It’s that time of the year when we usually take a long and affectionate look back through the cinema highs and lows of the past 12 months and think about all of the exciting film treats on the horizon in the early part of the new year. Well, this has … Continue Reading
Allen Pollock has been a cinema-goer since 1942. He’s written a fascinating account of his memories of cinemas in Plymouth, and was kind enough to sit down and record it with us. Allen has been a Volunteer Usher at Plymouth Arts Cinema since 1978. Archive footage provided by The Box.
Saturday the 14th March was the last day PAC was open to the public. It is barely a month ago but feels like another lifetime. At that stage I think we were all still working with the idea … Continue Reading
Our reviewer Helen Tope revisits the classic 1944 film noir.
Provocative and darkly glamorous, Double Indemnity is director Billy Wilder’s take on the film noir genre. Released in 1944, the story of Walter Neff and Phyllis Dietrichson is sultry and grubby. A tale of greed, corruption and lust, this … Continue Reading