Editor’s Blog — Saturday 30th August: Day 3

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Jim rediscovers the small delights — and irritations — of the Cambridge Film Festival.


Editors’ Blog — Friday 29th August: Day 2

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Bucket List of the Festival. If you don’t do it you’ll be forcibly removed from the Picturehouse!


Editors’ Blog – Thursday 28th August: Day 1

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The daily dose from the editors. Edd Elliott’s 5 picks for the days ahead.


Germolene for Godzilla

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Ten reasons why Rosy loves GODZILLA.


Picturehouses & the Competition Commission

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The recommendations of the Competition Commission will not achieve what they want and misunderstand the local cinema scene in Cambridge, writes Jim Ross


Editors’ Blog

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Jim Ross wonders if a movie about Grumpy Cat is an indicator of rude health for cinema, rather than a sign of depressing decay.


Cineworld-Picturehouse vs. the Competition Commission

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Gavin Midgley argues the case for why Cineworld’s buyout of the Picturehouse chain might be a good thing.


When Worlds Collide: Physics in the Movies

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Following a public lecture at the University of York, Robert Weatherall shares his notes on the relationship between science fact and science fiction in film.


April Fools

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After being called fat by Gallo – “One day I will be thin, but Vincent Gallo will always be the director of The Brown Bunny.” #EbertQuotes


A Real Double Take

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Has anyone else noticed that Hollywood has a strange way of making two films about the same subject, often released at the same or similar time? I’m not talking about remakes (or reimaginings) of foreign films (for example, GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO or LET ME IN), nor about sequels or threequels – not even [...]


Crossing Cinema’s Iron Curtain

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In early Spring, arthouse and mainstream films rub shoulders in a way they rarely do during summer or winter. A good film is a good film, no matter where it’s from or where you see it, writes Associate Editor Gavin Midgley.


March Hare Spray

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Happy March, chums! This week, editor Rosy Hunt talks about ¡VIVA!, Vegfest, Twitter trending and Tony: London Serial Killer.


Cineworld Takeover

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After talking to the Cambridge APH programmer and allowing the dust to settle, Jim revisits the concerns after Cineworld bought the Picturehouse chain