A touching movie about one boy's attempts to make the world a better place.
Pay It Forward
(2000) Starring:Helen Hunt, Jon Bon Jovi, Haley Joel Osment Director:Mimi Leder Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Eugene Simonet, an emotionally and physically scarred social studies teacher, challenges his young students to devise some type of philanthropic plan and put it into effect. A young boy, whose own life is far from rosy, takes the assignment to heart and invents the "pay-it-forward" philosophy, ..read more »
Visually gorgeous sci-fi movie that makes you jump up and shout "THAT'S what the Matrix sequels should have been like!"
(2004) Starring:Kanako Higuchi, Kumiko Aso, Yusuke Iseya Director:Kazuaki Kiriya Certificate:
It is late in the 21st century. After 50 years of devastating war between Europa and the Eastern Federation, the latter has emerged victorious, and the new federation of Eurasia is formed. There can be no glorious peace, however, as the planet has been ravaged by chemical, biological and even ..read more »
Transvesites from outer space. Simply the best movie musical around.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
(1975) Starring:Meat Loaf, Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry Director:Jim Sharman Certificate:
The camp musical sci-fi horror movie spoof that has become - thanks to elaborate audience participation on the midnight movie circuit - the definitive cult film of all time. When bland engaged couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) seek shelter after their car breaks down in a ..read more »
How do you deal with overpopulation and an uncontrollable youth? Simple, you round up a bunch of them and set an example by putting them on an island, giving them all guns, and telling them that only the last one standing will be allowed to survive.
(2000) Starring:Takayo Mimura, Aki Inoue, Aki Maeda Director:Kinji Fukasaku Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
In a future where society is on the verge of collapse, the government takes drastic action against the problem of rebellious teenagers in this violent sci-fi opus from Japan. In the year 2002, Japan's economy has taken a dramatic turn for the worse, and massive unemployment and inflation have ..read more »
Brilliant trashy horror with more than a squirt of humour. Our hero Ash takes on the army of Deadites with his chainsaw-hand and trusty shotgun.
The Evil Dead 3 - Army of Darkness
(1993) Starring:Embeth Davidtz, Ted Raimi, Bridget Fonda Director:Sam Raimi Certificate:
In this, the third instalment in the 'Evil Dead' series, Ash (Bruce Campbell) and his chainsaw are transported back in time to the 14th century via an evil book. In his attempts to return to the present he has to battle skeletons and Dark Age warriors, as well as romancing a medieval damsel.
Kevin Smith made his career with this labour of love, filmed in the shop where he worked *while he was working there*, and maxxing out credit cards to get the movie made and shown. A true inspiration to other would-be independent film-makers.
(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 »
"Wacko's, crazies, plague of man" A brilliant and cleverly written movie directed by Terry Gilliam and featuring a stellar performance from Brad Pitt as the neurotic Jeffrey. A prisoner from the future is sent back in time in an attempt to locate the source of a viral outbreak which decimated the human population on earth and rendered the surface uninhabitable.
(1995) Starring:Lisa Gay Hamilton, Bruce Willis, John Seda Director:Terry Gilliam Certificate:
Former 'Monty Python' animator Terry Gilliam directs this gritty sci-fi thriller. In the year 2035 the world has been decimated by a virus which originated back in 1996. Convict James Cole (Bruce Willis) is selected to travel back in time to trace the virus to its source. The first attempt at time ..read more »
Dark and existential, this movie follows one man as he is thrust into a new reality as he discovers that everything around him is shifting overnight and people are being moved around and injected with memories in a massive experiment on human behaviour.
(1998) Starring:Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly Director:Alex Proyas Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) is a telekenetic suffering from amnesia who wakes in an unfamiliar hotel room to find himself wanted by police detective Bumstead (William Hurt) for a series of murders. John goes on the run, and as parts of his memory begin to return he realizes that the city around him ..read more »
If you like indie and rock music then you will probably love this movie about music nerds, love, and growing up long after it's due.
(2000) Starring:Joan Cusack, Jack Black, Sara Gilbert Director:Stephen Frears Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
John Cusack stars in and co-scripts this adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel about failed romance and pop music obsession, relocated from North London to Chicago. DJ-turned-record shop owner Rob Gordon (Cusack) undergoes a major crisis when his long-term girlfriend Laura (Iben Hjejle) walks out on ..read more »
"Are you ok?" "I dunno, I'm kinda f*****d up generally so it's hard to tell"
An underrated comedy charmer starring Robin Williams and Ed Norton about ruined lives, murder, and a giant purple dinosaur.
Death To Smoochy
(2002) Starring:Bruce McFee, Thomas Lyons, Bill Lake Director:Danny De Vito Certificate:
Randolph Smiley (Robin Williams) plays a clown on one of the most successful children's television shows of the network Kidnet. But when he is dismissed from his beloved job for taking backhanders from parents wanting their kids on his show, he becomes increasingly mentally unhinged; and the target ..read more »