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  • Sullivan's Travels

    Sullivan's Travels

    "But with a little sex in it."

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    Film No. 61 - Sullivan's Travels
    14 - 21 October

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK'S FILM?
    Our film this week is the comedy Sullivan's Travels, released in December 1941 by Paramount. It's 90 minutes long.

    WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
    John L. Sullivan is a film director who specialises in frothy, commercially successful comedies but wants to branch into more serious, socially significant fare. In order to understand the experiences…

  • Duck Soup

    Duck Soup

    ★★★★

    Gentlemen, Chicolini here may talk like an idiot, and look like an idiot, but don't let that fool you: he really is an idiot

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    Film No. 60 - Duck Soup
    7-14 October

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK'S FILM?
    The film this week is Duck Soup, the classic Marx Brothers comedy. It was released by Paramount on 17 November 1933 and is 68 minutes long.

    WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
    Freedonia is a small, economically desperate country financed…

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  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    ★★★★

    "Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown"

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    Film #22 - Chinatown
    14-20 January 2018

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK’S FILM?
    This week’s film is Chinatown, a 1974 neo-noir mystery film. It was inspired by the California Water Wars (a series of disputes over southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century, by which Los Angeles interests secured water rights in the Owens Valley). Chinatown has now gained the reputation of being one of the best…

  • The General

    The General

    ★★★★

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    Film #20 - The General
    31 December 2017 - 6 January 2018

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK’S FILM?
    This week’s film is The General, a 1926 silent- and comedy film. It was based on the Great Locomotive Chase, and a memoir written about the event that occured during the American Civil War. Today, it is often called one of the greatest American films ever made, as well as being considered one of the best silent…