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Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice Fri 30th Jan to Thu 5th Feb

Surfers, hustlers, sax players and Nazis are just some of the obstacles private eye Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) faces in director Paul Thomas Anderson's new comedy, a suitably leftfield adaptation of the cult Thomas Pynchon novel.


Birdman Fri 30th Jan to Thu 5th Feb

Michael Keaton plays a washed up actor best known for playing a superhero named Birdman in this deliciously oddball comedy from Alejandro González Iñárritu.
More Films

Private Hire

A day of Will Hay

7th December 2014
A day of Will Hay

Our main screen was hired out on Sunday December 7th for a special free entry tribute to the popular British comic actor Will Hay, organised in support of the M... read more

Film & TV Production

Monochrome finishes filming

28th November 2014
Monochrome finishes filming

Principal photography has now been completed on upcoming feature Monochrome, cast and crew having been shooting across the UK for the past seven weeks on the ne... read more

History and Education

A tale of Tatler's past

3rd September 2014
A tale of Tatler's past

One of our customers has very kindly donated to us a collection of leaflets displaying what the Birmingham Film Society was screening here at The Electric Ci... read more