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Film Friday

Film Friday

A weekly Movie Moment that brings the Bible to life.

Film Friday: If Beale Street Could Talk

When Fonny and Tish meet and fall in love it is not long before they have a baby on the way. Life is not easy for them though, and when …

Film Friday: Green Book

When classical pianist Dr Don Shirley needs a driver to take him on tour down in the deep south of America he hires working class Italian American Tony Vallelonga. What …

Film Friday: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

A cowboy spots a bank in the middle of nowhere. It is manned by an old timer who looks pretty harmless. There is no one else around, surely robbing this …

Film Friday Classic: Blade Runner

2019 is the year of Blade Runner. At least… this is the year it was set in. So, if you know the film, get ready for non-stop rain and flying …

Film Friday: Mary Queen of Scots

Scotland v England. Men v women. Catholics v protestants. Truth v blather. When Mary returns from France at 18 to take up her throne as Queen, a right old royal …

Film Friday: Fences

Refuse collector Troy picks up rubbish and works hard for a living. He loves his wife Rose and speaks his mind. But when his son Cory comes home and tells …

Film Friday: Awards, Roma and Elohim

It’s awards season in movie-land – the Oscars, the Baftas, the Golden Globes etc. You can always tell this time of year because the names of actors featuring in trailers …

Film Friday: Stan & Ollie

In 1937 Laurel and Hardy were the biggest stars in Hollywood but, 16 years later, their star has faded and, short of funds, they travel to the UK to embark …

Film Friday: The Favourite

Queen Anne is a troubled woman. Having lost 17 children she is emotionally damaged. But she is a strong woman in many ways too, a queen steering her nation through …

Film Friday: Mary Poppins Returns

Years after Ms Poppins first visited the Bank’s family, the inimitable nanny returns, just as they need help once more. Michael and Jane have now grown up, and Michael has …

Film Friday Christmas Classic: Home Alone

Young Kevin falls out with his family on the evening before they fly off for the Christmas holiday. The next day everyone oversleeps and young Kevin is left home alone …

Film Friday: Bohemian Rhapsody (again)

In this tale of Freddie Mercury and Queen, there comes a moment where the band recognise that their fans want to join in, they love singing the songs back to …

Film Friday: Peterloo

It is 1819. In Manchester the working people long for change, they are poor, hungry and diminished by unjust laws. They plan an open air public meeting to call for …

Film Friday: First Man

When the Russians seem to be winning the race into space and Nasa steps up its attempts to be the first to the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong is chosen as …

Film Friday: Bohemian Rhapsody

Farrokh Bulsara is a baggage handler at Heathrow, pitching up at Smile concerts, hoping to get a look in with Brian May’s band. This happens big time when their lead …

Film Friday: Johnny English Strikes Back

When some nastardly, dastardly so-and-so decides to hack into British intelligence and reveal the identities of every single British agent there is only one thing for it. Bring back the …

Film Friday: A Star is Born

‘Trust me. I’m going to sing it anyway all you have to do is join in.’ When rock star Jackson meets Ally after one of his concerts he ends up …

Film Friday Classic: A Bronx Tale

Local gangster Sonny rules the streets and wants to keep everyone on his pay list. He offers Lorenzo a job, but the law-abiding father unexpectedly turns it down. Lorenzo drives …

Film Friday: Marvellous

When Neil Baldwin loses his job as a circus clown he goes looking for other work. First he takes it on himself to be a one man welcoming body at …

Film Friday: The Children Act

Fiona is a brilliant judge so caught up with her work that she cannot see how much her marriage is on the rocks. When her husband Jack tells her he …

Film Friday: Christopher Robin

‘Your life is happening now, right in front of you,’ Christopher’s wife Evelyn tells him. But the grown up and married Christopher Robin is distracted doing what all the rest …

Film Friday Classic: Regarding Henry

Henry is a tough lawyer and a high achiever, that is, until the day the day he is seriously injured in a hold up in a store. Henry winds up …

Film Friday: Swimming with Men

Eric is having a mid-life crisis, his days are grey, his work unfulfilling, his family life a struggle. What to do… what to do? The swimming pool is often his …