David Yates directs this fantasy adventure adapted by J.K. Rowling from her own novel. Set in New York in 1926, the film stars Eddie Redmayne as eccentric wizard Newt Scamander, author and Ministry of Magic employee, who is headed to the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a special briefcase that is home to a variety of dangerous beasts. After the creatures escape Newt finds himself wanted by the US authorities. Meanwhile, the incident has a negative impact on relations between magical and non-magical people in New York. Is there any way to repair the damage caused? The cast also includes Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight and Ron Perlman.
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Clint Eastwood directs this drama based on the autobiography of Chelsey Sullenberger. Tom Hanks stars as pilot Chelsey 'Sully' Sullenberger and Aaron Eckhart as his co-pilot Jeff Skiles, who were at the helm of Flight 1549 in 2009 when, shortly after take-off, the plane hit a large flock of birds which disabled both engines. In the face of immediate danger, Sully took the decision to make an emergency landing on the Hudson River and successfully managed to save the lives of everyone on board. Laura Linney also stars as Sully's wife Lorraine.
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Gareth Edwards directs this sci-fi adventure set in the 'Star Wars' universe, featuring a stand-alone story written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. After being recruited by Rebel Alliance leader Mon Mothma (Genevieve O'Reilly), former criminal Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) is tasked with stealing the plans for the Death Star so that the weapon can be destroyed before it causes damage to the galaxy. Teaming up with Rebel Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), master swordsman Chirrut Imwe (Donnie Yen) and a band of hardy freedom fighters, Jyn takes on the might of the Empire in a challenge tougher than anything she could have imagined. The cast also includes Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen and Alan Tudyk.
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Ben A. Williams directs this British drama adapted from John Donnelly's play. The night before his first big match, 19-year-old footballer Jason (Russell Tovey) shares a hotel room with long-time friend and team-mate Ade (Arinze Kene). Unable to sleep, the pair joke, laugh and mock each other in an attempt to beat pre-match nerves. Suddenly, out of nowhere, Jason kisses Ade, a split second decision which will go on to have a major impact on the public and private lives of both men over the course of the next ten years.
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Disney animated adventure set in ancient Oceania. When a fiery ocean demon threatens her peaceful island home, teenage Princess Moana (voice of Auli'i Cravalho) vows to fulfil her heroic destiny and save her people. Putting her navigation skills to the test, Moana sets out on a daring sea voyage to find the once-mighty demi-God Maui (Dwayne Johnson), the legendary creator of the Pacific Islands and the only one who can help her with her quest. Together, they traverse the treacherous open waters, encountering difficult conditions and dangerous creatures along the way, as Moana searches for the mythical island which holds the key to completing her mission. The film also features the voice talents of Jemaine Clement, Alan Tudyk and Nicole Scherzinger. The film was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Animated Film, two Golden Globe Awards for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song - Motion Picture (How Far I'll Go), and two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song (How Far I'll Go).
Sci-fi adventure starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. When more than 5,000 people volunteer to help set up a new colony on a faraway planet known as Homestead II, they board the Starship Avalon spaceship and embark on their 120-year journey, throughout which they will settle into a cryogenic sleep. When two of the sleep chambers malfunction and awaken passengers Jim (Pratt) and Aurora (Lawrence) just 30 years into their voyage, they are faced with the prospect of dying alone before reaching the planet, with just each other and robot bartender Arthur (Michael Sheen) for company. When they realise that there is something wrong with the ship, they must work together if they are to have any chance of saving the thousands of people on board.
Damien Chazelle writes and directs this romantic musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Aspiring actress Mia (Stone) and jazz musician Sebastian (Gosling) are both down on their luck in Los Angeles, a city of broken dreams. Tired of being rejected in auditions and reduced to serving stars their coffees, Mia stumbles into a jazz club to the entrancing melody of a piano being played within; there she finds Sebastian, who is being discarded by his boss. The two soon fall in love as they strive to truly make something of themselves. But the rocky road of pursuing their dreams may prove too much strain for their budding romance to bear. The film was nominated for eleven BAFTAs, winning five including Best Film, Best Director (Chazelle) and Best Leading Actress (Stone), and seven Golden Globe Awards, winning in all seven categories including Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical, Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical (Gosling) and Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical (Stone). The film was also nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six including Best Actress (Stone), Best Director (Chazelle) and Best Original Music Score (Justin Hurwitz).
