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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

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

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

Personal Shopper (2016)

6.2/10
Director: Olivier Assayas
Starring: Sigrid Bouaziz, Ty Olwin, Anders Danielsen Lie, Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger

Olivier Assayas, the internationally-acclaimed director of 'Clouds of Sils Maria' and 'Summer Hours', returns with this ethereal and mysterious ghost... Read more

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

7.7/10
Director: James Gunn
Starring: Kurt Russell, Michael Rooker, Sylvester Stallone, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, Dave...

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reache... Read more

The Eagle Huntress ( DVD, Blu-ray ) (2016)

7.5/10
Director: Otto Bell

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pin... Read more

Land of Mine (2015)

7.8/10
Director: Martin Zandvliet
Starring: Joel Basman, Roland Moller, Louis Hofmann

After the Nazi surrender in May 1945, a unit of young Germans  most barely out of their teens  are put to work by their Allied captors. With minimal... 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

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

7.9/10
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Briana Shann, Hayley Squires, Dave Johns, Dylan McKiernan

British cinemas social realist enters his eighties with a second Palme d'Or to his name after the Cannes Jury this year awarded his feisty new film... Read more

Lion (2016)

8.1/10
Director: Garth Davis
Starring: David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone... 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

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

Their Finest (2016)

6.8/10
Director: Lone Scherfig
Starring: Richard E Grant, Bill Nighy, Rachael Stirling, Eddie Marsan, Gemma Arterton, Jac...

1940, London, the Blitz; with the countrys morale at stake, Catrin (Gemma Arterton), an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew, work und... Read more

Wonder Woman ( Blu-ray ) (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

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

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

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