DramaHumber Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small New England Town to take a teaching post, searching for lodging he visits the home of a single mother Charlotte and her 14 year old daughter Dolores (Lolita). Upon seeing Dolores Humbert is immediately smitten. Knowing his desire is forbidden though, he marries the clueless Charlotte in order to stay close to her daughter.
An iconic adaptation of the Vladimir Nabokov Classic, starring Jeremy Irons and Dominique Swain, Lolita tells a disturbing tale of tortured and forbidden love.
ComedyFrom the visionary mind of Wes Anderson, THE FRENCH DISPATCH brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in the fictional 20th-century French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé. Many of the world’s most beloved stars shine in this love story to journalists, including Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Timothée Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Léa Seydoux, Stephen Park, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Lyna Khoudri, Mathieu Amalric, Christoph Waltz, Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Henry Winkler, Anjelica Huston and Bill Murray. Following the death of Arthur Howitzer, editor of The French Dispatch, Howitzer’s staff convenes to write his obituary, leading to the creation of four stories: One, inspired by writer Herbsaint Sazerac (Wilson), is an unsettling travelogue of the seediest sections of the city. J.K.L. Berensen (Swinton) offers “The Concrete Masterpiece” about Moses Rosenthaler (Del Toro), a criminally insane pa
ComedyBased on the best-selling book by Sally Thorne, THE HATING GAME tells the story of ambitious good girl Lucy Hutton (Lucy Hale) pitted against her cold, efficient work nemesis, Joshua Templeman (Austin Stowell), for a huge promotion at publishing company Bexley & Gamin. Trapped in a shared office, Lucy embarks on a ruthless game of one-upmanship against Josh, a rivalry that turns increasingly complicated by her mounting attraction to him after an innocent elevator ride turns NSFW. Is it love or just another game in their never-ending pursuit for the top job? Directed by Peter Hutchings, the film co-stars Samon Daunno, Yasha Jackson, Sean Cullen with Sakina Jaffrey and Corbin Bernsen.
DramaBased on a true story, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.
DramaElizabeth Hartman ("The Fixer") is a warm-hearted, impoverished blind girl who falls in love with a black man and refuses to make an issue of their racial differences. Poignant and touching Oscar-nominated romantic drama co-stars Oscar-winner Sidney Poitier ("In the Heat of the Night," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"). Hartman received an Oscar-nomination and co-star Shelly Winters ("The Poseidon Adventure," "Lolita") won for Best Supporting Actress.
ComedySandra Bullock is at her funniest in the fresh, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy The Proposal. On the verge of being deported and losing the high-powered job she lives for, the controlling Margaret (Bullock) announces she's engaged to her unsuspecting, put-upon assistant Andrew (Ryan Reynolds). After proposing a few demands of his own, the mismatched couple heads to Alaska, where they have four short days to convince his quirky family and a very skeptical immigration agent that their charade is real. Featuring a star-studded supporting cast, including Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson and the delightfully inappropriate Betty White, this madcap comedy will have you saying "yes" to The Proposal again and again.
ThrillerBased on the novel by Vera Caspary, this classic noir mystery about the disfiguring murder of the title character (Gene Tierney) has a detective (Dana Andrews) falling in love with the portrait of the fallen femme fatal. He looks to a trio of suspects to solve the bloody crime; a newspaper critic (Clifton Webb), Laura's playboy fiance (Vincent Price) and Laura's socialite aunt (Judith Anderson). The mystery is turned on its head when the still very alive Laura reappears.
DramaBloomington is a coming-of-age drama about a former child actress attending college in search of independence and who ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
RomanceOne of the greatest love stories of all time, Pride & Prejudice, comes to the screen in a glorious new adaptation starring Keira Knightley. When Elizabeth Bennett (Knightley) meets the handsome Mr. Darcy (Matthew MacFadyen), she believes he is the last man on earth she could ever marry. But as their lives become intertwined in an unexpected adventure, she finds herself captivated by the very person she swore to loathe for all eternity. Based on the beloved masterpiece by Jane Austen, it is the classic tale of love and misunderstanding that sparkles with romance, wit and emotional force. Critics are calling it "Exhilarating. A joy from start to finish" (Carina Chocano, Los Angeles Times).
ComedyAt a carnival, young Josh Baskin (Tom Hanks) wishes he was big – only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy, Josh lands a job at a toy company but the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood.
ComedyOscar-winner James Stewart ("It's a Wonderful Life," "The Philadelphia Story") is a Budapest store clerk who finds himself feuding with his co-worker, Oscar-nominee Margaret Sullavan ("Three Comrades"), only to unknowingly fall in love with her. Co-starring Oscar-nominee Frank Morgan ("The Wizard of Oz") and Oscar-winner Joseph Schildkraut ("The Life of Emile Zola"). Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.
ComedyAn all-star cast headlines this Oscar-nominated screwball comedy about an editor who hires a gigolo to compromise an heiress who threatens to sue his paper. Starring Oscar-winner Spencer Tracy ("Bad Day at Black Rock," "Adam's Rib"), "Thin Man" duo William Powell and Myrna Loy, and Blonde Bombshell Jean Harlow ("Bombshell"). Nominated for Best Picture.
DramaFrom the director of The Kids Are All Right, Ally Sheedy stars as Lucy Berliner, a once-famous photographer, whose career is revitalized when she meets Syd (Radha Mitchell), a beautiful young assistant editor for a prestigious photography magazine. Withdrawn from the art world, Lucy is reawakened by Syd who offers her the hope of escaping her drug-filled world. Before Syd realizes it, she is drawn into Lucy's seductive and dangerous mix while forced to make choices she never imagined.
