Choose mildly positive reviews: Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel has won over most critics - although all agree it can never leave the same legacy as the original.
Vin Diesel in xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage.

Cinema: Uncaged at last - Vin Diesel brings action hero Xander back from dead

Vin Diesel turns 50 this year and the mention of this induces a yelp from one of Hollywood’s biggest action men.

Florence Griswold Museum

Explore art through film with Blackpool Odeon screenings

Exhibition On Screen will be bringing event cinema to Blackpool with two brand new films.

Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler

Film review: Manchester By The Sea

Anguished silences between members of a fractured Massachusetts family speak volumes about the loss of a son in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s elegiac drama.

Ryan Gosling as Sebastian Wilder and Emma Stone as Mia Dolan

Film review: La La Land

The frenzied expectation surrounding writer-director Damien Chazelle’s musical love story was deafening before La La Land won a record seven Golden Globe awards earlier this week.

Sherlock:  Mycroft Holmes (MARK GATISS), Sherlock Holmes (BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH), Dr John Watson (MARTIN FREEMAN) - (C) Hartswood Films - Photographer: Todd Antony

Sherlock finale at Vue Cleveleys

The anticipated series four finale of BBC’s Sherlock will be broadcast live on the big screen at Vue Cleveleys.

Vue to offer cheaper Monday tickets

Vue to offer cheaper Monday tickets

Vue cinema in Cleveleys will be offering £3.99 tickets, every Monday, starting next week.

A scene from the new Wonder Woman

Pick of the flicks for new year

As the popcorn goes stale on another cinema-going year, film critic Damon Smith looks forward to the action-packed blockbusters, heartbreaking dramas, uproarious comedies and potential Oscar winners that will be lighting up the big screen over the next 12 months ...

The big showbiz quiz

Big showbiz quiz 2016

From dancing politicians to showbiz bust-ups, 2016 has been a busy one in the world of celebrity.

Carrie Fisher with author Alan Jenkins

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies days after heart attack aged 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died in hospital, days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight.
Bryan Cranston as Ned Fleming and James Franco as Laird Mayhew

Film Review - Why Bother?

There are moments of bad taste tomfoolery in John Hamburg’s comedy – advertised extensively on TV at the moment – which suggest the titular question alluding to a level-headed daughter’s inappropriate choice of boyfriend should be Why Bother?

Boxing Day run

Top things to do this weekend

Here is our guide of what to do this weekend.

Hollywood star Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99

Hollywood actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor has died aged 99, the star's husband said.
Citizen Khan  Episode: IT'S A KHANDERFUL LIFE. Pic credit: BBC - Photographer: Vishal Sharma

Comedy Carpet turns red for Beeb

Blackpool Comedy Carpet will be given the red carpet treatment to showcase a number of BBC premieres, next Wednesday.

An action shot from Rogue One

A big thumbs up for latest Star Wars blockbuster

Reporter TOM MOLLOY stayed up way past his bedtime to join fellow Star Wars fans for the first showings of the new blockbuster Rogue One. Here’s his verdict ...

Winter Gardens in Blackpool

Christmas film treats

For people who can’t wait another week until Christmas, Blackpool Winter Gardens will be showing classic Christmas films this weekend.

Simon Hogg from Lancaster in his stormtrooper outfit at the city's Vue Cinema.

VIDEO: See a Stormtrooper buy a ticket for Star Wars film at Lancaster cinema

Film fans did a double-take when a Stormtrooper wandered in to a Lancaster cinema and bought a ticket for the new Star Wars epic.

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Well we've included it!

What's the best Christmas film of all time? Choose from our shortlist!

It's time to decide on the number one Christmas film of all time. We asked for your suggestions, and this is the top 10.

Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: a history of monsters, from werewolves to hippogriffs

Marta Cobb, teaching fellow in medieval studies at the University of Leeds, takes a look at the inspiration behind Fantastic Beasts

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