Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Period and Historical, Romance
Several filmmakers attempted to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald's best-known novel before Baz Luhrmann's 2013 version, but none did so with the Australian director's trademark flair for mixing flamboyant costumes, outrageous performances, spectacular visual effects and surprising musical choices. Although the film is set during the Jazz Age of the 1920s, some of today's biggest names appear on the soundtrack including Jay-Z, Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean. Nick Carraway stumbles upon his charismatic neighbour, Jay Gatsby, who throws frequent, lavish parties. As the two men's social circles collide, a mysterious story of love and tragedy unravels.
A film guide that looks at Romeo + Juliet (1996), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Available to stream
Loud and colourful adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play about two star-crossed lovers from bitterly feuding families.
11+ years 115 mins
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We explore how J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' contains powerful and pertinent messages about our own world.
Reading time 8 mins
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