Post-colonial identity is thoughtfully explored in this accomplished debut
from Senegalese newcomer Alain Gomis.
Newlyweds fall in and out of love on a barge travelling along the Seine
in this classic of world cinema.
Greed, intrigue and lots of comedy in this offbeat thriller parody from
director Álex de la Iglesia.
Federico Fellini directs this masterful study of decadence and debauchery
in 50s Rome.
French writer-director Mathieu Kassovitz presents a searing account of
alienated youth stalking the mean streets of Paris.
A teenage girl tries to save the soul of a provincial doctor in this Argentine
Passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Carl Dreyer's universally acclaimed masterpiece offers a stark and haunting
vision of the death of Joan of Arc.
Set in Australia during the 60s a mother and daughter are on a quest for
revenge in this sexy, black comedy.
Joaquin Phoenix and John Travolta star in a turgid and disingenuous tribute
to the American firefighter.
Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers shine in this Ealing Comedy that - like
fine wine and Sean Connery - just gets better as it gets older.
Tom Hanks relishes the role of master criminal in this so-so remake from
the Coen brothers.
Bertrand Tavernier's beautiful film set in Occupied France questions where
the line lies between resistance and collaboration.
A moving, gripping ensemble drama, with a star turn from Anthony LaPaglia,
this is one of finest Australian film in years.
Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
Angelina Jolie's back as the iconic videogame heroine, in a franchise-killing
Emperor: Director's Cut, The
Bernardo Bertolucci goes oriental in an unnecessarily extended version
of his 1987 Oscar-winner.
Great Wilderness, The
There are strange goings-on in the Scottish Highlands in this atmospheric
digital video drama.
In The Universe (Ruang Rak Noi Nid Mahasan)
Young love turns listless in this enjoyably absurd romance from Thai director
Tom Cruise indulges in some two-handed sword-play in this top-notch
Italy's historic horse race, Il Palio, comes under the microscope in this
tense and affecting documentary.
A man turns vigilante after the death of his girlfriend in this pitiful
This big screen adaptation takes the shine off Klaus Baumgart's children's
Frances McDormand plays an ageing record producer in this relationship
drama with Christian Bale and Kate Beckinsale.
Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore play bickering New York divorce attorneys
in a flat-footed romantic comedy.
Drugs, guns and gangsters... Finally, a Brit crime flick you won't hate.
of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The
Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend and Jason Flemyng chew the scenery in this
Victorian superhero debacle.
A welcome re-release of this still-compelling 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville
A poison pen letter writer plagues a provincial French village in this
near-forgotten masterpiece from director Henri-Georges Clouzot.
Kate Hudson plays a young American in Paris in this elegant, but unsatisfactory
comedy from the Merchant Ivory team.
Pasta, love, and sexuality feature in this enjoyable tale of a widow who
discovers that her husband was bisexual.
Damien Odoul's award-winning first feature - madness and desire in rural
Reese Witherspoon returns in a sequel that's as irritating and unfunny
as its predecessor was funny and full of charm.
Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events
Jim Carrey is the only reason you'll want to watch this flabby fantasy
Joseph Fiennes and Elisabeth Shue share a strange connection in this arty
Visconti's magnificent period drama of Sicilian aristocracy in decline
is returns to glory in this newly restored print.
Two abandoned children fight the care system in Christophe Ruggia's searing
Billy Bob Thornton searches for redemption in this story of an ex-con
trying to do the right thing.
Boy meets man in this accomplished and superior coming of age tale from
debut writer/director Michael Cuesta.
The effects of globalisation on Jamaica's economy are outlined in Stephanie
Black's hard-hitting documentary.
And Death Of Peter Sellers, The
The title pretty much says it all. Except, "starring Geoffrey Rush."
Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The
Wes Anderson's aquatic adventure, starring Bill Murray, will leave you
floating on a good feeling.
Is A Miracle (Zivot Je Cudo)
A chaotic and frenetic comedy set during the recent war in the former
of David Gale, The
Death row dilemmas for Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet in Alan Parker's
uninspired message movie.
Of Oharu, The (Saikaku Ichidai Onna)
A re-release for Mizoguchi's masterful tale of female suffering.
or Something Like It
Angelina Jolie tries to prove there's more to her than Lara Croft in this
dim romantic comedy.
Teen rapper Lil' Bow Wow stars in this feelgood fantasy about a slam-dunking
orphan and his magical sneakers.
Lilo & Stitch
An offbeat offering from Disney pairing a wicked alien with a lonely young
Swedish director Lukas Moodysson's third feature is a hard-hitting tale
of teenage suffering.
Lion King, The
Disney's "The Lion King" is remastered for the IMAX screen in a limited
special edition release.
Brittany Murphy struggles to be sympathetic in this spiteful tale of a
girlfriend who tracks down her partner's former lovers.
Polar Bear, The
Old-fashioned animation, cutesy characters but not much else in this Arctic
adventure from kids' writer Hans de Beer.
Entertaining documentary on the rise and fall of Britpop, featuring interviews
with Oasis, Blur, Pulp, Massive Attack, and many more.
An escaped con impersonates a Mullah in this spirited religious comedy.
McGuire Movie, The
This big screen spin-off of the Disney TV show has klutzy Hilary Duff
finding romance and adventure on a school trip to Rome.
of the Long Distance Runner, The
A young borstal boy takes on the system in this classic - but dated -
kitchen sink drama.
At Me (Comme Une Image)
Sophisticated French comedy-drama about an overweight young choral singer
and her overbearing father.
Lord of the Rings, The: The Fellowship
of the Ring
A spectacular adventure in a fantasy world. Tolkien's epic trilogy brought
to the big screen by Peter Jackson. Review submitted by Nikarius.
Of The Rings, The: The Return Of The King
Hobbits, elves and elephantine evil beasties! Peter Jackson's third
and final fantasy is simply superb.
Lord of the Rings: The Two
Nikarius reviews the second part of the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy
- find out whether he thought it was a hit or a miss...
Lord of the Rings: The
Director Peter Jackson scores again with another gripping realisation
of JRR Tolkien's classic novel.
Sofia Coppola directs Bill Murray in the greatest performance of his career.
Poignant and hilariously funny - what more could you ask for?
A star-stuffed romantic comedy from Four Weddings And A Funeral writer
Richard Curtis. Lovely, actually.
Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a bereaved husband whose wife has committed
suicide, in this moving tale of loss.
Lost in La Mancha
A hilarious and heartbreaking 'un-making of' documentary on the set of
Terry Gilliam's failed Don Quixote adaptation.
A minicab driver gets more than he bargained for when he helps a nightclub
singer in this Turkish drama.
Lovely and Amazing
A sharply observed and impressively acted indie comedy by "Walking
and Talking" director Nicole Holofcener.
Me If You Dare
Whimsical French romantic drama, about two friends and their series of
increasingly unconventional dares.
Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley's first outing in a motion picture sees him as the brother
of a thief in this western. Review submitted by Nikarius.
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