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THE ROCKET: Discover Tuesdays 8/4
Discover Tuesdays / Duke of York's Picturehouse

THE ROCKET: Discover Tuesdays 8/4

Alex Evans, from Duke of York’s in Brighton, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of THE ROCKET In 2007, Kim Mordaunt’s documentary BOMB HARVEST put a spotlight on Laos, a country that was largely ignored by cinema prior to (and indeed since) its release. BOMB HARVEST takes an unflinching look at the daily … Continue reading

Picturehouse 202: CAPTAIN AMERICA, MUPPETS MOST WANTED and 20 FEET FROM STARDOM
Interview / Podcast

Picturehouse 202: CAPTAIN AMERICA, MUPPETS MOST WANTED and 20 FEET FROM STARDOM

Sam & Simon are joined by singer / song-writer Judith Hill to talk about Oscar-winning documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM. The boys also review CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER and MUPPETS MOST WANTED. If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  **Update: Despite what Sam says, there was a previous big screen outing … Continue reading

RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE: Interview with the Director and Writers
Cameo Picturehouse

RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE: Interview with the Director and Writers

Georgina Von Hof, from The Cameo, interviews the team behind RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE which screens at the Edinburgh cinema on Thursday 3 April at 8.30pm followed by a Q&A with its Scottish writers Jillian Mannion and Kevin McComiskie. Described as a ‘sex comedy’ by Canadian director Katrin Bowen, RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE is a low-budget indie … Continue reading

THE UNKNOWN KNOWN: Discover Tuesdays 1/4
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

THE UNKNOWN KNOWN: Discover Tuesdays 1/4

John-Paul Pierrot, marketing executive at Picturehouse, takes a look at today’s Picturehouse DOCS presentation of Errol Morris’s THE UNKNOWN KNOWN which screens as part of Discover Tuesdays Leading documentarian Errol Morris pits himself against his most formidable opponent yet – the wily Donald Rumsfeld – in this eminently fascinating film. After serving in Nixon’s administration … Continue reading

WAKE IN FRIGHT: Discover Tuesdays 25/3
Discover Tuesdays / Staff Review

WAKE IN FRIGHT: Discover Tuesdays 25/3

Merl Storr, freelance proofreader and editor at Picturehouse headquarters, takes a look at this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of Ted Kotcheff’s WAKE IN FRIGHT ‘May you dream of the Devil and wake in fright,’ says an old curse. But for schoolteacher John Grant (Gary Bond), it seems the ‘waking’ will never come. The nightmare just … Continue reading