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Film Review: A Season in France – “Held in gentle elegance throughout, A Season in France rages beneath its polished exterior.”

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Beau Waycott reviews A Season in France, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 24 July.

Held in gentle elegance throughout, A Season in … Continue Reading

Film Review: Sometimes Always Never – “A layered, complex study of family ties, and what happens when those bonds are broken, Bill Nighy leads a cast of extraordinary performances.”

Monday 22nd July 2019

Helen Tope reviews Sometimes Always Never, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 24 July.

Full of quirky detail, Sometimes Always Never begins with images scattered across the … Continue Reading

Film Review: In Safe Hands – “an emotional masterpiece”

Monday 15th July 2019

Jack Hobson reviews In Safe Hands, showing in our cinema until Thursday 18 July. 
This French adoption drama, directed by Jeanne Henry, is … Continue Reading

Film Review: Rafiki – “The film is not only stirring the heart but fascinating the audience’s eyes in moving scenes.”

Monday 8th July 2019

Jack Hobson reviews Rafiki, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 10 July. 

It is undeniably difficult to not be drawn into the concept of Wanuri Kahiu’s most … Continue Reading

Film Review: Kind Hearts and Coronets – “70 years after its first release this classic Ealing Studio film is still entertaining, imaginative and funny.”

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Nigel Watson reviews restored classic Kind Hearts and Coronets, showing in our cinema from Friday 5 to Thursday 11 July.
70 years after its first … Continue Reading

Film Review: Late Night – “With a script that’s racy, daring and peppered with laugh-out-loud jokes, Late Night announces the death knell for the notion that women aren’t funny.”

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Helen Tope reviews Late Night, showing in our cinema until Thursday 4 July.

Television has always made a good subject for film: Network, Good Night and Good … Continue Reading

Film Review: VOX LUX – “As a satire on the music industry, Vox Lux is superb”

Monday 24th June 2019

Helen Tope reviews Vox Lux, showing in our cinema until Thursday 27 June. 

In cinema, we are used to seeing stories where our hero triumphs over the … Continue Reading

Film review: Rocketman – a cinematic blast

Friday 21st June 2019

Nigel Watson reviews Rocketman, showing in our cinema until Thursday 27 June.
Director Dexter Fletcher helms a flamboyant and at times disturbing psychedelic vision of … Continue Reading

Film review: Tolkien and High Life double bill

Tuesday 11th June 2019

Our blog contributor Nigel Watson went for a double bill of this week’s films, High Life and Tolkien, which he has reviewed … Continue Reading

Film Review: Eighth Grade – “You will laugh, you will definitely cringe. Eighth Grade does everything it’s supposed to do – and then some.”

Monday 3rd June 2019

Helen Tope reviews Eighth Grade, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 5 June.

Steeling herself to stare down the camera lens, teenager Kayla Day is introduced to … Continue Reading