Drama Rental Titles
A Hologram For The King
Light-hearted comedy drama starring Tom Hanks as struggling American
businessman Alan Clay. Desperate to recoup lost earnings and pay for his
daughter's tuition fees, Clay travels to Saudi Arabia in an attempt to secure a
lucrative IT contract with a wealthy Saudi king. After discovering on arrival
that the king hasn't visited the development in 18 months and, facing the sack,
Clay must find the money and willpower to make his project a success and turn
his fortunes around.
The cast also includes Ben Whishaw, Sarita Choudhury, Tom Skerritt and Sidse
A Monster Calls
Based on the bestselling novel, this fantasy drama adaptation is directed by
J.A. Bayona and written by Patrick Ness. Young Conor (Lewis MacDougall)
struggles to deal with his mother (Felicity Jones)'s terminal illness, the
heartless grandmother (Sigourney Weaver) he must stay with, and the bullying he
receives at school from Harry (James Melville).
Gripped by guilt, anger and fear, Conor is given support from a quite
unlikely source: a drawing of a great, ancient tree monster (voice of Liam
Neeson) that comes to life. The monster visits Conor at night to tell him
stories and help him come to terms with his difficult situation. With the
monster at his back, Conor faces his problems directly with courage and
A Street Cat Named Bob
Roger Spottiswoode directs this feature film based on the true story that was
adapted into the international bestselling autobiographical novel by James
Bowen. Luke Treadaway stars as James, a homeless man struggling with drug
addiction and busking to get by on the streets of London. When James comes
across an injured stray cat he nurses him back to health and names him Bob.
They become inseparable and make for an unusual street music act. Bob's
companionship inspires James to overcome his drug addiction and share his story.
The cast also includes Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head and Ruta Gedmintas.
A United Kingdom
David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star in this romantic drama based on the true
story of an African prince who fell in love with a white British woman in the
1940s. While studying in England, Prince Seretse Khama (Oyelowo) meets Ruth
Williams (Pike), a beautiful young woman who immediately steals his heart. As
the two begin a highly controversial love affair, they battle every day against
prejudice and hate, hoping that their love will keep them together.
When the time comes for Seretse to go home to take his place on the throne of
Bechuanaland, he refuses to leave without Ruth and so the two marry and return
as husband and wife. With British government official Alistair Canning (Jack
Davenport) threatening Ruth with the knowledge that her marriage could cause the
downfall of the British Empire in Africa, the couple do everything they can to
convince the world that they can be an interracial couple and still successfully
lead a country.
Andrew Renzi writes and directs this drama starring Richard Gere as Franny, a
multimillionaire who carries a guilt that has stayed with him over the years.
Believing he was the cause of a car accident that killed close friends Bobby
(Dylan Baker) and Mia (Cheryl Hines), he becomes a recluse addicted to pain
medication. Five years later when Bobby and Mia's daughter Olivia (Dakota
Fanning) contacts him with the news that she is now married to doctor Luke (Theo
James) and expecting a child Franny, full of remorse, decides to use his wealth
to ensure all their needs are catered for.
However, it isn't long before the couple begin to find his involvement
stifling and unsettling.
Bridge Of Spies
Tom Hanks stars in this historical drama, set during the Cold War, directed
by Steven Spielberg. When Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) sits down on a park bench
in Brooklyn, New York, a secret message left for him causes the FBI to arrest
him under suspicion of being a Soviet spy. When insurance lawyer James B.
Donovan (Hanks) is assigned to Abel's defence, he finds his new challenge
increasingly difficult as the defendent refuses to co-operate. The cast also
includes Amy Ryan, Alan Alda and Domenick Lombardozzi. The film was nominated
for five Academy Awards, winning Best Supporting Actor (Rylance).
Rylance also won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
By The Sea
Angelina Jolie writes, directs and stars in this romantic drama alongside her
husband Brad Pitt. The film follows wealthy couple Vanessa (Jolie), a former
dancer, and Roland (Pitt), a heavy drinking writer, as they arrive in France for
a break. Although the couple are going through a rough patch in their
relationship, the people they meet while on their break help them work through
their issues and bring them back together.
