An inspired motion-picture masterpiece, LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL was nominated in 1998 for 7 Academy Awards® -- winning 3 Oscars®, including one for Best Actor Roberto Benigni. In this extraordinary tale, Guido (Benigni) -- a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor -- has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II...and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate! Honored with an overwhelming level of critical acclaim, this truly exceptional, utterly unique achievement will lift your spirits and capture your heart!
A provocative study of right and wrong, based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut. A famous American playwright -- who, during World War II, wrote for the Germans, spied for the Allies and loved only his wife -- must prove his innocence to the world and to himself. Starring Academy Award and Emmy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Nick Nolte ("Affliction," "The Prince of Tides"), Sheryl Lee ("Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me," "Backbeat"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Alan Arkin ("Get Smart," "Little Miss Sunshine"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee David Strathairn ("Good Night, and Good Luck," "The Bourne Ultimatum"), Golden Globe-nominee Kirsten Dunst ("Spiderman trilogy," "Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles") and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner John Goodman (TV's "Roseanne," "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip").
In this heartwarming comedy, minor leaguer Carlton Garret (Justin Timberlake of FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, THE SOCIAL NETWORK) takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret (Jeff Bridges of TRUE GRIT, TRON: LEGACY) when Carlton's mother (Mary Steenburgen of THE HELP) becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad's likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lucy for emotional support. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures caused by his father's antics, including missed flights, car trouble, and bathroom brawls. Years of miscommunication, frustration, and comically awkward attempts at bonding come to a head as the mismatched trio make their way from Ohio back home to Houston to reunite the family.
Zia (Patrick Fugit), distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ex-girlfriend has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop living.
Alex Gromberg (Michael Douglas) is a man caught in the middle. Trying to avoid the mistakes his father made while coming to terms with the ones he's already passed on to his own sons, Alex is navigating the tricky roles of father, son, and husband. Onscreen together for the first time in their careers, Michael Douglas and Kirk Douglas join their real-life relations (Cameron Douglas, Diana Douglas) and a talented cast (Bernadette Peters, Rory Culkin) in a story about the loving, frustrating, reassuring, insane, and ultimately inescapable bonds of family.
Academy Award-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen return to their comedy roots with this original and darkly humorous story about one ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life: His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior and mortality in the film critics rave is "seriously awesome!"
Flirty, flaky party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) and plain, dependable lawyer Rose (Toni Collette) are sisters, best friends and bitter rivals who seem to have nothing in common but size 8½ feet and some family secrets. After a heart-rending falling out, they accidentally discover they also share a long-lost grandmother (Shirley MacLaine). Together they travel a bumpy road toward making peace with each other and themselves! Directed by Curtis Hanson (8 Mile, Wonder Boys, L.A. Confidential) from a screenplay by Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich).
Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney Pictures presents THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN. It's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of offbeat characters and face one challenging adventure after another! You won't want to miss this sensational telling of Twain's classic tale -- an action-packed mix of thrills and excitement!
Father Richard (Greg Kinnear) is desperately trying to sell his motivational success program... with no success. Meanwhile, "pro-honesty" mom Sheryl (Toni Collette) lends support to her eccentric family, including her depressed brother (Steve Carell), fresh out of the hospital after being jilted by his lover. Then there are the younger Hoovers - the seven-year-old, would-be beauty queen Olive (Abigail Breslin) and Dwayne (Paul Dano), a Nietzsche-reading teen who has taken a vow of silence. Topping off the family is the foul-mouthed grandfather (Alan Arkin), whose outrageous behavior recently got him evicted from his retirement home. When Olive is invited to compete in the "Little Miss Sunshine" pageant in far-off California, the family piles into their rusted-out VW bus to rally behind her - with riotously funny results.
From Mike White, the writer of DEAD MAN ON CAMPUS and producer of TV's "Freaks and Geeks," comes a tale of comically twisted a taleof comically twisted obsession. Chuck and Buck are childhood best friends whose lives have taken very different paths. While Chuck moved away and now has a real life, Buck stayed behind and developed a dangerous fixation- on Chuck's life. The result is a wickedly hilarious story of two guys about to learn that growing up...is the strangest trip of all.
The misadventures begin when Miles (Paul Giamatti), an un-recovered divorcé and would-be novelist with a wine fixation, decides to gift old college buddy and washed-up actor Jack (Thomas Haden Church) with a celebratory trip to the vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley the week before Jack's wedding. The two couldn't be an odder couple. Jack is an over-sexed charmer; Miles is a sad-sack worrier. Jack is looking for his "last taste of freedom"; Miles just wants to taste perfection in a bottle. Jack is fine with cheap Merlot; Miles pines for the elusive, perfect Pinot. Indeed, the only thing they seem to share in common is the same heady mix of failed ambitions and fading youth. And yet, as they make their way up the coast, Miles and Jack soon find themselves drowning in wine and women. Both men careen dangerously and comically toward mid-life crises. Now, the wedding approaches and with it the certainty that Miles and Jack won't make it back to Los Angeles unscathed or unchanged...if they get back there at all.
Academy Award-nominee Johnny Depp ("Pirates of the Caribbean," "Blow"), Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway ("Network," "Chinatown"), and the legendary Jerry Lewis ("The King of Comedy," "Cinderfella"), headline this offbeat psychodrama about a group of people drawn together in a desert town. Fleeing personal problems to pursue their dreams, they come to learn something about themselves and their relationships with the others around them. The New York Times calls this quirky film "enjoyably adrift, a wildly off-the-wall reverie." Co-starring supermodel Paulina Porizkova ("Her Alibi," "Anna") and Lili Taylor (TV's "Six Feet Under," "High Fidelity").
On the eve of his first show at the Whitney Museum, up-and-coming NYC artist Henry (hears news that his grandfather back home has had a stroke. Returning to his idyllic birthplace, Henry soon finds that the old man isn't the only thing he must tend to: there's also the semi-closeted issue of his sexuality, which he longs to reveal to his family (and to his old high-school crush, Dean). Caught up in all of his angst, Henry fails to notice the advances of the sensitive Pike, an espresso-brewing outdoorsman who owns the town's general store and cooks meals for Henry’s stroke-addled grandpa, Sam.
Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog Jolly--Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, solitary life—has been murdered. Brokenhearted and beyond consolation, he vows to track down the dog's murderer at any cost. Armed with a stockpile of firepower in the trunk of his car, he and Cecil embark on a frenzied, alcohol-fueled wild-goose chase, leaving a bloody path of destruction in their wake. 2012 Revenge For Jolly Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved.