This is the wonderfully whimsical story of Uncle Boonmee as he recalls his past lives from his deathbed, surrounded by loved ones and the caring ghosts of his wife and son. A stunningly beautiful and often comedic meditation on life. Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes in 2010.
Father Richard is desperately trying to sell his motivational success program ... with no success. Meanwhile, 'pro-honesty' mum Sheryl lends support to her eccentric family, including her depressed brother, fresh out of the hospital after being jilted by his lover. When daughter Olive is invited to compete in the Little Miss Sunshine pageant in far-off California, the family piles into their rusted-out VW bus to rally behind her - with riotously funny results.
Young Winnie Foster is stifled more by the formality of her proper life than the heat of summer, but change is in the air. An accident of fate introduces her to the Tucks,a generous and oddly different family who seem stuck in time.
As two driven professionals, an illustrious detective and a sophisticated thief face off, they learn how much they need each other, and that the line between cop and criminal isn't always well defined.
Kolya lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma from a previous marriage. The town's corrupt mayor Vadim Shelevyat is determined to take away his business, his house, as well as his land.
This provocative documentary uncovers the commercialisation of the natural world. Protecting our planet has become a global market with companies using the environment to enrich their balance sheets. But what are the consequences of their actions?
Confined to a quarantine facility in the bowels of an ocean liner, a ragtag group of survivors fights for their lives against infected zombie hordes, in this climax to the spectacularly popular Spanish horror franchise.
Paul Verhoeven's classic tale of sex, deception, blackmail and murder. Detective Nick Curran's investigation of a rock star's brutal murder with an ice pick leads him to glacial beauty and best-selling author Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone). Despite Nick's entanglement with police psychologist Dr Beth Garner (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and the ever-present Roxy (Leilani Sarelle), Catherine's sultry and possessive girlfriend, the two begin a torrid affair.
A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
Elizabeth Taylor delivers an Academy Award-winning performance opposite Richard Burton in this adaptation of Edward Albee's groundbreaking Broadway play that rips the facade of civility off the dysfunctional marriage between an alcoholic college professor and his shrew of a wife during a dinner party the two host for a young couple.
Flamboyant artist Brian Slade and crafty American rocker Curt Wild are at the epicentre of a sonic sensation and the world is awash with the revolutionary glitter and gold of a musical movement destined to rock the airwaves. When Slade mysteriously disappears at the height of his explosive career, shockwaves are felt throughout the world that ultimately inspire journalist Arthur Stuart to expose the truth behind the myth and the legacy behind the legend.
Baz Luhrmann directs his epic romantic action adventure set on the brink of WWII starring Nicole Kidman as English aristocrat Lady Sarah Ashley and Hugh Jackman as the rough-hewn cattle driver who knocks her off her feet.
Samba came to France 10-years-ago from Senegal. He plugs away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. He is willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while she is trying to get her life back together by doing volunteer work in an association. Both struggle to get out of the dead-ends of their lives until fate draws them together. Juggling humour and emotion, their story leads them on a new path to happiness. What if Life had more imagination than either of them?
Lonely and fragile Southern belle Blanche DuBois, desperate to maintain her fraying sanity, suffers her brutish brother-in-law's relentless, badgering attempts to make her face reality - which eventually lead her to madness.
This is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr Martin Luther King Jr led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement.
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.
This wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family - handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba and their two blond, pre-teen children - on a skiing holiday in the French Alps. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but during lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down.
In this Oscar-winning true story, two very different men compete in the 1924 Paris Olympics. Ian Charleson stars as in this true story as Eric Liddell, a devout Christian who believes that his athletic abilities are a gift from God, and that using that gift to its fullest extent, to win the gold medal, will be his way of glorifying God. Ben Cross stars as Harold Abrahams, an English Jew and a student at Cambridge, who dreams of fame and of proving to his anti-Semetic fellow students, and to the world, that Jews are not inferior.
An extraordinary tale of hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison. Andy Dufresne is a soft-spoken, respected Maine banker who is convicted for the murders of his unfaithful wife and her lover. He receives a double-life sentence and is shipped off to Shawshank State Prison, Maine's toughest maximum security penitentiary. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, he slowly forges an unlikely friendship with the prison fixer, Red, and they both learn that hope is the ultimate means of survival.
Based on the classic masterpiece by Charles Dickens, Roman Polanski directs the story of a young orphan boy who gets involved with a gang of pickpockets in 19th century London. Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meagre rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the sinister Fagin the mastermind of a gang of pint-sized pickpockets. Oliver's rescue by the kindly Mr Brownlow is only the beginning of a series of adventures that lead him to the promise of a better life.
A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labour camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.
The Crusades, that world-shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East, frames the tale of a young Frenchman who discovers his destiny as a knight, then lives out what that glorious title really means.
This film tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realise that city life is not all he had imagined until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says "Please look after this bear. Thank you," and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist.
An asteroid is heading directly toward Earth and NASA has only one option - to send a crew to destroy the asteroid. They enlists the help of Harry S. Stamper - the world's foremost deep core oil driller - and his unlikely team to land on the asteroid, drill into its surface and drop a nuclear device into the core. On this heroic journey, they face the most physically and emotionally challenging conditions ever as they attempt to prevent the world from Armageddon.
Now ruler of the Pridelands, Simba is also a devoted father to Kiara, a cub enjoying a happy childhood under the watchful eyes of bumbling babysitters Timon and Pumbaa. But being just as mischievous as her father was, Kiara wanders into trouble when she explores the forbidden outlands. There she meets Kovu, an adventurous cub who is being groomed to overthrow Simba. Love blossoms between the young lions, and together they become the last hope of bringing two feuding worlds together in this exciting, song-filled animated delight.
The hit musical about two teenagers growing up in the 1950s, when keeping one's cool meant everything. After Sandy and Danny share a perfect summer romance they mistakenly believe they will never see each other again. But, as it happens, they wind up at the same high school and a rocky relationship begins. The two sing and dance their way through such hits as Greased Lightning, Summer Love, You're the One That I Want and Hopelessly Devoted to You.
The second of the Miyazaki anime films, this tells the story of Sheeta, an orphan and a descendant of the people who once lived in Laputa. She is taken by the secret service, her only connection with the past a stone inscribed with a strange emblem. Pirates attack the secret service's airship and in the commotion Sheeta falls. The the stone lights up and slows her descent and she floats down into the arms of Pazu, an orphan boy. He too has an interest in Laputa and so they set off together to find the legendary floating city.
During part one of the two-part finale, the newfound married bliss of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Rob Pattinson) is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.
In this film, Timon the pompous meerkrat and Pumbaa the bumbling warthog reveal where they came from, when they met and how they helped Simba save the Serengeti. Their story includes glimpses into some big events from The Lion King that look a little different from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective's such as when King Mustafa introduced baby Simba to the animal kingdom. With Timon and Pumbaa telling the story, get ready cause the circle of life will never be the same.
Based upon the life of John Merrick, the Elephant Man, who was hideously deformed by a disease that to this day is incurable. He makes one aware that there is a graceful, dignified man buried beneath the mounds of ugly flesh.
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.
New York City has a problem: paranormal occurrences have been plaguing the city in increasing numbers, and the only people who know this are three extraordinarily bright, slightly offbeat NYU parapsychologists who have lost their research grant. Forced out of academia, they start their own business, setting up shop in an old firehouse to become Ghostbusters, trapping pesky ghosts, haunts and poltergeists for money. But even the spirit exterminators are severely tested when beautiful Dana Barrett and her weird neighbour become possessed by demons living in their building. Soon every spook in the city is loose, and our heroes face their supreme challenge at a rooftop demonic shrine.
Ada Monroe's widower father moves from Charleston to a small southern village where she briefly meets young Inman, and each senses an instant attraction. But it's not long before Inman is off to war as a Confederate soldier. Although most of their letters never reach the destination, they long for each other amidst the terrifying circumstances of the war. Inman is badly wounded and Ada is left poor and hungry when her father dies. Into her life comes young and pragmatic Ruby, who shows by example what a young woman can do with the help of nature and her own hands. As Inman tries to head home to Ada at Cold Mountain, the war continues to interrupt his journey, and the hatred bred by war takes its toll on all.
Set in the lonely-crowd milieu of 1955, a young couple living in a Connecticut suburb struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates. Starring Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet.
Catriona McKenzie's directorial feature debut is a heartfelt, moving and uplifting story about a young boy's journey to save his home and ultimately himself. This film follows Pete, a 12-year-old Aboriginal boy who lives with his elderly grandfather, Old Jagamarra. Home is the abandoned outdoor cinema in the outback town of Wyndham. When it is threatened with demolition, Pete sees his world in jeopardy and sets off for the city. He is joined by his friend Kalmain, who has his own reasons for leaving town. Together the boys travel through epic and stunning Kimberley country and when they get lost in the bush, Pete has to remember some of the old Aboriginal bush skills his grandfather taught him for them to survive. Fable-like in its storytelling, it shows a world torn between old and new, tradition and progress, nature and technology. Celebrating the importance of family, true friendship and cultural and spiritual identity, this film is captivating and affecting.
This story spans several decades. In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. Cecilia, he hopes, has comparable feelings; all it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere, going so far as accusing Robbie of a crime he did not commit.
Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but he is arrested - and with Briony bearing false witness, the course of three lives is changed forever. Briony continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love. (Movie, 2007)
Starring: Keira Knightley, James Mcavoy, Saoirse Ronan, Romola Garai, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Julia West, Harriet Walter, Juno Temple, Patrick Kennedy, Charlie Von Simson, Felix Von Simson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfie Allen
Director: Joe WrightAtonement
Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. A Christmas treat for the whole family.
Once upon a time, so begins the fairy tale of Snow White, the beautiful princess whose life is threatened by the jealous Queen. Snow White finds safe haven with seven of the most lovable characters ever created: Doc, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy, Sneezy, Bashful and Dopey until a mysterious old woman arrives with a poison apple, leading to the ultimate storybook ending.
Will Lightman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single mums, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus.
After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.
From Academy Award-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune - but also an ancient curse - Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey around the world that critics are calling fun for the whole family.