Yellow painted wall with actor Benicio Del Torro from the film The French Dispatch

Welcome to The Christchurch Film Enthusiast

You like films? I like films!

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Read from my latest ramblings…

Adam Driver in the Film Paterson sitting alone on a bench


There’s great satisfaction in watching a film that lives up to your expectations. Sometimes a film just hits you right. Due to certain circumstances, it resonates with you, it sparks something. The effect can be…

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The three main characters from La Haine, Hubie, Vincent Cassell

La Haine

From the moment Bob Marley’s Burning and Looting kicks in over images of riots in a Parisian banlieue, you get the feeling this is a film you need to see. I didn’t know a lot about La Haine before I…

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About Me

I’m Fred.

I’m a writer with a passion for art and cinema. I love to discover underrated and over-looked films. I like all kinds of films, whether on the fringes of cult status, or starting mainstream cinema right in the face.

I want to show people there are so many great films waiting to be enjoyed, if you just look beyond the surface of familiarity.

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