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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

The Watchmen PR Failure

Last night, I wandered along to the South Bank 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

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