Cinema65 – 12 October, 1:30pm
Super feel good film – you can’t help but smile through out the whole thing! Definitely entertaining!
Eddie The Eagle turns a long-running joke of British sport into a crowd-pleasing story of inspiration. It’s a solid gold winner.
Olly Richards, Empire
A light-hearted and thoroughly inspiring underdog tale – with lovable performances from Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton.
Ben Kendrick, Screen Rant
Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
USA 2015, 106 min, rated PG (offensive language, sexual references)
Directed by Dexter Fletcher
Starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Iris Berben, Jim Broadbent & Mark Benton