital Download 29th November 

Father of Flies  
Starring: Camilla Rutherford, Sandra Andreis, Davi Santos, Page Ruth and Nicholas Tucci 
Co-written by Edwards’ writing partner Nadia Doherty, the film is based on a story Edwards had written as a child, a haunting tale of family life. A vulnerable young boy finds his mother pushed out of the family home by a strange new woman, and he must confront the terrifying supernatural forces that seem to move in with her. 
Father of Flies screened at Grimmfest and will have it’s UK Physical Premiere at Raindance Film Festival (6th Nov) with a general UK release in 2022 

Slumber Party Massacre  
Starring Hannah Gonera, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Mila Rayne 
Slumber Party Massacre is a reimagining of Roger Corman’s 1982 cult-classic, which was the first instalment in the SPM trilogy. The film is directed by Danishka Esterhazy (“The Banana Splits Movie”) and premiered at Fantastic Fest in September 2021. 
Slumber Party Massacre will be coming to Digital Download on Monday 13th December  

THRILL…
Disappearance at Lake Elrod  
Starring: Robyn Lively, Shanola Hampton, Bethany Anne Lind and Michael Trucco  
A year after her daughter’s disappearance, another girl from Elrod, Georgia, goes missing. Convinced there is a connection, Charlie (Robyn Lively) won’t stop searching until she discovers the truth. Recently released in North America under the original title ‘Through The Glass Darkly”. 
Disappearance at Lake Elrod will be available on DVD in the UK & EIRE from Nov 1st. Pre-order now on Amazon and AppleTV  

#LIKE 
Starring:Marc Menchaca, Sarah Rich & Jeff Wincott 
On the first anniversary of her younger sister’s death Woodstock teen, Rosie (Sarah Rich – Orange is the New Black, Law & Order), discovers the mysterious man (Marc Menchaca – Ozark, The Sinner, The Outsider) who sexploited and bullied her sister to commit suicide back on-line trolling for new victims. After the authorities refuse to get involved she finds a darker side she never knew she had, as she takes justice into her own hands. 
#Like will be available to Rent and Buy from 1st November 

HABIT 
Starring: Bella Thorne 
When a drug deal goes wrong, street smart party girl Mads (Bella Thorne) and her best friends find a possible way out by masquerading as nuns. 
HABIT will be coming to Digital Download on 22nd November 

Blonde. Purple 
Starring: Julian Moore-Cook, Joe Gallina & Jess Radomska 
An out-of-his depth inexperienced criminal is stuck in a bank, after a heist went wrong. How will he get out? 
Blonde. Purple will be coming to Digital Download on November 30th 

Pitbull – Exodus 
Starring: Jan Blachowicz, Przemysław Bluszcz & Dawid Czuprynski 
Patryk Vega returns with his latest film Pitbull – EXODUS is getting back on track with his favourite type of movies, a crime thriller. The story is told at the turn of several decades, showing the fight between the police and criminal groups from the Eastern Europe. Follow one criminals life during his childhood and adolescence to show us how he became a involved in the criminal underworld. The villains path soon crosses with a policeman who sacrifices a large part of his life just to catch him. With twists, turns, shocks and spectacular scenes Vega is back giving everyone what they want.
Pitbull – Exodus will be in UK & EIRE Cinemas from 19th November  
DRAMA…
A Bird Flew In 
Starring: Morgana Robinson, Jeff Fahey, Derek Jacobi, Sadie Frost & Camilla Rutherford
When Lockdown is imposed, the cast and crew of a film are taken from the set and sent home – alone. Actors without an audience. Directors without a script. Couples who fall apart. While others come together. A feature film composed of six interlinked narratives, ‘Alone’ explores what happens when we are freed from external distractions and forced to find the meaning in our lives and loves.
A Bird Flew In will have its UK Premiere at Raindance Film Festival on 5th November 
SMILE…
 Sideshow  
Starring: Les Dennis, Anthony Head & April Pearson
When two inept criminals break into the home of a washed-up psychic in search of hidden loot, they get a lot more than they bargained for. 
Sideshow will be in UK Cinemas from 19th November 

Christmas Thieves  
Starring: Michael Madsen, Tom Arnold & Lorenzo McGovern Zaini
After a robbery goes wrong, Frank and Vince break into a home when two kids mistake them for their babysitters. Hoping to make them fall asleep so they can make their getaway, Frank reads stories from a magic book that he stole during the robbery, taking them to the enchanted world of ARCTIC FRIENDS. The two thieves have to endure the kid’s hijinks as they make various absurd attempts to escape. 
Christmas Thieves will be available on Digital Download on 29th November 

 CBeebies Christmas Show – The Night Before Christmas 
Starring: All your CBeebies favourites!
Follow the adventures of Holly and her brother Jack on Christmas Eve, as they send their wishes to Father Christmas. But then they have to deal with the mischievous Wish Taker who steals those wishes, leading Holly to travel far and wide in search of them. Will she succeed and ensure Father Christmas has all the wishes in time for Christmas Day? Tune in to find out…
Cbeebies Christmas Show will be coming to cinemas this December 4th and 5th! 

