Nominated for eight Academy Awards(R) and winner of two including Best Supporting Actor for the late Heath Ledger, in the follow-up to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime.
A gritty, uncompromising contemporary love story. To escape the stringent ultra-traditional rules of her family, Sibel, an unhappy girl from a German Turkish background decides to marry an equally depressed older man for the sake of convenience.
Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack. Linda's left him and a Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action. When an old teammate of his dad's turns up looking for help, it's a welcome distraction for Jack.
The Cat in the Hat who goes by that name is played by Mike Myers of comedy fame! It starts with two kids on a cold, cold wet day their mum is at work and they've no games to play! Then in walks the fun in the form of a Cat who pulls out the laughs from the brim of his hat. Things really get wild when the Cat and his crew (who go by the name of Thing One and Thing Two) take over the house of Conrad and Sally in this fine family film that's right up your alley!
By 1916 the Great War in Europe has reached a stalemate. The two massive armies have fought themselves to a standstill. Millions of lives have already been lost. Brendan Cowell leads a superb ensemble cast as mining engineer Oliver Woodward, who returns to Australia from Papua to join a secret Australian Tunnelling Company. Miners from all over the country are given just two weeks military training before being sent the Western Front. Their task is to undermine the German Lines.
Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink, in the Bathtub, a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink's tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe; for a time when he's no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack, temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink's health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.
Nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards and winner of Best First Screenplay, Tiny Furniture is a hilarious and endearing film that explores the depths of romantic humiliation and the heights of post-college confusion.
A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth.
In this spectacular fourth instalment of the Alien franchise, Sigourney Weaver is back as Ripley as back as you've never seen her before. To combat the alien menace Ripley must team up with the smugglers.
In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover the Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
Her family home is in danger of being repossessed after her meth-cooking dad skips bail and disappears; teenager, Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) breaks the local code of conduct by confronting her kin about their conspiracy of silence. The film explores the interrelated themes of close and distant family ties, the power and speed of gossip, self-sufficiency, and poverty as they are changed by the pervasive underworld of illegal methamphetamine labs.
Director John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together "in the 'hood." Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face.
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. However business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover, a former union leader.
The French do romance like no one else. Pierre Salvadori directs Audrey Tautou in this delightful comedy where Jean, a shy waiter working in a grand hotel, is mistaken for a young millionaire by the beautiful, scheming adventuress Irene. When she discovers his lowly status, Irene makes a quick retreat. But love struck Jean has no intention of letting her escape, and pursues her to the Cote d'Azur - as you do when romance is in the air. Quickly running out of money, he adopts his beloved's lifestyle, setting himself up as a gigolo and moving into a magnificent luxury hotel. Irene at last accepts this new Jean. She starts to give him advice, she grows closer and closer to him, not realising that love is working its subtle magic on her too.
Ripley's a resourceful officer who takes on the original exoskeletal mother of all, and spearheads the battle against a stowaway monster, who terrorises the crew of a spacecraft. Support cast includes Tom Skerritt and John Hurt. Earned an Oscar for H R Giger's surrealist aliens.
Baz Luhrmann's spin on the tragic Parisian love triangle is a celebration of truth, beauty, freedom and, above all these, love. The film stars Nicole Kidman as the consumptive courtesan Satine; Ewan McGregor as her lover, Christian; and Richard Roxburgh as the jealous Duke. Featuring spectacularly staged hit songs from the 1970s and 1980s; this unconventional musical earned two Oscars and six nominations.
Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can't help falling in love with his beautiful neighbour Irene, a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband
Sick of taking responsibility for the shitty things that have happened to you in your life? Help is on the way in the form of three teenage exorcists from Phoenix, Arizona. Eighteen-year-old Brynne Larson and her friends Tess and Savannah Sherkenback (18 and 21, respectively) claim to be able to confront the demons lurking inside traumatised people and draw them out using nothing more than a crucifix and a few choice words. But are these teenage exorcists really empowered by the Almighty, or merely by Brynne's father, a failed televangelist named Reverend Bob?
When James Bond swears revenge on a drug lord who killed his best friend, a CIA agent, M officially releases him from service. This means that Bond has to act without the protection of the British Secret Service and his license to kill.
In Wes Craven's award-winning send-up that stays scary from beginning to end, Neve Campbell stars as a freaked-out teen whose friends think that horror is a hoot, but the last laugh is on them. Unleashing his pop obsessions on a host of Hollywood hopefuls, Craven stays true to his mission which is to both subvert and pay tribute to some of the darker fantasies of the past two decades including virgin-sacrifice. The Fonz as a teen-hating headmaster and Courteney Cox as the ghoulish reporter are shades of genius.
