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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (2006)
A hopeful and intimate doco of the history and life of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; includes archival footage of a young Dalai Lama, the…
DVD $20
20 Feet From Stardom20 Feet From Stardom (Twenty Feet From Stardom) (2013)
[This] is the most satisfying music documentary of the last five years, maybe even longer, and that is really saying something. It is the story of…
DVD $35
20462046 (2004)
A companion piece of sorts to IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, this has the seasoned stylist dir. Wong Kar–Wai sketch an impressionistic portrait of loss,…
DVD $25
500 Days Of Summer500 Days Of Summer (2009)
A twee romantic comedy whose charms are hard to resist, this left–field addition to the genre couples indie kids Joseph Gordon–Levitt and…
DVD $15
8 1/2 Women8 1/2 Women (1999)
The indefatiguable provocateur of English cinema makes a perverse 'tribute' to Federico Fellini's 1963 masterpiece 8 1/2, with this tale of a rich…
DVD $20
84 Charing Cross Road84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Book–loving New Yorker Anne Bancroft corresponds with London bookseller Anthony Hopkins in the decades following WWII, leading to some platonic…
DVD $20 (import)
A Few Good MenA Few Good Men (1992)
Tom Cruise portrays another upstart lawyer brat who is called to defend the alleged murderers of a fellow army cadet. Blame soon veers to the very…
DVD $20 (2-disc w/ Jerry Maguire)
A History of ViolenceA History of Violence (2005)
An incisive take on the noir thriller from celebrated horror auteur David Cronenberg (EXISTENZ et al), in which a smalltown family man (Mortensen) is…
DVD $15
Ace Ventura: Pet DetectiveAce Ventura: Pet Detective (1993)
Carrey overdoes it as an obnoxious private eye with an animal niche and finds himself catapulted to mega–stardom. Not the schlock comedy…
DVD $15
Adam's ApplesAdam's Apples (2005)
Roguishly sardonic Danish black comedy about a sanguine country vicar (CASINO ROYALE’s Mikkelsen) who encounters resistance from a neo–Nazi…
DVD $15
Addams Family ValuesAddams Family Values (1993)
Not bad sequel focuses less on Gomez & Morticia, and gets more comic mileage from the rest of the gang.
DVD $20
After HoursAfter Hours (1985)
Scorsese picked up Best Director award at Cannes for this brilliant, Kafka–esque black comedy about an ordinary guy's traumatic and bizarre…
DVD $25
AlexAlex (1993)
Fact–based story about teenager Alex Archer, who overcame rivalry and tragedy to win selection for the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Evocative of…
DVD $40
All About My MotherAll About My Mother (1999)
Almodovar's 'celebration of mother and womanhood' has been hailed as something of a departure for the director, though in fact all of his (beloved)…
DVD $25
American GigoloAmerican Gigolo (1980)
Low–key but effective drama. Richard Gere is suspected in a Hollywood murder.
DVD $20
American History XAmerican History X (1998)
Potent dissertation on generational anger among the skinhead community of Los Angeles' Venice Beach, that though flawed by brushes with cliche, is a…
DVD $15
American PsychoAmerican Psycho (2000)
Mercifully sanitised adaptation of Brett Easton Ellis' controversial novel, that wallowed in the depraved mind/antics of a homicidal Wall Street…
DVD $20
An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Stark and compelling warning about the imminent effects of climate change – largely being stoked by carbon emissions from human activities…
DVD $20
AnastasiaAnastasia (1998)
After disappearing into an animated turmoil of Russian history, the lost Romanov Princess quests to regain her inheritance with the help of various…
DVD $20
Animal FarmAnimal Farm (1999)
George Orwell's classic farmyard yarn (which also happens to be an allegory of the Russian Revolution) brought to life with hi–tech effects a…
DVD $30
Anita O'Day - The Life of a Jazz SingerAnita O'Day - The Life of a Jazz Singer (2007)
Thorough portrait of jazz extraordinaire Anita O'Day, from her emergence amongst luminaries Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday in the 40s, to…
DVD $35
Another YearAnother Year (2010)
A happily married middle–aged couple attempt to fix up their cheery, if secretly depressed friend in this honest domestic drama, another winner…
DVD $20
ApocalyptoApocalypto (2006)
Dir. Mel Gibson’s oft–enthralling action adventure follows a young tribesman living in a jungle village who is taken prisoner by Mayan…
DVD $15
Around the World in 80 Days (TV Series)Around the World in 80 Days (TV Series) (1989)
The first of Michael Palin's successful globe–trotting escapades follows the scheme of Jules Verne's novel – a circumnavigation of the…
DVD $20
As Good As It GetsAs Good As It Gets (1997)
Obsessive–compulsive Jack Nicholson has his fear and loathing neutered by the straight–shooting solo–Mum waitress, Helen Hunt, in…
DVD $15
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, TheAssassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The (2007)
A haunting, psychoanalytical western, revisionist in its interpretation of the relationship between outlaw Jesse James, and his eventual killer,…
DVD $20
Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryAustin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
American cat Mike Myers draws on his predilection for British comedy for this spot–on spy movie satire. He plays both the swinging '60s spy…
DVD $15
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeAustin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Slightly hand–me–down it may be, but gag–for–gag, this extravagant sequel arguably tops the original and seals Austin Powers…
DVD $20 ("Shagadelic" box set - Trilogy)
Autumn SonataAutumn Sonata (1978)
The resumes of director Bergman and actress Bergman intersect for the first and only time in this, ahem, Bergmanesque (sombre, brutally honest,…
DVD $25
Bad InfluenceBad Influence (1990)
A shady Rob Lowe encourages mild–mannered yuppie James Spader to liberate himself from polite formality. A nightmarish journey ensues as…
DVD $15
Bande a PartBande a Part (Band of Outsiders) (1964)
One of the dir.’s more accessible films follows the carefree criminal adventures of Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur and Sami Frey, while still managing…
DVD $25
BarakaBaraka (1993)
The cinematographer of KOYAANISQATSI montages gloriously filmed images from around the globe with modern world music and creates more than just an…
DVD $20 (2-disc Edition ~ import)
Be Kind RewindBe Kind Rewind (2008)
Master of invention and crazy (in a good way) Frenchman Michel Gondry concocts another wacky original, this time centred around a subject close to…
DVD $20
Before SunriseBefore Sunrise (1995)
Young tourists American Ethan Hawke and French Julie Delpy, meet by chance on a train in Europe and spend the following twelve hours…
DVD $15
Before SunsetBefore Sunset (2004)
Taking up some nine years after their characters met in BEFORE SUNRISE, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, now in their mid–thirties, reacquaint…
DVD $20
Being ElmoBeing Elmo (A Puppeteer's Journey) (2011)
The inspiring story of Kevin Clash, the man and voice behind Sesame Street's most popular character is uniquely documented in this delightful…
DVD $20
Belle and SebastianBelle and Sebastian (Belle et Sebastien) (2013)
Stirring big screen adaptation of the much–loved children's book about a six–year–old orphan and his friendship with a wild…
DVD $25
Benny and JoonBenny and Joon (1992)
Another quirky outing in American suburbia with Depp a Chaplin–esque loner who befriends Masterson, the 'mental' sister of an…
DVD $20
Billy T James - The Legend, The Man, The Cuz Billy T James - The Legend, The Man, The Cuz (2009)
Latest compilation of the most popular sketches from irrepressible comedian Billy T James, including Te News, the Traffic Cop, the Hard Case, the…
DVD $25
Bitter MoonBitter Moon (1993)
Erotic weirdness unfolds aboard an ocean liner as wheel–chaired creep Peter Coyote foists an unsavoury personal tale upon innocent Hugh Grant.…
DVD $25
Black Cauldron, TheBlack Cauldron, The (1985)
Fairytale animation set in the mythical realm of Prydain, where a young boy sets out to defeat ruling villain, the Horned King. Based on the book…
DVD $20
Black Hawk DownBlack Hawk Down (2001)
Intense, eardrum–battering re–enactment of a street–battle during the US campaign in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993, painting the…
DVD $15
Blackbeard's GhostBlackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Peter Ustinov applies his comic talents to playing the ghost of the notorious pirate, conjured into the present by Disney Studios, to rescue a high…
DVD $15
Blood Feast 2: All You Can EatBlood Feast 2: All You Can Eat (2002)
A surprisingly enjoyable sequel to Lewis's 1963 "classic", this is the director's first movie since 1972's GORE GORE GIRLS. The direction and…
DVD $15
Blue Remembered HillsBlue Remembered Hills (1979)
Acutely observed teleplay from the genius of Dennis Potter: viewed through the prism of adolescence, Potter crafts a dark, elegiac, if always…
DVD $20
Bob RobertsBob Roberts (1992)
Bob Dylan meets Ronald Reagan in this 'Spinal Tap' of politics. Robbins stars in this own scathing send up of the U.S. political system and…
DVD $20
Bon VoyageBon Voyage (2003)
A plushly–mounted, grander–than–life romantic farce from director of "Cyrano De Bergerac". It's June 1940, when a group of…
DVD $20
Bostonians, TheBostonians, The (1984)
Set in post–Civil War Boston, this slow, though beautifully shot drama is a sturdy version of Henry James' famous novel. Concerning the…
DVD $20
Bottle ShockBottle Shock (2008)
Lightly farcical take on the true story of how American viticulture pioneer Jim Barrett broke the French domination of premium wine market (esp.…
DVD $20
BoyBoy (2010)
Taika Waititi continues his dream run as director with this fictionalised coming–of–age tale that draws on his own experience growing up…
DVD $35 (2-disc Edition)
Boys from Brazil, TheBoys from Brazil, The (1978)
Ira Levin's novel makes for an ingenious if implausible thriller with obsessed Nazi–hunter Laurence Olivier trying to scupper super–Nazi…
DVD $20
Bram Stoker's DraculaBram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Coppola's opulent update of the gothic legend. Gary Oldman's incarnation of the fanged one is most impressive here, as are the gorgeous visual…
DVD $20 (2-disc Edition)
Bran Nue DaeBran Nue Dae (Brand New Day) (2009)
Lively comedy adapted from the stage musical that follows a teenage Aborigine who runs away from Catholic boarding school in the mid…
DVD $15
BrasileirinhoBrasileirinho (2005)
Choro is often seen as the Brazilian equivalent of improvisatory jazz, and serves as the foundation for such unique styles like samba and bossa nova…
DVD $15
Brassed OffBrassed Off (1997)
Witty and warm–hearted comedy set in a Yorkshire mining community threatened with closure. Leading the town colliery brass band, Tara…
DVD $20
Breaking and EnteringBreaking and Entering (2006)
A consummate adult drama from A–list writer–director Anthony Minghella, who tightly constructs a meaningful portrait of scarred lives and…
DVD $15
Brick Lane Brick Lane (2007)
