The blog and the Community

Hi all !!
Welcome to the Cinema-Club blog. We have decided to open this as our own web space and to invite all of you to participate actively in the organisation of the Welcoming Cinema Club.
You can enter and add all your opinions about the viewed movies and also make suggestions for the forthcoming. We hope that you will take the best out of it !!
See you at the screenings!

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Let the right one in. (Sweden, 2008) 114´ 28/10/2013

This film by Tomas Alfredson tells the story of Oscar (Kare Hedebrant). Oscar is a lonely 12 years old boy. His life is not very happy, his parents got divorced and is bullied in the school. He strikes up a friendship with Eli (Lina Leandersson), a girl who has moved to the neighborhoud recently. But Eli, is not a common person, under her girlish appearence, she hides her condition of vampire. 

The film received widespread international critical acclaim and won numerous awards, for example The Rotten Tomatoes Critical Consesus Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
"Sinister but gorgeus and compelling". Carina Chocano. Los Angeles Times. 07/09/2013.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

BLOOD DIAMOND (USA, 2006) 143´ 14/10/2013.

October is  The Black History Month in UK, and the Welcoming Cinema Club wants to contribute to this event, for that reason Blood Diamond will be screening.

This thriller was directed by Edward Zwick and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou.The film is set in Sierra Leona, in 1999. Rebel factions such as the Revolutionary United Front frequentl terrorize the open countryside, intimidating Mende locals and enslaving many to harvest diamonds, which fund their increasingly successful war effort. One such unfortunate is fisherman Solomon Vandy, who has been assigned to a workforce overseen by a ruthless warlord, Captain Poison.

The film was supported by Amnesty International and it helped to bring attention to the role that diamonds play in many African wars.

See the trailer: