Our next film: The 400 Blows (CFS Extra)

10 January 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 23 January at 19:45, is The 400 Blows by François Truffaut, the first in our CFS Extra mini-season of three films devoted to the director. Released in 1959 as Les quatre cents coups, better translated as ‘Mischief’, it marked [cont'd.]

Reactions to Tale of Tales

10 January 2018 John Morrish 0

Sharply divided opinions led to an appreciation score of 71.6 per cent for the extraordinary Tale of Tales.  Some thoughts: “Weird, fantastical, beautiful… lots to think about and god knows what I’ll dream tonight!” “Very Grimm, very magical. Loved it.” “Excellent. [cont'd.]

Our next film: Tale of Tales

13 December 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 9 January at 19:45, is Tale of Tales, Matteo Garrone’s extraordinary collection of grown-up fairytales. With a fine cast, including Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones, and gorgeous production design and cinematography, [cont'd.]

Reactions to Truman

13 December 2017 John Morrish 0

Despite the icy conditions, a very warm response to Truman last night, with an appreciation score of 92.4 per cent. Some of your comments: “The best of the season. Sensitive, pared-down and thought-provoking.” “Great film to finish on – great relationships.” [cont'd.]

Truman

6 December 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 12 December at 19:45, is Truman, a bittersweet tale of two men and a dog. Tomás flies from Canada to Madrid to visit his old friend Julián. It emerges that Julián has a terminal diagnosis and [cont'd.]