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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

Picturehouse to Release David Hockney Documentary

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:50:35 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
We’re very excited to announce that Picturehouse Entertainment, the distribution arm of Picturehouse Cinemas, will release Randall Wright’s new documentary on David Hockney – HOCKNEY – and will open it across the country on 28 November. HOCKNEY is the definitive exploration of one of the most important artists of his generation. For the first time, David … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: DINOSAUR 13 2/9

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:35:55 +0000
by John-Paul Pierrot
Thomas Roberts, General Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse, previews today’s Discover Tuesday presentation of gripping documentary DINOSAUR 13 65 million years ago, the Tyrannosaurs ruled much of the planet. Wherever they roamed, this group of Dinosaurs were the top predators, and Rex was the largest of these. Now, T-Rex is perhaps the best known dinosaur; a … Continue reading