Category Archives: Cinema

Selsdon auction winning bidder will get Wonka’s Golden Ticket

You could fulfil the childhood ambition of millions and finally get your hands on a Golden Ticket – but it could cost you at least £8,000 at an auction to be held in Selsdon next month. The Golden Ticket and … Continue reading

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War School, Ruskin House Cinema Club, Jun 28

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Elton and The Beatles have David Lean on song this summer

There was a time, at the height of Hollywood, when music biopics were about long-dead stars, the likes of band leader Glenn Miller and Yankee Doodle Dandy George M Cohan, when the studios could take massive liberties with reality in … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody screening, Whitgift Sports Club, Jun 7

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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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