Your thoughts on The Innocents

15 November 2017 John Morrish 0

Considerable acclaim for The Innocents, which we screened on 14 November. It earned an appreciation score of 88.09 per cent and lots of enthusiastic comments. A selection of your reviews: “Best film so far.” “Riveting. Haunting. Questions of faith and [cont'd.]

Embrace of the Serpent

15 November 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 5 December at 19:45, is Embrace of the Serpent, a stirring tale of adventure and cultural clash, set in the Amazon rain-forest.  Shot almost entirely in sumptuous black and white, it tells of the relationship between [cont'd.]

Your thoughts on Behemoth

8 November 2017 John Morrish 0

A strong score of 78.87 per cent for Behemoth, despite its disturbing subject-matter. Some comments: “Bleak and terrible, shaming and wonderful.” “Brilliant film/cinema. Amazing photography, excellent soundtrack, hard-hitting editing. Good choice!” “Shocking but salutary lessons of effects of globalisation and [cont'd.]

Our next film: The Innocents

8 November 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 14 November, is The Innocents, directed by Anne Fontaine. A French Red Cross doctor (Lou de Laage), working with concentration camp survivors in Poland, comes across a convent where several nuns are pregnant, having been raped [cont'd.]