Joe Cinque's Consolation by award winning filmmaker Sotiris Dounoukos is the adaptation of Helen Garner's best-selling account of true-life events: an examination of collective and individual responsibility, and a crime that shocked Australia. In early 1997, Anu Singh, a beautiful law student at the Australian National University, confides in friends that she plans to kill herself to put an end to a mysterious illness. With doctors unable or unwilling to help, Anu's engineer boyfriend, Joe Cinque, attempts to get to the bottom of her condition. But Anu's mental and emotional state disintegrates, and her plans grow more macabre.
Reeling from her recent divorce, Rachel Watson spends her daily commute fantasising about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that she passes on the train. That is until she sees something shocking happen there, and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Driven by intrigue and obsession, Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she's only watched from afar, but to what lengths will she go to uncover the truth?
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organisation in the present day.
A coming of age adventure based on Ann Brashares' best-selling novel about a special 16th summer in the lives of four lifelong friends who are separated for the first time. On a shopping trip, the girls find a pair of thrift-shop jeans that fits each of them perfectly and they decide to use these 'magic' pants as a way of keeping in touch over the months ahead, each girl wearing the jeans for a week to see what luck they bring her before sending them on to the next. Though miles apart, the four friends still experience life, love and loss together in a summer they'll never forget.
Tim is a young man with below average intelligence. He works as a builder's labourer, and is often taken advantage of by his fellow workers and other people. Mary asks Tim to work around her yard for a day. The day stretches into a few weekends, and the two soon become good friends. Some people, however, are suspicious of their friendship which seems to be continually strengthening, accusing Mary of taking advantage of Tim's innocence. Will changing circumstances in Tim's family life change his relationship with Mary?
Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman star in this creepy caper where one of TV's most beloved characters, Casper the friendly ghost, befriends a parapsychologist's lonely daughter. He's been hired to exorcise a treasure-laden mansion haunted by three unreconstructed stooges, but Casper's brothers aren't nearly as friendly as he is!
Set under the magnificent shadows of the Great Wall of China, this epic family tale unfolds as Mulan, a head-strong country girl, and a heroic prince battle to save their homeland from the evil conqueror, Mala Khan. Mulan, with the help of nature and a totally unexpected cast of wild characters, chooses the road less travelled in hopes of winning the hearts of her people and freedom for her village.
The incredible true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens is vividly brought to life in this film. In his epic quest to be the greatest athlete in history, Owens chooses to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he must overcome not only elite competition, but also the brutal racial climate of Adolf Hitler's Germany. This is a film about courage, determination, tolerance, friendship and trust that critics are calling 'movie magic'.
Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.
George Faure is a Frenchman in need of a visa to stay in the US for work. Bronte Parrish is a New Yorker in need of a husband to live in a couples only apartment building. A marriage of convenience seems the ideal solution to both problems. To convince the immigration officers they are married for love, they must move in with each other. As the mismatched couple attempt to cope with life together, they start to fall in love.
Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before. We examine Spielberg's filmography in depth, revealing how his experiences fed his work and changed it over time. Included are insights from members of Spielberg's family, as well as friends and colleagues, plus clips and behind-the-scenes footage from many of his milestone films.
The US Air Force has a new secret weapon - and he's only eight years old! A band of international crooks has hidden a military computer chip inside a toy car, but an airport mix up lands it in the hands of whiz-kid Alex Pruitt who's home alone with the chicken pox in a quiet Chicago suburb. When the criminals zero in on Alex's house with the high-tech gadgetry, madness and mayhem kick into high gear as the pint sized hero defends himself against the bumbling bay guys - armed with an outrageous array of ambushes and booby traps.
Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile - thought to be long dead - and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team, in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp, a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange and subterranean creature with a taste and a talent for speed, Tripp may have just found the key to getting out of town and a most unlikely friend.
Casablanca, 1942. Allied counter-intelligence agent Max Vatan takes on the identity of the husband of famous French Resistance spy, Marianne Beausejour, who is working undercover. After a dangerous North African mission, both decide to end their spying days, marry and lead a quieter life in England. However, Max becomes aware Marianne is likely a Nazi spy, and must discover the truth.
Michael Sullivan is a hitman for an Irish gang in the Depression-era Midwest. When his work intrudes on his private life, leading to the death of his beloved wife and son, Sullivan and his surviving son set out on a journey of retribution and redemption.
Buster Moon is a dapper koala who presides over a once grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist - okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel - who loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.