Unconventional family drama from writer-director Matt Ross. Viggo Mortensen
stars as Ben, a father raising his six children Bodevan (George MacKay), Kielyr
(Samantha Isler), Vespyr (Annalise Basso), Rellian (Nicholas Hamilton), Zaja (Shree
Crooks) and Nai (Charlie Shotwell) in the isolated forests of the Pacific
Northwest. As a result of their rural location the children have been sheltered
from popular culture supplemented with Ben's rigorous home-schooling which
imparts to them a left-leaning education in which Noam Chomsky's birthday is
celebrated as if it's Christmas.
When a tragic event propels the family unit into reality, they find
themselves much at odds with their fellow citizens and Ben's parenting methods
are scrutinised. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best
Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Mortensen), the BAFTA for
Best Leading Actor (Mortensen) and the Academy Award for Best Actor (Mortensen).
Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson star in this British biographical drama
directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Set in 1944, as tensions mount in the days
leading up to D-Day, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Cox) faces some
big decisions as the Allied powers prepare to launch an attack on the advancing
Nazi forces. With US General Dwight D.
Eisenhower (John Slattery) and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Julian
Wadham) becoming increasingly frustrated with the prime minister's apparent
reluctance to send his remaining forces across the Channel to counterattack the
Germans, Churchill is forced to turn to his most trusted confidant, his wife
Clementine (Richardson), as he contemplates authorising the attack which could
shape the future of the war. The cast also includes James Purefoy, Jonathan Aris
and Ella Purnell.
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
Al Pacino stars as ageing rock star Danny Collins in this comedy drama
written and directed by Dan Fogelman. The famous musician, who long ago
abandoned his artistic integrity, questions his life choices after his manager
Frank Grubman (Christopher Plummer) gives Danny a letter written to him by his
idol John Lennon that had been lost for over four decades. Inspired by its
contents, Danny seeks to reconnect with his inspiration for songwriting and
travels cross-country to meet Tom, the adult son (Bobby Cannavale) he's never
As he prepares to compose new material for the first time in decades, the
reformed hedonist faces opposition to unite his family from Tom and his wife
Samantha (Jennifer Garner) who resent his timely intrusion. Annette Bening,
Katarina Cas and Melissa Benoist also co-star.
Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson and Timothy Spall star in this historical drama.
Based on her own book, the film follows American historian Deborah Lipstadt (Weisz)'s
legal battle with British scholar David Irving (Spall) after he sued her and her
publisher for accusing him of being a Holocaust denier in 1996. In the
courtroom, Lipstadt and her British lawyers Anthony Julius (Andrew Scott) and
Richard Rampton (Wilkinson) are made to prove that Irving was lying by denying
the Holocaust and must therefore prove its occurrence in their defence.
Desperate to take to the stand herself, Lipstadt is approached by numerous
Holocaust survivors eager to testify but her legal team remain steadfast in
their intention to keep the trial focused on Irving and on the validity of
Eddie The Eagle
Comedy sports drama directed by Dexter Fletcher and inspired by the true life
story of Michael Edwards or 'Eddie the Eagle', Britain's most famous ski jumper.
Taron Egerton stars as the title character, who, with the support of his trainer
Bronson Peary (Hugh Jackman) trains for and competes in the 1988 Calgary Winter
Olympics. The first British skier to qualify for the Winter Olympics, the
entirely self-funded far-sighted plasterer became an emblem for the British
ability to heroically fail.
