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Rob-The-Mob

Rob The Mob

Brings a whole new understanding to the term criminal film making. Not quite sure what it is, much like this Crime, Comedy and Melodrama mix. Read more...


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Believe

Believe

Brian Cox stars in football biopic. A drooling sentimentalist mess from kick off to final whistle. Read more...

Le-Jour-Se-Leve

Le Jour Se Leve

A Cinematic delight, sadly unseen for many years but finally out to watch. Poetic Realism at its most sublime. Read more...

Killer-Klowns-From-Outer-Space

Killer Klowns From Outer Space

Who needs SciFi movies like Day Of The Triffids or Invasion Of The Body Snatchers when you can marvel at the quirky and out-of-this-world B-movie antics that Read more...


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The-Quiller-Memorandum

The Quiller Memorandum

The mid-60’s were indeed the time for the ‘spy’ thriller, and ‘66 gave us The Quiller Memorandum, based on Adam Hall’s (nom de plum of Elleston The Flight Of The Phoenix Read more...

House-Of-Darkness

House Of Darkness

A pebble from the late forties, hardly even that – this one takes some time to take off. When it does, however, it doesn’t go very far. The script was penned by John Gilling Read more...

The-Two-Faces-Of-January

The Two Faces Of January

The Two Faces Of January could well be called ‘The Two Faces Of Chester McFarland’. Coolishly played by Viggo Mortensen, the charismatic McFarland seems to have it all Read more...

Kurosawa-Samurai-Collection

Kurosawa Samurai Collection

Kurosawa fans rejoice! This amazing Blu-ray edition box set contains five of the very best from the master director of Japanese cinema, plus a whole host of exciting Special Features! Read more...

The-Monster-Club

The Monster Club

The Monster Cub from 1980, considered by many to be a cult film, is quite frankly nonsense albeit very entertaining nonsense! The film is a comical homage to the classic Amicus Portmanteau Read more...

The-Ipcress-File

The Ipcress File

For a film made in 1965, The Ipcress File has aged well. Based on the first of Len Deighton’s best-selling novels of the time, all featuring his anti-hero Harry Palmer, these books as well as the film Read more...

Mr.-Morgans-Last-Love

Mr. Morgan's Last Love

If you fancy a truly UPLIFTING romantic movie in which two age-gaped individuals are attracted to one another, I dare you to watch the 70’s black comedy Harold & Maude - if only for its sheer audacity and quirkiness. Read more...

Faust---A-German-Folk-Tale

Faust - A German Folk Tale

The classic German tale of Faust, a man who sells his soul to Mephisto, servant to the devil, in exchange for greater knowledge and power, has inspired countless plays Read more...

Dulcima

Dulcima

Even the cocks are crowing for Dulcima! This moving little film from 1971, made in glorious Technicolor, received favourable reviews at the time. It even won the coveted Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival 71. Read more...

Girls-Will-Be-Boys

Girls Will Be Boys

A surprisingly spirited effort from 1934, directed with verve, in which gamine German star Dolly Haas indulges in a bit of gender bender fun. Despite the film’s age, it has worn well! Read more...

Bound

Bound

This steamy and clever little thriller, made by The Matrix’ Wachowski Brothers back in 1996, puts a twist on the classic film noir in so far as the anti-heroes are not only female (one more femme, the other more fatal), but are no holds barred lesbians. Read more...

Venus-In-Fur

Venus In Fur

This witty, battle of the sexes two hander, directed by Roman Polanski and based on the Tony® award-winning play by David Ives, is a complex examination and dissection of male and female domination and submission. Read more...

The-Man-Who-Wouldnt-Talk

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

Now what can we say about this little ‘gem’? Unfortunately not a great deal. Yet another vehicle for the great Dame Anna Neagle created by – yes you guessed it –her director husband Herbert Wilcox. Read more...

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Hands-Of-The-Ripper

Hands Of The Ripper

One could not help to think if you were a Hammer Horror fan back in 1971, what Hammer were doing here. With a cast comprised of mainly classical thespians Read more...

The-Man-Who-Loved-Redheads

The Man Who Loved Redheads

Based on one time top playwright Terence Rattigan’s lesser known plays, ‘Who Is Sylvia'’, this early 50’s effort is not exactly in the class of, say, ‘The Browning Version’. Read more...

Rapture

Rapture

The rugged coastline of Brittany sets the mood for this underrated little gem from 1965, starring American actors Melvyn Douglas and Dean Stockwell, French actress Read more...

Victim

Victim

When this BAFTA-awarded film was released in 1961, it touched on a controversial topic that had never been challenged quite so openly before. Full plaudits, in more ways than one Read more...

NOW-The-Movie

NOW The Movie

In 2011 one of the hottest tickets in the West End was the Sam Mendes - Kevin Spacey production of Richard III at the Old Vic. This was a project to bring together American and British actors in a touring version of Richard III. Read more...

Too-Late-Blues

Too Late Blues

Rarely has the title of a film matched the story as poignant as in director John Cassavetes underrated and almost forgotten Too Late Blues (1961) Read more...

Braquo---The-Complete-Series-3

Braquo - The Complete Series 3

Series 3 of this ultra-violent French cop drama enters an explosive start when, in a brief recap, we see Theo Vachewski’s car blown up. Theo, part Eddy Caplan’s team Read more...

Alain-Robbe-Grillet-Six-Films-1963-1974

Alain Robbe-Grillet Six Films 1963-1974

Perhaps best known as the writer of Alain Renais’ ‘Last Year In Marienbad’, Alain Robbe-Grillet was also the leading novelist of the French nouveau roman Read more...

Wallander---Collected-Films-27--32

Wallander - Collected Films 27- 32

It is curtains down for Wallander – the daddy of all daddies of the increasingly Nordic Noir franchise. In this, the final series, Sweden’s much-loved detective not only has to Read more...

Sullivans-Travels

Sullivans Travels

Witty, poignant and cynical, Sullivan’s Travels is a biting 1941 satire which lampoons the success of funny yet shallow Hollywood comedies. Joel McCrea plays frustrated movie director John L. Sullivan Read more...

Inside-Llewyn-Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Coen Brothers new film hits you like a battered guitar – set in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1961, it tells of Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac), an ambitious young folksinger who is as unsuccessful as he is penniless. Read more...

This-Sporting-Life

This Sporting Life

Richard Harris gives a tour-de-force performance as Frank Machin, a bitter Yorkshire coal miner whose aggressive streak make him a successful rugby player, but a loser on the battlefield called love. Read more...

If...

If...

Winner of the 1969 Palme d’Or at Cannes, Lindsay Anderson’s caustic satire If… proved to be an instant hit with both critics and audience alike, and launched the international career Read more...



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