Category Archives: Cinema

South Norwood’s movie club launches new ticket prices

A popular community movie group in SE25 has undergone a makeover – and is offering £2 off every screening ticket to signed-up supporters of Inside Croydon South Norwood’s people’s film club has made the final break with its past, and … Continue reading

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£5 tickets for under-25s go with a rush at David Lean Cinema

The David Lean Cinema is introducing “rush tickets” for the under-25s from January. “Unfortunately, we have had to increase ticket prices by 50p to £8.50 for standard tickets, and £7 for concessions. However, in order to encourage younger patrons, we … Continue reading

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Butler agrees to attend panel debate on homelessness

The leaders of the Labour group at the Town Hall may have tried to ban their colleague councillors from speaking to Inside Croydon, but there’s clear evidence that one of them, at least, continues to be an avid reader. Within … Continue reading

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Capra and Dickens’ visions of Christmas on show at film club

Who invented Christmas? Was it Charles Dickens, through his heart-rending tale of Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol which reflects a Victorian Christmas, so much of which has become our tradition, or was it Frank Capra, who dolloped a hefty … Continue reading

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Dispossession: film club stages debate over housing crisis

For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary which is being shown by Stanley’s … Continue reading

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Movies, moustaches and how to handle a strong leader crisis

  “Life has improved,” the strong leader said. “Life has become more joyous.” Croydon 2017? Nope, Moscow, 1950. Those were the words of Josef Stalin who, post-mortem, bestrides the brilliant horror-satire which is the first presentation of the David Lean … Continue reading

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Are you sitting comfortably? Let the movies begin…

There really are some terrific films on offer at the David Lean Cinema next month. And they can now all be watched from the comfort of a properly furnished and re-upholstered cinema. In November, the cinema is showing the controversial … Continue reading

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