June 6 - June 13 2013
After Earth: Will Smith and Jaden Smith star as a father and son team stranded on an Earth which has changed beyond recognition (Cert 12A, Odeon, Cineworld, Vue)
Release date:7th June 2013
Behind the Candelabra: Stephen Soderberg’s purported final film explores the private life of flamboyant vituoso pianist and entertainer Liberace, played by Michael Douglas, with Matt Damon as his young lover and Debbie Reynolds as his mother (Cert 15, Showroom, Cineworld).
The Iceman: Ariel Vromen directs gritty biopic about New York porn video producer and contract killer Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon) pointing up the contrast between the outwardly devoted family man and the efficient emotionless killer (Cert 15).
The Last Exorcism Part II: the title seems a contradiction in terms but it’s the sequel to the 2010 horror in which Nell (Ashley Bell) makes the terrifying realisation that the evil presence which once possessed her isn’t done yet (Cert 15, Odeon, Cineworld, Vue).
Thérèse Desqueyroux: Claude Miller’s final film stars Audrey Tautou as an unhappily married woman struggling to break free from 1920s social pressures and her boring suburban setting,
(Cert 12A, Showroom).
The Stone Roses - Made in Stone: : Shane Meadows’ documentary, produced by Sheffield’s Warp Films, about the Madchester band following them on their reunion tour Cineworld ).
Cycle to the Cinema: new venture in partnership between Heason Events and the National Trust presenting a rolling programme of films, beginning with the epic round-world cycle trip, Janapar - Love on a Bike, Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Thursday, June 6, , 8pm – 10pm (£6 or £8 with coffee & cake, http://cycletothecinema.eventbrite.co.uk).
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted: free Bradfield Film Club screening, t Bradfield Village Hall, Saturday, 3pm, www.bradflix.co.uk, bar and refreshments
Globe on Screen - Henry V: Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace, directed by Dominic Dromgoole, artistic director of the Globe Theatre in London, filmed in high definition with full 5.1 surround sound with Jamie Parker returning after his star turn as Prince Hal in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (Vue Sheffield, Sunday).
The Audience: Helen Mirren reprises her Oscar-winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan’s play for the National Theatre about meetings with successive prime ministers during her reign (Cert 12A, Cineworld, Thursday, June 13)
this eagerly awaited National Theatre production