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Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson), who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, The Pearl, suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building.
Rating: M

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Mission Impossible Fallout

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
Rating: M

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Spy Who Dumped Me

Audrey and Morgan are two fairly ordinary 30-year-old women who live in Los Angeles. They are best friends, and they always stick together, so when Audrey discovers her ex-boyfriend is an international spy, Morgan joins her on an unlikely adventure.
Rating: 16+

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For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they've been playing since the first grade, risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry, "You're It!"
Rating: M

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An enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.
Rating: M

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Years before he met Luke and Leia, before he helped overthrow the Emperor, Han Solo started where all heroes start: at the bottom. Join your most favorite scoundrel in the galaxy on an adventure you'll never forget!
Rating: M

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Season 1

Knightfall goes deep into the secret world of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages who were entrusted with protecting Christianity's most precious relics. From their battles in the Holy Land to their complex relationship with the King of France, the story of the Knights Templar has never been fully told until now.
Rating: R16

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Borg vs McEnroe

Borg/McEnroe tells the story of the epic rivalry between Swedish tennis legend Bjorn Borg and his greatest adversary, the brash American John McEnroe, which came to a head during the 1980 Wimbledon Championships.
Rating: M

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Darkest Hour

In May 1940, during the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds and knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
Rating: PG

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The Greatest Showman

An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey beyond what he or anyone else could have imagined. In the end he creates a magical experience that will be enjoyed and celebrated by generations to come.
Rating: PG

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I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises up the ranks at the US Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. Based on true events.
Rating: R16

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Rating: R16

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Lee Hayden is an aging Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories and smoking too much weed with his former-co-star-turned-dealer, Jeremy, until a surprise cancer diagnosis brings his priorities into shape focus.
Rating: M

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Inspired by the true story. Jeff Bauman, a working-class Bostonian, was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and he tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness, Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle had just begun. Jeff's deeply personal journey tests a family's bond and defines a community's pride as he overcomes adversity to become the living embodiment of ''Boston Strong.''
Rating: R16

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Lady Bird

Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson is a high school senior from the wrong side of the tracks. She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school.
Rating: R13

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The Bookshop

In a small town in the England of 1959, a young woman decides, against the educated but implacable neighborhood opposition, to open the first bookstore that has ever been in that area.
Rating: PG

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
Rating: M

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Howards End

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. 
Rating: PG

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Based on the true story of survival, a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Rating: M

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Hibiscus and Ruthless

"No Going Out and No Boyfriends" - Hibiscus' obedience towards her Mum's rules is put to the test in her final year of University. As guys start to impress Hibiscus, she asks her childhood friend Ruth, to help keep her focused.
Rating: PG

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The spiritual journey of a ninety year old atheist, and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town.
Rating: MA15+

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Mary Shelley

The story of Mary Shelley, and the creation of her immortal monster, is nearly as fantastical as her fiction.
Rating: PG

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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Three schoolgirls and their governesses mysteriously disappear on Valentines Day in 1900.
Rating: R13+

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A Star Is Born

During the downward spiral of his own music career due to alcoholism and his age, Jackson Maine helps a young singer and actress find fame.
Rating: M

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Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.
Rating: R13

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Rating: M

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A Place to Call Home

Season five

Dark clouds are forming over Ash Park. The family will realise that they are vulnerable to the malicious intentions of Sir Richard Bennett and that his entanglement in their financial affairs makes their hold on Ash Park precarious and tenuous. Could Regina be their only hope of salvation, or is she playing a double game against them?
Rating: M

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From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius. The first season follows the life of Albert Einstein, from his early years, through his time as a patent clerk, to his later years as a physicist who developed the theory of relativity.
Rating: M