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Andrew Garfield and Sam Worthington star in this biographical drama directed by Mel Gibson. The film recounts the heroism of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss (Garfield) amid the blood and thunder of the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. When most in his town are enlisted to the army, Doss is motivated to sign up as well. However, due to his beliefs, he refuses to handle a weapon and instead intends to serve in the field as a medic. After campaigning to be allowed to go into battle unarmed, Doss is assigned to the 77th Infantry Division and sent to Okinawa to fight under Captain Glover (Worthington). With the American forces suffering severe casualties in their assault on the Japanese, Doss springs into action by selflessly putting himself in the line of fire in a heroic attempt to save the lives of his injured comrades. The film was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture - Drama, Best Director - Motion Picture (Gibson) and Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Garfield), five BAFTAs including Best Leading Actor (Garfield) and Best Adapted Screenplay, and six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Garfield) and Best Director (Gibson).
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Garth Jennings directs this animated feature with an all-star voice cast including Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Seth MacFarlane. Buster Moon (McConaughey) is the highly optimistic koala proprieter of a venerable theatre. But as the splendour of his theatre begins to fade and Buster's life ambition with it, he must quickly devise a way to save his playhouse. Despite the reservations of his sheep friend Eddie (John C. Reilly), Buster decides to hold a singing contest in the hopes of raising enough money and attention to save his ailing theatre. With most of the town signing up to take part, the most promising contestants are Rosita (Witherspoon), an overworked pig housewife, Mike (MacFarlane), an arrogant, larger-than-life mouse, Ashley (Scarlett Johansson), a punk-rock porcupine, Meena (Tori Kelly), a stage-frightened elephant, and Johnny (Taron Egerton), a British gorilla pressured by his father's criminal exploits. How will they fare? And will Buster be able to save his theatre? The film was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song - Motion Picture (Faith).
Drama written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Lucas Hedges. Lee Chandler (Affleck) has his life turned upside down when his older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) dies suddenly and leaves his son Patrick (Hedges) all alone. Though reluctant at first, Lee feels he must accept his brother's wishes and become Patrick's legal guardian. This involves Lee returning to his hometown of Manchester in Massachusetts and facing all the complications that come with it, including his estranged ex-wife Randi (Williams) and certain members of the local community. Lee grapples with his new role as a father figure to Patrick and tries to support the young man with his problems, while still contending with his own. The film was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, winning for Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Affleck), as well as six BAFTAs, winning for Best Leading Actor (Affleck) and Best Original Screenplay (Lonergan), and six Academy Awards, winning for Best Actor (Affleck) and Best Original Screenplay (Lonergan).
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Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe star in this comedy adventure co-written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Stranded on a deserted island and on the brink of suicide, Hank (Dano) makes one last bid to escape after discovering a corpse named Manny (Radcliffe) on the beach. After forming a surreal friendship with Manny, Hank is shocked to discover he can talk and possesses strange supernatural powers which he can use to find his way back to civilisation and reunite with his lost love Sarah (Mary Elizabeth Winstead).
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Six more episodes following the adventures of Teletubbies Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po. The episodes are: 'Bubbles', 'Musical Box', 'Puddles', 'Wake Up Time', 'Windy Day' and 'Bumps!'.
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Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall star in this thriller directed by Jon Cassar. Young couple John and Laura Taylor (Chestnut and Hall) are deeply in love and have tried desperately to conceive a child naturally but as their attempts continue to fail, they turn to the idea of surrogacy. When they find Anna (Jaz Sinclair), she seems to be the perfect match for the couple, but when she starts displaying unusual behaviour and projecting unwanted attention onto John, Laura realises that their surrogate is far from perfect. As Anna's obsession with John becomes more and more psychotic, the couple try to regain control of the situation by any means necessary.
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All eight episodes from the British television drama starring Tom Hardy, Jonathan Pryce and Oona Chaplin. Following the death of his father, a feared shipping tycoon, adventurer James Keziah Delaney (Hardy) returns to London in 1814 after a decade spent travelling in Africa to claim the rights to the mysterious island of Nootka Sound which has been left as part of his father's will. Surprising everyone, including his half-sister Zilpha (Chaplin) who feared he was dead, Delaney finds himself coming up against the head of the mighty East India Company Sir Stuart Strange (Pryce) who is desperate to secure the much sought-after island for his own gain. Negotiating the dark and dangerous games of London's rich and powerful, Delaney is forced to go to extreme lengths in his attempts to claim what is his. The cast also includes Leo Bill, David Hayman and Richard Dixon.
