Fri 21 Sept – Film – A Fantastic Woman

Marina, a young transgender waitress and aspiring singer in Santiago, lives with her much older lover Orlando. After celebrating Marina’s birthday, he suffers a fatal aneuryism after which Marina is subjected to intense scrutiny from the police and from Orlando’s family. 2017 Cert 15 1hr 40min Chilean Drama Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film… Continue reading →

Fri 7 Sept – Film – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit 2017 Cert 15 1hr 55mins Comedy/Crime/Drama. Academy Award for best actress/ Best Actor in a Supporting Role/ Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Buy Tickets Official Trailer Mark Kermode Review Scores on the Doors IMDB 8.2… Continue reading →

Fri 16 Jun -Little Men

Bar Opens 7.00pm Screening 8.00pm – Croft Hall Hungerford Trailers Review https://youtu.be/AbtwyKbkRlU Kermode Top Critic Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer September 2, 2016 As in the films of the French New Wave’s Eric Rohmer, nothing cloying happens here, nothing plainly engineered to elicit emotions. But emotions are elicited – moral and ethical concerns are addressed, examined,… Continue reading →

Fri 19 May – Things to Come

Bar Opens 7.00pm Screening 8.00pm – Croft Hall Hungerford Trailers Review https://youtu.be/4ZheAEHxRXs Kermode Top Critic Dave Calhoun Time Out November 23, 2016 It echoes Hansen-Løve’s previous films in her delicate approach to the passing of time and her sensitivity toward life’s expectations and disappointments. Full Review | Original Score: 4/5 Top Critic David Ehrlich indieWIRE… Continue reading →

Fri 5 May – Bridge of Spies

Bar Opens 7.00pm Screening 8.00pm – Croft Hall Hungerford Trailers Review Top Critic Anthony Lane New Yorker October 19, 2015 When a film is as enjoyable as this one, its timing so sweet, and its atmosphere conjured with such skill, do you really wish to register a complaint? Would it help? Full Review Top Critic… Continue reading →

Fri 17 Feb – Sabrina

Rotten Tomatoes 89% Audience Rating Critics Consensus: With its humorous script and its stars’ immense charm, Sabrina remains a resonant romantic gem. Top Critic Bosley Crowther New York Times January 1, 2000 It is a story as light as a feather and as old as yesterday’s news, as transparent as a society column item and… Continue reading →

Fri 3 Feb – I, Daniel Blake

Rotten Tomatoes Critics Consensus: I, Daniel Blake marks yet another well-told chapter in director Ken Loach’s powerfully populist filmography. Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with a single mother Katie and her… Continue reading →

Fri 20 Jan – Spotlight

When the Boston Globe’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Written by Open Road Trailers https://youtu.be/EwdCIpbTN5g https://youtu.be/WgnrwwiIDlI https://youtu.be/918acvj7L1Y Review https://youtu.be/sTMaI38Es7Y… Continue reading →

Fri 30 Sept – The Motorcycle Diaries

Angela Quiroga presents: Buy Tickets This extraordinary films tells us the story of the young Enersto “Che” Guevara,before he became a revolutionary, as he does a road trip with his friend Alberto Granado through out South America, in a crumbling 500cc norton motorcycle. Their journey embodies a spirit of adventure and laddish fun with a… Continue reading →

Fri 16 Sept – The Hundred Foot Journey

Buy Tickets In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant… Continue reading →

Fri 2 Sept – The Revenant

But Tickets This multi Academy Award winning film opens the Croft Films Autumn Winter season Won Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role – Leonardo DiCaprio Best Achievement in Directing – Alejandro G. Iñárritu Best Achievement in Cinematography – Emmanuel Lubezki Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing… Continue reading →

New – Croft Films Season

New film season starting Fri 2 Sept and we have a terrific line up starting with a high action block buster the Revenant followed by a great family drama and love story with The Hundred Foot Journey Click Buy Tickets above or go to Hungerford Bookshop for tickets and a very special book service  

Fri 3 June The Lady in the Van

2015 Cert. PG 13 104mins. Rotten Tomato Critics Consensus: Led by a marvelous performance from Maggie Smith, Lady in the Van wrings poignant, often hilarious insight from its fact-based source material. This film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’… Continue reading →

