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21st Century Cinema

Somewhere

Writer and director Sofia Coppola deconstructs an aging movie star with the help of his visiting daughter, illuminating our need for human connection whilst probing at problems of masculinity. More…

Somewhere
There Will Be Blood

Anderson cemented his reputation as one of the most admired filmmakers of his generation when he made There Will Be Blood, a tale of oil, religion and greed with the feel of a classic Hollywood film. More…

There Will Be Blood
Lincoln

Spielberg goes back to the roots of his historical war epics to deliver a surprisingly restful account of the man who abolished slavery and ended the American Civil War. More…

Lincoln
London River

Rachid Bouchareb writes and directs London River, a film which plays out against the backdrop of the July 7th bombings in the UK’s capital, but does it sidestep the issues? More…

London River
A History Of Violence

David Cronenberg takes us on a journey into Middle America and plays with identity and cinematic convention to produce a thoughtful work on the role cinema plays in our perceptions of violence. More…

A History Of Violence
Cosmopolis

Adapting Don DeLillo’s novel of the same name, Cronenberg’s crafted a bewildering existential drama that will linger in the mind for days and demand more than one viewing. More…

Cosmopolis
A Dangerous Method

Directed by David Cronenberg, A Dangerous Method explores the relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, leading up to the birth of psychoanalysis. More…

A Dangerous Method
Where The Wild Things Are

Maintaining his trademark wit and verve, director Spike Jonze takes Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book and expands it into a wonderful, moving treatise on the nature of childhood. More…

Where The Wild Things Are
Beginners

Christopher Plummer plays Hal, an openly gay man suffering from terminal cancer, in Mike Mills’ semi-autobiographical film, written shortly after his own father passed away. More…

Beginners
World’s Greatest Dad

Produced by Richard Kelly’s Darko Entertainment, World’s Greatest Dad stars Robin Williams as Lance, a teacher and unpublished writer living with a nightmare of a son. More…

World’s Greatest Dad
The Lovely Bones

Peter Jackson’s visually stunning and emotionally compelling adaptation of Alice Sebold’s novel is the story of Susie Salmon and the life that came after her death. More…

The Lovely Bones
Appaloosa

Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch make their living as sheriffs-for-hire, taking on a job in the town of Appaloosa where they have to face down the gang of the powerful rancher Randall Bragg. More…

Appaloosa
The Assassination Of Jesse James

Andrew Dominik’s elegiac and lyrical film is also a meditation on celebrity and fame, and how the term destroys what we think of people and twists our perceptions of them. More…

The Assassination Of Jesse James
I, Robot

Based on a story by Isaac Asimov, I, Robot takes us to the year 2035 to show us a future where our purpose in life is still a question that’s heavily being pondered. More…

I, Robot
Batman Begins

Christopher Nolan’s 2005 film gave the Caped Crusader back his dignity and restored the hopes of people who’d all but given up on seeing a proper Batman back on the big screen. More…

Batman Begins

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