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    VUE Cinema

    At the Riverside
    Catch the latest movie releases at Reading’s Vue Cinema, situated right here at The Oracle. 

    The cinema houses 11 state-of-the-art screens that can seat 1,800 people, and also offers full disabled access throughout.

    Subtitled and audio descriptions are available for selected films.

    Click here to see all the latest releases and for ticket bookings.

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    Starring an incredible trio of Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and James McAvoy, Glass is the latest film from director M. Night Shyamalan and follows the stories of David Dunn and Kevin Crumb, who come up against each other as Dunn pursues The Beast, determined to put an end to the superhuman nightmare. When the mysterious Elijah Price, aka Mr. Glass, reappears in Dunn’s life, the three men are forced to accept they’re part of something much larger – and it’s Mr. Glass who holds the secrets that could change everything. Anya Taylor-Joy returns as Casey Cooke, and Sarah Paulson stars as psychologist Dr. Ellie Staple, who is drawn into the men’s parallel reality.

    The Favourite

    Queen Anne holds the throne while her kingdom is at war with the French. But her ill-health and strange sensibilities mean it’s down to a trusted friend to take charge within a turbulent palace. The Favourite is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and stars Olivia Coleman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone.

    Stan & Ollie

    One of the world’s greatest double acts, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a national farewell tour up and down Britain, but times get tough when unresolved conflicts resurface and Hardy’s health puts pressure on their long-standing friendship. A heart-warming biopic starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly.

    Mary Poppins Returns

    It’s 1930s London and everyone’s favourite nanny has returned – Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) is ready to spread joy and magic in the much-anticipated sequel to the 1964 classic. This time, she finds that the Banks children have grown up and found themselves in need of a friendly face – as well as a little bit of magic. A Disney musical and sequel starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ben Wishaw, along with Dick Van Dyke, Emily Mortimer, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep.

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    The highs and lows of one of Britain’s most beloved bands, Queen, is explored in Bohemian Rhapsody. Spanning the 15 years between the band forming, to their iconic Live Aid performance, Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, and Joseph Mazzello as the band members.

    • 22 January 2019

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    Hey Duggee at the Cinema!

    Join Duggee and the squirrels for a whole hour of fun and adventures PLUS some special extra content.

    Beautiful Boy

    A father does all he can to rescue his son from the brink of oblivion, as they both battle against the younger man’s meth addiction. Based on the best-selling memoirs of David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy is a compelling insight into addition, fatherhood, and adolescence. Starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamat.


    The reluctant King of Atlantis is torn between his two homes as surface dwellers and the citizens of Atlantis collide. Following on from the events of Justice League, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as the half-Atlantean, alongside Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe and Nicole Kidman.


    Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. When the book series becomes a phenomenal success, she decides to fight to make her talents known and challenges gender norms along the way. A fascinating biopic starring Keira Knightley and Dominic West.

    • 22 January 2019

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    When Charlie buys a beat-up, yellow Volkswagen, she doesn’t realise it’s actually a robotic being from a distant planet… And she and her ‘car’ could be the only ones who can stop the complete destruction of the entire human race. Bumblebee is a prequel to 2007’s epic Transformers. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, and Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Bumblebee is directed by Travis Knight, with Michael Bay on board with the project as a producer.

    Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

    Teenager Miles Morales discovers the infinite possibilities of a shared multiverse known as “Spider-Verse”, where anyone can wear the mask. A Sony Pictures animation starring Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson, and Liev Schreiber, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the duo behind hilarious comedies including The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street.

    A Star Is Born

    A failing country musician starts a love affair with a woman whose undiscovered talent could destroy his career. Based on the classic film of the same name, A Star is Born is a beautiful reimagining of a beloved story, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, who makes her first leading role debut.

    • 22 January 2019

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    Holmes and Watson

    It’s the legendary detective duo as you’ve never seen them before. Will Ferrell stars as Sherlock Holmes, with John C. Reilly as his assistant John Watson. Working together to solve a mind-boggling mystery in Victorian London, Holmes and Watson is one of the most hotly anticipated comedies of the year.

    • 22 January 2019

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    The Grinch

    The big green grump returns to our screens with a plot to ruin Christmas for the townspeople of Whoville. Voiced by big screen legend Benedict Cumberbatch, this brand-new reimagining of Dr. Seuss’ beloved classic is the perfect pre-Christmas watch for all of the family.

    • 22 January 2019

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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

    When rumour has it that Gellert Grindelwald is heading to Paris, a young Dumbledore enlists the help of former student, Newt Scamander to stand against one of the most dangerous wizards of all time. The sequel to Fantastic Beasts, the film stars Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl), Jonny Depp (The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) and Jude Law (The Grand Budapest Hotel).

    • 22 January 2019

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    The Royal Opera: The Queen of Spades (2019)

    The New Year will kick off with Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades, in a production new to Covent Garden by acclaimed Norwegian director Stefan Herheim.

    • 22 January 2019

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    Dragon Ball Super: Broly

    The story of a new Saiyan. Earth is peaceful following the...

    Due to be released 23/01/2019
    BTS World Tour Love Yourself In Seoul

    Shot at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul during the BTS WORLD...

    Due to be released 26/01/2019
    Schindler's List - 25th Anniversary

    Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German...

    Due to be released 27/01/2019
    The Royal Opera: La Traviata (2019)

    This much-loved opera contains a moving story of love and...

    Due to be released 30/01/2019
    The Royal Opera: La Traviata (2019)

    This much-loved opera contains a moving story of love and...

    Due to be released 30/01/2019
    Green Book

    Two unlikely travelling companions must navigate the...

    Due to be released 01/02/2019
    The Met Opera: Carmen

    Clementine Margaine is opera's ultimate seductress,...

    Due to be released 02/02/2019
    EOS: Young Picasso

    Many films have dealt with Picasso’s later years - the art,...

    Due to be released 05/02/2019
    The Great Escape - 75th Anniversary

    John Sturges' dramatisation of the true story of a group...

    Due to be released 24/03/2019


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