"Midway" centres on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and sailors who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.
Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat - or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.
Hero to some, outlaw to others, Ned Kelly (George MacKay) throws a long shadow over Australian history. Spanning his life from his younger years to the time leading up to his death, the film follows the story of this legendary figure. Nurtured by the notorious bushranger Harry Power (Russell Crowe) and fuelled by the unfair arrest of his mother (Essie Davis), Kelly recruits a wild bunch of warriors to plot a campaign of anarchy and rebellion that will grip the entire country. Youth and tragedy collide with violent and explosive consequences but at the beating heart of this riveting tale is the fractured and powerful bond between a mother and son.
"The Peanut Butter Falcon" is a modern adventure starring Shia LaBeouf as Tyler, u a small time outlaw turned unlikely coach, who joins forces with Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down Syndrome, who is on the run from a nursing home. Zak has a dream of becoming a professional wrestler, but with Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), Zak's loving yet stubborn carer on his trail, success is less than guaranteed.
Famous puppeteers Judy (Mia Wasikowska) and her husband Punch (Damon Herriman) live in the town of Seaside. A strange place that is located nowhere near any sort of coastline, the town and its inhabitants are in thrall to a frenzy of witch hunts and superstition. But while the townspeople revel in the drama of the various trials and punishments, 'Judy and Punch' provide welcome distraction with their magical puppet show. However, temptation can be found in every dark corner of Seaside, and the charismatic Punch succumbs to the women, the ale and adulation that await him at the local tavern. Despairing at her husband's weakness, Judy forces the hungover Punch to focus on his responsibilities and leaves him to mind their baby for a morning, the repercussions of which lead to an ill-fated turn of events that Judy must avenge...
Paul Pennyfeather (Jack Whitehall), a dedicated divinity student set upon a quiet life of contemplation as a priest, is unceremoniously expelled from Oxford University through no fault of his own. This kickstarts a series of disastrous events that no-one, least of all Paul, could have anticipated. Without a private fortune to fall back on, Paul is forced to take a position as a teacher at a substandard boarding school in rural Wales. All too quickly it becomes apparent that Paul is not a natural disciplinarian. He finds scant comfort in drinking to excess with the other teachers. Things start to look up, however, when Paul meets Margot Beste-Chetwynde (Eva Longoria), a wealthy widow and a mother to one of the boys at the school. Could it be that the attraction Paul feels for Margot is returned? Could his fortunes be changing?
Set against a gritty London backdrop, Olga Kurylenko plays a tough motorbike courier, whose work is interrupted when she discovers that one of the packages she's transporting is a bomb. It transpires that the gas bomb she carries is set to kill Nick Murch (Amit Shah), the only witness able to testify in Washington DC against ruthless crime lord, Ezekiel Mannings (Gary Oldman). As the British Police and FBI scramble to try and deal with the mess, the mysteriously well-trailed and equipped courier teams up with unlikely partner Nick, to evade Manning's heavily armed goons and make sure that justice is delivered.
Detective Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) gets a shocking phone call from his recently murdered niece Ashley (Storm Reid). Working together across time, they race to solve her murder before it can happen.
Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney (Mark Ruffalo) uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything - his career, his livelihood, and his family - to expose the truth.
From the 1870s to the modem era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie's enduring legacies - her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and the consequences that followed for her and for the world. After meeting fellow scientist Pierre Curie, the pair marry and change the face o science forever by their discovery of two new elements. The ensuing Nobel Prize propels the couple into the international limelight, but after a tragic accident Marie continues to advance her work, resulting in revolutionary discoveries that have dramatic consequences.
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, 'Harriet' tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Haunted by memories of those she left behind, Harriet (Cynthia Erivo) ventures back into dangerous territory on a mission to lead others to freedom. With allies like abolitionist William Still (Leslie Odom, Jr.) and the entrepreneurial Marie Buchanon (Janelle Monae), Harriet risks capture and death to guide hundreds to safety as one of the most prominent conductors of the Underground Railroad. Witness the story of a woman who defied impossible odds to change the course of her life and the fate of the nation.
Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former British SAS soldier in his 20's, forms a security company in 1960's London and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), years before he becomes Bruce Wayne's father. With England balancing on the brink of a civil war, the first skirmishes of an undeclared secret war have begun. In this world of secrets and betrayals, we find Alfred Pennyworth. Nine years of training with the SAS have taught him to be a cynical optimist - expecting the worst, but knowing that he can handle it Now, thrown back into the civilian world, Alfred's looking for freedom, security...and love. With his SAS mates "Bazza" (Hainsley Lloyd Bennett) and "Dave Boy" (Ryan Fletcher), Alfred's in search of an independent life and being his own man who doesn't take orders and never has to kill anyone. That's easier said than done for a man with his skill set.
From David Simon, creator and co-writer of HBO's triple Emmy Award-winning mini-series The Corner, this unvarnished, highly realistic drama series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore - one that culminates in a complex series of dangerous wiretaps and surveillance. Told from the points of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn.
Single mother Alice (Emily Beecham) is a dedicated plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, it makes its owner happy. Alice takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe. They name it 'Little Joe' but as it grows, so too does Alice's suspicion that her new creations may not be as harmless as their nickname suggests.