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Friday 2 November 7.30pm
The Death of Stalin
(2017) [15] 1 hour 46 mins

Director: Armando Iannucci
Cast: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor

The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious and wickedly irreverent satire.

When the tyrant Joseph Stalin drops dead in Moscow in 1953 his parasitic cronies engage in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader as they bumble, brawl and backstab their way to the top.

Combining palace intrigue with rapid fire farce this audacious comedy is a bitingly funny takedown of bureaucratic dysfunction performed to the hilt by a sparkling ensemble cast.

“Superbly cast and acted with icy ruthless force” (Peter Bradshaw – Guardian)

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Friday 30 November 7.30pm
The Post
(2017) [12A] 1 hour 55 mins

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks shine in this thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between the Washington Post’s Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor, Ben Bradlee.

They race to catch up with the New York Times to expose a massive government cover-up of secrets relating to the Vietnam war that spanned three decades and four US presidents.

They must overcome their differences as they risk their careers and their very freedom to bring long buried truths to light.

“A stirring drama of principle” (Peter Bradshaw – Guardian)

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