Category: Film

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…

Todd Haynes, saw huge success with his 2015 drama, Carol, but as his first directorial … 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, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story endeavours to put Lamarr’s accomplishments back in the spotlight.

A film-star at her peak … 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 book online now.

The word charming doesn’t necessarily spring to mind when watching a film starring a pack of … 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 film!
To join us in supporting women in film, sign up here – it’s free and in return you’ll receive … 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 figure skater Tonya Harding. At her sporting best during the 1990’s, Harding took on – and mastered – the triple … 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 the trenches of northern France, during the First World War, when the Germans were preparing to make what became known … 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 we recommend booking early.

Andrey Zvyagintsev has a growing reputation not just as a director but as modern Russia’s … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Shape of Water, “The misfits become pawns in the game of the power hungry…”

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Ieuan Jones reviews The Shape of Water, screening in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 23 March – 5 April. Tickets are available to book now, and we anticipate some screenings will sell out so be sure to book early.

So, the golden statuettes have all been handed … Continue Reading