Prepare to be spellbound, unnerved, scared and awed
Regent Street Cinema is Britain's oldest picturehouse. On 21 February 1896, it became the birthplace of cinema in the UK, when the Lumière brothers used their Cinematographé machine to show the earliest of moving images to a paying audience. Having reopened in May 2015, the staff have been dedicated to engaging with the cinema's groundbreaking legacy, showcasing everything from classic films, internationally acclaimed work and even the odd blockbuster. For this screening catch Jeff Nichols's Midnight Special. A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers. “A darkly addictive mystery. Jeff Nichols’s sci-fi chase movie mixes super-powers, religion and an offbeat cast to dazzling, Spielbergian effect” - The Telegraph Certificate: 12A. Running time: 1 hour 51 minutes.
"A darkly addictive mystery. Jeff Nichols’s sci-fi chase movie mixes super-powers, religion and an offbeat cast to dazzling, Spielbergian effect."