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January February 2022 Film Programme

Tuesday 14th December 2021

January and February is always an exciting time for cinema as we see lots of hotly tipped new releases in the run-up to awards … Continue Reading

Film Review: Spencer “digs into Diana’s nightmare of constant scrutiny”

Tuesday 7th December 2021

by Helen Tope

Spencer is screening at Plymouth Arts Cinema from 3-9 December, with a Bringing in Baby Screening on 8 December.

Focusing on three days over Christmas 1991, Spencer … Continue Reading

The Box Shorts: Winter Edition

Monday 29th November 2021

From giant christmas puddings to the bright lights of a village fete, Compass Presents have chosen a selection of the most weird and wonderful archive films from the South West … Continue Reading

Plymouth Arts Cinema awarded £4,797 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Friday 19th November 2021

Plymouth Arts Cinema among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Culture Recovery Fund.

This award will help Plymouth Arts Cinema to continue to … Continue Reading

Film Review: Dune “not only Dune, but actual cinema and all that goes with it, has returned at last.”

Thursday 18th November 2021

by Ieuan Jones

Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel Dune is the biggest-selling science fiction novel of all time. You’d think this will have made his book series, full of gods and monsters, … Continue Reading

Film Review: The French Dispatch “It is, in its adoption of pastels, whimsy and humour, absolute Anderson.”

Monday 15th November 2021

by Helen Tope

A new film from Wes Anderson is always an event. With an impressive roll call, including Bottle Rocket, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Grand Budapest Hotel, the expectations … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Green Knight “a cinematic poem that takes us deep into the realm of Arthurian fantasy and romance”

Monday 8th November 2021

by Nigel Watson

The Green Knight, a powerful creature of the forest, is summoned by a magical spell cast by Morgan le Fay to the castled kingdom of Camelot at Christmas. … Continue Reading

London Film Festival 2021

Wednesday 27th October 2021

London Film Festival 21: the year I almost met Jane Campion.

I haven’t felt this excited about going to London since I was 10 and my Mam took me to BHS … Continue Reading

Plymouth Arts Cinema welcomes Paul Brookes as new Board Chair as Andrew Brewerton steps down

Thursday 14th October 2021

The Board of Directors of Plymouth Arts Cinema announces the appointment of Paul Brookes as new Board Chair, effective as of October 7th 2021. Paul Brookes was Chief Executive of … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2021

Thursday 9th September 2021

We enjoyed a wonderful summer of balmy evenings and glorious sunsets for Open Air Cinema 2021 at The Box and Tinside Lido. It felt so good to be … Continue Reading

Short Films and archive footage of Plymouth to be showcased at Open Air Cinema

Monday 16th August 2021

Visitors to Plymouth Arts Cinema’s Open Air Cinema events at Tinside Lido will be treated to a programme of short films to accompany the main features.

The independent cinema occupies a … Continue Reading

Film Review: Supernova “a thoughtful, heartfelt piece of story-telling”

Wednesday 14th July 2021

by Helen Tope

Catching the tail-end of a love story, Supernova is a thoughtful, heartfelt piece of story-telling.

We are introduced to the film’s central characters – Sam (played by Colin Firth) … Continue Reading

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Everyone at Plymouth Arts Cinema was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bernard ...
An unflinching account of a young woman trying to secure an abortion in 1960’s France, Happening is ...
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A complex study of childhood loyalties, Playground looks at the uncomfortable truths behind what are ...
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