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Churchill (2017)

6.3/10
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery

Tensions mount for beleaguered British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as D-Day nears in June 1944. Fearful of repeating past mistakes, Churchill is... Read more

Baby Driver (2017)

7.7/10
Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Flea, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Ansel Elgort, Lily Jame...

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily Ja... Read more

Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982)

8.2/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M Emmet Walsh, Dary...

Ridley Scott's definitive version of the sci-fi noir favourite stars Harrison Ford as a retired detective called back to duty to track down artificial... Read more

A United Kingdom (2016)

6.8/10
Director: Amma Asante
Starring: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, David Oyelowo, Tom Felton

From the grey drizzly streets of postwar London to the red clay roads and grand vistas of what is now Botswana, then Bechuanaland, the poorest country... Read more

Pecking Order (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Slavko Martinov

Pecking Order ventures behind the scenes at the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club as it enters its 148th season and prepares for the Nation... Read more

Wonder Woman (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Patty Jenkins
Starring: Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Robin Wright, Elena Anaya, Danny Huston, Chris Pi...

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island... Read more

The Promise (2016)

6.1/10
Director: Terry George
Starring: Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon

Brilliant medical student Michael (Oscar Isaac) meets beautiful dance instructor Ana (Charlotte Le Bon) in late 1914. Their shared Armenian heritage s... Read more

Baby Driver (Blu-Ray) (2017)

7.7/10
Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Flea, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Ansel Elgort, Lily Jame...

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily Ja... Read more

Magnolia (1999)

8/10
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, William...

Paul Thomas Anderson's third feature film is an exhilarating, almost reckless display of cinematic ambition. Weaving together more than a dozen charac... Read more

The Lobster (2015)

7.1/10
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Starring: John C Reilly, Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell, Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw, Ashley J...

In the world of Yorgos Lanthimos wily jet black satire of socially enforced coupledom, single adults are required to find a partner within 45 days or... Read more

45 Years (2015)

7.1/10
Director: Andrew Haigh
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Dolly Wells, Sam Alexander, Hannah Chambers

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay shared the acting honours at the Berlin Film Festival for their roles as a long-married couple suddenly prompted... Read more

Francofonia (2015)

6.6/10
Director: Alexander Sokurov

Aleksandr Sokurov, best known for Russian Ark, his historical fantasia shot in the galleries of the Hermitage, moves his cameras now to the Louvre. Pr... Read more

La La Land (2016)

8.1/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: John Legend, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle ("Whiplash"), "La La Land" tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosli... Read more

Silence (2016)

7.2/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Ciaran Hinds, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver

Legendary director Martin Scorsese's "Silence" tells the powerful story of two 17th-century Christian missionaries (Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield) w... Read more

Pork Pie (2017)

6.5/10
Director: Matt Murphy
Starring: Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings

'Pork Pie' tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of New Zealand in a yellow MINI Cooper S, protesting conform... Read more

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Starring: Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Anthony Head

When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his homeless shelter, he had no idea just how much his life was about... Read more

A Man Called Ove (2015)

7.7/10
Director: Hannes Holm
Starring: Ida Engvoll, Rolf Lassgard, Filip Berg, Bahar Pars

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days en... Read more

Toni Erdmann (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Maren Ade
Starring: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller

Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death o... Read more

The Innocents (2016)

7.3/10
Director: Anne Fontaine
Starring: Lou de Laage, Vincent Macaigne, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza

World War II is finally over, and doctor Mathilde (rising star Lou de Laage) is treating the last of the French survivors of Nazi work camps in Poland... Read more

Alien: Covenant (2017)

6.4/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Billy Crudup, Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Katherine Waters...

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony shi... Read more