Film Review: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist “…at once familiar and confrontational”
Wednesday 13th June 2018
Helen Tope reviews Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist – now showing in the PAC cinema for a limited run of just four screenings.
A couturier with a punk sensibility, Vivienne Westwood’s vision is sumptuous and provocative. The head of a global brand worth an estimated $185 million, Vivienne Westwood …
Film Review: Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, “…refreshing portrayal of the lasting effects of war”
Wednesday 30th May 2018
Regular contributor Eve Jones reviews The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, showing in the PAC cinema until Thursday 31 May. Tickets to the remaining screenings are available here.
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, Mike Newell (Four Weddings and A Funeral, Mona Lisa …
Film Review: Funny Cow, ‘absolutely of the moment, and deadly accurate’
Tuesday 29th May 2018
Helen Tope reviews Funny Cow, a film with real depth beneath the punchline, that tells the story of a female comedian’s struggle to break away from her past. It’s showing in our cinema until 31 May.
Brought up in the post-war slums of Northern England, Funny Cow is …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …