Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Local Cinema - Films from Friday 20th January 2017 in Lancaster and Morecambe

For day to day screening start times, visit the cinema web sites.

Vue Cinema Lancaster

Church Street, Lancaster LA1 1LP
To book online click here. There is a booking fee
Telephone Bookings: 08712 240 240

• See website for details of audio described / subtitled films: myvue.com/cinema/lancaster/whats-on

• Ticket prices vary depending on performance time and day, see cinema web site for details

Assassin's Creed

A man relives the events of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, a member of a secret, global assassin’s society.

Starring Michael Fassbender,Marion Cotillard
Running time 1hr 55mins


Orphaned Félicie strives to reach her dream of performing ballet at the Grand Opera House, with the help of mentor Odette.

Voices of Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler

Bridget's Jones's Baby - Monday 23rd January only

Bridget s back, and pregnant, either by handsome American Jack or Mark, the ex she never got over. Cue babymaking shenanigans.

Cast: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey
Running time: 123 minutes

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (until Sunday)

1920’s New York and a peculiar wizard by the name of Newt Scamander has just arrived to meet with an important official at the Magical Congress of the USA, carrying with him a suitcase filled with magical creatures.

Starring Eddie Redmayne,Dan Fogler
Running time 2hrs 13mins

La La Land

An aspiring actress and dedicated jazz musician fall in love in LA in this Golden Globe winning film.

Starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling
Running time 2hrs 8mins

Live By Night (until Saturday 21st)

It’s prohibition era America and Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) is a bootlegger, rum-runner and gangster who pushes things too far and risks losing it all.

Starring Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller
Running time 2hrs 9mins

Moana (until 22nd January)

Moana is a plucky Polynesian girl who revives the voyaging tradition of her island tribe, with the help of buffoonish demigod Maui.

Cast: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, Rachel House, Jemaine Clement, Alan Tudyk
Running Time: 103 minutes

A Monster Calls  (until 23rd January)

Twelve-year-old Conor has a mother who's battling cancer and a father who's walked out; then a yew-tree-shaped monster with Neeson's voice comes into his life. Coming-of-age tearjerker

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson
Running Time: 108 minutes


When two passengers wake up 90 years too early on their space expedition, it doesn’t take long for love to blossom. But what is behind their rude awakening?

Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt
Running time 1hr 56mins

Rogue One: AStar Wars Story

Troublemaker Jyn Erso and Rebel intelligence officer Cassian Andor lead a rag crew across the galaxy to make contact with Death Star chief engineer Galen (Mikkelsen), Jyn's dad.

Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Jonathan Aris
Running Time: 133 minutes


A koala named Buster Moon hosts the world's greatest singing competition in the hope of restoring his theatre to its former glory.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Scarlett Johansson
Running Time: 108 Minutes


Trolls are cute creatures who love EDM and warm hugs, but they're preyed on by Bergens, toothy monsters who think eating Trolls will bring happiness.

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden, Gwen Stefani
Running Time: 92 minutes

Why Him? (until 21st January)

Ned’s daughter’s boyfriend is kind, rich, handsome and completely inappropriate – and he’s about to propose. Can Ned stop him before it’s too late?

Starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston
Running time 1hr 51mins

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Reboot of the extreme sports action movie franchise.

Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone
Running Time: 107 minutes

Reel Cinemas

Reel Morecambe, Central Drive, Morecambe, LA4 4DW
0871 220 6000 (24hr bookings and Information)
(All telephone bookings are subject to a booking fee)
Web: https://reelcinemas.co.uk

• Ticket prices vary depending on performance time and day, see cinema web site for details

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years ago...

La La Land

See synopsis, above

Live By Night

Ben Affleck writes, produces, and stars in this adaptation of Dennis Lehane's sprawling crime novel


See synopsis, above

Pete's Dragon

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of a fierce dragon...


