WHITYBY Pavilion Cinema sees its busiest month so far this February with a line up of no less than six box office smashes.
The films showing this month are Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee the Kings Speech, 127 hours, Tron Legacy, Little Fockers, Tangled and The Dilemma.
Whitby Gazette chief reporter Alex Fredman takes a look at what they are all about.
127 Hours (15)
Showing Friday 4, Sunday 6 and Thursday 10 February, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Saturday 5 February, 7.30pm
127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued.
Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?
TRON Legacy (PG)
Saturday 5 February and Saturday 12 February, 10.30am & 2.30pm
Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn, looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 20 years.
Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant, father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.
Little Fockers (12A)
Saturday 12 February, 7.30pm, Sunday 13 February and Thursday 17 February, 2.30pm and 7.30pm
It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam (Polo) and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get “in” with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack.
After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack’s suspicions about his favourite male nurse come roaring back.
When Greg and Pam’s entire clan-including Pam’s lovelorn ex, Kevin (Owen Wilson)-descends for the twins’ birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack that he’s fully capable as the man of the house.
But with all the misunderstandings, spying and covert missions, will Greg pass Jack’s final test and become the family’s next patriarch...or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Tangled 2D (PG)
Friday 18, Sunday 20 & Friday 25 February, 10.30am, Saturday 19, Monday 21, Tuesday 22, Weds 23, Thursday 24 and Saturday 26 February, 10.30am and 2.30pm
After receiving the healing powers from a magical flower, the baby Princess Rapunzel is kidnapped from the palace in the middle of the night by Mother Gothel.
Mother Gothel knows that the flower’s magical powers are now growing within the golden hair of Rapunzel, and to stay young, she must lock Rapunzel in her hidden tower. Rapunzel is now a teenager and her hair has grown to a length of 70-feet.
The beautiful Rapunzel has been in the tower her entire life, and she is curious of the outside world.
One day, the bandit Flynn Ryder scales the tower and is taken captive by Rapunzel.
Rapunzel strikes a deal with the charming thief to act as her guide to travel to the place where the floating lights come from that she has seen every year on her birthday. Rapunzel is about to have the most exciting and magnificent journey of her life.
The Dilemma (12A)
Friday 18, Saturday 19, Sunday 20, Monday 21, Tuesday 22, Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 February, 7.30pm
A man finds out that what you don’t say to a friend is just as important as what you do is this story of how far you can bend a brotherly bond before it snaps.
Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny (Vaughn) and happily married Nick (James) have been through thick and thin.
Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company.
Ronny’s girlfriend, Beth (Connelly), and Nick’s wife, Geneva (Ryder), are by their sides.
But Ronny’s world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees Geneva out with another man and makes it his mission to get answers.
As the amateur investigation dissolves into mayhem, he learns that Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, with the clock ticking and pressure mounting on the biggest presentation of their careers, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth to his best friend.
The Kings Speech (12A)
Friday 25 and Sunday 27 February, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Saturday 26 February, 7.30pm
Tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II.
After his brother abdicates, George ‘Bertie’ reluctantly assumes the throne.
Plagued by a dreaded stammer and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue.
Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country through war.
*The Whitby Gazette has teamed up with Scarborough Borough Council to give away four pairs of tickets to see Little Fockers.
They are up for grabs for the first four people to email firstname.lastname@example.org with their name and contact details by 9am on Friday 11 February.
Admission to Whitby Pavilion cinema is £5 adults, £4 children.