Sword-and-sandal disaster epic directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and starring Kit Harington. Set before and during the Mount Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD, the film follows the plight of slave-turned-gladiator Milo (Harington) who falls in love with Cassia (Emily Browning), the daughter of a wealthy merchant who has recently become engaged to Corvus (Kiefer Sutherland), an influential Roman Senator. As the mountain erupts and quickly destroys the city of Pompeii as well as its surrounding communities, Milo must track down his one true love before all hope of survival is annihilated.
Only Lovers Left Alive..cert 15
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister.
Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
With an all star cast including Oscar winner Tilda Swinton (The Grand Budapest Hotel, We Need To Talk About Kevin), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, Thor), Mia Wasikowska (Stoker, Lawless) Anton Yelchin (Star Trek Into Darkness), and John Hurt (Harry Potter, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Only Lovers Left Alive is the apotheosis of American Independent film and underground music combined, from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai and Dead Man). Oozing cool and dry wit, Only Lovers Left Alive also features an original soundtrack with music by Jozef van Wissem, Squrl and more.
The Two Faces Of January..cert 12
Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac star in this thriller adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel by Hossein Amini, who makes his directorial debut. In 1962 wealthy married couple Chester and Colette MacFarland (Mortensen and Dunst) are in the Acropolis of Athens, Greece, when they meet shady tour guide Rydal (Isaac). Rydal is immediately taken with the beautiful Colette and doesn’t hestitate when the couple invite him to dine with them. Later in the evening, however, he begins to realise that Chester is hiding a dark secret and soon finds himself embroiled in murder. Rydal helps the MacFarlands evade the authorities but his feelings for Colette cause tension between him and Chester, making the already precarious situation even more dangerous.