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Picturehouse Podcast: THE HOBBIT – THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:51:08 +0000
by samclements
Sam and Simon return from their last outing in Middle-earth to talk about THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.   Sam and Simon also reviewed PADDINGTON and 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY in Picturehouse Podcast 219. If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.    Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE 16/12

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:29:23 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Jack Toye, marketing manager at Arts Picturehouse, reviews today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE, showing in 2D and 3D at select cinemas. “Oh Lord, what is the measure of my days? Let me know how fleeting I am.” So muses the narrator of Psalm 39:4 in the second short film that makes up … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: HUMAN CAPITAL 9/12

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:00:52 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Picturehouse office manager Frances Taylor reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of caustic Italian drama HUMAN CAPITAL. Bluntly speaking, human capital is the fiscal amount assigned to a human life by an insurance company in the event of death. It is based on earning potential, knowledge and skills, and investment in family life or local … Continue reading

Vintage Sundays: Fritz Lang’s M 7/12

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:38:36 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Neil Hepburn, marketing manager at Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh, anticipates today’s Vintage Sunday presentation of Fritz Lang’s M. During the masterful opening sequence of M (1931) we witness the abduction and murder of a young girl. It’s beautifully realised visual storytelling that concludes with the devastating image of an empty space at the dinner table … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: CONCERNING VIOLENCE 2/12

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:50:47 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Jon Barrenechea takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of CONCERNING VIOLENCE. CONCERNING VIOLENCE is the new work from Swedish director Göran Hugo Olsson (BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1965–1975). It’s an innovative adaptation of Frantz Fanon’s book The Wretched of the Earth, which was banned by French authorities in the 1960s because of its alleged … Continue reading