SHEDNOTES 130: For the Filofacts – Films

Inspired by a good in-flight discovery, Robbie Collins, Telegraph, 13.6.15, offered a list of “Best Films You Won’t See In Cinemas”, plus a few which have previously been saved because they were “discovered at home”..

** Beyond the Lights

Gugu plays Noni, a young R&B star teetering on the brink of crisis, who falls for a straight-edge LA cop played by Nate Parker

** The Spectacular Now

A critically praised teen movie with the voguish pairing of Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller in the lead roles.

** Trick’r Treat

Brilliant horror anthology with Anna Paquin and Brian Cox.

** Transsiberian

Brad Anderson’s supremely suspenseful rail-riding ensemble thriller

** The Immigrant

directed by James Gray

Snowpiercer

directed by Bong Joon-ho

** Say Anything

with John Cusack and Ione Skye, directed by Cameron Crowe

** A Field In England

Ben Wheatley’s civil war film with Reece Shearsmith

** About Last Night

starring Kevin Hart.

See Robbie’s essay at

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/film/what-to-watch/best-dvd-vod-movies//

* Beyond the Lights will be screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 22 and June 24 1015 and is on DVD from June 29.

* The Shed recommends Safety Not Guaranteed, which is on Netflix.

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