MusicalsIt's an Oscar-nominated musical look at the lives and loves of a show boat theater troupe aboard an old-fashioned Mississippi riverboat. Featuring all-American classic songs by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern, including "Ol' Man River." Starring Kathryn Grayson ("Kiss Me Kate"), Oscar-nominees Ava Gardner ("Mogambo," "The Night of the Iguana") and Agnus Moorehead (TV's "Bewitched," "Citizen Kane") and Howard Keel (TV's "Dallas"). Produced by Oscar-winner Arthur Freed ("An American in Paris," "Gigi").
RomanceThe worldwide phenomenon comes to life in Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in the iconic roles of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. Ana is an inexperienced college student tasked with interviewing enigmatic billionaire Christian Grey. But what starts as business quickly becomes an unconventional romance. Swept up in Christian's glamorous lifestyle, Ana soon finds another side to him as she discovers his secrets and explores her own dark desires. What results is a thrilling, all-consuming romance as Christian and Ana test the limits they will go to for their relationship.
DramaA perfectionist chef addicted to her work struggles to adjust when her sister passes away leaving her with a little girl to raise and a new sous-chef threatens to take over her kitchen with his high-spirited and free-wheeling ways.
ComedyPaul Hogan stars in the hilarious, endearing box-office comedy smash as Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee, a free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table. But he's about to face the ultimate torture test--a trip to New York City. Beautiful and tenacious reporter Sue Charlton (Linda Kozlowski) gets more than just a story as the "wonder from Down Under" rocks the Big Apple to its core.
ComedyAn aging heartthrob crashes his estranged daughter’s vacation in Big Sur to make amends… but his efforts cause surprising and tragic results. From director Michael Gallagher comes a hilarious and heartfelt tragicomedy you never saw coming. Funny Story explores the destructive power of narcissism, the healing power of forgiveness, and the dangers of doing karaoke after drinking too much tequila.
DramaDennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin star in the romantic thriller The Big Easy, a box office hit that captivated audiences with its saucy blend of New Orleans nightlife, steamy romance and sultry suspense. When a hood's murder triggers a bloody gangland drug war, detective Remy McSain (Quaid) is on the scene. He's a smooth-talkin' cop who fits right in with the easy style of Cajun country. Remy meets his match in Anne Osborne (Barkin) a no-nonsense Assistant District Attorney in town to investigate police corruption. At odds from the moment they meet, their electrically charged attraction keeps the sparks flying.
ComedyEight-year-old Sophie is the girl on the bus that everyone teases. Julien is the little boy that comes to her rescue. He, too, is an outcast of sorts, struggling to cope with the loss of his dying mother. Together, they invent an outrageous game of "Dare" to keep their spirits alive. Their game becomes a glorious mutual addiction. It binds them together as it tears them apart. As their feelings for each other grow through childhood into adulthood, each must decide if they are willing to finally acknowledge their love for each other. But can they ever stop playing the game?
ComedyFrance 1809. The charming Captain Neuville is set to marry the naïve Pauline when the war breaks out, forcing Neuville to depart for the battlefield. After not hearing from the captain for months, Pauline soon starts to become ill with worry, pushing her sister Elizabeth to write fake letters on behalf of Neuville thinking he would never come back. When Neuville finally returns home unexpectedly, he is welcomed in glory but in truth is a war deserter and an opportunistic coward. A suspicious Elizabeth is determined to expose the real Neuville and the two imposters are about to start a ruthless fight, conspiring against each other using the best tricks they can find.
DramaGrammy-winner Willie Nelson is a country singer on the road caught in a romantic triangle with Academy Award-nominee Dyan Cannon ("Heaven Can Wait," "Deathtrap") and Amy Irving ("Yentl," "Crossing Delancey"), the daughter of one of his longtime musical sidekick. Featuring Nelson's original music, including the Oscar-nominated hit "On the Road Again," and co-starring country-western stars Slim Pickens and Emmylou Harris. Other hits songs include "Whiskey River," "Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground," "You Show Me Yours (And I'll Show You Mine)," "Bloody Mary Morning" and "Working Man Blues."
DramaShe's the screen's iconic working girl. He's the screen's legendary Everyman. And Mannequin is the only celluloid collaboration of film greats Joan Crawford and Spencer Tracy. Melodrama expert Frank Borzage directs, composing glamorous close-ups of his femme star in this heart-tuggger about a Hester Street girl (Crawford), her con-artist hubby (Alan Curtis) and the shipping magnate (Tracy) smitten by the slum girl. It's a rags-to-riches-to-love's-truer-riches tale, a quintessential example of what the Golden Era called a "woman's picture." And reigning throughout is Crawford, going from factory girl to showgirl to fashion model to woman of means - all in stunning haute couture.
DramaBehind every great love is a great story. As teenagers, Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) begin a whirlwind courtship that soon blossoms into tender intimacy. The young couple is quickly separated by Allie's upper-class parents who insist that Noah isn't right for her. Several years pass, and when they meet again, their passion is rekindled, forcing Allie to choose between her soulmate and class order. This beautiful tale has a particularly special meaning to an older gentleman (James Garner) who regularly reads the timeless love story to his aging companion (Gena Rowlands). Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook is at once heartwarming and heartbreaking and will capture you in its sweeping and emotional force.
DramaIt’s the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio (Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family’s villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver (Hammer), a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
RomanceWinner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer-director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® awards, La La Land is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
ComedyTwo-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin star in this hilarious look at marriage, divorce and everything in between. Jane (Streep) has three grown kids, a thriving Santa Barbara bakery and an amicable relationship with her ex-husband, Jake (Baldwin). Now, a decade after their divorce, an innocent dinner between Jane and Jake turns into the unimaginable - an affair. Caught in the middle of their rekindled romance are Jake’s young wife and Adam (Martin), a recently divorced architect who starts to fall for Jane. Could love be sweeter the second time around? It’s… complicated! From writer/director Nancy Meyers comes the comedy that critics call "laugh-out-loud funny" (Rex Reed, The New York Observer).
