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  • Open Air Cinema at the Bombed Out Church

    Open Air Cinema At The Bombed Out Church Is Back

    Independent Liverpool are bringing back their open air cinema experience to St Luke’s Bombed Out Church. From 1-7 July get ready for some amazing cinema at one of Liverpool’s most beloved venues. 80/90’s classics, rom-coms, family friendly days and pure nostalgia – they’ve got amazing screenings every day for a whole week in the best month of the year. Accompanying the film will be Bombed Out Church’s wonderful bar, which serves straight to your seats.…

  • Stranger Things The Experience Coming To London - Photo Credit Stranger Things The Experience

    Stranger Things: The Experience Is Coming to London This Summer And Autumn

    For fans of the massively popular tv show, Stranger Things, there’s an amazing immersive experience you won’t want to miss happening in London this year. Stranger Things: The Experience is a ‘must-do’ this Summer/Autumn. Gather your mates and head for an unforgettable trip to the capital where you can be the hero as you join Eleven, Dustin, Mike, Lucas, Max, and Will for a very special episode. Unlock your powers to save Hawkins alongside your…

  • Stranger Things - The Upside Down Burger Hack At Fat Hippo

    Liverpool-Based Restaurant Reveals Stranger Things Inspired Burger Hack

    Stranger Things season four is set to be released on the 27 May and inspired by the show’s alternate dimension, ‘The Upside Down’, burger restaurant, Fat Hippo, has revealed their number one hack which can ‘transform’ the taste of a burger. The hack is simply eating the burger upside down to ensure the burger’s juices are absorbed into the thicker lid of the bun. Fat Hippo have also researched other, lesser known and simple yet transformative hacks…

  • Spinal Tap Sequel Set To Be Released In 2024

    Spinal Tap Sequel Set To Be Released In 2024

    The This is Spinal Tap director Rob Reiner has announced that Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer will return for the sequel to the cult classic mockumentary. Spinal Tap II will hit cinemas 40 years after the original film. Rob Reiner, who will reprise his role as filmmaker Marty DiBergi, told Deadline that the new film will be released on 19 March, 2024. “The plan is to do a sequel that comes out on the…

  • New Documentary From Liverpool Filmmaker, ‘Manifesto’, Shadows Party Members In Labour's Safest Seat In The Country

    New Documentary From Liverpool Filmmaker, ‘Manifesto’, Shadows Party Members In Labour’s Safest Seat In The Country

    A new documentary charting three pivotal years in the UK’s Labour party politics, Manifesto – will be released in UK cinemas from 17 June.  Manifesto follows activists in the safest Labour seat in the country in Liverpool as they campaign for change. The film is directed, written, and produced by acclaimed documentary maker Daniel Draper (Nature of the Beast, The Big Meeting, Almost Liverpool 8). Since receiving a nomination for Best Film and Special Jury…

  • Iconic Costumes From Killing Eve On Display In The City Centre 1

    Iconic Costumes From Killing Eve On Display In The City Centre

    Fans of the hit BBC drama Killing Eve can now enjoy Villanelle’s most striking styles from the show in Jodie Comer’s home-city of Liverpool. The stunning display features original costumes from the award-winning show, which came to an explosive end this week.  Produced by BBC Creative, the broadcaster’s in-house creative agency, the display is a bold tribute to the central role that costumes and fashion played in the show, the evolution of the style across the…

  • Gotham Comes To Liverpool: Filming In The City 2

    Gotham Comes To Liverpool: Filming In The City

    At the start of March 2022, the latest Batman film was released in cinemas around the world. While the return of Gotham City was greatly anticipated, it seems it wasn’t the only place proving popular. In fact, many of the scenes in Batman were filmed in none other than Liverpool. Here, we look at some locations to hit the big screen. Iconic set-ups The seventh Batman film was released at the beginning of March and features…

  • Reel Tours: A Guide to the Oscars

    Reel Tours: A Guide to the Oscars

    Presenting the good, the bad and the downright ugly of Tinseltown’s most prestigious night will be placed directly under the Reel Tours microscope. A Guide to the Oscars is an engaging, interactive talk that will take audience members on a cinematic journey through the history of the world’s most significant awards in the entertainment industry. From its origins in the 1920’s right up to the latest showstopper night of 2022!   Gary Lunt, founder of Liverpool’s…

  • Outdoor film nights at the Bombed Out Church, this February

    Outdoor film nights at the Bombed Out Church, this February

    Back by popular demand, St Luke’s Bombed Out Church is hosting an open-air cinema to celebrate Valentine’s and LGBT+ History Month, over the 10, 11, 12 & 14 of February. St Luke’s Bombed Out Church is one of Liverpool’s most historic landmarks where many use it as a popular meeting point. Now St Luke’s is making a name for itself for hosting an array of events, from weddings to film and to theatre (to name…

  • A Free TV Channel Showing Non-Stop Christmas Films Is Launching This Month 1

    A Free TV Channel Showing Non-Stop Christmas Films Is Launching This Month

    The festive season is coming early with a TV channel which will be exclusively playing Christmas films launching on 23 September. Christmas fans can get in a solid 3 months worth of viewing, with the channel playing the likes of Elf, Love Actually, The Grinch and Home Alone all day every day. GREAT! Movies Christmas will temporarily replace GREAT! Movies Classic TV channel from Thursday, 23 September, through to Tuesday,  4 January. The channel –…

