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SPIRITED AWAY  4.5 Star Review
An Oscar-winning captivating fantasy from Hayao Miyazaki's legendary Studio Ghibli that sets a new benchmark for animation. A beautifully drawn and wonderfully composed work of art which takes us on a rocket-fuelled flight of fancy, it's available in the Japanese original with subtitles, or, if you really want, dubbed with American voices. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review The Guardian 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 5 Star Review    
Times NETFLIX
   
CAT PEOPLE  4.5 Star Review
Hugely influential thriller from 1942, the first in the wondrous series of B movies in which Val Lewton elaborated his principle of horrors imagined rather than seen. Simone Simon stars as a frigid Serbian girl unable to consummate her marriage, because she is afraid, by doing so, she will transform into a panther. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review All Movie 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review    
TimesBBC iPLAYER
   
FOR SAMA  4.5 Star Review
Absolutely "essential" viewing, this "profoundly moving" Oscar-nominated multi-award winning documentary is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of the Syrian war which "must be seen to be believed". [cinema club review]
Radio Times 5 Star Review he Independent 5 Star Review Little White Lies 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review The Times 5 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review
All Movie 4.5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review    
Times ALL 4
   
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN  4.5 Star Review
Loosely inspired by the real-life case of a soldier recalled to the US from the Normandy campaign, this powerful and brutal war film, which has an immaculate performance from Tom Hanks, garnered 11 Oscar nominations and won five, including Steven Spielberg's second for Best Director. Devastating and essential viewing. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review The Guardian 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4 Star Review
Times SKY CINEMA
   
ALIENS  4.5 Star Review
Surpassing its predecessor in terms of sheer spectacle, this 1986 sequel to Ridley Scott's outer-space nightmare, "Alien", from director James Cameron is another outstanding science-fiction thriller. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review
Times SKY CINEMA
   
THE LAVENDER HILL MOB  5 Star Review
A mild-mannered bank agent discovers he has a devious criminal mind and decides to steal a million in gold bullion in this superb and subtle Ealing comedy that is a crime-film spoof helped by a peerless script and a great team of actors including Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, James Fox and a young Audrey Hepburn. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review The Guardian 4 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review        
Times AMAZON PRIME (£2.49) / YOUTUBE (£2.49)
   
THE LADY VANISHES  4.5 Star Review
Margaret Lockwood & Michael Redgrave star in Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 comedy thriller set on a train in continental Europe, where a rich young socialite believes an elderly lady seems to have disappeared. [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review        
Times AMAZON PRIME
   
UNCUT GEMS  3.5 Star Review
Benny & Josh Safdie deliver an incredibly tense thriller which has seen Adam Sandler made an unlikely favourite for next year's Oscar. With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review he Independent 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review Little White Lies 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review The Observer 5 Star Review Radio Times 4  Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review The i 4  Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Irish Times 5 Star Review All Movie 3.5 Star Review
NME 5 Star Review The Times 4  Star Review    
Times NETFLIX
   
THE MATRIX  4.5 Star Review
Thematically complex, yet intelligent, super-smart science-fiction adventure set across two dimensions, in which Keanu Reeves stars as a reclusive computer hacker who may be able to save the world from the evils of cyberspace slavery. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review The Times 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 5 Star Review    
Times SKY CINEMA
   
ROMA  4.5 Star Review
Alfonso Cuarón's multi-Oscar winning semi-autobiographical drama which follows a year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in the Roma district of Mexico City in the early 1970s. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review he Independent 5 Star Review Little White Lies 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review BBC 5 Star Review Irish Times 5 Star Review
NME 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Times 2 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review    
Times NETFLIX
   
PHANTOM THREAD  4.5 Star Review
In what could be his final film role, Daniel Day-Lewis is a perfect fit as a celebrated dress designer set in 1950s London. A swooning, masochistic love story which is jaw-dropping on more levels than it’s possible to count. [cinema club review]
Radio Times 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review Little White Lies 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review BBC 5 Star Review The Observer 5 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review The i 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review
NME 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review The Times 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review
Empire Magazine 4 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review
Times NETFLIX
   
THE DEER HUNTER  4.5 Star Review
Michael Cimoni's multiple Oscar-winning widescreen, minor-key symphony to the innocent working class men who were packed off to Vietnam to become cannon fodder. Robert DeNiro stars alongside Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep (in her debut), and her off screen lover John Cazale, in his last screen appearance, [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review Little White Lies 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review
All Movie 5 Star Review BBC 4 Star Review    
TimesBBC iPLAYER
   
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY  4.5 Star Review
This excellent recording of his 2018 solo Broadway theatre show, sees Bruce Springsteen deliver 2½ spellbinding hours of stories, reimagined hits and a dissection of his own legend, with at least half the show seeing the 70 year old New Jersey singer talking with humour, honesty and gut-punch emotion. [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review The Times 4 Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review
Times NETFLIX
   
