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

Film Review: All My Friends Hate Me – “a well-paced psychological thriller with touches of dark comedy”

Tuesday 26th July 2022

An invitation to a big country home, from your old university friends to celebrate your birthday, sounds wonderful. What could  go wrong? From the beginning when Pete (Tom Stourton) … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Good Boss – “self delusion and the imbalance of power in a capitalist society.”

Tuesday 26th July 2022

Towering above his workers on the factory floor, Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem), on the platform of a cherry picker, tells them how much he regards his company as one … Continue Reading

Film Review: Pleasure – ethical adult entertainment and workplace dramas.

Tuesday 12th July 2022

Pleasure is an honest look at the adult film industry through the eyes of ambitious newcomer Bella Cherry.

The film is beautifully shot, full of beautiful people … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Quiet Girl – “crafted with so much love and care it’s almost palpable.”

Tuesday 12th July 2022

There’s an old phrase from the 12th century that states “Blood is thicker than water”, effectively stating that the relationship between a mother and … Continue Reading

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