Category Archives: Film

Coming Soon: Leisure, Discipline and Punishment

Continuing the ongoing programme of film happening here at FACT as part of Liverpool Biennial 2014, we will be hosting an evening of new moving image works entitled Leisure, Discipline and Punishment. This collection of films, by international artists Sonia Boyce, … Continue reading

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Film Round Up: Liverpool Biennial 2014

Peter Wächtler, Untitled, 2013 video, 14’ 14” on view at The Old Blind School  In contemporary art exhibitions, film installation and video art play as big a role as any other medium, which is echoed in the exciting array of video work being … Continue reading

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Tell me more about… Chester Film Co-op

On the bustling city centre high street that is Chester’s Northgate, you will find the area’s very own secret cinema. Chester Film Co-op, on the site of the old Odeon complex is a recent addition to Chester’s somewhat sparse contemporary … Continue reading

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Monsters University ****

Disney-Pixar are back on top with the latest offering in the Monsters franchise. A prequel to the original Monsters Inc (2001), this second outing for Mike and Sulley is big on laughs and has a lot of heart, just like … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines *****

As if things weren’t tough enough being an awkward teenager, unintentionally befriending the son of your biological father’s killer makes life a little difficult…(Spoliers) Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines is an incredible tour de force, taking place over 3 … Continue reading

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Away We Go ****

‘The three S’s are: no separation, no sugar, no strollers’. This is just one of the madcap couples that Verona (Maya Rudolph) and Burt (John Krasinski) encounter on their quest to find the perfect American city to raise their child. … Continue reading

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This Is 40 ***

Although there was less comedy than expected from an Apatow-creation, This Is 40 is an enjoyable watch and everyone can find something to relate to in Pete and Debbie’s dysfunctional relationship. Plugged as the ‘Sort-of Sequel’ to 2007’s Knocked Up, This Is 40 follows the … Continue reading

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