Movie Guide

Sun 23rd July

Morning

Paterson

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life for a city bus driver.

Sun 23rd July

Noon

Last Cab to Darwin

Rex is a cab driver who has never left the mining town of Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive through the heart of the country to Darwin, where he's heard he will be able to die on his own terms. But along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it, and to live it you've got to learn to share it.

Sun 23rd July

The Lovely Bones

A young girl who has been murdered watches over her family and her killer from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. At the heart of the story is the endearingly honest and brave Susie Salmon who observes her family as they come to grips with overwhelming loss. As the family grapples with grief and growing frustration over the police's failure to solve the crime, Susie tries to guide her father towards uncovering the identity of her killer.

Sun 23rd July

Pulp Fiction

Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two hitmen out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marcellus Wallace. Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town. Butch Coolidge is an ageing boxer who is paid by Wallace to lose his next fight. Honey Bunny and Pumpkin are a couple of young lovers and small time thieves who decide they need a change of venue. The lives of these seemingly unrelated people are woven together in a wildly entertaining and exhilarating motion picture adventure that both thrills and amuses.

Sun 23rd July

Evening

High Fidelity

Rob Gordon is the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago. He sells music the old-fashioned way, on vinyl, with his two wacky clerks - the hysterically funny rock snob Barry and the more quietly opinionated underachiever Dick. But Rob's business isn't the only thing in his life that's floundering - his needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend Laura walks out on him. And this forces him to examine his past failed attempts at romance the only way he knows how.

Sun 23rd July

Being John Malkovich

Three best friends attempt to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers.

Mon 24th July

Morning

K-PAX

Tells the story of a mysterious patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a distant planet called K-PAX. As his psychiatrist tries to figure out exactly how to help the patient, he gradually begins to realise that the so-called alien is having a remarkable effect on the mental health of the hospital's other patients.

Mon 24th July

The Majestic

A new love. A new hometown. Peter Appleton is having the time of his life ... by living someone else's life. This is both a valentine to the movies and the story of one man's discovery of his own integrity. Peter, a Hollywood screenwriter who stumbles into tiny Lawson, California, with his memory blanked out by an auto accident. There, he's mistaken by the citizenry to be a long-lost war hero ... an identity that Peter also comes to believe while restoring the town's shuttered movie palace and romancing the girl he supposedly left behind. It's the perfect life and, perhaps, the perfect lie. But the truth is bound to surface.

Mon 24th July

Cinema Verite

The story dramatises the genesis of the original series when Pat and Bill Loud are approached to participate in the project by filmmaker Craig Gilbert, and agree to have cameras follow their family in and around Santa Barbara for several months. Gilbert believed that the struggles of an everyday family would be relatable to Americans in a way that The Brady Bunch and The Partridge Family were not.

Mon 24th July

The Fisher King

A former radio DJ, suicidal and despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Mon 24th July

The Infiltrator

Based on a true story, Federal agent Robert 'Bob' Mazur goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar's drug trafficking scene plaguing the nation in 1986 by posing as slick, money-laundering businessman Bob Musella. Teamed with impulsive and streetwise fellow agent Emir Abreu and rookie agent posing as his fiance Kathy Ertz, Mazur befriends Escobar's top lieutenant Roberto Alcaino. Navigating a vicious criminal network in which the slightest slip-up could cost him his life, Mazur risks it all building a case that leads to indictments of 85 drug lords and the corrupt bankers who cleaned their dirty money, along with the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, one of the largest money-laundering banks in the world.

Mon 24th July

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline co-pilot who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer, Eleanor. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy.

Mon 24th July

Noon

High Fidelity

Rob Gordon is the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago. He sells music the old-fashioned way, on vinyl, with his two wacky clerks - the hysterically funny rock snob Barry and the more quietly opinionated underachiever Dick. But Rob's business isn't the only thing in his life that's floundering - his needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend Laura walks out on him. And this forces him to examine his past failed attempts at romance the only way he knows how.

Mon 24th July

Mona Lisa Smile

A funny, inspiring and uplifting film about an art history professor with a lot to teach about life and much to learn about romance.

Mon 24th July

Ladies in Lavender

The story of two spinster sisters, Janet and Ursula, whose peaceful and meticulously orchestrated lives are turned upside down when they discover the semi-conscious body of a Polish castaway on the beach below their house. The mystery man is nursed back to health but the presence of the handsome young man has a profound effect on both sisters, provoking long dormant feelings.

Mon 24th July

Evening

The Queen

When news of the death of Princess Diana, undoubtedly the most famous woman in the world, breaks upon a shocked and disbelieving British public, HRH Queen Elizabeth II retreats behind the walls of Balmoral Castle with her family, unable to comprehend the public response to the tragedy. For Tony Blair, the popular and newly elected Prime Minister, the people's need for reassurance and support from their leaders is palpable. As the unprecedented outpouring of emotion grows even stronger, Blair must find a way to reconnect The Queen with the British public.

Mon 24th July

Birth

This touching drama of eternal love sees a Manhattan widow, Anna, who comes across a persuasive 10-year-old boy, convincing her he is the reincarnation of her late husband, who died 10 years earlier. Anna's initial scepticism is brushed off as the child has such uncanny and intimate knowledge of the former couple's life. She cannot erase him from her mind and finds she needs to be with him regularly, which leads Joseph, the man she plans to marry, to intense jealousy and puts a strain on their marriage plans.

Mon 24th July

The Legend of Bagger Vance

A golfer traumatised by war gets his swing back with a guru-like black caddy.

