JEAN DE FLORETTE @ 924 BROADWAY

Fellow Film Club Members & Movie Buffs: February is now upon us, and the eighth year of our Club marches on. This month we are viewing “historical” films; two of them are French classics--more like one 4-hour film made into two screenings. As per our other announcements about this duo of films, it is very … Continue reading JEAN DE FLORETTE @ 924 BROADWAY

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Zhivago’s Zeitgeist

Zhivago’s Zeitgeist In 1965, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO made a ton of money, more than all the other David Lean films lumped together, but it was created in its own chaos, and its production blemishes and secrets were covered up in make up and costume, conspiracies, politics, and egos. Everyone wanted to shoot it in Russia, but the regime of Alexei Koygin would not … Continue reading Zhivago’s Zeitgeist

THE KING’S SPEECH @ THE GRAND CINEMA

THE KING'S SPEECH Rating: R Length: 118 minutes Year: 2010 Actors: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie (Colin Firth) who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, … Continue reading THE KING’S SPEECH @ THE GRAND CINEMA