Inspired by a good in-flight discovery, Robbie Collins, Telegraph, 13.6.15, offered a list of “Best Films You Won’t See In Cinemas”, plus a few which have previously been saved because they were “discovered at home”..
** Beyond the Lights
Gugu plays Noni, a young R&B star teetering on the brink of crisis, who falls for a straight-edge LA cop played by Nate Parker
** The Spectacular Now
A critically praised teen movie with the voguish pairing of Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller in the lead roles.
** Trick’r Treat
Brilliant horror anthology with Anna Paquin and Brian Cox.
Brad Anderson’s supremely suspenseful rail-riding ensemble thriller
** The Immigrant
directed by James Gray
directed by Bong Joon-ho
** Say Anything
with John Cusack and Ione Skye, directed by Cameron Crowe
** A Field In England
Ben Wheatley’s civil war film with Reece Shearsmith
** About Last Night
starring Kevin Hart.
See Robbie’s essay at
* Beyond the Lights will be screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 22 and June 24 1015 and is on DVD from June 29.
* The Shed recommends Safety Not Guaranteed, which is on Netflix.