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Film review: Pin Cushion is “charming, disturbing and heart-breaking”

Joanna Scanlan and newcomer Lily Newmark star as mother and daughter in this dark British indie, the debut feature from writer-director Deborah Haywood which...

Three to see this weekend: disco chicks, poolside flicks and Italian...

By the weekend, we’ll know whether England are in the World Cup Final or not – so we’ve optimistically selected events that don’t clash...

Meet the man who shot a horror film on his iPhone...

By day, Elliott Maguire works as a security guard at ITV, MediaCity. By night, he hones his craft - filmmaking. In an ambitious juggling act,...

Albert Finney: from Salford to stardom

This June, HOME are celebrating the career of actor Albert Finney with a comprehensive season of his films. Finney's Salford Lad credentials are impeccable. The...

How a Salford teenager’s play influenced everything from Coronation Street to...

On 27 May 1958, Shelagh Delaney’s debut play A Taste of Honey premiered at Theatre Royal, Stratford East. A down-to-earth and moving story of a...

Manchester Keeps on Dancing: a film that shines a light on...

Manchester Keeps On Dancing is a new music documentary offering an insiders' look at the Manchester club scene, from the arrival of House music...

Three to see this weekend: food round the clock, Brighton Rock...

It's another bank holiday weekend, which gives us plenty of time to enjoy the abundance of activities Manchester has to offer. The weather forecast...

Budget sci-fi film shot in a Salford warehouse ready for lift-off

A local independent film production company have launched a crowdfunding campaign to cover the post-production costs of their new sci-fi thriller. Newfound Planet Films are hoping...

Steve Evets on acting, the city he loves, and working with...

Not many people can claim to have appeared in a film with Eric Cantona. Steve Evets can. The Salford-born actor has appeared in Pirates...

Meet the man who must have one of the best jobs...

Jason Wood is artistic director for film at Manchester’s arts hub, HOME. He is passionate about cinema and has worked at Picture House and...

Binge on Bond at King Street Townhouse’s luxury cellar screening room...

Last September one of Manchester's most beautiful hotels, King Street Townhouse, converted its basement floor into The Cellars: a small luxury screening room, fitted...

Three to see this weekend: soya, slides and sex (and fashion...

There aren't any more long Bank Holiday weekends until May, but there's plenty to keep you entertained in Manchester this weekend. The Northern Vegan...