Archive - July 2014

Guardians Of The Galaxy (3-D)

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Guardians Of The Galaxy (3-D) Movie Poster 1791852256

Director: James Gunn
Cast: Vin Diesel, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Lee Pace, Josh Brolin
Genre: Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2014 mins.
Rating:****
Released by WALT DISNEY STUDIOS

'A space comic on the big screen - a fun thrill filled ride through the galaxy.'

From Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, which first appeared in the 1969 comic books in Marvel Super-Heroes to an action-packed, epic wide screen space adventure flitting from planet to planet with heroes and villains all with comic names.

Jules and Jim (Jules et Jim)

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Jules and Jim (Jules et Jim) Movie Poster 1982604300

Director: Francois Truffaut
cast: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre
Genre: Drama Romance
Language: French, German, English with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 1962 105 mins.
Rating: ****
Released by ARTIFICIAL EYE/CURZON FILM RELEASING

' A classic of all time - magnificent.'

Northwest (Nordvest)

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Northwest (Nordvest) Movie Poster 967450382

Director:Michael Noer
Cast: Gustav Dyekjaer Giese, Oscar Dyekjaer Giese, Lene Maria Christensen, Roland Moeller, Dulfie Al-Jabouri
Genre: Action Crime Drama
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Denmark 2013 91 mins.
Rating: ****
Released by ARROW FILMS

'Gritty, intense, tough and realistic, a compelling portrait of Copenhagen's small time criminals'.

Branded To Kill (Koroshi no Rakuin)

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Branded To Kill  (Koroshi no Rakuin) Movie Poster 666220069

Director: Seijun Suzuki
Cast: Jô Shishido, Kôji Nanbara, Isao Tamagawa, Mari Annu
Genre: Crime Drama
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Japan 1967 98 mins.
Rating: ****
Released by ARROW FILMS

'Wacky, laid back, and moody with a style of its own, shot in stark noirish black and white - unique'

Seijun Suzuki’s delirious 1967 hit-man film has drawn comparisons with contemporaries 'Le Samourai' and 'Point Blank' and influenced directors such as John Woo, Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino.

The Lady from Shanghai

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Director: Orson Welles
Cast: Orson Wells, Rita Hayworth, Everett Sloane
Genre: Thriller Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 1948 87 mins.
Rating: ****
Released by PARK CIRCUS

'A classic film noir, unique, an 87 minute epic of mythical status with images that are part of cinematic history.'

Who is Dayani Cristal?

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Who is Dayani Cristal? Movie Poster 1408410684

Director: Marc Silver
Cast:Gael Garcia Bernal
Genre: Documentary
Language: English and Spanish with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK, Mexico 2013 88 mins.
Sundance Film Festival 2013 Cinematography Award, Official Selection 51st New York Film Festival.
Rating: ***
Released by PULSE FILMS

'One Central American illegal's journey to the land of plenty - a vivid and sobering story.'