Movie Guide

Thu 18th January

Morning

Queen of the Desert

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attache for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Thu 18th January

Nina

Covering the later years of legendary singer-songwriter and civil rights activist Nina Simone's career, this is a story of redemption and hope. Living alone in France and feeling exiled from her own country, Simone struggles to balance music, family, and what she believes in. That is, until she meets Clifton Henderson, her nurse-turned-assistant, and a man determined to help the high priestess of soul rediscover the meaning in her life and music.

Thu 18th January

Rob Roy

When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's henchman conspires to take the wealth for himself, Rob is thrust into the most challenging battle of his life - one that escalates into an exhilarating climax that will captivate you to the film's final frame.

Thu 18th January

The Notorious Bettie Page

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.

Thu 18th January

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.

Thu 18th January

Pawno

An ageing pawn shop in Footscray is the pulse for an assortment of people attempting to survive, thrive or maintain their way of life in a world too often cruel. It is a unique and unapologetic journey into the underbelly of our society. Filled with humour, philosophy and unforgettable characters, this is not a gangster movie. It's not an action film. It's not a tale of redemption. It's not political. It's not about sex, drugs and music. It's a captivating narrative about a day in the life of 14 very different players.

Thu 18th January

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 18th January

Noon

The Hurricane

A triumphant true story of an innocent man's 20-year fight for justice. Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter's 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.

Thu 18th January

The Usual Suspects

Held in an LA interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the Feds that a mythic crime lord not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multimillion dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbour, leaving few survivors. As Kint lures his interrogators into the incredible story of this crime lord's almost supernatural prowess, so, too, will you be taken in by a story that is completely captivating from beginning to end.

Thu 18th January

Elvis & Nixon

On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock 'n' Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world: President Nixon. Through Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon comes the untold story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office, forever immortalised in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

Thu 18th January

Evening

Good Morning Vietnam

Saigon, 1965. Sporting a non-issue uniform and a not-by- the-book attitude, airman disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer arrives in sweltering Southeast Asia to take up his post as morning DJ on the local armed forces radio network. Brought in by the military to boost morale among the troops, Cronauer wastes little time in launching a few unexpected changes on the government-controlled airwaves.

Thu 18th January

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.

Thu 18th January

Their Finest

1940, London, the Blitz. With the country's morale at stake, Catrin, an untried screenwriter, and a makeshift cast and crew work under fire to make a film to lift the nation's spirits, and inspire America to join the war. A witty, romantic and moving portrayal of a young woman finding her way, and her voice, in the mayhem of war, and the movies.

Fri 19th January

Morning

Chicago

Roxie Hart is a small-time chorus dancer who will kill for fame. After doing just that, she lands behind bars alongside vaudeville star Velma Kelly, who, with the help of hotshot lawyer Billy Flynn, has spun her crime into a media frenzy. When Flynn takes Roxie's case, he makes her the latest tabloid sensation, setting the stage for a singing, dancing catfight between the all-too-willing rivals.

Fri 19th January

Einstein and Eddington

This film depicts the unlikely partnership that developed during World War I between a young British scientist named Arthur Eddington and a brilliant physicist who would soon be a world-renowned celebrity, Albert Einstein. Not merely a retelling of the history surrounding Einstein's discovery of the Theory of Relativity, the film profiles the public and private challenges faced by both men during the beginning of the modern age, and shows how, without Eddington's support, Einstein might never have risen to iconic status. Through their collaboration, Einstein, a theoretician who refused to play by the rules, and Eddington, a quiet Quaker full of purpose, turned Newton's ideas about the order of the universe inside out. Theirs was to become a long-distance partnership, viewed by many as unpatriotic and undertaken at great personal risk, that would change the course of modern science forever. Their story is one that impacts how we live and view the universe today.

Fri 19th January

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 19th January

The Madness of King George

A dark-humoured look at the mental decline of King George III of England and those who protect the throne from any that would use this time of weakness to overthrow him.

