Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying information from a dying man. Inspired to clean up his act by the secrets he hears, Hammer hits the streets on a personal crusade to find the love of his life. Future Bond girl Shirley Earton costars as a glamorous society widow who goes slumming with Hammer.–Sean Axmaker
An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater’s bestselling memoir, ‘Toast’ is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960’s Britain. Nigel’s mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.
Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, played by Brian Donlevy and two grandsons). Seems the son wants to continue and perfect the machine while his two sons want to get out of the scientist business and live “normal” lives. The oldest son, Martin, decides to take a wife (who just happens to have escaped from a mental hospital after her parents died). Martin’s father is not happy with this intrusion but finally gives in because he understands him son’s needs. They all try to be a happy family until humans used in botched experiments are discovered by the new bride and the police nearly discover the lab while looking for Martin’s wife. Everyone tries to get out of there via the transporter but things just don’t go according to plan …
What happens when you return from a family holiday to France and open the boot to find a Syrian refugee where your luggage was supposed to be? That’s the situation facing new couple Peter and Katy when they get back to Dorking from their first family holiday with Katy’s young son John, who has spent the journey from Calais winding up his would-be stepdad. Their unexpected passenger is a bloke called Sami who hopes to claim asylum in Britain.
For many the dream of having a bolt hole or a place to escape from their hectic lives can seem unobtainable. Architect George Clarke shows how such big dreams can be achieved in small and affordable places. George delves into the extraordinary world of small builds to meet the highly creative people who are taking tiny, unpromising spaces and creating the most incredible places to live and work and play. There are homes made out of shipping containers, horseboxes, and old buses. Others are building tiny huts or incredible treehouses in the middle of the woods.
University lecturer Dr Leah Dale has always prided herself on her academic integrity so when final year student Rose, submits a suspiciously top-grade essay, Leah is quick to call her out. But there’s more going on than meets the eye as Rose takes the challenge as a personal affront, and what begins as a seemingly open and shut case of academic deception soon spirals out of control.
Documentary series following the exploits of the criminal lawyer Howard Greenberg.
This brand new series features an elite team of experts who help desperate yet colourful pet owners reveal the most embarrassing health or behavioural issues of their furry friends in this warm and witty series. At a very special surgery, pets and their owners arrive to be seen by an elite team of animal experts: two vets and two behaviourists. During the consultations, the experts diagnose the problem and offer practical advice and potential solutions regarding treatment or training needed.Cameras also capture some of the pets and owners at home prior to the consultation, to discover how the problem affects their daily lives. Featuring interviews with our experts and packed with take-home tips, this enlightening and entertaining series delivers a candid view on life as a vet while also showcasing the unique bond between owners and their pets – one that exists no matter how embarrassing the issue may be!
TUCKED is a raw and tender drama about an aging 80 year old drag queen who forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity and mortality. As they discover more about each other, they realize how to truly be themselves. It’s a ‘slice of life’ drama about love, loss and friendship; a feel good film with a great charm and sense of humour.
Tucked was screened at Outfest Los Angeles in July 2018 and won two awards – AUDIENCE AWARD – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
GRAND JURY PRIZE – INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE FEATURE
Julia Alexander, managing a struggling art gallery, wants to save her marriage with Tony, a successful, but unfaithful plastic surgeon. The British ex-pats live luxuriously with their 10 year old daughter Isabelle in Spain. Julia is serious in her intentions and persuades Tony to take an intimate boat trip together – she also ends her affair with her lover Matthew. But her best laid plans backfire as young Isabelle secretly stows away on the yacht and during their voyage they encounter another yacht stranded at sea and decide to investigate.
In this dark, tongue in cheek, British Horror, six friends take a holiday in the heart of the English countryside which turns into a culinary nightmare when they discover that their hosts are a sadistic family of cannibals, set on turning their guests into their next meal! It’s nice to have your friends for dinner
Samuel Peters (Edward Furlong), once an ordinary man, dabbles in the laws of voodoo to bring his wife back from the grave. He soon encounters the God of malevolence ‘Kalfu’ (Corey Feldman), and makes a pact with him to destroy the underworld and bring chaos to earth. In return, he will become ‘The Zombie King’ and walk the earth for eternity with his late wife. But, as the ever growing horde of zombies begins to completely wipe out a countryside town, the Government set-up a perimeter around the town and employ a shoot-on-sight policy. Trapped within the town, the locals, an unlikely bunch of misfits, must fight for their lives and unite in order to survive. Can our heroes unravel the clues in time and survive or will The Zombie King and his horde of zombies rise on the night of the dark moon?
A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, fellow Hollywood star Don Lucas. Right before the engagement party to be held at Marshwood, Moxie, the Countess’s personal maid and best friend reveals that Miranda is her estranged sister. Crestwell, the Countess’s butler, quickly devises a plan-but an inebriated Lucas’s arrival at Marshwood to try to talk to Miranda causes all chaos to break loose.
The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II’s Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles’ illegitimate son, The Duke of Monmouth. On the king’s death, conflict is inevitable… Over seven days journey from London, Exmoor is a primitive and lawless area. Here, farmer Jack Ridd lives with his wife Sarah, son John, and two daughters. The only shadow over their simple life is cast by the notorious outlaw family the Doones. The aristocratic Doones were banished from their ancestral lands and now live through looting, theft, and murder. Their brutality is legendary…
80’s inspired John Carpenteresque Action. A young woman is forced to push past her worst fears and battle to deport an ancient entity back to where it came from. Set inside an underground military base known as The Artemis Black Site, the movie mixes an Escape From New York style survival story with Lovecraftian elements and large scale mythology building.
Horrifying memories can play back in an endless loop for people who have lost a loved one to murder; these painful recollections may also contain critical clues that can help detectives piece together the final hours of a victim’s life.
Max is a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. When the self-destructive lifestyle of his 30 year-old son, Caden, spirals out of control, the devastating consequences threaten the future of the family, its empire, and a country on the brink of change.