The story follows Eddie on his Olympic journey which famously saw him finish
last in both of the events he competed in.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin and Sam Worthington star in this
adventure thriller directed by Baltasar Kormákur. The film tells the story of
the 1996 climbing expedition in which two groups, led by Rob Hall (Clarke) and
Scott Fischer (Gyllenhaal), attempted to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Although the two groups had plentiful experience and had trained to deal with
the adverse conditions and low oxygen levels that are present at such a high
altitude, nothing could prepare them for the freak storm which hit during the
Fantastic Beasts & Where
To Find Them
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
Fifty Shades Of Grey|
Sam Taylor-Johnson directs this erotic drama based on the best-selling book of
the same name by British author E. L. James.Dakota Johnson stars as demure
literature student Ana Steele, who, as a favour to her friend Kate (Eloise
Mumford), meets up with the handsome and enigmatic businessman Christian Grey
(Jamie Dornan) for an interview. Very quickly, an attraction grows between the
pair and Ana realises a need to become close to Grey. However, with Grey's need
to maintain complete control over everything in his life including his sexual
partners, Ana finds there is much more to him than meets the eye...
Fifty Shades Darker
James Foley directs this unmasked extended edition of the romantic drama
based on the novel by E.L. James with Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reprising
their roles as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. In this instalment, the
couple separate after Anastasia experiences difficulty accepting Christian's
When she is offered a position at a publishing house in Seattle she accepts,
but is left wondering if splitting up with Christian was the right thing to do.
Things take an unexpected turn when a hurting Christian turns up in Seattle and
convinces Anastasia to resume their relationship on her terms. However, as the
couple give their romance another shot, a number of ghosts from Christian's past
threaten to ruin their future together once more.
The cast also includes Kim Basinger, Rita Ora and Eloise Mumford.
Florence Foster Jenkins
Meryl Streep stars in the eponymous role of this comedy drama based on the
true story of the American opera singer. World renowned as a virtuosic pianist,
Florence Foster Jenkins has a new dream: to become a famous opera singer. Her
voice, however, leaves a lot to be desired and she becomes famous for her lack
Despite the constant critisicm from her peers and audiences which Florence's
manager and partner St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant) endeavours to keep from her,
Florence battles on and, with St. Clair's help, she conquers the New York stage
to become a household name.
Will Smith and Margot Robbie star in this romantic crime comedy. Experienced
conman Nicky Spurgeon (Smith) has an affair with the beautiful Jess Barrett
(Robbie), an intern he is teaching how to pull off small tricks. After going
their separate ways, they meet again three years later and find themselves on
opposite sides of the same big con, with Jess now a skilled confidence trickster
herself. As they each try to successfully carry out the risky scheme, Nicky's
plans go awry due to the involvement of his former flame. How will they both
fare? The film also stars Rodrigo Santoro, Gerald McRaney and BD Wong.
Ben Wheatley directs this dystopian action thriller set in 1975 London,
adapted from the novel by J.G. Ballard. Tom Hiddleston plays Robert Laing, a
wealthy young doctor who joins an insular community that resides in a luxury
high-rise building where the floor you inhabit is determined by your status and
Designed by renowned architect Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons), Laing takes up
residence on the 27th floor or, halfway up the hierarchy. He befriends
documentary maker Richard Wilder (Luke Evans) and his wife (Elizabeth Moss), who
are confined to a lower floor. Wilder is bent on mobilising a class war and
toppling the serene isolated community, which divides the residents into
The story follows Laing as he navigates amongst the chaos and complete
dismantling of societal order.
I, Daniel Blake
Ken Loach directs this drama that follows a 59-year-old joiner as he tries to
navigate the British benefits system. In the North-East of England, widower
Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is forced to stop working when he is taken ill with
heart disease and so applies for Employment and Support Allowance from the
Government. But his life is further thrown into disarray when his benefits are
suddenly taken away from him and he is forced to jump through the many hoops of
the bureaucratic system to get them back.
During this time, he meets the similarly-troubled single mother Katie (Hayley
Squires) whose financial problems mean she is being forced out of her home in
London along with her two kids Dylan and Daisy (Dylan McKiernan and Briana Shann).
The film was nominated for five BAFTAs including Best Film, Best Director
(Loach), Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (Squires) and won
the award for Outstanding British Film of the Year.
