Ivan ReitmanQuinn Harris is a rough hewn aviator living an uncomplicated existence in paradise, content with the comfortable living he makes flying freight in his weather-beaten old plane, Quinn's life is just the way he wants it...until he meets Robin Monroe. She's from New York - a sharp, driven, magazine editor on holiday with her new fiance Frank Martin. When an unexpected editorial deadline requires Robin to be in Tahiti, she reluctantly bribes Quinn to fly her there. Forced down in a storm, the two suddenly find themselves stranded on a deserted island. Danger and romance ensue as the two castaways are thrown into a series of adventures not found in any vacation brochure. They're the last two people who'd want to be stranded on an uninhabited jungle island together-and neither one had plans for the romantic adventure.
Paul CzinnerProkofiev’s stunning score combined with Shakespeare’s famous story of star-crossed lovers make this a rare treat. The path of true love winds to a tragic end for Romeo and Juliet. Their families oppose their lovematch and, in a desperate attempt to be together, tragedy strikes. With the leads played by Margot Fonteynand Rudolph Nureyev, this is a masterpiece on many levels.
Victor Levin5 to 7 is a sizzling drama starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek into Darkness) and Bérénice Marlohe (Skyfall). A chance encounter on the streets of Manhattan draws aspiring writer Brian into an illicit and passionate love affair with a glamorous French woman. The catch? She's married, and can only meet him for hotel room trysts between the hours of 5pm and 7pm. This sexy romance captures the giddy thrill, the pain and the comedy of being young and falling in love.
Charles Herman-WurmfeldJessica Stein is a sensitive but neurotic New York journalist who also happens to be at the end of her emotional rope. Her brother’s engaged, her best friend’s pregnant, she hasn’t dated in a year, and she can’t sleep. After an optimistic but nightmarish dating spree, she happens upon an intriguing personal ad...whose only drawback is that it’s in the “women seeking women” section. On a daring whim, she decides to answer it, and meets funky downtown hipster Helen Cooper. A lively evening of banter, connection and heated debate culminates in a kiss that confounds and intrigues even the reluctant Jessica. Kissing Jessica Stein is a modern romantic comedy that breaks all the rules, blurring the lines between friendship and romantic love, and finding the funny, surprising and ultimately poignant overlap between the two.
Damien O'DonnellIn the entertaining tradition of The Full Monty, here's a delightfully funny story about the wild road trip that changes one man's life! Colin (Michael Sheen - Laws of Attraction) is a simple guy who had always meekly settled for the simple things in life. But it's not until his wife Sandra runs off with a friend (Jim Carter - Ella Enchanted) that Colin realizes just how good things might have been. Determined to win her back and jump-start his life, Colin hops on his trusty moped and embarks on a chaotic cross-country journey of discovery that opens his eyes to places he's never seen...and introduces him to people he never expected to meet! Also starring Mark Addy (The Full Monty and Celia Imrie (Bridget Jones's Diary).
John HustonWith a cast of notable stars, acclaimed director John Huston guides this western with an unerring hand. Huston crafts the story with a series of suspenseful scenes, having a mysterious stranger ride horseback into a small community in the Texas Panhandle and then proceed to cause a mini-war. The time is the mid-19th century and antagonism already exists between the white settlers in the community and the local Kiowa Indian nation. The Zachary family find themselves at the core of this animosity. The matriarch, Matilda (Lillian Gish) holds a family secret — her adopted daughter Rachel (Audrey Hepburn) is actually a Kiowa child. The three brothers in the Zachary family hold differing views on their duties to their family and their hostility towards the Kiowa. While Ben (Burt Lancaster) is obviously in love with Rachel, another, Cash (Audie Murphy) hates Native Americans, and the youngest (Doug McClure) will defend his family when in need. The stranger on horseback does the unthinkable
Peter StricklandIn an unnamed European town, in an unspecified year, live Cynthia and Evelyn. Every day Evelyn cycles to Cynthia’s mansion to work as a lowly maid – and every day the cruel, vindictive Cynthia inflicts countless sadistic humiliations upon her. But as the days go by and the pair begin to reveal themselves, it soon becomes clear that the humiliation may not all be of Cynthia’s design… Startling, stylish and heady with atmosphere, The Duke of Burgundy is a dazzling exploration of romance, relationships and desire from the multi-award winning director of Berberian Sound Studio. Laden with wit and brimming with filmic references, it is one of the most remarkable films of the year and will doubtless leave you reeling.
Mischa KampDo you remember your first love? Sieger and Marc are part of an all-boys athletics club, training hard for the relay championships. During their lakeside summer days, an innocent friendship develops into something deeper, but coming to terms with these new emotions is a hurdle they have to overcome. At first, Sieger denies his attraction to Marc. But then, they kiss.
Steve MinerAcademy Award-winner Mel Gibson ("Braveheart," the "Lethal Weapon" series) stars in this romantic action/adventure about a test pilot who is transported from 1939 to 1992 in a top-secret cryogenics experiment, and finally learns how to declare his love for the woman he left behind. American Movie Classics calls this "a magical adventure...a heart grabber that lifts the spirit!" Elijah Wood (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "Seabiscuit"), Golden Globe-winner Jamie Lee Curtis ("True Lies," "A Fish Called Wanda") and Emmy Award-nominee George Wendt (TV's "Cheers," "Guilty by Suspicion") co-star in this irresistible romantic thriller, which made more than $56 million at the box office! Executive-produced by Emmy Award-winner J.J. Abrams (TV's "Lost," TV's "Alias").
John DuiganAustralia, 1965: Shy Danny Embling (Noah Taylor – The Year My Voice Broke) discovers love with another outsider, Ugandan Thandiwe Adjewa (Thandie Newton – ER), who attends a nearby girls' school. Danny and Thandiwe's relationship opens new worlds to both of them and helps them cope with the petty cruelty of their schoolmates, including icy, beautiful, sexually repressed Nicola Radcliffe (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman – Birth, The Hours), in this charming, insightful coming-of-age story.