ComedyAcademy Award(R) winner Julia Roberts and Golden Globe winner Richard Gere will leave you breathless in PRETTY WOMAN. Vivian (Roberts) is a spirited, streetwise diamond in the rough when she meets shrewd, no-nonsense billionaire Edward Lewis (Gere). It's a chance encounter that turns a weeklong "business arrangement" into a timeless rags-to-riches romance. Fall in love all over again as this contemporary Cinderella story unfolds before your eyes. Savor every word, every laugh, and every unforgettable song. Experience all the comedy, charm and passion of this beloved classic.
ComedyAnna Scott (Julia Roberts) is the world's most famous movie star. William Thacker (Hugh Grant) owns a travel bookstore in the quaint neighborhood of Notting Hill. When their paths cross, the couple comes to face the ultimate question: can two people fall in love with the whole world watching?
ComedyThe writer and director of The 40-Year-Old Virgin delivers a hilarious hit comedy that the New York Post calls "Brilliant." They say that opposites attract. Well, for slacker Ben (Seth Rogen) and career girl Alison (Katherine Heigl), that's certainly the case - at least for one intoxicated evening. Two months and several pregnancy tests later, Ben and Alison go through a hysterically funny, anxious and heartwarming journey that The New York Times calls "an instant classic."
ComedyJohn Cusack stars in this critically acclaimed romantic comedy as Lloyd, an optimistic underachiever, who falls for Diane, a beautiful valedictorian (Ione Skye). The great news is that Diane feels the same way about Lloyd. The bad news is that her possessive, grumpy dad (John Mahoney) disapproves. It may take more than the power of love for these two unlikely sweethearts to make it as a couple!
ComedyMeet Charlie Baileygates (Jim Carrey), a 17-year veteran of the Rhode Island police force. Charlie is mild-mannered, hard-working, always helpful, and a devoted and loving father to three sons. Unfortunately, Charlie has Split Personality Disorder, and when he runs out of his medication... Meet Hank Baileygates, Charlie's hyper-aggressive alter-ego. Hank's got a filthy mouth, drinks like a fish, and breaks skulls. Charlie and Hank have nothing in common...with the exception of Irene Waters (Renée Zellweger), a beautiful woman on the lam with whom they've both fallen in love. Now, Hank/Charlie must wage war - with himself - for the confused Irene's affections.
ComedyThe first shot of Charade shows a pistol swinging ominously into a close-up - and Audrey Hepburn gets a squirt of water right in the eye. And so it goes: Charade is an elegant thriller that manages to spoof its genre while at the same time being uncommonly suspenseful. Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are the ideal leads for keeping their cool under preposterous twists in a deadly chase through Parisian environs. The supporting heavies include James Coburn, George Kennedy and Walter Matthau. There are five corpses; the red-herrings are incalculable; the gowns are by Givenchy; the percussive score is by Henry Mancini and the point of the whole thing is style and wit for their own sake. And what better sake is there? Charade, in its own way, is one of the most radical and experimental films of the '60s.
DramaTeen idols Troy Donahue -- in his debut -- and Sandra Dee ("Gidget") star in this story of young love and an old romance which threatens to destroy two families during a summer holiday off the coast of Maine. Co-starring Oscar-nominee Arthur Kennedy ("Peyton Place") and ("Rich Man, Poor Man"). With a beautiful score by Max Steiner ("Gone With the Wind") and featuring the #1 hit song "Theme from a Summer Place."
Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner, Allen Hughes, Mira Nair, Joshua Marston, Jian Wen, Fatih Akin, Shekhar Kapur, Randy Balsmeyer, Shunji Iwai & Yvan Attal
RomanceIn the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come to life in NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU – a collaboration of storytelling from some of today’s most imaginative filmmakers and featuring an all-star cast. Together they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city’s heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself.
DramaDaisy Kenyon (Joan Crawford), a commercial artist in Manhattan, must decide between two suitors: Dan O'Mara (Dana Andrews), a dashing, handsome lawyer who is already married, and Peter Lapham (Henry Fonda), a "nice guy" writer who is single. Though her passion for Dan is strong, she decides to marry Peter because it's the "right thing" to do. However, shortly after her marriage, Dan gets a divorce... and sets about wooing Daisy. As the fighting between the two men escalates, Daisy finds herself in a heated love triangle with the faithful Peter and the philandering Dan.
ComedyStar of Midnight shines in the stylish tradition of Hollywood's Thin Man series, combining the spunk and sparkle of Ginger Rogers and the urbane sophistication of William Powell with gals, gangsters, Broadway and banter to shape a classic '30s whodunit. Powell is a debonair lawyer suspected in the murder of a nosy newspaper columnist. Aided by classy, sassy, marriage-minded Rogers, he untangles the Manhattan maze of double-crosses, disguises and misdirections without disarranging his dinner jacket – or bruising his gin. Martinis all around if you solve the mystery first!
DramaA stupendous cast marks this poignant drama about a southern landowner who has trouble with his two sons, one of whom is illegitimate. Starring Oscar-nominee Robert Mitchum ("Cape Fear," "Farewell, My Lovely"), George Peppard ("Breakfast at Tiffany's," "How the West Was Won," TV's "The A-Team"), George Hamilton ("The Godfather III," "Love at First Bite" and TV's "Roots") and Oscar-nominee Eleanor Parker ("Caged," "Detective Story"). Directed by Oscar-winner Vincente Minnelli ("Gigi," "An American in Paris").
