Andrew Largeman returns to his hometown for the funeral of his clinically depressed mother, a journey that reconnects him with some of his past friends. Because the trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants, he also begins to reconnect with himself.
Misguided 20-year-old African-American Jody (Tyrese Gibson) is really just a baby boy finally forced-kicking and screaming to face the commitments of real life. Streetwise and jobless, he is a father of two children and still lives with his own mother, unable to strike a balance or find direction in his chaotic life.
This coming-of-age comedy drama follows Jody as he matures and learns the ways of everyday life in the hood. Follow the conversation on twitter: #NITV (Movie) (MA)
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.
This film is a powerful uplifting true story of one mans struggle to survive against mountainous odds. Aron Ralston has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, a thrill-seeker's adventure becomes the challenge of a lifetime. Over the next five days, Ralston embarks on a remarkable personal journey in which he relies on the memories of family and friends, as well as his own courage and ingenuity, to turn adversity into triumph.
A drama based on the true story of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. In 1993, 20-year-old Brandon leaves Lincoln, Nebraska, for the nearby community of Falls City, where she sports a crew cut, favours jeans and boots, and is regarded as a man by most of the people in town. Brandon meets teenage Lana and the two become romantically involved almost immediately.