Total Titles at Criticker: 22 - You've Seen 0
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Titles You Haven't Rated (22)
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Disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. (imdb)
A tight well scripted drama about a truth commissioner appointed to chair a South African style truth commission in Northern Ireland. Very compelling drama.
This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events. (imdb)
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. (imdb)
The Politician's Husband (2013) - TV Mini-Series
Aiden and Freya Hoynes are the golden couple of British politics. When Aiden suffers a humiliating political betrayal he is consigned to the back benches and a life of political obscurity. But it's when Freya is offered a senior cabinet post herself that the humiliation intensifies. Driven by a desire to avenge his downfall and increasingly threatened by his wife's meteoric rise, Aiden gambles it all. (amazon.com)
Endeavour (2013) - TV Series
Follows young Endeavour Morse in his early day as an Oxford police constable working with CID, encountering Strange for the first time, and developing the notable personality traits he would latterly refine.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage, bringing together the best British actors for a unique evening of unforgettable performances, broadcast live from London to cinemas around the world. (youtube.com)
Parade's End (2012) - TV Mini-Series
Revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette. (imdb)
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives (imdb)
Endeavour (2012) - TV Movie
Set in 1965, young Detective Constable Endeavour Morse investigates a case in Oxford. (imdb)
Young lawyer Arthur Kipps travels to a remote village to organize a recently deceased client's papers, where he encounters the ghost of a scorned woman set on vengeance.
A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power. (imdb)
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives. (imdb)
A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion. (imdb)
Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, V for Vendetta tells the story of a mild-mannered young woman named Evey who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as "V." Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, V ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. [RELEASED IN 2005]
The Queen takes audiences behind the scenes of one of the most shocking public events of recent times -- providing an illuminating, deeply affecting and dramatic glimpse into what happens in the corridors of power when a tragedy strikes. (Miramax)
The Thick Of It (2005) - TV Series
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. (imdb)
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) - TV Movie
A failing star (Helen Mirren) is faced with a life-style change when her rich husband (Brian Dennehey) suddenly dies while they are enroute to Italy. She then sets off in a series of flings with gigolos found for her by an aging countessa (Anne Bancroft). Each contact spirals further out of control until she becomes obsessed with one young man (Olivier Martinez), who initially treats her well, but then with disdain. (imdb)
Stranded (2002) - TV Movie
David Robinson is being shipped off to a penal colony. His wife and kids are allowed to acompany him. A storm strikes the ship and the family (save for one son, Jacob) are trapped below deck. Jacob is raised by pirates, and the family gets out of the boat and on to land, salvaging as much as they can from the boat. They learn to survive and build a shelter on land.
Who Bombed Birmingham? (1990) - TV Movie
In the 1980s, in a series of episodes, the British television investigative journalism programme, World in Action explored the case and discovered some disturbing information. The film Who Bombed Birmingham? is the backdrop story of the World in Action's efforts to undercover the facts about the case and the subsequent horrendous miscarriage of justice. (phoenixcinema.wordpress.com)
Henry Wilt is a more or less failed teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party who gets stuck in an inflatable doll and makes a complete fool of himself. Eventually, he dumps the doll in a hole at a building site. However, he has been witnessed getting rid of the doll and when his wife disappears on the night after the party, the police and Inspector Flint have strong suspicions on Mr Wilt. (imdb)