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New releases this week include Widows, the electrifying heist thriller from Steve McQueen; Paul Dano’s period-picture of post-war american life, Wildlife; and Gus Van Sant’s biopic of paralysed cartoonist John Callaghan, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot.

Rebecca Zlotowski’s atomically charged erotic French drama Grand Central is here for a one-off screening on Monday night; and continuing films are Peterloo (specially introduced by Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council on Thu 15), A Star is Born and First Man.

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Microhabitat (15)

Starts Sat 24 Nov 2018 at 13.20
Miso lives a simple life, with whiskey and smoking her only indulgences. However, when the Government doubles the...

9 to 5 (15)

Starts Sun 25 Nov 2018 at 13.00
As relevant today as it was when it was first released, 9 to 5 is a film that...

Zero Patience (18)

Starts Wed 28 Nov 2018 at 18.20
This 1993 musical is a jawdropping oddity, debunking the alleged introduction of HIV into the USA by a...

Make Me Up (CTBA)

Starts Fri 30 Nov 2018 at 18.10
Siri wakes to find herself trapped inside a brutalist Barbie Dreamhouse, where she and her inmates are forced...

A Night at the Opera (U)

Starts Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 18.20
The legendary Marx Brothers take a hilarious, musical swipe at self-importance, pomposity and insensitivity, that crescendos with a...

Modern Times (U)

Starts Wed 12 Dec 2018 at 18.10
Subjected to the infernal production rate of the factory, a model worker suddenly has a nervous breakdown and...

Heathers (15)

Starts Sat 15 Dec 2018 at 20.40
This dark twisted comedy is a brilliant take on the coming-of-age movies of the 1980s.

Stop Making Sense (PG)

Starts Fri 28 Dec 2018 at 20.40
Talking Heads’ legendary 1984 concert film, described as one of the greatest rock movies ever made, featuring a...

ROH Live/ Faust (12A)

Starts Tue 30 Apr 2019 at 18.30
Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.

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Disobedience (15)

From Fri 30 Nov
Based on the acclaimed novel by Naomi Alderman, Disobedience marks the English language debut of Chilean director Sebastián...

White Boy Rick (15)

From Fri 7 Dec
Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern, Eddie Marsan, and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in Demange’s fact-based crime drama about a...

Tides (CTBA)

From Fri 7 Dec
Set against the backdrop of Southern England's serene waterways, a group of forty-somethings gathers for a sunny weekend...

Preview/ Free Solo (12A)

Tue 11 Dec 2018
From award-winning documentarist E. Chai Vasarhelyi and renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes a stunning and unflinching...
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