Late Night

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Starring: John Lithgow, Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson
Duration: 102 min


Katherine Newbury (Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she’s accused of being a “woman who hates women”, she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and – presto! ¬– Molly (Kaling) is hired as the one woman in Katherine’s all-male writers’ room. But Molly might be too little too late, as the formidable Katherine also faces the reality of low ratings and a network that wants to replace her. Molly, wanting to prove she’s not simply a diversity hire who’s disrupting the comfort of the brotherhood, is determined to help Katherine by revitalising her show and career – and possibly effect even bigger change at the same time.

Thompson brings pathos and amusingly severe charm to the pantsuit-clad Katherine. Smartly written by Kaling and snappily directed by Nisha Ganatra, LATE NIGHT takes on white privilege, entitlement and a culture veering toward crassness and conservatism. Questioning how women in power are ‘supposed’ to act, it delivers a winsome, sophisticated comedy about the times in which we live.



General admission screenings

Thu 20th Jun
18.15
Mon 24th Jun
12.15 18.10
Tue 25th Jun
15.00
Wed 26th Jun
12.15 16.50

Club and Group screenings

Thu 20th Jun 12.45 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.
Thu 20th Jun 16.00 Screen 5: Our luxury screening room, with super-comfy seats. Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.
Fri 21st Jun 12.15 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.
Fri 21st Jun 18.10 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Sat 22nd Jun 12.40 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Sat 22nd Jun 18.15 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Sun 23rd Jun 15.50 Screen 5: Our luxury screening room, with super-comfy seats. Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset
Thu 27th Jun 13.25 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members.



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