Joel HershmanColin Briggs is a man who has given up on life. Nearing the end of a long sentence for murder, Colin is transferred to Edgefield, a minimum-security prison in the Cotswolds. Once there, Colin meets Fergus Wilks, an eccentric "lifer" who gives Colin an unwanted packet of seeds as a Christmas present. He begrudgingly plants the seeds in Edgefield's hard, infertile soil and, much to both men's surprise; the seeds flourish along with the two men's friendship. Impressed by the sight of the blooming flowers, the prison Governor commissions Colin, Fergus and three other inmates to cultivate Edgefield's first garden. When the prison garden attracts the attention of flamboyant gardening expert, Georgina Woodhouse, she offers to sponsor the inmates in their first garden show. As a result of gardening, Colin gains a renewed lease on life, a newly found love for Georgina's daughter and a chance to compete at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show--the largest outdoor garden event in the world.
Mark RasoAfter weeks of traveling through Europe the immature William finds himself at a crossroads in Copenhagen. Not just another European city, Copenhagen is also the birthplace of his father. When the youthful Effy befriends the older William they set off on an adventure to find William’s grandfather. Effy’s mix of youthful exuberance and wisdom challenges William unlike any woman ever has. As the attraction builds and William truly connects with someone for the first time in his life, he must come to grips with destabilizing elements of his family’s sordid past.
Régis WargnierCatherine Deneuve earned an Oscar® nomination for this Academy Award®-winning (Best Foreign Language Film, 1992) tale of passion and revolution in colonial Vietnam. Deneuve stars as Elaine Devries, the seemingly repressed owner of a prosperous rubber plantation in French Indochina. Her steely exterior, however, is only a mask intended to hide her torrid love affairs from upperclass society. But when her adopted Indochinese daughter innocently falls in love with Eliane's secret lover, the scandalous lovers' triangle threatens to destroy their entire family. A sensual story of unbridled passion set against the violence of the bloody Communist uprising, Indochine is a historically accurate, emotionally wrenching epic of love and war.
PrinceTwo brothers from Miami are in the Mediterranean are enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At first, Tricky (Jerome Benton) has Christopher Tracy (Prince) talked into romancing her for her money, but as he gets to know her, Christopher falls in love with her. This love comes between the brothers, and Tricky tells all about the plan...
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.
Terry CunninghamIn the quaint town of Sugarcreek, Ohio, policewoman Rachel Troyler (Sarah Lancaster) is fiercely protective of her three Amish aunts. When a penniless stranger named Joe (Tom Everett Scott) shows up with his five-year-old son, the aunts insist on helping them. But Rachel has immediate suspicions and devotes herself to investigating Joe’s secretive past, even as she finds herself falling for him.
Giuseppe TornatoreFrom director Giuseppe Tornatore comes a story of forbidden love that finds an aging astrophysics professor (Jeremy Irons) in a six-year affair with Amy (Olga Kurylenko), a beautiful PhD student. But after the professor abruptly ends their romantic trysts, Amy continues to receive his intimate gifts and messages, which leads her to question his disappearance...and come to terms with her own past.
Jan KounenThe brief love affair between two 20th century icons is dramatized in this period drama from director Jan Kounen. Igor Stravinsky (Mads Mikkelsen) was one of Europe's most promising new composers when in 1913 he premiered his ballet Le Sacre du Printemps (aka The Rite of Spring); the piece proved to be wildly controversial, and the audience at the Paris debut was vocal in their disgust, ruining Stravinsky's reputation for years. One patron who did like the performance was Coco Chanel (Anna Mouglalis), who was already among Europe's most celebrated fashion designers. Seven years later, Chanel encounters Stravinsky at a party, and learns that the composer is penniless and without a place to live. Chanel befriends him, and allows him to move into her summer home in the country along with his wife, Catherine (Elena Morozova), and their four children. Chanel is nursing a broken heart after the recent death of her boyfriend, and what began as an act of compassion for a fellow artist turns in
Joshua LoganA young and innocent cowboy discovers the girl of his dreams (Marilyn Monroe) and decides to make her his wife. She is more than reluctant to accept his proposal and he forces her to board a bus headed for Montana. The road is blocked and the journey is interrupted by an overnight stay at Grace's Diner, where her plight is soon revealed to all. Realizing his brute approach will never win her heart, he apologizes and kisses her goodbye, only to discover she really has grown to love him. Acclaimed by many as Marilyn Monroe's first serious acting performance. Bus stop displays a mixture of humor and pain.
Ol ParkerPiper Perabo lights up the screen as Rachel, a blushing bride whose perfect nuptials take a surprising turn at the altar. An innocent glance between Rachel and an unexpected wedding guest is all it takes to spark a 'love at first sight' romance with a surprising twist, the object of Rachel's affection is a smart and sensuous... woman! Their shocking romance causes quite a stir amongst her family and friends as Rachel is forced to choose between her husband and the girl of her dreams.
