Life

    Plot Summary

    Life tells the true story of the fledgling photographer Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson) who in 1955 convinced a young, up-and-coming James Dean (Dane DeHaan) to pose for a photo-essay in Life Magazine. Together the two take a trip from L.A. to Dean's hometown of Fairmont, Indiana via New York so that Stock could photograph Dean in all the environments that had affected and shaped his unique character. 

    While Stock thinks he's capturing a star in the moment before his meteroic rise, it gradually becomes clear that he's actullay documenting Dean's final moments of intimacy and simplicity weeks before his untimely death that turned him into an icon.

    The Cobbler

    Plot Summary

    Max Simkin (Adam Sandler) repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way… Also starring Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi, Cliff ‘Method Man’ Smith, Dan Stevens and Ellen Barkin, The Cobbler is a heart-warming and hilarious tale that proves sometimes walking in another man’s shoes is the only way to discover who you really are.

    Stick Man

    Plot Summary

    From the creators of the hugely successful The Gruffalo and Room on the Broomcomes Stick Man, a beautifully animated film based on the much-loved picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

    Join Stick Man on his incredible journey across the seasons as he runs from a playful dog, gets thrown in a river, escapes from a swan’s nest and even ends up on top of a fire. Will he get back to his family in time for Christmas?

    An exciting and heart warming adventure with the voices of Hugh Bonneville,Rob Brydon, Martin Freeman, Sally Hawkins, Jennifer Saunders, Russell Tovey.

    Precinct Seven Five

    Plot Summary

    It all began in a Brooklyn precinct known as The Seven Five in the late 1980s. Brooklyn, New York was the murder capital of America and ground zero for the crack cocaine epidemic. One man led his crew on a rampage through the streets of East New York, robbing drug dealers at gunpoint, stealing countless kilos of cocaine and hundreds of thousands dollars in cash. His name was Officer Michael Dowd, a New York City cop, and his arrest in 1992 led to the largest police corruption scandal in New York City history. This is his story.

    Fear The Walking Dead Season 1

    Plot Summary

    Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counsellor Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and English teacher Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis) have managed to assemble. The everyday pressure of blending two families while dealing with resentful children takes a back seat when society begins to break down, and as the necessary survival of the fittest takes hold, they must either reinvent themselves or embrace their darker histories.

    Being A.P.

    Plot Summary

    Being A.P. is the incredible inside story of a sporting legend. As A.P. McCoy nears the end of his career, the characteristics that have driven him to dominate the most dangerous of sports remain as strong as ever. Fearless and willing to sacrifice everything to achieve his goals, this film reveals the exhaustive training routine, injuries, doubt, triumphs, failures, and A.P.’s soul-searching to find a way to leave the stage. With unprecedented access to A.P. and those closest to him, Being A.P. celebrates an incredible man who became the greatest jump jockey the world has ever seen.

    Mr Calzaghe

    Plot Summary

    Mr. Calzaghe is the incredible real-life Rocky story of a true British boxing legend. JOE CALZAGHE and his father ENZO come from humble beginnings in Newbridge, Wales. Through sheer grit and determination this father-son team have travelled the globe from Cardiff to Las Vegas to take on the vicious world of boxing, beating the best fighters that America could throw a them and showing they are a force to be reckoned with. A definitive story told in their own words and featuring contributions from CHRIS EUBANK, MIKKEL KESSLER and MICHAEL J. FOX, Mr. Calzaghe is not only the thrilling and pulse-pounding account of an amazing career but a moving celebration of the unique bond between a father and son that created a sporting hero.
     

    A Christmas Horror Story

    Plot Summary

    Exactly one year ago on Christmas Eve in the small isolated town of Baileys Down, two high school studens were slaughtered in a sadistic blood-soaked ritual in the basement of their school. With the crime remaining unsolved three friends decide to get to the bottom of the mystery. However what they uncover is proof of the existence of Krampus, a mythological demon and the Anti-Santa who hunts down the wicked on gives them what they deserve and now he has his sights set on them.

    Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?

    Plot Summary

    This Christmas the pupils of St Bernadette’s and their much-loved, madcap teacher Mr Poppy (MARC WOOTTON) are back for their biggest adventure yet involving fantastic flashmobs, excitable elves, Christmas carols and of course Archie the donkey!
    When their new teacher Mr Shepherd (MARTIN CLUNES) loses his memory and forgets all about Christmas, as well as his fiancée Sophie (CATHERINE TATE) and the whereabouts of the beloved Archie, it’s up to the pupils of St Bernadette’s to save the day.
    Led by the ever enthusiastic Mr Poppy, they embark on a Christmas journey like never before - but time is against them if they are to help Mr Shepherd get to New York in time for his magical yuletide wedding…!
    Written and directed by Debbie Isitt and produced by Nick Jones, NATIVITY 3 once again stars Jason Watkins as the competitive Gordon Shakespeare and introduces Celia Imrie as the new Headteacher, with Adam Garcia as the scheming Bradley Finch and Ralf Little as Sophie’s brother. 

    Mr Holmes

    Plot Summary

    Academy Award nominee Ian McKellen takes on the legendary role of Detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the British literature’s most iconic characters in the forthcoming film MR HOLMES.
     
