Mark BrownThe writer of How to Be a Player turns a hilariously candid eye toward the complex and comical issues of dating, relationships and the ongoing battle between the sexes; featuring a happening and sexy cast including Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day, Booty Call), Morris Chestnut (The Brothers, The Best Man), Anthony Anderson (Big Momma's House, Exit Wounds) and Gabrielle Union (The Brothers, Bring It On, Love and Basketball). Shante Smith (Fox) is a beautiful advertising executive who seems to have her life - and her man - completely under control. Her relationship with Keith (Chestnut), a handsome lawyer, is the envy of her friends, until one night when the girls stumble upon Keith at a nightclub with another woman. Now, Shante is forced to launch her Ten-Day Plan to get her man back in line, save face with her friends and climb back on top of her strained relationship.
Stephanie McBainFamous romance novelist, Jennifer Monroe, has made her name by writing about the seductive Conrad, a popular character that her fans love, and her critics increasingly speculate about. Soon the mystery of her leading man is revealed when Jennifer decides to go home for Christmas, a trip she has been dreading, but can no longer avoid due to her sister Jillian's growing illness. There, Jennifer must face not only her neglected family, who have missed her terribly, but also her childhood sweetheart Mark, the man who broke her heart years ago, and the true inspiration for her bestselling books. Reconnecting with Mark stirs up a confusing mix of old memories and forgotten feelings, as she quickly realises that Mark has changed over the years since becoming a dedicated single dad. But Jennifer's last hope for an idyllic vacation with her family is shattered when her current boyfriend, Lucas, arrives unannounced, forcing Jennifer to choose between true love and new love if she is to save her
Roger DonaldsonTom Cruise is electrifying as Brian Flanagan, a young, confident, and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro (Bryan Brown), becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist (Elisabeth Shue), their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life.
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton S. Luske & Wolfgang Reitherman
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton S. Luske & Wolfgang ReithermanThe fun starts the moment Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita settle into their owners’ flat to become proud parents of 15 precocious pups. It’s one big happy dog family – until the outrageous Cruella De Vil kidnaps the puppies, along with every other Dalmatian in the city! Now it’s up to Pongo and Perdita, using the magic of “The Twilight Bark” to unite the entire animal population in a thrilling mission to help the courageous pups outsmart their evil captor.
Michael RitchieDirector Michael Ritchie, well respected for his perceptive satirical jabs at American society in such diverse films as The Bad News Bears, Semi-Tough, and Smile, presents us with a charming love story while he delivers a gentle swipe at his own movie making industry. Set in the midst of the frenzied goings-on of the Cannes Film Festival (many sequences were actually filmed during the 1976 event), this romantic comedy concerns the relationship between a young idealistic American film-maker (Keith Carradine) and the beautiful wife of a powerful Italian producer (Monica Vitti). Of course, they fall passionately in love...
Stian KristiansenA bittersweet, warm coming-of-age story, The Man Who Loved Yngve is a pitch-perfect reflection of the critical transformative period in any young gay mans life. Its 1989, the Berlin wall is about to collapse, and the airwaves are full of the sounds of REM, The Cure and Jesus and Mary Chain. For 17-year-old Jarle, life is just about music and his ambition to create a great punk band. But when an intriguing new classmate (Yngve) arrives in school one day, he is forced to question his priorities, and deal with his burgeoning sexuality. Capturing the pure driving power of a youthful first love, this romantic drama is consistently fresh and charmingly honest
Tommy O'HaverOn the day of her birth, Ella (Anne Hathaway) is given a gift by her Fairy Godmother the gift of obedience, which is also a curse. Under no circumstances can Ella refuse anything she is asked to do, no matter how wicked it may be. Tired of being taken advantage of, Ella, with a talking book as her companion, leaves home to find her Fairy Godmother and return her unwanted gift. This simple errand soon turns into an amazing journey filled with ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, elves, and the plotting of Prince Charmont's evil uncle who wants to take over the Crown and rule the kingdom.
Neil LaButeWhile researching 19th-century poet Randolph Henry Ash, a pair of literary sleuths, Roland Michell and Maud Bailey, stumble upon a love letter written by Ash, who was supposedly faithfully married, to Christabel LaMotte, a lesser-known poet believed to be a chaste spinster. In unearthing the Victorians' amorous secret, the contemporary scholars find themselves falling under a passionate spell as they embark on a journey that challenges their fundamental beliefs about themselves.
Brad SilberlingLove story between a female doctor (Ryan) and a heavenly angel (Cage). When Cage finds out that he can be seen by Ryan, he longs to give up his immortality to become human. Once he becomes human, he realizes the true meaning of love, and with that, the consequences of the fragile nature of life around him.
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).
UnknownThe latest from the director of Blue Is the Warmest Colour is a coming-of-age saga that casts a nostalgic glow on the wonders of youth. Amin (Shaïn Boumedine), an aspiring screenwriter living in Paris, returns home for the summer to a fishing village in the South of France to reconnect with his family and his childhood friends. Together with his cousin Tony (Salim Kechiouche) and his best friend Ophélie (Ophélie Bau), he spends his time between the Tunisian restaurant run by his parents, the local bars and the beaches frequented by girls on holiday. Armed with his camera and guided by the bright summer light of the Mediterranean coast, Amin pursues his philosophical quest while gathering inspiration for his screenplays. When it comes to love, only Mektoub (‘destiny’ in Arabic) can decide. This coming-of-age saga set in 1994 casts a nostalgic glow on the wonders of youth.
Barnaby SouthcombeTwo mismatched lovers arrive at the British seaside town of Scarborough, seeking an escape from the constraints of real life. Liz, desperately shy and beautiful, seems older than her companion, the happy-go-lucky and impulsive Daz. In their faded hotel room, amongst the peeling wallpaper and away from the prying eyes of their hometown, they laugh, quarrel, make love and enjoy their anonymity. In an identical room in the same hotel, the sensitive artist Aiden and Beth, a fiery and impulsive young woman, tell the same story. As both couples are forced to come to terms with the illicit nature of their impossible love, power shifts from one lover to the other, and joy turns to heartache as they reel from the destructive force of illicit love. 'Scarborough', from the producers of 'Lady Macbeth', and starring Jodhi May ('The Witcher'), Jordan Bolger ('Peaky Blinders'), Edward Hogg ('Jupiter Ascending') and Jessica Barden ('The Lobster', 'The End of the F***king World').
