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.
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'.
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.
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.
When former soldier Ray Francis is arrested and sentenced following a street altercation, he confronts a new world of violence and brutality behind bars in a notorious Sydney prison. Ray's survival depends on his military training and a moral code that will be tested to the extreme as he battles a dangerous Arabic drug lord and the brutality of prison wardens. Filmed in Sydney in prison locations, this is a hard hitting and shocking portrayal of Australian prison life.
Your dream of perfect beauty comes true! Ruby Keeler, Joan Blondell and Aline McMahon star as three suddenly out of work Broadway Chorus girls who use all their charms to lasso a new backer in Gold Diggers of 1933.
Young husband and father Ted Kramer loves his family - and his job, which is where he spends most of his time. When he returns home late one evening from work, his wife Joanna confronts him and then leaves him, forcing Ted to become the sole caregiver to their six-year-old son. Now, Ted must learn to be a father while balancing the demands of his high-pressure career. But just as Ted adapts to his new role and begins to feel like a fulfilled parent, Joanna returns. And now she wants her son back.
Chef Adam Jones had it all - and lost it. The former infant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene had earned two Michelin stars and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive star though, Jones will need to leave his bad habits behind and get the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene. This film is a remarkably funny and emotional story about the love of food, the love between two people, and the power of second chances.
Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as Oz. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiance at her family reunion.
Brian de Palma's insightful sature on the 1970s rock world. Swan is a powerful and mysterious impresario who both steals a rock cantata from Winslow Leach and frames him for a crime he didn't commit. Now with a desire for vengeance, Winslow plots revenge and haunts the Paradise, Swan's lavish new rock club.
When 14-year-old French orphan Yves Treguier is caught trying to stowaway aboard a ship bound for New York, he is sent to a gloomy 1930s reformatory. Determined to break out of his prison-like confines and still dreaming of a new beginning in America, Yves plans his escape.
Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants, he also begins to reconnect with himself.
Surinder is married to Taani but there is a huge age gap between them. There is no real romance in the marriage. Then, a dance reality show called "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" airs and Taani wants to participate but can't because her husband is not hip and happening. She has a fear of losing, and she also fears that her friends will laugh at her. Surinder overhears her problem and decides to go in for a makeover. He watches some movies and learns to dance in order to woo his young wife. Throughout the show, Taani keeps falling in love to with this new-and-improved Surinder without once realizing that he's really her husband.
Elissa Down's heart-warming AFI-winning story about fitting in, discovering love and accepting your family is based on her own life experiences and stars Toni Collette as Maggie Mollison who is not only pregnant, but also has two sons and a husband who talks to his teddy bear. Luke Ford stars as Charlie, who is autistic and Rhys Wakefield as 16-year-old Thomas, who tries to understand his unpredictable and sometimes unmanageable older brother.
Bruce Lee challenges the underworld to a game of death. Lee plays a martial arts movie star who must fake his own death in order to find the people who are trying to kill him. The film includes classic footage of Lee fighting basketballer Kareem Abdul Jabar and nunchaku expert Dan Inosanto.
When a flashy new space ranger named Buzz Lightyear enters the world of a pull-string cowboy named Woody, it sparks an outrageously funny tiff between toys. Accidentally whisked away from home and into the clutches of a neighbourhood bully, these two squabbling rivals must work together as a team if they are to escape. With toy box pals Rex the dinosaur, the Green Army Men and Mr Potato Head ready to lend a hand, Woody and Buzz unite in friendship for a phenomenal adventure home!
The classic tale of Princess Aurora and the evil curse placed on her at birth by a vengeful fairy named Maleficent. Aurora is doomed to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep slumber on her 16th birthday, with the only remedy being a kiss from her one true love.
It is Wendy Darling's last night in the nursery bedroom. Her father George says it's time for her to grow up and stop telling wild stories about Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, to her younger brothers, Michael and John. Not long after George and his wife Mary leave for a London party, Peter Pan himself flits through the nursery window
Set in a remote Chinese village during the 1990s, 13-year-old Wei is left in charge of her class when the teacher must leave for a month. Wei is told by the mayor not to lose any students. But within days, one of the boys takes off in search of work in the city, and Wei is forced to go looking for him.
The first feature film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and one of the seminal films of the French New Wave, Breathless tells the tragic love story between Michel Poiccard, a petty criminal wanted for killing a policeman, and Patricia Franchini, a young American woman studying journalism at the Sorbonne.
A satirical comedy about the world of big business and corporate greed. An ambitious but naive young man rapidly moves up the corporate ladder from the mailroom to the executive suite, unaware that he is part of the board of directors' nefarious scheme.
In Geneva, a young model named Valentine meets a retired judge whose hobby is to listen in on his neighbours' phone calls. One of the people he eavesdrops on is Karin, whose boyfriend happens to live across the cross from Valentine. Valentine's boyfriend is a law student whose life has strong parallels with that of the snoopy retired judge. Dealing with concerns of French societal concerns, the film suggests that people's lives are mysteriously interlinked and that only fate governs them.
