Tony KayeAcademy Award-nominee for his leading role, Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Illusionist) delivers a searing performance as Derek, a former neo-Nazi skinhead whose life was almost destroyed by his own hatred--and who now struggles to prevent his younger brother Danny (played by Edward Furlong Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Pecker) from following in his footsteps.
James CoxScott has been in and out of rehab for 10 years and is haunted by the ghost of his dead mother pressing him to return home to the family he turned his back on years ago. Outfitted with nothing more than a bag of pills and a sack of weed, he trots back to Shreveport, only to be faced with his brother's wife who's still pining for him, her first love.
Marc MeyersThe lives of two families from across the social divide become fatefully intertwined following an impulsive business deal and a tragic hit-and-run accident. Starring Golden Globe® nominee Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan, Spotlight), Human Capital paints a revealing portrait of its characters and their motivations: love, family, passion and money. As time goes on, it's not long before the true scale of deceit comes to a head and everyone must reckon with the fallout from their decisions. Based on Stephen Amidon's critically acclaimed novel and Paolo Virzì's award winning film, Human Capital also stars Academy Award® winner Marisa Tomei and Golden Globe® nominee Peter Sarsgaard alongside upcoming stars Maya Hawke and Alex Wolff.
Richard J. LewisBased on Mordecai Richler's prize-winning comic novel--his last and, arguably, best--BARNEY'S VERSION is the warm, wise, and witty story of Barney Panofsky, (Paul Giamatti), a seemingly ordinary man who lives an extraordinary life. A candid confessional, told from Barneys point of view, the film spans four decades and two continents, taking us through the different acts of his unusual history. There is his first wife, Clara, (Rachelle Lefevre), a flame-haired, flagrantly unfaithful free sprit with whom Barney briefly lives la vie de Boheme in Rome. The Second Mrs. P., (Minnie Driver), is a wealthy Jewish Princess who shops and talks incessantly, barely noticing that Barney is not listening. And it is at their lavish wedding that Barney meets, and starts pursuing, Miriam (Rosamund Pike), his third wife, the mother of his two children, and his true love. With his father, Izzy (Dustin Hoffman) as his sidekick, Barney takes us through the many highs, and a few too many lows, of his long an
Destin Daniel CrettonChronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, The Glass Castle is a remarkable story of unconditional love. Brie Larson brings Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir to life as a young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.
Joe PennaSole-survivor of a plane crash, and stranded deep within the icy Arctic Circle, Overgård (Mads Mikkelson, Hannibal) spends his days surviving on the fish he can pull from beneath the ice while waiting for a rescue that may never come. When a sudden turn of events finds him no longer on his own, Overgård must make a choice between self-preservation at the cost of another’s life, or making the trek through the frozen wasteland in order to save them. The debut feature from director Joe Penna, Arctic is a powerful saga of survival in the face of a hostile landscape and the choices that define our humanity in the spirit of 127 Hours and All is Lost.
Bruce RobinsonFear and Loathing in Las Vegas star Johnny Depp returns to the wild world of Hunter S. Thompson in writer/director Bruce Robinson's adaptation of the Gonzo journalist's "lost" autobiographical novel of the same name. Dejected over life in New York City and at bitter odds with the Eisenhower-era conventions of the 1950s, nomadic journalist Paul Kemp (Depp) flees to Puerto Rico, where he quickly lands a job as a reporter for a San Juan newspaper. Drawing inspiration from author Ernest Hemingway's popular theory about "The Lost Generation," the newly liberated journalist develops a taste for rum as he becomes slowly entangled in the lives of American beauty Chenault (Amber Heard) and her shady husband, Sanderson (Aaron Eckhart), a wealthy real-estate developer. Later, as Sanderson's underhanded business dealings begin to emerge, Kemp's principles come into focus, and his writing style begins to mature in ways he never dreamed possible.
Lisa AzuelosIn a world connected by YouTube, iTunes and Facebook, Lola (Cyrus) and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne (Moore), "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown. Through hilarious and heartfelt moments between mother and daughter, LOL is a fresh coming-of-age story for modern times.
Russell CroweRussell Crowe's directorial debut, The Water Diviner, is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli during World War I. Australian farmer Joshua Connor (Russell Crowe) travels to Turkey in 1919 to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Initially blocked by military bureaucracy, his determination unwavering, he is helped first by the beautiful Ayshe (Olga Kurylenko) who owns the hotel in which he stays in Istanbul and then by Turkish Officer Major Hasan, who had fought against Connor’s sons. Holding on to hope, Connor and Major Hasan must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth, and for Joshua to find his own peace.
Henry JaglomA sergeant (Dennis Hopper), returned from Vietnam to accompany a comrade's body home for burial, is crossing America by train. Haunted by hallucinatory configurations of reality and terror, the soldier becomes involved with various passengers, actual and imagined, in this chilling film that, according to Anais Nin, "takes us deep into the heart of The American Nightmare." Dennis Hopper gives the performance of his career as the tormented, lost innocent, putting together an incredible portrait of confusion, violence and vulnerability as his American dream is shattered.
Ken LoachAcademy Award winner Frances McDormand (Fargo) and Brian Cox (Rob Roy) confront danger and deception at every turn in this thriller set in strife-torn Northern Ireland. American activists Paul Sullivan (Brad Dourif) and his fiancée Ingrid Jessner (McDormand) journey to Belfast to probe allegations of brutal human rights abuses by British security forces. When Paul is killed under mysterious circumstances, the official reports list him as an I.R.A. accomplice. But Ingrid and British policeman Paul Kerrigan (Cox) question the findings and begin to uncover a shocking high-level conspiracy. Now, with their safety in jeopardy, they must decide whether to risk everything to reveal the truth.
