US hip hop duo Silibil n' Brains were going to be massive. What Sony didn't know was the pair were Scottish students, with fake accents and made up identities. A film about faking it in the desperate pursuit of fame.
This Swedish Emmy Award-winning television drama is based on the film adaptations of Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium series. Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander is wanted for a triple murder. All three victims are connected to a trafficking expose about to be published in Mikael Blomqvist's magazine, Millennium, and Lisbeth's fingerprints are on the weapon. Believing in her innocence, Mikael tries to clear her name. During this process, he discovers Lisbeth's past - a terrible story of abuse and trauma growing up in the Swedish care system.
This award winning film tells the story of one woman's search for her son, who has been missing since he joined the Iraqi army ten years earlier. Travelling with his son through the towns and cities of Iraq, she will do anything to uncover the truth.
An impoverished, middle-aged French housekeeper's secret talent for painting is noticed by a respected German art critic, who promises her worldwide success. Based on the life of one of France's most famous female artists, Seraphine de Senlis (1864-1942). Winner of seven Cesar Awards in 2009, including Best Film and Best Actress.
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.
The sequel to the worldwide smash hit "Olympus Has Fallen" begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders, devastate every known landmark in the British capital, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. Only three people have any hope of stopping it: the President of the United States, his formidable secret service head, and an English MI-6 agent who rightly trusts no one.
Are gay men born gay? It seems the evidence says they are, but if that's the case, how could same-sex attraction, a trait that prevents reproduction, evolve into the human race and survive generations of history? This question boggles the mind of openly gay and proudly flamboyant filmmaker Bryce Michael Sage, who sets out on a cross-country adventure to uncover the truth.
An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year tenure at the paper. Crossword aficionados Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart speak about their love and fascination for the New York Times' particular brand of crossword. The film also takes us to the final of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament where the top three contestants compete in front of a room full of admirers.
Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals. This controversial documentary shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping such intelligent creatures in captivity.
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 sensual tale of female sexual awakening follows 19-year-old hysteria patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot's experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of desire.
The true story about the controversial 60 Minutes report that questioned the legitimacy of President George W Bush's military service. On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer Mary Mapes believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor Dan Rather would be under harsh scrutiny.
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.
This film is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, and her incredible adventures blur the lines between what's real and what is imaginary. She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll has not lost her will to survive. Determined to fight for her freedom, she urges four other young girls - the reluctant Sweet Pea, the outspoken Rocket, the street-smart Blondie and the fiercely loyal Amber - to band together and try to escape a terrible fate at the hands of their captors, Blue and Madam Gorski, before the mysterious High Roller comes for Babydoll. Led by Babydoll, the girls engage in fantastical warfare against everything from samurais to serpents, with a virtual arsenal at their disposal. Together, they must decide what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive. But with the help of a Wise Man, their unbelievable journey - if they succeed - will set them free.
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.
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.
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.
Thirty-four-year-old Mathilde is still haunted by the accidental death of her five-year-old son and her subsequent break-up with the boy's father. After she meets and eventually marries obstetrician Thomas, Mathilde gives birth to a baby girl. But what she does not know is that the daughter she and Thomas are raising is actually a genetic clone of herself.
Gerard Depardieu stars as Georges in this heart-warming story about all-conquering love and acceptance. Set in France during the Algerian War, Georges is a surly war veteran whose marriage to maternal Gisele is under strain due to the couple's inability to have children. When Gisele takes in an Arab foster child, she gives him an image makeover to help him find acceptance within her conservative society and with her ill-tempered husband. Directed by Thomas Gilou, and also stars Nathalie Baye and Mathieu Amalric.
Meet the elderly residents of the Westbeth housing community in New York City's west side. Westbeth has been home to avid artists since its opening in 1969 and its residents continue to perform their passions.
Inspired by true events, this is a feel-good story about Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself, even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
This film finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps - one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Kate is on a plane taking Warren, her 18 year old Torres Strait Islander foster son, to meet Flo, his birth mother, who is gravely ill in hospital in Brisbane. Flo hasn't seen Warren since the white authorities took him away as a baby. As Warren, Flo and Kate all prepare themselves for the reunion, unbeknownst to them, Kate's parents are planning a different kind of reunion. Directed by Margot Nash, and stars Catherine McClements, Vicki Saylor, Lynette Curran and Dayne Christian.
