30 Days Of Night
A group of Alaskan townsfolk try to protect themselves from a group of marauding vampires during the darkest month of the year.
80 Million
Under an increasingly totalitarian regime, five activists attempt to safeguard funds by stealing them from their own bank account.
The ABCs Of Death
An alphabet of short films focusing on different ways to die.
About Face: Supermodels Then And Now
An exploration of ageing and beauty in the company of the original supermodels.
After Lucía
The story of a bullied teenager.
Aliens
Ripley is back in another alien-killing spree.
All That Glisters
Growing up, a girl tries to come to terms with her father's illness.
The American Scream
Three Massachusetts families pepare haunted houses for Halloween.
Arbitrage
A hedge-fund magnate is in over his head, desperately trying to complete the sale of his trading empire before the depths of his fraud are revealed. An unexpected, bloody error forces him to turn to the most unlikely corner for help.
The Artist And The Model
An elderly sculptor, tired of life and mankind’s folly, rediscovers the desire to work again, thanks to the arrival of a young Spanish woman who has escaped from a refugee camp.
Banaz: A Love Story
The story of Banaz Mahmod, murdered for leaving her abusive husband and falling in love with another man.
The Bay
Chaos breaks out in a small town in the wake of an ecological disaster.
Bernie
Based on a true story. Jack Black stars in Richard Linklater's playful treatment of the strange story of a Texan funeral director.
Beware Of Mr Baker
Documentary about the flamboyant drummer.
Beyond The Hills
The story of two female orphans and their friendship in a remote Romanian monastery.
Black Sabbath
Three tales of terror: a threatening phone call; an ancient evil; and a ghostly morality tale.
Blancanieves
1920s re-imagining of Snow White.
Blood
A police detective's disgust at the murder of a young girl leads him to make dangerous decisions.
Bond
A one night stand leads to unexpected entanglements.
Breakfast With Curtis
A bookseller with a Bohemian lifestyle befriends the teenage son of the neighbours who hate him.
Broken
A young girl’s life changes when she witnesses a brutal attack.
Byzantium
Two vampires, mother and daughter, open a seaside bordello.
Captain America: The First Avenger
After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.
Cariño
A tale of love and torture in an isolated location.
Cartoon College
A documentary about the White River Junction cartoon education programme in Vermont, and the careers that beckon to its graduates.
Citadel
A bereaved, agoraphobic single father is beseiged by hooded teenagers who may not be quite human.
Cloud Atlas
The story of souls across the centuries.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
A documentary celebration of Comic-Con, celebrating its success and the people who attend it.
Compliance
A drama based on the real life case of fast food restaurant employees who abused vulnerable young people on the orders of a stranger on the phone who claimed to be investigating shoplifting.

D

Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.
Peter Cushing's Doctor takes on the exterminating aliens.
Dark Star
Parody of early sci-fi epics, especially 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Day Of The Crows
Animated story of a boy who leads a wild existence deep in the forest until the day he discovers civilised life in a neighbouring village and meets a girl who lives there.
Dead Calm
Trapped on a yacht with a serial killer.
Death In A Nut
Jack battles to stop death from stealing his mother.
The Deflowering Of Eva Van End
The arrival of a handsome exchange student causes a troubled family to come apart at the seams.
Doctor Who And The Daleks
The Doctor and his companions travel to the planet Skaro and try to help the Thals escape the nuclear menace posed by the daleks.
Dollface
Visiting her boyfriend's apartment for the irs time, a young woman encounters his collection of dolls.
Dormant Beauty
Three stories explore Italian concerns in the context of a famous euthanasia case.
Dredd
In the violent dystopia of Mega City One, only the judges can keep order.
East Hastings Pharmacy
An introduction to the various people who visit a methadone clinic over the course of a day.
Easy Money
A poor student with an expensive elite lifestyle sells cocaine to pay for his extravagant habits.
Echo
A woman makes desperate phone calls and solicits help, but what is she really up to?
Enraged Pigs
The women of a small village wake up one day to discover that their husbands have turned into raging pigs.
Everybody Has A Plan
Twin brothers - one a beekeeper with a criminal history, one a doctor - are drawn together into dangerous confrontations in the Argentinian swamplands.
Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
Documentary about the award-winning illustrator.
Fear Of Flying
A bird with a fear of flying deads the forthcoming winter migration.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
A teen plots a day off school.
A Few Hours Of Spring
An ex-con struggles to cope with his mother's failing health.
The Fifth Season
When the midwinter ritual goes awry, the seasons stop rotating, crops start failing, and a village begins to come apart at the seams.
The Final Member
The owner of the Icelandic Phallological Museum, the world's foremost penis collection, considers which of two volunteers should provide him with a human specimen.
First Position
A documentary following a group of kids through tough ballet training.
Foxy And Marina
A drug addict from the Isle of Skye considers giving up and going home.
From Up On Poppy Hill
A new friendship and the prospect of romance are thrown into disarray by a shocking revelation.
Gangster No 1
As his former mentor is due for release from jail a gangster considers his life.
Gangs Of Wasseypur Part One
An epic tale of rivalries between and within the families vying for control of a small town.
The Gatekeepers
Six former heads of Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their nation’s past, present and future.
Gimme The Loot
A pair of graffiti artists attempt to pull off a daring tagging mission
The Globe Collector
Meet Andrew and his amazing collection of lamps.
Grandma Lo-Fi: The Basement Tapes Of Sigríður Níelsdóttir
The true story of the elderly woman who, by chance, started making experimental music with ordinary household objects, and became a cult star.
The Happy Lands
Three mining families face economic hardship during the 1926 General Strike.
Here And There
After years in the US, Pedro returns home to his family in Mexico, but the lure of the north remains as strong as ever.
Highlander
Immortal warriors compete in a game of decapitation with only one possible survivor.
A Hijacking
A brutal drama about a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and the subsequent struggles for survival and freedom.
The History Of Future Folk
An alien fails in his mission to wipe out humanity when he discovers music and starts a bluegrass band.
How To Survive A Plague
The story of Act Up and the ordinary people who transformed the tratment of AIDS.

