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Film review: The Seagull “The cast […] deliver uniformly outstanding performances, lifting the film from the faintly ridiculous to the sublime.”

Monday 15th October 2018

Caroline Morley reviews The Seagull, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here). 

At one point in Stephen Karam’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Children Act “Studies of middle-aged women in Hollywood are rare, but The Children Act makes a compelling case for why we should see more.”

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Helen Tope reviews The Children Act, showing this week at Plymouth Arts Centre (all performances are sold out). 

A portrait of inner life, Ian McEwan’s novel The Children Act shouldn’t … Continue Reading

Changes to our Opening Hours

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Changes to our Building and Box Office opening hours from Tuesday  2 October 2018

– Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: Box Office phone line open from 3pm to 8.30pm. Building and Box … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – ‘The film isn’t another soulless cash-in sequel (…) and should satisfy fans of the franchise and newcomers.’

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Ben Cherry reviews Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom showing at Royal William Yard on Saturday 15 September as part of our Open Air Cinema season. Standard tickets are … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: Isle of Dogs ‘We understand, and perhaps empathise, more with the dogs than we do with the humans’

Friday 7th September 2018

Kieran Rae reviews Wes Anderson’s latest adventure Isle of Dogs showing at Royal William Yard on Thursday 13 September as part of our Open Air Cinema season. VIP and … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: The Shape of Water ‘It is a perfect film for now’

Monday 30th July 2018

There is no easy way to introduce The Shape of Water. A love story between a woman and a mythical sea creature, this film announces its oddity right from the … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: ‘The Piano’ – a seminal, ground-breaking and thoroughly defiant film

Thursday 5th July 2018

Plymouth Arts Centre’s Film Programmer Anna Navas introduces us to The Piano, which begins our Open Air Cinema season on July 20th at Tinside Lido.

This summer, to celebrate the … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: The ‘Yellow Submarine’ is sailing to the big screen at Tinside Lido

Wednesday 4th July 2018

The Yellow Submarine is sailing to the big screen at Tinside Lido on 21 July to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its launch and to save … Continue Reading

Film Review: On Chesil Beach “…it deftly threads the tension wires of social convention”

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Joshua Jones review On Chesil Beach, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 28 June. Limited tickets remaining for the last few screenings.

On Chesil Beach … Continue Reading

Film Review: Redoubtable, ‘telling the story of the ultimate modern auteur’

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Helen Tope reviews Redoubtable, showing in our cinema from 15th – 21st June.

Telling the story of the ultimate modern auteur, Redoubtable takes us into the life of Jean-Luc Godard. … Continue Reading

Film Review: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist “…at once familiar and confrontational”

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Helen Tope reviews Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist – now showing in the PAC cinema for a limited run of just four screenings.

A couturier with a punk sensibility, … Continue Reading