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‘Nosferatu’

Nosferatu (1922), the German silent film of Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897), itself based on earlier versions of the va...

‘Southern Comfort’

When nine Louisiana Guards trek into the bayou and one of them foolishly antagonises the Cajun locals, a ...

‘Profit’

The little known American TV show, Profit (1996), was a decade ahead of its time, exploring social taboos, stolen ...

‘Stranger Things’

The year is 1983 and a 12-year-old boy called Will has disappeared. Desperate to find him, his mother, Joyce, ...

‘Seconds’

Right from the opening title sequence — a distorted black and white close up of an eye — it’s appare...

‘Planet Earth’

Planet Earth (1974) is a post-apocalyptic film set in 2133. Following a nuclear holocaust the USA has been replaced by ...

‘Mulholland Drive’

Originally intended as the pilot episode of a TV series, half-way through shooting Mulholland Drive (2001) became a film. ...

‘Sharky’s Machine’

Sharky’s Machine (novel, 1978; film 1981) features tough Atlanta cop Sharky and his team, the ‘machine’. They are the modern...

‘The Arrangement’

Advertising executive Eddie Anderson wakes at his luxurious mansion and goes about his morning routine preparing for work. ...

‘Piccadilly’

In the 1929 silent film Piccadilly, Shosho, a Chinese kitchen maid works at an upmarket Piccadilly club, and attracts ...

‘The Revenant’

The Revenant (2015) begins with a set piece battle scene in which Native American Indians from the Arikara tribe ...