Films shown at our Film Club, when & by whom

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

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