Cinema

Three to see this weekend: a film, a Transylvanian food fest...

Whether you're looking to experiment with new cuisine at Gobefest, test out your pipes at a lip sync battle or watch your favourite film...

Three to See: B.Eat Street, Grease, and taking the heat

The Vamps are in town. Oh yes. If you’re not into the jangles of pubescent teenage boys, you might want to skip this in favour...

Geeks rejoice! Manchester’s first all-day sci-fi festival is coming to town

What comes to mind when you think of sci-fi? Twenty years ago, you’d probably imagine greasy haired, Star Trek-binging recluses who would occasionally leave...

Three to see this weekend: curly kale, Craig David and cultural...

The events this weekend will have you flailing your arms in the air to the slick vibes of Craig David, getting into the Spanish...

Movie legend heading to Manchester for exclusive Q&A

How much do you know about making movies? I’m not talking about tiny student shorts, shot on an iPhone and edited on Windows Vista. I’m...

Manchester International Film Festival 2017 winners and highlights

Manchester’s biggest film festival came exploding back into the Printworks this month, packing the weekend with screenings, panels, Q+As and interviews with indie directors...

Three to see this weekend: films, feminism and a tattoo tea...

For all of those who fancy it, Leeds lads The Kaiser Chiefs are in town. If you’re not a huge fan of their music...

At HOME with film director Ben Wheatley

"I use Minecraft to build all my sets," joked British director Ben Wheatley as he discussed his latest film Free Fire in front of...

MANIFF the festival for indie film fans is back

Does the thought of watching another generic superhero movie make you want to claw out your own eyes? Do you find Fifty Shades of Grey...

The Smiths and Oasis: Irish blood, Mancunian hearts

If your family has lived in Manchester for more than a generation, chances are you’ve got some Irish blood in you. Manchester’s links to Ireland...

Free admission to this Dirty Dancing screening if you show them...

For two days only, Old Granada Studios will become a unique cinema experience, so all you movie buffs out there can get excited. It’ll be...

WONDER WOMEN: for superheroines and demi-goddesses!

Manchester’s annual feminist festival returns this March for the fourth year running with a programme of film, talks, workshops and exhibitions.