Culture Shock

Dedicated to bringing you the best in cult and genre films.

Ready Player One Season
Culture Shock looks forward to Steven Spielberg's jaw-dropping adaptation of Ernest Cline's bestseller with a special season that's now on sale.
The Big Wes Vote!

Let us know your fave Wes Anderson character to win a pair of tickets to see all of his films with our We ❤️ Wes season.

26 Jan 18 | By John-Paul Pierrot
Paul Thomas Anderson 35mm Season

As we eagerly await Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread come and enjoy his previous masterpieces at Picturehouse Central and Crouch End Picturehouse on 35mm.

3 Jan 18 | By John-Paul Pierrot
We ❤️ Wes!

Culture Shock presents a full retrospective of much-loved filmmaker Wes Anderson's work ahead of the release of Isle Of Dogs.

12 Dec 17 | By John-Paul Pierrot
Edward Scissorhands

Dr Brian Ray, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, on folklore and fairy tales in Tim Burton's much-loved nineties classic.

29 Sep 17 | By Brian Ray
5 Great Films And Events To See In September

Toby King cherrypicks five films and events to look forward to this month.

7 Sep 17 | By Toby King
Culture Shock Presents T2: Judgment Day 3D

James Cameron's fabled 3D conversion of T2: Judgment Day is finally coming to cinemas. Book your tickets for this Culture Shock special.

19 Jul 17 | By Chloe Fellerman
Culture Shock Presents Shin Godzilla

Make way for the ultimate homage to one of the most enduring legends of the big screen, Godzilla!

13 Jul 17 | By Chloe Fellerman
Most Memorable Diner Scenes

Pots of coffee, pancakes and great movie moments. John-Paul Pierrot takes a look at a few of the best diner scenes ahead of the re-release of Michael Mann's Heat.

26 Jun 17 | By John-Paul Pierrot
Keepin' It Reel At Picturehouse Central

Toby King previews a new programming strand dedicated to cult films on celluloid at Picturehouse Central.

21 Jun 17 | By Toby King
Geoff Andrew On Michael Mann’s Heat

Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-Large for BFI Southbank and a regular contributor to Sight & Sound, takes us back to 1995 and his first experience watching Michael Mann's crime opus.

19 Jun 17 | By Geoff Andrew
Elena Lazic On Michael Mann's Heat

Michael Mann’s crime masterpiece returns to cinemas on Monday 26 June as part of Culture Shock. Film critic Elena Lazic ...

16 Jun 17 | By Elena Lazic
Apocalypse! at The Cameo

Alastair Bruce, Member of The Royal Observatory Edinburgh, previews Apocalypse! - a new mini-season coming to The Cameo in May.

26 Apr 17 | By Alastair Bruce
Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg’s jaw-dropping adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestseller

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