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Friedkin Uncut

With just three films from his incredible filmography, William Friedkin secured his legacy as one of the finest directors in the history of American cinema. In the 1970s, Friedkin gave the world The French Connection, The Exorc...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Brothers in Arms: The Making of Platoon

Oliver Stone’s Platoon is one of the most iconic war movies ever made, and like Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam epic Apocalypse Now, had a rather troubled history. Director Paul Sanchez has tried to recreate the success of the a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Finding the Way Back

Finding the Way Back sees Ben Affleck and director Gavin O’Connor reunite after 2016’s underrated action thriller The Accountant, this time crafting a more subtle and reflective piece. The result is Finding the Way Back, a powe...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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300

Finally making its highly anticipated debut on 4K Blu-ray from Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Zack Snyder’s stunningly stylised epic has certainly never looked or sounded better. But how does the film hold up, 14 years since i...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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One Summer: The Complete Series

Written by award-winning playwright Willy Russell, One Summer aired on Channel 4 in 1983 to critical acclaim, praised for its emotional drama, hard-hitting realism, and subtle humour. Starring David Morrissey (The Walking Dead)...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Bay of Silence

Based on the novel of the same name by Lisa St Aubin de Terán, The Bay of Silence is a dreary thriller that completely fails to land any of its twists or turns due to phoned in performances, dreadful direction and an abysmal sc...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Great Buster: A Celebration

Joseph Frank Keaton, known to millions as Buster, is one of the most influential pioneers in the history of cinema – and yet there will be many out there who don’t even know who he is. This wonderful documentary from celebrated...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Beau Travail

Loosely based on Herman Melville’s 1888 novella Billy Budd, Claire Denis’ Beau Travail is a stunning film of immense beauty – so it’s no surprise that the film is making its UK Blu-ray debut as part of the Criterion Collection....
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Blackbird

With an all-star cast including Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon and Sam Neill, it’s shocking that the wonderful Blackbird has had such a tiny release. In a non-Covid parallel universe, this could’ve been one of the biggest dramas ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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After The Fox

In a career packed with iconic films like The Pink Panther, Dr. Strangelove and The Ladykillers, choosing a favourite Peter Sellers film is a difficult task. A dark horse competitor is the criminally underrated After The Fox, a...