Six or eight or 12 years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers; bounty hunter, John, and his fugitive, Daisy Domergue, race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as 'The Hangman', will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren, a black former union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix, a southern renegade who claims to be the towns new Sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travellers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock after all.
Two beautiful sisters become mechanised killing machines in this offbeat Japanese horror-comedy. Shy Yoshie plays second-fiddle to her big sister Kikue, a popular hostess at the local geisha house. Both women fall under the sway of Hikaru Kageno, heir to a valuable steel company, who has developed an insane but ingenious secret plan to turn geishas into high-tech robotic assassins in a bid to destroy Japan. In Japanese.
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.
Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that No.95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage.
This Oscar-nominated drama is set across three decades of the Algerian struggle for independence. After losing their family home, three brothers and their mother become separated around the world and take radically different paths.
His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Based on the inspiring true story of the first openly gay man elected to major public office, this compelling film follows Milk's powerful journey to inspire hope for equal rights during one of the least tolerant times in our nation s history.
A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist Calamity Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Cand, now coaching the opposition.
When notary Lebel sits down with Jeanne and Simon Marwan to read them their mother Nawal's will, the twins are stunned to receive a pair of envelopes - one for the father they thought was dead and another for a brother they didn't know existed. In this enigmatic inheritance, Jeanne sees the key to Nawal's retreat into unexpected silence during the final weeks of her life. She immediately decides to go to the Middle East to dig into a family history of which she knows next to nothing. Simon is unmoved by the posthumous mind games of a mother who always distant and cold. However, the love he has for his sister is strong, and he soon joins her in combing their ancestral homeland in search of a Nawal who is very different from the mother they knew.
A look inside the world of Anonymous, the radical 'hacktivist' collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The program explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups and traces how they evolved and coalesced into Anonymous, a full-blown movement with global reach and extraordinary power. Around the world, governments and corporations are taking notice as this loosely organised underground group brings down websites and interrupts commerce. The documentary explores whether this could be the beginning of a new and powerful voice for democratic ideals or just another rogue player craving attention and causing reckless havoc.
A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII. (Movie) (Class. tba)
Daria, a 16-year-old girl who is a little too smart and funny to fit in with the crowd. It's summertime and the livin' is hard. Daria finds herself forced into volunteering at the OK to Cry Corral, a summer camp for the overly sensitive and those who'd like to be. Quinn submits to tutoring in hopes of getting into the party school of her choice, while Jane is holed up at an artist's colony trying to get in touch with her muse. Then there's the heat rash, the mosquitoes, the runny ice cream - is it fall yet?
The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War Two and his battle to overcome his inner demons. Winner of six Norwegian Amanda Awards in 2009, including Best Film. Directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, and stars Aksel Hennie, Agnes Kittelsen and Nicolai Cleve Broch.
A widower, his three young kids and a bombshell nanny get to know each other better when circumstances have them living together aboard a badly neglected houseboat. Director: Melville Shavelson; Writers: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose and more; Stars: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer and more. -
Edina and Patsy are back in their hilarious big-screen debut. Still oozing glitz and glamour, combined with their usual drunken debauchery while clubbing their way around London, the beloved boozers find themselves in a media firestorm when they're blamed for a disastrous incident involving Kate Moss at a fashion event. As PR disasters go, it couldn't get much worse. Fleeing to the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever.
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilisation faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonise another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home. So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.
This lavish film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical celebrates a fleeting, mythical time of love and chivalry - the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of The Round Table. Although torn apart by the conflicts between passion, love, honour and duty, it was a golden era that could have been - and could yet be.
An amusement park for rich vacationers. The park provides its customers a way to live out their fantasies through the use of robots that provide anything they want. Two of the vacationers choose a wild west adventure. However, after a computer breakdown, they find that they are now being stalked by a rogue robot gunslinger.
Arta Dobroshi is hypnotic as Lorna in this 2008 Cannes Film Festival winner. Albanian immigrant Lorna falls under the thumb of a gangster when she participates in a sham marriage to a heroin addict in order to gain permanent residency and a job in Belgium. Winner of Best Screenplay at Cannes in 2008.
Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico is tired of living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee teams up with a sly and charming competitor for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as Vee is caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition, the game takes a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading Vee into a high-stakes finale that will determine her entire future.