In 1940s China, a small town is ruled by the Axe gang and Sing desperately wants to be a member. One day he stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric men, who turn out to be the world's greatest kung-fu masters in disguise.
If Steve McQueen's (director) first film, Hunger, was about a man with no freedom, Shame is an examination of a character who has all the western freedoms and who uses his body to create his own prison.
A brutal movie that exposes the darkest recesses of human depravity. The simple plot follows four criminals who encounter two female teens in a small mountain town. After murdering one and brutally raping the other and leaving her for dead, the cons seek refuge at a nearby summer house. The twist is that it's the very home inhabited by the parents of one of the victims. Upon learning that their house guests raped and tortured their 17-year-old daughter, the couple exact a revenge that arguably exceeds the excesses of the sociopathic gang.
BAFTA award winning Spike Lee directs Get On The Bus, a moving drama which follows the lives of a group of disparate African-American men. The men are travelling on a cross country bus trip to Washington, DC in order to participate in the politically charged Million Man March.
When a politician's daughter steals a legendary warrior's precious sword, a sequence of events is triggered to recover it, which leads to an encounter with the thief's witch-like minder. A masterpiece from renowned director Ang Lee.
Based on the true story of three young Aboriginal girls, Molly and Daisy and their cousin, Gracie (Evelyn Sampi, Laura Monaghan, Tianna Sansbury), who in 1931, were forcibly removed from their mothers and their home in Jigalong and moved over fifteen thousand miles away, as a part of official Government policy. Molly leads her younger sister and cousin on a brave escape and in a bid to find their way home, following, on foot, the rabbit-proof fence that cuts across the Gibson Desert and towards Jigalong.
Shrek is an animated family movie that has turned the classic fairytale formula upside down. Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow), an evil tyrant who reigns over the kingdom of Duloc, is paying a cash reward for people to turn in all the fairytale characters. As a result the fairytale characters have invaded the swamp that is home to Shrek - a reclusive, smelly green ogre.
Detective Leon Zat moves through a dark labyrinth of human relationships on his journey to solve the mystery of a woman's disappearance. He strips away layer after layer to reveal the tender and dark underbelly of this perplexing obsession between men and women called love. And each layer causes him to reflect back on his own marriage, on what he has lost and what he must get back.
Follows the haunting story of a young university student who begins an erotic freelance job where she is sedated and sleeps in bed with paying customers, unaware of what they have done to her when she awakes.
In 1978, Chopper was serving a 16-year sentence for abducting a judge who was overseeing the trial of his best friend Jimmy. Jimmy and Chopper share a cell, along with Keithy George, a crime boss. When a disagreement between Keithy and Chopper escalates into violence, Chopper murders Keithy, leading to retribution from the gangster's friends who hire Jimmy, Chopper's best friend, to do their dirty work.
Eleven-year-old Greg Heffley is due to start middle school and is confident he will easily become the school's most popular kid. However, Greg worries about how his "uncool and embarrassing" best friend, Rowley Jefferson will fit in.
In this classic musical fantasy, Judy Garland stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land 'somewhere over the rainbow.' Dorothy's dream comes true when she, her dog, Toto, and her family's house are transported by a tornado to a bright and magical world unlike anything she has seen before. Unfortunately, she makes a mortal enemy of a wicked witch when the house falls on the hag's sister.
The Oscar winning team of Ron Howard and Brian Grazer present a riveting, spine-tingling thriller destined to become a classic! Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett is Maggie, a young plainswoman raising her daughters in the desolate wilderness of New Mexico. When daughter Lily is snatched by a dark-hooded phantom with shape-shifting powers, Maggie's long-estranged father Oscar(R) winner Tommy Lee Jones appears suddenly, offering help.
It's 1984, and 11-year-old Boy lives on a New Zealand farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky. Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version - an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before.
Rachel Barber is a confident and a gifted Melbourne girl who follows her passion of dancing and is loved unconditionally by her moderately liberal parents and her caring boyfriend. The film begins on an unusual night when the 15-year-old girl, Rachel Barber misses her train to home leading her parents, Elizabeth Barbe and Mike Barber, to begin a frantic search for her. Rachel goes missing with her backpack gone leading the police to believe her disappearance was merely an act of runaway kid. Everybody in Rachel's known circle is astounded by this runaway story as she was believed to be very content in her life. Despite the pleas of the Barber family, the police takes the case lightly and refuses to hold an extensive search for their daughter.