In a house haunted with memories, gangster and father Ulysses Pick (Jason Patric) arrives home after a long absence tow-ing the body of a teenaged girl and a bound and gagged young man. His gang waits inside his house, having shot their way past police. There is friction in the ranks. Ulysses, however, is focused on one thing - journey-ing through the house, room by room, and reaching his wife Hyacinth (Isabella Rossellini) in her bedroom upstairs. The equilibrium of the house has been disturbed and his odyssey eventually becomes an emotional tour, as the ghostly nooks and crannies of the house reveal more about the mysterious Pick family.
A gang of psychotic convicts take a dangerous and ill-advised detour after brutally kidnapping two young girls. As the captors speed away, events quickly turn out to be much more dangerous and gruesome than they had planned for. While driving down a long and dark stretch of deserted highway, the car becomes surrounded by mysterious sinister spirits, forcing the captors and young girls to work together in hopes of surviving the deadly evil force. 2013 2292456 Ontario Inc./ Grovers Mill 2014 Phase 4 Films Inc. All Rights Reserved. Phase 4 Films Inc. Phase 4 Films, the Phase 4 Films logo and all related titles, logos and indicia are trademarks of Phase 4 Films Inc. All Rights Reserved. Distributed exclusively in Canada by Phase 4 Films Inc. / 20 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 603, P.O. Box 2041, Toronto, ON M4R 1K8 / 1.866.495.3650 / www.phase4films.com
Over 300 years ago, a demonic Warlock tried unsuccessfully to sacrifice the offspring of a witch in an attempt to create his eternal bride of darkness. But his plan failed and he was banished, until now...Determined to learn more about the family she never knew,Kris Miller (Ashley Laurence) and her college friends decide to spend the weekend in the abandoned 16th century mansion that was left to Kris as part of her inheritance. Their weekend getaway is interrupted by a mysterious stranger (Bruce Payne) with an evil agenda. Slowly, he begins to prey upon each of Kris' friends, manipulating their vulnerabilities and weaknesses with horrific torture. Yet his true unfinished business lies with Kris. Trapped in a living hell, Kris must escape the warlock or become the ultimate sacrifice for the satanic race.
Streetballers is for basketball, what Field of Dreams was for baseball. Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving goals. A story capturing the poetic nature of street basketball, highlighting the struggles endured on and off the court by the purest of athletes. Constantly searching for sanity in the midst of alcoholism, racism, and drugs, John Hogan and Jacob Whitmore, two junior college basketball players, find release and therapy while competing at one of the most competitive and poetic street courts in the U.S. Both men must spend an entire summer helping one another overcome their adversities. Their dedication and love for the game of basketball transcends from the playground courts into each of their dysfunctional households where the two boys play the constant role of the father figure. Pounding through life one day at a time, Jacob has no choice but to play in an underground league, constantly fighting to keep his cousin Damon out of debt, and possible death. John's overpowering guilt and family trauma erupt into a state of confusion and beauty with each spiritual intervention of Terry Gibson, a neighborhood boy killed by John's older brother Michael in a drunk driving accident. Together, the two boys paint a sad and delightful portrait with their innocence, concerns, and faith in the unknown.
In Beirut|five women meet regularly in a beauty salon|a colorful and sensual microcosm of the city where several generations come into contact|talk and confide in each other. Layale loves Rabih|but Rabih is married. Nisrine is Muslim and her forthcoming marriage poses a problem; she is no longer a virgin. Rima is tormented by her attraction to women and especially to a lovely client with long hair. Jamale is refusing to grow old. Rose has sacrificed her life to take care of her elderly sister. In the salon|their intimate and liberated conversations revolve around men|sex and motherhood|between haircuts and sugar waxing with caramel.
Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell (William Forsythe) and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes up one morning with guns blazing ? yet only Otis (Bill Moseley) and his sister, Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie), manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendez-vous with their errant father, Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig), killing whoever happens to stand in their way.
Bombay Talkies is a 2013 Indian anthology film consisting of four short films, directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar. - Story - Ajeeb Dastaan hai ye, Directed by Karan Johar, An urban couple is happily married or at least it seems so until the wife meets a new colleague at work which changes her life forever. Story- Sheila Ki Jawani, Directed by Zoya Akhtar - A 12 year old boy from middle class family is inspired by a film star to break the conventions of the society and folow his dream come what may. Story- Murabba, Directed by Anurag Kashyap - A man from a small town in UP comes to Mumbai to fulfil his ailing father's last wish which may also save his life. Story- Star, Directed by Dibakar Banerjee - an adaptation of Satyajit Ray's short story "Patol Babu, Film Star", tells the story of a failed actor who gets the opportunity to act as junior artist, thus living his life-long dream. Banerjee executes this sensitive story with tenderness & care.
Oscar-nominees and Golden Globe-winners Steve McQueen and Ann-Margret and Oscar-honoree Edward G. Robinson star in this suspenseful drama about a brash new poker player who takes on a hardcore veteran in a high stakes game in New Orleans. Co-starring Oscar-winner Karl Malden, Oscar-nominee and Emmy-winner Rip Torn, and Oscar-nominees Joan Blondell and Tuesday Weld. Blondell received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance. Directed by Academy Award-winner Norman Jewison.
Everyone has a breaking point. Pray that Carrie White doesn't reach hers. Angela Bettis (Girl, Interrupted) stars in this bone-chilling update of Stephen King's legendary tale of horror and retribution, featuring eye-popping special effects and a shocking, all-new twist ending! Carrie White (Bettis) is a lonely, awkward teenage girl who just doesn't fit in. At school, she endures her classmates' constant ridicule, and at home she suffers endless psychological torture at the hands of her fanatically religious mother (Patricia Clarkson, "Six Feet Under"). But Carrie has a secret. She's been cursed with the terrifying power of telekinesis. And when her tormentors commit an act of unforgivably cruel humiliation at the prom, they'll soon learn a deadly lesson: If you mess with fire, you will get burned!
Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice - their only child - at the jaws of a crazed dog, vet Patrick and pharmacist Louise relocate to the remote town of Wake Wood where they learn of a pagan ritual that will allow them three more days with Alice. The couple find the idea disturbing and exciting in equal measure, but once they agree terms with Arthur, the village's leader, a far bigger question looms - what will they do when it's time for Alice to go back?
In this darkly romantic ghost story, a woman travels to an isolated cabin where she is stalked by an apparition who inhabits her space as his own. With the unexpected arrival of the woman's boyfriend, the dark spirit's haunting grows obsessive. Soon the woman begins to exhibit weirdly irrational behavior as the thin line between sanity and possession begins to unravel. Is she battling her inner demons, or is a much darker presence threatening them all?
A young writer (Kate French of TV's GOSSIP GIRL) who struggles with sleep paralysis retreats to an isolated desert house in the hopes of achieving enough relaxation to recover. Instead, she begins experiencing increasingly terrifying visions during the night. Is she on the verge of losing her mind, or are these hallucinations the clues to a life-threatening secret?
When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine "exorcism" on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy. Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate believers with their money, Cotton and his crew plan to film a confessionary documentary of this, his last exorcism. But upon arriving at the already blood drenched family farm, it is soon clear that nothing could have prepared him for the true evil he encounters there. Now, too late to turn back, Reverend Marcus' own beliefs are shaken to the core when he and his crew must find a way to save Nell -- and themselves -- before it is too late.
The Orphanage centers on Laura (Belén Rueda) who purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long abandoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son's imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.