Feature Films

Beat The Devil (1953)
Off-beat dialogue-heavy comedy directed by John Huston with screenplay by Truman Capote, con artists wait at an Italian port for a ship to leave

Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
Three engineers have a Christmas party but their guests cancel, so they decide to invite strangers

The Big Combo (1955)
Film noir, a policeman hunts a mob boss.

A Bucket of Blood (1959)
Low-budget dark comedy satire of the art world

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920)
Silent horror, German expressionist classic

Captain Kidd (1945)
Light-hearted tale of pirates in Madagascar

Carnival of Souls (1962)
Psychological horror film, a woman is involved in a car accident

The Cat and the Canary (1927)
Silent horror film about a millionaire who dies alone leaving a mysterious will, part of the first wave of Universal’s “classic monster” series

Charade (1963)
Romantic comedy thriller, an unhappy wife returns home to find her husband missing

The Corporation (2003)
Documentary, the history and nature of modern corporations

Dementia 13 (1963)
Francis Ford Coppola’s first drama feature, this is a thriller about a woman who greatly desires her mother-in-law’s inheritance

Detour (1945)
Film noir, a piano player decides to travel across the US

D.O.A. (1949)
Suspense, a man walks into a police station to report his own murder

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Classic horror, a famous scientist develops the theory that we are all two people

Dressed To Kill (1946)
Last of the celebrated Basil Rathbone series, Sherlock Holmes is intrigued by a criminal gang that goes to great lengths to steal cheap music boxes

Eegah (1962)
Notoriously awful horror film about a caveman who appears in 1960s California

Get Lamp (2010)
Feature-length documentary about the history of text adventures and interactive fiction

The Great Rupert (1950)
Comedy feature about a performing squirrel starring Jimmy Durante

Gulliver’s Travels (1939)
Animation feature, based on Jonathan Swift’s famous tale of Lilliput

Häxan (1922)
Silent documentary/dramatisation about witchcraft, originally banned on its release

His Girl Friday (1940)
Romantic screwball comedy, starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
Drama thriller, based on the true story of a kidnapping

House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Campy horror starring Vincent Price

I Bury The Living (1958)
Low-budget horror film about a new cemetery manager, one of Stephen King’s favourite films

Impact (1949)
Noir suspense, a company executive’s wife is behaving very oddly behind his back

The Inspector General (1949)
Musical comedy starring Danny Kaye, based on the play by Nikolai Gogol

The Internet’s Own Boy (2014)
Documentary about the internet activist Aaron Swartz

The Intruder (1962)
Drama about a charismatic white supremacist during the time of desegregation

Kansas City Confidential (1952)
Noir crime drama, a bank robber recruits a gang to help him

The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Sci-fi horror, based on the novel “I Am Legend”

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
Romantic drama about an American returning to Paris after the Second World War, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald story “Babylon Revisited”

Der letzte Mann (1924)
Silent drama about a hotel doorman, famous for its innovative cinematography

The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Low-budget horror comedy about a florist’s assistant, includes Jack Nicholson’s first screen role

The Lost World (1925)
First screen adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle novel, explorers from London set out to prove the existence of living dinosaurs

The Man With The Golden Arm (1955)
Oscar-nominated drama about a former drug addict who struggles with life outside prison

Meet John Doe (1941)
Drama comedy by Frank Capra about a newspaper columnist who invents a letter from a fictional reader, “John Doe”

Messiah of Evil (1973)
Strange, surreal horror about a woman searching for her missing father

Moonwalk One (1970)
Official documentary about the 1969 moon landings, made by NASA

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
Suspense horror about a hunter on a tropical island

My Man Godfrey (1936)
Romantic comedy about a homeless man in the Great Depression

Nicotine Bees (2010)
Documentary about the decline of bee populations

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
George A. Romero’s low-budget horror, possibly the most famous zombie film of all

Nosferatu (1922)
Silent horror film, unofficially based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Nothing to Hide (2017)
Documentary about internet surveillance

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (2018)
Feature-length documentary about the “vampire” publishing corporations that pointlessly charge scientists to read each other’s research

Penny Serenade (1941)
Romantic drama, featuring an Oscar nominated performance by Cary Grant

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
Sci-fi horror directed by Ed Wood, as later featured in the Tim Burton biopic about him

Q Planes (1939)
Espionage film about disappearing aircraft, helped to inspire the 1960s British series “The Avengers”

Quicksand (1950)
Noir crime film about a garage mechanic who is short of money, starring Mickey Rooney with support from Peter Lorre

The Quiet One (1948)
Oscar-nominated documentary about the rehabilitation of a disturbed young boy

The Red House (1947)
Psychological drama about the owner of an isolated farm

Return of the Kung Fu Dragon (1976)
Action-packed incomprehensible kung-fu film, with a Taiwanese fantasy setting

Road To Bali (1952)
Sixth in the “Road To” series of comedy films, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby meet Dorothy Lamour on the way from Australia to Bali

Royal Wedding (1951)
Musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, written by Alan Jay Lerner with music by Lerner and Burton Lane

The Sadist (1963)
Drama thriller, based on the same real life events which inspired “Badlands” and “Natural Born Killers”

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964)
Notoriously awful sci-fi comedy where martians decide to kidnap Father Christmas

Scarlet Street (1945)
Drama about an unhappy amateur painter

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson fight against Nazi Germany

Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Christmas-themed horror film, an old man dies in an apparent accident

Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
Award-winning animated musical drama featuring elements from the Indian Ramayana

Spider Baby (1967)
Horror comedy starring Lon Chaney Jr as the guardian of three girls with a rare illness

The Stranger (1946)
Suspense drama about a fugitive Nazi, starring and directed by Orson Welles

Suddenly (1954)
Thriller starring Sterling Hayden and Frank Sinatra, set in the quiet town of Suddenly where nothing ever happens

Terror By Night (1946)
Sherlock Holmes is hired to protect a fabulous gemstone on its train journey from London to Edinburgh

This Is Not a Test (1962)
Low-budget suspense drama, a police officer is ordered to set up a roadblock on an isolated highway in the middle of the night

Three Ages (1923)
Feature-length Buster Keaton silent comedy, set in the stone age, ancient Rome and the modern day

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard (2013)
Documentary about file-sharing platform The Pirate Bay, and the high profile trial of its owners

Vampyr (1932)
Semi-silent horror by Carl Theodor Dreyer

The Woman in Green (1945)
A mutilating serial killer is on the loose in London, the police ask Sherlock Holmes for help