Reel Issues

The Blind Side - film discussion

The Blind Side - film discussion

The Blind Side tells the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless, black teenager, adopted by a rich, white family and launched on a flight path to a top American football career.

Cemetery Junction - film discussion

Cemetery Junction - film discussion

In a drab, white-collar suburb, a trio of lads in 1970s England party and dream of escape.

Africa United - film discussion

Africa United - film discussion

Africa United is a heart-warming film about friendship and unity in pursuit of a shared goal.

Clash of the Titans - film discussion

Clash of the Titans - film discussion

Perseus, the mortal son of the god Zeus, embarks on a perilous journey to defeat Hades, the vengeful god of the underworld, before Fades can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth.

Ponyo - film discussion

Ponyo - film discussion

An animated adventure centred on a five-year-old boy, Sosuke, and his friendship with a goldfish princess, Pomyo, who longs to become human.

Samson and Delilah - film discussion

Samson and Delilah - film discussion

A love story involving two teenage members of an Australian aboriginal community.

Capitalism: A Love Story - Film discussion

Capitalism: A Love Story - Film discussion

Michael Moore’s most ambitious documentary to date narrates the highs and lows of the relationship between America and capitalism.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Film discussion

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Film discussion

Professor Dumbledore realises that the key to defeating evil Lord Voldemort lies in unlocking the memories of the new Hogwarts’ potions master, Horace Slughorn, and Harry is given the task of uncovering these.

The Joneses - Film discussion

The Joneses - Film discussion

The power of advertising and materialism features in the story of the Jones family, ‘picture perfect’ new arrivals in the neighbourhood who make an immediate impact but are not all they seem.

The Infidel - Film discussion

The Infidel - Film discussion

Contemporary comic treatment of the ancient enmity between Jew and Muslim, and how two men overcome it...almost.

Nowhere Boy - Film discussion

Nowhere Boy - Film discussion

A story of multiple loss, based on the true story of John Lennon’s teenage years.

16 Blocks - film discussion

16 Blocks - film discussion

Action movie that pairs a cop haunted by his past and a criminal-turned-informer with hopes for a new future.

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