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  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Regina King)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

  • Green Book

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

Next 7 Days

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Regina King)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Melissa McCarthy)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard E. Grant)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Deftly directed and laced with dark wit, Oscar nominees Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant deliver career-best work in this melancholic true story. Read more

  • Green Book

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

  • The Favourite

    Until Thur 21st Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz & Emma Stone)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Cinematography
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Following The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with scabrous period piece The Favourite, winner of Venice Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Read more

  • On the Basis of Sex

    From Friday 22nd February

    Felicity Jones stars as the woman who became the first female Supreme Court Justice, delving into her extraordinary life in this inspirational biopic. Read more

  • B-Film Annual Lecture 2019: Professor David Martin-Jones and Embrace of the Serpent

    Saturday 23rd February

    B-Film is delighted to announce that his guest lecture about World Cinema and a special screening of Embrace of the Serpent will also be the occasion for the official launch of David Martin-Jones ground-breaking latest book Cinema Against Doublethink: Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Memento

    Sat 23rd Feb

    Christopher Nolan's (Dark Knight trilogy, Inception) breakthrough neo-noir which set his standard for fractured narratives, seeped in existential dread. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 24th Feb

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Double Indemnity 75th Anniversary

    Sun 24th Feb

    A dark, tautly constructed adaptation of James M. Cain's novel -- penned by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler -- Double Indemnity set the standard for Hollywood film noir. Read more

All Films & Events

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Regina King)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Melissa McCarthy)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard E. Grant)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Deftly directed and laced with dark wit, Oscar nominees Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant deliver career-best work in this melancholic true story. Read more

  • Green Book

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

  • The Favourite

    Until Thur 21st Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz & Emma Stone)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Cinematography
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Following The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with scabrous period piece The Favourite, winner of Venice Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Read more

  • BBC Commission opportunities for up and coming Artists and Filmmakers

    Mon 18th Feb

    Join us at the Electric Cinema to hear about an exciting new opportunity to be commissioned by the BBC and Arts Council England. We’re looking for Midlands based Creatives between 16-30 who have innovative ideas for short form audio, film and interactive work. Read more

  • On the Basis of Sex

    From Friday 22nd February

    Felicity Jones stars as the woman who became the first female Supreme Court Justice, delving into her extraordinary life in this inspirational biopic. Read more

  • B-Film Annual Lecture 2019: Professor David Martin-Jones and Embrace of the Serpent

    Saturday 23rd February

    B-Film is delighted to announce that his guest lecture about World Cinema and a special screening of Embrace of the Serpent will also be the occasion for the official launch of David Martin-Jones ground-breaking latest book Cinema Against Doublethink: Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Memento

    Sat 23rd Feb

    Christopher Nolan's (Dark Knight trilogy, Inception) breakthrough neo-noir which set his standard for fractured narratives, seeped in existential dread. Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 24th Feb

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • Cinematic Time Machine: Double Indemnity 75th Anniversary

    Sun 24th Feb

    A dark, tautly constructed adaptation of James M. Cain's novel -- penned by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler -- Double Indemnity set the standard for Hollywood film noir. Read more

  • Fighting with My Family

    From March

    Much like the sport it celebrates, Stephen Merchant's wrestling comedy muscles past cliches with a potent blend of energy and committed acting that'll have audiences cheering. Read more

  • 2019 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films

    Sunday 3rd March

    A selection of shorts; live action and animated, from around the globe. All of which have been nominated for the 2019 Oscars. Read more

  • Capernaum (Chaos)

    From Friday 1st March

    Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and made with a cast of non-professionals, Capernaum hits hard, but rewards viewers with a compassionate picture of lives in the balance. Read more

  • Captain Marvel

    From Friday 8th March

    Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers in Marvel Studios' first female-led superhero film and the last MCU entry before this summer's Endgame. Read more

  • Under the Silver Lake

    From Friday 15th March

    Writer-director David Robert Mitchell's (It Follows) ambitious, paranoid tale of the dark side of Hollywood. Read more

  • Jameson Whisky presents: Snatch

    Fri 15th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; Guy Ritchie's crime caper, full of snappy dialogue, dark comedy, and irreverent characters. All accompanied by a Jameson Irish Whisky cocktail. Read more

  • Jameson Whisky presents: The Blues Brothers

    Saturday 16th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; with the all-singing, all-dancing Jake and Elwood Blues and a Jameson cocktail! Read more