Tue 25th July

Morning

Jindabyne

Follows Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, who is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they continue fishing and report their gruesome find days later. Stewart's wife Claire is the last to find out. Deeply disturbed by her husband's actions, her faith in her relationship with Stewart is shaken to the core. Stewart is not convinced that he has done anything wrong. Claire wants to understand and tries to make things right. In her determination to help the victim's family she sets herself not only against her own family and friends but also those of the dead girl. Her marriage is taken to the brink and her peaceful life with Stewart and their young son hangs in the balance.

Tue 25th July

Gravity

Dr Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiralling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Tue 25th July

Brazil

Sam Lowry, a low-level government employee, often daydreams of saving a beautiful maiden. One day he is assigned the task of trying to rectify an error created by a government mishap: causing the incarceration and execution of Mr Archibald Buttle instead of the suspected terrorist, Archibald "Harry" Tuttle. When Sam visits Buttle's widow, he discovers Jill Layton, the upstairs neighbour of the Buttles, is the same woman as in his dreams.

Tue 25th July

21 Grams

The emotionally and physically charged lives of three people - a college professor, an ex-con and a young mother with a reckless past - collide unexpectedly in this gripping suspense thriller. Fate brought them together. Now vengeance will take them to the heights of love, the depths of revenge and the promise of redemption.

Tue 25th July

Alice

A mousy, pampered woman who married well tries to find herself and contemplates the unthinkable - an extramarital affair.

Tue 25th July

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel follows a group of British retirees who decide to 'outsource' their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India. Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self. Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared experiences, discovering that life and love can begin again when you let go of the past.

Tue 25th July

Noon

The Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children, Chas, Margot and Richie, and then they separated. Chas started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot was a playwright and received a Braverman Grant of $50,000 in the ninth grade. Richie was a junior champion tennis player and won the US Nationals three years in a row. Virtually all memory of the brillance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure and disaster.

Tue 25th July

Finding Forrester

In this stirring drama, a brilliant author with writer's block befriends an Afro-American boy, newcomer Jamal, whose writing talents are buried beneath a bad attitude. An unlikely friendship is born, and with the encouragement of his new mentor, Jamal accepts a place at a top school, where the relationship takes an unexpected turn.

Tue 25th July

The Descendants

This is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King, an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.

Tue 25th July

Evening

Animal Kingdom

Tension between a notorious crime family and renegade cops creates a chilling tale of betrayal in this superlative thriller.

Tue 25th July

Vanilla Sky

Young, hansom, and wealthy, publishing tycoon David Aames can have anything his heart desires. Still, Davids charmed life seems incomplete. One night, David meets the woman of his dreams and believes he may have found the missing piece. But a fateful encounter with a jealous lover suddenly sends Davids world out of control.

Tue 25th July

Concussion

A brilliant neuropathologist diagnoses the first case of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fights for the truth to be known.

Wed 26th July

Morning

Valkyrie

A proud military man, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg is a loyal officer who serves his country, all the while hoping that someone will find a way to stop Hitler before Europe and Germany are destroyed. Realising that time is running out, he decides that he must take action himself and joins the German resistance. Armed with a cunning strategy to use Hitler's own emergency plan - known as Operation Valkyrie - these men plot to assassinate the dictator and overthrow his Nazi government from the inside. With everything in place, with the future of the world, the fate of millions and the lives of his wife and children hanging in the balance, Stauffenberg is thrust from being one of many who oppose Hitler to the one who must kill Hitler himself.

Wed 26th July

Cut Snake

Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, this film tells the story of Sparra Farrell, a very private man in his 20s who is trying to make a life for himself in a new city. He has found honest work and becomes engaged to the beautiful Paula. But the prospect of his new life is challenged when the charismatic Pommie tracks him down. Sparra finds himself drawn back into a world that he thought he had left behind.

Wed 26th July

The Hustler

With his boyish grin and laid-back good looks, Fast Eddie Felson has fleeced his share of pool-hall gamblers. Now the brash pool shark is after the king of the cue stick: Minnesota Fats. But after losing to Fats in a gruelling, 36-hour match, Eddie hits the skids. Only the intervention of a ruthless gambler, who stakes his claim to Eddie's soul, can teach this hustler the cruel art of winning.

Wed 26th July

Infinitely Polar Bear

While most fathers spend their days at work, Cam Stuart is more likely to be found mushroom-hunting, cooking elaborate meals, or working on one of his many half- completed projects. His family's wealth keeps his family just barely afloat, while Cam struggles to live with manic depression. When Cam has a manic breakdown that lands him in a mental hospital, his wife Maggie and their two young daughters, Amelia and Faith, are forced to leave their house in the country and move into a cramped apartment in Cambridge, where Maggie tries to find a decent job, with no luck. Broke, stressed, and overwhelmed, Maggie applies to business school and is accepted to Columbia University's MBA program. Seeing this as her chance to build a better life for their daughters, Maggie asks Cam to become the primary caregiver for the girls while she completes her degree in New York. After all, routine is what the doctor ordered and the girls miss their dad. Cam agrees, hoping to rebuild his family. But the two spirited girls are not interested in making things easy for him. With Maggie away in New York, Cam quickly realises that he's in over his head. Over the course of the next 18 months, as Maggie rushes to complete her degree, he learns, through trial and a lot of error, how to take care of his precocious daughters as well as himself. After years of struggling to find his place in the world, Cam may finally have found where he fits in. Based on a true story, this film is a funny and heartbreaking portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other.

Wed 26th July

Manhattan

A TV writer copes with an unfulfilling job, two ex-wives, a 17-year-old girlfriend and his best friend's mistress.

Wed 26th July

The Last of the Mohicans

An epic adventure and passionate romance unfold against the panorama of a frontier wilderness ravaged by war. Hawkeye is a rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a proud British Colonel. Their love, tested by fate, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies that engulfs the majestic mountains and cathedral-like forests of Colonial America.

