Wry comedy drama about an indie musician's dreams of success and romance.
2001 Maniacs: Field Of Screams
A cannibal clan goes on the move in search of fresh meat, which is bad news for two beautiful heiresses making a reality TV show. Plus read our with Bill Moseley.
About Elly
A matchmaking trip to the coast leads to tragedy.
The classic anime tale of rivalry between two boys who uncover the mysterious secret of a post-apocalyptic world. On re-issue.
Crime drama sees clan violence spiral out of control in Israel.
All Around Us
Witty drama about eight years in a marriage.
A girl is enchanted by a mysterious toyshop.
American: The Bill Hicks Story
Documentary examining the life and legacy of the controversial comic.
The Ape
A disturbed man's descent into hell.
As One
Crystalline and needle-like shapes evolve in a series of mysterious rooms.
Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans
Re-imagining of Abel Ferrara's film, starring Nic Cage as a cop in post-Katrina New Orleans, whose moral compass slips after he is put in charge of a murder investigation.
The Bedfords
A new look at the Scottish highlands as imagined by the Victorian aristocracy.
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
A documentary exploring the Japanese fascination with insects, made by an entomologist from New York's Museum of Natural History.
Beyond The Pole
Two friends decide to save the planet by undertaking the first ever carbon-neutral, organic, vegetarian expedition to the North Pole.
Big Fan
Being the world's greatest New York Giants' fan proves tricky after an altercation with the team's star player.
The Bogeyman
Rejected by their stepmother and cast out of their father's home, two children face an uncertain future.
A Boy Called Dad
Kid on the run with baby son.
Capitalism: A Love Story
A documentary about laissez faire capitalism and its effect on American society.
City Of Life And Death
Dramatisation of the Rape of Nanjing, seen from a dual perspective.
Con Artist
Profile of Eighties New York art scene enfant terrible, Mark Kostabi.
A young woman struggles to retain her sanity as she has to cope with a cheating partner and an intrusive supervisor.
Communication breakdown and teenage bullying in a privileged Spanish day school.
The Crazies
A mysterious toxin in the water supply drives most of the people of a small town crazy, so that they turn upon their friends and neighbours in this remake of the George Romero classic.


Three siblings cut off from society spend their lives trapped in their family’s home.
Down Terrace
Killers consider retribution round the kitchen sink.
Double Take
As Cold War tensions rise and the world teeters on the brink of destruction, Alfred Hitchcock meets his double.
Do It Again
A documentary following a middle aged journalist's quest to reunite The Kinks.
Exit Through The Gift Shop
A documentary about a French shopkeeper who tracked down the famous graffiti artist Banksy... or a very clever piece of performance art.
Expansive Grounds
A documentary exploring present day feelings about the Holocaust in the context of Berlin's monument to murdered Jews.
Eyes Wide Open
A married butcher in ultra-orthodox Jerusalem has a passionate gay love affair with an itinerant student.
A spy finds himself in danger when he decides to leak documents that could lead to the downfall of the Soviet Union.
The French Kissers
A geeky underachiever finds his life turning around when the prettiest girl in his class declares an interest in him - but both are nervous, and they soon discover that relationships are fragile things.
From Time To Time
Ghostly goings on ensue when a youngster is sent to live with his grandma at Green Knowe.
The Girl On The Train
Ensemble drama examining the politics, lifestyle and rise of anti-Semitism in contemporary France.
A carpenter recently released from an asylum struggles over a possible relationship whilst staying in his brother's house in Los Angeles.
Gregory's Girl
A gangly schoolboy develops a crush on a girl who plays some of the best football he's ever seen - but dealing with girls is even more complicated than it first appears.
Handsome Harry
A phonecall from his past prompts a man to go on a journey in the hopes of redemption.
A photographer's son with an unusual birthmark comes to suspect that demons are murdering the people of London.
Hidden Diary
A pregnant woman, resented by her mother, discovers her grandmother's secret diary and begins to understand why.
His & Hers
Seventy women talk about the men in their lives.


