Experience the big screen at a small price on National Cinema Day

By Max Goodman

31st Aug 2023 | Local News

National Cinema Day takes place this Saturday. (Image: Supplied)
National Cinema Day takes place this Saturday. (Image: Supplied)

This Saturday (September 2) is National Cinema Day and hundreds of cinemas across the country will be offering special-priced tickets for every film.

Phoenix Cinema in Falmouth has said they are delighted to be taking part after the success of last year. They will be offering customers a 'deal-packed day' to help celebrate and support cinema.

All tickets, all day, will be just £3. Let's take a look at what films are on offer.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Synopsis: "After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts.

"Their new friend April O'Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them."

Time slot - 11:30

And Then Come The Nightjars

Synopsis: "Adapted for the screen from Bea Roberts' multi-award-winning stage play and set against the backdrop of the 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak, And Then Come The Nightjars tells the heartwarming story of friendship and survival between a Devon farmer and the vet who's assigned to cull his precious herd."

Time slots: 12:00, 18:30

Elemental

Synopsis: "In a city where fire, water, land, and air residents live together, a fiery young woman and a go-with-the-flow guy are about to discover something elemental: How much they actually have in common."

Time slot: 12:15

Blue Beetle

Synopsis: "Recent college grad Jaime Reyes returns home full of aspirations for his future, only to find that home is not quite as he left it.

"As he searches to find his purpose in the world, fate intervenes when Jaime unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle."

Time slot: 12:30

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Synopsis: "Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse saga, Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse. After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn's full-time, friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence.

"But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must redefine what it means to be a hero so he can save the people he loves most."

Time slot: 12:45

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One

Synopsis: "Ethan Hunt and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: To track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands.

"With control of the future and the fate of the world at stake, and dark forces from Ethan's past closing in, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission – not even the lives of those he cares about most."

Time slot: 13:45

The Equalizer 3

Synopsis: "Since giving up his life as a government assassin, Robert McCall has struggled to reconcile the horrific things he's done in the past and finds a strange solace in serving justice on behalf of the oppressed.

"Finding himself surprisingly at home in Southern Italy, he discovers his new friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends' protector by taking on the mafia."

Time slots: 14:05 17:15 20:35

Barbie

Synopsis: "Eccentric and individualistic, Barbie is exiled from Barbie Land because of her imperfections. When her home world is in peril, Barbie returns with the knowledge that what makes her different also makes her stronger."

Time slots: 14:45 17:30 20:15

Oppenheimer

Synopsis: "Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer is an epic thriller that thrusts audiences into the pulse-pounding paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it."

Time slots: 15:00 19:30

Meg 2: The Trench

Synopsis: "Dive into uncharted waters with Jason Statham and global action icon Wu Jing as they lead a daring research team on an exploratory dive into the deepest depths of the ocean.

"Their voyage spirals into chaos when a malevolent mining operation threatens their mission and forces them into a high-stakes battle for survival. Pitted against colossal Megs and relentless environmental plunderers, our heroes must outrun, outsmart, and outswim their merciless predators in a pulse-pounding race against time."

Time slot: 15:30

Sound Of Freedom

Synopsis: "After rescuing a young boy from ruthless child traffickers, a federal agent learns the boy's sister is still captive and decides to embark on a dangerous mission to save her. With time running out, he quits his job and journeys deep into the Colombian jungle, putting his life on the line to free her from a fate worse than death."

Time slots: 16:30 19:50

Gran Turismo

Synopsis: "Based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough, the film is the ultimate wish fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional racecar driver."

Time slot: 18:15

Strays

Synospis: "When Reggie, a naïve, relentlessly optimistic Border Terrier, is abandoned on the mean city streets by his lowlife owner, Doug, Reggie is certain that his beloved owner would never leave him on purpose. But once Reggie falls in with a fast-talking, foul-mouthed Boston Terrier named Bug, a stray who loves his freedom and believes that owners are for suckers, Reggie finally realises he was in a toxic relationship and begins to see Doug for the heartless sleazeball that he is.

"Determined to seek revenge, Reggie, Bug, and Bug's pals - Maggie, a smart Australian Shepherd who has been sidelined by her owner's new puppy, and Hunter, an anxious Great Dane who's stressed out by his work as an emotional support animal - together hatch a plan and embark on an epic adventure to help Reggie find his way home...and make Doug pay by biting off the appendage he loves the most."

Time slot: 20:55

Support your local on National Cinema Day. (Image: Merlin Cinemas)

Find out more at www.nationalcinemaday.uk

     

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