Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
A glossy, unashamedly feel-good 1960s-set musical drama that charts the meteoric rise of a fictitious girl-group, and warns of the dangers of selling your soul for fame and fortune. The group may be called The Dreams, but this is really a thinly-veiled version of the story behind soul-singing sensations The Supremes and their rocky road to super-stardom. First-time actress Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for her incredible performance as the group's lead singer, Effie White.
Highly charged drama about an overweight teen growing up in an abusive family in New York, who meets an inspiring teacher.
16+ years 105 mins
Acclaimed biopic charting the life of US singer Johnny Cash, capturing his wild early days touring the US south, and romance with June Carter.
11+ years 136 mins
This outstanding documentary investigates September 15, 1963 - the day a bomb exploded inside an American church that had an all-black congregation.
11+ years 102 mins
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With the release of Oscar front-runner La La Land, we look at the dynamic history of the screen musical, and the way La La Land draws upon the genre's heritage.
Reading time 4 mins
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