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  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Ikiru
  • Die Hard
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  • Possum

    ★★★½

  • The Human Voice

    ★★★

  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★½

  • Doineann

    ★★★

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  • Possum

    Possum

    ★★★½

    Not quite as frightening as the sinister British Public Information films from the 70s and 80s that inspired it's look, but still a disconcerting watch. Sean Harris has an impressive ability to put the viewer on edge, even when he's not doing anything strange, and there's an eerie, teeth-on-edge soundtrack from the Radiophonic Workshop.

  • The Human Voice

    The Human Voice

    ★★★

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  • The Apartment

    The Apartment

    A gem from the brilliant writer-director Billy Wilder, who fashions comedy gold from a fairly seedy premise with superb plotting and writing. Jack Lemmon is a lonely bachelor who rents out his apartment to married men so they can carry on affairs with their mistresses, whilst his own love life is restricted to an unrequited adoration for fellow misfit Shirley MacLaine, who works in his company. Both turn in endearing performances in a story that will tug at the heartstrings…

  • Dead Ringers

    Dead Ringers

    The deeply unsettling Dead Ringers is a spin on Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, only in this scenario the two inter-dependent halves of a single psyche inhabit two bodies instead of one, in the form of identical twins. One is aggressive, the other passive, but the strain of their psychological dependency on one another eventually causes some problems. To put it mildly. Those squeamish about gynaecological issues might be well advised to give this a miss. Incidentally, this is the…