Dr. David EvansAfter police officer Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God … and everyone else. Can Mac and his new patrol partner, Sgt. Sam Wright, somehow join forces to help one another when it’s impossible to look past their differences—especially the most obvious one? Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal wounds by extending and receiving God’s grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD … and never underestimate the power of God’s love. THE GRACE CARD stars Michael Joiner, Michael Higgen bottom and Academy Award Winner, Louis Gossett Jr.
Alan BallSet against the backdrop of the first Gulf War, Jasira, a 13 year-old Arab-American girl encounters various sexual situations, as she moves from living with her ill-tempered American mother to live with her strict Lebanese father in Houston, who is actually anti-Saddam, despite how he is perceived amongst his neighbors. Jasira's life becomes more tumultuous as she begins a sexual relationship with the racist father of the boy she baby-sits and an overly sexual African-American schoolmate. Her lack of knowledge of normality growing up in a dysfunctional family prevents her from understanding the abuse she is experiencing at first, until she slowly begins to grow up and realize what is occurring during a turbulent time in American society.
Wolfgang PetersenA gripping, gut-wrenching thriller that delivers suspense in almost unbearable doses, "In the Line of Fire" showcases Clint Eastwood at his finest. In a performance that won universal acclaim, Eastwood stars as Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect John F. Kennedy from assassination. Thirty years later, he gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him. Taunting him by phone and tantalizing him with clues, the assassin (John Malkovich) lures Horrigan into an electrifying battle of wits and will that only one man can survive. Co-starring Rene Russo as Horrigan's risk-taking Field Chief, "In the Line of Fire" is a high-wire balancing act of searing suspense, explosive action and surprising romance.
David AnspaughAll his life, people have told Rudy he's not good enough, not smart enough, not big enough. But nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame. From the time he's a young boy, Rudy (Sean Astin) is determined to join the Fighting Irish. But his blue collar family only laughs at his ambitions - they know Rudy will follow his father and brothers to the local steel mill. And, for four long years after high school, he does just that. But some dreams won't die, as Rudy proves when he goes to heroic, occasionally hilarious, lengths to win admission to Notre Dame. Once there, he becomes a walk-on player, serving as little more than a human tackling dummy against the starting players. Bloodied but unbeaten, Rudy wins the respect of legendary coach Ara Parseghian and the other Irish players, who give him one shot at gridiron glory. An incredible true story from the creators of Hoosiers, Rudy is an unforgettable testament to the power of dreams and the triumph of the com
Martin ScorseseLeonardo DiCaprio stars as Howard Hughes, the billionaire, the filmmaker, the recluse and The Aviator.
After inheriting his father's machine tool company, the young Howard Hughes discovers he can combine his passions--flying, moviemaking and women--by coming to Hollywood. In 1930, while building one of the world's largest aviation companies, Hughes produces Hell's Angels, a perfectionist's homage to World War I flyers. The man who eventually produces almost 30 films shocks society with The Outlaw, starring buxom Jane Russell, builds the world's largest airplane, sets the world speed record and invents the half-cup bra.
Julian JarroldA Royal Night Out is a film about one perfect, glorious evening in the lives of two real-life princesses. They are Elizabeth and Margaret Windsor and the night is 8 May 1945, V-E Night. The whole of London is on the streets to celebrate the official end of World War II in Europe. It is known the young princesses, aged 19 and 14, slipped out of the palace to join the communal euphoria and went dancing at the Ritz. They apparently returned to Buckingham Palace just after midnight. Directed by acclaimed UK director Julian Jarrold (Becoming Jane, Brideshead Revisited), A Royal Night Out is an affectionate ‘what if’ story about the adventures Elizabeth and Margaret might have had on the joyous night that brought the whole of London together.
Spike JonzeThe story of Charlie Kaufman, a confused L.A. screenwriter overwhelmed by feelings of inadequacy, sexual frustration, self-loathing - and by the screenwriting ambitions of his freeloading twin brother Donald. While struggling to adapt "The Orchid Thief," a book by Susan Orlean, Kaufman's life spins from pathetic to bizarre. Orleans wants to know how it feels to care about something passionately as well - especially after witnessing the fervor of John Larouche, the orchid poacher and the subject of her book, as he scours the Florida swamps for rare species of the captivating flower. Their lives become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others.
Mikko MakelaHaving moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns home to Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house. Tareq, a Syrian refugee, has been hired to help with the work. When Leevi’s father has to return to town on business, the two young men establish a connection and spend a few days discovering one another in the heat of the Finnish midsummer. Writer/director Mikko Makela's stunning debut is among the very first queer films made in Finland. Viewing the country from both the perspectives of an immigrant and an emigrant, this acclaimed romantic drama casts the long-marginalised voices of sexual and ethnic minorities centre-stage in a timely story about the search for freedom, acceptance and a place to call home.
Ridley ScottA stunning New York socialite and a down-to-earth city cop are caught in a deadly web of illicit passion and heart-stopping suspense in this taut, stylish thriller. Newly-appointed detective Mike Keegan (Tom Berenger, Platoon) finds his life turned upside down when he's assigned to protect Claire Gregory (Mimi Rogers), the beautiful eyewitness to a brutal murder. Lured into danger and the dizzying heights of Gregory's glamorous lifestyle, Keegan struggles to walk the line between protection and obsession while trying to stay one step ahead of the psychotic killer. Acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), paints an erotically seductive portrait of high-stakes suspense in America's power playground in "Someone to Watch Over Me."