Carl MedlandDale is an attractive, hard-as-nails gay male escort in Greenwich, London. He specialises in fulfilling sexual fantasies - dressing up as a schoolboy, BDSM, you name it, he's done it, yet his own dreams of a happy ending are complicated when straight best friend and childhood crush Raj announces his forthcoming marriage. Meanwhile, a spate of gay hate crimes are being reported on the local heath... Co-starring Michael Joyce, better known on the London gay scene as flamboyant drag artiste Estee Applauder, and Brazilian beefcake model Israel Cassol, Carl Medland's gritty love letter to East London winningly combines the heady romance of 'Beautiful Thing' with the darker side of London life.
Bronwen HughesBen (Ben Affleck) has two days to get from New York to Savannah, Georgia for his wedding to Bridget Cahill (Maura Tierney). Everything is running smoothly until his plane skids off the runway. Ben inadvertently saves the life of his seatmate, Sarah (Sandra Bullock), who becomes his companion for the longest two days of his life. As fate begins to repeat itself through a series of disasters involving a rental car, a train, and a bus (not to mention a hurricane), Ben has to wonder if someone's trying to give him a message. Inevitably, he also finds himself falling in love with Sarah. Meanwhile, Bridget wonders where, exactly, Ben is, and her old boyfriend Steve (David Strickland) attempts to take advantage of the situation. Not that Bridget's dad (Ronny Cox) really minds, since Steve is much more successful than Ben. En route, Ben and Sarah collide with Ben's best man, Alan (Steve Zahn) and his girlfriend, the maid of honor (Meredith Scott Lynn), which further adds to the series of cosmi
Michael BaumgartenWelcome to The Guest House, and welcome to this year’s guiltiest pleasure for lesbian movie lovers everywhere! Blue-eyed blonde bad girl Rachel (gorgeous new lesbian heart-throb Ruth Reynolds) is mature for her eighteen years and the arrival of her Dad’s new employee Amy (the lovely Madeline Merritt), who is staying in their swanky Los Angeles guest house for the weekend, brings Rachel the inspiration she needs. A wholesome college graduate fresh to California from the cornfields of Iowa, Amy happily confesses her dreams and desires to Rachel over the course of the weekend and the two women gradually fall in love!
Tom GustafsonWhen Timothy is cast as Puck in a high-school production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, he takes the role to heart--using the text to concoct a love potion he uses to turn his conservative town gay! How will they deal with their sudden transformations, especially the school jock (Timothy's secret love)? This invigorating musical is bursting with Broadway-quality songs and the kind of role reversals that would make Shakespeare proud.
Steve KlovesSecond-rate cabaret entertainers Jack and Frank Baker (Jeff and Beau Bridges) decide to spice up their act by hiring a sexy singer, Susie (Michelle Pfeiffer). Success comes quickly, but her presence creates a rift between the brothers when womaniser Jack falls for her and she starts demanding a say in discussions about the group's musical direction.
Richard TanneInspired by the first couple’s first date, this feel-good romance tells the story of how a charming young law associate called Barack Obama (played by Parker Sawyers) tried to woo reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) on a daylong trip in and around Chicago’s South Side in 1989. As they walk, talk and bond over their personal and professional aspirations, this rendezvous marks the first spark of romance between one of the most important partnerships in American history.
Lynn SheltonA heart-warming comedy about friendship, love and life, Your Sister’s Sister stars Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass in the new feature from Lynn Shelton. When Jack (Duplass) finds himself down on his luck, best friend Iris (Blunt) suggests he spend a weekend at her family's remote island retreat. Upon arriving Jack discovers Iris’ sister Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt) had the same idea and the two find solace together in sharing their issues and drunkenly kiss. When Iris arrives the next morning unannounced she further complicates matters for an already confused and bumbling Jack.
Dante AriolaOne-time talented golfer, Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) is struggling with a life from which he longs to escape. Faking his own death, he acquires a forged passport and a new identity — that of a golfer named “Arthur Newman”. “Arthur” heads out for Indiana to start a new life and a promise of a new job as a resident golf pro at a prestigious club. Along the way, he meets the beautiful but troubled "Mike" (Emily Blunt), who is also travelling under a false identity — that of her schizophrenic twin sister. Arthur and Mike’s relationship flourishes and they embark on an adventurous road trip where they take a deviation, break into empty mansions and assume other people’s identities until, eventually, the role-playing games begin to lose their lustre, revealing two hearts hurt by life’s challenges. Arthur & Mike are then forced to take another look at themselves and the real lives they’ve left behind.
Robert IscoveExciting young stars Freddie Prinze, Jr. (DOWN TO YOU, SHE'S ALL THAT) and Claire Forlani (MYSTERY MEN, MEET JOE BLACK) ride a fun rollercoaster to romance in this sexy comedy hit! Shy bookworm Ryan (Prinze) and the outgoing, free-spirited Jennifer (Forlani) couldn't be more different. So when they first meet, they can't stand each other. When they meet again, they loathe each other! But when they finally reconnect in college, all that friction eventually explodes into red-hot romantic fireworks! With hilarious friends Jason Biggs (AMERICAN PIE), Amanda Detmer (FINAL DESTINATION, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS) and Heather Donahue (THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT) along to pump up the fun, you'll laugh along as these irresistible boys and girls sort out all of love's confusing complexities!
Terrence MalickTO THE WONDER is the beautiful and acclaimed latest offering from Terrence Malick, the legendary director of The Tree of Life (2011). The film is centred on Neil (Ben Affleck, Argo ), a man who is torn between two loves: Marina (Olga Kurylenko, Quantum of Solace), the European woman who comes to the United States to be with him, and Jane (Rachel McAdams, Midnight in Paris ), the old flame he reconnects with from his hometown. Neil’s doubts about his life and loves are reflected in the crisis of faith experienced by Father Quintana (Javier Bardem, Skyfall), who only sees pain and the loss of hope in the world. In TO THE WONDER, Malick explores how love and its many phases and seasons – passion, sympathy, obligation, sorrow, indecision – can transform, destroy, and reinvent lives.
