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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The House Across The Lake

Sometimes you stumble across a film from a well known studio that, despite all the late-night film festivals and boxset binging, you’ve somehow missed. The House Across The Lake is that film. Released by Hammer Films just a yea...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lionheart: The Complete Series

Who doesn’t love a good old swashbuckling romp, liberally peppered with plenty of derring-do, sword-fights and heroism? No, Lionheart isn’t big on nuance—or history—for that matter, but the Danziger Brothers ‘70s TV series does...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Licorice Pizza

Paul Thomas Anderson is hands down one of contemporary cinema’s masters. Throughout his career he is a filmmaker who has refused to conform. His characters are unique so much so that they are the key focus over anything the sto...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Cheaters: The Complete Series

Take a dash of swinging ‘60s London, a sprinkle of some of the era’s brightest and most talented stars, mix vigorously with scripts from the ever-inventive mind of Brian Clemens (The Avengers) and the result is a smorgasbord of...