    In 1947, the world famous sleuth has retired to a remote Sussex farmhouse, living in relative anonymity with only his housekeeper Mrs Munro and her young son Roger for company. Cantankerous, demanding and frustrated with the mis-representation of him in Watson’s best-selling novels, he diverts his attention to an unsolved case.  As the mystery deepens, Sherlock tries desperately to recall the events of 30 years ago that ultimately led to his retirement.
     
    Starring Academy Award nominee Laura Linney (The Savages) as housekeeper Mrs Munro, Frances de la Tour (Harry Potter) and newcomer Milo Parker, MR HOLMES is adapted from Mitch Cullin’s 2005 novel A Slight Trick of the Mind and is directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters).
     
    MR HOLMES will be released in cinemas across the UK & Ireland on June 19th.

    Pups United

    Plot Summary

    Rex is a loveable Blue Heeler Border Collie and mascot for Team USA at The Children’s Football World Cup. However, Rex is hiding a secret from his owner, Ryan – he can talk! With the tournament in full swing, Rex’s fun with all the other doggy mascots is soon cut short when he uncovers a sinister plot to ruin the tournament. He must now unite all his new friends to save a stadium full of the players and fans!

    Stung

    Plot Summary

    For catering staffers Paul (Matt O'Leary) and Julia (Jessica Cook), a garden party at Mrs Perch's remote country villa is nothing out of the ordinary. Little do they know that the hosts' illegally imported plant fertilizer has mutated the local wasps, turning them into giant killer bugs who are intent on laying eggs in their human prey. With the help of Mayor Caruthers (Lance Henriksen), Paul and Julia must fight for their lives as they attempt to take on the Queen's nest in this unforgettably gory creature feature.

    The Enfield Haunting

    Plot Summary

    In a seemingly normal house in Enfield, North London a series of disturbing paranormal events have begun to take place. Reports of an unworldly presence making repeated attempts on the life of 11-year-old Janet Hodgson soon attract the attention of paranormal investigator Maurice Grosse (Timothy Spall) who is convinced that the house is plagued by a poltergeist. With the attacks growing increasingly violent by the day Maurice will stop at nothing to protect Janet from these strange and dark forces. Chilling and terrifying, The Enfield Haunting is the unmissable true story of the most documented and shocking poltergeist incident in modern history.

    WER

    Plot Summary

    When a family is brutally slain, a strange man living near the crime scene is charged with their murders. Believing her client is innocent, defence attorney Kate Moore and her team decide to prove his physical incapability to local authorities. As she delves into his enigmatic family history, she uncovers evidence that suggests the rebirth of an unexpected legend. As the bloodbath ensues, Kate must do whatever she can to survive the surrounding terror and prevent the chaos from spreading.

    Haven Season 5 Volume 1

    Plot Summary

    Season Five Volume One picks up with the aftermath of our heroes’ victory over William. After having successfully banished him into the Void, Nathan and Duke are devastated to discover that the Audrey Parker they know and love has disappeared. In her place stands Mara, the unflinchingly malevolent “original” person responsible for creating the troubles many centuries ago. Finally freed from the confines of her do-gooder husks (Audrey, Lucy, Sarah, etc.), Mara proceeds to unleash a wave of chaos over Haven.

    Insidious: Chapter 3

    Plot Summary

    From the Producers of SINISTER, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY & THE CONJURING comes the darkest INSIDIOUS chapter that takes you back to the very beginning.

    Before the haunting of The Lambert Family, gifted psychic Elise Rainer (LIN SHAYE) attempts to save a young woman from demonic possession, in doing so revealing more of the otherworldly and terrifying realm of The Further.

    Danny Collins

    Plot Summary

    Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as DANNY COLLINS, an ageing rock star who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, Danny decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family and himself.

    Peppa Pig: Pumpkin Party

    Plot Summary

    Daddy Pig is throwing a special party. Everyone is invited, and they are all coming dressed in scary costumes. Peppa is a witch,
    George is a dinosaur, Rebecca Rabbit is a carrot...gone bad! Plus lots more puddles of fun with Peppa, her little brother George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and all their friends!

    Doc Martin Series 1-6 Boxset

    Plot Summary

    Doctor Martin Ellingham, a celebrated London surgeon turns his back on city life and moves to a sleepy Cornish village to become the local doctor. In Season 2, Martin is joined by Aunt Joan, Bert and Al Large, the local plumbers, local bobby PC Mark Mylow and school teacher Louisa Glasson, who’s no clearer about her feelings for Doc Martin than she was when she first met him! In Season 3, the good doctor continues to bumble through life in the village all the while trying to pursue his ill-fated burgeoning romance with headmistress Louisa Glasson. After her departure, Season 4 has Doc Martin questioning his future in the village. Though they aren’t apart for too long when Louisa gives birth to their son in Season 5. Can the Doc cope with being a new dad while trying to resume his high-flying career as a surgeon? In the final season, Dr. Martin Ellingham can’t raise a smile on his own wedding day; but following a suitably disaster-filled honeymoon, he and Louisa must learn to live together, raise a child, and manage both their careers as best they can.

