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Certification15 Our Rating

Inside this conventionally structured biopic resides an extraordinary story of an extraordinary man. William Wilberforce was the parliamentary spokesman for a group of radicalised young Evangelists (and Quakers), who despised the money politics and corruption of late 18th Century UK politics and who fought for many reformist policies, the most notable of which was the one this film annotates, the abolition of slavery, a process that took years of political skulduggery and the slow passage of find out more...


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1970s; Harlem hood Frank Lucas has hijacked the New York heroin business by dealing directly with the Chinese growers in SE Asia and importing large amounts of the drug inside the caskets of soldiers killed in Vietnam. However his nemesis, flamboyant, tenacious and unbribable narcotics cop Richie Roberts, is on his tail and is determined to bring him down. find out more...

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The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

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Halle Berry won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Dorothy Dandridge in this engrossing biopic. As the first black performer to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar back in 1954, Dandridge should have had the world at her feet, but a combination of racism, treachery, drugs and her own weakness saw her career and life ruined. Not exactly a barrel of laughs, painting as it does a shocking portrait of the racism rife in '50s Hollywood, but fascinating stuff. find out more...

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Arriving into the chaos of mid-60s New York, Edie is taken under the dubious wing of Andy Warhol, who sees in her untamed vulnerability the makings of an irresistible muse. Warhol invites Edie into the wild world of 'The Factory', where a rag-tag mix of musicians, poets, artists, actors and misfits gather to create avant-garde movies by day and throw glam parties at night. Edie quickly ascends to become the star of Warhol's movies, an idol at The Factory and a media darling, but, when she falls find out more...
GIA (1997)

Certification18 Our Rating

The harrowing true story of the life of Gia Carangi played by Angelina Jolie with the panache and power that can be expected from her. Starting life in Philadelphia Gia was a beautiful rebel, but thrust into the supermodel lifestyle in New York City she soon got swept up in the world of drugs that surrounded the industry. Falling hard for Linda, a photographer she met on a shoot, Gia soon had to choose between her heart and her habit and, as with all true junkies, the habit won. Gia was the firs find out more...

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Set between the bustling streets of New York City and Amsterdam, naive young Sam is seduced into a dark, seedy underworld and becomes involved in smuggling drugs. As the stakes get higher, Sam becomes ever more inescapably involved, forsaking his values, his friends and family. Based on a true story, ‘Holy Rollers’ is a stylish indie drama. find out more...


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The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life. 

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LENNY (1974)

Certification15 Our Rating

Hoffman is outstanding, especially in the night club stand up comedy scenes, as the flawed cult NY genius Lenny Bruce, the Beat Generation kid who became a blueprint for a new kind of entertainer with his outrageous anti-establishment routine, his profanities, his attitude toward drugs, his irreverence and general anarchistic demeanour. A must for all budding stand up comedians and fans of good movies. find out more...

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Winner of an Oscar for "Best Documentary", this film (beautifully shot in black and white) recaptures the life and music of the late, great jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. The founder of the Californian school of "Cool Jazz" this film is in itself remarkably cool and stylish. find out more...