August: Osage County
This tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
LENGTH: 130 mins. GENRE: Comedy, Drama DIRECTOR: John Wells CAST: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Cooper, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard WEBSITE: http://augustosagecountyfilm.com/
The Wolf of Wall Street
This is the story of New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort. From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late 80s. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties as founder of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont warranted Belfort the title "The Wolf of Wall S...
LENGTH: 179 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese CAST: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill, Kyle Chandler, Jean Dujardin, Rob Reiner, Jon Favreau, Shea Whigham, Spike Jonze, John Berntal WEBSITE: http://www.thewolfofwallstreet.com/
The film tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionat...
LENGTH: 129 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: David O. Russell CAST: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Alessandro Nivola, Dawn Olivieri WEBSITE: http://www.americanhustle-movie.com/
Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements...
LENGTH: 108 mins. GENRE: Animation, Action/Adventure, Comedy DIRECTOR: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck CAST: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciarán Hinds WEBSITE: http://www.disney.com/frozen
Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock - something her Irish-Catholic community didn't have the highest opinion of - and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church do...
LENGTH: 94 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Stephen Frears CAST: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Simone Lahbib WEBSITE: http://philomenamovie.com/
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza)
Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking s...
LENGTH: 137 mins. GENRE: Comedy, Drama DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino CAST: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi, Franco Graziosi, Giorgio Pasotti, Massimo Popolizio WEBSITE: http://janusfilms.com/thegreatbeauty/
Dallas Buyers Club
Ron Woodroof is an electrician and rodeo cowboy with a devil-may-care lifestyle who is blindsided with an H.I.V.-positive diagnosis and given 30 days to live. He quickly finds a lack of approved medications in the U.S. and crosses the border into Mexico where he learns about alternative treatments and begins smuggling them into the U.S. Ron finds...
LENGTH: 117 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Jean-Marc Vallée CAST: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn, Griffin Dunne WEBSITE: http://www.focusfeatures.com/dallas_buyers_club
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Shot in black and white across four states, Nebraska tells the stories of family life in the heartland of America.
LENGTH: 115 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Alexander Payne CAST: Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Will Forte, Stacy Keach, Devin Ratray, Rance Howard, Missy Doty, Bob Odenkirk WEBSITE: http://NebraskaMovie.com
12 Years a Slave
In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's ch...
LENGTH: 133 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Steve McQueen CAST: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Garrett Dillahunt, Paul Giamatti, Scott McNairy, Lupita Nyong'o, Adepero Oduye, Sarah Paulson WEBSITE: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/12yearsaslave/