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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...

Certification15 Our Rating

1. Luther, still plagued by the death of Zoe faces a serial killer wearing a Punch mask and tries to rescue an old acquaintance's daughter from the dangerous world of drugs and prostitution.
2. Luther must rescue Ripley before Cameron sets out his final murdering piece; schoolkids that are set to be dumped and gassed. Meanwhile, Jenny's ruthless and vengeful boss is demanding compensation for stealing her protege.

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A masterful adaptation of David Peace's Ellroy-esque noir trilogy. In '1974', the first chapter, a rookie journalist looks to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose. A bleak vision of corruption in an emphatically isolated 'North', which raises the game for levels of darkness in TV drama. Andrew Garfield gives a captivating performance as the idealistic journalist in way over his head. Highly recommended. find out more...

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The trilogy continues and life in West Riding becomes grimmer. Police corruption interferes with the search for a killer in Yorkshire, England. This time, Paddy Considine's Mancunian copper-with-a-heart-of-gold is brought in to head the inquiry into the unsolved murders. Like the journo before him, he finds resistance wherever he turns. Gripping stuff, based on David Peace's novel "Nineteen Eighty" find out more...

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The grisly trilogy concludes in dramatic fashion. Mark Addy gives a sterling performance as a burned-out solicitor whose conscience won't let him give up. The seemingly untouchable, corrupt West Yorkshire police, and the true evil mastermind behind the child abductions and murders of the last 14 years are dragged into the light. Excellent British television. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

State of Play is a classic conspiracy thriller that promotes the belief that New Labour has betrayed the longing for a new ethical politics, replacing the sleaze scandals of the Major years with more of the same. The script, the dialogue and the acting are all top drawer in this gripping, pacey, multi-layered tale of ambitious and talented young men tragically failing. find out more...

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The story continues in this gripping conspiracy thriller. find out more...

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This is, along with Hawks' The Big Sleep, easily the most intelligent of all screen adaptations of Chandler's work. Altman in fact stays pretty close to the novel's basic narrative (though there are a couple of crucial changes), but where he comes up with something totally original is in his ironic updating of the story and characters: Gould's Marlowe is a laid-back, shambling slob who, despite his incessant claim that everything is 'OK with me,' actually harbours the same honourable ideals as C find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

In 2012, Louisiana State Police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995. The timelines braid and converge in 2012 as each man is pulled back into a world they believed they'd left b find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

David Lynch is true to form with this story of the harrowing effect that the murder has on a typical (yet rather odd!) small town community. Kyle Maclachlan (Blue Velvet) stars as the FBI agent who is changed forever by his involvement. A gold star to anyone who understands the bizarre finale. Powerful and intriguing. find out more...