MOVIES AT THE PARK
JOHN BRAY LECTURE THEATRE
These screenings are open to all friends and family of employees at the Park only.
Current scheduled screenings:
Thursday 13 April 2017 – 14:00 – Adastral Half Term Movie Matinee – Hop
From the creators of Despicable Me comes an all-new comedy about candy, chicks and rock ‘n’ roll! He was destined to be the Easter Bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock! When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rock star drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family.
Friday 8 May 2015 – Adastral Movie Night – The Imitation Game
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain’s top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Friday 29 May 2015 – Adastral Half Term Movie Matinee – Paddington
Cert PG –
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Friday 12 June 2015 – Adastral Movie Night – Interstellar
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity’s survival.
Friday 31 July 2015 – Adastral Movie Matinee – The Boxtrolls
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow.
Friday 28 August 2015– Adastral Movie Matinee – Shaun the Sheep
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
Friday 11 September 2015 – Adastral Movie Night – Battle of Britain – 75th Anniversary + Martlesham Heath Aviation Society talk
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The 15 September 1940 was officially named Battle of Britain Day as it was the day when RAF Fighter Command claimed what proved to be a decisive victory over the German Luftwaffe. We thought it timely to commemorate this prestigious event. So, Adastral Movies, in association with 356 Felixstowe Air Cadets, presents – Battle of Britain. In addition, this screening will be preceded by a talk from the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society (MHAS).
Friday 9 October 2015 – Adastral Movie Night – Man Up [Cancelled]
Jack (Simon Pegg) mistakes Nancy (Lake Bell), a 34-year-old single woman, for his 24-year-old blind date.
Friday 30 October 2015 – Half Term Adastral Movie Matinee – Home
After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet’s human population – all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who’s managed to hide from the aliens. When Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons), there’s mutual distrust. However, Oh is not like his comrades; he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip’s mother, but, unbeknown to them, the Gorg – enemies of the Boov – are en route.
Friday 6 November 2015 – Adastral Movie Bollywood Night – PK . In celebration of Diwali. Many activities and events are held in the UK to celebrate Diwali, which is known as the “Festival of Lights”. Click here to find out more.
A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. Known only by his initials, P.K.’s innocent questions and childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter and letting-go.
Tuesday 8 December 2015 – Adastral Christmas Movie – Miracle on 34th Street
A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood’s most enduring miracle – Santa Claus. Her mother told her the “secret” about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn’t expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who’s convinced he’s the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all – something to believe in.
Friday 29 January 2016 – Adastral Movie Night – Ex-Machina
A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.
Friday 19 February 2016 – Adastral Half Term Movie Matinee – Inside Out
Riley, a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness, try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, the stress of the move brings Sadness to the forefront. When Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley’s mind, the only emotions left in Headquarters are Anger, Fear and Disgust.
Friday 1 April 2016 – Adastral Movie Night – Everest
On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers (Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin) from two expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.
Friday 6 May 2016 – Adastral Movie Night – The Martian
When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission
Friday 3 June 2016 – Adastral Half Term Movie Matinee – The Good Dinosaur
Luckily for young Arlo, his parents (Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand) and his two siblings, the mighty dinosaurs were not wiped out 65 million years ago. When a rainstorm washes poor Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) downriver, he ends up bruised, battered and miles away from home. Good fortune shines on the frightened dino when he meets Spot (Jack Bright), a Neanderthal boy who offers his help and friendship. Together, the unlikely duo embark on an epic adventure to reunite Arlo with his beloved family.
Friday 26 August 2016 – Summer Holiday Movie Matinee – Zootopia.
From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde a wily fox who makes her job even harder.
Friday 28 October 2016 – Half Term Movie Matinee – Jungle Book.
Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli must leave the only home he’s ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a no-nonsense panther and a free-spirited bear, the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python and a smooth-talking ape. Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.
Thursday 8 December – Xmas Movie – Elf
1 hr 37 mins
Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.
Friday 17 February 2017 – Adastral Half Term Movie Matinee – The Secret Life of Pets
Max is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that’s bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who’ve done them wrong.
ADASTRAL PARK FILM CLUB
Would you be interested volunteering to help run a film club, organising a programme of screenings throughout the year? If so, we’d like to hear from you [applicable to Adastral Park employees only] – please e-mail AtAdastral.