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MONDAY 9 OCTOBER 2017

Film . . . . BRIEF ENCOUNTER.
Trailer. . . youtube.com/watch?v=TtIN_HQHBdA
Details. . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brief_Encounter
Movie. . . youtube.com/watch?v=HCt8S-Aio5M


MONDAY 16 OCTOBER 2017

Film . . . . LEMON TREE
Trailer. . . youtube.com/watch?v=e_j1llK3Fco
Details. . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_Tree_(film)
The DVD can be borrowed from the Port Phillip Library (see LEMON TREE – DVD)


MONDAY 23 OCTOBER 2017

Film . . . . PLEASANTVILLE
Trailer. . . youtube.com/watch?v=dSDm62Hmbf4
Details. . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasantville_(film)

Roger Ebert (The American equivalent of David Stratton) gave the film four out of four stars calling it “one of the best and most original films of the year”. The link below is his review, but a warning that reading it could be a bit of a spoiler.
Ebert Review . . . rogerebert.com/reviews/pleasantville-1998

This film scored 10, 10, 10, 8, 10, 9, 9, 6, 10, 10, 10 from the 10 students attending.
The DVD can be borrowed from the Port Phillip Library (see Pleasantville – DVD)
You can also rent an on-line copy on Youtube at youtube.com/watch?v=n-e5mK3-fB4
This GOOGLE SEARCH for extensionalism pleasantville provides links that expand on the themes in the film.


MONDAY 30 OCTOBER 2017

Film . . . . . . RATATOUILLE
Trailer 1 . . youtube.com/watch?v=1yKqLNnxGZw
Trailer 2 . . youtube.com/watch?v=8YoofQchC6A
Details . . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratatouille_(film)
Review . . . Roger Ebert (Score 4/4)
DVD . . . . . The DVD can be borrowed from the Port Phillip Library (see Port Phillip Library – Ratatouille — DVD )


MONDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2017

Film . . . . . . . . SINCE OTAR LEFT
Trailer . . . . . .  youtube.com/watch?v=LbftMTrmxew
Details . . . . . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Since_Otar_Left
SBS Review .  sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/video/11698243716/Since-Otar-Left
Roger Ebert . rogerebert.com/reviews/since-otar-left-2004
Full Film . . . Unfortunately the full video is not available on the web at a site I would recommend using.


MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2017

Film . . . . . . . . . . . .  THE LIVES OF OTHERS
YouTube Trailer . . . youtube.com/watch?v=FppW5ml4vdw
WikiPedia . . . . . . . . en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lives_of_Others
Roger Ebert . . . . . . rogerebert.com/reviews/the-lives-of-others-2007-1
Rotten Tomatoes . . rottentomatoes.com/m/the_lives_of_others/
IMDb . . . . . . . . . . . .  imdb.com/title/tt0405094/?ref_=nv_sr_1


MONDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2017

Film . . . . . . . . . . . .  A FISH CALLED WANDA

British gangster George Thomason (Tom Georgeson) and his hapless aide, Ken Pile (Michael Palin), draft a pair of arrogant Americans, grifter Wanda Gerschwitz (Jamie Lee Curtis) and weapons expert Otto West (Kevin Kline), for a massive diamond heist. When the job goes badly, Wanda attempts to seduce George’s stuffy lawyer, Archie Leach (John Cleese), to find out where George hid the diamonds. Meanwhile, Ken repeatedly attempts to kill an elderly woman (Patricia Hayes) who witnessed the robbery.

Read this 4/4 STAR review by Roger Ebert
https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/a-fish-called-wanda-1988

Margaret Pomeranz rated it as “A film that made me laugh uncontrollably”
http://blog.acmi.net.au/index.php/2011/08/lets-agree-to-disagree/

If you are still unconvinced here is a trailer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2vsESy662o


MONDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2017

Film . . . . . . . . . . . .  BLANCANIEVES
Trailer . . . . . . . . . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmQir83IoBE
Review . . . . . . . . . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc2ZYjPeOIE
Ebert . . . . . . . . . . . . https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/blancanieves-2012
Film . . . . . . . . . . . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xxp5vnNPEhg