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BIG EYES (2014)

Certification12 Our Rating

We follow American artist Margaret Keane , who, in the 1960s, allowed her husband Walter to claim credit for her artwork, believing that a female artist could not find success through painting. The Keanes acquired huge amounts of wealth through her work; However, when they later became separated, Margaret announced to the world that she was in fact the true author of the paintings, sparking a long and painful legal battle between the estranged pair.

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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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The much esteemed (mature) ladies of the Women's Institute are in need of a cash injection for their charitable deeds and what better than an annual calendar; But the girls know they need an edge, so why not do it in their birthday suits?…..tastefully, obviously. The Calendar Girls is a sweet comedy drama in the best tradition of quirky middle England. find out more...

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Superb biopic of legendary country singer Loretta Lynn. Sissy Spacek, who incidentally has a belting voice, deservedly won the Best Actress Oscar for her moving portrayal of the naive Kentucky farm girl who became a singing superstar against all the odds, while Tommy Lee Jones is dynamite as her husband Doolittle. Beverly D'Angelo is also a revelation as Loretta's close friend, the late great Patsy Cline. An inspirational rags-to-riches story, only to be avoided if you have a strong aversion to find out more...

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Erin Brockovich is an unemployed, single mum with little education or prospects only her gift for the gab and no bullshit attitude keep her above water. Having blagged her way into a law firm she stumbles across a cover up which has left a small community poisoned. The further Erin digs the more obsessed she becomes, and dragging her initially reluctant law firm in with her she prepares to do battle for one of the largest direct-action settlements in American legal history. Similar in style, and 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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Valerie Solanas was a nutter cum radical feminist who tried to hang around with the Warhol crowd, became the sole member of SCUM, the Society for Cutting Up Men, and became famous for more than 15 minutes for firing the bullets from which Andy Warhol never recovered. Right on sister, that's art. This is a fab little pic from the Killer Films troupe. Laced with psychedelia, trimmed with gritty realism, first person narratives and cameos, this is a must watch if only for Taylor's brilliant protray find out more...
IRIS (2001)

Certification15 Our Rating

A sublimely performed drama based on the life of celebrated author and scholar Iris Murdoch, from her early years at Oxford to her final troubled years of illness. Iris is a deeply moving and fascinating story of a remarkable woman. find out more...

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A stunning dramatisation of the mesmerising life and ultimately tragic times of Edith Piaf, the ‘little sparrow'. The singer's life is beautifully evoked, as is the time, while Marion Cotillard in the central role is perfection. A moving and marvellous delight.....'Je ne regrette rien'. find out more...
MONSTER (2003)

Certification18 Our Rating

Aileen 'Lee' Wournos had had enough of hooking and enough of life when she met Selby Wall in a Florida bar in 1989. She took Selby to be her saviour, her new reason to fight and to live. But in the hours before their second date Lee is forced to literally fight to live. As writer/director Patty Jenkins takes us on Lee's journey from kill to kill we find her motives to be bound up in a complicated web of love, fear, revenge, desperation, defence and loathing. Christina Ricci conveys the naively find out more...