LEARN…
 Eleven 
Filmed over a 5-year period, ELEVEN follows the stories of a diverse and dynamic group of kids (from the World Cup ‘14 in Brazil to the World Cup ‘18 in Russia) ending up in Switzerland at the Stade de Genève on 21st of April 2018, in front of 22.000 people (as part of the UEFA and United Nations event “Match for Solidarity” featuring football legends like Figo and Ronaldinho).
Eleven will be released in early 2022 

 Freakscene – The Story of Dinosaur Jr 
 Starring : J. Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph 
Homage of one of the most influential bands on the American East Coast, which inspired the rock scene – an emotional, tragically funny and sometimes noisy roller-coaster ride by a dysfunctional family – Dinosaur Jr
Freakscene – The Story of Dinosaur Jr will be available to rent and buy on 22nd November  
EVENTS…
 Lucca Comics & Games 2021 
This year Italy is honouring Dante Alighieri, the poet and philosopher, by celebrating the 700th anniversary of his death and Dante’s Divine Comedy sets the tone for the returning festival – a community event that not only produced culture but creates a place where people can share experiences by occupying and interacting with and within a unique and monumental city. Light is the synthesis of this new Lucca Comics & Games, which signals a passage from dark to light, and paves a road to a new kind of normal. Visitors will go back to meeting creators of universes that have been an integral part of the festival – comics, games, storytelling, modern mythologies and big and small industries represented in these worlds. 
Lucca Comics & Games will be happening in person, marking its 55th year, from 28th October to 1st November in Italy  

 The Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Show, LIVE! 
Created by and starring drag superstars BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon, “The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Special” is the story of two queens who set out to create a classic Christmas TV variety show, but just can’t agree on how.

With the help of a chorus of dancers and DeLa’s deceased grandmother—whose spirit lives on in a glass of eggnog—DeLa tries her hardest to uphold the cheery Christmas traditions of her childhood. Meanwhile, Jinkx is much more interested in bawdy jokes, cute boys, and boozy libations. As they sing and dance their way through numbers about everything from St. Nick to the Christ child, the tension between them mounts, culminating in an all-out battle for control of the show. After some hilarious insight into the ghosts of their very different Christmas pasts, and with the help of a mysterious naked man with a surprising holiday secret, the two realize that tradition can be whatever we make of it, and family is whomever we choose.

This high camp, side-splitting romp is equal parts sacrilegious and sweet, with a sharp tongue and a heart of gold. “The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Special” is sure to be a new holiday tradition for all the lost toys who know that the best traditions are the ones we create ourselves.
 

Book your tickets at jinkxanddela.com and is on Digital Download now 

 Reel Cinemas presents: Movie Madness 
In celebration of the independent chain’s 20th birthday, Reel are excited to be extending their Movie Madness offer until 10th December. This will allow movie lovers to get tickets for their favourite upcoming blockbusters from as little as £2.50! Across the chain, Reel Cinemas offer state of the art screens, sound, leather seats and sofas, and are offering cinema-goers tickets from just £2.50 before 1 pm and £3.50 after, every day of the week – valid until 10th December, 2021. Reel Cinemas can be found in Blackburn, Borehamwood, Bridgnorth, Burnley, Chippenham, Chorley, Fareham, Hull, Ilkeston, Morecambe, Port Talbot, Quinton, Rochdale, Wakefield and Widnes with more cinemas opening in the next two years.  

Book your tickets at: www.reelcinemas.co.uk

UK Cinema Release: Sideshow

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Munro Film is excited to share the brand new trailer and poster for their latest star-studded comedy, Sideshow, which will be coming to cinemas across the UK from 19th November. 

The film follows two criminals who after breaking into the home of a washed-up psychic, get much more than they bargained for, because ‘The All-Seeing Stupendo’ is a genuine master of the dark mystic arts – at least that’s what it says on his poster and he’s sticking to it… 

Featuring hilarious performances from British legends Les Dennis (ExtrasCoronation Street) and Anthony Head (Ted Lasso, Little Britain), as well as April Pearson (Skins) and Nathan Clarke (Alex Rider) this film is sure to get audiences laughing. 

