Reactions to Life Feels Good

7 November 2018 John Morrish 0

Life Feels Good was well liked, achieving the highest appreciation score so far this season: 93.87 per cent. Attendance was 293. There was much praise for actors Dawid Ogrodnik and Kamil Tkacz as Mateusz. Some comments: “A great film for raising awareness for those living with disabilities. Everyone should see it!” “One of the 10 most enjoyable films I have [cont'd.]

Reactions to the double-bill

31 October 2018 John Morrish 0

Our experimental double-bill this week seems to have been a success. A total of 310 members attended, and both films received healthy appreciation scores. My Life As A CourgetteĀ achieved a score of 89.66 per cent and there were lots of appreciative comments: “Loved this. Top three film for me.” “A clever portrayal of children’s perception and understanding of complex lives.” [cont'd.]

Reactions to Insyriated

10 October 2018 John Morrish 0

Insyriated, an uncompromising feature about the Syrian conflict, was very well received, with an appreciation score of 88.26 per cent. Some comments: “The most harrowing film I’ve ever seen! Tense and immensely moving.” “One of the best! Gripping. Five star direction/acting et al. Really good!” “Claustrophobic, challenging to watch, wonderfully acted. More powerful than any documentary on the war.” “Unrelenting [cont'd.]

Reactions to Maudie

26 September 2018 John Morrish 0

A rapturous reception for last night’s film, Aisling Walsh’sĀ Maudie, which earned an overall appreciation score of 93.65 per cent. That places it in the top ten of films we have ever shown. Here are some of the comments: “Beautiful. Best film in seven years!” “Wonderful acting, photography, everything.” “Utterly absorbing. Superb performances by all. Cinematography riveting, the seasons and weather [cont'd.]

Reactions to I Am Not A Witch

19 September 2018 John Morrish 0

A mixed response to I Am Not A Witch, and an overall appreciation score of 64.66 per cent. Some comments: “Really enjoyed this film. So many truths and many possible interpretations.” “Fabulous scenery and acting but an horrific and terrifying portrayal of misogyny and superstition.” “Difficult to watch but an important subject matter to bring to the fore. Beautifully shot [cont'd.]