First look at Hyde Park Picture House's future plans for historic Leeds cinema

A beloved independent cinema in Leeds has revealed how its historic building could look in the future.

Planning approved for regeneration of UK's last gas-lit cinema

Planning permission has been granted to Leeds' Hyde Park Picture House for an ambitious refurbishment project, which will secure the much-loved community institution for generations to come.
Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, Cate Blanchett as Cate, Rihanna as Nine Ball, Mindy Kaling as Amita, Awkwafina as Constance, Helena Bonham-Carter as Rose Weil, Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger and Sarah Paulson as Tammy.

Movies AND TRAILER: Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett talk Ocean's 8

Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett lead an all-star, mostly female cast for heist film Ocean's 8 - a follow-up to Ocean's Eleven. They talk to Laura Harding about besting the boys' version at the box office and why there should be gender parity among film critics.

The Festival

Trailer drops for new film shot at Leeds Festival from creators of hit comedy The Inbetweeners

Everyone who has attended Leeds Festival throughout the years heads home with a story to tell.
Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible: Fallout

Movies AND TRAILER: 10 summer blockbusters you won't want to miss

Long-awaited Pixar sequels, nail-biting action movies and the all-female Ocean's 8 - plenty of exciting blockbusters are arriving in cinemas over the next couple of months. Georgia Humphreys has the low-down.

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Hereditary might be the scariest horror film in years

Hailed by critics as the scariest horror film in some time, ominous chiller Hereditary lands in UK cinemas next week.
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Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and friend.

Movies AND TRAILER: Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are back together in the Jurassic World sequel but, as they tell Laura Harding, they can't get their kids to care.

Meet your heroes of the big screen

Celebrate Avengers: Infinity War with Madame Tussauds Blackpool

You don’t have to travel to a different galaxy to meet your favourite MARVEL SUPER HEROES from the Avengers.
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Movies AND TRAILER: Diane Keaton stars in Book Club

Veteran actresses Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen, the stars of new film Book Club, talk to Laura Harding about misogyny, ageism and sex when you're past 60.
Chris O'Neill

Former Leeds student ‘pinching himself’ as film debut gets international release

A former Leeds school pupil - whose love of film-making led him over the pond to pursue a career in Los Angeles - has seen his latest creation released on Amazon Prime Video.

The Full Monty (Photo: Fox Searchlight)

The 25 greatest Yorkshire films

From tense thrillers to warm comedies and everything inbetween, Yorkshire has produced some of the UK's most famous and enduring movies over the decades - with the screen industry only growing in recent years.

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Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo.

Movies AND TRAILER: Cast and crew on Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story explores the origins of one of the galaxy's best-loved characters, Han Solo. Its star, Alden Ehrenreich, tells Laura Harding about stepping into Harrison Ford's shoes, while director Ron Howard reveals why he thinks the film will divide opinion.

ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE: Production Park designed the stage for Paloma Faith's tour.

Yorkshire production park aims to become Pinewood of the live events industry

A production cluster for the live events industry is aiming to become the equivalent of Pinewood Studios and hopes to establish the first university in Wakefield.

Now showing: Solo - A Star Wars Story (12A)

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a swaggering space adventure

During the troubled production of this new prequel spin-off in the Star Wars saga, following the backstory of beloved space rogue Han Solo, the original directors left over creative differences mid-way through shooting.
Feel the thrill of the movies on the new 4DX screen

Love movies? Win a year of cinema fun!

The ultimate 4DX experience is coming to Cineworld Castleford. Here’s your chance to win a year’s worth of movie action - plus two tickets to a 4DX screening
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Josh Brolin and Ryan Reynolds publicising Deadpool 2.

Movies AND TRAILER: Josh Brolin on Deadpool 2

Josh Brolin stars in not one but two comic book movies this year, Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2. He talks to Laura Harding about getting in shape, bingeing on doughnuts and the reaction from his famous family.
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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.
Amy Schumer in I Feel Pretty.

Movies AND TRAILER: Amy Schumer on I Feel Pretty

After a meteoric rise to fame, Amy Schumer has faced more than her fair share of criticism. The actress tells Laura Harding why it doesn't bother her, how she feels about modern feminism and her hopes of empowering other women.


Yorkshire Silent Film Festival turns back the clock in Leeds

The great films of early cinema history weren’t known for coming as trilogies – but a Leeds event which pays homage to the silent movie era did open to audiences for the third time last night.

Nicole Kidman (centre) as Queen Boadicea, with pals.

Movies AND TRAILER: Nicole Kidman's new Sci-fi How To Talk To Girls At Parties

Director John Cameron Mitchell reunites with his Rabbit Hole star Nicole Kidman for How To Talk To Girls At Parties. He talks to Laura Harding about dressing up the Hollywood superstar in a huge black and white wig, running lines during the interval of her West End play and why we need punk in modern times.
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