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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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Bill Hicks has become emblematic as the rebel, post-punk, chain-smoking comedian whose career was so unfortunately cut short by cancer. This top-notch documentary details the life of the man told by those who knew him best.
There's a wealth of material here and photo-animation is imaginatively deployed using stills from his earlier life to recreate poignant moments. Alongside the 102 minute film are loads of extras; 30 minutes of unseen footage, 3 hours of extended interviews, his audio j find out more...
AMY (2015)

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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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A reverential tribute to the wacko and anarchic master-blaster of Gonzo Journalism; from his early days as investigative reporter and writer of 'Hell's Angels', his drug-fueled 'Fear and Loathing' episodes, the '68 Chicago convention, his bid to become sheriff of Aspen, Colorado, his coverage of the 1972 George McGovern campaign and onto his eventual decline as a writer. A must see for anyone interested in finding out more about this unique character who has so enlivened us with his writings. 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...