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

Film Review: Killers of the Flower Moon

Tuesday 7th November 2023

Oil literally erupts from the land of the Osage Native American nation, and they become incredibly wealthy. The opening sequence shows the elders burying a ceremonial pipe that symbolises the … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Nettle Dress – “not just about the object itself, but what it represents”

Wednesday 25th October 2023

A project of time and reflection, The Nettle Dress records a seven-year mission by textile artist, Allan Brown, to make a garment entirely from wild nettles.

Filmed by Dylan Howitt, Allan … Continue Reading

Film Review: Daliland – “The intensity of the eyes draw you in”

Tuesday 17th October 2023

Trying to pin down the chaotic, surrealist world of Salvador Dali, Daliland is a biopic that doesn’t lack ambition. Directed by Mary Harron and … Continue Reading

Film Review: Passages

Tuesday 17th October 2023

I was never that great at maths so I’m not entirely certain what kind of love triangle the three central characters in Ira Sachs’ absorbing film Passages form but it … Continue Reading

Hidden Figures Opening Ceremony and Film Screenings (14/10/23)

Tuesday 17th October 2023

Ever heard of Cecil Rogers? What about Bill Miller? Perhaps, if you are a rugby fan, the name Jimmy Peters is familiar? If you have no idea who … Continue Reading

Film review: Theater Camp – “a riotous, joyous portrait of lives devoted to the arts”

Tuesday 19th September 2023

A pitch-perfect satire, celebrating the proudly insular world of musical theatre, mockumentary Theater Camp chronicles life at a kids’ performing arts retreat.

The film starts at the camp’s final … Continue Reading

Film Review: And Then Come The Nightjars – “captures the essence of today’s important conversations about male mental health”

Tuesday 12th September 2023

Can you remember a virus that led to the deaths of over 6 million animals? Speak to a farmer, vet or anyone from an agricultural background and they’ll most definitely … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2023

Wednesday 30th August 2023

2023 was a season of mixed fortune weather-wise for Open Air Cinema at Tinside Lido, but we did manage a couple of beautiful balmy evenings by the sea. … Continue Reading

Film Review: Barbie – “Part of the joy is just how many cinematic references Gerwig manages to cram in.”

Thursday 24th August 2023

As an icon among dolls, Barbie’s rise to the top has met with little resistance. As an icon of cinema, her box office numbers are good, but she … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema – the highs and the lows

Tuesday 15th August 2023

Well, it has finally happened. After 12 summers of running Open Air Cinema events in the glorious and temperamental British summertime, we had an almost total washout on the first … Continue Reading

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