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Certification15 Our Rating

Charlie Wilson is a fairly unorthodox congressman, devoted as he is more to having a good time than the machinations of politics, but much to his surprise, and with a sharp shove from a past love, Charlie finds a passion that doesn't involve his own pleasure; helping Afghanistan fight the invading Russians through covert American funding. Considering the present situation in Afghanistan and the light hearted nature of this film Charlie Wilson's War would seem a doomed enterprise but the script i find out more...

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A stylish, atmospheric, surreal and witty take on one of the modern world’s greatest mavericks, the illustrious and occasionaly infamous Serge Gainsbourg. Director Joan Sfar follows Gainsbourg from his early days as a Jewish boy in Nazi occupied France to his immense success as a songwriter, singer and king of louche cool. Skilfully incorporating both the man’s crippling insecurities and magnetic ego, this superbly acted film gives a fresh and original twist on the often fine but overly worthy b find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

This touching film is a biography of gay '60s playwright Joe Orton. In his teens Orton was befriended by the older more reserved Kenneth Halliwell and, while the two began a relationship, it's fairly obvious that it wasn't all about sex. Orton loved the dangers of bath-houses and liaisons in public restrooms, while Halliwell, not as charming or attractive as Orton, didn't fare so well in those environs. While both longed to become writers, it was Orton who achieved fame, his plays "Loot" and "Wh find out more...

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Fascinating, factually based story of an anti-social double murderer, Robert Stroud, who used his years in the world's toughest prison to transform himself into a world-renowned ornithologist. Superb performances all round but Karl Malden is particularly riveting as the sadistic prison governer. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

On December 7 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the French editor-in-chief of fashion magazine Elle. Three weeks later, after a massive stroke, Bauby awakes from a coma, an active mind trapped inside a dead body, his only contact and communication with the world the ability to blink his left eyelid. Adapted from Bauby's memoirs, "The Diving Bell And The Butterfly" is an extraordinary flight of the imagination rooted firmly in the realities of the narrator's new world. Beautifully filmed you are ove find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The legend that is Dewey Cox, a rock and roll god whose name is uttered in the same breath as Buddy Holly and Johnny Cash, a man who embraced hedonism more than most of his peers, but at heart was simple and kind. Idolised for his music and nearly destroyed by the many temptations such adulation brought, this is the myth, a subtle, beautifully performed, lushly visualised, cleverly scripted lampoon of every poe-faced, rose-tinted Oscar hungry biopic that's graced our screens over the last couple find out more...