ComedyJanet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet - the crowning achievement of her political career. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) plan to celebrate this with a few close friends. As the guests arrive at their home in London the party takes an unexpected turn when Bill suddenly makes some explosive revelations that take everyone present by surprise. Love, friendships and political convictions are soon called into question in this hilarious comedy of tragic proportions. From acclaimed British filmmaker Sally Potter, this witty, sharp and very funny new comedy features a star studded cast that includes Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Timothy Spall.
DramaJohnny Saxby (Josh O'Connor) works long hours on his family's remote farm in the north of England. He numbs the daily frustration of his lonely existence with nightly binge-drinking at the local pub and casual sex. But when a handsome Romanian migrant worker (Alec Secareanu) arrives to take up temporary work on the family farm, Johnny suddenly finds himself having to deal with emotions he has never felt before. As they begin working closely together during lambing season, an intense relationship starts to form which could change Johnny's life forever. Captivating and broodingly beautiful, God's Own Country is the award winning debut feature from writer/director Francis Lee. Bracingly open hearted, this is a thrillingly romantic story set in the heart of rural Yorkshire. Both poignant and moving, this finely crafted Bri
DocumentaryA unique cinematic and musical collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom, Mountain is a dazzling exploration of our obsession with mountains. Only three centuries ago, climbing a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any sort of attraction. Peaks were places of peril, not beauty. Why, then, are we now drawn to mountains in our millions? Mountain shows us the spellbinding force of high places - and their ongoing power to shape our lives and our dreams.
DocumentaryFrom acclaimed directors Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal comes a new film about one of the greatest singers of all time. Whitney Houston was the epitome of a superstar, an “American Princess,” the most awarded female artist ever. Even though Whitney had made millions of dollars, had more consecutive number ones than The Beatles, and became recognized as having one of the greatest voices of all time, she still wasn't free to be herself and died from a drug overdose. She was only 48 years old. Made with largely never-seen before footage and exclusive recordings, Whitney 'Can I Be Me' tells Whitney Houston's incredible and poignant life story with insights from those closest to her.
DocumentaryThe Secret. It has been passed throughout the ages, traveling through centuries… to reach you. This is the secret to everything – joy, health, money, relationships, love, happiness… everything you have ever wanted. In this astonishing film are ALL the resources you will need to understand and live The Secret. For the first time in history leading scientists, authors, and philosophers will reveal The Secret, a secret that utterly transformed the lives of those who lived it… Plato, Newton, Carnegie, Beethoven, Shakespeare, Einstein. Now YOU will know The Secret, and it can change your life forever.
ThrillerWhen rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Evan Peters: American Horror Story, X-Men: Apocalypse) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Al Pacino: Scarface, The Godfather), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi: Captain Phillips, Blade Runner 2049), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head. Based on the true story of one reporter's risk‐taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first‐person account of the pirates of Somalia.
ThrillerWhen his billionaire boss Demi (Harvey Keitel) dies, chauffeur Donald (Gabriel Byrne) is given one final job - to wipe out any evidence of Demi's relationship with his mistress, the enigmatic and beautiful Amber (Sibylla Deen). Donald's task soon unravels when Amber's life is threatened, and he finds himself her reluctant protector. Unwittingly drawn into a dangerous urban underworld, he encounters dark, harrowing practices, and a sinister criminal figure who will test him to his very limits.
DocumentaryTHE FINAL YEAR is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, THE FINAL YEAR offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.
The film revolves around a foreign policy team assembled by Barack Obama nearly a decade ago, during his first presidential campaign: Secretary of State John Kerry, UN Ambassador Samantha Power, Deputy National Security Advisor and presidential confidant Ben Rhodes, as well National Security Advisor Susan Rice and President Obama himself.
The film tracks this team over the course of 2016, as they travel the world attempting to solidify and "lock-in" policies that they believe
ComedyThat's Not Me is this year's breakthrough Australian comedy putting Alice Foulcher and Gregory Erdstein at the forefront of the comedy scene as "Australia's Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig" - The Guardian. Polly's dreams of making it as an actor are shattered when her identical twin sister Amy lands a plum role in an HBO show and starts dating Jared Leto. Mistaken for her famous sister at every turn, Polly decides to use her sister's celebrity for her own advantage - free clothes, free booze, casual sex... with disastrous consequences for them both.
DocumentaryConsumerism has become the cornerstone of the post-industrial age. Yet how much do we know about it and what it is doing to us? Using theories of evolutionary psychology to underpin a bold narrative of our times, this film takes a whirlwind tour through the "weird mental illness of consumerism", showing how our insatiable appetite has driven us into "the jaws of the beast". Both an apocalyptic and redemptive view of the human condition.
DramaEndless Love stars Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) and Gabriella Wilde (The Three Musketeers) in the story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
DocumentaryHeath Ledger fully inhabited life, leaving not just traces, but laid bare great swaths of himself for an adoring public to ponder. Extravagant in gesture and in action, it was this energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in those people close to him. I Am Heath Ledger depicts an extremely gifted and versatile artist whose talents span a broad array of mediums including acting, producing, directing, screenwriting, photography, painting, poetry, and music. But chief among his greatest allures was his rejection of the trappings and attention of Hollywood along with his attempt to live an ordinary artist's life.
