Reactions to Border

26 February 2020 John Morrish 0

One of the lower appreciation scores of the season so far for Border, at 74.11 per cent. Some of your comments: “Truly astonishing:- believable, surprising and poignant. Excellent acting – I was totally sucked in!!” “An extraordinary film, courageous, dark, [cont'd.]

Hail Caesar!

26 February 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 10 March at 19:45, is the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar! This hilarious satire on the Golden Days of Hollywood stars George Clooney as Baird Whitlock, lead man in a biblical epic, who finds himself kidnapped [cont'd.]

Border

19 February 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 25 October at 19:45, is Ali Abbasi’s Border from 2018. We like to have one highly-original film each season: this is it. Tina is an unusual-looking border guard with a sense of smell so acute that [cont'd.]

Reactions to Imagine

19 February 2020 John Morrish 0

A warm welcome for Imagine and an appreciation score of 84.44 per cent. Some of your comments: “What a pity it didn’t get a UK distributor! Fascinating insight, and compelling drama.” “A very welcome change after the last few films [cont'd.]

Kirk Douglas

7 February 2020 John Morrish 0

We say farewell to Kirk Douglas, great actor, last survivor of Hollywood’s Golden Age, and so much more.  Douglas, the son of Jewish immigrants to the US, grew up speaking Yiddish and had a tough early life. After being invalided [cont'd.]