Christmas at the Light House Cinema

This month, the Light House Cinema in Smithfield, Dublin 7 are re-releasing some old classic Christmas movies for the big screen.

Seasonal favourites like Die Hard, Elf, Home Alone, It’s a Wonderful Life and The Muppet Christmas Carol will be screened all month on the big screen. Meanwhile Bad SantaGremlins and The Night Before Christmas will be shown twice throughout the holidays.

On top of all this, for one night the cinema will be screening a double bill of Die Hard and it’s sequel. This takes place Saturday, December 8. Also that day the Light House will host a special sing-a-long version of Disney animation Frozen.

This month also marks the release of various high profile movies. The Old Man and the Gun – the last film Hollywood legend Robert Redford before his retirement from acting – is out Friday 7, along with critically acclaimed indie comedy Sorry to Bother You.

From December 14, the Light House – along with its sister picturehouse in Galway, the Palas Cinema – will be the only theatres in Ireland showing Alfonso Cuaron’s Venice Film Festival winner Roma. Set in 70s Mexico City and centring on the relationship between a housekeeper and the family she works for, the Netflix drama will be shown on the big screen due to huge demand.

The Smithfield cinema will also show the controversial new horror The House That Jack Built on December 12 along with a pre-recorded interview with writer-director Lars Von Trier. Starring Matt Dillon and Uma Thurman, the violent thriller played at Cannes Film Festival this year where a reported 100 people walked out.

For more details or to purchase tickets, visit The Light House’s website.

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