WALL•E  4.5 Star Review
Pixar's beautiful, masterly, inspired enchanting animated tale about a lonely robot, delivers a powerful ecological message. For large parts, this is pretty much the greatest film they’ve made; an epic animated arthouse sci-fi meets Woody Allen. [cinema club review]
Radio Times 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Time Out 5 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review BBC 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review
All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Guardian 4 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4 Star Review
Times SKY / DISNEY+
   
A ROOM WITH A VIEW  4.5 Star Review
With stunning cast and scenery, including Helena Bonham Carter, Julian Sands, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Simon Callow, and Denholm Elliot this multi-Oscar winning adaptation of E.M. Forster's classic is the most adorable of all the Merchant-Ivory productions. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review All Movie 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 5 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review    
Times ALL 4 (until 2 Jun) / AMAZON (£0.99)
   
COLD WAR  4.5 Star Review
Love, politics and creative obsessions collide in Pawel Pawlikowski's sad and often unutterably beautiful Cannes-winning and Oscar nominated masterpiece set in Poland during the late 1940s, a country in ruins, still ravaged by the effects of having not one, but two of the most brutal armies in modern history fighting their way across it. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review The Times 5 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Observer 5 Star Review Irish Times 5 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Financial Times 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Little White Lies 3.5 Star Review
The Telegraph 4 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review    
Times AMAZON PRIME
   
THE DARK KNIGHT  4.5 Star Review
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Gary Oldman return in the second instalment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, which reinvented the superhero genre, and takes the story up to his primal confrontation with the Joker, played tremendously by the late Heath Ledger, who won a posthumous Oscar. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 5 Star Review The Guardian 4 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review    
Times SKY CINEMA / AMAZON (£3.49)
   
THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT  4.5 Star Review
The infallible comic Alec Guinness gives a remarkable performance in the only Ealing comedy to truly bare its teeth. The 1951 Oscar-nominated story follows a single-minded chemist who has been fired from six textile mills for blowing their budgets on an intricate machine which threatens the prosperity of Lancashire. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review
The Telegraph 4 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review    
Times BBC iPLAYER (No longer available)
   
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA  4.5 Star Review
Set in Manchester, Massachusetts, rather than our hometown, Kenneth Lonergan's drama about a depressed uncle who is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after his own brother dies, won an Oscar for Casey Affleck and a nomination for Michelle Williams. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review The Times 5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Financial Times 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review The i 5 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review Little White Lies 4.5 Star Review The Telegraph 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review NME 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review    
TimesAMAZON PRIME
   
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING  4.5 Star Review
The first chapter of Peter Jackson's 9 hours 18 minutes adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy genuinely looked like nothing ever seen before and might just be the greatest fantasy film ever made, with Mancunians amongst the strong cast including Dominic Monaghan, Ian McKellen, Bernard Hill, & Andy Serkis. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review BBC 4  Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4  Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review        
Times AMAZON (£3.49) / YOUTUBE (£3.49)
   
THE SACRIFICE  4.5 Star Review
Andrei Tarkovsky's final film, a BAFTA winning drama centering on an academic (Erland Josephson) living contentedly in the Swedish countryside with his young son, who is forced to reassess his priorities thanks to the coming of nuclear apocalypse. Subtitles. [cinema club review]
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review The Guardian 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review    
Times ALL 4 (until 11th Jun) / AMAZON (£2.49)
   
KING KONG  4.5 Star Review
Epic escapism. Naomi Watts, Jack Black & Adrien Brody star in Peter Jackson's 2005 passionate remake of the RKO classic which has everything of the original movie to the power of a hundred. It’s a stunning technical achievement although arguably less haunting and affecting than the stop-motion effects of the 1933 film. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 5 Star Review BBC 4  Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4  Star Review All Movie 4  Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Radio Times 4  Star Review    
Times SKY CINEMA
   
MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE  4.5 Star Review
A wonderfully affecting Oscar-nominated French-Swiss stop-motion animation masterpiece, "Ma vie de Courgette" . which follows a young boy who is sent to a foster home with other orphans. A superlative family film, and one that dares to be different, described as "Ken Loach for kids." [cinema club review]
The Observer 5 Star Review he Independent 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review
Little White Lies 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review
The Financial Times 5 Star Review The i 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4  Star Review
Irish Times 5 Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review The Telegraph 4 Star Review
The Times 4 Star Review Empire Magazine 4  Star Review Radio Times 3 Star Review
The Guardian 4  Star Review        
Times ALL 4
   
TRAINSPOTTING  4.5 Star Review
Radcliffe director Danny Boyle's fiercely original and provocative second movie based on Irvine Welsh's controversial bestseller, Unapologetic and hard-hitting, it stars the absolutely brilliant Ewan McGregor and an unforgettable performance by Robert Carlyle as they embark on an endless drugs and petty-crime bender. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
Times ALL 4
   
