Peter Gleaves

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  • A United Kingdom

    A United Kingdom

    Amma Asante directs this impassioned drama depicting an interracial romance that changed the world.

  • The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    Nick Park’s claymation national treasures try to save the village vegetable competition with their pest control business – but an attempt at brainwashing predatory rabbits backfires badly.

  • 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.

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice

    The last in a decade-long cycle of Jane Austen adaptations, Joe Wright’s feature debut brought a new verve and style to the British costume drama.

  • Bright Star

    Bright Star

    New Zealand director Jane Campion brings her own poetic sensibility to the brief, desperate romance between John Keats and his neighbour Fanny Brawne.

  • Vera Drake

    Vera Drake

    Mike Leigh’s second period drama, an understated, immensely nuanced portrait of kind-hearted Vera (Imelda Staunton) who performs illegal abortions for desperate women in 1950s London.

  • High-Rise

    High-Rise

    Tom Hiddleston stars in Ben Wheatley’s darkly subversive adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s cult novel.

  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    Ben Wheatley directs this all-guns-blazing bullet opera, starring Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy and Armie Hammer.

  • Swallows and Amazons

    Swallows and Amazons

    Based on Arthur Ransome’s classic novel, Swallows and Amazons is a heartwarming adventure set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Lake District.

  • The Queen

    The Queen

    A subtle imagining of the diplomatically nuanced relationship between Queen Elizabeth II (an Oscar-winning Helen Mirren) and Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) following Princess Diana’s death.

  • Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia!

    This big-screen adaptation of the long-running stage hit sees assorted major stars breaking into Abba songs at every opportunity – and somehow getting away with it.

  • 28 Days Later...

    Danny Boyle’s thrilling film, set in a UK ravaged by a virus, stars Cillian Murphy.

  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    In the hands of British director Paul Greengrass, the third and most thrilling Bourne film proves that studio action movies need not be brainless.

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