Garry MarshallAl Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer light up the screen in this captivating romantic comedy. Pfeiffer plays Frankie, a waitress at a N.Y.C. coffee shop. After a series of hurtful relationships, the last thing Frankie's looking for is a new man...until he comes looking for her. Pacino is an outgoing ex-con who's hired as the new short-order cook. He's head-over-heels crazy for Frankie. But to Frankie, they're as different as scrambled and hard-boiled. What can he mean when he says, "We were a couple before we ever met"? Directed by Garry Marshall(Pretty Woman), Frankie & Johnny is a "delightfully unique love story with a delightfully unique sense of fun" (David Sheehan, KNBD-TV, Los Angeles).
Andrew HaighOn a Friday night after hanging out with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a nightclub, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen. And so begins a weekend - in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex - that will resonate throughout their lives.
Stefan SchaeferWhen a young business executive, NIKLAS, is sent from Frankfurt to New York to shut down a division of his firm, he doesn’t realize his life is about to be turned upside-down in one single day. By 9:30am he has done what he was tasked to do. But his flight back to Frankfurt doesn’t leave for another 11 hours. In this time, seemingly by chance, he meets and falls for LETICIA, a beautiful African-American secretary and aspiring singer. The only problem... Unbeknownst to him, she’s one of the people he just fired. They end up back in Brooklyn, where he meets her father, a pastor, and begins to realize who she is. Unable to tell her the truth, he stumbles through a romantic few hours of eating, walking through Brooklyn streets, and listening to her play music in her new apartment. At the worst possible time, Leticia finds out who Niklas really is. In a rage, she abandons him deep in Brooklyn. Several hours later he shows up at her father’s church shoeless, without his wallet or pho
Jim Field SmithIn Iowa, butter carving is as cut-throat as a Presidential election, plagued with scandal, greed, blackmail, and sex—except with butter! When long-reigning champion butter sculptor, Bob Pickler (Ty Burrell), is forced to step down, his zealous wife, Laura (Jennifer Garner) enters the competition herself, to fight for their status as butter royalty. A win seems virtually guaranteed for the poised and studied candidate when a formidable contender emerges: the fresh-faced, effortlessly charismatic 10-year-old Destiny (Yara Shahidi), an African-American foster child of local couple, Jill and Ethan (Alicia Silverstone and Rob Corddry). Suddenly, it‘s anybody‘s game and Laura will do anything to win—even if it means resorting to sabotage and seducing her foolish ex-boyfriend Boyd (Hugh Jackman) as a co-conspirator.
Campbell XJJ is a lesbian 'Stud' who works as a wedding photographer with her best friend, Seb, a pretty white gay boy. Their clients are wild, weird and wonderful and like many of them JJ and Seb are both looking for love in the wrong places. So when JJ falls in love with the beautiful and mysterious Elle, this long term friendship is tested for the first time, as JJ has to choose between her hot new lover and her best friend. JJ's decision to give her relationship a proper chance leaves Seb with a lot of extra time on his hands and he finds himself having to reject the constant flirtatious advances of their local drug dealer, Smack Jack, who turns up when Seb least wants to see him. Jack is sweet-hearted and knows all the right people, but his one true love is Seb - he just needs to find a way to make Seb feel the same. Instead Seb is too busy lusting after his web-fantasy, the straight-acting 'lad' known as Manchester Joe, who he found when surfing the web. When JJ and Elle hit hard times and
Hugh WilsonWhen a man raised in a 1950s era bomb shelter emerges into the outside world for the first time--to find a nice non-mutant girl with whom to repopulate the earth--meets a savvy, cynical modern woman, sparks fly, opposites attract and the result is a wondrous chain reaction in this romantic comedy for the nuclear age--Blast from the Past. Adam's (Brendan Fraser "The Mummy," "The Mummy Returns") hapless search in the brave new world of homeless people, adult bookstores and all-night supermarkets leads him directly into Eve (Golden Globe-nominee Alicia Silverstone "Clueless," "Batman & Robin," TVs "Miss Match"). She's suspicious, smart about survival and uncertain of the possibilities of love. Her life has been a series of dead-end jobs, shallow boyfriends and dashed hopes. But the more Eve watches Adam approach the world with wide eyes, comic miscomprehension, joyous delight and a deliciously sweet innocence, the more she begins to find herself falling ... in love?
Kay PollakAcademy Award Nominee 2005 - Best Foreign Language Film. A successful international conductor suddenly interrups his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden.It doesn’t take long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir, which practises every Thursday in the parish hall. Just come along and give a little bit of good advice. He can’t say no, and from that moment, nothing in the village is the same again. The choir develops and grows. He makes both friends and enemies. And he finds love.
Gerry O'HaraFanny Hill (Lisa Raines) is a buxom country maiden who arrives in the big city and quickly begins an affair with the scion of a wealthy family in this softcore version of an old British tale. When the clan patriarch dies, Fanny is ready to marry her lover until she discovers he has been unfaithful. This sets her on a course of erotic adventures that begins in protest and ends in great wealth.
Eldar RapaportWhen Troy (Murray Bartlett, Farscape) moves back to LA after many years in Barcelona he finds that his ex-boyfriend Jonathan (Daniel Dugan) has begun dating Raul (Adrian Gonzales), a handsome South American immigrant. Jonathan has helped Raul stay in America, but when Raul senses the sexual tension between the exes, temperatures rise between the three men in LA's stultifying summer heat.
Rebecca ZlotowskiGary is young, agile, and a quick learner. He's one of those who's never been promised anything. After a succession of odd jobs, he's taken on at a nuclear power plant. There, amongst the reactors and their high doses of radioactivity, he finally finds what he's been looking for money, a team and a family. But the team also includes Karole, Toni's wife, with whom he falls in love. Grand Central is a passionate story about lust and forbidden love, set against the dangerous backdrop of a nuclear power plant, with two electrifying performances from Lea Seydoux (Blue Is the Warmest Colour) and Tahar Rahim (A Prophet).
Jon M. Chu"Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
Zalman KingLoosely based on the experiences of groundbreaking novelist Anaïs Nin and set against the backdrop of looming war in Europe, this erotic drama follows a young woman as she travels to France in 1939 to pursue her dream of being a writer. While in France, she meets a wealthy and handsome French novelist who contracts her into writing erotica for a dollar a page and is launched on a journey of sexual self-discovery. Starring Costas Mandylor ("Saw III," "Beowulf").
