The films to see in York this week: Sept 25-Oct 1, 2015

Matt Damon in The Martian. Photographer: Giles Keyte
25 Sep 2015 @ 5.40 pm
| Entertainment

Who doesn’t love going to the cinema? Passing the time with a large bag of popcorn or pick ’n’ mix. Wondering how long the adverts are going to last.

With everything from Pink Floyd to sheep farming why not indulge yourself this week with the best York’s cinemas have to offer?

New films this week

Miss You Already

Cert 12A , 112 mins

Vue York, Reel

From September 25

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Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore star as Jess and Milly two inseparable friends who have to learn how to cope when Milly learns she has cancer.

Addicted to Sheep

Cert PG, 90 mins

City Screen

From September 28

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What is it like to live in a completely rural landscape? What does it mean to search for the perfect sheep? All these questions and more will be answered by director Magall Pettler’s film about a world not to many of us are familiar with.

The Martian

Cert 12A, 141 mins

Vue York, Reel, City Screen

From September 30

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I’m not usually a big fan of Hollywood blockbusters but perhaps it is because this film is based on a bestselling book that it seems so appealing. Matt Damon plays an astronaut who is left on Mars when he is presumed dead and now has to find a way home.

Roger Waters: The Wall

Cert 12A, 170 mins

Vue York, City Screen

September 29 and October 1

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Pink Floyd’s iconic album The Wall is brought to life in a new and exciting way by lead singer Roger Waters’ production. Featuring footage from The Wall tour Waters undertook for 3 years as well as an in conversation section with Waters and Nick Mason.

Not new but worth a watch


Cert PG, 94 mins

Vue York, Reel, City Screen

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Fans of Horrible Histories will be in their element as the shows cast take on a tale about a certain Bill Shakespeare (Matthew Boynton) who’s struggling to find his way in life and then ends up getting involved in a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. You may even recognise some of the scenary as they filmed some of the film in our very own Minster!

Inside Out

Cert U, 102 mins

Vue York, Reel

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Disney’s box office smash is still in the cinemas and brings all the Pixar magic we have come to expect. Telling the story of a young girl who moves house, we follow her emotions as she tries to cope with the changes in her life.

Special screenings

Cert 15, 140 mins

City Screen

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Unity is a documentary like none you have ever seen before. Narrated by more than 100 celebrities it aims to understand why we cannot live in harmony despite the fact that we are all Earthlings. Powerful and dramatic, Unity is not your average documentary.

ROH Encore: Romeo & Juliet


Cert 12A

City Screen

September 28

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City Screen are well known for showcasing the best of the country’s opera and theatre on the big screen. This time it brings ballet in the form of William Shakespeare’s most famous works to the cinema. The ballet itself was created by Kenneth MacMillian and celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.