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Tue
10
Feb
2015
 
  • Classic romantic drama
  • UK
  • B&W
  • 82 mins.
When housewife Laura Jesson meets Dr Alex Harvey in a railway station café they are immediately drawn to each other. Both are already married but during the course of their weekly meetings they fall in love and must decide between passion and duty. Based on Noel Coward's…
Tue
02
Aug
2016
 
  • Comedy
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 102 mins.
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant are perfectly matched in one of the finest screwball comedies ever made. Palaeontologist David Huxley loses a dinosaur bone to a dog belonging to heiress Susan Vance who owns a baby leopard called Baby! When Baby is mistaken for a leopard that …
Tue
16
Apr
2013
 
  • Music documentary
  • Germany
  • Colour
  • 100 mins.
Wim Wenders' superb Oscar-nominated documentary charts legendary guitarist Ry Cooder's 1996 visit to Cuba to meet some of the country's finest musicians, including Ibrahim Ferrer and ninety-year-old Compay Segundo, with a view to organising a once-in-a-lifetime concert at Carnegie Hall. There's a chance to see the veteran…
Sun
06
Sep
2015
 
  • Drama
  • Czech Republic
  • Colour
  • 206 mins.
Directed by Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa; In Darkness and episodes of iconic TV series; The Wire, The Killing and House of Cards), Burning Bush portrays the experiences of student protesters, the police and the media following the 1968 Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. Drawing on personal experience, Holland…
Tue
31
May
2005
 
  • Colour
Sherlock Junior and Steamboat Bill Jr.
Tue
28
Mar
2006
 
  • Colour
Drama, set during the Second World War, starring Eric Portman and Sheila Sim. Three wartime pilgrims on their way to Canterbury discover that the girls in a quiet Kent village are frightened to go out at night because of a mysterious man who pours glue in their…
Tue
08
Feb
2005
 
  • Colour
Biographical drama starring Nigel Terry, Sean Bean and Tilda Swinton. Tuscany, 1610: controversial artist Michelangelo Caravaggio recalls his life from his deathbed as he is nursed by his faithful mute friend Jerusaleme. Caravaggio's hallucinatory memories take him back to his early days as a struggling painter in…
Tue
19
Mar
2019
 
  • Drama
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 102 mins.
The timeless story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriate who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he constantly receives from the local authorities, Rick's cafe has become a kind of haven for refugees seeking to obtain illicit…
Tue
16
Sep
2014
 
  • Comedy
  • Australia
  • Colour
  • 81 mins.
A hugely enjoyable and endearing Australian comedy from Director Rob Sitch (The Dish) about a working class tow truck driver Darryl Kerrigan and his family who are very happy living next to Melbourne airport. When plans for airport expansion threaten the family home, they decide to fight…
Tue
28
Jun
2011
 
  • Psychological horror
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 72 mins.
Horror producer Val Lewton leaves an indelible mark by manipulating fear through shadow and suggestion. Produced by Val Lewton and directed by the great Jacques Tourneur, this was one of the first Hollywood horrors to play on the audience's fears rather than expose it to ghouls and…
Tue
13
Nov
2007
 
  • Colour
Documentary illustrating the rich and diverse history of lesbian and gay representation in film, from silent movies to the modern Hollywood blockbuster. The cinema has over its 100-year history played a part in reflecting and defining society's attitudes to homosexuality and gender roles. Featuring contributions from actors,…
Tue
16
Mar
2010
 
This might be the coolest film ever made, in the most literal sense of the term. The men here never lose control and never - not once - show their emotions. No dramatic outbursts in this film. Everyone is cool all the time. It's an abstract dream-world,…
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