    La Famille Bélier

    Plot Summary

    For the Béliers their sixteen-year-old daughter Paula is a vital member of their eccentric clan. As the only non-deaf member of the family she acts as their ears and mouth. Family life is thrown into disarray however when Paula discovers an untapped gift for singing and with the encouragement of her music teacher decides to audition for the prestigious Maîtrise de Radio France music college in Paris.  

    Meg and Mog Doublepack

    Plot Summary

    Meet Meg, Mog and Owl and enter their brightly coloured world of lively adventure, crazy comedy and magical mayhem. Follow yet more antics in Meg’s Cauldron, Meg whose spells usually end in disaster, and Mog, her long-suffering cat in their brightly coloured world of lively adventure, crazy comedy and magical mayhem.

    Spooks: The Greater Good

    Plot Summary

    When charismatic terrorist Adem Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody during a high profile handover, legendary operative Harry Pearce (Peter Firth), Head of Counter-terrorism, is blamed. Disgraced and forced to resign, Harry disappears without a trace. With MI5 on its knees in the wake of the Qasim debacle and facing controversial reform, former agent Will Holloway (Kit Harington) is brought back from Moscow to discover the truth about Harry’s disappearance and in doing so, uncovers a shocking revelation; Harry is still alive, has gone rogue and desperately needs Will’s help. Will must decide whether to turn Harry in - or risk everything by trusting the damaged, dangerous master spy who betrayed him once before…

    The Walking Dead Complete Season Five

    Plot Summary

    The journey continues for a group of survivors led by Rick Grimes, a former sheriff’s deputy, as they face new threats from both walkers and other human survivors in their search for a sanctuary. Outgunned, outnumbered and out of options, the group look to
    Washington DC for a cure while dealing with lost comrades, new conflicts and the neverending struggle to stay alive.

    Ben & Holly's Elf and Fairy Party

    Plot Summary

    Lucy is having an Elf and Fairy Big People party and Ben and Holly go along too. But they get mistaken for toys and they can’t help wanting to be part of the party. Ben, Holly, Captain Redbeard and Nanny Plum are off on a treasure hunt with Captain Squid’s treasure map. Daisy and Poppy use King Thistle’s magic wand to learn how to do magic and it all goes bananas!

    Big Game

    Plot Summary

    Oskari, a timid 13-year-old, anxiously awaits his fate. Tradition dictates that like his forefathers before him, the boy’s time has come to spend one day and one night alone in the wilderness. Armed with only a bow and arrow, he must return with a prize to prove himself a man.
     
    Terrified and alone, he wanders through a vast and unforgiving forest when suddenly he hears a deafening rumble. Racing to investigate, Oskari discovers an escape pod. Not just any escape pod – this pod belongs to Air Force One and the battered and bruised man lying before him is the President of the United States!
     
    In the skies above, terrorists are hurtling their way to the crash site hell-bent on kidnapping the President.
     
    Now the fate of the most powerful man in the world lies in the hands of a 13-year-old boy.  Plunged into a deadly game of cat and mouse with only hours to spare, Oskari and the President must team up to survive the most extraordinary night of their lives.

    Tracers

    Plot Summary

    It’s a race for survival in the criminal underworld of New York in the action-packed thriller TRACERS. Cam is down on his luck, drowning in debt and living in a garage, he’s desperate for an out. When he meets the beautiful and mysterious Nikki, it looks like all his problems have been solved. She introduces him to her underground world where the risks are high and the money is easy. But when the gang takes on a new target, what was once a game soon becomes a case of life and death.

    Rookie Blue Season 5 Volume 1

    Plot Summary

    Season five volume one begins with two lives hanging in the balance, officers Sam Swarek and Chloe Price have been shot in the line of duty. But life at 15 Division must go on. Our officers have sworn an oath to serve and protect, no matter the consequences. But as the shell-shocked officers struggle to pull the pieces of their lives back together, they can’t help but wonder: Will things ever work out the way they’re supposed to?

    Monsters: Dark Continent

    Plot Summary

    Ten years on from the events of Monsters, and the "Infected Zones" have spread worldwide. Two soldiers embark on a life-altering mission through the dark heart of monster territory in the deserts of the Middle East. By the time they reach their goal, they will have been forced to confront the fear that the true monsters on the planet may not be alien after all.

    Pressure

    Plot Summary

    Four deep sea saturation divers become stranded 650ft below the surface of the Indian Ocean after disaster strikes their ship. With the air in their bodies compressed to withstand the depth, surfacing too fast without decompressing is unthinkable and will lead to almost certain death. With their diving bell damaged, rescue uncertain and oxygen depleting they are forced to work together to fight for their survival and find a way back to the surface. HOLD. YOUR. BREATH.

    The Good Lie

    Plot Summary

    They were known simply as “The Lost Boys”. Orphaned during the Sudanese Civil War, a group of young refugees are given the opportunity to leave their camp and resettle in America. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely
    friendship with an employment counsellor (Reese Witherspoon) who becomes involved in their plight. Together they experience heartbreak as well as hope in the challenges of their new life.

    Child 44

    Plot Summary

    A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (TOM HARDY), who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa (NOOMI RAPACE), as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov (GARY OLDMAN) to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up enforced by Leo’s psychopathic rival Vasili (JOEL KINNAMAN), who insists “There is no crime in Paradise.”

