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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 BBC Radio Leicester with presenters Ben Jackson & Ady Dayman.


With plenty of new reviews and feature blogs including our up and coming Top 10s 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

Check out our coverage of the A. I. SFX Studios in Leicestershire, forthcoming Bottlesmoke Film Festival, coverage of As the Sun Rises and our 2018 'Hot List' of the regional films to look out for in the next 12 months.


New cinema reviews include The Cloverfield Paradox, Three Billboards in Ebbing Missouri, Darkest Hour and Coco and we also have home release reviews of Loving Vincent, Blade Runner 2049 & many more!


Click on images to be taken to our latest updates...

Click pictures below for our brand new Midlands "Professional Series"

Midlands Movies Events



Going Down was recently shown before our Midlands Movies' Alan Partridge comedy screening in Leicester and this comedy short features two women who clash while waiting impatiently for a very slow lift.


This is the first short from Splendiferous Films, an up and coming independent set of filmmakers based in Nottingham. Watch the full short on YouTube below:

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Nottingham film Going Down is a new comedy short from Sam Kurd

Midlands Movies Awards ceremony to be held on March 3rd in Leicester

Midlands Movies have been running a whole host of movie-themed screenings in conjunction with Firebug Film Club in Leicester.


Click on the pic below to check out our events page for all the latest details on upcoming shows...


Since her introduction in 1966, Poison Ivy remains one of the most popular Batman villains of all time yet has been strangely underrepresented in modern cinema. With her only notable big screen appearance being in Batman and Robin (played by Uma Thurman), her portrayal was less than pleasing for many fans and critics alike but now local Midlands filmmakers are fundraising for Poison Ivy fan film. Click the pictures to read more...!

We're pleased to announce our 2018 Awards Ceremony to honour and celebrate the best local filmmaking talent in the region.


To tie in with the Academy Awards the same weekend this event is due to take place at the prestigious Hansom Hall venue in Leicester city on Saturday 3rd March with BBC Radio presenter Ed Stagg.


After a successful crowd-funding campaign, the Midlands Movies Awards is brought to you by a group of local film fans pooling their expertise to celebrate the creativity of artists with a collective passion for the movie community in the area.

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