At the RIO

From Friday Carol (15) Director Todd Haynes continues his string of sensitive and intelligent reworkings of classic Hollywood melodrama, once again distinguished by standout performances. Both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, as the two women entangled in an intoxicating relationship, are simply phenomenal in this exquisite and poignant meditation on longing. Fri 4, Sat 5 & … More At the RIO

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From Friday Brooklyn (12A) Saoirse Ronan is simply magnificent as she transforms from young wallflower to confident adult without a hint of melodrama in this touching and tender tale of family, memory, and making a new home. Tangerine (15) It’s Christmas Eve on the sun-blasted streets of Hollywood as two transsexuals set out on a manic odyssey … More At the Rio

At the Rio

From Friday Spectre (12A) Star Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes return with a new 007 adventure, joined by Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux and Monica Bellucci to make SPECTRE another dazzling and audacious delight. Saturday 7 November, 11.00am Zarafa (PG) A beautiful delicately hand-drawn animated adventure tale about the story of the everlasting friendship between 10-year-old Maki … More At the Rio

At the Rio

From Friday Macbeth (15) Michael Fassbender combines sexy, charismatic and demonic in the title role, and Marion Cotillard is superb as his manipulative Lady. Sicario (15) A magnificent edge-of-the-seat thriller that portrays the world as a labyrinthine pit of existential nightmare proportions and one in which only grim determination will ensure survival. Saturday 17 October, 11.00am Strange … More At the Rio

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From Friday Mia Madre (15) Best known for the award-winning delights DEAR DIARY and THE SON’S ROOM, Italian actor/writer/director Nanni Moretti returns with his favourite themes of family, feelings and films very much in evidence. Saturday 26 September, 11am Finding Nemo (U) Pixar’s funny and thrilling animated underwater adventure. When his son Nemo is captured by … More At the Rio

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From Friday Legend (18) Brian Helgeland, the Oscar-winning writer of L.A. Confidential and Mystic River, brilliantly recreates a world in which casual and mindless violence went hand in hand with the glitz and glamour of Swinging London. Saturday 12 September, 11am James and the Giant Peach (U) A part live action/part animation and completely delightful adaptation of … More At the Rio

At Cafe OTO

Hi there Among the shows over the next seven days we’re very excited to host a return visit for the incredible trio of bassist William Parker, drummer Hamid Drake and saxophonist John Dikeman, who performed to a rapt full house crowd at OTO last year. We also have a very special show from Jogjakarta’s Senyawa, who … More At Cafe OTO

At the Rio

From Friday 45 Years (15) Beautifully played by the magnificent Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, 45 YEARS is a moving and absorbing triumph about everyone’s relationships and a film to treasure.  HOLIDAY MATINEES From Fri 28 Aug to 3 Sep Minions (U) A new hilarious animated adventure with some of the brightly-coloured characters first encountered in … More At the Rio

At the RIO

From Friday Mistress America (15) Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig return with a girl-bonding-and-breaking tale about dream-chasing, score-settling and cat stealing that delightfully combines contemporary satire with classic Hollywood comedy. HOLIDAY MATINEES From 14 to 22 August Song of the Sea (U) A beautiful blend of Celtic legends, brilliant design and animation, and great storytelling from … More At the RIO

At the Rio

From Friday Amy (15) An outstandingly compiled chronicle which brilliantly brings into focus the talent, the triumph and the tragedy which made up the short life of Amy Winehouse. Eden (15) The exhilarating and insightful new film from the acclaimed French writer-director Mia Hansen-Løve traces the rise and fall of the French electronic music scene from the … More At the Rio