Multi–layered drama based on the popular Monica Ali novel focuses on the transformative tale of a young woman forced to leave her Bangladeshi…
DVD $20
Bringing Out the DeadBringing Out the Dead (1999)
Drawn from the hell–bent memoirs of a New York ambulance driver, this sees dir. Scorcese returning to home–turf, a script by Paul…
DVD $20
Broadway Danny RoseBroadway Danny Rose (1984)
Woody is a well–meaning show–biz agent who signs up any odd–ball with an act on the notion that they may pay long–term…
DVD $20
Brokeback MountainBrokeback Mountain (2005)
A 'cause celebre' of recent cinema, this epic romantic drama is set around the terse and smouldering long–term love affair between two cowboys…
DVD $15
Broken EmbracesBroken Embraces (2009)
Typically juicy Almodovar number again features the gorgeous Penelope Cruz, here playing a mistress cast in the lead role of a movie her millionaire…
DVD $20
Broken SilenceBroken Silence (2002)
Five 55–minute films concerning the Holocaust, and its role in the history of five respective countries. 'Some Who Lived' (dir. Puenzo)…
DVD $20
Broken WingsBroken Wings (K’nafayim Shvurot) (2002)
The fraught shuffle of daily life for an Israeli family after the death of the male head of the household, is depicted with touching and intimate…
DVD $20
Buffalo Bill and the IndiansBuffalo Bill and the Indians (1976)
Off–key satire on 'official' American history, with Paul Newman as the charismatic fraud Bill Hickock, whose Wild West Show toured America in…
DVD $25
Cabin in the Woods, TheCabin in the Woods, The (2011)
Masterminded by Joss Whedon, this hilarious inside–out horror comedy promises the last word on the horror genre, although its cleverness is…
DVD $20
CapoteCapote (2005)
Polished and sophisticated dramatisation of how writer Truman Capote came to research and create his seminal 'true–crime' masterpiece IN COLD…
DVD $20
Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great (2005)
Made with the help of newly–available documentation from the former Soviet archives, this impressive biopic about the life and times of…
DVD $20
CelebrityCelebrity (1999)
Assembling another largish retinue of actors eager to 'do a Woody', Allen swings his long–lens round onto the world of celebrity…
DVD $20
Cider House Rules, TheCider House Rules, The (1999)
Hard–to–fault adaptation of John Irving's novel set in middle America during WW2 is an old–fashioned rural melodrama bathed in…
DVD $20
Cinema ParadisoCinema Paradiso (1990)
Enchanting, achingly sweet film in which young Toto falls into a lifelong adoration of movies at the village theatre and its grumpy old…
DVD $20 (168m. Version)
Cirque du Soleil - AlegriaCirque du Soleil - Alegria (1998)
Filmed live in Sydney in 1999, this Cirque du Soleil production combines their acrobatics, magic tricks and dance elements with a…
DVD $15
Cirque du Soleil - La NoubaCirque du Soleil - La Nouba (2003)
Another astounding stageshow from Canadian troupe Cirque du Soleil, here performing a celebration of hedonism (the title means "to party") at Disney…
DVD $20
Cirque du Soleil - Midnight SunCirque du Soleil - Midnight Sun (2004)
Special 20th Anniversary show for the acrobatic theatre troupe Cirque de Soleil, filmed live at the Montreal Jazz Festival in 2004.
DVD $15
City of GodCity of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)
An incendiary Brazilian drama depicting two decades of blood–drenched rivalry between two youth gangs who control a slum area of Rio De…
DVD $20
City of Lost ChildrenCity of Lost Children (1995)
Visual wonderstuff from the unique genius pairing of the creators of DELICATESSEN, this is as good a follow up as one could wish for. While…
DVD $20
Clarence (TV Series)Clarence (TV Series) (1988)
Celebrated British comedian Ronnie Barker's final television creation before retirement, playing a bumbling deliveryman with poor eyesight who his…
DVD $20
ClerksClerks (1993)
Made for $27,000 in the convenience store where the director (then) worked, this follows a rude and bizarre day in the lives of two lowly grocery…
DVD $15
CloserCloser (2004)
A bracingly frank and compulsive adult drama, Patrick Marber adapts his provocative, award–winning stageplay for the screen with its integrity…
DVD $15
Coal Miner's DaughterCoal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Biopic of country legend Loretta Lynn.
DVD $20
CollateralCollateral (2004)
A moody night–thriller that cruises the streets of Los Angeles with a taxi–driver (Foxx) whose cab is commandered by a ruthless,…
DVD $15
ConvoyConvoy (1978)
Derived from the eponymous pop anthem, Kris Kristofferson's 'Rubber Duck' musters a band of disgruntled truckees to wage a protest. 
DVD $20
Corporation, TheCorporation, The (2003)
In a modern world where corporate power has come to exceed political power, this in–depth documentary defines a growing popular concern about…
DVD $25
CrashCrash (1996)
Auteur David Cronenberg's latest vision is an anti–fable about accident victims James Spader and Holly Hunter, who become sexually obsessed…
DVD $20
Crazies, TheCrazies, The (1975)
Underrated low–budgeter about germ warfare, a personal favourite of Romero's. Fast–paced editing creates some real excitement.
DVD $20
Crocodile DundeeCrocodile Dundee (1986)
Immensely successful Aussie comedy with outbacker Hogan encountering New York.
DVD $20
Crow, TheCrow, The (1993)
Sleek action fantasy on which its star, Brandon Lee, lost his life before its completion. The designer mayhem plays like a gothic music video, though…
DVD $15
Cry BabyCry Baby (1990)
Another stylish, camp classic from the infamous director who made Divine a cult sensation. Depp heads a super cast in a tribute to the juvenile…
DVD $20
Cup, TheCup, The (1999)
This charming, slyly comic tale of soccer–mad young monks obsessed with viewing the World Cup has found broad worldwide appreciation with its…
DVD $20
Dancer in the DarkDancer in the Dark (2000)
The third successive ‘masterpiece’ from the Danish wunderkind, who has that rare gift of being able to consistently realise the wildly ambitious as…
DVD $20 (import)
Dancer Upstairs, TheDancer Upstairs, The (2002)
John Malkovich debuts as a director with this slow–burn police thriller played out in the humid atmosphere of an unamed South American…
DVD $20
Dangerous LiaisonsDangerous Liaisons (1988)
Classic tale of an unscrupulous French countess who creates royal havoc by challenging her former lover to the sexual conquest of a virginal…
DVD $20
Darjeeling Limited, TheDarjeeling Limited, The (2007)
Idiosyncratic comedy from the dir. of THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS combines a dusty, nostalgic sub–continental adventure–quest with a whimsical…
DVD $25
De-LovelyDe-Lovely (Delovely) (2004)
Refined and dandy musical biopic of legendary tunesmith Cole Porter, who composed some great music while leading a gay double–life during his…
DVD $25
Dead Girl, TheDead Girl, The (2006)
A superb ensemble cast give rich life to this exceptional drama that interlinks the unsettling stories of five women connected to the discovery of a…
DVD $15
Dead Men Don't Wear PlaidDead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Martin's most clever vehicle has him interacting with vintage film footage of Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney and Lauren Bacall, to dazzling effect. A…
DVD $20
Dead PresidentsDead Presidents (1995)
The Hughes Brothers follow up MENACE II SOCIETY with a heist movie set in 1970s Harlem. A scarred Vietnam vet fails to adjust to civilian life and is…
DVD $15
Dead RingersDead Ringers (1988)
You'll share in Jeremy Irons' nightmares as twin gynaecologists, both brilliant and respected in their trade, who succumb to perverse mid–life…
DVD $30
Death of Mr Lazarescu, TheDeath of Mr Lazarescu, The (2005)
Whirling, labyrinthine black comedy follows with interest the Kafkaesque plight of an ailing elderly drunk, whose stomach pains are met with…
DVD $20
Death ProofDeath Proof (2007)
Tarantino, that great galloping genre geek, further indulges his jones for '70s B flicks and sexual kicks with his half of the 'Grindhouse' double…
DVD $20
Decameron, TheDecameron, The (1970)
The first part of dir. Pasolini’s ‘medieval trilogy’, this adapts ten of Boccaccio’s famously ribald tales of the Italian Middle Ages. With its…
DVD $20
DelicatessenDelicatessen (1992)
Two former Ad–men splash down with an audacious, darkly comic masterpiece set in a vegetarianist, post–apocalyptic future. Consumed with…
DVD $20
Demons of the MindDemons of the Mind (1971)
A Victorian baron imprisons his two children, believing them to be possessed. Enticing Hammer offering, laced with blood–and–roses…
DVD $15 (With "Fright" (1971))
Departed, TheDeparted, The (2006)
A rip–roaring remake of Hong Kong actioner INFERNAL AFFAIRS, Martin Scorsese returns to the mean streets in this high–performance game of…
DVD $15
Desperately Seeking SusanDesperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Rosanna Arquette and Madonna shine in this spunky and spirited New York comedy/murder mystery – up there with the best of John Hughes' popular…
DVD $20
Devil's Advocate, TheDevil's Advocate, The (1997)
Invincible lawyer Keanu Reeves is tempted to join an elite law firm, but bossman Al Pacino has a firey temper and is looking for lifelong commitment,…
DVD $20
Dish, TheDish, The (2000)
Another endearing tale from the creators of much–adored THE CASTLE, based on real events that involved small–town Aussies in the…
DVD $25
District 9District 9 (2009)
Superb sci–fi blockbuster from first–time writer/director Blomkamp, set in an alternate–reality Johannesburg where an…
DVD $20
DogvilleDogville (2003)
This fierce parable of hypocrisy, exploitation and revenge set on a “soundstage” version of 1930s America is a brilliant conception of dir. Lars Von…
DVD $20
Don Juan DeMarcoDon Juan DeMarco (1995)
A delightful, dreamy romantic drama and wry comic fantasy rolled into one that has Johnny Depp perfectly cast as a misfit who believes he is the…
DVD $20
Doors, TheDoors, The (1991)
Val Kilmer gives an extraordinary visual and aural imitation of Jim Morrison in this spell–binding biopic of America's most influential rock…
DVD $20
Double Life of VeroniqueDouble Life of Veronique (1991)
An incandescent meditation on the lives of two identical young women – one Polish, one French – both played by Irene Jacob (RED). A…
DVD $25
Dresser, TheDresser, The (1983)
Classic backstage tale of the theatre, with an imperious actor–manager (Finney) being pampered and supported by his loyal dresser (Courtenay).…
DVD $20 (import)
Eagle Has Landed, TheEagle Has Landed, The (1977)
German commandos plot to assasinate Winston Churchill in this suspenseful thriller, apparently based on fact. Michael Caine, strangely plausible as a…
DVD $20
Eagle vs SharkEagle vs Shark (2007)
Wearing its Kiwi heart on its sleeve to delightful advantage, Taika Waititi's skewed romantic comedy managed to please a crowd both here and abroad,…
DVD $20
Ed WoodEd Wood (1994)
Tim Burton, the eccentric visionary behind EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, PEE–WEE and BATMAN finds a soul mate in recounting the life of the world's…
DVD $15
Educating RitaEducating Rita (1983)
Satisfying modern take on Pygmalion, with uncultured fair lady Julie Walters and sceptical tutor Michael Caine.
