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Movie Classics

The Hustler

Low-life pool player Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) is taken in by gambler Bert Gordon (George C. Scott) to learn the art of the hustle. But does Eddie have any character? More…

The Hustler
West Side Story

With its story, music, fashion and choreography, West Side Story struck a major chord with audiences when it was first released and its influence was far reaching. More…

West Side Story
Rebecca

Arpad recalls one of his first film experiences after moving to London, like Joan Fontaine’s character in Hitchcock’s Rebecca, he too felt out of place in new surroundings. More…

Rebecca
The Birds

One reason the film still resonates is that it’s as topical today as it was then. Substitute terrorism for bird attacks, and then look at the shots throughout the film of people reacting. More…

The Birds
Vertigo

Norman Buckley brings us a closer look at Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, starring James Stewart and Kim Novak, and tells us about some of the recurring themes in the film. More…

Vertigo
The Tarnished Angels

Douglas Sirk’s bleak aviation drama brings together a group of troubled characters in a New Orleans airfield with in a tale driven by one man’s desire to be up in the sky. More…

The Tarnished Angels
Imitation Of Life

Douglas Sirk’s adaptation of Fannie Hurst’s novel is an epic melodrama that tells of a daughter’s struggle with her racial identity, which leads her to disown her mother. More…

Imitation Of Life
The Red Shoes

Powell and Pressburger’s wonderful Technicolour melodrama is about the danger of becoming obsessed with one’s craft – and it gets more wonderful with every viewing. More…

The Red Shoes
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ play, Elizabeth Taylor dominates as Maggie the Cat, the frustrated wife whose husband harbours a secret he hopes to drown with liquor. More…

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Cool Hand Luke

Paul Newman stars as one of cinemas coolest cats in this drama of a prisoner trying to find his place – but with its religious undertones, is Luke a re-imagining of Jesus? More…

Cool Hand Luke
Niagara

Movie icon Marilyn Monroe shows she’s the real deal in this 1953 murder mystery which sees her playing the devious wife plotting to do away with her husband. More…

Niagara
The Search

WWII resulted in the deaths of 60 million people, 2 million of those were children. The Search, directed by Fred Zinnemann, is a fictionalized account of a young boy who escaped this statistic. More…

The Search
To Kill A Mockingbird

As Atticus Finch takes on a racially-charged legal case, Scout is occupied with catching a glimpse of Boo Radley in the original adaptation that brings Maycomb to life. More…

To Kill A Mockingbird
The Adventures Of Robin Hood

In this classic swashbuckling adventure, directed by Curtiz and Keighley, Errol Flynn stars as Robin Hood, fighting against Prince John and the Norman Lords who are oppressing the Saxon people. More…

The Adventures Of Robin Hood
The Scarlet Blade

Starring Oliver Reed and set in 1648 when King Charles I is captured by Roundhead supporters, a group of Royalist supporters band together to attempt a rescue operation. More…

The Scarlet Blade

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