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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...

CertificationPG Our Rating

Phyllis Dietrichson is trapped in a loveless marriage to a man who inspires in her nothing but contempt, but rather than leave him Phyllis decides to kill him and collect on the insurance policy she's had set up with the help of her lover, and naive partner in crime, insurance salesman Walter Neff. The only flaws in their plan are the company's reluctance to pay out so much, the diligence of Neff's increasingly suspicious colleague, (and his 'little man'), and the exemplary ruthlessness of Ph find out more...


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Stunning adaptation of James Ellroy's stylishly sinister 50s crime novel, cruelly robbed of its just desserts by a sinking ship at the Academy Awards farce. An awesomely authentic 1953 Los Angeles provides the backdrop, while the story focuses on a dodgy trio of LA's not-so-finest, united by mutual loathing, and all up to their necks in nefarious goings-on. Kim Basinger deservedly bagged the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her sultry Veronica Lake lookalike hooker, but all the performances are find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

A highly acclaimed and influential account of Algeria's turbulent past made in psuedo-documentary style. The tense plot surrounds the rise of nationalist organisations in '54 and the French government's attempts to quell them. This film was the prototype for most political thrillers of the 1970s. find out more...

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Dickie Greenleaf (Law) has pretty much everything; good looks, the love of a beautiful woman, a charm and charisma that is hypnotic, and courtesy of his millionaire father, wealth and the idle time to spend it as he chooses. Idyllically ensconced on the summer coast of Italy, Dickie unwittingly invites Tom Ripley (Damon), a young man with none of Dickie's financial advantages but a sociopathic determination to have them, to share his world. What begins as an intriguing drama develops into a dark find out more...