Fool in a Bubble
- 89 min
FOOL IN A BUBBLE is a documentary film that explores the conflicts of white South African musician/poet Syd Kitchen.The film weaves Syd's past and present recording album in New York with South African musicians from Paul Simon's Graceland.Syd is an anomaly, embodying the struggle and bridge to freedom of South Africa.He is a legend with cult status in his hometown Durban who since the 1960s has collaborated with black,colored African artists.Unique to Syd are the challenges posed by...
Based on Dominic Smith's novel "The Beautiful Miscellaneous."
The coming-of-age tale from Simon & Schuster follows 17-year-old Nathan Nelson (Highmore), who awakens from a coma with an exceptional memory and synesthesia, in which words, shapes or numbers become colors, smells or flavors. His father, a demanding physics professor, sends him to a research institute for savants to find a use for his new gifts.
How I Became a Famous Novelist
The film is based on Steve Hely's novel "How I Became a Famous Novelist." In this blistering evisceration of celebrity culture and literary fame, a roguish loser sets out to write the best-sellingest best seller of all time. When he actually pulls it off, he winds up tearing like a tornado across America's cultural landscape.
Master and Margarita is a story that begins in pre-WWII Moscow, where the devil appears as a mysterious man who insinuates himself into a literary crowd. Amid a series of deaths and disappearances, the devil brings together the title characters, a despairing novelist and his devoted but married lover. The story shifts to the setting of the master's rejected novel, Jerusalem in the time of Pontius Pilate, and then to a supernatural world where Satanic forces have taken over Margarita's life.
A Concise Chinese English Dictionary for Lovers
A young Chinese woman goes to school in England where she falls for an older Englishman.
"Ancient History" is an action film about a man who gets himself incarcerated so he can search for treasure hidden somewhere in a prison.
Jennifer Aniston stars in the true story of an all-female country band in a Texas prison in the 1940s.
A project recounting the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege in London.
The Ice at the Bottom of the World
Based on the book by Mark Richard in which a retired Navy captain returns to his home in the Chesapeake Bay, where his long-time absence has taken a huge toll on his family. Charlize Theron plays one of his daughters, a heroin addict with a young child.
The story of SAS Recon Patrol Bravo Nine Sierra Six-Six, and their fight for survival when stuck behind enemy lines in the jungles of Vietnam. Dropped by helicopters in what they are lead to believe is a routine in-and-out mission, the patrol has one specific target. They are to ambush and eliminate one of Vietnam's principal leaders, 'the architect of the New South Vietnam'. These five soldiers, from the elite Special Air Service (SAS) - four seasoned professionals and a novice replacement -...
"Capeshooters" is a comic book adaptation based on Image Comics co-founder Rob Liefeld's upcoming comic. Two slackers become paparazzi who specialize in shooting covert videos of superheroes find themselves on the run after they stumble onto evidence that a revered superhero is actually a villain.
Napoleon and Betsy
The story of fallen French Emperor Napoleon during his last years on the island of St. Helena when he falls in love with a young English girl.
- 15 min
Set in the high-stakes world of the Upper East Side, the wife of a billionaire politician falls for a free spirited tomboy music producer from Brooklyn. Two worlds, two souls and two hearts collide, only one problem: they never should have met. The directorial debut of Voula Duval, the "Trophy Wife"
Battle is a coming of age drama about an unknown producer jackson "Jack Da Rippa" Waye who pursues his passion for composing music. He wants to produce music for the top rappers in the industry and be respected as a producer worldwide.
His fasttalking manager and best friend Jabori tries to help him get ahead despite Rippas often-temperamental attitude. He introduces Rippa to strong-willed student filmmaker Monique who wants Rippa to appear in her Hip-Hop documentary. However, this too is met...
Only Sound Remains
- 15 min
In the wake of the violent post-election protests in Iran, a family tries to hide the news of death of their youngest member from their grandmother.
"The Art of Making Money," centers on Art Williams, the alias of an audacious Chicago counterfeiter who printed fake $100 bills using cutting-edge techniques and continued to do so even after he had been caught by the FBI. Last year, he was sentenced to seven years in federal prison.
The project is based on Jason Kersten's 2005 profile of Williams in Rolling Stone.
Ironbow: The Legend of William Tell
The William Tell legend centers on a crossbow marksman who, when he would not bow to Austrian rule, was forced to shoot an apple off his son's head in exchange for freedom. The local overlord who commanded the act noticed that Tell had a second arrow in his quiver, which Tell told him was meant for the overlord if the son was killed. Tell was promptly arrested but eventually escaped and killed the overlord, sparking a rebellion that led to the formation of the Swiss Confederation.
- 85 min
When Realtor Sandra visits a foreclosed property with her client, the former owner Danny attacks them.
Banking on Mr. Toad
Ioan Gruffudd will star as author Kenneth Grahame - the project, which charts Grahame's journey from his job as the secretary of the Bank of England during the era of industrialization at the end of the 19th century through to his authoring of classic children's book "The Wind in the Willows."