No. 6 Cinema Entrance. Taken by Paul Gonella

Stu’s Picks For No 6 – April 2022

If you haven’t yet visited the No. 6 Cinema then I highly recommend it. You will find a mix of thoughtful art house cinema, vintage Hollywood classics and new blockbusters all within the historic blockhouse in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard.

The Batman (15) | Saturday 9th April | 7 pm

Batman ventures into Gotham City’s underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans becomes clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice to the abuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the metropolis.

Young Programmers Choice: Terminator 2 Judgement Day (15) | Saturday 16th April | 7 pm

Ten years have passed since the events of the first Terminator, when Sarah Connor is again confronted with danger from the future. A new terminator is returning to earth. His goal? To eliminate young John Connor before he one day rises to become the leader of the human resistance against the machine’s reign of terror. Sarah will do whatever it takes to protect her son, and she’s not alone: ​​the rebels from the future have sent an ally – a reprogrammed old-generation Terminator to protect John Connor at all costs.

Ali & Ava (15) | Thursday 21st April | 7 pm

Sparks fly after Ali and Ava meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s tenants whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness while Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. As the pair begin to form a deep connection they have to find a way to keep their newfound passion from being overshadowed by the stresses and struggles of their separate lives and histories.​

This screening includes a Q&A session with composer Harry Escott before the screening. This is a Making Waves Film Festival event. More information can be found at www.makingwavesfilmfestival.com

Making Waves Film Festival Presents: Homeward (15) | Saturday 23rd April | 7 pm

Making Waves Film Festival presents Ukrainian filmmaker Nariman Aliev’s first feature film, exploring family bonds and motherland through a deeply affecting road-movie set in the disputed territory of Crimea. Having lost his oldest son in the war between Russia and Ukraine, Mustafa resolves to take the boy’s body to his native land: Crimea. Together, he and his younger son set out on a journey that will profoundly mark their relationship.

No 6 Fundraiser: Singin’ In The Rain (U) | Thursday 28th April | 4:15 pm

Ticket price includes a delightful high tea with a selection of sweet fancies and a glass of fizz before the film. Tea will be served from 3.15 onwards. The film will begin at 4.15.

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Musician Don Lockwood rises to stardom during Hollywood’s silent-movie era–paired with the beautiful, jealous and dumb Lina Lamont. When Lockwood becomes attracted to young studio singer Kathy Selden, Lamont has her fired. But with the introduction of talking pictures, audiences laugh when they hear Lockwood speak for the first time–and the studio uses Selden to dub her voice. Set during the advent of “talkies,” this film’s classic song-and-dance numbers celebrate the beginning of movie musicals.


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