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Film Review: Burning – “a rare work of cinema”

Monday 4th March 2019

Beau Waycott reviews Burning, showing in our cinema until Wednesday 6 March.

Lee Chang-dong’s emotionally shot and searingly tense psychological drama-mystery, Burning, is a rare work of cinema: … Continue Reading

Film Preview: All is True – “a beautifully-crafted piece of work, and truly intelligent film-making”

Monday 4th March 2019

Helen Tope reviews All is True, showing in our cinema from Friday 8 March.

Based on the final years of William Shakespeare’s life, All is True is … Continue Reading

Film Review: Green Book – “a warm, funny and incredibly likeable film”

Tuesday 26th February 2019

Reviewed here by Ben Cherry, Green Book is showing in our cinema until Thursday 28 February. Thursday’s performance is sold out but there are still a few tickets remaining … Continue Reading

Film Review: Lizzie – “As a piece of evocative film-making, Lizzie thoroughly succeeds”

Monday 18th February 2019

Reviewed here by Helen Tope, Lizzie is showing in our cinema until Thursday 21 February.

If you’re watching Lizzie, chances are you already know the story. On 4 August 1892, … Continue Reading

Film Review: Colette – “A fascinating study of how ownership of words can shape a fortune”

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Reviewed here by Helen Tope, Colette is showing in our cinema until Thursday 7 February.

Telling the story of a literary sensation, Colette takes us to the heart of … Continue Reading

The Favourite: ‘smart, elegant and deliciously foul’

Wednesday 30th January 2019

In the cinema from 25th Jan – 7th Feb, Helen Tope reviews this week’s film, 10 times Oscar-nominated The Favourite.

A comedy of manners, The Favourite is smart, … Continue Reading

Film Review: Disobedience, ‘a film of rare intelligence’

Tuesday 15th January 2019

Reviewed here by Helen Tope, Disobedience is showing in our cinema from 12th – 17th January.

A film of rare intelligence, Disobedience explores a love affair that threatens to tear … Continue Reading

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.

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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

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