November 2, 2011 § Leave a comment
The Secret Cinema is back, and the people behind the venture claim that this December’s event will be the biggest and most ambitious yet. The concept is simple: sell tickets blind, keep the film under wraps, send punters off to a secret location and fill the place with actors in costume, themed food, music, and surprises (some of them nasty), all designed to evoke the world of the film.
A handpicked film will play from December 6-31, which film, is still anybody’s guess? Given the festive timing and the relative bleakness of last April’s film ‘The Battle of Algiers’ (seen below), it’ll be a return to the crowd-pleasing spectaculars of old. Tickets are on sale now but act fast, these things have a tendency to sell out. So those Secret Cinema fans should keep their ears and eyes open for updates… http://www.secretcinema.org/
October 3, 2011 § Leave a comment
This Autumn, a section of the Westway Underpass on Portobello Road has been reclaimed to create a pop up cinema. A non-profit venture, with admission being on a pay-what-you-can-afford basis. Upcoming highlights include:
Sunday 10th October, 6.30pm
End of the Line
Plus Q&A with director Rupert Murray
Science London and Portobello Pop Up Cinema present a special screening of this award-winning documentary film, The End of the Line, followed by a rare chance to discuss the movie with director Rupert Murray.
We suggest you grab some fish and chips from Jamie Oliver’s favourite, George’s Portobello Fish Bar, beforehand for a perfect October evening.