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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...


CertificationPG Our Rating

A psychotic American commander worried about the subversive effects of water fluoridisation on his "vital bodily fluids" starts off an attack on the Soviet Union. No-one can stop the fighters and no-one, as yet, knows about the failsafe Doomsday Machine. Brilliant black comedy. find out more...
SILKWOOD (1983)

Certification15 Our Rating

The true story of Karen Silkwood, a worker at the Kerr-McGee nuclear plant in Cimarron, Oklahoma, who becomes aware of cover-ups about the dangers to her and her fellow workers and gets immersed in fighting her bosses for safety rights. The film very effectively mixes her personal life, ex-hubby, boyfriend, lesbian mate, child custody, heart to hearts, and her political struggle. Eventually she discovers she has a highly radioactive fridge and they are out to get her. Meryl Streep is again brill find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

WARGAMES (1983)

Certification15 Our Rating

Don't get put off by your understandable prejudices against Ally Sheedy, this movie is about as good as it gets from John Hughes. The plot revolves around the rather farsighted premise (this is 1983, folks!) that a young high school punk hacks into the national defence network (the old internet) and starts off a global nuclear incident. As Cold War paranoia abounds him and his girlfriend have to convince a disbelieving US military that it's all a big mistake. Sounds all a bit hokey, I know, b find out more...