Wed 26th July

Not Without My Daughter

Betty Mahmoody lives a happy, normal middle-class life in Alpena, Michigan with her husband Moody, an Iranian-born doctor, and their young daughter, Mahtob. It is the mid 1980s and the fall of the Shah of Iran has given way to the rise of the Ayatollah and a resurgence of religious fanaticism in Iran. When Moody wants to take the family to Iran for a vacation, Betty is reluctant to travel to the Middle East because of the explosive political climate and the potential danger it holds for Americans travelling abroad. But Moody, who hasn't seen his family in ten years, persists. From the time they set foot on Iranian soil, the Mahmoody's vacation turns into a nightmare for Betty when Moody gives in to family pressure and decides to re-embrace Islam, refusing to allow Betty and Mahtob return to the United States. Held prisoner in a strange and hostile land where Americans are despised, Betty must plan a daring escape in order to save her life, her daughter's life and their right to freedom.

Wed 26th July

Noon

Lincoln

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Wed 26th July

Goldstone

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier mining town of Goldstone on a missing person's enquiry. What seems like a simple 'light duties' investigation soon opens into a web of crime and corruption implicating the local mayor, mining boss and Aboriginal Land Council.

Wed 26th July

Evening

Paterson

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, for a city bus driver.

Wed 26th July

American Psycho

Patrick Bateman is a Wall Street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancee. He is also a psychotic killer who rapes, murders and dismembers both strangers and acquaintances without provocation or purpose. Based on the controversial novel by Bret Easton Ellis, the film offers a sharp satire to the dark side of yuppie culture in the '80s while setting forth a vision that is both terrifying and chilling.

Wed 26th July

In the Valley of Elah

This film tells the story of a war veteran, his wife and the search for their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing, and the police detective who helps in the investigation.

Thu 27th July

Morning

Girl, Interrupted

Susanna spends 18 months struggling with her troubled psyche and the crazy world of a mental institution. She bonds with several of the patients; Lisa, Polly, and Georgina. As she realises that Lisa truly needs help, Susanna begins to co-operate with her psychiatrist and the nurse on the ward. Based on the autobiography of Susanna Kaysen, who really did spend 18 months in a psychiatric hospital.

Thu 27th July

Interiors

A bold and compelling drama about a repressed, crisis-ridden family struggling to come to terms with each other and the world around them.

Thu 27th July

Chaplin

The Oscar-nominated biopic of the comic genius, Charlie Chaplin, whose sad secrets lay buried beneath a sweetly savage shtick.

Thu 27th July

The French Lieutenant's Woman

Anna and Mike portray two characters in a film set in 19th century England who fall in love despite the fact that Mike's character is engaged. After a short, passionate affair, Anna's melancholy character leaves Mike. During the shooting of the film, the two actors go through a relationship that runs parallel to that of their characters.

Thu 27th July

Macbeth

The story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful re-imagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war-torn 11th century Scotland.

Thu 27th July

Dreamgirls

They're young, beautiful and just what car salesman Curtis Taylor Jr is looking for - all they have to do is trust him. In 1960s Detroit, a good night onstage can get you noticed, but it won't get your song on the radio. Here, a new kind of music is on the cusp of being born, a sound with roots buried deep in the soul of Detroit itself, where songs are about more than what is on the surface, and everyone is bound together by a shared dream.

Thu 27th July

Noon

The Terminal

After arriving at New York's JFK airport, Viktor Navorski gets unwittingly caught in bureaucratic glitches that make it impossible for him to return to his home country or enter the US. Now, caught up in the richly complex and amusing world inside the airport, Viktor makes friends, gets a job, finds romance and ultimately discovers America itself.

Thu 27th July

High-Rise

Laing is a surgeon who moves into a tower on the outskirts of London. The brutalist brainchild of architect Royal, it offers residents everything they need - except contact with the outside world. When the concrete monolith's electrical circuits malfunction, so does the moral compass of everyone inside. Decadence and depravity become the new norm. Fighting and fornication are rampant and warfare between lower and upper floors erupts, while murder barely raises an eyebrow. Amid the chaos, this film hammers home the stinging sociopolitical satire about the thin line between human advancement and de-evolution of the species.

Thu 27th July

The Interview

Eddie Fleming is an ordinary man suddenly thrust into an extraordinary and precarious situation. Dramatically dragged away from the security of his home, he is stripped of his rights and subject to the brutal scrutiny of Detective Sergeant John Steele. In the hot seat and under the piercing light of police interrogation, Fleming discovers the magnitude of his dilemma - he is the only lead in a major criminal investigation and Detective Steele will stop at nothing to crack the case wide open. With time running out and questions unanswered, it is a battle of the wits and a true test of nerve that will finally float the truth to the surface of this murky well of intrigue.

Thu 27th July

Evening

Hell or High Water

After years of estrangement, Texan brothers, Toby and Tanner, decide to rob the branches of the bank threatening to foreclose on their family land. For them, the hold-ups are part of a last-ditch scheme to take back a future that was stolen from under them. Vengeance seems to be theirs until they find themselves on the radar of Marcus, a Ranger looking for one last grand pursuit on the eve of his retirement, and his partner Alberto. As the brothers plot a final bank heist to complete their scheme, and with the Rangers on their heels, a murderous showdown looms.

Thu 27th July

Mulholland Drive

A mind-altering journey to the dark heart of the American dream, where sinister forces lurk beneath every surface. Naive ingenue Betty Elms has comes to Hollywood to seek fame and fortune - but she finds something much more disturbing waiting in her apartment - a mysterious woman whose only memory is that someone is trying to kill her. What begins as a simple premise unfolds into a shattering hallucinogenic vision of what it takes to make it in Hollywood. No one comes out with the soul intact.

