Recommended English Films

Films are a great way to improve your English.  Going to the cinema is ok, and hiring DVDs is even better, because then you are in control. 

Watching them alone is okay, but watching them with your friends and then talking about them is even better.

You can discuss the films you've seen on the forum:-

English films / movies

If you're not sure how to best use films to improve your English, read these tips.

How to use a DVD player to help improve your English

If you get the chance, take a look at this delightfully whimsical film set in Edwardian England in the early 1900s.

It is an adaptation of a novella written by fantasy author Lord Dunsany which was published in 1936 and is one of those rare films which doesn't quite fit into any specific genre apart from being funny in a quirky British way.

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by Patrick O'Connor


IN the opening scene of this film, an unseen man in a confession box in a small Irish town tells Father James (the superb Brendan Gleeson) that he was badly abused by a priest when he was a young boy.

He goes on so say that priest was now dead but he has decided to get his revenge by killing a good priest, someone completely innocent like he was and that has has chosen Father James.

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