Film Screening 18th November, 2017

Poster for mother!

mother! 

7:00 PM, 18th November, 2017

  • TBA
  • 120 mins
  • 2017
  • Darren Aronofsky
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer

Three years after the relative commercial failure of his big-budget biblical epic, Noah, director Darren Aronofsky returns to the arthouse-horror genre that put him on the map with Pi, Requiem for a Dream and Black Swan.

mother! is ostensibly a movie about a couple whose relationship is tested when they are imposed upon by unwanted guests. However, under the stylish visuals and mundane setup, lies another trademark psychological horror masterpiece.

This is the sort of movie best enjoyed by knowing as little of the plot as possible before going into it. So you’ll have to be enticed by its top-shelf cast and filmmakers: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kristen Wiig, Domnhall Gleeson and Brian Gleeson (who presumably come with a discount if you hire them as a set).

Adam Gould

Poster for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power 

9:10 PM, 18th November, 2017

  • PG
  • 98 mins
  • 2017
  • Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk

More than decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change and the energy crisis on this planet into the hearts and minds of popular culture, comes a follow-up film that shows us just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
Whether you believe in Donald Trump’s scepticism or the reality that Al Gore shares with us in this very necessary sequel, it is a film that needs to be seen to be believed. More than ever, the Earth is facing dramatic climatic change, manifesting in various forms of extreme weather – tornadoes, hurricanes, typhoons, floods, tsunamis, fires and earthquakes – all over the world.

Former Vice President of the United States of America Al Gore returns to continue his tireless fight, travelling around the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant – as he pursues the idea that the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power received standing ovations at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Come along to see the facts for yourself and make up your own mind on this subject.

Shobha Varkey