Waltz Of The Toreadors (1962)

Director: John Guillermin
Starring: Peter Sellers, Dany Robin, Margaret Leighton

In this robust adaptation of the Jean Anouilh play, Peter Sellers is General Fitzjohn, whose pursuit of a sexy Parisian is thwarted by his put upon wi... Read more

Water (1985)

Director: Dick Clement
Starring: Michael Caine, Leonard Rossiter, Brenda Vaccaro, Billy Connolly

Michael Caine stars in this congenial comedy about the commercial and social exploitation of a small rundown Caribbean outpost, governed by Caine, upo... Read more

Waterland (1992)

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Ethan Hawke, Sinead Cusack, John Heard

In America in the 1970s, history teacher Tom Crick (Jeremy Irons) abandons his planned lessons and recounts his personal history to his students. He t... Read more

Wayne's World (1992)

Director: Penelope Spheeris
Starring: Tia Carrere, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Mike Myers, Lara Flynn Boyle

The youth comedy hit of 1992 about the pleasures of best buddies Wayne (Mike Myers) and Garth (Dana Carvey), who transferred their Saturday Night Live... Read more

The Wedding Banquet (1993)

Director: Ang Lee
Starring: Winston Chao, May Chin, Mitchell Lichtenstein

Gay Taiwanese-American Winston Chao tries to fool his parents via a fake wedding, with unexpected complications. This grand comedy knowingly and poign... Read more

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)

Director: Ian Mune
Starring: Temuera Morrison, Clint Eruera, Nancy Brunning, Pete Smith, Rena Owen

This sequel to "Once Were Warriors" again stars Temuera Morrison as Jake Heke, who having turned his back on his family, must deal with a new set of c... Read more

Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Director: Brian G Hutton
Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure

The mission is clear. Get in. Get the general. Get out. Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should also be told to t... Read more

Where The Green Ants Dream (1984)

Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Bruce Spence, Roy Marika, Wandjuk Marika

Another fascinating . . sometimes maddening chapter in director Werner Herzog's continuing obsession with the fate of the earth and the fate of himsel... Read more

White Man's Burden (1995)

Director: Desmond Nakano
Starring: John Travolta, Harry Belafonte, Kelly Lynch

Race relations are turned on their head in this thought provoking, speculative drama set in an America where the privileged black majority controls al... Read more

Who Dares Wins (1982)

Director: Ian Sharp
Starring: Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark, Edward Woodward

The British Special Air Services, an anti-terrorist group, is pitted against an organization of international terrorists who plan to take over the U.S... Read more

The Whole Wide World (1995)

Director: Dan Ireland
Starring: Vincent D'Onofrio, Renee Zellweger, Ann Wedgeworth

A poignant based-on-fact drama, set in Texas during the 1930s and charting the complex relationship between two independent minded souls: pulp novelis... Read more

The Wiggles Movie (1998)

Director: Dean Covell
Starring: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page

The Wiggles star along with characters Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword in this children's feature-length film. Read more

The Wild Bunch (1969)

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: William Holden, Warren Oates, Robert Ryan, Ernest Borgnine, Ben Johnson

Peckinpah at his violent best. In the Southwest of 1913, Pike Bishop (William Holden) is leader of 'The Wild Bunch', a gang of outlaws coerced by a Me... Read more

The Wild One (1953)

Director: Laslo Benedek
Starring: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith, Lee Marvin

Marlon Brando is Johnny, the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed biker seems bent on de... Read more

The Wind Cannot Read (1958)

Director: Ralph Thomas
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Yoko Tani, Ronald Lewis, John Fraser

A tearful British star crossed romance effort set against the backdrop of World War II. RAF officer Dirk Bogarde is assigned to learn Japanese in orde... Read more

Window To Paris (1995)

Director: Yuri Mamin
Starring: Agnes Soral, Serguei Dontsov, Victor Mikhailov

An unusual fantasy from Russia about a group of St. Petersburg residents who find a strange 'spatial ladder' in the closet of a deceased neighbor that... Read more

Wings of Desire (1987)

Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Peter Falk, Curt Bois

'The first time I saw the film I thought it was a knockout; on second viewing it already seemed a classic,' wrote J. Hoberman of Wim Wenders' re-exami... Read more

The Winter Guest (1997)

Director: Alan Rickman
Starring: Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson, Sheila Reid

A beautiful, deeply moving film in which four relationships are explored; a young widow and her mother, who's trying to break through her daughter's d... Read more

Winter Kills (1979)

Director: William Richert
Starring: Richard Boone, Jeff Bridges, Sterling Hayden, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eliz...

A rare example of a film so wild, so utterly rambunctious and so bursting with invention that it defies description. Based on the novel by Richard Con... Read more

Wise Blood (1979)

Director: John Huston
Starring: Brad Dourif, Harry Dean Stanton, Ned Beatty, Dan Shor

An unlikely religious leader (Brad Dourif) recruits a ragtag band of followers for his Church of Christ Without Christ in order to expose the hypocris... Read more

Factotum (2005)

Director: Bent Hamer
Starring: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Adrienne Shelly, Didier...

