RETRO SUNDAYS: COSY AFTERNOON CLASSICS   

3623 RETRO SUNDAYS: COSY AFTERNOON CLASSICS
Windsor Cinema

We aim to make your Sundays even better with a selection of RETRO CLASSICS that will make for cosy afternoon screenings at the Windsor Cinema, Nedlands. All to be enjoyed with a live organist from 1:00 pm before the film screens at 1:30 pm. Tickets only $15!

May 9: Out of Africa - From 1 pm we have an extra treat for mum with spicy chai and delicious Indian sweets courtesy of our friends next door at Maharaja Indian Bistro.May 16: The Lady Killers
May 23: Citizen Kane
May 30: A Room With A View
Jun 6: Singing in the Rain  + An American in Paris. Put on your dancing shoes!
Jun 13: Kind Hearts & Coronets. Alec Guinness is unforgettable.
Jun 20: War and Peace.
Jun 27: West Side Story.  The all-time classic American stage show.
Jul 4: Psycho + The Birds. Hitchcockian double shiver- thrillers
Jul 11: Brief Encounter

We'll further be evoking the good old days with two wildly talented organists alternating performing live before the film from 1 pm:

Juilliard School Masters graduate, ALESSANDRO PITTORINO
and
WAAPA graduate, ANDREW BROWN

 

Hailed as "Australia's wunderkind organist" by ABC TV, Alessandro Pittorino is a Masters graduate of The Juilliard School in New York where he studied with Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs. Heralded by Germany’s BR-Klassik as an “Extraordinary young organist”, Pittorino has performed extensively throughout the USA and Australia, most notably at NYC’s Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, San Diego’s Spreckels Organ Pavilion, The Resonant Bodies Festival at Carriageworks in Sydney, The Melbourne Town Hall, and with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. www.aussieorganist.com

Performing:
May 30; June 6, 13, 20 & 27; and July 11.

 

With a passion for music and flying, Andrew Brown has led a successful career as an organist and airline pilot.

As an organ scholar in high school, he later graduated from Edith Cowan University and majored in organ at WAAPA. Andrew has held positions in many churches around Perth including St Mary’s Cathedral and St Patrick’s Basilica. Andrew has also performed overseas in Germany, Asia and the USA. He has worked in music departments at several schools around Perth and toured with WA Opera on regional shows.

Performing:
May 9, 16, 23; and July 4.

 

 

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RETRO SUNDAYS: LADY KILLERS, THE 91 mins

4127 RETRO SUNDAYS: LADY KILLERS, THE The Ladykillers follows the hilarious capers of a group of small-time crooks, taking on more they can handle in the form of their sweet, but slightly dotty, elderly landlady Mrs Wilberforce (BAFTA Award-winning actress Katie Johnson).   This group of seedy misfits are planning a security van ... More
Screening: Sun 16 May
Windsor Cinema: Sun 16 May
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RETRO SUNDAYS: CITIZEN KANE 119 mins

4128 RETRO SUNDAYS: CITIZEN KANE When a reporter is assigned to decipher newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane's (Orson Welles) dying words, his investigation gradually reveals the fascinating portrait of a complex man who rose from obscurity to staggering heights. Though Kane's friend and colleague Jedediah Leland (Joseph ... More
Screening: Sun 23 May
Windsor Cinema: Sun 23 May
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RETRO SUNDAYS: A ROOM WITH A VIEW 117 mins

4130 RETRO SUNDAYS: A ROOM WITH A VIEW A star studded cast of British acting royalty! In this British drama based on the novel by E.M. Forster, Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter), a young Englishwoman, is touring Italy with her older cousin (Maggie Smith). At a hotel in Florence, Lucy meets the charming and free-spirited George ... More
Screening: Sun 30 May
Windsor Cinema: Sun 30 May
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RETRO SUNDAYS: SINGING IN THE RAIN + AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 217 mins

4131 RETRO SUNDAYS: SINGING IN THE RAIN + AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Singing in the Rain When the transition is being made from silent films to "talkies", everyone has trouble adapting. Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple, but when their latest film is remade into a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part. After a lot of ... More
Screening: Sun 6 Jun
Windsor Cinema: Sun 6 Jun
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RETRO SUNDAYS: KIND HEARTS & CORONETS 106 mins

4132 RETRO SUNDAYS: KIND HEARTS & CORONETS A hilarious study in the gentle art of murder! When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder ... More
Screening: Sun 13 Jun
Windsor Cinema: Sun 13 Jun
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RETRO SUNDAYS: WAR AND PEACE 208 mins

4133 RETRO SUNDAYS: WAR AND PEACE In the years leading to Napoleon's invasion, members of the Russian aristocracy face a myriad of personal tragedies. After his father dies, Count Pierre Bezukhov (Henry Fonda), a friend of Prince Andrei Bolkonsky (Mel Ferrer), receives a substantial inheritance. When he decides to marry, Bezukhov ... More
Screening: Sun 20 Jun
Windsor Cinema: Sun 20 Jun
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RETRO SUNDAYS: WEST SIDE STORY 147 mins

4134 RETRO SUNDAYS: WEST SIDE STORY A movie, a musical, a torrid love story ... and a tragedy. West Side Story, starring Natalie Wood, is one of the most powerful and iconic movie musicals ever made.   The Jets, a white gang on New York's explosive West Side, is getting ready to fight the rival Puerto Rican gang, the ... More
Screening: Sun 27 Jun
Windsor Cinema: Sun 27 Jun
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RETRO SUNDAYS: PSYCHO + THE BIRDS 228 mins

4135 RETRO SUNDAYS: PSYCHO + THE BIRDS Psycho Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), is on the run after stealing $40,000 from her employer to elope with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis (John Gavin).    Whilst fleeing, Marion is overcome with exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Travelling on the back roads to avoid the ... More
Screening: Sun 4 Jul
Windsor Cinema: Sun 4 Jul
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RETRO SUNDAYS: BRIEF ENCOUNTER 90 mins

4136 RETRO SUNDAYS: BRIEF ENCOUNTER One of cinema's classic love stories After a chance meeting on a train platform, a married doctor (Trevor Howard) and a suburban housewife (Celia Johnson) begin a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair. With its evocatively fog-enshrouded setting, swooning Rachmaninoff score, and ... More
Screening: Sun 11 Jul
Windsor Cinema: Sun 11 Jul
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