The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen
Situated within Birmingham’s iconic Custard Factory, The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen are looking to disrupt conventional cinema and bring an all-round offering of both films and food. Sample great food and relax within the creative hub of the city before watching a film in their independent single screen cinema.
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Events at this venue
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Belonging: The Truth Behind the Headlines
- 1h 29min
- Directed by: Morag Livingstone
- Written by: Morag Livingstone
A look at the events that surrounded three industrial disputes, focusing on three governments and exploring where power really lies in the UK.
Mon 7 Aug
Elvis: That's the Way It Is
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Denis Sanders
- Cast: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Glen D. Hardin
- UK release: 1 November 2000
Backstage and performance footage of Elvis performing in Vegas during 1970.
Wed 16 Aug
- 1h 59min
- Directed by: Adrian Lyne
- Cast: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer
Alex (Close) goes mad for Dan (Douglas) in this classic tale of unhealthy obsession. Not suitable viewing for bunny rabbits.
Tue 15 Aug
(500) Days of Summer
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Marc Webb
- Written by: Scott Neustadter, Michael H Weber
- Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel
This factory made YouTube generation rom-com kicks off at breakneck speed delivering a drole reconstruction of young man Tom's (Gordon-Levitt) unruly love affair with Summer (Deschanel). Whilst first encounters are charming, the narrative gimmick of playing the story back to front eventually wears thin, and ends up in…
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Chris Buck/Jennifer Lee
- Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff
Sing 'Let It Go' at the top of your lungs without getting into fisticuffs. Dress as your favourite character and don't worry if you aren't word perfect – the lyrics appear on screen. Warm hugs all round.
Sat 12 Aug
- 2h 7min
- Directed by: Steven Spielberg
- Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, Wayne Knight
A group of scientists are invited to give their approval to a theme park filled with genetically engineered dinosaurs, but the giant reptiles are soon running amok. Top-notch computer effects ensure that the dinosaurs themselves are terrifyingly believable (more so than the PG certificate would suggest), but by the…
Kill Your Darlings
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: John Krokidas
- Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall
- UK release: 6 December 2013
A murder in 1944 draws together the great writers of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Thu 24 Aug
The Lost Boys
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Joel Schumacher
- Written by: Janice Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam
- Cast: Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Corey Haim, Edward Herrmann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest
Anaemic comic horror as a Santa Monica teen falls into bad company in the shape of a mad, bad and dangerous-to-know gang of vampires. Constant MTV visuals make this an altogether resistible affair.
- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Alex Kurtzman
- Cast: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, Marwan Kenzari, Russell Crowe
- UK release: 9 June 2017
US soldier Nick Morton (Cruise) is collecting artefacts in the Middle East when he accidentally releases the murderous, mummified Ahmanet (Boutella). Boutella’s the best thing in this first of Universal’s monster movie revamp series, Dark Universe. Based on this turgid and not at all scary effort, more like Dull Universe.
Sat 5 Aug
Sun 6 Aug
No Country for Old Men
- 2h 2min
- Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
- Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin
The Coen Brothers return to form with this adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel. When Llewelyn Moss (Brolin) takes a bagful of cash from a drug deal that goes wrong he sets off a chain of events that lead psycho-killer Chigurh (pronounced sugar) to vow to do anything to get the money back. Though based on McCarthy's…
Tue 29 Aug
- 1h 28min
- Directed by: John Carney
- Written by: John Carney
- Cast: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová
A busker strikes up a friendship with a sparky young Czech immigrant on the streets of Dublin. As their relationship evolves, Hansard's own songs are woven into the narrative, transforming it into an understated musical as they play their songs for one another.
Wed 30 Aug
Planet of the Apes Triple Bill
- Directed by: Rupert Wyatt/Matt Reeves
- Cast: Andy Serkis
Back to back screenings of Rise, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes. Essentially, a lot of ape action.
Sun 3 Sep
- Directed by: Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi
- Cast: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara
Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.
Sat 12 Aug
Sun 13 Aug
Sister Act with Live Choir
A screening of the Whoopi Goldberg classic film, Sister Act, accompanied by a live gospel choir and band.
Fri 28 Jul
Sat 29 Jul
- 1h 33min
- Directed by: Bob Spiers
- Cast: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm
Sporty, Posh, Ginger, Baby and Scary embark on a fun-fuelled adventure with cameos galore.
Fri 25 Aug
- 1h 47min
- Directed by: James Cameron
- Written by: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher, Jr
- Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton
- UK release: 11 January 1985
In 2029 machines have all but conquered the planet but a saviour is at hand in the form of a new human leader. The machines respond by sending Schwarzenegger's cyborg back in time to 1984 on a mission to kill the future leader's mother. Inventive, excitingly paced science fiction adventure with a notable performance from…