Movie Nights are back for 2019!
Step into a world of excitement, adventure and mystery as we transport you away from earth as you know it with a collection of films set in other worlds. Experience some of the most magical hits of the past few decades that will fling you far into space, take you backwards in time, and lead you through portals to the dimension of imagination.
Bring your picnic mats, bring your friends, and bring your best quotes for a night at the big screen, set amongst the twinkling lights of Canary Wharf.
Tuesday 11 June, 7pm, PEOPLE’S CHOICE – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy OR Guardians of the Galaxy
Tuesday 18 June, 7pm, The Truman Show: Truman Burbank was adopted and raised by a corporation inside a simulated television show revolving around his life… until he discovers the secret and decides to escape. Dir: Peter Weir, 1998, PG
Tuesday 25 June, 7pm, Groundhog Day: Misanthropic TV weatherman Phil Connors finds himself caught in a time loop, repeating the same day – Groundhog Day – over and over. Dir: Harold Ramis, 1993, PG
Tuesday 2 July, 7pm, The Princess Bride: A sweeping fantasy about the most beautiful woman in the world, the hero who loves her, and the evil prince who wants to marry her. Dir. Rob Reiner, 1987, PG
Tuesday 9 July, 7pm, Galaxy Quest: The washed-up stars on a 1970s sci-fi show are mistaken for a real space crew and are recruited by a band of aliens in a quest to overcome an oppressive regime. Dir. Dean Parisot, 1999, 12
Wednesday 24 July, 7pm, Ghost: A ghost stranded in New York City is determined to communicate with the woman he loves, so seeks the help of a psychic to set things right and protect his love. Dir. Jerry Zucker, 1990, 12A
Wednesday 31 July, 7pm, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. Dir. Steven Spielberg, 1982, U
Wednesday 7 August, 7pm, Into The Woods: A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Dir. Rob Marshall, 2015, PG
Wednesday 14 August, 7pm, Ghostbusters: Three scientists at Columbia University are fired and go into business as a ghost extermination company called “Ghostbusters”. Can they save the Big Apple from a ghost invasion? Dir. Ivan Reitman, 1984, 12A
Tuesday 20 August, 7pm, Little Shop of Horrors: During a total eclipse, meek shop assistant Seymour discovers an unusual plant, Audrey II, which feeds only on flesh and blood. Dir. Frank Oz, 1986, PG
Saturday 24 August, 7pm, Edward Scissorhands: A beautifully morose modern-day fairytale in classic Tim Burton style: a gentle man with scissors for hands is adopted by a kind lady from a nearby neighbourhood. Dir. Tim Burton, 1991, 12
Tuesday 27 August, 7pm, Night at the Museum: A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the exhibits to come to life and wreak havoc. Dir. Shawn Levy, 2006, PG
Saturday 31 August, 7pm, Jurassic Park: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Dir. Steven Spielberg, 1993, PG
Saturday 6 July, 9pm, Pride: Based on a true story, the film depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984. Dir: Matthew Warchus, 2014, 15.
Tuesday 3 September, 9pm, Alien: A space merchant vessel lands on a distant moon only to suffer an attack from a mysterious lifeform, but they soon realise the creature’s life cycle has merely begun. Dir. Ridley Scott, 1979, 15.
Tuesday 10 September, 9pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show: A story of creation, love, hate, adventure, and most of all, sex: a newly-engaged couple find themselves lost and wind up at the door of Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s castle. Dir. Jim Sharman, 1975, 15.
Tuesday 17 September, 9pm, Blade Runner: In the 21st century, a corporation develops illegal human clones called Replicants. After four escape, former cop Rick Decker is hired to hunt them down. Dir. Ridley Scott, 1982, 15.
Tuesday 24 September, 9pm, The Terminator: A seemingly indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines. Dir. James Cameron, 1985, 15.
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