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Picturehouse Podcast: HOCKNEY Special with Randall Wright

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:50:08 +0000
by samclements
Director Randall Wright pops by for a quick chat about his new film HOCKNEY, the definitive exploration of one of the most significant artists of his generation. For the first time, David Hockney has given access to his personal archive of photographs and film, resulting in an unparalleled visual diary of a long life. If … Continue reading

Vintage Sundays: LE JOUR SE LÈVE 23/11

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:49:11 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, office manager at Picturehouse, dissects tomorrow’s Vintage Sundays film, LE JOUR SE LÈVE. Like many a good noir, LE JOUR SE LÈVE begins with a murder. Two men tussle, and François (Jean Gabin) shoots Valentin (Jules Berry) dead. While François barricades himself in his room, we see in flashback how the two men know … Continue reading

PALO ALTO: Discover Tuesdays 18/11

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:21:14 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
This week Frances Taylor, office manager at Picturehouse HQ, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Gia Coppola debut feature PALO ALTO Palo Alto, California. Beautifully scruffy teenagers stay up late and get into scrapes, smoking and arguing about time travel and playing ‘I’ve never’. Everything seems dramatic and important at the time, … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: INTERSTELLAR, THE DROP and FURY

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:28:51 +0000
by samclements
Sam and Simon are back to review Christopher Nolan’s epic new sci-fi film INTERSTELLAR. The boys are also joined by THE DROP director Michaël R. Roskam and FURY composer Steven Price. Enjoy! If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  The boys are also going to be on hand at previous pod-guest Helen Zaltzman’s … Continue reading

Vintage Sundays: METROPOLIS 16/11

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:35:03 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, office manager at Picturehouse HQ, looks forward to this weekend’s Vintage Sundays feature, Fritz Lang’s METROPOLIS In a far off 2026, a city rises majestically, sporting towers and spires. The rich inhabitants take jaunts to stadiums and beautiful gardens. Underneath the concrete veneer, in the bowels of the city, a massive and hidden … Continue reading