The life of celebrated poet, novelist and wild man Charles Bukowski is examined in this darkly humourous, booze-drenched adaptation of his novel. Mat... Read more

Edison (2005)

Director: David J Burke
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake, Dylan McDermott, Joh...

Pop star Justin Timberlake makes his feature film debut as a naive young journalist who uncovers massive police corruption in the every-town of Edison... Read more

Thank You For Smoking (2005)

Director: Jason Reitman
Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Adam Brody, Sam Elliott, Katie Holme...

Nick Naylor is Big Tobacco's go-to-guy when they need a good spin on something. Like premature death, lung cancer, etc. But Nick revels in the twist... Read more

Stoned (2005)

Director: Stephen Woolley
Starring: Leo Gregory, Paddy Considine, David Morrissey, Ben Whishaw, Tuva Novotny, Amelia...

Based on the short and debauched life of Rolling Stones co-founder, Brian Jones (Leo Gregory), this rock biopic takes a revisionist and controversial... Read more

Jawbreaker (1998)

Director: Darren Stein
Starring: Rebecca Gayheart, Rose McGowan, Julie Benz, Pam Grier, Judy Greer

In this dark, satiric teen comedy, three beautiful and much-feared students at Reagan High School stage a mock kidnapping of their friend on her 17th... Read more

Is Paris Burning? (1966)

Director: Rene Clement
Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Jean-Pierre Cassel, George Chak...

Star-heavy WWII epic set in the closing days of the Nazis' rule of Paris. The allied advance is almost upon the capital of France. The French Resistan... Read more

Airwolf: Season 1 (1984)

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord, David Hemmings

Created by Donald P Bellisario ('Magnum PI', 'Quantum Leap') this action/adventure series earned a cult following and stars Jan-Michael Vincent as the... Read more

Men In War (1957)

Director: Anthony Mann
Starring: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Vic Morrow, Phillip Pine

A realistic and tough-as-nails war flick, set in Korea and starring Robert Ryan and Aldo Ray as two soldiers trying to deal with the shocking devastat... Read more

Errol Flynn Collection: Captain Blood (1935) / Dodge City (1939) / The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) / The Sea Hawk (1940) / They Died With Their Boots On (1941) / The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2006)

Director: Michael Curtiz, Raoul Walsh
Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Ann Sheridan, Bette Davis, Bren...

A must-see for fans of the swashbuckling Aussie bloke who became a Hollywood icon. Includes five of Flynn's best-known films: 'Captain Blood', 'Dodge... Read more

Quantum Leap: Season 4 (1992)

Starring: Dean Stockwell, Scott Bakula

Take a trip through time with the daring Dr Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) and his hologram guide, Al (Dean Stockwell), in all 22 extraordinary, groundbre... Read more

Oh! What A Lovely War (1969)

Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, John Gielgud, Kenneth More, Jack H...

Based on a 1963 stage show by Charles Chilton, lampooning World War I and war in general, and focused on the Smith family who have five sons to send o... Read more

CSI: Grave Danger (2005)

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads, Jorja Fox, Eric...

Quentin Tarantino allowed himself a fanboy moment to conceive and direct this double episode of CSI which served as the Season 5 finale. When one of... Read more

The Story of Marie and Julien (2003)

Director: Jacques Rivette
Starring: Emmanuelle Beart, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Anne Brochet, Nicole Garcia

Marie (Emmanuelle Beart), a beautiful woman with a mysterious past, is reunited with Julien (Jerzy Radziwilowicz), a shy clockmaker she met one year e... Read more

Zombie Honeymoon (2004)

Director: Dave Gebroe
Starring: Tracy Coogan, Graham Sibley, Tonya Cornelisse, David M Wallace, Neal Jones

Loving newlyweds Danny and Denise are celebrating their honeymoon on a sun-drenched beach, when suddenly a terrible monster rises from the ocean and k... Read more

Frontline: Series 1 (1994)

Director: Rob Sitch, Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Jane Kennedy
Starring: Rob Sitch, Bruno Lawrence, Jane Kennedy, Tiriel Mora, Alison Whyte, Santo Cilaur...

Bitingly satirical and cruelly funny, this Australian 'mockumentary' series takes a perfectly aimed swipe at current affairs television as it goes beh... Read more

The Sweeney: Series 1 (1975)

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

John Thaw and Dennis Waterman started out in this gritty, genre-inventing London crime drama. Carter and Regan are two uncompromising coppers on the... Read more

The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer (2005)

Director: Jonathan Glazer

British filmmaker Jonathan Glazer began his career directing pop promos and advertisements before transitioning into features. Collected here are his... Read more

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Woody Harrelson, John C Reilly, Kevin Kline, Garrison...

The late Robert Altman's swansong is this whimsical tribute to radio shows of days gone by. Scripted by Garrison Keillor (who plays himself in the fi... Read more

Something New (2006)

Director: Sanaa Hamri
Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, Mike Epps, Donald Faison, Blair Underwood, Alfre Wood...