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!
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.
José Luis Gutiérrez Arias"The Tongue of The Sun" is a story of the end of our planet and how two ordinary people that live an extraordinary love generate the genesis needed to give the human race a new chance. In the mysterious alchemy that is love; lies the last hope that human beings have of transcending the inevitable end of the world.
Edward DmytrykFrom the novel by Graham Greene comes this story of star-crossed lovers whose short affair begins and ends as tumultuously as the war that is its backdrop. In England during the Second World War, Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr) is the bored wife of a British civil servant. When Mr. Miles (Peter Cushing)introduces her to American writer Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) at one of the couple's cocktail parties, she is unable to deny her attraction to him, or to resist his interest in her. Almost as quickly as the two become deeply involved, spinning their dreams into plans for a long future together, Sarah mysteriously brings their affair to an end. With the help of a private detective (Albert Parks), Maurice sets out to find out why: did Sarah never love Maurice, or did she love him too much?
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.
Luc BessonAcclaimed international film director Luc Besson made his name during the early eighties with such stylish, cult classics as Subway and The Big Blue. With Nikita, Besson managed to kick down the doors of arthouse cinema with his reputation intact. Appealing to both lovers of international cinema and fans of high-octane thrillers, Nikita awarded Besson with global recognition. With it's incredibly intense action sequences, shockingly graphic violence and deeply believable characters, Nikita remains as original and compelling as it did on its initial release. Death and romance has never seemed so appealing. Nihilistic, teen street punk, cop killer Nikita has decided to dedicate her life to anarchy, crime, drugs and violence. But as a result of a brutal robbery Nikita is arrested for murder and sentenced to death. After a fake execution Nikita finds herself in the hands of a secret government agency. Stripped of her identity she is forced to train as a deadly assassin as penance for her c
Richard ShepardThis is a delightful romantic comedy, which tells the story of a trio of hopefuls chasing their dreams in New York. Lucy (Rosanna Arquette) is a waitress in a classy restaurant who longs to become an escapologist. Her friend Vivien is an eccentric underwear designer and Monte (David Bowie) is an English barman desperate to marry anyone in an attempt to gain a green card. Although Lucy refuses to marry him, the trio become increasingly drawn together, particularly as Vivien begins to pay him a large amount of attention. Lucy hits upon an idea - to rob the place where she works in order to pay for Houdini's wedding ring! The trio unite for the crime which culminates in Lucy having to escape from chains while being handcuffed, upside down and under water!
Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg directs this heartwarming romantic adventure. Pete Sandich (Richard Dreyfuss) is a legendary pilot with a passion for daredevil firefighting. However Dorinda (Holly Hunter), the woman he loves, and Al (John Goodman), Pete’s best friend, know that legends can’t take risks forever. After sacrificing himself to save Al, the ace pilot faces his most challenging mission: helping Dorinda move on with her life. Breathtaking cinematography and exhilarating aerial choreography highlight this compelling adventure that co-stars Brad Johnson and features a special appearance by Audrey Hepburn.
Ivan ReitmanQuinn Harris is a rough hewn aviator living an uncomplicated existence in paradise, content with the comfortable living he makes flying freight in his weather-beaten old plane, Quinn's life is just the way he wants it...until he meets Robin Monroe. She's from New York - a sharp, driven, magazine editor on holiday with her new fiance Frank Martin. When an unexpected editorial deadline requires Robin to be in Tahiti, she reluctantly bribes Quinn to fly her there. Forced down in a storm, the two suddenly find themselves stranded on a deserted island. Danger and romance ensue as the two castaways are thrown into a series of adventures not found in any vacation brochure. They're the last two people who'd want to be stranded on an uninhabited jungle island together-and neither one had plans for the romantic adventure.
Paul CzinnerProkofiev’s stunning score combined with Shakespeare’s famous story of star-crossed lovers make this a rare treat. The path of true love winds to a tragic end for Romeo and Juliet. Their families oppose their lovematch and, in a desperate attempt to be together, tragedy strikes. With the leads played by Margot Fonteynand Rudolph Nureyev, this is a masterpiece on many levels.
Victor Levin5 to 7 is a sizzling drama starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek into Darkness) and Bérénice Marlohe (Skyfall). A chance encounter on the streets of Manhattan draws aspiring writer Brian into an illicit and passionate love affair with a glamorous French woman. The catch? She's married, and can only meet him for hotel room trysts between the hours of 5pm and 7pm. This sexy romance captures the giddy thrill, the pain and the comedy of being young and falling in love.
Charles Herman-WurmfeldJessica Stein is a sensitive but neurotic New York journalist who also happens to be at the end of her emotional rope. Her brother’s engaged, her best friend’s pregnant, she hasn’t dated in a year, and she can’t sleep. After an optimistic but nightmarish dating spree, she happens upon an intriguing personal ad...whose only drawback is that it’s in the “women seeking women” section. On a daring whim, she decides to answer it, and meets funky downtown hipster Helen Cooper. A lively evening of banter, connection and heated debate culminates in a kiss that confounds and intrigues even the reluctant Jessica. Kissing Jessica Stein is a modern romantic comedy that breaks all the rules, blurring the lines between friendship and romantic love, and finding the funny, surprising and ultimately poignant overlap between the two.
Damien O'DonnellIn the entertaining tradition of The Full Monty, here's a delightfully funny story about the wild road trip that changes one man's life! Colin (Michael Sheen - Laws of Attraction) is a simple guy who had always meekly settled for the simple things in life. But it's not until his wife Sandra runs off with a friend (Jim Carter - Ella Enchanted) that Colin realizes just how good things might have been. Determined to win her back and jump-start his life, Colin hops on his trusty moped and embarks on a chaotic cross-country journey of discovery that opens his eyes to places he's never seen...and introduces him to people he never expected to meet! Also starring Mark Addy (The Full Monty and Celia Imrie (Bridget Jones's Diary).
