With an impoverished world plunged into a second Cold War, Britain’s Ministry of Defence seeks a game-changing weapon. Scientist Vincent McCarthy (Toby Stephens) provides the answer with The Machine, an android with unrivalled physical skills. But when a programming glitch causes a prototype to destroy his lab, McCarthy takes his efforts underground, drafting artificial intelligence expert Ava (Caity Lotz) into his obsessive search for a truly conscious fighting machine. |Read MoreAction, Thriller, Science Fiction
Mack Beggs loved wrestling—it gave him a sense of purpose and a sense of self. Mack Wrestles, takes the audience behind the scenes as this gifted athlete from Euless, Texas, struggles against the outside forces that stigmatize transgender athletes. |Read MoreDocumentary, LGBTQIA, Sports
Alexander Mackendrick directed some of the best Ealing comedies (The Ladykillers, The Man in the White Suit) and one of the grittiest American noirs, Sweet Smell of Success, before taking the reins of the film department at the then-new California Institute of the Arts and revealing himself to be one of the greatest and most inspiring of film teachers. These excerpts from his lectures show him in action. |Read More
Each year more than 6,000 fourth and fifth graders in the New York City public school system learn to foxtrot, merengue, rumba, tango, and swing dance in hopes of winning the citywide team ballroom dance contest. This joyfully riveting film-Spellbound with music-is one you'll never forget.
A Paramount Classics release. |Read More
The title heroine of this stunning debut work lives in a remote Andean village where, every Easter weekend, the villagers live sinfully without fear of celestial reprisal. When our ostensible hero blows into town from the big city and meets the heroine, what could spin into a classic fairy-tale takes a surreal, satisfying turn. |Read More