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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

Film Review: Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, “…refreshing portrayal of the lasting effects of war”

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Regular contributor Eve Jones reviews The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 31 May. Tickets to the remaining screenings are available … Continue Reading

Film Review: Funny Cow, ‘absolutely of the moment, and deadly accurate’

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Helen Tope reviews Funny Cow, a film with real depth beneath the punchline, that tells the story of a female comedian’s struggle to break away from her past. It’s … Continue Reading

Film Review: Wonderstruck, “…a refreshing perspective of the world from a minority often overlooked”

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Eve Jones reviews Wonderstruck, Director Todd Haynes’ imaginative adaptation of Brian Selznick’s acclaimed novel, which is showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 17 May. Tickets available on our website…… Continue Reading

Film Review: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, “A film packed with incendiary ideas…”

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Helen Tope reviews Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, which screened in the PAC cinema from Saturday 28 April to Wednesday 2 May. 

A film packed with incendiary ideas, … Continue Reading

Film review: Isle of Dogs, “…deadpan fun and outright kooky treats…”

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Regular contributor Monika Maurer reviews Wes Anderson’s latest adventure, Isle of Dogs. Showing in the PAC cinema from Friday 27 April to Thursday 3 May, tickets are available to … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Rose Wylie, History Painting

Wednesday 18th April 2018

History Painting: Rose Wylie

Plymouth Arts Centre and The Gallery at Plymouth College Of Art present a multisite exhibition by internationally renowned painter Rose Wylie. As part of History Painting, … Continue Reading

Reclaim the Frame at Plymouth Arts Centre

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Read on to find out more about this exciting new programme, launched at Plymouth Arts Centre, designed to build a local and national network of film fans supporting women in … Continue Reading

Film Review – I, Tonya “Bleak, honest and very, very funny”

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Regular contributor Helen Tope reviews I, Tonya, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 12 April. 

Satire gliding on a knife-edge, I, Tonya tells the story of American … Continue Reading

Journey’s End review: a potent reminder of the horrors of war

Tuesday 27th March 2018

Journey’s End is showing in the cinema in Plymouth Arts Centre until Saturday 31 March. 
This is a powerful study of men coping with life in … Continue Reading

Film Review: Loveless, “Loveless is, like a form of surgery, painful but necessary.”

Sunday 25th March 2018

Ieuan Jones reviews Loveless, showing in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 31 March – 4 April. Tickets are available to book now, with just three screenings available … Continue Reading