John HustonWith a cast of notable stars, acclaimed director John Huston guides this western with an unerring hand. Huston crafts the story with a series of suspenseful scenes, having a mysterious stranger ride horseback into a small community in the Texas Panhandle and then proceed to cause a mini-war. The time is the mid-19th century and antagonism already exists between the white settlers in the community and the local Kiowa Indian nation. The Zachary family find themselves at the core of this animosity. The matriarch, Matilda (Lillian Gish) holds a family secret — her adopted daughter Rachel (Audrey Hepburn) is actually a Kiowa child. The three brothers in the Zachary family hold differing views on their duties to their family and their hostility towards the Kiowa. While Ben (Burt Lancaster) is obviously in love with Rachel, another, Cash (Audie Murphy) hates Native Americans, and the youngest (Doug McClure) will defend his family when in need. The stranger on horseback does the unthinkable
Peter StricklandIn an unnamed European town, in an unspecified year, live Cynthia and Evelyn. Every day Evelyn cycles to Cynthia’s mansion to work as a lowly maid – and every day the cruel, vindictive Cynthia inflicts countless sadistic humiliations upon her. But as the days go by and the pair begin to reveal themselves, it soon becomes clear that the humiliation may not all be of Cynthia’s design… Startling, stylish and heady with atmosphere, The Duke of Burgundy is a dazzling exploration of romance, relationships and desire from the multi-award winning director of Berberian Sound Studio. Laden with wit and brimming with filmic references, it is one of the most remarkable films of the year and will doubtless leave you reeling.
Mischa KampDo you remember your first love? Sieger and Marc are part of an all-boys athletics club, training hard for the relay championships. During their lakeside summer days, an innocent friendship develops into something deeper, but coming to terms with these new emotions is a hurdle they have to overcome. At first, Sieger denies his attraction to Marc. But then, they kiss.
Steve MinerAcademy Award-winner Mel Gibson ("Braveheart," the "Lethal Weapon" series) stars in this romantic action/adventure about a test pilot who is transported from 1939 to 1992 in a top-secret cryogenics experiment, and finally learns how to declare his love for the woman he left behind. American Movie Classics calls this "a magical adventure...a heart grabber that lifts the spirit!" Elijah Wood (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "Seabiscuit"), Golden Globe-winner Jamie Lee Curtis ("True Lies," "A Fish Called Wanda") and Emmy Award-nominee George Wendt (TV's "Cheers," "Guilty by Suspicion") co-star in this irresistible romantic thriller, which made more than $56 million at the box office! Executive-produced by Emmy Award-winner J.J. Abrams (TV's "Lost," TV's "Alias").
John DuiganAustralia, 1965: Shy Danny Embling (Noah Taylor – The Year My Voice Broke) discovers love with another outsider, Ugandan Thandiwe Adjewa (Thandie Newton – ER), who attends a nearby girls' school. Danny and Thandiwe's relationship opens new worlds to both of them and helps them cope with the petty cruelty of their schoolmates, including icy, beautiful, sexually repressed Nicola Radcliffe (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman – Birth, The Hours), in this charming, insightful coming-of-age story.
Carl MedlandDale is an attractive, hard-as-nails gay male escort in Greenwich, London. He specialises in fulfilling sexual fantasies - dressing up as a schoolboy, BDSM, you name it, he's done it, yet his own dreams of a happy ending are complicated when straight best friend and childhood crush Raj announces his forthcoming marriage. Meanwhile, a spate of gay hate crimes are being reported on the local heath... Co-starring Michael Joyce, better known on the London gay scene as flamboyant drag artiste Estee Applauder, and Brazilian beefcake model Israel Cassol, Carl Medland's gritty love letter to East London winningly combines the heady romance of 'Beautiful Thing' with the darker side of London life.
Bronwen HughesBen (Ben Affleck) has two days to get from New York to Savannah, Georgia for his wedding to Bridget Cahill (Maura Tierney). Everything is running smoothly until his plane skids off the runway. Ben inadvertently saves the life of his seatmate, Sarah (Sandra Bullock), who becomes his companion for the longest two days of his life. As fate begins to repeat itself through a series of disasters involving a rental car, a train, and a bus (not to mention a hurricane), Ben has to wonder if someone's trying to give him a message. Inevitably, he also finds himself falling in love with Sarah. Meanwhile, Bridget wonders where, exactly, Ben is, and her old boyfriend Steve (David Strickland) attempts to take advantage of the situation. Not that Bridget's dad (Ronny Cox) really minds, since Steve is much more successful than Ben. En route, Ben and Sarah collide with Ben's best man, Alan (Steve Zahn) and his girlfriend, the maid of honor (Meredith Scott Lynn), which further adds to the series of cosmi
Michael BaumgartenWelcome to The Guest House, and welcome to this year’s guiltiest pleasure for lesbian movie lovers everywhere! Blue-eyed blonde bad girl Rachel (gorgeous new lesbian heart-throb Ruth Reynolds) is mature for her eighteen years and the arrival of her Dad’s new employee Amy (the lovely Madeline Merritt), who is staying in their swanky Los Angeles guest house for the weekend, brings Rachel the inspiration she needs. A wholesome college graduate fresh to California from the cornfields of Iowa, Amy happily confesses her dreams and desires to Rachel over the course of the weekend and the two women gradually fall in love!
Tom GustafsonWhen Timothy is cast as Puck in a high-school production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, he takes the role to heart--using the text to concoct a love potion he uses to turn his conservative town gay! How will they deal with their sudden transformations, especially the school jock (Timothy's secret love)? This invigorating musical is bursting with Broadway-quality songs and the kind of role reversals that would make Shakespeare proud.
Steve KlovesSecond-rate cabaret entertainers Jack and Frank Baker (Jeff and Beau Bridges) decide to spice up their act by hiring a sexy singer, Susie (Michelle Pfeiffer). Success comes quickly, but her presence creates a rift between the brothers when womaniser Jack falls for her and she starts demanding a say in discussions about the group's musical direction.
Richard TanneInspired by the first couple’s first date, this feel-good romance tells the story of how a charming young law associate called Barack Obama (played by Parker Sawyers) tried to woo reluctant attorney Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) on a daylong trip in and around Chicago’s South Side in 1989. As they walk, talk and bond over their personal and professional aspirations, this rendezvous marks the first spark of romance between one of the most important partnerships in American history.
