This week’s Hidden Gem is Western film Slow West filled with drama and action starring Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave) and Ben Mendelsohn.

Set at the end of the 19th Century, Slow West is an American western filtered through the eyes of European filmmaking. The story centres on 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smith-McPhee, The Road) who has travelled from Scotland to Colorado to be reunited with the woman with whom he is infatuated. He is quickly confronted by the dangers of the frontier and so teams up with a mysterious traveller named Silas (Fassbender), who agrees to protect him for cash. Jay’s journey is fraught with danger, double-crossing and violence as he comes to realise that America is not easy on the innocent.

Slow West HG

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 29th July 2015.

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What We Did On Our Holiday

This week’s Hidden Gem is family comedy/drama What We Did On Our Holiday starring Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), David Tennant and Billy Connolly.

Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug’s father Gordie’s (Billy Connolly) birthday party. It’s soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are the biggest liability.

Holiday

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 17th June 2015.

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Search Party

This week’s Hidden Gem is comedy Search Party starring Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller, Alison Brie

24 hours ago, Nardo (Thomas Middleditch) was standing at the altar next to the love of his life.  Now he’s shivering in just a pair of gold leggings in the Mexican desert, and the only men who can save him are his best friends (TJ Miller, Adam Pally).  Writer Scot Armstrong (Road Trip, Old School and The Hangover: Part II) makes his directorial debut in a comedy that follows a rescue by the guys you call when you’ve run out of all other options.

Search Party HG

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 4th June 2015.

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Song One

This week’s Hidden Gem is drama Song One starring Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn and Mary Steenburgen.

A young woman strikes up a relationship with her ailing brother’s favourite musician. Though this film may look very similar to the recent movie Begin Again, its plot line is quite different and the only similarities they share are that they are both romantic dramas where one of the main protagonists is a musician. It is a great romantic drama and one not to miss.

Song One HG

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 27th May 2015.

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Coherence

This week’s Hidden Gem Coherence is a sci-fi thriller starring Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling and Nicholas Brendon.

Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead. This engrossing Sci-Fi film has an excellent twist in its tail and has been getting some major critical acclaim.

Coherence HG

 

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 6th May 2015

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A Good Marriage

This week’s Hidden Gem A Good Marriage is a thriller by Stephen King starring Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia.

A happy and enduring marriage is shattered when a devoted wife, Darcy Anderson (Joan Allen), makes a horrifying discovery in the family garage while her husband (Anthony LaPaglia) is away on one of his business trips. The evidence reveals a stranger inside her husband exposing his monstrous true nature in this intense thriller based on a short story by Stephen King.

A GOOD MARRIAGE HG

The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 22nd April.

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Paradise Lost

This week’s Hidden Gem Paradise Lost is a thriller starring Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro and Brady Corbet

Nick (Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games) thinks he has found paradise when he goes to join his brother in Colombia. A turquoise lagoon, an ivory beach, perfect waves it’s a dream for this young Canadian surfer. Then he meets Maria, a stunning Colombian girl. They fall madly in love, and everything is going great. That is, until Maria introduces Nick to her uncle: Pablo Escobar (Bencio Del Toro).

Paradise Lost HG

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The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 15th April.

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The Riot Club

This week’s Hidden Gem The Riot Club is a drama starring rising young stars Tom Hollander; Sam Clafin and Max Irons.

At Oxford University the hottest invitation is to The Riot Club, a privileged and exclusive club the members of which hold the keys to future success and power. First years Miles and Alistair are both dazzlingly clever and offspring of pillars of the Establishment, though politically and socially polar opposites. Alistair, pressured by a family legacy of social success, is ruthlessly determined to succeed; Miles, however, has been seduced by the social kudos of the invitation, but his heart isn’t in it. Nonetheless, both young men are invited by the club s leaders to a debauched night out to see if tthey’ve got what it takes to belong. Over the course of the evening, the tinderbox of personal rivalries and jealousy is set alight by alcohol and hormones, until it finally and catastrophically explodes, forcing the wolf pack to turn on one of its own.

RIOT CLUB HG

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Whiplash

This week’s Hidden Gem Whiplash is a drama starring popular young actor Miles Teller and J.K Simmons.

Andrew is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher an instructor equally known for his teaching talents and for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing his life. Andrew’s passion to achieve perfection spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability – and his sanity.

Whiplash

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Better Living Through Chemistry

This week’s Hidden Gem Better Living Through Chemistry is a black comedy with an excellent cast; starring Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde and Michelle Monaghan.

A straight-laced pharmacist’s uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

Better Living Through Chemistry

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The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 18th February

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