Thu 27th July

Spotlight

This film tells the gripping true story of a team of Boston Globe reporters who launch a fearless investigation into child abuse allegations against the Catholic Church. What they eventually uncover is a shocking citywide scandal; almost ninety priests guilty but never convicted, legal settlements done in private, and a systematic cover-up of the abuse by church leadership. Determined to leave no stone unturned in their hunt for the truth, their investigation soon threatens to bring down some of the city's most powerful figures. Capturing the high-pressure world of in-depth reportage, this film is a smart, thrilling depiction of journalism at its best.

Fri 28th July

Morning

The Soloist

In this stirring and inspiring drama based on a true story starring Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr., a journalist discovers a former classical music prodigy who is now playing his violin on the streets of LA. As the reporter endeavours to help the homeless man realise his dreams of playing the Walt Disney Concert Hall, a unique friendship is formed that transforms both their lives.

Fri 28th July

The Fisher King

A former radio DJ, suicidal and despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Fri 28th July

The Hurricane

A triumphant true story of an innocent man's 20-year fight for justice. Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested for the murders of three people in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully convicted and sentenced to three life terms in prison, Carter decided to channel his frustration and despair by writing his own story from his cell.

Fri 28th July

Paterson

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, for a city bus driver.

Fri 28th July

Friday Night Lights

A besieged high-school football coach working with a losing team in a Texan town where winning is everything. Telling the true story of the 1988 Permian Panthers, the most successful team in state history, whose players all but buckle under the pressure of their needy fans, the unique power of this film lies in asking as many questions of a sports-mad culture as it answers.

Fri 28th July

Dead Man Walking

The compelling true story based on the experience of Sister Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun caught in a moral crisis. Her role as a spiritual adviser to a convicted murderer on death row leads her to become an outspoken advocate against the death penalty, but her confrontation with the grieving families of his victims throws her into a deeper crisis of faith than she could ever have imagined.

Fri 28th July

Noon

Our Brand Is Crisis

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged, but still brilliant strategist, Calamity Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Cand, now coaching the opposition.

Fri 28th July

High Fidelity

Rob Gordon is the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago. He sells music the old-fashioned way, on vinyl, with his two wacky clerks - the hysterically funny rock snob Barry and the more quietly opinionated underachiever Dick. But Rob's business isn't the only thing in his life that's floundering - his needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend Laura walks out on him. And this forces him to examine his past failed attempts at romance the only way he knows how.

Fri 28th July

Gangs of New York

America's history was forged on the streets in a crucible of crime, in politics and dirty dealing. It's 1846 and the Irish hordes are invading New York. Desperate natives band together to take control of the notorious Five Points in a gang war that leaves blood in the snow, one man dead and his son set on vengeance.

Fri 28th July

Evening

The Graduate

A recent college graduate is trapped into an affair with a woman, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her teenage daughter.

Fri 28th July

The Dressmaker

Tilly Dunnage, a beautiful and talented misfit, after many years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, returns home to the tiny middle-of-nowhere town of Dungatar to right the wrongs of the past. Not only does she reconcile with her ailing, eccentric mother, Molly, and unexpectedly falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy, but armed with her sewing machine and incredible sense of style, she transforms the women of the town, and in doing so gets sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Sat 29th July

Morning

The Lady in the Van

Alan Bennett's story is based on the true story of Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favour becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.

Sat 29th July

A Beautiful Mind

Brilliant mathematician John Nash is on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now only his devoted wife can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.

Sat 29th July

Annie Hall

A neurotic, highly insecure and indecisive comedy writer falls head over heels in love with a naive small-town girl who aspires to be a singer. The opening rounds of their relationship involve every romantic cliche. And despite having moved in together, his insecurities get the best of him as he interprets her every move as rejection. While her self-confidence grows, his progressively fades. Can this oddball romance survive?

Sat 29th July

Donnie Darko (Director's Cut)

A disturbed teenager goes off his medication, embarks on a crime spree and becomes convinced that the world will end in 28 days.

Sat 29th July

Sherpa

In 2013, a block of ice crashed onto the climbing route to Everest and news channels around the world reported of a brawl between European climbers and a mob of angry Sherpas. This story explores what really happened.

Sat 29th July

The Lovely Bones

A young girl who has been murdered watches over her family and her killer from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. At the heart of the story is the endearingly honest and brave Susie Salmon who observes her family as they come to grips with overwhelming loss. As the family grapples with grief and growing frustration over the police's failure to solve the crime, Susie tries to guide her father towards uncovering the identity of her killer.

Sat 29th July

Life of Pi

An epic adventure of magical realism, this film follows the story of a young man's incredible survival at sea against almost impossible odds. While cast away he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Sat 29th July

Noon

The Pursuit of Happyness

The moving true story of Chris Gardner, a San Franciscan salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his five-year-old son, Christopher. Struggling to make ends meet, Gardner finds himself and his son evicted from their San Francisco apartment with nowhere to go. When Gardner lands an unpaid internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, he and his son endure many hardships, including living in shelters, in pursuit of his dream of a better life for the two of them.

Sat 29th July

The World's Fastest Indian

Burt Munro is a man who never let the dreams of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt set off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all odds against him, he set a new speed record and captured the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's legend lives on today.

Sat 29th July

Evening

Apollo 13

Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time - and the odds - to bring them home.

Sat 29th July

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular half-time show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.

Sat 29th July

Braveheart

A brawling, richly-detailed saga of fierce combat, tender love and the will to risk all that's precious for something more precious: freedom. In an emotionally charged performance, Gibson is William Wallace, a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation.