DVD $25
El MariachiEl Mariachi (1992)
A cause celebre of low–budget film–making, this $7000 Tex–Mex wonder about a guitar–player mistaken for a gangster contains…
DVD $30 (w/ Desperado & Once Upon a Time in Mexico)
ElectionElection (1999)
Mid–life crisis intersects with teenage foibles in this cheerily cynical high–school tale for adults, as crumpled teacher Matthew…
DVD $20
ElizabethElizabeth (1998)
Attended by much ballyhoo, Australian actress Cate Blanchett fruitfully represents England's famous Queen as a key player in the sex…
DVD $20
EmmaEmma (1996)
A clued up reworking of Jane Austen's classic, set in 19th century England, about a congenial young lady's well–intentioned but misjudged…
DVD $20
Empire RecordsEmpire Records (1995)
Multiple crises present themselves for the teenage staff of a swanky independent record store about to be consumed by a corporate chain. Utterly…
DVD $15
English Patient, TheEnglish Patient, The (1996)
The unsurprising Oscar sweeper of '97 – a shoe–in considering they left out no ingredient – epic length, exotic locales, period…
DVD $20
Escape from AlcatrazEscape from Alcatraz (1979)
Clint Eastwood uses a pair of nail–clippers to stage his bid for freedom, in this memorable, understated thriller based on the only successful…
DVD $20
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
A miraculous, complex 'domestic fantasy' from the twin genius of writer Charlie Kaufman and director Michel Gondry, who find a satisfying narrative…
DVD $20
Even Cowgirls Get the BluesEven Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
A joyously ropey adaptation of Tom Robbins beloved 1970s novel in which a big–thumbed hitch–hiker (Uma Thurman) eventually hooks up at a…
DVD $15
Event HorizonEvent Horizon (1997)
This sleek monstrosity is worth a look for some reasonably scary special effects or if you just want reminding of what a masterpiece ALIEN really is.…
DVD $15
Everything is IlluminatedEverything is Illuminated (2005)
An ambitious debut for dir. Schreiber, telling the deadpan, yet wistful tale of an earnest NYC Jew (Wood) who travels to the Ukraine to find the…
DVD $20
ExtremitiesExtremities (1986)
Notoriously violent drama concerns a rape–victim who turns the tables on her attacker when he returns to torment her. Something of a 'cause…
DVD $15
Faculty, TheFaculty, The (1999)
The writer of SCREAM gives post–modern surgery to INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, setting it on a high–school campus, of…
DVD $15
Fading GigoloFading Gigolo (2013)
John Turturro is a struggling Brooklyn bookstore owner who contrives with his best friend (played by Woody Allen) to set up a male prostitution…
DVD $15
Farewell My ConcubineFarewell My Concubine (1993)
Lavish, episodic journey through 20th Century Chinese history, encompassing more revolutions than a 45. Joint winner of the Palm D'Or at Cannes is…
DVD $25
FatelessFateless (Sorstalanság) (2005)
Harrowing and distilled vision of the Holocaust adapted from a novel by concentration–camp survivor and Nobel prize–winning author Imre…
DVD $25
Fellini's CasanovaFellini's Casanova (1976)
Fellini indulges himself just short of self–parody for a gorgeously stylised, absurdist revision of the life of the 18th Century lover. Donald…
DVD $20
Fellini's MagicFellini's Magic (2002)
Essential viewing for Fellini fans, this vivid if humble homage to the Italian ringmaster–cum–filmmaker brings together a useful mixture…
DVD $20
Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)
A classic of Japanese 70s exploitation cinema, this charts the grim road to freedom for a gaggle of women escaped–convicts with a feverish…
DVD $20 (import)
Field, TheField, The (1990)
Another sombre gem from the MY LEFT FOOT team. Richard Harris plays an aging Irish land–lubber whose life–long devotion to cultivating…
DVD $15
Finding NeverlandFinding Neverland (2004)
Impressive journey into the private life of Edwardian 'Peter Pan'–creator JM Barrie (played by Depp), and the unique circumstances in which he…
DVD $20
Fire and IceFire and Ice (1982)
One of dir. Bashki’s (FRITZ THE CAT) lesser efforts, this sword–and–sorcery animated fantasy is notable for the seminal visuals by…
DVD $15
First Deadly Sin, TheFirst Deadly Sin, The (1980)
Probably Ol' Blue Eyes' last decent film, giving an understated, effective performance as a pressured NYC detective hunting a serial killer and…
DVD $15
Fish Called Wanda , AFish Called Wanda , A (1988)
Rarely does a comedy achieve such a high laugh–count and provide substance beyond sheer entertainment value. A comic masterpiece written by and…
DVD $15
FlatlinersFlatliners (1990)
Young medical students experiment with their own deaths amid splendid gothic architecture. An intriguing premise is blown up to biblical proportions…
DVD $15
Flatmates WantedFlatmates Wanted (2004)
A no–budget psychological horror of disappearing flatmates and disturbing reoccuring dreams, this plays out with the quirky mix of horror and…
DVD $15
FlippedFlipped (2010)
A welcome return to 50's childhood for the director of STAND BY ME, this equally charming tale charts the believably awkward courtship between two…
DVD $20
Fountain, TheFountain, The (2006)
A madly ambitious, visually splendid odyssey from dir. Darren Aronofksy, this will certainly intrigue fans of his earlier work, while sci–fi…
DVD $20
FranticFrantic (1988)
Harrison Ford plays a surgeon who becomes involved in the Paris underworld when his wife disappears on their first day abroad. A clever and…
DVD $15
Fred Dagg - All PurposeFred Dagg - All Purpose (1974-2006)
Fred Dagg finally makes it to DVD in this “Authorised Daggography” from legendary Kiwi comic (and now honorary Australian) John Clarke, collating his…
DVD $25
French Screen Icons: Jean-Paul Belmondo 1French Screen Icons: Jean-Paul Belmondo 1 (Moderato Cantabile, A Man Called La Rocca, Weekend at Dunkirk) (1960-1964)
Three films starring French leading–man Jean–Paul Belmondo.
DVD $20
Fried Green TomatoesFried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Kathy Bates strikes up a friendship with Jessica Tandy who waxes nostalgic about a pair of Southern belles who triumphed over adversity in the '30s.…
DVD $25
FrightFright (1972)
A 'babysitter in peril' suspenser set around the menacing of Blackman by an escaped mental patient. Not bad as a precursor to the 'slasher' genre.
DVD $15 (with "Demons of the Mind" (1971))
From Dusk Till DawnFrom Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Join in the riot with an edgy thriller that loses its head midway through and gets stuck into some gleefully supernatural carnage. The director of…
DVD $15
Game, TheGame, The (1997)
Tycoon–loner–who–has–everything Michael Douglas receives a birthday present with a difference – an elaborate 'game'…
DVD $20
Gangs of New YorkGangs of New York (2002)
Dir. Martin Scorsese’s messy yet resonant epic based on a 19th century chapter that witnessed mass civil unrest in NYC is painted with the director’s…
DVD $15
Garden StateGarden State (2004)
Sitcom actor Zach Braff compliments his career in "Scrubs" as the ambitious writer, director and star of this personal, melancholy comedy that became…
DVD $15
Get CarterGet Carter (1971)
A small–time London hood takes on tough Northerners while investigating his brother's death. Exciting, violent thriller shows off the once…
DVD $20
Get RealGet Real (1998)
This British tale of a teen schoolboy's frustratingly closeted affair with the athletic head boy of his high school makes the grade to appeal to…
DVD $35
Ghost WorldGhost World (2001)
Nothing to do with the paranormal, but everything to do with the anti–normal, this independent gem is a surprisingly endearing tale of two…
DVD $20 (import)
Gift, TheGift, The (2000)
Rivalling THE SIXTH SENSE among latterday supernatural thrillers and with a pedigree to boast of, this eerie tale of smalltown ghosts and secrets is…
DVD $15
Girl with a Pearl EarringGirl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
A superior dramatic conceit that speculates on the background to Johannes Vermeer's enigmatic 17th century portrait of the title. Johannson plays…
DVD $20
Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto StoryGiuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto Story (2004)
A boldly imaginative version (with costumes by Vivienne Westwood) of Verdi's famous opera, concerning a court jester in 16th century Italy who seeks…
DVD $20
GladiatorGladiator (2000)
As good a Roman Sandal epic as ever there was, with a stoic and be–sandalled Russell Crowe refusing to carry over his loyalty to the new…
DVD $20 (3-Disc Special Edition)
Gleaners and I, TheGleaners and I, The (2000)
A widely–admired work by the godmother of French film, which essays the wastefulness of western society through a clutch of interviews with…
DVD $40
Glengarry Glen RossGlengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Gripping transposition of David Mamet's savage stageplay about ruthless real estate salesmen who reel under a do–or–die sales ultimatum.…
DVD $20
Godfather Trilogy, TheGodfather Trilogy, The (1972-1990)
Deluxe presentation of the entire GODFATHER trilogy, including featurette documentaries, commentaries and many deleted scenes.
