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SEBERG (2020)
Starring Jack O'Connell, Kristen Stewart, Anthony Mackie, Vince Vaughn, Zazie Beetz, Stephen Root, Yvan Attal, Colm Meaney, Margaret Qualley and Laura Campbell. Directed by Benedict Andrews.

The story of 'Breathless' star and darling of the French New Wave Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by the illegal FBI surveillance program COINTELPRO.

Seberg’s political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal made her a target of the FBI’s ruthless attempts to disrupt, discredit and expose the Black Power movement. An ambitious young FBI agent, Jack Solomon, is assigned to watch her, only to find her fate dangerously interwoven with his own.

REVIEWS Seberg - 1960s race biopic misses mark but delivers captivating performances

THE NIGHTINGALE (2019)
Starring Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Baykali Ganambarr, Damon Herriman, Harry Greenwood, Ewen Leslie, Charlie Shotwell, Michael Sheasby, Matthew Sunderland and Magnolia Maymuru. Directed by Jennifer Kent.

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

REVIEWS The Nightingale - A blunt and brutal period piece

OVERLORD (2018)
Starring Pilou Asbæk, Jacob Anderson, Wyatt Russell, Bokeem Woodbine, John Magaro, Iain De Caestecker, Jovan Adepo, Michael Epp, Marc Rissmann and Dominic Applewhite. Directed by Julius Avery.

REVIEWS Overlord - Solid Nazi-mutant kill-thrills

ALIEN: COVENANT (2017)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollet, Callie Hernandez and Nathaniel Dean. Directed by Ridley Scott.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

REVIEWS Alien: Covenant - A sub-par science fiction effort

ASSASSIN’S CREED 3D (2017)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons and Brendan Gleeson. Directed by Justin Kurzel.

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organisation in the present day.

REVIEWS Assassin's Creed - Another video game fails to translate to the big screen

MACBETH (2015)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Elizabeth Debecki, David Thewlis, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor and Paddy Considine. Directed by Justin Kurzel.

Macbeth is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful reimagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war-torn 11th Century Scotland.

REVIEWS Macbeth - A bloody, bold and resolute adaptation
Macbeth - A harrowing and haunting adaptation of Shakespeare's masterpiece

SLOW WEST (2015)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-Mcphee, Ben Mendelsohn, Rory McCann and Caren Pistorius. Directed by John Maclean.

Set at the end of the 19th Century, 'Slow West' is an American western filtered through the eyes of European filmmaking. The story centres on 17 year old Jay Cavendish who has travelled from Scotland to Colorado to be reunited with the woman with whom he is infatuated. He is quickly confronted by the dangers of the frontier and so teams up with a mysterious traveller named Silas (Michael Fassbender), who agrees to protect him for cash. Jay's journey is fraught with danger, double-crossing and violence as he comes to realise that America is not easy on the innocent.

REVIEWS Slow West - The hypnotic western comes to Blu-ray
Slow West - A beautiful variation on the western

ALL THIS MAYHEM (2014)
Starring Tas Pappas and Ben Pappas. Directed by Eddie Martin.

The story of brothers Tas and Ben Pappas, two boys from Melbourne who took the skateboarding world by storm, defeating Tony Hawk and crowned International World Champions within a year. Skateboarding came naturally to the Pappas brothers, but success was a different story. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account we witness the dark consequences of Tas and Ben’s rapid success, their intense fraternal bond and their journey from the pinnacle of their sport into a downward spiral of self-destruction.

REVIEWS All This Mayhem - Sex, drugs, and skateboards

DEAD EUROPE (2012)
Starring Ewen Leslie, Marton Csokas, Kodi Smit-Mcphee and Igal Naor. Directed by Tony Krawitz.

REVIEWS Dead Europe - Sins of the father

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