Adam Smith, Author at Picturehouse Spotlight
Adam Smith
Adam Smith is Senior Writer for Empire Magazine and a critic for Radio Times as well as being the author of The Rough Guide to 21st Century Films (Penguin/Rough Guides 2012) and a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's Front Row. In his spare time he enjoys explaining to anyone who'll listen why Once Upon A Time In America is a much better film than The Godfather.

Recent Articles by Adam Smith

Bluffer's Guide To: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Everything you need to know about the Japanese director of Shoplifters

Release Date: 23rd Nov, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Coming Soon

Melissa McCarthy, best known as an Emmy-winning comedy actress for her appearances on Saturday Night Live, as well as for her film roles in Bridesmaids (2011) and Ghostbusters (2016), shifts gears to brilliant effect and quietly dazzles in this slightly melancholic, often slyly funny, true story of a troubled writer’s descent into forgery and deceit. 

Release Date: 1st Jan, 2019 | By Adam Smith
Don't Dream It... See It!

High heels meet high school in the latest offering from Picturehouse Culture Shock…

Release Date: 3rd Aug, 2018 | By Adam Smith
To Infinity And Beyond!

Vintage Sundays celebrates the best in digital animation with our irresistible Pixar season...

Release Date: 3rd Aug, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Dementia-Friendly Screenings

21 September is World Alzheimer’s Day, and we’re doing our part to make the cinema more welcoming to people with dementia

Release Date: 2nd Aug, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Fresh New Films

Catch the newest art-house movies before anyone else, with Discover Tuesdays

Release Date: 27th Apr, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Sundays Of Suspense!

Don’t miss our celebration of Alfred Hitchcock

Release Date: 27th Apr, 2018 | By Adam Smith

An authentic, intimate and often incredibly moving look at a real life lived to the fullest.

Release Date: 6th Jul, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Red Sparrow

Jennifer Lawrence stars in an adult action thriller based on a best-selling novel by former CIA operative Jason Matthews.

Release Date: 1st Mar, 2018 | By Adam Smith
Isle Of Dogs

Wes Anderson's latest stop-motion animation is irrepressibly delightful and is sure to become another of his classics.

Release Date: 30th Mar, 2018 | By Adam Smith
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya

Ahead of Sunday's screening of The Tale Of Princess Kaguya, we've dug out Adam Smith's Picturehouse Recommends piece from 2014.

22 Nov 17 | By Adam Smith
The Greatest Showman

The multi-talented Hugh Jackman (is there anything he can’t do?), alongside Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and Zendaya, heads up this ...

Release Date: 1st Jan, 2018 | By Adam Smith