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Discover Tuesdays: GRAND CENTRAL 16/9

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:02:40 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, Office Manager at Picturehouse, gives us her thoughts on today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Rebecca Zlotowski’s GRAND CENTRAL France relies on nuclear power for over 75% of its electricity supply, with 50 reactors operational throughout the country. Taking care of the reactors can be dangerous, with workers exposed to high levels of radiation. But … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: PRIDE and A MOST WANTED MAN

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:18:59 +0000
by samclements
  Sam and Simon are taking advantage of the last few days of summer (and avoiding some noisy drilling in the office) on the roof terrace this week to talk about new releases, PRIDE and A MOST WANTED MAN. The boys are also joined by delightful PRIDE cast members Ben Schnetzer and Faye Marsay to talk about their … Continue reading

Customer Review: PRIDE

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:55:50 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
We welcome competition winner Gareth Hutchins to the Picturehouse Blog who reviews PRIDE ahead of its release on Friday. Pride with a healthy dollop of prejudice in this delightful true tale of an implausible alliance.  It’s 1984. I’m a small boy in Wales playing with Star Wars toys and dressing up as Batman (something that … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: CYCLING WITH MOLIÈRE 9/9

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:36:08 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Frances Taylor, Office Manager, at Picturehouse HQ takes a look at this week’s Discover Tuesday presentation of the witty CYCLING WITH MOLIÈRE Life imitates art in Phillippe Le Guay’s latest feature, following two old acting friends as they rehearse Molière’s play ‘The Misanthrope’. Gauthier (Lambert Wilson) travels from Paris to the picturesque Ile de Re to … Continue reading

DINOSAUR 13: A Palaeontologist’s View

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:05:08 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Dr. Dave Hone, a palaeontologist from Queen Mary University of London, previews documentary DINOSAUR 13 ahead of today’s Discover Tuesdays screenings. Back in the mid-1990s, I was a teenager planning my future at university to study zoology. I didn’t know then that I would end up working on dinosaurs for my day job, let alone … Continue reading