    Two By Two: Ooops Noah is Gone!

    Plot Summary

    With warnings of a flood sweeping the land, the animals travel to the safety of the Ark. Animals are boarding two by two - Lions, Gorillas, Hippos, Nestrians…. Wait a minute, Nestrians?! Unfortunately for Finny and his dad, the clumsy Nestrians in question, they are not on the list and so are not allowed on! However with a bit of imagination and a spot of luck they manage to sneak on board, but their troubles are only just beginning.

    No sooner is the Ark underway, Finny and his new friend Leah fall over board. Now the pair must learn to work together and brave the elements in their quest to find higher ground while fighting off hungry predators with the help of some unlikely friends. Meanwhile, on board the Ark their parents must set aside their differences and hatch a plan to turn the Ark around and make it back in time to rescue the kids.

    Hell on Wheels Season 4

    Plot Summary

    From the network that brought you The Walking Dead and starring Anson Mount (Non Stop, Safe), Common (Selma, Wanted) and Colm Meaney (Con Air), comes the most thrilling season of Hell on Wheels to date. Hell has frozen over following the brutal winter bringing construction of the railroad in Cheyenne to a complete standstill and disgruntled workers inciting chaos in the town. With his family’s lives in danger, Cullen Bohannon must choose to rise up once again and regain control of Cheyenne by any means necessary before the hope for a united America turns to ashes…

    The Duff

    Plot Summary

    Every school has their labels and the classics still exist. But what happens when you discover that your friends, your fellow students and practically everyone you know have you labelled as… THE DUFF?

    Bianca Piper (Mae Whitman The Perks of Being a Wallflower) is a smart, pretty high school girl with a great personality. Cynical, funny, clever, she sees herself the way she presumes others view her.  But when the school’s “man-whore” Wesley (Robbie Amell The Flash), unceremoniously tells her she’s his favourite DUFF – the Designated Ugly Fat Friend – her life is shattered and she feels ridiculously undesirable. 

    To save her senior year from turning into a total disaster Bianca sets out to reinvent herself and revolutionise the school’s pecking order from the inside out by enlisting Wesley’s help, much to the annoyance of ruthless Queen Bee and Mean Girl, Madison (Bella Thorne).  With some inspiring words from her unconventional teacher (Ken Jeong The Hangover) and a 5-stage survival plan from her self-help guru mother (Allison Janney The Help) – she finds the confidence and the courage to remind her classmates that only you can define yourself and we’re all someone’s DUFF.

    THE DUFF is a hilarious, unique look at school hierarchy, based on the best-selling novel by Kody Keplinger and directed by Ari Sandel.

    A Second Chance

    Plot Summary

    Detective Andreas’ seemingly perfect life is thrown into disarray when he is called out to a domestic dispute between a junkie couple to find their infant son, neglected and crying in a closet.
     
    With red tape stopping Andreas from intervening to protect the child, the usually collected policeman finds himself powerless and shaken to the core. Slowly losing his grip on right and wrong he decides to take justice from outside the law and in to his own hands in an attempt to save the child from a life of destitution and an early grave.

    Everly

    Plot Summary

    When Everly (Salma Hayek) betrays her sadistic mob boss Taiko (Hiroyuki Watanabe), he sends a group of brutal soldiers to her
    apartment to torture and kill her. Taiko envisages an easy kill but he doesn’t count on Everly’s incredible will to live as she unleashes the ultimate vengeance. Chaos reigns as Everly battles an endless stream of vicious henchmen sent by Taiko, as well as other bounty hunters who are looking to cash in on the prize placed on Everly’s head.

    The Water Diviner

    Plot Summary

    In 1915 as Europe is suffering the effects of World War I, three young brothers leave their rural Australian home to fight with the Allied Forces on a mission to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula.
     
    Four years later, after the devastating Battle of Gallipoli, Arthur, Edward and Henry Connor are reported missing in action.
     
    With no further news, their father Joshua (Russell Crowe), a farmer and water diviner, travels to Turkey to discover their fate but on arrival in Constantinople finds his questions blocked by military bureaucracy.  Aided by a beautiful hotel owner (Olga Kurylenko – Quantum of Solace) and then by a Turkish war hero (Yilmaz Erdogan), who becomes an unlikely ally, Joshua heads across the tragic, war-torn landscape struggling to find his own peace and desperately holding onto hope.
     
    Inspired by historical events and filmed both in Australia and on location in ancient Turkish sites, including the breathtaking Blue Mosque, THE WATER DIVINER is Russell Crowe’s directorial debut and also stars Jai Courtney (Unbroken, Divergent), Isabel Lucas (Red Dawn) and Cem Yilmaz.

    The Divergent Series: Insurgent

    Plot Summary

    INSURGENT, the next gripping action-adventure in the blockbuster DIVERGENT SERIES franchise, raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the dystopian ruins of a futuristic Chicago.   
    Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Kate Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them.  Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.

    Suite Francaise

    Plot Summary

    Based on the best-selling book by Irène Némirovsky and set during the Second World War German occupation of France, SUITE FRANCAISE tells the story of Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams) as she awaits news from her husband – a prisoner of war. As Parisian refugees pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers’ homes, Lucile’s life is turned upside down – further complicated by the arrival of refined German officer, Bruno (Matthias Schoenaerts). Also starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Ruth Wilson, Sam Riley and Margot Robbie, SUITE FRANCAISE is a story about the power of love and the tragedy of war.

