Bill Weston

Highlighted works

  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Terry Gilliam’s fantastical satire of bureaucracy gone mad is one of the most visually imaginative works in modern cinema.

  • Distant Voices Still Lives

    Distant Voices Still Lives

    Post-war working-class Liverpool life is impressionistically evoked in Terence Davies’ two-part film, by turns lyrical, humorous and horrific.

  • The Long Good Friday

    The Long Good Friday

    An East End underworld boss faces his greatest ever challenge in John MacKenzie’s iconic thriller, featuring a tour-de-force performance from Bob Hoskins.

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    A reluctant Ellen Ripley is persuaded to venture back into outer space in search of marauding aliens, this time accompanied by a crack military team.

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    Set in a 2020s Britain without children, Alfonso Cuaron’s brilliantly shot thriller depicts an all-too-believable dystopia, where everyman Clive Owen must – literally – save the future of humanity.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Stanley Kubrick took science fiction cinema in a grandly intelligent new direction with this epic story of man’s quest for knowledge.

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