Film Review: Emily – “charts how the Brontes became a literary phenomenon”

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Reframing the Emily Bronte story from a revisionist perspective, Frances O’Connor’s biopic steps away from the traditional adaptation and into a blend of truth and myth.

The film shapes the complex, … Continue Reading

Film Review: Neptune Frost – “authentic and genuinely inspiring”

Tuesday 13th December 2022

A truly innovative piece of film-making, the Afro-futurist musical Neptune Frost is daring and transgressive.

Pitched in Burundi, one of the world’s poorest nations, Neptune Frost conceives an alternate reality, a … Continue Reading

Electric Dreams: shock waves through the cinema exhibition sector

Thursday 3rd November 2022

The news announced earlier that Wolverhampton’s Light House Cinema is ‘to close doors for a final time today’ after more than 30 years of trading comes hot on the … Continue Reading

£4 Budget Ticket Price

Thursday 3rd November 2022

We are trialling a new £4 Budget ticket price for those Unwaged and on Low Income. You won’t be asked any questions if you choose this price point.

We recognise that … Continue Reading

Film Review: She Will – “magical, horrifying and mysterious”

Tuesday 1st November 2022

Introduced by Anna Navas, film programmer for the Plymouth Arts Cinema, with a Q&A with the producer Jessica Malik and the star of the film Alice Krige, She Will started … Continue Reading

Preview: French Film Festival 2022

Thursday 27th October 2022

This year welcomes the 30th anniversary edition of the French Film Festival, organised in partnership with Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and Screen Scotland, and is currently the only francophone film … Continue Reading

Film Review: Flux Gourmet – “check the ingredients before you swallow anything down…”

Wednesday 26th October 2022

An avant garde troupe is in residence at a manor house producing soundscapes from a mixture of blenders, knives and miked up bowls of … Continue Reading

Film Review: Mrs Harris Goes To Paris – “two hours of welcome whimsy”

Tuesday 18th October 2022

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris is as much of a confection as the dresses at its centre. 
Every moment is garlanded with a level of cliche which would be … Continue Reading

Film Review: Eric Ravilious – Drawn To War

Wednesday 12th October 2022

In the year that marks the 80th anniversary of his death, the documentary Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War examines the life and legacy of the artist. 

Painter, engraver and … Continue Reading

Film Review: Official Competition – “it has so many laugh-out-loud moments”.

Wednesday 28th September 2022

At the start of this hilarious Spanish film an aging billionaire’s thoughts turn, as aging billionaire’s thoughts are (probably) wont to do, to his legacy.

After dismissing several ways to memorialise … Continue Reading

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

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