thursday 30 march 2017 | Romance Drama Biographical
A UNITED KINGDOM is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. The attraction was immediate: she was captivated by his vision for a better world, he was struck by her willingness to embrace it. Both felt liberated by the social upheaval that followed the war - Seretse sensed the opportunity for change as the Empire weakened, Ruth saw the possibility for a bigger life as women pushed for independence and equality. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their ...
thursday 20 october 2016 | Biographical Drama
GENIUS centers on the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Law) and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth). Finding fame and critical success at a young age, Wolfe is a blazing talent with a larger-than-life personality to match. Perkins is one of the most respected and well-known literary editors of all time, discovering such iconic novelists as F. Scott Fitzgerald (Pearce) and Ernest Hemingway (West). Wolfe and Perkins develop a tender, complex friendship. Transformative and irrepressible, this friendship will change the lives of these brilliant, but very different men fo...
thursday 22 september 2016 | Comedy Dramedy Biographical
The film is the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she heard in her head was beautiful, but to everyone else it was hilariously awful. Her husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant), an aristocratic English actor, was determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence decided to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall in 1944, St Clair knew he faced his greatest challenge.
thursday 05 june 2014 | Crime Biographical Drama
From Academy Award nominated director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter), starring Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The Kings Speech) and Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line), comes the feature film Devils Knot, a haunting true mystery about who killed three children in a small town. Devils Knot transports the audience back to a tiny southern town gripped in fear over supposed satanic ritual murders and the trial and conviction of teenagers, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr., and Jason Baldwin, also known as the West Memphis Three. The defendants, each of them a social ou...
thursday 26 january 2012 | Biographical Drama
In the early summer of 1956, 23 year-old Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), just down from Oxford and determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of ''The Prince and the Showgirl.'' The film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams), who was also on honeymoon with her new husband, the playwright Aurthur Miller (Dougray Scott). Nearly 40 years on, his diary account ''The Prince, the Showgirl and Me'' was published, but one week was missing and this was published some years later as ''My Week with Mar...
thursday 23 september 2010 | Biographical Drama
During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.
thursday 11 october 2007 | Biographical Drama
A feature about the late Ian Curtis, the engimatic lead singer of legendary Engish post punk band Joy Division, spanning Curtis' last several years leading up to his tragic suicide in 1980, and the struggle between his enduring love for his wife and his burgeoning relationship with his girlfriend, his decimating bouts with epilepsy, his incredible talent and all consuming performances with Joy Division.