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22 October 2021

A young man must survive on the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people.
As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a Baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a cryptozoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.

18 October 2021

The Dissident
When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together the clues to a brutal murder and expose a global cover up perpetrated by the very country he loved.

15 October 2021

The Grand Duke Of Corsica
A celebrated architect is commissioned by a dying billionaire to build a mausoleum.
A news editor, working from home, unexpectedly receives secret footage which gives him a new perspective on an incident in which an attorney general was killed.
Ron's Gone Wrong
Ron, a Bubble Bot damaged in transit, is wreaking havoc and only young Barney can make things right.
The Last Duel
Based on actual events, this historic drama unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals.
Halloween Kills
The Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet.
Son Of Monarchs
After his grandmother’s death, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown, nestled in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his hybrid identity, sparking a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.
Never Gonna Snow Again
A masseur from the East enters the lives of the rich residents of a bland, walled off community.
In 1845, a fisherman ends up on the run for crimes he didn't commit.
Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone
The boy wizard's first adventure.

14 October 2021

Gorbachev. Heaven
Intimate portrait of the former Russian president.
The Blazing World
Decades after the accidental drowning of her twin sister, a self-destructive young woman returns to her family home, finding herself drawn to an alternate dimension where her sister may still be alive.

13 October 2021

Fever Dream
A young woman lies dying far from home. A boy sits beside her. She is not his mother. He is not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, an invisible threat and the power and desperation of family.

12 October 2021

Exhibition On Screen: Raphael Revealed
A documentary about the life and work of the artist Raphael.
No Sudden Move
Two small-time criminals find themselves mixed up in a complex heist after a babysitting job goes south.
The Maid
A teenager, who is working as a domestic maid and being haunted by the previous maid's spirit, strives to discover the secret behind her death.
The Old Ways
A journalist of Mexican origin, travels to her ancestral home in Veracruz to investigate a story of sorcery and healing. There, she is kidnapped by a group of locals who claim she's the devil incarnated.

08 October 2021

The Great Yokai War
A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to attempt to destroy the forces of evil.
John And The Hole
When a teenager finds a hole in the ground, he hatches a chilling plot.
My Little Sister
Lisa has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother – star of the Schaubühne theatre’s ensemble – falls ill, she returns to Berlin.

05 October 2021

The Mutation
A giant rat escapes from a scientist's laboratory and wreaks havoc on the local population.
Pharma Bro
A documentary portrait of Martin Shkreli.

04 October 2021

Ride The Eagle
Leif is left with a conditional inheritance when his estranged mother dies. Before he can move into her picturesque Yosemite cabin, he has to complete her elaborate, and sometimes dubious, to-do list.

01 October 2021

Freshman Year
A lonely college freshman forges a strong connection with his resident assistant during a fraternity party.
Next Door
An actor finds his perfect life is less idyllic than he thought after he starts a conversation with a stranger in a bar.
Even Mice Belong In Heaven
A mouse and a fox meet in animal heaven and forge an unexpected friendship.
Redemption Of A Rogue
A black comedy about a prodigal son returning to his hometown to seek salvation for his sins.
My Name Is Pauli Murray
Profile of the legal trailblazer.
A woman who has recently fled a cult takes a job as a carer and becomes convinced that her charge is in danger from devils.

30 September 2021

No Time To Die
James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

29 September 2021

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Documentary about the life of the neurologist.

28 September 2021

Anne At 13,000 ft
Even in her job at a children’s day care centre, Anne prefers fun to actual work and often alienates those around her with her erratic behaviour.

27 September 2021

Four lifelong friends head to a remote lodge for a weekend of fun, only to find themselves having to fight for their lives when a local cult offers them up to a goddess as a sacrifice for the Solstice.
An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a cultish devotion to the forest.
Percy Vs Goliath
A Canadian farmer takes on a giant corporation after its GMOs interfere with his crops.
The Power
In 1973, a young nurse is forced to work the night shift in a crumbling hospital as striking miners switch off the power across Britain. Inside the walls lurks a terrifying presence that threatens to consume her and everyone around her.

24 September 2021

The Starling
A bereaved woman whose husband is struggling with mental illness encounters a starling who wants to claim her garden for himself.
Curse Of Aurore
A thumb drive from the dark web reveals disturbing footage documenting three American filmmakers on a script writing trip to rural Quebec.
The Green Knight
Retelling of the legend of Sir Gawain's quest.
Father Of The Cyborgs
A documentary about a doctor who made headlines for implanting electrodes in the brain of a paralysed man then teaching the patient to control a computer - and then decided to experiment on himself.
A socially awkward, environmentally conscious teenager is dragged to a coastal holiday park by her painfully family, where she becomes unexpectedly captivated by a chlorine smelling, sun-loving lifeguard.
Youri fights to save his home - which is also named after Yuri Gagarin - from demolition.
The Man Who Sold His Skin
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. He finds himself turned into a work of art by a tattoo artist...but at what cost.
A Clockwork Orange
Long-banned film about a future distopia.

20 September 2021

Paper Tigers
Three kung fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men, now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge his death.
The Wicker Man
A detective searches for a missing child in a mysterious Pagan community.

17 September 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
A teenager overcomes prejudice to fulfil his ambition of becoming a drag queen.
The Djinn
A mute boy is trapped in his apartment with a sinister monster when he makes a wish to fulfil his heart's greatest desire.

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