Films shown at our Film Club, when & by whom

A Prairie Home Companion

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The sweet and not-quite-sad last episode of a long-running radio show. The sweet and not-quite-sad last film from Robert Altman.

Jun 2018 JC

Lion

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Excellent — everyone was in tears at the (almost) happy ending.

May 2018 SC

Kes

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Those were the days …

May 2018 AJ


Mudbound

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Really well produced story of racial tension which has an almost happy ending.

Apr 2018 TS

A Scanner Darkly

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The use of animating, frame by frame, the whole live-action film really helps to impart a disturbing sense of druggy dystopia.

Apr 2018 AB

Gran Torino

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Clint at his grumpiest. But he really is all heart in the end.

Mar 2018 TF

Black Swan

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Paying the price for artisitic perfection.

Mar 2018 HW

Baby Driver

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Nifty motorised choreography.

Feb 2018 LB

Goldfinger

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Everyone's favourite Bond film.

Jan 2018 CW

Eye In The Sky

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Geography, morality, politics, technology … all in the balance and everything outweighing everything.

Jan 2018 IC

Die Hard

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The ultimate Christmas film.

Dec 2017 ZS

Do the Right Thing

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What a great film; so much energy. I can't believe I've not seen it before but really glad I have now. In fact I want to see it again already. 

Nov 2017 AJ

Murder at the Gallop

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One of four "Miss Marple" films starring Margaret Rutherford who is absolutely brilliant fun. More recent Marple efforts pale in comparison. …

Nov 2017 JC




Cop Car

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It's a good story, but even better acting especially from the two boys. And Kevin Bacon is pleasingly unpleasant. On this watching, I also …

Aug 2017 AB

Black Narcissus

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Emotions run riot in a remote convent. Classic! Not only that, but those who made it — not me :-( — were also treated to a Tom & Jerry …

Jul 2017 PJ

Little Voice

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Hilarious performances from several British stars not often seen together. And a most splendid showcase of Jane Horrocks' talents, although that …

Jul 2017 TF

Our Little Sister

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A story with no downsides, no negative emotions, no unpleasant characters; where everyone likes each other and nothing bad happens. In fact nothing …

Jun 2017 HW

Paris, Texas

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It's not the only story about a separated couple, the pain of the fallout around them and their eventual meeting and reconciliation. But the final …

Jun 2017 US

Romeo & Juliet

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The classic story of Romeo and Juliet, set in a modern-day city of Verona Beach. 

Jun 2017 LB



Tyrannosaur

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Two people most unlikely to ever make a connection end up consoling and saving each other. Typically ace Considine grittiness.

Apr 2017 JC

Carry on Screamimg

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I can hardly believe I laughed out loud several times. Surely it's not funny anymore?

Apr 2017 ZS

I, Daniel Blake

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Dismal, hard-hitting grit from Ken Loach. We love it.

Mar 2017 AJ

Spotlight

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The true story of how the Boston Globe (Spotlight team) exposed systematic child abuse in the catholic church. Largely shot in closeup scenes in …

Feb 2017 SC

Key Largo

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Director: John Huston., Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall. This is the film that started us off - the first film we …

Jan 2012 PJ