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9th October 2015

Denis Villeneuve continues his run of fantastic thrillers following on from Prisoners & Enemy with this high-octane thriller examining United States’ war on drugs and efforts to stop it bleeding across the border with Mexico.

10th October 2015

The Disney/Pixar classic with Mike and Sulley, two monsters who work scaring children to generate the power for their city Monstropolis, but find out all about human kids when one finds her way into their world...

10th October 2015

A fresh and rare gem, directed and written by July Jung - one of the few female filmmakers to have emerged from South Korea.

11th October 2015

This gem of Romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in the classical repertoire, touching upon the great Romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy, and ultimate redemption through the power of love.

12th October 2015

Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep lead an all-star cast in this stirring drama about the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th century Britain.

12th October 2015

The spectacular but treacherous Futuro Beach provides the backdrop to this vibrant film featuring an electrifying soundtrack including David Bowie's Heroes and Suicide's Ghost Rider.

13th October 2015

To mark Black History Month, Northumbria University’s Megan Hunt will introduce a screening of this deeply moving film about visionary leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s campaign to secure equal voting rights.

14th October 2015

A special screening to celebrate 40 years of The Black Knight, Roger The Shrubber and The Knight Who Say Ni.

15th October 2015

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

17th October 2015

Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece returns to the big screen for our Cult Classic All-Nighter

17th October 2015

Put on your crushed velvet purple suit and come and dance in the Purple Rain with us as Prince's Citizen Kane.

17th October 2015

The late great Wes Craven’s iconic horror classic hits our screens for the Cult Classic All-Nighter.

17th October 2015

Another chance to see The Princess Bride on the big screen, as you wish.

17th October 2015

Kevin Smith’s hilarious directorial debut Clerks makes a return for the Cult Classic All-Nighter.

17th October 2015

Verdi’s masterful Otello matches Shakespeare’s play in tragic intensity.

18th October 2015

Ben (Kill List) Wheatley’s dazzling and disturbing film is the toast of this year’s major film festivals and should be on your must see list of 2012.

18th October 2015

Shocking, surreal, and darkly funny, Battle Royale has it all.

18th October 2015

"We just killed our girlfriend with a chainsaw. Does that sound 'fine'?" Follow our hero Ash as he battles the Deadites armed with a chainsaw and a shotgun in Sam Raimi's grotesquely brilliant Evil Dead II.

18th October 2015

Trashy filmmaker John Water’s infamously sick and twisted exercise in bad taste is one of the most notourious cult films ever made, and we invite you to come along and see if you can stomach it.

18th October 2015

Your new favourite cult movie! The Guest is a sublime homage to the early work of the likes of The Terminator and Halloween as Dan Stevens goes from being a Downton Abbey darling to a wry steely killer in a star-making turn.

18th October 2015

Arnie is blowing up the Cult Classic All-Nighter with this quintessential 80’s action classic.

18th October 2015

It's probably the best movie ever, gosh! Start preparing your Nunchuck skills, bowhunting skills and computer hacking skills, cos the guy with the greatest skills ever is coming back to the Tyneside!

18th October 2015

To mark the release of Suffragette, we've teamed up with the Newcastle City Guides to put on a special 'Deeds Not Words' walk exploring Newcastle's Suffragette history.

18th October 2015

Your new favourite cult movie! The Guest is a sublime homage to the early work of the likes of The Terminator and Halloween as Dan Stevens goes from being a Downton Abbey darling to a wry steely killer in a star-making turn.

18th October 2015

God help us in the future! Edward D. Wood Jr's sci-fi disasterpiece is regarded as one of the worst films of all-time - perfect cult classic fodder then.

18th October 2015

The Coen Brothers’ achingly funny quasi-detective story is a thing like no other and is perfect Cult Classic viewing.

18th October 2015

A blisteringly funny mockumentary about three vampire flatmates living in New Zealand from the comedy masterminds behind Flight Of The Conchords.

