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The Old Vic’s The Crucible: Interview with Yaël Farber

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:32:18 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Lindsay Harvey, marketing administrator at Picturehouse, interviewed theatre director Yaël Farber ahead of next week’s cinema screenings of The Old Vic’s The Crucible. Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama, based on Salem’s infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production.   LH: What are the significant differences between The … Continue reading

Picturehouse Exclusive: HOCKNEY – Clip

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:32:23 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Watch an exclusive clip from highly anticipated documentary HOCKNEY ahead of tomorrow’s gala preview that features an in-depth conversation with David Hockney from his Los Angeles studio, broadcast live into cinemas via satellite. HOCKNEY is the definitive exploration of one of the most significant artists of his generation. For the first time, David Hockney has given access … Continue reading

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