DramaHunger follows life in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland shortly before and during the infamous 1981 IRA hunger strike led by Bobby Sands. With an epic eye for detail, the film provides a timely exploration of the final act of desperation, when the human body is the last and ultimate resource for protest. Director Steve McQueen won the Camera d'Or at Cannes as well as prizes at the Venice, Toronto, Chicago and Sydney Film Festivals.
ComedyA whimsical gay romance with a heart of gold, "Make the Yuletide Gay" follows a young gay couple, Nathan and Gunn, as they face their first Christmas apart. Sweet-natured Gunn (Keith Jordan) has to go right back in the closet to survive the holidays with his wacky Wisconsin parents, and cutie-pie Nathan (Adamo Ruggerio, "Degrassi: The Next Generation") is preparing to spend another Christmas with his cold-hearted parents. When Nathan surprises everyone by turning up on Gunn's doorstep, the couple is hilariously forced to juggle a hetero charade with their gay reality. With its bright, witty dialogue and handsome cast, "Make the Yuletide Gay" is one holiday treat you'll want to savor many times over.
DramaAlice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
DramaRaimund is a Latin teacher and an ancient languages expert. His life is transformed by a young woman on a bridge in the Swiss city of Bern, whom he saves from jumping to her death in the waters below. Raimund is intrigued but the woman disappears, leaving her coat. Inside it is a book by a Portuguese doctor, which contains a train ticket. He uses it, setting off on a journey to Lisbon. While looking for the author, Raimund revisits a dark chapter in the country's history and unveils a tragic love triangle. He is drawn into a high-stakes puzzle. Ultimately his journey transcends time and space, touching on matters of history, philosophy, and medicine, encountering love and evolving into a liberating search for the true meaning of life.
Action & AdventureOne of the most terrifying and thrilling stories of World War II, Anthropoid follows two soldiers from the Czech army-in-exile, Josef Gabcík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubis (Jamie Dornan), who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December 1941. With limited intelligence and little equipment in a city locked down under Nazi occupation, they must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, the man many saw as Adolf Hitler's natural successor.
DramaKate Mercer (2016 Best Actress Academy Award nominee Charlotte Rampling) is excitedly planning a party to celebrate her 45th wedding anniversary. One week before the celebration however, a letter arrives for her husband, Geoff (Tom Courtenay). The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen in the glaciers of the Swiss Alps after a tragic accident on a hiking holiday in 1962. Though Kate continues to prepare for the anniversary, she becomes increasingly concerned by Geoff’s preoccupation with the accident and with his past relationship. By the time the party comes round, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.
ThrillerFrom the producers of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy comes a riveting and suspenseful mystery starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall. A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly brings two exceptional lawyers (Bana and Hall) with a romantic past together on the defense team. They soon realize they’ve stepped into a dangerous web of cover-ups and lies, and their knowledge of the government’s top-secret classified evidence has put their reputations and lives at stake. Co-starring Ciarán Hinds, Julia Stiles and Jim Broadbent, it’s a non-stop, heart-racing guessing game that critics call “an entertaining conspiracy thriller.” (Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press)
ThrillerIt's been fifteen years since Erik was forced to leave the Norrland Police Department. Since then he has become the National Murder Commission's best interrogator. When Erik's boss orders him back to his home town to solve a brutal murder, he hesitantly returns as the thought of going back stirs up unpleasant memories. What at first appears to be a simple murder soon proves to be something much more complicated and disturbing.
ThrillerWritten and directed by Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria), Personal Shopper stars Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger and Anders Danielsen Lie. An ethereal and mysterious ghost story starring Kristen Stewart as a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him.
Sci-Fi & FantasyIn a colourless, post-apocalyptic futuristic society - known as The Collective - inhabitants have been genetically modified between conception and birth to be "emotion-free." Emotion, love, and sex have been outlawed and are considered dangerous to society with punishment of death for anyone breaking the law. Silas (Nicholas Hoult), an illustrator in The Collective, mysteriously starts experiencing feelings and finds himself drawn to his co-worker Nia (Kristen Stewart). As they desperately try to keep their feelings for each other secret, with the authorities closing in, they realise escape may be their only option.
DocumentaryA mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
ThrillerA young rock band, half from England and half from the US, drop out of college and move to the Sunset Strip to chase their dreams. Living in a van, their passion and talent exceed their means to survive. An enigmatic stranger sees their true potential and emotionally manipulates them during a time of weakness. Caught in the middle of a Faustian deal, their music and controversial altercations end up influencing society beyond anything this century has seen, but can they take back control of their destiny before it's too late?
DramaBased on a true story, Boys Don't Cry was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don't Cry is critically acclaimed and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.