Kill The Messenger
Jeremy Renner and Robert Patrick star in this crime drama telling the story
of American investigative reporter Gary Webb. In the mid-1990s Webb (Renner)
uncovered a conspiracy which implicated the CIA in a cocaine trafficking
operation working out of Central America. Webb claimed that the profits from the
sale of these drugs were then funneled into CIA-supported Nicaraguan Contra
rebel groups. However, as a result of publishing these findings, Webb's career
and personal life came under threat...
Guy Ritchie directs this fantasy action adventure starring Charlie Hunnam as
King Arthur. After his father Uther (Eric Bana) is murdered by his own brother
Vortigern (Jude Law), who seizes his throne, Arthur is cast adrift as a child
and raised in a brothel. Unaware of his true identity, he hones his fighting
skills on the streets until a mysterious sword in a stone appears outside
Vortigern's castle and Arthur is summoned, along with all men of his age, to try
and wield it.
When he does so with ease, Vortigern reveals Arthur's noble lineage to him
before sentencing him to death. After being freed by a band of rebels Arthur
joins them in battle against his uncle and learns to harness the sword's great
power as he seeks to reclaim his rightful role as the ruler of England and end
Vortigern's tyrannical rule.
Lady In The Van
Maggie Smith stars in this British comedy drama adapted from the play by Alan
Bennett which is based on true events from his life. When suburban homeowner
Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings) discovers a dishevelled woman living in her van
parked on his street, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with her and invites
her to park in his driveway for a few weeks. As Bennett and the other residents
of the Camden street shower Miss Shepherd (Smith) with food and gifts to make
her feel welcome, the generosity, although seemingly unappreciated, does not go
unnoticed and the previously lonely woman becomes intent on staying put.
The all-star cast also includes Jim Broadbent, James Corden and Dominic
Legend (DVD or Bluray)
Brian Helgeland writes and directs this crime thriller starring Tom Hardy in
the dual role of infamous gangster twins Ronald and Reginald Kray. The film
chronicles the Kray twins' career during the 1950s and '60s as they tighten
their tyrannical rule over London. With Ronnie's mental stability in question
Reggie attempts to keep him under control while embarking on a romance with the
beautiful Frances Shea (Emily Browning).
Meanwhile, Detective Superintendent Leonard 'Nipper' Read (Christopher Eccleston)
tries to bring the Krays down. The cast also includes David Thewlis, Colin
Morgan, Taron Egerton and Tara Fitzgerald.
Magic In The Moonlight|
Woody Allen writes and directs this romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and
Emma Stone. In the 1920s, English magician and illusionist Stanley Crawford
(Firth), who on stage masquerades as Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo, travels to
the French Riviera where he attempts to expose the secrets of spirit medium
Sophie Baker (Stone). Sophie is suspected of exploiting the wealthy Catledge
family and Stanley finds her staying in their home, having been invited there by
Grace Catledge (Jacki Weaver), who wants the clairvoyant's help in contacting
her deceased husband.
Though he is initially certain she is a fraud, the more time Stanley spends
with Sophie, the more he begins to believe she might be genuine. The cast also
includes Marcia Gay Harden, Eileen Atkins and Simon McBurney.
Me Before You
Thea Sharrock directs this adaptation of the novel by Jojo Moyes. Emilia
Clarke stars as Louisa 'Lou' Clark, a quirky, cheerful waitress who suffers a
crisis when she loses her job. Struggling to find a position in her area of
expertise, Lou reluctantly applies for a job as a carer for a wheelchair-bound
man called Will (Sam Claflin).
After a motorbike accident left him paralysed, Will has found daily tasks
difficult and often wonders why he tries to carry on, but when Lou enters his
life, both lost souls find common ground and help each other see the light at
the end of the tunnel. The cast also includes Jenna-Louise Coleman, Charles
Dance, Matthew Lewis and Janet McTeer.