Lynn SheltonA heart-warming comedy about friendship, love and life, Your Sister’s Sister stars Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass in the new feature from Lynn Shelton. When Jack (Duplass) finds himself down on his luck, best friend Iris (Blunt) suggests he spend a weekend at her family's remote island retreat. Upon arriving Jack discovers Iris’ sister Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt) had the same idea and the two find solace together in sharing their issues and drunkenly kiss. When Iris arrives the next morning unannounced she further complicates matters for an already confused and bumbling Jack.
Dante AriolaOne-time talented golfer, Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) is struggling with a life from which he longs to escape. Faking his own death, he acquires a forged passport and a new identity — that of a golfer named “Arthur Newman”. “Arthur” heads out for Indiana to start a new life and a promise of a new job as a resident golf pro at a prestigious club. Along the way, he meets the beautiful but troubled "Mike" (Emily Blunt), who is also travelling under a false identity — that of her schizophrenic twin sister. Arthur and Mike’s relationship flourishes and they embark on an adventurous road trip where they take a deviation, break into empty mansions and assume other people’s identities until, eventually, the role-playing games begin to lose their lustre, revealing two hearts hurt by life’s challenges. Arthur & Mike are then forced to take another look at themselves and the real lives they’ve left behind.
Robert IscoveExciting young stars Freddie Prinze, Jr. (DOWN TO YOU, SHE'S ALL THAT) and Claire Forlani (MYSTERY MEN, MEET JOE BLACK) ride a fun rollercoaster to romance in this sexy comedy hit! Shy bookworm Ryan (Prinze) and the outgoing, free-spirited Jennifer (Forlani) couldn't be more different. So when they first meet, they can't stand each other. When they meet again, they loathe each other! But when they finally reconnect in college, all that friction eventually explodes into red-hot romantic fireworks! With hilarious friends Jason Biggs (AMERICAN PIE), Amanda Detmer (FINAL DESTINATION, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS) and Heather Donahue (THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT) along to pump up the fun, you'll laugh along as these irresistible boys and girls sort out all of love's confusing complexities!
Terrence MalickTO THE WONDER is the beautiful and acclaimed latest offering from Terrence Malick, the legendary director of The Tree of Life (2011). The film is centred on Neil (Ben Affleck, Argo ), a man who is torn between two loves: Marina (Olga Kurylenko, Quantum of Solace), the European woman who comes to the United States to be with him, and Jane (Rachel McAdams, Midnight in Paris ), the old flame he reconnects with from his hometown. Neil’s doubts about his life and loves are reflected in the crisis of faith experienced by Father Quintana (Javier Bardem, Skyfall), who only sees pain and the loss of hope in the world. In TO THE WONDER, Malick explores how love and its many phases and seasons – passion, sympathy, obligation, sorrow, indecision – can transform, destroy, and reinvent lives.
Garry MarshallAl Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer light up the screen in this captivating romantic comedy. Pfeiffer plays Frankie, a waitress at a N.Y.C. coffee shop. After a series of hurtful relationships, the last thing Frankie's looking for is a new man...until he comes looking for her. Pacino is an outgoing ex-con who's hired as the new short-order cook. He's head-over-heels crazy for Frankie. But to Frankie, they're as different as scrambled and hard-boiled. What can he mean when he says, "We were a couple before we ever met"? Directed by Garry Marshall(Pretty Woman), Frankie & Johnny is a "delightfully unique love story with a delightfully unique sense of fun" (David Sheehan, KNBD-TV, Los Angeles).
Andrew HaighOn a Friday night after hanging out with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a nightclub, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen. And so begins a weekend - in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex - that will resonate throughout their lives.
Stefan SchaeferWhen a young business executive, NIKLAS, is sent from Frankfurt to New York to shut down a division of his firm, he doesn’t realize his life is about to be turned upside-down in one single day. By 9:30am he has done what he was tasked to do. But his flight back to Frankfurt doesn’t leave for another 11 hours. In this time, seemingly by chance, he meets and falls for LETICIA, a beautiful African-American secretary and aspiring singer. The only problem... Unbeknownst to him, she’s one of the people he just fired. They end up back in Brooklyn, where he meets her father, a pastor, and begins to realize who she is. Unable to tell her the truth, he stumbles through a romantic few hours of eating, walking through Brooklyn streets, and listening to her play music in her new apartment. At the worst possible time, Leticia finds out who Niklas really is. In a rage, she abandons him deep in Brooklyn. Several hours later he shows up at her father’s church shoeless, without his wallet or pho
Jim Field SmithIn Iowa, butter carving is as cut-throat as a Presidential election, plagued with scandal, greed, blackmail, and sex—except with butter! When long-reigning champion butter sculptor, Bob Pickler (Ty Burrell), is forced to step down, his zealous wife, Laura (Jennifer Garner) enters the competition herself, to fight for their status as butter royalty. A win seems virtually guaranteed for the poised and studied candidate when a formidable contender emerges: the fresh-faced, effortlessly charismatic 10-year-old Destiny (Yara Shahidi), an African-American foster child of local couple, Jill and Ethan (Alicia Silverstone and Rob Corddry). Suddenly, it‘s anybody‘s game and Laura will do anything to win—even if it means resorting to sabotage and seducing her foolish ex-boyfriend Boyd (Hugh Jackman) as a co-conspirator.
