A Clint Eastwood masterpiece of subtle story telling as two cultures clash and mingle. One of my all time favourites.
(2009) Starring:Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley, Bee Vang Director:Clint Eastwood Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Walt Kowalski, an iron-willed veteran living in a changing world, who is forced by his immigrant neighbors to confront his own long-held prejudices. The people he once called his neighbors have all moved or passed away, replaced by Hmong immigrants, from Southeast Asia, he despises. Resentful of ..read more »
A great scetch of three different life stories intermingling in true Jim Jarmush style with great performances. My recommendation for when you need something different.
Down By Law
(1986) Starring:John Lurie, Tom DiCillo, Eszter Balint Director:Jim Jarmusch Certificate:
Jim Jarmusch follows his groundbreaking Stranger Than Paradise with another rambling, character-driven film with a twisted sense of humor. Set in a seedy New Orleans summer, Down By Law details the meeting of three unlikely convicts and their just as unlikely escape. Zack (Tom Waits) is an out-of-..read more »
I find this is one of my favourite action films of all time. Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery are brilliantly juxtaposed.
(1996) Starring:Bokeem Woodbine, Claire Forlani, Sean Connery Director:Michael Bay Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
The safety of San Francisco hangs in the balance when General Francis X. Hummel (Ed Harris) and his renegade squad of US Marines take over the abandoned Alcatraz prison and threaten to launch a poison gas attack on the city if their demands are not met. The FBI's response is to call in Stanley ..read more »
Some of the most brilliant acting you're ever likely to see. Easily overlooked yet totally engaging.
(2009) Starring:Gabourey Sidibe, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey Director:Lee Daniels Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African-American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, a poisonously angry woman who abuses her emotionally and ..read more »
(1994) Starring:John Travolta, Christopher Walken, Ving Rhames Director:Quentin Tarantino Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Writer and director Quentin Tarantino's hugely successful follow-up to 'Reservoir Dogs' melds three dime-store stories set in lowlife LA into one cohesive thriller. Butch (Bruce Willis) is an over-the-hill boxer paid to take a fall, who instead does a runner with mobster Merselius's (Ving Rhames) ..read more »