SportsTen-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year winner Jeremy Jones revolutionized backcountry snowboarding with DEEPER, his 2010 ode to splitboarding and human-powered adventure. His 2012 sequel, FURTHER, took him to the planet's most remote mountain ranges and earned him a nod as a 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and his environmental advocacy work with Protect Our Winters won him recognition as one of President Barack Obama's 2013 Champions of Change. Now Jones and his crew are elevating their game and taking their quest to the next level for the third and final installment of the DEEPER, FURTHER, HIGHER trilogy. HIGHER--like the chapters that preceded it--is produced and co-directed by Jeremy's brothers Steve and Todd Jones, who are the co-founders of Teton Gravity Research. HIGHER traces Jones' snowboardi
DocumentaryHe was football's first rock and roll star - a handsome, charismatic Belfast boy who could thrill and excite the crowds with every turn of the ball. But George Best was also the lead in his own Shakespearean tragedy, a flawed genius, brought down by drink, temptation and depression. Director Daniel Gordon (Hillsborough, The Fall) recounts the tale of this beloved but be-devilled superstar with riveting, evocative footage and testimony by those who knew him at his best - and worst. There's a lot of ground to cover in Best's short life - from his electrifying debut with Manchester United at the tender age of 17, through the glory years that United won the 1968 European Cup, his adventures in the North American Soccer League, not to mention his time spent romancing the world's most beautiful, intoxicating women. But Gordo
Sci-Fi & FantasyIn the near future, a time of artificial intelligence: 86-year-old Marjorie (Lois Smith - East of Eden) - a jumble of disparate, fading memories - has a handsome new companion (Jon Hamm - Mad Men) that looks exactly like her deceased husband Walter. This is a Prime, a holographic simulation programmed by Marjorie's daughter (Geena Davis - Thelma & Louise) and her husband Jon (Tim Robbins - The Shawshank Redemption) to feed the story of her life back to her. But as their interactions develop it becomes clear that each of them has a very complex relationship with their shared histories, with each other, and with this new technology they've invited into their home. Based on Jordan Harrison's Pulitzer-nominated play, Marjorie Prime is an exquisite exploration of memory and identity featuring stellar performances from its a
ForeignPierre has been married for 15 years and has two kids. He still loves his wife and is fulfilled in his role as father. Overall, he’s a contented man. Until one evening, he meets Elsa. They chat, laugh, and joke around in a way that doesn’t happen every day. Two weeks later, they run into each other again by chance. The same easy mutual attraction they felt for one another is just as strong, and they tell each other as much. As line has been crossed. But Elsa has a golden rule never to get involved with married men, and Pierre wants to remain faithful. They go their separate ways without swapping phone numbers, preferring to let life take its own course. As the line blurs between how they imagine their relationship and what has actually happened, their fantasies start to mingle with reality.
DramaThe timeless story continues in the award-winning sequel to Jean De Florette. Jean's daughter Manon has grown up in to a beautiful and free-spirited young shepherdess on her father's Provence farm.But when she learns the tragic truth about her father's demise, Manon plots her revenge on the dim-witted Ugolin and the scheming Le Papet. A visual feast containing masterly performances leading to a heart-stopping and totally unexpected conclusion, Manon des Sources is regarded as one of the best French Films ever made.
ComedyA hot one-night stand turns into an awkward morning after, when Guy and Holly get stuck in a dead-stopped traffic jam. As they begrudgingly get to know each other, we learn of their sexually raucous evening and they're led to a surprising destiny.
DramaOn the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson (Sofie Gråbøl) are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her father of sexual abuse, and is believed by seemingly eager social workers, their family is thrust into crisis. Could Henrik have done it? And when Stine prepares to return home, the ugly side of family life is exposed. Echoing themes seen in the recent Danish hit The Hunt, Accused will appeal to all fans of Nordic Noir and Scandinavian cinema alike - starring Sofie Gråbøl and Søren Malling from The Killing.
Documentary2018 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE. Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work – a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage – follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders – Khalid, Subhi and Mahmoud – as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee or stay and fight for their country.
DramaFrom cinema's maestro of indie queer pop cinema, welcome to Gregg Araki's messed-up world, a concrete jungle teeming with teenage lust, abundant drugs and all-out infidelity. Before Kaboom, Mysterious Skin and The Living End, there was TOTALLY F UP. A film for anyone who has grown up gay or lived through the pain of alienation, this self-consciously cool story of the gay teen underground is New Queer Cinema at its edgiest a humorous yet moving study of an unwanted generation.
Sci-Fi & FantasyMatthew and his girlfriend Rachel take a camping trip to an idyllic remote place in the country when suddenly, out of nowhere, Rachel disappears. For a year there is no sign of her and while Matthew is accused of her murder he falls into a deep depression, starting to doubt his own sanity. Then exactly a year to the day of her disappearance, Rachel returns to the very spot she went missing, with no belongings and no memory of where she’s been. They begin to try and pick up their life together but it soon becomes clear that there is more to Rachel than meets the eye. In flashbacks Matthew has visions of her abduction by some kind of UFO, and the more he remembers the more she begins to change. As Rachel’s transformation intensifies, Matthew starts to not only fear for his own life but for the whole of mankind! Who
ComedyTwo Y generation dreamers meet and begin dating through false pretenses but when their lies catch up with them they are forced to take a good look at their choices and become the people they dreamed of.
ComedyGabrielle is writing an illustrated guide book on sex called 'How To Do It.' At a book signing she meets Saul, an established male writer who is straight. She both loves and hates his work which has seeped into her secular Jewish life from childhood. The more Gabrielle tells him about her book the more he wants to know about her life; the relationship with her younger girlfriend Olivia and her determination to "stop using my penis in sex". As her book takes form, her friendship with Saul is tested and her relationship comes under fire as she starts to wonder, does Saul want something more than friendship?
Concert FilmsIn master storyteller Graeme Murphy's hands, the world's favourite ballet becomes a witty, dramatic and ultimately devastating story of love and betrayal. It's a familiar tale - a love triangle between a princess, her prince, and a woman with a prior claim on his heart. Murphy's choreography is at once a homage to the grandeur of 19th century classicism and an invigorating update that speaks compellingly to the audiences of today. At the centre of this brilliantly danced work is a trio of performances by principle artists Madeleine Eastoe, Robert Curran and Danielle Rowe, that has been acclaimed around Australia and the world. Tchaikovsky's peerless score, and the extraordinary settings and costumes of Kristian Fredrikson, finish off a production that according to Le Figaro "puts fire into the Lake."
