Film

Playtime (1967)

Directed by Jacques Tati, Playtime is a glorious and gleeful comedy about the interaction of a group of characters with the ultra-modern surfaces of the city: in this case, Paris. While a lot could be written about how Tati creates a situation in...

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Once a successful screen-siren of the Hollywood Golden Age, Gloria Grahame (Annette Benning) finds herself in the backend of Liverpool attempting a comeback as a stage actress during the early 1980s. There is one catch, however: Gloria is dying and...

The Florida Project

Following the success of his iconic iPhone movie, Tangerine (2015), director Sean Baker has accomplished another triumph in filmmaking with The Florida Project. Set in the land of theme parks and tourism, on the peripheries of ‘The Happiest Place...

A Bad Moms Christmas

Seen by Hollywood as irreversibly ancient at the age of 34, Mila Kunis is once again shafted into the role of the ‘bad mom’. Along with her best gal pals, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hann, they have to fulfil their ‘motherly duties’ and deliver...

Cult Column: North by Northwest

Discover Tuesdays at Picturehouse Cinemas There is a certain kind of old Hollywood glamour in North by Northwest that, these days, no one would accept in modern film. Mistaken identities, murder in the UN headquarters, and microfilm being smuggled...

Paddington 2

Three years since he first hit our screens in a truly heart-warming story, Paddington Bear is back, and he does not disappoint. In an uplifting tale, the endeavours of Paddington (Ben Wishaw) to spread kindness cannot fail to and restore the...

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