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Silver Linings Playbook – Monday 8th April 7:45pm

There are few films that hit home to the degree Silver Linings Playbook does. The filmmakers and cast seem to have an excellent working knowledge of mental health, specifically Bipolar Disorder (which in itself is a complex task). But never once is the illness put before the person and that is what makes Silver Linings… Read more »

The Angel’s Share – Monday 11th March 7.45pm

Ken Loach’s bitter-sweet Scottish comedy is the story of four friends who meet on a Community Payback programme and, after being inspired by a visit to a Whisky distillery, plan an audacious crime to finance a better future. The film won the Jury Prize at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival The Angels ‘Share starts off… Read more »

Elling cancelled due to power outage at the Civic Hall

Apologies to anyone heading to the Civic Hall this evening expecting to see the highly acclaimed Norwegian film Elling.  Due to a lack of power we have had to cancel tonight’s showing.

Elling – Monday 10th February 07:45

After The Help, which was shown on 14 January, The Big Cheese Film Club has found another corker – nominated for an Oscar in 2001, in the Best Foreign film category, this Norwegian film portrays two middle-aged, cognitively challenged men who team up to live as roommates in urban Oslo. Somehow, their odd, symbiotic relationship… Read more »

The Help from our resident reviewer

When I first saw our film club advertising “The Help,” I dreaded seeing it. Although it has been acknowledge as one of the very best films of 2011 and also recognised by the Academy Awards Institution. Basically it was a film from a very successful book. How could this ever be replicated on the big screen?… Read more »

The Help – Monday 14th January 2013 7.15

Please note early start time of 07:15 as the film is 2.5 hours long.   NANTWICH Big Cheese Film Club host their first night of 2013 with a screening of Oscar-winner The Help this Monday (January 14). Featuring an ensemble cast, the film tells the story of a young white woman, Eugenia ‘Skeeter’ Phelan,    and… Read more »

Rare Exports – Monday 10th December 2012

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus. Based on award winning shorts of director Jalmari Helander that have already acquired a cult reputation in the internet. The film… Read more »

Submarine – 19th November

The next film showing at the Nantwich Film Club is Submarine. Released in 2010, it has won umpteen awards and has been critically acclaimed at many film festivals. Critics have praised this film as the best British comedy released in years. Maybe a little over the top, but from the reviews, it would suggest a great… Read more »

The Last Picture Show

If you weren’t at the Civic Hall on Monday night to see the last Picture Show, then you certainly missed a cinema classic. This coming of age film is based on a group of 1950s kids in their last year before graduation.  This was the second time I had seen this movie and it gets… Read more »

Midnight In Paris

Nantwich Film Club Presents Woody Allen’s Fantastic return to form.