Successful lawyer, Kenya (Sanaa Lathan), has everything she could wish for, except the IBM (Ideal Black Man!). While on the cocktail circuit, she mee... Read more

Nikola Tesla: The Genius Who Lit The World (1994)


Encyclopedia Britannica lists Nikola Tesla as one of the top ten most fascinating people in history. So why is he virtually unknown to the general pub... Read more

Betty Boop Collection (1936)

Starring: Betty Boop

Betty Boop-oop-a-dooped her way to the silver screen in Max Fleischer short 'Dizzy Dishes' on August 8th, 1930. Experience the thrill and joy Betty br... Read more

Star Trek Fan Collective: Klingon (1996)

Starring: Scott Bakula, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, John Colicos, DeForest Kelley, Jam...

Spanning all five series, this 3 disc collection presents 9 of the best Klingon-related episodes as voted by the fans. Episodes include: 'Broken Bow P... Read more

Real Life (1978)

Director: Albert Brooks
Starring: Albert Brooks, Charles Grodin

Hilarious satire that was director Albert Brooks' feature film debut takes a lighthearted poke at cinema verite filmmaking. A documentarian (Brooks) t... Read more

Laurel and Hardy: Way Out West / Pack Up Your Troubles / The Original Brats / A Chump At Oxford / Pardon Us (1928)

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

This 5 disc collection of classic titles from Laurel and Hardy includes: 'Way Out West' (1937), 'Pack Up Your Troubles' (1932), 'The Original Brats' (... Read more

Superman II (Special Edition) (1980)

Director: Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Terence Stamp, Sa...

The Man of Steel is back, Metropolis is in trouble as three super-villans threaten destruction, and Lois Lane marries Clark Kent, only to find him a s... Read more

My Name Is Earl: Season 1 (2005)

Director: Victor Nelli Jr
Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Jason Lee, Jon Favreau, Juliette Lewis, Jaime Pressly, Ethan Su...

Earl (Jason Lee) is learning the hard way that when you do something bad, it has a way of coming back and biting you in the butt! Hoping to turn his l... Read more

24: Season 5 (2005)

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Jean Smart, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Louis Lombardi...

Eighteen months after faking his own death, Jack Bauer returns to L.A. when it becomes apparent that the only four people who know he is still alive a... Read more

Orlando Furioso (1990)

Director: Brian Large
Starring: Marilyn Horne, Susan Patterson, Kathleen Kuhlmann

Baroque opera has made a comeback in popular taste in recent decades, and this production embodies the genre's distinctive qualities: elaborately orna... Read more

DOA - Dead or Alive (2006)

Director: Corey Yuen Kwai
Starring: Jaime Pressly, Holly Valance, Sarah Carter, Natassia Malthe, Devon Aoki, Eric Ro...

Hong Kong martial arts legend Corey Yuen brings the video game to life. Three high-kicking babes duke it out for $10 milion in prize money, but soon... Read more

Masters of Horror: Cigarette Burns / Dreams in the Witch House (2005)

Director: John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon
Starring: Norman Reedus, Udo Kier, Ezra Godden

Features two episodes from the horror series: 'Cigarette Burns' - directed by John Carpenter, a movie-theatre director is hired to hunt for the only k... Read more

Good Times: Season 1 (1974)

Starring: John Amos, Esther Rolle, Jimmie Walker, Ja'Net Du Bois, Bern Nadette Stanis, Ral...

Living in the Chicago projects, the Good family tackled topical and controversial issues from a uniquely Afro-American perspective, while still provid... Read more

The Mechanic (1972)

Director: Michael Winner
Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland

Charles Bronson is a steely-eyed 'mechanic', an unparalleled professional assassin who takes a cold-hearted apprentice (Jan-Michael Vincent) under his... Read more

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1973)

Director: Glenn Jordan
Starring: Nigel Davenport, Shane Briant, Charles Aidman, Fionnula Flanagan

Can the gift of eternal youth and beauty be a curse? It is in this made-for-TV rendition of the Oscar Wilde shocker. Shane Briant plays the debauched... Read more

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Director: David Frankel
Starring: Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Simon Baker, Adrian Gre...

Meryl Streep is the boss from hell in this comedy-drama about an idealistic, mid-west girl (Anne Hathaway) who comes to the big smoke to be a real jou... Read more

48 Shades (2006)

Director: Daniel Lapaine
Starring: Richard Wilson (2), Emma Lung, Robin McLevy, Nicholas Donaldson, Victoria Thaine...

17-year-old Dan decides to stay in Brisbane and finish high school when his parents move to Switzerland, moving in with his young aunt and her gorgeou... Read more

Shaolin Kung Fu (1994)

Starring: Jet Li

Shaolin Kung Fu is the quintessence of Chinese martial arts. This documentary features martial arts superstar Jet Li as he talks about his early caree... Read more

Absolute Power: Series 2 (2004)

Starring: Stephen Fry, John Bird, James Lance, Zoe Telford, Sally Bretton

Stephen Fry and John Bird reprise their roles as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe. Machiavelli has nothing on these two. Prentiss and M... Read more

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare Retold (2005)

Director: Ed Fraiman
Starring: Imelda Staunton, Bill Paterson, Lennie James, Sharon Small, Zoe Tapper, Dean Len...

Polly (Imelda Staunton) and Theo (Bill Paterson) have come to Dream Park to celebrate the engagement of their daughter in this updated BBC version of... Read more

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare Retold (2005)

Director: Brian Percival
Starring: Sarah Parish, Damian Lewis, Tom Ellis, Billie Piper, Martin Jarvis, Olivia Colma...

Set in the contemporary world of broadcasting, Beatrice (Sarah Parish) is an ambitious anchor who finds herself back working with detested 'old flame'... Read more

Daniel Boone: Season 1 (1964)

Starring: Fess Parker, Albert Salmi, Ed Ames, Veronica Cartwright, Patricia Blair, Darby H...

Daniel Boone was a man! Fess Parker stars as the coon-skin wearing hero in this timeless series. Set in and around Kentucky and Virginia during the... Read more

The Last Hurrah: From Beijing to Arnhem 2005 (2005)

Starring: Dick Huurdeman, Des Molloy

Kiwis Des Molloy and Dick Huurdeman look like the sort of guys who should be sedately steering a sleigh in a Santa parade, not riding old single-bange... Read more

Early Days Yet (2001)

Director: Shirley Horrocks

One of New Zealand's greatest writers, Alan Curnow has a major international reputation. Winner of 7 New Zealand Book Awards and the Commonwealth Poet... Read more

Masters of Horror: Deer Woman / Sick Girl (2005)

Director: John Landis, Lucky McKee
Starring: Brian Benben, Anthony Griffith, Cinthia Moura, Sonja Bennett, Angela Bettis, Eri...

Another two episodes in the horror director's series. 'Deer Woman' from John Landis features a burnt out detective who has been relegated to the 'wei... Read more

Hell Drivers (1957)

Director: Cy Endfield
Starring: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, Sid James, William...

A hard-bitten Brit-noir about a corrupt trucking company forcing its drivers to work to the limit in order to make bonuses. Nominated for a BAFTA and... Read more

Adrift ( aka Open Water 2 ) (2006)

Director: Hans Horn
Starring: Susan May Pratt, Richard Speight Jr, Niklaus Lange, Ali Hillis, Eric Dane, Camer...

Promoted as a sequel to 2003's 'Open Water', this is related in no other way except that it is also based on a terrible true story of being helplessly... Read more

The Big White (2005)

Director: Mark Mylod
Starring: Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi, Tim Blake Nelson, W Earl Brown, W...

Paul Barnell (Robin Williams) is in big trouble. He's up to his eyeballs in debt, his wife (Holly Hunter) is going slowly insane and an ambitious ins... Read more

Great Aussie Icons - Graham Kennedy in... The Club (1980) / Travelling North (1987)

Director: Bruce Beresford, Carl Schultz
Starring: Graham Kennedy, Jack Thompson, Henri Szeps, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins, John H...

Long hailed as the 'King of Australian Television' Graham Kennedy also had a stellar career in film including these David Williamson-scripted classics... Read more

Children of Men (2006)

Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Starring: Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Danny Huston, Pete...

In the year 2027, the human race has lost its ability to procreate and society is rapidly descending into chaos. Alfonso Cuaron's adaptation of PD Jam... Read more

Hell ( L'Enfer ) (2005)

Director: Danis Tanovic
Starring: Emmanuelle Beart, Karin Viard, Marie Gillain, Guillaume Canet, Jacques Gamblin,...

Three sisters, Sophie (Emmanuelle Beart), Celine (Karin Viard) and Anne (Marie Gillain) have drifted apart since a traumatic childhood incident. Plun... Read more

Matando Cabos (2004)

Director: Alejandro Lozano
Starring: Tony Dalton, Ana Claudia Talancon, Pedro Armendariz, Kristoff , Raul Mendez

This dark Mexican comedy is a satirical look at a kidnapping gone awry when a couple of incompetent crims accidentally nab the janitor instead of the... Read more

The Boy From Oz (1995)

Director: Stephen Maclean
Starring: Peter Allen, Harry Connick Jr, Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Ann-Margret , et...

Australian-born Peter Allen had an international showbiz career, rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous and remembered for songs such as 'I Go To... Read more

Northern Exposure: Season 5 (1994)

Director: Randall Miller, Mark Horowitz
Starring: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Cynthia Geary, Darren E Burrows, John Cullum, Peter B...

The penultimate season of this well-loved show is full of its usual whimsical charm. Shelley is set to have her baby, though a bit of freaking out is... Read more

Kingdom of Heaven: Director's Cut (2005)

Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, David Thewlis, Edward Norton, Jeremy Irons, Liam Neeson, Marton...

Ridley Scott directed this epic-scale historical drama inspired by the events of the 12th century Crusades. Balian, (Orlando Bloom) a humble French bl... Read more

Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973)

Starring: James Doohan, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner,...

After the cancellation of the original live-action series, 'Star Trek' launched an animated spinoff that continued to chart the intergalactic adventur... Read more

The Omen: Pentology (1976)

Director: Don Taylor, Graham Baker, Richard Donner, John Moore, Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Gerard
Starring: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Billie Whitelaw, Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, William Ho...

