Picturehouse Podcast: Barry Jenkins and Naomie Harris on Moonlight
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Picturehouse Podcast: Barry Jenkins and Naomie Harris on Moonlight

It’s an interview special this week, to celebrate the release of Moonlight. We’re delighted to be joined by director Barry Jenkins and one of the films stars Naomie Harris.  Moonlight is nominated for 8 Oscars and now in cinemas across the UK. Barry Jenkins   Naomie Harris   If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: Loving with director Jeff Nichols
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Picturehouse Podcast: Loving with director Jeff Nichols

Sam is joined by writer-director Jeff Nichols to celebrate the release of his new Oscar-nominated film, Loving. In cinemas across the UK now. If you’re an iPod/iPhone/iPad kind of person, why not subscribe for free via  iTunes. Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who married and then … Continue reading

Toni Erdmann: What The Critics Say
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Toni Erdmann: What The Critics Say

Of all the films that screened at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, none garnered more excitement (or laughs) than Maren Ade’s hilarious comedy Toni Erdmann. Since sending the audience into raptures at its World Premiere on the French Riviera, Ade’s triumphant third feature has caused a stir among film critics for its bellyaching humour and absurd playfulness. It was … Continue reading

Interview: Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence
Interview / New Release

Interview: Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence

Academy Award-winning film editor Thelma Schoonmaker spoke to Sam Clements from the Picturehouse Podcast about her work on Silence, her latest collaboration with director Martin Scorsese. Schoonmaker first worked with Scorsese on Woodstock (1970), a documentary they edited together, and has edited all of Scorsese’s films since Raging Bull (1980).  Set in the 17th century, Silence … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: Best of 2016 plus Silence, A Monster Calls and Assassin’s Creed
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Picturehouse Podcast: Best of 2016 plus Silence, A Monster Calls and Assassin’s Creed

Sam and Simon settle in for a special festive edition of the Picturehouse Podcast. The boys run through the current Top 5 films at Picturehouse Cinemas, review Silence, A Monster Calls, Assassin’s Creed and share some of their favourite films of 2016.   *Update* You can view the results from the best of 2016 staff poll here. … Continue reading

Annual Staff Poll: The Best Films Of 2016
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Annual Staff Poll: The Best Films Of 2016

2016. It’s been a tumultuous year in politics and icons of popular culture have passed away – but what will be remembered in terms of cinema? As the New Year beckons we conducted our annual staff poll to discover our collective favourite film from the past 12 months, Paul Ridd – London Cinemas and Acquisitions Coordinator at Picturehouse … Continue reading

Picturehouse Podcast: The Eagle Huntress with Otto Bell
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Picturehouse Podcast: The Eagle Huntress with Otto Bell

Director Otto Bell stops by to talk about his new film The Eagle Huntress.   In the remote Mongolian landscape, the nomadic Kazakh people have for generations perfected fox hunting, using trained eagles. It was traditionally an exclusively male sport, but Aisholpan, the 13-year-old daughter of a much-garlanded eagle hunter, calmly decided to change all … Continue reading