DramaAcademy Award winner Clark Gable stars with William Powell and Myrna Loy in the story of two orphaned brothers who grow up to lead lives on different sides of the law in a Manhattan Melodrama. Gambler Blackie Gallagher (Gable) and his brother, straight arrow attorney Jim Wade (Powell), although pursuing radically different paths in life, remain close. But when Wade marries Gallagher's former girlfriend, Eleanor (Myrna Loy), their lives eventually lead to opposite sides of a courtroom battle.
ComedySales clerk Anabel Sims believes Every Girl Should be Married. And she has the target, er, groom picked out: pediatrician Madison Brown. Unfortunately, Dr. Brown is not interested in marriage or in Anabel. But not to worry – Anabel's sure she can outmaneuver any mere male. And she'll employ every ruse, stratagem and ploy in a marriage-minded maiden's bag of tricks to land the elusive American bachelor. Romantic-comedy icon Cary Grant and film-debuting Betsy Drake team in this frothy, funny paean to postwar domesticity. The sparkle between the two is delightful – and genuine: Soon after the film premiered they became real-life husband and wife. Hmm. Sounds like Anabel just may have been right!
RomanceJamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. Bringing to a shocking conclusion events set in motion in 2015 and 2017’s blockbuster films that grossed almost $950 million globally. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.
ComedyIn this romantic comedy, New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael (Reese Witherspoon) suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake (Josh Lucas), the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can never take the South out of the girl.
DramaA timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, MOONLIGHT is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.
DramaBased on the bestselling book by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, this romantic drama centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job. As conflicting paths test their relationship, they make a fateful connection with an older gentleman, whose memories deeply inspire the young couple.
DramaWhen a penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai comes within one question of winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, a police investigation reveals his amazing story. Slumdog Millionaire is the winner of 8 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture of the Year and Best Director, Danny Boyle.
ComedySet around the modern world of the music business, the classic fairy tale "Cinderella" is recast with Mary Santiago, a natural-born dancer at heart, as the orphaned, put-upon princess-to-be, working for cruel pop star Dominique and her two horrible daughters, Britt and Bree. After years of abuse at the wicked trio's hands, Mary, now a junior at ritzy Beverly Hills High School, is counting down the days until her dance audition for the prestigious Manhattan Academy of Performing Arts, where she hopes to transfer for a bright future away from Dominique and her over-demanding brood. When teen pop sensation Joey Parker returns to Beverly Hills High to finish up school like a "normal" teen, the stage is set for a masquerade dance, mistaken identity, and a search for the girl who dropped her iPod (the modern equivalent of a glass slipper) while fleeing from the dance. This modern fairy tale proves you don't need a fairy godmother to make magic happen, or to have a happy ending!
ComedyThe family you love is back in the sequel to the biggest romantic comedy of all time! Written by Academy Award® nominee Nia Vardalos, who stars alongside the entire returning cast, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 brings the beloved family of characters back together. In the years since we first fell for Toula (Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett), they have raised a headstrong daughter while trying to keep the spark alive. But just as they think they’re balancing an independent teen, aging parents and the rest of the irrepressible clan, the reveal of a shocking secret will bring the three generations of this family closer than ever as they plan a bigger, fatter and Greeker wedding!
RomanceIn Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire (Vanessa Redgrave), now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson (Christopher Egan), all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own.
ComedyIn 'The Princess Diaries 2', Mia Thermopolis is now a high school graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess (contrary to what was presented at the end of the first film, Mia does not leave her home for a few more years). Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons' - riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal duties. But her complicated life is turned upside down once again when she not only learns that she is to take the crown as queen earlier than expected, but that she is also to be married before this event. Robert Schwartzman will not be reprising his role as Mia's love interest.
DramaBased on the groundbreaking best-selling book by Rhonda Byrne, The Secret: Dare to Dream follows Miranda (Katie Holmes), a young widow trying to make ends meet while raising her three children and dating her boyfriend (Jerry O’Connell). A devastating storm brings an enormous challenge and a mysterious man, Bray (Josh Lucas), into Miranda’s life. Bray reignites the family’s spirit but, unbeknownst to Miranda, also holds an important secret — one that will change everything. With its timeless messages of hope, compassion, and gratitude, The Secret: Dare to Dream is an inspiring and heartwarming film that shows how positive thoughts can transform our lives.
RomanceTom Cruise gives his best performance to date (Neil Rosen, NY-1) as a sports agent who suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, Jerry Maguire learns that loving well is the best revenge. A sweetheart of a romantic comedy (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) co-starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renee Zellweger, Regina King and Bonnie Hunt.
Action & AdventureBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie smolder in one of the most anticipated, sizzling action films ever made. After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith (Pitt and Jolie) are stuck in a rut the size of the Grand Canyon...until the truth comes out! Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly paid assassins working for rival organizations. And when they discover they're each other's next target, their secret lives collide in a spicy, explosive mix of wicked comedy, pent-up passion, nonstop action and high-tech weaponry that gives an all-new meaning to "Till death do us part!"
DramaSix divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Sally Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fear of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life.
RomanceNine years ago, two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Now, they're about to cross paths again - in Paris -- where they will get the chance we all wish we had.
ComedyImmerse yourself in this sunny, uplifting romantic comedy starring Oscar® nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Academy Award® winner Richard Dreyfuss. Vardalos delivers a charming performance as Georgia, a recently laid-off — though anything but laid-back — history professor-turned-travel guide to a motley crew of hilariously crass tourists. Georgia is fed up and ready to give up — until her new confidant Irv (Dreyfuss) opens her eyes and heart to a simple fact: There’s no finer way for a woman to find her kefi (a.k.a. mojo) than to lose herself in the arms of the "Greek god" who's been hiding right under her nose!
