Meet the elderly residents of the Westbeth housing community in New York City's west side. Westbeth has been home to avid artists since its opening in 1969 and its residents continue to perform their passions.
Inspired by true events, this is a feel-good story about Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself, even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
This film finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps - one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Kate is on a plane taking Warren, her 18 year old Torres Strait Islander foster son, to meet Flo, his birth mother, who is gravely ill in hospital in Brisbane. Flo hasn't seen Warren since the white authorities took him away as a baby. As Warren, Flo and Kate all prepare themselves for the reunion, unbeknownst to them, Kate's parents are planning a different kind of reunion. Directed by Margot Nash, and stars Catherine McClements, Vicki Saylor, Lynette Curran and Dayne Christian.
The Boss is a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Dr Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiralling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
In 2013, a block of ice crashed onto the climbing route to Everest and news channels around the world reported of a brawl between European climbers and a mob of angry Sherpas. This story explores what really happened.
100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. This is the inspiring chronicle of Joe's personal mission to regain his health.
Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the Ice Age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the woolly mammoths.
Inspired by a true story, a MIT math whiz struggling to afford his tuition is recruited by a teacher to join a specialized team of card counters that head to Vegas each weekend to beat the casinos. While seduced by money and the lavish lifestyle, the stakes are high and their tables of cards may soon come crashing down.
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it's ever known before.
The Man in the Yellow Hat looks after George, the inquisitive little monkey with an insatiable taste for adventure, who sets off in a brand new tale, where his spunky and fun-loving nature endears him to new friends and launches him on a series of (mis)adventures. Based on the classic stories by Margret and H. A. Rey, the film features an old-fashioned two-dimensional animation that echoes the simple colours and shapes of the books.
The thoughtful and moving debut feature by Adam Garnet Jones focuses on Shane (Andrew Martin), a young Anishinaabe man at a crossroads.
Even as his family is still reeling from a recent tragedy, Shane is forced to decide whether he will leave the reservation to go to school, and he’s also faced with the prospect of raising tuition money fast, not an easy thing to do in a depressed area.
Then there's the complicated matter of his love life. While his girlfriend, Tara (Mary Galloway) would love to come with him to the city, Shane would prefer to make his trip with David (Harley Legarde-Beacham), the grandson of the community’s leader. But David is deeply committed to learning the tribe’s traditions, and believes that leaving the reservation would be a cop-out. As Shane struggles with his own problems, the fails to realise that neglecting those he loves may have disastrous consequences.
With sensitivity and intelligence, Fire Song confronts some of the most pressing questions facing First Nations communities.
A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in. Director: Les Mayfield Writers: Valentine Davies (story), George Seaton and more. Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott and more. -
Tim Jenison attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all of art: how did 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography?
Young, hansom, and wealthy, publishing tycoon David Aames can have anything his heart desires. Still, Davids charmed life seems incomplete. One night, David meets the woman of his dreams and believes he may have found the missing piece. But a fateful encounter with a jealous lover suddenly sends Davids world out of control.
A teen comedy cantered on a sarcastic high school senior, Wren, who is eager to distance herself from her dysfunctional family by going off to college. Before that can happen, Wren's mother, Joy, insists that she watch her little brother Albert on Halloween night, so Joy can go to a rager with her much younger boyfriend. When Wren gets distracted by an invitation to the party of the year, Albert disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. Frantic to locate him before their mother discovers he's missing, Wren enlists the help of her sassy best friend April, as well as Peng, an aspiring ladies man and co-captain of the debate team, and Peng's best friend, Roosevelt, a sweet nerd whose crush on Wren clouds his better judgement. This unlikely foursome embarks on a high-stakes; all-night adventure to find Albert, crossing paths with outrageous characters every step of the way.
Misunderstood by her parents, Georgia hangs out with her two best friends as they concentrate on getting a gorgeous sex-god boyfriend and how to throw the greatest 15th birthday party ever. When two brothers, Tom and Robbie, arrive at Georgia's school, she thinks all her dreams have come true. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. As if all this is not drama enough, Georgia has to contend with her parents who are also going through a turbulent time so she feels like she's responsible for the whole family.
This film focuses on the class struggles between two groups of Oklahoma teenagers during the 1960s. Capturing the intense feelings of being caught between childhood and adulthood and not belonging anywhere.
Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).
Director Scott Hicks continues his exploration of music-themed films with a new documentary. It is a story of passion, obsession and possession. A journey into a world of rarefied instruments and musicians who seek them out.