Todd Strauss-SchulsonNew York City architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson) works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. And if things weren’t bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare — a romantic comedy — and she is the leading lady.
Angela RobinsonDetails the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her own right, and Olive Byrne, a former student who became an academic.
Baz LuhrmannIn this epic directed by Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. Rather than sell her late husband's rundown Australian cattle station so that she can resume her life in London on the brink of WWII, a young widow embarks on an arduous cattle drive to keep the place running, and not only falls in love with her loner manager, but become a surrogate mother to a half-caste aboriginal boy.
Lasse HallströmJosh Duhamel and Julianne Hough star in this spellbinding romantic drama based on the novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook, Dear John). When a mysterious, beautiful woman named Katie (Hough), moves to Southport, North Carolina, she sparks the interest of the locals, especially Alex (Duhamel), a handsome widower. Although attracted to Alex, Katie is reluctant to trust him - that is, until a new friend (Cobie Smulders) convinces her to give Alex a chance. But before long, a dark secret from Katie’s past threatens her happiness in this thrilling romance directed by Lasse Hallström (Dear John).
Vincente MinnelliSt. Louis 1903. The well-off Smith family has four beautiful daughters, including Esther and little Tootie. 17-year old Esther has fallen in love with the boy next door who has just moved in, John. He however, barely notices her at first. The family is shocked when Mr. Smith reveals that he has been transfered to a nice position in New York, which means that the family has to leave St. Louis and the St. Louis Fair.
Mark Steven JohnsonBring home the must-own romantic comedy of the year, filled with wildly funny twists and turns! When Beth, an unlucky-in-love New York curator (Kristen Bell), takes a whirlwind trip to Rome for her sister's wedding, an unexpected crush takes her by surprise. Quickly let down, she defiantly plucks coins from the Fontana de Amore, magically igniting the passions of some comically unsuitable suitors. As a charming reporter (Josh Duhamel) becomes zealously smitten, Beth is skeptical that he's the real deal. Don't miss hilarious performances from an all-star cast you'll want to see again and again.
Lea ThompsonA fresh and touching take on the romantic comedy, starring real life sisters Madelyn Deutch (Outcast) and Zoey Deutch (Zombieland: Double Tap). Izzy Klein has (barely) graduated from college, broken up (kind of) with her boyfriend, and is stranded in New York City with a bad case of pre-real-world millennial-itis. Unsure of what the next step is, her movie star little sister Sabrina convinces her to move back home to Los Angeles. Izzy funnels her energy into dating a colourful bouquet of five spectacular men and figures out that when it totally feels like the end of your story, it's often just the beginning. Co-starring and directed by Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), mother to Madelyn and Zoey.
Drake DoremusIn contemporary L.A., two unacquainted millennials, spend their weekends “swiping” on the dating app WINX. The options are endless, but it's less about connection and more about hooking-up. However, when Martin (Nicholas Hoult: X-Men Apocalypse, Equals) and Gabi (Laia Costa: Victoria) meet they find themselves talking into the early hours. Connecting. It’s exciting. It’s new. Exhilarated by each other, they rush into a relationship.... But is this love?
From acclaimed director Drake Doremus (LIKE CRAZY, EQUALS), NEWNESS stars Nicholas Hoult, Laia Costa, Danny Huston, Pom Klementieff, and Matthew Gray Gubler.
J.C. CalcianoMarshall is turning 30 and working at a dead-end job. After seven years with his boyfriend, Marshall's love life is stuck in a rut. He is desperate for something new and goes looking for it online where he comes upon a mysterious app that guarantees to find true love. His life is quickly turned upside down and with the help of a wise and mysterious waitress, Marshall is given one last chance to listen to his heart and figure what, and who, is really important.
Lasse HallströmChanning Tatum (Step Up)and Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!)star in the ultimate summer romance, based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, best-selling author of The Notebook. It's love at first sight for John (Tatum) who meets college student Savannah (Seyfried) while he's on leave from the Army. After meeting only a handful of times the two young lovers are torn apart when John has to re-enlist and fulfil his duty. The lovers are young and their seperation is long... they're bound together by hope, but can they survive the distance?
Lasse HallströmHeath Ledger, Academy Award (R) nominee (Best Actor, Brokeback Mountain, 2005), stars in the scandalously funny adventure Casanova. After a lifetime of women falling head over heels in love with him, the world's legendary ladies' man (Ledger) meets the love of his life -- the one woman who thinks he's a total heel. Comic chaos ensues in a hilarious whirl of misadventures, disguises, and mistaken identities as the love-struck Casanova tries to win the heart of the fiery feminist who wants nothing to do with the man she thinks he is.
Richard LoncraineMorgan Freeman and Diane Keaton star as an elderly couple on the move in this charming and uplifting romantic drama. Preparing to move out of their Brooklyn apartment, retired couple Ruth and Alex host an open house and reminisce about the trials and tribulations of their 40 years of marriage.
Michael HoffmanBased on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best Of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of true love.
Justin BaldoniStella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) is every bit a seventeen-year-old… she’s attached to her laptop and loves her best friends. But unlike most teenagers, she spends much of her time living in a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control – all of which is put to the test when she meets an impossibly charming fellow patient named Will Newman (Cole Sprouse). There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Further complicating matters is Will’s potentially dangerous rebellion against his ongoing medical treatment. Stella gradually inspires Will to live life to the fullest, but can she ultimately save the person she loves when even a single touch is off limits?
Joe RothGwen (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Eddie (John Cusack) are America's Sweethearts...the country's favorite couple, on-screen and off. But when their very public romance turns into a very private breakup, only veteran press agent Lee (Billy Crystal) and Gwen's assistant, Kiki (Julia Roberts), can help Gwen and Eddie show some love while they promote their last film together. But the press junket is in a resort hotel miles from anywhere. And while Lee and Kiki frantically try to keep the media away from the real story and keep Gwen and Eddie from revealing their secret, Kiki finds something entirely unexpected in this romantic comedy about true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings.