Commenting on the release writer & director Adam Oldroyd said “Sideshow is my modern take on the black humour of the old Ealing comedies. Les was the perfect pick to play ageing psychic Stuart Pendrick, his years of experience as one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers was the ideal material to draw from” 

Producer Michael Riley also commented on the film’s upcoming theatrical release saying: “Featuring a brilliant, touching and tragicomic career-best central performance from entertainment legend Les Dennis, Sideshow gives UK audiences a chance to shake off those pandemic blues. It’s a hilarious, perfectly-pitched and thoroughly silly way to spend 90mins, and shouldn’t be missed.

UK Christmas Release Schedule 2020

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Starring:
Sylvester McCoy (Dr Who),  Natalie Clark (The Last Bus), Kenny Boyle, Sanjeev Kohli, (Still Game) & Clare Grogan (Gregory’s Girl)
Lost At Christmas is set in the remote Scottish town of Fort William, on Christmas Eve, when life is turned upside down for Jen (Natalie Clark) and Rob (Kenny Boyle). Suddenly finding themselves heartbroken, single and stranded, they team up to try and reach home 100 miles away to be with their families. “Borrowing” Jen’s now ex-boyfriend’s classic car, the pair hit the road, but it’s not long before the weather turns for the worse forcing them to continue their journey on foot.

Bickering and bonding across the snowy Moors of Glencoe, they eventually arrive at a remote inn where they meet other guests dead set on avoiding the traditional Christmas joy. However, as Christmas Day draws closer, will happiness emerge and draw Jen and Rob together?

Lost at Christmas will bring you in from the cold, lighten your heart and provide the ultimate feel-good Christmas cinema experience.
Lost At Christmas will be in UK Cinemas from 4th December and on Digital Download from 7th December
Starring: Simon Russell Beale, Martin Freeman, Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya and Andy Serkis (voice cast) and  Michael Nunn, Jakub Franasowicz, Russell Maliphant, Karl Fagerlund Brekke, Mikey Boats, Grace Jabbari and Dana Fouras (dancing cast)
A Christmas Carol follows a Victorian family as they prepare a toy-theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and quickly the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets.  The tale unfolds on screen in a rich tapestry of highly absorbing, haunting and theatrical drama with characters portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of incredible actors. The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings a completely new and exciting dimension to Dickens’ characters whilst remaining true to the beauty of his original narrative.
 
With pantomime season all but cancelled, the dual approach to release is to support both cinema and theatre industries during a time of financial hardship generated by the Coronavirus pandemic. The announcement of a second lockdown has not changed directors David and Jacqui Morris’s approach towards such an inherently theatrical film, best enjoyed on the big screen. Both directors see the release and supporting local cinemas and theatres as an inherent part of A Christmas Carol’s 2020 release.

A Christmas Carol will be showing in mainland UK cinemas and theatres nationwide from 4th December and Ireland from 11th December. Visit the website for listings: https://www.achristmascarol2020.film/?country=united-kingdom
Starring:
Justin Long (Dodgeball), Kate Berlant & Lynn Cohen
“Safe Spaces” is a comedy about a New York City professor (Justin Long) who spends a week re-connecting with his family while defending his reputation over controversial behaviour at his college.
 Safe Spaces will be available on Digital Download from 7th December
Starring:
Andy Nyman (Ghost Stories), James Cosmo (GoT), Neve Campbell (Scream)
The Glass Man tells the story of Martin (Nyman) whose perfect life, with the perfect wife (Campbell) and the perfect house is shattered when a loan shark, Pecco (Cosmo), calls at their home in the dead of night to collect what he’s owed.  Pecco offers an ultimatum – lose everything or be his accomplice for the evening.  As they hurtle towards the terrible deed that Martin must perform, it starts to become clear that Pecco’s intentions are even darker than they appear.
 The Glass Man will be available on Sky Store, Apple TViTunes, Google Play, YouTube and Amazon from 7th December
Starring: 
Bradley Taylor, Cary Crankson, Nathaniel Martello-White, Joel Fry & Frank Harper
Recently released from prison, Mark (Bradley Taylor) attempts to reconnect with his daughter and hopes to give her a Christmas to remember. Struggling to find work, he meets Alan (Cary Crankson), his former cell-mate, who encourages him to return to a life of crime. A decision made easier when Caddy (Frank Harper), a ruthless crime boss, blackmails him into doing one last job.
 Silent Night will be in UK Cinemas from 11th December, on Digital Download from 14th December and DVD from 28th December
The anthology of horrors directed by:
Joshua Long, Pablo S. Pastor, Jason Bognacki, Adam O’Brien, A.J. Briones, Sergio Morcillo, Matt Richards & Oliver Par.
On a stormy night Rod leads a radio show dedicated to horror. Listeners call the radio telling their own paranormal stories. Until suddenly the announcer begins to receive strange calls from a child who desperately asks for help. At first Rod thinks that it is a bad joke until he discovers that this is not the case. Not only that, but these calls hide a dark secret in which the announcer himself will be involved…
 A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio will be available on Amazon and Google from 21st December and iTunes from 30th December
MEATBALL MACHINE
Starring:
Issei Takahashi (Detroit Metal City / Kill Bill Vol.1) Shôichirô Masumoto (Azumi 2 / Godzilla: Final Wars / Battlefield Baseball / Azumi / Versus) Toru Tezuka (Ichi the Killer / Dead or Alive 2) Ayano Yamamoto (Tokyo Gore Police)
Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave “Necroborgs” will leave you dizzy and drained – in a good way.

