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The 50 most beautiful cinemas in the world

Planet Earth’s most heavenly picture palaces and movie houses. From shiny multiplexes to opulent indies to that one around the corner with the sticky carpets and the slightly stale pick ‘n’ mix, the spectrum of cinemas is a mile wide – and we miss them all. All of them are sanctuaries for movie lovers; places to go dream and be transported. With so many still shuttered, it’s time to celebrate them in all their infinite variety. So join us for a globe-trotting tour to the most glamorous, architecturally eye-popping, Insta-friendly and just plain drop-dead-gorgeous…

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Everyman Cinema hoarding

Everyman cinema chain names Alex Scrimgeour as chief executive

Everyman, the upmarket cinema chain, has appointed Alex Scrimgeour as its next chief executive. Everyman Media Group said Scrimgeour, the previous boss of Côte Restaurants, will lead the company, known for its sofa seating and wine and food menus, from January 18.  The 49-year-old succeeds Crispin Lilly who in September tendered his resignation after almost six years as chief executive, in order to pursue personal interests. The cinema industry has had a very difficult 2020, with temporary site closures due to lockdowns. Cinema owners have also seen a number of…

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Newark, Notts gets ready for UK’s first drive-in festival

A new Drive-In festival is coming to the UK this month with nine live music concerts The festival is a selection of drive in concerts, with live music, food, drink and a film The UK’s first-announced live music Drive-In is coming to the country this month, with nine live music concerts over nine nights. Nightflix, a national drive-in cinema company, has revealed the dates for its August 2020 festival. The festival makes for the perfect social distancing event while the UK continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, and will be…

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