Stanley’s Film Club is offering a special 20 per cent discount on the price of all new memberships booked with the South Norwood-based weekly cinema during July.
As they consolidate their programme with their regular weekly screenings – which in August will include Oscar-winners La La Land and Manchester By The Sea – they are also rolling out a Bring Along Baby screening, of Hidden Figures, which will be shown at Harris Academy South Norwood on the morning of Thursday, August 3.
Memberships start from £19.20, and offer two free tickets to a film of your choice, priority booking for all future screenings at Stanley’s Film Club, and £3 off every ticket you book for the next 12 months.
All films are at 8pm, £8 adv / £10 doors (£3 discount for members) and held at SNCC 10 South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6AB unless otherwise stated.
Stanley’s Film Club programme: August
Wed Aug 2 LA LA LAND (12a)
2016 Music/Drama/Com 128min, Director: Damien Chazelle
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone co-star in this musical about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress, both struggling to make ends meet in a city famous for crushing hopes and breaking hearts find themselves on a tale of passion, heartbreak and self-discovery.
Thu Aug 3 HIDDEN FIGURES (PG) (11am)
2016 Bio/Drama/History 127min, Director: Theodore Melfi
Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae
A Bring Along Baby screening at Harris Academy South Norwood, Cumberlow Ave, SE256AE
Bring your baby and indulge in a movie, with appropriate sound levels, baby-changing areas, coffee delivery service and plenty of space for buggies. Hidden Figures is the true story of three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanised the world.
Wed Aug 9 ROCKERS (15)
1978 Music/Drama/Com 100min Director: Ted Bafaloukos
Stars: Leroy ‘Horsemouth’ Wallace, Richard ‘Dirty Harry’ Hall
Horsemouth is in the business of selling records but when the local mafia steal his motorbike, he and his friends concoct a daring scheme to get it back. They plot to end the gangsters’ reign and to finally restore justice to the people of Kingston.
Wed Aug 16 A MAN CALLED OVE (15)
2016 Com/Drama 116min Director: Hannes Holm
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars
Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave. After a boisterous young family moves in next door an unlikely friendship forms.
Wed Aug 23 MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (15)
2016 Drama 137min Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams
Nominated for Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards with compelling performances from Affleck and Williams, writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s haunting family drama is a true portrait of grief when a depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.against the ethereal backdrop of the Massachusetts winter.
Wed Aug 30 THE HANDMAIDEN (18) (7:30pm)
2016 Drama/Mystery/Rom 144 mins, Director: Park Chan-wook
Stars: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha
From the mind of Park Chan-wook, the director of the unforgettable cult-classic Oldboy, comes his latest mysterious psychodrama. Set in 1930s South Korea and Japan, a woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress but she is secretly involved in a plot to defraud her.
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