Cinema and Film

Flatpack Festival 21-31 May 2021

“The festival that defines the word eclectic” – Sight and Sound Flatpack kicks off a four-month season of events on 21 May with a full-to-bursting programme of… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 26

With cinemas closed until May 17, this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Nomadland (12A) The triumphant winner of… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 25

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Let Him Go (15) Kevin… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 24

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Promising Young Woman (15) BAFTA… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 23

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Sound of Metal (15) Riz… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 22

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW The Mauritanian (15) On Nov… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 21

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Ammonite (15) As any amateur… Read more »

New Outdoor Moonlight Cinema comes to Digbeth

The Adventure Bar Group, the company behind venues such as Tonight Josephine, Adventure Bar, Blame Gloria, Bar Elba and The Escapologist, has revealed plans to launch an… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 20

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Judas and the Black Messiah… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 19

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Words On Bathroom Walls (12)… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 18

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Moxie (12) Directed by and… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 17

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW I Care A Lot (15)… Read more »

Filmwire February and March 2021

As we continue to doggy-paddle our way towards spring and (we hope) better times ahead, thanks are due to all those beavering away to bring us high-quality… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 16

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Malcolm and Marie (15) While… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 15

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW News Of The World (12)… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 14

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Villains (15) A blackly comic,… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 13

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms NEW Synchronic (15 Following on from… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 11

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW One Night in Miami (15)… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 10

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Wonder Woman 1984 (12) The… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 9

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Hope Gap (12) Titled after… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 8

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Soul… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 7

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW I’m… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 6

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Mank… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 5

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW County… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 4

With cinemas still closed under Tier 3 restrictions, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Possessor… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 3

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

Screen and Film School to open in Birmingham and partners with Birmingham Film Festival

The long-established Screen and Film School is opening a new state-of-the-art campus in Birmingham next September 2021. Screen and Film School is sponsoring Birmingham Film Festival 2020,… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 2

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies

Cinemas again closed for a month as part of the new national lockdown, until then this column will focus on films being made available on the various… Read more »

New Film Releases Oct 31st and Where To Watch Them

While all Cineworld Cinemas are temporarily closed following the shifting of the Bond movie to 2021, other sites currently remain open with special safety measures in place… Read more »

New Film Releases Oct 23rd and Where To Watch Them

While all Cineworld Cinemas are temporarily closed following the shifting of the Bond movie to 2021, other sites currently remain open with special safety measures in place… Read more »

New Film Releases Oct 15th 2020 and Where To Watch Them

New Film Releases Oct 15th 2020 and Where To Watch Them

While all Cineworld Cinemas are temporarily closed following the shifting of the Bond movie to 2021, other sites currently remain open with special safety measures in place… Read more »

New Film Releases Oct 8th 2020 and Where To Watch Them

While all Cineworld Cinemas are temporarily closed following the shifting of the Bond movie to 2021, other sites currently remain open with special safety measures in place… Read more »

Weekends with The Night Owl in October

Sunday Sessions featuring Heart and Sol (live music) Heart & Sol return to The Night Owl for an afternoon of live music! Sunday 25th October Heart &… Read more »

Film Releases and Where To Watch Them 4th Oct 2020

Cinemas are mostly now open with special safety measures in place. As such, this column will wherever possible include reviews of new releases alongside additions to new… Read more »

This Week’s Movies and where to watch them – 25th Sept 2020

Cinemas are mostly now open with special safety measures in place. As such, this column will wherever possible include reviews of new releases alongside additions to new… Read more »

This Week’s Movies and where to watch them.

Cinemas are mostly now open with special safety measures in place. As such, this column will wherever possible include reviews of new releases alongside additions to new… Read more »

Friendly Neighbourhood Film Screenings for September

Friendly Neighbourhood Film Screenings for September

THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER Sorry To Bother You – 17:00 Goodfellas – 20:15 FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER Donnie Darko – 17:00 Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead – 20:00 SATURDAY… Read more »

Film Reviews this Autumn

Cinemas are mostly now open with special safety measures in place. As such, this column will wherever possible include reviews of new releases alongside additions to new… Read more »