18th October 2015

John Hughes crafts an exemplary '80s Brat Pack romance out of the standard Cinderella story in the sweet and intelligent Pretty in Pink - the perfect way to end a Cult Classic All-Nighter.

21st October 2015

Great Scott! Come and celebrate 30 years since the release of timeless time-travelling comedy adventure Back To The Future with back-to-back screenings of the entire trilogy.

21st October 2015

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran continues his exploration of Shakespeare’s History Plays with Henry V performed in the 600th anniversary year of the Battle of Agincourt.

22nd October 2015

The glossy musical remake of Philip Barry's The Philadelphia Story, starring Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly and featuring a Cole Porter score to knock your socks off comes to Dementia Friendly Cinema.

23rd October 2015

Once the world’s most famous cyclist and now the most infamous, Lance Armstrong’s fall from being one of the world’s most respected sports icons.

24th October 2015

Join us for a morning of fun-filled family activities at the superhero training academy, where we’ll help fine tune your super powers before a very special screening of The Incredibles.

26th October 2015

After leaving us shaken and stirred with the box office smash Skyfall, Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes returns with the 24th Bond outting that pits 007 against the evil organisation SPECTRE.

30th October 2015

We are delighted to welcome Michael Rodd, the legendary presenter of TV's Screen Test, to host our very own version of the classic children's film quiz.

31st October 2015

James Levine conducts Wagner’s early masterpiece in its first return to the Met stage in more than a decade.

10th November 2015

Following the success of last year's fantastic films Alastair Lee presents the 2015 Brit Rock Film Tour – homegrown adventure comes to the big screen.

11th November 2015

With this first abstract ballet, Balanchine built a homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools that had forged his style – Paris, New York and St Petersburg – each represented by a contrasting jewel – emerald, ruby and diamond.

12th November 2015

A free screening of Ralph Fiennes' 2011 update of Shakespeare’s great tragedy ‘Coriolanus’, as part of the Becoming Human Festival.

13th November 2015

The man responsible for some of the best theatre of our time adapts his cracking West End hit, which was nominated at the 2000 Olivier Awards for Play of the Year.

16th November 2015

A screening of Michael Reeve’s controversial cult horror film from 1968 as part of the Being Human Festival.

19th November 2015

The hit Broadway production starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to the Tyneside Cinema.

21st November 2015

Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge (The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg’s notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own.

26th November 2015

Judi Dench stars in the first of Kenneth Branagh's exceptional series of plays - Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale.

6th December 2015

The Bolshoi breathes new life into John Neumeier’s tragic masterpiece, inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ novel and accompanied by Chopin’s exquisite score.

8th December 2015

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

11th December 2015

The best Christmas film in the world is back for 2015!

12th December 2015

A Recording of Julie Taymor's transcendent production of Mozart's magical composition.

13th December 2015

This beloved holiday classic will enchant the whole family with its fairy-tale setting and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.

22nd December 2015

Have an unforgettable and very Christmassy night of good cheer at the pictures with this special screening of It’s A Wonderful Life preceded by a performance by the fabulous North East-based acoustic jazz-folk collective The Coast Road.

16th January 2016

Bizet’s gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years.

24th January 2016

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, non-stop dance unlike any other.

28th January 2016

Following the hugely successful broadcasts of Coriolanus and King Lear, National Theatre Live brings the Donmar Warehouse’s highly anticipated new production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses to the Tyneside - broadcast live from the Donmar’s London home.

30th January 2016

Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China.

5th March 2016

The Met stage ignites when soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story.

13th March 2016

This most spectacular production is an epic tour de force, giving full expression to the strength for which the Bolshoi’s male dancers are renowned.

2nd April 2016

Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006.

10th April 2016

The Bolshoi’s panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exhilarating performance with Leon Minkus’ famous score.

16th April 2016

Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season

30th April 2016

Soprano Nina Stemme—unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner—who portrays Elektra’s primal quest for vengeance.

7th July 2016

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet and Derek Jacobi as Mercutio, in Shakespeareʼs heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.