Masao is a quiet, sensitive nine year old boy who dreams of being reunited with his long lost mother. Kikujiro is a lazy, manipulative small time gangster and a most unlikely companion. They both set off on an extraordinary journey, hitchhiking their way across the country, living off their wits and the generosity of strangers. Gradually they begin to warm to each other as Kikujiro instinctively takes them from one close scrape to another. But when they reach their destination, it is not the happy reunion Masao had hoped for so Kikujiro decides to cheer the boy up and their return journey is a time Masao will never forget.
An unemployed mechanic (Juan Villegas) adopts a large white dog called Bombon. Luckily for him, the dog turns out to be a prize purebred who might earn him some money. Man and dog set out on a wonderful road trip through Patagonia, where they make a great team.
An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.
Amelie Poulian has led a sheltered life – educated at home by over-protective parents, she retreats into a fantasy world of her own. When she finally leaves home and finds work as waitress in a Parisian café, life is pretty uneventful until a chain of extraordinary events leads her to the discovery of a thin box containing a schoolboy's long forgotten mementos. It is then that Amelie discovers her true vocation in life – helping others find love and happiness – which she sets about in her own unique and magical way. When Amelie falls in love herself, she realises that making neat solutions is not as easy as it seems…
The tension is unmistakable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air at the prestigious Mayflower Dog Show. Director Christopher Guest takes a hilarious look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them). Meet the contestants - a fly-fishing bloodhound owner (Guest), Shih-Tzu-doting partners, squabbling yuppie lawyers, a bimbo trophy wife and her poodle handler and a married couple who dream up little ditties about terriers - all fighting for the ‘Best in Show’ prize.
Modern society draws lines between right and wrong, good and evil, rage and redemption. A moment of self-absorption and a spark of anger will cause two men to cross them. As the battle of wills escalates, both lives are changed forever.
Eddie Ginley (Albert Finney) is a comedian turned private eye who gets into hot water when he meets a fat man (George Silver) and a femme fatale (Janice Rule). Armed with only rapid-fire banter and a sharpened instinct, Ginley must save the dame from a drug smuggling ring before the joke's on him. Paying homage to Bogart, Chandler and Hammett, 'Gumshoe' puts a clever spin on the classic detective tale.
At a carnival, young Josh Baskin (Tom Hanks) wishes he was big - only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy (Jared Rushton), Josh lands a job at a toy company. There, his inner wisdom enables him to successfully predict what children want to buy, making the awestruck, naive Josh irresistible to a beautiful ladder climbing colleague (Elizabeth Perkins). But the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood.
At 14, school friends Steve 'Lips' Kudlow and Rob Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, went on to become the 'demigods of Canadian metal', releasing one of the heaviest albums in metal history, 1982's Metal on Metal. The album influenced a musical generaton including Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax, that went on to sell millions of records. But Anvil's career took a different path - straight to obscurity. Anvil The Story of Anvil is a timeless, and at times hilarious, feel good tale of survival and the unadulterated passion it takes to follow your dream. Directed by Sasha Gervasi, we follow the band as they attempt one last shot at the big time with their thirteenth album 'This is Thirteen' and a calamitous European tour. You don't have to be a metal head to love Anvil. This is an inspirational, heart warming and uplifting tale of two best friends who refuse to give up on their dream. Metal on Metal forever!
"Expresso Bongo" takes the lid off the seedier side of showbiz! Cliff Richard plays Bongo Herbert, a young singer, playing for peanuts in Soho's sleazy clubs with its striptease snows, clip joints and teenage dens. He becomes an overnight success when taken up by wide boy showbiz agent Johnny (a brilliant performance from Laurence Harvey) but at what price? Cliff's first role is packed with punch and the great soundtrack includes the hit single Voice in the Wilderness and I've Never had It So Good. His co-stars include Yolande Donlan, as man-crazy American singer Dixie Collins and Sylvia Syms cast against type as a dancer in a strip show.
Penelope Spheeris' "The Decline of Western Civilization" was perceived as shocking and outrageous at the time of its original release in 1981. Parts II and III were no less extraordinary and unprecedented. Today museums and educational institutions around the world present them as historically significant works of art. Featuring some of the most influential and innovative musicians and groups of all time - Germs, Black Flag, X, Fear, Circle Jerks, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, Lemmy, Poison and members of Aerosmith and Kiss - these riveting, unflinching, hard-core films adeptly captured the spirit of a major cultural phenomenon. Now, for the first time, all three films are available in one deluxe box set. They have been restored in high definition, preserving the spirit of the rebellious times in which they were filmed. This is an immersive tour of some of the most revolutionary filmmaking and music of our time.
Welcome to a magical world of spectacular adventure! When wily and resourceful Hugo discovers a secret left by his father, he unlocks a mystery and embarks on a quest that will transform those around him and lead to a safe and loving place he can call, home.
Soul Power is a verite documentary - compiled entirely from footage shot in 1974 - of the astonishing back-to-Africa three-day music festival "Zaire 74", held in Kinshasa ahead of the biggest boxing event of all time: the Muhammad Ali-George Foreman "Rumble in the Jungle". Directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte Soul Power features a stunning line-up of African and African-diaspora musicians.
Generally regarded to be the best of the classic gangster films, 'Scarface' tells the exciting story of organised crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition era. Paul Muni gives an electrifying performance as Tony Carmonte, an ambitious criminal with a ruthless drive to be the city's top crime boss. Directed by the legendary Howard Hawks, 'Scarface' was a groundbreaking film which established both Paul Muni and George Raft as major Hollywood stars, while influencing all gangland films to follow.
A little lost alien, three million light years away from home. A lonely ten-year old boy willing to take him home. Two lives changed by a timeless adventure and a friendship that knows no earthly bounds.