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Certification12 Our Rating

The Atlas Mountains 1981; 7-year-old Mehdi lives with his mother and granddad without their father, a school teacher who's been jailed for his political beliefs.
'Mille Mois' both paints a picture of village life in a traditionalist society grappling with modernisation and new ideas and is a wonderful evocation of life in Morocco. It also won Le Premier Regard award at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Factory Records, the Hacienda club, Tony Wilson, Happy Mondays, etc, etc. '24 Hour Party People' is an affectionate and humorous trip through Manchester's monster music scene in the 80s and 90s. The soundtrack as you'd expect is blinding and Steve Coogan's portrayal of Wilson is spooky. A film that stands on it's own as an excellent near tragi-comedy, but within its historical context... it's bloody mad!

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Certification15 Our Rating

The friendship between two girls is tested to its absolute limits in this utterly compelling drama set in the twilight years of Communist-era Romania. Gabita, young, na´ve and pregnant, turns to her more pragmatic room mate Otilia for help and a meeting is arranged in a downtown hotel with a shady abortionist. Entering a dangerous and illegal underworld where the stakes are high and nothing is as it seems, the girls are set for a life-changing experience that neither will ever forget. "4 months, find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A raw bunch of Soviet conscripts are drilled into shape on the training ground and dropped into the thick of it in Afghanistan. A big box office hit in Russia this may, like films about the American invasion of Vietnam, be politically naive, but as a war drama it pulls no punchs and, with the possible exception of a silly, poorly edited final battle scene, delivers the goods in superb fashion. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

John Nash is a brilliant, though socially awkward, mathematician and with his latest work he has achieved the acclaim that he so needed, but John is also prone to delusional behaviour, and when a mysterious stranger asks him for his help to thwart a conspiracy against the Stars and Stripes, John becomes increasingly obsessive, a state of mind that begins to push away all those he holds dear, even his loving wife. Very loosely adapted from a true story "Beautiful Mind" is the bog standard slickly find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

After a few appearances on various television shows, ex-Cambridge University students Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie finally got the chance to shine in their very own, A Bit of Fry and Laurie. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Dito Montiel filmed this version of his own book about growing up in the mean streets of Queens, New York in the 1980s. A successful LA based author returns home to visit his dying father and all those memories of his rough and tumble adolescence just coming flooding back..........of it's genre this is a superior movie. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Bobby and Jonathan were best friends at school, so when they meet again as adults it seems natural that they should rekindle their relationship. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 70s, to New York City in the 80s, where they co-habit with a kooky older woman, the film charts a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Having just graduated from high school and very much looking forward to a well deserved summer holiday before college, James is distraught to discover that his parents no longer have the money to fund any of this. Suddenly just as desperate as everyone else in his small town, he takes the only summer job he can get: at an amusement park. Unbeknownst to James, this job will provide him with an exciting and invaluable education about life and love, and just about anything else you can't learn at s find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

What should have been a quiet evening's babysitting for our teenage heroine turns into a series of riotous adventures after a friend calls for help. She and her charges get caught up in a gangster chase, teenage gang warfare, and have to sing the blues in a nightclub. A great manic comedy! find out more...