Listings: Cinema

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Friday 19 December – Thursday 25 December 2014

Showroom Cinema: Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX. 0114 275 7727.

www.showroomworkstation.org.uk Film screening times Friday 19 – Thursday 25 December 2014


Get Santa (U): When Santa (Jim Broadbent) crash-lands his sleigh in nine-year-old Tom’s garden, he enlists Tom and his reluctant dad Steve (Rafe Spall) to help save Christmas.

Kon-Tiki (15): On the 28th of April 1947, Thor Heyerdahl left his wife and children behind to cross the Pacific Ocean on a balsa wood raft called ‘Kon-Tiki’, with five inexperienced crew members.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (U): Brian Henson directs his late father’s creations in the Charles Dickens classic.

Paddington (PG): From the producer of Harry Potter and Gravity, Paddington Bear comes to the big screen for the first time in an epic new adventure.

What We Do In The Shadows (15): A dryly-hilarious mock-doc from the makers of Flight of the Conchords and Eagle Vs Shark.


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (12a). The epic conclusion of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves.

It’s a Wonderful Life (U).

2001: A Space Odyssey. Kubrick’s spectacular, transcendent epic has been the touchstone for all science fiction cinema since its original 1968 release.

The Imitation Game (12a): The film spans the key periods of Alan Turing’s life, from his unhappy teenage years at boarding school and the triumph of his secret wartime work, to the tragedy of his post-war decline.

Mr Turner (12A): Mr Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).


MIDNIGHT MARAUDERS: PREDATOR (18). Friday 19 December, 11.55pm

Schwarzenegger action classic. Great one-liners and over the top action set pieces make it the perfect late night movie! “If it bleeds, we can kill it!”


BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTRACKER. Sunday 21 December, 3pm. 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.


Saturday Club: The Muppet Christmas Carol (U). Saturday 20 December, midday craft activity, 1pm film. Brian Henson directs his late father’s creations in the Charles Dickens classic.


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