“Wild at Heart And Weird On Top”: The Films Of David Lynch
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“Wild at Heart And Weird On Top”: The Films Of David Lynch

“If cinema is a drug, then in the special section of its pharmacological spectrum reserved for the hallucinogens, sit the movies of David Lynch” – Indiewire. Following our successful film course last autumn, States Of Terror: Contemporary Horror In World Cinema, tutor Jon Towlson returns to City Screen, York this April for a series on … Continue reading

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2017
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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2017

    Picturehouse Central is delighted to welcome this year’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Andrea Holley, Strategic Director of the HRWFF gives a preview of the lineup. In this year’s edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, we have selected 16 topical and provocative feature documentaries that grapple with the challenges of defending … Continue reading

Club Ciné presents: The Piano Teacher
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Club Ciné presents: The Piano Teacher

Sarah Cook writes about Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher (2001). The film screens this Friday as part of our Club Ciné strand, showcasing the best of French cinema at Picturehouse Central. Between the prickly businesswoman of Miss Sloane and a murderous pregnant woman on a killing spree in Prevenge, it’s obvious that the dark-hearted female … Continue reading

Interview: Peter Bradshaw on A Place in the Sun
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Interview: Peter Bradshaw on A Place in the Sun

Elena Lazic talks to Peter Bradshaw about George Stevens’ classic melodrama A Place In The Sun (1951) ahead of the film’s screening in our Critics Central strand at Picturehouse Central in association with the Critics Circle. *SPOILER ALERT* This interview contains major plot information about the film. EL: When did you first see this film? … Continue reading

New Exhibition In Central Members’ Bar: Sculpting Energy – Artworks By Jez Prior
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New Exhibition In Central Members’ Bar: Sculpting Energy – Artworks By Jez Prior

Picturehouse Central Members’ Bar is hosting a new exhibition of paintings by Jez Prior – artworks of exquisite beauty, exuberant imagery and passionate vibration. Conjuring an effervescent moment of wonder and awe in bringing to light the patterns of our thoughts, feelings and dreams, each work is charged with an undeniable and magnetic element of … Continue reading

Robots At The Science Museum
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Robots At The Science Museum

Picturehouse Central has teamed up with the Science Museum to give away ten pairs of tickets for Picturehouse Central Members to the museum’s next blockbuster exhibition, Robots. For the chance to win, email us at central@picturehouses.co.uk with your full name and Membership number, and with ‘Science Museum: Robots’ in the subject line. The competition closes … Continue reading

Club Ciné Presents: Blue Is The Warmest Colour
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Club Ciné Presents: Blue Is The Warmest Colour

Sarah Cook writes about Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue Is The Warmest Colour (2014). The film screens this Sunday as part of our Club Ciné strand, showcasing the best of French cinema at Picturehouse Central. Written, produced and directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, Blue Is The Warmest Colour (otherwise known by its original title The Life of Adele: … Continue reading