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Career con man Roy Courtnay sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty McLeish who is worth millions. And he means to take it all.
As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life. And as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple con takes on the ultimate stakes.
Legendary actors Mirren and McKellen star together on screen for the first time in this suspenseful drama about the secrets people keep and the lies they live.
Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school friendships and the bonds we create that last a lifetime.
Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.
Na haar pa se dood besef Gideonette de la Rey, ’n vreesbevange jong meisie met ’n ooraktiewe verbeelding dat sy die enigste oorlewende gesinslid is met ’n familienaam waarop ’n vloek rus.
Met die hulp van haar nuwe vriend, Bhubesi, en sy ‘Meerkat Maantuig’ moet sy die innerlike krag vind om haar vrees te oorkom indien sy die vloek wil breek.
Inspired by a true story, Hustlers follows Destiny, a young stripper struggling to make ends meet. That is, until she meets Ramona, the club's savvy top earner, who shows her the way toward making big bucks.
But when the 2008 economic collapse hits their Wall Street clientele hard, Destiny and Ramona concoct a plan with their fellow strippers to turn the tables on these greedy power players.
It's a wild, modern-day Robin Hood tale that critics are hailing as "enormously entertaining."
(Golden Globe nomination for: Best Supporting Actress)
Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, it tells the story of Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987.
Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics.
As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.
Wanneer Johan Niemand vir militêre diens opgeroep word, oudisie hy vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Kerkkoor en Konsertgroep, die ‘Kanaries’ en word aanvaar. In ‘n politieke landskap waar wet en Godsdiens individualiteit onderdruk, moet Johan en die Kanaries militêre opleiding doen en daarna op ‘n landwye toer gaan, mense vermaak en geloof in die kerk en weermag versterk.
Op toer ontwikkel Johan gevoelens vir ‘n mede-koormaat en dit veroorsaak dat hy alles oor homself en sy wêreld bevraagteken. Hy ontmoet verskeie karakters op toer; sommige trots op die koor se pogings en ander wat hom bewus maak van die realiteit en effek van apartheid in Suid-Afrika.
Namate Johan sy geloof, patriotisme en seksualiteit bevraagteken, lei sy opkomende kreatiwiteit en passie vir musiek ‘n direkte konflik met sy bevelvoerders.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.
An ageing reprobate, a rural African boy, a rottweiler, and an orphaned baby rhino are all set on stopping rhino poaching. Their quest takes them through hysterical situations and tragic times, as they end up an inspiration and a conscience to a world in need of heroes.
Vyf dames is almal besig is om stroomop te swem in hulle afsonderlike lewens. Verskillende situasies en gebeure lei elkeen van hulle om op dieselfde rivier-avontuur te gaan. Tydens die avontuur word die boot waarin die dames vaart omgegooi en die gids raak verlore. P<>
Die dames word gedwing om op hulle eie in die water en wildernis te oorleef, onwetende dat hulle onderskeie realiteite en lewenservaringe hulle reeds bevoeg maak vir dié uitdaging. In die oorlewingsproses vind hulle vriendskap en ook hulle eie innerlike krag en binnestemme soos hulle een golf na die ander moet aandurf.
Soos hulle die fisieke uitdagings oorwin, oorkom hulle ook ander swakhede en groei hulle in karakter en selfvertroue wat tot genesing in hulle unieke lewens lei.
Roma follows Cleo, a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City.
Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, director Alfonso Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
(2019 Academy Award winner for Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Cinematography)
In a new Dragon Tattoo story, based on David Lagercrantz's 2015 novel, computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Fired from the National Security Agency, Frans Balder recruits hacker Lisbeth Salander to steal FireWall, a computer program that can access codes for nuclear weapons worldwide. The download soon draws attention from an NSA agent who traces the activity to Stockholm.
Further problems arise when Russian thugs take Lisbeth's laptop and kidnap a math whiz who can make FireWall work. Now, Lisbeth and an unlikely ally must race against time to save the boy and recover the codes to avert disaster.
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule.
When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy.
As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
(Academy Award nominations for: Best Costume Design, Best Makeup & Hairstyling)
Christiaan Olwagen neem die klassieke teaterstuk, The Seagull, deur Anton Tsjechof, en verplaas dit na Suid-Afrika in die 1990’s, bykans 100 jaar nadat dit geskryf is. Wat merkwaardig is, is dat die karakters uiters gemaklik in hierdie nuwe tydgleuf en omgewing bestaan, amper asof hulle geskryf is met die moontlikheid van só ‘n verplasing in gedagte.
Elkeen van Tsjechof se volronde karakters wroeg met hulle eie vrese, verlange, twyfel en frustrasies, wat natuurlik as gevolg van hulle eie toedoen is.