Sun 30th July

Morning

Seven Pounds

A strange IRS agent uses his database to locate a series of needy people and goes to elaborate lengths to improve their lives. During the process, he falls in love with a woman in need of a new heart. It's only after he's killed himself and everyone's benefited from his generosity that we learn who he really was and why he did what he did.

Sun 30th July

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Inside the young mind of Oskar Schell, an inventive 11-year-old New Yorker whose discovery of a key in his deceased father's belongings sets him off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. A year after his father died in the World Trade Center on what Oskar calls The Worst Day, he is determined to keep his vital connection to the man who playfully cajoled him into confronting his wildest fears.

Sun 30th July

The Mermaid

This action-filled phenomenon is about a greedy real estate tycoon, Xuan, who is threatening the home of the last surviving mermaids. Shan, a mermaid, is sent to assassinate Xuan but ends up falling in love with him instead.

Sun 30th July

The Purple Rose of Cairo

A lonely Depression-era waitress trapped in an unhappy marriage escapes her drab life by going to the movies over and over again. Suddenly, one day, her movie heartthrob steps off the screen into her life - literally.

Sun 30th July

J. Edgar

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Sun 30th July

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular half-time show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.

Sun 30th July

Noon

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich, a struggling single mum who exposes a powerful utility company for dumping deadly toxic waste which is slowly poisoning the local residents. Employed as a filing clerk in her lawyer's firm, the former beauty queen stumbles across this landmark case that transforms her into a working class hero.

Sun 30th July

The Revenant

Driven by the sheer will to survive, an explorer undertakes a 200-mile odyssey through the vast and untamed West on the trail of the man who betrayed him.

Sun 30th July

Evening

The Hurricane

A triumphant true story of an innocent man's 20-year fight for justice. Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested for the murders of three people in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully convicted and sentenced to three life terms in prison, Carter decided to channel his frustration and despair by writing his own story from his cell.

Sun 30th July

American History X

Derek Vineyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder.

Sun 30th July

Saving Private Ryan

Seen through the eyes of a squad of American soldiers, the story begins with Wold War II's historic D-Day invasion, and then moves beyond the beach as the men embark on a dangerous special mission. Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searched for his own answer - and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honour, decency and courage.

Mon 31st July

Morning

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pyjamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

Mon 31st July

The Power of One

In this stirring tale based on Bryce Courteney's novel, directed by John G. Avildsen (Rocky), Stephen Dorff stars as P.K., an English boy living in Africa before and during World War II, who, through his boxing prowess, becomes a symbol of hope in a time of war. After a childhood of being bullied, being the only English boy in a school of Afrikaners, P.K. hears about the myth of, The Rainmaker, an African legend that tells of a man who will unite all the tribes. After he begins a career as a boxer, the rumours of, The Rainmaker, circulates to the point that his boxing matches are highly attended and he quickly becomes a crowd favourite. Soon, P.K. takes up the struggle for civil rights in Africa, fighting to build a better future for his troubled, adopted homeland. The support cast includes Morgan Freeman, Daniel Craig, John Gielgud and Armin Mueller-Stahl.

Mon 31st July

Anna Karenina

The timeless story explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. The time is 1874. Vibrant and beautiful, Anna Karenina has what any of her contemporaries would aspire to; she is the wife of Karenin, a high-ranking government official to whom she has borne a son, and her social standing in St Petersburg could scarcely be higher. She journeys to Moscow after a letter from her philandering brother asking for Anna to come and help save his marriage to Dolly. En route, Anna makes the acquaintance of Countess Vronsky, who is then met at the train station by her son, the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky. When Anna is introduced to Vronsky, there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot - and will not - be ignored.

Mon 31st July

Grand Canyon

Random acts of violence and kindness collide as immigration attorney Mack, stranded in a bad part of town and set upon by a gang of street thugs. Tow truck driver Simon, comes to the rescue and the two become good friends. Mack tries to repay Simon by setting him up on a blind date and helping his sister move to a better neighbourhood. Meanwhile, Mack's best friend is wounded in a robbery, Mack's wife Claire finds an abandoned baby and applies for adoption and Simon's nephew is thinking of joining a gang. As everybody's lives interweave, the class and race issues that would normally keep them apart fall away.

Mon 31st July

Moon

Astronaut Sam Bell is living on the far side of the moon, completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth's primary source of energy, Helium-3. It is a lonely job, made harder by a broken satellite that allows no live communications home. Taped messages are all Sam can send and receive. Thankfully, his time on the moon is nearly over, and Sam will be reunited with his wife, Tess, and their three-year-old daughter, Eve, in only a few short weeks.

Mon 31st July

American History X

Derek Vineyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder.

Mon 31st July

Noon

Syriana

When an assassination is bungled in this intelligent, intricate espionage thriller, it immerses a CIA agent in a Middle East oil conspiracy.

Mon 31st July

Finding Forrester

In this stirring drama, a brilliant author with writer's block befriends an Afro-American boy, newcomer Jamal, whose writing talents are buried beneath a bad attitude. An unlikely friendship is born, and with the encouragement of his new mentor, Jamal accepts a place at a top school, where the relationship takes an unexpected turn.

Mon 31st July

The Hateful Eight

In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.

Mon 31st July

Evening

The Aviator

Howard Hughes was a wily industrialist, glamorous movie producer and unstoppable American innovator - but thought of himself first and foremost as an aviator. This spectacular epic focuses on the most prolific period in the life of Hughes: the mid-1920s through the 1940s. It was a time of brilliant aeronautical invention, turbulent love affairs and savage corporate battles. Prepare yourself for the ride of a visionary lifetime.

