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Tue
10
Mar
2015
 
  • Comedy Drama
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 126 mins.
Director Tim Burton's loving homage to Movie Director, screenwriter, actor, and producer Edward Davis Wood, Jr. whose 1950's Horror, Western and Science Fiction films earned him a celebrated reputation as one of the worst but most exuberant directors of all time. Johnny Depp is perfectly cast as…
Tue
10
Nov
2009
 
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Wed
04
Apr
2012
 
  • Romantic comedy drama
  • United States
  • Colour
  • 103 mins.
Welcome to the twilight zone of Charlie Kaufman, the man behind Being John Malkovich and Adaptation. and the most innovative writer in Hollywood today. In this inventive collaboration with music video director Michel Gondry (the duo also made eccentric comedy Human Nature together), Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) and Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet) meet…
Tue
05
Feb
2019
 
  • Documentary, Drama
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 89 mins.
Orson Welles' free-form documentary about fakery focuses on the notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr's biographer, Clifford Irving, who also wrote the celebrated fraudulent Howard Hughes autobiography, then touches on the reclusive Hughes and Welles' own career (which started with a faked resume and a…
Tue
19
Aug
2014
 
  • Drama
  • Sweden/Norway/Finland
  • Colour
  • 147 mins.
Written by Ingmar Bergman, Faithless tells the story of Marianne, an actress married to a famous orchestra conductor and drawn to her husband's best friend, with devastating consequences. Nominated for the Palme d'Or Award at Cannes in 2000, Faithless is a mesmerising film of the highest order…
Tue
16
Dec
2014
 
  • Black comedy thriller
  • USA
  • Colour
  • 94 mins.
One of the Coen Brothers' finest and best loved films, Fargo tells the story of struggling car salesman Jerry Lundegaard's bungled attempts at embezzlement and kidnapping, three grisly murders and the tenacious work of a very pregnant Police Chief Marge Gunderson to solve the crimes. Nominated for…
Tue
05
Sep
2017
 
  • Comedy, Romance
  • USA
  • 92 mins.
In this comedy, Stanley Banks' (Spencer Tracy) well-ordered life is thrown into chaos when his beloved daughter Kay (Elizabeth Taylor) announces her engagement. The story is told via flashback and chronicles the many travails, financial and emotional, suffered by Stanley as he tries to give Kay a…
Tue
09
Jul
2013
 
  • Drama
  • UK
  • Colour
  • 124 mins.
  Acclaimed short-film director Andrea Arnold's second feature - which won a Bafta for outstanding British film and the Jury Prize at Cannes - is a quietly searing drama about the directionless life of an underprivileged teenage girl on an Essex council estate. Mia (Katie Jarvis) finds…
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