DramaThe R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the prison's parallel world of rules, honor, and obligations. R also stands for Rachid, a young Muslim prisoner who becomes Rune's friend and accomplice, defying the rigid racial stratifications among the inmates
DramaIn an isolated English cottage, four young people from London move in together, seeking to challenge social conventions and their own tolerances by engaging in scheduled partner-swapping. As their inhibitions and past traumas fade, they achieve a unique kind of collective happiness but the durability of their new living arrangement is tested by the arrival of an outsider, who fails to get in tune with the foursome's radical spirit.
DocumentaryCOPWATCH follows WeCopwatch, an organization dedicated to filming the police. Among its members are the individuals who captured the original videos of the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Freddie Gray in Baltimore that ignited the entire nation. Learn the stories behind the videos, and the great personal cost borne by the people who took them.
ComedyTHE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft of a priceless painting; a raging battle for an enormous family fortune; and a desperate chase on motorcycles, trains, sleds, and skis - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent
ComedyA signature brew of camaraderie, knockabout humor, excessive quaffing, questionable life choices, hand-to-hand combat, and explosive surprises, The World’s End reteams director Edgar Wright with actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, following their hits Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Hot Fuzz (2007). The tale of The World’s End begins on June 22nd, 1990. In their suburban U.K. town of Newton Haven, five boys in the prime of their teenage youth celebrate the end of school by attempting an epic pub crawl together. Despite their enthusiasm and the downing of a slew of pints of beer, they fall short of seeing their quest through, to the last pub on their list, The World’s End. Twenty-odd years later, “the five musketeers” have each left their hometown and are now husbands, fathers, men with careers – with the flashin
DocumentaryA mesmerizing psychological thriller with a killer whale at its centre, Blackfish is the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits. Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the mulit-billion dollar sea-park industry. This emotionally wrenching, tautly structured story challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from these highly intelligent and enormously sentient fellow
ComedyAn award-winning, all-star cast, led by Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson, lights up this “buoyant comedy laced with genuine emotion”. When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to “outsource” their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways. Smart, life-affirming and genuinely charming, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a “true classic that reminds us that it’s never too late to find love and a fresh beginning at any age”.
DramaFrom Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, THE DESCENDANTS is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family’s land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.
ComedyMichael Keaton joins Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis and Naomi Watts in this riveting film about fame, fantasy and life’s failures. When a former superhero film star (Keaton) sets out to make a comeback on Broadway, he grapples with self-doubt, harsh critics, and his estranged daughter (Stone) in this imaginative, thrilling, witty film from writer/director Alejandro González Iñárritu.
DramaAshton Kutcher is Steve Jobs, the iconic Apple innovator and groundbreaking entrepreneur. This inspiring and entertaining film chronicles Jobs’ early days as a college dropout, to his rise as the co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and forced departure from the company. More than a decade later, Jobs returns and single-handedly sets a course that will turn the once-tiny startup into one of the world’s most valuable companies. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology, and the world, forever. Jobs is a riveting story of a true American visionary, a man who let nothing stand in the way of greatness. Co-starring Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine.
ThrillerWorking his way to the top on Wall Street, Changez (Riz Ahmed) is a promising business analyst who catches the attention of an influential and tough to please mentor Jim Cross (Kiefer Sutherland). With his career on the up and up, and starting a passionate relationship with the beautiful and talented Erica (Kate Hudson), Changez has a future to look forward to. Then 9/11 occurs at the height of Changez’s success, forcing him to be judged with tainted eyes as a young Pakistani man, resulting in him returning to his homeland. There he is free from alienation and suspicion but a chance meeting with Bobby Lincoln (Liev Schreiber), an American journalist, brings the reality of the world’s situation crashing down. From award-winning director Mira Nair, and based on the acclaimed novel by Mohsin Hamid, The Reluctant Funda
ThrillerA young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel you can't put down, Boy Wonder challenges morality, distorting perceptions of what is right and what is justified, as it races to its shocking conclusion.
ThrillerThe girl with the dragon tattoo is back in the 2nd installment of Stieg Larsson's gripping trilogy as Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) and crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist) are once again caught up in a brutal murder investigation in The Girl Who Played With Fire.
Back at Millennium's helm, Blomkvist is intent on exposing a billion dollar sex trafficking ring but when two of his researchers are murdered, he realises there's more to this story than he first thought when Salander is framed for the crimes. Unconvinced that she is involved, he attempts to clear her name and uncover the real killers. But secretive hacker Salander goes on the run and soon stumbles upon secrets of her own past. Secrets that people would kill to keep hidden...
DramaAn adaptation based on a novel by Christopher Isherwood, A SINGLE MAN is a romantic tale of love interrupted, the isolation that is an inherent part of the human condition, and ultimately the importance of the seemingly smaller moments in life. Set in Los Angeles in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, A SINGLE MAN, tells the story of a British college professor (Colin Firth) who dwells on the past and cannot see his future. We follow him through a single day, where a series of events and encounters, ultimately leads him to decide if there is a meaning to life after the death of his long time partner, Jim (Matthew Goode, Watchmen).
