Autumn Season 2014

October 10th - December 27th

Welcome to the Autumn Season 2014. Last season started off well with a classic musical so lets try it again. Some good actors have died and I think that tribute screenings are in order. Here we have Bob Hoskins in The Long Good Friday and Richard Attenborough in Miracle on 34th Street at Christmas.

Funny Face

Friday, 10 October, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dYO3s4d244

Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire star in this delightful Gershwin musical. A New York shop girl is discovered by a fashion photographer and gets a fashion shoot in Paris. When it was Paris. S’wonderful. S’marvellous. She really was a delight. And Fred too of course.

Running Time:
103 minutes
Year of Release:
1957
Rated:
U

Date has passed

Belle

Saturday, 11 October, 2014

Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy captain. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson and Miranda Richardson in a 17C tale of class, love and slavery.

Running Time:
104 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
PG

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FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

Friday, 17 October, 2014

Documentary about the nanny who was a secret but brilliant and prolific photographer, discovered by accident by John Maloof. With Tim Roth as himself. The photographs are amazing and could have been lost forever.

Running Time:
83 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
12A

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One Chance

Saturday, 18 October, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wtq5hN2eOE

Lively comedy with James Corden, Julie Walters and Mackenzie Crook in the true story of Paul Potts, the amateur opera singer who became selected for, and eventually won Britain’s Got Talent.

Running Time:
103 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
12A

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The Lavender Hill Mob

Friday, 24 October, 2014

Ealing classic featuring Alec Guinnesss and Stanley Holloway as the unlikely duo committing the perfect crime. With Alfie Bass and Sid James but watch out for an uncredited Audrey Hepburn.

Running Time:
81 minutes
Year of Release:
1951
Rated:
U

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BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD (LES BEAUX JOURS)

Saturday, 25 October, 2014

Romantic drama in which a retired but married lady dentist falls in love with the lecturer at her computer class. With Fanny Ardant, Laurent Lafitte and Patrick Chesnais.

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
15

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The Long Good Friday

Friday, 31 October, 2014

A tribute to the late, and much missed Bob Hoskins as he plays an English gangster trying to seal a lucrative deal when a mysterious syndicate shows up. With Helen Mirren.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
1980
Rated:
X

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Tracks

Saturday, 1 November, 2014

Scenic, entertaining true life adventure featuring Mia Wasikowska as Robyn Davidson who takes her four camels and a dog 1700 miles across the deserts of W. Australia.

Running Time:
112 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
12A

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Chef

Friday, 7 November, 2014

A sacked chef starts up a food truck. to recover his self-respect and his family. With Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr.. Comedy/drama.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

Saturday, 8 November, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiObc2XmVqw

Many superb and memorable sequences in this ultimate anti-war classic featuring a group of German schoolboys persuaded to enlist at the beginning of WW1 and the disillusionment that follows their experiences.

Running Time:
136 minutes
Year of Release:
1930
Rated:
PG

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Billy Elliot

Friday, 14 November, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoiVEyCosEE

Excellent British film with Jamie Bell and Julie Walters. The inspiring story of a mining town boy, the ballet and the family friction that results. Langauge a bit colourful but we all seem more adjusted to that these days.

Running Time:
110 minutes
Year of Release:
2000
Rated:
12A

Date has passed

THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF A WINDOW & DISAPPEARED

Saturday, 15 November, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BOoPKQGNjg

Very entertaining Swedish film about an old man, an erstwhile dynamite expert, deciding life is not yet over and disembarking from his care home.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
15

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THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY

Friday, 21 November, 2014

A con man, Viggo Mortensen, his wife, Kirsten Dunst and Acropolis tour guide, Oscar Isaac, in excellent scenic thriller. 2014.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

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Jersey Boys

Saturday, 22 November, 2014

Clint Eastwood directs this musical and entertaining biopic about the Four Seasons, the 1960s singers, including the legendary Frankie Valli, from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey.

Running Time:
134 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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Nebraska

Friday, 28 November, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsXnLPaX4dk

Bruce Dern as an aging father, estranged from his son, walking from Montana to Nebraska to collect his “lottery win”. Brilliant film.

Running Time:
115 minutes
Year of Release:
2013
Rated:
15

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Cuban Fury

Saturday, 29 November, 2014

Musical comedy with Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O’Dowd, Olivia Colman . Beneath an obese exterior the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant.

Running Time:
98 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

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A Christmas Story

Saturday, 6 December, 2014

Set in 1939, a nostalgic tale, centred on a traditional family Christmas. Based on the novel “In God We Trust – Others Pay Cash”. With Peter Billingsley.

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
1983
Rated:
PG

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MIRACLE ON 34th STREET

Saturday, 27 December, 2014

We are generally wedded to the Edmund Glenn one but here, as a tribute to Richard Attenborough, is the very good 1994 version, reminding us again that dreams can come true. With Elizabeth Perkins and Mara Wilson.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
1994
Rated:
PG

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2018 Season Dates

WINTER

26th January to 31st March

SPRING

20th April to 6th June

SUMMER

27th July to 1st September

AUTUMN

19th October to 15th December

Seasons

The Society runs three ten week seasons a year, Autumn, Winter and Spring, with films on Friday and Saturday nights. Also a five week summer season showing films on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. There is a break of about three weeks between seasons with entertaining tours of the building being organised during those periods. Occasionally we have a one day Film Festival, recent examples being “Ealing”, “Hitchcock”, and “Westfest”. In the summer we usually have a silent film accompanied by Tom Horton at the organ.

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