Tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) farce. Four Lions is a comic tour de force, which shows that - while terrorism is about ideology - it can also be about idiots.
This film follows a man with a low IQ who has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him.
In this historical epic directed by Shekhar Kapur, Cate Blanchett stars in her Oscar-nominated role as the Virgin Queen, whose journey from a passionate mistress to steely monarch takes a toll on her humanity.
A moving story of the Scottish struggle against the English. William Wallace is a medieval patriot whose single-handed slaying of an entire platoon after they ravage his young bride leads to all-out war in some of the most spectacular battle scenes ever brought to film.
Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990s Sierra Leone, this film tells the story of Danny Archer, a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories are as different as can be, until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives.
On his first day at a new school, a teenage boy instantly falls for the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that she is forbidden to date until her completely un-dateable older sister goes out too. This modern retelling of The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare, stars Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The title is sometimes styled as Ten Things I Hate About You.
In his first feature, Baz Luhrmann directs Paul Mercurio, in his debut role, as Scott Hastings in this multi-award-winning, engaging story of a champion ballroom dancer whose unconventional approach puts his career in jeopardy. When Scott partners with Fran (Tara Morice), who is willing to experiment with his new steps, he is fired with determination - and he'll need it, coming up against the ballroom dancing hierarchy who are not about to tolerate any new-fangled dance steps.
Nominated for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards and from the incredible imagination of director Tim Burton, Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor) has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, portrayed by five-time Best Actor Oscar (R) nominee Albert Finney, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William (Billy Crudup). Now, to get to know the real man, Will starts to piece together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures in this whimsical movie.
A psychopath nicknamed Buffalo Bill is murdering women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner who may provide clues to the killer's actions. That prisoner is psychiatrist Dr Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant, diabolical cannibal who agrees to help Starling only if she'll feed his morbid curiosity with details of her own complicated life.
Relentless FBI agent Sean Archer must go dangerously undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch-rival, the sadistic terrorist-for- hire Castor Troy. After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally 'borrows' Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission.
A look inside the world of Anonymous, the radical 'hacktivist' collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The program explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups and traces how they evolved and coalesced into Anonymous, a full-blown movement with global reach and extraordinary power. Around the world, governments and corporations are taking notice as this loosely organised underground group brings down websites and interrupts commerce. The documentary explores whether this could be the beginning of a new and powerful voice for democratic ideals or just another rogue player craving attention and causing reckless havoc.
A group of disaffected Scottish youths turn to heroin to escape the banalities of modern-day existence. It's from the point of view of Rent-Boy that we experience the highs and lows of heroin addiction and the disaster it creates of one's life.
Adapted from Phillip Gwynne's novel, "Deadly, Unna?", this Australian film tells the story of an adolescent boy struggling with family conflicts and inter-racial turmoil in the lonely fishing village where he lives.
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back or die trying.
The 100th year of the small sea town, Antonio Bay, is approaching. While the townsfolk prepare to celebrate, the victims of the crime that founded the town rise from the sea to claim retribution. Under cover of the fog, they carry out their vicious attacks, searching for what is rightly theirs.
In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappears without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive, thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a story of kidnap and torture. His family is overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems. The boy bears many of the same distinguishing marks he always had, but why does he now have a strange accent? Why does he look so different? And why doesn't the family seem to notice these glaring inconsistencies? It's only when an investigator starts asking questions that this strange tale takes an even stranger turn.
Two boys growing up in a violent neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. Shocking, confronting, and based on a true story, this film was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography, and Best Director Fernando Meirelles.
Tells the story of a man and a movement, a city divided and a favela (Brazilian squatter settlement) united. Haunted by the murders of his family and many of his friends, Anderson Sa is a former drug-trafficker who turns social revolutionary in Rio de Janeiro's most feared slum. Through hip-hop music, the rhythms of the street and Afro-Brazilian dance he rallies his community to counteract the violent oppression enforced by teenage drug armies and sustained by corrupt police.
It only takes one person to start a revolution. This is the extraordinary story of Steve Jobs, the original innovator and ground-breaking entrepreneur who let nothing stand in the way of greatness. The film tells the epic and turbulent story of Jobs as he blazed a trail that changed technology - and the world - forever.
An American legend comes to life! Captain John Smith leads a rag-tag band of English sailors and soldiers to the New World to plunder its riches for England (or, more precisely, for Governor Ratcliffe, who comes along for the ride). Meanwhile, in this 'New World', Chief Powhatan has pledged his daughter, Pocahontas, to be married to the village's greatest warrior. Pocahontas, however, has other ideas. She has seen a vision of a spinning arrow, a vision she believes tells her change is coming. Her life does indeed change when the English ship lands near her village. Between Ratcliffe, who believes the 'savages' are hiding the gold he expected to be plentiful, and Powhatan, who believes these pale newcomers will destroy their land, Smith and Pocahontas have a difficult time preventing all-out war, and saving their love for each other.
Truman's life is a non stop TV show. His entire life exists in one big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. He thinks he's an ordinary man with an ordinary life, until one day he discovers the truth.
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the 12 Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
Academy Award winners Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway star in this groundbreaking film as the glamorous couple of Depression-era bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde. When Bonnie Parker (Dunaway) catches Clyde Barrow (Beatty) stealing her mother's car it's love at first sight ... and the two begin a nationwide crime spree. As young gangsters in love, who attack the wealthy establishment and live by their own rules, Bonnie and Clyde capture the attention of an entire country - for the short time that they manage to elude law enforcement.
How many working class Balmain boys grow up to be showgirls? Few have heard the real story of Australia's most famous transsexual performer - a Kings Cross legend, a daytime TV star, and a symbol of generational change. Until now.
This thrilling adventure follows Shekhar, a video game designer who creates a villain called Ra.One for his latest game. When Ra.One manages to escape the virtual world, he begins to hunt down Shekhar's family.
Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller entangling the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
It's 1947 in Hollywood. Eddie Valiant, a down-on-his-luck detective, is hired to find proof that Marvin Acme, gag factory mogul and owner of Toontown, is playing hankypanky with femme fatale Jessica Rabbit, wife of cartoon superstar Roger Rabbit. When Acme is found murdered, all fingers point to Roger, and the sinister, power-hungry Judge Doom is on a mission to bring Roger to justice. Roger begs the toon-hating Valiant to find the real evildoer, and the plot thickens as Eddie uncovers scandal after scandal and realises the very existence of Toontown is at stake.
Back when the Earth was being overrun by glaciers, and animals were scurrying to save themselves from the upcoming Ice Age, a stupid sloth named Sid, a woolly mammoth named Manny, a saber-toothed tiger named Diego, and an acorn-loving saber-toothed squirrel named Scrat are forced to become unlikely heroes.
Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient this psychological film. Jung's weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud, but soon both men fall under Sabina's spell.
This political thriller tells the true story of crimes that have been covered up for over thirty years. East Timor, 1975. As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing. Four weeks later, veteran foreign correspondent Roger East is lured to East Timor by the young and charismatic Jose Ramos-Horta to tell the story of his country and investigate the fate of the missing men. As East's determination to uncover the truth grows, the threat of invasion intensifies and an unlikely friendship develops between the last foreign correspondent in East Timor and the man who will become President.