After the collapse of the Tithebarn project, Preston has got its mojo back!

Proud Preston has got its mojo back . . . and that’s official.

Winter Gardens Film Festival

A unique experience of cinema at Opera House

Winter Gardens Film Festival, Opera House

Director Peter Chelsom and wife Lyndsay McCracken

Blackpool director’s down to Earth with new movie

A Blackpool born film director who has worked on major Hollywood movies is set to return to our screens next month.

Calamity Jane (1953) with Doris Day

Golden age of silver screen

The Winter Gardens will host its third annual film festival, this weekend, with a packed programme between tomorrow and Sunday.

Ewan Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle in T2.

Cinema: T2 Trainspotting review - get on board for a sequel 20 years on from era-defining modern classic

Trainspotting dealt with drugs and youth culture and caused huge controversy on its release in 1996.
Undated Film Still Handout from Sing. Photo: PA Photo/Universal.

Sing: Achingly predictable

Creatures great and small pursue glittering dreams of musical stardom in Garth Jennings and Christophe Lourdelet's colour-saturated comedy.

Ewen Bremner as Daniel 'Spud' Murphy, Ewan McGregor as Mark 'Rent Boy' Renton, Jonny Lee Miller as Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson and Robert Carlyle as Francis 'Franco' Begbie

T2 Trainspotting: Choose T2 Trainspotting, with reservation

Choose life with nae regrets.

Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss

Hacksaw Ridge: A brutal, uncompromising assault on the senses

Director Mel Gibson returns, all guns blazing, with a riveting wartime drama based on the true story of Desmond Doss, who served with valour during the Second World War without having to fire a single bullet.

T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters

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.
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.
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