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The Untouchables – 4K

In the 1980s, filmmaker Brian De Palma gave us Scarface, Body Double, and Blow Out – three films that feel so of their era, that they have aged accordingly. But in ‘87, he also dropped the epic crime saga The Untouchables...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wrath of Man

After a run of duds including King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and the live-action Aladdin remake, beloved Britflick filmmaker Guy Ritchie returned to form with 2019’s all-star crime thriller The Gentlemen. The instantly quotab...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie – 4K

Certainly one of the most unlikely films to get the 4K treatment, Luis Buñuel’s 1972 surrealist tale of a group of rich friends attempting to dine together – despite increasingly unusual interruptions – is not exact...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Duke

Some films only have on goal in mind – to wrap you up in their warm, cosy embrace as the rain of life batters the windows of your soul. The Duke, the penultimate film from the late Roger Michell, is one of those films.  T...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Inside No. 9 – Series Seven

One of the most critically-acclaimed TV series of recent years, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s ‘deliciously dark’ anthology series Inside No. 9 is a truly masterful piece of work that, even in its seventh series, has lo...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Card Counter

Ever since he announced himself to Hollywood with his script for the blood-spattered nihilism that is Taxi Driver Paul Schrader has never deviated from his path. A writing and directing career spanning more than 40 years Schrad...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Caged Heat / Crazy Mama

Long before the late Jonathan Demme gave us such beloved films as The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, and Talking Heads concert doc Stop Making Sense, he made his debut with Caged Heat and Crazy Mama under the mentorship of...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Great Freedom

Sebastian Meise’s incredibly powerful drama Great Freedom (or Große Freiheit) should be considered essential viewing this Pride Month. Based on the hundreds of thousands of men imprisoned under Paragraph 175 (which criminalised...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Batman – 4K

It’s always risky to reboot a character as iconic as Batman, who has already had so many cinematic adaptations – especially ones so beloved in film fans’ hearts, like Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Matt Reeves’ neo-noir t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Esio Trot

Esio Trot is the sort of film that creeps up on you. On paper, it’s nothing much. A widow, a lonely neighbour, and a pet tortoise. But, once you’re into the meat of it, the whimsy unfolds like s Spring flower.  Judi Dench is, o...