ELLE  4.5 Star Review
"Basic Instinct" director Paul Verhoeven's frankly extraordinary piece of work that demands to be seen. A troublingly funny, subversively French chic rape-revenge thriller that Hitchcock would have been proud, featuring utterly arresting performance by Isabelle Huppert. [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review Little White Lies 4.5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
he Independent 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Times 4 Star Review
The i 5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review The Telegraph 4 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review The Financial Times 4 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review        
Times ALL 4 (before 9 May) / RAKUTEN (£1.99)
   
THE LION KING  4.5 Star Review
More a favourite of the children than adult Disney fans, 1994's superbly drawn animated feature, with a few memorable Elton John songs, is the story of how a lion cub, exiled by his wicked uncle, achieves his destiny. The last Disney picture made in the classic vein. [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review BBC 5 Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
Radio Times 4 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review
Empire Magazine 4 Star Review        
Times DISNEY+ / AMAZON (£2.49)
   
PADDINGTON 2  4.5 Star Review
Hugh Grant stars in this "piece of pure cinematic magic" a family-friendly "triumphant sequel" which is "irresistibly good fun, taking what made the first film a hit and upping the ante to spectacular effect" with Paddington picking up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Little White Lies 5 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review The Observer 5 Star Review The Telegraph 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review NME 4 Star Review
The Guardian 4 Star Review The Times 4 Star Review The i 4 Star Review
Games Radar Total Film 4  Star Review The Financial Times 4 Star Review All Movie 3.5 Star Review
Roger Ebert 4  Star Review Irish Times 4 Star Review    
Times iPLAYER / AMAZON
   
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13  4.5 Star Review
A joy to behold: a taut, aesthetic blast of violence, this tension-filled cult classic is a gripping 1976 thriller from director John Carpenter. One of the ultimate siege movies, it follows an attack on a nearly abandoned police station by a heavily armed street gang keen to slay the catatonic killer of their fearless leader, who's taken refuge inside. [cinema club review]
Radio Times 5 Star Review BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 3.5 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4  Star Review    
Times ALL 4 / YOUTUBE
   
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS  4.5 Star Review
The second glorious instalment of Peter Jackson's 9 hours 18 minutes adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy is argubaly both funnier and darker than the first film, and certainly more action-packed. An essential component of what is among the best film franchises of all time. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4  Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Guardian 3 Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review BBC 4  Star Review    
Times NETFLIX
   
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD  4.5 Star Review
Gregory Peck & Robert Duvall start in the 1962 Oscar-winning black-and-white "black-and-white" film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic by Harper Lee, about racial inequality in 1930's Depression-era Alabama, told through the eyes of a child [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Time Out 4  Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review Radio Times 4  Star Review Roger Ebert 3 Star Review
All Movie 5 Star Review        
TimesAMAZON PRIME
   
THE ELEPHANT MAN  4.5 Star Review
John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, and Michael Elphick star in David Lynch's very powerful, quite heart-rending, 8 Oscar nominated true life tale about John Merrick, a deformed man in Victorian London, who travels as a circus exhibit, and is rescued by a doctor who introduces him to high society. [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Times 4  Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Roger Ebert 2.5 Star Review
Times BBC iPLAYER
   
PRINCESS MONONOKE  4.5 Star Review
An Oscar-winning captivating fantasy from Hayao Miyazaki's legendary Studio Ghibli that sets a new benchmark for animation. A beautifully drawn and wonderfully composed work of art which takes us on a rocket-fuelled flight of fancy, it's available in the Japanese original with subtitles, or, if you really want, dubbed with American voices. [cinema club review]
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
All Movie 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review BBC 4 Star Review
Times NETFLIX
   
IT FOLLOWS  4.5 Star Review
David Robert Mitchell's petrifying and refreshingly original first-rate horror movie about a young woman who discovers she has been inducted into a supernatural death cult after sleeping with someone, will haunt your waking hours for weeks. Scalp-pricklingly scary! [cinema club review]
The Guardian 5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 5 Star Review Irish Times 5 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Little White Lies 4 Star Review
Empire Magazine 4 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review The Observer 4 Star Review
All Movie 4 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review The Financial Times 3 Star Review
Times BBC iPLAYER
   
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION  4.5 Star Review
Thoroughly gripping, and pretty refreshing, the highest rated movie on IMDB is widely considered a feelgood masterpiece. Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman play two prisoners who bond over a number of years finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. It's moving, warm and rewarding. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 5 Star Review The Guardian 3 Star Review
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review The Telegraph 3 Star Review
BBC 5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review    
Times SKY CINEMA
   
