A huge influence on Quentin Tarantino and a long-term fan favourite, 'Clan of the White Lotus' is a quintessential slice of kung-fu mayhem. Director/star Lo Leih plays the evil ex-monk Pai Mei, a man with white hair, near-supernatural fighting skills and a bitter hatred of Shaolin scholars. Facing him down is the callow Hung Wen-ting (Gordon Liu). But will his kung fu ever be good enough to take out the mad killer? It's a follow-up to the earlier 'Executioners from Shaolin' but don't worry if you haven't seen that: 'Clan of the White Lotus' remixes the elements and turns up the volume to create something that stands tall on its own merits.
Red-hot from his phenomenal success with Jackie Chan's 'Snake in the Eagle's Shadow' and 'Drunken Master', legendary Producer Ng See Yuen put together one of the largest budgets of his time, to bring to the big screen this compelling tale of two opposing warriors, one Japanese and one Chinese, brought together by destiny and the sacrifice of their master, to defeat an all-powerful enemy.
American truck driver Pat Quid (Stacey Keach), is making his way across Australia's outback for a delivery. He becomes convinced that the driver of a suspicious green van is a serial killer wanted by the cops. After sharing his theory with Pamela (Jamie Lee Curtis) a hitch-hiker he picks up, she decides to investigate the green van at a service station. But when Pamela disappears, Pat becomes the police's prime suspect.
It's based on a story from Chinese history: a heroic general is betrayed on the battlefield. He and five of his sons are killed, but two of his sons are able to escape. Haunted by what happened to their father and brothers they begin to think of revenge but they will have to tread with care. The traitor and his troops are on their tail, and he means to finish the job he started...
Ricky (Kris Hitchen) and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self employed delivery driver. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.
The ever-agile martial arts star Cheng Tien-chi headlines this dazzling slice of martial arts mayhem from legendary director Chang Cheh. This time, though, he is pitting his wits against ninjas from The Land of the Rising Sun. Drawing on the notorious rivalry between Japan and China - which led to the outbreak of World War 2 in the Far East - "Five Element Ninjas" spins a period story of the two great civilisations immersed in a bloody kung fu battle to the end. Featuring lusty femme fatales, arterial geysers and some of the most mesmerising set pieces ever staged by the Shaw Brothers, this is a hand-to-hand action movie to treasure, straight from the golden age of Hong Kong chopsocking cinema!
Adam (Gabe Nicholson) lives a life of quiet isolation. He spends his days hunting, preparing food, and keeping watch for a spiritual presence in the forest called Sator. Adam and his brother, Pete (Michael Daniel), learn of Sator through their grandmother, Nani (June Peterson), who claims that this spirit has been guiding her through life as a whisper in her ear. The presence eventually invades Adam's life, with the impending threat of violence lurking behind the cover of the forest.
At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commanding astronaut as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the astronaut's mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him.
Wealthy Rollo Treadway (Buster Keaton) suddenly decides to propose to his neighbour across the street, Betsy O'Brien (Kathryn McGuire), and sends his servant to book passage for a honeymoon sea cruise to Honolulu. When Betsy rejects his sudden offer however, he decides to go on the trip anyway, boarding without delay that night. Because the pier number is partially covered, he ends up on the wrong ship, the Navigator, which Betsy's rich father has just sold to a small country at war.
British Pakistani rapper Zed (Riz Ahmed) is a rising star on the cusp of his first world tour. But, struck down by an illness that threatens to derail his big break, he's forced to confront his past, his family, and the uncertainty of his legacy. 'Mogul Mowgli' is a bold, vital and electrifying exploration of heritage and identity.
A cosmic nightmare from the minds of H.P Lovecraft and Richard Stanley. 'Color Out of Space' follows Nathan (Nicolas Cage) and Theresa Gardner (Joely Richardson) and their children, whose recent retreat to rural life crumbles when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, infecting both the land and the properties of space-time. The local wildlife begins to mutate and the family attempts to fight the contagion that has consumed their farm with the help of a friendly hydrologist (Elliot Knight) and eccentric neighbour (Tommy Chong). But what chance can a few humans have against a nebulous entity capable of traversing the gulf between worlds, a nightmarish being that exists beyond the limits of the human spectrum?
Eva Green gives a career-best performance in this epic and emotionally charged new drama from acclaimed director Alice Winocour. Green plays Sarah, a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. The only woman in the arduous programme she has been chosen to be part of the crew of a year-long space mission called 'Proxima'. Putting enormous strain on her relationship with her daughter (played by outstanding newcomer Zelie Boulant-Lemesle), the training begins to take its toll on both as Sarah's training progresses and the launch looms ever closer. Featuring stunning performances from the entire cast which includes Matt Dillon, Lars Eidinger and Sandra Huller, 'Proxima' is an unmissable cinematic experience which will take you on a gripping, emotional and life-affirming journey.
Using brain-implant technology, corporate assassin Tasya Vos (Andrea Riseborough) takes control of other people's bodies to execute high profile targets. As she sinks into her latest assignment Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.
Manic stunt work, elaborate sight gags and mind-boggling mechanical comedy are just some of Keaton's work featured in these movies. Known the world round as the 'Stone' face comedy actor, with charming moments of intimate humour flavoured with rich pathos, uniquely graceful and characteristically hilarious. 'That's Buster Keaton'
Go West (1924)
A fascinating alternative to the manic stunt work and eleborate sight gags that distinguish the film of Buster Keaton. Go west offers a rare and satisfying glimpse of his talent for more expressive comedy: charming of intimate humor flavoured with rich pathos.
Hard Luck (1921)
Sight gags a galore, 'Hard Luck' (which Keaton named as his favourite short work) follows a suicidal Buster as he makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club.
The Scarecrow (1920)
One of Keaton's most mind-boggling mechanical comedies. 'The Scarecrow' follows two roommates vying for attention of a young Iady.
"The Great Buster: A Celebration" celebrates the life and career of one of America's most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary. Filled with stunningly restored archival Keaton films from the Cohen Film Collection library, 'The Great Buster: A Celebration' is directed by Peter Bogdanovich, a filmmaker and cinema historian whose landmark writings and films on such renowned directors as John Ford and Orson Welles have become the standard by which all other studies are measured.