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Barry Lyndon
1975 185mins USA, UK (12A) Family/Drama
Directed by Stanley Kubrick Starring Ryan O'Neal, Patrick Magee, Marisa Berenson

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Celine and Julie Go Boating [Céline et Julie vont en bateau]
1974 190mins France (12A) Comedy / Drama
Directed by Jacques Rivette Starring Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Dominique Labourier

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality. An ...

The Godfather
1972 175mins USA (15) Film
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Richard Castellano

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family ...

2001 : A Space Odyssey
1968 160mins UK, USA (U) Science Fiction
Directed by Stanley Kubrick Starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

Warner Bros. Pictures present an ‘unrestored’ 70mm print of the director’s groundbreaking science fiction epic!


"For the first time since the original release, this 70mm ...

BLUE VELVET
1986 121mins USA (18) Neo Noir
Directed by David Lynch Starring Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini

Clean-cut Jeffrey Beaumont realizes his hometown is not so normal when he discovers a human ear in a field, the investigation soon catapulting him toward a disturbed nightclub ...

The Before Trilogy
1995 291mins USA (15) Movie Marathons
Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

The cornerstone of director Richard Linklater's career long exploration of cinematic time, this celebrated three-part romance captures a relationship as it begins, begins ...

Lawrence of Arabia
1962 240mins UK (PG) Epic
Directed by David Lean Starring Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness

A young, idealistic British officer in WWI, T.E. Lawrence is assigned to the camp of Prince Feisal, an Arab tribal chieftain and leader in the ongoing revolt against the ...

PERSONA
1966 85mins Sweden (15) Romance/Drama
Directed by Ingmar Bergman Starring Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook

AMERICAN PSYCHO
2000 101mins USA, Canada (18) Horror
Directed by Mary Harron Starring Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon, Jared Leto, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Chloe Sevigny

A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous ...

CITIZEN KANE
1941 120mins USA (U) Film
Directed by Orson Welles Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance: 'Rosebud.'

The Godfather : Part II
1974 212mins USA (15) Film
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola Starring Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Talia Shire

The compelling sequel to "The Godfather," contrasting the life of Corleone father and son. Traces the problems of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) in 1958 and that of a young ...

ACE VENTURA : WHEN NATURE CALLS
1995 92mins USA (PG) Comedy
Directed by Steve Oedekerk Starring Jim Carrey, Simon Callow, Ian McNeice

Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. ...

Before Sunrise
1995 101mins USA (15) Romance/Drama
Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) meets Celine (Julie Delpy), a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between ...

LE CERCLE ROUGE
1970 140mins France, Italy (PG) Crime
Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville Starring Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.

Tokyo Story [Tôkyô monogatari]
1953 135mins Japan (U) Drama
Directed by Yasujirō Ozu Starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura

The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, a doctor, and their ...

Drive
2011 100mins USA (18) Neo Noir
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Starring Albert Brooks, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Carey Mulligan

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor ...

Road House (1989)
1989 114mins USA (18) Action
Directed by Rowdy Herrington Starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like ...

Moulin Rouge!
2001 128mins Australia, USA (12A) Musical
Directed by Baz Luhrmann Starring Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, Garry McDonald, Jacek Koman, Matthew Whittet

A young Englishman in the Paris of 1899, becomes infatuated with Satine, a singer at the Moulin Rouge. However, she has been promised by the manager to a Duke in return for ...

A Clockwork Orange
1971 136mins USA, UK (18) Sci-Fi / Horror
Directed by Stanley Kubrick Starring Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates

In an England of the future, Alex (Malcolm McDowell) and his "Droogs" spend their nights getting high at the Korova Milkbar before embarking on "a little of the old ...

Before Sunset
2004 80mins USA (15) Romance/Drama
Directed by Richard Linklater Starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

A sequel to "Before Sunrise," this film starts nine years later as Jesse (Ethan Hawke) travels across Europe giving readings from a book he wrote about the night he spent in ...

TANK GIRL
1995 104mins UK, USA (15) Action/Adventure
Directed by Rachel Talalay Starring Naomi Watts, Malcolm McDowell, Lori Petty, Ice T

After a comet disrupts the rain cycle of Earth, the planet has become a desolate, barren desert by the year 2033. With resources scarce, Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell) -- head of ...

The Shining [UK Version]
1980 119mins USA, UK (15) Horror
Directed by Stanley Kubrick Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy ...

Robot Jox
1989 84mins USA (15) B-Movie
Directed by Stuart Gordon Starring Gary Graham, Anne-Marie Johnson, Paul Koslo

In the distant future, mankind has forsaken global wars for battles of single combat. The world has been divided into two opposing super powers, with each side represented by ...

Sneakers
126mins (15) Crime/Comedy
Directed by Phil Alden Robinson Starring Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, David Strathairn

Computer hacker Martin (Robert Redford) heads a group of specialists who test the security of various San Francisco companies. Martin is approached by two National Security ...

Full Metal Jacket
1987 116mins USA, UK (18) Film
Directed by Stanley Kubrick Starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Koyaanisqatsi : Life Out of Balance
1982 85mins USA (U) Film
Directed by Godfrey Reggio

Drawing its title from the Hopi word meaning "life out of balance," this renowned documentary reveals how humanity has grown apart from nature. Featuring extensive footage of ...

After Hours
1985 97mins USA (15) Film
Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom

In a Manhattan cafe, word processor Paul Hackett (Griffin Dunne) meets and talks literature with Marcy (Rosanna Arquette). Later that night, Paul takes a cab to Marcy's ...

