When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls.
This is the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
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.
Awakened by a rumbling that could only be made by the much-feared Heffalump, Winnie The Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood crew sets forth to catch the dreaded creature. Disregarded as too young to partake in such a dangerous expedition, Roo opts to search on his own and meets a young, playful Heffalump named Lumpy. Roo discovers that Heffalumps are nothing like what he's been told, and that the creature is equally afraid of Roo's silly pals. Roo and Lumpy strike up a friendship and work together to dispel the unfounded fears of their respective friends and families.
This endearing story evolves into a profound and moving study of personality, class and culture. As Stevens becomes engrossed in orchestrating his employer's grand banquets, receptions and conferences - which turn out to involve a pact with the Nazis, he realises his unquestioning faith has cost him dearly, both in love and in his neglect of his ailing father.
In this film, Timon the pompous meerkrat and Pumbaa the bumbling warthog reveal where they came from, when they met and how they helped Simba save the Serengeti. Their story includes glimpses into some big events from The Lion King that look a little different from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective's such as when King Mustafa introduced baby Simba to the animal kingdom. With Timon and Pumbaa telling the story, get ready cause the circle of life will never be the same.
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. But life is about to change for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
This is a talent show that celebrates gifted minds and incredible skills of extraordinary men, women, and children. Each episode, seven contestants must perform mental and physical challenges that are impossible for the everyday person, such as solving a series of Rubik's Cube completely blindfolded in under five minutes. Candidates who successfully complete their personal challenge progress to the final round and qualify for the winning vote at the end of the show. The TV audience ultimately decides who the most skillful person in the country is.
The forest comes alive with Bambi, the critically acclaimed coming-of-age story that has thrilled and entertained generations of fans. This grand adventure is full of humour, heart, and the most beloved characters of all time - Bambi, the wide-eyed fawn, his playful pal Thumper, the lovable skunk Flower, and wise Friend Owl. Bambi's story unfolds from season to season as the young prince of the forest learns valuable lessons about friendship, love, and the miracle of life.
The second of the Miyazaki anime films, this tells the story of Sheeta, an orphan and a descendant of the people who once lived in Laputa. She is taken by the secret service, her only connection with the past a stone inscribed with a strange emblem. Pirates attack the secret service's airship and in the commotion Sheeta falls. The the stone lights up and slows her descent and she floats down into the arms of Pazu, an orphan boy. He too has an interest in Laputa and so they set off together to find the legendary floating city.
Winner of an Academy Award and directed by Australia's own George Miller. Happy Feet takes us to Antarctica where we meet a young emperor penguin having a hard time attracting a mate. While his friends use their singing skills to attracts mates, his song sends potential sweethearts running in the opposite direction However, he has a gift like no other, he can dance in a way that would make Fred Astaire jealous.
In this highly physical game and variety show, Japanese pop idols Arashi pit their wits, strength and courage against a different team of entertainers or sportspeople every week. The battles are intense as the teams compete for points and very cool prizes.
Multi award-winning psychological illusionist Derren Brown returns to SBS 2 for this amazing and magical special. In this mesmerising episode, Derrens weaves together psychology, magic, suggestion, misdirection and showmanship, as he creates amazing experiences and seemingly impossible feats. This episode, he experiments with how to control the nation, demonstrates how to be a psychic spy and spills the secrets on how to beat a casino.
Aggressive trial lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) has never lost a case. But when he's sentenced to a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win! First, he teaches the hapless team everything about winning, and then they teach him that winning isn't everything. Watch the pucks fly as they battle their way to the most important game of their lives!
Honoured with legions of critical acclaim, Disney's 36th animated masterpiece magically transforms an ancient Chinese legend into unparalleled fun and adventure that comes along but once every dynasty. Embraced for her lovable, spirited nature, Mulan is a young girl who doesn't quite fit into her tradition-bound society. When the invading Hun army comes charging over China's Great Wall, Mulan's ageing father is ordered into battle. To spare him from harm, Mulan disguises herself as a soldier and secretly takes his place in the Imperial army, training with a comical, ragtag troop, led by the courageous Captain Shang.
Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit and journeys into a topsy-turvey world that gets curiouser and curiouser as her fantastical adventures unfold. Meet the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more unforgettable characters all set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring splendour.
One of the most remarkable innovators of silent film, Georges Melies, amazed turn of the 20th century audiences with his stunning cinematic trickery and illusions. Made just seven years after the Lumiere brothers first introduced the cinematographe to the world, Trip to the Moon is one of Melies' most celebrated films.
This world renowned director of stage and screen, set and costume design is a modern-day Renaissance Man. Zeffirelli muses about the highs of his career, and life in general. He speaks about making Jesus of Nazareth, and his Shakespearian experiences such as The Taming of the Shrew, and Romeo and Juliet. The program also looks at some of his numerous stage and screen adaptations of famous operas such as Tosca, Traviata, Carmen, Aida and Cavalleria Rusticana.
