Category Archives: Cinema

Five Broken Cameras, Ruskin House Film Club, May 31

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Amazing Aretha will have them weeping in the cinema aisles

When a movie reviewer states, “Don’t bother with tissues. Bring a towel”, it ought to be clear that they have had an emotional experience at the cinema. Aretha Franklin, who died last year, regularly had that effect on people, and … Continue reading

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May the Fourth be with you: Star Wars blue plaque in Purley

Tomorrow is International Star Wars Day. May the Fourth. Be with you. Geddit? Which is why it is a suitable date to remember actor Peter Cushing, whose former home at 32 St James’ Road, Purley, now bears a blue plaque … Continue reading

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Operation Legacy screening, Ruskin House, Apr 26

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Happy birthday, David Lean Cinema. And many happy returns

  The drinks were on the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign last week, as they celebrated five years since their return to the Clocktower’s arthouse venue. Movie-goers enjoyed a free drink and nibbles before the screening of Can You … Continue reading

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Shadow World: Inside Gobal Arms Trade, Ruskin House, Mar 29

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Cinema offers a cosmopolitan selection of international movies

While Britain may, or may not, be turning its back on Europe at the end of March on Brexit Day, the David Lean Cinema’s programme for the following month serves as a demonstration that, as far as the movies are … Continue reading

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