ComedyFalling pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea to be looked after as a “fallen woman”. When her baby was only a toddler, he was taken away by the nuns for adoption in America. Philomena spent the next fifty years searching for him but with no success.Then she met Martin Sixsmith, a world-weary political journalist who happened to be intrigued by her story. Together they set off to America on a journey that would not only reveal the extraordinary story of Philomena’s son, but also create an unexpectedly close bond between Philomena and Martin.The film is a compelling narrative of human love and loss that ultimately celebrates life, showing that there is laughter even in the darkest places.
ThrillerSet in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is an entangling thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaster ride ensues as decisions both financial and moral catapult the lives of all involved to the brink of disaster. Writer/director J.C. Chandor's enthralling first feature is a stark and bravely authentic portrayal of the financial industry and its denizens as they confront the decisions that shape our global future.
DocumentaryA new breed of action sports film comes to life as Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, present “The Art of FLIGHT”, a Curt Morgan Film. Two years in the making, “The Art of FLIGHT” gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new tricks are landed and new zones opened, alongside the lows, where avalanches, accidents, and wrong-turns strike. Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience as Brain Farm and their arsenal of filmmaking technology capture the culture, wildlife and scenic landscapes the riders take in along the way. Join in the ride as the creators of “That’s It, That’s All” completely rewrite the formula for action sports cinema with “The Art of FLIGHT.”
ComedyWhen she becomes unexpectedly pregnant by a guy pal, a 16-year-old girl in small-town Minnesota decides to give her baby to the "perfect" couple she locates from the classified ads, only to discover that the impending adoption is pushing them towards divorce and causing her to fall in love with the biological father of the child.
DramaThe remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander), directed by Academy Award® winner Tom Hooper. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's journey as a transgender woman.
ComedyJenny Taylor (Amanda Bynes) has found her ideal man who she just knows would sweep her off her feet. The only problem? He's Jason Masters (Chris Carmack), the world's biggest rock star. Hoping for a chance to get close to her idol, Jenny takes a job in his favourite Caribbean resort with her best friend Ryan (Jonathan Bennett). When Jason is washed overboard in a storm, Jenny jumps in to save him and the pair find themselves stranded on a seemingly-deserted tropical island. Jenny discovers that they have landed mere miles away from the resort, but instead of telling Jason the truth she lets him believe they are stranded so she can make him fall in love with her. As Jenny's plans fall apart, she begins to realise her personal paradise may have been closer to home all the time...
DramaViggo Mortensen (The Lord of the Ring trilogy) stars in Captain Fantastic, the funny and heartfelt journey of a father raising his six children off-the-grid.
In the American wilderness, Ben (Mortensen) teaches his kids survival skills and home-schools them with a challenging curriculum and a healthy dose of anarchy. But when tragedy strikes and the family is forced to leave their self-created paradise, Ben begins to question the choices he has made for his family.
Adventurous and immensely enjoyable, Captain Fantastic is a refreshing take on the challenges of parenthood.
DramaAcademy Award® Winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line) stars in this inspirational true story from the director of Dallas Buyers Club and based on the best-selling novel. After years of reckless behaviour, Cheryl sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail, all on her own—an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and redemption.
DramaWhen her father jumps bail, 17 year-old Ree Dolly faces losing the home put up as his bond, where she lives with her invalid mother and younger siblings. With no choice but to track him down in the harsh environs of the Ozark mountains, she looks to his friends and relatives for clues, only to be met with threats and a hostile wall of silence. Undeterred, Ree risks her life to piece together the shocking truth. Featuring a star-making performance from Jennifer Lawrence, this adapatation of Daniel Woodrells novel is one of the years most acclaimed thrillers.
DramaAcademy Award®-nominees Annette Bening and Julianne Moore star in this funny, smart and vibrant portrait of a modern American family. Nic (Bening) and Jules (Moore) are your average suburban couple raising their two teens, Joni (Mia Wasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson), in Southern California. But when the kids secretly track down their “donor dad,” Paul (Mark Ruffalo), an unexpected new chapter begins for everyone as family ties are defined, re-defined and then re-re-defined. Fall in love with the big-hearted comedy that critics are calling “one of the best films of the year!”
DramaThe Hunt unfolds in a small provincial town in the days leading up to Christmas. Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen), a forty year old divorcee, is finally getting his life under control. He's got himself a new girlfriend, a new job and is in the process of re-building his relationship with his teenage son, Marcus. But things soon start to unravel. Nothing significant, just a slight comment here, a random lie there. As the snow falls and the Christmas lights are lit, the lie spreads like an invisible virus. The shock and mistrust gets out of hand, and the small community suddenly finds itself in a collective state of hysteria, while Lucas fights a lonely fight for his life and dignity. The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie can quickly become truth, a modern tale of a witch-hunt, injustice, guilt and ultimately, forgivenes
ComedyHaving spent her twenties comfortably inert, 28 year old Megan (Keira Knightley) reaches a crisis when she finds herself squarely in adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to pursue any and no one to relate to, including her high school boyfriend (Mark Webber). When he proposes, Megan panics and given an opportunity to escape - at least temporarily - she hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Annika’s world-weary single dad (Sam Rockwell). Lynn Shelton, whose unique directorial voice created such astutely observed comedies as YOUR SISTER'S SISTER and HUMPDAY, crafts a warm, funny romantic journey of three people who find their lives intertwined in sudden, unexpected ways, as they try to make their way in the imperfect reality of modern day life.