Kids & FamilyFall in love with Walt Disney’s Beloved Classic, Lady And The Tramp! Experience the thrilling adventures of Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a freewheeling mutt with a heart of gold. This heartwarming tale now charms a new generation of families and fans with its exquisite animation, unforgettable songs and one of the greatest love stories of all time. This is the night to share a special bella notte with your family and introduce them to this timeless classic.
ComedyRenee Zellweger is back as everyone's favorite witty heroine in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. Not that Bridget's counting, but it's been six wonderful weeks, four fabulous days, and seven precious hours with one flawless boyfriend, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth). But when mischievous and devilishly charming Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant) arrives on the scene claiming to be a reformed man, can Bridget find a way to make true love last forever? It's the "absolutely hilarious" (Jim Ferguson, ABC-TV) romantic comedy that proves there's nothing like love to send you over the edge.
ComedyAnne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance, reawakening Anne's senses and giving her a new lust for life.
ComedyBen Stiller stars as Eddie, the 40-year-old confirmed bachelor who finally says "I do" to the beautiful and sexy Lila (Malin Akerman). But during their honeymoon in Mexico, the woman of his dreams turns out to be a total nightmare, and the guy who could never pull the trigger realizes he’s jumped the gun. The Farrelly Brothers’ hysterical twist on boy-meets-girl, The Heartbreak Kid, prepare to have a blast!
RomanceGrieving widower Garret Blake builds boats for a living. Rebuilding his life-that's another matter. But that's before Theresa Osborne comes to his North Carolina village. Theresa, a lonely divorcee and researcher for the Chicago Tribune, knows that Garret is the author of the message she found inside a bottle on a Cape Code beach. And she knows the message spoke to her in a way that profoundly touched her heart. Kevin Costner as Garret and Robin Wright Penn as Theresa bring high-voltage star power to Message in a Bottle, a tale of love lost and found based on Nicholas Sparks' bestseller and directed by Luis Mandoki (White Palace, When a Man Loves a Woman). "You choose-the past or the future. Pick one and stick with it," Garret's spry father Dodge (Paul Newman) advises. The advice sticks. So does the impact of this tender, movingly filmed tale.
ComedyComic genius Steve Martin delivers an incredible performance as an engaging small town fire chief who has only one tiny flaw - no, make that one HUGE flaw - his astonishingly long nose. Although he considers it no laughing matter, the hilarity never stops as C.D. Bales (Martin) contends with jerky nose jokes, a bumbling crew of firemen, and his secret love for gorgeous astronomy student Roxanne (Daryl Hannah). Unfortunately, she is attracted to fireman Chris (Rick Rossovich), who's tall on looks and short on conversation. And when C.D. agrees to coach the dumbstruck Chris in his pursuit of the fair maiden, this ticklish triangle dissolves into a hilarious series of rib-tickling romantic misadventures. A contemporary love story of mistaken identity and unrequited love, "Roxanne" is an unforgettable comedy that Siskel & Ebert call a comic masterpiece.
ComedyOscar® winner Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) stars with Shelley Long in this hilarious comedy from executive producer Steven Spielberg. Walter (Hanks) and Anna (Long) believe they’ve arrived “home sweet home” when they buy the house of their dreams. But life quickly becomes a nightmare as their dilapidated mansion falls apart around them, and they struggle to stay together even as they slide further into The Money Pit. It’s outrageous entertainment for anyone who’s ever been deeply in love… or deeply in debt… or both!
RomanceA romantic action-adventure epic set in Australia prior to World War II that centers on an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) who inherits a large ranch. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle drover (Hugh Jackman) to protect her ranch. Together they experience four life-altering years, a love affair and the bombing of Darwin during World War II.
ComedyRichard (Pierce Brosnan) is a successful college professor who gives up a steady stream of one-night-stands and beautiful undergrads for fatherhood with much younger Kate (Jessica Alba). Three years later, when Kate falls in love with someone else and moves out, she sends her sister, Olivia (Salma Hayek), to make sure Richard is properly caring for their son. Assuming Richard is back to his irresponsible playboy lifestyle, Olivia is shocked when she starts to fall in love with him herself.
RomanceWith A Ghost Story, acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost(Academy Award-winner Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Academy Award-nominee Rooney Mara), only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away. Increasingly unmoored, the ghost embarks on a cosmic journey through memory and history, confronting life’s ineffable questions and the enormity of existence. An unforgettable meditation on love and grief, A Ghost Story emerges ecstatic and surreal—a wholly-unique experience that lingers long after the credits roll.
ComedyElizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) is a hardworking and dedicated medical resident who, after 20 hours on duty, is heading home when she falls asleep at the wheel of her car and is involved in a fatal auto accident. Several weeks later, a man named David (Mark Ruffalo) takes over the lease on Elizabeth's apartment, but he discovers that she hasn't quite vacated the building. Elizabeth's body may be dead, but her spirit is still quite lively, and her ghost is insisting that the apartment is still hers...and that she wants him to move out. David brings in Darryl (Jon Heder), an eccentric man who claims to have psychic powers, to help sweep Elizabeth's spirit out of the apartment, but she refuses to budge, certain that she can't be completely dead, despite all evidence to the contrary. As Elizabeth and David try to share the flat, they discover that their differences aren't as great as they once imagined, and they become attracted to one another.
ComedyMandy Moore (License to Wed, Because I said So) is a marriage counselor whose life as a newly wed married to Kellan Lutz (Twilight) is turned upside down when she discovers her parents' happy marriage is unexpectedly headed for divorce. Determined to reconcile her parents for their 30th anniversary surprise party she stops at nothing plunging from one compromising situation to another. Will she destroy her own marriage and her professional life in her attempt to get her parents back together?