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With the country gripped by political uncertainty and fresh elections, Ross Poldark seeks to challenge George Warleggan's stranglehold over Cornwall while also repairing his marriage to Demelza. Hugh Armitage remains in love with Demelza and is hopeful for more. Dr. Dwight Enys and Caroline plan to start a family while Elizabeth seeks another child to secure her own marriage to an ever-suspicious George. Meanwhile, Morwenna desperately tries to protect herself from Osborne's advances by threatening their son, and a heartbroken Drake is encouraged by his brother Sam to find new love.
Rating: M

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The Crown

As a new era begins, Queen Elizabeth struggles to navigate her while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage. Beginning with soldiers in Her Majesty's Armed Forces fighting an illegal war in Egypt , and ending with the downfall of her third Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan after a devastating scandal, the second season bears witness to the end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionary era of the 1960s. 
Rating: M

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Welcome to the jungle

Four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they have never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the jungle world of Jumanji, in the bodies of their avatars. They will have to complete the adventure of their lives filled with fun, thrills and danger or be stuck in the game forever!
Rating: PG

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The Shape of Water

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.
Rating: R16

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Peaky Blinders

Season four

Set on the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham, Thomas Shelby and his family control one of the city's most feared and powerful criminal organisations. When Tommy receives a mysterious letter, he realises that the Shelbys are in danger of annihilation. Facing a more determined and sophisticated threat than ever before, the Shelbys family must find a way to put their differences aside, work together and fight for survival.
Rating: R16

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Ingrid Goes West

Following the death of her mother, young Ingrid Thorburn escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her Instagram obsession, a Los Angeles socialite named Taylor Sloane. After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of buddies, the façade begins to crack in both women's lives with comically malicious results.
Rating: R16

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The Breaker Upperers

Fifteen years ago, Mel (Madeleine Sami) and Jen (Jackie van Beek) discovered they were being two-timed by the same man. Bitter and cynical they became fast friends and formed The Breaker Upperers, a small-time business breaking up couples for cash. 
Rating: M

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Season one

Recently divorced Valerie and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Laura, move in with Valerie's brother, Alex, an eternal bachelor and master of casual relationships. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.
Rating: R16

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The Good Place

The complete first season

The show follows Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife and, thanks to some kind of error, is sent to the Good Place instead of the Bad Place, which is definitely where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael, the wise architect of the Good Place who doesn't know he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome, or at least the pretty good, person within.
Rating: M

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A Simple Favour

A mommy vlogger (video blogger)s eeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's sudden disappearance from their small town.
Rating: M

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Mystery Road

Detective Jay Swan is assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance on an outback cattle station. Soon, Jay's investigation uncovers a past injustice that threatens the fabric of the whole community.
Rating: M

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Finding Your Feet

On the eve of retirement, a judgmental middle-class snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
Rating: PG13

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Love Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.
Rating: PG13

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Patrick Melrose

Patrick Melrose (Benedict Cumberbatch), an aristocratic and outrageously funny playboy, who struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by an abusive father and a mother who tacitly condoned the behaviour.  Melrose is both gripping and humorous.
Rating: R16+

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When mother Marlo gives birth to her third baby, she wasn't expecting to hire a nanny to help with the newborn. However, her brother contracts the services of young Tully as a nanny on Marlo's behalf. At first Marlo thinks of having a nanny as an unnecessary indulgence, but as the two women get to know each other better, they begin to form an unexpected bond, although their relationship is not always such smooth sailing.
Rating: M

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Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish has his whole life ahead of him when he his paralysed by polio whilst in Africa. Against all advice, Robin's wife Diana brings him home from hospital where her devotion and witty determination transcends his disability. Together they refuse to be imprisoned by his suffering; dazzling others with their humour, courage and lust for life.
Rating: M

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Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by the scariest curse of all ... love.
Rating: M

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The Female Brain

No-nonsense neuroscientist Julia is researching the biochemistry of the female brain of three couples: newlyweds Zoe and Greg, whose career troubles seep into their relationship; Lisa and Steven, who are looking to spice up their stuck-in-a-rut marriage; and Lexi who can't help trying to change her boyfriend Adam. Meanwhile, the straight-laced Julia's own synapses start to fire when a handsome new subject joins her study.
Rating: M

