Harrogate cinema guide - The glam and the man

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By Weekend Editor Graham Chalmers

Films showing from Friday, June 14 to Thursday, June 20.


NEW! Behind The Candelabra (15)

(1h 58m) Fri-Thu: 18:00, 20:50.

Affectionate biopic of flamboyant entertainer Liberace directed by Steven Soderberg and starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, n ot to forget some gloriously over-the-top 60s and 70s costumes and sets.

Critics have hailed both main performances.

NEW! Man of Steel 3D (12A)

(2h 23m) Fri-Thu: 12:20, 13:20, 15:40, 16:40, 19:00, 20:00.

Good grief! How many times can they make a movie of the same story about the same superhero in tight pants? This spectacular new adaptation certainly has a great pedigree, to wit Christopher Nolan and David S Goyer, the team behind The Dark Knight series.

Superman himself is played by a Brit - Henry Cavill with Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Russell Crowe as Jor-El and Michael Shannon as the nefarious General Zod.

NEW! Man of Steel 2D (12A)

(2h 23m) Fri: 14:20, 17:40, 21:00. Sat: 11:00, 14;20, 17:40, 21:00. Sun-Thu: 14:20, 17:40, 21:00.

After Earth (12A)

(1h 40m) Fri-Sun: 12:30, 15:00, 18:00, 20:30. Tue: 13:00, 20:45. Wed-Thu: 12:30, 15:00, 18:00, 20:30.

Epic 3D (U)

(1h 42m) Fri: 15:30. Sat-Sun: 10:40, 15:30. Mon-Thu: 15:30.

Epic 2D (U)

(1h 42m) Fri-Thu: 13:05.


British Museum (Live)

Pompeii Live (TBC)

(1h 20m) Tue: 19:00.

This first-ever live cinema event produced by the British Museum offers an exclusive private view of the blockbuster show Life & Death In Pompeii And Herculaneum.


Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 2D (PG)

(1h 33m) Sat-Sun: 10:50.


Safe Haven (12A)

(1h 40m) Tue: 10:30.

Mills and Boon meets crime thriller in this romantic drama from Oscar-nominated director Lasse Hallström.


After Earth (12A)

(1h 40m) Tue: 10:40.


Food & Flicks

Meal + film at The Clocktower

Argo (15)

Mon & Wed: 20:00.

For details call 01423 871350.


The Big Wedding (15)

(1h 29m) Fri-Thu: 19:30.

Desribed as an uproarious romantic comedy about a charmingly modern family trying to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full blown family fiasco, the cast is certainly good - Diane Keaton, Robert de Niro, Amanda Seyfried, Ben Barnes , Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams.


Star Trek Into Darkness (12A)

(2h 12m) Fri-Thu: 19:30.

Sci-Fi adventure. When the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organisation, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) leads a manhunt to capture a new enemy (Benedict Cumberbatch).