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19 year-old former drug addict Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean.
Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
In 1946 postwar Germany, Rachael Morgan arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower and his troubled daughter.
In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.
Matilda tries to help her grandfather, Amadeus, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, navigate his increasing forgetfulness, and ends up going on a remarkable adventure with him.
After nearly forty years of marriage, JOAN and JOE CASTLEMAN are complements of each other. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife.
Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe's literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950s.
THE WIFE interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage thirty plus years later, with a lifetime’s shared compromises.
(Academy Award nomination for: Best Actress)
Jean Thomas, aka THE NURSE, is the manager of the Hotel Artemis, an ultra-exclusive, members-only hospital for criminals, hidden in a hotel of faded ‘20s glamour. Tough, sharp and utterly fearless, The Nurse treats an assortment of assassins, gunrunners, thieves and gangsters in an unexpected state-of-the-art emergency room capable of providing a new liver with a 3-D printer or injecting a patient with nanobots that heal from the inside out. With the help of her towering assistant EVEREST, The Nurse wrangles some of the most dangerous criminals in the world, from sultry French assassin NICE and international arms dealer ACAPULCO, to bank robbers WAIKIKI and his brother HONOLULU.
One night as a violent riot rages on the streets of Los Angeles, legendary crime boss Orian Franklin, aka NIAGARA, arrives needing immediate treatment after a failed attempt on his life. Niagara’s sudden arrival creates a violent clash among the criminals in the hospital, with one ‘patient’ having a particularly deadly motive for checking into the hotel.
Now the safest place for criminals in the city has become the most dangerous.
Millie is a hardworking single mom with a soft spot for stray kids. She already has eight children living in her house and will soon bring home another. Her neighbor Obie is the local loose cannon, and the only white man in an area largely inhabited by African Americans, Latinos, and Koreans.
With racial tensions running dangerously high, Millie and Obie would appear to be unlikely allies. Yet following the acquittal of four of the officers accused of beating Rodney King, these two must navigate the gathering chaos in the city to bring Millie’s kids home safely.
Arthur Fleck is struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds the joke always seems to be on him.
Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur soon makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events.
(Winner of 2 Academy Awards: Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Musical Score. Also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Make-Up & Hairstyling, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing)
Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school friendships and the bonds we create that last a lifetime.
Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.
Philip is a disabled white billionaire, who feels that life is not worth living. To help him in his day to day routine, he hires Del, an African American parolee, trying to reconnect with his estranged wife. What begins as a professional relationship develops into a friendship as Del shows his grouchy charge that life is worth living.
Ted: handsome, smart, charismatic, affectionate. Liz: a single mother, cautious, but smitten. A picture of domestic bliss, the two seem to have it all figured out, that is until Ted is arrested and charged with a series of increasingly grisly murders.
As concern turns to paranoia, Liz is forced to consider how well she knows the man she shares a life with and, as the evidence piles up, decide if Ted Bundy is truly a victim, or actually guilty as charged.
Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.
Armed only with a few clues and the engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the whole city in the balance. And in a mystery that carries him from gin-soaked jazz clubs in Harlem to the hard-edged slums of Brooklyn and, finally, into the gilded halls of New York’s power brokers, Lionel contends with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city to honor his friend and save the woman who might be his own salvation.
(Golden Globe nomination for: Best Original Musical Score)
Visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British-born driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
(Winner of 2 Academy Awards: Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing. Also nominated for Best Picture, Best Sound Mixing)
After he’s attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself.
Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei’s mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.
Audacious and offbeat, The Art Of Self-Defense is an original dark comedy that takes toxic masculinity to absurd extremes.
A.X.L. is a top-secret, robotic dog created by the military to help protect tomorrow’s soldiers. Code named by the scientists who created him, A.X.L. stands for Attack, Exploration, Logistics, and embodies the most advanced, next-generation artificial intelligence.
