Sam Baldwin is a depressed widower whose son calls a national radio talk show in hopes of finding a new mother and a new wife for his father. Thousands of single women across the country listen to Sam's sad story, and many respond, including Annie Reid, a Baltimore writer who's already engaged to marry another man.
Two sisters, Justine and Claire, find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth, and depressive newlywed Justine finds herself oddly well equipped to face the end of humankind. Directed by Lars Von Trier. Starring Kirstin Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alex Skarsgard and Kiefer Sutherland.
The Art Star And The Sudanese Twins - Artist Vanessa Beecroft wants to adopt orphaned twins. For sixteen months, she exposes the truth about her life - her creative process, her struggle with depression, her volatile relationship with her husband, and her love for the twins. Directed by Pietra Brettkelly.
A strange tale of an egotistical art star whose own art is worthy of a doco, and the uncomfortable and obsessive relationship she develops with the developing world via two African children she wishes to adopt. (From the USA) (Documentary)
A thousand years have passed since the violent collapse of industrial civilisation. Small pockets of humanity survive on the fringes of a vast polluted forest, the Toxic Jungle, inhabited by giant mutated insects, of which the Ohmu, are the greatest threat. The plant life and the spores from the jungle are poisonous to humans. Anyone who ventures into the jungle must wear breathing masks to protect their lungs. The Valley of the Wind is a small community of humans protected by sea breezes from the toxic spores. Their young princess, Nausicaa, tries to understand, rather than destroy the Toxic Jungle.
As the German army advances across Europe in 1941, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian leads a ragtag band of freedom fighters against a powerful enemy. And as their guerrilla attacks become increasingly daring - culminating in the assignation of an SS general - Missak and his freedom fighters come to the attention of the Nazi top brass in Berlin.
The Bride wakes up after a long coma. The baby that she carried before entering the coma is gone. The only thing on her mind is to have revenge on the assassination team that betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannised by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord marshals all his gangs and pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows.
Troy Billings is 17, overweight and depressed. His life sucks. Just as he's about to jump in front of a bus, he's saved by Marcus, a charming high school dropout street punk. Marcus is clearly trouble, but the two become fast friends when Marcus enlists the musically challenged Troy to become the drummer in his new punk band. As Troy's relationship with Marcus grows, Troy's father becomes increasingly concerned about his son's new friendship.
The second chapter of this epic sci-fi fantasy trilogy continues in the year 2015. Kenji, the hero from the first film, has been missing in action for 15 years and the evil Friend rules an apocalyptic vision of the world. Kenji's niece, Kanna, is a high school student with a rebellious streak. But when a New Book of Prophesies surfaces, it appears that Kanna is the chosen one who has the power to defeat Friend's empire and reveal the fate of her uncle. In Japanese.
Italian heartthrob Ricardo Scamarcio stars as Elias, an illegal immigrant who sets out by boat from an unnamed country to the Eden of Western Europe. When the coast guard spot the vessel, Elias jumps ship and finds himself washed up on a nudist beach - where his adventures begin.
A seductive story about a seemingly perfect family, and the forbidden desires that threaten to tear them apart. Cathy Whitaker has it all - a lovely home, two wonderful children and a handsome husband, who is successfully climbing the corporate ladder. But Cathy's idyllic existence is just an illusion, and she is eventually forced to choose between living a lie or following her heart.
When an aggressive, charismatic Harlem teenager acquires a handgun, he convinces three of his friends to help him hold up a local store, a crime that he believes will help them gain respect. This robbery attempt leads to tragic consequences in this affecting drama.
The French do romance like no one else. Pierre Salvadori directs Audrey Tautou in this delightful comedy where Jean, a shy waiter working in a grand hotel, is mistaken for a young millionaire by the beautiful, scheming adventuress Irene. When she discovers his lowly status, Irene makes a quick retreat. But love struck Jean has no intention of letting her escape, and pursues her to the Cote d'Azur - as you do when romance is in the air. Quickly running out of money, he adopts his beloved's lifestyle, setting himself up as a gigolo and moving into a magnificent luxury hotel. Irene at last accepts this new Jean. She starts to give him advice, she grows closer and closer to him, not realising that love is working its subtle magic on her too.
A drama about the coming-of-age of three Aboriginal boys in Arnhem Land who inhabit two cultures at once: traditional Aboriginal culture from north-east Arnhem land (where the word 'Yolngu' comes from, meaning an Aboriginal person from that area) and also western culture.