I Killed My Mother
A semi- autobiographical tale in which a young man explores all the things he hates about his mother.
I Was A Male War Bride
Second World War mission played for comic romance.
I Am Love
Left on the sidelines, a bored woman embarks on a journey of self discovery.
One love, two girls, Japanese-style.
Kandahar Break: Fortress Of War
A British landmine removal expert working in Afghanistan struggles to remain calm and professional as the Taliban rise to power and his love for a local woman puts them both in danger.
Legacy: Black Ops
A former special agent holed up in a hotel room in the aftermath of a failed Eastern European mission grows suspicious of his brother's political success.
Lizard In A Woman's Skin
A rich socialite is accused of the violent sexual murder of her nymphomaniac neighbour, but has she been framed by her scheming husband?
The story of a wheelchair-using woman's pilgrimage in search of a miracle.


Satire on the arms trade, tracking one man's plan to blow up arms manufacturers.
Millennium: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
A disgraced journalist and a computer hacker stumble on a chain of undiscovered serial killings.
North By Northwest
A case of mistaken identity and false accusation sees an innocent man go on the run from the CIA and a criminal gang.
Reissue for the film about spies in South America who attract Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant.
No One Knows About Persian Cats
Fiction meets documentary in this story of underground musicians in Tehran.
Old Partner
Documentary about an elderly farmer, his wife and their loyal ox.
Only Angels Have Wings
An Andean adventure sees a bold young woman trying to cut it as a freight pilot and falling for her boss.
Pandora And The Flying Dutchman
A man cursed to roam the seas forever can escape only through the love of a woman willing to die for him, but in his brief period of shore leave the woman he falls for is a socialite with a string of admirers and apparently no feelings...
A five-year-old boy meets a magical fish who longs to become human.


A warlord splits his kingdom between his sons only to see the older two cause chaos as they battle for supremacy in this vivid Japanese reworking of King Lear.
[REC] 2
Satanic zombie action following on from where [Rec] left off as a TV crew's abandoned camera keeps rolling in a quarantined apartment building.
Scheherazade, Tell Me A Story
A former talk show host, who agrees to switch to reporting on soft women's stories to help her husband's career, uncovers real politically incendiary material in the everyday lives of ordinary Egyptian women.
The Scouting Book For Boys
A boy agrees to help his best friend run away from the caravan park where they live, but as their plans begin to unravel dark secrets also come to light.
She, A Chinese
Journey of self-discovery for a young Chinese woman tired of the provinces.
The Silent Army
A middle-class African restaurant owner finds his eyes opened to the horrors going on in his country after his son's friend is kidnapped by rebel soldiers.
An ordinary man tries to cope with life after an unexpected occurance leaves him 91cm to the side of himself.
An experiment gets out of control after scientists go on the run with their human-animal hybrid creation.
Snapshot of a year in the life of an 11-year-old.
Saharawi refugees in the Algerian desert speak out about slavery, and two filmmakers find themselves in unexpected danger.
Legal drama about a prosecutor of war crimes given a 'cast iron case' but who finds her chief witness unreliable.
A dark comedy following a young man's return to his secretive Romanian family as the dead shudder in their graves and Ceausescu rises to power.
Terribly Happy
When a town cop is reassigned to a provincial beat, he finds that rather than inflicting order on the locals, they have a disturbing affect on him.
The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
A documentary about New Zealand's iconic yodelling lesbian comedian twin sisters, their shows and their activism.
To Catch A Thief
A retired jewel thief is disturbed by the fact that a new criminal appears to be copying his style.
Until The Light Takes Us
A look at the history and aesthetic of Black Metal.


The story of Musslolini's secret love child.
Wake In Fright
A young teacher gets more than he bargained for in a violent outback town, in a film that reportedly even gives Nick Cave nightmares...
When You're Strange
Documentary tracking the rise of The Doors, featuring rare footage of the band and Jim Morrison.
Whip It
A bored suburban girl discovers a new way to live when she attends a roller derby and meets a tough team of competitive skaters.
Without You
Exploration of London's industrial suburbia.
You’re The Stranger Here
Margot has a crazy leg. She lives in a fascist regime where they shoot people with crazy legs.
Zero Focus
A young woman begins to uncover dark secrets as she searches for her husband who has disappeared shortly after their wedding night.

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