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Certification15 Our Rating

This tale of "murder, greed, lust, revenge and seafood" will need no introduction, suffice to say that this is John Cleese doing what he does best - inducing laughter! With the help of veteran director Crichton he has made a film which sparkles with slapstick, farce and wit. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Lester Burnham (Spacy - giving a sublime performance) is a middle-aged suburbanite lost in a world he doesn't recognise anymore. His job has become meaningless, his wife has turned into a bitch-on-wheels and his rebellious daughter hates his guts. For Lester his only source of enjoyment seems to be choking the chicken in the shower each morning. His lonely existence begins to change, however, when he meets his daughter's friend, Angela and what starts as wishful thinking rapidly ends up with Les find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Warm and witty crime caper set amongst the fading grandeur of a seaside resort. Ageing crook Lou has a Walter Mitty memory, boasting of a life spent working for the likes of Al Capone, but his fertile imagination is tested when he meets a young hippy in trouble with the mob. A modern classic. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Perhaps the most successful western of all time. A witty lighthearted look at the lives of two legendary outlaws from the time they meet until their death in an ambush in Bolivia. Raindrops keep falling on my head...... find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Polanski has a go at the film noir detective thriller, very bleak, very twisted and very menacing it is to. Nicholson plays a private-eye in pre-war LA who is hired to pursue an adultery case, but finds himself embroiled in a complicated murder investigation. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

Winner of numerous awards including the Oscar for Best Foreign Film. This is the story of a young boy's love affair with the local cinema, where he regularly sneaks into the village priest's weekly preview and censorship session. Years later now a successful film director he returns to his native town. Stunning and beautiful. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Lumet's complex and atmospheric thriller is based on a real event. Pacino is superb as the neurotic and incompetent gay bankrobber who needs the money from the robbery to finance his lover's sex change operation. The film's beauty is it's closely detailed psychological observation. Excellent.

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CertificationPG Our Rating

Phyllis Dietrichson is trapped in a loveless marriage to a man who inspires in her nothing but contempt, but rather than leave him Phyllis decides to kill him and collect on the insurance policy she's had set up with the help of her lover, and naive partner in crime, insurance salesman Walter Neff. The only flaws in their plan are the company's reluctance to pay out so much, the diligence of Neff's increasingly suspicious colleague, (and his 'little man'), and the exemplary ruthlessness of Ph find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

An arrogant bright black Northern homicide detective travelling via a small Mississippi town becomes involved in a murder investigation after a local industrialist is found dead. Engaged in a clash of wills with the local racist cop the two eventually develop a mutual respect. Won Best Picture at 1967 Academy Awards. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

A truly epic epic and winner of 7 Academy Awards. Lawrence serves British colonial interests during the First World War by uniting the Arabs against the fast collapsing Ottoman Empire. Stupendous cinemascope drama with a cast of thousands and some of cinema's most famous shots; Sheik Ali's emergence from the desert haze and the storming of Aquaba for example. This is the director's cut, a more coherent version than the original cinema release. find out more...