Welcome to our Cinema Paradiso
“Frankly, my dear , I don’t give a damn.”
“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore”
“A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fave beans and a nice Chianti”
“Show me the money!”
“Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape”
Based Seaham Town Hall the group will meet on the 4th Thursday of every month between 2pm and 5pm with a prompt 2.30pm start for the film.
Cost will be £3 including refreshment (Tea/Coffee)
The Film club will be taking a Summer Break in August.
Film For September 19th (showing one week earlier than usual)
Bohemian Rahpsody is a foot stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddy Mercury. Freddie defied Stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.
Running time 133 mins
Film For October 24th…
To End All Wars
Based on a real life story this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin) Lt Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are among the military officers kept imprisoned and routinely beaten and deprived of food. While Campbell wants to rebel and attempt an escape, Gordon tries to take a more stoic approach, an attitude that proves to be surprisingly resonant.
Running time 111 mins.
Film for November 28th…
King of Thieves
Running time 108 mins.