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The Overview Effect

17/12/15

It’s been a big week in space - perfectly coinciding with our campaign to Kickstart an exhibition coming to FACT in 2016 by Ryoichi Kurokawa, all about the birth of stars.
  This week, we wished UK …
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Can a mayonnaise have reflexes?

16/12/15

Follow is a hilarious, scathing and absurd critique that contemporary celebrity culture has well and truly earned. During an introductory talk, FACT director Mike Stubbs made mention of the utopian pr…
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Can Lily Tomlin be my Grandma?

16/12/15

Grandma opens with an end. We witness the middle and conclusion of an argument between a couple, resulting in their break up.  A bad start to a very long day for Elle - a liberal, a feminist a poet an…
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Star Blurs competition FINAL PRIZE!

16/12/15

Picturehouse at FACT have joined up with Waterstone’s Liverpool One to give away £150 worth of Star Wars prizes on the release day of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Ten years since the release of Reven…
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Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (and Much More)

16/12/15

Delving into all spheres of Peggy Guggenheim's life, this documentary reveals a true picture of the wonderfully eccentric art collector; praising her as the key most influential figure in 20th century…
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New: Dementia Friendly Screenings at FACT

15/12/15

FACT is about bringing people, art and film together, so it's important to us that our cinema screenings are accessible to everyone.  Join us for our first Dementia Friendly-Screening tomorrow at 11am…
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How to Save the Planet: Ice and Sky Reviewed

15/12/15

According to US President Barack Obama the climate deal reached in Paris only this last weekend is ‘The best chance we have to save the one planet we have.’ So why, why, why has it taken so long for t…
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The Twelve Films O’ Christmas

14/12/15

Are you hanging up the stocking on your wall? Not started your shopping yet and starting to realise that a Christmas Eve dash around TK Maxx will have to suffice? Well that’s fair enough, because here…
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Spike Jonze's Her - can you really love a computer?

14/12/15

Can you truly love something conceived out of computer code, believing you are in a meaningful relationship? As someone who has played second fiddle to many a dinner companion who found their phone mo…
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What happens when Johnny Depp plays a "Monster"?

13/12/15

Johnny Depp is unrecognizable and unforgettable as James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, finds Alicia Cordell. Director Scott Cooper’s crime drama spotlights career criminal James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, leader of the Iris…
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