DocumentaryWith unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona’s Altar Valley – a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley – Tim “Nailer” Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman embeds himself in the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and the cartel each vie to bring th
ComedyIda (Trine Dyrholm) is in the mood to celebrate after finishing a course of treatment for breast cancer and, with her daughters Italian wedding to look forward to, things are looking up. However, when she arrives home from the hospital to find her husband doing some celebrating of his own with a much younger woman, Ida's world comes tumbling down. Arriving solo in Sorrento for the wedding, Ida is determined to put on a brave face and refuses to let even the initially brusque manner of the grooms father, Philip, (Pierce Brosnan - Mamma Mia, Goldeneye) put her off. But as the wedding celebrations gather pace, all involved including the supposedly happy couple are faced with the realisation that the spirit of Italy is offering them the chance of a new beginning, one that Ida and Philip ultimately grasp with both hands.
Action & AdventureThe Way Back is the critically acclaimed new release from renowned director Peter Weir (Master and Commander, The Truman Show), starring Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Mark Strong and Saoirse Ronan. Inspired by an incredible true story, this epic film of survival against-the-odds tells the story of a group of seven prisoners who escaped from a Soviet gulag in Stalin-era Russia and walked over 4,000 miles across some of the most unforgiving terrain in the world, crossing the Siberian Arctic, the Gobi desert and the Himalayas before finally arriving in British-ruled India.
RomanceBAFTA Award-Nominee, Miles Teller (Divergent, Whiplash) and Analeigh Tipton (Lucy, Crazy Stupid Love) team up in what is being hailed as the romantic comedy of the digital age. Heartbroken by the collapse of her wedding engagement and egged on by her roommate Faiza (Jessica Szohr, TV’s Gossip Girl) and her boyfriend Cedric (Scott Mescudi, aka Kid Cudi) Megan (Tipton) boldly propositions Alec (Teller), a cute and funny guy she meets online, for her first ever one-night stand. However when a paralyzing blizzard hits the city trapping them in Alec’s cramped Brooklyn apartment she is sheepishly forced to take shelter with an equally mortified Alec. Forced to spend another day and night together, Megan and Alec decide that they have the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience that inevitably leads them to a very
DramaDirected by Fernando Meirelles (CITY Of GOD, THE CONSTANT GARDENER) from an original screenplay by Peter Morgan (THE QUEEN, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND), 360 is a subtle, striking and suspenseful tale of love in the 21st century. Beautifully weaving the lives of different characters from across the globe into a single, mesmerising narrative, this “masterfully constructed” (screen Daily) film boasts “excellent performances” (Metro) from its stunning ensemble cast. touching, profound and deeply humane, 360 is a fascinating and absorbing work from some of cinema’s greatest talents.
ComedyThe misadventures begin when Miles (Paul Giamatti), an un-recovered divorcé and would-be novelist with a wine fixation, decides to gift old college buddy and washed-up actor Jack (Thomas Haden Church) with a celebratory trip to the vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley the week before Jack's wedding. The two couldn't be an odder couple. Jack is an over-sexed charmer; Miles is a sad-sack worrier. Jack is looking for his "last taste of freedom"; Miles just wants to taste perfection in a bottle. Jack is fine with cheap Merlot; Miles pines for the elusive, perfect Pinot. Indeed, the only thing they seem to share in common is the same heady mix of failed ambitions and fading youth. And yet, as they make their way up the coast, Miles and Jack soon find themselves drowning in wine and women. Both men careen dangerously and comi
ComedyGreg Kinnear, Toni Collette, Steve Carell and Alan Arkin star in this hilarious comedy about hitting the road...and driving to the edge of insanity! Seven-year-old Olive Hoover (Abigail Breslin) wants to compete in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant in far-off California, but it’s going to take the combined efforts of her dysfunctional family.
ThrillerTrapped in the wilderness. Dangling 100 feet off the ground. Nothing to protect your body from the winter fury except the clothes on your back. No one knows you're up there. And no one will be back for 5 days. A typical day on the slopes turns into a chilling nightmare for three thrill-seeking college kids when they get stranded on a chairlift on the last run of the weekend. As the ski patrol switches off the night lights, they realise with growing panic that they've been left behind, dangling one hundred feet off the ground and there's no way down. The trio must battle more than just hypothermia as they make a desperate attempt to get off the mountain.
DramaAcademy Award® Winner Helen Hunt (Actress, “As Good as It Gets,” 1997) joins Academy Award® Nominees John Hawkes (Supporting Actor, “Winter’s Bone,” 2010) and William H. Macy (Supporting Actor, “Fargo,” 1996) in this triumphant true story about love, sex, desire...and making every breath count. Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O’Brien (Hawkes) has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist (Hunt), a sympathetic priest (Macy), and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living.
RomanceNow on Digital HD. From the directors of Little Miss Sunshine comes an engaging and charming romantic comedy starring Paul Dano and writer-actress Zoe Kazan. Struggling with writer’s block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan), who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life – it also brings Ruby to life – literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself. Also starring Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas and Elliott Gould, Ruby Sparks is an inspired coming of age story that proves true love can be magical.
DramaNotorious is the story of Christopher Wallace who, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation. Produced by Voletta Wallace (BIG's mother), Wayne Barrowman and Mark Pitts (BIG's managers), Notorious challenges us all to redefine our notion of what is "The American Dream."
