February is always an annual highlight of the No 6 Cinema. You can expect some of the big Oscar contenders mixed in with vintage Hollywood classics and new blockbusters all within the historic blockhouse in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard.
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Moulin Rouge (12A) | Friday 9th | 7 pm
A spectacle beyond anything you’ve ever witnessed. An experience beyond everything you’ve ever imagined. Behind the red velvet curtain, the ultimate seduction of your senses is about to begin. Welcome to the Moulin Rouge! Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor sing, dance and scale the heights of passionate abandon in the film from visionary director Baz Luhrmann (William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet, Strictly Ballroom). Enter a tantalizing world that celebrates truth, beauty, freedom and above all things, love.
The Greatest Showman (PG) | Saturday 10th at 7 pm | Thursday 22nd at 4:15 pm
The Greatest Showman is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, it tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
The Greatest Showman is directed by exciting new filmmaker, Michael Gracey, with songs by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and starring Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman. Jackman is joined by Zac Efron, Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.
Amélie (15) | Thursday 15th | 7 pm
A painfully shy waitress working at a tiny Paris cafe, Amelie makes a surprising discovery and sees her life changed for the better. From then on, Amelie dedicates herself to helping others find happiness in the most unexpected ways. But will she have the courage to do for herself what she has done for others?
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (15) | Friday 16th | 7 pm
Three Buildings Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, commissioning three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Sam Rockwell), an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing’s law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Roman Holiday (15) | Friday 17th | 7 pm
Hepburn stars as the globe-trotting Princess Anne who is in the midst of a highly publicised tour of Europe’s capital cities. When she and her royal entourage arrive in Rome, she begins to rebel against her restricted, regimented schedule. William Wyler’s much-loved classic brought Audrey Hepburn her first starring role, with her charismatic charm and dazzling performance winning her an Oscar for Best Actress, one of three the film picked up in 1954.
Darkest Hour (PG) | Saturday 24th | 7 pm
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.