In Wes Craven's award-winning send-up that stays scary from beginning to end, Neve Campbell stars as a freaked-out teen whose friends think that horror is a hoot, but the last laugh is on them. Unleashing his pop obsessions on a host of Hollywood hopefuls, Craven stays true to his mission which is to both subvert and pay tribute to some of the darker fantasies of the past two decades including virgin-sacrifice. The Fonz as a teen-hating headmaster and Courteney Cox as the ghoulish reporter are shades of genius.
Her family home is in danger of being repossessed after her meth-cooking dad skips bail and disappears; teenager, Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) breaks the local code of conduct by confronting her kin about their conspiracy of silence. The film explores the interrelated themes of close and distant family ties, the power and speed of gossip, self-sufficiency, and poverty as they are changed by the pervasive underworld of illegal methamphetamine labs.
A story of three Aboriginal women who return home for their mother's funeral. In the space of 24 hours they will begin to unravel their somewhat complicated past. Winner of the Peoples Choice Award, Sydney Film Festival 1998.
This animated adventure, from acclaimed anime master Hayao Miyazaki, centres on five-year-old Sosuke and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become human. When a powerful magic threatens to destroy the world, the two friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to save the planet.
16-year-old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week - only on Tuesdays - these unique filmmaking rules bring a rare authenticity to this emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility and transformation.
Following the death of his father the King, Bertie, who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist for an unorthodox course of treatment to overcome his stammer and deliver a radio address that inspires his people and unites them in battle.
Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the sword as ransom as well as other pieces of the legendary Armour of God - a magical outfit dating back to the Crusades.
Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her out of control 6-year-old, Samuel, a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel's dreams are plagued by a sinister monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called 'The Babadook' turns up at their house, Samuel is convinced that the Babadook is the creature he's been dreaming about.
This film introduces us to a 20-year-old Jane Austen - highly unconventional and perilously close to old maid status by 18th century England standards. We also meet many of the people in her world that would later shape characters in her celebrated novels. Among them is roguish Irishman, Tom Lefroy, the man with whom she has a passionate but unapproved love affair. These are the formative years that that would lay the foundation for her career as one of the world's greatest romantic writers.
Power company repairman Roy Neary witnesses unidentified flying objects in the skies near his Muncie, Indiana home. The encounter sets into action a startling chain of dramatic events. Trying desperately to understand what he has seen, Neary is increasingly driven to the emotional edge by the governmental cover up that's blocking him.
Isabella is a gorgeous chef who melts the palates and hearts of men everywhere. When Isabella decides to break free from her rocky marriage and move to San Francisco, she discovers the perfect recipe for coming out on top - her own cooking show. But when her producer falls in love and her ex-husband comes to town, who knows which man will end up on bottom?
Jerry is a junkyard worker who attempts to sabotage a power plant that he believes is melting his brain. But, when his plan goes awry, the magnetic field that he creates accidentally erases all of the videotapes in a local video store where his best friend Mike works. Fearing that the mishap will cost Mike his job, the two friends team up to keep the store's only loyal customer, a little old lady with a tenuous grasp on reality from realising what has happened by recreating and re-filming every movie that she decides to rent.
This film follows Mei an exotic, beautiful blind dancer, associated with a dangerous revolutionary gang, known as the House of Flying Daggers. Captured by officers of the decadent Tang Dynasty, Mei finds herself both threatened - and attracted - to the most unusual circumstances.
This Disney original 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.
Harry Brown is an elderly ex-marine living in a dingy English housing estate apartment. The escalating crime and violence has made him so frightened that he won't even use the underpass near his home. Shortly after his wife dies, Harry's best friend is murdered, prompting Harry to seek revenge on the criminal lowlifes who have made his life hell.
Saigon, 1965. Sporting a non-issue uniform and a not-by-the-book attitude, airman disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer arrives in sweltering Southeast Asia to take up his post as morning DJ on the local armed forces radio network. Brought in by the military to boost morale among the troops, Cronauer wastes little time in launching a few unexpected changes on the government-controlled airwaves.
When King Richard the Lion Heart leaves to fight in the Crusades, the evil Prince John plots with the help of the Sir Guy of Gisbourne to usurp the throne. Now, only Sir Robin of Locksley, who earns the title of Robin Hood, stands with a daring band of Merry Men to defend the realm, its people and his King.
A playful pachyderm named Horton becomes a reluctant hero when he discovers the microscopic city of Who-ville on a floating speck of dust and embarks on a hilarious adventure to save the town from the dangers of the jungle.
A New York City media mogul dies, sparking a power struggle between three of his top executives for control of the company. A deranged serial killer stalks innocent women. These four people with nothing in common will twist and turn in a complex, lethal dance of power, lust and death.
