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  • Inception

    Inception

    Big-budget action movies entered new territory – namely the subconscious – with Christopher Nolan’s cerebral blockbuster about secret agents with access to our dreams.

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    As much a buddy movie as a western, William Goldman’s script keeps Paul Newman and Robert Redford well supplied with wry lines and double takes.

  • Joanna

    Joanna

    Director Mike Sarne attempted to bring the daring and vivacity of European cinema to a frothy London tale of a free-spirited art student and her search for love.

  • The Wild Bunch

    The Wild Bunch

    A gang of outlaws goes out in a blaze of violence and glory in Sam Peckinpah’s elegiac film about the dying days of the wild west.

  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    Roman Polanski’s brilliant thriller stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye uncovering corruption in 1930s Los Angeles, a desert town where water equals power.

  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    A vicious killer comes out of retirement to avenge the mutilation of a prostitute in Clint Eastwood’s complex, morally ambiguous and Oscar-winning Western.

  • Cool Hand Luke

    Cool Hand Luke

    A classic Deep South prison movie with Paul Newman as a nonconformist struggling against the brutal inhumanity of the men in charge.

  • Star Trek

    Star Trek

    J.J. Abrams’s bold imagining of the early Starfleet days of Kirk, Bones, Spock and the rest of the gang, as they become friends, and the crew of the USS Enterprise.

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    This operatic portrait of a diabolical oil baron is a formal tour de force and a compelling portrait of all-American 20th century sociopathy.

  • The Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    Spectacular automotive stunt work, Michael Caine’s stellar presence and a jocular overall tone have made this otherwise standard heist picture a favourite with British audiences.

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    An electrifying story of demonic possession in contemporary America, William Friedkin’s controversial adaptation of a best-selling novel ranks among Hollywood’s most celebrated horror films.

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Director Sidney Lumet’s persuasive recreation of a real-life hostage incident is centred around Al Pacino’s touching performance as a comically inept bank robber.

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