Last Orders

Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final request, ‘Last Orders’, that his ashes be scattered in the sea at Margate. The movie follows his mates, Ray, Lenny and Vic and his foster son Vince as they journey to the sea with the ashes. Along the way, the threads of their lives, their loves and their disappointments are woven together in their memories of Jack and his wife Amy

The Last Station

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.

Love Ranch

Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.

The Tempest

The Tempest, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, is written and directed by Julie Taymor. The play’s main character was Prospero, and Taymor changed the character’s gender to cast Helen Mirren as Prospera. In Shakespeare’s play, Prospero was the Duke of Milan. In the adaptation, Prospera is the wife of the duke. She is “more overtly wronged” than Prospero; when the duke is killed, his brother Antonio (played by Chris Cooper) accuses her of killing him with witchcraft. Antonio makes the accusation to rid of Prospera and claim her royal title. Taymor said, “She had her whole life taken away from her because she was a woman.” Prospera wants to prevent the same thing from happening to her daughter

The Mosquito Coast

An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build an ice factory in the middle of the jungle…

Hitchcock

Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film “Psycho” – and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.

The Debt

In 1965, three young Israeli Mossad agents on a secret mission capture and kill a notorious Nazi war criminal. Now, thirty years later, a man claiming to be the Nazi has surfaced in Ukraine and one of the former agents must go back undercover to seek out the truth. [Synopsis courtesy of IMDb]

Brighton Rock

The film is based on the Graham Greene novel that centers on a small-time gangster who kills a rival and finds his life in turmoil as he faces blackmail threats from a waitress (Riseborough) who knows about the murder.

Trumbo

The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

Eye in the Sky

A timely thriller about a terrorist-targeting drone mission that becomes a flashpoint when a civilian girl enters the kill zone. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]

Unity

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on — none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature. UNITY is a film about why we can’t seem to get along, even after thousands and thousands of years.

Woman in Gold

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.