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Film Review: Le Mepris

Tuesday 2nd February 2016

https://youtu.be/pSZSkxEA_Y4

Le Mepris (Contempt) is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 9 – 11 February

The French New Wave filmmakers hated the conventions of traditional cinema and embraced wholeheartedly … Continue Reading

Film Review: Tangerine

Tuesday 26th January 2016

https://youtu.be/fUxRxgtYt0M

Tangerine is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 22 – 28 January

I knew two things about director Sean Baker’s Tangerine – that it was shot entirely on … Continue Reading

Truly a master of his art: our bloggers revisit Alan Rickman’s most memorable characters

Tuesday 19th January 2016

https://youtu.be/GorPPLfJ7s0

It is an unashamedly partisan choice, but my favourite memory of Alan Rickman will always be his performance in Sense and Sensibility.

While Emma Thompson’s screenplay was the star of the … Continue Reading

I think perhaps Mr. Newton has had enough, don’t you? David Bowie’s Influence on Film

Wednesday 13th January 2016

As with music, fashion and art, David Bowie’s influence reached far into the film world. Our film programmer Anna Navas has written about her favourite moments of Bowie on film.

https://youtu.be/lfccDapMA14
I think … Continue Reading

Film Review: Taxi Tehran

Tuesday 12th January 2016

https://youtu.be/eM2tblIkL4g

Taxi Tehran is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre from 8-14 January

The internationally renowned filmmaker Jafar Panahi has, since 2010, been under a 20 year ban from the authorities from making … Continue Reading

Film Review: Carol

Monday 4th January 2016

https://youtu.be/EH3zcuRQXNo

Carol is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre Cinema from 5 – 14 January 2016. It will be introduced on Tuesday 12th January by Millie Brown, Leader for BA … Continue Reading

Film Review: When Harry Met Sally

Tuesday 22nd December 2015

When Harry Met Sally, part of the BFI Love Film season, is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre on Tues 22 and Wed 23 December…. Continue Reading

Art Review: Peter Liversidge Talk

Thursday 17th December 2015

Earlier this month, I was invited to attend a PAC Home Talk by conceptual artist, Peter Liversidge. Born … Continue Reading

Best Films of 2015

Wednesday 16th December 2015

We asked Plymouth Arts Centre’s blog writers and staff to tell us about their favourite films of 2015. … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Lady in the Van

Wednesday 16th December 2015

https://youtu.be/OA8tMziteZM

The Lady in the Van is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre from December 11 – December 23

Before the film has even started I’m already enjoying my Plymouth Arts … Continue Reading

Film Review: Blue Velvet

Wednesday 2nd December 2015

https://youtu.be/yKdztrUft-c

Blue Velvet is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre on 8 December.

Blue Velvet (1986) is playing as part of the BFI’s season of love films, and I cannot wait to … Continue Reading

Film Review: He Named Me Malala

Tuesday 1st December 2015

https://youtu.be/cug1-eTOVSk

He Named Me Malala is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre Cinema from 27 November – 3 December.

In 2012 I was a female graduate feeling equally excited and terrified about the … Continue Reading

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