Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool

Liverpool
Venue name: Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool
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Address: 88 Wood Street
Liverpool
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    The title makes you think of Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ – but that takes away from the specialness of this French coming-of-age-drama which is powerfully attuned to race, solidarity and the dead ends that many kids have to be smart enough to av...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    A heady psychosexual drama that’s steeped in dense anxieties and rich European glamour (the film was part-funded by Chanel), French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s latest sees him at the top of his game. Combining the professional paranoia of ‘All Abo...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    ‘Don’t kill him – wear him down.’ Those are among the first words we hear in Abderrahmane Sissako’s devastating African drama ‘Timbuktu’, spoken by a gun-toting jihadist chasing down a fleeing gazelle. The scene sets a chilling tone that’s impossi...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    With ‘Twilight’ in the rear-view mirror, movie vampires are going goth. After Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’, along comes this pulse-quickening debut by Ana Lily Amirpour. She’s an LA-based director who infuses her night-time tale with el...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t be fooled by the fancy source material: ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ may be adapted from Thomas Hardy’s nineteenth-century novel, but it’s still a movie that opens with Carey Mulligan on a pony as it gallops toward a rainbow. Set in a patch ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Finland’s adorably huggable Moomins first appeared in a comic strip by the late illustrator and writer Tove Jansson way back in the 1940s. This new movie version, voiced in English by the likes of Russell Tovey, honours the charm of Jansson’s draw...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Aca-about time! Three years after ‘Pitch Perfect’, the first ladies of a cappella are back – and they’re hitting the high notes. This sequel opens as all-girl group the Bellas are branded a national disgrace after a vagina-flashing incident involv...
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