I

In Search Of Blind Joe Death: The Saga Of John Fahey
A documentary about the iconic and hugely influential guitarist.
In The House
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
Iron Man
A wealthy industrialist fights evil with a newly invented super-suit.
It's Such A Beautiful Day
Bill struggles to piece his life together.
I Am Tom Moody
A peek inside the mind of a singer with musician's block.
I Wish
Two brothers hatch a plot to make their reunion wish come true.
Jaws
A small seaside community dependent on tourism is terrorised by a great white shark with a hunger for human flesh.
Jerry And Me
Autobiographical musings on history, gender, ethnicity and cultural identity as understood through the director's connection with comedian Jerry Lewis.
John Carpenter's Ghosts Of Mars
Law enforcement officers on Mars are attacked by Alice Cooper lookalikes in a mining town.
John Dies At The End
Two friends use a drug that enables them to warp space time in an attempt to save the world.
Karama Has No Walls
A look inside the 2011 Yemeni uprising.
Kauwboy
A boy with a difficult home life befriends an injured jackdaw.
Kuma
A young woman enters into a fake marriage in order to move from Turkey to Austria and become the second wife of an older man.
A Late Quartet
When a cellist discovers that he has Parkinson's disease, the other members of his successful string quartet find their lives unravelling.
Looking For Hortense
The life of a tired academic becomes suddenly moe complicated after his wife asks him to pull strings to help a Serbian woman who is facing deportation.
The Look Of Love
Biopic of porn king Paul Raymond.
Lords Of Salem
Three radio DJ are drawn into danger after listening to a mysterious record.
Lore
Teenager Lore and her four younger siblings are left to fend for themselves after her Nazi SS parents are taken into Allied custody.

M

Mama
Two feral children recovered from the forest are placed in the care of their aunt and uncle. But something has been caring for them, and it wants them back.
A Map For Love
A young woman, her girlfriend and her mother go on a sailing trip together, and tension grows between them.
Margaret Tait, Film Poet
A documentary looking back at the life and work of the acclaimed Orcadian creative artist.
Marvel Avengers Assemble
Marvel Superheros assemble to fight dastardly demigod Loki who’s only gone and stolen the Tesseract.
Meal Deal
Jackson works long hours selling cocaine, trying to escape from poverty.
Meet-Cute
A future couple meet for the first time.
Men At Lunch
The story behind the famous photograph of construction workers on New York's GE building eating their lunch while sitting on a girder suspended in mid air.
Much Ado About Nothing
A fresh take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy about sparring couples.
Museum Hours
A museum attendant shows a Canadian visitor the sights of Vienna and in the process falls in love with it all over again.
Now, Forager
A foraging couple's relationship unravels under differing expectations.
Oh Jackie
A music video musing on stage fright.
Otelo Burning
Three friends discover surfing as an escape from the violence of late-apartheid South Africa.
Our Children
A couple's relationship becomes strained under pressure from one of their adoptive parents.
Pablo's Winter
Pablo has had seven heart attacks but, despite the pleas of his wife and doctor, has no intention of giving up smoking.
The Paperboy
A reporter heads back to his Florida hometown to investigate a possible miscarriage of justice.
Party
A Vukovar girl takes in the delights of a simple summer day spent with friends.
The Place Beyond The Pines
On discovering that he has a baby son, a circus motorcycle stunt rider approaches responsibility by robbing banks, but runs afoul of a corrupt politician.
Populaire
An insurance agent grooms a wayward secretary for a speed typing contest, and falls in love in the process.
Pouters
Two longtime rivals battle for the title of Doo Fleein Champion in the East End of Glasgow.

