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RETRO

A nostalgic (but not blindly nostalgic) look back at some cult and classic movies. Are they worth checking out once you take off the rose-tinted glasses? Find out in this retrospective section.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) starring Harrison Ford

It's a film which barely needs any introduction! Steven Spielberg's first Indiana Jones adventure has been much sequelled, cloned, parodied and homaged through the years - but never quite equalled.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) silent animation

Lotte Reiniger's painstakingly-detailed adaptation of a One Thousand and One Nights story is the oldest surviving feature-length animated film.

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

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​Dreamchild (1985)

The controversies behind Lewis Carroll's love of Alice are tastefully recorded in this intriguing lost 80s film.

Coral Brown and Nicola Cowper in Dreamchild (1985)

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​Gunbus (1986)

The big budget British film that went straight to video in its own country.

Gunbus was a huge flop

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