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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Film picks

Grab the popcorn and scroll down for details of our picks of the films on the big screen in Sheffield this month, compiled by Joe.

Killers Of The Flower Moon

Fri. 20 October 2023 — Thu. 7 December 2023

The true story of the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation in 1920s Oklahoma, one of the most gruesome events in American history. Legendary director Martin Scorsese presents an epic western crime saga, with unspeakable betrayal.


Fri. 1 December 2023 — Thu. 7 December 2023

The Light, The Moor, S1 4PF

Jules's life and career as a drag queen is destroyed one night by a homophobic attack. Months later, Jules has a chance encounter with his attacker at a gay sauna, and crosses the line between seduction and power to exact revenge.

Tokyo Godfathers

Wed. 20 December 2023

The Light, The Moor, S1 4PF

Three homeless people – a former bicycle racer, a trans woman who used to work as a drag queen, and a runaway young girl – live together in Tokyo. On Christmas Eve, they find a baby in a rubbish dump and care for her as they track down her family.

Godzilla Minus One

Fri. 15 December 2023 — Thu. 21 December 2023

A new crisis emerges in Japan after World War II in the form of a giant monster, baptised in the atomic bomb. Set in the period of the original film, it returns the king of monsters to its roots as a metaphor for Japan's postwar anxiety and grief.

Earth Mama

Fri. 15 December 2023 — Thu. 21 December 2023


Young, pregnant and single mother Gia battles addiction and the oppressive foster-care system to regain custody of her children. Caught in a system that expects black single mothers to fail, Earth Mama is the story of her fight to reclaim her family.

Die Hard

Fri. 15 December 2023 — Sun. 24 December 2023

It's that time of year again... where friends, families and strangers on the internet argue over whether Die Hard is a Christmas film. Seeing John McClane take on Hans Gruber at this time of year is almost as much of a tradition as Christmas itself.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Fri. 15 December 2023 — Sun. 24 December 2023

A brilliantly imaginative, dark fantasy stop-motion animated musical. Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town and attempts to bring Christmas under his control. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

The Boy and the Heron

Tue. 26 December 2023 — Thu. 4 January 2024

A hand-drawn fantasy based on director Hayao Miyazaki's childhood and his career at Studio Ghibli. In World War II, young Mahito flees Tokyo for the countryside and enters a fantastic realm through a tower with mysterious history tied to his family.