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HOCKNEY iPad Art Competition

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:01:30 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
David Hockney famously created works of art on his iPad. To celebrate the release of HOCKNEY, you are invited to create your own iPad art using any app of your choice. If chosen by our panel of judges, your work will be shown on cinema screens around the UK before an exclusive preview and live … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: MYSTERY ROAD 27/10

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:30:04 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Toby King, Marketing Manager at Duke of York’s and Duke’s at Komedia in Brighton, gives up his thoughts on this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation MYSTERY ROAD The Australian Outback, the bush, has long ranked alongside the American West as a setting so powerful, vivid and rich that it becomes a genre in its own right. … Continue reading

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