A truck driver agrees to transport a woman and her baby, not anticipating the change it may bring to his quiet life.
The American
An assassin tries to escape his past.
The Artist
A silent film star fears the advent of the 'talkies' will end his career.
Basic Instinct
A cop has a dangerous liaison with a suspected murderess.
A documentary about the art of improvised rhyming verse sung in the Basque tongue.
Blood Of My Blood
An intense family melodrama set in the outskirts of Lisbon.
Bonsái: A Story Of Love, Books And Plants
Tragic-comic love story between two youngsters amid books, literary quotes, coming-togethers and fall-outs.
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
Damage limitation after a jewellery heist goes wrong.
What would have happened to Butch Cassidy if he hadn't died in Bolivia?
Hitman hires a taxi driver in L.A to drive him to his human targets.
The Cinema Hold Up
Four childhood pals decide to rob a cinema.


The Deep Blue Sea
A married woman faces emotional turmoil after she falls for another man.
A stuntman who moonlights as a wheelman finds he is the target of a hit.
Either Way
Finnboeg and Alfred paint lines on a road in this gentle comedy. Re-released to coincide with David Gordon Green's remake Prince Avalanche.
El Bulli: Cooking in Progress
A look into the creative and culinary processes behind one of the world's most famous restaurants.
A love triangle simmers under the threat of an alien invasion.
A tongue-in-cheek surrealist parable in which two ghosts go looking for the end of the world.
Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai
A modern-day contract killer in New York, who works according to the Samurai code.
Biopic of mafiosi Henry Hill and his rise and fall through the mob.
Hard Eight
A veteran gambler takes a young drifter under his wing.
Le Havre
A middle-aged shoe-shiner helps an illegal immigrant.
A cop and a career thief end up on a collision course.
A Jewish detective finds his loyalties and sense of identity questioned when he investigates a murder with anti-Semitic overtones.


The Indian Runner
A State patrolman tries to keep his troubled Vietnam veteran brother on the straight and narrow...
Two children and their parents find nightmares may be real.
The Invader
A immigrant struggling to fit into Belgian society becomes obsessed with a beautiful woman.
I Wish
Two brothers hatch a plot to make their reunion wish come true.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
A documentary following the 85 year old master sushi chef, Jiro Ono
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Small time crook is groomed for Hollywood with hilarious consequences.
King Of New York
A drug lord aiming for redemption sparks a mob war.
The Last Circus
Two clowns become embroiled in a tug of war for the heart of an acrobat.
Last Man Standing
A mysterious stranger arrives in a small town and begins to play two rival gangs off against one another...
L.A. Confidential
Hard-boiled expose of Fifties corruption in the City of Angels.
Life Without Principle
To narrates the intertwining fates of three people desperate to get their hands on money fast, all set around a robbery haul.
Los Marziano
A bittersweet family comedy about two long-estranged brothers and the tense friction arising between them when they’re forced together for a family celebration.


Martha Marcy May Marlene
A woman is traumatised after fleeing a cult.
The Mexican Suitcase
A documentary about the mystery of missing negatives created by iconic photographer Robert Capa and his friends during the Spanish Civil War.
Miller's Crossing
Moral ambiguity in the mob.
Man with memory damage searches for the rapist who murdered his wife.
Miss Bala
An aspiring beauty queen finds herself mixed up with a drug lord.
The Monk
The tragedy of a devoted servant of God whose very righteousness leads him on the path to damnation.
Mystic River
Murder mystery in Massachusetts resurrects memories of child sex abuse.
One False Move
A small town sheriff prepares to to apprehend a trio of criminals heading his way.
A hitman with a mid-life crisis meets a girl more messed up than him.
Perfect Sense
A chef and an epidemiologist fall in love, just as the world is falling apart.
3D dance documentary.
Pride And Glory
A family of New York cops is caught up in corruption.


A dirty cop in LA struggles to keep his job.
Romantics Anonymous
Two pathologically shy neurotics connect through a love of chocolate.
Red Rock West
A drifter is mistaken for a hitman and falls in love with the woman he’s supposed to kill...
Reservoir Dogs
Quentin Tarantino’s ultra-cool reworking of the tired old heist genre.
Nostalgic comedy on about family reunion set in the Seventies.
Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt are cops who investigate a series of killings connected by the seven deadly sins.
A Separation
An Iranian couple's trial separation is complicated by their interactions with another troubled family.
A thirtysomething finds his life spiral out of control after his sister moves into his apartment.
The Silence Of The Lambs
Outstanding thriller about serial killer mind games.
Silver Tongues
A couple travel across country taking on different roles and presenting challenges to strangers.
A vulnerable boy is drawn into the crimes of a charismatic serial killer. Based on a true story.
Strange Days
Forbidden memories on disk, yours for the right price.
Summer Of Sam
Spike Lee focusses his camera on the summer when Son of Sam roamed the streets.
Snapshot of the life of a widowed octogenarian.
Take This Waltz
A romantic drama about a young woman torn between the man she has and the man she wants.
The Three Musketeers
The Musketeers of legend must unite to thwart an evil plot that threatens to plunge Europe into war.
Training Day
Denzel Washington exposes the corruption and violence of the LAPD.
The Tree Of Life
The loss of a son and brother leads to a journey back through memory and the past in search of answers.
A man plagued by inner rage forms an unexpected relationship with an abused woman.
The Usual Suspects
Five criminals thrown together in a police line-up decide to team up for a high-stakes job.


We Own The Night
A nightclub manager is caught between his relatives in the police force and his contacts in the Russian mafia.
Where Do We Go Now?
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.
Wild At Heart
Sailor and Lula go on the run, after Lula's mum bids to kill her daughter's beau.
Wild Bill
A fresh-out-of-jail ex-con, finds himself landed with taking care of his kids... whether they like it or not.
A cop, a reporter and a cartoonist become obsessed with a serial killer in 1970s San Francisco.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

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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