Ons ontmoet die teaterdiva Irene (Sandra Prinsloo), wie sukkel om gewoond te raak aan streeksrade wat nie meer bestaan nie en kunstefeeste wat haar loopbaan se voorland is; haar sieklike ouer broer, Piet (Marius Weyers), wat wens hy het meer kanse gevat in sy lewe; die onsekere, verlore en vergete seun Konstant (Albert Pretorius) wie net sy ma se aandag en goedkeuring soek; die naïwe aspirerende aktrise Nina (Rolanda Marais) wie wil wegkom uit die kloue van haar ouers en die klein dorpie waar sy woon, en dan nie weet wat om te doen wanneer sy die geleentheid kry nie; die immer-teneergedrukte Masha (Cintaine Schutte) wie ‘n liefdesdriehoek moet handhaaf; die opgewekte filosoof Dr Eugene (Gerben Kamper) wie alles van ‘n afstand waarneem; die onafgewerkte plaasbestuurder Elias (Deon Lotz); sy onderdanige vrou Paulina (Martelize Kolver); die armoedige onderwyser Simon (Geon Nel); en die bekende skrywer Boors (Alyzzander Fourie).
Elkeen van die karakters dra by tot die gevoel van gevangenheid wat die vakansie op die familieplaas onder ‘n vergrootglas bring.
Megan Leavey is based on the true life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
’n Bruin vrou wat in die dorre Karoo woon, neem ’n verlore wit kind in en maak hom as haar eie groot. Nege jaar later, word die seuntjie verwyder en word hy geforseer om in die Knysna Bos te leef saam met ’n familie houtkappers wat beweer hy behoort aan hulle.
Gebaseer op die Dalene Matthee boek.
Every story has three sides in this pre-wedded bliss modern day love triangle.
When Gem (Erica Hubbard) asks her long-lost friend to be the maid of honour at her wedding, her fiancé, Allen (Brad James), has no clue that he’s meeting Kiya (Altovise Lawrence), a wildly outspoken lesbian novelist. Though an aspiring writer himself, Allen does not find a friend in his new house guest, but a rival for Gem’s attention.
Eventually, the soon-to-be husband discovers there’s a lot more to the story than his fiancée explained when he finds himself in a modern-day love triangle.
The inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Jeff is a 27-year-old, working-class Boston man attendign the world-famous marathon to try and win back his ex-girlfriend Erin. Waiting for her at the finish line when the blast occurs, he loses both his legs in the attack. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle has just begun. He tackles months of physical and emotional rehabilitation with the unwavering support of Erin and his family.
It is Jeff’s deeply personal account of the heroic journey that tests a family’s bond, defines a community’s pride and inspires his inner courage to overcome devastating adversity.
Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI.
Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands—proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition… literally.
From first-time writer and director Elizabeth Chomko, this captivating family drama centers on a family in crisis.
Bridget returns home to Chicago at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father's reluctance to let go of their life together.
From the creators of the #1 box-office hit WAR ROOM.
Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison after he loses his basketball team and is challenged by the school's principal, Olivia, to coach a new sport he doesn't know or like. As John questions his own worth, he dares to help the least likely runner take on the biggest race of the year.
Filled with a powerful mix of faith, humor and heart, this inspirational story will have you on the edge of your seat.
Winter 1968, and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in THE WIZARD OF OZ, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown.
As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians, and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of romance seem undimmed as she embarks on a courtship with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband. And yet Judy is fragile. After working for 45 of her 47 years, she is exhausted; haunted by memories of a childhood lost to Hollywood; gripped by a desire to be back home with her kids. Will she have the strength to go on?
Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer”.
(Academy Award winner: Best Actress (Renee Zellweger). Also nominated for Best Make-Up & Hairstyling)
Fire investigator Sean McCaffrey, son of the late Steven "Bull" McCaffrey, is now working at the same Chicago firehouse along with his uncle Brian. When Sean is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he and partner Maggie soon realize that they are dealing with something much more than a routine fire.
The clues they discover lead them down a treacherous path of arson, murder, and international terrorism. Sean must use his intuition, along with the help of infamous jailed arsonist Ronald Bartel, in a race to find out who is behind the fire and stop them from accomplishing their devious plans.
Dominika Egorova is many things. A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. A master of seductive and manipulative combat.
When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons. After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced.
Dominika must now reconcile the person she was with the power she now commands, with her own life and everyone she cares about at risk, including an American CIA agent who tries to convince her he is the only person she can trust.
The magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol.
Directed by Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day), the film shows how Charles Dickens mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.
The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
(Academy Award winner: Best Original Song)
When Stan Lohman, a popular congressman running for governor, invites his troubled younger brother Paul and his wife Claire to join him and his wife Katelyn for dinner at one of the town’s most fashionable restaurants, the stage is set for a tense night.
While Stan and Paul have been estranged since childhood, their 16-year- old sons are friends, and the two of them have committed a horrible crime that has shocked the country. While their sons’ identities have not yet been discovered and may never be, their parents must now decide what action to take.
As the night proceeds, beliefs about the true natures of the four people at the table are upended, relationships shatter, and each person reveals just how far they are willing to go to protect those they love.
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