Category: Film

Guest Blog from Eve Jones: “…Nothing compares to total cinematic immersion”

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Guest blogger Eve Jones discusses the pitfalls of rising ticket prices, and the importance of escaping to the cinema.

According to 2017 BFI statistics, the largest cinema-going audience is 15-24 year olds (29%) but this is also the age group with the … Continue Reading

Film Review: Battle of the Sexes “The story tells vital, relatable issues which are frighteningly still pertinent today”

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Regular contributor Ben Cherry reviews Battle of the Sexes, showing in the PAC cinema until Wednesday 17 January. Book your tickets early to avoid missing out!

Gender equality is an ongoing issue that is sadly relevant in today’s society. When it comes to Hollywood and other media forms … Continue Reading

Film of the Year 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we caught up with our staff and trusty volunteers to find out what films stood out above all others in our cinema programme this year. If you’re looking for the perfect film to watch during the festive period, take our advice and select one … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Florida Project “…it marries wonder and joy with heartbreak so skilfully that you easily forgive it its flaws”

Tuesday 12th December 2017

Contributor Monika Maurer reviews The Florida Project from director Sean Baker. Showing in the PAC cinema from 15 – 20 December. Tickets available to book via our website or by contacting our Box Office.

Writer-director Sean Baker graduates skilfully from his iPhone-filmed 2015 indie breakout hit … Continue Reading

Harassment in Hollywood: Eve Jones explores the impact of the recent accusations

Wednesday 6th December 2017

When, on 5th October, The New York Times published its investigation into accusations of sexual assault by media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, the world finally got a real look behind the curtain of an industry we constantly glamourise. Since then, … Continue Reading

Call Me By Your Name Review: ‘Film is a mirror of reality and it is a filter’

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Review of Call Me By Your Name, by Keiran Rae. In the cinema from 1 – 6 December. 

‘Film is a mirror of reality and it is a filter’ – It’s an interesting sentiment spoken during the film adaptation of André Aciman’s 2007 novel Call Me By Your … Continue Reading

Three Gloria Grahame films… and a thank you to our volunteers

Tuesday 5th December 2017

December 5th is International Volunteer Day, which gives us the opportunity to say a huge thank you to all volunteers, past and present, who freely give their time to help run Plymouth Arts Centre. We couldn’t do it without you!

I must confess I decided I had … Continue Reading

Review of Daphne: “a film of real subtlety and sophistication”

Tuesday 28th November 2017

Aged 31, Londoner Daphne is single, living alone and working in a restaurant. Placated by alcohol and casual drug-taking, she is skimming through life.  Daphne may exude a cooler-than-thou attitude, but behind the persona, is a girl who wants more.

Daphne is showing in the cinema from 24 – 30 November. … Continue Reading