Classics

  • Hue and Cry

    Movie

    Henry Palfrey (Ian Carmichael) tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney (Terry-Thomas). Then he discovers the Lifeman college run by “Professor” Potter (Alastair Sim) and learns the secrets of success. But does he have the courage to put all his lessons into effect?

    DI...

  • School for Scoundrels

    Movie

    Henry Palfrey (Ian Carmichael) tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney (Terry-Thomas). Then he discovers the Lifeman college run by “Professor” Potter (Alastair Sim) and learns the secrets of success. But does he have the courage to put all his lessons into effect?

    DI...

  • The Terror

    Movie

    During the Napoleonic Wars, Lieutenant Andre Duvalier (Jack Nicholson) becomes separated from his regiment. Along the Baltic Sea, he sees the recurring apparition of a mysterious young woman. After following her to a nearby castle, he encounters the reclusive Baron von Leppe (Boris Karloff) who ...

  • The Colditz Story

    Movie

    The Nazis believed that no man could break out of Colditz Castle. A medieval fortress located in the heart of Saxony and situated 400 miles from any neutral frontier, it was the prison where the most rebellious Allied POWs were sent. Despite the threat of execution, British officer Pat Reid (John...

  • Dunkirk
    Movie

    Dunkirk

    Movie

    It is early May 1940. In London, the population, lulled into an atmosphere of false security, goes about its business as usual. Even the official war communiqués merely report activity on the front. But Charles Foreman, war correspondent, knows better. As the Battle of France takes a turn for the...

  • Ice Cold in Alex
    Movie + 1 extra

    Ice Cold in Alex

    Movie + 1 extra

    The year is 1942. Along the barren North African coast where war has turned towns into smoking ruins, Captain Anson (John Mills), a commanding officer in the Royal Army Service Corps, is tired and thirsty. Separated from his unit while evacuating to Alexandria in a military ambulance, he takes on...

  • Went the Day Well?

    Movie

    Based on a story by Graham Greene. Bramley End, snug and safe, seemed far away from the perils of World War II. Little did the villagers suspect the grim events that would arrive at their doorsteps. Surprised by the lorry loads of Royal Engineers that rolled onto their village green, they had no ...

  • Laughter in Paradise

    Movie

    Practical joker Henry Russell leaves 50,000 pounds to each of his four surviving relatives. But his will has one last joke – they each have to undertake a task completely out of character within a month. Along the way they find that despite the riches, they are getting a lot out of the challenge....

  • The Maggie

    Movie

    “Maggie” is one of the fifty-odd puffer boats which chug among the Western Isles of Scotland. The aging vessel is destined for the scrap yard unless her wily skipper, MacTaggart, can get her repaired. This seems a forlorn hope until he concocts a scheme for the humble “Maggie” and her crew of fou...

  • Whisky Galore!

    Movie

    Inspired by a true story. It is 1943 and the tiny Hebridean island of Todday is plunged into the depths of despair. Spirits are low – for Todday is without whisky. Then during a storm, a freighter runs aground which happens to hold a cargo of 50,000 cases of whisky bound for America. Soon a battl...

  • The Belles of St. Trinian's

    Movie

    The unruly schoolgirls of St. Trinian’s are more interested in men and mischief than homework and hockey, but now because of two recent arrivals, even greater trouble beckons. Features Alastair Sim playing dual roles as headmistress Miss Millicent Fritton and her twin brother.

    DIRECTED BY FRA...

  • The Belles of St. Trinian's

    The unruly schoolgirls of St. Trinian’s are more interested in men and mischief than homework and hockey, but now because of two recent arrivals, even greater trouble beckons. Features Alastair Sim playing dual roles as headmistress Miss Millicent Fritton and her twin brother.

    DIRECTED BY FRANK...

  • Farinelli
    Movie

    Farinelli

    Movie

    In the 18th century during Handel's time, no man was more famous or more celebrated than the castrato, Farinelli. The incredible, true story of the world famous opera singer - who was castrated during childhood in order to preserve his voice - comes to life in this Oscar-nominated drama of high n...

  • The Quiet Earth

    Movie

    In this sci-fi cult classic, Zac Hobson, a mid-level scientist working on a global energy project, wakes up to a nightmare. After his project malfunctions, Zac discovers that he may be the last man on Earth. As he searches empty cities for other survivors, Zac’s mental state begins to deteriorate...

  • Once Were Warriors

    Movie

    Maori couple Jake and Beth Heke are deeply in love, but Jake's alcoholic-fueled rage turns into domestic violence that threatens to tear their family apart. As their home life grows increasingly dangerous, Beth must do all she can to protect their three children. Set against the backdrop of tradi...

  • The 39 Steps

    Movie

    In Alfred Hitchcock’s brilliant spy thriller, Richard Hannay has a knack for ending up with beautiful women. The first one asks him if she can come up to his apartment. It turns out she is a British secret agent being hunted by international agents working for a villainous man described only as h...

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Movie

    This 1934 vintage suspense thriller was Alfred Hitchcock’s biggest British success and, although it was remade by Hitchcock in 1955, this remains the definitive version. The story concerns a British couple and their daughter traveling in Switzerland where they witness the murder of a Frenchman (P...

  • Jamaica Inn

    Movie

    Adapted from the Daphne du Maurier (Rebecca, The Birds) novel of the same name, Jamaica Inn was the last British film that Alfred Hitchcock directed before heading to Hollywood. An often overlooked gem from the master of suspense, its story of cutthroats luring ships to be wrecked and then robbed...

  • Marquise
    Movie

    Marquise

    Movie

    Sophie Marceau stars as Marquise, the beautiful street dancer who found fame and notoriety among the seventeenth century aristocratic elite under the stage name Mademoiselle Du Parc. Raising herself out of poverty, Marquise joins Molière’s theater company after capturing the heart of his lead act...

  • A Time For Dying

    Movie

    Remastered for the very first time in high definition, A Time For Dying is the last film appearance by the late star and America’s most beloved war hero, Audie Murphy, and the final western feature made by legendary director Budd Boetticher.

    Aspiring to be a famous bounty hunter, Cass Bunning ...

  • Midaq Alley

    Movie

    Adapted from the novel by Nobel Prize laureate Naguib Mahfouz and winner of numerous international awards, Midaq Alley explores the intersecting lives of a diverse group of individuals whose stories converge inside a vibrant Mexico City neighborhood. Among them is local cantina owner Rutilio (Ern...

  • Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

    Movie

    Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask explores the preeminent theorist of the twentieth century anti-colonial movements, a man whom Jean-Paul Sartre recognized as the figure “through whose voice the Third World finds and speaks for itself.” Isaac Julien, the celebrated black British director of su...

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

    Movie

    For young people around the world, music is often the only salvation when pain and suffering becomes too much to bear. Yuichi (Hayato Ichihara) is in 8th grade and worships Lily Chou-Chou, a Björk-like singer whose lush and transcendent music provides the perfect escape from his brutal surroundin...

  • The Best Intentions

    Movie

    Penned nearly a decade after his announced retirement from feature filmmaking, The Best Intentions is master director Ingmar Bergman’s loving tribute to his parent’s epic romance. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman (Samuel Fröler) falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom (Cannes F...