Previews

 Richard Bellis

Preview: Rocket Man trailer

Preview: Rocket Man trailer

As Bohemian Rhapsody, detailing the story of the rock band Queen and its charismatic frontman, Freddie Mercury, comes to the end of its high box office-grossing run with a clutch of awards, music fans only have a short while to wait before another British megastar gets a turn on the big screen. This time it’s […]

 Richard Bellis

Preview: Godzilla is back in King of the Monsters!

Preview: Godzilla is back in King of the Monsters!

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is set to be the biggest royal rumble on the cinema screen this year! It is the third Godzilla film to be made by a Hollywood studio, the first being the awful 1998 version starring Matthew Broderick; the second being the 2014 reboot starring Bryan Cranston, to which King of […]

 Kamron Kent

Avengers: Endgame – Preview

Avengers: Endgame – Preview

In the aftermath of the villain Thanos (Josh Brolin) activating his gauntlet at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, we return to our favourite Marvel superheroes as they try to redeem themselves after failing to save the galaxy. Firstly, we see Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) leaving a heartfelt message to Miss Potts in his Iron […]

 Jake Anderson

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Delayed By A Month In The UK

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Delayed By A Month In The UK

After Ant-Man’s absence from Avengers Infinity War, many fans are wondering just where he was during the events of the film. Very shortly, fans will see the return of Marvel’s Ant-Man and the introduction to the ‘Wasp’. In the sequel to the 2015 film, Ant-Man, directed by Peyton Reed, will be the 20th instalment to […]

 Northern Lights

Preview: Manic Street Preachers return to Newcastle

Preview: Manic Street Preachers return to Newcastle

Words by James Copley Manic Street Preachers return for a mega-gig at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena NME God-Like Genius award winners, and Arguably Wales’ finest rock & roll export, return to the North East on Monday April 23. The Blackwell-born band arrive for a second indie sing-a-long in as many years, after last year’s incredible […]

 Sally Seaton

Preview: Life of the Party

Preview: Life of the Party

Melissa McCarthy is a comedy genius known for her hilarious acting roles as an overweight, clumsy, witty middle-aged woman. In her new film that hits UK cinemas this May, she is exactly that – the life and soul of a party. Starting out as a controlled house wife, newly-divorced Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) turns her wasted […]

 Amie

Tracy Beaker set to return in long-awaited sequel

Tracy Beaker set to return in long-awaited sequel

Jacqueline Wilson created the legendary British character Tracy Beaker 27 years-ago in her book, The Story Of Tracy Beaker, which portrayed the story of a feisty 10-year-old raised in a care home known as The Dumping Ground. Beaker is back in the sequel My Mum Tracy Beaker, but as a 30-year-old mother. The book is to […]

 Emily Mertens

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!’ set to hit Screens in July

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!’ set to hit Screens in July

Here we go again! Get your dancing shoes on and singing voices ready as Mamma Mia is set to return to UK screens on July 27. The first hit film, based on ABBA’s greatest hits, follows Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) preparing for her wedding. She secretly invites three men from her mother’s past, one of which […]

 Emily Mertens

Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour to Take Two Nights at Metro Radio Arena

Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour to Take Two Nights at Metro Radio Arena

Popular comedian Michael McIntyre will take to the stage for two nights at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5, 2018. The suited and booted comedian is no stranger to the stage and has performed for hundreds of sold-out shows around the world. His 2012 tour was the biggest selling […]

 Nestor Watach

Upcoming film festival brings international prestige to the North East

Upcoming film festival brings international prestige to the North East

The president of the film festival, Jacqui Miller Charlton told Northern Lights all about it.

This Easter, the North East is holding its first international film festival. Newcastle International Film Festival is taking place across venues in Newcastle and Gateshead from March 28 and will feature world premieres, a celebration of local talent, world cinema and LGBTQ films. The first event is the Ladies Who Mean Business Luncheon, which will […]