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Song to Song (2017)

Starring an ensemble cast comprising Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender, Song to Song focuses on BV (Gosling) and Faye (Mara), a songwriting couple whose relationship becomes complicated due to music producer Cook…

Doctor Cyclops (1940)

Dr Cyclops - the horror / adventure from Universal Studios, which has just received a new lease of life on DVD by Fabulous Films Ltd and Fremantle Media Enterprises - is one of those obscure classics, often unjustly overlooked in…

Tower of London (1939)

Loosely based on the life of Richard III (played by Basil Rathbone), Tower of London follows the story of one of the most notorious monarchs in British history who, with the help of his bloodthirsty henchman Mord (Boris Karloff),…

Free Fire (2016)

Director Ben Wheatley’s fifth feature arrived in a hail of bullets, 70’s sideburns and incendiary insults. Free Fire’s trailer teased us with a back-to-basics shoot ‘em up that took aim somewhere between Reservoir Dogs and Hard Boiled.…

American Gods (2017)

We've all been there: your generic TV HD recording box is at critical mass; your streaming service sits unused, yet you're considering signing up for the rival's free trial so you can watch that new show you keep hearing all about. American…

Stormy Monday

Later going on to helm Leaving Las Vegas and The Sopranos amongst others, Mike Figgis' directorial debut feature flaunts a fledgling director's passion for film-making. Lovingly crafted, Stormy Monday (so called, presumably after the T Bone…

Hidden Figures (2017)

With only one directorial feature under his belt, director and screenwriter Theodore Melfi made his mark in Hollywood with his second film, which celebrates diversity and scientific achievements among women. Despite concerns that a film…

The Amityville Horror (1979)

An all-American couple - George (James Brolin) and Kathy (Margot Kidder) Lutz - move with their young family into a dream house in the small town of Amityville, in the wilds of New York's Long Island. They dismiss the story of the house's…

John Wick 2 (2017)

Upon its release, John Wick was a surprise hit. With its unrestrained violence and imaginative choreography, the film reaffirmed Keanu Reeves as a certified action hero and grossed $88m worldwide. Three years later, Chad Stahelski is back…