02 Feb 24
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so mark your calendars: fall for some of our favourite romantic – or not-so-romantic – films this February. Whether you're looking for sweeping romance, a dark and delicious rebellion against Cupid, or just a great night at the movies, we've got you covered.
Wed 14 Feb | Book Now
Yearning for a love story? Spend Valentine's Day with Michel Gondry's inventive, perfectly poignant sci-fi story of heartache and second chances.
After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes an experimental procedure to erase memories of her former boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey) from her mind.
When Joel discovers that Clementine has done so, he sets out to do the same – but as he watches his memories of the woman he loved slowly begin to disappear, he realises what he really wants is to get her back.
17 & 18 Feb | Book Now
We're playing it, Sam: Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman mix love and war in one of classic Hollywood's most sparkling, indelible melodramas.
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman light up the screen in one of the most enduring romances in movie history.
At his Moroccan nightclub, cynic Rick Blaine (Bogart) turns a blind eye to the misery of WWII until his former lover, Ilsa Lund (Bergman), walks through the door, forcing Rick to choose between a life with the woman he loves or becoming the hero she needs.
Wed 14 Feb | Book Now
Reinvigorating the rom-com with style, wit, and South London charm, Raine Allen-Miller's BAFTA-nominated debut will restore your faith in the genre.
Vivian Oparah (Class, The Rebel) and David Jonsson (Industry, Deep State) star as Yas and Dom, two twenty-somethings both reeling from bad break-ups, who connect over the course of an eventful day in South London - helping each other deal with their nightmare exes, and potentially restoring their faith in romance.
Tue 13 Feb | Book Now
Think you might be better off single? Gather your Cool Girls for David Fincher's icy neo-noir, starring a pitch-perfect Rosamund Pike.
Based on the smash hit bestseller by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl is a solid contender for the least romantic film of all time...and our unconventional pick for a perfectly spiky Anti-Valentine's watch.
On the morning of their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. In the firestorm of police investigation, tabloid speculation and the nationwide hunt for the enigmatic Amy, one thing becomes clear - marriage is the scariest thing of all.
From Wed 14 Feb | Book Now
Savour this luscious Cannes winner on Valentine's Day and enjoy a recorded Q&A with star Juliette Binoche.
A delectable feast for the senses, from acclaimed director Trần Anh Hùng, The Taste of Things is a stunningly beautiful romance that simmers with emotion.
Peerless cook Eugenie (Juliette Binoche) has worked for the famous gourmet Dodin (Benoît Magimel) for the last 20 years. Bonding over a passion for gastronomy and mutual admiration, their relationship develops into romance and gives rise to delicious dishes that impress even the world's most illustrious chefs. But Eugenie is fond of her freedom and has never wanted to marry Dodin. So, he decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her.
Thur 15 Feb | Book Now
At Ritzy, London.
FEELS. returns with another short film night for filmmakers and film lovers, this time with shorts exploring love in all its capacities. Come and cosy up with us at The Ritzy.
Bring a date or a mate, and join FEELS. with a collection of short films that explore love's many facets this Valentine's Day. We have a host of short films exploring love in all its capacities - love exists beyond romance and is truly everywhere if you look hard enough. It lives between friends, family, faith and within us.
Come along as we unpack it all.
Doors open at 6:15 with a prompt start at 6:30pm - There are no ads or trailers so please do not be late. The love continues Upstairs at Ritzy with an after party, expect music, drinks and good vibes.
19 Feb | Book Now
OUT is our strand celebrating and elevating the best of LGBTQ+ cinema, and this edition is a love letter to Andrew Haigh's All of Us Strangers (now showing!) as we look back on 2011 romantic drama Weekend.
On a Friday night after a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club, alone and on the pull.
Just before closing time he picks up Glen. It is a brief encounter that will resonate throughout their lives.
From Andrew Haigh (All Of Us Strangers), Weekend is both an honest and unapologetic love story between two guys and a film about the universal struggle for an authentic life in all its forms.
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