Campbell XJJ is a lesbian 'Stud' who works as a wedding photographer with her best friend, Seb, a pretty white gay boy. Their clients are wild, weird and wonderful and like many of them JJ and Seb are both looking for love in the wrong places. So when JJ falls in love with the beautiful and mysterious Elle, this long term friendship is tested for the first time, as JJ has to choose between her hot new lover and her best friend. JJ's decision to give her relationship a proper chance leaves Seb with a lot of extra time on his hands and he finds himself having to reject the constant flirtatious advances of their local drug dealer, Smack Jack, who turns up when Seb least wants to see him. Jack is sweet-hearted and knows all the right people, but his one true love is Seb - he just needs to find a way to make Seb feel the same. Instead Seb is too busy lusting after his web-fantasy, the straight-acting 'lad' known as Manchester Joe, who he found when surfing the web. When JJ and Elle hit hard times and
Hugh WilsonWhen a man raised in a 1950s era bomb shelter emerges into the outside world for the first time--to find a nice non-mutant girl with whom to repopulate the earth--meets a savvy, cynical modern woman, sparks fly, opposites attract and the result is a wondrous chain reaction in this romantic comedy for the nuclear age--Blast from the Past. Adam's (Brendan Fraser "The Mummy," "The Mummy Returns") hapless search in the brave new world of homeless people, adult bookstores and all-night supermarkets leads him directly into Eve (Golden Globe-nominee Alicia Silverstone "Clueless," "Batman & Robin," TVs "Miss Match"). She's suspicious, smart about survival and uncertain of the possibilities of love. Her life has been a series of dead-end jobs, shallow boyfriends and dashed hopes. But the more Eve watches Adam approach the world with wide eyes, comic miscomprehension, joyous delight and a deliciously sweet innocence, the more she begins to find herself falling ... in love?
Kay PollakAcademy Award Nominee 2005 - Best Foreign Language Film. A successful international conductor suddenly interrups his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden.It doesn’t take long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir, which practises every Thursday in the parish hall. Just come along and give a little bit of good advice. He can’t say no, and from that moment, nothing in the village is the same again. The choir develops and grows. He makes both friends and enemies. And he finds love.
Gerry O'HaraFanny Hill (Lisa Raines) is a buxom country maiden who arrives in the big city and quickly begins an affair with the scion of a wealthy family in this softcore version of an old British tale. When the clan patriarch dies, Fanny is ready to marry her lover until she discovers he has been unfaithful. This sets her on a course of erotic adventures that begins in protest and ends in great wealth.
Eldar RapaportWhen Troy (Murray Bartlett, Farscape) moves back to LA after many years in Barcelona he finds that his ex-boyfriend Jonathan (Daniel Dugan) has begun dating Raul (Adrian Gonzales), a handsome South American immigrant. Jonathan has helped Raul stay in America, but when Raul senses the sexual tension between the exes, temperatures rise between the three men in LA's stultifying summer heat.
Rebecca ZlotowskiGary is young, agile, and a quick learner. He's one of those who's never been promised anything. After a succession of odd jobs, he's taken on at a nuclear power plant. There, amongst the reactors and their high doses of radioactivity, he finally finds what he's been looking for money, a team and a family. But the team also includes Karole, Toni's wife, with whom he falls in love. Grand Central is a passionate story about lust and forbidden love, set against the dangerous backdrop of a nuclear power plant, with two electrifying performances from Lea Seydoux (Blue Is the Warmest Colour) and Tahar Rahim (A Prophet).
Jon M. Chu"Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
Zalman KingLoosely based on the experiences of groundbreaking novelist Anaïs Nin and set against the backdrop of looming war in Europe, this erotic drama follows a young woman as she travels to France in 1939 to pursue her dream of being a writer. While in France, she meets a wealthy and handsome French novelist who contracts her into writing erotica for a dollar a page and is launched on a journey of sexual self-discovery. Starring Costas Mandylor ("Saw III," "Beowulf").
Todd Strauss-SchulsonNew York City architect Natalie (Rebel Wilson) works hard to get noticed at her job, but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city’s next skyscraper. And if things weren’t bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love, has an encounter with a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare — a romantic comedy — and she is the leading lady.
Angela RobinsonDetails the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her own right, and Olive Byrne, a former student who became an academic.
Baz LuhrmannIn this epic directed by Baz Luhrmann, Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. Rather than sell her late husband's rundown Australian cattle station so that she can resume her life in London on the brink of WWII, a young widow embarks on an arduous cattle drive to keep the place running, and not only falls in love with her loner manager, but become a surrogate mother to a half-caste aboriginal boy.
Lasse HallströmJosh Duhamel and Julianne Hough star in this spellbinding romantic drama based on the novel by best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook, Dear John). When a mysterious, beautiful woman named Katie (Hough), moves to Southport, North Carolina, she sparks the interest of the locals, especially Alex (Duhamel), a handsome widower. Although attracted to Alex, Katie is reluctant to trust him - that is, until a new friend (Cobie Smulders) convinces her to give Alex a chance. But before long, a dark secret from Katie’s past threatens her happiness in this thrilling romance directed by Lasse Hallström (Dear John).
Vincente MinnelliSt. Louis 1903. The well-off Smith family has four beautiful daughters, including Esther and little Tootie. 17-year old Esther has fallen in love with the boy next door who has just moved in, John. He however, barely notices her at first. The family is shocked when Mr. Smith reveals that he has been transfered to a nice position in New York, which means that the family has to leave St. Louis and the St. Louis Fair.
Mark Steven JohnsonBring home the must-own romantic comedy of the year, filled with wildly funny twists and turns! When Beth, an unlucky-in-love New York curator (Kristen Bell), takes a whirlwind trip to Rome for her sister's wedding, an unexpected crush takes her by surprise. Quickly let down, she defiantly plucks coins from the Fontana de Amore, magically igniting the passions of some comically unsuitable suitors. As a charming reporter (Josh Duhamel) becomes zealously smitten, Beth is skeptical that he's the real deal. Don't miss hilarious performances from an all-star cast you'll want to see again and again.
Lea ThompsonA fresh and touching take on the romantic comedy, starring real life sisters Madelyn Deutch (Outcast) and Zoey Deutch (Zombieland: Double Tap). Izzy Klein has (barely) graduated from college, broken up (kind of) with her boyfriend, and is stranded in New York City with a bad case of pre-real-world millennial-itis. Unsure of what the next step is, her movie star little sister Sabrina convinces her to move back home to Los Angeles. Izzy funnels her energy into dating a colourful bouquet of five spectacular men and figures out that when it totally feels like the end of your story, it's often just the beginning. Co-starring and directed by Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), mother to Madelyn and Zoey.
