Posts by Rose Butler - Page 1

parallel mothers

Parrallel Mothers: juggling comedy and drama

Posted 28 January 2022 by Rose Butler

In Parallel Mothers Almodóvar expertly juggles comedy and drama in a delightfully moving tale, aided by career-best performance from Penelope Cruz.

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Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley

Posted 19 January 2022 by Rose Butler

As one of the most interesting directors of the last twenty-five years, Guillermo del Toro has always walked the line between arthouse and mainstream filmmaking.


Cow: Andrea Arnold's Documentary Debut

Posted 14 January 2022 by Rose Butler

In Cow, several strands of Arnold’s existing work come together in a compassionate, empathetic film. It is a striking documentary-debut from one of the UK’s most interesting and accomplished contemporary filmmakers

Boiling Point

Boiling Point: an Exercise in Suspense

Posted 7 January 2022 by Rose Butler

Written and directed by Barantini, and expanded into a feature from an award-nominated 2019 short, Boiling Point picked up an astounding 11 BIFA nominations, taking home awards for best-supporting actress, cinematography, casting and sound.


Looking ahead to 2022

Posted 22 December 2021 by Rose Butler

With plenty of choices to get excited about, from documentaries, foreign-language dramas, hotly-tipped awards favourites to Yorkshire-set romances, there’s sure to be something for everyone across 2022’s upcoming releases.

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Discover Yasujirō Ozu

Posted 17 December 2021 by Rose Butler

This December Showroom Cinema is shining a spotlight on another heavyweight of Japanese cinema: the great Yasujirō Ozu. Join us for special screenings and discover these classics on the big screen.

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West Side Story: A Heartfelt Exploration of Americana

Posted 8 December 2021 by Rose Butler

Spielberg’s take on West Side Story is an irresistible, swooning love story with a particular significance for today’s audiences.

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Queer East Film Festival

Posted 26 November 2021 by Rose Butler

This December sees Showroom Cinema partner with Queer East Film Festival for a programme of three remarkable films. Queer East is an LGBTQ+ film festival that showcases rarely seen queer cinema from East and Southeast Asia.

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Akira Kurosawa Mini-Season

Posted 12 November 2021 by Rose Butler

With a career spanning over fifty years and thirty films, Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa is regarded as one of the most important directors in cinema history.


Spencer: A Fable from a True Tragedy

Posted 3 November 2021 by Rose Butler

Offering a new perspective on a media story many of us may feel familiar with, the film takes place in the Christmas break at Sandringham House in the winter of 1991.

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