Simon WincerTimes change, Monte Walsh doesn't. For him, being a cowboy isn't a job, it's a life. And that's something the fenced-in, corporate-bean-counting ways of the onrushing 20th century must never alter. Tom Selleck plays Monte, struggling to continue the life he knows while seeing the new era nudge the cowboy way toward history's dustbin. Lonesome Dove Emmy winner Simon Wincer directs this Western featuring a superb supporting cast and based on a novel by the author of Shane.
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.
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
Jeremy LevenAcademy Award-winner Marlon Brando ("The Godfather," "Apocalypse Now") and Faye Dunaway ("Network," "Bonnie and Clyde") star with Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Johnny Depp ("Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") in this romantic drama about a man who believes himself to be the legendary Don Juan-the greatest lover in the world. After being placed under the care of a world-weary therapist after he attempts suicide following the loss of his one true love, the patient begins to cure the doctor.
Richard WallaceDouglas Fairbanks, Jr., one of the heroes in the adventure classic Gunga Din and son of the silent screen's greatest swashbuckler, shows his own skill at acrobatic derring-do in the title role of this lighthearted adventure spectacular. Eager to find the fabled lost treasure of Alexander the Great, Sinbad unexpectedly has his ship commandeered while in harbor and put up for auction – an auction that our hero wins by a clever ruse. From there an ocean of adventure awaits as Sinbad sets out in quest of the treasure; forms an uneasy alliance with feisty, headstrong adventuress Shireen (Maureen O'Hara, whose flame-red hair and radiant beauty seem almost made for the film's Technicolor® cinematography); deals with the duplicitous Melik (Walter Slezak) and confronts the treacherous Emir (Anthony Quinn). Weigh anchor and set sail with the most wondrous voyage of Sinbad the Sailor!
Hughes William ThompsonThe Divorce Party is a dramatic comedy that tells the story of Nate (Thomas Cocquerel) and Susan Brown (Claire Holt, “The Originals”), a married couple in their twenties. When Susan suddenly realizes she's miserable and wants a divorce, Nate packs his bags and heads for the nearest hotel. He soon discovers that he has been abandoned by his "friends" as he enters lonely single life. But when his former wedding planner, Katie (Matilda Lutz), offers to help Nate organize a glitzy "divorce party" to celebrate his new status, Nate starts to warm up to his new life, and finds that a new love may be waiting at the end of his ordeal.
Anne FontaineLife imitates art in uncanny ways when English beauty Gemma Bovery (Gemma Arterton) and her husband Charles move into an old farmhouse in Normandy...in the very same village where Flaubert’s classic novel MADAME BOVARY was written a century earlier. Immediately entranced by the lovely Gemma, local baker and Flaubert enthusiast Martin Joubert (Fabrice Luchini) quickly draws parallels between the literary character and her real-life counterpart. When Gemma catches the eye of a handsome local playboy, Joubert fears her destiny may be unavoidably linked to that of Flaubert’s tragic heroine. Based on the graphic novel by Posy Simmonds (TAMARA DREWE), GEMMA BOVERY is at once, a cheeky literary mash-up, a sensuous romance, and an intoxicating celebration of French provincial life.
Fred SchepisiPrep school English teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche)—an abstract painter, and the new art teacher on campus. He challenges her to a lively philosophical debate of the impact of words vs. pictures and, in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.
Lloyd BaconCynical newshounds cracking wise. Chorus cuties tapping Broadway tunes. A heavyweight battling his way to boxing glory. Boy-meets-girl romance. Snappy patter. Golden Era stars. For fans of classic '30s comedies, any of these elements means great fun. Well fans, Cain and Mabel has 'em all! The story follows prizefighter Larry Cain (Clark Gable) and hoofer Mabel O'Dare (Marion Davies), who fake a romance to drum up a little free publicity. They're both thinking careers, not romance. In fact, it's hate at first sight for the bruiser and the blonde, until a hot smooch over a skillet of sizzling pork chops changes them from sparring partners to just plain partners. But the tabloids aren't through with them yet....
Andy CadiffTeen sensation Mandy Moore ("Racing Stripes," "A Walk to Remember") stars as the U.S. president's 18-year-old daughter who gives the Secret Service the slip to go on a road trip unsupervised by the earpiece set. While incognito, she meets a mysterious stranger who reluctantly aides in her escape. Also starring Emmy and Golden Globe-nominees Mark Harmon (TV's "NCIS," "Freaky Friday"), and Jeremy Piven (TV's "Entourage," "Scary Movie 3"), Emmy-nominee Annabella Sciorra ("What Dreams May Come," TV's "The Sopranos"), and Matthew Goode ("Match Point," TV's "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister").