Audrey WellsFrom the studio that brought you Sweet Home Alabama comes the extraordinary romantic comedy starring Academy Award (R) nominee Diane Lane (2002 Best Actress, Unfaithful). Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Under The Tuscan Sun follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) to Italy as a good friend offers her a special gift -- 10 days in Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by its beauty and warmth, and impulsively buys an aging, but very charming, villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, she finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, friendship, and romance to restore her new home -- and her belief in second chances.
Tom HanksWritten, directed and starring one of Hollywood’s most popular stars, Tom Hanks, and featuring fellow A-Lister Julia Roberts, LARRY CROWNE is a rom-com match made in heaven. After losing his long term job Larry decides to start afresh and embarks on a college course where he gets taken under the wing of a group of students who drag him into the 21st Century. However, his new lifestyle doesn’t stop just there as he meets a teacher Mercedes (Roberts), who he unexpectedly falls head over heels in love for.
Anne GiafferiDespite some back pain after a wild one-night stand, successful architect and womanizer Ange Pagani is having a perfectly normal day. Until a frantic woman named Gabrielle turns up at his office, claiming his son has gotten her teenage daughter pregnant. Problem is, Ange has no son! He does everything to avoid Gabrielle, but for some reason, finds himself irresistibly drawn to this impassioned and proud single mother, wreaking havoc in his life. The situation goes from bad to worse with the involvement of the son it turns out Ange does have, and the rapidly approaching baby. And then she is born, and everything changes. Ange gets a taste of parenthood, while Gabrielle struggles to keep her life and growing attraction for Ange, from spinning out of control. But as everyone involved is forced to face the bonds that unite them, this improbable, mismatched family somehow comes together and they all discover something most of them never expected. Unconditional love.
Michael LehmannCharming and bittersweet, this modern-day romantic comedy starring Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo and Ben Chaplin, explores the beguiling perils of mistaken identity. Abby (Garofalo), a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian (Chaplin), a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle (Thurman) into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises.
Amy HeckerlingAn upbeat and acerbic romantic comedy with a real edge from writer/director Amy Heckerling ('Clueless'). Rosie (Michelle Pfeiffer), a smart, sexy and successful single mom refuses to accept that life has passed her by just because she has turned 40. Rosie stays young at heart through the love and friendship she shares with her teenage daughter (Golden Globe Nominee, Saoirse Ronan, 'Atonement'). Then talented young actor Adam (Paul Rudd) walks into her life and straight into her heart. Finally Rosie seems to have met the right man... though he's many years her junior... but is this just one more time she'll have to say 'I Could Never Be Your Woman?' Featuring stellar cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Jon Lovitz, Stacey Dash, Fred Willard, Sarah Alexander, Tracey Ullman, Henry Winkler.
Julio MedemA hotel room in the centre of Rome sets the scene where two young women, who have just met, go on a physical journey which will touch their souls. Before they leave to go back to their respective lands, Spanish Alba - Elena Anaya (Sex and Lucía, Mesrine: Killer Instinct, Hierro) and Russian Natacha - Natasha Yarovenko, embark with their bodies and souls on an unforgettable one night stand.
Lasse HallströmHonoured with two Academy Awards, The Cider House Rules tells a compelling and heart-warming story about how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs. Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire– Pleasantville, The Ice Storm) has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of St. Cloud’s Orphanage in rural Maine. Though groomed by its proprietor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine), to be his successor, Homer nonetheless feels the need to strike out on his own and experience the world outside.Then, while working at an apple orchard, Homer falls for the beautiful Candy (Charlize Theron – Deception, The Devil’s Advocate) and learns some powerful, indelible lessons about life, love and home. Based on John Irving’s best-selling American classic and featuring a sensational all-star cast including newcomer Erykah Badu, this entertaining motion picture earned rave reviews from critics and moviegoers everywhere.
Simon AboudBella Brown is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a successful children's book. Despite her abandonment as a child, the all consuming OCD, her unfulfilled dreams, her awful boss at the library and her paralysing fear of flora and fauna, Bella is down but not out. She has a spark, an edge, a talent and a voice that we can feel from the get go. This girl has an unearthly survival instinct, having been found in the middle of winter in the middle of Hyde Park as a baby. When Bella is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction, she meets her nemesis, match and mentor in Alfie Stephenson, a cantankerous, loveless, rich old man who lives next door and is an amazing horticulturalist and here the most unlikely of friendships begins. A friendship grows between the reclusive, agoraphobic young woman and the curmudgeonly old widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London where everything seems possi
Nicole ConnRebecca has a very unusual secret, one that not even her best friends know about. The last person on earth she expects to reveal it to is a high priced escort named Paris. What starts as a comedy of errors ends up a uniquely erotic journey. Rebecca's unconventional efforts to find herself are raw, evocative, and often times humorous, but always very real, very human. Sometimes a perfect ending is not what you expect it to be.
Ami Canaan MannKatherine Heigl (Knocked Up, 27 Dresses) and Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) star in this sweeping romance about finding love in the least likely of places! Ryan Brenner (Barnes) is a travelling musician, and Jackie Laurel (Heigl) is a fallen country music star who is a recently single mother, battling to hold on to her young daughter. When the free-spirited pair meet by chance, they soon form an unlikely relationship that will teach them to trust and love again, and may change their lives forever.
Zalman KingZalman King’s last ever feature film, Pleasure or Pain, is the erotic and achingly sensual tale of Victoria, a beautiful young designer, and Jack, a sexy and dangerously handsome entrepreneur.
Desperate to succeed in L.A, Victoria is not interested in a relationship, only her future career, but Jack will not take no for an answer, not from anyone. His charisma and determination is irresistible and Victoria soon finds herself wrapped up in a world that she had before been too afraid to experience.
Zalman King, writer/director of Red Shoe Diaries and 9 ½ Weeks, shows us why he is the king of erotica in this tantalisingly sexy turn as Victoria is bound and dominated by the powerful Jack; the feelings she thought he had for her turning toxic and controlling as she finds herself doing everything in her power to please him. But how far can she go and will he ever let her stop?
