Bristol’s week in film: November 8-14 2019

The Good Liar, Afrika Eye festival weekend, Irishman preview, Grand Day Out anniversary event

The Good Liar, Midway¬†and The Aeronauts are among this week’s new releases aimnig to knock Joker off its perch.

Elsewhere, the Everyman has a preview of Scorsese’s Oscar-tipped The Irishman on Thursday and the Afrika Eye festival boasts a packed weekend of diverse events.

Follow the links below for further details and screening times and go here for our comprehensive film listings.

New Releases

  • Film / Action

    Midway

    CGI-laden reworking of the war in the Pacific flick from the director of Independence Day

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    The Good Liar

    Career conman Ian McKellen meets his match in the form of Helen Mirren

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    Luce

    Button-pushing drama about a liberal US couple who adopt an Eritrean former child soldier

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    The Aeronauts

    Period hot air balloon adventure romp with Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Documentary

    A Dog Called Money

    Unconventional, impressionistic film about the creation of cult musician PJ Harvey's 2016 album

    : Sunday, Nov 24 2019 & Wednesday, Nov 27 2019

  • Film / Animation

    Polar Squad

    Boilerplate arctic animation for easily entertained nippers

Afrika Eye Festival 2019

Event Cinema

Previews & One-Off Screenings

Still Going Strong

  • Film / Fantasy

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix slaps on the clown face in this darker take on the DC villain

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    Sorry We Missed You

    Ken Loach puts the boot in to the 'gig economy'

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Horror

    Doctor Sleep

    That sequel to The Shining you didn't know you needed

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Animation

    The Addams Family

    Charles Addams's spooky creation gets an animated update for the Instagram era

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Fantasy

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Horny old Angelina Jolie returns in Disney's sequel to its adult reworking of Sleeping Beauty

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Art House

    Monos

    Colombia's official Oscar entry: 'Apocalypse Now on shrooms'

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Sunday, Nov 24 2019

  • Film / Action

    Terminator: Dark Fate

    Creaky old Arnie's back in a direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Animation

    Abominable

    A teen girl escorts a yeti back to his mountain home in this DreamWorks animation

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Comedy

    Zombieland: Double Tap

    All the gang are back for this zombie comedy sequel

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    Official Secrets

    Keira Knightley stars in the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    Downton Abbey

    Julian Fellowes' toffs and forelock-tuggers invade the big screen

    Multiple theatres: Tuesday, Nov 19 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Action

    Gemini Man

    Will Smith is targeted by younger clone of himself in Ang Lee's Looper-style sci-fi action thriller

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Wednesday, Nov 20 2019

  • Film / Horror

    Countdown

    Killer app targets smartphone users in this latest variation on the techno-horror template

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    Hustlers

    J-Lo stars in a true-ish-life drama about a bunch of strippers who scam their wealthy clients

    : Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Wednesday, Nov 20 2019

Now Booking

  • Film / Comedy

    Little Monsters

    Zombie comedy with a pleasingly bad taste ankle-biter twist

    Multiple theatres: Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019

  • Film / Drama

    A Room with a View

    E.M. Forster's eloquent tale of tortured Edwardian romance gets the Merchant-Ivory treatment

    : Sunday, Dec 1 2019 5pm & Monday, Dec 2 2019 7:30pm

  • Film / Documentary

    2040

    Relentlessly upbeat eco-doc structured as a conversation with the director's infant daughter

    Watershed: Sunday, Dec 1 2019

  • Film / Drama

    The Report

    Dramatisation of the extraordinary true story of the probe into the CIA's use of torture after 9/11

    : Monday, Nov 18 2019 - Thursday, Nov 21 2019