11 Sep 2019

School may only just have started again, but it’s never too early to start to think about how to keep the family entertained during October half term. This year, half term for Bristol schools runs from 25th October – 4th November.   Spooky Cinema at Arnos Vale Our exciting…

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03 Sep 2019
butch cassidy facts article

September marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, which we’re celebrating with a special Vintage Screening in partnership with Averys Wine Merchants. Have a look at some of our wild facts about this classic movie. 1 – “No Second Acts in American Lives”  William…

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07 Aug 2018
26 Jul 2018

Today marks what would have been the 90th birthday of the legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Born in New York, Kubrick developed a fascination with film and photography in childhood, and made his first film, Day of the Flight, in 1951. He began to achieve widespread commercial success in the Sixties…

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25 Jul 2018

A programme celebrating women’s stories on camera is taking place this weekend as part of Cinema Rediscovered. The ten events in the programme celebrate the talents of ten different filmmakers discovering their identities and searching for a place in the world that wasn’t always ready for them. The programme…

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21 Jul 2018

Today would be the 67th birthday of comedy acting legend Robin Williams. Born in 1951, Williams’ performances in films including Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji secured his reputation as a favourite amongst children and adults alike, and his roles in films including Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society awarded him widespread critical acclaim. Williams received…

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18 Jul 2018

From the 26th-27th July, enjoy a range of classic films that have been expertly restored ahead of cinema re-release at Bristol’s Watershed. The series also screens lost films that have been rediscovered, and original screened at Il Cinema Ritovato in Bologna. This year, enjoy films including an award-winning adaptation of…

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16 Jul 2018
Die-Hard

Today is the 30th anniversary of Die Hard’s release. Despite its summer release date, the film, starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, has gained a reputation as one of the ‘best Christmas movies of all time’. John Mclane (Willis), an NYPD cop, arrives in LA on Christmas Eve to reconcile…

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09 Jul 2018

This summer, celebrate the fantastic achievements of the women around us, doing extraordinary things, with the Women’s Adventure Film Tour. This is the tour’s first time in the UK, having launched in Australia in 2017 and enjoying a successful tour at locations around Asia. Each screening includes 10 inspirational…

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06 Jul 2018

Today is the 72nd birthday of silver screen legend Sylvester Stallone. Sly’s career has spanned nearly fifty years, with his iconic performances as Rocky Balboa undoubtedly a highlight. Stallone became the third man in history to be nominated for both Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor for the same…

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