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Movie Review: The Nut Job (PG)
Graham Young reviews new film The Nut Job (PG).
Movie Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy 3D IMAX (12A)
Graham Young reviews the tenth film from the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' Guardians Of The Galaxy 3D.
Movie Review: Believe (PG)
Believe has its heart in the right place and it's nice to see a homely British film about family life.
Movie Review: Joe (15)
Joe stars a homeless man inspiring best actor Oscar winner Nicolas Cage to up his game.
Movie Review: The Purge: Anarchy (15)
Graham Young reviews the latest from writer-director James DeMonoaco, The Purge: Anarchy.
Movie Review: The House Of Magic (U)
The House of Magic is a sweet and harmless exercise in physical fun and its busy-ness should keep children under seven well entertained.
Movie Review: Earth To Echo (PG)
Earth To Echo is an otherwise relatively fresh attempt at reinvigorating the science-fiction market for family audiences.
Movie Review: Hercules (12A)
Classical Greek mythology gets a campy, testosterone- pumped rewrite in Brett Ratner’s swaggering swords ’n’ sandals romp.
Review: War and Peace streamed live from Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg to Cineworld Birmingham
Maggie Cotton reviews War and Peace streamed live from Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg to Cineworld Birmingham.
Movie star Pudsey is a natural... he knew exactly what to do
Birmingham film producer Michael Ford reflects on his debut film Pudsey: The Movie. Graham Young reports
Movie Review: Pudsey The Dog: The Movie (U)
Graham Young reviews Pudsey The Dog: The Movie.
Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (12A)
Andy Serkis makes another unforgettable return as Caesar, the chimpanzee with a rare desire to think things through.
Movie Review: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared (15)
You probably never thought there would be a cross between Woody Allen's Zeilig with Tom Hanks' Forrest Gump.
Movie Review: Tammy (15)
Damon Smith reviews Melissa McCarthy's new film Tammy.
Movie Review: Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie (15)
None of the contrived plot ingredients warm the cockles of the heart.
Movie Review: Transformers: Age Of Extinction IMAX 3D (12A)
Director Michael Bay recreates a Hasbro toy fantasy world in what is the best sequel so far to Transformers (2007).
Movie Review: Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie (15)
Today Agnes Brown is hitting the big screen with a story that feels a bit like the plot from The Muppets.
Movie Review: Secret Sharer (12A)
The film was inspired by Joseph Conrad's 1909 short story about a ship’s captain going on a journey of self-discovery.
Movie Review: Chef (15)
Director-star Jon Favreau is perfectly cast as a superstar chef hampered by the restrictive ways of fastidious, dyed-in-the-wool LA restaurant owner Riva.
Movie Review: Walking On Sunshine (12A)
In many ways, this is simply a rehash of Mamma Mia! - only with more musical variety.
Movie Review: 3 Days To Kill (12A)
Kevin Costner clears his gruff throat so often as Ethan Renner it's a wonder he wasn't called Kevin Coughner on the credits.
Movie Review: Jersey Boys (15)
The surprisingly foul-mouthed film introduces the teenage boy band members who would create pop history.
Movie Review: The Fault In Our Stars (12A)
Based on John Green’s No 1 bestseller, The Fault in Our Stars is a positive and inspirational experience, far removed from cloying sentimentality.
Movie Review: Belle (12A)
Belle has much more in common with Steven Knight's Amazing Grace (2006) than Steve McQueen's whip-heavy journey to Louisiana.
What's On News
Centenary Square's controversial Family statue returns in £15 million reboot
As part of the £15 million redevelopment of Centenary Square, Gillian Wearing's statue is back where it started
Dame Helen live in Stratford
You can watch Dame Helen Mirren performing live in Stratford-upon-Avon on June 25, but it’s not because she is returning to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Old partnership bears fruit for Josie Lawrence
Actress Josie Lawrence talks to Diane Parkes about returning to a play she last appeared in 15 years ago.
Hotel group expands with two new launches
Travelodge opens new sites in Walsall and Solihull
Chef Richard Turner back in the kitchen at Maribel
Richard Turner is back in the kitchen with the launch of Maribel, the latest addition to Birmingham’s thriving culinary scene
Birmingham Town Hall
The Birmingham choir that's not very vocal about its many triumphs!
Founded in the 1880s, Birmingham Choral Union is still going strong. Christopher Morley finds them in fine voices ahead a concert at St Paul’s in the Jewellery Quarter
Marks & Spencer
M&S confirms Walsall store closure date
High street retailer says it will shut up shop at The Saddlers Centre in August as part of wider reduction in portfolio of stores
Armonico Consort going supersize for its surround sound shows
Warwickshire’s Armonico Consort are taking on two massive polychoral works from the 16th century. Christopher Morley talks to its artistic director
Plans in for 34-storey residential tower
Developers hope to start work on second phase of Exchange Square by the end of the year
Murder hunt after man gunned down in city street
Victim, 28, found dead in street by emergency services after alarm was raised
Debenhams in administration as Mike Ashley takeover rejected
Store chain giant - with branches in Bullring, Merry Hill and Walsall - set to shut 50 stores
1,000 Birmingham deaths could be avoided each year - if Brummies did this one thing
A total of 6,578 people in our city died from avoidable causes between 2015 and 2017 - the equivalent of six every day
Thousands of households in the West Midlands to lose £1,000 because of Universal Credit
The new benefit system will have a huge impact on the incomes of some people
MG Rover liquidators hand out £5m to unsecured creditors
PwC continues to pursue claims following collapse of car manufacturer in 2005
Comment: Ladywood regen plans must not repeat past mistakes
Architect Joe Holyoak casts his eye over the next major public plans to regenerate inner city suburb as the council brings a private developer on board
Comment: It's time to appreciate Madin's wider legacy
Mary Keating from Brutiful Birmingham says John Madin's work broke new ground in thinking beyond just the design of a building
Clarke Willmott lunch
Clarke Willmott lunch
West Mids mayor at Clarke Willmott lunch
Birmingham-based national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP hosted a lunch for business professionals with keynote speaker Andy Street.