(2006) Starring:Ryan Gosling, Nicole Vicius, Christopher Williamson Director:Ryan Fleck Certificate:
Oscar-nominated drama about an inner city teacher's friendship with a pupil. Dan Dunne (Ryan Gosling) is a young teacher struggling to find the energy to inspire his 13 and 14-year-olds as they examine everything from civil rights to the Civil War. Rejecting the standard curriculum in favor of an ..read more »
This was a thought provoking flick. Mehki and Don Cheadle did a good job with this movie. Never knew about it and gave it a chance and was pleasantly surprised
A Lesson Before Dying(1999) Starring:Don Cheadle, Mekhi Phifer, Cicely Tyson Director:Joseph Sargent Certificate:
Emmy award-winning TV drama based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines, set in 1940s Louisiana. Mekhi Phifer stars as Jefferson, an African-American man falsely accused of the murder of a white shopkeeper. In the face of deeply-rooted racial inequality, his (white) defence lawyer puts forward the ..read more »
This movie could've been much much better, but it was still pretty good. Clive Owen was ok in it.
Children Of Men
(2006) Starring:Charlie Hunnam, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clive Owen Director:Alfonso Cuaron Certificate:
Futuristic sci-fi drama about a world in which humans have almost completely lost the ability to procreate and the search for any remaining specimen that can. It's the year 2027 and earth's youngest human being, at 18, has just died. Extinction seems a certainty, aided by the fact that wars are now ..read more »
This is a classic and one of my favorites. Instead of having anti drug programs....kids should watch this instead.
Requiem for a Dream
(2000) Starring:Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly Director:Darren Aronofsky Certificate:
Sara Goldfarb is a lonely widow who is revitalized by the prospect of appearing on television as a game show contestant, while her son Harry, his girlfriend Marion, and his friend Tyrone have devised an illicit shortcut to wealth and ease. Lulled by early successes, Sara, Harry, Marion and Tyrone ..read more »
This had you thinking because of the weird turn around ending. i haven't read the book, but I was still able to get the ending, but I can see why someone wouldn't understand it.
Great movie though
(2000) Starring:Guinevere Turner, Chloe Sevigny, Josh Lucas Director:Mary Harron Certificate:
Bret Easton Ellis' disturbing novel is brought to the screen by Mary Harron. In 1987, twentysomething Wall Street broker Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) seems to have it all: he is handsome, successful and engaged to the beautiful Evelyn (Reese Witherspoon). However, Patrick is also engaged in an ..read more »
The Royal Tenenbaums
(2001) Starring:Danny Glover, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow Director:Wes Anderson Certificate:
Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children--Chas, Richie, and Margot--they were a family of geniuses and then they separated. Chas started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have had a preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot was a playwright and ..read more »
This film is a bit creepy...leaves you wondering....definitely recommend it.
(2002) Starring:Missy Crider, Bill Paxton, Luke Askew Director:Bill Paxton Certificate:
A follows an FBI investigation in present day Texas. Fenton Meiks, a young man, approaches the lead FBI investigator, claiming he knows the identity of a serial killer who calls himself "God's Hands." The FBI agent is curious, but unimpressed until Fenton reveals that the killer is his younger ..read more »
(1993) Starring:Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Director:Steven Spielberg Certificate:
Based on a true story, Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List stars Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, a German businessman in Poland who sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power. He starts a company to make cookware and utensils, using flattery and bribes to win military contracts,..read more »
this is a classic among many 80's kids....you can watch this over and over again.
Stand by Me
(1986) Starring:Casey Siemaszko, Jason Oliver, Richard Dreyfuss Director:Rob Reiner Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Based on the Stephen King short story The Body, Rob Reiner's easygoing nostalgia piece is set in Castle Rock, OR, over Labor Day weekend, 1959. A quartet of boys, inseparable friends all, set out in search of a dead body that one of the boys overhears his brother talking about. The foursome ..read more »
JFK(1991) Starring:Jay O. Sanders, Sissy Spacek, Sally Kirkland Director:Oliver Stone Certificate:
Oliver Stone's detailed examination of possible answers to unsolved mysteries surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination. Kevin Costner plays New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison, who remained unconvinced by the Warren Commission Report and launched his own investigation. This film was ..read more »