Of course there is no way of second guessing which films are going to win all the accolades at The Oscars, but The Golden Globes are a good indicator of which films are worth digging deep and mining your post Christmas bank account to come and see at the cinema.
We have a good selection of the front runners; The Disaster Artist starring James Franco won Best actor award in the Musical/Comedy category, No6 will be screening it on Sat 20th Jan.
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouriwon several prizes including Best Film Drama, Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell, No6 will be screening it on Friday 16th Feb, and Gary Oldman won Best Actor in a Drama for his outstanding performance as Churchill in Darkest Hour, No6 will be screening it on Sat 24th Feb.
And if you saw Paddington over the holiday period I think you’ll agree that Hugh Grant deserves a prize for best baddie!
People may ask themselves does Happy End have a happy ending? I can only refer you to Haneke’s very own reply “ The ending is as happy as the games were funny.” All I can say is that it depends on your point of view - see what you think on Thursday evening.
If you saw Films Stars don’t Die in Liverpool, you will be gagging to see Gloria Grahame herself in one of her outstanding movies. Our Friday night film is Fritz Lang’s classic film noir The Big Heat. It is of the period where the good guys are cool and there is a stench of corruption over the city.
Swing by the suburbs in our Saturday night movie. With a script by the Coen Bros, direction by George Clooney and acting by Julianne Moore and Matt Damon, Suburbicon tips its cap to Blue Velvet and gives a nod and a wink to Far From Heaven.