Victoria has to learn the hard way, when Jack is involved you have to be careful what you wish for… as
Jean-Pierre JeunetAmelie Poulain has led a sheltered life educated at home by over-protective parents, she retreats into a fantasy world of her own. When she finally leaves home and finds work as a waitress in a Parisian café, life is pretty uneventful until a chain of extraordinary events leads her to the discovery of a tin box containing a schoolboy’s long forgotten mementos. It is then that Amelie discovers her true vocation in life helping others find love and happiness which she sets about in her own unique andmagical way. When Amelie falls in love herself, she realizes that making neat solutions is not as easy as it seems…
Ivan SilvestriniCharming and funny, Tell No One bubbles over with irresistible romantic playfulness. Italian-born Mattia is about to move to Madrid to be with his gorgeous boyfriend, Eduard. By all accounts, their relationship couldn't be more perfect, so it's a no-brainer for Eduard to surprise Mattia by flying over to Italy before the move so he can finally meet his man's family. There is only one problem, despite assurances otherwise, Mattia has not come out to his loved ones! Now Mattia has to juggle expectations on both sides whilst also trying to keep his perfect, sexy boyfriend from leaving him all together.
Douglas McGrathA radiant performance by Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) and a terrific adaptation of Jane Austen’s timeless novel are just two reasons why this witty romantic comedy won outstanding critical acclaim. In the lush countryside of 19th Century England, there’s a young woman so devoted to meddling in the affairs of others that she fails to recognise the longings of her own heart. Her name is Emma (Gwyneth Paltrow), and although she’s 'never one to interfere', Emma manages to make a mess out of every romance she sets up. But her biggest blunder may lie ahead when she discovers her own feelings for her handsome brother-in-law, a man she can’t decide whether she loves or loathes. Featuring a top supporting cast, this smart and sassy film has audiences cheering with delight.
Lucio CastroTwo men meet by chance while in Barcelona. What seems like a one-night encounter between two strangers becomes an epic, decades-spanning relationship, in which time and space refuse to play by the rules.
Nicholas SparksGrieving widower Garret Blake builds boats for a living. Rebuilding his life-that's another matter. But that's before Theresa Osborne comes to his North Carolina village. Theresa, a lonely divorcee and researcher for the Chicago Tribune, knows that Garret is the author of the message she found inside a bottle on a Cape Code beach. And she knows the message spoke to her in a way that profoundly touched her heart. Kevin Costner as Garret and Robin Wright Penn as Theresa bring high-voltage star power to Message in a Bottle, a tale of love lost and found based on Nicholas Sparks' bestseller and directed by Luis Mandoki (White Palace, When a Man Loves a Woman). "You choose-the past or the future. Pick one and stick with it," Garret's spry father Dodge (Paul Newman) advises. The advice sticks. So does the impact of this tender, movingly filmed tale.
Mark HermanHope Springs is the charming romantic comedy starring Colin Firth (Love Actually), Heather Graham (Anger Management), and Academy Award nominee (1997 Best Supporting Actress, Good Will Hunting) Minnie Driver (Return to Me). When artist Colin Ware (Firth) discovers the love of his life and fiancee Vera (Driver), a sexy, sophisticated vixen, is marrying another man, he flees to America and the sleepy New England village of Hope to bury himself in his art and soothe his tortured psyche. Soon he finds more than a shoulder to cry on when he meets Mandy (Graham), a beautiful free spirit who captures his heart -- until Vera suddenly shows up with the surprise of Colin's life. Hope Springs is a delightful and engaging comedy about finding happiness when you least expect it.
Daryl WeinWhen 29-year-old Lola (Gerwig) is dumped by her fiancé Luke (Joel Kinnaman) just three weeks before the wedding, she embarks on an emotional, year-long adventure of self-discovery filled with love, loss, hilarity and heartache. Guided (and often misguided) by the well-meaning advice of her close friends and eccentric parents, Lola's chaotic journey en route to the big 3-0 proves that a single tumultuous year can yield the lessons of a lifetime.
Martha CoolidgePaige (Julia Stiles) has her future all mapped out. An ambitious pre-med student at the University of Wisconsin, she's vowed nothing will deter her from becoming a doctor. Until she meets Edvard (Luke Mably), the dashing playboy Crown Prince of Denmark who's trying to escape a life he never chose. He's enrolled incognito at Paige's school to find himself and to take a detour from his destiny as King. Paige and "Eddie" end up as lab partners and discover there's more chemistry between them than just the classroom variety. Will he step away from his place in Danish monarchy to be with her? Will she lose sight of her own dream to become a doctor? Julia Stiles (Save the Last Dance) and Luke Mably sparkle in this feel good romantic comedy.
John MaddenOne of the wittiest, most charming film comedies ever made, Shakespeare in Love is a brilliantly fictional story behind the creation of one of the most enduring pieces of literature ever written by the most acclaimed writer of all-time. Plagued with debt, writer's block, and fallen far past deadline for his latest play, it seems like things can't get much worse for young William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes). Then Will meets Viola (Oscar®-winner Gwyneth Paltrow), a young lady masquerading as man to get a part in his play, and it's love at first sight! Inspired by his new romance, Will sets feverishly to work on his play, determined to write the greatest love story ever told-"Romeo and Juliet"! Featuring an all-star cast and a razor-sharp, Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman, this modern classic also received the Oscar® for Best Picture, as well as earning trophies for Paltrow and Dame Judi Dench for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I.
Woody AllenSet in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about a master magician trying to expose a psychic medium as a fake.
Kevin Rodney SullivanStella (Angela Bassett) is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah (Whoopi Goldberg) to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica. As she soaks in the beauty of the island, she encounters a strapping, young islander, Winston Shakespeare (Taye Diggs). His pursuits for her turn into a hot and steamy romance that forces Stella to take personal inventory of her life and try to find a balance between her desire for love and companionship, and the responsibilities of mother and corporate executive.
Marcel GislerWhen Leon joins Mario's football club, an immediate tension brews between them; both players are talented, driven and prepared to fight for their spot on the first team. When the pair are moved into a flat with one another, the competitive tension turns sexual. As their relationship intensifies, the pair become inseparable, yet Mario is desperate to hide their love from his teammates. As rumours of their relationship begin to circulate, the boys are forced to make a choice; their careers, or each other.
