68 Kill
A sewage worker is sweet talked by his glamorous girlfriend into robbing her sugar daddy, but nothing goes to plan.
78/52
A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Animals
Reality starts to shift after a couple take a break to try to rebuild their marriage.
Atomic Blonde
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent.
Attraction
The teenage daughter of a military chief bonds with an alien after his spacecraft is shot down.
Bitch
A woman snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband is forced to become reacquainted with his four children and sister-in-law as they attempt to keep the family together during this bizarre crisis.
Brigsby Bear
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
Bushwick
A young woman teams up with a military veteran to try and survive when insurgents bring war to the streets of New York City.
Colossal
A going-nowhere party girl discovers a mysterious connection between herself and a giant monster wreaking havoc on the other side of the globe.

D

Dead Shack
A group of teens on a weekend getaway at a secluded cabin in the woods soon find themselves fighting off a serious threat to their lives. Not only that they must save their hard-partying parents from a predatory neighbour.
Death Line
Cult horror re-emerges after 30 years down the tube.
Deliver Us
Documentary about the practice of exorcism and how it fits in the modern world.
Don't Ever Change
A woman's fan has an unusual request.
DRIB
The inside story of an energy drink marketing ploy gone wrong.
Fashionista
A woman who uses clothes as an emotional crutch discovers her life isn't as ideal as she thought.
Fritz Lang
Unconventional biopic sees the director become obsessed with a serial killer.
Game Of Death
Seven millenials discover an obscure electronic board game and decide to test their wits against it. When it tells them they need to kill 24 people in the next 24 hours, mayhem ensues.
A Ghost Story
This is the story of a ghost and the house he haunts.
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
Happy End
A black comedy animation about death with a happy ending.

I

Japanese Girls Never Die
Graffiti artists daub a town with a woman's missing poster after she disappears and a gang of vicious teen girls roams the streets.
KEDi
A documentary following seven different cats through the streets of Istanbul.
Killing Ground
A young couple camping in the woods find an abandoned tent and then a lost toddler.
Kills On Wheels
Two disabled lads get together with an ex-fireman and form a gang of hired assassins.
The Laplace's Demon
A team of scientists find themselves caught up in a deadly game of chance - in which they may have no chance.
Let There Be Light
Documentary about scientists working to create a star on Earth.
Liberation Day
The story of Laibach's visit to North Korea.
The Little Hours
When a runaway slave takes shelter at a convent, sexual shenanigans ensue.
Love And Other Cults
A girl who once lived in a cult commune falls in with gang of delinquents.

M

Made In Hong Kong
Post-colonial Hong Kong, as seen through the eyes of street punk.
Mayhem
A lawyer betrayed by a colleague fights his way up the building to try and see the boss while it's under quarantine due to a virus that makes everybody lose their inhibitions.
M.F.A.
A woman who is raped goes on a rampage of vengeance.
Money's Money
Petty criminals pursuing a rumoured briefcase full of cash find themselves in hot water when they accidentally witness the suicide of a government minister.
My Life As A Courgette
Stop-motion story of a boy, who is sent to a group home for orphans after the death of his mum.
Napping Princess
A sleepy girl's dreams of life as a princess with the power to bring the inanimate to life begin to intrude on the real world.
Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
A college student tries to work out how to approach the girl of his dreams on a wild night full of strange events.
The Night Of The Virgin
One New Year's Eve party, Nico, a naive 20-year-old, sets out ready to lose his virginity at all costs. In the middle of the party, his gaze crosses Medea, a cunning and attractive mature woman.
November
A peasant girl's unrequited love plays out against a backdrop of pagan ritual and myth.
Patti Cake$
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
Poor Agnes
A sadistic serial killer and the private detective she holds prisoner form an unlikely bond.
Punk Fu Zombie
An independent Quebec is infested by zombies and only the son of its dubious hero leader can unite the ninjas, punks and rat people whose skills might save it.

R

Radius
After a car crash a man is left with no memory... and discovers the horrible truth: anyone who comes within a 50-foot radius of him dies instantly.
Replace
Afflicted with a dermatological disease that causes her skin to crumble away, Kira discovers that she can replace that skin with the skin of other women.
Ron Goossens, Low-Budget Stuntman
A failed stunt makes Ron an internet celebrity overnight, but his girlfriend still doesn't fancy him. The only thing that could change that, she says, is if he sleeps with a famous actress.
The Senior Class
Too shy to approach the girl of his dreams, an art student creates a comic about his feelings for her instead.
Sequence Break
A reclusive video arcade technician encounters strange metaphysical forces that result in bizarre bio-mechanical mutations when a new console appears in his shop.
Shin Godzilla
Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.
Shock Wave
An explosives expert has to overcome a series of challenges in order to save the lives of hundreds of people trapped in a tunnel by a crazed bomber with a personal grudge.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
S.U.M.1
A young soldier who has never left the safety of the militarised underground warrens before is assigned to a solitary lookout post in the forest where the silence begins to scare him and prompts rumination about the real nature of the enemy.
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
A Taxi Driver
A taxi driver burdened by debt agrees to take a journalist to a city under quarantine, without really understanding what he's getting into.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
A Terminator robot comes back in time to protect a boy from another, more advanced killer robot.
Tilt
A documentary filmmaker whose wife is pregnant starts to lose his grip.
Tokyo Idols
Exploration of the J-pop teenage girl band phenomenon.
Tom Of Finland
Portrait of the Finnish artist famous for his homoerotic work.
Town In A Lake
When a teenage girl is found murdered, a search begins. A local father who saw her and a friend approached there by strangers wonders whether or not he should speak up.
Tragedy Girls
High school seniors McKayla and Sadie are obsessed with their social media presence as authorities on crime - the only trouble is, they're the hands-on type.

V

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets
Two special operatives go on a mission to Alpha, where species from across the galaxy meet to share knowledge, and where an evil force is gathering its strength.
The Villainess
Sook-hee is a trained assassin who was born to kill. Now she works as a theatre actress and secret agent of the South Korean intelligence services.
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