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The Great Gambler (Sabse Bada Zuari)

Shakti Samanta
1979

Nas Rashan - 24-02-2021

Indian classic combined traditional cinematic practices and laid the foundations of casino culture in Asian cinema - available now on Amazon Prime [Read More...]

The Dissident

Bryan Fogel
2021

Charles Williams - 24-02-2021

Wide-ranging documentary contextualises the tragic last days of Jamal Khashoggi in light of Saudi history, geopolitics and the pernicious influence of social media - from the online version of the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

Mädchen in Uniform

Leontine Sagan
1931

Michael McClure - 22-02-2021

Weimar Lesbian classic entirely made and acted by females excels in audacity and is chillingly prescient of the ensuing Nazi horrors - on Blu-ray, DVD, iTunes and Amazon prime on Monday, March 8th [Read More...]

I Care a Lot

J Blakeson
2021

Agnieszka Piotrowska - 22-02-2021

Rosamund Pike stars as a evil Lesbian scammer in this easy-to-watch dark comedy, which offers no redemption whatsoever - available now on VoD [Read More...]

Rams

Jeremy Sims
2021

Charles Williams - 17-02-2021

Warring sheep herder brothers is a concept with legs, let down by clichéd storytelling and lacklustre everything else - Australian dramedy on VoD on Friday, February 5th [Read More...]

Shook

Jennifer Harrington
2021

Eoghan Lyng - 15-02-2021

A social media star becomes the target of a shocking, murderous online campaign, in this exhilarating American horror movie - exclusively on Shudder [Read More...]

Malcolm and Marie

Sam Levinson
2021

Agnieszka Piotrowska - 14-02-2021

A filmmaker and his girlfriend/muse attempt savage their relationship, raising questions about the essence of authorship, race and the male gaze - superb black and white drama is now available on Netflix [Read More...]

A Nightmare Wakes

Nora Unkel
2021

Eoghan Lyng - 13-02-2021

The Frankenstein novel gets transposed into the life of Mary Shelley: the author gives birth to a monster just as she pens her masterpiece - on VoD on February 4th [Read More...]

Willy’s Wonderland

Kevin Lewis
2021

James Luxford - 12-02-2021

Maximum Cage rage as the Oscar-winner takes on killer animatronics, in a film that is more fun than it has a right to be – out on Digital platforms from 12th February [Read More...]

Dead Pigs

Cathy Yan
2018

Arun A.K. - 11-02-2021

A critique of China's cultural aping of the American way of life, Cathy Yan's debut feature satirises commercialism and the Westernised idea of a successful life - on Mubi on Friday, February 12th [Read More...]

School’s Out Forever

Oliver Milburn
2021

Paul Risker - 11-02-2021

This dystopian British drama has a satisfying amount of violence and carnage, mixed with laughter and emotion, yet ends disappointingly - on Digital on February 15th and on DVD and Blu-ray on April 12th [Read More...]

Greenland

Ric Roman Waugh
2021

Steve Naish - 10-02-2021

American disaster movie is valiant attempt to surf between the more existential films that play on the end of the world scenario - now on VoD [Read More...]

The Nest

Sean Durkin
2020

David Katz - 09-02-2021

Jude Law and Carrie Coon play a bitterly unhappy couple trying to live the 1980s' high life, in Sean Durkin’s belated follow-up to 2011’s Martha Marcy May Marlene [Read More...]

A Bend in the River

Colin Broderick
2020

Davide Abbatescianni - 09-02-2021

Colin Broderick’s second feature is a melancholic journey following a writer as he returns to his native County Tyrone in Northern Ireland after 26 years [Read More...]

Passing

Rebecca Hall
2021

Ian Schultz - 09-02-2021

A light-skinned black woman "passes" as white, in this quiet and impressive drama about the complexities of racial identity - from Sunadance [Read More...]

Castro’s Spies

Gary Lennon and Ollie Aslin
2020

Davide Abbatescianni - 08-02-2021

Irish filmmakers Gary Lennon and Ollie Aslin deliver an informative and engaging documentary on the Cuban Five, a group of top-notch spies operating in 1990s Miami - from the Glasgow Film Festival [Read More...]

Erotica 2022

Kasia Adamik, Olga Chajdas, Anna Jadowska, Anna Kazejak, Jagoda Szelc
2020

Ola Salwa - 08-02-2021

Polish men consistently oppress women in a variety of wicked and brutal ways, five female directors reveal - available on Netflix [Read More...]

Spiral

Kurtis David Harder
2020

Eoghan Lyng - 08-02-2021

Set  in the midst of Clinton's America, a same sex couple are introduced to evils even greater than those that target LGBT clubs - out now on VoD [Read More...]


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Judas and the Black Messiah
American biographical drama of African American activist is a rock-solid political crime drama, and it will make you indignant of the actions of the FBI - from Sundance [Read More...]

Boys Feels: Desire in the Dark
NQV Media presents five short films from Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Croatia and Kosovo well worth looking into for their sensitive portrayal of masculine problems round achievement, protection and love - on VoD on Monday, February 8th [Read More...]

Pleasure
Naked and empowered: female-made, sexually explicit drama about Swedish woman to wants to break into the porn industry does not play into the notion that women are helpless victims - live from Sundance [Read More...]

Mayday
Sadness and our inner daydreamer are the central pillars of this American drama with hints of the Wizard of Oz - from Sundance and the International Film Festival Rotterdam [Read More...]

Prisoners of the Ghostland
A criminal is enlisted to rescue the governor's granddaughter from a possibly supernatural place, in crime thriller starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Japanese filmmaker - from Sundance [Read More...]

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