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  • Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Until Thu 14th Aug

    Forget The Avengers. The Marvel Universe is about to get a shake-up thanks to the Guardians Of The Galaxy, director James Gunn's intergalactic adventure starring a walking tree and a talking raccoon. Read more

  • Boyhood

    Fri 1st to Thu 14th Aug

    Richard Linklater's extraordinary new film was filmed over a 12 year period with exactly the same cast, following the ups and downs of a young boy's childhood and adolescence. Read more

  • Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

    Until Thu 7th Aug

    Earth's dominant species is decided in this gripping Planet Of the Apes sequel, as a growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by the remaining human survivors of a deadly virus. Read more

  • Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    Sun 3rd & Thu 14th Aug

    Cleese. Idle. Palin. Gilliam. Jones. The dead one. Monty Python fly again for the re-union that only their bank managers ever thought would happen, broadcast live to The Electric from the 02 in London. Read more

  • Svengali + Alan McGee Q&A

    Tue 5th Aug

    A postman from Wales looks to hit the heights of the music biz in this cameo-packed British comedy, the screening followed by a Q&A with former Creation Records boss Alan McGee, who nurtured the careers of Oasis and Primal Scream and whose story inspired the film. Read more

  • Joe

    Joe

    Fri 8th to Thu 14th Aug

    Nicolas Cage reminds everybody what a great actor he can be with his turn as a hot tempered ex con in David Gordon Green's gritty new film. Read more

  • Finding Vivian Maier

    Fri 8th to Thu 14th Aug

    The real-life story of a mysterious nanny named Vivian Maier who left behind over 100,000 photographs, posthumously earning her the title of one of the greatest street photographers ever. Read more

  • The Congress

    Fri 15th to Thu 21st Aug

    House Of Cards star Robin Wright plays a version of herself in Ari Folman's majestic blend of live action and animation, depicting a future where actresses are scanned into computers and kept young forever. Read more

  • God's Pocket

    Fri 15th to Thu 21st Aug

    Philip Seymour Hoffman gives one of his final performances in this darkly comic crime drama, directed by Mad Men star John Slattery. Read more

  • All This Mayhem

    Sat 16th and Sun 17th Aug

    From the makers of Senna comes the true story of the Pappas siblings, two brothers who took the skateboarding world by storm and then fell into a spiral of self-destruction. Read more

  • Two Days, One Night

    Fri 22nd to Thu 28th Aug

    Marion Cotillard delivers another wonderful performance in the Dardenne brothers' new feature about a woman given one weekend to convince her work colleagues not to take a pay bonus so she can keep her job. Read more

  • Doctor Who: Deep Breath + Peter Capaldi satellite Q&A

    Sat 23rd Aug

    Bear witness to the rebirth of Doctor Who as we screen a live broadcast of Deep Breath, Peter Capaldi's first feature length adventure in the TARDIS, complete with exclusive cinema content and followed by a live satellite Q&A with Capaldi himself. Read more

  • Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For

    Mon 25th Aug to Thu 4th Sep

    Return to Frank Miller's world of double crossing dames and acerbic anti-heroes with Sin City sequel A Dame To Kill For, with old hands Jessica Alba and Mickey Rourke joined by new recruits Josh Brolin and Eva Green. Read more

  • RSC: Live From Stratford presents The Two Gentlemen Of Verona

    Wed 3rd Sep

    Simon Godwin directs what's believed to be Shakespeare's very first play, depicting the emotional chaos when best friends Valentine and Proteus fall in love with the same woman. Read more

  • Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

    Wed 3rd Sep

    Together less than four years, cult rock band Big Star flirted with mainstream success but never hit the big time. Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me is the full, unadulterated story of a group who might not have had commercial success, but who left a long and lasting musical legacy. Read more

  • NT Live: Medea

    Thu 4th Sep

    Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy in a new version directed by Carrie Cracknell, featuring music from Goldfrapp. Read more

  • Moon

    Thu 11th Sep

    Sam Rockwell gives a career best performance in Duncan Jones's cult space mystery, screening as part of the 2014 British Science Festival. Read more

  • NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Tue 16th & Sun 21st Sep

    Gillian Anderson stars as Blanche DuBois in this critically acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, which also happens to be the fastest selling show in the Young Vic's history. Read more

  • 20,000 Days On Earth + live satellite event with Nick Cave

    Wed 17th Sep - SOLD OUT!

    Delve into the artistic processes of cult musician Nick Cave with this dreamlike docudrama, followed by a live satellite event featuring Cave and special guests. Read more

  • Billy Elliott The Musical: Live

    Sun 28th Sep

    Live from London’s West End, this special broadcast performance brings multi-award-winning Billy Elliot The Musical to cinemas for the very first time. Read more

  • Stephen Fry Live: More Fool Me

    Wed 1st Oct

    A rare chance to see comedian, actor, presenter and writer Stephen Fry on stage dishing out anecdotes and pithy wisdom live via satellite from the Royal Festival Hall to mark the publication of his new book More Fool Me. Read more

  • NT Live: JOHN

    Tue 9th Dec

    DV8 Physical Theatre's new production JOHN authentically depicts real-life adult stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Read more

  • NT Live: Treasure Island

    Thu 22nd Jan & Wed 18th Feb

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to vivid life in a new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. Read more