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A TOUCH OF SIN: Discover Tuesdays 22/7

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:49:21 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
When the grenade pin is pulled, no one is safe in A TOUCH OF SIN, writes Iain Boulton, Duty Manager at the Regal Picturehouse, Henley. During A TOUCH OF SIN, the camera passes a person carrying a grenade in his t-shirt pocket. In light of what director Zhangke Jia demonstrates in the film, it becomes … Continue reading


Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:03:40 +0000
by samclements
Sam and Simon emerge from a post-apocalyptic San Francisco to talk about DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and delve into a box of unprocessed negatives with the hope of  FINDING VIVIAN MAIER. If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  Continue reading

KEEPING ROSY: Discover Tuesdays 15/7

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:11:50 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, office manager at Picturehouse HQ, reviews today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of psychological thriller KEEPING ROSY Bad days are part and parcel of being an adult. Burned the toast, forgot to feed the cat, lost your keys, got made redundant, accidentally killed your cleaner? Maybe Charlotte (Maxine Peake) is having a worse day than … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: BOYHOOD and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:43:59 +0000
by samclements
Sam and Simon  return from watching Monty Python Live (mostly) at the 02 to talk about this weeks releases, including BOYHOOD, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 and, err, MRS BROWN’S BOYS D’MOVIE. The boys also go through the top 5 films at Picturehouse Cinemas, talk about Monty Python’s cinema broadcast and Simon’s recent David Arnold gig. … Continue reading

Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD – the reviews are in!

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:49:28 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD opens at Picturehouse Cinemas today (Friday 11 July). Shot periodically over 12 years, this unique film is a true feat not to be missed. Take a look at the overwhelmingly positive reviews that are coming in: “There is hardly a better, or nobler thing a film can do than inspire love… One of the great films … Continue reading