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Dead of Night
A group of guests assembled at a country house swap uncanny and supernatural stories in this classic Ealing chiller from 1945.
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer
This masterful portmanteau British horror laid the foundations for a slew of similarly structured films in the 1960s and 70s. But no imitator could hope to better this superb collection of macabre supernatural tales, which take in haunted mirrors, ghostly children (and golfers), deadly premonitions, and, most memorably, a demented ventriloquist and his treacherous dummy.
Anthology 2023 159 mins Director: Renato Turnes, Máté Konkol, Sven Spur, Sam Max, Uriel Torten, Irasj Asanti, Elene Naveriani, Mark Pluck, Tom Young and Sean Lìonadh
The dangerous allure of risky attraction yields emotional results in Peccadillo’s 23rd edition of their Boys on Film compilation series.
Anthology 2021 91 mins Director: Maud Lazzrerini, Ruth Caudeli, Michelle Flores, More Raca and Ping-Weng Wang
An anthology of short films from female filmmakers about lesbian and LGBTQIA+ relationships.
Anthology 2021 121 mins Director: VARIOUS, François Barbier, Zoé Chadeau, Benjamin Wu and Jean Costa
Six contemporary stories of men exploring love, lust and modern dating.
Anthology 2022 92 mins Director: Marta González De La Vega, Julie Robert, Fabrizio Benvenuto, Sophie Saville, Shanu Sharma, Ida H. Eldøen, Arnaud Lalanne and VARIOUS
An anthology of lesbian shorts where things are rarely as they first seem.
Anthology 2022 99 mins Director: VARIOUS, Nicolas Greinacher, Anna Niebert, Sadeq Es-haqi, Jean Rousselot, Plamen Marinov, Jessica Barclay Lawton and Ayla Çekin Satijn
An anthology of short films led by girls who find their own way in life.
Anthology 2022 144 mins Director: Akira Kamiki and VARIOUS
The latest in Peccadillo’s critically acclaimed series features a fresh and exciting selection of the very best contemporary gay short films.
Biopic 1980 124 mins Director: David Lynch
David Lynch's moving true-life tale of the severely deformed Joseph Merrick and his rescue from the hell of a Victorian circus sideshow.
Horror 1958 82 mins Director: Terence Fisher
Hammer's 1958 version of Stoker's Gothic novel was the most exciting to date, boasting lavish costumes and sets, a vibrant score and red, red blood.
Horror 1959 88 mins Director: Terence Fisher
Classic Hammer horror of a reanimated ancient Egyptian mummy, who returns from his tomb to seek vengeance on its desecrators.
Horror 1957 83 mins Director: Terence Fisher
Meddling with nature has devastating consequences in Hammer's first Gothic horror, a visceral take on Mary Shelley's novel.
Thriller 2017 109 mins Director: Juan Carlos Medina
Bill Nighy plays the arch detective investigating a series of grisly murders around the music halls of Victorian London, in this pungent Gothic mystery.
Horror 2018 85 mins Director: Matthew Holness
"Can you spy him deep within? Little Possum. Black as sin." The reliably deranged Sean Harris is plagued by an evil puppet in this dark, brooding fable from Matthew Holness.
Drama 1954 145 mins Director: Renato Castellani
Laurence Harvey and Susan Shentall are the star-crossed lovers in the ravishingly filmed 1954 adaptation.
War 1946 100 mins Director: Basil Dearden
A realistic recreation of life as a prisoner of war in Germany lends credence to this moving account of wartime survival against the odds.
Fantasy 1951 87 mins Director: Brian Desmond Hurst
Alastair Sim’s best known performance, as Dickens’ notorious curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge.
Children's 1961 59 mins Director: Alberto Cavalcanti
A boy receives a mysterious egg, but when it hatches a baby monster, mayhem ensues.
Documentary 1935 12 mins Director: Alberto Cavalcanti
A striking and significant film from the early days of the British documentary movement, chronicling the work of British miners.
Drama 2022 87 mins Director: David Wagner
Drill sergeant Eismayer has a reputation as the toughest training officer in the Austrian military, but when he starts to fall in love with a new recruit, his closeted existence is shaken to the core.
Documentary 2023 87 mins Director: Ella Glendining
Highlighting the importance of being seen, Ella Glendining invites us on a personal journey as she sets out to find others with the same rare disability as herself.
Comedy 1932 73 mins Director: Michael Powell
A plumber discovers to his horror that he is, in fact, a hereditary Lord in Michael Powell's riotous satirical musical.
Crime 1934 78 mins Director: Michael Powell
Michael Powell’s atmospheric thriller about an insurance man in over his head with a gang of arsonists.
Drama 2022 99 mins Director: Welby Ings
New Zealand filmmaker Welby Ings’ powerful film is a beautifully shot and moving story about finding queer love and identity in the face of overwhelming odds.
Horror 2022 95 mins Director: Danny Philippou and Michael Philippou
Australian filmmaking brothers Danny and Michael Philippou’s feature film debut nods to their background as viral-video sensations.