Meatball Machine will be on Blu-ray (Collectors Edition) from 15th January
Directed by:
Dir. Gints Zilbalodis
AWAY is about a boy travelling across an island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and get back home. Along the way he makes a series of connections with different animals and reflects on the possible ways he ended up on the island. Part dream, part reality, AWAY explores our common, universal need to find a connection.
 
The multiple award-winning film took the prestigious Contrechamp Award at Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019. Director and animator Gints Zilbalodis worked on the film for three and a half years, writing the fascinating story, creating the beautifully animated landscapes and characters, and composing and recording the enchanting music to this stunning dialogue-free film.
 Away will be available on Digital Download from 18th January
Starring: 
Conor Berry, Sean Connor, Grant Robert Keelan, Tara Lee
Davie (Conor Berry) is a dreamer from the council schemes, constantly hustling for his next buck, then losing it on the horses. After a football injury, Davie falls for trainee nurse Shona (Tara Lee) and tries to impress her by running a disco. Along with friends John and Scot, the trio start promoting bands – culminating in a hugely ambitious Iron Maiden gig at the Caird Hall, Dundee. With ambition so grand they go deep in debt with Fergie, a gangster of legendary violence, Davie needs to use every trick to pull off the biggest scheme of his life.
 
SCHEMERS was written by music manager David McLean as a way to share the remarkable stories behind his early years in the music business as a fledgling promoter. From organising some of the most ambitious gigs Dundee has ever seen, David moved to London to promote some of the worlds biggest bands, where he worked with NirvanaSmashing PumpkinsPearl Jam & Green Day. Following on from this Davidwent on to manage one of the most internationally successful bands of the last 20 years, Placebo.
 Schemers will be available on DVD and Digital Download from 25th January
TOKYO DRAGON CHEF
Retired Yakuzas open a ramen restaurant and become an overnight sensation, thanks to their recipe developed in prison. But a mysterious upstart gang is taking down every Yakuza family one by one, drawing the chefs back to the gangland underworld once more!
 Tokyo Dragon Chef will be on DVD & Digital Download from 25th January
Starring:
Gabe Nicholson, Michael Daniel, Rachel Johnson & June Peterson
Secluded in a desolate forest, a broken family is observed by Sator, a supernatural entity who is attempting to claim them.
 Sator will available on Digital Download from 15th February and DVD 22nd February
Starring:
Sydne Mikelle (lead), Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill, Freaky Friday, A Cinderella Story), Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: Picard 2020, Star Trek Generations, Family Guy), Jade Chynoweth (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice)
Five teens are invited to the home of an eccentric billionaire to compete in a game to win his mansion. The night takes a dark turn when they become trapped in the house and are forced to face off against each other and an evil AI entity who controls everything in the house including their fate.
Max Winslow and the House of Secrets will be available on Digital Download from 15th February
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b o y
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Shane Paul McGhie, Lex Scott Davis
Michael is a high-powered lawyer and Jamal is an angry young man who has been imprisoned after years of abuse in the foster care system. Together they have to overcome their differences to find justice and expose the foster care system.
 Released 1st March 2021
Starring:
Simon Phillips, Michael Swatton, Julie Mainville
A family of sadistic butchers has dug into the back country and, from the deep freeze of winter to the dog days of summer, anyone who crosses their path is dead meat.

Butchers will be available on DVD & Digital Download from 8th March
C A G E F I G H T E R
Starring:
Alex Montagnani, Gina Gershon, Jonathan Good, Chuck Liddell
Reiss is the greatest champion to ever fight in a LEGENDS cage. But when promoter Max Black pits him against wrestling superstar Randy Stone, Reiss finds himself in the toughest fight of his life.