This ulitmate 6-disc collection includes 1976's 'The Omen' (in a new 2 disc Collector's Edition), 'Damien: The Omen II', in which Damien discovers his... Read more

Tales from the Crapper (2004)

Director: Lloyd Kaufman
Starring: Ron Jeremy, Trey Parker, Julie Strain, Jorge Garcia, Ted Raimi

Using the 'Dogpile 95' rules - fast and crappy - Troma offers us two films: 'The Case of the Melon Heavy Alien Male Eater', and 'Tuition of the Terro... Read more

The Five Pennies (1959)

Director: Melville Shavelson
Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Danny Kaye stars as jazz great Red Nichols in this excellent biopic chronicling the stormy life of the '20s cornet wizard, including Nichols' domestic... Read more

The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Director: George Marshall
Starring: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas, Anthony Quinn

Ghosts and gags collide, with Bob Hope as a Manhattan radio commentator who finds himself on the run from the mob and marooned on a haunted island, al... Read more

Blackbeard - Terror at Sea (2006)

Starring: James Purefoy

Go inside the cunning mind of a charming criminal genius as 'National Geographic' tells the dramatic story of one of history's most fearsome pirates.... Read more

William Gibson - No Maps for these Territories (2001)

Director: Mark Neale
Starring: William Gibson

William Gibson - visionary writer, author of 'Neuromancer' and creator of the term 'cyberspace' - is the subject of this unusual and absorbing documen... Read more

Eragon (2006)

Director: Stefen Fangmeier
Starring: Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle, John Malkovich, Garr...

Based on the best-seller by Christopher Paolini (he was just 17 when his family published it) in which a young orphaned farmboy finds a mystical stone... Read more

Francis of Assisi (1961)

Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Cecil Kellaway

Michael Curtiz brings the life of St Francis to the screen in this colourful religious epic. Dolores Hart co-stars as the noblewoman who forsakes her... Read more

HotRod - The Movie (2004)

Director: Michael Morrow

In 1998 'HotRod' Joey Kemp entered the Lansdowne Demolition Derby winning first place, but injuring himself so severely his doctors told him never to... Read more

The Salzburg Festival (2006)

Director: Tony Palmer

The Salzburg Festival has hosted every great star of the opera and concert hall, from Toscanini to Anne-Sophie Mutter, from Fischer-Dieskau to Barenbo... Read more

Great Aussie Icons - Barry Humphries in... The Great Macarthy / Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)

Director: Bruce Beresford, David Baker
Starring: Barry Humphries, Barry Crocker, Donald Pleasence, Max Gillies

Sit back possums and marvel at Barry's finest moments on film! One of Australia's best-known, and loved, comedians stars in two classic comedies. 'T... Read more

Protocols of Zion (2004)

Director: Marc Levin

Despite all the evidence, millions around the world continue to blame the Jews for 9/11. This belief is a modern-day incarnation of the infamous 'The... Read more

The Secret (2006)

Director: Drew Heriot

Finally! The 'secret' that has allowed those in the know to be healthy, wealthy and wise down through the ages, from Plato to Shakespeare to Einstein... Read more

Angel: Season 2 (2000)

Director: Bill L Norton, David Greenwalt, Michael Lange, Joss Whedon, David Grossman, Krishna Rao
Starring: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J August Richards

Angel continues to seek redemption, but a fatal mistake makes him realize that racking up the body count isn't the way to go. So with a renewed sense... Read more

The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)

Director: Penelope Spheeris
Starring: Cameron Bancroft, Brian Dennehy, Shannon Elizabeth, Mike Farrell, Christian Kane...

Based on Brian Cruver's startling book, 'Anatomy of Greed', this strident, made-for-TV movie chronicles the rise and fall of the notorious, Houston-ba... Read more

The Kovak Box (2006)

Director: Daniel Monzon
Starring: Timothy Hutton, David Kelly, Lucia Jimenez, Georgia Mackenzie, Gary Piquer, Anne...

Best-selling sci-fi author David Norton (Timothy Hutton) is invited to host a conference in Majorca, but after he and his girlfriend arrive, it become... Read more

Gridiron Gang (2006)

Director: Phil Joanou
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner, Leon Rippy, L Scott Caldwell, Kevin Dunn,...

Based on a documentary of the same name about a group of juvenile criminals who are uplifted by a determined probation officer, Sean Porter (played by... Read more

The Secret Underground Lectures of Commander X (2004)

Commander X is the pseudonym of an alleged former U.S. Government intelligence agent from the NSA who worked in a remote viewing project. He has distr... Read more

Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002)

Director: Darlene Johnson
Starring: David Gulpilil, Rolf de Heer, Jack Thompson, Phillip Noyce

David Gulpilil was the first Aboriginal Australian to appear as an actor in a film, Nicholas Roeg's 'Walkabout' in 1971, and since then he has become... Read more

The Child ( L'Enfant ) (2005)

Director: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Starring: Jeremie Renier, Deborah Francois, Jeremie Segard, Fabrizio Rongione, Olivier Gou...