See synopsis, above


James McAvoy excels as a crazed kidnapper with multiple personalities is this nerve-shredding horror film...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

See synopsis, above

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

See synopsis, above

The Dukes

The Dukes Cinema
Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE
Email: tickets@dukes-lancaster.org Box office 10am-8pm Mon-Sat Tel:01524 598500
24 hour info line: 01524 598501
Hearing impaired (textphone) line: 01524 380062
Web; http://dukes-lancaster.org/events/cinema

Or book online. There is a booking fee

La La Land

Friday | 20th January 2017,  6:00 pm
Saturday | 21st January 2017,  8:30 pm
Sunday | 22nd January 2017,  8:20 pm
Monday | 23rd January 2017,  11:00 am
Monday | 23rd January 2017,  11:00 am
Monday | 23rd January 2017,  6:00 pm
Tuesday | 24th January 2017,  3:30 pm
Tuesday | 24th January 2017,  8:30 pm
Wednesday | 25th January 2017,  6:10 pm
Wednesday | 25th January 2017,  8:45 pm
Thursday | 26th January 2017,  11:00 am
Thursday | 26th January 2017,  6:00 pm
Friday | 27th January 2017,  8:30 pm

A Monster Calls

Friday | 20th January 2017,  8:35 pm
Saturday | 21st January 2017,  1:25 pm
Saturday | 21st January 2017,  6:10 pm
Monday | 23rd January 2017,  8:35 pm
Tuesday | 24th January 2017,  6:10 pm
Wednesday | 25th January 2017,  11:00 am
Thursday | 26th January 2017,  8:35 pm

Your Name

Saturday | 21st January 2017,  3:45 pm

Mitsuha and Taki are two total strangers living completely different lives. But when Mitsuha makes a wish to leave her mountain town and for the bustling city of Tokyo, they become connected in a bizarre way. She dreams she is a boy living in Tokyo while Taki dreams he is a girl from a rural town he’s never been to. What does their newfound connection mean? And how will it bring them together?

Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Sunday | 22nd January 2017,  3:00 pm

On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her…

In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi’s sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault’s fairy tale unlike any other. A must-see!

The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch

Sunday | 22nd January 2017,  6:30 pm

Delve into the vivid imagination of a true visionary. Who was Hieronymus Bosch? Why do his strange and fantastical paintings resonate with art lovers now more than ever? How does he bridge the medieval and Renaissance worlds? Where did his unconventional and timeless creations come from? With his fascinating life revealed plus the details and stories within his works seen like never before, don’t miss this cinematic exploration of a great creative genius.

Ghost in the Shell

Wednesday | 25th January 8:45pm

Catch the original anime before the Hollywood remake hits screens later this year. 2029 – A female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of ‘The Puppet Master’, a mysterious and menacing computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity. A movie that questions human existence in the fast-paced information age, this award-winning cyber thriller is one of the bestselling Japanese animation films of all time.

Manchester by the Sea

Friday | 27th January 2017,  5:45 pm

A remarkably powerful drama featuring a stunning performance from Casey Affleck. Lee, an isolated Boston janitor, is forced to return to his hometown Manchester-by-the-Sea to look after his brother’s child following a family tragedy. Whilst home Lee must come to terms with caring for his nephew, being near his ex-wife Randi and being faced with reminders of his past. A rich, emotional film from acclaimed writer-director Kenneth Lonergan.

The Gregson Cinema
33 Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY

The Gregson is a community and arts centre with a 26 seater cinema available to hire for your planned screening / presentation: £25!

If enough of your group eat at the Gregson beforehand the booking fee may be waived / discounted
Info & booking tel: 01524 849959

Check out the Gregson events page for public screenings coming up

Other Local Cinemas

The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
Box Office: 01539 725133
Box Office E-mail: boxoffice@breweryarts.co.uk
Web: www.breweryarts.co.uk
Try the Brewery's 'Warehouse Films' page as well as their Cinema page

The Royalty
Lake Road, Bowness-On-Windermere, LA23 3JB. Tel: 015394 43364
Web: http://windermere.nm-cinemas.co.uk

Odeon, Preston
Web: www.odeon.co.uk
Riversway, Portway, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YQ
Bookings & Info: 0871 22 44 007

Zefirellis, Ambleside
Compston Road, Ambleside. Tel 015394 33845
Web: www.zeffirellis.co.uk

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