After an experiment gone wrong, A.X.L. is discovered hiding alone in the desert by a kind-hearted outsider named Miles, who finds a way to connect with him after activating his owner-pairing technology. Together, the two develop a special friendship based on trust, loyalty and compassion. Helping Miles gain the confidence he’s been lacking, A.X.L. will go to any length to protect his new companion, including facing off against the scientists who created him and who will do anything to get him back.
Knowing what is at stake if A.X.L. is captured, Miles teams up with a smart, resourceful ally named Sara to protect his new best friend on a timeless, epic adventure for the whole family.
College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet—and fall for each other—over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City.
Sparks immediately fly between these two strangers, who might never have met had fate not given them a little push. But will fate be enough to take these teens from star-crossed to lucky in love?
With just hours left on the clock in what looks to be her last day in the U.S., Natasha is fighting against her family’s deportation as fiercely as she’s fighting her budding feelings for Daniel, who is working just as hard to convince her they are destined to be together.
A team of mercenaries working with the CIA accepts an off-the-books mission in Chernobyl. After exploring the empty buildings, they find out they are being used to test a small army of heavily armed robots.
Now, betrayed by the US government, they are forced to fight their way out of an ambush by a new, and lethal team of human droids.
The love for her family held no curfew, needed no permit, and had no boundaries.
Poppie Nongena tells the moving story of an isiXhosa mother whose life revolves around finding stability for her family during a period of insufferable upheaval in the country, as African women are forced, by arrests, fines and forced removal, to leave their homes and resettle in remote areas designated as black homelands. When her husband, Stone, becomes too ill to work, Poppie was deemed by the law to be an “illegal” resident in a neighbourhood of her own country.
She engaged in a desperate struggle, using every means at her disposal to remain with her children.
In the drug war, there are no rules – and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways.
Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict – but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.
Wanneer Johan Niemand vir militÍre diens opgeroep word, oudisie hy vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Kerkkoor en Konsertgroep, die ‘Kanaries’ en word aanvaar. In ‘n politieke landskap waar wet en Godsdiens individualiteit onderdruk, moet Johan en die Kanaries militÍre opleiding doen en daarna op ‘n landwye toer gaan, mense vermaak en geloof in die kerk en weermag versterk.
Op toer ontwikkel Johan gevoelens vir ‘n mede-koormaat en dit veroorsaak dat hy alles oor homself en sy wÍreld bevraagteken. Hy ontmoet verskeie karakters op toer; sommige trots op die koor se pogings en ander wat hom bewus maak van die realiteit en effek van apartheid in Suid-Afrika.
Namate Johan sy geloof, patriotisme en seksualiteit bevraagteken, lei sy opkomende kreatiwiteit en passie vir musiek ‘n direkte konflik met sy bevelvoerders.
Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, it tells the story of Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987.
Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics.
As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.
After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop.
In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever.
Based on the international best-selling autobiographical books "Papillon" and "Banco," this action-packed true story follows the epic life of Henri "Papillon" CharriŤre, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.
This film is a thrilling adventure and a powerful portrait of the resilience of the human spirit, even in the face of utter inhumanity.
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule.
When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy.
As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
(Academy Award nominations for: Best Costume Design, Best Makeup & Hairstyling)
Na haar pa se dood besef Gideonette de la Rey, ’n vreesbevange jong meisie met ’n ooraktiewe verbeelding dat sy die enigste oorlewende gesinslid is met ’n familienaam waarop ’n vloek rus.
Met die hulp van haar nuwe vriend, Bhubesi, en sy ‘Meerkat Maantuig’ moet sy die innerlike krag vind om haar vrees te oorkom indien sy die vloek wil breek.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.
An ageing reprobate, a rural African boy, a rottweiler, and an orphaned baby rhino are all set on stopping rhino poaching. Their quest takes them through hysterical situations and tragic times, as they end up an inspiration and a conscience to a world in need of heroes.
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