  • Us

    Us

    From Friday 22nd March

    From the director of Get Out and producers of BlacKkKlansman comes this zeitgeist-tapping psychological horror about a vacation gone wrong. Read more

  • Fisherman's Friends

    From Friday 22nd March

    The feel-good true-story of a record producer trying to sign a group of tuneful Cornish fisherman to his label. Read more

  • The White Crow

    From March

    Scripted by playwright David Hare (The Hours, The Reader), Ralph Fiennes directs this elegant mix of ballet and Cold War intrigue. Read more

  • Dumbo

    From Friday 12th April

    From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure expanding on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Lords of Chaos

    From Friday 5th April

    Jonas Akerlund's grimly compelling dramatisation of a real-life music scene whose aggressively nihilistic aesthetic spilled over into fatal acts of violence. Read more

  • NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

    Thu 28th Mar

    Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeareís Richard II, broadcast from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London. Read more

  • Mother's Day Wine Tasting: Mamma Mia! Here WINE Go Again!

    Sun 31st March

    Come and join the party once again as we return to the Greek islands for Mamma Mia 2, viewed in the best possible way . . . on Mothers Day and with wine! Teaming up with our friends at The Wine Events Company, we invite you to join us for a fun night of Mediterranean wine alongside a showing of the perfect Motherís Day movie and last yearís summer hit Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! Read more

  • Eighth Grade

    From April

    Eighth Grade offers a rare and resoundingly truthful look at adolescent life, while heralding breakthroughs for writer-director Bo Burnham and captivating star Elsie Fisher. Read more

  • The Sisters Brothers

    from April

    Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, A Prophet) directs a re-imagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man. Read more

  • Avengers: Endgame

    From Fri 26th April

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches a pinnacle in the follow up to Infinity War. Read more

  • NT Live: All About Eve

    Sunday 28th April

    Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast as live to The Electric from the West End in London. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thu 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Millerís blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

Cinematic Time Machine

Coming Soon - Now Booking

  • On the Basis of Sex

    From Friday 22nd February

    Felicity Jones stars as the woman who became the first female Supreme Court Justice, delving into her extraordinary life in this inspirational biopic. Read more

  • Capernaum (Chaos)

    From Friday 1st March

    Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and made with a cast of non-professionals, Capernaum hits hard, but rewards viewers with a compassionate picture of lives in the balance. Read more

  • Captain Marvel

    From Friday 8th March

    Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers in Marvel Studios' first female-led superhero film and the last MCU entry before this summer's Endgame. Read more

  • Under the Silver Lake

    From Friday 15th March

    Writer-director David Robert Mitchell's (It Follows) ambitious, paranoid tale of the dark side of Hollywood. Read more

  • Us

    Us

    From Friday 22nd March

    From the director of Get Out and producers of BlacKkKlansman comes this zeitgeist-tapping psychological horror about a vacation gone wrong. Read more

  • Fisherman's Friends

    From Friday 22nd March

    The feel-good true-story of a record producer trying to sign a group of tuneful Cornish fisherman to his label. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Lords of Chaos

    From Friday 5th April

    Jonas Akerlund's grimly compelling dramatisation of a real-life music scene whose aggressively nihilistic aesthetic spilled over into fatal acts of violence. Read more

Coming Soon

  • Fighting with My Family

    From March

    Much like the sport it celebrates, Stephen Merchant's wrestling comedy muscles past cliches with a potent blend of energy and committed acting that'll have audiences cheering. Read more

  • 2019 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films

    Sunday 3rd March

    A selection of shorts; live action and animated, from around the globe. All of which have been nominated for the 2019 Oscars. Read more

  • The White Crow

    From March

    Scripted by playwright David Hare (The Hours, The Reader), Ralph Fiennes directs this elegant mix of ballet and Cold War intrigue. Read more

  • Dumbo

    From Friday 12th April

    From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure expanding on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Read more

  • Eighth Grade

    From April

    Eighth Grade offers a rare and resoundingly truthful look at adolescent life, while heralding breakthroughs for writer-director Bo Burnham and captivating star Elsie Fisher. Read more

  • The Sisters Brothers

    from April

    Jacques Audiard (Dheepan, A Prophet) directs a re-imagining of the cinematic Western as a dangerous, witty, and emotionally cathartic exploration of what it means to be a man. Read more