ComedyOn paper, Bill (Aaron Eckhart, The Dark Knight, Olympus Has Fallen) can’t complain. With a secure job and long-term marriage to wife Jess (Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect), life seems pretty steady. However, when Bill becomes suspicious of Jess’s fidelity, things rapidly unravel. Realising his career is in a slump and his marriage is falling apart, Bill’s fortunes change when he begins tutoring self-assured teenager (Logan Lerman, the Percy Jackson series) who, it turns out, has far more to teach him about life than appearances would suggest. And then, Bill meets Lucy (Jessica Alba, Fantastic Four, Valentine’s Day) and his world is turned upside down all over again…With a star-studded cast including Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids, Despicable Me 2) and Jason Sudekis (Horrible Bosses, We’re The Mi
DocumentaryMeet 85 year-old Jiro Ono, widely praised as the world's greatest sushi chef. His tiny restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, is tucked away in a Tokyo subway station and only seats ten, yet bears 3 Michelin stars and has a month-long reservation waiting list. Jiro runs this culinary gem with a will of iron, deft fingers and his eldest son Yoshikazu. Their fascinating relationship lies at the heart of this wasabi-infused tale, as the apprentice struggles with the sometimes overbearing aura of the master. David Gelb's feature film debut nimbly explores every facet of Jiro's daily life, from his total commitment to the craft to his role as patriarch, making our mouths water along the way.
HorrorPatrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a Wall Street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancée (Reese Witherspoon). He is also a psychotic killer who rapes, murders and dismembers both strangers and acquaintances without provocation or purpose. Based on the controversial novel, the film offers a sharp satire of the dark side of yuppie culture in the '80s, while setting forth a vision that is both terrifying and chilling.
HorrorSix years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called ‘The Babadook’ turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he’s been dreaming about. His hallucinations spiral out of control, he becomes more unpredictable and violent. Amelia, genuinely frightened by her son’s behaviour, is forced to medicate him. But when Amelia begins to see glimpses of a sinister presence all around her, it slowly dawns on her that the thing Samuel has been warning her about may be real.
Sci-Fi & FantasyIn a kill-or-be-killed world where starvation is rife and strangers are always dangerous, The Survivalist lives off the grid, and by his wits. When a starving woman and her teenage daughter discover his forest refuge, his loneliness drives him to overcome his suspicion and strike a bargain with them in return for bed and board. But as desire becomes stronger than necessity, the exchange becomes an uneasy, ongoing arrangement which threatens not only his carefully constructed world but also his life. The Survivalist is a captivating thriller from Stephen Fingleton and features performances from Martin McCann ('71, Shadow Dancer, X+Y), Mia Goth (Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, A Cure for Wellness) and Olwen Fouéré (This Must Be the Place).
RomanceInspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, this powerful film stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the mixed-race daughter of a British Navy officer raised by her wealthy great-uncle (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson). Although racism prevents her from enjoying the full advantages of her upbringing, Belle’s love for an idealistic young man sparks change that may impact generations to come.
ComedyA year after their father’s death, three American brothers who haven’t spoken since the funeral embark on a soul-searching journey across India. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course and a new, unplanned journey suddenly begins.
DocumentaryA film by Frédéric Tcheng (Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor). Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng follows up his work on excellent fashion films, including Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor, with another masterful exploration of a towering fashion institution. In Dior and I, one enters the storied world that is the House of Christian Dior with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as the iconic brand’s new Artistic Director. From conception through its ultimate exhibition, the process is shown to be a true labor of love by the stoic Simons and a dedicated, charming, and often humorous team of collaborators. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of
ComedyQueen Latifah and Common deliver slam-dunk entertainment in this charming story of hoops, hope, and the game of love. Leslie Wright (Latifah) is a straight-shooting physical therapist who gets the gig of a lifetime working with injured NBA star Scott McKnight (Common). Leslie not only whips Scott into shape, she helps take his game to the next level and all is going well... until Leslie finds herself falling for him. Oblivious to her growing affection, Scott only has eyes for Morgan (Paula Patton), Leslie's sexy and seductive friend. With everything on the line, Leslie must take her best shot and find out if she and Scott are just right for each other.
DramaStephen Dorff and Elle Fanning star in Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola's witty and moving story about the special bond between a father and his daughter. Actor Johnny Marco (Dorff) is leading the fast-paced lifestyle of a tabloid celebrity. He’s comfortably numb with his life of women and pills when his 11-year-old daughter, Cleo (Fanning), unexpectedly arrives at his room at Hollywood’s legendary Chateau Marmont hotel. Their time together encourages Johnny to re-question his life in ways he never expected.
ComedySix unemployed men, inspired by a touring group of male strippers, decide they can make a small fortune by putting on a striptease show of their own - with one small difference. They intend to go the "full monty" and strip completely naked! In this hilarious, heartfelt comedy, these six friends discover the inner strength to bare it all in front of the world. Featuring the music of Donna Summer, Gary Glitter, Sister Sledge and Tom Jones.
ThrillerGunz is thrust into a world of excitement when he joins the TIC crew. The crew, led by the ruthless Hoodz, goes from low-level weed peddling to full on armed robberies within a fortnight. Their newfound infamy affords them a life of guns, drugs and girls but they also catch the attention of the police and a rival gang. To make matters worse they have been infiltrated by an undercover police officer, but does he have "The Intent" to remain a criminal or abide by his oath to the force?
