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Welcome to Midlands Movies!


Thank you for visiting. Here you will find a place for local filmmakers and fans to work together to promote the local area especially in creative film.


We regularly cast our eyes over new Hollywood blockbusters as well as local movie-makers & scriptwriters based in the Midlands area plus you can also hear us on our monthly BBC Radio Leicester spot (on Rupal Rajani show).


With plenty of new reviews and feature blogs including our 2015 up and coming Top 10 for Leicester, Derby, Nottingham & now West Midlands we 'Spotlight' films, movie groups, shorts and make-up artists from the Midlands and anyone interested in getting involved email midlandsmovies@yahoo.com 


Mike Sales, Editor of Midlands Movies

Latest News

New This Month

Our new local Spotlights are our coverage of The Short Cinema Festival in Leicester as well as coverage of local film The Telephone, Capricious from Jordn Handford, Archway 013, Derby's Five Lamps Film group and an interview with Tom Loone, star of "Do Something, Jake".


Other coverage includes new reviews of David Brent: Life on the Road, Wiener Dog, The Purge: Election Year and home releases of Green Room & Civil War. Click on images to be taken to our latest updates...

Interview with BFG Childchewer actor Jonathan Holmes...

Click picture below for our latest feature on 'Judgement Year' 1991...

Midlands Movies Events



Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine star in this new zombie horror drama directed by Colm McCarthy which was filmed around the West Midlands including Birmingham city centre.


The movie also used locations in Dudley and Sandwell andShirley in Solihull, Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent and Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. Go Midlands! View the trailer below 

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Midlands shot film The Girl With All The Gifts new trailer


Midlands Movies & Firebug Film Club present a special themed film evening with a screening of horror comedy film 'Zombieland'.


From 7pm on Wednesday 26th October viewers can follow the zombie survival #rules, go looking for Twinkies and head to Leicester’s Firebug bar for an amazing trip across infected America.


The screening has FREE entry with a £3 suggested donation as there will be food, prizes, film treats and more.


Full details of the event can be seen on the Facebook event page at this link.

Midlands Movies & Firebug Film Club present Halloween screening

Midlands Movies have been running a whole host of movie-themed screenings in conjunction with Firebug Film Club in Leicester. Check out our events page for all the latest details on upcoming shows...


New projects include an interview with Midlands filmmaker Tommy Draper as well as a feature on Birmingham's Nick Whittle and his new film 'Bella'. Click on each image to be take to the article...

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