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Money Monster (15)


Thriller starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts

Money Monster (15) at Clayhidon Parish Hall 

7.30 pm on Friday 21 October. 

Tickets on the door or reserve by calling or emailing Lucy Ball 01823 680607 lucyball132@btinternet.com. 

£6 single or £20 per family of four (two adults plus two children).

Presented by MOVIOLA.
Lee Gates is a Wall Street guru who picks hot stocks as host of the television show "Money Monster." Suddenly, during a live broadcast, disgruntled investor Kyle Budwell storms onto the set and takes Gates hostage. He tells Lee that he lost everything on one of his tips. As Gates tries to plead with
 Kyle, he's also using an earpiece to communicate with his longtime producer in the control room. Together, they must figure out a way to defuse the situation and disarm the angry young man.
Money Monster is a riveting thriller directed by Jodie Foster, with George Clooney as Lee Gates and Julia Roberts as show director.

What the critics said:

You will not necessarily learn anything here about how TV or high finance really work, but you will be invited to enjoy the the skilled and charismatic company of Julia Roberts and George Clooney. Full review .
A. O. Scott, The NYTimes
Hating on Wall Street is the new national pastime. And Jodie Foster, in her fourth film as a director, goes for the burn. Full review
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
It’s the movie of the moment, an expertly made, state-of-the-nation entertainment that also underscores just how little most of us know about the behind-the-scenes shell game. Full review.
Stephanie Zacharek, Time

It becomes clear that what Foster is really giving us is a satirical black comedy.There are some laugh-out-loud moments, not least when Kyle’s pregnant girlfriend is brought in to appeal to him to give himself up, yet contrives to make the situation immeasurably worse. Full review. Brian Viner, Daily Mail.

Money Monster is a thriller made by members of the 10% who truly want to stick it to the 1%. It comes on all Bernie Sanders – it even features a closing quote from Sanders-backer Robert Reich – but really, every frame votes Hillary. 
Full review. John Patterson, The Guardian.
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