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Certification18 Our Rating

David Cronenberg puts the human psyche under the microscope here, with the central characters seemingly hypnotised by their own dark compulsions. James and Catherine have an open relationship, proudly regaling each other with the ice-cold details of their latest extra-marital exploits, but a head-on crash involving Holly Hunter provides the catalyst for James's erotic obsession with auto accidents and, after hooking up with Vaughan, who re-stages celebrity car crashes, and his lover, who wears l find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A father is haunted by the death of his young child. Omens point to disaster and hallucinations predict the future as this wonderful atmospheric film moves to its disturbing climax. Shot in the beautiful city of Venice and based on the book by Daphne du Maurier.

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Dracula goes art house in an interpretation by Guy Maddin and the Winnipeg National Ballet of Bram Stoker's classic blood sucker. Dracula - Pages From a Virgin's Diary is a visually gorgeous affair, elegantly choreographed and atmospherically shot in sepia, it is also not without wit, which breathes much needed life into the proceedings. find out more...
DUNE (1985)

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Lynch has toiled to condense Frank Herbert's mammoth SF novel into two hours twenty: 10000 years in the future the life-and-death struggle between the Atreides and Harkonnens for the vital spice Melange, which is vital for space travel and is guarded by giant mile-long worms, takes place on a third planet - Arrakis, the desert planet, home to the Fremen, dune dwellers with vivid blue eyes. Fremen legend tells of a Messiah who will be able to drink the water of life, previous tasters having tried find out more...

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A superb screen modern dress adaptation of Marlowe's classic story of forbidden love and naked ambition. After King Edward bestows titles on a shifty commoner, his embittered and neglected wife conspires with an ambitious courtier to provoke a bloody civil war. Jarman is in top anti-Establishment form. find out more...

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Told partially in flashback we learn of a married Japanese man, Kengo, who is sent to manage forests in Indochina, during WW2. Here he meets a young typist, Yukiko, who falls hopelessly in love with him. Despite his promises when he returns to Tokyo it is to his wife that does so and he continues having heartless affairs, while Yukiko is forced to become the mistress of a GI and then a rich businessman, anything to survive. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

A contemporary adaption of William Shakespeare's Hamlet........well that should do it really, but just in case.; Spoilt, slightly unhinged lad, starved of real parental love, father murdered, mum marries prime suspect, boy becomes even more loopy, but method in his madness, determined to find the truth and reek revenge, falls in love with forbidden fruit, tragedy lurking patiently in the wings. This modern adaption of Hamlet is following on from the recent updating of Romeo and Juliet and though find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Based on documents compiled by leading French philosopher Michel Foucault, this unique and original film charts the gruesome events which took place in a Normandy village in 1835, when a young man, Pierre Rivière, murdered his mother, sister and brother before fleeing to the countryside. With a cast made up of real-life villagers from the area where the events took place, the detailed re-enactments and care find out more...


Certification18 Our Rating

The last in Pasolini's trilogy, after 'The Decameron' and 'The Canterbury Tales', is a series of interlinked tales from the ancient Middle Eastern classic. 'Arabian Nights' is a truly lush and lusty version of the original folk stories revolving around slaves, kings, demons, love, betrayal, loss and appeasement. find out more...

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An adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic story. The animated central section is sandwiched by stylised live-action sequences and it beautifully captures the book's free-floating, fantastic sense of adventure and wonder. Forced into a life of drudgery by his evil aunts, Sponge and Spiker (Margolyes and Lumley), orphan James dreams of escape to New York. An old man (Postlethwaite) appears and gives the boy a jigging handful of fluorescent, magical crocodile tongues, a dead peach tree bears a gigantic find out more...