A struggling musician realises he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.
Director: Danny Boyle
Writers: Jack Barth (story by), Richard Curtis (screenplay) |
Stars: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino
Running time: 1hr 56mins
When biographer Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.
Director: Marielle Heller
Writers: Nicole Holofcener (screenplay by), Jeff Whitty (screenplay by)
Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells
Running time: 1hr 46mins
Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.
Director: Jon S. Baird
Writers: Jeff Pope, 'A.J.' Marriot
Stars: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson
Running time: 1hr 38mins
A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
Director: Peter Farrelly
Writers: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly
Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
Running time: 2hrs 10mins
Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.
Director: Wash Westmoreland
Writers: Richard Glatzer (screenplay by), Wash Westmoreland (screenplay by), Rebecca Lenkiewicz (screenplay by), Richard Glatzer (story by)
Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West
Running time: 1hr 51mins
Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.
Writers: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz
Running time: 119 mins
From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. In the early 1970’s, Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a difference, he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.
Director: Spike Lee
Writers: Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz
Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
Running time: 135 mins
Petworth Film House would like to invite children accompanied by a parent/guardian to attend a free film showing - all you have to do is leave feedback on the night! We want to know if you'd like to see families and children's films on a regular basis.
Maximum 6 tickets per booking (online only).
The Greatest Showman - Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances. Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum (Jackman), the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Director: Michael Gracey
Writers: Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon
The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985). Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Following Queen’s meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie’s solo career, the film also chronicles the band’s reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history.
Director: Bryan Singer
Writers: Anthony McCarten (story by), Peter Morgan (story by)
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.
In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent.
Director: Bradley Cooper
Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay by), Bradley Cooper (screenplay by)
Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Director: Damien Chazelle
Writers: Josh Singer (screenplay by), James R. Hansen (based on the book by)
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke
In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
Director: Mike Newell
Screenplay: Don Roos, Kevin Hood
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Bruce Geller (based on the television series created by)
Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames
Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.
Director: Ol Parker
Writers: Ol Parker, Richard Curtis (story by)
Stars: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep
83 year old Edie believes that it is never too late - packing an old camping bag, leaving her life behind and embarking on an adventure she never got to have - climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland.
Director: Simon Hunter
Writers: Simon Hunter (based on an idea by), Edward Lynden-Bell (story by), Elizabeth O'Halloran (screenplay)
Stars: Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Paul Brannigan
Producer, Mark Stothert, will be giving a pre-show talk.
Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville
England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.
Director: Isabel Coixet
Writers: Isabel Coixet (screenplay), Penelope Fitzgerald (novel)
Stars: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Hunter Tremayne
The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.
Director: Rupert Everett
Writer: Rupert Everett
Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson
Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious ... See full summary »
Director: Amanda Sthers
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
Director: James Marsh
Writer: Scott Z. Burns
Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.
Director: Joseph Kosinski
The internal political landscape of 1950's Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin's collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives.
Director: Armando Iannucci
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Director: Joe Wright
Writer: Anthony McCarten
When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.
Director: Kenneth Branagh
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.
Director: Andy Serkis
Writer: William Nicholson (screenplay)