Will Smith, Kate Winslet and Keira Knightley lead an all-star cast in this American drama. The film follows successful New York advertising executive Howard Inlet (Smith) as he struggles to come to terms with the sudden death of his six-year-old daughter. Unable to deal with his grief, Howard abandons his company and becomes a depressed recluse, living the same monotonous routine and riding his bike around the city every day. In a bid to deal with his pain and fragile mind, Howard goes in search of answers and decides to write letters to Love (Knightley), Time (Jacob Latimore) and Death (Helen Mirren) to question the way his life has turned out. When they each appear to give him the answers he's been looking for, Howard, with a little help from his friends and colleagues, engages with them in the hope of once again finding peace. The cast also includes Edward Norton, Michael Peña and Naomie Harris.
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Nicolo Donato co-writes and directs this Danish wartime drama starring David Dencik and Danica Curcic. With Danish Jews living in fear of deportation to the concentration camps by occupying Nazi forces, Jewish jazz musician Arne Itkin (Dencik) decides the only safe option for his wife Miriam (Curcic) and young son is to flee across the Oresund Strait to Sweden. However, with Gestapo patrols looking to stop any potential escape attempts, Arne and his family are forced to go to extreme lengths in order to achieve their goal. The cast also includes Jakob Cedergren, Nicolas Bro and Morten Holst.
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Laurent Tirard co-writes and directs this French family comedy based on the 1950s comics by René Goscinny. After travelling to the seaside with his parents and grandmother for the summer holidays, Nicolas (Mathéo Boisselier) quickly makes friends and begins to settle into his new surroundings. Things change with the arrival of family friend Isabelle (Erja Malatier) however, whose constant presence convinces Nicolas that their parents have set up a plan for them to get married in the future. Deciding to try and solve the problem himself, Nicolas recruits his new companions to help him come up with a number of ingenious schemes to try and make Isabelle's parents leave the resort and take her home. The cast also includes Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad and Francois-Xavier Demaison.
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Collection of three feature-length comedies from the Monty Python troupe. 'And Now for Something Completely Different' (1971) is an anthology of sketches from the first two seasons of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus'. The sketches include 'Say No More, Nudge, Nudge', 'Hell's Grannies' and 'The Dead Parrot'. In 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' (1975), King Arthur (Graham Chapman) and his trusty knights fearlessly travel the length and breadth of the country in search of the mythical Holy Grail. On their way they have to deal with the sarcastic taunts of the French guard (John Cleese), the Knights who say 'NI!' and their leader (Michael Palin), Tim the Enchanter (Cleese) and the terrifying Cave of Caerbannog. 'Life of Brian' (1979), set during Biblical times, tells the story of Brian (Chapman), an accidental messiah whose life runs in eerie parallel to that of Jesus Christ. His misadventures come to the attention of Pontius Pilate (Palin), crucifixion inevitably comes and is followed by the message, delivered in song, to 'Always Look On the Bright Side of Life'.
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William Wyler directs this classic wartime drama starring Myrna Loy and Fredric March. The film follows the lives of three soldiers who have returned home from war to find life in America has moved on without them. Fred (Dana Andrews) has to re-acquaint himself with a wife he barely knows, Al (March) tries to get to know his grown-up children, and Homer (Harold Russell) must get used to living without the use of his hands. The cast also includes Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo and Hoagy Carmichael.
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Liam Neeson, Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield star in this historical drama co-written and directed by Martin Scorsese. The film follows 17th century Jesuit priests Sebastiao Rodrigues (Garfield) and Francisco Garrpe (Driver) as they travel to Japan in search of their mentor Father Cristóvao Ferreira (Neeson). With the Japanese government wishing to suppress any kind of western influence and Japanese Christians forced into the wilds of the countryside to practice their faith in secret, the pair face violence and persecution immediately after setting out on their quest. Witnessing the torture and punishment of the Japanese first hand, it's not long before the priests face a spiritual crisis as they begin to question all that they previously believed. The cast also includes Ciarán Hinds, Shin'ya Tsukamoto and Tadanobu Asano.