BFI IMAX

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  • BFI IMAX

    BFI IMAX
  • BFI IMAX

    BFI IMAX

    BFI IMAX

BFI IMAX

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  • Address:

    BFI IMAX 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk
    London
    SE1 8XR

  • Venue website:

    www.bfi.org.uk/imax

  • Opening hours:

    Ring for times

  • Transport:

    Tube: Waterloo

  • Price:

    Standard prices £7.90, concs £6.50, children (4-14) £4.95, under-threes free

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  • Sat Aug 23:

    • 11:45
  • Sun Aug 24:

    • 10:30
  • Mon Aug 25:

    • 10:30
  • Tue Aug 26:

    • 11:45
  • Wed Aug 27:

    • 10:30
  • Thu Aug 28:

    • 11:45
  • Sat Aug 23:

    • 10:30
  • Sun Aug 24:

    • 11:45
  • Mon Aug 25:

    • 11:45
  • Tue Aug 26:

    • 10:30
  • Wed Aug 27:

    • 11:45
  • Thu Aug 28:

    • 10:30

Lucy

Rating: 3/5

This ridiculous, highly watchable, at points startlingly psychedelic action thriller is probably Luc Besson’s best film since ‘Léon’ (which isn’t saying a great deal). Riffing on her recent performance in ‘Under the Skin’, Scarlett Johansson plays Lu...

  • Sat Aug 23:

    • 13:00
    • 15:30
    • 18:00
    • 20:45
    • 23:15
  • Sun Aug 24:

    • 13:00
    • 15:30
    • 18:00
    • 20:45
  • Mon Aug 25:

    • 14:15
    • 16:15
    • 18:30
    • 20:45
  • Tue Aug 26:

    • 14:15
    • 16:15
    • 18:30
    • 20:45
  • Wed Aug 27:

    • 14:15
    • 16:15
    • 18:30
    • 20:45
  • Thu Aug 28:

    • 14:15
    • 16:15
    • 18:30
    • 20:45

Under the Sea 3D

Rating: 4/5

Howard Hall’s sub-aquatic 3D trip opens with one of the most effective IMAX sequences yet: a static shot of a calm lagoon so lifelike you might feel the urge to dip your toes. Then the camera dives beneath the surface and we’re presented with a kalei...

  • Mon Aug 25:

    • 13:00
  • Tue Aug 26:

    • 13:00
  • Wed Aug 27:

    • 13:00
  • Thu Aug 28:

    • 13:00
  • Sat Aug 23:

    • 18:00
    • 20:45
    • 23:15
  • Sun Aug 24:

    • 18:00
    • 20:45
  • Mon Aug 25:

    • 20:45
  • Tue Aug 26:

    • 20:45
  • Wed Aug 27:

    • 20:45
  • Thu Aug 28:

    • 20:45

Billy Elliot - The Musical: Live

A live screening from London's West End of the Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation of the acclaimed British film about a spirited 11-year-old boy from County Durham, who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer against the turbulent backdrop of the 1980...

  • Sun Sep 28:

    • 18:45

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Peter Davies

This should be a great cinema. But it isn't. Finding the entrance is the first challenge. Buying tickets is generally easy and there is a self serve option. But then you have to trek upstairs and you get let in at the bottom of the cinema. You climb interminable steps to get to your seat. The seats themselves are uncomfortable for any length of film except 20 minutes. So not much good then. The only decent seats are at the very top of the auditorium for which you pay a premium. The exit at the end of the film requires you to go up to the back of the auditorium and then take endless winding stairs down. There is a lift if you are clever enough to find it. The loos on the same level as the top of the auditorium are small and over crowded. I have been there for blockbusters and for opera. The screen is great, but not worth the extra cost or discomfort.