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Films4Tenby: Death on the Nile on 7th February

If the winter blues are getting you down, why not join Films4Tenby on a trip to 1937 Egypt for our showing of Death on the Nile (2022, 127 mins, cert 12) on the 7th February at the De Valence with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

Kenneth Branagh stars as famed Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot in this Agatha Christie murder whodunit and also directs following his success with Murder on the Orient Express.

This time, the attention shifts to a Nile river cruise that turns deadly for one of the passengers.

The cast of suspects includes Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.

The next film in the series, A Haunting in Venice, is due for cinema release in late 2023.

COMING SOON………..21st February: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, March (dates to be advised): Don’t Worry Darling and Emily, Easter: Avatar: The Way of Water

Films4Tenby: The Railway Children Return on 24th January

Films4Tenby will be showing The Railway Children Return (2022, 98 mins, Cert PG) on 24th January at the DeValence with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

This is the sequel to the 1970 classic The Railway Children and features national treasure and Call the Midwife star Jenny Agutter returning from the original (although sadly Sally Thomsett and Gary Warren are not with her this time) along with Sheridan Smith, Tom Courtenay and John Bradley.

This time the story is set in 1944 as bombings plague Britain and siblings Lily, Pattie and Ted are evacuated from Manchester to Yorkshire. This is a charming and heartwarming tale that is sure to please fans of the original and fans of steam locomotives.

Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

COMING SOON…..7th February: Death on the Nile

Films4Tenby: Mrs Harris goes to Paris on 10th January

Fims4Tenby will be showing Mrs Harris Goes to Paris (2022, 115 mins, Cert PG) on 10th January at the De Valence with the doors opening at the usual time of 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

The film is based on the 1958 novel and stars Lesley Manville (who received a Golden Globe nomination for this role) as Ada Harris, who travels to Paris to try to obtain a Dior dress.

Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

COMING SOON…..24th January: The Railway Children Return, 7th February: Death on the Nile

Films4Tenby double bill: DC League of Superpets and Jurassic World:Dominion on 3rd January

Films4Tenby will be having a special family-friendly double bill to open the new year on 3rd January at the DeValence.

The first film with the doors opening at the earlier time of 1:30pm and the film starting at 2pm will be the animated movie DC League of Superpets (2022, 105 mins, Cert PG). The story follows a group of pets in the city of Metropolis who band together after they gain super powers to save Superman, Batman and the rest of the Justice League from Lex Luthor and his cronies. The film features the voice talents of Dwayne Johnson as Krypto the Superdog and Keanu Reeves as Batman, amongst others.

We will be following this with the doors opening at 4pm and the film starting at 4:30pm with the final chapter (so far) of the Jurassic World saga, Jurassic World:Dominion (2022, 146 mins, Cert 12). Set 4 years after the events of Fallen Kingdom, the story sees dinosaurs now living alongside humans in uneasy harmony. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return from the previous instalments and fans of the original Jurassic Park trilogy will be delighted to see the return of Sam Neill, Laura Dern and the wonderful Jeff Goldblum. The film made over $1B worldwide to become the second highest grossing film of 2022.

COMING SOON………10th January: Mrs Harris Goes to Paris, 24th January: The Railway Children Return, 7th February: Death on the Nile

Films4Tenby: A Big Thank You

Everyone at Films4Tenby would like to thank everyone for all of their support in our first year back after Covid. We have shown 23 films since our re-launch in April and almost 700 people have attended our showings which is simply incredible, we can’t thank you enough. Without our audiences we would not exist. Thank you for all of your suggestions for films in 2023, you can always tell us your ideas at the box office or on the voting forms. We will keep you updated with news releases on here.

Just a quick addendum – unfortunately Fighting With My Family has been postponed from 27th Dec and will now be shown later in 2023, we will return on 3rd January with DC League of Superpets and Jurassic World Dominion.

A merry Christmas and very happy new year to you all

Films4Tenby: Last Christmas on 20th December

Films4Tenby will be celebrating the festive season with a showing of the seasonal feel-good romantic comedy Last Christmas (2019, 103 mins, cert 12A) at the De Valence on 20th December with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

The story stars Emilia Clarke (still most famous as Danerys in Game of Thrones) as Kate, an aspiring singer whose life is a bit messy and is stuck in a dead-end job in a Christmas shop. Could Tom, the tall dark stranger she meets (Henry Golding), help to turn her life around?

