Disney movies showing at Clapham Picturehouse

LionKingCast Great news film fans!  The Vintage Sundays film season has returned to Clapham Picturehouse and this season they’ll be screening classic Disney movies. You can relive your childhood memories and sing along to your favourite songs like When You Wish Upon a Star and Hakuna Matata, or take your little ones to experience the animations on the big screen for the first time. The season runs until 20th April and the cinema will be showing some of Disney’s best loved musicals and fairy tales. Upcoming films are:

30 March – Cinderella
6 April – Pinocchio
13 April – Beauty and the Beast
20 April – The Lion King

Screenings are at 12:00 noon every Sunday and ticket prices are £8.00 for adults and £6.00 for children. Book your tickets here

Competition: Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are Clapham

To celebrate the opening of the film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are at the Clapham Picture House, the cinema has given us some fantastic prizes to give away. We’ve got two sets of prizes for you to win, both containing a fantastic Where the Wild Things Are t-shirt and kite (we’ll see you flying it on Clapham Common!) All you have to do is email with the answer to this question: who was the author of the original Where the Wild Things Are book?

Clapham Cinema: loads of great films!

Forget the “summer blockbuster”, this year it’s all about the Autumn blockbuster with the Fantastic Mr Fox, The Imaginarium of Dr Parnasuss and the absolutely brilliant “UP” by Pixar. On top of that, the Clapham Picture House is showing the Michael Jackson This Is It tour rehearsal documentary and a one off MET Opera Live event in HD on Saturday 23rd October. There’s tonnes to watch, so get watching! Continue reading

Clapham Cinema: Away We Go

Away We Go Clapham Cinema

Away We Go is out in Clapham’s Picture House this week and it’s received good reviews, a welcome return from director Sam Mendes. To celebrate, Clapham Picture House has given us more goodies for a competition and it’s another ace package: the film poster, soundtrack and screen play (see above). To win, please just email in the answer to this timely pop-culture question that bears no relevance to this film whatsoever: who was the very first person to leave the Sugababes? See all of the films on at Clapham’s cinema below. NEWS FLASH: Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, in Marianne Elliott’s ‘wonderfully rich and rewarding’ (Daily Telegraph) production, will be broadcast live from the National Theatre to Clapham Picturehouse on 1st October. Continue reading

Clapham Cinema: Julie & Julia Competition

Julie & Julia book and apron

This week the new Meryl Streep and Amy Adams film, Julie & Julia, comes out in Clapham Picture House and to celebrate they’ve given us four sets of aprons and books to go to four lucky winners! To enter into the prize draw, email we@loveclapham.com with the answer to this question: in which film did Meryl Streep star alongside Nicole Kidman? The closing date for entries is Friday 18th September. Clapham Picture House has two cool exclusives this week too; on Monday they’re showing Away We Go with an exclusive satelite Q&A with Sam Mendes, then next Thursday is their Argentinian film and wine evening. Full listings in the rest of this post. Continue reading

Inglourious Basterds Competition: winners!!

Inglourious Basterds

Last month we ran a competition to win some pretty cool Inglourious Basterds goodies including posters, limited edition t-shirts, caps and a bag. Well we’re proud to announce that the winners of the competition are Mark McDermott of Balham and Susan Macnamara of Clapham. We’ll be in touch with the winners about getting the goodies to you, and later today we’ll be starting another competition to win some ace Julie & Julia film merchandise. Stay tuned!

Clapham Cinema: District 9 and Chess In Concert – amazing!

You will rightly have guessed that we have an obsession with our local cinema, Clapham Picture House, but for good reason – it’s bloomin’ amazing! Love Clapham is so excited about this week’s showings with District 9, the film Peter Jackson helped push to an international release. If you haven’t heard of it yet, check out the trailer above. Then, most exciting for us is that on Sunday and Tuesday there’s a showing of Chess In Concert – oh yes! Keep reading for all of next week’s movies. Continue reading

Clapham cinema: the Time Traveller’s Wife

This is the film that Love Clapham’s been waiting for, the movie adaptation of the best selling book, the Time Traveller’s Wife. There aren’t any reviews yet, so it could either be amazing or a stinker, but we’re still keen to see the story played out on the big screen. It opens at the Clapham Picture House next week along with Inglourious Basterds. Big films! Read on for next week’s full listings. Continue reading

WIN! Exclusive Inglorious Basterds merchandise

Inglourious Basterds competition

Courtesy of those awesome guys at Clapham Picture House, we’ve got our grubby Clapham mitts on some exclusive Inglourious Basterds merchandise. Inglourious Basterds is the new film by Quentin Tarantino starring Brad Pitt. Out on 19th August, Inglourious Basterds is a film set in France during World War 2 with the usual Tarantino gory humour and action. We’ve got the above poster, cap, t-shirts and bag for you to win by entering our competition. Read on to enter. Continue reading

Clapham Cinema: The Yes Men Exclusive

Anyone else a little disappointed by Harry Potter? Love Clapham was. It was still great, but didn’t hit the mark like the other films for us. Nevermind! There are loads of films showing at Clapham Picture House at the moment including G.I. Joe, Coco Before Chanel, The Proposal and Bruno. Then, next Tuesday 11 August at 8.30pm is an exclusive showing of the feature documentary of The Yes Men Fix The World with a satellite Q & A (trailer above).  Read the week’s listings in the rest of this post. Continue reading

Clapham cinema: Bruno comes to town!

Sacha Baron Cohen’s at it again, BIG TIME! His latest film Bruno looks set to push the boundaries of offensiveness even further than before. It opens this Friday in Clapham, just days before the little boy wizard finally arrives next week… Importantly, don’t forget the Burma VJ and satellite Q&A with the director afterwards, only at Clapham Picture House on Tuesday. Keep reading for the upcoming week’s full Clapham cinema listings. Continue reading