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Calvary (2014)
Sligo, Ireland. In the confessional, Father James (Gleeson) learns that one of his congregation, who was abused by another priest, intends to kill him in a week’s time. The priest is visited by his daughter (Reilly), who has recently attempted suicide, and deals with a range of locals who have differing reasons to hate the Catholic Church.

Wake In Fright (2014)
Working as a teacher in a two-horse Outback town, Gary Bond heads to a neighbouring town to catch a flight back to Sydney for Christmas. His plans, though, are soon derailed as the sweaty, sinister locals make his life a misery.

Stranger By The Lake (2014)
Franck (Deladonchamps) frequents a gay cruising spot by a lake, one day meeting handsome Michel (Paou). The attraction is instant, but Michel is dangerous. Will their liaison prove fatal?

The Godfather Part II (2014)
The early life & career of Vito Corleone is portrayed while his son expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate in the 1950's.

The General (2014)
When Union spies steal an engineer's (Keaton) beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

Inside Llewyn Davis (2014)
The Village, winter 1961. Aimless singer-songwriter Llewyn Davis (Isaac) sulks at the fringe of the folk-revival scene, pestered by the memory of his dead partner and vaguely hoping for a big break to land in his lap. But the unwelcome fruit of a one-night stand with Jean (Mulligan) and the accidental adoption of a cat set in chain various mishaps that might just fail to change Llewyn's life.

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2014)
Jordan Belfort (DiCaprio) dreams of being a rich stockbroker, but after losing his Wall Street job in the crash of 1987 he falls on hard times. Inspired by a dodgy local dealership, which sells cheap stocks to working-class people, Belfort goes into business by himself, manipulating the finance market and spending millions on his decadent lifestyle.

The Night Of The Hunter (2014)
A sinister crook posing as a preacher pursues two children for the secret they are privy to of the location of a cache of money.

All Is Lost (2013)
When a sailor (Redford) on a solo cruise finds that the hull of his boat has been pierced, a struggle with the elements - and to stay alive - begins.

Cinema Paradiso (2013)
Rome, 1980s. Veteran film director Salvatore Di Vita (Perrin) learns from his quizzical girlfriend that old friend Alfredo has died. To explain who he is, Salvatore flashes back to his childhood in Sicily and one Cinema Paradiso...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)
To complete their quest to Erebor, Bilbo (Freeman) and the dwarves must pick their way through a phantasmal forest, navigate raging rapids and escape the clutches of Lake-town's corrupt Master (Fry). Then there's the small matter of a dragon...

Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Dror (Keinan), prime suspect in a series of child murders, is stalked by Miki (Ashkenazi), a homicide cop transferred to traffic after assaulting him. Gidi (Grad), father of a missing girl, abducts Dror, making Miki his accomplice. As Gidi tortures Dror, his pleas prompt the cop to question his belief in the man’s guilt...

Nebraska (2013)
Believing he has won $1 million in a lottery, elderly Montana resident Woody Grant (Dern) repeatedly tries to make his own way to the state capital of Nebraska to claim his prize. To save him from harm, Woody’s son David (Forte) decides to drive the old man there himself, stopping off at his father’s former hometown to break up the journey.

Blue Is The Warmest Colour (2013)
Schoolgirl Adèle (Exarchopoulos) meets blue-haired artist Emma (Seydoux). The pair fall in love, move in together and all looks rosy, until...

Gone With The Wind (2013)
Georgia, 1861. Petulant, spoiled Scarlett O'Hara (Leigh) holds a candle for the dashing Ashley (Howard), so when the announcement of his engagement to his cousin Melanie is greeted with pouty frustration, the enigmatic Rhett Butler seems a worthy second choice. But, slowly, inexorably, the drums of war are beginning to beat...

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