Considered by many to be Kubrick's weakest film, I disagree completely. A slow-burning psycho-drama exploring the sexual fantasies and desires of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, and the journey taken to heal their marriage.
Eyes Wide Shut
(1999) Starring:Sydney Pollack, Jackie Sawris, Madison Eginton Director:Stanley Kubrick Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Married themselves at the time of production, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman play married couple William and Alice in this, the final film from celebrated director Stanley Kubrick. One night, returning home from a party, Alice confesses that she still has fantasies about a sailor she once knew. ..read more »
Woody Allen's oscar winning picture about a neurotic comedian and his relationship with the zany Annie Hall. Hilarious film showing the beginnings of a maturer Woody Allen.
(1977) Starring:Colleen Dewhurst, Colleen, Woody Allen Director:Woody Allen Certificate:
Woody Allen directs, co-writes and stars in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy. Neurotic comedian Alvy Singer (Allen) falls for the titular heroine (Diane Keaton), a budding singer, and the two of them attempt to build a solid relationship. They face problems, however, which include their opposing ..read more »
A life-long fan of Kubrick, I never expected to see any director make a picture of 'Kubrickan' proportions, then I saw this. An astounding piece of film-making with a story of the battle of religion versus capitalism.
The Conversation, by Francis Ford Coppola, is about the paranoid world of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert. He records a conversation that he believes will have deadly consequences, soon becoming consumed with its contents. Fantastic performance by Gene Hackman, who'd resume a similar role some years later in Enemy of the State.
Hitchcock's dark, sinister tale of Norman Bates, his mother, and his motel. With every sequence expertly and beautifully filmed, it is Hitchcock's masterpiece, and features one of the greatest and most infamous scenes in all of movie history.
(1960) Starring:Martin Balsam, Anthony Perkins, John Gavin Director:Alfred Hitchcock Certificate:
Alfred Hitchcock directs this Oscar-nominated thriller starring Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins. Marion Crane (Leigh) goes on the run after stealing $40,000 from one of her employer's clients. Taking a wrong turn in a storm, she arrives at the isolated Bates Motel, run by the twitchy Norman (..read more »
I love the slow nature of Antonioni's movies. I love the way characters are at the mercy of the environment. An excellent film with Nicholson as a journalist assuming the identity of a dead man.
(1975) Starring:Ian Hendry, Jenny Runacre, Maria Schneider Director:Michelangelo Antonioni Certificate:
Suspenseful and haunting adventure starring Jack Nicholson. David Locke (Nicholson) is a television reporter on location in Africa. Returning to his hotel after getting lost and bogged in the desert, he discovers that the man in the room next to his is dead. After deciding that his own life wasn't ..read more »
Cronenberg's fascination with flesh, the human body and sex reach a peak with this film, which some may find a little too much.
(1996) Starring:Elias Koteas, Peter MacNeill, Rosanna Arquette Director:David Cronenberg Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
After surviving a brutal car wreck, commercial director James Ballard finds himself slowly drawn to a mysterious subculture of people who have transformed automobile accidents into erotic events. Like the J.G. Ballard novel that inspired it, David Cronenberg's study of the sexual dimension of man's ..read more »
'A Bout de Souffle', part of this Godard collection, is a fast moving tale of Michel, a criminal who thinks himself to be Humphrey Bogart. Fleeing the cops, Michel is chased through Paris to a throbbing jazz soundtrack accompanied by the beautiful Jean Seberg.
Jean-Luc Godard Collection Vol.1
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Laszlo Szabo, Jean-Paul Belmondo Director: Jean-Luc Godard Certificate:
Quartet of films from the enfant terrible of modern French cinema, Jean Luc Godard. 'A Bout De Souffle' (1959) was a revelation on its release and remains a film that has had a lasting effect on cinematic direction over the years. The story of a young Jean Paul Belmondo on the run in Paris, it ..