Leicester Mercury Redesign Project - Page 6

MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015 33 LEICESTER MERCURY Follow us on Twitter GOING OUT @Leicester_Merc GO guide FILMS TODAY ANNIE (PG) ★★★ Foster child Annie is taken in by mayoral candidate Will Stacks to boost his chances of election. Odeon Leicester: 3pm, 5.45pm Odeon Loughborough: 2pm Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 11.05am, 1.50pm BIRDMAN (15) ★★★★★ Riggan Thomson attempts to establish himself as a serious artist by performing on Broadway. Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 4.35pm, 7.30pm, 10.20pm BLACK SEA (15) ★★★ Scottish submarine captain Robinson (Jude Law) leads a ragtag crew on a hunt for sunken gold bullion. Phoenix Square: 1.30pm CHAAR SAHIBZAADE (12A) A SUMMER’S day, 1914. The headmaster at Uppingham stands before his gathered pupils at the end of the school year. “Be a man,” he tells them, “useful to your country; whoever cannot be that is better dead.” In the audience that speech day was an Oxford University undergraduate named Vera Brittain, whose younger brother was at Uppingham. As was the lad who would become her fiancé. Both enlisted to fight in the First World War. Both died, along with one in five of their classmates. Their stories were told in Brittain’s anguished memoir of life as a nurse in the war, Testament of Youth, which was adapted into a TV series by the BBC in the late 1970s and released as a major British film on Friday, starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic GOING OUT? HERE’S ALL THE INFO ON WHAT’S GOING ON This voucher entitles the holder the choice to see films: ■ Testament of Youth ■ Black Sea ■ The Theory of Everything ■ School of Babel ■ Stations of the Cross at Phoenix Square, Leicester, Monday, Jan 12, at a special 2-for-1 price Terms and conditions: Usual Mercury rules apply. See today’s Classifieds for details. Subject to availability The offer is rulestwo tickets for the price of one Terms & Conditions: Usual Leicester Mercury for apply. See today’s Classified for details. when purchased together for for two tickets for the price of one when purchased together. Subject to availabilty. The offer is the same film and session. The lowest value ticket will be the one received free. will be the one received free. The lowest value ticket West, Emily Watson, Joanna Scanlan, Hayley Atwell, Jonathan Bailey and Anna Chancellor. According to one review, it “glimmers with sadness, but also the apprehension of sadness”. There’s a preview screening at the Phoenix today, with a live satellite Q&A with the cast. You can see Testament of Youth with our two-forone Mercury Mondays offer, in a line-up which includes The Theory of Everything, Black Sea, Stations of the Cross and School of Babel. A photorealistic animation based on one chapter in Sikh history. Piccadilly Cinema (Green Lane Road): 3pm CHAAR SAHIBZAADE 3D (12A) An English boy befriends a talking bear he finds at a London train station. Odeon Leicester: 1.40pm, 4pm, 6.20pm Odeon Loughborough: 1.20pm, 3.40pm Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 11.35am, 2pm, 4.30pm, 7pm PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (U) ★★★ A documentary about immigration, filmed at the Granges-aux-Belles secondary school in Paris. Phoenix Square: 6.15pm Moses discovers God has tasked him with leading 400,000 Hebrew slaves to freedom. Odeon Leicester: 2.45pm, 6pm Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: noon, 3.30pm, 6.45pm, 9.55pm ST VINCENT (12A) ★★★★ A penny-pinching curmudgeon becomes an unlikely babysitter to a lonely boy. Regal Cinema, Melton Mowbray: 8.30pm EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS 3D (12A) ★★★ Odeon Leicester: 9.15pm STATIONS OF THE CROSS (15) FOXCATCHER (15) ★★★★ Fourteen-year-old Maria seeks guidance from her priest as she finds her place in the world. Phoenix Square 3.55pm Millionaire John du Pont establishes a wrestling academy to create future Olympic gold medallists. Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 1.15pm, 4.15pm, 7.15pm, 10.15pm TAKEN 3 (12A) ★★★ THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (12A) ★★★ WAR STORIES Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander star in Testament Of Youth against President Snow. Stars Jennifer Lawrence and Donald Sutherland. Odeon Leicester: 12.45pm, 8.40pm Socially awkward mathematician Alan Turing races against time to crack the Enigma code. INTO THE WOODS (PG) ★★★★ A witch conspires to teach important lessons to fairy-tale characters with secret desires. Odeon Leicester: 2.20pm, 5.10pm, 8pm Odeon Loughborough: 12.10pm, 3pm, 5.50pm, 8.40pm Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 11am, 2pm, 4.50pm, 7.40pm, 10.30pm MR TURNER (12A) ★★★★★ Biopic of controversial painter JMW Turner, concentrating on the final 25 years of the artist’s career. Regal Cinema, Melton Mowbray: 5.30pm NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET TESTAMENT OF YOUTH + Q&A (12A) Oxford University student Vera postpones her education to volunteer as a nurse. Stars Hayley Atwell and Dominic West. Odeon Loughborough: 6.30pm Phoenix Square: 6.30pm TEVAR (12A) Gajender Singh vows to win the THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (12A) ★★★★ Stephen Hawking falls in love with student Jane Wilde just as he receives a devastating diagnosis. Stars Eddie Redmayne. Odeon Leicester: 2.45pm, 5.30pm, 8.15pm Odeon Loughborough: 2.45pm, 5.40pm, 8.30pm Phoenix Square: 1pm, 3.45pm, 8.20pm Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 10.55am, 1.45pm, 4.35pm, 7.25pm, 10.15pm TINKER BELL AND THE LEGEND OF THE NEVERBEAST (U) ★★★ Animal fairy Fawn befriends a mythical creature with the power to destroy Pixie Hollow. Animated fun. Showcase Leicester Cinema De Lux: 10.30am THE WOMAN IN BLACK: ANGEL OF DEATH (15) ★★ Teacher Eve Parkins evacuates a group of schoolchildren to Eel Marsh House during the Blitz. Odeon Leicester: 6pm, 8.30pm Odeon Loughborough: 5.45pm, 8.15pm Showcase Leicester Cinema FR