Tag: Steven Mackintosh

The Return of the Native (1994) (TV) 6.1

The Return of the Native (1994) (TV)

Reddleman Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the hills, emphasizing the pagan spirit of the heath and ...

9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers (2009) (TV) 7.7

9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers (2009) (TV)

Trapped in The Twin Towers on September 11th, thousands of ordinary people struggled to make contact with the outside world. Many knew that time was ticking away. These recorded messages and private calls are the most po...

The Jacket (2005) 7.1

The Jacket (2005)

The film centers on a wounded Gulf war veteran who returns to his native Vermont suffering from bouts of amnesia. He is hitching and gets picked up by a stranger, things go wrong when a cop pulls them over and is murdere...

The Escapist (2008) 6.7

The Escapist (2008)

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingeniou...

The Beckoning Silence (2007) (TV) 7.5

The Beckoning Silence (2007) (TV)

After a near-death mountain climbing accident, Joe Simpson's injuries were so severe he was told he'd never climb again. His recovery left him to confront the question: why, after coming so close to death, did he feel co...

Good (2008) 6.2

Good (2008)

John Halder is a 'good' and decent individual with family problems: a neurotic wife, two demanding children and a mother suffering from senile dementia. A literary professor, Halder explores his personal circumstances in...

“Horizon” (1964) 8.7

“Horizon” (1964)

British documentary series that covers a variety of subjects in science and philosophy....

The Daisy Chain (2008) 5

The Daisy Chain (2008)

Martha is an emotionally fragile mother who moves to a remote Irish village with her husband Tomas following the tragic death of their baby daughter. Whilst there, the couple decides to take in a disturbed and orphaned a...

Rang De Basanti (2006) 8.2

Rang De Basanti (2006)

Sue comes to India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries.She is helped by her friend Sonia who introduces her to her friends Karan,Aslam,Sukhi and their head DJ.Sonia's fiance Lt Ajay Rathod also joins the gang when i...

Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996) 7.2

Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)

Brother and sister Viola and Sebastian, who are not only very close but look a great deal alike, are in a shipwreck, and both think the other dead. When she lands in a foreign country, Viola dresses as her brother and ad...

The Postcard Killings-2020 5.4

The Postcard Killings-2020

New York detective Jacob Kanon has a daughter. A beautiful, talented daughter who is brutally murdered as she honeymoons in blissful ignorance. Soon after, the strangest of postcards arrives on the desk of Swedish art cr...

A Song for Jenny-2015 7.1

A Song for Jenny-2015

Julie Nicholson, vicar at St Aidan with St George in Bristol, lives with husband Greg and her children Lizzie and Thomas, her other daughter Twenty-four year old Jenny living in London and engaged to boyfriend James. On ...

Blue Juice-1995 5.3

Blue Juice-1995

JC is at the end of his Twenties and is living with his girlfriend Chloe in a small coastal town in England. He is a surfer legend and some day, three of his friends show up, including Terry who is about to get married. ...

London Kills Me-1991 6.3

London Kills Me-1991

For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by t...

Lost Christmas-2011 7.1

Lost Christmas-2011

Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets Anthony, an enigmatic, fey stranger w...

The Mother-2003 6.7

The Mother-2003

Toots and May's marriage is one of Toots being dependent on his wife. Shortly after Toots and May arrive in London to visit with their grown children Bobby and Paula and their respective children, Toots falls ill and die...

The Sweeney-2012 6.1

The Sweeney-2012

Jack Regan is a slobbish, old style cop whose unsubtle methods usually get results, to the annoyance of internal affairs officer Lewis, who would be even more annoyed if he knew that Regan was having an affair with his y...

Sugarhouse-2007 5.9

Sugarhouse-2007

Upper middle class employee Tom ventures into a derelict squatter building to buy a gun from D, a cocky but stupid, homeless crack-junkie, who meanly tries to extort above the agreed price. As D stole the gun from his ma...

Rocketman-2019 7.5

Rocketman-2019

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.::Paramount Pictures...

Modern Life Is Rubbish-2017 5.9

Modern Life Is Rubbish-2017

Brought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam and Natalie are at breaking point. In their case opposites attract but don't necessarily work long-term. Making the difficult decision to separate, they m...

Set Fire to the Stars-2014 5.7

Set Fire to the Stars-2014

In 1950, John Brinnan invited the highly acclaimed and infamous Dylan Thomas to New York for a series of poetry readings. Ignoring rumors of Thomas' frivolities back home, Brinnan has his hands full when the poet arrives...

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels-1998 8.2

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels-1998

Four Jack-the-lads find themselves heavily - seriously heavily - in debt to an East End hard man and his enforcers after a crooked card game. Overhearing their neighbours in the next flat plotting to hold up a group of o...

Underworld: Evolution-2006 6.7

Underworld: Evolution-2006

This movie continues the saga of war between the vampires and the lycans. This movie goes back to the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes as Selene, the beautiful vampire heroine, and Michael, the lycan...

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans-2009 6.6

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans-2009

The prequel story traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian emerges as a powerful leader who r...