    Peppa Pig: The Golden Boots

    Plot Summary

    Join Peppa and her friends in the search for her ‘Golden Boots’ in the first ever 15 minute special episode.

    The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

    Plot Summary

    Evacuated from London during World War II, a party of eight schoolchildren, led by headmistress Jean Hogg and young teacher Eve Parkins, arrive in the near-deserted rural village of Crythin Gifford. Their destination is the now-dilapidated Eel Marsh House, on an island isolated from the mainland by Nine Lives Causeway. As they seek sanctuary from the horrors of wartime, their presence soon stirs a malevolent force that has haunted this imposing, cut-off building for decades. As children once more play in the grounds, out of the darkness comes the vengeful spirit, The Woman In Black. 

    Revenge of The Green Dragons

    Plot Summary

    Queens, 1983. New York City is under threat from one of the most notorious gangs that the NYPD have ever encountered – The Green Dragons. Set on expanding their turf, the Dragons soon clash with rival gang The White Tigers, attracting the unwanted attention of Detective Bloom (Ray Liotta) who wants nothing more than to break their reign of terror and shut them down by any means necessary. Based on true events and from executive producer Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas, The Departed), blood is spilled and bones broken in this explosive tale of one of the most violent street clashes in American history.

    Out of the Dark

    Plot Summary

    A young family arrive in Columbia with dreams of starting a new life. Their dreams are shattered when their daughter goes missing and they are confronted by the sinister ghosts of young children and a haunting family secret. Starring Julia Stiles (The Bourne Ultimatum), Scott Speedman (Underworld) and Stephen Rea (V For Vendetta), OUT OF THE DARK is a chilling and terrifying supernatural thriller.

    Gascoigne

    Plot Summary

    The Italia ’90 World Cup was a renaissance for English football, watched by millions of people across the UK. Its leading figure was the young Paul Gascoigne - a player who had come to prominence with his hometown club Newcastle United and who now, upon England’s semi-fi nal exit, captured the hearts of the nation. Gascoigne returned home to a hero’s welcome and became a superstar of international football. With his irrepressible spirit and extraordinary skills he was for a generation of players and fans the most captivating footballer they had ever seen. Gascoigne is the definitive story - in his own words - behind the inspired play on the pitch and the personal struggles and controversies off it. With revealing contributions from Gary Lineker, Jose Mourinho and Wayne Rooney, it tells one of sport’s most remarkable tales.

    CSI: Vegas Season 14

    Plot Summary

    In the city that never sleeps we pick up with the Las Vegas graveyard shift where we left them in the thrilling Season 13 cliffhanger. The search for the serial killer who kidnapped Captain Brass's daughter intensifies after CSI Morgan become the killer's latest kidnapping victim and it’s down D.B Russell (Ted Danson) and his team to find them before it’s too late. The pace never lets up in CSI’s most thrilling season yet.

    Lost River

    Plot Summary

    Ryan Gosling (Drive, The Place Beyond The Pines) directs an all-star cast in this gripping thriller about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger.

    In the virtually abandoned town of Lost River, Billy (Christina Hendricks - Drive, TV’s ‘Mad Men’) a single mother of two, is swept into a dark and macabre underworld in a desperate quest to save her home and hold her family together. Meanwhile, her teenage son Bones (Iain De Caestecker – ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’) discovers a mystery about the origins of the town that triggers his curiosity and sets into motion an unexpected journey that will test his limits and the limits of those he loves.

    Featuring stand out supporting performances from Matt Smith (TV’s ‘Doctor Who’), Eva Mendes (The Place Beyond The Pines) and Saoirse Ronan (The Grand Budapest Hotel), LOST RIVER is both a dark crime thriller and a stylish and atmospheric depiction of the destruction of small-town America.

    Sword of Vengeance

    Plot Summary

    After victory at The Battle of Hastings in 1066, William the Conqueror sent his army to the North of England to carry out a campaign of furious destruction. It was known as the Harrowing of the North. After years of slavery, a Norman Prince returns to the lost lands to seek revenge on his father’s murderer; his uncle, the ruthless Earl Durant. He gains the trust of a band of exiled farmers and leads them into battle against the Earl, exploiting them in his inexorable quest for revenge. Can there be any redemption for his deep rooted rage and hatred or has he lost his soul to vengeance?

    Foxcatcher

    Plot Summary

    Based on true events, FOXCATCHER tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers.

    When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics at his new state-of-the-art training facility, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo). Driven by hidden needs, du Pont sees backing Schultz’s bid for Gold and the chance to “coach” a world-class wrestling team as an opportunity to gain the elusive respect of his peers and, more importantly, his disapproving mother (Vanessa Redgrave).

