Category: Film

Review: Blade Runner 2049 – ‘outstanding, high-concept, blockbuster sci-fi’

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Blade Runner 2049 is showing until 16 November. Review by Nigel Watson

[Warning – mild spoilers]
The world of 2049 is an extraordinary place. It’s like an alien planet with vast areas of industrialised farming, rusting monuments to former industrial marvels and the city of Los Angeles a crowded … Continue Reading

Borg vs McEnroe: ‘a film that everyone can engage with.’

Tuesday 7th November 2017

No matter your age or knowledge of tennis Borg vs McEnroe is a film that everyone can engage with. It is a portrayal of the grit and determination required of a professional sportsman. The storyline follows both players’ preparation for the titanic 1980 Wimbledon final, where the players’ challenges come … Continue Reading

Film Review of Mother! and a primer on the films of Darren Aronofsky

Friday 3rd November 2017

Mother! is showing in our cinema from the 3 – 9 November. 

If I had to pick a single word to describe Darren Aronofsky’s very varied filmography, the one that leaps to mind is “overreach”. I wouldn’t describe his films as “extreme,” exactly (although to this day Requiem for a … Continue Reading

Film Review: David Lynch: The Art Life, “This film allows us at last the chance to see the fragile man standing behind it all”

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Ieuan Jones reviews David Lynch: The Art Life, which is being shown for just three screenings at Plymouth Arts Centre on 24, 25 and 26 October. Tickets are selling fast, you can purchase yours via our Box Office or on our website.

Earlier on this year, back … Continue Reading

Back To Burgundy Review: ‘sit back, take it easy and enjoy the mood of a peaceful film.’

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Back to Burgundy is an insight into rural France’s viticulture and the effect that has on families who spend lives dedicated to harvesting and producing wine.

Natasha Marler reveiws the film, which is showing in our cinema until 19 October.

The film opens with panoramic views of the changing and … Continue Reading

Film Review: An Inconvenient Sequel “Profits before people is a depressingly familiar story”

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Helen Tope reviews An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, screening here at Plymouth Arts Centre on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October. Tickets are available to purchase on our website or via our Box Office.

It is eleven years since An Inconvenient Truth. The climate change documentary won … Continue Reading

Film Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, ‘a film that has stood the test of time’

Tuesday 10th October 2017

This year marks 25 years since the World Federation of Mental Health recognised the 10th of October as World Mental Health Day. It’s aim is to raise awareness, to recognise the work that is put in day in day out and to eventually disregard the social stigma that is … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Open Air Cinema 2017

Wednesday 4th October 2017

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 next years event bigger and better than ever!
View 2017’s Open … Continue Reading