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Your Picturehouse Needs You!

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:01:40 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
We’re making a new ‘ident‘ – the short film that plays at the start of every screening at our cinemas – and we need your help. We’re looking for a few Picturehouse Members to become stars of the big screen by taking part in the shoot. You may have seen the 2014 Picturehouse ident (the video above). The new short film will … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: LILTING 30/9

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:22:47 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Ahead of today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of LILTING, Phil Guy – Marketing Manager at The Ritzy – reviews the highly acclaimed drama. Cambodian filmmaker Hong Khaou’s quietly accomplished debut centres on the sudden and unexpected death of Kai (Andrew Leung), long-time partner and lover to Richard (Ben Whishaw) and doting son to his aging mother, … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: LILTING 30/9

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:28:37 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, Office Manager at Picturehouse, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of LILTING Human connections transcend language barriers in this quiet, complex family drama about love and loss. Visiting her in her residential home, Kai (Andrew Leung) has forgotten a CD that his mother Junn (Pei-pei Cheng) has asked him for several … Continue reading

‘And no more shall we part’ – a blog post from the winner of Nick Cave’s typewriter

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:48:26 +0000
by lindsaygraceharvey
The very happy winner of our competition to win the typewriter that featured in 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH, Gary Lunt, tells us about his love of all things Nick Cave and how it felt to win a piece of musical and cinematic history. Check out Gary’s Tumblr Book to see 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH at … Continue reading

Picturehouse Exclusive: Soul Boys of the Western World – Clip

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:33:21 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Ahead of the screenings of SOUL BOYS OF THE WESTERN WORLD plus Spandau Ballet Live via Satellite from the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 30 September watch this exclusive clip. The segment features the legendary New Romantic band aboard the HMS Belfast in July 1980 for a very special gig. Of all the extravagantly clothed … Continue reading