Movies: Helen Mirren
The extraordinary story of 'Radioman', a New York film set mascot who overcame homelessness and alcoholism to become a fixture of the New York film industry, with over 100 small parts to his name....
Press for Time (1966)Press for Time
Norman is quite happy selling newspapers outside Westminster station but his Grandfather (the Prime Minister) wants to get him "a more responsible job". A few favours are called in and Norman becomes the newest reporter at the seaside town of Tinmout...
When a young poet hires a marketing company to turn his suicide into a mass-media spectacle, he finds that his subversive intentions are quickly diluted into a reactionary gesture....
Cause célèbre (1987)Cause célèbre
When the ailing husband of an adulterous wife is discovered bludgeoned to death and suspicions fall on the older woman's young lover, the newly widowed woman claims that it was she who was solely responsible for the death despite evidence that points...
The Making of 'Gosford Park' (2002)The Making of 'Gosford Park'
A documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making this Robert Altman film about a murder at an English country estate. Includes interviews with the cast and crew, who relate some of their experiences with making the film, as well ...
Cries from Syria (2017)Cries from Syria
An attempt to re-contextualize the European migrant crisis and ongoing hostilities in Syria, through eyewitness and participant testimony. Children and parents recount the revolution, civil war, air strikes, atrocities and ongoing humanitarian aid cr...
Heavenly Pursuits (1986)Heavenly Pursuits
Vic Mathews teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late Edith Semple to sainthood; Mathews, a non-believer, wishes the school wou...
Turtle Journey: The Crisis in Our Oceans (2020)Turtle Journey: The Crisis in Our Oceans
The story of a turtle family making their way home through a damaged and changing ocean. A powerful message about the threats the oceans are facing, and the importance of protecting them...
Best Ever Muppet Moments (2006)Best Ever Muppet Moments
A review of the most memorable Muppet moments to commemorate Kermit the Frog's 50th anniversary....
An Accidental Studio (2019)An Accidental Studio
Charts the early years of HandMade Films seen through the eyes of the filmmakers, key personnel, and the man who started it all: former Beatle George Harrison....
Red Hot Shot (1970)Red Hot Shot
Frank was removed from an investigation into Mac Brown, the owner of a pharmaceutical company, who was suspected of drug trafficking and illegal experiments on teenagers. When Brown is murdered, Frank is called to investigate......
Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005)Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula
This is a short film based on the 1979 film of the same name. The film is stylized with the actors wearing modernized robes and Roman jewelry and females playing male characters and vice-versa....
A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula' (1981)A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula'
A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula'...
The Changeling (1974)The Changeling
Sexual passion breeds violence in the Thomas Middleton and William Rowley written tale of a beautiful woman who falls in love with a sea-captain. Filmed with lush production values and at a leisurely, very British pace, Helen Mirren is riveting as B...
Parkinson at 50 (2021)Parkinson at 50
Sir Michael Parkinson looks back over his 50 years as a broadcaster, revealing some tricks of the interview trade and remembering some of his favourite encounters....
Children of God (1994)Children of God
A former member examines the lingering effects of being raised in the Family, a cult whose disturbing practices include the sexual abuse of children....
Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story (2014)Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story
In 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was recruited as a covert operative into Winston Churchill's Special Operations Executive. With an American mother and Indian Muslim father, she was an extremely unusual British agent. After her network collapsed, Khan becam...
Red King, White Knight (1989)Red King, White Knight
The CIA hears of a KGB scheme to assassinate the Soviet General Secretary and enlists Stoner, an agent retired for 10 years, to go to Russia to investigate. He verifies the plot, but then has trouble leaving the country. In the meantime, the U.S. pol...
Caesar and Claretta (1975)Caesar and Claretta
'Caesar and Claretta' dramatises the last few hours in the lives of Benito Mussolini (El Duce, played by Robert Hardy) and his mistress Claretta (played by Helen Mirren)....
The Collection (1976)The Collection
Set in the rarefied world of West End boutique owners and fashion designers, The Collection takes as its departure point the moment when four elegant lives are suddenly shaken by the suggestion of infidelity. The sinister anonymous phone call that di...