Clarence BrownScreen legend Greta Garbo ("Ninotchka," "Grand Hotel") and Oscar-winner Fredric March ("The Best Years of Our Lives") star in this adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love. Co-starring child star Freddie Bartholomew ("David Copperfield"), Oscar-nominee Basil Rathbone ("Romeo and Juliet") and Maureen O'Sullivan ("Tarzan and his Mate"). Film critic Leonard Maltin awards it four stars.
Michael Powell & Emeric PressburgerFrom the prestigious Powell And Pressburger team comes a story of learning the difference between money and happiness. Joan Webster leaves her home town to marry a wealthy tenant of a tiny Hebridean island. When there is a storm, however, she is washed towards the Island of Mull. There she meets a new world of people, where there is much happiness but little money. She encounters Torquil, a landowner. The two fall in love, and Joan has to decide for herself where and how her life will be lived. Starring Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey and Pamela Brown.
Mario Van PeeblesJust as cool and topical today as when it first opened, New Jack City stars Wesley Snipes as the angel-of-death crack kingpin who holds a city in his grasp. Ice T, Judd Nelson and Mario Van Peebles (who also directs) play police officers who lay it all on the line. Chris Rock and Vanessa A. Williams co-star.
Wim WendersLana (Michelle Williams) returns to a hypersensitive, paranoid America from a life abroad. She is in search of her mother's estranged brother, a deeply-scarred Vietnam vet. Before they really even know each other Lana, a returned emigré with a social conscience, and her Uncle Paul, a self-appointed one-man anti-terror squad, witness a horrific drive-by shooting. In the shadow of September 11 and the War on Terror these two must reconcile with each other and their vastly different world-views. Conceived and shot in under three months, for less than half a million US dollars, renowned director Wim Wenders presents a profound musing on what America is and how she sees herself in the post September 11 climate.
Edmund GouldingAcclaimed Academy Award-winner and Emmy-winner Bette Davis ("All About Eve," "What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?") stars in this three-hanky drama as a hedonistic socialite who is diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor and learns to value the simple things in life. Co-starring Oscar-winner Humphrey Bogart ("Casablanca," "The African Queen," "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre"), former president Ronald Reagan ("The Killers," "Knute Rockney, All American"), Oscar-nominee Geraldine Fitzgerald ("Wuthering Heights"), Oscar-nominee Henry Travers ("It's A Wonderful Life"), and George Brent ("Jezebel"). Davis' emotional performance earned her an Oscar nomination. An outstanding Hollywood production, it was nominated for Best Picture and Best Music.
David McAbeeDoctor Luke Matthew's world comes crashing down when he loses the love of his life and becomes a father in the same night. When he hires Sage as the new nanny, they both begin to realize that the best form of medicine is letting go.
Nicolas RoegNicolas Roeg's mystical masterpiece chronicles the physical, spiritual and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Under the pretence of having a picnic, a geologist (John Meillon, Crocodile Dundee) takes his teenage daughter (Jenny Agutter, The Avengers) and 6-year-old son (Lucien John, We Need To Talk About Kevin) into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself and the two city-bred children must contend with harsh wilderness alone. They are saved by a chance encounter with an Aboriginal boy (David Gulpilil, Storm Boy) who helps them survive, and in the process underscores the disharmony between nature and modern life. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this program may contain images and sounds that may relate to deceased persons.
Tony GilroyMichael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm's co- founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach and Ledeen's dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach and Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm's top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens, has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
Daniel RobyInspired by true events, 'Target Number One' tells the shocking story of an innocent young man, Daniel, (Antoine Olivier Pilon), thrown into a Thai prison with a 100-year sentence for his involvement in a botched drug deal. His conviction grabs the attention of investigative journalist, Victor (Josh Hartnett), who, left unconvinced by the case, decides to take matters into his own hands. Unbeknown that he has a national scandal at his fingertips, when disturbing details of police corruption emerge, Victor has to play a dangerous game to expose the twisted truth and fight for Daniel's freedom.
ChangWhen an ex-mercenary killer, Yeo-hoon, reforms, he thinks he can live a peaceful life. This normal life is shattered when he is framed for the murder of a prominent CEO. In his escape attempt he is injured and ends up at hospital, where he meets the doctor Tae-joon. After helping Yeo-hoon escape, Tae-joon's wife is kidnapped. Now Yeo-hoon and Tae-joon have 36 hours to save her and find the true murderer!
Michael Caton-JonesInspired by historical fact and larger-than-life legend, the intelligently scripted story takes place in Scotland in 1713, when Highland farmer and clan leader Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the duplicitous aristocrat Marquis of Montrose to help his clan survive a harsh winter. When Montrose's vile henchman schemes to dishonor MacGregor and his wife and take the money for himself, the rugged Highlander must take courageous action to preserve his integrity. What follows--along with some of the finest sword-fighting ever filmed--is a tale of courage and valor destined to become an enduring movie classic.
Jason MomoaJason Momoa (TV’s GAME OF THRONES, TV’s THE RED ROAD) makes his directorial debut and stars as Wolf, a Native American biker riding across the American west in an attempt to outrun the FBI and his own violent past. After avenging his mother’s murder he takes flight on his motorcycle, but soon discovers vigilante justice has a cost. His search for redemption will take him on a journey where the roads lead to unexpected turns as he rides ever faster to an uncertain future.
