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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)
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.
Six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley live week to week at “The Magic Castle,” a budget motel managed by Bobby, whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion.
Despite her harsh surroundings, the precocious and ebullient Moonee has no trouble making each day a celebration of life, her endless afternoons overflowing with mischief and grand adventure as she and her ragtag playmates—including Jancey, a new arrival to the area who quickly becomes Moonee’s best friend—fearlessly explore the utterly unique world into which they’ve been thrown.
Unbeknownst to Moonee, however, her delicate fantasy is supported by the toil and sacrifice of Halley, who is forced to explore increasingly dangerous possibilities in order to provide for her daughter.
(Academy Award nomination for: Best Supporting Actor)
Fiona Maye is intensely dedicated to her profession, never finding time to have her own children while fully assuming the immense responsibility of making life-and-death decisions about the children of others. As Fiona is about to embark on one of the most challenging cases of her career, Jack her neglected and increasingly frustrated husband, makes a shocking revelation, sending her into an emotional tailspin.
The case in question concerns seventeen-year-old Adam, a Jehovah’s Witness suffering from leukemia, whose life could be saved by a simple blood transfusion, but who is refusing on religious grounds. Though just months shy of his eighteenth birthday, when he could legally choose for himself, Adam’s fate instead rests with Fiona, who, uncertain in her decision, makes the unusual move of leaving her courtroom to visit Adam’s hospital bedside.
Their encounter forges a profound and unexpected connection, leading them both to challenge their beliefs, evaluate their choices, and grapple with the ultimate question of what constitutes right and wrong.
Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland.
From the director of Academy Award- nominated Winter's Bone, critics are hailing this film as "powerful from start to finish" (Los Angeles Times).
Hellboy comes to England, where he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue, a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal.
Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world.
This is the courageous story of Jared Eamons, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents.
His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program.
While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
During the Royal Ball, Cinderella and her mice fellows discover a secret that could shake their world: the real prince was turned into a mouse by the evil witch, and the "Prince" from the Royal Ball is in fact a fraud.
Now, Cinderella and her friends are going to begin a whole new adventure to save the real Prince, and help him defeat the evil force.
After the devastating events of Avengers 3: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe.
Get ready for one final stand in Marvel Studios' epic conclusion to twenty-two films, Avengers 4: Endgame.
Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On The Basis Of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights.
When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time.
Van Etten, a pharmaceutical entrepreneur, tests drugs on bull sharks in hopes to extract their antibodies to cure human diseases. Before he can continue with his experiment, he tries to enlist Misty Calhoun, a shark conservationist, and other scientists to lead and endorse this project.
Soon though the drug-enhanced sharks quickly begin to adapt and learn new hunting skills. The humans lose control over the laboratory and now they have to fight to survive.
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.
Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results.
When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.
When Joe and his father arrive at their remote hunting cabin, they’re hoping for a quiet weekend. What they find is a stash of heroin, hidden in the cabin by drug traffickers.
When the criminals suddenly descend upon the cabin, Joe and his father must make a kill-or-be-killed stand for survival.
A team of mercenaries working with the CIA accepts an off-the-books mission in Chernobyl. After exploring the empty buildings, they find out they are being used to test a small army of heavily armed robots.
Now, betrayed by the US government, they are forced to fight their way out of an ambush by a new, and lethal team of human droids.
Thys en Trix is broer en suster en ook ywerige maar onbeholpe polisiemanne. Hulle onderlangse twis veroorsaak dat hulle geskors word nadat hulle die polisiediens wéér in die verleentheid stel.
Speurder Solomons ondersoek die bedrywighede van ’n misdaad-sindikaat in ’n eksklusiewe gholflandgoed buite Mosselbaai. Vanweë hulle ‘vanilla-voorkoms’ word Thys en Trix vir die eerste keer uitgesonder as die bekwaamste span om ’n ondersoek te lei, of eerder te laat ly, maar die feit dat hulle moet voorgee om ’n getroude paartjie te wees om die ondersoek geloofwaardig te maak, bemoeilik die situasie.
Speurder Solomons sal hulle vergesel, maar is glad nie ingenome met die feit dat hy die butler gaan wees nie.
Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen and Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali star in Green Book, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class, and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line.
When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.
(Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay. Also nominated for: Best Actor, Best Film Editing)
Once the owner of a diamond mine, a wine farm and the most expensive house in Cape Town.
Former chairman of South Africa’s largest retailer, director of the Reserve Bank and the richest man in the country. As a young man, Christo Wiese cut his teeth at Pep Stores. Over the years he built a mighty business empire, which included Shoprite and a number of other enterprises. His recipe for success: an endless love for cutting deals, a fearless appetite for risk and a keen eye for a bargain. This man of great charm has never been afraid of sailing close to the wind. Over the course of 50 years these calculated risks paid off, making him one of the most successful businessmen of his generation – until he encountered the furniture group Steinhoff, and things went awry. Business journalist and writer TJ Strydom tells the story of one of South Africa’s best-known business giants in a fresh, engaging way.
‘A fabulous, sweeping adventure read – almost a thriller – that chronicles the rags to riches rise of yet another giant of Afrikaner capitalism.’ – Peter Bruce
Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.
Surprising even themselves, the duo jump into action, on the run throughout Europe from assassins and a suspicious-but-charming British agent, as they hatch a plan to save the world.
Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin, take on the wicked enchantress Morgana.
With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.
South African Idols Season 13 winner Paxton Fielies releases her much anticipated debut album This Is Me.
The album by the Cape Town songstress also features guest artists Tresor, Kyle Deutsch and The Voice winner Craig Lucas.
Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the world wide web in search of a replacement part of save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush.
In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet – the netizens – to help navigate their way, including a website entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site “BuzzzTube.”
(Academy Award nomination for: Best Animated Film)
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