Welcome to The Light Cinema New Brighton’s forthcoming Ones to Watch, give you
a run-down of forthcoming movies that are sure to satisfy to all tastes and moods.
This fast-paced, high-adrenaline remake of the 90s cult-action thriller Point Break,
sees a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill
seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are
suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and
send the world’s economy into a tailspin.
Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they
are the callous architects of these inconceivable crimes.
The film is packed with the most daring athleticism ever seen in a motion picture,
which will help make up for having zero Patrick Swayze roundhouse kicks, and no
Keanu Reeves Californian surfer dude accent. These action adventure feats are
performed by extreme athletes representing the world’s best in class in big-wave
surfing, wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free rock climbing, and high-speed
Point Break opens February 5th.
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the origin
story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after
being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing
powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark,
twisted sense of humour, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his
Directed by Tim Miller, the film tells the origin story of the titular foul-mouthed
assassin. Ryan Reynolds stars as Wade Wilson, a former Special Forces operative
turned mercenary who is left with accelerated healing powers after a rogue
experiment goes wrong. The iconic red mask subsequently covers up his terribly
scarred face, but sense of humor is unscathed as he cheerily goes out for
revenge. Deadpool also stars Morena Baccarin (Homeland & Firefly), T.J. Miller
(Silicon Valley), Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones), Brianna Hildebrand (Prism), and Gina
Carano (Fast & Furious 6).
Deadpool Previews at The Light on Wednesday February 10th.
How to be Single is an ensemble comedy that suggests it is not our relationships, but
our single times in between, that truly define us. The film will look at relatable issues
such as; online dating, the debate about how long to wait before having children,
when to get married, blind dating, casual sex and the fear of commitment.
Featuring a hilarious female-led cast including; Pitch Perfect’s outrageous Rebel
Wilson, Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson, the wonderful Alison Brie and the
hilarious Leslie Mann (This is 40). Plus keep an eye out for Anders Holm and Jason
Mantzoukas as they take their gross-out humour from the TV screen to the big
Released February 19th and Previews on Valentine’s Day.
This February Sacha Baron Cohen returns to the big screen with the comedy, The
The story follows Nobby (Cohen) as he is re-united with his brother, Sebastian.
Nobby has it all, football, nine children and the “most attractive girlfriend in
northern England”, played by the hilarious Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect). There’s only
one thing missing from Nobby’s life, the little brother he’s been searching for 28
years. Upon hearing of Sebastian’s whereabouts Nobby sets off to reconcile their
family. Unaware that his brother is MI6s top assassin who is on the runand
wrongfully accused after uncovering a plot that puts the world in danger, Nobby and
Sebastian must work together to clear the family name and save the world!
Mark Strong (Kingsman, Imitation Game) co-stars as Sebastian with Penelope
Cruz, Isla Fisher, Gabourey Sidibe, Annabelle Wallis, and Ian McShane also starring.
The Brothers Grimsby opens 24th.
Goosebumps - 5th
Trumbo – 5th
Zoolander 2 – 12th
The Finest Hours - 19th
This February The Light Cinema New Brighton is hosting a wealth of live cinema
including theatre, opera and ballet.
- ROH Live: La Traviata - Feb 4
La traviata is regarded as one of Verdi’s finest operas. It tells the story of the Parisian
courtesan Violetta Valéry, one of opera’s greatest heroines, based on the real life
courtesan Marie Duplessis.
Renoir - Revered and Reviled (Exhibition on Screen) – Feb 16
(From the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia)
Picasso collected more Renoirs than any other artist, Matisse revered him and
Monet too. He was an artist that was instrumental in creating the Impressionist
movement and then totally rejected it and went in a completely new direction - with
- As You Like It - NT Live – Feb 25
Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre
for the first time in over 30 years.
With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave
and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind
experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she
embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.