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Visiting the cinema this October? Let us know what you think!

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

This October, we are running our annual cinema survey. If you attend a film screening this month, you will be invited to complete a survey about your experience with us.

Plymouth … Continue Reading

Film Review: Bait – “a talent to look out for”

Tuesday 1st October 2019

Nigel Watson reviews Bait, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 2 October. All screenings of Bait are currently sold out but because it is so popular … Continue Reading

Film review: “As a psychological study, Mrs Lowry and Son excels”

Monday 30th September 2019

Helen Tope reviews Mrs Lowry and Son, showing in our cinema until Thursday 3 October. 

Filmed with a lightness of touch, Mrs Lowry and Son is a delicate … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2019

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Our Open Air Cinema programme for 2019 is over, but we’re thrilled to be able to share these sunset photos that our Projectionist Sam Lyne took at our … Continue Reading

Film Review: Vita and Virginia

Monday 9th September 2019

Helen Tope reviews Vita and Virginia, showing one last time in our cinema on Tuesday 10 September at 6pm. 

Based on her 1992 play, Eileen Atkins brings … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: Captain Marvel – “an out-of-this-world story with a whole heap of humanity”

Thursday 29th August 2019

Alice O’Hare’s first contribution to our blog is a review of Captain Marvel, which will be screened at Royal … Continue Reading

Film Review: Yesterday – “a joyful celebration of The Beatles music without The Beatles”

Monday 29th July 2019

Nigel Watson reviews Yesterday, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 31 July. 
Yesterday is a joyful celebration of The Beatles music without The … Continue Reading

Film Review: Tucked – “one of those British films that we do so well”

Monday 29th July 2019

Helen Tope reviews Tucked, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 31 July.

Set in Brighton, Tucked tells the story of an unlikely friendship. Jackie is a 74-year-old … Continue Reading

Film Review: A Season in France – “Held in gentle elegance throughout, A Season in France rages beneath its polished exterior.”

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Beau Waycott reviews A Season in France, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 24 July.

Held in gentle elegance throughout, A Season in … Continue Reading

Film Review: Sometimes Always Never – “A layered, complex study of family ties, and what happens when those bonds are broken, Bill Nighy leads a cast of extraordinary performances.”

Monday 22nd July 2019

Helen Tope reviews Sometimes Always Never, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 24 July.

Full of quirky detail, Sometimes Always Never begins with images scattered across the … Continue Reading

Film Review: In Safe Hands – “an emotional masterpiece”

Monday 15th July 2019

Jack Hobson reviews In Safe Hands, showing in our cinema until Thursday 18 July. 
This French adoption drama, directed by Jeanne Henry, is … Continue Reading

It’s that time of the year when we usually take a long and affectionate look ...
We are very pleased that we are able to end 2020 on a positive note. ...
Sadly, and in accordance with the new lockdown rules, Plymouth Arts Cinema will be closed ...
Temporarily ClosedIn accordance with the national lockdown, Plymouth Arts Cinema is currently closed. We very much hope to reopen again soon and will update you when we can. Thank you for your understanding. We hope you all stay safe and well.