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Film Review: Playground – “even doing the right thing can be a wrong move”

Tuesday 10th May 2022

A complex study of childhood loyalties, Playground looks at the uncomfortable truths behind what are supposed to be the best days of our lives.

Reviewed by Helen Tope

Director and … Continue Reading

Film Review: Operation Mincemeat – “fiction is a powerful weapon of war”

Tuesday 10th May 2022

Reviewed by Nigel Watson

In 1943 Operation Mincemeat was instigated to convince the Nazis that the Allies were planning to invade Greece rather than their intended target of Sicily…. Continue Reading

Film Review: Red Rocket – “hard to look at but hard to look away from”

Tuesday 10th May 2022

As the film begins we are introduced to Mikey Saber a charming, smooth talker, hustler and above all else a washed up porn star spat out by Hollywood and … Continue Reading

Plymouth Arts Cinema and Plymouth After Dark Present an extra-terrestrial Bowie Double Bill

Tuesday 26th April 2022

On Saturday 30th April Plymouth Arts Cinema are teaming up with Plymouth After Dark to show a very special – one could even say extra-terrestrial – double bill  of  … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Worst Person in the World – “at the core of this film is time, and its adamant march”

Tuesday 26th April 2022

Reviewed by Ben Hack

Life is complicated. Such a philosophy seems to be the only variable in Julie’s existence that doesn’t seem to be tenuous. Like many stories that … Continue Reading

Film Review: Jules et Jim – “One of the great films of French new wave cinema”

Tuesday 26th April 2022

Reviewed by Nigel Watson

Restored to its former glory this is a vivid reminder of one of the great films of the French ‘new wave’ cinema. Like many of … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Real Charlie Chaplin – “a richly rewarding experience”

Wednesday 6th April 2022

By Helen Tope

Applying a freshly creative approach, documentary The Real Charlie Chaplin examines the life and career of film legend, Charlie Chaplin. A true icon of cinema, Chaplin’s image is … Continue Reading

Vital support given to Plymouth Arts Cinema survive beyond pandemic and protect jobs

Wednesday 6th April 2022

Plymouth Arts Cinema has received an emergency grant of £45,054.00 from the Culture Recovery Fund.
£35 million from final round of Culture Recovery Fund has gone to 340 organisations … Continue Reading

The Playlist Date – Ali & Ava and Manon & Mason

Friday 25th March 2022

Watching the film Ali & Ava reminded us of our first date which just so happens to be exactly 5 years ago today, the day Plymouth Arts Cinema starts … Continue Reading

Film Review: Ali & Ava – “Music is the heartbeat of the film”

Thursday 10th March 2022

A sweetly ambiguous love story, British film Ali & Ava is already making an impact. Nominated for two BAFTAs, Ali & Ava not only showcases home-grown talent, it gives a … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Souvenir II – “beautifully made… but I just didn’t get it”

Wednesday 2nd March 2022

We have honest conversations about films and our programme is designed to challenge as well as entertain! Our reviewer wasn’t impressed by this one – do you agree, or would … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Duke -“the true story of a web of lies”

Wednesday 2nd March 2022

A life affirming story of the theft of Goya’s The Duke painting from the National Gallery in 1961 that reveals Kempton Bunton’s well-intentioned web of lies, secrets and fantasy.

Reviewed by … Continue Reading

A complex study of childhood loyalties, Playground looks at the uncomfortable truths behind what are ...
Reviewed by Nigel Watson In 1943 Operation Mincemeat was instigated to convince the Nazis ...
As the film begins we are introduced to Mikey Saber a charming, smooth talker, ...
On Saturday 30th April Plymouth Arts Cinema are teaming up with Plymouth After Dark to ...