Drake DoremusIn contemporary L.A., two unacquainted millennials, spend their weekends “swiping” on the dating app WINX. The options are endless, but it's less about connection and more about hooking-up. However, when Martin (Nicholas Hoult: X-Men Apocalypse, Equals) and Gabi (Laia Costa: Victoria) meet they find themselves talking into the early hours. Connecting. It’s exciting. It’s new. Exhilarated by each other, they rush into a relationship.... But is this love?
From acclaimed director Drake Doremus (LIKE CRAZY, EQUALS), NEWNESS stars Nicholas Hoult, Laia Costa, Danny Huston, Pom Klementieff, and Matthew Gray Gubler.
J.C. CalcianoMarshall is turning 30 and working at a dead-end job. After seven years with his boyfriend, Marshall's love life is stuck in a rut. He is desperate for something new and goes looking for it online where he comes upon a mysterious app that guarantees to find true love. His life is quickly turned upside down and with the help of a wise and mysterious waitress, Marshall is given one last chance to listen to his heart and figure what, and who, is really important.
Lasse HallströmChanning Tatum (Step Up)and Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!)star in the ultimate summer romance, based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, best-selling author of The Notebook. It's love at first sight for John (Tatum) who meets college student Savannah (Seyfried) while he's on leave from the Army. After meeting only a handful of times the two young lovers are torn apart when John has to re-enlist and fulfil his duty. The lovers are young and their seperation is long... they're bound together by hope, but can they survive the distance?
Lasse HallströmHeath Ledger, Academy Award (R) nominee (Best Actor, Brokeback Mountain, 2005), stars in the scandalously funny adventure Casanova. After a lifetime of women falling head over heels in love with him, the world's legendary ladies' man (Ledger) meets the love of his life -- the one woman who thinks he's a total heel. Comic chaos ensues in a hilarious whirl of misadventures, disguises, and mistaken identities as the love-struck Casanova tries to win the heart of the fiery feminist who wants nothing to do with the man she thinks he is.
Richard LoncraineMorgan Freeman and Diane Keaton star as an elderly couple on the move in this charming and uplifting romantic drama. Preparing to move out of their Brooklyn apartment, retired couple Ruth and Alex host an open house and reminisce about the trials and tribulations of their 40 years of marriage.
Michael HoffmanBased on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best Of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of true love.
Justin BaldoniStella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) is every bit a seventeen-year-old… she’s attached to her laptop and loves her best friends. But unlike most teenagers, she spends much of her time living in a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control – all of which is put to the test when she meets an impossibly charming fellow patient named Will Newman (Cole Sprouse). There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Further complicating matters is Will’s potentially dangerous rebellion against his ongoing medical treatment. Stella gradually inspires Will to live life to the fullest, but can she ultimately save the person she loves when even a single touch is off limits?
Joe RothGwen (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Eddie (John Cusack) are America's Sweethearts...the country's favorite couple, on-screen and off. But when their very public romance turns into a very private breakup, only veteran press agent Lee (Billy Crystal) and Gwen's assistant, Kiki (Julia Roberts), can help Gwen and Eddie show some love while they promote their last film together. But the press junket is in a resort hotel miles from anywhere. And while Lee and Kiki frantically try to keep the media away from the real story and keep Gwen and Eddie from revealing their secret, Kiki finds something entirely unexpected in this romantic comedy about true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings.
Audrey WellsFrom the studio that brought you Sweet Home Alabama comes the extraordinary romantic comedy starring Academy Award (R) nominee Diane Lane (2002 Best Actress, Unfaithful). Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Under The Tuscan Sun follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) to Italy as a good friend offers her a special gift -- 10 days in Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by its beauty and warmth, and impulsively buys an aging, but very charming, villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, she finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, friendship, and romance to restore her new home -- and her belief in second chances.
Tom HanksWritten, directed and starring one of Hollywood’s most popular stars, Tom Hanks, and featuring fellow A-Lister Julia Roberts, LARRY CROWNE is a rom-com match made in heaven. After losing his long term job Larry decides to start afresh and embarks on a college course where he gets taken under the wing of a group of students who drag him into the 21st Century. However, his new lifestyle doesn’t stop just there as he meets a teacher Mercedes (Roberts), who he unexpectedly falls head over heels in love for.
Anne GiafferiDespite some back pain after a wild one-night stand, successful architect and womanizer Ange Pagani is having a perfectly normal day. Until a frantic woman named Gabrielle turns up at his office, claiming his son has gotten her teenage daughter pregnant. Problem is, Ange has no son! He does everything to avoid Gabrielle, but for some reason, finds himself irresistibly drawn to this impassioned and proud single mother, wreaking havoc in his life. The situation goes from bad to worse with the involvement of the son it turns out Ange does have, and the rapidly approaching baby. And then she is born, and everything changes. Ange gets a taste of parenthood, while Gabrielle struggles to keep her life and growing attraction for Ange, from spinning out of control. But as everyone involved is forced to face the bonds that unite them, this improbable, mismatched family somehow comes together and they all discover something most of them never expected. Unconditional love.
Michael LehmannCharming and bittersweet, this modern-day romantic comedy starring Uma Thurman, Janeane Garofalo and Ben Chaplin, explores the beguiling perils of mistaken identity. Abby (Garofalo), a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian (Chaplin), a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle (Thurman) into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises.
Amy HeckerlingAn upbeat and acerbic romantic comedy with a real edge from writer/director Amy Heckerling ('Clueless'). Rosie (Michelle Pfeiffer), a smart, sexy and successful single mom refuses to accept that life has passed her by just because she has turned 40. Rosie stays young at heart through the love and friendship she shares with her teenage daughter (Golden Globe Nominee, Saoirse Ronan, 'Atonement'). Then talented young actor Adam (Paul Rudd) walks into her life and straight into her heart. Finally Rosie seems to have met the right man... though he's many years her junior... but is this just one more time she'll have to say 'I Could Never Be Your Woman?' Featuring stellar cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Saoirse Ronan, Jon Lovitz, Stacey Dash, Fred Willard, Sarah Alexander, Tracey Ullman, Henry Winkler.
Julio MedemA hotel room in the centre of Rome sets the scene where two young women, who have just met, go on a physical journey which will touch their souls. Before they leave to go back to their respective lands, Spanish Alba - Elena Anaya (Sex and Lucía, Mesrine: Killer Instinct, Hierro) and Russian Natacha - Natasha Yarovenko, embark with their bodies and souls on an unforgettable one night stand.