 Cagefighter will be available on Digital Download from 15th March

200 Cinema Seats for Essential Workers from Pop Up Screens

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The sell-out Christmas experience Cinema in the Snow returns for its 6th year to a new home in Peckham
Independent cinema Pop Up Screens is back this winter, taking over Peckham’s popular Copeland Park and Bussey Building with ‘Cinema in the Snow’ – and to spread some much needed Christmas cheer they’re giving away 200 seats to essential workers.

The festive-themed cinema will kick off as soon as Lockdown lifts on 03 December with Gremlins and feature new and classic movies like Elf, Love Actually, Last Christmas, Home Alone and The Holiday until 20 Dec.

To enter the lottery, essential workers (that’s health care and social professionals, those working in education, the postal services and in supermarkets, fire services police and armed forces) need to fill in the sign up form which can be accessed here: https://mailchi.mp/popupscreens/frontline-workers-giveaway Winners will be chosen at random and each will receive two tickets to a screening of their choice (the full T&C’s can be found below the sign-up form).

If you’re not an essential worker but still want to book, tickets (priced from £16) can be booked by visiting
https://popupscreens.designmynight.com 

All COVID-19 safety precautions can be viewed here. Tickets will be refunded if events are cancelled due to COVID-19.
 

UK Theatrical Release: A Trio of Unmissable Festive Titles

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Starring: 
Simon Russell Beale, Martin Freeman, Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya and Andy Serkis (voice cast) and  Michael Nunn, Jakub Franasowicz, Russell Maliphant, Karl Fagerlund Brekke, Mikey Boats, Grace Jabbari and Dana Fouras (dancing cast)

A Christmas Carol follows a Victorian family as they prepare a toy-theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and quickly the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets.  The tale unfolds on screen in a rich tapestry of highly absorbing, haunting and theatrical drama with characters portrayed by dancers and voiced by an eclectic cast of incredible actors. The mix of danced action and spoken narration brings a completely new and exciting dimension to Dickens’ characters whilst remaining true to the beauty of his original narrative.
 
With pantomime season all but cancelled, the dual approach to release is to support both cinema and theatre industries during a time of financial hardship generated by the Coronavirus pandemic. The announcement of a second lockdown has not changed directors David and Jacqui Morris’s approach towards such an inherently theatrical film, best enjoyed on the big screen. Both directors see the release and supporting local cinemas and theatres as an inherent part of A Christmas Carol’s 2020 release.

A Christmas Carol will be showing in cinemas and theatres nationwide from 4th December.

Visit the website for listings: https://www.achristmascarol2020.film/?country=united-kingdom



Starring:
Sylvester McCoy (Dr Who),  Natalie Clark (The Last Bus), Kenny Boyle, Sanjeev Kohli, (Still Game) & Clare Grogan (Gregory’s Girl)

Lost At Christmas is set in the remote Scottish town of Fort William, on Christmas Eve, when life is turned upside down for Jen (Natalie Clark) and Rob (Kenny Boyle). Suddenly finding themselves heartbroken, single and stranded, they team up to try and reach home 100 miles away to be with their families. “Borrowing” Jen’s now ex-boyfriend’s classic car, the pair hit the road, but it’s not long before the weather turns for the worse forcing them to continue their journey on foot.

Bickering and bonding across the snowy Moors of Glencoe, they eventually arrive at a remote inn where they meet other guests dead set on avoiding the traditional Christmas joy. However, as Christmas Day draws closer, will happiness emerge and draw Jen and Rob together?

Lost at Christmas will bring you in from the cold, lighten your heart and provide the ultimate feel-good Christmas cinema experience.

Lost At Christmas will be in UK Cinemas from 4th December and on Digital Download from 7th December




Starring: 
Bradley Taylor, Cary Crankson & Frank Harper.

Recently released from prison, Mark (Bradley Taylor) attempts to reconnect with his daughter and hopes to give her a Christmas to remember. Struggling to find work, he meets Alan (Cary Crankson), his former cell-mate, who encourages him to return to a life of crime. A decision made easier when Caddy (Frank Harper), a ruthless crime boss, blackmails him into doing one last job.

Silent Night will be in UK Cinemas from 11th December, on Digital Download from 14th December and DVD from 28th December

UK Theatrical Release Schedule 2020

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Cinema provides escapism, a chance to get lost in a story, to be taken to far away lands, be touched by fear, by love, by painful situations. It provides a safe space for people from the outside world, a social space for those meeting with friends and somewhere to catch forty winks in a dark room if you so wish.

The news this week that Cineworld will be temporarily closing its operations from Thursday and Odeon closing some venues during the week came as a blow and it is easy to assume that nothing is coming out. That is not the case. Between now and Christmas, there are tonnes of releases for all groups and ages to enjoy and to do so safely. 

