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Movies

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The LEGO Batman Movie [PG]

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made "The LEGO® Movie" a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble - LEGO Batman - stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Hidden Figures [PG]

Three brilliant African-American women at NASA - Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanised the world.

FREE LIST SUSPENDED

Kong: Skull Island [12a]

In 1973, a secretive organization known as Monarch finds an island that is shrouded in mystery and identified as the origin for a new species. The resulting expedition to the island reveals that a giant ape named Kong is at the centre of a battle for dominion over the island, against the apex predators, nicknamed "Skullcrawlers", responsible for wiping out his kind.

 

FREE LIST SUSPENDED

Beauty and the Beast [PG]

Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognise the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside. Director: Bill Condon Stars: Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson

Classic - Part of Belfast Festival Of Learning

Good Will Hunting (1997) [15]

Thursday 23rd March, 8pm

With introduction on 20 years of the film by Jim McClean (Banterflix).

A touching tale of a wayward young man who struggles to find his identity, living in a world where he can solve any problem, except the one brewing deep within himself, until one day he meets his soul mate who opens his mind and his heart.

Free of charge - pre-booking recommended.

Logan [15]

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X at a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces. Action / Drama / Sci-Fi [Cert. TBC]

Coming Soon

Minors Club - Part of Belfast Festival Of Learning

City Of Ember (2008) [PG]

Saturday 25th March, 12pm This family friendly sci-fi was filmed in Belfast; screened with a short introduction. For generations a massive generator has sustained the needs of the underground city of ember. But the generator was built to last only 200 years, and as its lights start to flicker and fade, it remains to two youths, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, to follow a cryptic series of clues that will restore light to to the place. Free of charge - pre-booking recommended.

Abaana Beauty And The Beast Charity Screening

Saturday 25 March, 8.30pm

The Abaana Youth Team are going out to Uganda in July to build Teacher accommodation at Ayila Primary School in Gulu, Northern Uganda. All funds raised from this event will go straight to this project. The Youth Team will also be working with street children and in Abaana's New Life Homes.

Tickets £10
[PG]

Smurfs: The Lost Village


Advanced screenings open to all, Sat 25th & Sun 26th March
From Friday 31st March

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a roller-coaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!

Belfast Film Festival

Face/Off Fest special event

Thursday 30th March, 8.30pm

Don your choice of Travolta/Cage mask and celebrate the 20 years of this phenomenal film.

A special host will bring the night alive with Face/Off trivia.  Horatio Todd’s will have a pop up bar with a few surprises.  There might even be a speedboat parked up outside the Strand Arts Centre*. So why not dress in your best 90s attire and join us?
 
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop.

Starring:
John Travolta – Sean Archer / Castor Troy
Nicolas Cage – Castor Troy / Sean Archer
 

[18] Tickets £6

30th March - 8th April

Belfast Film Festival

Throughout Belfast Film Festival 30th March - 8th April we are hosting a screening every day! Choose from a great selection of awesome documentaries and special events. 

Tickets for Face/Off Fest, Ther Princess Bride and Saturday Night Fever can be booked via the Strand or Belfast Film Festival. All other bookings can be made through Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival

Max (2002) [15]

SOLD OUT

Saturday 1st April at 8.15pm

John Cusack will take part in a public Q&A following the film. 

This is the story of a young artist named Adolf Hitler and his relationship with a Jewish art dealer and teacher, Max Hoffman (John Cusack) in 1918.

The Boss Baby [U]

From Saturday 1st April

A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator - a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission, and only he can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.

Belfast Film Festival 30th March - 8th April

The Princess Bride (1987)

Thursday 6th April, 8pm
30 year anniversary screening.

Voted amongst the best comedies of all time and definite cult classic. I'll use small words so that you'll be sure to understand, you warthog faced buffoon.

The Princess Bride is not just your basic, average, everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, ho-hum fairy tale with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.

Tickets £4
Screen on Blu-Ray

Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience [U]

From Friday 7th April

Nine Brand New Episodes and Interactive Sing-a-Long Content Offers Young Fans One Hour of Peppa Fun Only in Cinemas!

Each of the nine brand-new episodes will be connected with never-before-seen interactive entertainment featuring live action Peppa and George characters and their friend Daisy, in her colourful new world. Little ones (and parents too!) can join in with games as well as singing and dancing along to new versions of their favourite nursery rhymes, including The Wheels on the Bus and Row Row Your Boat in this unique new offering for preschoolers.

From Friday 7th April

Power Rangers

From Friday 7th April

The story follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove - and the world - is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will have to overcome their real-life issues and before it's too late, band together as the Power Rangers.

Belfast Film Festival 30th March - 8th April

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Saturday 8th April, Doors 7.30pm, Film £8
 
40th anniversary screening plus live dance performance.
 
John Travolta's career went stratospheric as soon as he donned that now infamous white suit to play Tony Manero - paint store clerk by day, and disco dancing legend by night - and the question on every girl's lips was 'How Deep Is Your Love'?
 
We can tell by the way you use your walk that you are up for a night of Jive Talkin' at the Strand Arts Centre which will be transformed into a Disco Inferno for the evening. Horatio Todd's will bring a bar stocked with alcoholic beverages inspired by the 1970s (Tequila Sunrise anyone?) and a live disco performance on stage prior to the screening.
 
Tickets £6

Fast & Furious 8

From Wednesday 12th April

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon, Brian and Mia have retired from the game, and the rest of the crew has been exonerated, the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom back into a world of crime that he can't seem to escape, the crew will face trials that will test them as never before.

Classic movie

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Thursday 13th & 20th April, 8pm

20th April - Everyone is welcome after the film to chat with Bigger Boat Film Club. This is a new Film Club held monthly at The Strand, open to anyone wanting to attend.

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola 
Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Harrison Ford 
Drama / War [15]

Screen on Blu-Ray

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

From Friday 28th April

Set to the backdrop of 'Awesome Mixtape #2,' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.