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The Talk of the Town (1942)

7.6/10
Director: George Stevens
Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman

This brillantly cast, strange mixture of screwball comedy and lynch-mob melodramatics focuses on an accused arsonist, a Supreme Court judge and the gi... Read more

Lost Horizon (1937)

7.8/10
Director: Frank Capra
Starring: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, John Howard

Frank Capra's hypnotic and perversely appealing adaptation of James Hilton's novel is a work of lost innocence and spiritual redemption. A plane fleei... Read more

Lady Windermere's Fan (1925)

7.5/10
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Starring: Ronald Colman, May McAvoy, Irene Rich

Unable to rely upon Oscar Wilde's epigrammatic dialogue to carry the day (this was, after all, the silent-film era), director Ernst Lubitsch substitut... Read more

A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

7.8/10
Director: Jack Conway
Starring: Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, Elizabeth Allan, Ronald Colman, Reginald Owen

An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges... Read more

Death Line (1972)

Director: Gary Sherman
Starring: Christopher Lee, Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington

Spine-tingling horror classic concerns a family of flesh-eating humans whove lived for generations within the London subway system. After the patriar... Read more

Ground Zero (1987)

6.6/10
Director: Michael Pattinson
Starring: Colin Friels, Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence

Colin Friels stars as a cinematographer who unwittingly becomes involved in political intrigue when he searches for the truth about the death of his f... Read more

Ooh, You Are Awful (1972)

Director: Cliff Owen
Starring: Dick Emery, Derren Nesbitt, Ronald Fraser, William Franklyn, Pat Coombs, Norman...

Charlie and Reggie are two London crooks who con a couple of rich Italians out of half a million pounds. Reggie stashes the loot in a Swiss bank accou... Read more

Bread: Series 3 and 4 (1987)

6.2/10
Starring: Jean Boht, Jonathon Morris, Ronald Forfar, Nick Conway, Gilly Gorman, Peter Howi...

More dramas with the working class (though not often 'working') Boswell family of Liverpool. Matriarch Nellie (Jean Boht) struggles to keep her rauco... Read more

Bread: Series 1 and 2 (1986)

6.2/10
Director: Susan Belbin
Starring: Jean Boht, Jonathon Morris, Ronald Forfar, Nick Conway, Gilly Gorman, Peter Howi...

Meet the Boswells, a working-class family barely scraping by with the help of Social Security payments and the occasional odd job. Standing firm at t... Read more

Darkest Hour (Blu-Ray) (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ronald Pickup, Stephen Dillan...

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Chur... Read more

The Van (1996)

6.8/10
Director: Stephen Frears
Starring: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly

About two unemployed buddies who convert a dilapidated van into Bimbo's Burgers, a mobile fast-food joint selling fish and chips and hamburgers. Bimbo... Read more

Darkest Hour (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ronald Pickup, Stephen Dillan...

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Chur... Read more

The Killers (Blu-Ray) (1964)

7.1/10
Director: Don Siegel
Starring: Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins, Clu Gulager, John Cassavetes, Lee Marvin, Norman...

Two hitmen kill an ex-getaway driver, then hunt for the money he purportedly stole in a previous robbery. They probe their victim's past, seeking clue... Read more

Panic (2000)

6.8/10
Director: Henry Bromell
Starring: William H Macy, Neve Campbell, Tracey Ullman, Donald Sutherland, John Ritter

A mid-life crisis has devoted family man William H. Macy questioning his career choice with a therapist. Problem is, Macy is a killer-for-hire followi... Read more

Lewis: Series 5 (2011)

7.2/10
Starring: Clare Holman, Juliet Stevenson, Ronald Pickup, Christopher Timothy, Laurence Fox...

Kevin Whately returns as Detective Inspector Robbie Lewis, ably assisted by his young sidekick, D.S. Hathaway (Laurence Fox), in the fifth series of t... Read more

Lewis: Series 6 & 7 (2012)

8/10
Starring: Clare Holman, Juliet Stevenson, Ronald Pickup, Christopher Timothy, Laurence Fox...

