300: Rise of an Empire
Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes, and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield-on the sea-as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. This film pits Them...
LENGTH: 102 mins. GENRE: Action/Adventure, Drama DIRECTOR: Noam Murro CAST: Eva Green, Rodrigo Santoro, Callan Mulvey, Sullivan Stapleton, Jamie Blackley, Yigal Naor, Farshad Farahat WEBSITE: http://www.300themovie.com/
The Monuments Men
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, the film is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, ...
LENGTH: 110 mins. GENRE: Action/Adventure, Drama, Comedy DIRECTOR: George Clooney CAST: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban, Diarmaid Murtagh, Dimitri Leonidas WEBSITE: http://www.monumentsmenmovie.com/
The Past (Le passe)
An Iranian man deserts his French wife and two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
LENGTH: 130 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Asghar Farhadi CAST: Bérénice Béjo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis, Jeanne Jestin, Sabrina Ouazani, Babak Karimi, Valeria Cavalli WEBSITE: http://sonyclassics.com/thepast/
Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock - something her Irish-Catholic community didn't have the highest opinion of - and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church do...
LENGTH: 94 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Stephen Frears CAST: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Simone Lahbib WEBSITE: http://philomenamovie.com/
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)
Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking s...
LENGTH: 137 mins. GENRE: Comedy, Drama DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino CAST: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi, Franco Graziosi, Giorgio Pasotti, Massimo Popolizio WEBSITE: http://janusfilms.com/thegreatbeauty/
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Shot in black and white across four states, Nebraska tells the stories of family life in the heartland of America.
LENGTH: 115 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Alexander Payne CAST: Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Will Forte, Stacy Keach, Devin Ratray, Rance Howard, Missy Doty, Bob Odenkirk WEBSITE: http://NebraskaMovie.com
12 Years a Slave
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's ch...
LENGTH: 133 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Steve McQueen CAST: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garrett Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scott McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson WEBSITE: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/12yearsaslave/