Made in Dagenham – Film of the Month

IT’S not often that you get a glimpse first hand of the thought process behind a major film production.  Therefore I was eagerly awaiting the showing of a new film, Made in Dagenham, which has already received plaudits abroad and which some observers have likened to The Full Monty and Billy Elliot – two British films which became worldwide hits.


London River – Film of the Month

London River In the wake of the 2005 terror attack on the city of London, two strangers travel there to find their missing children.   The mother, Elizabeth, a fifty something woman living in Guernsey, and perfectly content to work the earth on her farm, knows her daughter lived close to where the events took place, […]

Billy Elliot – Film of the Month

Billy Elliot Set during the bitter 1984 Miner’s Strike, Billy Elliot is the story of an 11 year old boy who doesn’t like the brutal boxing lessons at school and develops a passion for ballet instead.  He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family’s prejudices, and his own inner conflict.  […]

Skeletons – Film of the Month

Skeletons It’s so nice to find a genuinely original and unashamedly British movie.  Don’t let the title put you off, this isn’t about rattling bones, it’s about the skeletons that people keep in their closets and it won the best new British feature film award at the Edinburgh film festival. The film is about two […]