The Blair Witch Project
Handheld, hyped-up horror.
A Clockwork Orange
Long-banned film about a future distopia.

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The Dead Center
A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
eXistenZ
Virtual reality gets messy!
Far From The Apple Tree
A struggling artist gets her dream job working for a renowned visual artist. While cataloguing her work she is shocked to keep seeing a girl who closely resembles herself, and learns that this girl is actually her boss' missing daughter.

I

Knife + Heart
Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald... then one of her actors is brutally murdered.
Level 16
Two girls trapped in a prison-like boarding school embark on a dangerous search to uncover the truth behind their imprisonment.

M

Phantasm
Baffling Seventies horror flick about a scary tall mortician, killer dwarfs and sci-fi spheres

R

Ring
Cursed video that spawned a thousand sequels and remakes makes its debut. On limited London re-release for Halloween.
Those Who Deserve To Die
A series of vicious murders are taking place, each performed with military precision, yet the killer is reluctant. It is the ghost of a vengeful 10-year-old girl guiding him to act, and she will not be denied.

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Werewolf
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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