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Certification18 Our Rating

Factory Records, the Hacienda club, Tony Wilson, Happy Mondays, etc, etc. '24 Hour Party People' is an affectionate and humorous trip through Manchester's monster music scene in the 80s and 90s. The soundtrack as you'd expect is blinding and Steve Coogan's portrayal of Wilson is spooky. A film that stands on it's own as an excellent near tragi-comedy, but within its historical context... it's bloody mad!

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Certification15 Our Rating

A raw bunch of Soviet conscripts are drilled into shape on the training ground and dropped into the thick of it in Afghanistan. A big box office hit in Russia this may, like films about the American invasion of Vietnam, be politically naive, but as a war drama it pulls no punchs and, with the possible exception of a silly, poorly edited final battle scene, delivers the goods in superb fashion. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Dito Montiel filmed this version of his own book about growing up in the mean streets of Queens, New York in the 1980s. A successful LA based author returns home to visit his dying father and all those memories of his rough and tumble adolescence just coming flooding back..........of it's genre this is a superior movie. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved missing person cases in New York history, All Good Things is a love story and murder mystery set against the backdrop of a 1980 s real estate dynasty. David Marks, the heir to his family s fortune, meets working class Katie and they flee the city for a simple life in the country; but w find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

Following the hit biographical TV drama 'The Naked Civil Servant' flamboyant gay icon Quentin Crisp moved from England to New York, where he became what he'd always craved to be - a successful drama queen. This film, with John Hurt successfully resurrecting his earlier role, follows the ageing Crisp through the ups and downs of his life in the Big Apple. find out more...

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The story of the discovery of the AIDS virus, from the early days in 1978, when San Francisco gays began dying from unknown causes, to the identification of the HIV virus. Bigots spoke of a gay plague, scientists fought for the kudos of being first to identify the cause, and disagreements beset San Francisco's gays over the closure of the bathhouses. The film, quite rightly, deals with these issues. find out more...
ARGO (2012)

Certification15 Our Rating

 

On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its crescendo, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor. Knowing it is only a matter of time before they’re found out and likely killed, the Canadian and American governments ask the CIA to int find out more...


Certification15 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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BRONSON (2007)

Certification15 Our Rating

Michael Peterson was born in 1952 into a well off Luton family, "As a boy he was a lovely lad. He was obviously bright and always good with children. He was gentle and mild-mannered, never a bully he would defend the weak" (comments from his aunt). Somehow something went seriously wrong and he has spent 34 years incarcerated at Her Majesty's pleasure, 30 of them in solitary confinement. He has renamed himself Charles Bronson and is proud of the one thing he has in his life: his reputation as t find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.

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