Francois GirardTim Roth and Clive Owen star in François Girard’s (The Red Violin) sweeping historical drama, about a man searching for his childhood best friend – a violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust – who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
Mike LeighFrom the celebrated director of Happy Go-Lucky and featuring a brilliant ensemble cast, Another Year is a moving reflection on life's joys and sorrowss. Tom (Jim Broadbent) and Gerri (Ruth Sheen) are a married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years. Over the course of four seasons in one year, thay are surrounded by friends, colleagues amd family as they negotiate life with kindness, love and good cheer.
Atom EgoyanA successful couple Catherine (Julianne Moore 'The Kids Are All Right'), a doctor, and David (Liam Neeson 'The A-Team'), a professor of music, have a 17-year- old son Michael (Max Thierot '25/8') and to an outsider, they have everything. But their careers and raising a child have put strains on their marriage; their relationship is suffering greatly from loss of communication and intimacy. When David misses his flight home from New York, in turn disrupting the surprise birthday party Catherine had organized, she begins to suspect he is being unfaithful. She seeks out Chloe (Amanda Seyfried 'Dear John'), an escort, to test David's fidelity. Meeting regularly, Catherine absorbs the explicit details Chloe shares of her encounters with David, igniting Catherine's jealousy and awakening long-dormant sensations. Soon caught in a web of sexual desire, Catherine finds herself on a journey that places her family in great danger - is it too late to stop Chloe.
Dorota Kobiela & Hugh WelchmanLOVING VINCENT, the world's first fully painted feature film, brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every frame of the film, totalling around 65,000, is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from around the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent's brilliant paintings, is his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious death. No other artist has attracted more attention than Vincent van Gogh. Variously labelled a martyr, a lustful satyr, a madman, a genius and a layabout, the real Vincent is at once revealed in his letters, and obscured by myth and time. Vincent himself said in his last letter: 'We cannot speak other than by our paintings'. We take him at his word and let the paintings tell the real story of Vincent van Gogh. Loving Vincent was first shot as a live action film with actors then hand-painted over frame-by-frame in oils
Craig MonahanAfter 18 years in prison, Viktor Khadem (Don Hany) is a man who has almost given up on life. For his final 12 months, he is sentenced to Won Wron, a low-security prison 200 km outside Melbourne in regional Victoria, where Senior Officer Matt Perry (Hugo Weaving) has established a unique program to rehabilitate broken men through giving them the responsibility for the rehabilitation of injured raptors – beautiful, fearsome proud eagles, falcons and owls. Against all odds, Matt takes on Viktor as his number one test case, introducing him to Yasmine, the majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle with a two- metre wingspan. If these two can tame each other, anything is possible. Healing is a powerful, moving story of redemption, the discovery of hope and the healing of the spirit – in the most unlikely place, for the most unique men, through the most unusual catalyst.
Simon CurtisGet a rare glimpse into the relationship between author A.A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson), creator of the beloved Winnie-the-Pooh stories, and his young son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston). The international success of the books that enchanted the world comes at a cost to the author, his son, and his wife Daphne (Margot Robbie), in this moving story about success and family.
Sofia CoppolaIn the fame-obsessed world of Los Angeles, a group of teenagers take us on a thrilling and disturbing crime spree in the Hollywood Hills. Based on true events, the group, who were fixated on the glamorous life, tracked their celebrity targets online, and stole more than $3 million in luxury goods from their homes. Their victims included Paris Hilton, Orlando Bloom, and Rachel Bilson, and the gang became known in the media as The Bling Ring.
Roxann DawsonWhen Joyce Smith’s son John falls through an icy lake, all hope seems lost. But as John lies lifeless, Joyce refuses to give up, and her steadfast belief inspires those around her to pray for his recovery. Based on the incredible true story of one mother’s unwavering devotion, Breakthrough is an enthralling reminder that faith and love can create a mountain of hope, and sometimes even a miracle.
George CukorDickens' classic story about an orphaned boy who, with the help of a kindly aunt, escapes his stepfather's cruelty and grows up to become a successful author and marries his childhood sweetheart. Over the years, critics have repeatedly praised the exceptional craftsmanship and talent that went into this Oscar-nominated production. Starring W.C. Fields ("The Bank Dick") in his only dramatic
role, Oscar-winner Lionel Barrymore ("It's A Wonderful Life," "Captains Courageous"), Freddie Bartholomew ("Captains Courageous") and Maureen O'Sullivan ("The Thin Man"). Directed by Academy Award-winner George Cukor ("My Fair Lady," "Adam's Rib"). Produced by Hollywood legend David O. Selznik ("Gone With the Wind," "A Star is Born," "Rebecca"). Leonard Maltin gives it four stars and declares it, "a treat from start to finish." Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.
Dominique DeruddereJamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) stars in this romantic, drama-filled love story of unraveling secrets and discovery. Colin (Dornan) is a wealthy New York businessman who always gets what he wants. But when a deal with a wealthy Dubai sheikh hinges on his acquisition of a coveted racing bird, Colin finds himself in unfamiliar territory with the trusting Belgian townspeople who protect the creature. As Colin falls for the owner’s gorgeous granddaughter (Charlotte De Bruyne), will he resort to his ruthless techniques of the past or give in to a passion he never knew existed?
Adrian LyneDemi Moore and Woody Harrelson are Diana and David Murphy, a financially strapped couple who are betting on a quick trip to Las Vegas to deal them a lucky hand. But the odds are suddenly even more attractive when billionaire John Gage (Robert Redford) ups the ante—complete financial freedom. The price? One night of passion with Diana. The payoff? A cool $1 million. But what seems to be a quick and simple solution to their money problems creates more friction than the couple bargained for as the high stakes of trust, love and attraction come into play as part of Gage's compelling proposal. From acclaimed director Adrian Lyne (Fatal Attraction, Flashdance) comes a film that examines a riveting morality game—one in which each player has a strategy, as well as a set of rules to play by.
