leon the professional has been on my watchlist for yonks that’s so exciting hehe
animated film suggestions: big hero 6 is a good suggestion from eric!!
you know, resident evil: vendetta is an animated film… just sayin’…
wall-e is probably a good one to choose having peeped and the schedule
also, now we can’t do it as an emergency all nighter, a shrek all nighter would probably do well, if it isn’t embargoed by puss in boots (?)
i’m definitely backing paddington 1+2 double, LOVE paddington and it’s a fun double theme! will need something cool planned for the middle though since it isn’t that long. also supporting big hero 6 as the animated film <3
i know i keep saying this but i reckon bones and all has double potential if there’s a space, the people love timmy (although i might just know a lot of people with the same film taste so i may be wrong).
BEGGING for la la land at the end of term!
also one new release i saw which looked semi interesting was She Said, might be good? international women’s day maybe?
I feel like we can just wiggle stuff around – paying more for a film that’s just a LANsat transfer feels just fundamentally wrong to me (ditto Big Lebowski I presume). Also we should have qualified people by then Red Shoes probably isn’t happening and I don’t think But I’m A Cheerleader has 35mm
They come out very soon so we can see how they do before we commit. (since there’s a decent chance that quite a few films on here won’t be available such as Knives Out 2 and Red Shoes so we can fit them on)
Bit conflicted on this personally, as it’d be nice to play 4 weeks after release but I get the concerns about reading week. I’ll prob dig through the stats and see whether reading week actually does significant worse or not.
Same with this, we can see how it does before commit it to a double since I agree it does look like it could be double worthy.
Imo international women’s day would be the wrong day to put it since a lot of people online see this as Hollywood simply just cashing in on the whole Weinstein scandal (and i feel like International Women’s day should be a positive film rather than a negative one?) so we wanna be a bit cautious about where to put this on the schedule but I agree it should probably be put on there.
Also maybe we can do a insta poll between the animated film suggestions? (but i am hesitant to put an really good film which could do really well as the first day of term since I feel like it’s almost guaranteed to flop on the first sunday back?)
Tragic news, Universal have demanded that we play some of their films 6/7 weeks after release, meaning we can no longer play Puss in Boots and Women Talking. We have already moved some stuff around, but we might have to move some stuff some more depending on what Universal say. We are trying to get this sorted asap, so we can have an actual final schedule.
Also, we’ve added/changed quite a few things, including:
A Clockwork Orange
Another Mystery Film (should we do a themed mystery film or just a very general one?)
Distributors are still being annoying about Ghost in the Shell, so we’ve just replaced it with Akira
What do people think about Parasite free for all to attract people in? We couldn’t come up with any good ‘gimmicky’ idea to get people in, but we think Parasite is a good shout.
And as I am writing this, we are also coming up with an All-nighter line up.