Midwest native Nick Carraway arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby and becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy.
Iconic director Werner Herzog takes us deep behind the frontier of the extraordinary Chauvet Cave in southern France. This is where the world's oldest cave paintings - hundreds in number - were discovered in 1994. In this mesmerising documentary, he reveals to us a breathtaking subterranean world and leads us to the 32,000-year-old artworks.
Free spirited and effervescent, Poppy is a schoolteacher whose unstoppable optimism guides her life. Bubbling forth with giggles, laughter and jokes, life's a bowl of cherries - even when she comes across a few pits.
Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare?
Two accidental outlaws are on a desperate flight across the Southwest after a tragic incident at a roadside bar. With a determined detective on their trail, a sweet-talking hitchhiker in their path and a string of crimes in their wake, their journey alternates between hilarious, high-speed thrill ride and empowering personal odyssey
Daniel is a teenager who arrives in a small town where he must start from scratch and make new friends. He quickly becomes the target of the Cobras, a menacing gang of karate students. Eager to fight back and impress his new girlfriend, he begs his handyman, Miyagi, a martial arts master, to teach him karate.
Inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world's fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination, this daring film focuses on four characters, each living in different provinces, who are driven to violent ends.
Ash is a hapless housewares clerk time-warped back to the Dark Ages by the demonic power of the Necronomicon. Now armed with only a '73 Oldsmobile, his trusty chainsaw and a 12-gauge double-barreled S-Mart shotgun, our knuckleheaded hero must battle vicious she-bitches, a diabolical Evil Ash and the relentless hordes of the medieval dead in the most outrageously spectacular horror comedy every made.
A poignant portrait of Elle editor Jean- Dominique Bauby and his life following a stroke that leaves him paralysed, save the blinking of his eye. A heart-breaking look inside the mind and body of a paralysed man, vividly demonstrating the life that continued to thrive within, and struggle to get out.
Alice and Michael Green are a passionate couple who have worked hard to build a good life for themselves and their two young daughters. But a dark secret from Alice's past is about to surface - a secret that threatens to destroy them as lovers, as a family, and as individuals.
What would you do if you knew that in a handful of days an enormous comet would collide with Earth and all humanity could be annihilated? The countdown to doomsday is underway in this exciting sci-fi action.
When Kevin's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin! Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister has become the man of the house, overnight! Accidentally left behind when his family rushed off on a Christmas vacation, Kevin gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he's not decking the halls with tinsel and holly. Two bumbling burglars are trying to break in, and Kevin's rigging a bewildering battery of booby traps to welcome them!
Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis stars in this emotional true story directed by Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan as Gerry Conlon, one of four men coerced into signing false confessions for the IRA bombing of the Guildford pub that killed five people.
After her father walks out, 11-year-old Lou retreats from the world and refuses to trust those around her, even her own mother who she blames for the break-up. When her estranged grandfather, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, returns and confuses her for his long departed wife, Lou plays along.
Grace Trevethen's late husband jumped out of a plane without a parachute. Grace has been left with a manor on the Cornish coast - and a mountain of debt. Now, with creditors and repossessors on her heels, Grace is faced with the prospect of losing everything. When asked to tend to the ailing, if illicit, plant belonging to her caretaker Matthew she gets an outrageous idea. Why not use her renowned green thumb to make some serious money and pay off her debts?
An American architect goes to Rome to curate an exhibition devoted to French architect Etienne-Louis Boullee, but finds himself constantly at war with his Italian partners, his wife and ultimately his own body.
There's never been a friendship quite like Harry and Sally's. From faking an orgasm at the diner, to debating the odds of having great sex. There's nothing Harry and Sally don't do together. Well, almost nothing. The two of them resist their sexual attraction to maintain their friendship, a relationship always teetering on the brink of love. As the two draw closer, the question resurfaces: Can they stay just friends?
This film is partly based on the memoirs of Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, played by Javier Bardem. Painter-turned-filmmaker Julian Schnabel offers a fusion of dreams, poetry and dramatic scenes depicting Arenas' dirt-poor childhood, his love for literature, his sexual awakening and early enthusiasm for the Cuban Revolution, his persecution by the Castro regime and his struggle for freedom.
Mia Williams is a volatile and socially isolated 15-year-old who lives with her single mother and younger sister. Constantly fighting with her family and after falling out with her best friend, her only solaces are her passion for hip-hop dancing and an old horse she comes across one day which she forms a bond with and cares for.
Nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Nicole Kidman stars as Grace who arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harbouring her. But Grace has a secret and it is a dangerous one.
Wallace and Gromit's latest enterprise is Anti-Pesto, pest control with a heart. When called upon by the dotty Lady Tottington to solve her rabbit infestation, Wallace tangles with her Ladyship's would-be suitor, rotten cad Victor Quartermaine.
There is a psychopath, named Stuntman Mike, who enjoys killing women in his car, a virtually indestructible vehicle. Whenever he arrives in a new town he selects a group of girls and sets his perverse plan into motion. And unless he runs into someone who is as crazy or drives as well as him, there is no way to stop him.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Christian Bale and John Malkovich, Empire of the Sun tells the story of a young boy who goes from living in a wealthy British family in Shanghai, to becoming a prisoner of war in a Japanese internment camp, during World War II.
Stanley Kubrick's 1987 masterpiece follows a group of soldiers undergoing a gruelling eight-week Marine induction/training course under the no-nonsense Sgt Hartman. On completion of their training, many of the Marines are sent to Vietnam.
Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman star in this Sci-Fi film about a man who is genetically inferior, and destined to die at age 30. But he defies his fate and assumes the identity of a superior being, Jude Law in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. Gattaca is a thoughtful, restrained sci-fi film and it broke Jude law in the US in the tragic role of a man with all the genetic advantages but an inability to find happiness.
On a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, a team of terrorists has seized a major international airport, and now hold thousands of holiday travellers hostage. The terrorists, a renegade band of crack military commandos, led by a murderous rogue officer, have come to rescue a drug lord from justice. They've prepared for every contingency, except one: John McClane, an off-duty cop seized by a feeling of deadly deja vu.
This electrifying musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s where two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build towards tragedy.
From Francis Ford Coppola comes the ground-breaking masterpiece, Apocalypse Now, starring Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall. The movie follows the central character, U.S. Army special operations officer Captain Benjamin L. Willard on a mission to kill the renegade and presumed insane U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel Walter E. Kurtz.
High above the city of LA, a team of terrorists has seized a building, taken hostages, and declared war. But one man has managed to escape detection: an off duty cop. He's alone, tired, and the only chance anyone has.
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.