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The Invisible Man – Review by Ben Cherry

Thursday 2nd April 2020

The Invisible Man (2020) is a fresh new take on the original 1897 novel from H.G Wells about a scientist driven mad after inventing the ability to become invisible. The most … Continue Reading

Relic by Katy Richardson

Tuesday 31st March 2020

This collaboration with The Imperfect Orchestra was inspired by the legacy of a collection of documents and artefacts from the artist’s grandmother Dilys Richardson (nee Tully), born in 1922. The … Continue Reading

Metamorphosis by Chris Muirhead

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Metamorphosis is Chris Muirhead’s directorial debut; a 40 minute film shot by Amber Amare and with a score written and performed by the Imperfect Orchestra.’
A modern re-imagining of Kafka’s … Continue Reading

Film review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Monday 23rd March 2020

Regular blog contributor Helen Tope had the chance to watch A Beautiful day in the Neighborhood in our cinema before our temporary closure had to be enforced. Our cinema might … Continue Reading

PAC x MUBI: 90 Days of Films For Free

Friday 20th March 2020

 
The cinema may be closed for now, but we have teamed up with streaming service MUBI to ensure that great films continue.

As a Plymouth Arts Cinema film-lover you can now … Continue Reading

Chasing the Sublime by Amanda Bluglass

Friday 20th March 2020

Our cinema may be closed, but we will still here for our community of film lovers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. We are working with excellent local film makers and partners … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Updates

Monday 16th March 2020

Update Monday 23 March, 5.15pm
 
In light of the current guidelines and rapidly evolving situation we have taken the decision to cancel all of our March/April screenings. It isn’t a decision … Continue Reading

Plymouth Arts Cinema looks to the future with a BFI Audience Award

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Plymouth Arts Cinema is celebrating a new film culture for Plymouth following a £35,000 BFI Audience Award using funds from the National Lottery.

The award will support the delivery of … Continue Reading

Artists in the Cinema | March – April 2020

Thursday 5th March 2020

Artists in the Cinema: Tyneside Projections Commission 2020A series of new films for cinema commissioned by Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle) … Continue Reading

Film Preview: Emma – “A film boasting a great cast, a good story and a hefty dose of Regency glamour. Even Miss Woodhouse would approve.”

Monday 2nd March 2020

Helen Tope reviews Emma, showing in our cinema from Friday 13th to Thursday 19th March. Advance booking recommended.

Rich, clever and handsome, Emma Woodhouse is Jane Austen’s most challenging … Continue Reading

Film review: The Lighthouse – “A film of brilliant technicality, The Lighthouse is, in itself, a compelling argument for why film should continue to be watched on the big screen.”

Monday 2nd March 2020

Helen Tope reviews The Lighthouse, showing in our cinema for one last screening on Wednesday 4th March [only a few tickets left].

A comedy in the deepest shade of black, … Continue Reading

Film review: “Parasite points the way ahead for cinema in the 21st century: bold, enigmatic and without compromise.”

Monday 2nd March 2020

Helen Tope reviews Parasite, showing in our cinema until Thursday 5th March [SOLD OUT].

Sharp, funny and beautifully observed, Parasite was the surprise winner at this year’s Oscars. Directed by … Continue Reading

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