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Vintage Sundays: THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI 26/10

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:40:49 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Richard Williams, Film Specialist at ElevenFiftyFive, looks forward to this week’s Vintage Sundays presentation of THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI. THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI terrifies me. Its story of mysterious murders in a small German town after the arrival of a travelling fair has led to its being called the first true horror film. … Continue reading

BICYCLE Wheels On!

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:52:28 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Interviews with cycling Olympians such as Chris Hoy and Dannielle Khan, and fascinating accounts of the historical and technical development of the pedalling machine and its effect on society, are key elements in BAFTA-winning director Clifford’s infectiously enthusiastic homage to the BICYCLE. Pip Piper, from Blue Hippo Media, talks about the film which recently toured Picturehouse … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: ALL THIS MAYHEM 21/10

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:26:16 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
John-Paul Pierrot, Marketing Executive at Picturehouse, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of skateboarding documentary ALL THIS MAYHEM. Charting the meteoric rise of the Pappas brothers – two Australian street urchins who took the world of professional skateboarding by storm in the ’90s – ALL THIS MAYHEM is a frenzied cautionary tale of … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: GONE GIRL and ’71

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:11:43 +0000
by samclements
Sam and Simon are back from holiday and catch up with David Fincher’s GONE GIRL and the action-packed ’71 starring previous pod-guest Jack O’Connell. If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  Tickets for RUN FOR YOUR WIFE at Hackney Picturehouse on 5 December are available via ourscreen here.  Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: WAKOLDA 14/10

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:16:15 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Lindsay Harvey, Marketing Admistrator at Picturehouse, previews today’s Discover Tuesday presentation of Lucía Puenzo’s WAKOLDA. Adapted from director Lucía Puenzo’s own factually inspired novel, WAKOLDA treads a fine line somewhere between a suspense thriller and a delicately atmospheric art film. Based on the true story of Nazi geneticist Josef Mengele’s time hiding in Argentina to escape the Israeli agents … Continue reading