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CertificationU Our Rating

Spectacular Hollywood epic with Burton as the legendary Greek hero, torn between respect for his learned teacher, Aristotle, fearful loyalty to his father, and his own all consuming hunger for world domination. A cast of literally thousands in this colourful, visually stunning odyssey. find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

A Brazilian farmer turned bandit is employed by a plantation owner to keep his restless slave population in check, but Cobra Verde's eye for the women brings down the wrath of his boss when one by one the man's daughters become tainted by the seed of the bandit's loins. Dismissed to West Africa to rekindle the slave trade, Cobra Verde finds himself facing the murderous intentions of a local despot, while amassing an army of Amazonian warriors to fulfil his mission. Taken from Bruce Chatwin's ‘Th find out more...
EL CID (1961)

CertificationPG Our Rating

One of the very finest epics produced, equally impressive in terms of script and spectacle. Heston is aptly heroic as the 11th Century patriot destined to die in the fight to evict the Moors from Spain, Mann's direction is stately and thrilling and Miklos Rosza's superb score perfectly complements the crisp and simple widescreen images. Sobriety and restraint, in fact, are perhaps the keynotes of the film's success, with the result that a potentially risible finale, in which Cid's corpse is born find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

It's 1939 and professor Guy Pringle arrives in Romania with his new wife, Harriet, in reluctant tow. Soon Guy has thrown caution to the wind and is vocally expressing his distaste for fascism, much to Harriet's concern. Fortunes of War is truly epic, using the Pringles as lynch pin from which we observe the all consuming arrival of the Second World War as it cuts a brutal swath across Europe and North Africa. This adaptation of Olivia Manning's autobiographical novels is a beautifully performed find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

It's 1939 and professor Guy Pringle arrives in Romania with his new wife, Harriet, in reluctant tow. Soon Guy has thrown caution to the wind and is vocally expressing his distaste for fascism, much to Harriet's concern. Fortunes of War is truly epic, using the Pringles as lynch pin from which we observe the all consuming arrival of the Second World War as it cuts a brutal swath across Europe and North Africa. This adaptation of Olivia Manning's autobiographical novels is a beautifully performed find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

It's 1939 and professor Guy Pringle arrives in Romania with his new wife, Harriet, in reluctant tow. Soon Guy has thrown caution to the wind and is vocally expressing his distaste for fascism, much to Harriet's concern. Fortunes of War is truly epic, using the Pringles as lynch pin from which we observe the all consuming arrival of the Second World War as it cuts a brutal swath across Europe and North Africa. This adaptation of Olivia Manning's autobiographical novels is a beautifully performed find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

In the late 1960s twin sisters Olanna and Kainene arrive back home in Nigeria, having finished their studies in England. While Olanna moves in with her boyfriend, professor Odenigbo, and his young houseboy, Ugwu, Kainene becomes a businesswoman and gets involved with British writer Richard; But when the Nigerian Civil War breaks out the sisters' liv find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape; a young public school educated Indian man considers himself English rather than Indian, he works as a journalist in India, lives with his aunt and becomes involved with a British woman, Daphne. One night they are attacked in the Bibighar Gardens by a group of unknown men and she is raped. A lower-class British find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape and the consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape and the consequences of this echo through the series. Questions of identity and personal responsibility are explored against a background of war and personal intrigue. find out more...