A Cry in the Dark
A family torn apart. A public filled with outrage. A woman accused of murder. Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations and two public inquests, she is charged with murder. The case attracts a lot of attention, turning it into a media sideshow.
A Fierce Green Fire
It is the largest movement the world has ever seen, it may also be the most important - in terms of what's at stake. Yet it's not east being green. Environmentalists have been reviled as much as revered, for being killjoys and Cassandras. Every battle begins as a lost cause and even the victories have to be fought for again and again. Still, environmentalism is one of the great social innovations of the twentieth century, and one of the keys to the twenty-first. It has arisen at a key juncture in history, when humans have come to rival nature as a power determining the fate of the earth.
A Prairie Home Compa
Radio Like You've Never Seen It Before A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
A.I. Artificial Inte
Journey to a world where robots dream and desire. 11-year-old David, the first android with human feelings, is adopted by the Swinton family to test his ability to function. However, before his 'testing' is complete, he leaves on an odyssey to understand the secret to his existence and be more human.
Charlie Kaufman writes the way he lives... With Great Difficulty. His Twin Brother Donald Lives the way he writes... with foolish abandon. Susan writes about life... But can't live it. John's life is a book... Waiting to be adapted. One story... Four Lives... A million ways it can end. A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Before and After
Dancing at Lughnasa
Five sisters embrace the spirit of a people. Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
In light of genuine occasions, a Chinese college understudy reacts fiercely when his odds for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school governmental issues.
Liu Xing is a grant kid from China, recently touched base in Salt Lake City, a graduate understudy in cosmology, in Utah to ponder in Professor Reiser's prestigious program. Back in China, Liu Xing's folks are pleased with him, and he commits himself to satisfying their trusts. All the graduate understudies in the program take a shot at activities that broaden and further Reiser's model of the roots of the universe. Liu Xing does well until his own speculations move him far from Reiser's. Will Reiser and the division perceive Liu Xing's brightness? Will the young fellow's promoter, Joanna Silver, mediate?
Death Becomes Her
In one small bottle... The fountain of youth. The secret of eternal life. The power of an ancient potion. Sometimes it works... sometimes it doesn't. Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.
Defending Your Life
The first true story of what happens after you die. In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
There is no evidence. There are no witnesses. But for one, there is no doubt. In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority.
As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.
Falling in Love
During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married and Frank has two little kids, they meet more and more often, their friendship becoming the most precious thing in their lives.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Dig the life fantastic! The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Into the Woods
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree .
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them .
Hard times and Good times. Francis and Helen. Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped; visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. That night, out drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, the film explores their code of fairness and loyalty.
Through It All, Friendship Prevailed. JULIA covers the 1930s when Lillian attained fame with the production of her play "The Childrens' Hour" on Broadway. It centers on Lillian's relationship with her friend, Julia. It's a relationship that goes beyond mere acquaintance and one for which the word "love" seems appropriate. While Julia attends the University in Vienna, Lillian suffers through revisions of her play with her mentor and sometimes lover Dashiel Hammett. After becoming a celebrated playwright, Lillian is invited to a writers conference in Russia. Julia, having taken up the battle against fascism, enlists Lillian en route to smuggle money through Nazi Germany which will assist in the Anti-Fascist cause. During a brief meeting with Julia on this trip, Lillian learns that Julia has had a child which is called Lilly.
Julie & Julia
Kramer vs. Kramer
There are three sides to this love story Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Lemony Snicket's A S
Darkening theaters December 17. Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.
Lions for Lambs
If you don't STAND for something, you might FALL for anything. Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special forces ambushed on an Afghani ridge await rescue as Taliban forces close in; a poli-sci professor at a California college invites a student to re-engage.
Take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But Sophie has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her father.
Woody Allen's New Comedy Hit The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
A story about the years that keep us apart... And the moments that bring us together. A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Music of the Heart
She gave them a gift they could never imagine. They gave the system a fight it would never forget. Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.
One True Thing
Out of Africa
Based on a true story. Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Postcards from the E
Having a wonderful time, wish I were here. Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who finds her mother still treats her like a child. Despite these problems - and further ones to do with the men in in her life - Suzanne can begin to see the funny side of her situation, and it also starts to occur to her that not only do daughters have mothers, mothers do too.
A Therapeutic New Comedy A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
What if someone you love...just disappeared? When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.
Ricki and the Flash
A performer who surrendered everything for her fantasy of rock-and-move fame returns home, hoping to make things right with her crew.
Three-time Academy Award® champ Meryl Streep goes electric and tackles a radical new gig - a hard-shaking artist/guitarist - for Oscar®-winning chief Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the elevating parody Ricki and the Flash. In a film stacked with music and live execution, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar champion who surrendered everything for her fantasy of rock-and-move fame, yet is presently returning home to make things right with her gang. Streep stars inverse her genuine girl Mamie Gummer, who plays her anecdotal little girl; Rick Springfield, who tackles the part of a Flash part enamored with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who depicts Ricki's forgiving
On November 13, 1974, Karen Silkwood, an employee of a nuclear facility, left to meet with a reporter from the New York Times. She never got there. The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps who has found a reason to live in Nathan a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stengo the movies narrator a young American writer new to New York City. But the happiness of Sophie and Nathan is endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.
Still of the Night
If looks could kill... When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for despite her being a likely murder suspect. As the police pressure on him intensifies, Rice decides to attempt solving the case on his own and soon discovers that someone is trying to kill him as well.
Stuck on You
Whatever happens to the boys, one thing is certain. Nothing will ever come between them. In Martha's Vineyard, Mass., conjoined twins Walt (Greg Kinnear) and Bob Tenor (Matt Damon) make the best of their handicap by being the fastest grill cooks in town. While outgoing Walt hopes to one day become a famous actor, shy Bob prefers to stay out of the spotlight. When a fading Hollywood actress, Cher (Cher), decides to get her show "Honey and the Beaze" cancelled, she hires Walt -- and his brotherly appendage -- as her costars. But their addition surprisingly achieves the opposite.
The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
The Bridges of Madis
The Devil Wears Prad
The French Lieutenan
She was lost from the moment she saw him. In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature of the script leads to an off-camera love affair as well. While attempting to maintain their composure and professionalism, Anna and Mike struggle to come to terms with their infidelity.
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the real world .
This film, based on Lois Lowry's book, tells the story of a perfect world. Everyone here is happy. When Jonas is 18 years old, he's chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. He enters into training with an old man called 'the Giver' who would give Jonas memories of the "real" world that the rest of the community is hidden from. From the Giver, Jonas learns not only of love and family, but also of pain, war, and all the unhappy truths the world holds. He quickly realizes that his community is fake. Confronted with this reality, Jonas faces difficult choices about his own life and the futures of many people he's become close to .
The time to hide is over. The time to regret is gone. The time to live is now. "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.
The House of the Spi
The Iron Lady
Never compromise A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
The River Wild
Rafting master Gail goes up against a couple of furnished executioners while exploring an astoundingly savage stream.
Gail, a specialist at white water rafting, takes her family on an excursion down a waterway on which she used to be a guide. En route, the family experiences two men who are unexperienced rafters that need to discover their companions down stream. Afterward, the family discovers that the combine of men are equipped burglars. The men then physically constrain the family to bring them down the stream to meet their accessories. The rafting trip for the family is unquestionably demolished, however in particular, their lives are in question.
The Seduction of ..
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well...