Casper AndreasLet the Manhunt begin! When Luke enters the gay bar flanked by his sidekicks, he doesn't know that he is about to meet his match in hot macho man Stephen. Awakening in a twisted heap of naked strangers, Luke heads to work at a Chelsea sex store where he is forced to face his lifestyle by his co-worker Zeke, a confrontational gay crusader who will stop at nothing short of changing the world. Up the street, Peter is moving in with his longtime boyfriend Derek. His restaurant boss Marilyn is maniacally planning her wedding, but when her AA sponsor, Trisha, declares her attraction, Marilyn's sobriety and marriage may be in jeopardy. Smitten with Stephen, Luke considers giving monogamy a chance. He attends a sexual compulsives meeting where he discovers he is not the only nympho in New York. Luke is falling for Stephen, but it soon turns out that Stephen's cash doesn't flow from a trust fund; he works hard for his money as a hustler! A relationship between a playboy and a prostitute depends
Edmund GouldingIn 1935, Greta Garbo starred in one of her finest and best-loved talkies, Anna Karenina. In 1927, she starred in this loosely adapted silent version of Leo Tolstoy's novel, a film that today provides an intriguing opportunity for a before-and-after comparison of the actress in the same role and remains an intriguing film in its own right. Love captures Garbo near the start of her career - a mere 22 and already celebrated as both a gifted artist and screen goddess. She plays Anna, wife of a Russian nobleman, who surrenders her virtue, her security and her child for the love of a gallant and impetuous officer (John Gilbert, Garbo's off-screen amour). The film's original ads say everything a Garbo devotee needs to hear: "Garbo and Gilbert in Love."
Chanya ButtonSet amidst the bohemian high society of 1920s England, Vita & Virginia tells the scintillating true story of a literary love affair that fueled the imagination of one of the 20th century's most celebrated writers. Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton) is the brash, aristocratic wife of a diplomat who refuses to be constrained by her marriage, defiantly courting scandal through her affairs with women. When she meets the brilliant but troubled Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki), she is immediately attracted to the famed novelist's eccentric genius and enigmatic allure. So begins an intense, passionate relationship marked by all-consuming desire, intellectual gamesmanship, and destructive jealousy that will leave both women profoundly transformed and inspire the writing of one of Woolf's greatest works.
Peyton ReedBarbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) hits New York City with her new book Down With Love, a feminist manifesto on saying "no" to love and "yes" to career, empowerment...and sex. As Barbara's revolutionary tome rockets to the top of best-seller charts, she becomes the target of ace journalist Catcher "Catch" Block (Ewan McGregor), ladies' man/man's man/man-about-town, who is determined to take her down. While Catch's best friend and boss, the neurotic Peter MacMannus (David Hyde Pierce), tries to rein in his star writer, he haplessly pursues the object of his own affections; Vikki Hiller, Barbara’s brilliant and feisty editor Vikki plays tough in a man's world just like her protege Barbara...but will they end up unexpectedly in love?
King VidorEmmy and Golden Globe-winner Robert Young ("Crossfire," TV's Marcus Welby, M.D.") is a successful but stuffy Boston businessman. The glimmer of sadness in Young's eyes indicates that his ascension to the top was not without its cost - a man who lived his life as he was told to, not as he would have chosen to. In flashbacks, we see how Young considered changing the track his life was on in order to marry Hedy Lamarr ("Ziegfeld Girl," "Ecstasy"). After marrying his wife, however, the man never strays. The story is told by building the entire narrative on the flashback structure (as in "Citizen Kane") along with utilizing the Strange Interlude approach of interior monologues heard on the soundtrack. Also stars Oscar-winner Van Helfin ("Shane," "Airport"), Oscar-winner Charles Coburn ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "The Lady Eve") and Academy Award-nominee Bonita Granville ("Now, Voyager," "The Glass Key"). Directed and written by Academy Award-nominee King Vidor ("Northwest Passage," "War an
Lisa NiemiIn the wake of tragedy, a renowned New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis (Patrick Swayze), Chrissa and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to save the company, re-connect with the passion and magic, and prove that miracles really can happen.
Jacques RivetteThis exquisite period film represents the reunion of actress Jeanne Balibar, who plays the title role, and French New Wave director Jacques Rivette, who directed Balibar in his hit VA SAVOIR. Antoinette (Balibar) is the Duchess, a married coquette who frequents the most extravagant balls in 1820's Paris during The Restoration. Hypocrisy and vanity reign. Handsome general Armand de Montriveau (Guillaume Depardieu) feels true love upon first meeting the Duchess. Flattered, the alluring Antoinette orchestrates a calculated game of seduction, but repeatedly refuses the general. Despite his sincere romantic declarations, Montriveau's passion remains unfulfilled. When he eventually seeks revenge, Antoinette's love awakens. But it may well be too late for the star-crossed lovers. "In Jacques Rivette's remarkable THE DUCHESS OF LANGEAIS, romantic devotion becomes a perverse kind of warfare, in which a lover who admits that he's in love loses the campaign." - Denby, NEW YORKER. From IFC Films.
