March April 2020 Film Programme

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Full list of March – April films and eventsMr Jones (15), Fri 6 – Thu 12 March
Queen & Slim … Continue Reading

Little Women: “Gerwig was the perfect person to direct and write this film”

Thursday 6th February 2020

Greta Gerwig’s recent adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, proves that these characters and their stories continue to excite audiences since the release of the novel in 1868. Following … Continue Reading

Film Review: Jojo Rabbit – “A perfect satire on the cost of war”

Monday 3rd February 2020

Helen Tope reviews Jojo Rabbit, showing in our cinema until Thursday 6th February.

A perfect satire on the cost of war, Jojo Rabbit tells the story of World War … Continue Reading

A Decade of Women in Film: How gender equality in film has changed from 2010 – 2020

Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Now that we are in a new decade, it is hard not to look back on the last ten years and reflect on the changes and developments within the film … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Two Popes – “A master-class of layer and detail”

Monday 13th January 2020

Helen Tope reviews The Two Popes, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 15 January.

In 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation. An act not without … Continue Reading

PAC Staff and Volunteers’ Films of The Year 2019

Thursday 19th December 2019

Plymouth Arts Cinema has screened 149 films in 2019, since moving to our new location at Plymouth College of Art in January. Unsurprisingly, cinema was one of the main topics … Continue Reading

Film Review – Honeyland – “Life, death; man, nature – Honeyland is unafraid to depict everything equally”

Tuesday 17th December 2019

Jack Hobson reviews award-winning documentary Honeyland, showing for one last screening in our cinema on Wednesday 18 December at 20:30. 

Winning three awards at the Sundance Film … Continue Reading

Film Review: Official Secrets

Monday 9th December 2019

Jack Hobson reviews Official Secrets, showing in our cinema until Thursday 12 December.

Director Gavin Hood has taken a certainly complex subject and created an engaging … Continue Reading

Film Preview: Singin’ in the Rain – “Both optimistic and cynical, Singin’ in the Rain has lost none of its power to charm and persuade.”

Monday 9th December 2019

Helen Tope reviews Singin’ in the Rain, showing on our screen from Saturday 14 to Friday 20 December as part of our Musical Classics Season.  

For … Continue Reading

January February 2020 Film Programme

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Here’s our first film programme of the new decade! January and February is always an exciting time for cinema as we see lots of … Continue Reading

Film Preview: Meet Me in St Louis – “Garland, under Minnelli’s direction, gives a performance that bursts with energy.”

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Regular blog contributor Helen Tope previews Meet Me in St Louis showing in our cinema from Friday 20 to Saturday 28 December.  

It’s 1903, and St … Continue Reading

Film Preview: It’s a Wonderful Life – “George Bailey’s life is not only wonderful, it is irreplaceable.”

Monday 2nd December 2019

Regular blog contributor Helen Tope previews It’s a Wonderful Life, her favourite film! This beloved Christmas classic is showing in our cinema from Thursday 12 to … Continue Reading

by Helen Tope A dark, unsettling film, The Lost Daughter looks at the complicated, ambiguous relationship ...
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