All the music, fun and adventure under the sea! Ariel, the fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, lives in an underwater paradise with her father King Triton, and is enchanted with life above the sea ... even more so after saving a handsome prince from drowning! Against the advice of her best friend Flounder and the hilarious reggae-singing crab Sebastian, Ariel strikes a deal with the sea witch Ursula.
This is a very special look at one of Hollywood's most memorable and treasured icons, revered for her creative spirit and her compassion. She was synonymous with big sunglasses and that Givenchy little black dress, but many are unaware of the extreme hardships Audrey endured in Nazi- occupied Holland while growing up.
Although Doris Day has not appeared in public for over 30 years, she is considered to be a cultural icon of the 20th and 21st centuries. Her films are shown regularly on TV worldwide. She still gets around 200 fan letters a week and is selling more records than ever before. Doris Day has written cinema history by simply playing the girl next door. So, who is the Doris Day of today?
One of the most respected directors in the history of cinema. Banned from the Cannes Film Festival in 1958 because of his harsh criticism of the French movie industry, he came back to win the best director gong the following year with his debut picture. Truffaut's life and career proved just as intriguing and incredible as the films he made.
A sword mysteriously embedded in a massive stone offers this challenge: Whoever can pull it from the stone will become the king of England! Many try to remove the sword and fail, and for an awkward young squire-in-training, the quest seems ludicrous. But with help from a powerful wizard, Merlin, the young man learns that with persistence and belief in himself, even the most incredible dream can be realised. Join in all the wild marvels that make this film a heart-pounding adventure that serves up royal entertainment.
When her adoring father leaves for war, Sara Crewe goes to a strict New York boarding school and endures the harsh treatment of the stern headmistress. Based on the children's classic by Frances Hodgson Burner.
Join Elmo in his biggest adventure yet! Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland, the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley who hasn't learned how to share. Elmo and all his friends from Sesame Street embark on a fun-filled adventure with one mission: to rescue Elmo's blanket. On the way, Elmo encounters a giant chicken and even the Queen of Trash herself. It's a grouch-loving good time filled with fun, sensational songs and all of your favourite characters.
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. -
When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett (Kermit the Frog) at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn.
When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it's up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn, her new friend Will and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.
Following a teenage Leonardo da Vinci and set against the breath-taking backdrop of 15th century Florence, this series is far from a typical period drama. Bursting with mystery, adventure, comedy, and even a slowly unfolding love triangle, the show charts the exploits of history's most dynamic group of teens.
Austrian military officer Leo von Sellentin catches but a momentary glimpse of Felicitas standing in a railway depot, but the vision seared into his mind changes his life forever. When Leo meets Felicitas a few years later, he can't help but fall in love, unaware that she is already married.
You can take the girl out of Gosford but you can't take Gosford out of the girl. It's a favourite saying of Julia Morris's and she is testament to this fact. She takes Our Julia on a trip through the NSW Central Coast in a shiny Morris Minor just like the one in which her mother once drove the very same streets.
Our favourite trio of talking animals is back in this action-packed Disney adventure that'll have the whole family bursting with excitement and laughter. When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast. It's another incredible journey for the three very brave, lovable pets, in a thrilling, funny adventure that's bound to please the entire family.
This high-octane adventure comedy shows that life is about the journey, not the finish line. Hotshot rookie race car Lightning McQueen is living life in the fast lane until he hits a detour on his way to the most important race of his life. Stranded in Radiator Springs, a forgotten town on the old Route 66, he meets Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson and a variety of quirky characters who help him discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame.
Newscaster Evan Baxter leaves Buffalo behind when he wins a seat in Congress. Moving his wife and family to northern Virginia, he seems to have it made, then God throws a crisis of biblical proportions at his feet: The Lord wants him to build an ark and line up all the animals two-by-two in preparation for a flood.
A little girl is born with a mysterious bump on her bottom that soon grows into a beautiful tail that expresses her emotions. It wags her joy, flicks her anger, droops in sadness, or hooks into a curious question mark. The little girl's parents proudly celebrate their daughter's uniqueness, encouraging her exuberant self-expression. At school, her tail inspires magical make-believe adventures with her friends, transforming into a snake or dragon, an explorer's telescope or a magic wand.
The spirited Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, General Shang, asks for her hand in marriage. Before the wedding, however, Mulan and Shang must seal a national alliance by escorting three princesses to their own arranged marriages. When Mulan discovers these women are to be wed against their will, what started as a fight against the rival Mongols becomes a fight with her beloved fiance. Breathing fire into all this mayhem is the mischievous Mushu, who wants to keep Mulan single in order to retain his job as her guardian dragon.
