Films shown at our Film Club, when & by whom


Wings of Desire

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A poem espousing the beauty of being alive. Possibly le Plus Profound Pelicula Ever. In several languages.

Jul 2019 JC



Bird Box

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Scary stuff that critics panned.

May 2019 CW

Kontroll

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Award-winning, Hungarian mind-bender.

Apr 2019 AB


E.T.

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Ludicrously cute!

Mar 2019 LB

The Invisible Guest

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Lies and more lies. No, that's not true. How about… well you never know. Or do you? Such a brilliantly convoluted story.

Feb 2019 IC


Amour

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The ultimate love story.

Jan 2019 JC

Help!

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Silly and a lot of fun. At the time, of course, it was fairly groundbreaking and has been hugely influential.

Jan 2019 CW

Sideways

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A decidedly mature road trip comedy full of excellent performances.  A 2009 study by Sonoma State University found that Sideways slowed the …

Nov 2018 AJ

Kinky Boots

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In these shoes? I doubt you'd survive.

Nov 2018 SC

Halloween

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Arrrrgh! The Bogieman is real!

Oct 2018 RB

The Swimmer

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Burt Lancaster's finest performance. On an idyllic afternoon in a wealthy suburb in Connecticut, Ned has the marvellous idea of swimming his way …

Oct 2018 AB


Reservoir Dogs

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A warehouse full of blood and swearing. Ideal Wednesday entertainment that we all love.

Sep 2018 TF



Men of Honour

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Hold your breath! True story of a navy diver's battle against institutional racism.

Jul 2018 IC


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

Dead Ringers

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It will make you wince. Brilliant acting from Jeremy Irons. "Like slowing down to look at a traffic accident, afraid you might see something."   …

May 2018 RB

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