Memories

Our first date was at the ‘pictures’ on 19 September 1965 to see Lucky Jim. We must have hit it off because we will be celebrating our 42nd wedding anniversary at Easter.

George Whitelock (La Scala, 1965)
  • 2002

    Quentin Tarantino

    GFT

    Your film theatre f***ing rocks!

  • 2000s

    Marilyn Gaya

    GFT

    Gone with the Wind, Cinema Paradiso, Some Like it Hot, True Grit (the original), Madeleine, My Fair Lady, It’s a Wonderful Life, To Kill a Mockingbird...

  • 2000s

    Thomas Clark

    The brief period of unemployment where I was able to go to the cinema during the day.

  • 2000s

    Thomas Clark

    GFT

    My fondest memories of the GFT in particular are of a pre-film speaker at a screening of The Wicker Man...

  • 2006

    A L Kennedy

    GFT

    The GFT where I learned French. I watched foreign films over and over again with my hands over the subtitles.

  • 2006

    H

    Cineworld

    I recall a spontaneous burst of applause after a screening of Michael Apted's 2006 drama, Amazing Grace. A film about William Wilberforce's strive to abolish Britain's role in the transatlantic slave trade...

  • 2006

    Jamie Price

    Cineworld Parkhead

    Went to see The Departed with my father, it was an amazing experience. One of my favorite memories and my first time seeing a Scorsese film on the big screen. Film was superb and riveting. Soundtrack...

  • 2009

    Bill Bartke

    GFT

    I remember standing behind an old couple at the GFT who must have been in their 80s waiting to buy tickets for Werner Herzog's stunning documentary Encounters at the End of the World and a smile crossed my face...