Cinema

Barbican Announce Cinema On Demand

The Barbican's first ever streaming service builds on the current digital content programme from the centre's cinema, creative learning, gallery, music and theatre curatorial teams....

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Original Cinema Posters Worth Over £200,000 to Be Auctioned

Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV entertainment memorabilia companies, will hold its fifth cinema poster live auction this March....

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Nun More Anarchist Activist

The documentary is an overall misfire, yet an interesting portrait of self-reliant defiance in the face of opposition from all sides....

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The Painting That Changed the History of Modern Art

Exhibition On Screen returns with ​Young Picasso, an extraordinary detective story that looks in detail at the elements that drove one small boy from southern Spain to such heights. ...

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Provoking Delicate Social Order: Under the Tree

A deliciously dark satire that examines the fragile nature of civility in a suburban setting, where it takes very little to provoke the collapse of social order....

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What Do You Think Of My Sparkly Gun?

Cut from unprecedented access to 500 hours of jihadi footage, extraordinary documentary Path of Blood is a startling, powerful experience....

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All the World’s a Stage: Ian McKellen Plays His Part

Frank self-analysis offers some fascinating insight into Ian McKellen's career trajectory; an essential watch for both fans and those interested in an experienced actor’s perspective....

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The Cause of Progress: A Cambodian Spring

A stirring and articulate documentary, A Cambodian Spring charts the forcible displacement of the capital’s residents due to corporate land grabbing supported by a corrupt government....

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

That Good Night is a slightly disappointing swansong for the late John Hurt, nevertheless the actor shines in this moral quandary....

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Five Senses Cinema to Open in London West End

A state-of-the-art cinema that engages all five senses will bring the onscreen action to life for Londoners this week....

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The Horror of Domestic Abuse: Custody

Powerful in its neorealism and examination of an abusive relationship, Custody is an impressive feature debut that demands to be seen....

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Justice Is A Fallacy: The Third Murder

As an exercise in philosophical musings on the nature of true justice, The Third Murder challenges the viewer with a compelling ambiguity....

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Narcissism Under Putin: Loveless

Russian auteur Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Loveless is a superbly cold experience....

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Suggs and a Cat’s Death: My Life Story

Madness separated their brand of ska-pop from the political leanings of 2 Tone with a schtick of fun, and as their lead man, Suggs was always easy to love....

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America, Why Did You Stop Dreaming?

Chasing the ghosts of an American Dream...

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And Phil Keeps on Falling: Blade Runner 2049

Very yellow and not very mellow. Is Blade Runner really due a reboot?...

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Pensive Moods, Poignant Scenes: Shannon Te Ao

Disparate narratives for emotive contemplation at this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival...

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The Art Life (of David Lynch) – A Movie Review

The Art Life tells us no more of David Lynch's life than he wants us to know....

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Neurocinematic Testing – The Applications

We know that certain stimuli can provoke certain reactions. How can we use that knowledge though? ...

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Hunting the Inner Crocodile: Neurocinematic Methods

Unleash your inner crocodile (but only after you've bought the popcorn)...

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Staggering Scenes: The Fine Art of Neurocinematic Studies

On the treadmill, no-one can hide. New techniques of pre-testing audience response...

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Consumed By Cronenberg

For the Canadian master of body horror, novel-writing is a cut too far...

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Toto, We’re Not in Cannes: San Sebastian Film Festival

A genuine cinematic showcase without the silicone and glass fibre of Cannes...

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Social Climbing, Social Division : High Rise (Film)

A unique and dazzling vision of a dystopian Britain on the brink of social meltdown...

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Soundtracking the Great Game: (Stylotone Vinyl Reissue of Khartoum)

Frank Cordell's epic soundtrack receives a lavish vinyl reissue...

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The Last Man on the Moon

Gene Kernan was the last man on the moon. This is his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss....

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A Battle of Wills, and Bowels (The Smuggler)

An outlandish premise, played with subltety, The Smuggler teases unlikely laughs from the basest of subjects. Review...

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Attacking the Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime (Film)

The story that proved we CAN fight Big Pharma, Attacking the Devil is a rallying cry to the spirit of truth...

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Cuddly Dictators and Visible Boredom: Lost in Karastan

Lost in Karastan is a slightly infuriating missed opportunity, albeit with some charm...

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Doing the Cartoon Nasty: Bazooka Joe and the TJ Bible Belt (Part Two)

Bazooka Joe is a one eyed boy who heads a secret society and is named after a powerful projectile weapon. He was given life by an ex-pornographer then wrapped in wax and sold to children....

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