Black Wings Has My Angel is based on a 1953 Gold Medal pulp novel by journalist Elliott Chaze. In the hard-boiled story, an ex-convict stages a daring armored-car robbery in Colorado with the help of a call girl he picked up in a backwoods Mississippi motel. Across the top of the original paperback cover is the classic pulp tagline: "She had the face of a madonna and a heart made of dollar bills."
“The Good Dinosaur” asks the generations-old question: What if the cataclysmic asteroid that forever changed life on Earth actually missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In theaters May 30, 2014, the film is a humorous and exciting original story about Arlo, a lively 70-foot-tall teenage Apatosaurus with a big heart. After a traumatic event rattles Arlo’s tranquil community, he sets out on a quest to restore peace, gaining an unlikely companion along the way—a young human boy named Spot.
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in an epic battle that must change the past - to save our future.
Seeking redemption, family outcast Scott returns to his hometown only to throw everyone’s lives into disarray. This is particularly troubling for his sister-in-law who was once his high school sweetheart.
A single mom caught up in the Florida drug trade during the late 1970s tries to make a better life for her two girls.
"Margaret" is the story of a New York City teenager and her crusade through the moral, legal and sexual pitfalls of the adult world as she tries to bend heaven and earth to make amends for her complicity in a terrible accident.
Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey (David Arquette) and Gale (Courteney Cox), who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill (Emma Roberts) and her Aunt Kate (Mary McDonnell). Unfortunately Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.
Over the course of one raucous night at a seaside wedding seven close friends, all members of a tight, eclectic college clique, reconvene to watch two of their own tie the knot. Laura (Katie Holmes) is maid of honor to Lila (Anna Paquin), her golden girl best friend.
The two have long rivaled over the groom, Tom (Josh Duhamel). Friendships and alliances are tested and the love triangle comes to a head the night before the wedding, when the drunken friends frolic in the nearby surf and return to shore... without the groom.
Based on the heralded novel by producer, novelist, director Galt Niederhoffer, "The Romantics" is a Zeitgeist love story and generational comedy that breathes new life into the genre and recaptures the camaraderie of youth.
Brian Geraghty gives a haunting performance as prim and taciturn David, forced for years to watch over his sexually predatory partner Lila and her violent urges. David longs for human connection and a less violent existence, and when a would-be victim becomes a chance at redemption, he is torn between his humanity and the only life he’s ever known.
Michael Dougherty's ("Superman Returns," "X2: X-Men United") new horror movie, produced by Bryan Singer. "Trick 'r Treat" is four interwoven stories that take place on Halloween with such characters as a staid high school principal who is a Halloween serial killer, a college-age virgin seeking that special guy, a woman who hates dressing up for Halloween and whose husband is obsession with the holiday and a group of young teens who pull a cruel prank.
Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, her idea is met with skepticism by fellow workers, her parish priest, and even her own mother Janina.
"Blue State" is a movie about a guy who promises that if Bush gets re-elected, he is going to move to Canada. And then he actually does it.
Maggie Nelson (voiced by Academy-Award®-winner Anna Paquin of THE PIANO, X-MEN) is a student at the High School Of Dramatic Arts and a rising star of the New York stage. But when she is caught between a freak electrical storm and a mysterious rune stone, Maggie discovers that she has the uncanny ability to shape-shift like a chameleon. Now Maggie must stop the plot of an alchemic madman from an ancient race that walk hidden among us. Why has her Interpol agent father been abducted? What can a sexy teenage actress dare to do with the powers of DNA replication? And will the world's most unlikely new superhero save the day without flunking her midterms?
In "X-Men: The Last Stand," the final chapter in the "X-Men" motion picture trilogy, a "cure" for mutancy threatens to alter the course of history. For the first time, mutants have a choice: retain their uniqueness, though it isolates and alienates them, or give up their powers and become human. The opposing viewpoints of mutant leaders Charles Xavier, who preaches tolerance, and Magneto, who believes in the survival of the fittest, are put to the ultimate test - triggering the war to end all wars.
