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Katherine Waterston in the film Alien
May 12, 2017, No comments

Starting summer’s sequel season is ALIEN: COVENANT from original ALIEN director Ridley Scott. This instalment picks up on a new ship, Covenant, as the crew (once again) is woken out […]

Still from the film Mindhorn

Ritzy round up May 2017

April 30, 2017, No comments

May is upon us and the taste of summer movies is coming round the bend. writes Nicola Jones Leading the charge this month is British comedy MINDHORN ( ...

Still from A Moving Image: Tanya Fear in Brixton

Ritzy round up April

April 12, 2017, 1 Comment

As the sun begins to shine here in London, I know it will be hard to remember to go indoors and see some cinema, writes Nicola Jones. Evermore so, as ...

Regan at Dwaynamics

Dwaynamics’ Regan, 8, stars in 1,000 Londoners

March 30, 2017, 1 Comment

It’s Thursday – and that means another release in Chocolate Films’ wonderful 1,000 Londoners series. Regan, number 205, is eight and does bo ...

  • Imelda May and music video cast in Brixton Market
    Brixton market hosts music video
    March 16, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton market hosts music video

    Singer Imelda May came to Brixton yesterday to record the video for her single Should Have Been You, inspired by recent women’s marches across the world. It will show the […]

  • A Moving Image poster
    Brixton gentrification film to open here
    March 14, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton gentrification film to open here

    An acclaimed film about gentrification in Brixton will open here exclusively next month before playing more widely in May. Shola Amoo’s A Moving Image had great reviews at last year’s […]

  • Isabel Huppert and friend in Elle
    Ritzy round-up … howls, growls and beasts
    March 7, 2017, Comments Off on Ritzy round-up … howls, growls and beasts

    At the time of my monthly round-up deadline I was still basking in the innocence of the 2017 Academy Awards, says Nicola Jones How has it all panned out? Hopefully in […]

  • Still from Certain Women
    Film Review: CERTAIN WOMEN
    March 2, 2017, Comments Off on Film Review: CERTAIN WOMEN

    A 2016 Sundance Festival and Toronto Film Festival selection, writer and director Kelly Reichardt’s new film CERTAIN WOMEN flounders through a slow rumination on small-town American life. CERTAIN WOMEN is […]

  • Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
    Ritzy workers set to strike on BAFTA weekend
    February 10, 2017, 1 Comment

      Ritzy cinema staff will be joined on strike on Saturday (11 February) by workers at three other Picturehouse cinemas – Hackney, Picturehouse Central and Crouch End. Organisers say the […]