Listings: Cinema

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Friday 24 October – Thursday 30 October 2014

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

www.showroomworkstation.org.uk Film screening times Friday 24 October – Thursday 30 October 2014


FURY (15): April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE (15): OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (12 Years A Slave).

THE BOXTROLLS (PG): From the makers of Coraline and based on the novel by Alan Snow, comes a comedic fable starring Ben Kingsley, Elle Fanning, Toni Collete, Simon Pegg and Richard Aoyade.

NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON (12A): A spellbinding thriller featuring an exceptional all-star cast including Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons and directed by critically-acclaimed director Bille August (Pelle The Conqueror, The House of the Spirits).

SERENA (15): Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence as love-struck newlyweds building a timber empire in the 1920s. Once Serena (Lawrence) discovers George’s hidden past, their passionate marriage begins to unravel.


NORTHERN SOUL (15): No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production line, two young boys dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJs on the scene. This journey forces them to confront rivalry, violence and drug abuse and their friendship is tested to the limit.

GONE GIRL (18): Based on the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

PRIDE (15): The extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.


CELLULOID SCREAMS HORROR FESTIVAL 24-26 OCTOBER: Weekend festival passes (inc allnighter) £80/£70 concessions. Weekend pass (exc allnighter) £65/£55 concessions. Films available individually in the usual way. Allnighter tickets £25/20. For more information see celluloidscreams.co.uk

The Editor (18): Friday 24 October 7pm. Followed by a Q&A with the Directors. Screening with short film ‘Timothy’.

Housebound (18): Friday 24 October 9.40pm. Screening with short film ‘The Muck’.

Creep (18): Friday 24 October, midnight. Screening with short films ‘The Gas Man’ and ‘Dead Hearts’.

Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla (18): Saturday 25 October 11am. Screening with short film ‘Split’.

Starry Eyes (18): Saturday 25 October 1.20pm. Screening with short films ‘The Stomach’ and ‘Tuck me In’

What We Do in the Shadows (18): Saturday 25 October 3.40pm. Screening with short films ‘Mr Dentonn’ and ‘GhostT’.

Spring (18): Saturday 25 October 6.30pm. Screening with short film ‘The Jigsaw’.

Society (18): Saturday 25 October 9.10pm. Followed by a Q&A with Director Brian Yuzna. Screening with short film ‘Ink’.

Sci-Fi Shocks Allnighter (18): Saturday 25 October from 11.55pm. Screening Bride of Re-Animator, Maximum Overdrive, Night of the Creeps and Killer Clowns from Outer Space. Standalone allnighter tickets are £25/20 concessions.

Suburban Gothic (18): Sunday 26 October 11am. Screening with short films ‘Emptied’ and ‘Canis’.

Dagon (18): Sunday 26 October 13.15. Screening with short film ‘Autumn Harvest’.

ABCs of Death 2 (18): Sunday 26 October 6.40pm.

Astron-6 Short Films (18): Sunday 26 October 4pm. Followed by a Q&A with the Directors.

Secret Screening! (18): Sunday 26 October 9.15pm.

Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead (18): Sunday 26 October 11.30pm. Celluloid Screams closing gala.


Film Studies: Ikarie XB1 (U): Wednesday 29 October 6.30pm. Set in 2163, this is a stunning depiction of a voyage into deep space. A Czechoslavakian production, boasting some of the most spectacular set design and special effects seen in any science fiction film up until that time.

Quatermass and the Pit (12a): Tuesday 28 October 8.30pm. Cited as an influence on Stephen King and John Carpenter, the Quatermass series featured in the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes compiled by the BFI in 2000.

Afrofuturism: Meteor Man (PG): Sunday 26 October 6.15pm. Superhero comedy written, directed by and starring Robert Townsend as a mild-mannered schoolteacher turned superhero.

Afrofuturism: Sun-Ra – Space is the Place (18): Monday 27 October 6.30pm. Follow the interplanetary adventures of avant-garde jazz musician Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Solar Arkestra.

PHILOSOPHY AT THE SHOWROOM: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Thursday 30 October 6pm. Ronald Neame’s 1969 film adaptation of Murial Spark’s novel is Dead Poets Society for grownups. Part of our Philosophy at the Showroom series. In association with the University of Sheffield, probing the philosophical questions raised by some of cinema’s most intriguing films.


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