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CertificationU Our Rating

Told in three chapters we follow the young dreamer Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology silence and finally adult obligations and responsibility converge to dissipate his idealism and dreams. Beginning with the lyrical image of cherry blossoms falling at five centimetres a second, Makoto Shinkai paints a breathtakingly vivid tableau of you find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

In the immediate aftermath of her break up from Maxine, Persian, Bisexual Shirin refuses to accept their relationship is irrecoverable and sets about trying to win her back, with varying degrees of failure, whilst navigating the sociopolitical landscape that her life inhabits. Superbly written and directed by Desiree Akhavan - who also plays Shirin, well, superbly. So, all round superb, in my best Brooklyn accent. (Brett Atkinson)

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CertificationPG Our Rating

Sent back in time Marty McFly accidently changes a small bit of history, the bit where his mum and dad fall in love. To get himself born Marty has to make sure they get hitched, no easy job as his mother's fallen for him! Great comic fantasy with heavy Freudian sub-plot. This one MUST be seen first. find out more...
BIG (1988)

CertificationPG Our Rating

One of the great treats from 80s American cinema. Twelve year old Josh reckons he's getting a bad deal from life, and wishes he was big. For once in his life his wish comes true, and Josh finds himself in the body of a thirty year old man with a job and a girlfriend to cope with. Tom Hanks gives his funniest performance to date. Hilarious and perfectly balanced, the films strength is the skill with which it follows Hanks coming to grips with his grown body and all it affords. A timeless idea, be find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Peter Yates' Oscar-winner is a heart-warming coming-of-age story that has also taken its place as the greatest sports movie about cycling ever made. Four friends graduate from high-school and find themselves looking at an uncertain future in small-town America. Dave's passion is cycling and his dream is to be a world-class champion like the Italians he idolises. His passion for cycling takes on new meaning when he and his friends face a team from the local college in the town's annual bike ra 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...

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...
DOGTOOTH (2009)

Certification18 Our Rating

Three teenagers have been raised in isolation by their parents and taught fear of an unknown outside world of which they nothing. The family develops with its own set of rules, but a burgeoning sexuality and curiosity lead to the downfall of this curious arrangement.
A critically acclaimed movie which, though not the easiest to watch, well repays the effort. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating


Certification15 Our Rating

A death obssessed teenager and a 79 year old woman who lives life to the full gang up together in one of the wittiest black comedies ever made. An inventive, enduring classic which was far ahead of its time. You mean you haven't seen it? find out more...