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A Big Thank You to all our members

26 July 2021 0

Many thanks to all our members for their great support over the last challenging year. So many of you have written in to recognise and applaud the efforts made by the CFS Committee to keep things going during the pandemic [cont'd.]


John and Stephen’s TV film list

30 July 2021 0

FILM OF THE WEEK I’ve just watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) for the first time. It’s brilliant.  I ignored it at the time of release. I thought I was too old for a teenage rebellion film (as were most [cont'd.]


CFS Playhouse Theatre Film Reactions

21 June 2021 0

The aptly named final film of our foreshortened 75th season, The Farewell, proved to be another success for the reduced number of members who ventured out to see it at The Playhouse rather than watch football on TV. The film [cont'd.]

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CFS Online Third Season – Reactions to The Humorist

21 June 2021 0

The Humorist – this film rather split the audience, but the positives outweighed the negatives with an overall score of 62.8%. Some of the comments received: A thoughtful and provocative, although satirical look of Russia. Great characterisation and writing. Excellent [cont'd.]

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CFS Online Third Season – Reactions to Sofia

20 June 2021 0

Sofia – this film from Morocco was well appreciated, with no rating below C and an overall score of 77.6%. Some of the comments received: A really excellent film showing how society reacts in different cultures. Very well done. Thought-provoking [cont'd.]

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