E. Elias MerhigeWhen Dallas FBI agent Thomas Mackelway (Aaron Eckhart) violates serial killer Raymond Starkey's civil rights during an arrest, Starkey goes free and Mackelway is demoted to a remote branch office. His first day on the job, Mackelway investigates a murder that turns out to be the first of three seemingly random killings. Or perhaps they are not random at all; the last to die is Mackelway's nemesis, Raymond Starkey. The assignment consumes him as the case becomes increasingly gruesome and personal, which does not go unnoticed by his unflappable partner Fran Kulok (Carrie-Anne Moss). She too becomes drawn into the labyrinth of chilling clues, all of which point to the enigmatic Benjamin O'Ryan (Ben Kingsley), who may also harbor a sinister link to Mackelway.
Sidney FranklinOscar-winner Paul Muni ("I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang") stars in this Oscar-winning epic adaptation of the Pearl Buck classic about Chinese farmers battling the elements to survive. Co-star Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld") won an Oscar as Muni's patient wife. Nominated for Best Picture and Director.
Jim JarmuschAcclaimed filmmaker Jim Jarmusch delivers a stylish and sexy new thriller about a mysterious loner (De Bankolé) who arrives in Spain with instructions to meet various strangers, each one a part of his dangerous mission. Featuring an all-star international cast that includes Isaach De Bankolé, Gael García Bernal, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray, it’s a stunning journey in an exotic Spanish landscape that simmers with heat and suspense.
David AyerA powerful story of family, friendship, love, honor and courage, End Of Watch stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena as young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala as they patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. Giving the story a gripping, first-person immediacy, the action unfolds through footage from the handheld HD cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay.
Terrence MalickIn this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples – struggling songwriters Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender) and the waitress whom he ensnares (Natalie Portman) – chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.
Taylor HackfordJamie Foxx stars as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul who beat impossible odds to become a music legend. Ray is the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America's true musical geniuses, Ray Charles. From his humble beginnings in the South through his meteoric rise to the top of American music charts, Ray's inspirational journey is a tale of hope, redemption and the power of the human spirit. "Ray is Electrifying" hails Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. Witness the incredible true story of a musician who fought harder and went further than anyone could imagine.
Jonathan DemmeHailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. And as their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.
Jonas Pate & Josh PateA well-dressed man, Wayland, is in a dingy interrogation room being given a lie detector test by detectives. Four needles drag ominously across the page as he is questioned about his statements concerning the events of March 19th, the date a prostitute was murdered. Upon examining the results of the test, the police are sure Wayland is hiding something. They release him, vowing to uncover his lies.
Tom McCarthySPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy, SPOTLIGHT is a tense investigative thriller, tracing the steps to one of the biggest crime stories in modern times.
Kevin ConnollyJohn Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand and Nick Nolte star in the stunning screen adaptation of Pat Conroy's best-selling novel, THE PRINCE OF TIDES. Nolte is Tom Wingo, a disillusioned Southern coach who must reveal his tortured childhood in order to help his suicidal sister. Streisand is Susan Lowenstein, the determined psychiatrist who battles Tom's resentment and rage in search of the truth. Their antagonism gradually gives way to love, as Tom and Susan find the secret that unlocks his sister's torment and the courage to change their own lives. Critically acclaimed as the best movie of the year, THE PRINCE OF TIDES was hailed by Jeffrey Lyons as a blockbuster, must-see, can't-miss movie. Streisand also won rave reviews as director, assembling a superlative supporting cast that includes Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabb.
David AyerDavid (Bobby Soto) and Creeper (Shia LaBeouf), are “tax collectors” for the crime lord Wizard, collecting his cut from the profits of local gangs’ illicit dealings. But when Wizard’s old rival returns to Los Angeles from Mexico, the business is upended, and David finds himself desperate to protect what matters more to him than anything else: his family.
Valérie Müller & Angelin PreljocajTrained from an early age, Polina is a promising classic dancer. She is just about to join prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance. She leaves it all behind and moves to France to work with famous choreographer Liria Elsaj (Juliette Binoche). Despite her determination and hard work to the point of obsession, Polina just can't seem to break through.
Michael SimmonsWhen the son of an alleged killer inherits a "blue movie" that may be the key to solving a 50 year old murder, he finds himself drawn into a forbidden world of sexual obsession. But the closer he gets to the heart of the mystery, the more the past threatens to reach out into the present and reveal terrifying truths that lead him to the brink of madness.
Wayne BlairA thriller based on the New York Times notable book... this is the story, based on true events, of a secular Jewish family caught in the Islamic revolution in Iran - and their heroic journey to overcome and ultimately escape from the deadly tyranny that swept their country and threatened to extinguish their lives at every turn.
William BoydSet in the 48 hours leading up to the catastrophic Battle of the Somme in 1916, The Trench is the story of young men at war, as seen through the eyes of 17-year-old Billy MacFarlane. As Billy and his squad wait to be thrown into battle, they experience profound trauma, deep boredom, friendship, animosity, bittersweet recollection and struggle to come to terms with the prospect of their agonisingly short lives to come to an imminent and sudden end.
Director XSuperfly is a remix of the iconic film that defined a genre through its characters, look, sound and feel. Told through the artistic lens of visionary, Director X, this newest take is set to a soundtrack curated by Future and modernized in the city of Atlanta. An action-packed film that follows Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) as he attempts to achieve his “American Dream” all while redefining The Hustle.