Fri 4 Jan – Film – Beast

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders 2017 Cert 15 1hrs 47mins Drama/Thriller Buy Tickets Official Trailer Mark Kermode Review IMDB 7.1 Rotten Critics 94 Rotten Audience 73 Guardian 4/5… Continue reading →

Fri 23 Nov – Film – A Man Called Ove

59 year old Ove, an ill-tempered man at odds with everyone, has finally given up on life, when an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbours 2016 Cert 15 1hr 56mins Comedy/Drama/Romance Swedish with subtitles European film award for best European comedy of 2016 Buy Tickets Official Trailer Mark Kermode Review IMDB 7.7 Rotten… Continue reading →

Fri 9 Nov – Film – Starter for Ten

In 1985, a working class youth from Essex gets a chance to prove himself when he’s accepted at Bristol University . In his first year he finds romance and wins a place on the University Challenge quiz team 2006 Cert 12 A 1hr 32mins Comedy/Drama/Romance Based on book by David Nicholls (One Day), Screenplay by… Continue reading →

Fri 26 Oct – Film – The Shape of Water

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that’s being held in captivity. 2017 Cert 15 2hrs 3mins Academy Award for Best Picture/ Best Director/ Best Original Music Score/ Best Production Design Buy Tickets Official Trailer Mark Kermode Review Scores on the Doors… Continue reading →

Fri 5 Oct – Film – Darkest Hour

Set in 1940 when Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister and comes under pressure to commence peace negotiations with Adolf Hitler 2017 Cert PG 2hrs 5mins Drama/Historical Gary Oldman won many awards for best actor with his portrayal of Churchill Buy Tickets Official Trailer Mark Kermode Review Scores on the Doors IMDB 7.4 Rotten Critics 85… Continue reading →

Film – Fri 18 May The Green Man

1956 Black comedy  Cert U 1hr 20m Directors:  Robert Day, Basil Dearden Stars:  Alastair Sim, George Cole, Terry Thomas  Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins (Sim) but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for… Continue reading →

Thu 30/6 Suffragette

We all had the right to vote, many due to the efforts of these women see Suffragette Thursday 30 June 8.00pm Croft Films the Croft Hall Hungerford Get your ticket here Get Tickets online  or at Hungerford Bookshop

Fri 20 May The Green Ray with English subtitles

1986 Cert. 12A 98mins. Le Rayon Vert It’s July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and “empty”, but this won’t last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her…

Fri 21 Apr – Queen of Katwe

Bar Opens 7.00pm Screening 8.00pm – Croft Hall Hungerford Trailers Review https://youtu.be/6k3LK1b7vQ8 Kermode Top Critic Peter Travers Rolling Stone September 23, 2016 Directed by the great Mira Nair, the film hits you like a shot in the heart. Nyong’o and Oyelowo are both extraordinary, giving newcomer Nalwanga a chance to shine as Phiona grows into… Continue reading →

Fri 7 Apr – The Girl on the Train

Trailers Review Other Rotten Tomatoes 54% Critics Consensus: Emily Blunt’s outstanding performance isn’t enough to keep The Girl on the Train from sliding sluggishly into exploitative melodrama. IMDB A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Director: Tate Taylor Writers: Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Paula Hawkins… Continue reading →

Fri 17 Mar – Julieta

Trailers Review https://youtu.be/d40vsr6iSr8 Kermode Top Critic Dave Calhoun Time Out May 20, 2016 A sombre, ravishing study of grief, guilt and burden. Full Review | Original Score: 4/5 Francesca Rudkin New Zealand Herald November 16, 2016 This is a restrained, mature work from Almodovar that compliments the Hitchcock-like mystery as it unravels slowly before us.… Continue reading →

Fri 3 Mar – Bridget Jones’s Baby

Rotten Tomatoes 75% Critics Consensus: Bridget Jones’s Baby might be late on arrival, but fans of the series should still find its third installment a bouncing bundle of joy. Oscar (R) winners Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth are joined by Patrick Dempsey for the next chapter of the world’s favorite singleton in Bridget Jones’s Baby.… Continue reading →

Film – Fri 4 May – Paddington 2

2017 Animation/Adventure Cert PG 1hr 43min Director: Paul King   Stars: Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton, Ben Whishaw   Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the… Continue reading →

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