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1:02pm Friday 7th March 2014
MARK Kermode and Simon Mayo, the nation’s go-to experts on all things film, take to the stage with a new, unique blend of movie trivia, forthright opinion and no-holds-barred bickering. Based on questions and suggestions from you, the two doctors will diagnose the ills of the film world.
10:49am Friday 28th February 2014
RECENTLY voted the greatest film of all time, Vertigo met with a mix of muted praise and outright bemusement upon release. It largely has critics to thank for its rehabilitation (François Truffaut, Robin Wood, Tania Modleski) but, like all of Hitchcock’s work, is far from being a merely cerebral pleasure.
9:56am Wednesday 26th February 2014
ODEON Southampton want to help film lovers balance their bank accounts with an even lower price for Bargain Tuesday, offering the latest blockbuster movies for as little as £5.50 every Tuesday in 2014.
11:44am Friday 21st February 2014
DESPITE the stringent conditions of its making in post-liberation France, Jean Cocteau’s exquisite and erotic version of the 17thcentury fairytale La Belle et la Bete remains one of the greatest films of the fantasy genre. Beauty gives herself to the Beast who has held her father to ransom.
10:00am Friday 14th February 2014
12:26pm Friday 7th February 2014
1927: Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the darlings of the silent silver screen. Off screen, Don, aided by his happy-go-lucky friend and piano accompanist, Cosmo Brown, has to dodge Lina’s romantic overtures, especially when he falls for chorus girl, Kathy Selden.
1:55pm Wednesday 29th January 2014
11:00am Friday 24th January 2014
DIRECTED by the great David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) and based upon the play Still Life by Noel Coward, Brief Encounter is one of the genuine romantic classics of British cinema. Bored with the security of married life, Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) visits town once a week to shop and catch a film matinee.
10:46am Monday 20th January 2014
12:32pm Friday 17th January 2014
A CORNERSTONE of Italian neorealism, Bicycle Thieves, Vittorio De Sica’s drama of survival in Italy’s post-war depression earned a special Oscar for its affecting power. Shooting in the streets and alleys of Rome, De Sica uses the real-life environment to frame his moving story of a desperate father (Lamberto Maggiorani) whose new job is threatened when a thief steals his bicycle.
11:29am Friday 10th January 2014
11:00am Friday 20th December 2013
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10:47am Friday 13th December 2013
STANLEY Kubrick’s complete mastery as a director is evident in every frame and every scene of 2001: A Space Odyssey. His almost sadistically precise exposition of story and character creates a steady accretion of perplexed tension in the viewer.
10:40am Tuesday 10th December 2013
1:05pm Friday 6th December 2013
TELLING the story of the breeding ground for some of America’s best music, Muscle Shoals will enjoy a one-off screening at Southampton’s Harbour Light Picturehouse on Tuesday. Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin, Bono, Clarence Carter, Etta James, Gregg Allman, John Paul White, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Percy Sledge, Rick Hall and others bear witness to Muscle Shoals’ magnetism, mystery and why it remains influential today.
11:20am Friday 22nd November 2013
VUE Entertainment, in association with BBC Worldwide, is to screen the special 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who on the big screen – and in stunning 3D – at its cinemas nationwide tomorrow, simultaneously with the broadcast on BBC One. In addition to Matt Smith, pctured, and Jenna Coleman, the one-off 75- minute special, entitled The Day of the Doctor, stars former Time Lord David Tennant as well as Billie Piper and John Hurt.
11:27am Friday 15th November 2013
DIRECTED by BAFTAwinning filmmaker and journalist John Pilger, an extraordinary film about Utopia, a vast region in northern Australia that is home to the oldest human presence on earth, is beamed to 30 cinemas across the UK, including Southampton’s Harbour Lights Picturehouse, on Monday. One of the world’s best kept secrets is revealed against a background of the greatest boom in mineral wealth. Has the ‘lucky country’ inherited South African apartheid? And how could this happen in the 21st century?
11:05am Friday 8th November 2013
MOVIE lovers have a one-off chance to see 2008 thriller The Mist once again. Following a violent thunderstorm, a smalltown community come under attack from creatures prowling in a thick and unnatural mist in this adaptation by screenwriter-director Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Walking Dead).
11:44am Friday 1st November 2013
12:13pm Friday 1st November 2013
A SMALL town cowers in the shadow of an old dark house. When the mysterious James Mason moves in, outsider David Soul finds himself up against some genuinely horrifying vampires in Tobe Hooper’s startling movie Salem’s Lot, which is showing at Harbour Lights Picturehouse tomorrow night.
10:27am Wednesday 23rd October 2013
11:38am Friday 4th October 2013
WITH the provocative premise that political and commercial regimes regard us as ‘subjects of pleasure’, controlling us by offering us enjoyment, director Sophie Fiennes and charismatic philosopher Slavoj ÿiÿek repeat the formula of their 2006 collaboration, The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema. A special screening and satellite Q and A takes place at Harbour Lights Picturehouse in Southampton tonight.
10:50am Thursday 3rd October 2013
11:18am Wednesday 2nd October 2013
12:24pm Friday 27th September 2013
2:10pm Monday 16th September 2013
10:21am Friday 13th September 2013
SUNSET Boulevard is the legendary black comedy about Hollywood in the 50s, narrated by a corpse floating face-down in the pool. William Holden is an impecunious hack who hides up in the gothic mansion of deranged silent-movie star Gloria Swanson, living in the past (epitomised by footage from Queen Kelly) with her ex-director butler von Stroheim in tow.
4:45pm Thursday 12th September 2013
11:30am Friday 6th September 2013
THREE of Shakespeare’s best loved plays are being brought to the silver screen in Hedge End this autumn. As part of The Berry Theatre’s Globe On Screen season audiences will be able to discover all the magic from Shakespeare’s Globe in high definition film.
11:29am Friday 30th August 2013
PREPARE yourselves for the end of the world at the hands of zombies, aliens and/or some very interfering neighbours with a blood and ice cream triple bill at Southampton’s Harbour Lights cinema tomorrow night.
12:17pm Friday 23rd August 2013
1972’s Deep Throat brought ‘adult’ movies into the mainstream, turning Linda Boreman into a briefly flickering star and making $100 million-plus for the film’s allegedly Mafioso backers. Little but drugs, abuse and heartache followed for Boreman, most of it at the hands of her seedy manager/lover, Chuck Traynor – until she finally took control of her life.
12:48pm Friday 16th August 2013
THE Victoria and Albert Museum presents David Bowie Is Happening Now, a nationwide cinema event screened live as the finale to the Museum’s enormously successful exhibition. This unique event was billed as your last opportunity to experience the V&A’s exhibition in the UK before it goes on international tour when it was screened to thousands of cinemas on Tuesday.
11:06am Friday 26th July 2013
FRANCES, a somewhat disorganised second stringer in a struggling New York ballet company, shares a quirky sense of humour and an apartment with best friend Sophie in Frances Ham, at Harbour Lights Picturehouse this week.
1:26pm Wednesday 24th July 2013
11:16am Friday 19th July 2013
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11:21am Monday 8th July 2013
10:14am Friday 28th June 2013
11:53am Friday 21st June 2013
DIRECTED by Christopher Menaul with a screenplay written by Jonathan Smith based on his 1995 novel, Summer in February stars Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Dominic Cooper (The Devil’s Double), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch).
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1:50pm Friday 26th April 2013