Listings: Cinema

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Friday September 26 - Thursday 2 October 2014

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


Film screening times Friday 26 September – Thursday 2 October 2014


IDA (12A): Poland 1962. Anna is eighteen and preparing to become a nun at the convent where she has lived since orphaned as a child. She learns she has a living relative she must visit before taking her vows, her motherʼs sister Wanda.

MAPS TO THE STARS (18): A sharp, comic look at a vacant and corrupt world and at the same time a haunting ghost story. Starring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson.


MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (12A): Set in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the South of France, Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about a master magician (Colin Firth) trying to expose a psychic medium (Emma Stone) as a fake.

20,000 Days on Earth (15): A bold vision of one of music’s most mysterious and charismatic figures, the iconic Nick Cave.

A Most Wanted Man (15): Based on the novel by John le Carré, this is a gripping espionage thriller that prickles with tension, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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


Stephen Fry: More Fool Me (Live). Wednesday 1 October 7.15pm. We bring you this live satellite event to mark the publication of Stephen Fry’s brand new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, following the 2010 bestseller The Fry Chronicles.

Sensoria Festival: Alive Inside – UK Premiere (18): Tuesday 30 September 18.30. Introduced by Professor Annalena Venneri, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Department of Neuroscience, The University of Sheffield.

Billy Elliot: Live from London’s West End. Sunday 28 September 1.30pm and 6.30pm. Live from London’s West End this special performance brings multi award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical to cinemas for the first time.

Sensoria Festival: A Life In The Death Of Joe Meek (18). Thursday 2 October 8.30PM. With a Q&A with Howard. S. Berger.

Midnight Marauders: The Crow (18). Friday 26 October 11.55pm.

National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire (12A). Monday 29 September 7pm.


Saturday Club – Labyrinth (U): Saturday 27 September – midday craft activity, 1pm film. Master puppeteer Jim Henson creates a bonkers upside down fairytale world where Sarah must contend with mischievous goblins, the Bog of Eternal Stench and a mind-bending castle to rescue her baby brother from the evil clutches of Jareth, the Goblin King.

Pomegranate Screenings: Chesterfield. Tickets can be booked through the Chesterfield Theatres Box Office by calling 01246 345 222 or visiting chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk. Tickets for individual screenings at the Launch Weekend are £6.40, concessions £4.50, students £4.50 and children £3.90. There is also the option to buy a Weekend Pass which means that you will get to see all 7 films for £25- a huge saving of up to £19.80. Film Screening times Friday 26 to Sunday 28 September 2014.

Hermitage Revealed (U): Fri 26 Sept, 11am. Hermitage Revealed takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas that remain hidden from the public eye.

Cinema Paradiso: Sat 27 Sept, 11am. 25th Anniversary Re-Mastered Version (15). Giuseppe Tornatore’s loving homage to the cinema tells the story of Salvatore, a successful film director, returning home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was the projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood.

The Unbeatables (U): Sat 27 Sept, 2.30pm. A superb children’s animation from Juan José Campanella, acclaimed director of the Oscar winning The Secrets in their Eyes, sees young Amadeo (voiced by Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint) set off on an unexpected adventure with the players of his beloved Foosball game.

Jimi: All Is By My Side (15): Sat 27 Sept, 7.30pm. Preview Screening. OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (“12 Years A Slave”). Covering a year in Hendrix’s life from 1966-67 e Grand Seduction (12A).

The Grand Seduction: Sun 28 Sept, 11am. Brendan Gleeson is Murray, a once proud fisherman who now, along with his former colleagues in the harbour of Tickle Head are out of work and forced to live off welfare. Prohibited from fishing enough to make a living and the community spirit having faded a long time ago, the Mayor comes up with a dazzling plan

Boyhood (15): Sun 28 Sept, 3pm. The profoundly affecting Boyhood is a labour of love for the prolific Richard Linklater who’s worked on it for 12 years alongside his other films (including Before Sunset, Before Midnight, School of Rock, Waking Life...). It follows 7-year-old Mason (Ellar Coltrane) as he grows from boy to man; as his voice begins to crack and his heart gets broken.

Effie Gray (12): Sun 28 Sept, 7.30pm. Preview Screening. A passion project for writer Emma Thompson, this hugely compelling and brilliantly acted drama – based on a true story – explores Victorian social and sexual mores via the true story of Effie Gray.


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