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  • Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For

    Until Thu 4th Sep

    Return to Frank Miller's world of double crossing dames and acerbic anti-heroes in 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

  • Two Days, One Night

    Until Thu 4th Sept

    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

  • Boyhood

    Until Thu 4th Sept

    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

  • A Night At The Cinema 1914

    Until Thu 28th Aug

    Marking the centenary of the start of World War I, this glorious miscellany of comedies, adventure films and newsreels recreates a typical night out at the cinema in 1914, much of which would have played right here at The Electric Cinema. Read more

  • Mood Indigo

    Sat 30th Aug, Sun 31st Aug & Thu 4th Sep

    Michel Gondry doesn't do 'normal' films and his new feature Mood Indigo is no exception, a bizarre romantic comedy for bizarre romantic folk. 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

  • Before I Go To Sleep

    Fri 5th to Thu 11th Sep

    Based on the bestelling novel, Before I Go To Sleep stars Nicole Kidman as a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing, until one day terrifying new truths emerge which force her to question everyone around her. Read more

  • The Deer Hunter

    Sun 7th Sep

    Michael Cimino's New Hollywood masterpiece returns to cinemas, starring Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken as damaged Vietnam veterans trying to readjust to civilian life. 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

  • A Divine Evening: Female Trouble + Polyester in Odorama double bill

    Fri 12th Sep

    Celebrate the queen of trash with a very special Divine double bill, featuring the outrageous Female Trouble and a rare scratch and sniff screening of Polyester. Read more

  • Pride

    Fri 12th to Thu 18th Sep

    A very unlikely union is formed in this feelgood comedy drama starring Imelda Staunton and Paddy Considine, telling the true life tale of how a group of gay and lesbian activists helped striking miners in the tumultuous summer of 1984. 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

  • 20,000 Days On Earth

    Fri 19th to Thu 25th Sep

    Delve into the creative life of one of the most mysterious figures in music with this fascinating docu-drama about the acclaimed performer Nick Cave. Read more

  • Mystery Train

    Sun 28th Sep

    Three oddball stories unfold in a fleabag Memphis hotel redressed as a tribute to Elvis Presley in this unpredictable late 80s feature from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch. Read more

  • Night On Earth

    Sun 28th Sep

    Jim Jarmusch's 1991 comedy offers up five vignettes set in five different taxi cabs, spread out across the globe and featuring a first class European cast including Winona Ryder, Béatrice Dalle and Roberto Benigni. 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

  • Soul Boys Of The Western World + satellite Q&A and performance

    Tue 30th Sep

    Experience the journey of 80s pop band Spandau Ballet in this engrossing new documentary, followed by a live satellite Q&A and performance from the band broadcast from the Royal Albert Hall. 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

  • Sideways wine tasting

    Wed 8th Oct

    Join us for an interactive wine tasting that features a screening of Alexander Payne's wine lovers film Sideways, as we taste our way through a wide variety of Californian wines. Read more

  • The General charity screening

    Sun 19th Oct

    See Buster Keaton's gag-packed silent comedy The General on the big screen, showing in aid of the Hearing Dogs For Deaf People charity. 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

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Love's Labour's Lost

    Wed 11th Feb

    Shakespeare's sparkling comedy is reborn at the RSC under the direction of Christopher Luscombe, twinned with a screening of Love's Labour's Won (aka Much Ado About Nothing) on Wed 4th March. Read more

  • RSC Live From Stratford presents Love's Labour's Won

    Wed 4th March

    Shakespeare's comic romance, also known as Much Ado About Nothing, is staged in Stratford under director Christopher Luscombe, twinned with a screening of Love's Labour's Lost on Wed 11th February. Read more