Listings: Cinema

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April 24 - April 30 2015

Showroom Cinema: Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX. 0114 275 7727. Film screening times Friday 24 April – Thursday 30 April 2015


THE FALLING (15) (Subtitles TBC): In 1969, Lydia and Abbie are best friends at an English girls school. Lydia, the neglected daughter of an agoraphobic, becomes fixated on Abbie, who has begun to explore her sexuality. When Lydia suffers from a fainting spell, it spreads throughout the school, and she must convince the administration to take action.

FORCE MAJEURE (15) (Subtitles TBC): A family on a ski holiday in the French Alps find themselves staring down an avalanche during lunch one day; in the aftermath, their dynamic has been shaken to its core, with a question mark hanging over their patriarch in particular.

THE GOOD LIE (12A) (Subtitles TBC): Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor forever changes all of their lives.


A LITTLE CHAOS (12A): A female landscape-gardener is awarded the esteemed assignment to construct the grand gardens at Versailles, a gilt-edged position which thrusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV.

BLADE RUNNER (15): Hailed by many as the ‘best version’ of the dystopian sci-fi thriller, don’t miss this chance to see a preview of Blade Runner: The Final Cut on the big screen.

COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK (15): This authorised documentary on the late Kurt Cobain, executively produced by his daughter Frances Bean, follows his early days through to his incredible success with Nirvana, his downfall, drug problems and ultimately tragic end.

GLASSLAND (15): A critically acclaimed drama set in Dublin, Glassland tells the story of a boy, John, and his relationship with his alcoholic mother. Emotionally charged and moving.


APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR: Monday 27 April, 18:15 Tuesday 28 April, 18:15. For Shirin, being part of a perfect family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them. Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine. ‘An ironic, Iranian, Hipster date movie’ - not a description you will hear often, yet applicable to this new, unique film.

Showing as part of Eye Openers

DE MARATHON: Thursday 30 April, 18:00. Four best friends work together in a garage in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. When business is down, the four decide to run the city’s annual marathon to save the garage from bankruptcy. This Dutch version of The Full Monty raises the important question of what makes a community in the 21st century. Is it a shared history, shared goals or the fact that we happen to find ourselves in a particular place at a particular time?

Showing as part of Philosophy at the Showroom

GLOBE: JULIUS CAESAR: Thursday 30 April, 20:00. When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed – which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general must be assassinated. Shakespeare’s classic play brought to life. Showing as part of Stage on Screen.

HAMLET: ROYAL EXCHANGE MANCHESTER. Monday 27 April, 19.30. With Maxine Peake in the starring role, this unique and ground breaking 5 star stage production played to sell-out houses throughout its run in 2014. Recorded at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. Showing as part of Stage on Screen.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE HARD PROBLEM. Sunday 26 April, 14:00 Wednesday 29 April 19:30. Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors). Showing as part of Stage on Screen.


FANTASTIC MR. FOX (U): Saturday 25 April, Midday craft activity, 13:00 film. Boggis, Bunce, and Bean - One fat, one short, one lean! Wes Anderson and Co-screenwriter Noah Baumbach serve up an imaginative indie-flavoured stop-motion animated treat. By day Mr Fox is an amiable journalist but by night he is a retired master thief who cannot resist returning to his farm raiding roots. Jumping through genres from westerns to gangster films, Fantastic Mr Fox is charming, poetic, and funny.


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