After NASA discovered the possibility of alien life in our solar system, a probe is sent out to collect samples but crash lands on re-entry over Mexico. Soon after, new life forms begin to appear in Mexico and half the country is quarantined as an infected zone. Essentially, Monsters is a kind, touching and romantic film about two people that bond under extraordinary circumstance.
An all-star ensemble cast shines in this comical and poignant look at breakups, breakdowns and breakthroughs. Joel is stunned to discover that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr Howard Mierzwiak, to get the same treatment.
Movie theatre usher Dan Quigley quickly learns that it's better to join the mob than become a victim of the mob. But with the police hot on his heels, he heads to California, where he soon lands leading roles as a gangster. But with fame come his former cohorts from the underworld whom he thought he had left long behind.
Set in eighth century China, a Japanese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier before he is allowed to return to Japan. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure are threatened by thieves, the two warriors must unite to protect the travellers.
The Brain is renowned in Hong Kong's crime circles for being a hitman who can pull off a murder by making it look like an accident. During one of his highly organised "accidents", a bus loses control and nearly kills him. Convinced that his near-death experience was actually an orchestrated attempt to kill him, the Brain begins to investigate his clients to trace the would-be culprit.
Jing, an innocent high school girl, is sent to a remote mountain village for 're-education' during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. With her father imprisoned and her mother struggling to support three children, Jing must behave for the authorities in order to return to her family. Her quiet existence is disrupted when she falls for Sun, the charming son of an elite military family. Their difference in social backgrounds makes a relationship unthinkable, but their connection is fierce and passionate. Will Jing risk everything to be with the one she loves?
Alexis Conran travels around Britain, to Las Vegas and to Athens in Greece. He meets gambling addicts, experts and members of his own family to try and understand what makes gambling a compulsion that can end in ruin.
In the near future, a society in which game designers are worshipped as superstars and players can organically enter inside the games. Allegra Geller is hip, aware, sexily alluring and utterly dedicated to her invention - a game system that taps into its users fears and desires and blurs the boundaries of reality. When anti-eXistenZialist fanatics with strange weapons attempt to assassinate Allegra, she is forced to flee.
Forest Whitaker stars as brilliant jazz saxophonist Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker in Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood’s homage to Bird’s life and genius. Moving forward and backward through Parker's brief life before his death of a heroin overdose at age 34, the film foregrounds the saxophonist's difficult relationship with his wife, Chan Parker (Diane Venora), but also features lengthy scenes of Parker improvising on stage, lit with the neon and cigarette smoke of vintage jazz clubs.
Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
This is a coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club - an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it's like to grow up as a young woman in the modern world. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine, who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother, Darian, starts dating her best friend, Krista.
The star of the hit BBC series The Office, Brent hasn't given up on his dream of rock stardom. Assembling a group of musicians who are just in it for the money, and a talented rapper in an attempt to gain some street cred, Brent embarks on a self-financed tour - a last ditch effort to find fame and fortune.
Buster Moon is a dapper koala who presides over a once grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist - okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel - who loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.
Max Chene is a 'life coach' who helps to motivate everybody from professional athletes to government ministers to business executives. After his gambling debts get out of control and his wife throws him out, he is approached to take on a unique client. Patrick Marmignon is an ineffectual manager at a company who is about to make a very important presentation to a potential Chinese investor. The CEO hires Max to coach Patrick but tells him he must not let him know that he's being coached. In French. Original title: Le Coach.
Random acts of violence and kindness collide as immigration attorney Mack, stranded in a bad part of town and set upon by a gang of street thugs. Tow truck driver Simon, comes to the rescue and the two become good friends. Mack tries to repay Simon by setting him up on a blind date and helping his sister move to a better neighbourhood. Meanwhile, Mack's best friend is wounded in a robbery, Mack's wife Claire finds an abandoned baby and applies for adoption and Simon's nephew is thinking of joining a gang. As everybody's lives interweave, the class and race issues that would normally keep them apart fall away.
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. Director: P.J. Hogan; Writers: J.M. Barrie (play), P.J. Hogan (screenplay) and more; Stars: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Olivia Williams and more. -
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War One, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
How can Santa deliver billions of presents to the whole world in just one night? With Santa's exhilarating, high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole! So how could this incredible operation have missed one child? To Santa's young son, Arthur, it threatens to end the magic of Christmas. With retired Grandsanta, a rebellious young elf, an old sleigh and some untrained reindeer, Arthur sets out in a crazy mission to deliver the last present.
This epic sci-fi fantasy trilogy concludes in a virus-plagued Tokyo that has been isolated from the rest of the world as the evil ruler Friend foresees a violent alien invasion. Meanwhile, Kanna has joined a militant underground resistance group and conspires to lead a gang of armed Tokyo residents against Friend's oppressive regime, while Kenji comes back from the presumed dead with an axe to grind. In Japanese.