Please enjoy the trailers for them below
 
#lovecinema #savecinema #independentfilm #supportindependentfilm

Away
Distributor: Munro Films
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Schemers
Distributor: Munro Films
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The Trial of the Chicago 7
Distributor: Netflix (In Cinemas)
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Eternal Beauty
Distributor: Bulldog Distribution
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A Perfectly Normal Family
Distributor: Modern Films
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The Quiet One
Distributor: MusicFilmNetwork
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That Click
Distributor: Kaleidoscope
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The Man In The Hat
Distributor: Kaleidoscope
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The Elfkins
Distributor: Signature Enetertainment
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Cats & Dogs: Paws Unite!
Distributor: Warner Bros
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On The Rocks
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
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The Forty Year Old Version
Distributor: Netflix (In Cinemas)
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South Terminal
Distributor: MUBI
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Three Tenors
Distributor: CinemaLive
Out this week! 

Saint Maud
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 9th October
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AKIRA
Distributor: National Amusements
Release Date: Previews 7 & 8th, General Release 9th October
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I Am Woman
Distributor: Vertigo
Release Date: 9th October
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Beyond The Visible: Hilma af Klint
Distributor: Modern Films
Release Date: 9th October
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Kajillionaire
Distributor: Universal
Release Date: 9th October
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Hey Duggee At The Movies
Distributor: Vue Entertainment
Release Date: 9th October

Hocus Pocus
Distributor: Park Circus
Release Date: 9th October
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My People, My Homeland
Distributor: China Lion Film Distributor
Release Date: 9th October
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TWO/ONE
Distributor: MUBI
Release Date: 10th October

Landline
Distributor: Film Volt Ltd
Release Date: 10th October
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BOLSHOI BALLET 2020 – ROMEO AND JULIET
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date: 11th October
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Releases from October 12th 

Endless
Distributor: TMP/Shear Entertainment
Release Date: 16th October starting in Showcase Cinemas
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Being A Human Person
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 16th October

Body Of Water
Distributor: Verve
Release Date: 16th October
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Carmilla
Distributor: Republic Film
Release Date: 16th October
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I Am Greta
Distributor: Dogwoof
Release Date: 16th October
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The Other Lamb
Distributor: MUBI
Release Date: 16th October
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Event Cinema: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe
Distributor: CinemaLive
Release Date: 17th October
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Dennis and Ghasher on the Big Screen
Distributor: Generation Media
Release Date: 17th October
Releases from 19th October 

Antrum
Distributor: Munro Films/Danse Macabre
Release Date: 23rd October
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Max Winslow and the House of Secrets
Distributor: Munro Films
Release Date: 23rd October with previews in Scotland from October 9th
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Pixie
Distributor: Paramount
Release Date: 23rd October
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Frida Kahlo
Distributor: Exhibition On Screen
Release Date: 20th October
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STEVIE NICKS 24 KARAT GOLD THE CONCERT
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date: 21st & 25th October
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Ghost Strata
Distributor: MUBI
Release Date: 21st October

The Secret Garden
Distributor: Sky Cinema
Release Date: 23rd October
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Two By Two: Overboard!
Distributor: eOne
Release Date: Previews 17th & 18th, General Release 23rd October
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Cinema Paradiso
Distributor: Arrow Films
Release Date: 23rd October
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Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins
Distributor: Modern Films
Release Date: 23rd October
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A Call To Spy
Distributor: Signature Entertainment
Release Date: 23rd October
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Dog Soldiers
Distributor: Vertigo
Release Date: 23rd October
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Huracán
Distributor: Studio Soho Distribution
Release Date: 23rd October
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The Lady Killers
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 23rd October
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Summer of 85
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 23rd October
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One Man & His Shoes
Distributor: Dartmouth Films
Release Date: 23rd October
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The Climb
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Release Date: 23rd October
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Honest Thief
Distributor: Signature Entertainment
Release Date: 23rd October
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Releases from 26th October 

Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Release Date: 28th October
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It Runs In My Blood
Distributor: Together Films
Release Date: 28th October
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Boys State
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 28th October
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Relic
Distributor: Signature Entertainment
Release Date: 30th October
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The Painter and the Thief
Distributor: Dogwoof
Release Date: 30th October
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Halloween
Distributor: CineLife Entertainment
Release Date: 30th/31st October
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Mogul Mowgli
Distributor: BFI
Release Date: 30th October
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Shirley
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 30th October
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Wolfwalkers
Distributor: Wild Card
Release Date: 30th October
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The Burnt Orange Heresy
Distributor: Sony
Release Date: 30th October
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Philophobia
Distributor: Fablemaze
Release Date: 30th October