DVD $50 (Deluxe box set ~ 5-disc)
Good Night, and Good LuckGood Night, and Good Luck (2004)
An astutely–judged freezeframe of an important symbolic moment in 20th century American history, when CBS television presenter Edward Murrow…
DVD $20
Grey GardensGrey Gardens (1976)
An intimate portrait of acute eccentricity, this offers a ‘home movie’–style insight into the lives of colourful high–society…
DVD $50 (2-disc w/ Beales of Grey Gardens)
Grosse Pointe BlankGrosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Sporting a sideways sense of humour, this sardonic comedy has likeable, babbling hitman John Cusack shyly fronting up to his 10–year highschool…
DVD $25
Growing Up OnlineGrowing Up Online (2008)
From the American public affairs series FRONTLINE comes this doco probing into the world of cyber–savvy teens, and the pressures that accompany…
DVD $20 (import)
GummoGummo (1998)
The writer of KIDS turns the camera on his hometown, Xenia, Ohio, selectively seeking out the disenfranchised, the bored and the ugly to distinctive…
DVD $25
HamletHamlet (1948)
The Oscar winner of Best Picture, Actor, Art direction and Costume, Laurence Olivier's version soars with vitality and atmosphere. A classic.
DVD $20
Hana-BiHana-Bi (1997)
'Beat' Takeshi cements his reputation as the modern visionary of Japanese cinema with his most celebrated film to date, returning as the formidably…
DVD $15 (import) , $25
Happy GilmoreHappy Gilmore (1996)
After a couple of false strokes, standup humourist hits par with this golfing comedy, playing a teenage sociopath–cum–golf natural, who…
DVD $15
Hard CandyHard Candy (2005)
Unflinchingly dark and slickly impressive thriller proceeds from the chatroom flirtations between a precocious teenager (Page) and a…
DVD $15
HellraiserHellraiser (1987)
Stylised, influential horror film with outstanding effects, well directed by the man who wrote the novel. Extravagant visuals compensate some holes…
DVD $20
High FidelityHigh Fidelity (2000)
American adaptation of Nick Hornby's beloved English novel about pop music obsession and the vagaries of romance loses surprisingly little in the…
DVD $20
Hilary and JackieHilary and Jackie (1998)
Musical biopic buoyed by a quite fascinating subject – prodigious English Cellist Jacqueline Du Pre – adapted from the controversial…
DVD $20
HolesHoles (2003)
Surprisingly cunning comedy, where a teenager is unjustly sent to an isolated reformatory, and set to work digging holes in the desert for no…
DVD $40
HoneyHoney (Bal) (2008)
A gorgeous, contemplative coming–of–age tale, centred on a young boy and his father, a rural beekeeper, in an idyllic mountainous region…
DVD $20
Hours, TheHours, The (2002)
Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer–prize winning novel is brought to the screen with excellent performances, and though simplified and not for all…
DVD $20
House of GamesHouse of Games (1987)
Psychiatrist Lindsay Crouse is lured into the world of charming con–racketeer Joe Mantegna, where trust is a fragile concept. David Mamet…
DVD $20
How to Steal a MillionHow to Steal a Million (1966)
A top cast lifts this romantically–inclined suspense caper, wherein Hepburn must steal a forged sculpture belonging to her own family before it…
DVD $15
HowlHowl (2010)
A fitting celebration and account of the making and hostile reception of Allen Ginsberg's famously controversial poem, with James Franco superb as…
DVD $20
I Am LegendI Am Legend (2007)
In the post–apocalyptic ruins of New York City, Will Smith is the (seemingly) sole survivor of a mutant cancer vaccine gone bung, which has…
DVD $15
I Don't Want to Sleep AloneI Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006)
This achingly serene, Kuala Lumpur–set fable is one of Tsai Ming–liang’s best, starring his alter ego Lee Kang–sheng as a comatose…
DVD $20
I Heart HuckabeesI Heart Huckabees (2004)
The meaning of life and capitalism in the post–millenial age are ambitiously tackled in this "existential comedy" from the dir. of FLIRTING…
DVD $15
I Served the King of EnglandI Served the King of England (2006)
Whimsical yet biting Czech farce centres on the exploits of an endearingly opportunistic waiter, whose thrifty wiles propel him into all manner of…
DVD $15
I, RobotI, Robot (2004)
Standard model adaptation of Isaac Asimov's 1950s sci–fi speculations about the dystopian possibilities of a robot–riddled…
DVD $15
In My Father's DenIn My Father's Den (2004)
Achieving a new high watermark in production terms at least, this vivid New Zealand melodrama harnesses the complexities of Maurice Gee's…
DVD $30
In Search of ShakespeareIn Search of Shakespeare (2003)
Presenter Michael Wood and award–winning director Greg Doran investigate the world of William Shakespeare. Using backstage recreations of…
DVD $65 (11-disc set incl. Henry IV,V,VI, Richard I & II, Othello, Twelfth Night)
Inland EmpireInland Empire (2006)
Warped and optically haunting suspense starring Lynch regular Laura Dern as a focused actress ecstatic about receiving a part in a new film, until…
DVD $25
Insider, TheInsider, The (1999)
A brooding masterpiece from dir. Mann (HEAT), who finally wrestles down a topic of sufficient weight to justify the peerless brilliance of his…
DVD $20
InsignificanceInsignificance (1985)
Curious chamber piece intriguingly posits Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn Monroe, Joseph McCarthy and Albert Einstein as characters who meet in a hotel room in…
DVD $20
Into the StormInto the Storm (2009)
Enthralling sequel to HBO's acclaimed THE GATHERING STORM focuses on Winston Churchill's challenging term as Prime Minister during the war, followed…
DVD $20
Italian For BeginnersItalian For Beginners (2001)
A likeable ensemble comedy in which six vulnerable characters orbit a drab Copenhagen suburb, each seeking some form of solace, romance or…
DVD $25
JabberwockyJabberwocky (1977)
Monty Python's Lewis Carroll–inspired medieval farce with Michael Palin in the lead.
DVD $20
Jackie BrownJackie Brown (1998)
Quentin Tarantino follows–up the fireworks of PULP FICTION with a laidback ode to lowlife dreamers and schemers that reclines comfortably into…
DVD $20
Jacob's LadderJacob's Ladder (1990)
Tim Robbins plays a Vietnam vet who begins to suffer from progressively frightening hallucenations. An intense, gripping journey into the unknown…
DVD $20
JazzJazz (2001)
Sprawling and absorbing documentary series from the maker of THE CIVIL WAR, charting the rising star of jazz during the 20th century, with an…
DVD $70
Kama SutraKama Sutra (1996)
The director of SALAAM BOMBAY returns to her native land for this enticing, beautifully photographed tale of love, jealousy and revenge among the…
DVD $20
King KongKing Kong (2005)
Peter Jackson's colossal remake lavishes one of the cinema's greatest legends in 21st century technology and ratchets up the emotional stakes to…
DVD $15 (2-disc Ed.)
Kingdom of HeavenKingdom of Heaven (2005)
Arch–epic of the 12th century crusades, this follows an honourable French blacksmith (Bloom) into the maelstrom of Jerusalem,…
DVD $20
Kiss Kiss Bang BangKiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Reflexively vulgar and enjoyably vicious, this comic–thriller has fumbling thief Downey Jnr. by chance winning an audition for a film part,…
DVD $15
Kiss of LifeKiss of Life (2003)
While an aid–worker (Mullan) cut adrift in wartorn Eastern Europe tries to make his way home to London, his waiting family seem lost in a limbo…
DVD $15 (import)
Knight's Tale, AKnight's Tale, A (2001)
Surprisingly satisfying medieval comedy slam–bang, that wears its mindlessness on its chain–mail sleeve, while Geoffrey Chaucer’s…
DVD $20
KolyaKolya (1996)
A beautifully sentimental Oscar winner for Best Foreign film – set during the 1988 Russian occupation of Czechoslovakia, when a…
DVD $30
L'AppartementL'Appartement (The Apartment) (1995)
Chic Parisian thriller lifts a few motifs from VERTIGO, but adds more than a few original flourishes. Vincent Cassel is about to settle down with…
DVD $20
L'ArgentL'Argent (1983)
This bleak, enigmatic crime study depicts the tragic chain of events which emanate from a counterfeit bank note being passed through a photo shop.…
DVD $20
LadyhawkeLadyhawke (1985)
Enjoyable sword–and–sorcery yarn filmed in the Dolomites pits Matthew Broderick as a Medieval tyke who must unlock the evil spell cast on…
DVD $15
LagaanLagaan (2001)
Bollywood epic that broke through to international awards and audience with its ‘test–match’ running–time, lavishness and periodic bursts…
DVD $20
Last King of Scotland, TheLast King of Scotland, The (2007)
A riveting tale of the seductive nature of power, this is worth the admission alone for Forest Whitaker’s astonishing Oscar–winning turn as…
DVD $20
Last Kiss, TheLast Kiss, The (L'Ultimo Bacio) (2001)
Award–winning Italian melodrama investigates the anxieties of a young unmarried couple on the verge of parenthood. Stefano Accorsi is torn…
DVD $20
Last Life in the UniverseLast Life in the Universe (2003)
With a cool command of the aloof, this strange, seductive noir–romance merges the soulless existence of a suicidal librarian (Asano), a…
DVD $20
Last Train HomeLast Train Home (2009)
A startling and vivid humanist documentary on China's ceaseless industrial growth, centred on one couple who make the annual migration from city to…
DVD $35
Last Trapper, TheLast Trapper, The (2004)
Doco–drama covers a year in the life of real, live fur trapper Norman Winter who lives at one with nature, his Native American partner…
DVD $15
Last Tycoon, TheLast Tycoon, The (1976)
Star–studded attempt to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished last novel, itself based on the life of early Hollywood mogul Irving Thalberg.…
DVD $20
Leaving Las VegasLeaving Las Vegas (1995)
Staggering 'downward–spiral' drama set on a Las Vegas strip of neon lights, broken dreams and drunken oblivion. Nicolas Cage drinks himself to…
DVD $20
Let's SayLet's Say (On dirait que... ) (2007)
A sweetly humble documentary in the vein of ETRE ET AVOIR, involving a group of French kids aged 8–13 asked to portray their parents’ jobs and…
DVD $25
Life and Legacy of Spike Milligan, TheLife and Legacy of Spike Milligan, The (I Told You I Was Ill) (2002)
A live tribute to the genius of British comedian Spike Milligan, devised by the BBC 6 months after his death. Features performances and readings of…
DVD $20
Life of BrianLife of Brian (Monty Python's Life of Brian) (1979)
This parody of the life and times of Jesus Christ is the funniest and most successful of the Monty Python features. A cult favourite.
