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Certification15 Our Rating

Chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster.
High production values and a fine ensemble cast: HBO knows how to do TV.

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Certification18 Our Rating

The true story of Bloomsbury Set darling Dora Carrington and her doomed love for Lytton Strachey who, though charming, was quite obviously a screaming homosexual. Well crafted with a sumptuously authentic feel, this is a must for literary vultures. find out more...
HOFFA (1992)

Certification15 Our Rating

Nicholson follows the success of "A Few Good Men" with a gritty performance as Jimmy Hoffa, controversial American Union leader. A hero in the eyes of many, a crook to the FBI and an enigma to all, Hoffa's turbulent tale unfolds skilfully under DeVito's direction. Gripping stuff. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

This is a striking stylised dramatisation of the young Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg, focusing particularly on the infamous 1957 obscenity trial of his seminal work ‘Howl’ during the tail end of McCarthyism. While the performances from all involved are excellent and the story an intriguing one it is the visual cool of this film that lingers longest. find out more...
IL DIVO (2008)

Certification15 Our Rating

Far more a portrait than a biopic this stunning film dissects the later years of Giulio Andreotti, a key player in Italian politics from the 70s through till today (he still sits in the Italian Senate (2009)), implicating him as the central instigator behind 'The Strategy of Tension', a policy that involved the murders of hundreds of innocent people, and blaming 'the left/Red Brigades' so as to allow the growth of an authoritarian state. Sorrentino fingers Andreotti for many political assassinat find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

In 1946 the famous gangster Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to his native Italy having just finished serving nine years in jail. Returning to Naples Luciano begins to revitalise his old mobster links but a dogged former federal narcotics agent continues to gather evidence, determined that the hoodlum's ruthless criminality will place him behind bars for the remander of his life. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

After the 11th September 2001 the War Against Terror is preparing to move on to Iraq. The UN have sent in the weapons inspectors to find if Saddam has indeed Weapons of Mass Destruction and the political machines in both the UK and US are working to present the strongest possible case for war in the face of (in the UK) very vocal opposition from the public. With the dossiers released and the threat established the "need for war" is set and, on the 19th March 2003, th find out more...


Certification18 Our Rating

Crude, rude and tasteless, Larry Flynt made a fortune from porn, before becoming an unlikely hero of the liberal left on the issue of free speech. Crippled by an assassin's bullet, he and his ex-hooker wife descend into madness and junkiedom. A highly amusing and irreverent film. find out more...

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A vivid dramatisation of the young Abraham Lincoln, from his meagre Kentucky roots, his training as a lawyer and his eventual entrance into politics. The Young Lincoln is directed and performed with immense heart, a deserved classic by two of the greats of American cinema about one of the greats of American history. find out more...