IndependentSet against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them? With an all star cast including Tilda Swinton (The Grand Budapest Hotel, We Need to Talk About Kevin), Tom Hiddleston (Avengers Assemble, Thor), Mia Wasikowska (Stoker, Lawless) Anton Yelchin (Star Trek Into Darkness), and John Hurt (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy). From acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch (Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai), oozing cool and dry wit, Only Lovers Left Alive
Documentary9.79* tells the fascinating story of the controversial 100 metre race at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where the scandalous tale of illegal substance abuse changed the world of athletics forever. Canadian Ben Johnson and the USA’s Carl Lewis had one of the greatest sporting rivalries of the 20th century, and their competition led to one of the most dramatic moments in Olympic history as Johnson took the gold medal but just hours later was stripped of his win after organisers announced he had tested positive for banned substances. For the first time, all eight 100m athletes and a number of other contemporaries reconstruct the race and the climate of the times - a fascinating period where steroid abuse became an open secret amongst athletes. With drug testing in its infancy and only performed at times
ThrillerA Most Violent Year is a thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The film follows the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalise on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
DramaShakespeare’s classic comedy is given a contemporary spin in Joss Whedon’s film, Much Ado About Nothing. Using the original text, the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a dark, sexy, and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love. Leonato, the governor of Messina, is visited by his friend Don Pedro who is returning from a victorious campaign against his rebellious brother Don John. Accompanying Don Pedro are two of his officers Benedick and Claudio. Claudio falls for Leonato’s daughter, Hero, while Benedick verbally spars with Beatrice, the governor’s niece. A series of comic and tragic events continue to keep the two couples from truly finding happiness, but then again perhaps love may prevail in the end!
DramaAcademy Award Winner Natalie Portman (Black Swan) lights up the screen in this frank, funny, and heart-wrenching adaptation of bestselling author Ayelet Waldman's novel about life, loss, and family. Emilia (Portman) is a Harvard law school graduate and a newlywed, after falling in love with her already married high-powered boss Jack (Scott Cohen, Love and Other Drugs), when she began working at his law firm. Unfortunately, Emilia's life takes an unexpected turn following the sudden death of her and Jack's newborn daughter. Devastated, Emilia struggles through her grief and tries to forge a connection with her precocious new stepson William (Charlie Tahan, I Am Legend), whilst also trying to cope with the constant interferences of her husband's angry, jealous ex-wife, Carolyn (Lisa Kudrow, Friends). Can Emilia rediscove
DramaSophie, a young foreign exchange student, arrives to stay with a happy family in up-state New York, taking piano lessons from the father, Keith. But Sophie’s longing for excitement and Keith’s growing disenchantment with domestic life begin to take on a dangerously romantic aspect that soon threatens to throw Keith’s comfortable suburban existence into chaos…
An intimate and intelligent romantic drama from director Drake Doremus (Like Crazy), featuring captivating, career-best performances from Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce, Breathe In is a riveting tale of forbidden love that “resonates like a symphony” (Kirsty Leckie-Palmer, The Skinny).
ComedyMeet Tanner and Brent, they are best friends. Brent longs for the spotlight and believes that coming out will make him instantly popular as this year's must-have teen girl accessory; the gay best friend. Tanner on the other hand, would rather fly under the radar and finish high school without ever being noticed. When things don’t go according to plan and Tanner is outed instead of Brent, the two boys go from besties to instant frenemies, and the three most popular girls in school launch an all-out social war to win Tanner’s status-enhancing friendship.
DramaA former hotshot lawyer, now in recovery from alcoholism and estranged from her family, must take on the case of a young woman wrongfully convicted of murder in order to regain the trust of her peers and above all else, custody of her daughter. The case will challenge everything she vowed to uphold, as she is thrown into a world of lies, violence and deception, where fighting for what’s right may mean fighting for her life. Kate Beckinsale (Pearl Harbor, Underworld, Total Recall) stars in this intelligent and tense thriller with powerful supporting performances from Nick Nolte (Gangster Squad, Warrior) James Cromwell (The Green Mile, The Artist, Spider-Man 3) and Anna Anissimova (The Whistleblower).
DocumentaryTelling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto (“Requiem for a Dream,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and his band Thirty Seconds to Mars as they fight a relentless lawsuit with record label Virgin/EMI and write songs for their album “This Is War.” Opening up his life for the camera during months of excruciating pressures, Leto reveals the struggles his band must face over questions of art, money and integrity. A FilmBuff Presentation.
DramaOscar® Winners Anthony Hopkins (Actor, The Silence of the Lambs, 1991) and Helen Mirren (Actress, The Queen, 2006) are spellbinding in this provocative story about the making of one of cinema’s most iconic films. Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock (Hopkins) becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won’t back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home and even the love of his wife Alma (Mirren), as he sets out to make the film. Ultimately, Hitch wins Alma over, and the two collaborate to create an enduring masterpiece – Psycho.
RomanceRachel Weisz stars in this spellbinding romantic thriller based on the popular novel by Daphne du Maurier. Believing she murdered the man who raised him, Philip, a young Englishman (Sam Claflin) plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin Rachel (Weisz). But despite his suspicions, and ignoring evidence that she might be a killer, Philip finds himself falling in love with her.