Finn TaylorMichael Burrows (Joseph Fiennes) is a recently unemployed police personality profiler whose obsession with the Darwin Awards leads him toward a new avocation, creating a profile of these extreme risk takers. A preternaturally risk adverse person, he is paired with Siri Taylor (Winona Ryder), an insurance investigator who has been known to forget to buckle her seat belt. Together they investigate the most famous of these urban legends, discovering their own destinies along the way. Named after the evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin, The Darwin Awards honour those who improve the human species, by accidentally removing themselves from it! The film is part inspired by several unbelievably true stories of utter buffoonery and features an all-star cast that includes David Arquette, Juliette Lewis, Chris Penn, Tim Blake Nelson and Metallica!
Terence DavisTerence Davies' Bafta nominated The House of Mirth, is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. Based on the classic Edith Wharton novel.
Rob ReinerRob Reiner's romantic comedy documents a very unusual couple. There's never been a friendship quite like Harry and Sally's. From faking an orgasm at the corner deli, to debating the odds of having great sex with a guy named "Sheldon", there's nothing Harry and Sally don't do together. Well, almost nothing…. At the start, they are two recent college graduates who meet while sharing a ride together from Chicago to New York. They decide that it is impossible for men and women to be "just friends," and when they reach The Big Apple, they go their separate ways. Several years later they happen to be seated next to each other on an airplane, and Harry tells Sally about his recent marriage…and several years later, in another random meeting, he relays his divorce…when they become close friends…so close that their respective best friends fall in love. At a climactic New Years Eve party, they finally must confront and embrace their true feelings for each other.
Michel Gondry"The Science of Sleep," a playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvy brain of Stephane Miroux (Gael Garcia Bernal) an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. While slumbering, he is the charismatic host of "Stephane TV," expounding on "The Science of Sleep" in front of cardboard cameras. In "real life," he has a boring job at a Parisian calendar publisher and pines for Stephanie (Charlotte Gainsbourg), the girl in the apartment across the hall. While Stephanie is initially charmed by Stephane, she is confused by his childishness and shaky connection to reality. Stephanes co-worker, Guy (Alain Chabat) a vulgar but practical man, offers advice on the opposite sex, but Stephane is too far in the clouds to listen. Unable to find the secret to Stephanies heart while awake, Stephane searches for the answer in his dreams.
Billy WilderCo-written and directed by the legendary Billy Wilder (Some Like it Hot, The Apartment) and based on the Broadway play by George Axelrod, The Seven Year Itch depicts a married man’s struggle to stay faithful while is wife is away on vacation. New Yorker Richard Sherman must fend for himself while his wife leaves town for the summer. Feeling lonely but liberated, he begins fantasizing about romantic conquests. When a gorgeous but naïve blonde moves into the building and wants to make friends, his imagination runs rampant.
Harold S. BucquetDuring World War II, lonely widow Jamie Rowan (Katharine Hepburn) helps the war effort by marrying military research scientist Patrick Jamieson (Spencer Tracy), and having him set up his lab in her house. They both believe that a marriage could be a success without love, as it reduces chances of jealousy and bickering, but the inevitable happens and they begin to fall in love.
Clint EastwoodAcademy Award and Golden Globe-winners Clint Eastwood ("Million Dollar Baby," "Space Cowboys") and Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada," "A Prairie Home Companion") star in this romantic drama based on the best-selling novel that captured America's heart. While passing through a small Iowa town, a photojournalist meets a farmer's wife and they share a brief, secret, romantic interlude that profoundly shapes the rest of their lives. From executive producer and Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Steven Spielberg ("Letters From Iwo Jima," "Flags of Our Fathers"), written by Academy Award and Emmy-nominee Richard LaGravenese ("Freedom Writers," "The Fisher King") and directed by Eastwood. Meryl Streep's performance in this film earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Jean-Luc GodardA small time crook, Michel Poiccard, chased by the police after stealing a car, shoots one of them and flees. Back in Paris he finds an American girlfriend and succeeds in seducing her. He convinces her to go to Italy with him. But the police have discovered the murderer's identity and are on his trail...
Энди ТеннантAcademy Award® winner Jodie Foster and international star Chow Yun-Fat bring to life the epic true story of a woman who challenged the heart of a king and inspired the destiny of a nation. English school teacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the fifty-eight children of King Mongkut. If she has preconceived notions about the East, the King has similar notions about the West. But amid the danger of growing political unrest, their respect for each other slowly turns into something more.
Griffin DunneDr. Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) is a popular New York radio DJ whose sensible, practical love advice is listened to and loved by women everywhere. Off-air, her own life is equally successful with wedding plans to dependable fiancé Richard (Colin Firth) running smoothly, until that is she makes a chocking discovery: she’s already married – and to someone else! With her life turned upside down, Emma franticly sets out to track down the mystery man to annul the marriage. However, as the truth unfolds, she discovers that following her own advice might not be as easy as she thought…
Ben YoungerPrime is the hilarious and sexy romantic comedy set in New York, starring Academy Award®-nominee Uma Thurman and Academy Award®-winner Meryl Streep. When sophisticated, career-driven Rafi (Thurman), meets David (Bryan Greenberg), it’s love at first sight. But that love gets complicated - fast! Not only is David 23 to her 30-something, he’s also the son of Rafi’s therapist (a scene stealing Streep)! Professional help is about to get very personal in this entertaining and irresistibly charming comedy.
Jon TurteltaubWhen a woman visits the man in a coma whose life she saved, she is mistaken as his fiancee by his family. But as she finds out more about her alleged bridegroom, she soon begins to wonder if Mr. Perfect is really Mr. Right.
George C WolfeTwo strangers meet at a North Carolina inn, each planning to deal with very troubling circumstances in their lives. Paul (Golden Globe-winner Richard Gere - "Chicago," "Unfaithful") is a doctor who has come to try to reconcile with his estranged son. Adrienne (Academy Award-nominee Diane Lane - "Unfaithful," "Under the Tuscan Sun") is trying to decide whether or not to stay in her unhappy marriage. Sparks fly when the two first cross paths, and a relationship begins to build that may open up new possibilities for both of them. Also starring Golden Globe-winner James Franco ("Spider-Man" trilogy, TVs :James Dean"). Directed by George C. Wolfe ("Lackawanna Blues"). Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, author of "The Notebook" and "Message in a Bottle."