Mike Leigh writes and directs this Academy Award-nominated biographical drama
about British artist J.M.W. Turner, who is here portrayed by Timothy Spall. The
film explores the last 25 years or so of Turner's life in which he suffers
greatly after the loss of his beloved father William (Paul Jesson) and has
relations with his housekeeper Hannah Danby (Dorothy Atkinson) and, later,
landlady Sophia Booth (Marion Bailey), who he lives with in Chelsea until his
During this time he refuses to acknowledge the existence of his two
illegitimate daughters Evelina (Sandy Foster) and Georgiana (Amy Dawson) and
develops his painting style, which is often both praised and criticised. The
cast also includes Lesley Manville, Karl Johnson and Ruth Sheen.
Drama starring Joseph Fiennes and Tom Felton. After the crucifiction of
Jewish messiah Yeshua (Cliff Curtis), the body is placed in a cave sealed with a
boulder. When it is discovered that the stone has been rolled away and the cave
emptied, Roman Centurion Clavius (Fiennes) and his aid Lucius (Felton) are
tasked with finding out what could have possibly happened to the body.
As non-believers in the theory that the man has risen from the dead, Clavius
and Lucius search the city of Jerusalem high and low in the hopes of finding the
corpse. The cast also includes Peter Firth as Pontius Pilate, Stephen Hagan as
Cleopas and Maria Botto as Mary Magdalene.
David Oyelowo stars in this American drama directed by Ava DuVernay. Based on
the Selma to Montgomery marches of 1965 that led to the passing of the Voting
Rights Act, the film follows the story of James Bevel (Common), Hosea Williams
(Wendell Pierce) and Martin Luther King Jr (Oyelowo) as they campaigned for
their right to vote. As Luther King Jr led hundreds of like-minded people along
the 54-mile highway from Selma to the Alabama state capital of Montgomery, they
were met with violent conflict and brutal opposition and had to fight their way
through to simply claim what was rightfully theirs.
The cast also includes Cuba Gooding Jr, Tom Wilkinson and Oprah Winfrey. The
film won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker and 50 Cent star in this hard-hitting sports
drama directed by Antoine Fuqua. Reigning light-heavyweight boxing champion
Billy 'The Great' Hope (Gyllenhaal) has a loving wife (Rachel McAdams) and child
and a promising career ahead of him. However, Billy finds himself in danger of
losing all of that after tragedy strikes and he is declared unfit to look after
his young daughter Leila (Oona Laurence).
Having hit rock-bottom, Billy desperately tries to regain control of his life
and win back custody of his little girl with the help of boxing trainer Titus
'Tick' Wills (Whitaker).
Drama starring Julianne Moore as a linguistics professor who is diagnosed
with Alzheimer's disease. Beginning with the loss of a few words in the middle
of a lecture, Alice (Moore) becomes increasingly disorientated and even begins
to feel lost in her own home and neighbourhood. Initially calm after the
diagnosis, Alice struggles to cope with the everyday realities of the illness as
her short-term memory rapidly deteriorates, forcing her to eventually leave her
teaching post at Columbia University. Along with Alice, her two grown-up children
(Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish), rebellious daughter Lydia (Kristen Stewart)
and husband John (Alec Baldwin) have to come to terms with the full implications
of the hereditary disease. Moore won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Academy
Award for her performance.
British drama starring Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter.
Maud Lancaster (Mulligan) was born in the Glasshouse laundry in London and knows
nothing of the world other than performing her duties as a laundress and as a
wife to her possessive husband Sonny (Ben Whishaw). When she hears of a group of
women campaigning for the right to vote, she seizes the opportunity to break
free from her mundane life and joins the Women's Social and Political Union.
Together, the members of the militant organisation attend regular meetings
chaired by their leader Emmeline Pankhurst (Streep) and plan their course of
action to ensure politicans acquiesce to their requests, by whatever means
Romantic drama set during World War II. In the early days of Nazi-occupied
France, Lucile (Michelle Williams) waits to hear of news from her captive
husband, whilst staying in the house of her overpowering mother-in-law (Kristin
Scott Thomas). But as refugees fleeing Paris begin to arrive in the town, they
are soon followed by German officers who take up posts and residence in the
locals' homes.At first Lucile tries to avoid all attempts at contact with Bruno
von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), their resident officer, but she is won over by
the charming German and together the pair must face the repercussions of the
inevitably engulfing war.
