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Showroom Cinema: Working class voices...

‘Life - it’s always been too much, and not enough…When I was a kid, I was funny, and I thought: that’s what I’ll do. It’ll be my job to make ‘em laugh.’

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Every Day. Picture: PA.

Cinema: If only every day was a potato peel pie day!

EVERY DAY (12A)

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Sir Cliff arrives at court this morning

UPDATE: Sir Cliff Richard in High Court legal battle with the BBC over sex assault allegation in Sheffield

Sir Cliff Richard has arrived at the High Court this morning for his legal battle with the BBC.
Crime
120 Beats Per Minute!

120 Beats Per Minute!

In early nineties Paris, a group of people united against a disease that tore through their community.

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Watership Down

Cinema: An unforgettable classic

After last week’s foray into animations for children we’re going full blast into animations of a more sophisticated and political kind at the Showroom this week with a new season - Animation Nation.

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Dark Crystal

Showroom Cinema: The Dark Crystal returns for school holiday magic!

Did you get snowed in recently as the ‘Beast from the East’ flung lashings of snow at our city? Did you get lots done whilst unable to leave the house to go about your daily business?

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Boy that longs to be reunited with his lost dog

Boy that longs to be reunited with his lost dog

ISLE OF DOGS (PG)

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Showroom Cinema: Right here, right now

Protest and activism is all over Sheffield’s streets at the moment and it’s also taking over our cultural spaces: Museum Sheffield’s fantastic exhibition ‘Hope is Strong’ is at the Millennium Galleries until June - chronicling the power of art to question the world we live in; and Weston Park’s ‘Changing Lives’ explores 200 Years of People and Protest in Sheffield.

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Undated film still handout from A Wrinkle In Time. Pictured: Oprah Winfrey as Mrs Which. See PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Disney Enterprises, Inc./Atsushi Nishijima. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Reviews.

Target audience is peer-pressured teenagers

A WRINKLE IN TIME (PG)

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Showroom Cinema: ‘Be there or be square’

Showroom Cinema: ‘Be there or be square’

Many films of the last couple of years have held a biting satirical streak. From Death of Stalin and Get Out to Downsizing and I, Tonya – so many stories are fixed on examining the state of the world through different smokes and mirrors - and there is much in our current political climate that could do with a little picking apart.

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Sermon of spiritual awakening and sacrifice

Sermon of spiritual awakening and sacrifice

MARY MAGDALENE (12A)

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Andr Rieu

André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.

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You Were Never Really Here, picture PA.

Film reviews: Brutal and unflinching revenge thriller

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE (15)

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Showroom Cinema: Dropping a ‘Bombshell’

Showroom Cinema: Dropping a ‘Bombshell’

“I wanted to sell my story … because it’s so unbelievable. It was the opposite of what people think. The brains of people are more interesting than the looks...Inventions are easy for me to do, I suppose I just came from a different planet.”

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A fantastic woman’s fight

A fantastic woman’s fight

Cast your mind back across the years: All About My Mother; The Lives of Others; The Secret in Their Eyes; A Separation; Amour; The Great Beauty; Ida; Son of Saul; The Salesman. All these wonderful films were deserved winners of the Oscar for Best Foreign Film and this year’s category is again incredibly strong. Following on the back of other brilliant and timely nominees, On Body on Soul and Loveless, this Friday sees the release of Sebastián Lelio’s magnificent follow up to 2013’s Gloria: A Fantastic Woman – a ground-breaking, captivating romance and a deeply humane story about a trans woman’s fight for acceptance.

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Undated film still handout from Red Sparrow. Pictured: Jennifer Lawrence as Dominika and Joel Edgerton as Nate Nash. See PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Digest. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Murray Close. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature SHOWBIZ Film Digest.

Films with betrayal and daring double-crosses

RED SPARROW (15)

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Cinema: Overwhelming love...

Cinema: Overwhelming love...

When Joanna Lumley hosted the 2018 BAFTA awards ceremony (the first woman to do so since Mariella Frostrup accompanied Stephen Fry in 2001) at the Royal Albert Hall this week, she opened proceedings with the following speech “in a place that exactly 100 years ago hosted an historic event celebrating the first group of British women being given the vote a century ago.

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Showroom Cinema: ‘Clio Barnard’s Dark River runs into Sheffield for special Q&A’

Showroom Cinema: ‘Clio Barnard’s Dark River runs into Sheffield for special Q&A’

When Francis Lee’s magnificent and Yorkshire set God’s Own Country exploded onto cinema screens last year, it felt like it mined a similar kind of vein as Hope Dickson Leach’s remarkable 2017 debut – The Levelling - in sprawling, emotional and beautiful fashion.

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Showroom Cinema: Wealth of fantastic events

Showroom Cinema: Wealth of fantastic events

February is LGBT+ History month in the UK – 4 weeks dedicated to tackling homophobia, biphobia and transphobia; celebrating equality; and raising awareness on matters concerning the LGBT+ community. There’s a wealth of fantastic events taking place across our city organised by such wonderful people as LGBT Sheffield, SAYiT, Friends of Edward Carpenter and at both universities.

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Film reviews: Mercy of the lost explorer and secret King

Film reviews: Mercy of the lost explorer and secret King

THE MERCY (12A)

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