Song Without A Name
Distributor: Sovereign Film Distribution
Release Date: 30th October
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V For Vendetta (4K)
Distributor: Warner Bros
Release Date: 30th October
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November Releases
BOLSHOI BALLET 2020 – THE LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date: 1st November
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The Three Kings
Distributor: National Amusements
Release Date: 1st November

Cinema Live: Mirusia Sings For You
Distributor: Cinema Live
Release Date: 4th November
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IDIOT PRAYER – NICK CAVE ALONE AT ALEXANDRA PALACE
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date: 5th November
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About Endlessness
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 6th November
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Breaking Out 
Distributor: Element Pictures
Release Date: 6th November
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Crash (4k Restoration)
Distributor: Arrow Films
Release Date: 6th November
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Finding Jack Charlton
Distributor: Park Circus
Release Date: 6th November

Looted
Distributor: Bulldog Films
Release Date: 6th November

Love Child
Distributor: Republic Film
Release Date: 6th November
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Luxor
Distributor: Modern Films
Release Date: 6th November

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
Distributor: Violet Pictures 
Release Date: 6th November
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Sol
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 6th November

Space Dogs: Return To Earth
Distributor: Signature Entertainment
Release Date: 6th November
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Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 6th November
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Words On Bathroom Walls
Distributor: Sony
Release Date: 6th November
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Breathless
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 13th November

Concrete Plans
Distributor: Signature Entertainment
Release Date: 13th November
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Freaky
Distributor: Universal
Release Date: 13th November
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Two of Us
Distributor: Peccadillo Pictures
Release Date: 13th November
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Lennox
Distributor: Altitude 
Release Date: 13th November

Martin Eden
Distributor: New Wave
Release Date: 13th November
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No Hard Feelings
Distributor: Compulsory
Release Date: 13th November
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Second Spring
Distributor: Miracle Comms
Release Date: 13th November
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The 8th 
Distributor: Together Films
Release Date: 13th November
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Billie
Distributor: Altitude Films
Release Date: 13th November
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The Last Shift 
Distributor: Sony
Release Date: 13th November
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A Christmas Carol
Distributor: Munro Films
Release Date: 20th November

Another Round
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 20th November
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Collective
Distributor: Dogwoof
Release Date: 20th November
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County Lines
Distributor: BFI
Release Date: 20th November
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Supernova
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 20th November
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The Kid Detective
Distributor: Sony
Release Date: 20th November

Sparkling: The Story of Champagne
Distributor: Swipe Films
Release Date: 27th November

Happiest Season
Distributor: eOne
Release Date: 27th November

Il Mio Corpo
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 27th November
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Soul
Distributor: Walt Disney
Release Date: 27th November
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The Ringmaster
Distributor: Munro
Release Date: 27th November
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Total Recall (30th Anniversary)
Distributor: Park Circus
Release Date: 27th November
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Voyagers
Distributor: Universal
Release Date: 27th November
December Releases
Exhibition On Screen: Raphael Revealed 2020
Distributor: 
Seventh Art Distribution
Release Date: 1st December

Falling
Distributor: Modern Films
Release Date: 4th December
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Event Cinema: DJ Snake
Distributor: Pathe
Release Date: 4th December
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Cocoon (Kokon)
Distributor: Peccadillo Pictures
Release Date: 4th December
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Host
Distributor: Vertigo
Release Date: 4th December

Free Guy
Distributor: Walt Disney
Release Date: 11th December
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Let Him Go
Distributor: Universal
Release Date: 11th December
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Peter Rabbit 2
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Release Date: 11th December
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Slalom
Distributor: Curzon
Release Date: 11th December

The Mole Agent
Distributor: Dogwoof
Release Date: 11th December
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Death on the Nile
Distributor: Walt Disney
Release Date: 18th December
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Coming 2 America
Distributor: Paramount
Release Date: 18th December
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BOLSHOI BALLET 2020 – THE NUTCRACKER
Distributor: Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date: 20th December
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Blithe Spirit
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 25th December
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Wonder Woman: 1984
Distributor: Warner Bros
Release Date: 25th December
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The Nightingale
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Release Date: 26th December
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Event Cinema – Berliner Philharmoniker New Years Eve
Distributor: Studiocanal
Release Date: 31st December

UK Theatrical Release: The Ringmaster

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Danse Macabre are pleased to confirm their latest horror film, The Ringmaster, will be screened in UK Cinemas from 27th November, with a DVD & Digital release date on the 30th November.

