Joel and Clementine undergo procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour. Featuring a complex time sequence, this Oscar winning film reveals that only through the process of loss do Joel and Clementine discover what they had to begin with.
Billy Peltzer receives a strange Christmas present from his father - a small furry creature called a Mogwai. After inadvertently breaking 3 important rules concerning his new pet, he discovers that they multiply and turn into malevolent scaly trolls with world domination at the top of their list.
Based on the novel Dead Calm by Charles Williams, a man and his young wife take a trip in their sailboat to recover from the tragedy of their son dying. However, their relaxation is disturbed by Hughie, a charming but mysterious survivor they rescue from drowning. Nicole Kidman fights for her life, in the film that thrust her to stardom, against Billy Zane who is revealed as a very dangerou villain.
Donald Sutherland stars as detective John Klute, whose friend has completely vanished. A clue comes in the form of call girl Bree Daniel, played by Jane Fonda. Klute taps Bree's phone and roped her into finding his frien. As Klute searches for answers he must confront Bree's seedy word to find the truth.
Clint Eastwood stars in this story as maverick cop, Harry Callahan or ‘Dirty Harry’ as he is better known, obsessed with bringing a cold-blooded serial killer named Scorpio to justice. Frank Sinatra, Steve McQueen and Paul Newman were all offered the role before it was finally accepted by Eastwood. As Scorpio claims his victims he leaves chilling letters behind which Harry must act on quickly before he strikes again.
In this 80’s cult classic, our Pop Up Cinema movie, a diverse group of high school kids are forced together by a Saturday detention in the school library. During this time they discover that despite their outward differences, they share many common feelings and problems. Visit www.tcmafrica.com/popupcinema to get tickets for the event. Can't make it? Don't worry, just catch it on TCM Select.
Matthew Modine and Eric Stoltz head a dynamic cast in this tale inspired by the real-life heroics of a World War II B-17 bomber crew.
The world's tallest building catches on fire, on its grand opening, trapping hundreds of party goers inside. Steve MQueen plays the tough fire chief dedicated to putting the raging blaze out whilst Paul Newman stars as the building's architect.
This Oscar and BAFTA nominated blockbuster takes place in the 1920's. A group of archaeologists led by Rick O' Connell (Brendan Fraser) accidently bring to life the mummified body of a cursed Egyptian priest. In search of his lost love, the mummy rebuilds his decayed body and seeks revenge by unleashing deadly plagues.
Schindler's List is arguably one of the greatest films made about the Holocaust. Oskar Schindler, a businessman played by Liam Neeson, risks his life and saves over a thousand Jews from death in concentration camps.
Born on the Fourth of July is director Oliver Stone's powerful biography about Vietnam war veteran Ron Kovic. Played by Tom Cruise, Kovic is left paralysed by a gunshot wound and painfully tries to adjust to life with his disabilty. Disillusioned and angered by the neglect suffered in a veteran's hospital and the horrors of the Vietnam conflict he turns into an active anti-war campaigner.
Since its release in 1955, Rebel Without a Cause has become one of the archetypal films of teenage angst and rebellion. James Dean stars as troubled teenager Jim Stark who struggles to make sense of the world around him. As the new kid at high school he is treated like an outsider but eventually finds kindred spirits in fellow students Judy and Plato.
Enter the Dragon was Bruce Lee's first mainstream American film and is considered to be one of the greatest martial arts films ever made. Lee plays the role of a martial arts expert intent on catching the drug smugglers who killed his sister. Loved by martial arts fans and action movie enthusiasts alike, everyone can thoroughly enjoy this film.
Jarhead is based on Gulf War US marine, Anthony Swofford's bestselling book retelling his experiences as a marine sniper. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as young recruit Swofford who impresses his no-nonsense Staff Sgt. (Jamie Foxx) in training and is later recruited as a sniper.
Martin Scorsese's gripping crime drama Casino follows Robert De Niro as Sam 'Ace' Rothstein a Las Vegas casino owner who has it all. Based on the life of gangster Frank 'Lefty' Rosenthal this epic shows the rise and fall of a mobster whose life is disrupted when his friend (Joe Pesci) arrives in town.
Michael Caine is ruthless gangster, Jack Carter, who returns to Newcastle to avenge his brother's death. A tough thriller and extremely influential, Sylvester Stallone starred as Jack Carter in the remake of the film in 2000.
The Colour Purple is the story of Celie, an African-American woman, who struggles to overcome adversity and an abusive marriage. Celie eventually meets other women, Sofia and later Shug who inspires her to gain confidence and lead her own life.
A Star is Born is the third remake of the 1932 drama What Price Hollywood? The classic love story remains unchanged in this version but the time is the mid - 1970's and the place is the music business. Tired of concerts and life on the road aging rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) helps an up and coming singer Ester Hoffman, (Barbara Streisand) to success.
Martin Scorsese's re-make of J. Lee Thompson's 1962 thriller stars Robert De Niro as Max Cady the psychopathic ex-convict who takes revenge on the lawyer (Nick Nolte) he thinks helped put him away. Cape Fear was a huge box office success and mirrored the critical acclaim of Goodfellas which Scorsese released a year earlier.