Mon 31st July

Inglourious Basterds

As war rages in Europe, a Nazi-scalping squad of American soldiers, known to their enemy as 'The Basterds', is on a daring mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich.

Tue 1st August

Morning

Tale of Tales

From the bitter quest of a jealous Queen who forfeits the life of her husband, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a King, to a King obsessed with a giant Flea leading to heartbreak for his young daughter, these stories weave the beautiful with the grotesque, creating a stunning and unique work of gothic imagination.

Tue 1st August

Vanilla Sky

Young, hansom, and wealthy, publishing tycoon David Aames can have anything his heart desires. Still, Davids charmed life seems incomplete. One night, David meets the woman of his dreams and believes he may have found the missing piece. But a fateful encounter with a jealous lover suddenly sends Davids world out of control.

Tue 1st August

The Outsiders

This film focuses on the class struggles between two groups of Oklahoma teenagers during the 1960s. Capturing the intense feelings of being caught between childhood and adulthood and not belonging anywhere.

Tue 1st August

Once

The Guy works part-time repairing vacuum cleaners and dreams of one day landing a big record deal. While busking on the street, he meets the Girl, a struggling single mother who can't afford the piano she dreams of. Finding a common bond through their passion for music, Guy and Girl are brought together over a few intense days. The visual soundtrack of a modern love story, this film will charm and captivate in the most unexpected way.

Tue 1st August

Last Days

A Seattle-set rock and roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. Blake is a brilliant, but troubled musician. Success has left him in a lonely place, where livelihoods rest on his shoulders and old friends regularly tap him for money and favours. The story follows Blake through a handful of hours spent in and near his wooded home - a fugitive from his own life.

Tue 1st August

The Fisher King

A former radio DJ, suicidal and despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Tue 1st August

Noon

The Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children, Chas, Margot and Richie, and then they separated. Chas started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot was a playwright and received a Braverman Grant of $50,000 in the ninth grade. Richie was a junior champion tennis player and won the US Nationals three years in a row. Virtually all memory of the brillance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure and disaster.

Tue 1st August

Les Miserables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, this film tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.

Tue 1st August

Evening

The Last of the Mohicans

An epic adventure and passionate romance unfold against the panorama of a frontier wilderness ravaged by war. Hawkeye is a rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a proud British Colonel. Their love, tested by fate, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies that engulfs the majestic mountains and cathedral-like forests of Colonial America.

Tue 1st August

Braveheart

A brawling, richly-detailed saga of fierce combat, tender love and the will to risk all that's precious for something more precious: freedom. In an emotionally charged performance, Gibson is William Wallace, a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation.

Tue 1st August

The Queen

When news of the death of Princess Diana, undoubtedly the most famous woman in the world, breaks upon a shocked and disbelieving British public, HRH Queen Elizabeth II retreats behind the walls of Balmoral Castle with her family, unable to comprehend the public response to the tragedy. For Tony Blair, the popular and newly elected Prime Minister, the people's need for reassurance and support from their leaders is palpable. As the unprecedented outpouring of emotion grows even stronger, Blair must find a way to reconnect The Queen with the British public.

Wed 2nd August

Morning

Demolition

An investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a car crash. With the help of two strangers, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.

Wed 2nd August

The English Patient

This award-winning adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel is a doomed and tragic romance set against the backdrop of World War II. In a field hospital in Italy, Hana, a nurse from Canada, is caring for a pilot who was horribly burned in a plane wreck; he has no identification and cannot remember his name, so he's known simply as "the English Patient" thanks to his accent. When the hospital is forced to evacuate, Hana determines en route that the patient shouldn't be moved far due to his fragile condition, so the two are left in a monastery to be picked up later. In time, Hana begins to piece together the patient's story from the shards of his memories.

Wed 2nd August

The Notorious Bettie Page

In an incandescent performance, Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into an erotic icon who continues to enthral fans to this day.

Wed 2nd August

Magnolia

An intriguing and entertaining study in characters going through varying levels of crisis and introspection. This psychological drama leads you in several different directions, weaving and intersecting various subplots and characters, from a self-proclaimed pied-piper, to a child forced to go on a TV game show and the pressures he faces from a ruthless father.

Wed 2nd August

By the Sea

An emotionally frustrated couple visit a hotel in the South of France where they become obsessed with the young newlyweds next door.

Wed 2nd August

Noon

Cinema Verite

The story dramatises the genesis of the original series when Pat and Bill Loud are approached to participate in the project by filmmaker Craig Gilbert, and agree to have cameras follow their family in and around Santa Barbara for several months. Gilbert believed that the struggles of an everyday family would be relatable to Americans in a way that The Brady Bunch and The Partridge Family were not.

Wed 2nd August

Mulholland Drive

A mind-altering journey to the dark heart of the American dream, where sinister forces lurk beneath every surface. Naive ingenue Betty Elms has comes to Hollywood to seek fame and fortune - but she finds something much more disturbing waiting in her apartment - a mysterious woman whose only memory is that someone is trying to kill her. What begins as a simple premise unfolds into a shattering hallucinogenic vision of what it takes to make it in Hollywood. No one comes out with the soul intact.

Wed 2nd August

Indignation

In 1951, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Wed 2nd August

Evening

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular half-time show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.

Wed 2nd August

Romper Stomper

A controversial, angry and uncompromising film about hatred and violence. Occurring when unemployed and bitter young nationals blame immigrants for their unhappiness and insecurities, Hando leads a gang of Neo-Nazi skinheads, with his right hand man, Davey. Into this maelstrom of violence wanders a young woman, who ends up falling in love with Hando. The street violence becomes too much for Gabe, and when she decides to leave Hando, Davey follows her. But Hando is not far behind, and the ensuing confrontation brings this film to its tragic conclusion.