Emma Thompson co-stars as Kate’s mum (she also wrote the screenplay) with Michelle Yeoh as Santa, Kate’s boss at the shop.

The film features the music of George Michael and Wham!, including the title track.

Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four. Voting forms are now available for our upcoming 2023 programme – please vote at the box office outside the doors and feel free to add any titles that you would like to see that we may have missed.

COMING SOON.., 3rd January: Double Bill – DC League of Superpets and Jurassic World: Dominion, 10th January Mrs Harris Goes to Paris, 24th January The Railway Children Return

Films4Tenby: Where The Crawdads Sing on 6th December

Films4Tenby will be showing the mystery thriller Where The Crawdads Sing (2022, 125 mins, cert 15) at the De Valence on 6th December with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

The film is based on the acclaimed 2018 novel by Delia Owens and is produced by Reese Witherspoon (although sadly she doesn’t appear in the film). The brilliant British actress Daisy Edgar-Jones (Cold Feet, Normal People) stars as Kya, a young woman who raises herself alone in the North Carolina marshes in the 1950s and finds herself accused of a murder by the local townsfolk.

Fans of To Kill a Mockingbird will love this very similar tale of an innocent accused in historical America. The soundtrack features a title song by Taylor Swift.

Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

Voting forms are now available for our upcoming 2023 programme – please vote at the box office outside the doors and feel free to add any titles that you would like to see that we may have missed.

COMING SOON…20th December: Last Christmas, 27th December: Fighting with My Family, 3rd January: Double Bill – DC League of Superpets and Jurassic World: Dominion

Films4Tenby: Top Gun: Maverick on 22nd November

If you find yourself feeling ‘The Need for Speed’ then jet over to Films4Tenby at the De Valence on 22nd November for our showing of Top Gun: Maverick (2022, 130 mins, cert 12A) with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

Returning from the original 1986 film are Tom Cruise as Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell and the always excellent Val Kilmer as Tom ‘Iceman’ Kazansky, joined this time out by Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin, a character that was mentioned several times in the original but never seen.

The story follows Maverick training a new generation of fighter pilots, including the son of his best friend Goose who died in the original. Ridley Scott’s brother Tony was originally going to direct before his death in 2012 so this time Joseph Kosinski is at the helm. The film has generated an incredible $1.5 billion at the box office to become the highest grossing film of 2022 and of Tom Cruise’s career. Harold Faltermeyer who composed the iconic music score of the original has returned with the theme song sung by Lady Gaga.

Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

COMING SOON…6th December: Where The Crawdads Sing, 20th December: Last Christmas, 27th December: Fighting With My Family, 3rd January: Double Bill – DC League of Superpets and Jurassic World: Dominion

Films4Tenby: Downton Abbey: A New Era on 8th November

Following our showing of the first film in May, Films4Tenby will be returning to Britain’s best-loved abbey for the 20th film of our 2022/23 season, Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022, 125 mins, cert PG) on 8th November with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

The story picks up in 1928 with Violet (Maggie Smith) inheriting a villa in the South of France while a film production company decides to shoot a silent film called ‘The Gambler’ at Downton, with the funds paying for much-needed roof repairs.

The original cast all return and are joined this time out by Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock and Dominic West. Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

COMING SOON…22nd November: Top Gun: Maverick, 6th December: Where The Crawdads Sing, 20th December: Last Christmas, 27th December: Fighting With My Family, 3rd January: Double Bill – Details to follow

Films4Tenby: Knives Out on 18th October

Films4Tenby will be showing Knives Out (2019, 130 mins, cert 12A) on 18th October with the doors opening at 6:30 and the film starting at 7pm.

This is an Agatha Christie-style whodunnit murder mystery set in modern-day Boston directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, The Last Jedi). Daniel Craig takes a more cerebral approach here than action hero James Bond as Detective Benoit Blanc with supporting roles of the cast of ‘usual suspects’ played by Chris Evans, Ana DeArmas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson and Christopher Plummer in his final film role as the murder victim, Harlowe Thrombey.

The film was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars. A sequel will be released on Netflix in December. Admission is £5 on the evening, £4 for Members, £10 for a Family of Four.

COMING SOON…8th November Downton Abbey: A New Era, 22nd November: Top Gun: Maverick,