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CertificationPG Our Rating

Set during the 1930's on the Amalfi coast, a chosen summer haunt for the rich and the beautiful, rarely is the air not thick with gossip, but on this occasion Robert Windemere and his beautiful young wife are the focus of discussion. Rumour has it Robert provides an allowance Mrs Erlynne, a woman with a reputation to be well avoided, while his wife is not as dismissive of other men's attentions as it is felt she ought. Adapted from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's fan, A Good Woman is a lushly vi find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

During a hot and sultry 1935 summer an embryonic relationship between rich Cambridge graduate Celia (Knightly) and the housekeeper's son Robbie (McEvoy) is left in tatters when Celia's precocious sister falsely accuses James of molesting another young girl. The accusation, based on the misperceptions and childish hurts of a fevered imagination, leads to James's arrest and imprisonment. As the movie progresses, from an English manor house to the war-ravaged wastes of northern France and to bli 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...


CertificationU Our Rating

A landmark in the history of the cinema; it was ranked Number 1 in the American Film Institute's 100 greatest films of all time in two polls (1998 and 2007) of more than 1,500 film industry movers and shakers and again by UK directors in a BFI poll. "Citizen Kane" narrates the rise and fall of a newspaper tycoon driven by a childhood obssession and is loosely based round the life of William Randolph Hurst, who tried to have it banned, but incorporates elements from the lives of other fat cats il find out more...
GANDHI (1982)

Certification12 Our Rating

The object of this massive tribute died as he had always lived, without wealth, without property, without official title or office. Mahatma Gandhi was not the commander of armies, nor the ruler of vast lands, he could not boast any scientific achievement or artistic gift, yet men, governments, dignitaries from all over the world, have joined hands today to pay homage to the little brown man in the loin cloth who led his country to freedom. This quote is from his funeral, one of the greatest s find out more...

LAWLESS (2012)

Certification12 Our Rating

 

The brothers Bondurant set up as bootleggers in prohibition rural Virginia, life was good. But when the mob and the authorities start to muscle in on the boys’ turf all hell breaks loose. Based on the biographical novel by one of the main character’s grandsons and adapted for the screen by Nick Cave, ‘Lawless’ is an atm find out more...


CertificationPG Our Rating

Roberto Benigni stars and directs this award littered Chaplinesque comic fable. In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely woman from a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live happily together until the occupation of Italy by German forces. In an attempt to help his son survive the horrors of a Jewish Concentration Camp, Guido, an imaginative man, turns to humour, pretending that the Holocaust is a game and tha find out more...

CertificationU Our Rating

The lack of accuracy in the calculation of longitude had caused the death of countless sailors. In 1714 Parliament, worried by the loss of British ships and mindful to the military advantage of knowing where one was at sea, offered a 20,000 prize to anyone who could accurately measure longitude. This is the story of John Harrison, a brilliant carpenter, whose timepieces solved the problem that had long defeated the scientists, it was a hard fought victory and Harrison was forced to endure pover find out more...

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The sequel to Jean De Florette (which should be seen first). Jean's daughter remains in the hills to herd goats and to finally serve the tight-lipped villagers with their just desserts. This part is less tragic but even more heartwrenching than the first, and the two must be seen! find out more...
MAX (2002)

Certification12 Our Rating

1918 and The First World War has just come to an end, Max has only just escaped the trenches with his life but the loss of an arm has left his dreams of continuing as an artist in tatters. While in Munich, Max meets another young veteran of the war, Adolph Hitler, an aspiring painter unfortunately devoid of artistic imagination. The two men strike up an unlikely friendship, but while Max's wealthy middle class Jewish background leaves a number of options open to him, poverty stricken and increas find out more...