One night, after being forced by her stepmother to look after her infant brother Toby, Sarah's resentfulness gets the better of her and she wishes her problematic younger sibling would just disappear. Unfortunately for Sarah her calls do not fall on deaf ears, and powerful goblin king Jareth answers her cries and whisks baby Toby away. Realising her mistake, she pleads for the safe return of Toby and makes an agreement with Jareth that he will return him but only if she can successfully negotiate her way through the treacherous labyrinth that surrounds his mythical castle filled with all manner of bizarre creatures, puzzles and his own goblin army.
As Chester Kent dives head first into producing musical shorts for the cinema, he must contend with his greedy ex-wife Cynthia, predatory gold-digger Vivian Rich, faithful girl Friday who loves him from afar Nan Prescott, would-be star Scotty Blair, who's living off an older benefactress, his assistant Francis, who constantly moans "it will never work" and secretary Bea Thorn who finally takes off her glasses and becomes a star.
In this sequel, a stray bird named Margalo is being terrorised by the Falcon and Stuart offers her a home with the Little family. But Margalo is hiding a dark secret, and when she mysteriously vanishes, the unlikely duo of Stuart and Snowbell set out on a heart-pounding journey to find her and unlock the mystery. They have no idea where they're headed - all Stuart knows is he has to find Falcon's lair and get Margalo back!
Mr Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world - a tantalising toy haven in which everything inside literally comes to life. But when the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr Magorium's reluctant manager, sceptical accountant and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.
This classic has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humour and adventure. Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London - including 15 from Pongo and Perdita's family. Through the power of the 'Twilight Bark', Pongo leads a heroic cast of animal characters on a dramatic quest to rescue them all in a story the whole family will enjoy again and again.
When Flynn hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer to prove his work was stolen by another executive, he finds himself on a much bigger adventure. Beamed inside by a power-hungry Master Control Program, he joins computer gladiators on a deadly game grid, complete with high-velocity light cycles and Tron, a specialised security program. Together they fight the ultimate battle with the MCP to decide the fate of both the electronic world and the real world.
Intelligent, provocative, glamorous and intriguing, this three-part series points the camera at the inside pages and inner workings of the first international medium. Venture inside the editor's suite and go on location to the interviews and the photo shoots of the greatest magazines in the world.
On Tweedy's Chicken Farm in the north of England, Ginger is sick of being cooped up and forced to lay eggs. Determined to lead her fellow chickens to freedom, she tries one escape plan after another - but nothing works. Then one day a new arrival crash-lands in the barnyard: Rocky the Flying Rooster a brash, cocksure American escapee from a nearby circus. In return for hiding him from the searchers, Ginger persuades Rocky to teach the chickens to fly.
An American legend comes to life! Captain John Smith leads a rag-tag band of English sailors and soldiers to the New World to plunder its riches for England (or, more precisely, for Governor Ratcliffe, who comes along for the ride). Meanwhile, in this 'New World', Chief Powhatan has pledged his daughter, Pocahontas, to be married to the village's greatest warrior. Pocahontas, however, has other ideas. She has seen a vision of a spinning arrow, a vision she believes tells her change is coming. Her life does indeed change when the English ship lands near her village. Between Ratcliffe, who believes the 'savages' are hiding the gold he expected to be plentiful, and Powhatan, who believes these pale newcomers will destroy their land, Smith and Pocahontas have a difficult time preventing all-out war, and saving their love for each other.
This thrilling and thoroughly captivating theatrical hit from Disney has become an instant favourite with audiences of all ages. You'll lose your heart to Chance, a fun-loving American bulldog pup; Sassy, a hilarious Himalayan cat who lives up to her name; and Shadow, a wise old golden retriever - all of whom express themselves with very familiar human voices! The adventure begins when the loving owners of these irresistible pets are forced to leave them in the temporary care of a friend who lives hundreds of miles away. But after several days, the worried animals begin to think their family must be in trouble, so they decide to head for home. On their incredible journey across the ruggedly beautiful Sierras, they encounter unexpected surprises from man, beast, and nature alike. It's an unforgettable story of love, courage, and devotion that will delight and inspire generations to come!
After visiting the cinema, Figaro is struck by the call of nature. With the boy's toilet occupied, he has no choice but to duck into the girl's stall. Then a red-headed girl with braces (Prudence) begins knocking loudly.
This week, Artists At Work follows the trials and triumphs of The Glass Percussion Project as its creators, Eugene Ughetti and Elaine Miles, prepare for an ambitious performance in the Atrium Gallery at Melbourne's Federation Square. The Glass Percussion Project is a meditative and musical interplay inspired by the themes of air, water and divine melody, where Ughetti is the percussionist/composer/conductor and Miles is the glass/installation artist.