Award-winning films on the Marina screen

PUBLISHED: 10:34 21 January 2011

WINNING films from this year’s prestigious Golden Globe Awards are set to be screened as part of the Marina Theatre’s latest film season.

The Social Network which is being shown on Wednesday at 7.30pm, won four awards for Best Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Director and Best Picture.

Colin Firth won Best Actor for his portrayal of King George VI in The King’s Speech which plays at the Marina from February 11, Natalie Portman won Best Actress for her role in Black Swan which screens on March 25 & 26 and Christian Bale and Melissa Leo both won Best Supporting Actor awards for their roles in The Fighter, screening on March 30.

The Marina’s new film season commences on Tuesday with extra screenings of the critically acclaimed Made In Dagenham at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

Other films scheduled include London Boulevard on January 31, Mike Leigh’s Another Year playing on February 1. And in an opportunity to catch up on recent releases the month also brings comedy Burke & Hare, Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie star in The Tourist, comedy Little Fockers, dance film Burlesque, Love & Other Drugs starring Jake Gyllenhal and Anne Hathaway, along with three great family films for half term week, Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows, Gullivers Travels and the latest instalment in the Chronicles Of Narnia, Voyage Of the Dawn Trader.

March continues with Blue Valentine starring Ryan Gosling, the true story of trapped climber Aron Ralston in 127 Hours, Helen Mirren and John Hurt star in a new version of the classic Brighton Rock and breakfast TV comedy Morning Glory featuring Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton.

As with all Marina films tickets cost £4 for adults, with children and over-60s priced at £3.

l Tickets can be bought in advance by calling 01502 533200 or at the door.

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