Clameur Du Cinema's January screening is Aleksey Germain's Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998). Originally released in 1998 and presented here in a newly restored 4k scan, Khrustalyov, My Car! focuses on military doctor General Klenski who is arrested in Stalin’s Russia in 1953 during an anti–Semitic political campaign and accused of being a participant in a … Continue reading January Screening: Khrustalyov, My Car!
7pm, Wednesday 28 November 2018. Written and directed by Chloé Zhao, The Rider, based on the real experiences of it’s main cast, tells the story of a young cowboy’s search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America after a traumatic head injury. “Movies that blend real life and … Continue reading November Screening: The Rider (2018)
Join us for a Halloween double-bill of two brand new movies that hark back to the era of VHS. One is a horror inflected tech-thriller and the other is a (fairy)tale of evil cults starring one of the most prolific actors currently working. Both films are from solid film-makers who are responsible for some of … Continue reading Halloween Screening: “No Strings Attached”.
So, I've booked a venue, sorted three films and licensing, and chosen a name. I'm starting a film night. I've screened films before, and talk about them endlessly, but it's time to actually create a regular film night and share all the new, odd and interesting films that don't get a look in on Guernsey's … Continue reading I’m starting a film night!
This week I heard the sad news that our local cinema society CineGuernsey would be closing after 11 years. During that time it screened a wide variety of independent, foreign, and classic cinema to appreciative audiences. Unfortunately, new, easier ways of accessing film (VOD) and ever decreasing cinematic release windows have led to lower audience numbers and the society's … Continue reading Goodbye to CineGuernsey
Here's me on BBC Guernsey with Oliver Guillou reviewing August 2015 releases and looking forward to September. Films being reviewed; Fantastic Four (2015), Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015), The Man from Uncle (2015), Hard to Be a God (2013), Southpaw (2015), Trainwreck (2015), Pixels (2015), Videodrome (1983)... and I'm still banging on about about Mad Max: … Continue reading BBC Guernsey Film Reviews (August 2015)
Okay, so a couple of months ago I was invited to take part in a monthly film review segment on BBC Radio Guernsey with Saturday morning presenter Oliver Guillou, the idea was to review that month's films and preview the next month's. I was supposed to be on for about 20ish minutes and we filled … Continue reading BBC Guernsey Film Reviews (July 2015)
Beau Cinema's June screenings are up and the full list can be found at http://beausejour.gg/cinema but here are my picks; From 8 - 13 June they are holding a bit of a sci-fest (sorry about that) with 3D screenings of Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Gravity (2013), Pacific Rim (2013), Prometheus (2012), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Godzilla (2014). … Continue reading Beau Cinema: June 2015 Picks