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The Electric calls for halt to advertising hoarding plan

Owner of historic cinema says lamp post is already impeding views and wants council to drop plans to attach a new ad board     

Paul Thandi, chief executive of the NEC Group

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The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of tourism

Edwardian Horror Show, BMAG, Friday, March 20

All you need to know about Flatpack Film Festival 2015

The city's annual festival of quirky film, workshops and installations takes place from March 19-29 at various venues across the city

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

Odeon Cinema, Kingstanding, Birmingham (1935)

Birmingham's beautiful cinemas from days gone by

Art Deco cinemas are among Birmingham's most cherished buildings. While many have fallen by the wayside, the Post takes a look at some of the most popular from the halcyon days of the picture house

Steve Rainbow

Proud Birmingham film-maker salutes hero

A Birmingham film-maker is giving away his new movie to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of city inventor Alexander Parkes. Graham Young reports.

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Electric Cinema's anarchistic cocktail of city culture

In 2004 the cinema was saved by local entrepreneur Tom Lawes, who pumped £250,000 into a re-fit and renovation with an aspiration to reinstate some of the art deco character to the building

Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. Picture David James/DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox

Daniel Day-Lewis will take Midlands' film history to extraordinary new heights.

If Daniel Day-Lewis is immortalised by winning a third best actor Oscar on Sunday night, he will take the Midlands' already underappreciated film history to extraordinary new heights.

Reel life above The Electric Cinema

Jon Perks meets the couple for whom the term ‘home cinema’ has a whole new meaning


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