An unflinching account of a young woman trying to secure an abortion in 1960’s France, Happening is based on the novel L’evenement by Annie Ernaux. The book retells her own experiences, when she found herself pregnant in a country where terminations were illegal.
Reviewed by Helen Tope
Director Audrey Diwan introduces us to 18-year-old student Anne … Continue Reading
Giving fans more of the same is often a sign that a film franchise has run out of ideas. However, when it comes to Downton Abbey, these rules do not apply. More of the same is exactly what’s required. The reassuring familiarity, the usual routines – Carson would most definitely approve.
As the film begins we are introduced to Mikey Saber a charming, smooth talker, hustler and above all else a washed up porn star spat out by Hollywood and looking for a way back to fame. His story begins with him back at his ex wife & mother in … Continue Reading
On Saturday 30th April Plymouth Arts Cinema are teaming up with Plymouth After Dark to show a very special – one could even say extra-terrestrial – double bill of The Man Who Fell to Earth and a Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars concert.
Life is complicated. Such a philosophy seems to be the only variable in Julie’s existence that doesn’t seem to be tenuous. Like many stories that follow the metamorphosis within a person’s life, we see her upon a condition of perpetual change.
Restored to its former glory this is a vivid reminder of one of the great films of the French ‘new wave’ cinema. Like many of the new wave directors, François Truffaut wrote for the Cahiers du Cinéma film magazine and was heavily influenced by the … Continue Reading
Applying a freshly creative approach, documentary The Real Charlie Chaplin examines the life and career of film legend, Charlie Chaplin. A true icon of cinema, Chaplin’s image is indelible. The wide eyes, always seeming on the brink of tears; the twitches; the walk that can be imitated but … Continue Reading