Wed 2nd August

Last Cab to Darwin

Rex is a cab driver who has never left the mining town of Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn't have long to live, he decides to drive through the heart of the country to Darwin, where he's heard he will be able to die on his own terms. But along the way he discovers that before you can end your life you've got to live it, and to live it you've got to learn to share it.

Thu 3rd August

Morning

Concussion

A brilliant neuropathologist diagnoses the first case of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fights for the truth to be known.

Thu 3rd August

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad Mad World

A dying motorist reveals to the occupants of four other cars where $350,000 is buried and that starts a mad scramble across mountains and deserts to reach the treasure first.

Thu 3rd August

Good Night, And Good Luck

This film takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950s America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.

Thu 3rd August

The English Patient

This award-winning adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel is a doomed and tragic romance set against the backdrop of World War II. In a field hospital in Italy, Hana, a nurse from Canada, is caring for a pilot who was horribly burned in a plane wreck; he has no identification and cannot remember his name, so he's known simply as "the English Patient" thanks to his accent. When the hospital is forced to evacuate, Hana determines en route that the patient shouldn't be moved far due to his fragile condition, so the two are left in a monastery to be picked up later. In time, Hana begins to piece together the patient's story from the shards of his memories.

Thu 3rd August

High-Rise

Laing is a surgeon who moves into a tower on the outskirts of London. The brutalist brainchild of architect Royal, it offers residents everything they need - except contact with the outside world. When the concrete monolith's electrical circuits malfunction, so does the moral compass of everyone inside. Decadence and depravity become the new norm. Fighting and fornication are rampant and warfare between lower and upper floors erupts, while murder barely raises an eyebrow. Amid the chaos, this film hammers home the stinging sociopolitical satire about the thin line between human advancement and de-evolution of the species.

Thu 3rd August

Romper Stomper

A controversial, angry and uncompromising film about hatred and violence. Occurring when unemployed and bitter young nationals blame immigrants for their unhappiness and insecurities, Hando leads a gang of Neo-Nazi skinheads, with his right hand man, Davey. Into this maelstrom of violence wanders a young woman, who ends up falling in love with Hando. The street violence becomes too much for Gabe, and when she decides to leave Hando, Davey follows her. But Hando is not far behind, and the ensuing confrontation brings this film to its tragic conclusion.

Thu 3rd August

Noon

The Aviator

Howard Hughes was a wily industrialist, glamorous movie producer and unstoppable American innovator - but thought of himself first and foremost as an aviator. This spectacular epic focuses on the most prolific period in the life of Hughes: the mid-1920s through the 1940s. It was a time of brilliant aeronautical invention, turbulent love affairs and savage corporate battles. Prepare yourself for the ride of a visionary lifetime.

Thu 3rd August

The Majestic

A new love. A new hometown. Peter Appleton is having the time of his life ... by living someone else's life. This is both a valentine to the movies and the story of one man's discovery of his own integrity. Peter, a Hollywood screenwriter who stumbles into tiny Lawson, California, with his memory blanked out by an auto accident. There, he's mistaken by the citizenry to be a long-lost war hero ... an identity that Peter also comes to believe while restoring the town's shuttered movie palace and romancing the girl he supposedly left behind. It's the perfect life and, perhaps, the perfect lie. But the truth is bound to surface.

Thu 3rd August

Evening

Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich, a struggling single mum who exposes a powerful utility company for dumping deadly toxic waste which is slowly poisoning the local residents. Employed as a filing clerk in her lawyer's firm, the former beauty queen stumbles across this landmark case that transforms her into a working class hero.

Thu 3rd August

The Horse Whisperer

After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the 'Horse Whisperer'. When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him.

Thu 3rd August

The World's Fastest Indian

Burt Munro is a man who never let the dreams of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt set off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all odds against him, he set a new speed record and captured the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's legend lives on today.

Fri 4th August

Morning

About Schmidt

Academy Award-winner Jack Nicholson stars as Warren Schmidt who is about to taste a not so sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife Helen had big plans, but an unexpected twist changed everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers...and discovers that life is full of trick questions.

Fri 4th August

Irrational Man

A brilliant but tortured philosophy professor feels like his life is meaningless until he draws the attention of both a fellow lonely professor and a bright young student.

Fri 4th August

Brazil

Sam Lowry, a low-level government employee, often daydreams of saving a beautiful maiden. One day he is assigned the task of trying to rectify an error created by a government mishap: causing the incarceration and execution of Mr Archibald Buttle instead of the suspected terrorist, Archibald "Harry" Tuttle. When Sam visits Buttle's widow, he discovers Jill Layton, the upstairs neighbour of the Buttles, is the same woman as in his dreams.

Fri 4th August

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour. Through flashbacks, culminating at the spectacular half-time show of the Thanksgiving Day football game, the film reveals what really happened to the squad - contrasting the realities of the war with America's perceptions.

Fri 4th August

The Interview

Eddie Fleming is an ordinary man suddenly thrust into an extraordinary and precarious situation. Dramatically dragged away from the security of his home, he is stripped of his rights and subject to the brutal scrutiny of Detective Sergeant John Steele. In the hot seat and under the piercing light of police interrogation, Fleming discovers the magnitude of his dilemma - he is the only lead in a major criminal investigation and Detective Steele will stop at nothing to crack the case wide open. With time running out and questions unanswered, it is a battle of the wits and a true test of nerve that will finally float the truth to the surface of this murky well of intrigue.

Fri 4th August

The Horse Whisperer

After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the 'Horse Whisperer'. When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him.

