1985
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A closeted gay man spends Christmas with his strict Christian family.
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Dave Made A Maze
Blu-Ray Review
One afternoon, Dave builds a cardboard maze in his living room, gets lost in it, and discovers that it's full of traps and monsters which he doesn't remember creating.
Gosford Park
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Murder and mystery at a party in a stately home.
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Secret Santa
DVD Review
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.
The Blood Of Hussain
DVD Review
The annual mourning procession for the murdered Hussain, grandson of the prophet Muhammad, is the setting for an allegorical tale of revolutionary struggle against injustice and oppression
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Last Year In Marienbad
DVD Review
A man tries to convince a woman that they had an affair the year before.
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Jackie Chan's Police Story And Police Story 2
Blu-Ray Review
A limited edition box set featuring two of the martial arts master's best loved films.
Redoubtable
DVD Review
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
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Tom Jones
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Adaptation of the 18th century classic about the adventures of a foundling.
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Bagdad Cafe
DVD Review
After a German woman falls out with her husband in the Mojave desert, she storms off to a truck stop, where she begins to transform - and be transformed by - the people who live there.
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