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Directed by Edgar Wright, 'How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Russell & Ron Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favourite band's favourite band.'

Special Screening & Q&A broadcast from the London premiere.

The Sparks Brothers will premiere at this year's Sundance London on July 29th, complete with consecutive screenings of the film in multiple cinemas across the UK and followed by a filmmaker Q+A simultaneously broadcast from the London premiere.

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High Wycombe  Ipswich  Sutton (Surrey)  Walthamstow 
Directed by:
Edgar Wright
Themselves:
Ron Mael; Russell Mael
Distributor:
Universal Pictures
Country:
US/UK co-production
Language:
English
Length:
141 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Documentary;

Release Date:
30 July 2021

Next Performance:
29 July 2021 18:30

The girl group beloved by the world, ‘BLACKPINK’ celebrates the 5th anniversary of their debut with the release of BLACKPINK THE MOVIE, it is also a special gift for ‘BLINKs’- BLACKPINK’s beloved fandom - to revisit old memories and enjoy the passionate performances in the festive spirit.

BLACKPINK - consisting of JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ, and LISA - has been growing explosively ever since they first stepped out into the world on August 8th, 2016, along with its fandom ‘BLINKs.’ As hectic as the past five years have been, all the memories, delights on the stage, and their shining moments have been wrapped ‘like a gift for all the fans’ in BLACKPINK THE MOVIE.

The film consists of diverse sequences focused on each and every member of BLACKPINK, some of which are: ‘The Room of Memories’; a segment on sharing five years of memories since BLACKPINK’s debut, ‘Beauty’; compelling shots of all four members with their distinct characteristics, ’Exclusive Interviews’; a message for the fans. Furthermore, BLACKPINK’s distinctive stages transcending nationality and gender that captivated the world with outstanding performances fill the screen with a maximized sense of presence. ‘THE SHOW’ (2021), ‘IN YOUR AREA’ (2018), and a dozen more hit songs from BLACKPINK will be unfolded on the screens to provide the global fans with a touching experience as though they are actually at fan meeting events and live concerts.
 

Directed by:
OH Yoon-dong; JUNG Su-yee
Themselves:
JISOO; JENNIE; ROSÉ; LISA
Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Country:
South Korea
Language:
Korean
Length:
99 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Documentary; Music;

Release Date:
4 August 2021

Next Performance:
4 August 2021 19:30

André Rieu’s 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again ONLY IN CINEMAS.

The King of the Waltz has handpicked his all time favourite show tunes, operatic arias and dance numbers from stages around the world - featuring many performances never seen before on the big screen.

André brings together performers from all over the world in one global spectacular to make you smile, sing and dance.

Featuring performances from São Paulo, Mainau, Bucharest, Mexico City, Amsterdam, Melbourne and Istanbul.

André Rieu invites you to come together again with friends, family and loved ones for a heart-warming concert.

Together Again - Join the celebration August 28th & 29th!

Himself:
Andre Rieu
Themselves:
Johann Strauss Orchestra
Distributor:
Piece Of Magic
Country:
Netherlands
Language:
English, Dutch
Length:
140 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Concert;

Release Date:
28 August 2021

Next Performance:
28 August 2021 19:00

Walden is a 'fresh and ambitious' (★★★★ Telegraph) debut play by Amy Berryman, starring Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace), Fehinti Balogun (Juliet, Naked) and Lydia Wilson (The Duchess of Malfi). Filmed for the big screen at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End, director Ian Rickson's 'compelling' (Independent) production 'bursts with big ideas' (Evening Standard). After returning from a year-long Moon mission, Cassie, a NASA botanist, finds herself in a remote cabin in the woods, where her estranged twin sister, Stella, a former NASA architect, has found a new life with climate activist Bryan. Old wounds resurface as the sisters attempt to pick up the pieces of the rivalry that broke them apart.

Directed by:
Ian Rickson
Starring:
Gemma Arterton; Lydia Wilson; Fehinti Balogun
Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Length:
105 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Theatre;

Release Date:
8 September 2021

Next Performance:
8 September 2021 19:00

The V&A presents Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, an exclusive private view of the 'hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking exhibition' (★★★★★The Guardian) at the V&A in London, filmed especially for the big screen. Take a guided tour 'down the rabbit hole' with the V&A Curator Kate Bailey and presenter Andi Oliver as the documentary exploreshow Alice has become an enduring icon, influencing successive generations and inspiring creativity in fashion, film, photography and on the stage. This special cinema event will bring to life the magical world of a landmark exhibition that charts the evolution of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.

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Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Length:
80 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Documentary;

Release Date:
14 October 2021

In 2018, Sir Cliff Richard was joined by 100,000 fans in cinemas worldwide to celebrate 60 years in the music industry. This October he invites you all to be part of the most fabulous big screen party of the year! The Great 80 Tour will be broadcast LIVE from the Royal Albert Hall to your local cinema on Wednesday 27 October 2021, with special encore screenings on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October. Featuring a selection of his greatest hits, this will be Cliff Richard's most exciting tour yet. His incredible energy and passion on stage will sweep you off your feet and be sure to have you swaying in the aisles.

Himself:
Cliff Richard
Distributor:
CinemaLive
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Length:
150 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre:
Concert; Music;

Release Date:
27 October 2021

Next Performance:
27 October 2021 19:45