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Crazy Rich Asians

A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.
Rating: M

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The Handmaid's Tale

Season 1

Science Fiction
Based on Margaret Atwood's award-winning, best-selling novel, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gileas, a totalitarian society in what what formerly the United States. Facing environmental disaster and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized "return to traditional values." As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, belonging to the castle of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids - where anyone could be a spy for Gileas - with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her.
Rating: R16

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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Season one

Science Fiction
This is a sci-fi anthology series of ten epic, ambitious and moving stand-alone episodes, each set in a different and unique world some lie in the far reaches of the universe and time and others which are much, much closer to home. While the stories may be worlds apart, central to each is the poignant and warm exploration of the importance and significance of humanity.
Rating: R13

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Red Sparrow

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.  
Rating: R16

The Americans DVD cover.

The Americans

Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. 
Rating: M

Deadpool DVD cover.


Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, the film tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Rating: R16

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As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality.
Rating: M

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Deadpool 2

Deadpool organizes a team to protect a mutant boy from a time-traveling cyborg.
Rating: R16

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Black Panther

King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country. When two enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must join forces with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Wakandan Special Forces, to prevent Wakanda from being drawn into a world war.
Rating: M

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Avengers Age of Ultron

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance.
Rating: M

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Captain America The First Avenger

March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America.
Rating: M

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Marvel's The Avengers

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.
Rating: M

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Captain America The Winter Soldier

Captain America, Black Widow and the Falcon must join forces to overthrow their insidious enemy's most mysterious and powerful weapon yet--the Winter Soldier.
Rating: M

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All the Money in the World

Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail, to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son's life in the balance, Gail and Getty Senior's adviser become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money. Inspired by historical events. Certain scenes, characters and dialogue have been fictionalized for dramatic purposes.
Rating: R13

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The Post

This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an unprecedented power struggle between journalists and the government, exposing a cover-up that has spanned four different American presidencies.
Rating: M

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The Commuter

Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home when he is contacted by a mysterious stranger, and forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realises a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes, for himself and his fellow passengers.
Rating: M

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Molly's Game

Molly's Game tells the thrilling true story of Molly Bloom, the mastermind behind the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game whose players included Hollywood royalty, sport stars, business titans and, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. When she is arrested in the middle of the night by FBI agents wielding automatic weapons she turns to criminal defence lawyer Charlie Jaffey for help.
Rating: R13

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When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.
Rating: R16

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Bad Times at the El Royal

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption; before everything goes to hell.
Rating: R16

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The Sinner

Season one

The story follows a young mother who, when on a day trip with her husband and son, commits a startling act of violence and, to her horror, has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what,' but the 'why.' When an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive, together they travel a harrowing journey into the depths of her psyche.
Rating: R16

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Inspector Montalbano

Volume 1

Set in a fictitious Sicilian seaside town called Vigata, Inspector Montalbano is a series of feature length films based on the writings of Andrea Camilleri. Salvo Montalbano is a brilliant character who stands alone in the history of detective fiction. He is Sicilian, of course, but he is also a gourmand, prone to bouts of ill-temper, and rarely completes any investigation without enjoying a magnificent meal.
Rating: M

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To know the truth, go back. Rellik is a crime thriller with an inbuilt structural conceit that turns the serial killer story on its head. Starting at the end, with a prime suspect caught, the series moves backwards in time through the string of gruesome murders, gradually unravelling the truth. Enigmatic, unrelenting and charismatic, we follow DCI Gabriel Markham as he is propelled in an obsessive hunt for a serial killer who left a mark on him both physically and mentally. As the clock ticks back, and Gabriels personal and professional lives unfurl, we explore the painful psychology of a man disfigured, while the shockwaves from the crime ripple out in reverse. As well as a thrilling chase to catch a brutal killer, Rellik explores the very nature of motivation as we delve deeper into the past to uncover what are the events that form a person into who they will become.
Rating: R16

