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Movie review: Starred Up (18)
19 year-old Eric Love is a violent and troubled teenager making the difficult transition from a young offenders' institute to an adult prison.
Movie review: Labor Day (12A)
A story of love, passion, and betrayal as seen through the eyes of a teenage boy and the man he later becomes.
Movie review: Under The Skin (15)
A voluptuous woman of unknown origin combs the highway in search of isolated or forsaken men, luring a succession of lost souls into an otherworldly lair
Movie review: Veronica Mars (12A)
Sexy sleuth gets ready to graduate from law school in film adaptation of populat tv show
Bollywood review: Total Siyapaa (12A)
Manish Gajjar gives his view on Total Siyapaa
Movie review: The Stag (15)
This is a laugh-out-loud comedy that's also big on heart - a hilarious take on modern male friendship, bonding and brotherhood, set in rural Ireland.
Movie review: The Zero Theorem (15)
Qohen Leth is a reclusive computer genius living in an undetermined future, who works as a programmer for the Orwellian organisation Corporation ManCom. He resides in an ancient derelict church, awaiting a phone call that will give meaning to his life.
Movie review: Need For Speed (12A)
The story chronicles a near-impossible cross-country race against time-one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption.
Movie review: Escape From Planet Earth
Astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy, by-the-rules brother, Gary, head of mission control at BASA.
Bollywood: Yami is starting as she means to go on in Brit-Asian cross-over film, Total Siyapaa
Manish Gajjar catches up with the Yami Gautam for a quick film chat
Movie review: The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of a hotel concierge and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend
The F-word's vital to the success of city film festival
The Flatpack Festival is back for an eighth year - and this time it's even got film in the title. Graham Young reports
Movie review: 300: Rise Of An Empire 2D / 3D / IMAX (15)
This new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield-on the sea-as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece
Movie review: The Armstrong Lie (15)
The film about Lance Armstrong presents a riveting, insider's view of the unravelling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports
Bollywood review: Gunday (12A)
by Manish Gajjar
Movie review: Ride Along (12A)
For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela
Movie review: The Book Thief (12A)
Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, an extraordinary and courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany
Movie review: Non-stop (12A)
Global action star Liam Neeson stars in a suspense thriller played out at 40,000 feet in the air
Bollywood review: Hasee Toh Phasee (12A)
by Manish Gajjar
Movie review: Stalingrad (15)
This tells the story of the epic battle that turned the tide of World War II. A band of determined Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army
Movie review: Only Lovers Left Alive (15)
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover.
Movie review: The Invisible Woman (12A)
Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.
Acting is like a drug, something Felicity Jones can't live without
She has gone from Birmingham to Hollywood to become a fast-rising international movie star. Actress Felicity Jones chats to Graham Young about her success
Movie review: Tinker Bell and the Private Fairy 3D (U)
When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow's all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place
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
Concert hall's winning friends in high places
As the Opening Festival of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire continues apace, Christopher Morley talks to its principal, Julian Lloyd Webber
Toxic platform pollution at New Street Station in Birmingham targeted in £1m project
We revealed earlier this year that people were being poisoned on the platforms
Clean Air Zone: Is your business ready for the new charge?
Industry experts came together for a special event at the Library of Birmingham to discuss some of the important issues surrounding the planned new charge. And you can join the debate by signing up to the webinar
Revealed: Birmingham's best and worst primary schools - is yours on the list?
The latest Key Stage 2 results have shown that 100% of pupils in the school reached the expected standard in core subjects this year
Worrying problem as Walsall children suffer raft of issues
Deaths, teen pregnancies and poverty
Warning over Birmingham Jewellery Quarter sell-off plans
Proposals to dispose of dozens of buildings in the historic area
Journalists honoured at the Midlands Media Awards
The Midlands Media Awards were held at Edgbaston Stadium.
Midlands Media Awards 2018
Midlands Media Awards 2018
Wealth of expertise as business booms in city
Succession Wealth financial planners grow city base thanks to thriving finance and professional sectors in Birmingham
Serving our young people in a changing high street
Expert panel joins Tesco roundtable to look at how the retail sector can develop the next generation of workers and tackle the West Midlands skills gap
Jaguar Land Rover
JLR's sales plummet after struggles in China
Luxury car brand says market conditions remain challenging in China due to tariff changes and continued trade tensions with the US