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Discover Tuesdays: HUMAN CAPITAL 9/12
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

Discover Tuesdays: HUMAN CAPITAL 9/12

Picturehouse office manager Frances Taylor reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of caustic Italian drama HUMAN CAPITAL. Bluntly speaking, human capital is the fiscal amount assigned to a human life by an insurance company in the event of death. It is based on earning potential, knowledge and skills, and investment in family life or local … Continue reading

Vintage Sundays: Fritz Lang’s M 7/12
Vintage Sundays

Vintage Sundays: Fritz Lang’s M 7/12

Neil Hepburn, marketing manager at Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh, anticipates today’s Vintage Sunday presentation of Fritz Lang’s M. During the masterful opening sequence of M (1931) we witness the abduction and murder of a young girl. It’s beautifully realised visual storytelling that concludes with the devastating image of an empty space at the dinner table … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: CONCERNING VIOLENCE 2/12
Discover Tuesdays

Discover Tuesdays: CONCERNING VIOLENCE 2/12

Jon Barrenechea takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of CONCERNING VIOLENCE. CONCERNING VIOLENCE is the new work from Swedish director Göran Hugo Olsson (BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1965–1975). It’s an innovative adaptation of Frantz Fanon’s book The Wretched of the Earth, which was banned by French authorities in the 1960s because of its alleged … Continue reading

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

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

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 Crucible and … Continue reading

Picturehouse Exclusive: HOCKNEY – Clip
Live via Satellite / Picturehouse Entertainment

Picturehouse Exclusive: HOCKNEY – Clip

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

Vintage Sundays: LE JOUR SE LÈVE 23/11
Staff Review / Vintage Sundays

Vintage Sundays: LE JOUR SE LÈVE 23/11

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
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

PALO ALTO: Discover Tuesdays 18/11

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

Picturehouse Podcast: INTERSTELLAR, THE DROP and FURY
Interview / Podcast

Picturehouse Podcast: INTERSTELLAR, THE DROP and FURY

Sam and Simon are back to review Christopher Nolan’s epic new sci-fi film INTERSTELLAR. The boys are also joined by THE DROP director Michaël R. Roskam and FURY composer Steven Price. Enjoy! If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  The boys are also going to be on hand at previous pod-guest Helen Zaltzman’s … Continue reading