Much like Rod Serling who introduced the original Twilight Zone science fiction TV series, Asteroid City is introduced by a neatly suited man in a 1950s vintage TV studio filmed in black and white.
We are shown on centre stage legendary playwright Conrad Earp (Edward Norton) typing away as … Continue Reading
Pat Kelman, Director of Acquisition, Sales and Operations at 606 Distribution, came to Plymouth Arts Cinema on 16th June to introduce The Old Movie: Lactopalyse. Afterwards, he invited the audience for a Q&A session with him.
Kelman’s journey into film distribution is an unlikely one: he started his … Continue Reading
A folk horror mini-season arrives at Plymouth Arts Cinema with one of the greatest British films ever made, The Wicker Man (dir. Robin Hardy, 1973), and a loose, contemporary update, the superlative Midsommar (Ari Aster, 2019).
While some corners have called Midsommar a remake of The Wicker Man; this … Continue Reading
We were really pleased to welcome not one, but two former members of Chumbawamba. Paul Greco, bassist in the band from 1992 to 1999, hosted the Q&A with the Director and Chumbawumba lead singer Dunstan Bruce and Sophie Robinson (film producer and co-director).
Related event: The Lion King (U) + Short Film Thursday 1st June 2023
Culture Connectors Collectives was a collaboration between Plymouth City Council, Youth Justice Service, Plymouth Arts Cinema, Plymouth’s independent cinema venue and Fotonow CIC, a media social enterprise. The collaboration was funded by Pop+ Collectives, which supports a minimum … Continue Reading
A glorious, whimsical love letter, the French film Amélie sets its heart on convincing the cynics among us that romance – real, honest-to-goodness romance – is still very much alive in the 21st century.
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Amélie is introduced to us in montage. She lives … Continue Reading
To cope with an ageing population the Japanese government, in a not too-distant future, instigates Plan 75. The scheme gives 1,000 dollars to anyone over the age of 75 who volunteers to be painlessly put to sleep.
Volunteers are called upon to sacrifice themselves for the benefit of the … Continue Reading