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BFI Film Academy: a look back at this year's course

24/02/15

FACT's latest installment of the BFI Film Academy finished earlier this month. Iliana, one of the young people on the course, talks to us about what she learned and the experiences she is taking away …
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Under the Year's Biggest Snub

20/02/15

Daniel Seddon asks why daring sci-fi film Under the Skin missed out in this year's awards season. Whilst the film industry huddles around the flames of Birdman, The Theory of Everything and Boyhood, i…
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Jamie Carragher channels E.L. James

17/02/15

This may not be the review you expect to read... writer Jamie Carragher channels E.L. James herself for this narrative trip through the Fifty Shades cinema experience. I scowl with frustration at myse…
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Temporary Cinema Booking Issues

13/02/15

If you are visiting our cinemas this weekend, please book your tickets at the Box Office, call the ticket booking line on 0871 902 5737 or via Picturehouse at FACT. We are currently installing a new b…
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Paul Thomas Anderson & Joaquin Phoenix Reunite for Inherent Vice

12/02/15

Three years following their first collaboration, Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix return with Inherent Vice, a mumbling crime comedy that binds with surf psychedelia. This is the director's fi…
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History, Meaning and Symbolism of The Black Dog

12/02/15

'The Black Dog' is a historical and cultural reference in British folklore that is a symbol of melancholy and death. Evelyn Anandam explores its relevance in popular culture ahead of our upcoming Grou…
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Don't Forget the Arts

12/02/15

With issues like the NHS, unemployment and social welfare on the agenda, culture can seem less important: however it’s key that the arts aren’t forgotten argues Kathleen Teece. My sister recently went…
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