Movies And TRAILER: Mary J Blige talks Mudbound

As Mary J Blige took on the acting role of a lifetime in new Netflix movie Mudbound, her personal life was falling apart. She talks to Laura Harding about channelling all that pain into her performance

Toyah Willcox as Queen Elizabeth I

Liam Rudden: Compelling Jubilee is defiant but not Goode enough

DEFIANT, determined and often just plain daft, Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre’s take on Derek Jarman’s cult movie Jubilee is a must see, although not always for the right reasons.

Cineworld take movie going to a new level

Cineworld take movie going to a new level

JUST imagine it. You’re sitting in the cinema surrounded by special effects. Wind blows, fog engulfs you, lightning strikes, you can feel the rain, smell the scents and then there are the bubbles... well, from Wednesday you can experience all of the above with the arrival of Cineworld’s fully immersive 4DX screen.

Sir Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in Murder On The Orient Express.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Murder On The Orient Express cast interview

Sir Kenneth Branagh has recruited an A-list cast for the retelling of Agatha Christie’s classic mystery Murder On The Orient Express. The stars talk to Laura Harding about the adaptation...


Former Leith cinema to reopen as Hidden Door Festival venue

A former art deco cinema is to brought back to life as a festival venue - more than 45 years after it screened its last films.

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Thor: Ragnarock

WIN: We have more pairs of tickets to give away for Thor: Ragnarock at Odeon Luxe Edinburgh West

THE Evening News has teamed up with Odeon Luxe Edinburgh West to give you the chance to win a pair of tickets to attend a special screening of  Thor: Ragnarock (12A).

Outlander's Sam Heughan arriving for the British Academy Scottish Awards at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. Picture: PA

Trainspotting wins big at the Scottish Baftas

T2 TRAINSPOTTING claimed three major honours at Scotland’s film and television Oscars – as a host of female stars spoke out over the sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed the industry.

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The cinema boasts 800 reclining chairs

Pictures: ODEON Luxe Edinburgh West opens doors in Wester Hailes

A NEW cinema boasting 800 luxury reclining seats has opened its doors to the public today.

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10 great things to do in Edinburgh in the coming week

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Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Call Me By Your Name - Armie Hammer interview

Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet tell a touching story of gay romance in Call Me By Your Name. The Oscar-tipped actors tell Laura Harding about facing their fears and striking the perfect balance.

Gerard Butler in Geostorm

Cinema AND TRAILER: Gerard Butler on Geostorm

Gerard Butler is used to being an action man but a motorbike accident has left him temporarily out of commission. He chats to Laura Harding about bumps in the road and his new film Geostorm

The new Odeon cinema in Wester Hailes

Luxury makeover for Odeon cinema in Wester Hailes

A cinema which closed its doors in August is set to reopen as a state of the art facility.

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BBC Scotland's coverage of the Tattoo will be beamed into 54 Canadian cinemas later this month.

Edinburgh Tattoo to stage cinema screenings for the first time

Organisers of the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo have unveiled plans to take the event into cinemas for the first time - with a pilot to be rolled out in Canada.

Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria.

Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Soviet Russia in the 1950s isn’t the first topic that springs to mind when you think of comedy. The cast and director of The Death of Stalin tell us about treading the line between funny and tragic

Million Dollar Quartet

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Jamie Lee Curtis
in Halloween

The scream queen is back on the lot for Halloween

LET the screaming commence. Laurie Strode is to return to Haddonfield, which can mean but one thing, so too will Michael Myers, the man in the Captain Kirk mask with the big blade.

Rebecca Ferguson and Michael Fassbender star in The Snowman.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Snowman - Rebecca Ferguson interview

Rebecca Ferguson takes a break from the Mission Impossible world to star opposite Michael Fassbender in crime thriller The Snowman, based on the Jo Nesbo book. She talks to Laura Harding...

Laurel and Hardy  at the Caledonian railway station in Edinburgh in 1954

Enjoy another fine mess or two with Stan & Ollie

FOLLOWING a successful live appearance at the Empire Theatre in 1954, Stan and Ollie return to what is now the Festival Theatre for the first time in 63 years.

Ryan Gosling, as Agent K, and Harrison Ford, as Rick Deckard.

Cinema: Harrison Ford makes his long-awaited Blade Runner return with unlikely partner Ryan Gosling

If you were to accidentally end up on the receiving end of a punch from Harrison Ford, you might get a glass of Scotch in compensation. Not a bottle, just a glass. It was probably your own fault anyway.

Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner are in the running for a Scottish BAFTA for their roles in T2.

T2 stars to battle it out for Scottish BAFTAs honours

Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner are set to battle it out for Scottish BAFTA honours for their performances in T2 Trainspotting.
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