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Films Perfect for the Summer – BOOKING NOW!

Films showing at the Ritz Cinema this summer.


Director: Baz Luhrmann. Starring: Tom Hanks, Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge. US. 2022. 160mins.

Director of Moulin Rouge, Baz Luhrmann brings us his first feature film since The Great Gadsby. He charts Elvis Presley’s rise to fame and explores his relationship with manager, Colonel Tom Parker and the complex dynamic the two shared over the course of 20 years. Austen Butler and Tom Hanks put in stellar turns as Elvis and Parker. Expect iconic songs, wonderful performances and a film made to be seen on the big screen.


FRI 08 JUL 5.00, 8.15
SAT 09 JUL 1.30, 5.00, 8.15
SUN 10 JUL 2.30, 6.00
MON 11 JUL 6.00
TUE 12 JUL 7.30
WED 13 JUL 7.30
THU 14 JUL 10.30am, 7.30
FRI 22 JUL 8.00
SAT 23 JUL 4.30
SUN 24 JUL 7.00
MON 25 JUL 7.30
TUE 26 JUL 5.00
WED 27 JUL 8.00
THU 28 JUL 6.00



Director: Morgan Matthews. Starring: Jenny Agutter, Sheridan Smith, Tom Courtenay, Dumo Mkweli. 2022

As life in Britain’s cities becomes increasingly perilous, three evacuee children – Lily (Beau Gadsdon), Pattie (Eden Hamilton) and Ted (Zac Cudby) Watts – are sent by their mother from Salford to the Yorkshire village of Oakworth. There to meet them on the train station platform are Bobbie Waterbury (Jenny Agutter, reprising her iconic role in the original film), her daughter, Annie (Sheridan Smith), and grandson Thomas (Austin Haynes), and with their help the evacuees are soon settling into their new life in the countryside. When the children discover injured American soldier Abe (KJ Aikens) hiding out in the railyard at Oakworth Station, they are thrust into a dangerous quest to assist their new friend who, like them, is a long way from home.

FRI 29 JUL 3.00, 5.30
SAT 30 JUL 2.30, 8.00
SUN 31 JUL 2.00, 4.30
MON 01 AUG 5.30, 8.00
TUE 02 AUG 3.00, 5.30
WED 03 AUG 3.00, 8.30
THU 04 AUG 10.30 am, 1.00, 3.30



Director: Kyle Balda. Starring: Steve Carell, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews. USA. 2022. 88mins.

Way back before he was the iconic super-villain we know today, Gru (Steve Carrell) was once a just a 12-year-old boy… with a big ambition for world domination. After an attempt to lead the Vicious 6 lands him as their mortal enemy, Gru and his newly found minion friends are suddenly on the run, and about to learn some big lessons about the villain world…

FRI 05 AUG 3.00, 5.15
SAT 06 AUG 5.30
SUN 07 AUG 2.30
MON 08 AUG 2.00, 4.15
TUE 09 AUG 2.00, 4.15
WED 10 AUG 3.00, 5.15
THU 11 AUG 5.15



Director: Taika Waititi. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Chris Pratt, Christian Bale. US. 2022. 119mins.

Still reeling from Thanos’ reign of terror, Thor of Asgard is now trying to live a mindful, quieter life away from the action. But just when he thinks his superhero-ing days are over, he’s forced back on the battlefield when new villain Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale) sets out on mission to hunt down all the Gods, threatening lives of his friends- including the new mighty Thor Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) are put in danger.

FRI 29 JUL 8.00
SAT 30 JUL 5.00
SUN 31 JUL 7.00
MON 01 AUG 2.30
TUE 02 AUG 8.00
WED 03 AUG 5.30
THU 04 AUG 6.00



Director: Angus McLane. Starring: Chris Evans, Taika Waititi, James Brolin, Peter Sohn, Keke Palmer. 105mins.

Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear takes centre stage as we discover the story behind the toy in this hilarious space adventure for the whole family. The legendary Space Ranger is marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years from Earth. Accompanied by his charming robot cat, Sox, Buzz must find a way home through space and time, and thwart the evil Zurg’s mysterious agenda. Prepare for a jaw-dropping journey to infinity and beyond!

FRI 22 JUL 3.00, 5.30
SAT 23 JUL 2.00, 8.00
SUN 24 JUL 2.00, 4.30
MON 25 JUL 2.30, 5.00
TUE 26 JUL 2.30, 8.15
WED 27 JUL 3.00, 5.30
THU 28 JUL 10.30am, 1.00, 3.30



Director: Jim Archer. Starring: David Earl & Chris Hayward. UK. 2022. 90 mins.

Brian spends his days building quirky, unconventional contraptions that seldom work. Undeterred, he attempts his biggest project yet. Three days, a washing machine and various spare parts later, he’s invented Charles, an artificially intelligent robot who learns English from a dictionary and has an obsession with cabbages. A heartwarming story about friendship, family, finding love, and letting go.

FRI 05 AUG 7.30
SUN 07 AUG 7.45
MON 08 AUG 6.30
TUE 09 AUG 6.30
WED 10 AUG 7.30
THU 11 AUG 10.30am



Director: Scott Derrickson. Starring: Ethan Hawke, Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw. 103 mins.

Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney. A proper spine-tingler!

FRI 15 JUL 8.30
SAT 16 JUL 5.30
SUN 17 JUL 7.15
WED 20 JUL 8.15
THU 21 JUL 10.30am



Director: Mike Nichols. Starring: Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest. USA. 1995. 119mins

In this remake of La Cage aux Folles’, engaged couple Val and Barbara hesitantly introduce their future in-laws. Val’s father, Armand, a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert, his life partner and the club’s flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara’s father. Classic farce with the wonderful Robin Williams. Enjoy!

SAT 06 AUG 8.00


Director: Jospeh Kosinski. Starring: Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Miles Teller, Glen Powell. 131mins.
Tom Cruise returns to the role that catapulted him to superstardom 36 years ago. Cruise’s Maverick is where he belongs, pushing the envelope and dodging the advancement in rank that would stop him from flying. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears… Tom Cruise feels the need for speed doing what he does best – commanding the big screen with charm, powerful character moments and some of the best action cinema has to offer.

FRI 15 JUL 5.30
SAT 16 JUL 8.00
MON 18 JUL 8.15
TUE 19 JUL 5.15
WED 20 JUL 5.30
THU 11 AUG 7.30



Director: Collin Trevorrow. Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt.147mins.

Sam Neil, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern return to join Chris Pratt in a breath-taking, global adventure. Dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures. Utterly compelling from start to finish, this is a fitting final chapter to one of cinemas most famous franchises.

SAT 16 JUL 2.15
SUN 17 JUL 4.00
MON 18 JUL 5.00
TUE 19 JUL 8.15






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