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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...


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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...

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...


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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...

The-Flame-Of-Love

The Flame Of Love

Also known as Hai Tang, The Flame Of Love was the first talkie for Chinese-American screen legend Anna May Wong. The film, despite excellent performances by all the lead cast Read more...

Boomerang

Boomerang

In this suspenseful film noir from 1947, the true and chilling story of a priest’s murder is adapted by director Elia Kazan and boasts impactful performances by 1940’s US stalwarts Dana Andrews Read more...

The-Pit-And-The-Pendulum

The Pit And The Pendulum

This slice of magnificent Grand Guignol-style horror has been released last month in equally magnificent Blu-ray and Blu-ray Steelbook Format. Vincent Price plays the part of Nicholas Medina Read more...

The-Piano

The Piano

One of the most beautiful romantic dramas ever created, boasting superb performances by leads Holly Hunter, Sam Neill, Harvey Keitel and a young Anna Paquin Read more...

Ealing-Studios-Rarities-Volume-13

Ealing Studios Rarities Volume 13

Doomed romances, happy romances, mismatched romances… take your pick in this 2-Disc collection of long-forgotten gems from yesteryear, presented here as new transfers and boasting Read more...

Nosferatu-the-Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Deliberately slow-paced as if stuck in a permanent nightmare – Werner Herzog’s homage to F.W. Murnau’s 1922 German expressionist horror is richly textured Read more...

Aguirre---Wrath-of-God

Aguirre - Wrath of God

Werner Herzog’s hallucinatory masterpiece about a doomed expedition searching for the legendary El Dorado was his first collaboration with Klaus Kinski Read more...

Klondike

Klondike

Klondike is Discovery Channel’s first scripted mini-series. Based on Charlotte Gray’s book ‘Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich In The Klondike’, the series focuses on young Bill Hasken Read more...

Generation-War

Generation War

This hard-hitting, controversial and ground-breaking German WW2 drama recently aired on BBC2 to critical acclaim. Generation War depicts the lives of five Berlin-based friends, and how the Read more...

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The-New-Incomplete-Complete-and-Utter-History-of-Britain

The New Incomplete Complete and Utter History of Britain

Trust Michael Palin and Terry Jones to re-write history and dish it up in the wackiest way possible! First shown in 1969, and pre-dating Monty Python and Ripping Yarns Read more...

An-Inspector-Calls---60th-Anniversary-Edition

An Inspector Calls - 60th Anniversary Edition

Based on the classic stage play by J.B. Priestley, this 1954 film adaptation of An Inspector Calls features Edinburgh-born actor Alastair Sim in the title role. Read more...

CSI-NY-9

CSI NY 9

It has had a good run but this season of CSI: NY is the ninth and final season, having been canceled by NBC. It is also the shortest season of CSI: NY, consisting of only 17 episodes. Read more...

The-Belles-Of-St-Trinians

The Belles Of St Trinians

This 1954 comedy about the fictional and riotous St. Trinian’s School for young Ladies is a timeless classic that has spawned sequels and remakes alike. Much loved Scottish character actor Read more...

Hobsons-Choice

Hobson's Choice

In this delightful award-winning comedy from 1954, Charles Laughton delivers a splendid if occasionally over the top performance as Henry Horatio Hobson, the tyrannical owner Read more...

Sisters

Sisters

Never mind the split persona theme… in this gripping thriller from 1973, Brian De Palma takes the split screen technique to an entirely different level, although the action is at times Read more...

Ace-In-The-Hole

Ace In The Hole

With a plot inspired by two real-life events, Ace In The Hole (1951) was not only ahead of its time but its male lead, Kirk Douglas, delivers a tour de force performance as Chuck Tatum Read more...

Noose-For-A-Lady

Noose For A Lady

This engaging whodunit from 1953 marked the directorial debut of German-born writer, producer and director Wolf Rilla, whose masterwork remains the sci-fi adaptation Village Of The Damned. Read more...

Theatre-Of-Blood

Theatre Of Blood

The unforgettable Vincent Price hams it up big time and gives the performance of his career as Edward Lionhart, a veteran Shakespearian actor snubbed at the coveted ‘Critic’s Circle Awards’. Read more...

The-Railway-Man

The Railway Man

It is over fifty years since the end of World war two and it is still managing to provide material for great films. 2014 has already seen a few, Monuments men, the fantastic Book Thief and this, The Railway Man Read more...

Violent-Saturday

Violent Saturday

This utterly engaging crime noir tale cum melodrama is as cool as it is brutal, sporting unforgettable performances by Lee Marvin, Stephen McNally, Victor Mature and Ernest Borgnine. Read more...

Runaways

Runaways

A teenage Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) features amongst an impressive cast of young actors in three films about teens and tearaways. Made in the 50’s, 70’s and 80’s Read more...

Murder-In-Soho

Murder In Soho

This early Brit-thriller from 1939 features future Bond star Bernard Lee and Googie Withers as dizzy club performer Lola, as well as Hollywood baddie Jack La Rue as Soho club owner Steve Marco. Read more...



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