Ron HowardWinner of 4 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, A Beautiful Mind is directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard and produced by his long time partner, Academy Award winner Brian Grazer. A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife (Academy Award winner Jennifer Connelly) can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.
John G. AvildsenProfessional bull-riding. The roughest, most dangerous, most grueling competitive sport. Life or death ... victory or defeat ... decided atop a 2,000 pound bull in 8 Seconds. This riveting drama based on the life of Rodeo World Champion Lane Frost (Luke Perry -- TV's "John From Cincinnati," TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210") tells the story of his dreams, ambition, perseverance, and sacrifice that lead to an Oklahoma boy's meteoric rise to fame as a champion bull-rider before his rough and tumble life is tragically cut short. To stay atop a bucking bull, holding on with just one hand, takes equal parts skill, courage, luck and determination from those willing to risk all for the ultimate thrill in 8 Seconds. Co-starring Stephen Baldwin ("The Usual Suspects," "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas") and Emmy Award-nominee Cynthia Geary (TV's "Northern Exposure," "Smoke Signals").
David LoweryStarring Robert Redford in what was announced as his final on-screen appearance, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is inspired by the true story of career robber, Forrest Tucker. Following his 17th prison escape, Forrest embarks on a string of bank robberies that confound the authorities and enchant the public. An homage to 1970s American cinema, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is a charming, beautifully crafted film about what it means to live a life.
Benny BoomThe true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.) from his early days in New York to his status as one of the world's most recognized and influential voices. Against all odds, Shakur's raw talent, powerful lyrics and revolutionary mindset established him as a cultural icon whose legacy continues to grow long after his death.
Philippe LioretThe multi award-winning new film from writer/director Philippe Lioret, WELCOME is a compassionate and inspiring drama about the hope of new beginnings and the power of true love, centred on two couples contending with issues of separation and dislocation. 17-year-old Bilal has spent the last three months travelling illegally across Europe, in an attempt to reunite with his girlfriend Mina who has moved with her family to England. The long journey is almost over when he finally reaches Calais, on the far northern coast of France; he can literally see his destination from across the Channel. But with all legal options exhausted, Bilal resolves that his only option is to learn to swim, and make the dangerous crossing himself. Bilal seeks the help of middle-aged swimming instructor Simon (Vincent Lindon), who is privately reeling from impending divorce from his socially-conscious wife Marion. In an effort to win her back, Simon impulsively - and uncharacteristically - risks everything by t
Russell DeGrazierEver since their break-up months ago, Matthew has not left Liz alone. Devastated by their parting, he has slept outside her apartment and followed her every move. Frightened of his obsessive behavior, Liz looks to Garrett for protection. But when Matthew starts dating Corey and his obsession with Liz fades, the tables are turned and they discover the dark side of attraction.
Arthur PennAcademy Award-winner Gene Hackman ("Unforgiven," "The Firm"), a former pro-football star turned private eye, is caught up in a dark web of crime. More than a suspense thriller, the movie is also a compelling character study of a man trying to find himself. Co-stars Academy Award-nominees Melanie Griffith ("Working Girl," "Nobody's Fool") -- in her screen debut -- and Academy Award-nominee and Emmy-winner James Woods ("Nixon," "Ghosts of Mississippi"), deftly written by Alan Sharp ("Rob Roy") and directed by Academy Award-nominee Arthur Penn ("Bonnie and Clyde").
Sidney PoitierIn the tradition of "Love Story" comes a truly moving romantic drama about a young man's love for a woman with a terminal disease. Directed by and starring Sidney Poitier ("Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," "Uptown Saturday Night").
Jon AvnetDr. Alan Stone (Richard Gere) has found Jesus -- three times. Stone is a psychiatrist charged with providing treatment to three different paranoid schizophrenic patients who all believe that they are Jesus Christ (Peter Dinklage, Bradley Whitford, Walton Goggins). Stone brings the trio together, confronts them with their conflicting claims and coaxes them into forging a unique support group. As these men grapple with Stone's affront to their beliefs, they inch closer to seeing themselves in a new light. Starring an incredible multi-award-winning cast and produced by the team behind Black Swan and Lion, State of Mind is based on a fascinating true psychological study told in the book "The Three Christs of Ypsilanti".
Sidney LumetA hot, muggy New York City... Twelve white-male jurors try to reach a verdict in a murder trial--a case involving a Puerto Rican teenager from the slums who is accused of knifing his father to death. Eleven jurors agree that the defendant is guilty...but one man, believing the boy is innocent, sets out to convince the other jurors he's right by building a case for acquittal. Based on a television play by Reginald Rose.
Terence YoungAudrey Hepburn received an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of a photographer's blind wife who is trapped in her New York apartment by an evil trio, ready to murder her to retrieve a heroin-filled doll hidden in her apartment. Henry Mancini's music heightens the pitch as tension mounts. With Oscar-winner Alan Arkin ("Little Miss Sunshine," "Slums of Beverly Hills"), Emmy-winner Richard Crenna ("Sabrina," the "Rambo" movies) and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ("Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman," "Hot Shots!"). Directed by early "James Bond" director Terence Young ("Dr. No." "From Russia with Love").
