Category: Film

Reopening of our Looe Street Cinema – October Programme

Wednesday 12th September 2018

The Open Air Cinema season is (almost) behind us, and we are thrilled to announce our indoor cinema at 38 Looe Street will reopen its doors on Thursday 27 September, for the Reclaim the Frame screening of Faces Places, the latest documentary directed by iconic French filmmaker … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – ‘The film isn’t another soulless cash-in sequel (…) and should satisfy fans of the franchise and newcomers.’

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Ben Cherry reviews Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom showing at Royal William Yard on Saturday 15 September as part of our Open Air Cinema season. Standard tickets are available to book online.

It has been twenty-five years since the original Jurassic Park stomped into cinemas … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: Isle of Dogs ‘We understand, and perhaps empathise, more with the dogs than we do with the humans’

Friday 7th September 2018

Kieran Rae reviews Wes Anderson’s latest adventure Isle of Dogs showing at Royal William Yard on Thursday 13 September as part of our Open Air Cinema season. VIP and Standard tickets are available to book online. 

“Every day that we were working on this movie, we’d see something in … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2018

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Our Open Air Cinema programme for 2017 is over, but we’ve got these fantastic snaps from photographer Dom Moore of our screenings at Tinside Lido and Mount Edgcumbe.
Meanwhile, we’ll be plotting away to create this years event bigger and better than ever!
View 2017’s Open … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: The Shape of Water ‘It is a perfect film for now’

Monday 30th July 2018

There is no easy way to introduce The Shape of Water. A love story between a woman and a mythical sea creature, this film announces its oddity right from the start.

The pet project of director Guillermo del Toro, this film has taken years to make. Not least, one imagines, because … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: ‘The Piano’ – a seminal, ground-breaking and thoroughly defiant film

Thursday 5th July 2018

Plymouth Arts Centre’s Film Programmer Anna Navas introduces us to The Piano, which begins our Open Air Cinema season on July 20th at Tinside Lido.

This summer, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release, the Independent Cinema Office is re-releasing The Piano. Given that Jane Campion is still, … Continue Reading

Open Air Cinema Preview: The ‘Yellow Submarine’ is sailing to the big screen at Tinside Lido

Wednesday 4th July 2018

The Yellow Submarine is sailing to the big screen at Tinside Lido on 21 July to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its launch and to save Plymouth from an attack by the Blue Meanies. Reviewed by Nigel Watson.
As a special 50th Anniversary treat, Plymouth Arts Centre … Continue Reading

Film Review: On Chesil Beach “…it deftly threads the tension wires of social convention”

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Joshua Jones review On Chesil Beach, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 28 June. Limited tickets remaining for the last few screenings.

On Chesil Beach is found at a turning point. Between the social austerity of post-war Britain and the burgeoning revolution of attitudes towards … Continue Reading