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Certification15 Our Rating

On a mild and bright February morning in 1997, Los Angeles was gripped by the events unfolding live on their Tv screens. Two heavily armed men had attempted to rob a branch of the Bank of America in North Hollywood, but they were spotted by a passing police vehicle and the bank was quickly surrounded by over 50 members of LA finest as well as a huge crowd of onlookers and press. However, instead of surrendering the gunmen, clad in Teflar, calmly walked outside into the parking lot and let rip wi find out more...

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1970s; Harlem hood Frank Lucas has hijacked the New York heroin business by dealing directly with the Chinese growers in SE Asia and importing large amounts of the drug inside the caskets of soldiers killed in Vietnam. However his nemesis, flamboyant, tenacious and unbribable narcotics cop Richie Roberts, is on his tail and is determined to bring him down. find out more...

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In 2002 three skinheads beat a young gay man, Francois Chenu, unconscious and threw his body into a lake, where he drowned. The killers were quickly caught and the case gained both national and international notoriety. This documentary deals with the ordeal of Francois' family, their horror, anger, grief and, ultimately, forgiveness. Beyond Hatred is a powerful, moving and thought provoking tale, though like the recent Parisian riots and films such as ‘La Haine' it highlights a nation at serious find out more...

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Certification18 Our Rating

Chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster.
High production values and a fine ensemble cast: HBO knows how to do TV.

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Based on a true story, the film begins in 1932 with the killing of a Chicago cop and the sentencing of two young men for his murder. Fast-forward eleven years, and the boss of the Chicago Times newspaper is intrigued to find an advert by the mother of one of the killers, Frank Wiecek, asking for information about the crime, clearly Wiecek's mother thinks her son is innocent. PJ O'Neal (Stewart), one of the Times' top reporters, is dispatched to find out whether Mrs Wiecek's opinion is clouded by find out more...

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Carandiru was Brazil's largest prison, a grim enclosure that worked as a brutal self-regulating microcosm of the world outside it. The film is seen thru' the eyes of a doctor who gets to know the prisoners, drug dealers, rapists, murderers, remandees et al, and we get to know some of them thru' flashbacks to their pre-prison life. This is the story of how these men's time shuddered to a halt when riot police entered the compound in October 1992 and shot dead 111 unarmed prisoners. From the direc find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Los Angeles, 1928; Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, Christine Collins says goodbye to her son Walter and leaves for work. When she comes home she discovers he has vanished. A fruitless search ensues, and months later, a boy claiming to be her nine-year-old lad is returned. Dazed by the swirl of police, reporters and her conflicting emotions, Christine allows him to stay overnight, but in her heart she knows he is not Walter. As Christine pushes the authorities to keep looking, she swi find out more...