Lasse HallströmHonoured with two Academy Awards, The Cider House Rules tells a compelling and heart-warming story about how far a young man must travel to find the place where he truly belongs. Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire– Pleasantville, The Ice Storm) has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of St. Cloud’s Orphanage in rural Maine. Though groomed by its proprietor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine), to be his successor, Homer nonetheless feels the need to strike out on his own and experience the world outside.Then, while working at an apple orchard, Homer falls for the beautiful Candy (Charlize Theron – Deception, The Devil’s Advocate) and learns some powerful, indelible lessons about life, love and home. Based on John Irving’s best-selling American classic and featuring a sensational all-star cast including newcomer Erykah Badu, this entertaining motion picture earned rave reviews from critics and moviegoers everywhere.
Simon AboudBella Brown is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a successful children's book. Despite her abandonment as a child, the all consuming OCD, her unfulfilled dreams, her awful boss at the library and her paralysing fear of flora and fauna, Bella is down but not out. She has a spark, an edge, a talent and a voice that we can feel from the get go. This girl has an unearthly survival instinct, having been found in the middle of winter in the middle of Hyde Park as a baby. When Bella is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction, she meets her nemesis, match and mentor in Alfie Stephenson, a cantankerous, loveless, rich old man who lives next door and is an amazing horticulturalist and here the most unlikely of friendships begins. A friendship grows between the reclusive, agoraphobic young woman and the curmudgeonly old widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London where everything seems possi
Nicole ConnRebecca has a very unusual secret, one that not even her best friends know about. The last person on earth she expects to reveal it to is a high priced escort named Paris. What starts as a comedy of errors ends up a uniquely erotic journey. Rebecca's unconventional efforts to find herself are raw, evocative, and often times humorous, but always very real, very human. Sometimes a perfect ending is not what you expect it to be.
Ami Canaan MannKatherine Heigl (Knocked Up, 27 Dresses) and Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) star in this sweeping romance about finding love in the least likely of places! Ryan Brenner (Barnes) is a travelling musician, and Jackie Laurel (Heigl) is a fallen country music star who is a recently single mother, battling to hold on to her young daughter. When the free-spirited pair meet by chance, they soon form an unlikely relationship that will teach them to trust and love again, and may change their lives forever.
Zalman KingZalman King’s last ever feature film, Pleasure or Pain, is the erotic and achingly sensual tale of Victoria, a beautiful young designer, and Jack, a sexy and dangerously handsome entrepreneur.
Desperate to succeed in L.A, Victoria is not interested in a relationship, only her future career, but Jack will not take no for an answer, not from anyone. His charisma and determination is irresistible and Victoria soon finds herself wrapped up in a world that she had before been too afraid to experience.
Zalman King, writer/director of Red Shoe Diaries and 9 ½ Weeks, shows us why he is the king of erotica in this tantalisingly sexy turn as Victoria is bound and dominated by the powerful Jack; the feelings she thought he had for her turning toxic and controlling as she finds herself doing everything in her power to please him. But how far can she go and will he ever let her stop?
Victoria has to learn the hard way, when Jack is involved you have to be careful what you wish for… as
Jean-Pierre JeunetAmelie Poulain has led a sheltered life educated at home by over-protective parents, she retreats into a fantasy world of her own. When she finally leaves home and finds work as a waitress in a Parisian café, life is pretty uneventful until a chain of extraordinary events leads her to the discovery of a tin box containing a schoolboy’s long forgotten mementos. It is then that Amelie discovers her true vocation in life helping others find love and happiness which she sets about in her own unique andmagical way. When Amelie falls in love herself, she realizes that making neat solutions is not as easy as it seems…
Ivan SilvestriniCharming and funny, Tell No One bubbles over with irresistible romantic playfulness. Italian-born Mattia is about to move to Madrid to be with his gorgeous boyfriend, Eduard. By all accounts, their relationship couldn't be more perfect, so it's a no-brainer for Eduard to surprise Mattia by flying over to Italy before the move so he can finally meet his man's family. There is only one problem, despite assurances otherwise, Mattia has not come out to his loved ones! Now Mattia has to juggle expectations on both sides whilst also trying to keep his perfect, sexy boyfriend from leaving him all together.
Douglas McGrathA radiant performance by Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) and a terrific adaptation of Jane Austen’s timeless novel are just two reasons why this witty romantic comedy won outstanding critical acclaim. In the lush countryside of 19th Century England, there’s a young woman so devoted to meddling in the affairs of others that she fails to recognise the longings of her own heart. Her name is Emma (Gwyneth Paltrow), and although she’s 'never one to interfere', Emma manages to make a mess out of every romance she sets up. But her biggest blunder may lie ahead when she discovers her own feelings for her handsome brother-in-law, a man she can’t decide whether she loves or loathes. Featuring a top supporting cast, this smart and sassy film has audiences cheering with delight.
Lucio CastroTwo men meet by chance while in Barcelona. What seems like a one-night encounter between two strangers becomes an epic, decades-spanning relationship, in which time and space refuse to play by the rules.
Nicholas SparksGrieving widower Garret Blake builds boats for a living. Rebuilding his life-that's another matter. But that's before Theresa Osborne comes to his North Carolina village. Theresa, a lonely divorcee and researcher for the Chicago Tribune, knows that Garret is the author of the message she found inside a bottle on a Cape Code beach. And she knows the message spoke to her in a way that profoundly touched her heart. Kevin Costner as Garret and Robin Wright Penn as Theresa bring high-voltage star power to Message in a Bottle, a tale of love lost and found based on Nicholas Sparks' bestseller and directed by Luis Mandoki (White Palace, When a Man Loves a Woman). "You choose-the past or the future. Pick one and stick with it," Garret's spry father Dodge (Paul Newman) advises. The advice sticks. So does the impact of this tender, movingly filmed tale.