Sofia and her boyfriend Bruno are two irresponsible teens living on the bottom rung of the social ladder. When Sofia falls pregnant and gives birth t... Read more

Gilmore Girls: Season 6 (2005)

Director: Jamie Babbit, Linda Mendoza, Lee Shallat Chemel, Robert Berlinger, Jackson Douglas, Amy Sherman-Palladino, David Palladino
Starring: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Melissa McCarthy, Scott Patterson, Keiko Agena, Ya...

More fun, more flames, more flameouts: more Gilmore. The much-loved mother-daughter duo return for another 22 episodes full of supersonic banter with... Read more

Rebus: Black & Blue / The Hanging Garden / Dead Souls (2000)

Director: Maurice Phillips, Martyn Friend
Starring: John Hannah, Sara Stewart, Gayanne Potter, Rony Bridges, Jenny Ryan

John Hannah produced, and stars in, these gritty adaptations of the best-selling detective novels by acclaimed Scottish author, Ian Rankin. Rebus conf... Read more

One: The Movie (2006)

Director: Ward Powers
Starring: Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Robert Thurman, etc ...

A cinematic journey in search of the answer to life's ultimate question. Armed with only a mail-order video camera, a list of twenty questions and a d... Read more

The Good Die Young (1954)

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Laurence Harvey, Stanley Baker, Joan Collins, Robert Morley, Gloria Grahame, Ric...

A psychological crime yarn, based on the novel by Richard Macaulay, exploring the motivations of four participants in an armed robbery. Ex-GI Joe (Ric... Read more

Jason King (1971)

Director: Jeremy Summers
Starring: Peter Wyngarde, Dennis Price

This 'Department S' spin-off finds Jason King (Peter Wyngarde), the flamboyant playboy novelist and ace spy, writing his Mark Caine novels full-time a... Read more

Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs - The Story of Movie Westerns (2005)

Starring: Tom Mix, Gary Cooper, John Wayne, William Boyd, George Gabby Hayes, Smiley Burne...

This is the story of the early Western movie pioneers. The 'Old West' flicks were predominantly 'Cowboys and Indians', the white hats against the blac... Read more

Callan: Series 3 (1970)

Starring: Edward Woodward, Patrick Mower, William Squire

Edward Woodward is Callan, an embittered SIS assassin working for a shadowy branch of government operations called 'the Section'. He performs his dut... Read more

The Angry Silence (1960)

Director: Guy Green
Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

Screenwriter Bryan Forbes won a BAFTA and was nominated for an Oscar for this gritty union story about a man who stands up to coercive union officials... Read more

Into the West (2005)

Starring: Matthew Settle, Josh Brolin, Tonantzin Carmelo, Gary Busey, Michael Spears, Zahn...

When Jacob Wheeler heads West for excitement, he falls in love with Native American girl, Thunder Heart Woman, sister of Loved By Buffalo, who fears h... Read more

Little Einsteins: Mission Celebration (2006)


Disney and the award-winning Baby Einstein Company launch pre-schoolers on thrilling journeys to real-world destinations, where they undertake importa... Read more

The Fountain (2006)

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Hugh Jackman, Mark Margolis, Rachel Weisz, Cliff Curtis, Sean Pat...

Darren Aronofsky directs his wife, Rachel Weisz, and Hugh Jackman in this abstract sci-fi odyssey about one man's thousand-year quest to save the woma... Read more

Music and Lyrics (2007)

Director: Marc Lawrence
Starring: Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore, Brad Garrett, Kristen Johnston, Scott Campbell, Hale...

Hugh Grant plays aging '80s boy band icon Alex Fletcher, desperate to re-invigorate his now non-existent career. When hot young thing Cora Corman (Ha... Read more

Entourage: Season 3 - Part 1 (2006)

Starring: Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, Debi Mazar, Jeremy...

James Cameron's blockbuster, 'Aquaman', is set to make or break Vince's career at the box office, and while Drama and Turtle are breaking their necks... Read more

Dreamgirls (2006)

Director: Bill Condon
Starring: Beyonce Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika...

Discovered in a local talent quest by ambitious manager Curtis Taylor (Jaime Foxx), three soul-singing friends (played by Beyonce Knowles, 'American I... Read more

Open Season (2006)

Director: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
Starring: Voices Of, Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Jon Favreau, Gary Sinise, Jane Krako...

Once again, a happily domesticated animal gets a nasty shock when returned to its natural habitat - in this case the fish out of water is a grizzly be... Read more

O.C. and Stiggs (1987)

Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Paul Dooley, Jane Curtin, Neill Barry, Daniel Jenkins, Martin Mull, Dennis Hoppe...

