Film bridges the generation gap

By Kalina Palka A couple of weeks ago I went to the Beckenham Odeon to see one of the most stunning films I’ve ever seen: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. In this film, special effects have finally come of age, creating an experience which was flawlessly real. ‘Performance capture’ technology gives us living, […]

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A ‘fifth’ cinema for Crystal Palace?

By Jerry Green If our campaign for a cinema at in Crystal Palace is successful, it would become the area’s ‘fifth’ cinema. The article which follows is about the previous four…. The silver screens of Crystal Palace A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – well actually it was Crystal Palace in the 1930s… […]

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A short movie about why we want a cinema

Remember this? The film, ‘A Cinema for Crystal Palace’, was made by Crystal Palace residents to show local support for a cinema. It was first shown to a hushed audience of nearly 1000 people at the Picture Palace Campaign public meeting held at the Queens Hotel on 18 October 2009. It includes some lovely memories from local […]

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