Kenneth Anger: Modern Mythologist – Tuesday 18 April
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Kenneth Anger: Modern Mythologist – Tuesday 18 April

We’ll be playing a selection of Kenneth Anger films as part of our Discover Tuesdays strand on Tuesday 18 April. Deborah Allison, Programming Development Manager at Picturehouse Cinemas discusses some of the themes in his work, as well as his influences and influencees. Kenneth Anger (born 1927, California) is best known as an American avant-garde … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Sweet Dreams – Tuesday 21 March
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Discover Tuesdays: Sweet Dreams – Tuesday 21 March

Becky Chesshyre,  Marketing Manager at the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford, reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays’ title, Sweet Dreams. In the penultimate scene of Sweet Dreams, Massimo’s girlfriend embraces him and whispers in his ear “lasciala andare” – let her go. The ‘her’ is his mother; the subject of the film Massimo’s inability to forget her. Opening … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: The Love Witch – Tuesday 14 March
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Discover Tuesdays: The Love Witch – Tuesday 14 March

Lee Anderson, Assistant Manager at Regal Picturehouse, Henley-on-Thames, reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays’ title, The Love Witch Shot completely on 35mm film it is clear that The Love Witch has been styled as a very glam but campy 60/70s horror film. The fashion reminds me of the stylings in Breakfast At Tiffany’s – elegant, bold … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars – Tuesday 7 March
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Discover Tuesdays: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars – Tuesday 7 March

Ollie Charles, Press and Marketing Manager for Trafalgar Releasing previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. 1967 saw the release of D. A. Pennebaker’s Dont Look Back, a landmark release in both film and music history. The film covered Bob Dylan’s 1965 concert tour in England. Pennebaker followed this … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: Anna Biller on The Love Witch
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Picturehouse Podcast: Anna Biller on The Love Witch

Director Anna Biller joins us via Skype to talk about The Love Witch. Coming to Picturehouse Cinemas on 14 March for Discover Tuesdays with feminist horror film collective The Final Girls.  If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes.  The Final Girls in partnership with Picturehouse Discover Tuesdays present Anna … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Christine – Tuesday 28 February
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Discover Tuesdays: Christine – Tuesday 28 February

Chloe Walker from the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Christine. In 1974, twenty-nine-year-old Floridian reporter Christine Chubbuck shot and killed herself, live on air. In spite of the sensationalistic nature of her death, her name had been largely forgotten – that is, until last year, when in one of those strange … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Tanna – Tuesday 21 February
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Discover Tuesdays: Tanna – Tuesday 21 February

Emma Bailey, Marketing Manager at the City Screen, York previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Tanna. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Tanna is the first feature film shot entirely in Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago made up of 83 islands of volcanic origin. Documentary filmmaker Bentley Dean first got the … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: LoveTrue – Tuesday 14 February
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Discover Tuesdays: LoveTrue – Tuesday 14 February

Kirsty Jones, Marketing Manager at the Hackney Picturehouse previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation LoveTrue. It’s the most romantic time of the year, so why not settle down to a documentary about love? Israeli-American director Alma Har’el takes the subject on in her latest documentary, LoveTrue. But don’t be fool by its title – this … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Half Way – Tuesday 7 February
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Discover Tuesdays: Half Way – Tuesday 7 February

Catherine Pearson, a local student & Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse fan, previews this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Half Way. Half Way provides a moving insight into the life of a family negotiating the temporary housing system, and encourages its audience to re-evaluate preconceived notions of the homeless. Directed and filmed by Daisy-May Hudson, the film documents her … Continue reading