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Film Review: Peterloo  – “An absorbing and thoughtful slice of history”

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Nigel Watson reviews Peterloo, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Saturday (tickets available here). 

After twenty years of war and the eventual defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, Britain although … Continue Reading

Film Review: Widows – “Another exceptional addition to Steve McQueen’s filmography”

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Ben Cherry reviews Widows, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Saturday (tickets available here). 

A film by Steve McQueen is something to get excited about. Hunger, Shame and 12 … Continue Reading

Support the future of independent cinema in Plymouth

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Plymouth Arts Centre cinema needs your help
Click here to donate to our Crowdfunder to help secure the future of independent cinema in Plymouth.

There have been big changes … Continue Reading

Film Review: Fahrenheit 11/9 – “a new documentary most definitely worth its time, probing questions not just of the lunacy of the right, but also the […] shortcomings of the modern left”

Monday 19th November 2018

Beau Waycott reviews Fahrenheit 11/9, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here).

Fahrenheit 11/9 is American documentarian Michael Moore’s attempt to answer the ever-present questions of … Continue Reading

Film Review: Bohemian Rhapsody – “As a musical celebration, it absolutely soars”

Monday 19th November 2018

Helen Tope reviews Bohemian Rhapsody, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (limited tickets available here). 

On 13 July 1985, rock band Queen took to the stage at Wembley … Continue Reading

Film Review: First Man – “a beautifully balanced piece of work, detailing just what it took to put Man on the Moon”

Monday 12th November 2018

Helen Tope reviews First Man, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here). 

The challenge in making a film about space travel is how to make it … Continue Reading

Film Review: Black ’47 – “This Irish Famine era epic effortlessly combines elements of the Western genre and the revenge thriller”

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Nigel Watson reviews Black 47’, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here). 

Fenney, a Connaught Ranger, played by James Frecheville, returning to his home town of … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Happy Prince – “Bold, vibrant and unbreakable – The Happy Prince celebrates a voice that cannot be silenced.”

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Helen Tope reviews The Happy Prince, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here). 

Oscar Wilde is a gift for film-makers – vivacious, charming and always ready … Continue Reading

Film Review: American Animals– “True crime documentaries are going through a golden age and this film is another great addition to the genre.”

Wednesday 31st October 2018

Ben Cherry reviews American Animals, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (tickets available here). 

Films based on a true story have always been popular. Recently, films based on … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Wife – “a brilliant study of ambition, talent and the ego needed to drive them forward”

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Helen Tope reviews The Wife, showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until this Thursday (limited tickets available here). 

Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer, The Wife tells the story of … Continue Reading

A new city centre home for our independent cinema

Thursday 25th October 2018

After months of negotiations, we are excited to announce that the future of our unique independent cinema is secure and will relocate to a new home and double in size.

Our … Continue Reading