Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Here's an unusual choice - making a film about a character who says very little, and when he does decide to do something to change his life, gets it hopelessly wrong. Hardly your classic hero. But plenty happens around Californian barber Ed Crain in this film made by the Coen Brothers that pays tribute to film noir thrillers (and less obviously, the sci-fi movies) of the 1940s and 1950s. Filmed in stunning black and white, it's one of the best-looking movies ever made, and is built around a great performance by Billy Bob Thornton as Ed, a classic sucker in a world where everyone is on the make.
Andreas mysteriously awakens in what appears to be an ideal town, wherein the crass consumerism turns to absurdity and horror.
14+ years 91 mins
Bizarre but brilliant existential tale of a hypochondriac playwright whose art begins to imitate life on a very grand scale indeed.
16+ years 119 mins
Complex but hugely original and very funny comedy that takes apart the way Hollywood movies are normally constructed.
14+ years 114 mins
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