Totally original Yugoslavian film about war. love and deception. At times hilarious - the soundtrack too - you've got to watch it to understand.
(1995) Starring:Miki Manojlovic, Mirjana Jokovic, Lazar Ristovski Director:Emir Kusturica Certificate:
An unpredictable black comedy with an epic scope, Emir Kusturica's highly acclaimed Underground takes a look at the modern history of Yugoslavia through the often absurd misadventures of two friends over several decades. The film begins in Belgrade in 1941, establishing the friendship between the ..read more »
John Simm in a really arresting piece about the coercion of Eastern European girls into the sex trade. This film made me join Amnesty International.
(2006) Starring:Wendy Crewson, John Simm, Maria Popistasu Director:David Yates Certificate:
John Simm stars in this shocking television miniseries, inspired by and based on in-depth research into real-life events. Two sisters, Elena (Anamaria Marinca) and Vara (Maria Popistasu), believe they are leaving their home in Moldova for a better life in London when they take up job offers. In ..read more »
Katie Holmes before she went weird. Wonderful dark comedy about one memorable Thanksgiving for a dysfunctional estranged family.
Pieces Of April
(2003) Starring:Patricia Clarkson, Sean Hayes, Oliver Platt Director:Peter Hedges Certificate:
Downbeat comedy drama starring Katie Holmes as April, black sheep eldest daughter of a conservative suburban family. Knowing that her mother (Patricia Clarkson) is dying of cancer, she invites her family to a Thanksgiving dinner at the shabby New York apartment she shares with her boyfriend Bobby (..read more »
I know it's sacrilegious, but I prefer this to the original and it remains my favourite Kevin Smith flm. I was literally howling with laughter in this one!
(2006) Starring:Earthquake, Jason Mewes, Ethan Suplee Director:Kevin Smith Certificate:
Sequel to Kevin Smith's 1994 low-budget indie hit, 'Clerks'. Ten years ago, best friends Dante Hicks (Brian O'Halloran) and Randal Graves (Jeff Anderson) were New Jersey mini-mall clerks still slacking off together in their early twenties. A decade on, a calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends ..read more »