The Ringmaster sees two young women (Anne Bergfeld & Karin Michelsen) working the night shift at a secluded gas station unwittingly become the stars of a terrifying show streamed live on the dark web. Held captive by a sadistic ringmaster and his cohorts, their survival instincts are stretched to the limit as they are forced to play a game of life and death as an unseen audience decide their fate.

The film is directed by Soren Juul Petersen and is based on “Finale” the best-selling Nordic noir novel by Steen Langstrup. The film has received 8 nominations and four awards including Best Feature – Horror Hound (USA), Best Feature – Moscow Horror Fest (Russia), Best Feature – Motor City Nightmares (USA).

The Ringmaster will be in UK Cinemas from 27th November and DVD & Digital Download from 30th November

UK Theatrical Release: Creation Stories

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On the 60th birthday of music industry svengali, Alan McGee, Burning Wheel Productions are delighted to reveal a brand new teaser clip from their upcoming title CREATION STORIES.

CREATION STORIES is the feature film of the life of McGee – the adaptation of his highly acclaimed autobiography ‘Creation Stories – Riots, Raves and Running a Record Label‘.

Producer Shelley Hammond was delighted with the reveal. “We are really excited for everyone to get a first glimpse at Creation Stories! It’s a true British film in the best way possible. Nick Moran and everyone involved has done an absolutely sterling job and the best part is soon to come – when it’s out there for all to see!” 

The film features a star-studded British cast including Ewen Bremner, Suki WaterhouseJason IsaacsJason FlemyngPaul Kaye,  Steven BerkoffThomas Turgoose & Ed Byrne.

Written by cult figure Irvine Welsh with writing partner Dean CavanaghCREATION STORIES is being directed by Nick Moran (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) with Danny Boyle (Trainspotting,  Slumdog Millionaire) executive producing.

“Creation Stories’ is a modern day fable. Part cautionary tale, part cavalier romp, mostly hilarious, occasionally sobering & constantly engaging.” Said Director Nick Moran“An irresistible trip down memory lane, or a delightful history lesson about the last great days of Rock & Roll. When Britannia ruled the airwaves, thanks to one man with his misfit mates and their indie record label that briefly changed history. It is shamelessly entertaining and I hope, a joy for everyone!”

The beginning, near bankruptcy, pills, thrills, spats, prats, success, excess and breakdowns. From leaving school at sixteen to setting up the Living Room club in London, showcasing emerging indie bands, from managing The Jesus and Mary Chain to co-founding Creation at 23. He brought us My Bloody ValentineHouse of LoveRide and, of course, Primal Scream. Embracing acid house, Alan decamped to Manchester, and hung out at the Hacienda, taking Creation into the big time with Primal Scream’s Screamadelica. His drug-induced breakdown, when it came, was dramatic, but climbing back to sobriety, he oversaw Oasis‘ rise to become one of the biggest bands in the world.

Coming to UK Cinemas soon!

Pop Up Screens Kicking off ‘Pop Up Peckham’ Event Series with The Forbidden Forest Cinema

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Independent cinema Pop Up Screens is back this winter, taking over Peckham’s popular Bussey Building with a season of exciting and immersive events.
 
Taking place from 23 October to 20 December, the ‘Pop up Peckham Series’ will feature scary screenings in a forbidden forest, belly laughs at the first ever Peckham Comedy Festival, a half-term family film fest and the return of ‘Cinema in the Snow’  – a stunning cinematic Christmas experience set in a magical snow-filled wonderland.
 
The Forbidden Forest Cinema (23 Oct to 15 Nov)
 
Kicking off the schedule of events will be The Forbidden Forest Cinema, a collection of immersive fright night Halloween screenings.
 
Visitors must brave their way through a forbidden forest before discovering an eerie woodland cinema, the perfect setting for their favourite film. 
 
Films include Halloween horror favourites such as: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Hereditary, It, Beetlejuice, Scream, The Shining and The Blair Witch Project as well as cult classics like Donnie Darko, Rocky Horror Picture Show, From Dusk Till Dawn, Labyrinth and The Craft (see full schedule below).
Half term screenings of Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Onward, Moana, Minions and Toy Story 4 will also be part of the schedule, coupled with a family friendly magical adventure through the mysterious forest.
 
Adult tickets will be priced from £22 (incl. all fees), with concessions for family tickets and half term screenings. A limited amount of VIP tickets will also be made available at £27.50 (incl. all fees, premium seats, and a drink).
Other announced events that will follow later in the year include Peckham Comedy Festival (19 November – 22 November) and the return of Cinema in the Snow (27 November – 20 December 2020).
 
Tickets can be booked from www.popupscreens.co.uk