Archive for "Season 2007/08"

Bombón: El Perro (15)

Bombón: El Perro, directed by Carlos Sorin (b. 1944 Buenos Aires) has the charm of “Best in Show” combined with the sparseness and beauty of…

London to Brighton (18)

The unanimous critical reaction to ‘London to Brighton’ has been that it announces the arrival of a new talented British director in Paul Andrew Williams.…

The Lives of Others (15)

This is a tense, dramatic and beautifully acted film set in East Berlin during the time of the German Democratic Republic. It shows how the…

Deep Water (PG)

This documentary is about the challenge race set by the Sunday Times, in the wake of sailor Francis Chichester’s solo circumnavigation of the globe, for…

Black Cat, White Cat (15)

The society has had a number of films over the last couple of years that have come from central Europe, “The Lives of Others”, an…

The Squid and the Whale (15)

As an insightful critic put it, this film is a tragedy, remembered as comedy. Indeed though the film will make you wince with discomfort in…

After the Wedding (15)

“Following Festen and Inheritance, After the Wedding is another Danish film with echoes of Hamlet, concerning the transference of power in wealthy, influential dynasties, the…

Venus (15)

Venus gave Peter O’Toole another academy award nomination (though once again he didn’t win), divided critics and largely passed audiences by despite its quality cast.…

Infamous (15)

In the dying days of the Eisenhower administration a brutal multiple murder took place in Kansas, in the heartlands, or the badlands of the United…