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Thursday – St. Vincent 7pm @ O2 Academy, Liverpool -- £18.56

Culture Diary w/c 25-08-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK! Tuesday – Combines #2 6-9pm @ Model, Liverpool — FREE Tonight sees three more artists...

Wednesday – Zéro de Conduite 6.30pm @ FACT, Liverpool -- £9.50/8.50

In Profile: Jean Vigo’s Zéro de Conduite (1933)

Adam Scovell on comic drama Zéro de Conduite and the enduring influence of its young director, Jean Vigo… The work of French director Jean Vigo has a phantom-like quality in the canon of...

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In Profile: Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Ahead of a Matinee Classics Season screening of the thriller, George Jepson looks again at Laughton’s timeless, “fairytale” reinvention of film noir… From its birth as a commercial and critical embarrassment, to its position as...

The Devils (1971)

In Profile: Ken Russell’s The Devils (1971)

Like your cult cinema weird, violent and controversial? Ahead of a screening at Cornerhouse, Adam Scovell explores Ken Russell’s most beautifully disturbing film… By the time maverick British director Ken Russell came to make...

Taxi Driver (1976)

In Profile: Taxi Driver (1976)

As we celebrate its restoration, Adam Scovell analyses the defining visual moments in Scorsese’s masterpiece — and “You talkin’ to me?” isn’t one of them… Before Martin Scorsese became obsessed with portraying intricate systems...

F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922) - new restoration

Nosferatu and the Early Achievements of Horror Cinema

Adam Scovell salutes a classic of the horror genre and the films that laid the groundwork for its success… In his excellent 2010 series, A History of Horror, Mark Gatiss stated that the...

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane – Previewed

It regularly tops all-time best film lists; what is it about Citizen Kane, asks Adam Scovell… For a film so much about the power of media and substantiality within public and personal life,...

Midnight Cowboy

Matinee Idols

This week saw MGM launch its Matinee series in Picturehouse Cinemas. We run through our pick of a divine dozen… If this week’s screening at FACT of the much loved Billy Wilder-directed dramedy,...

Artist of the Month: Katie Craven (detail)

Artist of the Month: Katie Craven

Our latest featured artist Katie Craven talks about cuts, connections and collaboration, and how it’s ok to fear the future… Artist and illustrator Katie Craven is incredibly friendly and smiley when we meet for this...