Films

 

 

 

The Films Group meets at 7.00pm for refreshments, 7.30pm for the film, all for £1.50, on  the first  THURSDAY of each month in the Lovelace Room in EHVH. The intention is to show a variety of different types of film, chosen by the Group members.

 If you are interested in joining please contact Margaret Faulkner (282267) (m.jfaulkner@btinternet.com) with your film preferences. 

*** New members are welcome! ***


Programme 2019 

7th Feb.    Witness, Romantic thriller, 1985, US, Col. 107mins

Cultural collision, love story, thriller as a murder at a city railway station is witnessed by a small boy member of the Pennsylvania Amish Community. Cop Harrison Ford helps him and his widowed mother when pursued by the killers.


7th March. Double Bill

Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Comedy, 1987, US, Col. 88mins

Highly strung marketing executive & optimistic, outgoing, clumsy shower curtain ring salesman share three hilarious days as they desperately try to get home for Thanksgiving.

Together with A Perfect Day, Comedy, 1929, US, BW, 19mins

One of the very best of Laurel & Hardy 's short comedies, uncle with gouty foot attacked by family dog, picnics, but the car never moves, etc.


4th April     Far From the Madding Crowd, Period romantic drama, 1967, UK, Col. 158mins

Julie Christie & Terence Stamp in Hardy's Dorset country tale of Bathsheba & her three suitors & the contrast of a patient & generous love with unscrupulous passion.

2nd May     The Wife, Drama, 2018, Col. 100mins

The film tries to capture the essence and details of an unravelling marriage over one hectic weekend in Stockholm. The two central performers, Glen Close as the long suffering wife and Jonathan Pryce, the pompous novelist, are excellent. Based on the novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer.


6th June    Cezanne et Moi, Historical drama, 2016, France, Subtitles, 126mins

An intimate portrait of the turbulent friendship between post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne & novelist Emile Zola from schoolmates in Aix-en-Provence to artists, insecurities, romances, rivalries in rowdy late 19th century Paris.


4th July   The Children Act, Drama, 2018, UK, Col. 105mins

From Ian McEwan's book, Emma Thompson, superb as Fiona Maye, a high court judge with a fabulous flat, a faltering marriage & an emergency legal case involving a beguiling young Jehovah's Witness who is refusing crucial medical treatment.


1st August   Ocean's 8, Heist comedy, 2018, US, Col. 110mins

Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew, including Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. A sophisticated, modern, entertaining continuation & spin off from Steven Soderbergh's Ocean Trilogy.