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.
David Dobkin directs this Academy Award-nominated comedy drama starring Robert
Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as an estranged father and son. Hotshot lawyer Henry
'Hank' Palmer (Downey Jr) receives the devastating news that his mother has
died. He returns to his home town in Indiana for her funeral, meaning he must
also come face-to-face with his father Judge Joseph 'Joe' Palmer (Duvall), with
whom he has a troubled relationship.
The situation becomes even more difficult when Hank learns that his father is
to be put on trial for murder. Hank searches for answers while defending the
judge in court against prosecutor Dwight Dickham (Billy Bob Thornton). Through
the course of the trial father and son reconnect but can Hank win the case and
prevent Joe from going to prison? The cast also includes Vera Farmiga, Vincent
D'Onofrio, David Krumholtz and Leighton Meester.
Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway star in this comedy from film-maker Nancy
Meyers. When Ben Whittaker (De Niro), a 70-year-old widower, becomes bored with
retired life he decides to return to work, seeking an internship at an online
fashion company, owned by Jules Ostin (Hathaway), that runs a senior intern
programme. Ben gets the position and as he adjusts to his new surroundings he
makes a good impression on his new boss with whom he forms an unlikely
Theory Of Everything|
James Marsh directs this award-winning biographical drama starring Eddie
Redmayne as English physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones
as his first wife Jane. The film follows the relationship between Stephen and
Jane as they fall in love while studying at Cambridge during the 1960s. With
Jane's support, Stephen is able to deal with his diagnosis of advanced motor
neurone disease, which leads to him becoming almost completely paralysed over
the years, and achieve great success and international acclaim in the scientific
field with his theories on time and space.
However, with the deterioration of his health comes a deterioration of his
marriage, putting further strain on the now world-renowned scientist. The film
won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score as well as BAFTAs for Best
Adapted Screenplay and Outstanding British Film. Eddie Redmayne also won a
Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Academy Award for his performance.
Angelina Jolie directs this Academy Award-nominated war drama telling the story
of former Olympic champion runner Louis Zamperini (Jack O'Connell), who, after
surviving a plane crash in the Pacific, was interred at numerous Japanese
concentration camps over the course of the Second World War. The film follows
Zamperini's life story, through the success and fame he found through his
running career in the United States and his appearance at the 1936 Berlin Summer
Olympics, to his experiences as a Japanese POW. Held until the end of the war in
August 1945, Louis was subjected to terrible physical and mental abuse as the
notorious prison guard Mutsuhiro Watanabe (Miyavi) believed the former
champion's reputation and worldwide fame a threat to his authority in the camps.
Reese Witherspoon stars in this Academy Award-nominated drama based on the true
story of Cheryl Strayed, the woman who embarked on a 1,100-mile solo hike along
the Pacific Crest Trail in a journey of self-discovery. After the tragic death
of her mother and with an impending divorce on the table, Cheryl (Witherspoon)
decides to try to find out who she really is and why she insists on abusing her
life with men, drugs and bad decisions. Along the way she discovers more about
herself than she ever could have imagined.
The cast also includes Gaby Hoffmann, Laura Dern and Kevin Rankin.
Woman In Gold
Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren star in this drama based on the real-life
story of Maria Altmann and her legal campaign against the Austrian government.
Mirren plays Altmann, who, since fleeing Europe during the Second World War, now
lives in Los Angeles. When the death of her sister leads to Altmann finding out
that a portrait of her aunt painted by Gustav Klimt was stolen by the Nazis from
her family home during the war and now hangs in the Belvedere Palace in Vienna,
she enlists the help of young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Reynolds) and embarks on
a legal campaign to reclaim her family's losses...