Carrie18

Directed by Brian De Palma | USA | 1976 | 1h 38m | Starring Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving

An introverted and sensitive teenager faces regular taunting from her classmates at school and ridicule from her fanatically pious mother at home. After a series of strange occurrences, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers – just in time for the high school prom! Based on Stephen King’s first published novel, Carrie is a masterfully terrifying look at teenage cruelty and the horrors of adolescence.

Reviews

‘The reason Carrie is still held in such high regard as a horror classic is very simple: it’s all in the sheer directorial bravado. De Palma at the top of his game.’
★★★★★
Andrew Collins, Empire Magazine

‘Carrie’s climactic empowerment is all at once the tragedy and triumph of a young woman trapped between Biblical regression and a secular coming-out.’
Anton Bitel, Little White Lies

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Today (Sunday 19th May)

14:45

Big Night 15
1h 49m
Stanley Tucci stars and directs this heartwarming and insightful comedy about two Italian brothers living in 1950s New Jersey hosting a spectacular banquet in a final effort to save their failing business.

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17:15

Challengers 15
2h 11m
Jealousy, lust, and betrayal take centre court in this propulsively energetic love-triangle sports drama starring Zendaya and Josh O'Connor, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name).

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20:00

Kidnapped 12A
2h 14m | Italian w/ English subtitles
In 19th-century Italy, the Catholic Church kidnaps a young Jewish boy claiming that he was secretly baptised at birth. A gripping drama told with operatic intensity and visual grandeur by Palme d’Or winner Marco Bellocchio.

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Tomorrow (Monday 20th May)

18:00

Big Night 15
1h 49m
Stanley Tucci stars and directs this heartwarming and insightful comedy about two Italian brothers living in 1950s New Jersey hosting a spectacular banquet in a final effort to save their failing business.

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20:30

Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry 15
1h 50m | Georgian w/ English subtitles
In a Georgian village, a middle-aged woman vows never to marry, causing intrigue amongst the locals. But when she unexpectedly begins to fall in love, she must choose between her life of independence and romance.

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