Peter HowittThough equally respected in their field, divorce lawyers Audrey Woods (Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Julianne Moore - "Far From Heaven," "Short Cuts"), and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan - "The Matador," "Die Another Day") are opposites inside and out of the courtroom. Audrey is meticulous and by the book, while Daniel relies on personality and luck to get by. Despite the difference in methods, neither lawyer has lost a case, and neither plan on ending their streak after being respectively hired by Serena and Thorne, a celebrity power couple gone wrong. The divorce settlement hinges on a particularly spectacular Irish castle, which both parties would like to keep for themselves. Audrey and Daniel hurry to Ireland with depositions in their eyes, but a growing mutual attraction manages to squirm out from beneath, and, after being immersed in a romantic Irish festival, the rival lawyers wake up married. Reeling, potentially in love (to Audrey in particular's dismay), and
Donald PetrieFrom the director of How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days, comes this funny, twist-of-fate comedy! Lindsay Lohan lights up the screen as Ashley, the luckiest girl in Manhattan. But little does she know, her good fortune is about to change. When Ashley shares a kiss at a party with Jake, a bad luck magnet, they miraculously switch paths. Suddenly Ashley is plagued by one hilarious disaster after another, and Jake is headed for fame instead of failure! As she desperately races to find Jake and reverse her misfortune, Ashley discovers that her terrible twist-of-fate is the luckiest thing that ever happened to her.
Jérôme BonnellA dreamlike exploration of an inexplicable, overwhelming passion, JUST A SIGH is set in motion when a broke actress (Emmanuelle Devos) who’s between stage performances in Calais takes a quick jaunt to Paris for an audition. On the train, she meets an attractive, mysterious Irish stranger (Gabriel Byrne). Intrigued, she follows him into the metropolis and soon finds herself facing the possibility of an entirely new life.
Nisha GanatraWhen married Sarita discovers she can't have children - for the first time in their lives Reena can do something her perfect sister Sarita can't - get pregnant. Obsessed with helping her sister and winning her mom's approval, Reena decides she'll have the baby and then give it to her sister and brother-in-law, Mitch. Now she just needs to convince her commitment-phobic girlfriend to go along with the idea. With Indian traditions on the one hand and modern New York City values on the other, Chutney Popcorn is a provocative comedy that shows you can find family somewhere between the two.
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.
Ridley ScottFrom Ridley Scott, the visionary director of Black Hawk Down and Gladiator, comes this spectacular epic of courage, honor and adventure. Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight.
David LoweryWith A Ghost Story, acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost(Academy Award-winner Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Academy Award-nominee Rooney Mara), only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away. Increasingly unmoored, the ghost embarks on a cosmic journey through memory and history, confronting life’s ineffable questions and the enormity of existence. An unforgettable meditation on love and grief, A Ghost Story emerges ecstatic and surreal—a wholly-unique experience that lingers long after the credits roll.
David ButlerSir Walter Scott's classic novel The Talisman about King Richard the Lionheart's quest to wrest the Holy Grail from the Emperor Saladin comes to the screen in King Richard and the Crusaders.
Donald PetrieThe director of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Miss Congeniality serves up a delicious new comedy topped with passion, playfulness, and pepperoni. Former childhood pals Leo (Hayden Christensen, Star Wars series) and Nikki (Emma Roberts, We’re the Millers) are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents’ rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance? The tasty all-star cast also includes Alyssa Milano (“Charmed”), Andrea Martin (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), and Danny Aiello (Do The Right Thing). Features the smash hit “There’s nothing holding’ me back” by Shawn Mendes.
Steven SoderberghSuperstar George Clooney turns in a stellar performance in this thrilling sci-fi movie from Academy Award winners Steven Soderbergh and James Cameron. Aboard a lonely space station orbiting a mysterious planet, terrified crew members are experiencing a host of strange phenomena, including eerie visitors who seem all too human. And when psychologist Chris Kelvin (Clooney) arrives to investigate, he confronts a power beyond imagining that could hold the key to mankind's deepest dreams... or darkest nightmares.
Jane AustenA young couple's stormy romance scandalizes English society in this acclaimed adaptation of Jane Austen's classic love story. Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds of the Royal Shakespeare Company are the star-crossed lovers, Anne and Wentworth, whose passion is thwarted by a scheming socialite. Eight years later, when Anne is considered an old maid and her once-rich family is on the verge of bankruptcy, Wentworth returns. Will their second chance at love be ruined by the social conventions that destroyed it once? Or will the heart be persuaded by rules of its own? Adding flirtatious fun to Austen's irresistible romance, Persuasion takes your breathe away! A dazzling five-star feast.
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.
Franklin J. SchaffnerThere's no mistaking the grand voice, the outsized personality, the friendly, open face. Stepping outside his traditional operatic canon to star in his only feature film is renowned tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Not that the "King of the High Cs" steps too far outside with this breezy tale of romance. Nor would fans want things any other way. The role of an opera star touring the U.S. provides an ample showcase for Pavarotti's rich vocal artistry in works including Ave Maria, La Donna È Mobile, his signature Nessun Dorma, even I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Franklin J. Schaffner (Patton) directs, with locations including Italy, Boston, New York and the Napa Valley. Bravo, Giorgio! Bravissimo, Luciano!
Delmer DavesHaving previously collaborated on "A Summer Place," a film that helped define romantic love for a generation of moviegoers, writer/director Delmer Daves and teen idol Troy Donahue re-teamed to tell this story of an ambitious young man determined to make his fortune. He enters high society with little more than his name, his hopes, and the love of his doting mother (Claudette Colbert in her last feature film role). Juggling and struggling with relationships with no fewer than three young women along the way, he ultimately enlists the support of a savvy tobacco grower in his dangerous confrontation with a ruthless tycoon.