Fri 19th January

Hounds of Love

In the summer of 1987, 17-year-old Vicky Maloney is abducted by a perverse couple, John and Evelyn White, and held captive in their unremarkable suburban house. With escape seemingly impossible, observing the twisted sexual dynamic between her captors and realising that they have done this before, Vicky must work out how to drive a wedge between these two if she is to survive.

Fri 19th January

Crash

This compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersection of a multi-ethnic cast of characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. In the grey area between black and white, victim and aggressor, during the next 36 hours, they will all collide.

Fri 19th January

Noon

Rabbit-Proof Fence

The controversial topic of the Stolen Generation is played out in this true story about three Aboriginal girls. Taken from their home and separated from their mothers, they are sent to a remote settlement 2400km away. In response, they attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape and epic journey to find their way back home, across an unforgiving landscape that will test their very will to survive.

Fri 19th January

Friday Night Lights

A besieged high-school football coach works with a losing team in a Texan town where winning is everything. 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 19th January

American History X

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

Fri 19th January

Evening

Moonlight

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, this film 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 neighbourhood 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, this is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths.

Fri 19th January

Never Let Me Go

As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.

Fri 19th January

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.

Sat 20th January

Morning

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.

Sat 20th January

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Emerging from a lengthy prison term, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside of a world he once dominated. He now has to play catch-up and redefine himself in a different era. He has to become relevant again. A young, idealistic investment banker learns the hard way that Gekko is still a master manipulator and if there's one place where you can redefine yourself, one place where your relevance is a deal away, it's Wall Street.

Sat 20th January

Scoop

Sondra Pransky is a journalism student visiting London. When she joins a magician on stage to assist with the performance, she is contacted by a recently deceased journalist who is determined to give her his last scoop. The chase to find the Tarot Card Killer leads to handsome a British aristocrat and Sondra finds that the romance of her life may well be the scoop she's been looking for.

Sat 20th January

The Book Thief

This film is the inspirational story of a spirited and courageous young girl who finds solace in books when she is sent to live with a new family during WWII.

Sat 20th January

Walk the Line

From the early days of Johnny Cash on an Arkansas cotton farm, to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, to his evolution from a self-destructive pop star into the iconic Man in Black, Cash faced his demons, fought for the love of his life, and learned how to walk the razor-thin line between destruction and redemption to become a genuine American icon.

Sat 20th January

Enigma

It is March 1943 and the staff at Britain's top-secret intelligence headquarters, Bletchley Park, are struggling to break a new German naval code. Tom Jericho is a mathematician newly assigned to the unit, and thanks to his brilliant insights, the apparently unbeatable code begins to reveal its secrets. However, Tom has another, more personal, problem to solve: his former lover Claire has mysteriously disappeared, leaving only a few confused traces in her wake. Joining forces with the missing woman's bespectacled housemate Hester, Tom sets out to investigate.

Sat 20th January

Noon

Never Let Me Go

As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.

Sat 20th January

The Magnificent Seven

With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

Sat 20th January

The Hurt Locker

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad in Iraq must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Sat 20th January

Evening

Jackie

A portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. This film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husband's legacy and the world of 'Camelot' that she created and loved so well.

Sat 20th January

La La Land

Boy meets girl meets the upending aspirations of the city of stars in this film, an electrifying, music-filled romance set in modern day Los Angeles. Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion.

Sat 20th January

A United Kingdom

This film tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland, and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

Sun 21st January

Morning

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.

Sun 21st January

Love and Friendship

Set in the 1790s, earlier than most Austen tales, this film concerns beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, the estate of her in-laws, to wait out colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. While ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and for her daughter, Frederica. The waters are troubled by the arrival at Churchill of the handsome, eligible Reginald DeCourcy and silly but cheerful, and very rich, Sir James Martin.

Sun 21st January

Anna Karenina

This 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.

Sun 21st January

Carnage

This razor sharp, biting comedy centres on parental differences. After two boys duke it out on a playground, the parents of the 'victim' invite the parents of the 'bully' over to work out their issues. A polite discussion of child-rearing soon escalates into verbal warfare, with all four parents revealing their true colours. None of them will escape the carnage.

