Reactions to Happy as Lazzaro

8 January 2020 John Morrish 0

A mixed reaction to Happy as Lazzaro but a solid appreciation score of 71.11 per cent. Some of your comments: “Best ever.” “Wow – best film this season.” “The best yet.” “Beautiful cinematography and acting. Different story line – but [cont'd.]

Reactions to Wajib

11 December 2019 John Morrish 0

A warm response to Wajib, our final film of the year, and an appreciation score of 83.76 per cent. Some comments: “A wonderfully observed and paced view of Palestinians in Israel.” “Wonderful insight into Palestinian life.” “Liked the family tensions [cont'd.]

Reactions to Apollo 11

4 December 2019 John Morrish 0

The response to Apollo 11 was out of this world, with an appreciation score of 94.44 per cent, albeit on a lowish attendance figure of 205. That puts it in the top 10 of films we have shown over the [cont'd.]

Reactions to Ninotchka

20 November 2019 John Morrish 0

A rapturous reception for Ninotchka and an appreciation score of 84.55 per cent. Not bad for an 80-year-old film. If anyone is curious about the three-sentence pitch that launched the film, here they are: “Russian girl saturated with Bolshevist ideals [cont'd.]

Reactions to Shoplifters

6 November 2019 John Morrish 0

Shoplifters received a warm welcome and an appreciation score of 83.66 per cent. Some comments from members: Best yet: difficult to shake off the effect of this one.” Slow, studied, totally absorbing. Extraordinary performances. A proper piece of cinematic artistry.” [cont'd.]