    Flattered by the attention and entranced by du Pont’s majestic world, Mark comes to see his benefactor as a father figure and grows increasingly dependent on him for approval. Though initially supportive, du Pont’s mercurial personality turns and he begins to lure Mark into an unhealthy lifestyle that threatens to undermine his training. Soon du Pont’s erratic behavior and cruel psychological game-play begin to erode the athlete’s already shaky self-esteem. Meanwhile du Pont becomes fixated on Dave, who exudes the confidence both he and Mark lack, knowing that these are things even his money cannot buy. Fueled by du Pont's increasing paranoia and alienation from the brothers, the trio is propelled towards a tragedy no one could have foreseen. 

    Halt & Catch Fire - Complete First Season

    Plot Summary

    “Halt and Catch Fire” captures the rise of the PC era in the early 1980s, during which an unlikely trio — a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy — take personal and professional risks in the race to build a computer that will change the world as they know it. While charting the changing culture of Texas’ Silicon Prairie, tensions build within the group as they attempt to navigate the thin line between visionary and fraud, genius and delusion, and as their drive to do something that matters runs up against their ability to truly innovate.

    Northmen

    Plot Summary

    Northern Europe, 873 AD. Banished from their homeland, a gang of Viking warriors find themselves exiled and shipwrecked off the coast of Scotland. As they venture deep within enemy territory, their only chance of survival is to cut a bloody path through anyone who gets in their way.

    Mankind's Last Stand

    Plot Summary

    After barely surviving a hostile invasion from an unknown alien species, mankind’s military powers joined forces to form the United Defence Force in a bid for survival. A decade later and the UDF has managed to force the enemy back to a final pocket of resistance in Pakistan patrolled by the soldiers based at Outpost 37. The world has long presumed that the war is over but little do they know that the aliens are planning a second attack, one the human race will not survive, and the handful of men left at Outpost 37 are all that stands between them and total annihilation.

    Turn: Washington's Spies Season One

    Plot Summary

    In this action-packed spy thriller based on Alexander Rose’s critically acclaimed novel “Washington’s Spies”, Abe Woodhull (Jamie Bell) is a New York farmer tired of living under tyranny of British rule. Fearing for the future nation his son will come to inherit, Abe decides to band together with a group of likeminded men to infiltrate the British ranks and shatter their grip on the New World. Facing peril at every turn and with his nation’s fate hanging in the balance, Abe will come to learn that freedom comes at a price.

    The Signal

    Plot Summary

    What is the signal? A college road trip turns into a breathless battle for survival in this astonishing science fiction thriller, starring Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, Hannibal) and Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, Oculus). When a trio of computer geniuses are lured to the desert they believe it to be a hacker’s prank, but things turn serious when they’re kidnapped and taken to a mysterious facility. Who has taken them? The government? A terrorist organisation? An agency not of this world? They must do whatever it takes to find out.What is the signal? A college road trip turns into a breathless battle for survival in this astonishing science fiction thriller, starring Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, Hannibal) and Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, Oculus). When a trio of computer geniuses are lured to the desert they believe it to be a hacker’s prank, but things turn serious when they’re kidnapped and taken to a mysterious facility. Who has taken them? The government? A terrorist organisation? An agency not of this world? They must do whatever it takes to find out.

    Exists

    Plot Summary

    A group of friends set out on an adventure to a remote wood in Texas, planning a weekend of fun and partying. But visions of a carefree retreat are shattered with an accident on a dark and desolate country road. In the wake of the accident they are witness to a bloodcurdling noise. They soon find themselves hunted by something not exactly human, but not completely animal - a terrifying urban legend come to life... and seeking murderous revenge.

    The Red Road Series 1

    Plot Summary

    Still waters run deep in The Red Road, a gripping thriller that explores what happens when two opposing visions of the American dream collide. When tragedy forces a mesmerizing ex-con (Jason Momoa, Game of Thrones) directly into the path of embattled local cop (Martin Henderson) both men must face their past and confront their most jealously guarded secrets. As the ghosts of the past start to emerge the consequences are terrible and both men’s lives start to unravel as hitherto forgotten mistakes destroy everything in their wake.

    The Homesman

    Plot Summary

    Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) is an independent and resourceful frontier woman, conditioned to living a life of solitude and hard work in America’s West in the 1850s.
     
    Lonely and isolated, when the preacher (John Lithgow) breaks the news that three local women have been declared insane and are to be transported across the barren country to a safe haven, Mary Bee volunteers for the dangerous and arduous task of leading them to Ohio.
     
    When she stumbles across reprobate claim-jumper George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones) hanging from a noose, Mary Bee saves his life but only in exchange for his assistance in escorting the three troubled women. The unlikely pairing set off on the long, difficult journey where their courage and resilience are tested as they’re both pushed to their limits.
     
    Eight years after The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, Tommy Lee Jones follows up his directorial debut with THE HOMESMAN, based on the book by Glendon Swarthout and also starring Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter and Meryl Streep.

    Babylon - The Complete First Season

    Plot Summary

    London’s police are in need of a major public image revamp and Chief Constable Richard Miller (James Nesbitt) thinks he’s found just the right person for the job. For Liz Garvey (Brit Marling), a visionary from the world of new media and the woman tasked with revolutionising the force’s image, the job couldn’t have come at a worse time as an outbreak of chaos and violence erupts in the capital.

    Co-created by BAFTA® winners Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain (Peep Show), Oscar® winner Danny Boyle and Robert Jones (The Usual Suspects).

