Discover Tuesdays: The Olive Tree – Tuesday 11 April
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Discover Tuesdays: The Olive Tree – Tuesday 11 April

Simão Vaz, Marketing Manager at East Dulwich Picturehouse reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays’ title, The Olive Tree. Federico García Lorca once wrote “Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches” – one of the many demonstrations of the author’s deep love for nature and, by consequence, the rural Spanish culture in the early … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Homo Sapiens – Tuesday 4 April
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Discover Tuesdays: Homo Sapiens – Tuesday 4 April

Ryan Powell, Community and Education Officer for Picturehouses reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays’ title, Homo Sapiens. With Homo Sapiens, director Nikolaus Geyrhalter has constructed a documentary that is set in the future. Every shot is of a real place in the world in its current state. However, the cumulative effect of the shots of abandoned … Continue reading

Misc. Films presents: Homo Sapiens Tuesday 4 April.
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Misc. Films presents: Homo Sapiens Tuesday 4 April.

Michael Leader and Rowan Woods of programming collective Misc. Films bring Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s Homo Sapiens to the Discover Tuesdays strand on 4 April. We first fell in love with Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s Homo Sapiens at the Berlin Film Festival last year and, after hearing that the film hadn’t been picked up for distribution over here, we … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Certain Women – Tuesday 28 March
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Discover Tuesdays: Certain Women – Tuesday 28 March

Becky Chesshyre,  Marketing Manager at the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford, reviews this week’s Discover Tuesdays’ title, Certain Women. In the minute-and-a-half-long opening shot of Certain Women, a slow, grey freight train creeps diagonally across the screen. The monumental Montana landscape that takes up the rest of the image makes the train passing through it look like … Continue reading

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