FILM SELECTOR
Enjoy our brilliant programme for January and February - have a fabulous awards season!

Little Women  (U)

Little Women at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Friday
31 January 2020
19:30

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This new version of Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved tale unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, looks back on her literary life. Four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War are determined to make the best of life as they navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up. Featuring a starry cast and benefitting from Greta Gerwig’s steady hand, this is strong on the feminist message as well as faithful to the original timeless story.

Little Women  (U)

Little Women at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
01 February 2020
15:30

Book Now
This new version of Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved tale unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, looks back on her literary life. Four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War are determined to make the best of life as they navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up. Featuring a starry cast and benefitting from Greta Gerwig’s steady hand, this is strong on the feminist message as well as faithful to the original timeless story.

Little Women  (U)

Little Women at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
01 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
This new version of Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved tale unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, looks back on her literary life. Four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War are determined to make the best of life as they navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up. Featuring a starry cast and benefitting from Greta Gerwig’s steady hand, this is strong on the feminist message as well as faithful to the original timeless story.

Marriage Story  (15)

Marriage Story at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Sunday
02 February 2020
19:30

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Noah Baumbach’s most personal film to date tells the story of the unravelling of the marriage of Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) and Charlie (Adam Driver). The elegant narrative goes back and forth through time, showing how the pair fell in love and built a life together alongside a detailed, blow-by-blow chronicle of their marital dismantling. The intelligent script and complex characters make this a compassionate, even-handed film that will stay with you. Grab a rare chance to see this on the big screen.

Jojo Rabbit  (12A)

Jojo Rabbit at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Friday
07 February 2020
19:30

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Taika Waititi directs a riotous cast in this daring and touching anti-hate satire. Set in Germany at the tail end of WWII, the story follows Jojo, a lonely boy and a keen, if somewhat inept, member of the Hitler Youth; his closest friend is an imaginary Adolf Hitler (Waititi, on hilarious form). When Jojo discovers his mother (Scarlett Johansson) has been hiding a young Jewish girl in their house, he must battle his own conscience. An audacious black comedy that is funny, moving and, above all, relevant.

Little Women  (U)

Little Women at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
08 February 2020
15:30

Book Now
This new version of Louisa May Alcott’s much-loved tale unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, looks back on her literary life. Four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War are determined to make the best of life as they navigate love, loss and the trials of growing up. Featuring a starry cast and benefitting from Greta Gerwig’s steady hand, this is strong on the feminist message as well as faithful to the original timeless story.

Jojo Rabbit  (12A)

Jojo Rabbit at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
08 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
Taika Waititi directs a riotous cast in this daring and touching anti-hate satire. Set in Germany at the tail end of WWII, the story follows Jojo, a lonely boy and a keen, if somewhat inept, member of the Hitler Youth; his closest friend is an imaginary Adolf Hitler (Waititi, on hilarious form). When Jojo discovers his mother (Scarlett Johansson) has been hiding a young Jewish girl in their house, he must battle his own conscience. An audacious black comedy that is funny, moving and, above all, relevant.

Cats  (U)

Cats at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Sunday
09 February 2020
19:30

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Academy Award-winning Tom Hooper, director of Les Misérables and The King’s Speech, uses astonishing new technology to transform his cast members in this high-octane film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved smash-hit musical based on the poems of TS Eliot. See some of your favourite actors as you’ve never seen them before.

1917  (15)

1917 at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Friday
14 February 2020
19:30

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Sam Mendes’ First World War film unfolds in real time as two young British soldiers are tasked with delivering a message that will save the lives of 1,600 men. The pair race against time, crossing enemy territory to deliver the warning. Brilliantly shot by veteran cinematographer Roger Deakins to give the appearance of one single take, this nerve-jangling movie has to be seen on the big screen.

Jumanji: The Next Level  (12A)

Jumanji: The Next Level at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
15 February 2020
15:30

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2017’s Jumanji reboot was a pleasantly strong update on the beloved jungle-set board game franchise, introducing new characters Spencer, Martha, Fridge and Bethany. Now the gang return when their real world, teenage selves are sucked back into the game, forced to play the next level. Except this time not only do they face new threats but their avatars (played by Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Jack Black and Kevin Hart) are mixed up, with hilarious consequences. Expect more family-friendly fun with this new rollicking adventure.

