Silver Screening: Vice (2019)

This is a Silver Screening for film fans aged 55yrs plus. Tickets are only £5 and include a free hot drink.

The epic story of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush who picks him, Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election.

No stranger to politics, Dick Cheney’s impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defence secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.

Vice won an Oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling as well as as BAFTA and a Golden Globe award for Best Editing and Best Performance by an Actor (Christian Bale).

Starring alongside Christian Bale is Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell and Tyler Perry.

“Bale brilliantly captures the former vice-president’s bland magnificence” – The Guardian ★★★★

“Christian Bale really is sensational here. He transforms into Cheney before your eyes” – EMPIRE ★★★★