    Babylon brings together acclaimed directors Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire), Jon S. Baird (Filth) and Sally El Hosaini (My Brother The Devil), co-writer Jon Brown and an all star cast to take a wry look at the people and politics in the command rooms and on the frontlines of a modern police force.

    The Hundred-Foot Journey

    Plot Summary

    Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. When Hassan and his family, led by Papa (Om Puri), move to a quaint village in the South of France with the grand plan of opening an Indian restaurant in the picturesque countryside, they are undeterred by the fact that only 100 feet opposite stands a Michelin starred classical French eatery.
     
    However upon encountering the icy proprietress, Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), the Kadam family realise they may have bitten off more than they can chew. Outraged by the new arrivals, Madame Mallory is determined to have their business shut down. As cultures clash and food flies, a heated battle escalates between the two establishments – until, that is, Hassan’s passion and talent for French cuisine begin to enchant Madame Mallory and even she can’t deny this young chef could have what it takes to garner even more acclaim for her beloved restaurant.
     
    This, along with his new-found friendship with her beautiful sous chef Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), starts to weave a magic between the two cultures and, despite their different tastes, they discover an unlikely recipe for success that surprises them all.

    The Village Series 2

    Plot Summary

    THE VILLAGE follows the life and love of Bert Middleton (TOM VAREY) - a young man who never leaves his home town but who witnesses Great Britain transform around him. As the son of John and Grace Middleton (played by JOHN SIMM and MAXINE PEAKE) Bert has a unique perspective on a world of boom and bust, the dawn of motor cars and the Charleston, as the roaring twenties explode with energy, freedom and optimism. In the outside world barriers are being broken down and change comes at a terrific pace, and THE VILLAGE is thrown headlong into modernity.

    Mr. Turner

    Plot Summary

    A stunning and beautiful film, Mr Turner tells the extraordinary story of Britain's greatest ever artist. As Turner (Timothy Spall - The King's Speech) produces masterpieces ahead of his time that challenge the art world, so he has to confront his own ever changing circumstances and deal with love and loss.

    Nightcrawler

    Plot Summary

    NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the neon-drenched streets of night time LA.

    Down on his luck Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) stumbles upon the dangerous, cut-throat world of freelance crime journalism - discovering that filming murder and mayhem can be a quick way to make a buck. Aided by Nina (Rene Russo), a ruthless, veteran of TV news, Lou combs LA's seedy underbelly for the city's most sensational news footage. He soon discovers he's uniquely suited to his new job, but events begin to spiral out of control as one dark choice leads to another.

    REC: Apocalypse

    Plot Summary

    From the creators of Rec and Quarantine comes the most high octane and terrifying chapter yet.

    Reporter Angela Vidal awakens in a mysterious quarantine facility on an isolated oil tanker in the middle of the ocean. The hyper-secure tanker, full of scientists and soldiers, seems safe from the zombie-like infection that has been ravaging the land. But when an infected patient escapes from quarantine, pandemonium besets the ship and a whole new nightmare is set in motion unlike any before.

    Glue - The Complete Series

    Plot Summary

    From the BAFTA award-winning writer of Skins and This is England ’86 comes a compulsive thriller exploring the dark underbelly of the British countryside.

    When 14-year-old Cal is found murdered in the small town of Overton, the lives of his friends change forever. During the police investigation old loyalties are stretched to the limit as dark secrets threaten to surface, secrets that could tear the friends and their communities apart.

    The Best of Me

    Plot Summary

    Based on the bestselling novel by acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks, The Best Of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they’ve never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of true love.

    The Unbeatables

    Plot Summary

    Amadeo reigns supreme in the local bar at table football. Taking on all-comers he is “unbeatable”.

    Frustrated by his only ever defeat at the hands of Amadeo, Flash the town bully challenges him to a real football match – something which Amadeo has no chance of winning. With all hope lost Amadeo’s time as a champion looks to be over, until an unexpected intervention from the village and the support of his love Laura make things a whole lot more interesting..

    Featuring the voices of an all-star British team including Rupert Grint (Harry Potter), Rob Brydon (Gavin & Stacey) and Alistair McGowan (Arthur Christmas) The Unbeatables is the ultimate fantasy football movie!

    What If?

    Plot Summary

    Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver), seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan), an animator who lives with her long term boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall).

    Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. But there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder: what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?

    Maps To The Stars

    Plot Summary

    From acclaimed director David Cronenberg comes a twisted tale of the dark secrets that lurk behind the closed doors of a celebrity obsessed Hollywood dynasty.

    Dr Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) made his fortune writing self-help books, but life with his overbearing wife Cristina (Olivia Williams) and thirteen-year old son, Benjie (Evan Bird), a child star fresh out of rehab, is anything but idyllic. When their estranged daughter Agatha (Mia Wasikowska) is released from a psychiatric hospital, she’s determined to make it in Hollywood and befriends a wannabe actor/writer limo driver (Robert Pattinson) and becomes PA to the neurotic actress Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore). Before long, the lives of each member of the family begin to take a darker turn as the ghosts from their past return to haunt them.

