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Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

07/08/17

Luc Besson, director of the Fifth Element, returns with another creatively ambitious project, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Words by Lee Williams. Like Tarantino, Luc Besson is perhaps …
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Review: The Big Sick

31/07/17

"Michael Showalter, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s wonderful, heartfelt rom-com is a transgressive antidote for a genre gone stale,” writes Luke Penny.
  When a couple goes through a harrowi…
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Bethan Griffith's from Wigan shares her story about working with Mark Titchner

30/07/17

Ten months ago (in September 2016), myself and several young people got involved in the Wigan part of the Mark Titchner public art project, “What I want more than anything else” managed by FACT in par…
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Panel of Industry Professionals announced for Liverpool Film Night 2017

28/07/17

We're pleased to finally be able to announce the panel of distinguished professionals participating in Liverpool Film Night 2017, happening on 22 November. The panel of experts, representing a diverse…
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Remembering the Days of Roger Moore as James Bond

28/07/17

On Sunday 30 July, we're screening The Spy Who Loved Me, the Bond film that created, in its day, the largest indoor set ever for a UK produced film. Tommy Zimmer shares his thoughts on reasons why Rog…
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Creating a New Observatory at FACT

28/07/17

Bidston Lighthouse is open for guided tours on Saturday afternoons, July to September, during our current exhibition The New Observatory. FACT blogger Grace Edwards went along to both, to learn more a…
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Review: David Lynch: The Art Life

27/07/17

With the new Twin Peaks set to reappear on our TV screens, The Art Life is a timely look at what helped to shape David Lynch, one of cinema’s most acclaimed and enigmatic directors. Words by Bernadett…
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Bido Lito! Empty Spaces Cinema Night

27/07/17

Our fellow film enthusiasts over at the monthly magazine for and about Merseyside’s thriving creative community, Bido Lito!, are about to deliver their very first Bido Lito! Empty Spaces Cinema Night …
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Dunkirk: The Story Of Revlis

26/07/17

Colin Alexander, general manager of Picturehouse at FACT, was surprised to learn his family boat was to star in the new Christopher Nolan epic. Michael Fowler describes his story. Words by Michael Fow…
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After Loss, Inside Grief: A Story of Restoration

26/07/17

Open since 22 June 2017, FACT's current exhibition The New Observatory reimagines how we measure, predict and sense the world today. Rabia Khan, an Erasmus Mundus Media Arts Cultures MA student, share…
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