DVD $20 (2-disc Spec. Ed.)
Lightning in a BottleLightning in a Bottle (2004)
An effectively simple '12–bar' account of the now–famous Radio City Music Hall concert in 2003 which brought together an unprecedented…
DVD $20 (import)
Lions for LambsLions for Lambs (2007)
A contemporary 'hot potato' issue is tackled from political, academic, militaristic and journalistic viewpoints, drawing an ultimately powerful…
DVD $20
Living in OblivionLiving in Oblivion (1996)
Another low–budget gem from the director of JOHNNY SUEDE, this time a deliriously cheeky backhander aimed at various icons of the indie film…
DVD $20
Living ProofLiving Proof (2008)
Harry Connick Jnr plays a doctor fighting to get approval for his revolutionary breast–cancer drug in this surprisingly riveting…
DVD $20
Long Good Friday, TheLong Good Friday, The (1980)
Electrifying, influential account of hoodlum rivalry in contemporary London with Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren matching an intelligent, gritty script.
DVD $20
Long Walk Home, TheLong Walk Home, The (1991)
Set in 1955 Alabama during the civil rights bus boycott, this portrays the impact of change on two families, with Sissy Spacek as an uppercrust…
DVD $30
Long Way Round (TV Series)Long Way Round (TV Series) (2004)
An engrossing 'reality' show which tags along with actor Ewan McGregor (TRAINSPOTTING) and his best friend Charley Boorman on an improvised…
DVD $30
Looking for HortenseLooking for Hortense (2012)
This bittersweet comedy of manners finds familiar May–December pleasures in the mid–life journey of an unhappily married professor who…
DVD $20
Lost in La ManchaLost in La Mancha (2002)
A cautionary fable of filmmaking in the mould of HEARTS OF DARKNESS, concerning director Terry Gilliam’s (BRAZIL) attempt to film a version of ‘Don…
DVD $20
Lost in TranslationLost in Translation (2003)
A coolly romantic and engaging tale of a “brief encounter” between two Americans stranded in Tokyo – a movie–star in midlife crisis (Bill…
DVD $20
Love BirdsLove Birds (2011)
Chirpy, engaging Kiwi comedy with Rhys Darby as a recently jilted council worker whose nursing of a wounded duck leads to unexpected romance with…
DVD $20
Madame BovaryMadame Bovary (2000)
Typically lavish BBC costumer, here tackling Gustave Flaubert's classic French tragi–romance with gusto and explicit sex. Frances O'Connor…
DVD $20
Madame BovaryMadame Bovary (1991)
Chabrol remains faithful to the text of this oft–filmed classic of French literature, with Isabelle Huppert bringing a glacial refinement to…
DVD $25
Maddigan's Quest (TV Series)Maddigan's Quest (TV Series) (2006)
Nicely–produced local series for children – adapted from Margaret Mahy's bestseller – set in a post–technological future…
DVD $25 (Complete Series)
Magik and RoseMagik and Rose (2000)
Uplifting comic melodrama set during the Hokitika Wild Food Festival that rises above its familiar story of two women who, in different ways, have…
DVD $25
MagnoliaMagnolia (2000)
A sprawling, stylistically–impressive but moribund domestic melodrama about Californian amorality and redemption (of sorts), with interleaved…
DVD $20
MahoganyMahogany (1975)
Deliciously overripe melodrama with Diana Ross as an aspiring designer falling under the spell of jet–setting Anthony Perkins. Ross and…
DVD $20 (import)
Malcolm XMalcolm X (1993)
Epic bio of the black–American minister and human rights activist from his beginnings as a Harlem crook to his 1965 assassination. Breezes…
DVD $20
Mall RatsMall Rats (1995)
A scrubbed–up pseudo–remake of Kevin Smith's own CLERKS, set in a suburban shopping mall. The indie spirit gets buried under all that…
DVD $15
Man In The Hat, TheMan In The Hat, The (2009)
Sam Neill narrates this intimate portrait of veteran art dealer Peter McLeavey, commemorating his 40 years in the business of running an independent…
DVD $25
Man On the MoonMan On the Moon (1999)
Mesmerising biopic of the late 'comedian' Andy Kaufman culls its magnificence from an utterly unique, intriguing personality subject and a virtuoso…
DVD $15
Man Who Lost His Head, TheMan Who Lost His Head, The (2007)
Martin Clunes plays a museum curator on a New Zealand sojourn, traveling from Britain to the small Maori community of Otakataka appealing the return…
DVD $30
Margin CallMargin Call (2011)
Something of a coup d'etat for its first time feature writer–director, this is a staggeringly assured drama that details white–collar…
DVD $20
MargotMargot (2005)
Dir. Palmer continues his classic treatments of notable figures of modern ballet and classical music with a lengthy look at the extraordinary life of…
DVD $20
Mark TwainMark Twain (2002)
A popular humorist, philosopher and social satirist, Mark Twain was the well–known nom–de–plume of writer Samuel Clemens, the…
DVD $40 (rare)
Matchstick MenMatchstick Men (2003)
A moderately engaging caper comedy from dir. Ridley Scott starring Nicolas Cage as an obsessive–compulsive type whose profession as a conman…
DVD $15
MauriceMaurice (1987)
In the face of Edwardian attitudes and noble breeding, two young Englishmen comes to terms with their homosexuality. From E.M. Forster's novel.
DVD $25
Mayor of Casterbridge, TheMayor of Casterbridge, The (1978)
Dennis Potter–scribed Victorian saga sees Alan Bates, battling alcoholism, sell his wife and daughter under the influence, before resolving to…
DVD $20
Miami BluesMiami Blues (1990)
A psychotic criminal steals a detective's I.D. and proceeds to clean up their 'most wanted' list in this violent comedy.
DVD $15
Midnight RunMidnight Run (1988)
A cleverly plotted non–stop action jaunt across the States with a bounty hunter hired to bring a crooked accountant back to L.A. before the mob…
DVD $20
Million Dollar BabyMillion Dollar Baby (2004)
Clint Eastwood's straight–ahead drama about a feisty young woman who trains under his grizzled, reluctant coach to become a boxing champion…
DVD $20 (2-disc w/ Space Cowboys)
Milou En MaiMilou En Mai (May Fools) (1989)
In May of '68, a rural family gather for the reading of their matriarch's will, an event that will strangely affect their idyllic existence. Stephane…
DVD $30
Mists of Avalon, TheMists of Avalon, The (2001)
Interesting TV–Movie re–casting of the King Arthur mythology from the women’s – Igraine, Morgaine, Viviane, Gwenwyfer –…
DVD $20
Mona Lisa SmileMona Lisa Smile (2003)
Julia Roberts is restrained and fairly effective in this Ivy–League drama, set at the renowned Wellesley College in the 1950s, where she…
DVD $20
Monsoon WeddingMonsoon Wedding (2001)
Exotically charmed with a glamorous cast and a tremendous soundtrack, various members of an extended Indian family busy themselves with the mystery…
DVD $30
Mrs. Caldicot's Cabbage WarMrs. Caldicot's Cabbage War (2000)
Pauline Collins (SHIRLEY VALENTINE) plays an elderly widow who is shunted into a resthome by her money grubbing offspring, who don’t count on her…
DVD $25
MunichMunich (2005)
Compelling, if occasionally muddily–overearnest thriller based around the aftermath of the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich…
DVD $15
MurmursMurmurs (2003)
The daily movements of a Mt Victoria flat are wryly observed in this sophomore DV feature from the directors of KISSY KISSY. Ensconced in a…
DVD $15
My Architect - A Son's JourneyMy Architect - A Son's Journey (2003)
A thoroughly intriguing documentary about the Jewish American architect Louis Kahn (born in Estonia) who struggling for years to be recognised,…
DVD $20
My Best FiendMy Best Fiend (Mein Liebster Feind) (1999)
Werner Herzog’s personal portrait of his friend and famous ‘alter ego’, the late Klaus Kinski, threads together just some of the bizarre incidents…
DVD $20
My Own Private IdahoMy Own Private Idaho (1991)
Melancholic tale imbued with the director's stylistic flair stars Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix as a pair of young hustlers with opposing personal…
DVD $20
Mystery TrainMystery Train (1989)
Three consecutive stories that take place at the same time and place; one night in a seedy Memphis hotel. Quirky and thought–provoking with…
DVD $20
NakedNaked (1993)
David Thewlis gives a bravura performance in a difficult role, somehow bringing humility to a complex yet unpleasant character – misogynist,…
DVD $25
Namesake, TheNamesake, The (2006)
Cutting right to the heart of the 'immigrant experience', this outstanding melodrama from the dir. of MONSOON WEDDING beautifully explores the…
DVD $20
Napoleon DynamiteNapoleon Dynamite (2004)
Destined for cult status, this plays like a high school comedy made by its alienated students, with its quirky in–jokes and non–sequiturs…
DVD $20
Neil Young - JourneysNeil Young - Journeys (2011)
A superb new concert film combining Young's homecoming concert at Toronto’s Massey Hall with intimate glimpses into his travels throughout Canada.
