Feature follows the exploits of the laconic Taisto, a newly-unemployed Lapland miner who sets off in a Cadillac convertible for a fresh start in Helsinki. Joined in his odyssey by meter maid Irmeli and her young son, Taitso's plans take a series of unexpected turns...
He's an orphan... at the start of his journey. A journey to survive. Few films have captured the raw essence of the wild like director Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Bear. This film, set in the majestic mountains of British Columbia in 1885, centres on a precocious bear cub and an old Grizzly as they struggle to endure the harsh wilderness and survive their deadliest foe - man.
When teenager Travis Cornel brings home a stray dog it doesn’t take long for him to discover that his newfound pet isn’t your average canine. Unlike other dogs the stray deems to be unbelievably intelligent with astonishing communication skills. Soon it transpires that the dog has escaped from a secret laboratory specializing in genetic experiments. Now the National Security Organization in on its trail and will stop at nothing in their ruthless effort to hide their terrifying work from the public. In an extreme attempt all evidence of their existence, the N.S.O. unleash the Outside Experimental Combat Mammal: an unstoppable, bloodthirsty, mutant beast that lives to kill. Its mission is to find the dog and destroy anything that stands in its way.
They met on a beach when they were very young, brassy C.C. Bloom (Bette Midler) and classy Hillary (Barbara Hershey). Through good times and bad times, through broken marriages and budding careers, they still had each other. And together they would face their greatest challenge... as only best friends could.
Lance, a film extra, hotel sheet-changer and aspiring gigolo, is looking for his first speaking role. When Clara, an idealistic young screenwriter, checks into the hotel where Lance works, he seduces her into casting him in her current film. Meanwhile, Lance's co-worker Lisa prowls video stores, obsessively re-watching the movies in which Lance appears as an extra. As their lives slowly become intertwined in a tangled web of desire so do reality and communication begin to break down, showing life up for the illusion it truly is... An intricate, beguiling labyrinth of desire, hewn from the impassive medium of video, 'Speaking Parts' is the apotheosis of Egoyan's early style. Mysterious, mesmerising and swarming with unforgettable images, it is a true classic of indie art-house cinema.
Ted Danson and Isabella Rossellini star in this madly-spinning marriage-go-round. Danson and Rossellini play cousins-by-marriage who pretend to be lovers in order to punish their philandering spouses (Sean Young, William Petersen). Instead, the make-believe lovers walk directly into Cupid's line of fire - with consequences that are both hilarious and heartwarming. The humour, romance and sheer joy of life are always on target in 'Cousins', a "charming, funny and intelligent comedy".
Scott (Keifer Sutherland) and Ralph (Robert Downey Jr.), two small-town class-of-'67 high school graduates, venture off to college to sow some wild oats - and stay one step ahead of the draft board. But when Ralph is expelled from school, he suddenly becomes a prime candidate for serving in his country's armed forces. And when the lifelong friends take drastic - and illegal - measures to ensure Ralph's freedom, they trigger a chain of events that will forever change their friendship, their lives… and how a town thinks of war.
Nick Nolte plays a tough, seasoned ex-con fresh out of prison who is trapped in a bank and held hostage by a bungling, first-time holdup man (Martin Short). No one will believe Nolte's innocence and no one can believe Short's guilt, so the unlikely duo become partners in crime...and parenting when Short's six-year-old daughter joins the hunted men on the hilarious, heart-stopping, wheel-screeching run for the Canadian border!
Eric's new in the neighbourhood, MAC's new on the planet... Mac is the Mysterious Alien Creature that finds himself accidentally sucked up by a space probe and brought back to Earth with his family. When they become separated Mac heads off to discover this new planet with hilarious results and finds a new friend in 10 year old Eric.
Fifteen years ago,, three friends were drafted into the Vietnam War ... only two returned. Still traumatised by nightmares and now grown apart from each other, Dave (Ed Harris) and 'Jacknife' (Robert De Niro) are forced to confront their friendship, themselves and their future.
This powerful portrait of urban racial tension sparked controversy everywhere it played while earning popular and critical praise. The hottest day of the year and an explosive day in the life of Bedford - Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The community will never be the same again.
A sinister 17th century warlock summons satanic intervention to escape a death sentence and finds himself transported 300 years into the future. Arriving in modern-day Los Angeles his quest is to find the scattered remains of the 'Grand Grimoire', the devil's bible containing the true name of god and with it the power to destroy mankind. He has not been transported alone however and in steadfast pursuit is the witch-finder who brought him to trial and must now hunt him down once more.
Chevy Chase returns to the screen as the reckless reporter I.M. Fletcher, the investigative reporter in 'Fletch Lives'. This time, the chameleon-like reporter ventures to Belle Isle, a sprawling 80-acre Louisiana plantation which Fletch inherits from his aunt. Trouble begins when a lovely attorney mysteriously turns up dead, a neighbourly lawyer (Ha Holbrook) warns him to leave town and a ravishing real estate agent (Julianne Phillips) comes calling for a persistent offer he may not be able to refuse. Fletch must unravel the reason for the mad land scramble with his trademark bag of hilarious disguises in this fast-moving comedy.
Until last week, Fletch (Chevy Chase) was just another mild mannered reporter fighting for the truth, justice and a window office. But things change when he goes undercover as a minor league junkie to trace some drug traffickers. Whilst on this assignment he meets Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) who says he is dying of bone cancer and asks Fletch to murder him, so that his wife will benefit from the insurance. Stanwyk it seems has arranged the perfect crime - a feigned robbery, a getaway Jaguar and a first class ticket to Rio... But something doesn't seem quite right. And as he dons various guises in an attempt to discover the truth, Fletch finds himself being threatened, shot at, accused and arrested. And that's by the people he's trying to help!
"The Great Buster: A Celebration" celebrates the life and career of one of America's most influential and celebrated filmmakers and comedians, Buster Keaton, whose singular style and fertile output during the silent era created his legacy as a true cinematic visionary. Filled with stunningly restored archival Keaton films from the Cohen Film Collection library, 'The Great Buster: A Celebration' is directed by Peter Bogdanovich, a filmmaker and cinema historian whose landmark writings and films on such renowned directors as John Ford and Orson Welles have become the standard by which all other studies are measured.