Based on characters from a 'National Lampoon' magazine, O.C. and Stiggs aren't your average unhappy teenagers. They not only despise their suburban su... Read more

Footy Legends (2006)

Director: Khoa Do
Starring: Anh Do, Emma Lung, Peter Phelps, Claudia Karvan, Jason McGoldrick, Angus Sampson

Luc is a down-on-his-luck twenty-something who arrived in Australia as a refugee back in the 1980s. He lives in Sydney's outer suburbs, looking after... Read more

Tomie: Replay (2000)

Director: Fujiro Mitsuishi
Starring: Yosuke Kubozuka, Sayaka Yamaguchi, Mai Houshou

This sequel to the popular 1999 film sees Tomie now regenerating herself inside a young girl. When doctors operate, Tomie is released upon the world o... Read more

Vietnam War: Combat - Volume 2 (2002)


A follow on from the highly acclaimed 'Vietnam War' series with Walter Cronkite, this offers in-depth analysis, review and personal representations of... Read more

Vietnam War: Combat - Volume 3 (2002)


A follow on from the highly acclaimed 'Vietnam War' series with Walter Cronkite, this offers in-depth analysis, review and personal representations of... Read more

The Secret History of 9/11 (2006)


To mark the fifth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, the CBC presents an extraordinary look at what was happening beh... Read more

Smokin' Aces (2007)

Director: Joe Carnahan
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Piven, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Joseph Rus...

A bullet-strewn ensemble comedy/thriller with Jeremy Piven as small-time scammer Buddy 'Aces' Israel, about to turn State's evidence against the mob.... Read more

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Director: Kevin Macdonald
Starring: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurne...

Forest Whitaker walked away with the Best Actor Oscar for his complex portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Adapted from the novel by Giles Foden, t... Read more

Hollywoodland (2006)

Director: Allen Coulter
Starring: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins, Lois Smith, Robin Tunney, Je...

When actor George Reeves, famous for his iconic portrayal of Superman, was found dead in his home from a shotgun wound, it rocked both Hollywood and t... Read more

Dick Francis Mysteries: Twice Shy / In The Frame / Blood Sport (1989)

Director: Vincent McEveety, Dierdre Friel, Wigbert Wicker
Starring: Ian McShane, Karl Hayden, Niall Toibin, Conor Mullen, Lloyd Bochner, Kenneth Wel...

Three detective stories starring Ian McShane, from the pen of jockey-turned-best-selling author, Dick Francis. 'Twice Shy' sees British Jockey Club i... Read more

Aquamarine (2006)

Director: Elizabeth Allen
Starring: Emma Roberts, Joanna 'Jojo" Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel...

Claire and Hailey are best buddies facing imminent separation when Claire's mother accepts a marine biology job in Australia. However their problems... Read more

The West Wing: Season 1 (1999)

Director: Alan Taylor, Thomas Schlamme, Chris Misiano, Alex Graves
Starring: Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford, Richard Schiff, Janel Moloney, J...

Martin Sheen heads a phenomenal ensemble cast, as the fictitious newly elected Democratic US president, Jed Bartlet. Stalking purposefully through the... Read more

The Big Stampede (1932)

Director: Tenny Wright
Starring: Luis Alberni, Mae Madison, John Wayne, Noah Beery

John Wayne stars as deputy sheriff John Steele, in search of a nasty cattle rustler responsible for the death of his town's lawman. A classic early w... Read more

Five Days in September: The Rebirth of an Orchestra (2005)

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete

After a tough spell, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has a charismatic and passionate new conductor, Peter Oundjiian, and this vibrant documentary foll... Read more

Cheech & Chong Collection: Next Movie (1980) / Nice Dream (1981) / Things Are Tough All Over (1982) / Get Out of My Room (1985) / Born in East LA (1987)

Director: Cheech Marin, Thomas Chong, Tom Avildsen
Starring: Cheech Marin, Thomas Chong

Cheech Marin (Mexican-American) and Thomas Chong (himself of mixed Chinese-European heritage), rose to fame in the late 1970s and early to mid-1980s.... Read more

Solo: Series 1 and 2 (1981)

Starring: Elspet Gray, Felicity Kendal, Stephen Moore

Following the demise of the ever-popular 'The Good Life', each of the four cast members got their own sit-com. Richard Briers got 'Ever Decreasing Ci... Read more

Little Britain: Live (2006)

Director: Geoff Posner, Jeremy Sams
Starring: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Anthony Head, Ruth Jones

After three award-winning television series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams took 'Little Britain' on the road. The triumphant tour culminated with this... Read more

Plots With A View ( aka Undertaking Betty ) (2002)

Director: Nick Hurran
Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Naomi Watts, Lee Evans, Christopher Walken, Rober...

A delightfully offbeat romantic comedy about Boris Plots (Alfred Molina), a Welsh funeral director who reconnects with his lifelong crush, Betty (Bren... Read more

The White Diamond (2004)

Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Dr. Graham Dorrington

Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog follows enigmatic airship engineer Dr Graham Dorrington, as he embarks on a trip, in the heart of the Guyanian rainf... Read more

The Minus Man (1999)

Director: Hampton Fancher
Starring: Owen Wilson, Janeane Garofalo, Brian Cox, Mercedes Ruehl, Dwight Yoakam, Dennis...