DVD $30
Night and the CityNight and the City (1992)
Robert De Niro stars with Jessica Lange as a two–bit lawyer who struggles to fulfil his aspirations as a boxing promoter. Gritty, realistic Big…
DVD $20
Nightmare Before Christmas, TheNightmare Before Christmas, The (1993)
Tim Burton's (as producer) unmistakable stamp is on this whimsical marriage of the ghoulish and garish with the warm and fuzzy. Staggeringly…
DVD $20
No Country for Old MenNo Country for Old Men (2007)
A masterfully executed thriller from the Coen brothers, who return to the suspense–driven fatalism of their most admired films (BLOOD SIMPLE,…
DVD $15
No Way OutNo Way Out (1987)
Hollywood success for expat Kiwi Donaldson. Well–executed conspiracy thriller stars Kevin Costner.
DVD $20
No. 2No. 2 (Number 2) (2006)
Playwright Toa Fraser adapts his acclaimed stageplay about a hard–bitten matriarch determined to bring her grandchildren together for a…
DVD $35
Noi AlbinoiNoi Albinoi (Noi the Albino) (2003)
Distinctive drama about a 'gifted' 17–year–old who rebels against the limits of life in a remote Icelandic town. Brimming with…
DVD $20
North CountryNorth Country (2005)
Fact–based drama about a group of women miners in 1970s Minnesota who endured a hostile work environment, bullying and sexual abuse after…
DVD $20
Nowhere BoyNowhere Boy (2009)
A likeable portrait of John Lennon's pre–Beatles youth in 1950's Liverpool and his emotional tug–of–war with the two maternal…
DVD $20
Office SpaceOffice Space (1999)
Putting the boot into American office culture, dir. Mike Judge (BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD) inflicts some satisfying damage on the absurdities of the…
DVD $25
On Golden PondOn Golden Pond (1981)
A warm–fuzzy Oscar winner, a fitting swansong for Henry Fonda, filled with poignant moments with his daughter Jane and Katharine Hepburn.
DVD $20 (2-disc w/ Lion in Winter)
One of Our Dinosaurs is MissingOne of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975)
Inane British slapstick involving spy games, hidden microfilm, a colossal dinosaur skeleton and a squadron of English nannies. Ustinov helps keep the…
DVD $15
Orator, TheOrator, The (O le tulafale) (2011)
In this superlative Polynesian drama – the first Samoan language feature film – tradition and modernity collide on the island of Upolu, where a dwarf…
DVD $35
OrlandoOrlando (1992)
Majestic interpretation of Virginia Woolf's 'unfilmable' novel salutes the work of Greenaway and gives Tilda Swinton the role of a lifetime, not to…
DVD $30
Out of AfricaOut of Africa (1985)
Epic, elegant retelling of Karen Blixen's African memoirs. Winner of seven Oscars including Best Picture.
DVD $20
Outlaw Josey Wales, TheOutlaw Josey Wales, The (1976)
Clint Eastwood mixes action, high drama, humour and landscape to create one of his most satisfying tales of the Wild West. His peaceful farmer turns…
DVD $15
Paper, ThePaper, The (1993)
Michael Keaton and Glenn Close clash ethics in the cut–throat world of the New York tabloids. A hectic morality play with pace, humour and…
DVD $20
Paris Paris (2008)
A sweet–natured, if rather slight romantic dramedy, weaving in and out of the lives of a diverse set of heart–worn and heart–won…
DVD $20
Patriot, ThePatriot, The (2000)
Mel Gibson transplants the patriotic, anti–English fervour of BRAVEHEART into an American Revolutionary setting, playing real–life…
DVD $15 (Extended Edition)
Pennies From Heaven (Mini Series)Pennies From Heaven (Mini Series) (1978)
The original television version of Dennis Potter's acclaimed and much–remembered musical drama, set around philandering sheet–music…
DVD $35
People Vs. Larry Flynt, ThePeople Vs. Larry Flynt, The (1996)
A weighty, colourful biopic of the notorious publisher of 'Hustler' magazine. The 'free speech' debate presides over the issue of pornography, but…
DVD $15
Perfect CreaturePerfect Creature (2006)
Ambitious, well–appointed Gothica set in a retro–alternate Aotearoa, where humans and their highly–evolved vampire colleagues…
DVD $20
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia (1993)
First major Hollywood AIDS movie is more concerned with prejudice than the disease itself, and is effective in its aim to educate as much as…
DVD $20
Picnic at Hanging RockPicnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
Simply one of the best Australian films ever, this elegant mystery, based on the novel by Joan Lindsay, centres around the disappearance of several…
DVD $20
Planet TerrorPlanet Terror (2007)
Robert Rodriguez's half – and quite possibly, the better half – of the "Grindhouse" double bill (with Quentin Tarantino's DEATH PROOF),…
DVD $20
PlatoonPlatoon (1986)
This film won the Best Picture Oscar for its compelling and sincere account of the Vietnam, also ushering the era of 1980s film reappraisals of the…
DVD $15
Pledge, ThePledge, The (2000)
Sean Penn as director's pledge to the stuff of raw drama pays off with a thriller/parable centred round a powerhouse turn from Jack Nicholson. As…
DVD $15
Practical MagicPractical Magic (1998)
Modern–day witchy women Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman contend with the family curse, whereby their husbands always seem to die (shortly…
DVD $20 (import)
Pretty BabyPretty Baby (1978)
One of dir. Malle's finest American films, this period piece uses the soft, boyish charms of Keith Carradine to humanise its slowly–told tale…
DVD $20
PricelessPriceless (2006)
Ultra–glamorous French romantic comedy, in which one can gorge on (or gawp at) Riviera culture at its most opulent – the clothes, the…
DVD $20
Pride and Prejudice (TV Series)Pride and Prejudice (TV Series) (1995)
Jane Austen connoisseurs shan't be disappointed with this terrifically popular BBC version of her consummate novel about romantic intrigues between…
DVD $60 (w/ Emma, Persuasion, Sense & Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey ~ 9 disc)
Prizzi's HonorPrizzi's Honor (1985)
Jack Nicholson plays a Mafia hitman, embroiled in some ripely comic and sexy intrigues.
DVD $20
Proposition, TheProposition, The (2005)
Grimly intense and atmospheric 'Australian Western' – scripted by singer Nick Cave – is set the outback of the 1880s, where lawman Ray…
DVD $25
Pursuit of Happyness, ThePursuit of Happyness, The (2006)
Will Smith assumes the inspirational life story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman and single father on the poverty line who works his way up…
DVD $20
Python Pack, ThePython Pack, The (Life of Brian, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, And Now For Something Completely Different) (1972-1979)
Includes three classic Monty Python features.
DVD $40
QuillsQuills (2000)
A sophisticated ‘bodice–ripper’ that details the twilight years of the Marquis De Sade in suitably heightened style, with Geoffrey…
DVD $20
Rain of the Children Rain of the Children (2007)
Vincent Ward's masterful docu–drama – in which he investigates the 'cursed life' of an elderly Maori woman – is a deeply personal…
DVD $35
RansomRansom (1996)
Kidnappers post a nasty ultimatum to airline mogul Mel Gibson, who didn't get to where he is today by responding kindly to threats. Hi–gloss…
DVD $15
RayRay (2004)
The life and career of innovative blues–singer Ray Charles (here played by Jamie Foxx) gets epic and reverential treatment in this…
DVD $20
Read My LipsRead My Lips (Sur Mes Levres) (2001)
Sturdy, unconventional French thriller about an insecure, partially–deaf office clerk who tries to help an irascible ex–con integrate…
DVD $20
Reader, TheReader, The (2008)
Kate Winslet won an Oscar for her performance here as a German house–frau in this drama of post–war trauma, with Ralph Fiennes recalling…
DVD $15
Reality BitesReality Bites (1994)
This 'Gen X' movie works as romantic comedy but falls short of its mandate to be a mouthpiece for contemporary youth. Redeemed by the…
DVD $20
Red Curtain TrilogyRed Curtain Trilogy (Strictly Ballroom; Romeo and Juliet; Moulin Rouge) (1992-2001)
Australian dir. Baz Luhrmann's three visionary modern musicals given a lavish box–set presentation.
DVD $50
Red SonjaRed Sonja (1985)
Unremarkable except for its silliness, this excursion into CONAN territory pits uber–bimbo Nielsen against various diehard villains.…
DVD $15
Remember the TitansRemember the Titans (2000)
Racial integration law forces an all–white American football team to accept black players and a black coach in 1970s Virginia. Denzel…
DVD $30
Reservoir DogsReservoir Dogs (1991)
Partners–in–crime Keitel, Roth, Buscemi, Madsen and others reel from a botched jewel heist in an abandoned warehouse. Tarantino's…
DVD $20 (2-disc Edition)
ReturnerReturner (2002)
Kitted out with a charismatic cast, CGI–action that delivers, and tongue–lightly–in–cheek, this slick, big–budget…
DVD $20
Ripping Yarns (TV Series)Ripping Yarns (TV Series) (1977-1979)
History lessons from the comically skewered perspective of Ex Monty–Pythoners Michael Palin and Terry Jones.
DVD $30 (2-disc set)
River Runs Through It, ARiver Runs Through It, A (1992)
Redford's pleasant wade through Norman MacLean's autobiography about two fly–fishing brothers (Brad Pitt and Craig Sheffer) whose lives take…
DVD $15
Robin of Sherwood (TV Series)Robin of Sherwood (TV Series) (1984-1986)
A serious–minded retelling of the 'Robin Hood' legend with Michael Praed playing the handsome 'Robin of Loxley' who copes not only the…
DVD $20 (Series 2) , $20 (Series 3)
Romeo and JulietRomeo and Juliet (2013)
A richly imagined, though largely unreliable version of Shakespeare's most quoted play. Set in the authentic setting of Renaissance Verona, this only…
DVD $20
RomeroRomero (1989)
Provocative political drama details the story of Salvadorian Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 by representatives of an…
DVD $25
Round MidnightRound Midnight (1986)
In 1950s Paris, a decadent American saxophonist develops a friendship with an appreciative French fan who shows him the virtues of clean living. A…
DVD $25
Royal Tenenbaums, TheRoyal Tenenbaums, The (2001)
Spinning another pathologically eccentric comedy, the dir. of BOTTLE ROCKET and RUSHMORE will either have you declining to be amused or else…
DVD $25 (2-disc Ed.)
