Union Films: What’s Coming Up This Week (26/01/2015 – 01/02/2015)


Finally the exams are over and our new season has started. We can take a step back, and look forward to the rest of the season, which is already shaping up to be one one of the best we’ve ever had. After an excellent Sci-Fi packed weekend, our full lineup can be found on our website, but this week:

Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles-Reviews-starring-Megan-Fox-and-Will-Arnett-2014Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tuesday 27th January at 19:00

The first film in our regular Tuesday slot this season is Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesThe villainous criminal organization known as the Foot Clan has been terrorizing New York City. The future seems bleak, until four brothers emerge from the sewers as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. They will need to work with reporter April O’Neil and her cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city

Wakolda (The German Doctor), Wednesday 28th January at 19:30MV5BMTk3NTAwNzk3NF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwODA1Njk0OQ@@._V1__SX1857_SY943_

This weeks showing from the Phoenix Film Society is the Argentine film WalkoldaSet in 1960, the film depicts Nazi war criminal, Josef Mengele as he is exiled to South America. Famous for his abominable human experiments that he performed in Auschwitz, a family take him in, unaware that they were housing one of the most dangerous criminals in history.

Acclaimed at many international film festivals, Wakolda is definitely worth a watch.

MV5BMTEwMjAxNDQ5NjReQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU4MDM5MzAwODIx._V1__SX1857_SY900_The Judge, Sunday 1st February at 17:00

Our first Film this Sunday is The Judge. Robert Downey Jr. plays Hank Palmer, a successful defense attorney in Chicago. Whilst going through a bitter divorce, he is suddenly called to his family home with news that his mother has passed away. As he is reunited with his brother and his father, a Judge, he is called to his father’s aid as he is charged with a fatal hit and run.

Nightcrawler, Sunday 1st February at 20:00jake-gyllenhaal-gets-creepy-in-new-nightcrawler-trailer-watch-now-166023-a-1406182778-470-75

Oscar nominated Nightcrawlerwill be our second showing this Sunday. Set in the underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles, Lou Boom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is desperate for work. He soon finds a group of freelance camera crews, whose living involves filming the murder and mayhem that occurs throughout the city. Lou enters the world of nightcrawling,  sirens in the distance equals potential income if they can reach and film it in time.

If any of these films peak your interest, tickets can be bought from the SUSU Box office. Don’t forget to check out our website for the full lineup and consider purchasing a Spring Premier Pass. It gives you access to all of our films this season as well as discounts on refreshments and events.

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Union Films is your student cinema right at the heart of Highfield Campus. We show a wide range of films for only £3 as well as the best in 3D for only £4. Our 300 seat cinema is located on Level 3 of Building 42, right in the centre of SUSU. Ever wanted to get involved? All of us are volunteers, from the projectionists to the refreshments staff, design team to the people writing our articles! Get involved now at our website: unionfilms.org.

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