  • Joker to be screened with live orchestra at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

    Joker to be screened with live orchestra at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

    Watch Joker up on the big screen, accompanied by a live symphony orchestra at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic this winter. Todd Phillips’ Joker, winner of ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Original Score’ at the Academy Awards will be screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra playing composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s award-winning score. Central to the emotional journey, Joaquin Phoenix’s character Arthur Fleck takes throughout the movie is Guðnadóttir’s beautifully haunting, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Award-winning score. The…

  • Almost Liverpool 8 Film To Premiere At Liverpool Philharmonic

    Almost Liverpool 8 Film To Premiere At Liverpool Philharmonic

    Shut Out The Light Films, the team behind the Almost Liverpool 8 documentary film will see their work premiered at the Royal Philharmonic Hall this September. In the early 1970s, acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin photographed the area of Toxteth in Liverpool, capturing the area during an era of transition and decline. Focusing on one photograph from his collection, a group of filmmakers from the area paint a contemporary portrait of the same postcode through the…

  • FACT Cinema in The City: Film Screenings In Secret Liverpool Locations

    FACT Cinema in The City: Film Screenings In Secret Liverpool Locations

    Launching this summer, FACT presents Cinema in The City, a brand new film programme of weekend screenings in hidden locations across the Liverpool. Each screening will bring together the best in independent cinema whilst showcasing emerging talent from local filmmakers with food and drink stalls from the city’s most loved restaurants. Their summer of screenings kicks off on Friday 13 August at the stunning and historic Cotton Exchange Rooftop Garden. The Grade II listed building on…

  • Drive-In Cinema Liverpool Showing Classic Christmas Films This December

    Drive-In Cinema Liverpool Showing Classic Christmas Films This December

    The Drive-In Cinema Liverpool, the city’s only open air drive-in cinema, will be showing the best Christmas films this December for the ultimate movie night under the stars.  They’ll be showing all your favourite festive films including Elf, Home Alone, Home Alone 2, The Holiday, The Grinch, The Polar Express, Frozen and Love Actually. Located at Trinity Rd Car Park, Bootle (L20 3AZ) tickets are available to buy per car for £20 (for up to…

  • Bombed Out Church Halloween Cinema: 30 - 31 October 1

    Bombed Out Church Halloween Cinema: 30 – 31 October

    The Bombed Out Church Halloween cinema will host two classic horror movies up on the big screen in St Luke’s open air cinema. The Bombed Out Church Halloween cinema will be showing The Shining on Friday 30 October and Psycho on Saturday 31 October. Kicking off the Halloween weekend special, will be an open air cinema screening of Stephen King’s The Shining. This 1980’s epic, gothic horror tells the tale about Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson)…

  • Blockbuster Store Airbnb Open For Guests' Retro Movie Sleepover 4

    Blockbuster Store Airbnb Open For Guests’ Retro Movie Sleepover

    Film fans will love this Blockbuster Store Airbnb. Airbnb is known for it’s amazing range of properties to rent, from modest apartments, to grand mansions and then the weird and whacky guesthouses in between! So this one of a kind rental in Bend, Oregon, USA has quite rightly got people talking. The world’s last Blockbuster store is offering a one-time overnight experience at the video rental shop, with three individual one-night stays on 18, 19…

  • Joel Schumacher - A Tribute To Legendary Director of The Lost Boys, Batman and more 1

    Joel Schumacher – A Tribute To Legendary Director of The Lost Boys, Batman and more

    You have to fire yourself as the writer when you direct something you’ve written. You have to fire yourself, or else you get precious about what you’ve written. You’ve got to open up and let the actors in, and re-conceive a lot of things. – Joel Schumacher Legendary Director Joel Schumacher passed away aged 80, last week (22 June). He battled against it for over a year, but finally the cancer won. He leaves behind…

  • In Conversation - Gary Lunt (Reel Tours)

    In Conversation – Gary Lunt (Reel Tours)

    We talked to Reel Tours founder Gary Lunt about his tv and film location tours and obviously, his love of film. Liverpool Noise: You’re obviously a massive film buff, can you remember when you first started getting into film and what was the first film you remember watching? Gary Lunt: It is truly one of my most vivid memories. It was a warm summer afternoon in Lancashire all the way back in 1993. My parents…

  • Liverpool Drive In Cinema Arriving This Summer - Don't Miss Out on Tickets

    Liverpool Drive In Cinema Arriving This Summer – Don’t Miss Out on Tickets

    Liverpool Drive In Cinema will be arriving at the end of July. A Drive In Cinema is coming to Liverpool this summer which would give film lovers the chance to watch a classic film up on the big screen, from their car. The Isolation Cinema comes to Liverpool on Saturday 4 July and Sunday 5 July for its first social distancing interactive cinema showings and events. They have now released details of their screenings, details…

  • The Books, Podcasts and Films Getting Us Through Lockdown 1

    The Books, Podcasts and Films Getting Us Through Lockdown

    Here we’ve shared some of our favourite books, podcasts and films for lockdown. Books The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Henrietta Lacks, better known to scientists as HeLa, was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the…