Cinema news and reviews from Charles Hutchinson.
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1:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014
SUNDAY afternoon's double-bill screening of Salome and Wilde Salome at Harrogate Odeon will be followed by a satellite question-and-answer session with writer, director and actor Al Pacino and actress Jessica Chastain.
10:56am Thursday 11th September 2014
Matthew Warchus, the vicar’s son from North Yorkshire, is soon to take over the Old Vic Theatre from Kevin Spacey. Before that comes the release of his already much-praised new film, Pride, reports STEVE PRATT.
12:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014
Pride director Matthew Warchus, the vicar’s son from Selby with a theatre past at York Theatre Royal and West Yorkshire Playhouse and a theatre future is taking over from Kevin Spacey as the Old Vic’s artistic director.
3:42pm Thursday 4th September 2014
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10:14am Thursday 4th September 2014
CITY Screen, York is marking the centenary of the Great War with a series of films and events this year. Coming next is Sunday’s 5pm screening of Paths Of Glory (PG) and an evening of war poetry to look back on those tumultuous times.
4:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014
THERE are actors who submit themselves reluctantly for interview because it’s in their contract. Others, like Jon Hamm, embrace what some regard as an ordeal and give a little bit of themselves in conversation.
3:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014
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10:29am Thursday 21st August 2014
A RARE black and white silent film of Shakespeare’s Richard III from 1910 will be shown in the last Plantagenet king’s childhood home, Middleham Castle, brought to "voice" by a cast of actors from York Theatre Royal on Saturday and Sunday night .
2:28pm Friday 15th August 2014
3:07pm Thursday 14th August 2014
WHILE most pensioners are wondering how far they can travel on their free pass or browse through brochures for retirement homes, Sylvester Stallone is busy fighting and shooting and then fighting some more on screen – a real 68-year-old action man.
12:47pm Thursday 14th August 2014
YORK'S Aesthetica Short Film Festival is spreading its wings by presenting eight family-friendly shorts from the 2013 festival at 25 cinemas nationwide this weekend, curated specially for the Picturehouse Kids’ Club.
12:03pm Thursday 14th August 2014
11:48am Thursday 7th August 2014
THREE years ago they thought it was all over. Then The Inbetweeners movie opened in cinemas and after a record £13m opening weekend showed its staying power by raking in more than £45million at the UK box office.
12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014
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11:19am Thursday 3rd July 2014
DIRECTOR Dan Hartley will introduce tomorrow evening’s gala screening of Lad: A Yorkshire Story at Curzon Ripon to accompany Le Grand Départ for the Tour de France. He will hold a question-and-answer session after the 6.20pm show too.
2:51pm Thursday 3rd July 2014
WITH belting rain over much of Yorkshire, the final day of the Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival enjoyed bright sunshine on Sunday, cue for picnics, suntan lotion and knotted hankies on heads. On the main stage, pianist Rob Law’s Quintet sparkled.
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3:13pm Thursday 5th June 2014
JESSICA Jones, an American Masters student at the University of York, is looking to source a crowd of viewers for York's first film screening organised in association with Ourscreen at City Screen, York.
10:50am Thursday 29th May 2014
CHILDREN were so scared of Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie in her new wicked role that they were terrified to appear with her. In the end five-year-old daughter Vivienne had to play a scene as a young princess.
12:27pm Thursday 29th May 2014
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3:06pm Thursday 15th May 2014
POCKLINGTON Arts Centre will follow up a feature-length screening of The Trip To Italy on May 21 with a satellite live broadcast of its two stars, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, in conversation from the host venue, the Hackney Picturehouse.
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2:59pm Thursday 24th April 2014
12:06pm Thursday 10th April 2014
RISING British star Sam Claflin was walking the red carpet at the premiere of the latest Hammer horror production The Quiet Ones this week – and it won't be the last we see of this busy young actor this year.
3:21pm Thursday 27th March 2014
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9:42am Wednesday 12th February 2014
THE wait for Wes Anderson’s much-anticipated all-star caper The Grand Budapest Hotel will end officially on March 7, but before then City Screen, York has arranged a couple of sneak previews for Sunday, March 2.
4:11pm Thursday 6th February 2014
WRITER, broadcaster and curator Dr Suzanne Fagence Cooper will give an introductory talk at the 3pm screening of Ralph Fiennes’s new film, The Invisible Woman, at City Screen, York, on February 22 at 3pm.
4:07pm Thursday 6th February 2014
FEW movies, let alone animated ones, can claim to offer a history lesson as well as an entertainment. Mr Peabody & Sherman, a father and son story, does just that as it time travels to the French Revolution, Troy and the Italian Renaissance.
11:57am Thursday 6th February 2014
11:52am Thursday 6th February 2014
RELEASED outside the awards season, Dallas Buyers Club might have slipped through the net as just another low-budget indie picture. Coming out surrounded by the hoopla and publicity of the Oscars and other awards, the film gets all the attention it deserves.
12:14pm Thursday 30th January 2014
3:28pm Thursday 23rd January 2014
THIS boxing comedy drama offers the irresistible sight of Jake La Motta and Rocky Balboa slugging it out in the boxing ring as Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro revive memories if not the characters of two of their greatest screen successes.
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