In a small New York town, Sebastian Cole is an eccentric seventeen-year-old growing up with is mother, stepfather and sister. But when his stepfather, Hank, announces that he plans to become a woman, Sebastian's family and life are thrown into a tailspin. His sister escapes to California, while his mother decides she and her son should move back to England. A homesick Sebastian soon leaves his mother and moves back to live with Hank...who has already begun the transformation to Henrietta. Together, Sebastian and Henrietta form a unique bond. Henrietta becomes the one constant source of strength and faith in her stepson's life, teaching him how to brave the best and worst of his growing pains. In an unconventional but gripping story, the critically-acclaimed drama explores the irony of life, the power of love, and the many meanings of family.
Oscar-winner and madcap comic genius ROBIN WILLIAMS ("Good Will Hunting," "Patch Adams") stars in this emotionally powerful tragicomedy that follows T.S. Garp -- the most human being you'll ever meet -- a man with a penchant for writing and wrestling, who, surrounded by eccentrics and innumerable absurdities, develops his own way of coping with life and its ironies. Joel Siegel, "Good Morning America," calls this "a wonderfully made film" and The New York Times says "an impressive accomplishment." "One of the year's 10 best" (The L.A. Times). A boxoffice hit featuring an all-star supporting cast, with Oscar nominations for GLENN CLOSE ("The Paper," "Fatal Attraction") and JOHN LITHGOW ("The Pelican Brief," "Cliffhanger"). Based on the best-selling novel by John Irving ("The Hotel New Hampshire"), from famed director George Roy Hill ("The Sting," "Funny Farm"). MPAA Rating: R (c) 1982 Warner Bros. EntertainmentAll Rights Reserved.
It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend (James Ransone, Starlet, Generation Kill) hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the sex worker and her best friend, Alexandra (newcomer Mya Taylor), embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.
Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when her granddaughter, Sage, unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash, as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
Hilary Swank stars in her Oscar® winning role of the true life story of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive and considerate young man. Life is good for Brandon, now that he's one of the guys and dating hometown beauty Lana. However, he's forgotten to mention one important detail. It's not that he's wanted in another town for grand theft auto and other assorted crimes, but that Brandon Teena is actually a woman named Teena Brandon. When Brandon's best friends make this discovery, his life eventually is ripped apart by betrayal, humiliation, rape, and murder.