The story of three women in different times, related only by a parallel in their personal lives. One, present day, throwing a party for a writer friend suffering from AIDS. Another living in 1949 Los Angeles, suffering as a young wife and mother. The last, Virginia Woolf, writing "Mrs. Dalloway" and contemplating suicide. Based on Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Academy Award® winner Robin Williams (Best Supporting Actor, Good Will Hunting, 1998) is unforgettable in a riveting, critically acclaimed psychological thriller based on true events. Gabriel Noone (Williams), a celebrated writer and late-night talk show host, becomes captivated by the harrowing story of a young listener and his adoptive mother (Toni Collette, TV's United States of Tara). When troubling questions arise about the boy's identity, however, Noone finds himself drawn into a widening mystery that hides a deadly secret! Also starring Sandra Oh (TV'sGrey's Anatomy) and Rory Culkin (Scream 4), and based on the best-selling novel by Armistead Maupin, The Night Listener delivers unpredictable twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat!
Frank Langella plays Leonard Schiller|a once-famous New York writer who is both shaken and emboldened when a beautiful graduate student (Lauren Ambrose) invades his solitude to mine his life for her thesis about his novels.
Join Academy Award winners Meryl Streep and William Hurt, along with Renee Zellweger, for an unforgettable look at the pleasure, pain and ultimate joy of being a family. When crisis confronts Katherine and George Gulden, they turn to their grown daughter, Ellen, for support. An ambitious New York journalist, Ellen at first rejects the idea of returning home. But once there, Ellen embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will change her forever. Uplifting and humorous, One True Thing is filled with the power of genuine passion.
Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Jennifer Connelly and Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Kate Winslet star with Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Patrick Wilson in this big-screen adaptation of Tom Perotta's best-selling novel that exposes the turbulent emotional landscape primed to explode just beneath the surface of a quiet suburban neighborhood. A darkly comic, revealing journey through a world both familiar and foreign, this story of marriage, children, desire and infidelity bristles with the keen writing of its acclaimed author and the direction of Academy Award-nominee Todd Field. Also starring Noah Emmerich, Trini Alvarado and Jackie Earle Haley who earned an Academy Award nomination for his haunting portrayal as Ronnie J. McGorvey. Kate Winslet was also nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance.
Steve Carell, Hollywood's leading funnyman, stars in the hilarious comedy that's bursting with charm -- a movie you'll watch again and again. Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend. Carell is joined by a brilliant all-star supporting cast, including Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney and Dianne Wiest, for a heartfelt, fun-filled comedy.
Based on Isabel Allende's best-selling novel, The House of the Spirits is a hauntingly romantic epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family. At its core is the stormy yet passionate relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally.
Daddy's little girls are all grown up... but they've also grown apart. Niki (Brooke Langton, Swingers) is the star of a TV show in LA; Chrissy (writer-director Vanessa Parise) runs a high-powered company on Wall Street; Toni (Monet Mazur, Blow) is a free-spirited singer who brings her girlfriend (Alyssa Milano, "Charmed") home to get attention. Danni (Amanda Detmer, Saving Silverman) is the only one who stayed close to their parents, and now she's about to start a new life with her husband-to-be (Johnathon Schaech, That Thing You Do!). But they're all getting a second chance as they attempt to make Danni's special day one the whole family will always remember.
A story of love lost and found in a small town, SNOW ANGELS is a heartrending portrayal of three couples in various stages of life orbiting around each other in search of connection and meaning. An unexpected act of violence disrupts the lives of these intertwined couples revealing the profound moments in which they each realize how precarious and remarkable life can be. High school student Arthur plays trombone in the marching band, busses tables at the local Chinese restaurant and avoids his squabbling parents. At work, he flirts with Annie, who used to be his baby-sitter. Annie is trying to build a new life for herself and her daughter after splitting with high school sweetheart Glenn. A man with a troubled past, Glenn hopes to make a new start by getting a job and reconnecting with his family.
Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.
World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they wont want to lose the love they've found.
Academy Award winners' Meryl Streep (earning her 10th Oscar nomination for this performance) and Clint Eastwood (who also produces and directs) bring blazing starpower and powerful conviction to the beloved characters of Robert James Waller's best seller of love, choice and consequence. With luck, a love like that happens to some of us sooner or later. For Robert and Francesca, it was later. And it was glorious.
Academy Award® nominee Leonardo DiCaprio* and Academy Award® winner Kate Winslet** reunite for two powerful, groundbreaking performances in Revolutionary Road. Based on the bestseller by Richard Yates, this mesmerizing and moving story follows the lives of a passionate young couple living in suburban Connecticut who decide to risk everything to pursue their dreams. They're willing to break away from the ordinary -- but can they do it without breaking apart? Acclaimed by critics, Revolutionary Road is hailed as "...a masterpiece." (Mick LaSalle, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE)
Antonio Banderas ("Philadelphia," "Interview with the Vampire") makes his American film debut co-starring with Armand Assante ("Private Benjamin") in this romantic, music-filled epic of two Cuban brothers who come to New York City during the mambo craze of the 1950s. Factory workers by day, by night they are passionate musicians, filling the dance clubs with their songs of love as they desperately pursue their big break. With Academy Award-nominee Cathy Moriarty ("Raging Bull") and Desi Arnaz, Jr., who appears as his bandleader father when the brothers guest on "I Love Lucy." Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and featuring the classic Cuban dance music enjoying a renewed popularity in the U.S., including legendary artists Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, along with Linda Ronstadt and Los Lobos.