RomanceQuinn Harris is a rough hewn aviator living an uncomplicated existence in paradise, content with the comfortable living he makes flying freight in his weather-beaten old plane, Quinn's life is just the way he wants it...until he meets Robin Monroe. She's from New York - a sharp, driven, magazine editor on holiday with her new fiance Frank Martin. When an unexpected editorial deadline requires Robin to be in Tahiti, she reluctantly bribes Quinn to fly her there. Forced down in a storm, the two suddenly find themselves stranded on a deserted island. Danger and romance ensue as the two castaways are thrown into a series of adventures not found in any vacation brochure. They're the last two people who'd want to be stranded on an uninhabited jungle island together-and neither one had plans for the romantic adventure.
ComedyIn this contemporary comedy, "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston plays Sarah Huttinger, a woman whose doubts about her relationship with her fiancé (Mark Ruffalo - We Don't Live Here Anymore) spill over into doubts about herself. She becomes even more overwhelmed with anxiety when, at her sister's (Mena Suvari - "Six Feet Under") wedding, she discovers that her family served as the inspiration for the book and film The Graduate. When she realizes that she could very well be the biological offspring of the notorious scandal depicted in both and that her grandmother (Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine - Terms of Endearment) might be Mrs. Robinson, Sarah vows to discover the true identity of her father. Could he be Beau Burroughs (Academy Award winner Kevin Costner - JFK, Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves), a successful tech company CEO?
Action & AdventureBased on the famed detective hero of the comics, the story finds legendary police detective DICK TRACY in 1938 Chicago attempting to stop the crime spree of BIG BOY CAPRICE. His girlfriend, TESS TRUEHEART, wants to settle down to a quiet life. But there's something pretty rotten going on in town, with someone pretty rotten behind it, and Tracy has his hands full with Caprice and his band of menacing mobsters… including the irresistible, but dangerous, BREATHLESS MAHONEY.
RomanceJuliette Binoche won the Best Actress prize in Cannes for her performance in this playful and provocative romantic drama from legendary auteur Abbas Kiarostami (TASTE OF CHERRY, THE WIND WILL CARRY US), his first feature made outside of Iran. Binoche plays a gallery owner living in a Tuscan village who attends a lecture by a British author (opera star William Shimell) on authenticity and fakery in art. Afterward, she invites him on a tour of the countryside, during which he is mistaken for her husband. They keep up the pretense and continue on their afternoon out, discussing love, life and art, and increasingly behaving like a long-married couple. But are they play-acting on a whim or is there more to their seemingly new relationship than meets the eye?
Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton S. Luske & Clyde Geronimi
Kids & FamilyThere are puppies, puppies and more puppies in Disney’s beloved animated masterpiece 101 Dalmatians—now joining the celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection. This original Walt Disney classic has charmed generations of fans with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and perfect blend of humor and action-packed adventure. Cruella De Vil, the most fabulously outrageous villainess of all time, sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the adorable Dalmatian puppies in London—including 15 from Pongo and Perdita’s family. Through the power of the “Twilight Bark,” Pongo reaches out to brave animal heroes of all spots and stripes, and together they launch a dramatic quest to rescue the puppies from Cruella’s greedy clutches. Unleash all the excitement and suspense of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, a much- loved classic your family will enjoy again and again!
ForeignWinner of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and named the same by the National Society of Film Critics, New York Film Critics’ Circle, LA Film Critics’ Association and such groups in Boston, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Santa Fe. In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other. The eroticism in Cuaron's road movie (which broke all box-office records in Mexico) is the real deal: tactile, sexy, psychologically charged. It's not there to shock or provoke giggles--this is no Hollywood teen comedy--but to illuminate these complex, poignant and lost characters… The movie has an emotional kick that lingers like a primal memory. When the year is over, Cuaron's film will be remembered as one of 2002's finest.
RomanceBen (Ben Affleck) has two days to get from New York to Savannah, Georgia for his wedding to Bridget Cahill (Maura Tierney). Everything is running smoothly until his plane skids off the runway. Ben inadvertently saves the life of his seatmate, Sarah (Sandra Bullock), who becomes his companion for the longest two days of his life. As fate begins to repeat itself through a series of disasters involving a rental car, a train, and a bus (not to mention a hurricane), Ben has to wonder if someone's trying to give him a message. Inevitably, he also finds himself falling in love with Sarah. Meanwhile, Bridget wonders where, exactly, Ben is, and her old boyfriend Steve (David Strickland) attempts to take advantage of the situation. Not that Bridget's dad (Ronny Cox) really minds, since Steve is much more successful than Ben. En route, Ben and Sarah collide with Ben's best man, Alan (Steve Zahn) and his girlfriend, the maid of honor (Meredith Scott Lynn), which further adds to the series of cosmi
RomanceDespite some back pain after a wild one-night stand, successful architect and womanizer Ange Pagani is having a perfectly normal day. Until a frantic woman named Gabrielle turns up at his office, claiming his son has gotten her teenage daughter pregnant. Problem is, Ange has no son! He does everything to avoid Gabrielle, but for some reason, finds himself irresistibly drawn to this impassioned and proud single mother, wreaking havoc in his life. The situation goes from bad to worse with the involvement of the son it turns out Ange does have, and the rapidly approaching baby. And then she is born, and everything changes. Ange gets a taste of parenthood, while Gabrielle struggles to keep her life and growing attraction for Ange, from spinning out of control. But as everyone involved is forced to face the bonds that unite them, this improbable, mismatched family somehow comes together and they all discover something most of them never expected. Unconditional love.