  • Avengers: Endgame

    From Fri 26th April

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches a pinnacle in the follow up to Infinity War. Read more

Jameson Whisky present St Patrick's Day

  • Jameson Whisky presents: Snatch

    Fri 15th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; Guy Ritchie's crime caper, full of snappy dialogue, dark comedy, and irreverent characters. All accompanied by a Jameson Irish Whisky cocktail. Read more

  • Jameson Whisky presents: The Blues Brothers

    Saturday 16th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; with the all-singing, all-dancing Jake and Elwood Blues and a Jameson cocktail! Read more

Live Theatre Screenings

  • NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

    Thu 28th Mar

    Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeareís Richard II, broadcast from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London. Read more

  • NT Live: All About Eve

    Sunday 28th April

    Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast as live to The Electric from the West End in London. Read more

  • NT Live: All My Sons

    Thu 6th June

    Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Millerís blistering drama All My Sons. Read more

OSCAR® at The Electric

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    From Fri 15th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Regina King)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Barry Jenkins follows Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight with a beautifully filmed adaptation of James Baldwin's passionate, timeless and moving love story. Read more

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Melissa McCarthy)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard E. Grant)
    Best Adapted Screenplay
    Deftly directed and laced with dark wit, Oscar nominees Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant deliver career-best work in this melancholic true story. Read more

  • Green Book

    From Fri 8th Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Green Book takes audiences on a affecting ride through the Deep South in the 1960s, fueled by director Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads. Read more

  • The Favourite

    Until Thur 21st Feb

    Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz & Emma Stone)
    Best Original Screenplay
    Best Achievement in Cinematography
    Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Following The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos returns with scabrous period piece The Favourite, winner of Venice Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Read more

  • 2019 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films

    Sunday 3rd March

    A selection of shorts; live action and animated, from around the globe. All of which have been nominated for the 2019 Oscars. Read more

Shock & Gore

  • Us

    Us

    From Friday 22nd March

    From the director of Get Out and producers of BlacKkKlansman comes this zeitgeist-tapping psychological horror about a vacation gone wrong. Read more

  • Shock & Gore: Lords of Chaos

    From Friday 5th April

    Jonas Akerlund's grimly compelling dramatisation of a real-life music scene whose aggressively nihilistic aesthetic spilled over into fatal acts of violence. Read more

Special Events & Screenings

  • BBC Commission opportunities for up and coming Artists and Filmmakers

    Mon 18th Feb

    Join us at the Electric Cinema to hear about an exciting new opportunity to be commissioned by the BBC and Arts Council England. We’re looking for Midlands based Creatives between 16-30 who have innovative ideas for short form audio, film and interactive work. Read more

  • B-Film Annual Lecture 2019: Professor David Martin-Jones and Embrace of the Serpent

    Saturday 23rd February

    B-Film is delighted to announce that his guest lecture about World Cinema and a special screening of Embrace of the Serpent will also be the occasion for the official launch of David Martin-Jones ground-breaking latest book Cinema Against Doublethink: Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History Read more

  • Behind The Screens Tour

    Sun 24th Feb

    Get a 'behind the screens' tour of the UK's oldest working cinema and find out about the building's fascinating history, stretching from 1909 to the present day. Read more

  • 2019 OSCAR® Nominated Short Films

    Sunday 3rd March

    A selection of shorts; live action and animated, from around the globe. All of which have been nominated for the 2019 Oscars. Read more

  • Jameson Whisky presents: Snatch

    Fri 15th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; Guy Ritchie's crime caper, full of snappy dialogue, dark comedy, and irreverent characters. All accompanied by a Jameson Irish Whisky cocktail. Read more

  • Jameson Whisky presents: The Blues Brothers

    Saturday 16th March

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the best way possible; with the all-singing, all-dancing Jake and Elwood Blues and a Jameson cocktail! Read more

  • Mother's Day Wine Tasting: Mamma Mia! Here WINE Go Again!

    Sun 31st March

    Come and join the party once again as we return to the Greek islands for Mamma Mia 2, viewed in the best possible way . . . on Mothers Day and with wine! Teaming up with our friends at The Wine Events Company, we invite you to join us for a fun night of Mediterranean wine alongside a showing of the perfect Motherís Day movie and last yearís summer hit Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! Read more