Hopefully you’ve recovered from seeing the brilliant Toy Story trilogy last week as we have another series of great films for you to see here at Union Films. We have two free films for you to enjoy this week as well as some of the latest blockbusters and classics that cannot be afforded to miss. Let’s see what we have in store for you in the coming days.
Penguins of Madagascar
Tuesday 10th February at 7:00pm
The latest installment in the Madagascar franchise shows our favourite avian quartet go undercover to save the world as we know it. Benedict Cumberbatch appears as the mysterious agent Classified alongside Ken Jeong and John Malkovich. If you loved them in Madagascar, you will certainly love seeing them in Penguins.
Wednesday 11th February at 7:30pm
The first of this week’s Phoenix Films is a sensitive french drama about a man returning to Paris to finalise the divorce of his estranged wife. Upon arrival he finds that she has started a relationship with another man, a fact that he must confront. Featuring a great performance by The Artist’s Berenice Bejo makes this one of 2014’s best films.
Friday 13th February at 8:00pm
Our third and final showing of Interstellar is here. If you missed it the first two times around, now is your chance to see the highly acclaimed sci-fi from Christopher Nolan. This showing is being put on for free by Equality and Diversity committee with closed caption subtitles. Just turn up and enjoy.
Lawrence of Arabia
Saturday 14th February at 2:00pm
Our second phoenix film is the classic 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia. Peter O’Toole leads in the true story of T.E. Lawrence during the Arab Revolt of the first world war. The winner of seven Oscars including Best Film, this is something that everyone should see at least once. Where better to do that than at Union Films?
Sunday 15th February at 5:00pm
Part of the Equality and Diversity Committee’s events for LGBT history month, Pride tells the story of Gay activists in their efforts during the national miners’ strikes of 1984. This spectacular BAFTA nominated film is free to watch so come down and enjoy it!
Exodus: Gods and Kings
Sunday 15th February at 8:00pm
Our final film this week is the latest effort from director Ridley Scott Exodus: Gods and Kings. Retelling the story of Moses leading his people from slavery in ancient Egypt. Christian Bale stars as Moses alongside Joel Edgerton as Ramses. If you’re a fan of Ridley Scott’s historical films then this will be one for you.
If you fancy watching any of these films this week tickets can be bought at the SUSU Box Office, to see our full line up check our website. If you are a film lover then consider purchasing a premier pass to gain access to all our showings as well as discounts on food and our marathons (Middle Earth Marathon coming soon).