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Outdoor film screenings in London this summer
Outdoor film screenings in London this summer

Outdoor film screenings in London this summer

Summertime now seems to mean watching a film at an outdoor location, so below is an almost certainly not a complete list of all the outdoor film screenings taking place in London this summer, but it’s probably not far off.

May
17
Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3
Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3

Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3

This coming Saturday (26th February), all Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas are offering all film screenings for £3 all day long.

Feb
23
Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem
Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem

Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem

Next month there will be a chance to see two current major movie hits at the Science Museum in their own IMAX cinema.

Feb
14
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

To mark the soon to be released Blu-ray boxset of Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 22, BFI Southbank will be hosting a screening of Doctor Who: Revelation of the Daleks, in which Colin Baker’s Doctor comes up against his deadliest enemy.

Feb
01
An American Werewolf in London with model tube station
An American Werewolf in London with model tube station

An American Werewolf in London with model tube station

It's undeniably stupidly expensive, but there's a limited edition of that famous werewolf movie being released, with a model of a tube station in the box set.

Dec
06
2021
Free films in London cinemas in June
Free films in London cinemas in June

Free films in London cinemas in June

One weekend in June is seeing 200,000 free cinema tickets being offered by a range of small and independent cinemas.

May
03
2021
The day Superman saved a London Underground train
The day Superman saved a London Underground train

The day Superman saved a London Underground train

Superman seemed to save the planet, by spending all his time in Metropolis and hanging out with journalists -- but once, he visited the London Underground.

Feb
19
2020
Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel
Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel

Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel

Following a lengthy restoration, the Grade II listed Oxford House in Bethnal Green, London will be open to the public for a series of film screenings in its attic Chapel and Theatre.

Jun
17
2019
Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before
Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

An exhibition has opened of movie posters, of familiar films, but unlike any movie posters you seen before.

Feb
19
2019
Donald Pleasence and Christopher Lee on the London Underground
Donald Pleasence and Christopher Lee on the London Underground

Donald Pleasence and Christopher Lee on the London Underground

This Sunday, there's a chance to see 1970s London Underground with this classic horror movie set on the tube, staring Donald Pleasence and Christopher Lee.

Jan
25
2018
The early American film star who made it good in London
The early American film star who made it good in London

The early American film star who made it good in London

There's a space at the BFI which hosts small exhibitions to actors past, and at the moment, it's devoted to one of the movie world's earliest African-American stars, who was almost as well known for his socialist views.

Dec
19
2016
An astonishing display of an obsessive collection of film facts
An astonishing display of an obsessive collection of film facts

An astonishing display of an obsessive collection of film facts

Never has a database ever looked so beautiful. If the IMDB website were ever to be printed out on old computer punch cards, this is what it would look like.

Nov
26
2016

Werewolves and whisky

A functioning church might not seem like the most obvious place to watch a horror movie about werewolves, and certainly not to drink alcohol in the pews, but that is the concept behind a series of cult film nights that

Oct
29
2009

London Moves Me

London is probably the only place where people will sit on stone flooring, outdoors on a cold night and watch silent movies about transport 100 years ago – was roughly how last night’s event in Trafalgar Square was introduced to

Oct
23
2009

Dr. Seuss and The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

Imagine a movie that seemingly fuses Tim Burton at his most surreal, Disney’s Fantasia and generic 1950s American “mom and apple pie” movies into one package, and you get Dr. Seuss‘ The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Last night I

Aug
19
2009

Charles Dickens’s England – A Documentary

Wandered over to the Genesis Cinema in Mile End last night to see a showing of a lengthy documentary about Charles Dickens – specifically the places he lived in and how they influenced his writings. Narrated by Derek Jacobi, the

Aug
12
2009

The Watchmen PR Failure

Last night, I wandered along to the Southbank to see what was being touted as a fairly major PR stunt for the forthcoming Watchmen movie. The event was billed as: “Dr Manhattan, the blue skinned, super-powered being beloved of all

Mar
05
2009

Free B&W movies on the big screen

There are a couple of free B&W movies being shown on a big screen this week which may interest you – and which interest me which is why I am going to them. Tuesday 21st Oct at 6:30pm – the

Oct
20
2008