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Film Review: Rafiki – “The film is not only stirring the heart but fascinating the audience’s eyes in moving scenes.”

Monday 8th July 2019

Jack Hobson reviews Rafiki, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 10 July. 

It is undeniably difficult to not be drawn into the concept of Wanuri Kahiu’s most … Continue Reading

Film Review: Kind Hearts and Coronets – “70 years after its first release this classic Ealing Studio film is still entertaining, imaginative and funny.”

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Nigel Watson reviews restored classic Kind Hearts and Coronets, showing in our cinema from Friday 5 to Thursday 11 July.
70 years after its first … Continue Reading

Film Review: Late Night – “With a script that’s racy, daring and peppered with laugh-out-loud jokes, Late Night announces the death knell for the notion that women aren’t funny.”

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Helen Tope reviews Late Night, showing in our cinema until Thursday 4 July.

Television has always made a good subject for film: Network, Good Night and Good … Continue Reading

Film Review: VOX LUX – “As a satire on the music industry, Vox Lux is superb”

Monday 24th June 2019

Helen Tope reviews Vox Lux, showing in our cinema until Thursday 27 June. 

In cinema, we are used to seeing stories where our hero triumphs over the … Continue Reading

Film review: Rocketman – a cinematic blast

Friday 21st June 2019

Nigel Watson reviews Rocketman, showing in our cinema until Thursday 27 June.
Director Dexter Fletcher helms a flamboyant and at times disturbing psychedelic vision of … Continue Reading

Film review: Tolkien and High Life double bill

Tuesday 11th June 2019

Our blog contributor Nigel Watson went for a double bill of this week’s films, High Life and Tolkien, which he has reviewed … Continue Reading

Film Review: Eighth Grade – “You will laugh, you will definitely cringe. Eighth Grade does everything it’s supposed to do – and then some.”

Monday 3rd June 2019

Helen Tope reviews Eighth Grade, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 5 June.

Steeling herself to stare down the camera lens, teenager Kayla Day is introduced to … Continue Reading

Film Review: The World is Yours – “Romain Gavras’ rapid and spunky The World is Yours combines a colourful, comical plot with a pastiche of modern Europe”

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Beau Waycott reviews The World is Yours, showing in our cinema until Thursday.

Romain Gavras’ rapid and spunky The World is Yours combines a colourful, comical plot … Continue Reading

Film Review: Girl – “a fully-considered story of a transgender teenager”

Monday 13th May 2019

Helen Tope reviews Girl, showing in our cinema until Thursday 16 May.

Based on the true story of ballerina Nora Monsecour, Girl, by Lukas Dhont, is a … Continue Reading

Film review: Wild Rose – “Nothing more is required than three chords and the truth.”

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Wild Rose, reviewed here by Helen Tope, is showing in our cinema until Saturday 11 May.

Rough, tough and just out of prison, Rose-Lynn Harlan dreams of … Continue Reading

Film Review: “At Eternity’s Gate may tread familiar ground, but it succeeds in its determination to make us look again at Van Gogh’s art.”

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Helen Tope reviews At Eternity’s Gate, showing in our cinema until Thursday, including a Bringing in Baby screening on Wednesday.

Drawing on … 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.