Category: Film

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

Review: The Death of Stalin

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Known for his scabrous lampooning of grasping policitos and laying bare the absurdity of power in shows such as The Thick of It and its US spin off Veep, in The Death of Stalin writer-director Armando … Continue Reading

Review: Loving Vincent ‘is not a re-construction, it is an impression’

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Loving Vincent is showing in our cinema until 1 December, but due to its popularity, it is likely that we will programme extra screenings in the new year. Check the event page or join our mailing list to find out. 

Loving Vincent is not a documentary. Loving Vincent … Continue Reading