R

Rat Fever
A passionate anarchist who believes in living in the moment comes into conflict with the strangely reticent woman wth whom he falls in love.
Return To Sender
Taking in a parcel for a neighbour has an unexpected effect on the quiet life of a recluse.
Robot And Frank
A curmudgeonly OAP's kids install a robot as his caretaker.
Sawney: Flesh Of Man
As detectives hunt for a serial killer, a tabloid crime writer uncovers the truth about the cannibal clan responsible for increasing disappearances, but he doesn't know their darkest secret.
Secrecy
Two women with a houseful of children are too busy to answer all the questions, which only increases curiosity.
The Secret Disco Revolution
A documentary about the progress of disco and its liberalising influence on popular culture.
Seven Minutes In The Warsaw Ghetto
A mischievous boy sees a carrot lying just outside the Warsaw ghetto and tries to retrieve it with a piece of wire.
The Sex Of The Angels
When her boyfriend falls for another man, a young woman tries to overcome her jealousy so the three of them can work things out.
Shell
An intense story of two people who struggle to keep their longings for freedom under control, set against a beautiful and remote landscape that reflects their isolation back at them.
Side Effects
A successful couple's lives spiral out of control after one of them is prescribed a drug to treat anxiety.
Soft Toffee
A short documentary about a woman looking back at love.
Solomon Kane
A pirate who forfeits his soul to the Devil renounces evil but is forced to take up arms again to protect a Puritan family.
Something In The Air
An 18-year-old man reacts to the social changes of late 1960s Europe.
Spring Breakers
Four college students form an unlikely allegiance with a drug dealer.
Stoker
A bereaved girl's charismatic uncle spells trouble when he comes to stay.
Strayed
Seeking refuge in the highlands, a lost girl encounters a runner - but can she trust him?
A Tale Of Two Syrias
A documentary looking at the run-up to the Syrian uprising and the lives of ordinary Syrians.
Tea Party
A stork holds a tea party.
Thérèse Desqueyroux
A young aristocrat in a loveless marriage begins to strain against the bounds of her existence.
Tower
An isolated, nerdy man with poor social skills embarks on a romantic relationship, but can it help him connect to the wider world?

V

Vanishing Point
A location scouting trip goes awry when a film director becomes convinced he keeps seeing the same old man in different places.
Village At The End Of The World
A portrait of Niaqornat, a remote village in northern Greenland with a population of 59.
Vito
A documentary about acclaimed activist and cineaste Vito Russo.
Wadjda
A young Saudi girl who will stop at nothing to earn enough money to buy the bicycle she craves.
Walls
A family of squatters stumbles upon a mafia boss' hideout.
The Warriors: Director's Cut
Walter Hill returns 26 years later to his cult New York gang rumble and cuts it the way he always wanted.
Welcome To The Punch
When his son gets in trouble, a retired criminal is forced to return to the city where a detective is still determined to catch him.
We Are Northern Lights
A collage of Scottish experiences recorded by professional and amateur filmmakers all across the country.
Whisky Galore!
Classic Ealing comedy where a group of Scottish islanders rescue and hide a shipwrecked cargo of whisky.
White Elephant
The story of the friendship between two priests who settle in a Buenos Aires slum area to carry out their ministry and social work.
Wolf Children
After falling in love with a werewolf she meets at university, a young woman is left alone to raise two half-wolf children who must be hidden from prying eyes.
Women's Day
A hard-pressed single mother is grateful to be promoted by the supermarket she works for, but grows angry when she realises how ruthlessly it is treating its workers.
Wonder Women! The Untold Story Of American Superheroines
A documentary charting the hidden history of the superheroine.
The World's Most Fashionable Prison
A fashion designer who holds workshops in a prison aims to put on a fashion show behind bars.
Wreck-It Ralph
Tired of being a video game bad guy, Ralph sets off through all the games in the arcade where he lives, hoping to make a name for himself.
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