Director Phil Grabsky explores the life one of the world's most revered musicians, Fredric Chopin. The story is told through Chopin's music, letters and biographies. Performances by world-leading performers and the views of internationally renowned musicologists embellish the profile, exposing nuances of the composer's life and works, never before revealed.
Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. In an unprecedented undertaking, acclaimed director Oliver Stone brings the life of the 43rd president to the big screen as only he can.
The romance between mortal and vampire soars to a new level as Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) tests fate for a glimpse of her vampire love, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson). As she plumbs deep into the mysteries of the supernatural world that she yearns to become part of, she discovers a pair of ancient secrets that put her at more peril than ever before.
Whoopi Goldberg stars in this screen adaptation of Alice Walker's joyous, Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. A young black woman who is mistreated from an early age by the people who "own" her, is sustained by the close bond with her younger sister, to whom she pours her heart out in letters.
Meet Gracie Bowen, she's your average, ordinary 15-year-old girl, except for one thing: she's determined to play varsity soccer... on the boys' team! But when her school forbids her to play and even her family questions her ability, Gracie sets out on an extraordinary quest to prove them all wrong.
When Bella Swan's mother starts travelling with her new husband, the 17 year old leaves her home in Phoenix and returns to live with her father in tiny Forks, Washington. After the endless sun of Arizona, Forks' misty grey climate is quite exotic to Bella - as are her new classmates, the Cullen family. Impossibly good-looking and extremely private, they are unlike anyone she has ever met - in more ways than she realises.
Midwest native Nick Carraway arrives in 1922 New York in search of the American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby and becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy.
Iconic director Werner Herzog takes us deep behind the frontier of the extraordinary Chauvet Cave in southern France. This is where the world's oldest cave paintings - hundreds in number - were discovered in 1994. In this mesmerising documentary, he reveals to us a breathtaking subterranean world and leads us to the 32,000-year-old artworks.
Free spirited and effervescent, Poppy is a schoolteacher whose unstoppable optimism guides her life. Bubbling forth with giggles, laughter and jokes, life's a bowl of cherries - even when she comes across a few pits.
Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare?
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
Daniel is a teenager who arrives in a small town where he must start from scratch and make new friends. He quickly becomes the target of the Cobras, a menacing gang of karate students. Eager to fight back and impress his new girlfriend, he begs his handyman, Miyagi, a martial arts master, to teach him karate.
Inspired by four shocking (and true) events that forced the world's fastest growing economy into a period of self-examination, this daring film focuses on four characters, each living in different provinces, who are driven to violent ends.
Ash is a hapless housewares clerk time-warped back to the Dark Ages by the demonic power of the Necronomicon. Now armed with only a '73 Oldsmobile, his trusty chainsaw and a 12-gauge double-barreled S-Mart shotgun, our knuckleheaded hero must battle vicious she-bitches, a diabolical Evil Ash and the relentless hordes of the medieval dead in the most outrageously spectacular horror comedy every made.
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.
Alice and Michael Green are a passionate couple who have worked hard to build a good life for themselves and their two young daughters. But a dark secret from Alice's past is about to surface - a secret that threatens to destroy them as lovers, as a family, and as individuals.
What would you do if you knew that in a handful of days an enormous comet would collide with Earth and all humanity could be annihilated? The countdown to doomsday is underway in this exciting sci-fi action.
When Kevin's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin! Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister has become the man of the house, overnight! Accidentally left behind when his family rushed off on a Christmas vacation, Kevin gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he's not decking the halls with tinsel and holly. Two bumbling burglars are trying to break in, and Kevin's rigging a bewildering battery of booby traps to welcome them!
Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis stars in this emotional true story directed by Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan as Gerry Conlon, one of four men coerced into signing false confessions for the IRA bombing of the Guildford pub that killed five people.
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.