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Twin Peaks

A limited event series

The complete 2017 season which picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen, Laura Palmer, was shockingly murdered. Kyle MacLachlan returns as Agent Cooper along with most of the original cast by creators David Lynch and Mark Frost.
Rating: R16

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Mr. Robot

Season 3

Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a cyber-security engineer who, along with Mr. Robot and society, starts a revolution to change the world. Picking up immediately following the Season 2 cliffhanger, Season 3 will explore each character's motivations and the disintegration between Elliot and Mr. Robot.
Rating: R16

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Tea With The Dames

Tea with the dames celebrates the lives and careers of four actresses: Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith.  Tea with the dames invites you to spend time with these acting legends as they talk about their lives and their professional experiences. 
Rating: M

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The Gospel According to Andre

Call No: 791.437 AND

From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that includes appearances by Anna Wintour, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Bethann Hardison, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik. André Leon Talley is the former American editor-at-large of Vogue magazine.
Rating: M

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Call No: 782.421 WHI

Whitney Houston is a musical icon, known for such hit songs as 'How Will I Know,' 'I Will Always Love You' and 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody'. The documentary follows her life and career, culminating in her untimely death at the age of 48. Her friends and family describe their relationship with the singer and her private struggles.
Rating: M

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The Story of Us

Call No: 128.223 STO

Morgan Freeman takes viewers on a global journey to meet with people from different cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways, and to explore themes that unite us all. At a time when global events seem to be driving cultures apart, this series aims to reveal the common humanity that lies inside each one of us. Each episode explores a single fundamental force or topic: freedom, peace, love, social division, power, and rebellion.
Rating: M



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Antman and the Wasp

Set after the events of Captain America: Civil War. The original Ant-Man, Dr Hank Pym, sends Scott Lang on a mission to run down information about Pym's earliest exploits.
Rating: PG

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Loving Vincent

Call No: 759.949 GOG

Biography - Painters
The life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.
Rating: M

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No Ordinary Sheila

Call No: 928 NAT

New Zealand Author
If you haven’t already heard of Sheila Natusch, prepare to be inspired. The story of this writer, illustrator, natural historian and outdoors adventurer is a beautiful journey through a unique life, made with love by her cousin and long-time Kiwi filmmaker, Hugh Macdonald ("This is New Zealand"). Featuring unique historical footage of the lower South Island in the 1930s and 1940s, No Ordinary Sheila offers a fascinating glimpse into Sheila's life, including her childhood on rugged Stewart Island and her education at Otago University, where she became friends with Janet Frame. From there she moved to Wellington for work at the National Library and Correspondence School, and finally found her true vocation as a professional writer and illustrator with her groundbreaking history and natural history books, including "Animals of New Zealand". Sheila's unquenchable spirit, feisty wit and never-give-up attitude are by turns funny, touching and inspiring.
Rating: G

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Call No: 782.421 GUR

Gurrumul is a portrait of the late indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu on the brink of global reverence and the struggles he and those closest to him faced in balancing that which mattered most to him and keeping the show on the road.
Rating: PG

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Eric Clapton

Life in 12 bars

An unflinching and deeply personal look into the life of legendary 18-time Grammy winner Eric Clapton. Told through his own words and songs, it is a moving and surprising film about one of the great artists of the modern era a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and the only artist ever inducted three times into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Spanning more than half a century of legendary popular musical innovation, the film contextualises Eric Claptons role in contemporary music and cultural history. This rare and deeply intimate film reflects on Claptons traumatic childhood, his long and difficult struggle with drugs and alcohol and the tragic loss of his son and how he always found his inner strength and healing in music. The documentary features extensive interviews with Clapton himself, along with his family, friends, musical collaborators, contemporaries and heroes including late music icons B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison.
Rating: M