Kevin Whately returns to the role of Inspector Robbie Lewis with his young partner D.S. Hathaway (Laurence Fox) in every epsiode from Series 6 – 7. To... Read more

Lewis: Series 8 & 9 (2014)

8/10
Starring: Clare Holman, Juliet Stevenson, Ronald Pickup, Christopher Timothy, Laurence Fox...

Kevin Whately returns to the role of Inspector Robbie Lewis with his young partner D.S. Hathaway (Laurence Fox) in every epsiode from Series 8 – 9. To... Read more

The Advocate (1993)

6.8/10
Director: Leslie Megahey
Starring: Colin Firth, Amina Annabi, Donald Pleasence, Nicol Williamson, Ian Holm, Lysette...

Aka "Hour of the Pig". Lawyer Colin Firth abandons the bustle of 15th century Paris for the supposedly more pastoral pace of rural France, only to get... Read more

Ask the Dust (2006)

5.8/10
Director: Robert Towne
Starring: Colin Farrell, Salma Hayek, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Idina Menzel, Just...

Adapted from John Fante's Depression-era novel by director Robert Towne, this labour of love began in the 1970s when Towne met the author, during rese... Read more

Kings Row (1942)

7.7/10
Director: Sam Wood
Starring: Ann Sheridan, Charles Coburn, Claude Rains, Judith Anderson, Robert Cummings, Ro...

A big, juicy, and really quite weird melodrama, the film cruises through the creepier side of small-town life, with Reagan in a very appealing groove.... Read more

Bloodsport (1986)

6.8/10
Director: Newt Arnold
Starring: Leah Ayres, Norman Burton, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Forest Whitaker,...

The Muscles from Brussels made his starring debut in this 'based on a true story' kick-boxing classic. Jean-Claude is the military intelligence office... Read more

The Way Back (2010)

7.3/10
Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Ed Harris, Mark Strong, Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Jim Sturgess

For seven men who escaped from a brutal Stalinist gulag in 1940 Siberia, breaking out was the easy part. What followed was a harrowing, 4,000-mile tre... Read more

The Way Back (Blu-ray) (2010)

7.3/10
Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Ed Harris, Mark Strong, Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Jim Sturgess

For seven men who escaped from a brutal Stalinist gulag in 1940 Siberia, breaking out was the easy part. What followed was a harrowing, 4,000-mile tre... Read more

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2011)

8.1/10
Director: James Hawes, Geoffrey Sax, David Blair, Christopher Menaul
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Tim Pigott-Smith, Tom Georgeson, Paddy Considine, Emma Fielding,...

In the early days of criminal investigation, before guilt and innocence were determined by forensic science, there was a detective, “ a man of mystery... Read more

Grow Your Own (2007)

6.8/10
Director: Richard Laxton
Starring: Olivia Colman, Omid Djalili, Sarah Hadland, Philip Jackson, Roland Manookian, Ed...

Loosely based on a real-life allotment in Liverpool, where Balkan refugees were given plots to provide both food and therapy, this charming comedy-dra... Read more

Horrible Bosses (2011)

6.9/10
Director: Seth Gordon
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Colin Farrell, Ja...

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grin... Read more

Horrible Bosses (Blu-ray) (2011)

6.9/10
Director: Seth Gordon
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Colin Farrell, Ja...

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grin... Read more

JFK (1991)

8/10
Director: Oliver Stone
Starring: Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Kevin Bacon, Laurie Metcalf, Gary...

Oliver Stone's triumphant speculative drama is based on New Orleans D.A. Jim Garrison's experience in bringing charges - the only ones ever levelled a... Read more

Alastair Sim Collection: The Green Man / Folly To Be Wise / Geordie / Left, Right and Centre / Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Director: Frank Launder, Mario Zampi, Robert Day, Sidney Gilliat
Starring: George Cole, Alastair Sim, Hugh Burden, Audrey Hepburn, Ian Carmichael, Bill Tra...

'The Green Man' (1956) - Alastair Sim stars in this entertaining black comedy as a timid clockmaker with a part-time job - International Assassination... Read more