CONTROL  4.5 Star Review
Anton Corbijn's painstakingly heartfelt monochrome reflection on the tragically brief life and career of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, played by an impressive Sam Riley. Gripping and desperately moving, with enough wit and credibility to entertain as well as educate, this is one of the most perceptive of rock music biopics. [cinema club review]
he Independent 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
Empire Magazine 4 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review
The Guardian 4 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review
BBC 4 Star Review        
Times AMAZON PRIME
   
LOOKING FOR ERIC  4.5 Star Review
Ken Loach's powerful and heartbreaking classic Manchester drama which has all the heart and humour of a mainstream comedy-drama, with none of the tedious predictability. Starring the terrific Salford actor, Steve Evets as Eric, a postman on the brink of mental collapse, amongst a loveable Mancunian cast including King Eric Cantona himself. [cinema club review]
Time Out 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4  Star Review The Times 4  Star Review
Little White Lies 4.5 Star Review Radio Times 4  Star Review The Guardian 3 Star Review
All Movie 4.5 Star Review The Telegraph 4  Star Review Roger Ebert 2.5 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review        
TimesAMAZON PRIME / YOUTUBE
   
JANE EYRE  4.5 Star Review
Aldous Huxley and "Mary Poppins" director Robert Stevenson's 1943 adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel in which an orphan is hired by the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter. Starring Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine. [cinema club review]
Rotten Tomatoes 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
TimesYOUTUBE
   
LOVELESS  4.5 Star Review
"Leviathan" director Andrei Zvyagintsev's best foreign-language Oscar and BAFTA nominated pristine drama, an eerie thriller that is a pitiless critique on Putin's Russia. A hard, unhappy watch, it follows two selfish Moscovites going through a bitter divorce whilst their almost forgotten 12 year old son is caught in the middle. [cinema club review]
Irish Times 5 Star Review The Guardian 5 Star Review The Telegraph 5 Star Review
All Movie 4.5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review
Little White Lies 4 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review Empire Magazine 4 Star Review
The Observer 4 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review NME 4 Star Review
The Times 4  Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4  Star Review Time Out 4 Star Review
The Financial Times 4  Star Review        
Times ALL 4 (before 13th May) / AMAZON (£3.49) / YOUTUBE (£3,49)
   
RAIN MAN  4.5 Star Review
The 1988 Oscar-winning road trip drama about a selfish yuppie whose father leaves the family fortune to the savant autistic brother he didn't know he had. Starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Roger Ebert 4.5 Star Review BBC 4 Star Review
Radio Times 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review
TimesAMAZON (£2.49)
   
THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE  4.5 Star Review
Inspired by a Robert Louis Stevenson poem, the fantasy, rather than horror, 1944 sequel to "Cat People" acts more a study of child psychology with its story following a friendless child who befriends her father's dead first wife and an aging, reclusive actress. [cinema club review]
Empire Magazine 5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4 Star Review
All Movie 3.5 Star Review        
TimesBBC iPLAYER
   
F FOR FAKE  4 Star Review
Orson Welles genre-warping 1974 documentary about fraud and fakery which focuses on notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and his biographer, Clifford Irving, who found fame with his celebrated fraudulent Howard Hughes autobiography. [cinema club review]
Little White Lies 5 Star Review Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4  Star Review
The Telegraph 5 Star Review Empire Magazine 4  Star Review Roger Ebert 4 Star Review
Time Out 5 Star Review The Guardian 4  Star Review Radio Times 3 Star Review
All Movie 5 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review    
TimesYOUTUBE
   
DARKEST HOUR  4.5 Star Review
Manchester Town Hall and John Rylands Library act as the Houses of Parliament in this high-octane historical political thriller which saw Gary Oldman rewarded with an Oscar for his phenomenal performance in an absorbing study of the over-mythologised Winston Churchill. [cinema club review]
Roger Ebert 5 Star Review BBC 4 Star Review The Financial Times 4 Star Review
Rotten Tomatoes 4.5 Star Review Radio Times 4 Star Review The Times 4 Star Review
Empire Magazine 4 Star Review he Independent 4 Star Review Little White Lies 3.5 Star Review
The Guardian 4 Star Review Games Radar Total Film 4 Star Review Irish Times 3 Star Review
The Telegraph 4 Star Review All Movie 4 Star Review The Observer 3 Star Review
Time Out 4 Star Review The i 3 Star Review NME 3 Star Review
Times BBC iPLAYER (Before 8 June) / NETFLIX
   
SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS  4.5 Star Review
Described by the Guardian as one of the best British movies ever, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott & Alastair Sim star in this 1960 comedy about a young man who finds a very special school that teaches him how to take advantage of people. He begins to put the lessons into operation. [cinema club review]
All Movie 4 Star Review Radio Times 3 Star Review    
Times APPLE TV (£3.49)
   
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