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Certification15 Our Rating

With the swimming pools, drugs, girls and parties come a bunch of spoilt young brats who seem to take their cues from 'American History X' and black inner city gangster movies. They tattoo themselves, build their bodies, call their girls bitches, sell drugs, fight and use guns. Violence, drugs, language, this movie has them in bucketloads, even sex raises its head. Plotwise; headcase Jake owes lots of drug money to drug lord's son John and John kidnaps Jake's younger brother as a hostage. Kid br find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The greatest movie ever made? A soldier is sent into the Heart of Darkness to retrieve a commander gone AWOL in an insane reality of tin-pot power, paranoia and inglorious killing. The horror of war is stripped naked in a surreal twilight world. The crew nearly went mad making it, Martin Sheen suffered a heart attack and Coppola flew so far beyond budget that the word 'bankrupt' was nearly redefined. See "Heart of Darkness"... find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The definitive 'Apocalypse Now' (as if the original wasn't pretty definitive) this has nearly an hour of extra footage fleshing out the surreal journey of our central protagonists and, though it brings the film to a whisker short of three and a half hours, much of it explains what happens to the eclectic characters we meet. The cut version of 'Apocalypse Now' stands as one of the most awesome films of modern cinema, anyone who has seen it will inevitably see it again, it's just that now you have find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father (James Mason, in one of his most striking roles) is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal, affliction he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug. His transition from loving father to homicidal despot is depicted on a scale more akin to operatic tragedy than melodrama and, on top of the inestimable pleasures of Mason's performance, a narrative that explores society's use of drugs provides an unexpectedly prophetic di find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Eight-year-old Zachary has, so far, enjoyed life as his father's favourite son, as the possessor of a gift for healing and as younger sibling to a tearaway, a jock and a bookworm, but this relatively idyllic childhood in Québec is cast under the shadow of his dad's suspicions when he is discovered wearing a dress. Seven years on it's 1975 and Zac is in thrall to Ziggy Stardust and his cousin's boyfriend, a confusing situation for him, made more complicated by a history of trying to satisfy his d find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Following Cobain from his earliest years in Aberdeen, WA, through the height of his fame, a visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist at odds with his surrou find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

A young woman smuggling marijuana crash-lands her plane in Jamaica, but a local named Countryman rescues her and leads her away from the pursuing authorities. Features a fantastic soundtrack with the likes of Bob Marley 'Natural Mystic', Wally Badarou 'Obeah Man Dub' and Human Cargo with 'Carry Us Beyond'. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Slacker director Linklater takes us back to the swinging 70's for his latest Generation X offering in this tale of teenage decadence. It's the last day of high school and the kids intend to party till dawn, or till they drop, whichever comes first. Fans of Reality Bites will love it. Bust out the biscuits, turn up the volume and dig those crazy, pretty kids.... find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Richard escaped the depressed small town of his birth by joining the army, in doing so he also rescinded responsibility for his naive and simple brother Anthony, inadvertently placing the defenceless lad into the hands of Sonny, a sadistic local drug kingpin. Seven years later Richard has returned, his only focus revenge, now well equipped to exact it and teetering on the edge of sanity. Dead Man's Shoes is a brutal, hypnotic tale, which tears along at a breathless pace thanks in large part to P find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Oscar is a small time drugs dealer and imbiber residing in downtown Tokyo. After he's betrayed and shot his disembodied spirit hangs around viewing his past and the consequences of his premature death, particularly on his friend Alex and sister Linda.
Loved and hated by cinephiles in equal part this overlong work of hallucinatory 'art' is best recommended to those who know what they're letting themselves in for. find out more...