DramaBERGMAN ISLAND follows a couple of American filmmakers, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth), who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer. In this wild, breathtaking landscape where Bergman lived and shot his most celebrated pieces, they hope to find inspiration for their upcoming films. As days spent separately pass by, the fascination for the island operates on Chris and souvenirs of her first love resurface. Lines between reality and fiction will then progressively blur and tear our couple even more apart.
DramaThe classic ensemble picture about a diverse group of guests at a posh Berlin hotel who struggle through scandal and heartache. Starring Oscar-honoree Greta Garbo ("Ninotchka," "Queen Christina"), Oscar-winner Joan Crawford ("Mildred Pierce"), John Barrymore ("Romeo and Juliet"), and Oscar-winner Lionel Barrymore ("It's A Wonderful Life"). Winner of an Academy Award for Best Picture. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the greatest American films of all time.
ComedyIn Provence, Louise struggles to raise two kids and save her late husband’s fruit tree business. When she accidentally hits a stranger named Pierre with her car, it seems like the last straw. But Pierre is unlike anyone Louise has ever met. A withdrawn genius with a unique sense of wonder and logic, he is under scrutiny by the state, for possibly being a danger to himself. Intrigued by his eccentric personality and candid innocence, Louise’s kids are drawn to Pierre, yet despite her attraction to this odd and brilliant man, Louise tries to keep him out of her already complicated life and broken heart.
DramaThis twisted and obsessive love story follows Syd (Chris Evans), a strung-out, wealthy 20-something whose life is about to go from meaningless to futile. After a massive binging and drug spree, he awakes to the news that he is about to lose his "one true love" London (Jessica Biel) forever: Syd's ex-girlfriend is moving from New York to Los Angeles. Syd has one more chance to win her back, tonight, at her going-away party. Syd stocks up on cocaine and goes off to the party with Bateman (Jason Statham), a young English banker/part time drug dealer he's just met. Throughout the evening, however -- punctuated by regular drug breaks in the bathroom -- we discover that Syd's relationship problems involve more than friction with his girlfriend. Is there a light at the end of his tunnel?
BollywoodNaina (Preity Zinta) is a young woman, slightly not happy for reasons more than one. Her father committed suicide when she needed him the most, leaving Jennifer (Jaya bachchan), his wife all alone. Lajjo (Sushma Seth), Jennifer's mother-in-law blames Jennifer for the same. Furthermore, Jennifer is unhappy because Lajjo refuses to accept Gia, a 6-year old girl whom Jennifer adopted. Even the restaurant Jennifer is running is not doing well. In short, nothing is well on the Kapur family front. The only factors that redeem Naina's existence is her toiling and tolerant mother Jennifer and her bumbling stumbling MBA classmate Rohit (Saif Ali Khan). Meanwhile, Aman (Shah Rukh Khan) a happy-go-lucky guy arrives in Naina's neighbourhood and soon changes everything around, thanks to his contagious joviality and jest for life. He proves to be the messiah for the Kapur family in every sort...
RomanceFrom legendary Hollywood director Howard Hawks, Man’s Favorite Sport? features Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in a hilarious fish-out-of-water tale. The Film Daily applauded as simply “delightful.” Roger Willoughby (Hudson) is happily employed as one of the world’s great angling experts. Unfortunately, even his own boss doesn’t know that Roger has never been fishing in his life. So when press agent Abigail Page (Prentiss) arranges for Roger to participate in her resort’s upcoming fishing tournament, he’s thrown into a panic. At the resort, he and Abby commence a crash course to turn him into a genuine outdoorsman – only to have their plan riotously upset by a surprise visit from Roger’s fiancee. With a sparkling score by composer Henry Mancini, Man’s Favorite Sport? is a comedy classic you’ll fall for hook, line, and sinker!
ComedyDoris Day stars in this bright, colorful comedy of marital misunderstanding. What's a devoted wife to do when her husband spends more time "working" with his sexy secretary than helping her with their new home? For Janet Taylor (Day), an American who has relocated to England with her executive husband Mike (Taylor), there's only one solution - make him jealous by inventing an admirer. But as soon as Janet creates her make-believe Romeo, a real suitor arrives, whisks Janet off to Paris, wines and dines her...and comes face-to-face with an insanely irate Mike!
ComedyCactus Flower is a delightful comedy sparked by crazy, mixed-up situations and a kooky, Academy Award®-winning debut performance from Goldie Hawn (Best Actress in a Supporting Role). Walter Matthau also stars as Julian Winston, an easygoing bachelor dentist whose delicately balanced scheme crumbles under some unexpected circumstances. Winston is stringing along his dizzy blonde mistress, Toni (Hawn), by telling her that he has a wife and children. But when he learns that she has tried to commit suicide over him, he promises to marry her. Toni, refusing to be a home wrecker, insists on first meeting Winston's wife, so he convinces Stephanie (Ingrid Bergman) - his starched and no-nonsense nurse - to pose as his wife. Winston's scheme leads to unforeseen twists and surprises for everyone.
ComedyOscar-honoree Myrna Loy and her "Thin Man" co-star Oscar-nominee William Powell star in this wacky romantic comedy about a dress designer who tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the lout is falling for her instead.
ThrillerRachel Ashley (Olivia De Havilland) is the widow of a wealthy Cornish man who has died under mysterious circumstances. The dead man's cousin, Philip Ashley (Richard Burton), arrives to investigate his relative's untimely parting and quickly begins to suspect the widow. What complicates matters is the fact that he seems to be falling in love with her. A cliff-side confrontation leads to a fatal fall for Rachel, and it would seem that justice has somehow been served... until Philip discovers some unlikely evidence that points to her innocence.