    Montana

    Plot Summary

    On the mean streets of London’s East End, Montana (McKell Celaschi-David) discovers that the powerful crime lord Lazarus and ruthless lieutenants Pitt (Adam Deacon) and Ryan (Ashley Walters) for whom he works secretly killed his father. At the same time Dimitrije (Lars Mikkelsen), a former Serbian commando, comes looking for the gangster in order to take revenge for the death of his wife and son. Realising that they share a bloody purpose, Dimitrije mentors the boy in the arts of hand to hand and gun combat and together they rediscover the value of life as he teaches the boy the true meaning of friendship, honour and respect.

    A Most Wanted Man

    Plot Summary

    A MOST WANTED MAN is a gripping thriller from best-selling spy author John le Carré.
    Hamburg, the city where the 9/11 bombers lived and plotted, remains on high alert. When a suspected terrorist arrives in the city, he attracts the interest of a secret anti-terror unit who must uncover the truth about the his identity and possible connections to high level terrorists. As the clock ticks down the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true motives – is he an oppressed victim or a militant terrorist hell-bent on destruction?

    A Walk Among The Tombstones

    Plot Summary

    Formerly a detective with the NYPD, now a recovering alcoholic haunted by regrets, Matt Scudder (Neeson) has a lot to make up for. When a series of kidnappings targeting the city’s worst drug criminals escalates to grisly murder, the circuit’s ruthless leader convinces Scudder to find the culprits and bring them to bloody justice. Working as an unlicensed private detective, Matt sees what the police don’t see and treads where they most fear to. Operating just outside the law to track down the monsters responsible, Scudder stops just short of becoming one himself...

    Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead

    Plot Summary

    Having crashed his car after fleeing the ski lodge where his friends were brutally murdered by General Herzog and his squadron of Nazi zombies, Martin wakes up in hospital attempting to convince the local authorities that he is not responsible for their deaths. Little do they know the undead fascists are very much still ‘living’ and marching on the town and what’s worse, they have a tank! With time running out it’s up to Martin and his new American allies to save the town from total annihilation and defeat Herzog and his men once and for all.

    The Grand Seduction

    Plot Summary

    The mayor of a small fishing village which has fallen upon hard times comes up with a radical plan to rejuvenate the community… entice a giant corporation to build their new factory in the village. But there’s just one problem – in order to qualify, they must have a doctor in residence, which they don’t have…

    When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence they believe their prayers have been answered, and hilarity ensues as the villagers rally together to charm him into staying.

    Brendan Gleeson (The Guard) and Taylor Kitsch (John Carter) lead the cast of small town misfits in this delightfully funny comedy. 

    The Rover

    Plot Summary

    Ten years after the global economic collapse, cold-blooded drifter Eric (Guy Pearce) traverses the scorched Australian outback on a mission to track down the men who took everything he had. After losing their trail he soon crosses paths with Rey (Robert Pattinson) a badly wounded member of the gang who was left for dead by his own brother. Vulnerable and naïve Rey joins Eric as his unwitting accomplice and together they cross this new world to exact their revenge.

    Miss You Already

    Plot Summary

    They say opposites attract.  Milly (Toni Collette) is the woman who has everything: a successful career; a devoted husband and two gorgeous kids.  Her best friend is Jess (Drew Barrymore), Jess works in a community garden; lives in a boathouse with her boyfriend Jago and desperately wants a baby.
    Friends since childhood Jess and Milly can’t remember a time they didn’t share everything –secrets, clothes, even boyfriends, their differences are the glue that binds them together.  That is until Milly is hit with the life changing news that she has breast cancer and needs Jess’s support more than ever.
    As Jess tries to balance her own life with being there for Milly it is only a matter of time before the pressure on their friendship becomes intolerable.
    A powerful story for every modern woman, MISS YOU ALREADY charts the obstacles life throws in our path and celebrates the bond of true friendship that ultimately cannot be broken, even in life’s toughest moments.

    No Escape

    Plot Summary

    Witness Owen Wilson as you’ve never seen him before, as the heroic father desperate to protect his family in this intense, fast-paced action thriller that will leave you breathless.
     
    As he relocates his family to Asia, including beautiful wife Annie (Lake Bell) and their two young girls, Jack (Owen Wilson) has no idea of the terror that lies in store. Within days of their arrival, a violent political uprising has swept through the city and the family are on the run, frantically searching for safety as rebels mercilessly attack, immediately executing all foreigners.
     
    With seasoned expat Hammond (Pierce Brosnan) as their only ally, time is against Jack and his family as they are viciously hunted down.  Desperately attempting to survive in a country under siege, their courage is put to the ultimate test.

    Sinister 2

    Plot Summary

    Following the horrific deaths of the Oswalt family, Deputy So & So (James Ransone) is fired from the police force for his involvement in the case. As he continues to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding the Oswalt deaths, So & So discovers a link to previous similar murders; the presence of the malevolent demon Bughuul.
     
    His investigation leads him to single mother Courtney (Shannyn Sossamon) and her twin boys Zach and Dylan. The family have recently moved into a secluded church – unbeknownst to them, the site of a previous massacre - to escape their abusive father. As So & So looks into the previous murders, Bughuul and his ghostly victims begin manipulating Zach with a series of chilling “kill films”. So & So must work out how to stop Baghuul, before the family he has come to care about end up as victims in the demon’s chain of death.