Three stories intertwine as different people deal with the challenges of living through times of crisis. An evicted mother, a banker with a conscience and a police officer who has to do his job no matter what, sing and dance in this Brechtian musical drama about the economic crisis, people's struggle with daily life, solidarity and hope. In Spanish and Catalan.
Temple Grandin is an engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories. The film chronicles Grandin's early beginnings as a child diagnosed with autism; her turbulent growth and development during her school years; and the enduring support she received from her mother, her aunt and her science teacher. Against all odds, Temple eventually transitioned into a highly functional, esteemed inventor in the cattle industry, which she revolutionised with her scientific research and designs.
When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett (Kermit the Frog) at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn.
When 11-year-old Mick is shipped off to his grandfather's cattle station in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia, he prepares himself for a life of dull hardship, but instead finds myth, adventure, and a friendship with a scrappy, one-of-a-kind dog that will change his life forever.
When Flynn hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer to prove his work was stolen by another executive, he finds himself on a much bigger adventure. Beamed inside by a power-hungry Master Control Program, he joins computer gladiators on a deadly game grid, complete with high-velocity light cycles and Tron, a specialised security program. Together they fight the ultimate battle with the MCP to decide the fate of both the electronic world and the real world.
Set in Brisbane over 12 hours, Australia Day explores the lives of three Australians from diverse backgrounds whose different worlds collide, illuminating contemporary issues that simmer beneath the surface of modern Australia. The heartfelt drama interweaves these three stories and highlights the aspirations of everyday Australians on the most controversial national holiday, Australia Day.
This film tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realise the kind heart and soul of the true prince within.
Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. US title: Leap!
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar returns to its roots with this sensational performance filmed in the UK. An incredible cast including Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot, Melanie C as Mary Magdalene, Chris Moyles as King Herod and Ben Forster as Jesus Christ, perform hit songs including I Don't Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane, Heaven on Their Minds, Everything's Alright, King Herod's Song and Superstar in an exciting and contemporary interpretation.
Based on novelist Jon Katz's book about his own struggles and how he worked through them with the help of an adopted dog. Katz is a blocked writer who agrees to adopt an abused dog even though he already has two placid Labradors. With an inbuilt urge to go chasing moving objects, Devon is an instant handful and just as crazy as Jon. Perhaps the solution lies in a no-nonsense trainer who dispenses life lessons to both Katz and his dog.
Ageing '80s pop icon Gilles Gabriel is riding off the success of a terrible one-hit-wonder, while Jean-Christian Ranu is miserable in his job at a global investment bank. Their paths collide when Gilles steps in front of Jean-Christian's car one day, and is instantly killed. In the days following, Jean-Christian realises Gilles' spirit has entered his head and has a lot to say. Directed by Nicolas Charlet and Bruno Lavaine, and stars Daniel Autiel, Alain Chabat and Marina Fois. Original title: La Personne Aux Deux Personnes.
This classic has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humour and adventure. Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London - including 15 from Pongo and Perdita's family. Through the power of the 'Twilight Bark', Pongo leads a heroic cast of animal characters on a dramatic quest to rescue them all in a story the whole family will enjoy again and again.
In this stirring drama, a brilliant author with writer's block befriends an African-American boy, newcomer Jamal, whose writing talents are buried beneath a bad attitude. An unlikely friendship is born, and with the encouragement of his new mentor, Jamal accepts a place at a top school, where the relationship takes an unexpected turn.
Forest Whitaker stars as brilliant jazz saxophonist Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood’s homage to Bird’s life and genius. Moving forward and backward through Parker's brief life before his death of a heroin overdose at age 34, the film foregrounds the saxophonist's difficult relationship with his wife, Chan Parker (Diane Venora), but also features lengthy scenes of Parker improvising on stage, lit with the neon and cigarette smoke of vintage jazz clubs.
In the explosive final chapter of the Matrix trilogy, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity battle to defend Zion, the last real-world city, against the onslaught of the machines that have enslaved the human race.
This romantic comedy follows globetrotting aid-worker Michel, who dreams of grand romantic gestures, and hopes for a fated meeting with his soul mate. His best friend since childhood, Vincent, couldn't be more different - a hot shot divorce lawyer, he prefers one-night stands and no commitment. But when Vincent's latest fling, Nathalie, dumps him and Michel discovers that his amorous "chance encounter” with the beautiful Angèle was engineered, both men realise they’ll need to learn from each other if they want to find lasting happiness with the women of their dreams. Original title: L'amour, C'est Mieux à Deux.
A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who serves his country all the while hoping that someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realising that time is running out, he decides that he must take action himself and joins the German resistance. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler's own emergency plan - known as Operation Valkyrie - these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government from the inside. With everything in place, with the future of the world, the fate of millions and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to the one who must kill Hitler himself.
Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
This is a coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club - an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it's like to grow up as a young woman in the modern world. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine, who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother, Darian, starts dating her best friend, Krista.
Set in the Spanish Civil War, a musician is left with nothing after he loses his wife and child to a Madrid bombing. Years later he is reunited with his old partner, a ventriloquist, and they decide to take a plucky young orphan under their wing. The three make up an unlikely vaudeville family of lost souls, struggling to get through one day at a time. Their only escape from the misery around them is their music and performance. Original title: Pajaros de Papel
Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.
A gruesome discovery is made outside a London cemetery one night - 17 pairs of shoes with a severed foot inside each one. Meanwhile in Paris, Police Captain Adamsberg discovers a body chopped into so many pieces there is nothing left of it. Could there be a link between the two? Original title: Un Lieu Incertain. Based on the Fred Vargas novel, An Uncertain Place.
Idealistic police cadet Chan Wing-Yan (Tony Leung) is recruited by Police Superintendant Wong (Anthony Wong) to go deep undercover as a member of the criminal Triad society. Into the same cadet class, crime boss Hon Sam (Eric Tsang) installs new Triad member Lau Kin Ming (Andy Lau) to become a long-term mole for the gang. A decade later, both have risen through the ranks in their respective aliases -- but when both of their covers are in danger of being blown, a game of life and death ensues.
Trouble prone teen Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of school, but that's the least of his problems. The gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters seem to have walked out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology texts and into his life - and they're not happy. Zeus' lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, Percy and his friends must return Zeus' stolen property and unravel a mystery more powerful than the gods themselves.
This film tells the story of one man's struggle under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. Winston Smith endures an abject existence in totalitarian Oceania, employed to rewrite the history books for the Ministry of Truth in order to support the current party line and perpetuate a false legacy. Disillusioned by the state of affairs and ill with the burden of lies, his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the Ministry of Love, he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien, an imperious leader determined to not only control his thoughts but crush his soul. Title also stylised as 1984.
This film takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950s America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.
Police Captain Adamsberg must reopen a mysterious old murder case connected to the disappearance of his brother. Adamsberg resumes his search for the Trident serial killer, who got his name because of the three-pronged weapon with which he kills his victims. When a new victim is found in Canada, accusations point to Adamsberg, just like his brother 30 years ago. Based on Fred Vargas' renowned psycho-thriller.
Oscar award-winning director Alex Gibney chronicles the musical ascension of the hardest working man in show business who forever changed the face of American music. The documentary was made with the unique cooperation of the Brown Estate, featuring rare and never-before seen archival footage and photographs along with current interviews.
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, this film chronicles the life of a young black man, from childhood to adulthood, as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African-American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, this is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths.
Move over, boys! Join Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Batgirl, along with fellow gal pals Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, Bumblebee and Katana. Enrolled at the esteemed Super Hero High, the teens in training practice their unique abilities and master the fundamentals of becoming superheroes. As the students compete for the annual Hero of the Year prize, the ominous Dark Opal and his mysterious partner in crime target the girls and the school in their plot to rule the universe. Join the DC Super Hero Girls as they discover that the real power lies within each and every one of us.
When her adoring father leaves for war, Sara Crewe goes to a strict New York boarding school and endures the harsh treatment of the stern headmistress. Based on the children's classic by Frances Hodgson Burner.
A factory worker begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. He soon finds himself a target and on the run.
A modern twist on a classic tale, featuring a beautiful girl named Tiana, a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana.
A spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll's beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland (aka Wonderland) and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.
A sword mysteriously embedded in a massive stone offers this challenge: Whoever can pull it from the stone will become the king of England! Many try to remove the sword and fail, and for an awkward young squire-in-training, the quest seems ludicrous. But with help from a powerful wizard, Merlin, the young man learns that with persistence and belief in himself, even the most incredible dream can be realised. Join in all the wild marvels that make this film a heart-pounding adventure that serves up royal entertainment.
When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the rundown town.
By chance, 50-year-old Thomas finds himself back in the little town of his childhood. While visiting his mother's grave he faints, after being overwhelmed by the memories of her and the father that abandoned him. Coming to, he sees that his mother's name is no longer inscribed on the tombstone. He soon realises he has awoken in the past, in the body of his 14-year-old self. With all the foresight of his 50 years, Thomas revisits high school, meets with the girl with whom he was secretly in love, and tries to find the real reasons for his father's departure.
This acclaimed French production is based on Fred Vargas' renowned psycho-thriller series. A sudden wave of carnage is sweeping the hills of Southern France, with locals blaming the return of wolves. However some begin talking of a werewolf, of "The Beast of Mercantour". A young Canadian arrives in town to study the wolves, as the carnage reaches terrifying new levels.
An adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfil her ancestor's unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.