The biker movie has long been considered a pariah by those who do not believe it should be considered alongside more “serious” kinds of movie. This is something that artist Charlie Woolley sought to address with the Biker Movie Marathon, which both embraced and challenged the outsider status of biker … Continue Reading
A “really outstanding landmark, comparable to the Royal Festival Hall and Coventry Cathedral” and not normally open to the public is the setting for one of a series of film events this autumn in surprising locations.
The Council Chamber in Plymouth’s Civic Centre was described in these terms by Simon Thurley, … Continue Reading
In an era where instant gratification is the norm, the forward-planning, patience and dedication of the cast and creative team behind Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (showing at Plymouth Arts Centre from 15-20 August … Continue Reading
Plymouth Arts Centre’s punk night was a raucous and wonderful celebration of ladies in music with riot grrrl band Suck My Culture rocking the bar between films. People were blown away by ‘We Are The Best’ and ‘The Punk Singer’, with lots of calls for … Continue Reading
Plymouth has a rich history when it comes to film making but has previously been lacking in festivals, with most being held further afield in the South West. As an advocate and fan of independent film making who has grown up largely missing out on the joys of Film Festivals, … Continue Reading
Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is only something of a distant relative of Michael Faber’s book of the same name rather than a straightforward adaptation. Nine years in the making and going through countless rewrites and … Continue Reading