When her best friend Elizabeth (Maggie Steed) goes missing, Maud (Glenda Jackson) is convinced something terrible has happened. But her search to find Elizabeth unearths an altogether darker unsolved mystery: her sister's disappearance, long buried in the recesses of her memory. Can Maud discover the fate of both missing women before her dementia erases the clues and the answers are lost to her forever?
"1917" was a pivotal year for both sides in the conduct of the First World War. Decisions made during that year were to have a profound impact on what happened the following year and the eventual outcome of the war. "1917" was a huge blockbuster success and was inspired by the director's great-grandfather. So how much was fiction and how much was fact? This documentary analyses the events around the time the movie was set. Looking at what elements were true and the outcome of such a historical moment in history.
WWI The Great War - 1917
This film takes a detailed look at the major military events of 1917 which saw great changes in the course of the war! With significant German success against the Russian front, it meant they could concentrate on the Western Front. However in April the USA declared war on Germany meaning support for the Allies on the Western Front. Outside Europe the Allied forces gained control and submarine warfare intensified bringing rationing in Britain!
Scotland. 1994. As the Criminal Justice Bill clamps down on UK rave culture, 'Beats' tells the story of two best mates discovering music, rebellion and the irresistible power of gathered youth. Set to a soundtrack as eclectic and electrifying as the scene it gave birth to, 'Beats' is the story of the jilted generation.
Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake) lives a quiet Puritan life with her husband John (Charles Dance) and young son Arthur (Zak Adams), but her simple world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of a mysterious young couple (Freddie Fox and Tanya Reynolds) in need. Events to escalate, changing all of their lives forever.
A naive novelty performer on Hollywood Boulevard, Moose (John Travolta) is movie star Hunter Dunbar's (Devon Sawa)'s biggest fan. When Dunbar refuses to give him an autograph, Moose becomes a stalker whose actions escalate out of control, with devastating consequences for both.
A love story about divorce. A marriage coming apart and a family coming together. 'Marriage Story' is a hilarious and harrowing, sharply observed and deeply compassionate film from the acclaimed writer-director Noah Baumbach. Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson deliver tour-de-force performances as Charlie, a charismatic New York theater director wedded to his work, and Nicole, an actor, who is ready to change her own life. Their hopes for an amicable divorce fade as they are drawn into a system that pits them against each other and forces them to redefine their relationship and their family. Featuring bravura, finely drawn supporting turns from Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, and Laura Dern - who won an Academy Award for her performance here - as the trio of lawyers who preside over the legal battle, 'Marriage Story' (nominated for six Academy Awards including best picture) is a work of both intimacy and scope that ultimately invokes hope amid the ruins.
When homicide detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called to investigate the murder of a leading astrophysicist (Mamie Gummer) in New Orleans, she is confronted by a mystery that begins to affect her in ways she had never expected. As the investigation deepens, a darker world is slowly revealed and she must use all of her skills and experience to piece together fragments of a wider conspiracy that lies behind the murder.
In the stark beauty of 19th Century Snowdonia a young girl Gwen (Eleanor Worthington-Cox), tries desperately to hold her home together. Struggling with her mother's mysterious illness, her father's absence and a ruthless mining company encroaching on their land, a growing darkness begins to take grip of her home, and the suspicious local community turns on Gwen and her family.
It's Die Hard in a football stadium when an ex-soldier (Dave Bautista) has to use all his lethal fighting skills to save 35,000 fans and prevent mass destruction when deadly Russian terrorists take Upton Park under siege. Believing his traitorous brother Dimitri (Pierce Brosnan) is somewhere in the stadium, Arkady (Ray Stevenson), the former leader of a revolution in the Russian state of Sukovia, locks down the Boleyn Ground during the European semi-final between West Ham United and Dynamo FCC. In the crowd with his niece, Danni (Lara Peake), is US- veteran Mike Knox (Dave Bautista), who stumbles upon the plot and goes about taking out Arkady s heavily armed team. Can he get to Arkady before Arkady gets to Dimitri? The fate of 35,000 people inside the stadium and many more in Russia - depends on it.
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.
Disillusioned by the war, weary German Officer Joachim Brandt and his disparate band of soldiers work with two female Russian prisoners to save the life of a wounded man. Jaded by years of loss and war horror, the prisoners want to escape but their aid and knowledge is vital to the others' survival. If they're caught by the Russians, they will be shown no mercy. Will compassion and humanity win out?
Respected judge Charles Coleman (Taye Diggs) trusts the legal system he swore to uphold. But when two cops gun down his only son in cold blood, the system fails him. Grieving, Judge Coleman investigates and finds the father of another slain son. Together they switch the gavel for a gun and set out to avenge the death of their sons, while Charles' best friend, a police detective (John Cusack), is forced to stop them.
Justine (Brie Larson) has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen (Cillian Murphy) and a gang led by Vernon (Sharlto Copley) and Ord (Armie Hammer) who are selling them a stash of guns. But when shots are fired in the handover, a heart stopping game of survival ensues.
A support group of killers is held regularly, the participants sit in a circle of trust and share their transgressions. On this particular night, the city has been rocked by the failed assassination of a Senator and the brutal and professional demise of his attempted assassin. A chain of events is already in motion, as the group congregates for their late-night session. The very fabric of the group begins to unravel, as one layer of betrayal leads to another.
Walk a mile in someone else...After a multimillion-dollar deal goes bust, disgraced venture capitalist Joel (Zack Robidas) and his actress wife Jessica (Kathy Searle) are forced to move in with her overbearing parents and try and start their lives again. Desperate to get back on top, Joel runs into old friend Nicolaus (Eric Berryman) and his business partner Lester (Jay Klaitz) - tech entrepreneurs seeking new investors for their company Empathy, Inc. Offering users the chance to experience X-VR - Xtreme Virtual Reality, they place them in the shoes of the much less fortunate to make them appreciate just how good they have it. As the investments start to roll in, Joel soon discovers that this start-up may have far more sinister plans for their ground - breaking tech - which come at a terrible price.