Scorsese at his peak. And my favourite film of all time.
(1990) Starring:Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci Director:Martin Scorsese Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Martin Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling Wiseguy, the true-life account of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill. Set to a true-to-period rock soundtrack, the story details the rise and fall of Hill, a half-Irish, half-..read more »
A film for every retail slave in the world. And still Smith's finest.
(1994) Starring:Jason Mewes, Lisa Spoonauer, Brian O'Halloran Director:Kevin Smith Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
When Dante Hicks (Brian O'Halloran) is reluctantly put in charge of the Quick Stop market on his day off, he tries, though half-heartedly, to perform his minimum-wage duties as efficiently as possible. This gets tough amidst the on-going fight with his girlfriend, Veronica (Marilyn Ghigliotti), and ..read more »
The most enthralling and sad love story I've ever seen with the best acting I've ever seen. Hopkins' best movie.
The Remains of the Day
(1993) Starring:Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Lena Headey Director:James Ivory Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Filmed with the usual meticulous attention to period and detail of films from Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, The Remains of the Day is based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. Anthony Hopkins plays Stevens, the perfect butler to a prosperous British household of the 1930s. He is so unswervingly ..read more »
Best. Time. Travel. Movie. EVER!
One of those films which reminds you just how magical movies can be.
Back To The Future
(1985) Starring:Billy Zane, Claudia Wells, Lea Thompson Director:Robert Zemeckis Certificate:
Teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) just wants to play electric guitar and date girlfriend Jennifer; he is also determined not to end up a loser in life like his own parents. Father George (Crispin Glover) is a weak-willed failure, bullied at work by his former high school tormentor Biff Tannen (..read more »
It's a ride from start to finish. Great cast, highly quotable and very funny.
(1995) Starring:Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller Director:Danny Boyle Certificate:
Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor), a young man with few prospects and fewer ambitions, lives in economically depressed Edinburgh. Like most of his friends, Renton is a heroin addict who loves the drug's blissful nothingness; financing his habit also provides excitement and challenges that his life ..read more »
The best action movie ever. Often imitated....never equalled. Does Alan Rickman give us the greatest screen villian of all time?
(1988) Starring:Alan Rickman, Robert Davi, Bruce Willis Director:John McTiernan Certificate:
On Christmas Eve, New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife Holly (Bonnie Bedelia) in Los Angeles, where she works. They are attending a party at Holly's high-rise office block when terrorists, led by the suave Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) break in, taking everyone ..read more »
Gives me goose pimples thinking how good this movie is. Demands repeat viewings and just keeps getting better.
(1999) Starring:Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Laurence Fishburne Director:The Wachowski Brothers Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
This hugely successful blockbuster stars Keanu Reeves as Neo, a young computer hacker who comes to believe that the world around him is not as it appears to be. With the aid of mysterious subversive Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), Neo discovers that his whole existence as he knows it is a lie. ..read more »
Luc Besson's slick hitman action flick is his best movie and Portman steals the show.
(1994) Starring:Natalie Portman, Peter Appel, Jean Reno Director:Luc Besson Certificate:
English language thriller from Luc Besson, the director of 'Nikita'. Gary Oldman plays Norman Stansfield, a psychotic government official whose actions provide the catalyst for murder on the New York streets. When a young girl named Mathilda (Natalie Portman) witnesses her family being gunned down ..read more »
One of the few sequels that outdo the original. A beautiful, epic saga with tour-de-force performances from Pacino and DeNiro.
The Godfather Part 2
(1974) Starring:Marianna Hill, Al Pacino, Robert Duvall Director:Francis Ford Coppola Certificate:
The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.