UnknownRose Morgan (Barbra Streisand), who still lives with her mother (Lauren Bacall), is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin (Jeff Bridges) a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union based on friendship and respect. They're two people with almost nothing in common, but Fate in the form of a personal ad and a meddling sister brings them together. And without physical attraction to complicate matters, Rose and Greg become best friends and soon agree to an unconventional marriage builton intellectual passion instead of sexual heat. But when two people meet, marry, try to remain celibate and then fall in love they realize they are courting chaos. Directed by Streisand and co-starring Pierce Brosnan, George Segal, Mimi Rogers and Brenda Vaccaro, THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES explores our modern myths of sex and beauty with a brilliant combination of humor and poignancy that makes it "t
Albert LewinIs the sole purpose of art to create beauty? When Dorian Gray, a handsome, young Victorian gentleman obsessed with the fleeting transience of his own beauty, becomes disturbed by a portrait that seems to capture too much of his soul, he makes a dark pact: He will remain forever young, while the age, disease and decay that should affect his body ravage The Picture of Dorian Gray. Over the years, Dorian Gray (Hurd Hatfield) revels in every imaginable pleasure and experience--altruistic, decadent or evil--while somehow maintaining his youthful beauty even as the painting, locked away in a dark room, reveals an increasingly decaying, corrupt, aging visage. Although Gray may be able to avoid the ravages of time, he cannot escape the wrath of people he wrongs over the years. And when his one lethal weakness is finally discovered, Gray pays for all his evils in a shocking climax.
Alex KendrickJay Austin wants to sell you a used car, but watch out! Many victims have fallen prey to his smiling face and hasty promises. Austin does everything his way until his dishonesty and manipulation are repeatedly exposed. Like many men, he becomes disgusted by the masks he wears and lies he tells. While having a classic convertible repaired, Austin begins a humorous and inspiring journey to win back the hearts of his wife, his son, and his community. In every man's life, there can be a turning point. When Jay Austin makes his turn, he never looks back.
Bill DukeAcademy Award-nominee Laurence Fishburne stars as Russell Stevens, Jr., a maverick Cleveland cop with a turbulent past. Handpicked by the DEA to infiltrate an international cocaine cartel based in Los Angeles, Stevens goes undercover as John Q. Hull, a bold new player with seemingly little to lose. As a cop, he swore to follow orders, to uphold justice, and to observe the law; but now the rules have changed. This "ugly side" of the war on drugs explores the context of race, identity and hypocrisy within a brutal and alienating police investigation. Nominated for an Independent Spirit award, this tale also stars Academy Award-nominee Jeff Goldblum as lawyer/narcotics dealer David Jason.
Henry HobsonWhen a deadly zombie virus sweeps the nation, a father will stop at nothing to save his infected daughter in this post-apocalyptic thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin.
George A. JohnsonA hotshot young author becomes the pastor of a small town church with big dreams of changing the world, but things change when he grows suspicious that his neighbor may be a threat to his family's safety.
Jonathan DemmeAcademy Award and Golden Globe-winner and Emmy-nominee Goldie Hawn ("The First Wives Club," "Private Benjamin") stars in this nostalgic romantic comedy as a demure World War II housewife whose life is enriched by her job at a homefront factory. There she gains an inspirational buddy (Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Christine Lahti - TV's "Jack & Bobby," TV's "Chicago Hope ," nominated for this role) and reluctantly enters a hot new romance (played by real-life paramour Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Kurt Russell -- "Vanilla Sky," "Executive Decision"). This is "Goldie Hawn's best role since 'Private Benjamin,'" declares The New York Times, while People Magazine calls this "American movie-making at its lyrical, buoyant best.
David MackenzieStella Raphael (Natasha Richardson), A psychiatrist's wife develops a curious attraction to inmate Edgar (Marton Csokas) at a maximum security asylum outside of London where she and her husband, Max (Hugh Bonneville), live. As the attraction blossoms into a passionate affair, Stella becomes aware of Edgar's history: he murdered his wife in a jealous rage six years ago. Max and his colleague, Edgar's psychiatrist Peter Cleave (Sir Ian McKellen), are powerless to stop their torrid affair, especially once Edgar escapes the asylum. Stella and Edgar's love lead to startling - and unexpected - consequences in this tale of passion, obsession and manipulation.
Richard LinklaterFilmed over 12 years using the same cast, Boyhood is a ground-breaking story of growing up and a unique film experiment. Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette lead the cast as the parents of Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Exploring the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before and set to a chart topping soundtrack, including Coldplay’s Yellow and Arcade Fire’s Deep Blue. Boyhood is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting.
Stephen FrearsPhilomena is the true story of one mother's search for her lost son. Falling pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea to be looked after as a "fallen woman". When her baby was only a toddler, he was whisked away by the nuns to America for adoption. Philomena (Judi Dench) spent the next fifty years searching for him in vain. Then she met Martin Sixsmith, a world-weary journalist as cynical as Philomena was trusting. Together they set off for America on a journey that would not only reveal the extraordinary story of Philomena's son, but also the powerful bond that grew between Philomena and Martin. Boasting a phenomenal lead performance by Judi Dench, the film is a bitter-sweet drama, a compelling narrative of human love and loss and ultimately a celebration of life.
John MackenzieOn July 1, 1968, America, Britain and Russia signed a treaty to halt the spread of nuclear weapons. The powers then added four secret extra clauses. The most secret and dangerous of them was and remains, the last. One winter, the Chairman of the KGB hatches a plan to breach this Fourth Protocol and destroy NATO. He sends an agent, Major Petrofsky - Pierce Brosnan - to assemble the operation. A British spycatcher - John Preston - Michael Caine - must race against an unknown deadline to stop him and his devastating mission.
Grímur HákonarsonWho would have thought that a tale about sheep in rural Iceland could bring tears to your eyes? Grímur Hákonarson’s RAMS does just that. Majestically shot in a spectacular, weather-swept valley, this wryly observed fable about two brothers who are more obstinate than the sheep they breed begins as a droll comedy about rural life and grows into a graceful and mythic tale about family, community and legacy.
