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Ritzy workers' banner at the 2016 Lambeth Country Show
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 […]

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Moonlight – a film that shimmers with that little glimmer of hope

February 10, 2017, 1 Comment

As we look forward into a new political era across the pond and a Brexit climate here, could there be a more significant film of the year than Barry J ...

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Oscar-nominated Moonlight director Barry Jenkins at Ritzy for Q&A

February 10, 2017, No comments

Barry Jenkins, director of the Oscar best picture nominated Moonlight – “The only film that can beat La La Land” – will be at the Ritz ...

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Ritzy workers reject owners’ ‘legal intimidation’ move

January 29, 2017, 2 Comments

The BECTU section of Prospect, the union representing Picturehouse staff including those at Brixton’s Ritzy campaigning for the London living wage, ...

  • Still from the film Loving
    January 29, 2017, No comments

    It is a heavy hitting month for those of us movie obsessed. As the Bafta awards (12 February) and the Oscars (26 February) have us all in a dizzying tizzy of […]

  • Screen shot from The Force Still With Us
    Ritzy Round Up December
    December 15, 2016, Comments Off on Ritzy Round Up December

    It is full steam ahead on the best season for the cinema – and with the London frost already having paid us a visit, what better time to grab a […]

  • Herne Hill Film Festival
    December 6, 2016, Comments Off on Herne Hill Film Festival

    The group behind the Herne Hill Festival will be showing Christmas films for the first time this year.  The 12 Free Films of Christmas will run until 21 December at […]

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    What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December
    November 29, 2016, Comments Off on What’s on in and around Brixton 29 November – 6 December

    Tuesday 29 Upstairs at the Ritzy Hail a Taxi Driver and head for the Godfather of all quizzes. With questions from the world of film and no limits on team size. For A Few Dollars […]

  • Film Review: ARRIVAL
    November 11, 2016, Comments Off on Film Review: ARRIVAL

    Award season is deep in progress and your cinema dance card will be getting full fast. Nicola Jones reviews the next one up, the ‘first contact’ film  ARRIVAL. The film […]