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ALIEN (1979)

Certification18 Our Rating

Much imitated but never equalled, this is the definitive space nightmare. The crew of a commercial spacecraft are stalked by a stowaway, mutating monster of veracious appetite. Weaver puts in a splendidly believable performance as the resourceful Ripley. Taut script and awesome special FX. find out more...
BADLANDS (1974)

Certification18 Our Rating

He was 25-years-old, combed his hair like James Dean. She took music lessons and could twirl a baton, she was 15. For a while they lived together in a tree house then in 1959, she watched while he killed a lot of people. A tale of two dumb kids going nowhere who achieved infamy in the US Midwest. The original to films like Natural Born Killers and True Romance. Sheen, Spacek and Malick debut in this impressive cult classic Brilliant - watch it! find out more...

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Japan is reaching a point of economic and social meltdown, school kids are revolting and teachers fear for their lives. In order to make an example the government introduces The Battle Royale Act - a problem class of teenagers are picked and sent to a secluded island where they are each given one weapon and must to fight to the death, with only one survivor permitted, and this year's choice, because one pupil knifed a teacher, is Class B from Zentsuji Middle School. Battle Royale had rave review find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A stunning visual account of man's struggle for survival in the 21st Century, a time when replicant life forms are beginning to surpass humans not just in intelligence but emotions, raising questions about our concepts of self. A post-modern sci-fi classic, THE great Hollywood movie of the '80s, the last great pre-computer film done with smoke-and-mirrors SFX and the definitive cult arthouse Sci-Fi film. This is the originally released version with no unicorns in a dream, a voiceover to keep y find out more...

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Polanski has a go at the film noir detective thriller, very bleak, very twisted and very menacing it is to. Nicholson plays a private-eye in pre-war LA who is hired to pursue an adultery case, but finds himself embroiled in a complicated murder investigation. find out more...
DIE HARD (1988)

Certification18 Our Rating

When Bruce Willis, a New York cop, gatecrashes an office party in order to speak to his estranged wife he gets a lot more than he bargained for. The office block is taken over by a ruthless group of terrorists threatening to blow it up. A tense cliff-hanging thriller. Action movie of the year. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Lumet's complex and atmospheric thriller is based on a real event. Pacino is superb as the neurotic and incompetent gay bankrobber who needs the money from the robbery to finance his lover's sex change operation. The film's beauty is it's closely detailed psychological observation. Excellent.

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Certification15 Our Rating

A father is haunted by the death of his young child. Omens point to disaster and hallucinations predict the future as this wonderful atmospheric film moves to its disturbing climax. Shot in the beautiful city of Venice and based on the book by Daphne du Maurier.

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JAWS (1975)

Certification12 Our Rating

Top-notch gory horror as killer shark threatens holidaymakers on an island resort. Worse still, the islanders want to hush it up in order to save their livelihoods. Brave or fool hardy? The lifeguard decides to confront the beastie. Some totally tense moments that got millions out of the water. "We're gonna need a bigger boat!" find out more...
MEMENTO (2000)

Certification15 Our Rating

Leonard Shelby's wife has been brutally murdered, and he is obsessed by the need to find out why and exact revenge; But Shelby's search is impeded by his short term memory loss, never really knowing whom he can trust, or indeed who he knows, and having to resort to the desperate measure of tattooing his body with clues as the only reliable way of holding onto any evidence he's garnered. 'Memento' is an awesome psychological thriller, riddled with deceit and betrayal, your chances of guessing the find out more...