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Tenet - 35mm

Christopher Nolan

We're thrilled to present Tenet in gorgeous 35mm! To make this possible, there will be a 50p surcharge on tickets for 35mm screenings. You can also book standard Tenet screenings here

Few modern directors seem to inspire such a devoted fanbase while appealing to such a breadth of audiences as Christopher Nolan. The director of such films as The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Dunkirk and Interstellar, Nolan is known for creating huge tentpole blockbusters which, while undeniably spectacular and filled with recognisable stars, are also often very cerebral, with twisty puzzle-box narratives, and his latest film, Tenet, looks very much to be everything that fans could hope for. 

At the time of writing, very few people in the world have seen Tenet, and its plot is, typically for Nolan, shrouded in secrecy. John David Washington (son of Denzel, last seen by most people in BlacKkKlansman) plays The Protagonist, a man who is given a single word as an introduction to a brave new world of discovery; the word is Tenet. Just as the word itself is a palindrome, it seems that Tenet will deal with some sort of time manipulation or reversal; as Clémence Poésy’s character Laura, says, “You’re not shooting the bullet. You’re catching it.” It’s safe to expect then, that Tenet will see the director flexing his action muscles once again, and with Nolan a vocal proponent of practical effects over CGI, the set-pieces this time round are sure to be just as inventive (and just as massive) as any of those in Inception or The Dark Knight.

“Tenet is operating on a scale which few other blockbusters can aspire to”

Although regular collaborator Hans Zimmer isn’t on board this time, one of the most exciting composers to emerge over the past few years, Oscar-winner and regular Childish Gambino collaborator, Ludwig Goransson (Black Panther, Creed, The Mandalorian) is providing the score. Truly globetrotting, with locations in India, Estonia, Italy and the UK among others, and with a cast of familiar faces (Robert Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh, Elizabeth Debicki, Nolan regular Michael Caine), Tenet is operating on a scale which few other blockbusters can aspire to, and we can’t wait to unravel its mysteries on the big screen with you.

When you’re booking your cinema ticket you’ll notice the cinema has been divided into ‘bubbles’ of one or two in order to maintain social distancing. You won’t be able to book part of a bubble, but you can book more than one: for instance a group of four can book two bubbles of two.

If you can’t find a combination of seats that suits your group please get in touch and we’ll try to help, although capacity is very limited in all screenings. We’re working on a more flexible seating plan that we hope to be able to roll out very soon.