1917  (15)

1917 at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
15 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
Sam Mendes’ First World War film unfolds in real time as two young British soldiers are tasked with delivering a message that will save the lives of 1,600 men. The pair race against time, crossing enemy territory to deliver the warning. Brilliantly shot by veteran cinematographer Roger Deakins to give the appearance of one single take, this nerve-jangling movie has to be seen on the big screen.

1917  (15)

1917 at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Sunday
16 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
Sam Mendes’ First World War film unfolds in real time as two young British soldiers are tasked with delivering a message that will save the lives of 1,600 men. The pair race against time, crossing enemy territory to deliver the warning. Brilliantly shot by veteran cinematographer Roger Deakins to give the appearance of one single take, this nerve-jangling movie has to be seen on the big screen.

The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG)

The Personal History of David Copperfield at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Friday
21 February 2020
19:30

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This glorious adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most loved novels exudes energy and humour. David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is lucky to be raised by a loving mother. But when she weds, David finds himself being pushed from pillar to post including an oppressive boarding school and the home of his eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). With this story of immense compassion, imagination and optimism, Iannucci has produced an irresistible film.

The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG)

The Personal History of David Copperfield at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
22 February 2020
15:30

Book Now
This glorious adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most loved novels exudes energy and humour. David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is lucky to be raised by a loving mother. But when she weds, David finds himself being pushed from pillar to post including an oppressive boarding school and the home of his eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). With this story of immense compassion, imagination and optimism, Iannucci has produced an irresistible film.

The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG)

The Personal History of David Copperfield at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
22 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
This glorious adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most loved novels exudes energy and humour. David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is lucky to be raised by a loving mother. But when she weds, David finds himself being pushed from pillar to post including an oppressive boarding school and the home of his eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). With this story of immense compassion, imagination and optimism, Iannucci has produced an irresistible film.

The Personal History of David Copperfield  (PG)

The Personal History of David Copperfield at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Sunday
23 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
This glorious adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most loved novels exudes energy and humour. David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is lucky to be raised by a loving mother. But when she weds, David finds himself being pushed from pillar to post including an oppressive boarding school and the home of his eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). With this story of immense compassion, imagination and optimism, Iannucci has produced an irresistible film.

Bombshell  (15)

Bombshell at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Friday
28 February 2020
19:30

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With an absolutely stellar cast, this is a revealing and riveting look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time, Fox News. Based on the real-life scandal of sexual harassment by Fox’s CEO and Chairman, Roger Ailes, the film brings the focus back to his female victims and their battle to bring the media titan to justice.

Spies in Disguise  (PG)

Spies in Disguise at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
29 February 2020
15:30

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Super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) is the world’s greatest secret agent, smooth, suave and sophisticated. His sidekick is awkward, nerdy scientist Walter (Tom Holland), brilliant at creating high-tech gadgets but definitely not cool. Then Walter accidently turns Lance into a pigeon, and the mismatched duo must work together to save the world from a crazed tyrant. A fast-paced and action-filled animation with plenty of bird-brained laughs.

Bombshell  (15)

Bombshell at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
29 February 2020
19:30

Book Now
With an absolutely stellar cast, this is a revealing and riveting look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time, Fox News. Based on the real-life scandal of sexual harassment by Fox’s CEO and Chairman, Roger Ailes, the film brings the focus back to his female victims and their battle to bring the media titan to justice.

2040  (PG)

2040 at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Sunday
01 March 2020
19:30

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Filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world to explore what the future could look like in 2040 if we embraced existing technologies to combat climate change. The film is a letter to his four-year-old daughter, who will be 25 in 2040 and, he hopes, part of a brighter and better world. Meeting innovators and changemakers and drawing upon their expertise, he explores the best solutions we could adopt. It’s refreshing to see a documentary with such a constructive and optimistic approach, perfect for sharing with young people.