2001: A Space Odyssey
Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
Almost Famous
Autobiography of a suburban Californian boy's rites of passage.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut
The final cut is the deepest for Ridley Scott's remastered sci-fi epic.
Brando
Documentary exploring the life of Marlon Brando and his enduring contribution to cinema.
Bunny Chow
A group of Johannesburg stand-up comedians take a roadtrip to perform at a rock concert.
Caramel
A glimpse into the lives of five women working in and around a beauty salon in Beirut.
The Cottage
When wannabe big-time crooks kidnap a gangster's daughter and hole up in a remote cottage, they find there are scarier people out there than the mob.

D

Diary Of The Dead
Film students try to record the end of civilisation as they know it when the dead begin to walk. Plus read our with George A Romero.
Edward Scissorhands
An intrepid Avon lady enters her local Gothic castle to find a lonely young home-made man with scissors for hands.
The Filth And The Fury
Documentary about punk badboys the Sex Pistols.
Four Minutes
A young prisoner receives piano lessons which change her life.
Garage
The life of a lonely petrol station attendant is changed forever when he is befriended by a bored teenager.
Ghosts
Mystery of a lost child and two teenage girls on the run.
Honeydripper
The owner of a run-down bar, struggling to compete with the arrival of a jukebox across the road, gambles everything on a star who may not even turn up.

I

In Bruges
No country for hitmen.
I Served The King Of England
The history of Prague recounted through one man's story, full of glamour and danger.
I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK
A young woman convinced she is a killer cyborg is hospitalised and falls in love with a young man who believes he can steal people's souls.
The Inheritance
Two brothers who hate each other drive to Skye to search for their dead daddy's money.
In Search Of A Midnight Kiss
Lonely in the run-up to New Year, a young man decides to post a personal ad to find someone with whom to spend that special midnight moment.
In The City Of Sylvia
A boy dreams of finding a lost love.
Joy Division
An in-depth biographical account of the legendary Manchester band.
Lars And The Real Girl
A quiet young man falls in love with a woman who is perfect in every way - except that she's inflatable.
The Last Mistress
Exploration of aristocratic fidelity in 18th Century France.

M

Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life
A sketch show on film from the makers of Life Of Brian.
Monty Python And The Holy Grail
King Arthur and his Knights go on a much-interrupted and humorous search for the Holy Grail. Out on re-release.
Pandaemonium
Friendship and rivalry between Romantic poets, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.

R

Redacted
Controversial story, asking where, in the censored war in Iraq, do we find the truth? Plus read what Brian De Palma said about the film - and the redaction of it, .
Rabbit-Proof Fence
True story of three mixed race Aboriginal girls who walk home across the breadth of Australia.
Something To Remind Me
Expertly constructed thriller in the tradition of Hitchcock and Chabrol.
Sleuth
A young man visits the husband of the woman he loves to demand that he give her a divorce - but which of them is the predator and which the prey?
The State I'm In
Old revolutionaries still on the run flee from Portugal to Germany with their teenage daughter.

V

Vexille
In 2077, Japan’s secretive, advanced bio-technology could pose an unimaginable threat.
War, Love, God & Madness
A disturbing journey into Iraq, documenting the making of Ahlaam.
XXY
Coming of age drama about an intersex teen.
Yella
Metaphysical thriller about a woman trying to escape her past and build a future.
You, The Living
Surreal, dreamlike, and darkly comic sketches about life and death.
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