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CertificationPG Our Rating

Madonna doesn't try to steal the show and consequently this turns out to be an excellent film. In 1943, with the males away fighting, The All American Girls' Professional Baseball League was formed to keep the National Baseball League running. Hanks is the real star as the cynical manager/coach who learns to love his team. A comic and touching story highlighting many of the contradictions that working women face. High slush factor. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A 35-year old woman with an unsatisfying marriage decides to up and move when her husband is killed. On the road, with 12 year-old son and whilst pursuing her childhood ambition to be a singer, she copes with life's problems and is forced to reassess her relationships with men and what she wants from them. One of the great movies of the 70s. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Jess is a Sikh teenager with a passion for football, something that her traditionalist parents, who want her to grow up as a nice Asian girl with an arranged marriage and cooking Aloo Gobi, are horrified by. After making friends with white girl Jules she is introduced to the local womens' team, for whom she must play without her parents' knowiledge, and where she develops a forbidden love interest with the coach. Poor girl, her parents find out everything she does, and imagine worse. A witty find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

Well directed comic drama that follows an impromptu day trip to Blackpool by a group of Asian women. Their day out becomes an exploration of the problems and prejudices facing them in every day life, as well as an examination of conflicting cultures and generations. Touching, warm and funny. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A community worker sets the world to rights teaching prostitutes' children the art of photography in a red light area of Calcutta. As she befriends them she takes it on herself to 'rescue' them from their fate, their friends and their families by getting them enrolled in private education schools to help them change their destiny. Zana is such a powerful person that, as the follow up DVD extra 'Reconnecting with Born into Brothels' demonstrates, she succeeds. This is a superb film animated by th find out more...
CARAMEL (2007)

Certification15 Our Rating

Six women seek love marriage and companionship in this sweet-natured tale set round a beauty salon in Beirut. Beautiful young Nisrine is engaged to headstrong Bassam, but is worried about not being the virgin she's supposed to be. Divorced, middle-aged, part-time model Jamale fears the process of ageing. Quiet Rima seems more attracted by other girls, particularly Siham, a client who flirts with her. Thirtysomething Layale is having an affair with a married man, but has caught the eye of the goo find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Woody Allen is at his most self-indulgent here as Harry Block, professional neurotic and novellist. Having exhausted three wives and six shrinks, Harry has taken to infuriating friends and family by basing his books on their real-life traumas. But fact and fiction get confused when Harry's literary characters begin, through a series of dream sequences, to interact with their worldly counterparts, providing a fascinatingly vicious insight into the friendless philanderer's inner self. Surreal i find out more...


Certification12 Our Rating

A lovingly created homage to the melodramas of the 1950s sees Frank and Cathy Whitaker's picture perfect marriage masking a relationship based on lies. A blossoming friendship with the black gardener and a husband whose fallen in love with another man leave Cathy shunned by her friends and neighbours, her outwardly idylic world finally revealed for the sham that it is. Far from Heaven looks stunning, the recreation of the period nothing short of immaculate, but I have never been a fan of 1950s m find out more...
FREEWAY (1996)

Certification18 Our Rating

A screwed-up runaway teenage girl accepts a lift from a Mr Nice Guy, but soon realises he's a notorious serial killer. Having left him for dead she is soon arrested and facing a lifetime in prison, escapes, only to meet the killer again. A high quality, brutally comic, thriller with attitude. Very dark and very good.

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GLORIA (1980)

Certification15 Our Rating

Gena Rowlands, winning an Oscar nomination, is typically superb as the tough talking New York moll - half-whore, half-mother - reluctantly lumbered with a child the Mafia want dead. Tired of running, Gloria decides to confront the gangsters head on... A superb noirish thriller. find out more...