An odd and eerie suspenser directed by 'Blade Runner' scripter Hampton Fancher, with Owen Wilson playing against type as Vann Siegert, a cold-blooded... Read more

The Office (US): Season 2 (2006)

Starring: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, BJ Novak

Breaking free from its formidable BBC parent and finding its own comedy feet, the second season of 'the American Office' has a full compliment of 22 e... Read more

SeaQuest DSV: Season 1 (1993)

Starring: Jonathan Brandis, Don Franklin, Roy Scheider, Ted Raimi, Marco Sanchez

In the mid-21st century, humankind has colonised the oceans and formed the UEO (United Earth Oceans) as an organisation to police them. Roy Scheider p... Read more

The Best of Youth (2003)

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana
Starring: Alessio Boni, Luigi Lo Cascio

An engrossing and intimate epic, originally produced as a miniseries for Italian television, following the divergent paths taken by brothers Nicola (L... Read more

Smallville: Season 4 (2004)

Starring: Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Jensen Ackles, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, Anne...

Yet another female with the initials L.L. turns up to complicate Clark's life. And it's Lois Lane who has come to Kansas to investigate the disappear... Read more

Beckett On Film: Volume 2 (2000)

Director: Atom Egoyan, Karel Reisz, Damien O'Donnell, John Crowley, Walter Asmus
Starring: John Hurt, Sean McGinley, Gary Lewis, Anna Massey, Sian Phillips

Derived from the Gate Theatre Dublin's performances, this acclaimed 'Beckett on Film' project brings together a collection of films from the distingui... Read more

Drug Wars ( aka Bristol Boys ) (2005)

Director: Brandon David
Starring: Daniel Franzese, Tom Guiry, Will Janowitz, Adrian Martinez, Kevin Toolen, Tammy...

Based on the true story of a bunch of arrogant slackers in Bristol, Connecticut who set up a marijuana distribution business, but get so caught up in... Read more

The Backwoods (2006)

Director: Koldo Serra
Starring: Gary Oldman, Paddy Considine, Aitana Sanchez-Gijon, Virginie Ledoyen, Lluis Homa...

A young English couple (Paddy Considine and Virginie Ledoyen) are going through a rough patch and decide to spend some time in the Basque country with... Read more

Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

Director: Penny Marshall
Starring: Roscoe Lee Browne, Stephen Collins, Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Kane, Annie Potts, Jo...

Whoopi Goldberg made her comedy feature debut (after a dramatic turn in 'The Color Purple') in this comedy/thriller, as bank computer operator Terry,... Read more

Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

Director: Grigori Chukhrai
Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova

Aloysha is a frightened young soldier fighting the Germans when, more by good luck than good management, he disables two enemy tanks. As a reward he... Read more

The Professionals: Series 3 (1980)

Starring: Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Gordon Jackson

By the third series, the cast chemistry is at its peak and our macho crimebusters are throwing out snappy banter and one-liners left and right. This... Read more

The Darling Buds of May: The Complete Series (1991)

Director: David Giles, Rodney Bennett, Robert Tronson, Steve Goldie
Starring: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stephanie Ralph, Philip Franks

Set in the idyllic rural bliss of 1950s England, David Jason is the head of the eccentric and lovable Larkin family, along with wife, Pam Ferris. Thei... Read more

Crime and Punishment (1998)

Director: Joseph Sargent
Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Ben Kingsley, Julie Delpy, Eddie Marsan, Lili Hovarth

Rodya (Patrick Dempsey) is a student in 19th century Russia, who believes his great intelligence gives him the right to commit any crime he deems will... Read more

The Face of Tutankhamun (2006)

Director: David Wallace, Derek Towers
Starring: Presented By, Christopher Frayling

The wondrous story surrounding the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb is brought to life in this four-part BBC series. Writer and creator Christopher Fra... Read more

In Search of the Trojan War (1985)

Starring: Presented By, Michael Wood

The tales of Troy and its heroes, Achilles and Hector, Paris and the famed beauty Helen, have enthralled generation upon generation. But did these leg... Read more

Sesame Street: Old School - Volume 1 (1969)


Were some of your first friends named Grover, Mr Hooper and Bob? Do you remember the Ladybug Picnic? How about Pinball Number Count? Take a trip back... Read more

Takeshis' (2005)

Director: Takeshi Kitano
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Kotomi Kyono, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Terajima Susumu, Tets...

Japanese film icon Beat Takeshi writes, directs, edits and stars as himself and his own doppelganger in this surreal, comic fantasy about a convenienc... Read more

Darling Lili (1969)

Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Jeremy Kemp, Lance Percival

A musical World War I spy-spoof with Julie Andrews attempting to shed her goody-good image as a femme fatale music hall entertainer, who is really a G... Read more

The Anthony Trollope Collection: The Barchester Chronicles / The Way We Live Now / He Knew He Was Right (2004)

Director: David Giles, David Yates, Tom Vaughan
Starring: Donald Pleasence, David Gwillim, Geraldine McEwan, Alan Rickman, Nigel Hawthorne...

Three exceptional BBC mini-series, adapted from the works of 19th century novelist, Anthony Trollope. 'The Barchester Chronicles' (1982) is based on... Read more