Brit, Candy, Cotty and Faith have been best friends since grade school. They live together in a boring college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun. Then a chance encounter with a rapper promises to provide the girls with all the thrills and excitement they could hope for.
It's World War One, and while the horrors of war ravage Europe, Harry Lambert (Dan Spielman) is a shy and gentle baker, living and working in a rural Australian town. But with the armed forces desperate for more troops to send to the front line, and feeling the growing hostility and shame from within his own community, Harry signs up to do what he can.
This Woody Allen film follows a pair of married couples, Alfie (Anthony Hopkins) and Helena (Gemma Jones), and their daughter Sally (Naomi Watts) and husband Roy (Josh Brolin), as their passions, ambitions, and anxieties lead them into trouble and out of their minds.
Brilliant professor Alex Harris has engineered a computer so powerful that it is capable of adapting, growing, learning. As the machine becomes conscious, it yearns to escape its physical bounds and finds the perfect vessel in the professor's wife, Susan. Now, trapped in her own home by her husband's creation, Susan gradually realises the computer's aim - to her everlasting horror.
The Fitzgerald sisters Ginger and Brigitte, fascinated by the macabre, have sworn an oath: 'Out by sixteen, or dead in the scene, but together forever'. Outsiders at school, their only friends being each other, they live in a querulous world of their own. When they set out to take revenge on a girl who slighted them, Ginger is attacked by a wild animal: The Beast of Bailey Downs. Later that night, as Ginger's wounds miraculously heal, it is clear she is changing.
Hanshiro, a destitute samurai, asks to commit hara-kiri at the estate of feudal lord Kageyu. Knowing the dishonour this will bring, Kageyu begs him to reconsider, unaware of the shocking truth behind Hanshiro's choice. In Japanese.
It's 1959. Two men face major turning points in their lives: one is in Washington, DC, preparing to announce his presidential candidacy, while the other is at the US embassy in Moscow, renouncing his American citizenship. These two seemingly unrelated occurrences started both men on a cataclysmic path that would alter the course of history.
In this sci-fi epic, a failed global warming experiment kills off most life on the planet. The final survivors board the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual motion engine.
Disney's third and funniest Mighty Ducks film brings the return of everyone's favourite hockey players for more outrageous laughs and nail-biting suspense on the ice! In D3: The Mighty Ducks, the ragtag-turned-winning hockey team receives a startling announcement from beloved coach Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) just as they begin their scholarships at a prestigious prep school.
The true story of a US fighter pilot's gruelling experiences as a prisoner of war in Laos after being shot down during the Vietnam War, and his eventual escape. A dramatisation of director Werner Herzog's 1997 documentary Little Dieter Needs to Fly, this is an involving tale of courage and survival, with plenty of parallels to contemporary experiences of war and captivity.
Meet Dumbo, Mrs Jumbo's sweet little 'Baby Mine', who charms all who see him ... until it's discovered that he has huge floppy ears! With the support of his very best friend, Timothy the mouse, Dumbo soon learns that his spectacular ears make him unique and special, allowing him to soar to fame as the world's only flying elephant.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir by Frank McCourt, Alan Parker directs this heartbreakingly funny look at growing up in Ireland. A mother tries to keep her children alive while plagued by poverty, with Robert Carlyle as her alcoholic husband.
A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. In the autumn of 1870, General Pang Qingyun of the imperial army wants to end war and restore peace to the land. But to do so he must first rise to power. To help him achieve his goal, he joins two bandits Zhao Er-Hu and Jiang Wuyang, and the three become sworn brothers.
Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another adventure filled year. Harry comes face-to-face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict Sirius Black. In a bid for help, Harry turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin, but will it be enough?
A mother must defend herself against charges that she murdered her infant daughter. Based on the true story of Australia's most sensational contemporary case. Meryl Streep won the New York Film Critics and Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Awards as Australia's Lindy Chamberlain.
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.
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
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.
A sweet and extremely intelligent young girl lives with cruel parents and goes to school with the worst principal in the world. When she accidentally unleashes telekinetic powers, she uses them to help those she loves and to drive her principal away from school.
Buddy cops Jai Dixit and Ali are back to face their toughest job yet. An international thief, known only as "Mr A", plans to steal a priceless artefact in Mumbai, and the police have got to stop him. Despite their precautions, Mr A manages to steal the artefact and, along with the beautiful Sunehri, heads to Rio with Jai and Ali in hot pursuit.
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.
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.
His world shaped by ancient traditions, a young Thai fighter is called upon to defend his people and their honour after outsiders invade their home and destroy all that is sacred. Fuelled by desire to protect a way of life and avenge the wrong done to his family, he will bring the fight to their city.
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.