Ellon

The Star


The Star
Running Time: 86 minutes | Genre: Animated
Director: Timothy Reckart
Starring:
BBFCInsight: very mild threat, slapstick, infrequent very mild bad language
Synopsis: A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told - the first Christmas.

The Man Who Invented Christmas


The Man Who Invented Christmas
Running Time: 104 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Bharat Nalluri
Starring: Dan Stevens, Cosimo Fusco, Niv Fichman, Ian Sharples, Robert Mickelson, Susan Mullen, Vadim Jean, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, brief scary scenes
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Les Standiford, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS tells the story of how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens from TV’s Downton Abbey) revived the holiday of Christmas with his self-published novel, A Christmas Carol. Facing pressure with looming debt, a feckless father (Jonathan Pryce) and recent critical failures, Dickens confronts his past by conjuring up fantastic characters including Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), for his now classic Christmas tale. Full of wit and warmth, THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS will bring out the holiday spirit in us all.

It's A Wonderful Life


It's A Wonderful Life
Running Time: 130 minutes | Genre: Family
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, James Stewart, Donna Reed
BBFCInsight: Suitable for All
Synopsis: Hollywood's best-loved star teams up with America's favourite director to create one of the world's most popular films. "It's A Wonderful Life" is the ultimate seasonal feel-good film. Starring the unforgettable James Stewart as George Bailey, the man who receives the greatest Christmas gift of all, and a superb ensemble cast including Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore, this high-spirited Christmas tale is directed by the immortal Frank Capra and ranks as an all-time favourite of fans and critics alike.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi


Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Running Time: 150 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Nicola Peltz, Dave Green, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega
BBFCInsight: moderate violence
Synopsis: Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

Ferdinand


Ferdinand
Running Time: 106 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin
Starring: Clark Duke, Gabriel Iglesias, Kate McKinnon, Jerrod Carmichael, Sally Phillips, Gina Rodriguez, Daveed Diggs, Flula Borg, Boris Kodjoe, Raúl Esparza, Karla Martínez, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Bruce Anderson, Lori Forte, Anthony Anderson, David Tennant, John Cena
BBFCInsight: mild threat, very mild bad language
Synopsis: FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover. From Blue Sky Studios and Carlos Saldanha, the director of "Rio" and inspired by the beloved book "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, "Ferdinand" is a heartwarming animated comedy adventure with an all-star cast that includes John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez, Anthony Anderson and many more.

Wonder


Wonder
Running Time: 113 minutes | Genre: Drama
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson
BBFCInsight: mild bad language, violence, scenes of emotional upset
Synopsis: Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle


Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Running Time: 119 minutes | Genre: Action
Director: Jake Kasdan
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black
BBFCInsight: moderate violence, infrequent moderate sex references, language
Synopsis: In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break.

The Greatest Showman


The Greatest Showman
Running Time: 30 minutes | Genre: Biography
Director: Michael Gracey
Starring: Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron
BBFCInsight:
Synopsis: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the "Greatest Show on Earth," a spectacle and celebration of his larger-than-life imagination that captivated audiences around the globe.

Coco


Coco
Running Time: 109 minutes | Genre: Adventure
Director: Adrian Molina
Starring: Gael García Bernal, Renee Victor, Benjamin Bratt
BBFCInsight:
Synopsis: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Cinema Info

The Victoria Hall

Station Road
Ellon
AB41 9AY

Phone: 01358 724 545

www.victoriahallellon.co.uk

Tickets

£7.00 adult
£5.00 child/concession
£5.00 matinee general admission

Tickets available online and at the door

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