What’s On & Booking

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Viceroy’s House
(12A) UK 2017 104 mins. Dir: Gurinder Chadha. Gillian Anderson, Hugh Bonneville.
Chadha delivers a lavish yet heartfelt account of a household caught at the centre of India’s partition. A Handsome period drama.

European Film Club
Tuesday, January 9th 7.30pm
French, with English subtitles.
Les Hommes et les Dieux (Of Gods and Men)
(15) France 2010 122 mins. Dir. Xavier Beauvois. Michael Lonsdale, Lambert Wilson, Olivier Rabourdin
A stunningly passionate and deeply moving film by the French director Xavier Beauvois, based on the kidnapping and murder of monks in Algeria by fundamentalists in 1996.

Friday, 12th January 8:30pm
Girls Trip (15) USA 2017 122 mins
Dir: Malcolm D. Lee. Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah head up a foul-mouthed yet warm-hearted film about four friends reconnecting with their wild younger days. Very funny.

Thursday, 18th January 8:30pm
Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (12A) USA 2017 136 mins.
Dir: James Gunn. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana
The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.

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Friday, 19th January 8:30pm
The Big Sick (15) USA 2017 120 mins.
Dir: Michael Showalter. Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjani.
Kumail is comedian/Uber driver facing a continuous conveyor belt of potential brides from his Pakistani mother. Lovely romcom based on a true story.

Thursday, January 25th 7:30pm
Comedy Night.
Following the success of the pilot comedy night in November, mark your diaries for more Axbridge Roxy Comedy Nights on Thursday, January 25th and Thursday March 22nd 2018. More dates are likely to be added – these will be announced on this website.
Hosted by The Roxy and compered by Axbridge resident Harry Mottram, the evenings will introduce emerging and established talent from Somerset and beyond with several acts that will have you chuckling, chortling and hopefully laughing hysterically in the country’s smallest but best performance space.
The doors and bar open at 7pm with the fun starting at 7.30pm, a 20 minute interval and wrapping up before 10pm. Tickets from the Chemist and Post Office at £10 available from December 2017.

If you are interested in performing email harryfmottram@gmail.com or call 07789 864769.

Friday, 26th January 8:30pm
England is Mine (15) UK 2017 94 mins.
Dir: Mark Gill. Jessica Brown Findlay, Jodie Comer.
Morrissey’s early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become the lead singer of the Smiths.

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Thursday, 1st February and Friday, 2nd February 8:30pm
Dunkirk (12A) UK 2017 106 mins.
Dir: Christopher Nolan. Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Rylance
The remarkable rescue of hundreds of thousands of soldiers from the beaches of Northern France is brought to life in this truly spectacular film.

European Film Club
Tuesday, February 6th, 7.30 pm
Spanish, with English subtitles
El Espiritu de la Colmena (The Spirit of the Beehive) (PG) Spain 1973 97 mins
Dir: Victor Erice. Ana Torent, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera.
Set in the Castilian countryside around 1940, the film is seen through the eyes of 8 year old Anna, who, after watching Frankenstein, becomes convinced there is a monster lurking in the abandoned house of her village. Derek Malcolm called this ‘one of the most beautiful and arresting films made in Spain or anywhere in the past 25 years or so’.

Friday, 9th February 8:30pm
Free Fire (15) UK 2016 91 mins.
Dir: Ben Wheatley. Shalto Copley, Brie Larson
Ben Wheatley’s delirious 70s-set shootout comedy is packed with wide collars, punchy visuals and explosive dialogue.

Thursday, 15th February
Mad to be Normal (15) UK 2017 106 mins.
Dir: Robert Mullan. Elisabeth Moss, David Tennant.
David Tennant gives a brilliant performance as RD Laing, the radical psychiatrist who rewrote the rules on mental health treatment.

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Friday, 16th February 8:30pm
Nocturnal Animals (12A) USA 2016 116 mins
Dir: Tom Ford. Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal
Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star in this superb second feature from the fashion designer turned film director – a pitch-black thriller to make you queasy with tension and regret.

Thursday, 22nd February 8:30pm
Get Out (15) USA 2017 104 mins.
Dir: Jordan Peele. Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams.
A distinctly modern take on the 70s paranoid horror thriller as an African-American man falls victim to the liberal racism of his girlfriend’s family.

Friday, 23rd February 8:30pm
The Big Short (15) USA 2016 130 mins.
Dir: Adam McKay. Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling
Four denizens of the world of high-finance predict the credit crash and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Thursday, 1st March 8:30pm
Arrival Dir: Denis Villeneuve. Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner.
(12A) USA 2016 106 mins.
When twelve mysterious space craft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

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Friday, 2nd March 8:30pm
Daphne (15) UK 2017 88 mins.
Defiantly contemporary study of a single woman’s odyssey through the difficulties of sex, drugs and relationships in modern London.

European Film Club
Tuesday, March 6th, 7.30 pm
French, with English subtitles.
Nô et Moi (PG) France 2010 105 mins
Dir: Zabou Breitman. Julie-Marie Parmentier, Nina Rodriguez, Antonin Chalon.
13 year old Lou is a gifted but lonely child who befriends a feisty street urchin, the mysterious Nô, at the Gare d’Austerlitz, while researching material for a school essay on homelessness. Lou’s Parisian family welcome Nô into their bourgeois foyer, where her inspired presence allows Lou to blossom in unexpected ways. Based on best-selling YA novel by Delphine de Vigan.

Friday, 9th March 8:30pm
The Lost City of Z (15) USA 2016 141 mins.
Dir: James Gray. Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson.
A true-life drama about British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

Saturday, March 10th 7:30pm-12pm
Northern Soul Night in Axbridge Town Hall
Dr Love and the Vinyl Revival returns for the third outing of this spectacular night of dance and fun
Tickets are £9 in advance and £10 on the door (if still available), and available from the Axbridge Chemist and Post Office as well as from us on 07725 051523. Northern soul food and bar both at very reasonable prices!

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Friday, 16th March 8:30pm
The Zookeeper’s Wife. (12A) UK 2017 127 mins.
Dir: Niki Caro. Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenburgh.
The story of the keepers of Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion in WWII.

Thursday, March 22nd 7:30pm
Comedy Night

Friday, March 23rd 8:30pm
The Red Turtle (PG) Japan 2017 80 mins.
Dir: Michaël Dudok de Wit. Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson
This wordless animated fable follows the fortunes of a shipwrecked man on an island. Another masterpiece from Studio Ghibli.

European Film Club
Tuesday, April 3rd, 7.30 pm
Italian, with English subtitles
Il Postino (The Postman) (U) Italy 1994 108 mins.
Dirs: Radford & Troisi. Philippe Noiret, Massimo Troisi.
Mario Ruoppolo is the gentlest of men, a lonely soul resigned to the monotony of life on a quiet Italian island. All that changes with the arrival of Pablo Neruda (Philippe Noiret). He becomes an unlikely friend to Mario, who blossoms so beautifully under Neruda’s influence that he discovers the idea of poetry as if it were new.

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