Top films come to Errol Flynn Filmhouse

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A WIDE range of top films will be coming to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse in Northampton this month.

Starting on Sunday will be the screening of documentary Class of 92. A nostalgic documentary that tells one of the most amazing sports stories of our era: the meteoric rise of six friends who played together in the Manchester United youth team and went all the way to winning the European Cup together. With interviews from all six players including David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes, as well as Eric Cantona, Zinedine Zidane and Danny Boyle, the film provides an intimate insight into what it was like to be a 16-year-old Manchester United player, and to live the dream. It will be shown at 8.15pm on Sunday.

On Monday, the hard hitting documenatry How to Survive the Plague sees New York campaigners, fighting to combat the indifference and hostility towards those living with HIV in the 80s. It will be shown at 6.15pm.

Forest Whitaker is a serious Oscar contender as Cecil Gaines in The Butler. A character loosely based on Eugene Allen, who overcame racism and segregation to work as a butler to eight Presidents during 30 years at the White House. It is screened at various times from Friday December 6 to Thursday December 12.

On Friday December 6 and Saturday December 7, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan star in Le Weekend who search for their youthful selves and then become them.

This will be followed by the nostalgic romance story Gone With the Wind. It starts at 1pm on Sunday December 8. This is a new digital restoration of Victor Fleming’s romantic Civil War epic starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. The screening will include an interval.

Zac Efron, Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti star in a recount of the chaotic events that occured following JFK’s assassination in Park Land. It is screened on Friday December 13 and Thursday December 19.

Also shown on the same day is the latest work by legendary director Ridley Scott. He directs an all star cast including Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Michael Fassbender in The Counsellor based on a crime book by Cormac McCarthy,

The Muppet Christmas Carol will be shown on Saturday December 14 and sees Michael Caine and the Muppet regulars featuring in one of the most well-loved festive films.

Jude Law appears in Don Hemingway as an ex-con on the rampage in the profane British gangster flick. It will be shown on Saturday December 14 and Monday December 16.

This year’s Palme D’or winner Blue is the Warmest Colour tells a strikingly unhibited portrayal of the messy, mesmerising and turbulent nature of love. The French film with English subtitles comes to the cinema on Saturday December 14 and Sunday December 15.

Based on the hit musical of the same name Sunshine on Leith is a comedy story featuring the music from The Proclaimers and will be shown on Tuesday December 17 and Wednesday December 18.

Classic Christmas film It’s A Wonderful Life sees James Stewart gives one of his finest, most affecting performances and the film looks better than ever in its new restoration. It is shown on Wednesday December 18 and Tuesday December 24.

The story of Walt Disney’s battle of wills with British author P. L. Travers over the rights to her novel Mary Poppins, sees Tom Hanks and Emma Thomspon lock horns in Saving Mr Banks. It will be shown on various times from Friday December 20 to Saturday December 28.

Daniel Radcliffe leaves behind his wand and spells to star alongside Jennifer Jason Leigh in Kill Your Darlings being shown on Friday December 20 and on Saturday December 21.

To book tickets for this and many other films showing in December call the box office on 01604 624811 or visiting www.errolflynnfilmhouse.com.