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Film Review: The Zone of Interest – “doesn’t just teach us about the past: it warns us not to repeat it.”

Tuesday 27th February 2024

Anyone who visits the cinema regularly will know that finding a film that stays with you, long after the credits have rolled, is an increasingly rare experience. In … Continue Reading

Tish + Document Your Community Fotowalk with Fotonow (20/1/24)

Wednesday 31st January 2024

On Saturday 20th January, Fotonow ran a guided photography walk exploring Plymouth in the afternoon, with the theme Document Your Community.
Emma Booth from Fotonow gave an introduction to … Continue Reading

Film Review: Poor Things – “Stone’s performance is rightly worthy of an Oscar nomination”

Wednesday 31st January 2024

A fantasy that blends science fiction with High Victoriana, Poor Things – a 1992 novel from Glaswegian author Alasdair Gray – seems a project tailor-made for director Yorgos Lanthimos. … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Holdovers – “a sense of warm familiarity”

Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Those fed up with the bleak midwinter will find more than a cup of Christmas cheer still left in The Holdovers, the latest from Alexander Payne (Election, Sideways, Nebraska). In fact … Continue Reading

Film Review: Tish – “culture is not solely for middle-class consumption”

Tuesday 16th January 2024

A documentary that reframes the perception of the “working-class experience”, Tish is the story of Tyneside documentary photographer, Tish Murtha. Directed by Paul Sng, and featuring Tish’s daughter, Ella, this … Continue Reading

2023 – What a Year!

Thursday 21st December 2023

It’s that time of the year when we all look back at the highs and lows and it’s fair to say, 2023 has been quite the rollercoaster for us … Continue Reading

Event Review: The Red Shoes

Thursday 14th December 2023

The centrepiece of a UK-wide celebration, Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger, the 1948 film The Red Shoes, … Continue Reading

Film Review: Saltburn – “grabs your attention and refuses to let go”

Tuesday 28th November 2023

Balanced somewhere between a “gothic love story” and horror, according to its director, Saltburn is a film with serious pedigree.

Loosely based on the family featured in Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, … Continue Reading

Review: How to Have Sex + Bad Sex Writing Workshop

Tuesday 21st November 2023

How to Have Sex is a sun and alcohol-soaked tale of three teenage girls on a post GCSE bender in Crete, with the singular mission of … Continue Reading

A Letter From Carol Morley, Director of Typist Artist Pirate King

Thursday 9th November 2023

Typist Artist Pirate King is showing at Plymouth Arts Cinema from Friday 17th November 2023 – Wednesday 22nd November. Director Carol Morley will be joining us for an introduction … Continue Reading

Celebrating 45 Years at Plymouth Arts Cinema with Allen Pollock

Tuesday 7th November 2023

We have been celebrating 45 years since our usher, Allen Pollock began volunteering for Plymouth Arts Cinema. We would like to extend a wholehearted thank you to Allen for the … Continue Reading

On Saturday 20th January, Fotonow ran a guided photography walk exploring Plymouth in ...
A fantasy that blends science fiction with High Victoriana, Poor Things – a 1992 novel ...
Those fed up with the bleak midwinter will find more than a cup of Christmas ...
A documentary that reframes the perception of the “working-class experience”, Tish is the story of ...