Mark HermanHope Springs is the charming romantic comedy starring Colin Firth (Love Actually), Heather Graham (Anger Management), and Academy Award nominee (1997 Best Supporting Actress, Good Will Hunting) Minnie Driver (Return to Me). When artist Colin Ware (Firth) discovers the love of his life and fiancee Vera (Driver), a sexy, sophisticated vixen, is marrying another man, he flees to America and the sleepy New England village of Hope to bury himself in his art and soothe his tortured psyche. Soon he finds more than a shoulder to cry on when he meets Mandy (Graham), a beautiful free spirit who captures his heart -- until Vera suddenly shows up with the surprise of Colin's life. Hope Springs is a delightful and engaging comedy about finding happiness when you least expect it.
Daryl WeinWhen 29-year-old Lola (Gerwig) is dumped by her fiancé Luke (Joel Kinnaman) just three weeks before the wedding, she embarks on an emotional, year-long adventure of self-discovery filled with love, loss, hilarity and heartache. Guided (and often misguided) by the well-meaning advice of her close friends and eccentric parents, Lola's chaotic journey en route to the big 3-0 proves that a single tumultuous year can yield the lessons of a lifetime.
Martha CoolidgePaige (Julia Stiles) has her future all mapped out. An ambitious pre-med student at the University of Wisconsin, she's vowed nothing will deter her from becoming a doctor. Until she meets Edvard (Luke Mably), the dashing playboy Crown Prince of Denmark who's trying to escape a life he never chose. He's enrolled incognito at Paige's school to find himself and to take a detour from his destiny as King. Paige and "Eddie" end up as lab partners and discover there's more chemistry between them than just the classroom variety. Will he step away from his place in Danish monarchy to be with her? Will she lose sight of her own dream to become a doctor? Julia Stiles (Save the Last Dance) and Luke Mably sparkle in this feel good romantic comedy.
John MaddenOne of the wittiest, most charming film comedies ever made, Shakespeare in Love is a brilliantly fictional story behind the creation of one of the most enduring pieces of literature ever written by the most acclaimed writer of all-time. Plagued with debt, writer's block, and fallen far past deadline for his latest play, it seems like things can't get much worse for young William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes). Then Will meets Viola (Oscar®-winner Gwyneth Paltrow), a young lady masquerading as man to get a part in his play, and it's love at first sight! Inspired by his new romance, Will sets feverishly to work on his play, determined to write the greatest love story ever told-"Romeo and Juliet"! Featuring an all-star cast and a razor-sharp, Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman, this modern classic also received the Oscar® for Best Picture, as well as earning trophies for Paltrow and Dame Judi Dench for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I.
Woody AllenSet in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about a master magician trying to expose a psychic medium as a fake.
Kevin Rodney SullivanStella (Angela Bassett) is a highly successful, forty-something San Francisco stock broker who is persuaded by her colorful New York girlfriend Delilah (Whoopi Goldberg) to take a well deserved, first-class vacation to Jamaica. As she soaks in the beauty of the island, she encounters a strapping, young islander, Winston Shakespeare (Taye Diggs). His pursuits for her turn into a hot and steamy romance that forces Stella to take personal inventory of her life and try to find a balance between her desire for love and companionship, and the responsibilities of mother and corporate executive.
Marcel GislerWhen Leon joins Mario's football club, an immediate tension brews between them; both players are talented, driven and prepared to fight for their spot on the first team. When the pair are moved into a flat with one another, the competitive tension turns sexual. As their relationship intensifies, the pair become inseparable, yet Mario is desperate to hide their love from his teammates. As rumours of their relationship begin to circulate, the boys are forced to make a choice; their careers, or each other.
Finn TaylorMichael Burrows (Joseph Fiennes) is a recently unemployed police personality profiler whose obsession with the Darwin Awards leads him toward a new avocation, creating a profile of these extreme risk takers. A preternaturally risk adverse person, he is paired with Siri Taylor (Winona Ryder), an insurance investigator who has been known to forget to buckle her seat belt. Together they investigate the most famous of these urban legends, discovering their own destinies along the way. Named after the evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin, The Darwin Awards honour those who improve the human species, by accidentally removing themselves from it! The film is part inspired by several unbelievably true stories of utter buffoonery and features an all-star cast that includes David Arquette, Juliette Lewis, Chris Penn, Tim Blake Nelson and Metallica!
Terence DavisTerence Davies' Bafta nominated The House of Mirth, is a tragic love story set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. Based on the classic Edith Wharton novel.
Rob ReinerRob Reiner's romantic comedy documents a very unusual couple. There's never been a friendship quite like Harry and Sally's. From faking an orgasm at the corner deli, to debating the odds of having great sex with a guy named "Sheldon", there's nothing Harry and Sally don't do together. Well, almost nothing…. At the start, they are two recent college graduates who meet while sharing a ride together from Chicago to New York. They decide that it is impossible for men and women to be "just friends," and when they reach The Big Apple, they go their separate ways. Several years later they happen to be seated next to each other on an airplane, and Harry tells Sally about his recent marriage…and several years later, in another random meeting, he relays his divorce…when they become close friends…so close that their respective best friends fall in love. At a climactic New Years Eve party, they finally must confront and embrace their true feelings for each other.
Michel Gondry"The Science of Sleep," a playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvy brain of Stephane Miroux (Gael Garcia Bernal) an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. While slumbering, he is the charismatic host of "Stephane TV," expounding on "The Science of Sleep" in front of cardboard cameras. In "real life," he has a boring job at a Parisian calendar publisher and pines for Stephanie (Charlotte Gainsbourg), the girl in the apartment across the hall. While Stephanie is initially charmed by Stephane, she is confused by his childishness and shaky connection to reality. Stephanes co-worker, Guy (Alain Chabat) a vulgar but practical man, offers advice on the opposite sex, but Stephane is too far in the clouds to listen. Unable to find the secret to Stephanies heart while awake, Stephane searches for the answer in his dreams.
Billy WilderCo-written and directed by the legendary Billy Wilder (Some Like it Hot, The Apartment) and based on the Broadway play by George Axelrod, The Seven Year Itch depicts a married man’s struggle to stay faithful while is wife is away on vacation. New Yorker Richard Sherman must fend for himself while his wife leaves town for the summer. Feeling lonely but liberated, he begins fantasizing about romantic conquests. When a gorgeous but naïve blonde moves into the building and wants to make friends, his imagination runs rampant.