Your movie summer, come rain or shine

Andrew Collins shares his tips for enjoying film with your family this summer... whatever the weather

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COME RAIN…

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WALL-E (Wednesday, BBC3)
Pixar’s Monsters University is still in cinemas, but you can catch this classic on TV

MY NEIGHBOURS THE YAMADAS (Thursday, Film4)
Kicking off a season of movies from Japan’s Studio Ghibli, which includes Arietty and Ponyo

ICE AGE 4: CONTINENTAL DRIFT (From Friday Sky Movies Premiere)
For satellite viewers, another ecologically-themed farce with the Palaeolithic critters

THE HOST (DVD and Blu-Ray)
Twilight author Stephenie Meyer provides tweens with a new fix of supernatural romance

STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Episode VII is coming, so why not revisit the original six films?

…OR COME SHINE
Why not catch a movie outdoors?

SKYFALL Friday 2 August Kensington Palace, London
Pop-up cinema Luna is moving through the capital in August, notably to the gardens of the royal palace

FINDING NEMO Saturday 3 August Brighton’s Big Screen, Brighton
Join Ratatouille and Shark Tale in a season of films showing at this special screen by the sea

KES Wednesday 14 August Somerset House, London
At “London’s best-loved open-air cinema”, it’s mostly adult fare, but this 1969 Ken Loach favourite about a boy and his kestrel will please all ages

GREASE SINGALONG Sunday August 11 Shaw House, Berkshire
Karaoke-friendly showing of the 50s-set musical, which may please mums and dads as much as little ones

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ET THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL Thursday 29 August Caversham Court Gardens, near Reading
Enjoy Spielberg’s iconic homesick alien from a deckchair or beanbag