Rugby World Cup 2011Rugby World Cup 2011 (2011)
For the diehard All Blacks fan, an official review of the team's 2011 Rugby World Cup triumph. Includes highlight's from the side's epic…
DVD $20
RushmoreRushmore (1998)
Bamboozling minds everywhere is this oblique comedy from Wes Anderson (BOTTLE ROCKET), re–envisioning that Hollywood mainstay, Highschool USA,…
DVD $35
SabrinaSabrina (1996)
Remake of the Hepburn–Bogart classic, the story of the chauffer's daughter who falls for the 'other' guy is tailored for a new generation,…
DVD $15
Saddest Music in the World, TheSaddest Music in the World, The (2003)
Another stunning tableaux from dir. Maddin's ongoing series of fantasies inspired by the musty, spectral qualities of early cinema, this time setting…
DVD $20
Savage Grace Savage Grace (2007)
Featuring another fearless performance from the great Julianne Moore, this takes the family dysfunction drama to a disturbing extreme as it maps the…
DVD $15
Scanner Darkly, AScanner Darkly, A (2006)
Richard Linklater’s latest ‘rotoscope’ animation adapts Philip K. Dick's sci–fi novel into a dystopian proxy for the near future, where…
DVD $15
ScarfiesScarfies (1999)
Kiwi icons – Dunedin, rugby, Flying Nun music, student life – upholster a formula but well–executed crime plot in which five…
DVD $20
Schindler's ListSchindler's List (1993)
Spielberg deservedly swept the '94 Oscars with this compassionate, consummately–crafted tale of a prominent Nazi's precarious mission to save…
DVD $20
Science of Sleep, TheScience of Sleep, The (2006)
A delightfully self–conscious, self–indulged fantasy for cine–wizard Michel Gondry, the director's follow–up to ETERNAL…
DVD $20
ScreamScream (1996)
The horror genre gets a long overdue (if tongue–in–cheek) revamp but you needn't be an aficionado to experience the thrill of this…
DVD $20
ScreamersScreamers (1995)
Devastating economic bloc–wars have led to out–of–control self–mutating weaponry – a complex story held together by…
DVD $15
Sea Inside, TheSea Inside, The (Mar Adentro) (2004)
A deserving winner of the Best Foreign Film Academy Award, this outstanding melodrama is based on the unique real–life story of Ramon Sampedro,…
DVD $20 (import)
Secondhand LionsSecondhand Lions (2003)
'Hayseed drama' set around a boy (Osment) being sent to live with his eccentric uncles in deepest Texas in the hope they will 'will' him their…
DVD $20
SecretarySecretary (2002)
A spanking good black comedy detailing the bizarre relationship between a peculiar, ill–tempered lawyer and the meek secretary he…
DVD $25
SeraphineSeraphine (2008)
Intimate, Cesar–winning portrait of troubled French artist Seraphine de Senlis, a little–known painter who worked as an impoverished…
DVD $20
Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby (TV Series) - Series 1Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby (TV Series) - Series 1 (2005)
Gleefully un–PC series stars David McPhail as an aggressively behind the times 'relief teacher' in a small New Zealand secondary school, whose…
DVD $30
Shakespeare in LoveShakespeare in Love (1998)
Shakespeare's art imitates life according to this gloriously fanciful, Oscar–winning tragicomedy, as the Bard himself (Joseph Fiennes), stuck…
DVD $20
Sheltering Sky, TheSheltering Sky, The (1990)
John Malkovich and Debra Winger play a troubled, upper–class American couple who discover 'themselves' while on trek through the North African…
DVD $25 (2-disc Edition)
Shipping News, TheShipping News, The (2002)
Hallmark slice of Miramax tragiwhimsy that follows the odyssey of lost–in–life Kevin Spacey, led by his aunt up to his family’s…
DVD $20
Show Me LoveShow Me Love (Fucking Amal) (1998)
Vivid depiction of teenage angst and restlessness that became a cause celebre (and box–office hit) in its native Sweden for frank, passionate…
DVD $25
Shut Up and SingShut Up and Sing (2006)
Politics ("shut up") and music ("sing") find themselves reluctantly linked in this portrait of country superstars, "The Dixie Chicks", and the…
DVD $15
Sin CitySin City (2005)
A sensational slab of stylized and ultra–violent pulp fiction, adapted from Frank Miller's own notorious 'crime noir' comicbooks, and…
DVD $10, $20 (Deluxe Boxed Edition)
Singing Detective, TheSinging Detective, The (2003)
A not unthoughtful remake of Dennis Potter's iconic 1980s TV Series, in which a psoriasis–afflicted crime writer hallucinates mystery plots and…
DVD $15
Sister ActSister Act (1992)
Whoopi Goldberg cavorts in a convent to evade the nasty boys after witnessing a gangland murder. Good–natured…
DVD $20
Six Degrees of SeparationSix Degrees of Separation (1993)
An invigorating adaptation of John Guare's acclaimed play about an art–dealing couple whose discreet deceptions are ironically rebounded when a…
DVD $20
Sixteen CandlesSixteen Candles (1984)
Molly Ringwald became a star in this first of John Hughes' hip and eminently enjoyable movies about adolescence in the 1980s.
DVD $15
Slap ShotSlap Shot (1977)
Violent ice–hockey scenes jostle with profane humour in this ironic sports–flick based around a failing minor–league team, coached…
DVD $20
Sleeping DogsSleeping Dogs (1977)
Roger Donaldson's nihilistic action–thriller in which Sam Neill finds himself alone between two opposing extremist groups. A trail–blazer…
DVD $30
SmokeSmoke (1995)
The casual intersection of five lives in a modest corner of Brooklyn, NY, yields unexpected blessings. Writer Paul Auster's astute observations and…
DVD $20
SnakeskinSnakeskin (2001)
Searching for a little excitement in those hills due west of Christchurch, NZ, Melanie Lynsky and Dean O’Gorman are sucked into a series of private…
DVD $20
SnatchSnatch (2000)
A LOCK STOCK knock–off by 'im–who–knows–best: the director himself, Guy Ritchie. Like its predecessor, this cockney…
DVD $15
Social Network, TheSocial Network, The (2010)
Dynamite dramatisation of the founding and battle for internet sensation Facebook, with Jesse Eisenberg as the much–maligned and envied Harvard…
DVD $20
SommersbySommersby (1993)
Previously filmed in its native French as THE RETURN OF MARTIN GUERRE. An atypically down–beat Hollywood remake.
DVD $15
Songs from the Second FloorSongs from the Second Floor (2000)
Various rotund men of retirement age face personal crises in a series of unsettling, stylised vignettes that could be collectively read as an…
DVD $25 (import)
Space JamSpace Jam (1996)
Basketball star Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny slam dunk with other looney tunes and a host of midget aliens. Anarchic humour and a decent…
DVD $15
Spongebob Squarepants Movie, TheSpongebob Squarepants Movie, The (2004)
Excellent big–screen version of Nickolodeon's most celebrated cartoon TV series, set in a cheerfully off–colour undersea world, where a…
DVD $20
SpotswoodSpotswood (1991)
Anthony Hopkins plays an efficiency expert hired to overhaul a cottage moccasin factory, and finds himself endeared to the staff, in this affable…
DVD $25
SpunSpun (2002)
A cinematically exhilarating depiction of existence among a group of methamphetamine (P) addicts in Los Angeles, that is sure to divide audiences as…
DVD $20
Spy GameSpy Game (2001)
King–of–flash, dir. Scott (TOP GUN) contrives a drama around super–spy Robert Redford’s last day on the job, having to rescue…
DVD $15
Starship TroopersStarship Troopers (1997)
ROBOCOP man Verhoeven's 'ironic' take on Robert Heinlein's 1959 novel about a totalitarian future society whose perfectly toned young 'citizens' wage…
DVD $15
Station Agent, TheStation Agent, The (2003)
As laid back as its rural New Jersey hamlet setting, this award–winning, small–scale film truthfully captures the worldview of a dwarf.…
DVD $20
Stealing BeautyStealing Beauty (1995)
Bertolucci is at home on the range of rural Tuscany for his most accessible and fanciful outing. Much like every character in the film, its hard…
DVD $20
StiffStiff (2004)
Superior telemovie adaptation from the popular crime novel series by Shane Maloney, based around a shambling but effective government advisor…
DVD $40 (w/ "The Brush Off ~ 3-disc set)
Still CrazyStill Crazy (1999)
Victims of 70s music–biz burnout, the assorted members of rockers Strange Fruit reform (before they go completely soft) for this ripe satire on…
DVD $25
Stranger Than FictionStranger Than Fiction (2006)
A self–consciously 'clever' comedy with a cunning conceit – tax inspector Will Ferrell discovers that his drab life is being narrated and…
DVD $20
Stranger than ParadiseStranger than Paradise (1984)
Jarmusch's breakthrough and best film is the shaggy dog tale of three deadbeats, a slavic grandmother and one endless trip to Florida. The style is…
DVD $20
SweetieSweetie (1989)
An unsettling account of a young woman's uncomfortable relationship with her boyfriend and disturbed sister who makes an unexpected visit. Askewed…
DVD $20
SwingersSwingers (1996)
A neurotic monogamist and his philandering friend search for love, or the next best thing. Shooting from the heart as well as the pelvis, this funky…
DVD $20
SyrianaSyriana (2005)
Fierce and dense exploration of the machinations and consequences of the global oil industry in the form of a multiple–storyline drama (from…
DVD $15
Tarzan the Ape ManTarzan the Ape Man (1981)
Famously atrocious 1980s retelling of the Tarzan story, with the lone distinction of featuring a semi–clothed Bo Derek. Playing the apeman,…
DVD $15
Tatie DanielleTatie Danielle (1991)
Brilliantly absurd black comedy about an elderly widow who does her best to make life miserable for her relatives. Tsilla Chelton is irresistible as…
DVD $25
Taxi DriverTaxi Driver (1976)
Robert De Niro stalks the decaying streets of the Big Apple to Bernard Herrmann's haunting score before flipping his lid and enacting brutal revenge…
DVD $15
Teen Wolf / Teen Wolf TooTeen Wolf / Teen Wolf Too (1985-1986)
In TEEN WOLF, Fox plays a high–school student who discovers he has lycanthropic tendencies. The sequel TEEN WOLF TOO continues the story in…
DVD $15
TessTess (1982)
Though beautifully shot, Thomas Hardy's classic novel gets a surprisingly mild treatment from dir. Roman Polanski. Wessex farmgirl Nastassja Kinski…
DVD $20
Thank You For SmokingThank You For Smoking (2005)
Smokin' and scathing satire centred on a Big Tobacco lobbyist whose air of smooth earnestness and mastery of rhetorical logic is employed to combat…
DVD $15
There Will Be BloodThere Will Be Blood (2007)
Rising to the challenge, overachiever Paul Thomas Anderson delivers some formidable filmmaking to match his grim, egocentric tale of burning…
DVD $15
Thin Blue Line, TheThin Blue Line, The (1988)
Director Morris digs up a 1976 murder case and uncovers a web of deceit and police corruption. A twisting, bizzare slice of journalism, nicely offset…
DVD $20
Thing Called Love, TheThing Called Love, The (1993)
River Phoenix's final film in which, sadly, his fatal affliction is plainly evident. Set in Nashville, he aspires to country–rock stardom but…
DVD $20
This Is Spinal TapThis Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Brilliant parody of a burnt–out British Heavy–Metal band on tour in America, filmed in the classic tradition of a rock documentary. A…
DVD $25 (2-disc Edition) , $40 (3-disc Spec. Ed.)
