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The Other Side of Hope
directed by Aki Kaurismaki (2017)


Son of Saul
directed by Laszlo Nemes (2015)


Anomalisa
directed by Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman (2015)


The Lobster
d
irected by Yorgos Lanthimos (2015)


Legend
directed Brian Helgeland (2015)


Amy
directed by Asif Kapadia (2015)
Love and Mercy
directed by Bill Pohlad (2014)  


The Falling
directed by Carol Morley (2014)


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
directed by Matt Reeves (2014)


Smoking Ban
Written and directed by Jonathan Brown (Something Underground Theatre Company)
Brighton Fringe: Friends Meeting House


See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil
by Harold Pinter, 
Directed by Sofia Nakou and Laura Duffy (Rooster Theatre Company)


Calvary
Directed by John Michael McDonagh (2014)


Only Lovers Left Alive
Directed by Jim Jarmusch (2013)


The Patience Stone
Directed by Atiq Rahimi (2012)


Inside Llewyn Davis
Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen (2013)


12 Years a Slave
Directed by Steve McQueen (2014)


Gravity
Directed by Alfonso Cuaron (2013)


Pieta
Directed by Ki-duk Kim (2012)


Prisoners
Directed by Denis Villeneuve (2013)


Upstream Colour
Directed by Shane Carruth (2013)


Lovelace - Like Someone in Love
Lovelace Directed by Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman (2013)
Like Someone in Love Directed by Abbas Kiarostami (2012)


Act of Killing
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer (2012)


No Man's Land by Harold Pinter
Directed by Martin Lindfield, Brighton Fringe


Bernard Shaw Invites You!
Performed by Paddy O’Keeffe
Directed by Martin Nichols


Side Effects
Directed by Steven Soderbergh (2013)


Zero Dark Thirty - Django Unchained
Zero Dark Thirty
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow (2012)

Django Unchained
Directed by Quentin Tarantino (2012)


The Hunt
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg (2012)


The Killing III
By Soren Sveistrup 
BBC4, BBC iPlayer


Room 237 / The Shining
Room 237 Directed by Rodney Ascher (2012)
The Shining directed by Stanley Kubrick (1980)


Lawless
Directed by John Hillcoat (2012)


Berberian Sound Studio
Directed by Peter Strickland (2012)


The Imposter
Directed by Bart Layton (2012)


Nostalgia for the light
Directed by Patricio Guzman (2010)


Victoria Station / Family Voices
by Harold Pinter


This is not a Film
Directed by Jafar Panahi (2011)


Into the Abyss
Directed by Werner Herzog (2011)


In Darkness
Directed by Agnieszka Holland (2011)


Trishna
Directed by Michael Winterbottom (2011)


A Dangerous Method
Directed by David Cronenberg (2011)


Martha Marcy May Marlene
Directed by Sean Durkin (2011)


Shame
Directed by Steve McQueen


Another Earth
Directed by Mike Cahill (2010)


Take Shelter
Directed by Jeff Nichols (2011)

 


Melancholia
Directed
by Lars Von Trier (2011)


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Directed by Tomas Alfredson (2011)

 


Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Directed by Rupert Wyatt (2011)

 


A separation
Directed by Asghar Farhadi (2011)


Meek's Cutoff
Directed by Kelly Reichardt (2010)


Hanna
Directed by Joe Wright (2011)


Essential Killing
Directed by
Jerzy Skolimowski (2010)


The Well
Written and directed by Jonathan Brown
New Venture Theatre, Brighton


True Grit Directed by Joel and Ethan Cohen (2010)
and
Animal Kingdom
Directed by David Michod (2010)


Brighton Rock
Directed by Roland Joffe (2010)


Black Swan
Directed by Darren Aronofsky (2010)


Of Gods and Men
Directed by Xavier Beauvois (2010)


Precious
Director Lee Daniels (2009)  


Shed Your Tears and Walk Away
Directed by Jez Lewis (2009)


Another Year
Directed by Mike Leigh (2010)


The Arbor 
Directed by Clio Barnard (2010)


The End  by Samuel Beckett
Pavillion Theatre Brighton


Secret by Caroline Hume
Redroaster Café Brighton


Made in Dagenham
Directed by Nigel Cole (2010)


A View from the Bridge By Arthur Miller
Directed by Mark Wilson


The Killer Inside Me 
Directed by Michael Winterbottom (2010)


End Game  by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Mark Green


Four Lions
Directed by Christopher Morris


The Lover   by Harold Pinter
James House, Brighton, Directed by Jane Swift


Dogtooth
Directed by Giorgos Lanthimos (Greece 2009)


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Directed by  Niels Arden Oplev (2009)


Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Directed by Gerry McCrudden


A Single Man
Director Tom Ford


A Prophet
Director Jacques Audiard (2009)


The Road
Director John Hillcoat (2009)


White Ribbon
Director Michael Haneke (2009) 


Nowhere Boy
Director Sam Taylor-Wood (2009)


Inherit the Wind
The Old Vic, directed by Trevor Nunn (2009)


A Serious Man
Joel & Ethan Coen (2009)


True Blood
Channel 4 / HBO


Thirst
Director Chan-wook Park (2009)


Fish Tank
Directed by Andrea Arnold, 2009-09-16


Mesrine: Public Enemy No.1
Director Jean Francois-Richet


Being Human
BBC 1, Thursdays, BBC i-Player  


Sin Nombre
Director Cary Joji Fukunaga (2009)


The Yes  Men Fix the World
Directors Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno (2009)


Mesrine: Killer Instinct
Director Jean-Francois Richet (2008)


Antichrist
Director Lars von Trier (2009)  


Public Enemies
Director Michael Mann (2009)


A Midsummer Night's Dream
Nightingale Theatre, Brighton 


35 Shots of Rum
Director Claire Denis (2009)


 









 

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