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Film review: Blade Runner – “a tale of AI and the question of sentience”

Tuesday 30th August 2022

Blade Runner is undeniably one of the great science fiction cult classics. Directed by Ridley Scott and
released in 1982, the film follows Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard, our dystopian future … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2022

Tuesday 16th August 2022

Stunning sunsets and time enjoyed with friends at Open Air Cinema 2022 at Tinside Lido. Here are some pictures taken by photographers Amber Thorpe (@amberfilms_), … Continue Reading

Film Review: All My Friends Hate Me – “a well-paced psychological thriller with touches of dark comedy”

Tuesday 26th July 2022

An invitation to a big country home, from your old university friends to celebrate your birthday, sounds wonderful. What could  go wrong? From the beginning when Pete (Tom Stourton) … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Good Boss – “self delusion and the imbalance of power in a capitalist society.”

Tuesday 26th July 2022

Towering above his workers on the factory floor, Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem), on the platform of a cherry picker, tells them how much he regards his company as one … Continue Reading

Film Review: Pleasure – ethical adult entertainment and workplace dramas.

Tuesday 12th July 2022

Pleasure is an honest look at the adult film industry through the eyes of ambitious newcomer Bella Cherry.

The film is beautifully shot, full of beautiful people … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Quiet Girl – “crafted with so much love and care it’s almost palpable.”

Tuesday 12th July 2022

There’s an old phrase from the 12th century that states “Blood is thicker than water”, effectively stating that the relationship between a mother and … Continue Reading

Film Review: The French Dispatch – coming to Open Air Cinema at Tinside Lido!

Tuesday 12th July 2022

In 2003 The New Yorker received a request from Wes Anderson’s team requesting to buy their entire archive. Of course it was not for sale, however this marked … Continue Reading

Film Review: Elvis – “has an incandescent quality that lifts it away from ordinary biopic”

Tuesday 12th July 2022

Elvis Presley – the man and the music – reached a level of fame almost unattainable prior to the digital age. A truly domestic artist (he never toured abroad), at … Continue Reading

Dress Code – an evening of vintage cinema fashion

Tuesday 12th July 2022

Anna Navas, director and film programmer at Plymouth Arts Cinema, introduced a themed evening to explore costume and fashion in the cinema, inspired by the Dress Code exhibition at The … Continue Reading

Film Review: Everything Everywhere All At Once – “a psychedelic wild ride”

Tuesday 5th July 2022

Everything Everywhere All at Once is a genre-busting sci-fi adventure.

The story starts simply enough. Chinese-American laundromat owner Evelyn Wang (played by Michelle Yeoh) is exhausted. Between looking after … Continue Reading

Happy Volunteers’ Week 2022!

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Plymouth Arts Cinema would not be here without its amazing and dedicated team of volunteers.

To mark Volunteers’ Week 2022, we asked them for their stories: why they volunteer at PAC, … Continue Reading

Bernard Samuels, Director of Plymouth Arts Centre 1971-96

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Everyone at Plymouth Arts Cinema was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bernard Samuels yesterday. Bernard was the hugely influential Director of Plymouth Arts Centre between 1971-96 and … Continue Reading

Blade Runner is undeniably one of the great science fiction cult classics. Directed by Ridley ...
Stunning sunsets and time enjoyed with friends at Open Air Cinema 2022 at ...
An invitation to a big country home, from your old university friends to celebrate ...
Towering above his workers on the factory floor, Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem), on the ...
Pleasure is an honest look at the adult film industry through the eyes ...