Scrooby Community Cinema

2019

The schedule for autumn/winter 2019 is:

  • September 22: O Brother, Where Art Thou
  • October 20: Double Bill with food between - The Triplets of Belleville and The Rose
  • November 17: Of Time and the City
  • December 15: Bohemian Rhapsody

15 December 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

8pm (doors open 7.30pm) in Scrooby Village Hall.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Freddie Mercury - the lead singer of Queen - defies stereotypes and convention to become one of history's most beloved entertainers. The band's revolutionary sound and popular songs lead to Queen's meteoric rise in the 1970s. After leaving the group to pursue a solo career, Mercury reunites with Queen for the benefit concert Live Aid - resulting in one of the greatest performances in rock 'n' roll history.

John Ottman edited the film's soundtrack. The album contains several Queen hits and 11 previously unreleased recordings, including five tracks from their 21-minute Live Aid performance in July 1985, which have never before been released in audio form.

  • Director: Bryan Singer
  • Screenplay: Anthony McCarten
  • Music : Queen
  • Starring Rami Malik, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers
  • Winner of 2 Academy Awrds and several others.
  • Running Time: 134 minutes
  • Certificate: 12A
  • Tickets: £4.00 per person on the door
  • Licenced Bar

For more information e-mail stephen_lincoln3@hotmail.com or call 01302 719506.

We look forward to seeing you.


17 Nov 2019

Of Time and the City (12)

A film by Terence Davies

8pm (doors open 7.30pm) in Scrooby Village Hall.

Of Time and the City

Acclaimed British director Terence Davies's love song to his native city of Liverpool, looking at the city's transformation over the years through archival footage, personal memory and a powerful soundtrack.

Celebrated British director Terence Davies takes us on a journey through the Liverpool of his youth, producing a love song to his native city. Of Time and The City is a lyrical epic film, a personal and universal story of growing up in Liverpool in the 50s and 60s looking at the city's transformation over the years through archival footage and personal memory that celebrates the city whilst not shying away from its faults.

Featuring classical and contemporary music and Davies' own emotive voiceover, Of Time and the City is a powerful film about remembrance, religion and memory.

  • Writer and Director: Terence Davies
  • Cinematography: Tim Pollard
  • Music : Ian Neil
  • Running Time: 74 minutes
  • Certificate: 12
  • Tickets: £4.00 per person on the door
  • Licenced Bar
For more information e-mail stephen_lincoln3@hotmail.com or call 01302 719506.

We look forward to seeing you.


20 October 2019

Cinema Double Bill | 20 Oct 2019

Stephen Lincoln

Scrooby Community Cinema's next presentation will be a double bill, with a meal served in the interval.

Please note the change of Start time - now 4.30 for 5.00pm

The schedule will be:

At 5.00pm

The Triplets of Belleville

Doors open 4.30pm

This animated film follows elderly Frenchwoman Madame Souza as she becomes involved in international intrigue when her grandson, Champion, a professional cyclist, is kidnapped and taken abroad. Joined by her faithful dog, Bruno, Souza embarks on a journey to find Champion, and stumbles across unlikely allies in the form of three sisters who are veterans of the vaudeville stage. Tracking down Champion's criminal captors, the quartet of old women use their wits to try and win the day.

  • Director: Sylvain Chomet
  • Starring: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin
  • Running Time: 78 minutes approx.
  • Certificate: 12

At 6.30pm

The Meal

Please pre-book!

At 7.30pm

The Rose

Doors re-open at 7.15pm

Rose (Bette Midler) is a passionate 1960s rock star who pours herself into every performance despite her demanding manager, Rudge (Alan Bates), who encourages her to tour excessively. While singing is her greatest love, the rock 'n' roll lifestyle takes its toll as Rose succumbs to drug and alcohol abuse. Only Rose's kind-hearted boyfriend, Dyer (Frederic Forrest), tries to save her from falling victim to her own success in this drama loosely based on the life of Janis Joplin.

  • Director: Mark Rydell
  • Starring: Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Federick Forrest
  • Running Time: 128 minutes approx.
  • Certificate: 15

The Licenced Bar will be open throughout.

Please let us know in good time if you would like to join us for the meal so we can ensure an adequate quantity. A vegetarian option will be available, if required.

We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information e-mail stephen_lincoln3@hotmail.com or call 01302 719 506


22 September 2019

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Scrooby Community Cinema presents at 8pm Sunday 22 September 2019, O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Doors open 7.30pm) at Scrooby Village Hall.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

The Soundtrack

A triple Grammy-winning record that ranks among the best soundtrack discs of all time reached No. 1 in America in March 2002. The O Brother, Where Art Thou? album, produced by T-Bone Burnett, is a heady mix of bluegrass, country, gospel, blues, and folk music that accompanies, and very definitely enhances, Joel and Ethan Coen?s movie of the same name. From the very start, the soundtrack was conceived as integral to the film, and it was for this reason that it was recorded before filming began. Burnett?s ideas are designed to inform the filming and to give shape to the cinematography, and it works wonderfully.

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Starring: George Clooney, JOhn Tuturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter
Screenplay: Ethan and Joel Coen, based on Homer's Odyssey
Music: T-Bone Burnett
Golden Globe for Best Actor and several other nominations
Running Time: 107 minutes
Certificate: 12

Tickets £4 per person on the door. Licenced Bar.

For more information e-mail stephen_lincoln3@hotmail.com or call 01302 719 506


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About Scrooby Cinema

Scrooby Community Cinema holds irregular seasons of film showings in Scrooby Village Hall. The screenings take place on Sunday evening at 8pm.

Since starting in March 2011 we have shown over 80 films with an average attendance of 17 people per show.

Scrooby Community Cinema is open to all, subject to film certification, as we are not a film club. Entrance is £4 per person, on the door; we aim to keep this charge as low as possible, hoping to make each event self supporting. The entrance fee goes towards the cost of the public film licence (currently £83.00 + VAT per showing) we are required to purchase. The fees are supplemented by our own licenced bar where a small selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

Films tend to be mainstream and English-language. The audience is asked for film suggestions at each screening. If you have a favorite film, or one you think would be popular, you can suggest a film on this page.

The projection and sound equipment was donated by the Parish Council and Village Show. We have a Bluray projector and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound system.

Scrooby Community Cinema shows films in Scrooby Village Hall. Doors 7:30, start 8:00, £4 on the door, licensed bar. For more details, contact Stephen Lincoln (07341 386 050), Graham Robbins (07720 509 683) or James Arrowsmith (07818 450 741). Email us at film@scrooby.net. Suggest a film and find more information, including audience feedback, at www.scrooby.net/cinema.