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Film Review of Darkest Hour: what gives Churchill a firm mandate to carry on fighting is the attitude of the British people.

Tuesday 20th February 2018

With two BAFTA Awards and six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Darkest Hour is showing in the cinema until 8 March. Reviewed by Nigel Watson.
Hitler’s … Continue Reading

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri “from boiler-suited bravado to crumpled vulnerability in the blink of an eye”

Wednesday 14th February 2018

Jemima Laing reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – currently showing in the PAC cinema, with limited tickets available for the remaining screenings.

Mildred Hayes knows the power … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Disaster Artist “Disaster is surely the most spectacular art.’

Wednesday 7th February 2018

Screened in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from Friday 26 January – Thursday 1 February, contributor J. Jones reviews The Disaster Artist…

How many films of the last … Continue Reading

Oscar-Winning Producer Mia Bays to visit Plymouth Arts Centre to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018

Wednesday 31st January 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, Plymouth Arts Centre has scheduled a programme of screenings and talks with leading figures in the film industry to discuss the significant roles available … Continue Reading

Film Review: Happy End “…a film that serves to both unsettle and entrance its spectators”

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Contributor Eve Jones reviews Happy End from director Michael Haneke, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 25 January – limited tickets remaining.

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Guest Blog from Eve Jones: “…Nothing compares to total cinematic immersion”

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Guest blogger Eve Jones discusses the pitfalls of rising ticket prices, and the importance of escaping to the cinema.

According to 2017 BFI statistics, the largest … Continue Reading

Film Review: Battle of the Sexes “The story tells vital, relatable issues which are frighteningly still pertinent today”

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Regular contributor Ben Cherry reviews Battle of the Sexes, showing in the PAC cinema until Wednesday 17 January. Book your tickets early to avoid missing out!

Gender equality … Continue Reading

Art of the Year 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

We’ve had the pleasure of hosting a number of inspirational and innovative exhibitions from a range of international artists in the PAC Galleries this year – we caught up with … Continue Reading

Film of the Year 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we caught up with our staff and trusty volunteers to find out what films stood out above all others in our cinema programme this … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Clare Thornton, Materials of Resistance

Tuesday 19th December 2017

This exhibition of Clare Thornton’s work explores her longstanding interest in folding and falling and its new means of expression through ceramics and print.
She has produced a sculptural … Continue Reading

Clare Thornton ‘Materials of Resistance’ Private View

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Images from the opening night of Clare Thornton’s Materials of Resistance at Plymouth Arts Centre. The exhibition runs from Friday 1 December 2017 – Saturday 20 … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Florida Project “…it marries wonder and joy with heartbreak so skilfully that you easily forgive it its flaws”

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Contributor Monika Maurer reviews The Florida Project from director Sean Baker. Showing in the PAC cinema from 15 – 20 December. Tickets available to book via our website … Continue Reading

Jemima Laing reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - currently showing in the PAC cinema, ...