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Blue Planet II

Call No: 578.77 ATT

Untold stories from a magical world. This bold cinematic experience takes viewers on a magical adventure across the greatest, yet least known parts of our planet our oceans. Since Blue Planet aired in 2001, our understanding of life beneath the waves has completely changed. Travelling from the icy polar seas to the vibrant blues of the coral atolls, Blue Planet II shares these astonishing new discoveries. Meet the strange octopuses lurking in the depths of the Antarctic ocean. Watch giant trevally fish leap to catch birds in mid-air. And ride on the back of a hammerhead shark as it attacks. Inspiring awe and wonder, this series reveals surprising new places, charismatic new characters and extraordinary new behaviours.
Rating: PG

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Call No: 508 EAR

Natural history
An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humor, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendor.
Rating: G

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City of Ghosts

Call No: 323.156 CIT

History - Syria - Civil War, 2011-
A documentary that follows the efforts of 'Raqqa is being Slaughtered Silently,' a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face the realities of life undercover, on the run and in exile, risking their lives to stand up against one of the greatest evils in the world today.
Rating: R16


Big and Little Kids

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Wrinkle in Time

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.
Rating: PG

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Isle Of Dogs

When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to vast Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off in search of his bodyguard dog, Spots. With the assistance of his newfound mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.
Rating: PG


Big Kids

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the robber's daughter

Ronja, The Robbers Daughter is the tale of a ten-year-old girl born on a stormy night in a mountain fort, surrounded by her parents and a loving band of robbers. Ronja grows to become a strong and active girl and discovers that the forest is both a beautiful and frightening place inhabited by strange creatures. When she befriends Birk, the child of a rival tribe, she struggles to balance this friendship with her family relationship - but soon comes to understand that differences can be overcome with the help of love and understanding. Based on the beloved novel by acclaimed writer Astrid Lindgren (creator of Pippi Longstocking). Presented by Studio Ghibli.
Rating: PG


Little Kids

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The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill

With his explorer father away on adventures, 11-year-old koala Blinky Bill is stepping up as the 'Guardian of Greenpatch!'. Armed with nothing but his cheeky overconfidence, a knack for mischief and his best friend Jacko, Blinky takes on whatever wild perils the world can throw at his peaceful outback home. In Blinky the Brave, it's magpie season and Greenpatch is under the constant threat of a good swooping from the volatile birds who have taken residence above the Cranky's house. The dragonous beasts can only be slain by a knight of the highest standing. This is a job for Sir Blinky the Brave! Based on the novel "The Complete Adventures of Blinky Bill" written by Dorothy Wall.
Rating: G

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The Jungle Bunch

Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest Kung-Fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before him. But Igor, an evil koala, wants to destroy the jungle once and for all, helped by his army of silly baboons... The Jungle Bunch - to the rescue!
Rating: G

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A Doggone Adventure

Junior detectives Ricky and David Hill are part of a family that loves a good mystery, along with their mother Amy and their dad Steven who hosts a popular mystery show. They stumble upon Murphy, the whacky canine and team up to help him unravel the mystery behind his telepathic talents. The adventure continues as they find themselves entangled in a world of UFOs, government conspiracies and secret agents; running from unscrupulous forces chasing after them, seeking out Murphy for their own bizarre ends. Will Murphy and the curious kids discover the secret from his past that explains how he can communicate with humans?
Rating: G

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Maya the Bee

When an overenthusiastic Maya accidentally embarrasses the Empress of Buzztropolis, she is forced to unite with a team of misfit bugs and compete in the Honey Games for a chance to save her hive.
Rating: G

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Sherlock Gnomes

Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.
Rating: PG

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Incredibles 2

Bob Parr, Mr. Incredible, has unwittingly demonstrated repeated that Supers can cause as much damage as villains while protecting the world, which causes his wife, Elastigirl, to be chosen as the face of a movement to make Supers legal again. Still, it will take the entire gang to take down a new supervillain bent on mind-controlling the entire world!
Rating: PG



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