October at The Courtyard looks to be an enticing month for film! With Victoria & Abdul, Detroit, The Nut Job 2 and Logan Lucky carrying on from September, opening the month with a splendid mix of choices.
Followed with a main selection of; Hotel Salvation, Gods Own Country, Power to Change, Scribe, Winnie the Pooh, Even Days, Wonder Woman, Close Encounters, Where the Wild Things Are, Borg vs Mcenroe, Get Out, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, In Between and Misery – you’re sure to be in for a filmic treat this month!
Here are a few films we’ve selected to spotlight for this October
Victoria & Abdul
The already acclaimed Victoria & Abdul is a guaranteed good watch, Dame Judi Dench returns to the character of Queen Victoria with a light touch and an insatiable appetite! Playing against her counterpart Ali Fazal makes for an interesting exploration into an unlikely friendship – sprinkled with silent comedy and sumptuous camerawork, Victoria & Abdul becomes a very light and likeable watch.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
The sensational Kingsman tailors are at it again! When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain arises, the crazy assortment of secret-agent clothiers have to work with American agency known as ‘The Statesman’ to save the world.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle proves to be a wildly fun romp, filled with big names that are sure to wow!
Insyriated the new film from director Phiippe Van Leeuw looks at life in war torn Damascus. Trapped in a city under siege a mother of three turns her flat in to a safe harbour for her family and neighbours. When bombs threaten to destroy the building, burglars an invading force and snipers making open air a threat, maintaining a routine becomes a life and death matter. Insyriated is not your typical war film, without lavish action but instead an always a constant loom of war heard from afar it makes for a very thought-provoking watch.
Goodbye Christopher Robin
Goodbye Christopher Robin is a look into the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories that was inspired from time spent with his son, Christopher Robin. This moving piece of cinema looks at the personal post-war life of A.A. Milne and shows just how his creations came to fruition. A handsome, moving and joyful screen experience.
You can also watch our Family Saturday Screening of Winnie the Pooh beforehand for the full A.A. Milne Experience!
Wind River is the final third of screenwriter Taylor Sheridan’s tales of unliveable frontiers and the people who roam them, this time directed by the writer himself. Following on from ‘Sicario’ and ‘Hell or High Water’ – ‘Wind River’ follows FBI Agent Jane (Elizabeth Olsen) and Veteran Tracker Cory (Jeremy Renner) in an investigation of a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Exploring its environment and the people within it ‘Wind River’ utilises its incredible sense of atmosphere to deliver an interesting mystery that will prove an enthralling watch!