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
1974 83mins USA (18) Horror
Directed by Tobe Hooper Starring Edwin, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger

When Sally (Marilyn Burns) hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin (Paul A. Partain), set out with their friends ...

The Matrix
1999 136mins USA (15) Science Fiction
Directed by Lana Wachowski|Lilly Wachowski Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

When a beautiful stranger leads computer hacker Neo to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth--the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil ...

Man Bites Dog
1992 95mins Belgium (18) Crime/Comedy
Directed by Rémy Belvaux|André Bonze|Benoit Poelvoorde Starring Benoit Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde Pappaert, Nelly Pappaert, Jenny Drye, Malou Madou, Willy Vandenbroeck

The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active ...

TAXI DRIVER
1976 113mins USA (18) Crime
Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring Robert De Niro, Albert Brooks, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd

Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from ...

Magnolia
1999 188mins USA (18) Drama
Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson Starring Tom Cruise, John C. Reilly, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Robards, William H. Macy

An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

Goodfellas
1990 145mins USA (18) Film
Directed by Martin Scorsese Starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Young Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), with his friends Jimmy (Robert De Niro) and Tommy (Joe Pesci), grows up in the mob and works very hard to advance himself through the ranks. He ...

Pulp Fiction
1994 155mins USA (18) Film
Directed by Quentin Tarantino Starring John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Ving Rhames

Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are hitmen with a penchant for philosophical discussions. In this ultra-hip, multi-strand crime movie, ...

Babe
91mins (U) Family
Directed by Chris Noonan Starring Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes, Danny Mann

Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett (James Cromwell) wins a piglet named Babe (Christine Cavanaugh) at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer ...

Babe: Pig in the City
92mins (U) Family
Directed by George Miller Starring Elizabeth Daily, Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell

When Babe accidentally puts farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell) in traction, the debtors come looking for their payments. In order to pay their debt, Mrs. Hoggett (Magda ...

Enter The Dragon [Uncut]
1973 98mins USA, Hong Kong (15) Film
Directed by Robert Clouse Starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly

Sent to an exotic island by his government, a spy (Lee) competes in a deadly tournament by day and infiltrates a ruthless crime lord's illegal drug operation by night. With ...

South Park : Bigger, Longer & Uncut
1999 81mins USA (15) Film
Directed by Trey Parker Starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

In this feature film based on the hit animated series, the third graders of South Park sneak into an R-rated film by ultra-vulgar Canadian television personalities Terrance ...

TRUE STORIES
1986 90mins USA (PG) Musical / Comedy
Directed by David Byrne Starring David Byrne, John Goodman, Annie McEnroe

Talking Heads singer David Byrne plays host to this bizarre patchwork of tabloid-inspired tales, set in the fictional town of Virgil, Texas. Cruising the streets in his ...

Thief
1981 122mins USA (15) Film
Directed by Michael Mann Starring James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

A highly skilled jewel thief, Frank (James Caan) longs to leave his dangerous trade and settle down with his girlfriend, Jessie (Tuesday Weld). Eager to make one last big ...

Shampoo
1975 110mins USA (18) Film
Directed by Hal Ashby Starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant

Against the backdrop of Nixon's election to office, Beverly Hills hairdresser and notorious rake George Roundy (Warren Beatty) runs into trouble when his lascivious habits ...

Blade
1998 120mins USA (18) Film
Directed by Stephen Norrington Starring Stephen Dorff, Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson

A half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother's death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day technologically advanced vampires he is going after are in ...

Ashes of Time Redux
1994 93mins Taiwan, Hong Kong (15) Wuxia
Directed by Wong Kar-wai Starring Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Jacky Cheung, Tony Ka Fai Leung

When his friend Huang (Tony Leung Ka Fai) visits mercenary Ou-yang (Leslie Cheung), they trade stories including that of princess Mu-rong (Brigitte Lin), who is alternately ...

THE STRAIGHT STORY
1999 112mins France, UK, USA (U) Drama
Directed by David Lynch Starring Sissy Spacek, Richard Farnsworth, Jane Galloway Heitz

IN LIFE, WHAT ARE THE THINGS THAT REALLY MATTER?

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) learns one day that his distant brother Lyle ...

Mulholland Dr.
2001 147mins USA, France (15) Neo Noir
Directed by David Lynch Starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux

BEWARE WHAT YOU DREAM FOR...

A woman in search of stardom. A woman in search of herself - in the city of dreams. A key to a mystery lies somewhere on Mulholland Drive.

Twins of Evil
1971 87mins UK (15) Horror
Directed by John Hough Starring Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, Madeleine Collinson, Damien Thomas, Mary Collinson

‘One Uses Her Beauty For Love! One Uses Her Lure For Blood!’

Identical orphaned sisters Frieda and Maria (Madeleine and Mary Collinson) move from Venice to Karnstein to live ...

Unbreakable
2000 106mins USA (12) Sci-Fi / Thriller
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

A security guard, having been the sole survivor of a high-fatality train crash, finds himself at the centre of a mysterious theory that explains his consistent physical good ...

The Village
2004 108mins USA (12A) Thriller/Suspense
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody

An isolated town lives in fear of an unknown monster from the surrounding woods. But when one from the community is badly injured, a blind girl sets out into the woods to find ...

The Happening
2006 91mins (15) Sci-Fi / Thriller
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo

An apocalyptic threat to humanity arrives out of the clear blue sky with a series of violent, inexplicable deaths spreading across the country. The cause of the terrifying ...