Watching this will become distraction.... as you inadvertently become engrossed by the visuals. Brilliant use of light lens and framing makes this a cinematography masterpiece. This on top of the storyline and acting make it a must see
A french animation that captivates you from start to finish.
Belleville Rendez-vous(2003) Director:Sylvain Chomet Certificate:
It is the 1960s in France, and a young boy called Champion lives with his grandmother, Madame Souza, dreaming of winning the Tour de France. But before he competes he is kidnapped by the Mafia and taken to Belleville where his cycling skills are utilised. Madame Souza plans to rescue Champion with ..read more »
(1995) Starring:Vincent Lindon, Hubert Kounde, Benoit Magimel Director:Mathieu Kassovitz Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
An award-winning account of one crucial day in the life of three ethnically diverse teenagers on a housing estate in Paris. It documents the fierce loathing that exists between the estate's residents and the police, that explodes when the police beat a youngster into a coma. The three young men ..read more »
The first Almodovor film i saw and still one of the best.
All About My Mother
(1999) Starring:Candela Pena, Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes Director:Pedro Almodovar Certificate:
Single mother Manuela (Cecilia Roth) takes her seventeen-year-old son, Esteban, to see a stage performance of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' as a birthday treat. Tragically, Esteban is killed when he chases after a taxi carrying his favourite actress, Huma Rojo (Marisa Paredes). Consumed with guilt, ..read more »
Martial Art fans/ Anyone who likes to watch beautiful looking films. Has amazing fight sequences...with a reason to have them
(2002) Starring:Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung Director:Yimou Zhang Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Sweeping and sumptuously-shot martial arts action film in the vein of Ang Lee's 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'. In Ancient China, the Emperor of the northern province of Qin (Daoming Chen) is under constant threat of assassination attempts. Three assassins in particular are the cause of much fear ..read more »
(2007) Starring:Joan Chen, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Tang Wei Director:Ang Lee Certificate:
An espionage thriller set in WWII-era Shanghai, in which a young woman, Wang Jiazhi (Tang Wei), gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee (Tony Leung).
Howl's Moving Castle
(2004) Starring:Ryunosuke Kamiki, Akio Ohtsuka, Haruko Kato Director:Hayao Miyazaki Certificate:
Sophie, a diligent teenage girl working in her family's hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when a handsome-but-mysterious wizard named Howl sweeps her off her feet. This innocent encounter enrages the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste, who transforms Sophie into a 90-year-old woman. ..read more »