Starring Uma Thurman (The Avengers, Pulp Fiction), Gerard Depardieu (The Man In The Iron Mask) and Tim Roth (Rob Roy), Vatel is based on the true story of an ordinary man, a decadent king and the woman caught between them! In the west of France, Prince de Conde has a scheme to save his bankrupt province: he'll regain the favor of King Louis XIV with a weekend of spectacle and merriment. The plan's success rests with Vatal (Depardieu), the one man who can deliver the sumptuous food, elaborate amusements and all-out decadence fit for this king! But in the midst of it all, Vatel catches the eye of the beautiful Anne (Thurman)...and places himself in direct competition with the King! Visually stunning and grandly entertaining, it's a motion picture you must see to believe!
Academy Award-nominee Keira Knightley, Academy Award-nominee Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson dazzle in this stunning new vision of Leo Tolstoy's epic love story. At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), the beautiful high-ranking wife of one of imperial Russia's most esteemed men (Jude Law), has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky (Taylor-Johnson), there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. She's immediately swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her. From acclaimed director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) and Academy Award-winning writer Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love) comes this visually enchanting masterpiece hailed by critics as "ecstatic" (Time), "rapturous" (MSN Movies) and "a spectacle that has to be seen to be believed!" (The Huffington Post)
Oscar nominated Carey Mulligan stars as a headstrong young woman in this passionate romantic drama, based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Mulligan plays Bathsheba Everdene, an independent heiress who attracts three very different suitors: a strapping sheep farmer (Matthias Schoenaerts), a handsome and reckless Sergeant (Tom Sturridge), and a prosperous mature bachelor (Michael Sheen).
A woman playing a woman. Where's the trick in that?- Welcome to the 17th century stage|Where Ned Kynaston's (Billy Crudup) performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's OTHELLO brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage." That is|until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria (Claire Danes)|Ned's seemingly loyal dresser|who becomes an instant star|leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself.
Charlotte Gray's World War II assignment could be the first of many. Or her fatal last. The people she meets could be friends or insidious traitors. Trained to be an undercover courier for England, Charlotte straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Only one of three couriers will return home. Cate Blanchett enthralls as Charlotte, who goes behind enemy lines while keeping secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France.
Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds) and Academy Award winner Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love) star in acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga daring new adaptation of the timeless romance. When orphaned governess Jane Eyre (Wasikowska) arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding wealthy employer, Rochester (Fassbender). His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever. Critics proclaim this captivating, sensual film is beautiful. A splendid example of how to turn a beloved work of classic literature into a movie." (A.O. Scott, The New York Times)
Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) star in this remarkable love story inspired by true events from Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King's Speech). When Gerda (Alicia Vikander) asks her husband Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.(Original Title - The Danish Girl) - 2015 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar-nominatee Kate Winslet light up the screen as Jack and Rose, the young lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" R.M.S. Titanic. But when the doomed luxury liner collides with an iceberg in the frigid North Atlantic, their passionate love affair becomes a thrilling race for survival. From acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron comes a tale of forbidden love and courage in the face of disaster that triumphs as a true cinematic masterpiece.
Academy Award-nominees Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, and three-time Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep star in this powerful drama, inspired by true events, about the women willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early twentieth-century Britain. Galvanized by outlaw fugitive Emmeline (Meryl Streep), Maud (Carey Mulligan) joins the U.K.'s growing Suffragette movement alongside women from all walks of life who sacrificed their jobs, homes, children-and even their lives for the right to vote. (Original Title - Suffragette) - 2015 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved.
In this adaptation of Rosalie Ham’s best-selling novel, a glamorous dressmaker returns to her hometown in rural Australia to reconnect with her ailing mother and exact sweet revenge on the community that banished her as a child. As her plan unfolds, she finds love with a local man and success transforming the town with her exquisite creations
After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce of MOMENTO), Bertie (Academy-Award®-nominee Colin Firth) who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth (Golden-Globe®-nominee Helena Bonham Carter), the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist, Lionel Logue (Academy-Award®-winner Geoffrey Rush). After a rough start, the two delve into an unorthodox course of treatment and eventually form an unbreakable bond. With the support of Logue, his family, his government and Winston Churchill (Timothy Spall of SWEENEY TODD), the King will overcome his stammer and deliver a radio-address that inspires his people and unites them in battle. Winner of four Oscars® including "Best Picture" and "Best Actor," The King's Speech is based on the true story of King George VI's quest to find his voice.
In the directorial debut of Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Alan Rickman ("Love Actually," "Die Hard") the recently widowed Frances (played by Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson - "Sense and Sensibility," "Love Actually")still grieving over her husband's death, deals with a visit from her overbearing mother(played by her real life mother, Phyllida Law - "The Time Machine," "Much Ado About Nothing") seeking to console her. Meanwhile, her teenage son begins a tentative romance with a local girl, two old buddies attend the husband's funeral, and a couple of truant teenagers stir things up.