Tag: cinema

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Shape of Water, “The misfits become pawns in the game of the power hungry…”

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Ieuan Jones reviews The Shape of Water, screening in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from 23 March – 5 April. Tickets are available to book now, and we anticipate some screenings will sell out so be sure to book early.

So, the golden statuettes have all been handed … Continue Reading

Live Cinema Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Regular contributor Nigel Watson reviews the recent screening of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, part of our live cinema programme. Our next live cinema screening is NT Live: Julius Caesar on Thursday 22 March.
This live recording of the play, which ran at the Young Vic in … Continue Reading

Film Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri “from boiler-suited bravado to crumpled vulnerability in the blink of an eye”

Wednesday 14th February 2018

Jemima Laing reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – currently showing in the PAC cinema, with limited tickets available for the remaining screenings.

Mildred Hayes knows the power of the billboard.

Perhaps her decision to buy up the titular hoardings is a nod to her character’s … Continue Reading

Film Review: The Disaster Artist “Disaster is surely the most spectacular art.’

Wednesday 7th February 2018

Screened in the Plymouth Arts Centre cinema from Friday 26 January – Thursday 1 February, contributor J. Jones reviews The Disaster Artist…

How many films of the last two decades can be said to survive the onslaught of time? How many so celebrated are so easily forgotten? It … Continue Reading