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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    "You'd think the rain would've cooled things down. All it did was make the heat wet."

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    Film No. 48 - Rear Window
    15-22 July

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK'S FILM?
    This week we'll be watching the acclaimed mystery thriller Rear Window from director Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the short story "It Had to Be Murder" by Cornell Woolrich, it was released on 1 September 1954 by Paramount and it has a running time of an…

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire

    ★★★★½

    "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."

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    Film No. 47 - A Streetcar Named Desire
    8-15 July

    WHAT IS THIS WEEK'S FILM?
    The film this week is A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Elia Kazan and based on the celebrated play by Tennessee Williams. It was released on 18 September 1951 by Warner Bros. and runs for about two hours and five minutes.

    WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
    Blanche DuBois is a "Southern belle"…

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  • 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…

  • 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…