Mixed views on Paterson

20 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Opinions were sharply divided on Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson, which received an appreciation score of 69.17 per cent. Some responses: “A wonderful film. So slow paced you’d expect to be bored but it was full of surprises.” “A subtle, gentle, moving film. [cont'd.]

Our next film: Mon Roi

20 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 3 October at 19:45, is Mon Roi, also known as My King. A searing French domestic drama, it stars Emmanuelle Bercot as Tony and Vincent Cassel as Georgio, the lover of her dreams – and nightmares. Full-on emotion from [cont'd.]

Pasolini and Italian Cinema

18 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Anyone interested in Italian cinema and the work of Pier Paulo Pasolini, director of The Gospel According to Matthew (above), might like to attend a special meeting of the Cheltenham Italian Society on Wednesday 11 October. The speaker is Dr Fabrizio di [cont'd.]

What you thought of Julieta

13 September 2017 John Morrish 0

An excellent start to the season with Almodóvar’s Julieta, which scored 84.11 per cent on our appreciation index. Some comments: “A brilliant start to the new season.” “Lovely, emotionally rich film.” “A very sensual film. Brilliant.” “Almodóvar at his mature best.” [cont'd.]

Our next film

13 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 19 September at 19:45, is Jim Jarmusch’s gentle, charming Paterson. A bus driver named Paterson (Adam Driver), in a New England town of the same name, lives to write poetry. Meanwhile, his eccentric wife Laura (Golshifteh [cont'd.]