Tells the story of a mysterious patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a distant planet called K-PAX. As his psychiatrist tries to figure out exactly how to help the patient, he gradually begins to realise that the so-called alien is having a remarkable effect on the mental health of the hospital's other patients.
Evil Queen Ravenna, betrays her good sister, Freya, with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya's heart of love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. Retreating to a kingdom far to the north, Freya raises an army of Huntsmen as her protectors, with the only rule that no two of them should ever fall in love.
In this real-time, high stakes thriller, a financial TV host, Lee Gates, and his producer Patty, are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.
The timeless story explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. The time is 1874. Vibrant and beautiful, Anna Karenina has what any of her contemporaries would aspire to; she is the wife of Karenin, a high-ranking government official to whom she has borne a son, and her social standing in St Petersburg could scarcely be higher. She journeys to Moscow after a letter from her philandering brother asking for Anna to come and help save his marriage to Dolly. En route, Anna makes the acquaintance of Countess Vronsky, who is then met at the train station by her son, the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky. When Anna is introduced to Vronsky, there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot - and will not - be ignored.
Set in the world of electronic music and Hollywood night life, an aspiring 23-year-old DJ named Cole spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. All of this changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older DJ named James, who takes him under his wing. Things get complicated, however, when Cole starts falling for James' much younger girlfriend, Sophie. With Cole's forbidden relationship intensifying and his friendships unravelling, he must choose between love, loyalty, and the future he is destined for.
In this hilarious animated adventure comedy, you'll finally find out why the birds are so angry. In an island paradise populated entirely by happy, flightless birds - or almost entirely, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.
This film tells the story of an unlikely kind of friendship that develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out Jody's lover, a hairdresser named Dil. Fergus adopts the name 'Jimmy' and gets a job as a day labourer. He also starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus's IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn't know, either.
This endearing story evolves into a profound and moving study of personality, class and culture. As Stevens becomes engrossed in orchestrating his employer's grand banquets, receptions and conferences - which turn out to involve a pact with the Nazis, he realises his unquestioning faith has cost him dearly, both in love and in his neglect of his ailing father.
Gaetano and Delia, a separated couple, try to pick up the pieces of their broken love, recalling all the faults and the mistakes which led them to where they are now. Original title Nessuno Si Salva Da Solo.
Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveller - cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry's travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love.
Three sisters Sachi, Yoshino and Chika live together in a large house in the seaside city of Kamakura. When their father absent from the family home for the last 15 years dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy 14-year-old half-sister, Suzu. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.
The adventures of the courageous redheaded heroine made popular in Ludwig Bemelmans' classic children's books. The orphaned Madeline, Hatty Jones in her first and only film, must try and save her beloved boarding school from its impending sale by widowed owner, Lord Covington. Backed by sympathetic schoolmistress Miss Clavel and a host of less than angelic fellow boarders, the irascible redhead has her work cut out for her, especially when she is caught up in a bungled kidnapping.
This sweeping cinematic spectacle follows the tumultuous life of Pu Yi, the last Chinese emperor, from his elite origins in the Forbidden City - where a new English tutor opens the boy's mind to the outside world - to his forced abdication in 1912 and his return to the throne under Japanese rule. Inextricably intertwined with the history of modern-day China, the story ends with the once-privilege emperor living a working-class life under communist rule.
The band you know. The story you don't. Seventy-three million people watched The Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan stage, the largest audience in television history. It was an event that united a nation and signalled the birth of youth culture as we know it today. But while this single performance introduced The Beatles to America, what the band did next would introduce them to the entire world, permanently transforming the music industry and forever engraining them into the fabric of popular culture...
Young Alan Parrish sits down as a young boy to play a game with his friend, Sarah, and on a roll of the dice is mysteriously transported into the strange jungle realm of Jumanji. There he remains trapped for 26 years, until two newly orphaned children, Judy and Peter, playing in the attic of Alan's childhood home, free the now-adult Alan from the game's clutches. But to defeat Jumanji's encroaching powers, the three reluctant players must find the now-grown Sarah and band together as a makeshift family to finish the game - before it finishes them.
Stanley Hill, a former Black Ops agent who witnessed his wife's death at the hands of a street gang. When corrupt cops let the prime suspect walk, Stanley takes the law into his own hands. Joined by a former comrade-in-arms, Stanley uncovers a conspiracy that leads to the upper ranks of government, as he heads toward a guns-blazing, take-no-prisoners showdown for justice.
The remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson, who leaves the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert, accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels.