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.
This beautifully shot, multi-layered film explores memory, love and reconciliation. Set in the 1950s during the national crisis which erupted following Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbour, on an island in the Pacific Northwest. A flickering lantern signals distress from a crippled fishing boat, while elsewhere a freighter lurches blindly through the chalky mist. By morning, sea and sky are clear, but the tranquil village of fishermen and berry farmers will forever be changed. One man has lost his life and another, a childhood friend, has been charged with taking it. An investigation is launched. The trial begins.
Andrew Beckett is an up-and-coming young lawyer who suspects his dismissal from a prestigious law firm may have been due to his contracting AIDS. He hires homophobic ambulance chaser Joe Miller to sue his former employer for wrongful termination as his old firm is so powerful that no attorney in Philadelphia wants to take it on.
This film is set in World War II. Guido is a charming, bumbling Jewish waiter whose colorful imagination and playful spirit help him to woo a beautiful schoolteacher. The couple marries and has a young son, but before long their idyllic world is threatened by Nazi soldiers who force the family into a concentration camp.
This amazingly imaginative comedy directed by Spike Jonze is rapidly becoming a classic. The superb ensemble cast includes John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Ned Bellamy and John Malkovich. Depressed by a dead-end job and a stale marriage, Craig Schwartz (Cusack) changes his life when he discovers a portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich. Urged on by a seductive co-worker, he decides to exploit its commercial possibilities and more and more people find out about the portal, buying tickets for 15 minutes of being John Malkovich. But the effect on users, especially the female ones, gets out of hand, and Malkovich himself gets wise to the traffic inside his head.
This unforgettable crime drama stars Kevin Costner as Eliot Ness, a naive, sincere Treasury Agent who enlists Irish beat cop Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery) to school him in 'the Chicago Way' so he can catch Al Capone. Ness also enlists the help of two more 'untouchables' - George Stone (Andy Garcia), a hotheaded police cadet and Oscar Wallace (Charles Martin Smith), an accountant who cracks the case, by nailing Capone for income tax evasion.
Nobody will hire brash Michael Dorsey because he's antagonised every producer in New York. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as 'Dorothy Michaels' and lands the part. Michael's fellow conspirators are his agent, George, and his roommate, Jeff. All goes well until 'Dorothy' falls in love with beautiful co-star Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for 'Dorothy'.
George Falconer is a middle-aged English professor living in Los Angeles in the early 1960s. Unable to cope with the death of his long-time boyfriend in a car accident, George decides to kill himself. He then proceeds to get all his affairs in order while carrying on with what otherwise would be a normal day.
One year after their journey to Narnia, the Pevensie children are transported back and discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. The land is in chaos when the children arrive to find that the evil King Miraz is now in power. The rightful heir, Prince Caspian, is in hiding and Miraz wants him dead in order to make his own son king.