Three...ExtremesThree...Extremes (3 Extremes) (2004)
Three prominent Asian maestros of terror serve up an intense and rewarding portmanteau of short horror works. 'Dumplings' (Dir. Fruit Chan)…
DVD $20
Time BanditsTime Bandits (1980)
John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall and others star in this breathlessly inventive fantasy in which a young boy journeys through history to…
DVD $15 (2-Disc Special Ed.)
ToomelahToomelah (2011)
Heartrending portrait of a sensitive but troubled Aboriginal boy who yearns to be a gangster like the other male figures in his life. Like SAMSON…
DVD $20
Training DayTraining Day (2001)
Denzel Washington luxuriates in an Oscar–winning performance as a slimeball LA cop, who casually metes out brutal street–justice at every…
DVD $15
True RomanceTrue Romance (1993)
Precocious, ultra–violent black comedy from the pen of Tarantino in which comic–book–nerd Christian Slater transforms into…
DVD $25
Truman Show, TheTruman Show, The (1998)
A brilliantly conceived script by expat–Kiwi whizz–kid Andrew Niccol (GATTACA) finds consummate direction in the hands of esteemed…
DVD $30
Truth About Cats and DogsTruth About Cats and Dogs (1995)
Cyrano De Bergerac is reworked for the girls in this highly digestible romantic fable. Fresh faces Janeanne Garofalo and Brit hunk Ben Chaplin…
DVD $15
Twelfth NightTwelfth Night (1996)
William Shakespeare is rediscovered yet again, in one of his wittier flights of fancy, served up with such 90s icons as Helena Bonham Carter, Richard…
DVD $30 (import)
Twelve Angry MenTwelve Angry Men (1997)
An award–winning television version of the classic jury–room drama. Re–written by the scriptwriter of the original film version…
DVD $25
Twice Upon a TimeTwice Upon a Time (Désaccord parfait) (2007)
Agreeable Pan–Euro comedy recounting what happens when a former showbiz couple – a director and his actress muse – reunite thirty years after…
DVD $20
Under the Spell of HorsesUnder the Spell of Horses (2010)
Wonderful, vivid documentary series on the ancient relationship between horse and man. Especially memorable: a spectacular, a five hundred strong…
DVD $30
UndergroundUnderground (1995)
Palme D'Or–winning epic covering fifty years of Balkan history in fantastical, magic–realist style. While the brash satire may be too…
DVD $25
Up in the AirUp in the Air (2009)
A cautionary business tale wrapped in a frisky romantic comedy, with George Clooney starring as a compulsive traveller whose job it is to dismiss…
DVD $20
Usual Suspects, TheUsual Suspects, The (1995)
Find out who 'Keyser Soze' is, or who you thought he was, in this utterly captivating, original caper movie that unfolds a series of flashbacks in…
DVD $20
Very Long Engagement, AVery Long Engagement, A (Long dimanche de fiançailles, Un) (2004)
Another crowd–pleasing favourite from the dir. of AMELIE, which uses the Great War as setting for the fairytale search by Audrey Tatou for her…
DVD $20, $25 (w/ Coco Avant Chanel ~ 2-disc)
Vintner's Luck, TheVintner's Luck, The (2009)
Contentious, opulent NZ–made adaptation of the much–loved Elizabeth Knox novel, ostensibly about the relationship between a guardian…
DVD $30
Voyage Round My Father, AVoyage Round My Father, A (1983)
Laurence Olivier gives another special performance as Alan Bates' eccentric father who steadfastly refuses to accept compromises on account of his…
DVD $20
Wagner and MeWagner and Me (Stephen Fry Wagner & Me) (2010)
A passionate documentary in which Stephen Fry explores his love for the world's most controversial composer, Richard Wagner – a passion that…
DVD $20
Waking Ned DevineWaking Ned Devine (1998)
When national lottery winner Ned Devine carks it, a cunning old codger (Ian Bannen) assumes his identity to claim the loot, and finds no shortage of…
DVD $25
Wall StreetWall Street (1987)
Quintessential 1980s drama is a compelling morality tale with Michael Douglas in an Oscar–winning turn as a carnivorous corporate raider.…
DVD $20
Wanderers, TheWanderers, The (1979)
Bittersweet throw back to life in a Bronx high school in 1963, focused on Italian gang 'The Wanderers', who fumble their way through romance and…
DVD $20
Watership DownWatership Down (1978)
A family of rabbits escape impending threats of nature and make a perilous journey in search of a tranquil burrow. Adapted from Richard Adams'…
DVD $20
WattstaxWattstax (1973)
A little–seen yet significant concert film of the 'Wattstax' festival in Los Angeles in 1972, organised to commemorate the 7th anniversary of…
DVD $25
Weeping Camel, TheWeeping Camel, The (Story of the Weeping Camel, The) (2003)
A lovingly filmed and touchingly simple excursion into the lives of a family of nomadic shepherds in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia, which blurs the line…
DVD $30
Weight of Elephants, TheWeight of Elephants, The (2013)
Operating on a deep level, Daniel Borgman’s [debut] film prioritises what goes on under the surface almost to the complete exclusion of plot.…
DVD $25
What the Bleep do we Know!?What the Bleep do we Know!? (What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?) (2004)
A unique and certainly popular piece of 'New Age intellectualism", this follows the travails of a deaf photographer (Matlin) through life and…
DVD $40
Whip ItWhip It (2009)
Drew Barrymore's directorial debut is a joyful tale of a small town outsider (Page) who empowers herself through the bruising sport of roller…
DVD $15
White Countess, TheWhite Countess, The (2005)
Set in the tumult of 1930s Shanghai, when China was threatened with Japanese invasion, this final Merchant–Ivory production (producer Ismail…
DVD $15
Who Killed the Electric Car?Who Killed the Electric Car? (2005)
The promise of electric–powered transport and its subsequent demise is playfully detailed as a faux ‘murder mystery’ in this engaging…
DVD $20
Wild TargetWild Target (2010)
Bumbling Brit comedy of a middle–aged assassin (Nighy) who spares the life of one of his targets (Blunt), only to attract the attention of a…
DVD $15
Wild ThingsWild Things (1998)
Rattle–brained thriller sets highschool minxes Neve Campbell and Denise Richards into action, putting honest–Joe sailing instructor Matt…
DVD $15
William Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1997)
Visionary director Baz Luhrmann takes his STRICTLY BALLROOM crew to the Americas and conjures a cinematic universe of striking originality and…
DVD $20
Witches of EastwickWitches of Eastwick (1987)
Lively comic fantasy about three bored spinsters whose dreams of Mr. Right unwittingly conjure up a diabolical Jack Nicholson.
DVD $20
WolfenWolfen (1981)
Well–made werewolf yarn based around detective Albert Finney's investigation into a series of flesh–shredding killings in…
DVD $20
WoodenheadWoodenhead (2003)
A remarkable and surrealistic melding of New Zealand setting and Germanic sensibility, in which a sad fairytale narrative is enacted, sung and…
DVD $25
World's Fastest Indian, TheWorld's Fastest Indian, The (2005)
Feelgood drama with a core of goodhearted Kiwi common sense and realism, this relates the true story of Invercargill legend Burt Munro (Hopkins), who…
DVD $25 (2-disc Collectors Edition)
Wrestling Ernest HemingwayWrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
A high–spirited, unpatronising portrait of senior citizenship, with consummate performances from two old pro's, Robert Duvall and Richard…
DVD $20
Wuthering HeightsWuthering Heights (2011)
Dir. Andrea Arnold (FISH TANK) offers a bleak, modernist vision of Emily Bronte's classic novel about the doomed love between its heroine, Catherine…
DVD $20
X-Plicit FilmsX-Plicit Films (X-Femmes) (2008)
Ten erotic, female–friendly shorts commissioned as part of French TV series 'X–Femmes', with actress Melanie Laurent (INGLOURIOUS…
DVD $15
Y Tu Mama TambienY Tu Mama Tambien (And Your Mother Too!) (2001)
Acclaimed universally (and here in NZ beset with censorship wrangles), this Mexican joyride, taken by two teenage boys and an older woman, is indeed…
DVD $25
You Got ServedYou Got Served (2004)
Hiphop melodrama in which rival 'crews' battle it out for supremacy in the arena of break–dancing. Renowned for the exceptional dance…
DVD $15
ZatoichiZatoichi (2003)
Actor–director–cult hero Takeshi Kitano stylishly revives a hero of well–known Japanese mythology and scores his most broadly…
DVD $25
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from MarsZiggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
David Bowie, in his farewell gig of alter–ego Ziggy Stardust, performs many of the songs that forged his sensational career in the 1970s.
DVD $30
ZodiacZodiac (2007)
Intense, painstaking thriller from the dir. of SEVEN magnifies San Francisco's unsolved ‘Zodiac’ killings with obsessive compulsion and…
DVD $20

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