MusicalsAcademy Award-winner Gene Kelly makes his film debut as a song and dance man who lures singer Judy Garland away from her vaudeville partner. When WWI breaks out, he intentionally injures his hand to avoid combat only to reform and become a gallant hero. Kelly ("Singin' in the Rain," "An American in Paris") and Oscar-winner Garland ("The Wizard of Oz," "Meet Me in St. Louis") make a fabulous duo in this Oscar-nominated musical. With Academy Award-honoree George Murphy ("Battleground") and Keenan Wynn ("Mary Poppins," "Dr. Strangelove"). Directed by Oscar-nominated Broadway and screen director/choreographer Busby Berkeley ("Babes in Arms"). Produced by Oscar-winner Arthur Freed ("An American in Paris," "Gigi").
DramaGifted with sometimes-prophetic dreams and a lifelong interest in the paranormal, Sheila (Marin Ireland) is asked to investigate a potential haunting at a Tennessee farmhouse. It’s there she meets Richard (Jim Gaffigan), a recent widower who believes his wife may still be with him. The investigation that ensues — which eventually pulls in Shelia’s son, Owen and his classmate Lucy — forces them to confront the mysteries of their own lives. Featuring original music by Adam Granduciel and Jon Natchez of The War on Drugs.
ComedyJenny McCarthy (Rebecca) is a fashion photographer who is shocked when she discovers her boyfriend, Richard (Victor Webster), in bed with another woman. After the initial hurt, Rebecca decides she wants Richard back, and embarks on a quest to sleep with as many men as possible, thinking her former lover will be so jealous that he'll beg her to return. Rebecca's best friend Michelle (Carmen Electra) eggs her on, and a series of farcical set-pieces is engineered to highlight Rebecca's increasingly desperate attempts to have sex. In a film full of bawdy humor and harsh language, McCarthy camps it up as her character does whatever it takes to win her boyfriend back.
DocumentaryChuck Leavell: The Tree Man is the cinematic documentary that explores the world's fascination with the greatest piano and keyboardist over the last 40 years. Follow Chuck's story as he divides his talent between music, forests and family. Go behind behind the stage to hear from the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers Band, the Black Crowes, Blues Traveler, Gov't Mule, John Mayer, Pink Floyd and others from an on tour point of view. Featuring Chuck Leavell, Former President Jimmy Carter, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Billy Bob Thornton, Chris Robinson , Dr. John, Bonnie Raitt, John Mayer, Miranda Lambert, Keith Richards, David Gilmore and others.
Action & AdventureFrom the first moment wisecracking Vantine (Harlow) takes refuge on the plantation run by Carson (Gable), he sizes her up as an easy mark for his virile charm. But when a research engineer (Gene Raymond) and his elegant wife, Barbara (Mary Astor), appear on the scene, Carson falls hard for the beautiful Barbara, discarding Vantine as nothing more than a "cute little trick." The steamy rivalry between the women soon boils into a jealous rage – with violent consequences. Oscar®-winning Best Director Victor Fleming (Gone with the Wind, 1939) deftly orchestrates the script's tense drama and hilarious erotic comedy, helping Gable and Harlow turn Red Dust into pure gold.
ComedyWhen a marriage broker successfully fixes a model up with a lonely X-ray technician, the model is so happy she decides to help the broker find a love of her own. While the meddling, cynical broker resists at first, she ultimately realizes that she is driven in her occupation to make up for the emptiness in her own lovelorn life.
MusicalsJudy Garland stars as a small-town girl with big-city dreams who heads to Broadway and--despite many disappointments and much hard work--stardom in Presenting Lily Mars. After years of struggling in New York, Lily Mars (Garland) finally lands and job as understudy to the star of a Broadway show produced by the man she has come to love, John Thornway (Academy Award winner Van Heflin). Yet, when the star can't go on and Lily triumphs on stage, Thornway refuses to give her the leading role, afraid that he will be accused of favoring his girlfriend. But nothing is going to stop Lily Mars from reaching the stardom she seeks in this delightful musical.
RomanceEmmy and Golden Globe-winner Robert Young ("Crossfire," TV's Marcus Welby, M.D.") is a successful but stuffy Boston businessman. The glimmer of sadness in Young's eyes indicates that his ascension to the top was not without its cost - a man who lived his life as he was told to, not as he would have chosen to. In flashbacks, we see how Young considered changing the track his life was on in order to marry Hedy Lamarr ("Ziegfeld Girl," "Ecstasy"). After marrying his wife, however, the man never strays. The story is told by building the entire narrative on the flashback structure (as in "Citizen Kane") along with utilizing the Strange Interlude approach of interior monologues heard on the soundtrack. Also stars Oscar-winner Van Helfin ("Shane," "Airport"), Oscar-winner Charles Coburn ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "The Lady Eve") and Academy Award-nominee Bonita Granville ("Now, Voyager," "The Glass Key"). Directed and written by Academy Award-nominee King Vidor ("Northwest Passage," "War an
ComedyJust point her in the direction of New York's millionaires! Fresh from Missouri, plucky and ambitious Eadie Chapman (Jean Harlow) intends to bag a rich hubby without abandoning her virtue. Just act like a lady, she tells gal pal and fellow huntress Kitty (PatsyKelly) at a swanky soirée. "If they wanted ladies," Kitty says, "they'd be home with their wives." As the girl from the "Show-Me"state, Harlow shows her comedy flair, abetted by the snappy co-scripting of her personal friend Anita Loos and by the nimble guidance of filmmaker Jack Conway, who would direct her in Libeled Lady. Lionel Barrymore plays the big shot scheming to keep his enamored son (Franchot Tone) away from Eadie. Good luck with that, Pops!