Bernard Berkman, the patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family, claims to have been a famous novelist but is now reduced to teaching. His wife Joan discovers a literary talent of her own, and it breaks up the family, leaving the two teenage sons, Walt, 16, and Frank, 12, divided between their parents. The wife starts an affair with her younger son's tennis coach, while the husband starts sleeping with a student whom his elder son is courting.
A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, "Steamboy" features an inventor prodigy named Ra Stim who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation. This young boy must use it to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction. The lush Victorian interiors and the elegance of the era's mechanical design allows Otomo to create dazzling visual backgrounds and machines for this film. With more than 180,000 drawing and 400 CG cuts, "Steamboy" is sure to be one of the most elaborate animated features of 2004.
A family (Lena Olin as the mom, Iain Glen as the dad, and Anna Paquin as the daughter) moves to the country, only to discover that the house they've moved into has a, um, dark history that threatens them.
Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, this is the story of a criminal drug culture among U.S. Army soldiers, focusing on Sgt. Ray Elwood (Phoenix), the clerk to the battalion commander, Colonel Berman (Harris). What Ray doesn't know is that there is an investigation working its way in his direction, even as he is falling in love with the daughter, Robyn (Paquin), of the soldier, Sgt. Lee (Glenn), of the man who's tipping the investigation off about Ray.
Mutants continue their struggle against a society that fears and mistrusts them. Their cause becomes even more desperate following an incredible attack by as an yet undetermined assailant possessing extraordinary abilities. The shocking attack renews the political and public outcry for a Mutant Registration Act and an anti-mutant movement now led by William Stryker (Brian Cox), a wealthy former Army commander who is rumoured to have experimented on mutants.Stryker's mutant "work" is somehow tied to Logan's (Hugh Jackman) mysterious and forgotten past. As Wolverine searches for clues to his origin, Stryker puts into motion his anti-mutant program - launching an attack on Xavier's (Patrick Stewart) mansion. Magneto (Ian McKellen), newly escaped from his plastic prison, proposes a partnership with the X-Men to combat their common and formidable enemy: Stryker.With the fates of Xavier, Mankind - and mutantkind - in their hands, the X-Men face their most dangerous mission ever...
About to start a seven-year jail term for dealing drugs, a young man attempts to make the most out of his last day of freedom. While roaming about the city with two close friends and his girlfriend, he takes a closer look at his life.
Known as the neighborhood recluse, silver-haired Forrester (Sean Connery) is a man whose mystery and eccentricity border on the mythical. When Jamal (Rob Brown) -- a talented African-American scholar-athlete -- sneaks into his apartment and accidentally leaves behind his backpack full of writings, they both get something unexpected in return.
Compelled to look past skin color and suppositions, Jamal encounters not only his first fan, but a mentor who will challenge and change him forever, and Forrester has his first reason in years to emerge from his self-imposed solitude. Through their unique, occasionally contentious alliance, Jamal navigates a new world outside of his South Bronx home. Forrester is Jamal's unlikely guide on his journey into the strange, strait-laced academic community in which he must now prove himself as a writer.
When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater-fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond (Billy Crudup) and lead singer Jeff Bebe (Jason Lee)William embarks on an eye-opening journey with the band's tour, despite the objections of his protective mother (Frances McDormand). With the help of the lovely "band aid" Penny Lane (Kate Hudson), William finds himself drawn into the band's inner circle. But as he becomes less an observer and more a participant in the band's dynamics, the fledgling reporter loses the objectivity to tell his story honestly, and learns a lifechanging lesson about the importance of family-the ones we inherit, and the ones we create.
Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series, X-MEN takes place in the near future, as certain humans are evolving into mutants with special powers. In the Canadian wilderness, a young runaway mutant named Rogue (Anna Paquin) and a bad-tempered, quick-healing mutant with retractable metal claws called Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) are suddenly attacked by Sabertooth, one of Magneto's (Ian McKellen) powerful lackeys. Fortunately, Cyclops (James Marsden) and Storm (Halle Berry), students of the compassionate Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart), interfere and bring them back to Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. Here Wolverine and Rogue learn more about the conflict between Xavier and the militant Magneto, who wants to power a device that will genetically alter humans, with possibly deadly results. Only Xavier's students can stop Magneto's plans. Director Bryan Singer (THE USUAL SUSPECTS) displays his expertise with an ensemble cast, accomplishing a feat by making the first live-action film about an entire group of superheroes. Hugh Jackman's portrayal of the ill-tempered Wolverine is dead-on, while Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are ideally matched in their Martin Luther King, Jr.- and Malcolm X-like roles. Smart and well-paced, X-MEN towers above most comic book movies.
Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer helps her get a job with a nutty, reclusive computer wizard who waves a pistol about, sometimes at Helen. Tennel, the computer geek's ex-assistant, lands a video-store job and is smitten by Annabel Lee, an aggressive street kid who likes complaining about men to her pistol-packing psychotic brother to set him off. In secret, Annabel starts an affair with the lawyer, who has both a pistol and a gay lover, who becomes jealous. He has a pistol too. A cool (and armed) cop stays on Warren's tail. Written by <email@example.com>
In a trendy Los Angeles high school, amidst the designer ensembles, the lavish parties, the hilarious high school pranks, the day-to-day rivalries and the peer pressure cooker of the senior prom, the social order is about to unravel. Senior class power hunk, Zack (Freddie Prinze Jr.) has taken an interest in social zero, Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook). His interest is in the form of a bet... that he can turn her into the prom queen. In the process of elevating her social status, Zack falls for the down-to-earth Laney and tries to win her affection.
The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
In the summer of 1839, on a stormy night off the coast of Cuba, 53 Africans held captive in the cramped cargo holds of the Spanish slave ship La Amistad break free of their shackles. Led by Cinque (DJIMON HOUNSOU), they arm themselves, take control of the ship and reclaim their freedom. They have one goal: to return to Africa.
Without the navigational skills to guide them home, the Africans are forced to rely on the two surviving members of the crew. But they are tricked. After two months on a ragged course up the Eastern seaboard, the Amistad is captured by an American naval ship off the coast of Connecticut and the Africans were charged for murder and piracy.
After the accidental death of her beloved mother, fourteen year-old Amy (Anna Paquin) is bundled off to live with her estranged father (Jeff Daniels) and his girlfriend (Dana Delaney). While stuggling to adjust to her new life, Anna stumbles upon a nest of orphaned goose eggs and, after nurturing them until they hatch -- becomes the Mother Goose.
The geese thrive under Amy's loving care until an officious wildlife officer informs her father that it is illegal to raise wild geese without clipping their wings, Amy and her father can not bear to ground the flock. Instead, they must teach the flock to fly using a hang-gliders and modest flying skills and lead the birds to a new home.
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls.
A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation
The orphan Sheeta inherited a mysterious crystal that links her to the mythical sky-kingdom of Laputa. With the help of resourceful Pazu and a rollicking band of sky pirates, she makes her way to the ruins of the once-great civilization. Sheeta and Pazu must outwit the evil Muska, who plans to use Laputa's science to make himself ruler of the world.
True Blood is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, small town in the state of Louisiana. The series centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an other-worldly quality.
It will be one “dark knight” this October as Spike TV presents the third annual “SCREAM,” a celebration of the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic genres.
Graham Norton returns to the format he's most comfortable with since his Channel 4 days, briefly on BBC2 and now on prime time BBC1. Each week celebrity guest(s) join Graham to discuss what's being going on around the world that week. The guests poke fun and share their opinions on the main news stories that have happened. Graham is often joined by a band or artist to play the show out with. Throughout series one the show was recorded on the Wednesday at 7pm before it's transmission at 10pm on the Thursday.
Graham Norton Uncut was also aired on a Saturday or Sunday night (time changed every week), with an extended 15 minutes with that weeks guests, this part of the show is referred to as 'the Cooldown' and is available to download as a podcast after the shows transmission from the website.