An unexplained plague has decimated the world's population and yet, the dead aren't dying. They've become zombies, stalking endlessly in a constant quest to feed on the flesh and blood of the few remaining living.
Ken Loach directs this outstanding comedy which won Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2012. A young Scottish father narrowly avoids a prison sentence and vows to turn over a new leaf after visiting a whisky distillery.
This documentary follows the journey of Patty Schemel, the openly gay drummer of Courtney Love's rock band Hole, as she struggles with fame and addiction. Patty found herself, like her friend Kurt Cobain, embraced by the dark side.
Stanley Kubrick's 1987 masterpiece follows a group of soldiers undergoing a gruelling eight-week Marine induction/training course under the no-nonsense Sgt Hartman. On completion of their training, many of the Marines are sent to Vietnam.
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.
Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient this psychological film. Jung's weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud, but soon both men fall under Sabina's spell.
Carcetti orders a cover-up after Daniels tells him that McNulty fabricated the serial killer story. Pearlman negotiates a deal with Levy and Haynes finds his concerns about Templeton falling on increasingly deaf ears.
Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at 2001 Oscars and winner of more than 60 international awards, this breakthrough film for Mexican cinema follows a saga of unrelated people representing the harsh socio-economic extremes of Mexico City.
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.
This film tells the story of an unlikely kind of friendship that develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out Jody's lover, a hairdresser named Dil. Fergus adopts the name 'Jimmy' and gets a job as a day labourer. He also starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus's IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn't know, either.
While on a second honeymoon in Scotland with her husband after World War II, army nurse Claire Randall steps through an ancient standing stone circle and awakes in 1743. After an encounter with a British soldier, she's kidnapped by a group of Scottish Highlanders whose ranks include an injured young man named Jamie.
Nomi Malone has what it takes to make it as a Las Vegas showgirl, what she doesn't have is a way in. To survive, she accepts the only job available, lap dancing at a seedy club. And when she meets Cristal, Vegas' reigning showgirl, Nomi wants everything she has including her boyfriend. And as Nomi dives deeper into the world she so desperately desires, a rivalry between the two women heats up. The battle for the spotlight becomes so fiercely competitive that it drives Nomi to desperate lengths and devious heights for fame in sin city.
Fasten your seat belts as we take a ride with TV Writer and Producer Dan Harmon and his cohorts on a 21-city bus tour across America performing the popular podcast, Harmontown. This funny and brutally honest documentary, directed by Neil Berkeley ("Beauty is Embarrassing"), provides a revealing look at the complicated character behind TV's "Community" and "Rick and Morty". Each new tour stop uncovers more Harmon (literally!) and provides intimate insights into his public persona and personal relationships.
Set in the early 20th century, China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords fight to expand their power. General Hou is at the centre of the struggle with his violent and ruthless tactics that rarely discriminate between soldiers and civilians. When Hou is betrayed by fellow general Cao Man, he is forced into hiding, and takes refuge with the monks at their hidden mountain temple.
In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of NWA, this film tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionised music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.
Frank desperately searches for his missing wife in 1945, while in 1743 Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage and her developing feelings for Jamie. Claire is faced with an emotional quandary as a life-altering opportunity presents itself and she is on the path back to Craigh na Dun.
A fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknown to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.
Reus is the history of a mythical Uruguayan neighbourhood, and the battle of two families as they struggle for power. Half the neighbourhood supports Tano, a gang leader who is fighting with the merchants of the city for control. The merchants are led by Don Elias, and a battle between the two groups takes place on the colourful streets of Reus. (Movie)
Ada Monroe's widower father moves from Charleston to a small southern village where she briefly meets young Inman, and each senses an instant attraction. But it's not long before Inman is off to war as a Confederate soldier. Although most of their letters never reach the destination, they long for each other amidst the terrifying circumstances of the war. Inman is badly wounded and Ada is left poor and hungry when her father dies. Into her life comes young and pragmatic Ruby, who shows by example what a young woman can do with the help of nature and her own hands. As Inman tries to head home to Ada at Cold Mountain, the war continues to interrupt his journey, and the hatred bred by war takes its toll on all.
Sacha Baron Cohen brings his Kazakh journalist character Borat Sagdiyev to the big screen. Borat travels to America to make a documentary. Travelling across the nation, he meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him, exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture. (From the US) (Movie) (2006) MA(S,N) CC
As Vince and Turtle carried away by top-dollar decorating, Eric is anxious to get an offer in writing; Drama decides on elective surgery to 'augment' his livelihood; Ari breaks a deal in therapy with Mrs. Ari; and hotshot director Billy has big news about Queens Blvd.
Four West Baltimore boys wrestle with what to do with the rest of their summer vacation as the new fall school year approaches. Bodie deals with his corner running slower than usual so he decides to take on a runner.
Nikita, a punk-junkie sociopath is sentenced to life imprisonment for viciously and cold bloodedly killing a Parisian cop. At the eleventh hour she's given a second chance in the form of a choice, face the life sentence or become an assassin for the French Secret Service. Three gruelling years later, Nikita emerges as a glamorous highly trained assassin. Then she falls in love and realises that all she wants is out.
From Rebel Without a Cause to Superbad, American films for teens have conquered the world. A brilliantly decoded documentary, studded with key clips. Long, locker-lined corridors, leafy campuses, raging hormones, student jokes, questionable fights between hunky athletic guys, pom-pom girls and rebellious nerds: the codes of the teen movie, derived from real US high school life, are today well-rooted in our collective imagination. From its beginnings in the 1950s, with Rebel Without a Cause, to the hilarious virgins of the contemporary master of the genre, Judd Apatow, via the golden age of the 1980s, this documentary goes back over the history of a trend that has been undervalued for a long time.
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?
This is the story of Linh, a Vietnamese Australian university student who secretly starts part-time work as an escort. She develops a close rapport with one of her clients, an enigmatic American art dealer, who books her on a regular basis. For a time she manages to keep her two lives in separate compartments. But when she falls for a fellow student her worlds collide and things get complicated.
A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.
After executing a last act of justice as a Montana marshal, Seth Bullock relocates to the Deadwood gold-mining camp, where he and partner Sol Star look to start a hardware business. Bullock soon crosses paths with another new arrival - legendary gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok - and clashes with Al Swearengen, the formidable boss of the Gem Saloon.
There is much joy and jubilation as the marriage of Elizabeth and Tommy is blessed by Reverend Johnson in the partially constructed church, a structure that the convicts are voluntarily helping their vicar build with whatever blood, sweat and tears they can muster after their penal labour. When Governor Phillip arrives to investigate what is happening, he orders a stop to work on the church. With rations running so short, all energy and effort must go into the colony's development - spiritual edifices have to come second.
A psychopath nicknamed Buffalo Bill is murdering women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner who may provide clues to the killer's actions. That prisoner is psychiatrist Dr Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant, diabolical cannibal who agrees to help Starling only if she'll feed his morbid curiosity with details of her own complicated life.
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.
A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late '80s. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties as founder of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont warranted Belfort the title The Wolf of Wall Street.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)