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“A gem” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Electric Cinema

Electric Cinema
47 - 49 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY , England (Ladywood)
0121 643 7879
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Ranked #2 of 45 Fun & Games in Birmingham
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“A gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have visited this cinema a few times and it is always a treat. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Drinks and snacks are quite expensive, but for special occasions it is a great experience. Often showing films that are not available at other cinemas in the area. We would recommend.

Visited March 2014
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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“Charming and different”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

In an uninspiring location, the cinema is easy to miss. Fabulous mixture of sofas and cinema seats, with the ability to text your snack of drinks order during the film!

Visited March 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Highly recommend!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I have been to the Electric on a couple of occasions, both times getting a sofa. As an experience it is very unique, and it's fantastic to be able to text your snack/drink orders throughout the film to be brought out to you. They offer vouchers too which make a wonderful gift! If you want snacks/drinks before the film starts, I would advise getting there with 20-30 mins prior to start time as it can get a little busy.

Visited June 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Unique touch to Birmingham movies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Quirky and fantastic for a date. We have been a few times. I like that there is a mixture of new films and old classics.
Love that you can have a tipple with your movie

Visited April 2013
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Solihull, UK
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“Shame about the sound quality”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Went to see the recorded version of the National Theatre's Warhorse.
Sound was too loud and lacked bass; in fact so poor it sounded like a modern tinny flatscreen telly!
This could have been a poor recording by the company who made it.
Sofas are a novelty, though have to be booked weeks in advance.
Notion of taking drinks and food into the screen is good.
Toilets are down in the basement and are cramped for both men and women.
There were children below the age of 12 (performance was 12A).

Visited March 2014
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