Porlock Weir, Somerset
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Porlock Weir, Near Minehead, Somerset TA24 8PB
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Movie and a Meal
12th and 15th June
An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.
19th and 22nd June
From the Academy Award®-winning director of The Great Beauty, and featuring a career-best performance from Michael Caine, Youth is a warm, witty and deeply moving portrait of love and loss. With dazzling visuals, a great soundtrack and a stellar supporting cast that includes Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Jane Fonda.
26th and 29th June
His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, Steven Paul Jobs.
3rd and 6th July
Ron Howard directs this action adventure based on a true story which is recounted in Nathaniel Philbrick's book and was the inspiration for Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick'. In 1820 Captain George Pollard, Jr. (Benjamin Walker) leads a crew, including First Mate Owen Chase (Chris Hemsworth), Second Mate Matthew Joy (Cillian Murphy) and cabin boy Thomas Nickerson (Tom Holland), on a whaling voyage aboard the Essex. While hunting the men are attacked by a huge male sperm whale and find themselves shipwrecked and stranded at sea. They attempt to make it to dry land but will any of them survive? The film also stars Brendan Gleeson, Michelle Fairley, Charlotte Riley and Ben Whishaw as Herman Melville.
10th and 13th July
Colin Firth and Kenneth Branagh star in this British drama adaptation of J.L. Carr's novel. Set in Yorkshire in the summer of 1920, the film follows war veteran Tom Birkin (Firth) as he spends a month in the English countryside carrying out restoration work on a medieval mural in a rural village's church. As he tries to recover from the lingering trauma of the First World War, Tom befriends fellow veteran and archaeologist James Moon (Branagh) who has been tasked with finding a lost grave.
17th and 20th July
Go with Me tells the story of Lillian (Julia Stiles), a young woman newly returned to her hometown who becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway (Ray Liotta), an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local townspeople, and advised by the Sheriff to leave town, Lillian decides instead to take a stand against her sociopathic stalker, and enlists the help of ex-logger Lester (Anthony Hopkins) and his laconic young sidekick Nate (Alexander Ludwig) the only two men in town brave enough, or crazy enough, to go with her, and go up against Blackway.
24th and 27th July
Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.
31st July & 3rd August
The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, come to an end when he's blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist.
7th and 10th August
In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
14th and 17th August
A look at how American football players suffer from major head injuries and life-long debilitating problems as a result of repeated concussions and efforts by the National Football League to deny it.