A warts-and-all exploration of the barely-working class focusing on a group of nomadic Northerners who find work on a London building site. Embellished with semi-improvised acting, treacle-thick accents, and a skilful fly-on-the-wall approach to recording the drama.
Lavish spin-off film following on from events in the TV series, with the same writer and much of the same cast. The Crawley family are visited by King George V and Queen Mary, and an assassin attempts to kill the monarch. Decadent fan-service for those who already know they love it.
A rugged old Scotsman (a winning performance from Brian Cox) reluctantly leaves his isolated Hebridean island to seek medical treatment in San Francisco, where his life in unexpectedly transformed by connecting with his baby grandson. A gentle, unambitious drama exploring generational divides.
An accomplished dramatisation of the formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien (LORD OF THE RINGS) as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Musical biopic with Taron Egerton playing Elton John, capturing the flamboyant and troubled extremes of his life. Set in his early years when he was a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, and exploring the development of his creative relationship with lyricist Bernie Taupin. A heartfelt and hugely…
Another winner from Chilean director Sebastian Lelio, who remakes his superb Spanish-language mid-life romance with absolute assurance and Julianne Moore expectedly radiant a free-spirited divorcee who strikes up a chemistry with John Turturro - a union that proves both joyous and complicated.