Lone ScherfigIt’s 1961 and attractive, bright 16-year-old schoolgirl, Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is poised on the brink of womanhood. Stifl ed by the tedium of adolescent routine, Jenny can’t wait for adult life to begin. One rainy day, her suburban life is upended by the arrival of an unsuitable suitor, 30-ish David (Peter Sarsgaard). To Jenny’s frank amazement, he manages to charm her conservative parents Jack (Alfred Molina) and Marjorie (Cara Seymour), and effortlessly overcomes any objections to their daughter’s older suitor. Very quickly, David introduces Jenny to a glittering new world of classical concerts and late-night suppers with his attractive friend and business partner, Danny (Dominic Cooper) and Danny’s girlfriend, the beautiful but vacuous Helen (Rosamund Pike). Just as the family’s long-held dream of getting their brilliant daughter into Oxford seems within reach, Jenny is tempted by a more exciting life. Will David be the making of Jenny or her undoing?
Brian Desmond HurstAlec Guinness stars as Peter Ross, a World War II pilot photographer, who is forced to land in Malta. There he finds himself attached to the local regiment and on studying aerial photographs he discovers that Italy is preparing to invade Malta. It is of vital importance that the island remains under the control of the Allies, and Peter is the man selected to trace and destroy the enemy convoy.
Fred ZinnemannIn this landmark film, passion and tragedy collide on a military base as a fateful day in December 1941 draws near. Private Prewitt (Montgomery Clift) is a soldier and former boxer being manipulated by his superior and peers. His friend Maggio (Frank Sinatra) tries to help him but has his own troubles. Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster) and Karen Holmes (Deborah Kerr) tread on dangerous ground as lovers in an illicit affair. Each of their lives will be changed when their stories culminate in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Winner of eight Oscars®, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting awards for Sinatra in a career-defining role and for Donna Reed as a not-so-wholesome club hostess.
Roger CormanNamed after the event itself, St. Valentine’s Day Massacre chronicles the Chicago gangster wars of the 1920s. The terrible true-life events of February 14, 1929 thrust gangster Al Capone into the national spotlight, but marked the beginning of the end of Chicago's criminal empire. Rival Chicago mobsters Al Capone and Bugs Moran battle for control of the city’s crime element - which leads to a bloody showdown in which Capone’s men, dressed as policeman, kill seven key members of Moran’s gang in a warehouse. Jack Nicholson makes a cameo appearance in what is one of his first screen roles.
Bart FreundlichIsabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India to New York, to deliver a presentation in-person, contacts Isabel. At first balking at the demand of an uncommitted philanthropist, she relents, and travels to a city she deliberately hasn't returned to in over two decades. Once in New York, Isabel lands uncomfortably in the sites of the orphanage's possible benefactor, Theresa Young (Julianne Moore), a multi-millionaire media mogul. From the glittering skyscraper where she runs her successful business, to the glorious Oyster Bay estate, where she lives happily with her artist husband, Oscar Carlson (Billy Crudup), 21-year-old daughter, Grace (Abby Quinn), and eight-year-old twins, Theo and Otto, Theresa's life couldn't appear to be more perfect. But appearances are only skin deep, and Isabel and Theresa have more in common than meets the eye. While Isabel thinks she'l
Ingmar BergmanShame was both Ingmar Bergman’s examination of the violent legacy of World War II and his scathing response to the escalation of the conflict in Vietnam. Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann star as musicians living in quiet retreat on a remote island farm, until the civil war that drove them from the city catches up with them there. Amid the chaos of the military struggle, vividly evoked by pyrotechnics and by Sven Nykvist’s handheld camera work, the two are faced with uncomfortable moral choices. This film, which contains some of the greatest scenes in Bergman’s oeuvre, shows the devastating impact of war on individual lives.
Ingmar BergmanGrave and witty by turns, Dreams develops into a probing study of the psychology of desire. Susanne (Eva Dahlbeck), head of a modeling agency, takes her protégée Doris (Harriet Andersson) to a fashion show in Göteborg, where Susanne makes contact with a former lover, and Doris finds herself pursued by a married dignitary (Gunnar Björnstrand). With its parallel narratives and subtle compositions, this film marked a transition between Ingmar Bergman’s early explorations of affairs of the heart and the more somber and virtuosic masterpieces to come later in the fifties.
Ingmar BergmanWhile vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin (Harriet Andersson) discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means. As she drifts in and out of lucidity, the father (Gunnar Björnstrand), along with Karin’s husband (Max von Sydow) and her younger brother (Lars Passgård) are unable to prevent Karin’s harrowing descent into the abyss of mental illness. Winner of the 1962 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and featuring an astonishing lead performance by Andersson, Through a Glass Darkly presents an unflinching vision of a family’s near disintegration and a tortured psyche further taunted by God’s intangible presence.
Ingmar BergmanThis genre-blurring, minimalist masterpiece from Ingmar Bergman follows a young nurse (Bibi Andersson) and her patient (Liv Ullmann), an actress who has mysteriously gone mute. The women retreat to a seaside cottage to aid the actress's rehabilitation, but the intimacy of their emotions and motivations embroil them in a stranger, stronger bond. A classic of world cinema, Persona has long been considered one of the major works of 20th century art.
Bruce BeresfordDuring the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from the irregular practices of the war. The trial does not progress as smoothly as expected by the General Staff, as the defence puts up a strong fight in the courtroom.
Nick RowlandCalm with Horses is a taut, muscular thriller with a powerful, emotional core. In rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic young son. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are truly tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.