Oliver KrimpasA vacant French château of unique astronomical pedigree is toured by two strangers whose flirtatious chemistry and daylong conversation yields unexpected discoveries about their place in the cosmic scheme.
John DuiganJamaica, 1840s. In the untold tale of the madwoman in the attic of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Antoinette Cosway (Karina Lombard) falls madly in love with her newly arrived groom-to-be, Edward Rochester (Nathaniel Parker)—and awakens sexually in a steamy world of erotic obsession, voodoo and madness. But when the untamed world of magic and sensuality lures Edward away from Antoinette, she resorts to powerful magic to win him back ... a magic that comes with a heavy price that will haunt the two for the rest of their lives.
Agnieszka HollandRiveting performances from an all-star cast highlight this passionate tale of a young heiress who must choose between love or money! Jennifer Jason Leigh is Catherine, a lonely young woman in search of happiness until she is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend (Ben Chaplin). Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, however, her controlling father (Albert Finney) threatens to disown Catherine if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes!
Tom TykwerStarring Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, A Hologram for the King follows businessman Alan Clay (Hanks) on a journey halfway around the world, far from his American roots, to a rising Saudi Arabian city. Based on the best-selling novel by Dave Eggers, Clay is dispatched to pitch a new IT contract to a wealthy King, a project that must be a success for him to stave off bankruptcy, pay his daughter's college fees, and finally accomplish something big.
Stella MeghieThe discovery of a hidden family photograph sends Mae Morton (Issa Rae) on a quest for answers. The journey into her estranged mother’s past exposes many secrets and ignites a powerful, unexpected romance with rising-star journalist Michael Block (Lakeith Stanfield). Award-winning writer-director Stella Meghie (The Weekend, Jean of the Joneses) tells a sweeping love story about forgiveness and finding the courage to seek the truth, no matter where it leads you.
David LeanIn the course of their day-to-day life, middle-class suburbanites Harvey and Jesson meet and, from normal nods of recognition, become acquaintances, which ripens into deep affection. Both are married and parents, but their meetings become brief, meaningful highlights in their weekly lives.
Elise DuranOn a return flight from a botched client meeting, Emma reveals all of her deepest secrets to a handsome stranger when her plane hits turbulence and she believes she is going to die. Emma thinks she will never see the guy again. But when she comes to work Monday morning, Emma's office is abuzz about the arrival of Jack Harper, the company's elusive CEO and founder... and the stranger from the plane. Suddenly Emma is face-to-face with the man who knows every single humiliating detail about her. Over the course of the coming weeks, Emma must navigate her developing relationship with Jack, what he knows of her secrets, and a life she discovers is in need of transformation.
Billy CrystalThe romantic life of NBA referee Billy Crystal is on the rebound when he falls for airline employee Debra Winger. Crystal also directs this transatlantic comedy slam dunk with top-notch supporting cast of comedy pros, including Joe Mantegna, Cathy Moriarty and William Hickey.
Alan J. PakulaAcademy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Jane Fonda ("Monster-in-Law," "On Golden Pond") portrays a glamorous ex-film star seeking to control the financial empire founded by her late husband, in the wake of his murder. Golden Globe-winner Kris Kristofferson (the "Blade" trilogy, "The Jacket") joins her as a financial troubleshooter trying to salvage the bank that funded the company's operations. They become lovers, and travel together to Saudi Arabia to secure a loan and guarantee her spot as the company's board chairman. However, they uncover an Arab company's plot to withdraw money from the world's banks in order to destabilize the Western economy. A contemporary romantic and political suspense thriller not to be missed! Also starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Hume Cronyn ("The Pelican Brief"), Emmy Award-nominee Martha Plimpton ("The Goonies") and Bob Gunton ("The Shawshank Redemption"). Directed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Alan Pakula ("All the P
Piers HaggardSet in turn-of-the-century England, a young lawyer from London, Frank Ashton, is on a hiking tour of the rural Dartmoor countryside. He twists his ankle jumping a fence, and is helped to a nearby farm by a girl working in the fields. Megan David lives at the farm with her adopted aunt, Mrs Narracombe, and is betrothed to her eldest son Joe. Frank has made quite an impression on Megan, which is making Joe madly jealous. As the attraction between Megan and Frank becomes more overpowering, they decide they must never be parted. However, Frank is asked to leave. He leaves for a seaside town, where by chance he meets an old school friend, Phil and his sister Stella. Frank arranged to return to Megan by train, but his plans get muddled. Megan sits and waits for him with all her possessions in one bag. No longer able to wait, she decides to go and look for Frank herself.
Joel HopkinsAcademy Award winners Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man) and Emma Thompson (Sense & Sensibility) reunite in Last Chance Harvey, a wonderful London-set romantic comedy that celebrates new beginnings- at any age. Things arent' going well for New Yorker Harvey Shine (Dustin Hoffman). He's lost his job as a jingle writer and his daughter has chosen her stepfather to walk her down the aisle at her wedding- instead of Harvey. But following an unexpected meeting with Kate (Emma Thompson), things finally look like they're about to change for the better... It's a story about first loves, last chances and everything in-between.
UnknownReese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde, Big Little lies) stars as Alice Kinney in HOME AGAIN a modern and heartwarming romantic comedy. Recently separated from her husband (Michael Sheen, Passengers), Alice decides to start over and move back to Los Angeles with her two young daughters as she struggles to get a new career off the ground. On a night out celebrating her 40th Birthday, life takes an unexpected turn when Alice meets three young, charismatic filmmakers looking for their big Hollywood break and decides to let them stay temporarily. As Alice develops an exciting new romance an unconventional family dynamic emerges, until everything suddenly changes when her ex-husband turns up and Alice is forced to make some big decisions...
Bonnie HuntA lonely Bob Rueland (David Duchovny) is embraced by Grace Briggs (Minnie Driver), who is surrounded by a coterie of substitute mothers including her Irish grandfather, who, with his Italian brother-in-law, run a Chicago restaurant. Although Bob and Grace are strangers at the start of the story, their lives are forever intertwined by fate. Directed by Bonnie Hunt.