Harry BeaumontHard-drinking New York socialite Jerry Seevers returns from WWI combat and finds that his fiancée now loves someone else. Drunkenly, Jerry retaliates by marrying party girl Dot. But the next morning he wants out of his vows and flees west to his Arizona ranch — only to find that Dot has arrived there before him. Can her love win out over his weakness for booze? John Gilbert, whose silent-screen prominence and subsequent career crash after the advent of sound is one of Hollywood's most legendary rise-and-fall tales, plays Jerry. A notable cast joins him, including Lois Moran as Dot, Madge Evans as the fiancée, plus Willie Fung and ex-vaudevillian El Brendel (some of the bits and attitudes involving the latter pair can be charitably described as being of their time). But the story's center, of course, is Gilbert in a pre-Code portrayal that gives classics fans the chance to judge for themselves his talents as an actor in Talkies.
Robert Schwentke"The Time Traveler's Wife" is based on the best-selling book about a love that transcends time. Clare (Rachel McAdams) has been in love with Henry (Eric Bana) her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler--cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through the years with no control. Despite the fact that Henry's travels force them apart with no warning, and never knowing when they will be reunited, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love.
BJ AlexanderEric Landry is a cold-hearted man that people have nicknamed "the Beast." Years of anger and bitterness have consumed him, turning him into a selfish man. But Belle Watson is the exact opposite. She's caring and kind. She works hard to help her family, often sacrificing her own wants and desires to satisfy the needs of others. When her father accidentally breaks a valuable work of art at the Landry mansion, Belle is thrust into the life of the Beast. Trying her best not to be intimidated by his meanness, Belle agrees to work for Eric in an effort to repay him and save her father's job. She discovers there just might be more to Eric. Will she find the man within the Beast?
Anand TuckerBased on Steve Martin's best-selling novella, and starring Golden Globe winner Claire Danes (Best Actress In A TV Series, My So-Called Life, 1994), Golden Globe nominee Steve Martin (Best Actor In a Motion Picture -- Comedy/Musical, Father of the Bride Part II, 1995), and Jason Schwartzman (Bewitched), Shopgirl is a disarmingly funny love story. Mirabelle, brilliantly played by Danes, is an aspiring artist working behind the glove counter at a Beverly Hills department store when she meets two very different men -- Jeremy (Schwartzman), a socially inept guy who doesn't seem to be going anywhere, and Ray (Martin) a wealthy entrepreneur who has the world at his feet. Filled with the mixed signals and missteps of a modern romance, Shopgirl is a fresh and witty, warm, and funny romantic comedy you can't help but fall in love with.
Bille WoodruffCharlie (Terrence J) is a bachelor who's convinced that relationships are dead despite his therapist sister’s (Paula Patton) and his friends’ attempts to tell him otherwise. On a bet he decides to stay with one woman for one month to prove that he is immune to love. Soon, he meets the beautiful and mysterious Eva (Cassie Ventura) and coaxes her into a casual affair. But as Charlie spends more time with Eva, he begins to question whether he may actually want more than just a one-night-stand.
Lone ScherfigAfter one day together – July 15th, 1988, their college graduation – Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) begin a friendship that lasts a lifetime. She’s a working-class girl who dreams of making the world a better place. He’s a wealthy charmer who thinks the world is his playground. Somewhere over the next two decades, these two very different people realize that the love they’ve been hoping for has been there for them all along. Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education) and based on the bestselling novel by David Nicholls, it’s a touching story critics call “a smart and endearing romantic comedy.” (US Weekly)
Jane CampionFrom Academy Award® winning writer/director Jane Campion (Best Original Screenplay, The Piano, 1993) comes an extraordinary film based on the true story of undying love between renowned poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw, The International) and his spirited muse Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish, Stop-Loss). In the wilds of 19th century England, a forbidden passion draws the two lovers ever closer, even as fate conspires to tear them apart. Bright Star takes you to a world where, though life may be fleeting, great art and great love last forever. Let this sparkling gem of romance illuminate your heart.
David LelandA charming scoundrel Lorenzo di Lamberti (Hayden Christensen of JUMPER) who can – and does – deflower any woman he wants in 14th century Florence. But the only maiden that truly sets his heart ablaze is the sexy beauty Pampinea (Mischa Barton of THE O.C.) who is also being pursued by an obsessed Russian count (Mathew Rhys of TV's BROTHERS & SISTERS) and a psycho nobleman (Academy-Award®-nominee Tim Roth) who has vowed to take her virtue. In a time when lust is contagious, can trickery become the ultimate act of seduction?
Anne WheelerA sexy romp of love and lust with surprising results. Maggie meets the woman of her dreams, Kim, just hours before her mother, Lilia, and brother, Paul, move in with her. When the four end up sharing a loft, Maggie believes she must keep her affair a secret but it is Maggie’s clandestine romance that inadvertently introduces her family to a host of new experiences, all of which are potentially better than chocolate.