The Boss is a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
Dr Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiralling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
In 2013, a block of ice crashed onto the climbing route to Everest and news channels around the world reported of a brawl between European climbers and a mob of angry Sherpas. This story explores what really happened.
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.
Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the Ice Age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the woolly mammoths.
Inspired by a true story, a MIT math whiz struggling to afford his tuition is recruited by a teacher to join a specialized team of card counters that head to Vegas each weekend to beat the casinos. While seduced by money and the lavish lifestyle, the stakes are high and their tables of cards may soon come crashing down.
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.
The Man in the Yellow Hat looks after George, the inquisitive little monkey with an insatiable taste for adventure, who sets off in a brand new tale, where his spunky and fun-loving nature endears him to new friends and launches him on a series of (mis)adventures. Based on the classic stories by Margret and H. A. Rey, the film features an old-fashioned two-dimensional animation that echoes the simple colours and shapes of the books.
The thoughtful and moving debut feature by Adam Garnet Jones focuses on Shane (Andrew Martin), a young Anishinaabe man at a crossroads.
Even as his family is still reeling from a recent tragedy, Shane is forced to decide whether he will leave the reservation to go to school, and he’s also faced with the prospect of raising tuition money fast, not an easy thing to do in a depressed area.
Then there's the complicated matter of his love life. While his girlfriend, Tara (Mary Galloway) would love to come with him to the city, Shane would prefer to make his trip with David (Harley Legarde-Beacham), the grandson of the community’s leader. But David is deeply committed to learning the tribe’s traditions, and believes that leaving the reservation would be a cop-out. As Shane struggles with his own problems, the fails to realise that neglecting those he loves may have disastrous consequences.
With sensitivity and intelligence, Fire Song confronts some of the most pressing questions facing First Nations communities.
A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in. Director: Les Mayfield Writers: Valentine Davies (story), George Seaton and more. Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott and more. -
Tim Jenison attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all of art: how did 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography?
Young, hansom, and wealthy, publishing tycoon David Aames can have anything his heart desires. Still, Davids charmed life seems incomplete. One night, David meets the woman of his dreams and believes he may have found the missing piece. But a fateful encounter with a jealous lover suddenly sends Davids world out of control.
A teen comedy cantered on a sarcastic high school senior, Wren, who is eager to distance herself from her dysfunctional family by going off to college. Before that can happen, Wren's mother, Joy, insists that she watch her little brother Albert on Halloween night, so Joy can go to a rager with her much younger boyfriend. When Wren gets distracted by an invitation to the party of the year, Albert disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. Frantic to locate him before their mother discovers he's missing, Wren enlists the help of her sassy best friend April, as well as Peng, an aspiring ladies man and co-captain of the debate team, and Peng's best friend, Roosevelt, a sweet nerd whose crush on Wren clouds his better judgement. This unlikely foursome embarks on a high-stakes; all-night adventure to find Albert, crossing paths with outrageous characters every step of the way.
Misunderstood by her parents, Georgia hangs out with her two best friends as they concentrate on getting a gorgeous sex-god boyfriend and how to throw the greatest 15th birthday party ever. When two brothers, Tom and Robbie, arrive at Georgia's school, she thinks all her dreams have come true. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. As if all this is not drama enough, Georgia has to contend with her parents who are also going through a turbulent time so she feels like she's responsible for the whole family.
Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who allows her to discover desire and assert herself as a woman and adult. Adele grows, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).
Director Scott Hicks continues his exploration of music-themed films with a new documentary. It is a story of passion, obsession and possession. A journey into a world of rarefied instruments and musicians who seek them out.
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.
Evil Queen Ravenna, betrays her good sister, Freya, with an unforgivable act, freezing Freya's heart of love and unleashing in her an icy power she never knew she possessed. Retreating to a kingdom far to the north, Freya raises an army of Huntsmen as her protectors, with the only rule that no two of them should ever fall in love.