Reactions to Day For Night

21 February 2018 John Morrish 0

Lots of enthusiasm for Day For Night, the final film in our François Truffaut mini-season, and an appreciation score of 77.07 per cent. Some comments: “Best film of the year.” “Genuine insight, humour, subtle, engaging characters.” “Insightful and entertaining.” “Brilliant. Learned a lot and loved the humour/music.” “Enjoyable, lovely. Truffaut in his element.” “Most enjoyable. What prima donnas!” “Most enlightening and [cont'd.]

Reactions to Fahrenheit 451

14 February 2018 John Morrish 0

A slightly disappointing score of 72.09 per cent for Fahrenheit 451, but lots of enthusiasm in the comments. “A most imaginative film. Pleased that I had the opportunity to see it.” “Lovely film. Sixties chic but relevant today with fake news, press control, etc.” “Quirky, amusing, food for thought. But optimistic!” “Completely original.” “Loved it!” “An old favourite.” “Memorable despite the [cont'd.]

Reactions to The 400 Blows

24 January 2018 John Morrish 0

An excellent score of 84.39 per cent for The 400 Blows, the first in our three-film Truffaut season. Some comments: “Brilliant! Best CFS film for a long time. A masterpiece.” “Wonderful. Best film ever.” “What a treat!” “Not seen before – very glad I have now. Thank you!” “I thought it was fascinating and felt so sorry for the boy.” “Good [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. Cinema as fairy story – and why not?” “Brilliant. Makes you realise how mad folk tales are..” “Visually very exciting. [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.” “Another fantastic choice!” “Another fabulous film. Poignant and witty!” “A warm, feel-good film. Beautifully paced: touching and charming.” “Sad, wry [cont'd.]