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
Martha CoolidgePaige, a pre-med student from Wisconsin, is on the fast track toward her lifelong goals. Edward, the Crown Prince of Denmark, is trying to escape a life he never chose. Needing an escape from his royal life, Edward treks to Wisconsin and poses as "Eddie," a college student. Now they've fallen in love and Edward is in line to become King. Paige has to choose between two dreams -- becoming a princess or the doctor she's always wanted to be.
Pitipol YbarraAfter beautiful struggling actress Mala (Aislinn Derbez) is hired to flirt with - and then dump - a producer's handsome ex, she discovers that her acting skills may not be enough to save her from falling in love in this sparkling comedy.
Bethany Ashton WolfForever My Girl tells the story of country music superstar Liam Page (Alex Roe), who left his bride, Josie (Jessica Rothe), at the altar, choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots. When he unexpectedly returns to his hometown, Liam is torn between his two worlds.
April MullenJasmine (Natalie Krill) is a successful fashion editor living with her fiancé, Rile. On a night out in the city with her best friend, she meets Dallas (Erika Linder), a roofer recently out of a relationship. Surprised by the confidence with which Dallas pursues her, Jasmine turns Dallas down – but can’t get her out of her head. When Jasmine finally succumbs to Dallas's advances, the two women embark on a steamy affair that forces her to reevaluate her life.
Baz LuhrmannA romantic action-adventure epic set in Australia prior to World War II that centers on an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) who inherits a large ranch. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle drover (Hugh Jackman) to protect her ranch. Together they experience four life-altering years, a love affair and the bombing of Darwin during World War II.
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").
Howard DeutchFrom the creative mind of legendary filmmaker John Hughes comes one of his funniest and most unique looks at high school adolescence. Keith (Eric Stoltz), Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) and Amanda (Lea Thompson) prove once and for all that you’ve got to risk a broken heart in order to find your one true love. This unforgettable romantic comedy has laughs, romance and is truly Some Kind of Wonderful.
Sidney Franklin"Long before the word charisma became a cliché, Garbo was its quintessence" (James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bowers, The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Era). To generations of fans and critics, Greta Garbo is the screen's greatest actress, greatest beauty...and greatest mystery. The Swedish Sphinx conquered silents and talkies, and Wild Orchids showcases both her astonishing talent and her incomparable beauty. Garbo portrays Lillie Sterling, the neglected wife of an American businessman (Lewis Stone), who journeys into the exotic jungles of Java and into a steamy triangle of husband, wife and dashing plantation owner (Nils Asther). As passion flares, so does jealousy. Then the plantation owner and Lillie's husband embark on a tiger hunt...but the real prey may not be tigers.
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."
Jacques TourneurWhen a married French naval officer, Pierre LaRochelle, decides to bring pirate Captain Anne Providence to justice, he finds he has bitten off more than he can chew. Things start out smoothly as he woos her and she falls in love with him, but soon the clever Anne figures out his scheme and kidnaps both he and his wife. After leaving them to die on a deserted island, she relents and saves them. Captain Anne then has the opportunity to redeem herself in a battle with her arch enemy, Blackbeard, which provides plenty of action and adventure.
Henry KingFilmed on location in a beautiful seaside village, Carousel stars Gordon MacRae as Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny man who falls in love with a millworker (Shirley Jones). Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers, though, and their journey is not easy. How Billy makes his way to Heaven and back again, providing love and solace to his wife and daughter, and redemption for himself, is the story of one of the most unique and powerfully uplifting musicals ever written. With a score that includes "If I Loved You" and "You'll Never Walk Alone," little wonder that Carousel was composer Richard Rodgers' personal favorite.
Pierre SalvadoriJean (Gad Elmaleh), a shy young bartender, is mistaken for a millionaire by a beautiful seductress named Irene (Audrey Tautou). When Irene discovers his true identity, she abandons him, only to find that a love-struck Jean has no intention of letting her get away. Jean’s comical attempts to gain her affections gradually evolve into setting himself up as a gigolo at a luxury hotel, until Irene finally starts to warm to her persistent, persuasive suitor. Against the wildly atmospheric backdrop of the south of France, Pierre Salvadori (APRES VOUS) directs this sexy and thoroughly charming romantic comedy, which is a fresh re-imagining of the cinema classic, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S.
Drew JohnsonDanny Foster has a mean fastball and dreams of making it to the majors. When his childhood best friend (Corinna Harney- Jones, Playmate of the Year) becomes a too-hot-to-handle Pin-Up of the Year, Danny may have to risk it all to win her heart. The more he plays the farther away she gets in this hard-hitting story of love, sex, strike-outs and home runs.
Andy TennantAcademy 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.
Herbert RossRichard Dreyfuss as a struggling actor and Marsha Mason as an even more struggling actress/dancer/mother deliver comedy repartee and bitter-to-best romance in Neil Simon's lustrous charmer featuring Dreyfuss' Academy Award-winning Best Actor performance.
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.
