The Shape of Water is Guillermo del Toro’s tenth feature film in the director’s chair and boy does he seem comfy there. It’s filled with all the weirdness and quirk for which he is so well revered but balanced out beautifully with stylish cinematography and delicate romance. From it’s remarkable opening scene we are made … Continue reading The Shape of Water – Film Review
Of the top 100 grossing films of 2017, women represented just 8% of directors, and 10% of writers. This is surprising, considering that women make up 52% of all moviegoers according to MPAA in 2016. International Women’s Day is an official holiday in 15 countries including Vietnam and China – where is our bank holiday … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018 – 10 Facts You Should Know
As we head into a new year at Film at the Folk Hall we thought we would post up a message from our new chair Sam Watling. Wow! What a year 2016 was! I should start this with a huge thanks to Chris Cooke, our former chair. I first came along to Film at the … Continue reading A Note From Sam
It's just like International Rescue at Film at the Folk Hall in New Earswick. One of our latest volunteers, Tegan, is helping out on the social media side in the coming weeks. She will be starting to develop a sustainable strategy for the group so that we can use the full power of on-line media … Continue reading Volunteers are go!
DAD’S ARMY While the original series was a little before my time, I do remember my parents and grandparents both watching it when I was a child. I also remember how they laughed and how much they loved it. So it’s with great anticipation that we bring you the Dad’s Army movie. It’s set … Continue reading Dad’s Army
Wow. What an emotional movie The Danish Girl was! It was incredibly poignant and I don't think there was a dry eye in the house. To see someone battling so hard for transformation nearly 80 years ago sends a very powerful message across time for me. Whatever you believe, look like or feel inside you … Continue reading Response to The Danish Girl
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