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The Incredible Shrinking Man
One of the classics of 50s sci-fi sees the title character in the unfortunate position of continually shrinking following exposure to radiation.
Science Fiction 1957 81 mins
Director: Jack Arnold
One of the classics of 50s sci-fi, adapted from a novel by that giant of the genre, Richard Matheson, sees the title character in the unfortunate position of continually shrinking following exposure to a radioactive mist. The smaller he becomes, the more dangerous his surroundings, having first to escape the claws of the pet cat before coming eye to eyes with one of cinema’s most terrifying spiders.
Horror 2017 112 mins Director: Aaron Moorhead
Two brothers who escaped a cult are drawn back in by a mysterious message… Acclaimed directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Spring) return with another hybrid piece of raging intensity.
When the Wind Blows
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David Lynch brings Frank Herbert’s powerful novel and rich fantasy world to life in this cinematic spectacle.
Welcome II the Terrordome
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Open Your Eyes
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The Giant Gila Monster
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This low-budget addition to the creature features craze of the 1950s sees a giant lizard emerge from a Dallas ravine to terrorise teenagers.
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Jeff Nichols, the acclaimed chronicler of American delirium, presents an imaginative sci-fi about an otherworldly child pursued by the FBI and a shadowy cult.
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Directed by Jack Arnold
Creature from the Black Lagoon
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Jack Arnold’s monster classic about the discovery of a prehistoric, amphibious Gill-man that takes a shine to a female expeditionary.
It Came from Outer Space
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One of the key UFO films of the '50s with aliens taking over the local townsfolk after their ship crash lands in the desert.
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Star-crossed lovers from rival street gangs conduct an illicit affair in this pulsating urban romance.
Crime 2017 80 mins Director: Travis Mathews
From the director of Interior. Leather Bar. comes this eerie and powerful psychological thriller that offers a disturbing insight into the dark heart of Trump’s America.
Girls on Film 3: Goddesses
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Eight more award-winning short films from around the world, exploring female desire, empowerment and the realities of being a woman, a lesbian and a feminist in the modern world.