Anthony Bell & Ben GluckCome along on the ultimate road-trip adventure that will leave the whole family howling with laughter! When Kate and Humphrey, Alpha and Omega wolves, are suddenly relocated, they must begin an incredible journey home to Jasper Park to save their pack!
Michael FeiferLaura (Elisa Donovan of CLUELESS) is a working mother who just wants to spend more time with her nine-year-old daughter Kelsey. Unfortunately, her demanding boss Paul (Fred Willard of ANCHORMAN) has other ideas. When Kelsey’s father, Dylan (Brad Rowe of TV's GENERAL HOSPITAL) files for joint custody, Laura is forced to take Kelsey to Texas, where she confronts the lifestyle, church, and father (Tom Skerritt of TV's BROTHERS & SISTERS, ALIEN) she left behind. With the help of the local church minister, Pastor Frank (John Schneider of TV's SMALLVILLE), Laura and Dylan will find their way back to the commitment they made to each other and to Kelsey.
Bob FuggerWhen smart, independent woman Wendy (Marla Sokoloff of THE PRACTICE, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) learns that her estranged father has left her a beautiful winery in California’s Napa Valley, she is thrown head-first into managing the struggling business. Along the way, she must contend with a shrewd competitor (Christopher Lloyd of BACK TO THE FUTURE) while sparks fly with her local winemaker mentor, Chris (Barry Watson of SAMANTHA WHO?, 7TH HEAVEN). But when Wendy discovers that Chris is actually her competitor’s son, she questions her true feelings and must learn to follow her heart to save the winery.
Evan RichardsWritten, directed and produced by the character actor Evan Richards (MUTE WITNESS, DOWN & OUT IN BEVERLY HILLS), IN A DAY has delighted audiences at film festivals around the world with its unpredictable take on contemporary relationships. During one strange day in London, Ashley Branstead (Lorraine Pilkington of HUMAN TRAFFIC) finds herself in a conversation with an eccentric, but charming, stranger named Michael (Finlay Robertson of IFC’s THE DISAPPEARED). But not everything may be what it seems in this romantic comedy with bite. IN A DAY pleased crowds at a dozen film festivals around the globe, including Cinequest and MethodFest. From IFC Films.
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.
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.
Peter HutchingsThen Came You tells the story of Skye (Maisie Williams), a spunky teenager with a terminal illness who befriends Calvin (Asa Butterfield), a 19-year old hypochondriac who is afraid of his own shadow. Calvin helps Skye carry out her eccentric bucket list of things to do before she dies and, in the process, learns to confront and conquer his own fears; including falling in love with the beautiful, but seemingly untouchable, Izzy (Nina Dobrev).
Bernardo BertolucciStealing Beauty is the story of a young American girl (Liv Tyler) who travels to Italy to search for her father and to lose her virginity. In no time, Lucy's personal journey into womanhood becomes the talk of the town when three men, who have no idea that they might be Lucy's father, as well as the others in the villa, become fascinated by Lucy's innocence and virginity.
John SchultzOpposites attract with irresistible force in this fresh, funny, feel-good comedy about two mismatched teens who scheme to make their ex's jealous. Melissa Joan Hart (TV's Sabrina the Teenage Witch) is a peppy preppy who performs the ultimate makeover on her scruffy next-door neighbor (Adrian Grenier) - and discovers this former "frog" was a prince all along!
Jean NegulescoThey're three beautiful models, looking for the man and the money of their dreams! Almost broke, they pool their funds to rent a posh Manhattan penthouse in which they plan to lure their victims. But the gold digger's plans suddenly go awry when two of them fall for men who appear to be poor! Trying to stop each other from marrying the wrong guy, Monroe, Grable, Bacall deliver the finest comedic performances of their careers. And they learn that a rich man is actually worthless- unless you're in love with him!
Amma AsanteInspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, this powerful film stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the mixed-race daughter of a British Navy officer raised by her wealthy great-uncle (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson). Although racism prevents her from enjoying the full advantages of her upbringing, Belle’s love for an idealistic young man sparks change that may impact generations to come.
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.
Jonathan Dayton & Valerie FarisNow on Digital HD. From the directors of Little Miss Sunshine comes an engaging and charming romantic comedy starring Paul Dano and writer-actress Zoe Kazan. Struggling with writer’s block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan), who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life – it also brings Ruby to life – literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself. Also starring Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas and Elliott Gould, Ruby Sparks is an inspired coming of age story that proves true love can be magical.
UnknownNine years ago, two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Now, they're about to cross paths again - in Paris -- where they will get the chance we all wish we had.
Sanaa HamriKenya McQueen (Sanaa Lathan) thought she had it all: a successful career, good friends and family. There was just one thing she didn't have under control: her love life. All that changes when she meets sexy, free-spirited Brian Kelly (Simon Baker). But when her ideal man (Blair Underwood) arrives on the scene, Kenya must decide between the relationship everyone expects and the romance no one expected.
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.
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.
