Film Review: The Children Act “Studies of middle-aged women in Hollywood are rare, but The Children Act makes a compelling case for why we should see more.”
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Helen Tope reviews The Children Act, showing this week at Plymouth Arts Centre (all performances are sold out).
A portrait of inner life, Ian McEwan’s novel The Children Act shouldn’t translate onto film, but with previous form such as Enduring Love and Atonement, McEwan’s dark, acerbic vision lends itself all …
Changes to our Opening Hours
Wednesday 12th September 2018
Changes to our Building and Box Office opening hours from Tuesday 2 October 2018
– Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: Box Office phone line open from 3pm to 8.30pm. Building and Box Office counter open from 5pm to 8.30pm.
– Wednesday and Saturday: Building, Box Office phone line and counter open from 1pm …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …