Film Review: Lady Bird, “…wincingly funny and wistfully sentimental”

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Beau Waycott reviews Lady Bird, screening in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 16 March – 23 March. Limited tickets remain for the final screenings, book early to avoid … Continue Reading

Event Review: Mia Bays and Anna Smith A&Q event, “…a rally to agitate over gender equality in film”

Wednesday 21st March 2018

As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, we invited Oscar winning film producer Mia Bays and top film critic Anna Smith to introduce a screening of Professor Marston and … Continue Reading

Film Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, “…a sympathetic portrayal of people coping with a world that does not understand them”

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Regular contributor Nigel Watson reviews Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, which screened at the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from the 13 – 21 March 2018. *Please note – this … Continue Reading

Live Cinema Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Regular contributor Nigel Watson reviews the recent screening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, part of our live cinema programme. Our next live cinema screening is NT Live: … Continue Reading

Phantom Thread Review: every moment shimmers

Thursday 8th March 2018

Nominated for six Oscars, Phantom Thread walked away with the award for Best Costume Design. It is showing in our cinema from 2-10 March. Review by Joshua Jones

This marks … Continue Reading

Jupiter’s Moon and the new Hungarian Cinema

Wednesday 7th March 2018

Hungarian cinema really is on a roll at the moment. The kind of magical realist films coming from there right now are proving to be something of an antidote to … Continue Reading

FILM UPDATE – Screenings cancelled due to weather

Wednesday 28th February 2018

Due to the adverse weather conditions in Plymouth, and to ensure the safety of our customers and staff, we have decided to cancel the following screenings:
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, … Continue Reading

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.

Warning: contains narrative spoiler… Continue Reading