Jeannot SzwarcSomewhere in Time is the story of a young writer who sacrifices his life in the present to find happiness in the past, where true love awaits him. Young Richard Collier (Christopher Reeve) is approached by an elderly woman who gives him an antique gold watch and who pleads with him to return in time with her. Years later, Richard Collier is overwhelmed by a photograph of a beautiful young woman (Jane Seymour). Another picture of this woman in her later years reveals to him that she is the same woman who had given him the gold watch. Collier then becomes obsessed with returning to 1912 and the beautiful young woman who awaits him there.
Paul NewmanAcademy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Joanne Woodward (TV's "Empire Falls" miniseries, "Sybil") was nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of a frustrated schoolteacher in this beautifully sensitive, mature film about a lonely woman who tries to come out of her shell. Co-starring Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons (TV's "Empire Falls" miniseries, TV's "Roseanne"), who was also nominated for this role, Donald Moffat ("Clear and Present Danger," "HouseSitter") and Academy Award and Emmy-nominee Geraldine Fitzgerald ("Arthur," "Wuthering Heights"). Directed by Woodward's husband, Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Paul Newman (TV's "Empire Falls" miniseries, "The Color of Money"). Based the novel "A Jest of God" by Margaret Laurence.
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.
Maria Sole TognazziIrene (Margherita Buy) is an elegant, single career woman in her forties with a job to die for: she’s a critic of luxury hotels, a “mystery guest” who visits the most glamorous resorts in the world’s most beautiful locales in the guise of a tourist, all the while meticulously assessing quality standards - from the plating of haute cuisine to the grade of silk in the bed sheets - down to the finest detail. But while her lifestyle affords the freedom to jet around the globe at a moment’s notice, Irene longs for personal fulfillment to match her professional life of luxury. With her ex-fiancé and married sister offering their own models of commitment, and a potential romance on her doorstep, can Irene chart her own path to happiness?
Shawn LevyJust Married chronicles the beleaguered romance of Tom Leezak (Ashton Kutcher) and Sarah McNerney (Brittany Murphy), a young couple unexpectedly swept off their feet after their first meeting. Following their wedding, the happy couple sets off - with the highest of hopes and ideals about love and marriage - on what they expect will be the perfect vacation in Italy. Thanks to Sarah's wealthy ex-boyfriend and a relentless string of bad luck, the happy couple experiences a honeymoon from hell that tests the limits of their young love.
Nicole HolofcenerIn this hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy, divorced mom Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) may be falling for Albert (James Gandolfini), a sweet, funny, like-minded divorcé. But when Eva discovers that Albert is the ex-husband of her new best friend Marianne (Catherine Keener), she begins to question her own perceptions about fresh starts, first impressions and second chances.
David McNallyWith an unbeatable cast of hot stars including Piper Perabo and Maria Bello, this sexy comedy is even more intoxicating. Moving to New York to pursue her dreams of becoming a famous songwriter, Violet Sanford (Perabo) finds herself desperate and broke. Ironically, the shy, innocent Violet lands a job as a barmaid at the hottest nightclub in town: Coyote Ugly. Overflowing with attitude, the Coyotes spend more time on top of the bar than behind it, tantalizing the standing-room-only crowd with their outrageous antics!
Claire DenisJuliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis (White Material). Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. There's a caddish banker (Xavier Beauvois) who, like many of her lovers, happens to be married; a handsome actor (Nicolas Duvauchelle) who's working through his own hang-ups; and a sensitive fellow artist (Alex Descas) who's skittish about commitment. What reads like a standard romantic comedy premise is transformed, in the hands of master filmmaker Denis, into something altogether deeper, more poignant, and perceptive about the profound mysteries of love.
Alexandra-Therese KeiningKiss Me is a stunningly rendered and honest love story about what happens when you follow your heart. When Mia and Frida's eyes meet for the first time at a party the attraction is instant. However, Mia is engaged to be married to a man she believes she loves, so acting on anything seems out of the question. When subsequent circumstances throw the two women together, openly gay Frida finds it impossible to resist seducing Mia, and Mia finds it impossible to resist. Soon, Mia must choose between following her heart or fulfilling everyone else's expectations of her. A candid and beautiful film, Kiss Me is a classic lesbian movie in the making.
Maren AdeA young couple's relationship is pushed to the brink while vacationing in the Mediterranean in this smart, sexy drama from the acclaimed director of TONI ERDMANN, Maren Ade. On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while enjoying the sun and sand of Sardinia. But the more time they spend together, the more their silly games and playful teasing begin to unmask hidden fears and desires. When they accidentally run into another, seemingly happier and more successful couple, the tensions between them erupt.
Hector BabencoMartin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Hazel is terrified of the Indians while Martin is fascinated. Can the interaction of these characters and cultures, and the advancing bulldozers of civilization, avoid disaster?
Wayne WangMarisa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez) is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son (Tyler Posey). One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall (Ralph Fiennes) meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them. Can two people from very different worlds overcome their differences and live happily ever after? From acclaimed director Wayne Wang (Anywhere But Here) and co-starring Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci and Bob Hoskins, MAID IN MANHATTAN is "Romantic! Funny! Uplifting!" (Neil Rosen, NY1).
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.