Fri 4th August

Noon

Moon

Astronaut Sam Bell is living on the far side of the moon, completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth's primary source of energy, Helium-3. It is a lonely job, made harder by a broken satellite that allows no live communications home. Taped messages are all Sam can send and receive. Thankfully, his time on the moon is nearly over, and Sam will be reunited with his wife, Tess, and their three-year-old daughter, Eve, in only a few short weeks.

Fri 4th August

The Lovely Bones

A young girl who has been murdered watches over her family and her killer from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. At the heart of the story is the endearingly honest and brave Susie Salmon who observes her family as they come to grips with overwhelming loss. As the family grapples with grief and growing frustration over the police's failure to solve the crime, Susie tries to guide her father towards uncovering the identity of her killer.

Fri 4th August

Evening

The Legend of Bagger Vance

A golfer traumatised by war gets his swing back with a guru-like black caddy.

Fri 4th August

True Grit

Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn - a one-eyed, trigger-happy US Marshal with an affinity for drinking - and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution.

Fri 4th August

Spotlight

This film tells the gripping true story of a team of Boston Globe reporters who launch a fearless investigation into child abuse allegations against the Catholic Church. What they eventually uncover is a shocking citywide scandal; almost ninety priests guilty but never convicted, legal settlements done in private, and a systematic cover-up of the abuse by church leadership. Determined to leave no stone unturned in their hunt for the truth, their investigation soon threatens to bring down some of the city's most powerful figures. Capturing the high-pressure world of in-depth reportage, this film is a smart, thrilling depiction of journalism at its best.

Sat 5th August

Morning

In America

A deeply personal and poignant tale of a poor Irish family searching for a better life in America. Through the eyes of their spunky daughters, two anguished parents find hope and the ability to once again believe in love and magic even amid the dangers of New York's harrowing Hell's Kitchen.

Sat 5th August

Boogie Nights

Set in the 1970s and 1980s, a nightclub worker has an adventure as a porno film star known as 'Dirk Diggler'.

Sat 5th August

The Daughter

In the last days of a dying logging town, Christian returns to his family home for his father Henry's wedding. While home, Christian reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver, who has stayed in town working at Henry's timber mill and is now out of a job. As Christian gets to know Oliver's wife Charlotte, daughter Hedvig and father Walter, he discovers a secret that could tear Oliver's family apart. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before.

Sat 5th August

The Good German

Who knows what American journalist Jake Geismer is expected to find in post-war Berlin? Peace, maybe. Or at least a story. But certainly not Lena, his beautiful, embittered one-time love. And not the trail of secrecy and deception that leads from Lena to the scheming young corporal who's her new lover and to a murder no one seems interested in solving. Except Jake.

Sat 5th August

Mona Lisa Smile

A funny, inspiring and uplifting film about an art history professor with a lot to teach about life and much to learn about romance.

Sat 5th August

Hell or High Water

After years of estrangement, Texan brothers, Toby and Tanner, decide to rob the branches of the bank threatening to foreclose on their family land. For them, the hold-ups are part of a last-ditch scheme to take back a future that was stolen from under them. Vengeance seems to be theirs until they find themselves on the radar of Marcus, a Ranger looking for one last grand pursuit on the eve of his retirement, and his partner Alberto. As the brothers plot a final bank heist to complete their scheme, and with the Rangers on their heels, a murderous showdown looms.

Sat 5th August

Noon

True Grit

Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn - a one-eyed, trigger-happy US Marshal with an affinity for drinking - and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution.

Sat 5th August

Life of Pi

An epic adventure of magical realism, this film follows the story of a young man's incredible survival at sea against almost impossible odds. While cast away he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Sat 5th August

The Fisher King

A former radio DJ, suicidal and despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Sat 5th August

Evening

Mao's Last Dancer

A peasant boy in China becomes a world-renowned ballet dancer before risking everything for love on a trip to the USA.

Sat 5th August

The Family Fang

Adult siblings Baxter and Annie, scarred from an unconventional upbringing, return to their family home. When their parent's - performance artists famous for elaborate public hoaxes - go missing under troubling circumstances, Baxter and Annie investigate. Unsure whether it's foul play or just another elaborate ruse, nothing can prepare them for what they discover.

Sat 5th August

Inglourious Basterds

As war rages in Europe, a Nazi-scalping squad of American soldiers, known to their enemy as 'The Basterds', is on a daring mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich.

Sun 6th August

Morning

Being John Malkovich

Three best friends attempt to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers.

Sun 6th August

The Remains of the Day

This endearing story evolves into a profound and moving study of personality, class and culture. As Stevens becomes engrossed in orchestrating his employer's grand banquets, receptions and conferences - which turn out to involve a pact with the Nazis, he realises his unquestioning faith has cost him dearly, both in love and in his neglect of his ailing father.

Sun 6th August

45 Years

Kate Mercer is planning a party to celebrate her 45th wedding anniversary. One week before the celebration a letter arrives for her husband, Geoff, containing news that the body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. Kate continues to prepare for the party, but she becomes increasingly concerned by Geoff's preoccupation with the letter and the startling revelations about his former life. As their anniversary gets closer, and they delve further into the past, their future is left in question.

Sun 6th August

Once

The Guy works part-time repairing vacuum cleaners and dreams of one day landing a big record deal. While busking on the street, he meets the Girl, a struggling single mother who can't afford the piano she dreams of. Finding a common bond through their passion for music, Guy and Girl are brought together over a few intense days. The visual soundtrack of a modern love story, this film will charm and captivate in the most unexpected way.

Sun 6th August

Irrational Man

A brilliant but tortured philosophy professor feels like his life is meaningless until he draws the attention of both a fellow lonely professor and a bright young student.