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Ob_ject and Ob_serve: Avant-Garde Art

02/03/16

This exhibition by FACT's technologists-in-residence forces us to behold the implications of our developed, technological world.  “How forward thinking”, is what best springs to mind, upon a visit to …
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A Bigger Splash: the Trouble with Paradise

01/03/16

Based on Jacques Deray’s La Piscine (1969), A Bigger Splash stylistically displays all the classic elements of the French New Wave movement of the 1960’s: a documentary style of realism with long take…
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Psycho: Hitchcock’s Masterpiece

29/02/16

We're celebrating Mother's Day this year with the mother of all horror movies, Psycho! Over the years, thousands of horror films have set out to scare and shock cinema audiences around the world, howe…
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Instagram is changing the way we watch films

29/02/16

How we consume film has evolved over such a short space of time, it is hard to keep up with how and where we can consume film. Marcus Lilley investigates. From Apple’s iTunes and Google’s Play Store t…
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What if you could step into space right now?

29/02/16

Ryoichi Kurokawa’s unfold will allow its audience to immerse themselves in a simulated universe, but what would happen if you really stepped out into space? Probably not what you would think.  You vis…
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Review: Chronic

27/02/16

A challenging and disturbing film, Chronic asks the all important question: 'What are the boundaries between professionalism and the proper care of terminally ill people?' Throughout I kept thinking, …
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THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE - or is it?

26/02/16

If you’re interested in space in any capacity, you’ll probably have come across space conspirators and their theories in some form or another. With just over two weeks until the launch of Ryoichi Kuro…
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Review: Deadpool

26/02/16

After suffering through development hell for more than 10 years, Marvel Comics’ favourite antihero has finally hit the screens, and is doing his best to break through the conventional restraints of ce…
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Leap into short film on Leap Day!

25/02/16

To celebrate Liverpool Pride's evening of short film here at FACT on Monday, we take a look at this genre's contribution to cinema, and how some of the top directors started from "short" beginnings. S…
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Oscar's Oscar Predictions

25/02/16

The Oscars; the one night when the world's greatest film-makers all come together to celebrate the year's best films. We asked our very own Oscar (aged 15) to pick his winners, out of the nominees in …
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