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv roundup in 1942, where 10,000 Jews were kept in a winter velodrome before being sent off to the concentration camps. Winner of the Audience Award at the 2010 Tokyo International Film Festival. Directed Gilles Paquet-Brenner and stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Melusine Mayance and Niels Arestrup. (Class tbc)
When the mission to rescue a US Congressman who has been kidnapped by the Taliban goes sideways, Army sniper Jake Chandler and his partner are left behind. Now on their own, they must survive in enemy territory and wait for their unit to come back for them.
In 1971, Stanford University professor Dr Philip Zimbardo, cast 24 student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behaviour in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Created with the close participation of Dr Zimbardo himself, this is a chilling, edge-of-your-seat thriller about the dark side of power and the effects of imprisonment.
In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Melville's Moby Dick. But that told only half the story. This film reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.
When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. Half way through his course he finds himself at a crossroads with both his relationship and studies.
Set in the heart of Christmas, this is the story of Sergio, a boy who could not finish the year in worse shape. It is New Year's Eve, the heaviest snowfall in 30 years is falling, all flights are cancelled and he has to partake in the Spanish tradition of taking the grapes with the other passengers in a roadside hotel. But he must also manage to get on a night what he has failed for several months - to win back his ex-girlfriend Bea before she goes to work in Germany - all with the help of a group of travellers who are possibly more of a hindrance. In Spanish.
Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother's boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe Rutherford. What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl's sexual and artistic awakening, without judgement.
Eerie implications emanate when a massive crop circle mysteriously appears on the farm of reverend Graham Hess. As Hess and his family try to take stock of what the sign means and how its message incorporates into their faith, they start to get the feeling they are not alone in the fields behind their house.
Following the death of her baby sister, 12-year-old Chanda learns of a rumour that spreads like wildfire through her small, dust-ridden village near Johannesburg. It destroys her family and forces her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school in search of her mother and the truth.
Greg is a high school senior who is trying to blend in as anonymously as possible, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life. He even describes his constant companion Earl, with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a 'co-worker' than a best friend. But when Greg's mum insists he spend time with Rachel - a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancer - he slowly discovers how worthwhile the true bonds of friendship can be.
A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. When the inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back, she upsets the balance between life and death.
Edouard Baer and Gerard Depardieu star as comic book duo Asterix and Obelix in this zany adventure, which sees Asterix cross the channel to help his second-cousin Anticlimax face Caesar and the invading Romans.
This is the timeless story of the remarkable bond between a young boy and his beloved dog. After falling on hard times, the Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie to the Duke of Rudling. Transported 500 miles away from her family at the Duke's remote castle, Lassie is determined to defy the odds and return to her home. So begins an incredible adventure in which Lassie faces dangers and finds help in unexpected places, as she makes her way across the country, to reach home in time for Christmas.
In this exquisitely made and terrifying horror film, the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the intimate and riveting story of one family's frightful unravelling in the New England wilderness circa 1630.
They've been winning championships for over a decade, pushing the limits of longevity in such a demanding sport. How long can they last? In this program, we gain unprecedented access into Venus and Serena's lives.
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.
Genius computer hacker Lisbeth Salander is confined in a prison hospital after being shot and critically injured. Set to face trial for attempted murder upon her recovery, Lisbeth must uncover the shocking truth that lies at the tangled heart of the intrigue that surrounds her. Reluctantly accepting the help of Mikael Blomkvist, she must prove her innocence while confronting powerful enemies and her own mysterious past.
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.
When young journalist Antoine Rives is assigned to report on the lasting effects of the Rwandan civil war, he has little sense of the atrocities that took place. That changes when he meets a Hutu student, Clement, who is desperate to return to Rwanda in search of his stranded Tutsi girlfriend. Antoine travels with Clement to record his journey and soon finds himself immersed in the chaotic aftermath of the horrific conflict.
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.
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.
From director James Cameron (Titanic) comes this Oscar-winning underwater adventure about a mission to rescue a submarine mysteriously balanced on the edge of a deep-sea abyss. An oil-rig team, sent on a mission to save a sunken nuclear submarine, make an astounding discovery. Prepare to be stunned by the visual effects that were rightfully decorated with an Oscar.
Casablanca, 1942. Allied counter-intelligence agent Max Vatan takes on the identity of the husband of famous French Resistance spy, Marianne Beausejour, who is working undercover. After a dangerous North African mission, both decide to end their spying days, marry and lead a quieter life in England. However, Max becomes aware Marianne is likely a Nazi spy, and must discover the truth.