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A MAN CALLED OTTO
Duration: 2 hrs 6mins
Showing: 8th-19th January
Based on the # 1 New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places.
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
Duration: 3 hrs 12mins
Showing: 9th-12th Janauary
From the maker of the most acclaimed films of all time (Titanic, Aliens, Terminator), James Cameron returns with the cinematic event of the year. Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, "Avatar: The Way of Water" begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure. Stars: Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Winslet. “A staggering achievement” Guillermo del Toro
EMPIRE OF LIGHT
Duration: 1 hr 59mins
Showing: 9th-19th January
From Academy Award®-winning director and writer Sam Mendes, EMPIRE OF LIGHT is a moving drama about the power of human connection during turbulent times. Set in and around a faded old cinema in an English coastal town in the early 1980s, it follows Hilary (Olivia Colman) a cinema manager struggling with her mental health, and Stephen (Micheal Ward), a new employee who longs to escape this provincial town in which he faces daily adversity. Both Hilary and Stephen find a sense of belonging through their unlikely and tender relationship and come to experience the healing power of music, cinema, and community.
Duration: 1 hr 42mins
Showing: 9th, 17th and 18th January
A veteran civil servant (Bill Nighy) receives a medical diagnosis that inspires him to move to the south coast and cram some fun into his remaining days. He meets a sunny young female colleague who seems to have the pep that had previously escaped him.
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
Duration: 1 hr 54mins
Showing: 13th and 19th January
From the award winning Writer/Director of THREE BILLBOARDS and IN BRUGES. Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship. A stunned Pádraic, aided by his sister Siobhán (Kerry Condon) and troubled young islander Dominic (Barry Keoghan), endeavours to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer. But Pádraic's repeated efforts only strengthen his former friend’s resolve and when Colm delivers a desperate ultimatum, events swiftly escalate, with shocking consequences. Following its award-winning launch at this year’s Venice International Film Festival - where the film earned Best Actor for Colin Farrell and Best Screenplay for Martin McDonagh.
KIDS CLUB: STRANGE WORLD
Duration: 1 hr 42mins
Showing: 14th January
The Clades are a legendary family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most crucial mission into uncharted and treacherous territory.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Duration: 1 hr 57mins
Showing: 14th and 15th January
Matilda, an extraordinary girl armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand against her oppressive parents and head teacher to change her story with miraculous results.
ANDRE RIEU IN DUBLIN
Duration: 2 hrs 18mins
Showing: 14th and 15th January
Start 2023 in style with André Rieu in Dublin. Exclusive to cinemas this celebratory concert is the best way to welcome in the new year! André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra will delight you with romantic melodies, popular classics, party tunes and beloved waltzes. André Rieu in Dublin is the maestro’s first recorded concert in the Irish capital for more than 20 years – it is a truly special event not to be missed. Bring your loved ones to your local cinema and enjoy an evening of music and dance on the big screen with André Rieu. Happy New Year!!
Duration: 2 hrs 39mins
Showing: 16th and 18th January
Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis" explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley's rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis's life, Priscilla Presley (DeJonge).
ROH: LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE
Duration: 3 hrs 10mins
Showing: 19th and 22nd January
A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the creative team who transformed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Winter’s Tale into dance, composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley. The ballet is inspired by Laura Esquivel’s novel – a captivating family saga where the central character’s emotions spill out through cooking to influence everyone around her in startling and dramatic ways. In this co-production with American Ballet Theatre, Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra also acts as musical consultant for Talbot’s newly commissioned score, and Wheeldon has worked closely with Esquivel to reshape her richly layered story into an entertaining and engrossing new ballet.
TOP GUN: MAVERICK
Duration: 2 hrs 11mins
Showing: 20th January
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose”. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
NT LIVE: THE CRUCIBLE
Duration: 3 hrs 0min
Showing: 26th, 27th and 29th January
A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller’s captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma). Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power. As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spreads through the community, no one is safe from trial. Lyndsey Turner (Hamlet) directs this contemporary new staging, designed by Tony Award-winner Es Devlin (The Lehman Trilogy). Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.
Duration: 2 hrs 20mins
Showing: 26th January
From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of Cobain: Montage of Heck, and featuring never-before-seen concert footage, MOONAGE DAYDREAM is an immersive cinematic experience; an audio-visual space odyssey that not only illuminates the enigmatic legacy of David Bowie but also serves as a guide to living a fulfilling and meaningful life in the 21st Century. MOONAGE DAYDREAM is not a documentary. It is a genre-defying cinematic experience based on one of the most iconic and global rock stars of all time, destined to be one of the defining cultural moments of the year The film has the full support of Bowie’s estate and features many of his greatest tracks, as well as previously unseen concert footage.
BILLIE EILISH: LIVE AT THE O2 (EXTENDED CUT)
Duration: 1 hr 45mins
Showing: 27th January
For the first time in her career, Academy and multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning, global superstar Billie Eilish is releasing a visual record of her formidable live performance in movie theaters worldwide. On Friday, January 27, for one night only, viewers can experience the breathtaking live concert film captured at The O2 in London in cinematic 4k with Dolby Atmos sound (where available). The never-before-seen Extended Cut version of this compelling concert film takes viewers on a visually captivating journey from beginning to end, to the heart of Eilish’s record-breaking sold-out Happier Than Ever, The World Tour. Directed by Sam Wrench who captured the concert with 20 full-sensor cameras with cinematic glass, this visual extravaganza features the full-length concert performance of 27 songs in just over 95 minutes, as well as intimate and unforgettable moments between Billie and her audience. Billie Eilish Live at The O2 was originally livestreamed as part of the Apple Music Live series and was recently nominated for Best Music Film for the upcoming 2023 GRAMMY Awards®. Now, the previously unreleased extended cut will be available exclusively in cinemas to audiences worldwide.