This film draws us into the colourful daily life of the seemingly unsophisticated peasants of the mysterious Mekong Delta, in Vietnam. It offers a rare glimpse into a family life separated from the mainstream of modern society, yet shows the similarities in emotions experienced by people everywhere. Adapted from Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tu's award-winning short story, Boundless Rice Field. Directed by Phan Quang Binh Nguyen and stars Tang Thanh Ha, Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc and Dustin Nguyen.
When master thief Lupin III discovers that the money he robbed from a casino is counterfeit, he goes to Cagliostro, rumoured to be the source of the forgery. There he discovers a beautiful princess, Clarisse, who's being forced to marry the count. In order to rescue Clarisse and foil the count, Lupin teams up with his regular adversary, Inspector Zenigata, and fellow thief Fujiko Mine.
Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - the Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.
Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets of 1926 New York, threatening to expose the wizarding community. Newt Scamander arrives in the city, nearing the end of a global excursion to research and rescue magical creatures. When unsuspecting No-Maj Jacob Kowalski inadvertently lets some of Newt's beasts loose, a band of unlikely heroes must recover the missing beasts before they come to a harm, but their mission puts them on a collision course with dark forces.
A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after they have viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a movie within the movie that no one has ever seen before.
When US Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Teddy uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he learns that there are some places that never let you go.
Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organisations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian 'uncooks' the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.
The Beatles said that Harry Nilsson was their favourite American musician. Nilsson won two Grammys and was the recipient of 17 gold records, yet he is relatively unknown today. Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody's Talkin' About Him)?, a wildly entertaining, star-studded documentary, tells the story of one of the most talented singer-songwriters in pop music history. His hits include the Grammy-winning Everybody's Talkin and Without You as well as Coconut and One (Is The Loneliest Number). The film reveals how his personal life was as complex and contradictory as his music, from his spirited relationship with John Lennon to his close bond with Ringo Starr. Director John Scheinfeld paints a detailed and revelatory portrait of an extraordinary artist featuring over 50 Nilsson recordings, as well as rare or never-before-seen film clips, home movies, photos from the Nilsson family album and interviews from those who knew him well. As film critic Leonard Maltin noted, this is a vivid portrait of a gifted man. What a great reminder of his talent.
In 1903, on the island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas, a syphilitic and alcoholic Frenchman called Paul Gauguin died of a heart attack. At that point, nobody realised the incredible impact Gauguin's work was to have on modern art. Art critic and broadcaster Waldemar Januszczak wrote and directed this examination of a man who was not only a great painter but sculptor, wood carver, musician, print maker, journalist and ceramicist. As well as telling the remarkable story of Gauguin's life, Januszczak also celebrates Gauguin's achievements and examines the various accusations of sexual misconduct, familial neglect and racism that are frequently made against him. The film contains many of Gauguin's masterpieces and includes paintings put on show at the Hermitage in St Petersburg which haven't been seen in public since their disappearance during World War II.
Through 20 years of archival footage and interviews with Kathleen Hanna, The Punk Singer takes viewers on a fascinating tour of contemporary music and offers a never-before-seen view into the life of this fearless leader.
The story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr Stephen Strange whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he is forced to look for healing and hope in an unlikely place: a mysterious enclave known as Kamar-Taj. He quickly learns that this is not just a centre for healing but also the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying our reality.
Mark Whitacre is secretly rolling tape during a meeting of corporate honchos who are illegally fixing the price of food additives. Meeting after meeting, Mark rolls tape after tape. He's sure the tapes will make him a US hero. What went wrong? A snappy skewering of big business based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblower in US history.
A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? Director: Leo McCarey; Writers: Delmer Daves (screenplay), Leo McCarey (screenplay); Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning and more. -
This film is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss, who in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic he single-handedly rescued the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was injured by a grenade and hit by snipers.
What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous US-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer.
This is a chronicle of the life of famed Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th century. Lope returns home from war as a dashing young soldier, as the city of Madrid is being built in 1588. He is ambitious and eager to write, and finally gets his foot in the door of the theatre world when a producer's beautiful daughter takes a shine to him. They embark on a passionate affair, as his plays begin to win popular acclaim.
Romain is a "moon child", afflicted since birth with a rare genetic disease that means any exposure to sunlight will result in cancers. Abandoned by his father at a young age, he grew up under the care of his dermatologist David, with whom he has an extremely close relationship. While Romain spends his time exploring the French countryside, David spends his time obsessing over the disease that will eventually take his patient's life. They both face a dilemma when David receives news that he is being transferred to Brussels.
A teenage girl from a troubled home runs away with a travelling sales crew that drives across the American mid-west selling magazine subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of who is Jake, she soon gets into the group's lifestyle of hard partying, law-bending and young love.
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers - and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.