Sylvester Stallone leads an all-star cast of action icons in The Expendables as the head of a group of mercenaries hired to overthrow the dictator of a small, South American island. Amidst the group of rag-tag warriors, all aging professionals including Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Eric Roberts, conflict within their ranks is more dangerous than any enemy they could face, and when old comrades become bitter enemies, The Expendables stand against their most dangerous foes: their own former members. On DVD and Blu Ray.
A pair of men make a prison out of a nondescript apartment in The Disappearance of Alice Creed to hold the daughter of a wealthy man for ransom. They abduct Alice (Gemma Arterton) and set their plan in motion, but all three of them have different ideas about how the ransom should unfold. The powerful and demanding Vic (Eddie Marsan) wants to control every aspect of the ransom, while his more sensitive accomplice Danny (Martin Compston) is less predictable... and Alice just wants to escape, but nothing is ever certain in the balance of survival, jail time, and enough money to remake their lives.
Based on the bestselling memoirs, Julia Roberts stars as Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat Pray Love, a divorcee who travels the world, leaving her unsatisfying life behind and seeking adventure, happiness, and love. With her ex-husband (Billy Crudup) behind her, she flies to Italy (Eat), discovers her spiritual side (Pray) in India, and eventually finds Love. With Javier Bardem and Viola Davis. On DVD and Blu Ray.
Set during the end of The Beatles' career, Lennon Naked addresses John Lennon's (Christopher Eccleston) reunion with his estranged father (Christopher Fairbank). Falling out of favor with the press after the "bigger than Jesus" incident and suffering troubles at home, Lennon is urged to confront his father for leaving, even as he's divorcing his first wife and possibly allowing history to repeat itself with his own son.
Only recently revealed as a performance art experiment based on Joaquin Phoenix's amazement that most viewers believed "reality television" is unscripted and genuine, I'm Still Here is a Borat-style documentary of a fictional, provocative character. Directed by Casey Affleck, the film re-imagines the publicly accepted version of Phoenix into a confrontational figure tired of playing the character of himself-- his new persona scorns Hollywood, his fans, fellow actors, and the media as he attempts to reinvent himself as a revolutionary hip hop artist... with disastrous results.
Rob Reiner's Flipped is a coming-of-age, young love story as 8-year-old Julianna (Madeline Carroll) meets Bryce in 2nd grade and is sure she's found true love. As the story flips between the girl's and boy's points of view, they progress from their young start, where Bryce wants nothing to do with girls, into their teen years as they advance into junior high and reassess what they really mean to one another.
Sam Rockwell is a divorced, dead-beat dad in The Winning Season when he lands a job coaching a girls' basketball team. The coach is reluctant and the girls are stubborn, but his former success as a boy's coach gives him a little credibility, and if he can get the girls to start winning games he might just win them over and regain a little self respect. With Emma Roberts.
A sequel to Santa Buddies, The Search for Santa Paws sends the troupe of talking puppies out into the world looking for a missing Santa, who's lost his memory and is working as a department store Santa. The puppies need to save Santa, spread holiday cheer, and rescue Christmas.
Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country is a documentary composed of footage smuggled out of Burma during the 2007 uprisings by students and Buddhist monks against the military regime in power. Lucy Walker's documentary about the control of nuclear material and its spread after the end of the cold war, Countdown to Zero focuses on the dangers of nuclear theft and black market trading, and the ways these weapons can end up in dangerous hands.
A peaceful kingdom is terrorized by a fire dragon in SyFy's Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles, and a brave princess (Amy Acker) and the son of a dragonslayer (Tom Wisdom) quest to free an ice dragon to save their kingdom from a fiery end... but dragons aren't easily controlled, and their solution may be a bigger hardship than the one they originally faced. With John Rhys-Davies.
Set during the 12th century, The Pillars of the Earth stars Ian McShane as a crafty and ambitious priest during the construction of a cathedral in England. During a dramatic struggle for power in an uncertain time in history (known as The Anarchy) the massive construction is a multifaceted symbol of power and the center of diabolical political plotting. With Matthew Macfadyen and Eddie Redmayne.
The Devil's Playground, Blindsight
The Illusionist, The Red Riding Trilogy
Stage Beauty, Almost Famous
Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings
Walk the Line, Gladiator