Sun 21st January

I, Daniel Blake

Daniel Blake worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with a single mother, Katie, and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie's only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn't know, some 480km away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man's land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of 'striver and skiver' in modern-day Britain.

Sun 21st January

Nine

Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother. Guido, who is middle-aged, is trying to complete his next film, but his main problem is that he has too many women in his life.

Sun 21st January

Noon

Cabaret

Set in the Berlin hotspot Kit Kat Klub in 1931, a starry-eyed singer and the club's master of ceremonies try to bring happiness and decadence to the lives of Berliners as the spectre of Nazism grows around them and threatens to destroy their lives.

Sun 21st January

Chicago

Roxie Hart is a small-time chorus dancer who will kill for fame. After doing just that, she lands behind bars alongside vaudeville star Velma Kelly, who, with the help of hotshot lawyer Billy Flynn, has spun her crime into a media frenzy. When Flynn takes Roxie's case, he makes her the latest tabloid sensation, setting the stage for a singing, dancing catfight between the all-too-willing rivals.

Sun 21st January

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Let's do the Time Warp again, and again. In this erotic nightmare beyond any measure, newly engaged Brad Majors and Janet Weiss come across a strange mansion on a rainy night. They encounter a transvestite clad in lingerie, Dr Frank N Furter, a mad scientist who claims to be from another planet, and a bacchanalian collection of partygoers dressed in outfits from some sort of interplanetary thrift shop, the 'conventional unconventionalists'.

Sun 21st January

Les Miserables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, this is the enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption, and 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.

Sun 21st January

Evening

The Phantom of the Opera

This film tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.

Sun 21st January

Manchester by the Sea

This film tells the story of the Chandler family, a working class family from Massachusetts. After Lee's older brother, Joe, suddenly passes away, he is made the legal guardian of his nephew. Lee is forced to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his wife Randi and the community where he was born and raised.

Mon 22nd January

Morning

Doubt

Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the rigid and fear-inspiring principal of the Saint Nicholas Church School, suffers an extreme dislike for the progressive and popular parish priest, Father Flynn. Looking for wrongdoing in every corner, Sister Aloysius believes she's uncovered the ultimate sin when she hears Father Flynn has taken a special interest in a troubled boy. Without a shred of proof or evidence except her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius begins a crusade to both unearth the truth and expunge Flynn from the school, igniting a battle that threatens to tear apart the Church and school with devastating consequences.

Mon 22nd January

Dead Poets Society

When charismatic English professor John Keating arrives at a strict boys academy, his unconventional teaching methods breathe new life into the curriculum steeped in tradition. With his wit and wisdom, Keating inspires his students to pursue individual passions and make their lives extraordinary.

Mon 22nd January

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.

Mon 22nd January

Life Support

In her youth, Ana made choices that wrecked her life and splintered her family. Ana is trying to purge the demons of her past by giving something back to her community. But as she learns, winning over strangers is a lot easier than winning back your family.

Mon 22nd January

The Young Victoria

On the eve of her 18th birthday and succession to the English throne, young Princess Victoria is caught in a royal power struggle, but it is her blossoming love affair with Albert that will determine the strength of her reign. Can she dedicate her life to her country and her heart to the one man she truly loves? Discover the passion and romance behind one of history's greatest love stories.

Mon 22nd January

Jersey Boys

This big screen version of the Broadway musical tells the story of the four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic '60s rock group The Four Seasons. Their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the hit songs that influenced a generation and are now being embraced by a new generation of fans through the stage musical.

Mon 22nd January

Noon

La La Land

Boy meets girl meets the upending aspirations of the city of stars in this film, an electrifying, music-filled romance set in modern day Los Angeles. Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion.

Mon 22nd January

In Bruges

After a job goes wrong, hit men Ray and Ken are ordered by their crime boss to cool their heels in Bruges, Belgium. They don't make good tourists, however, and soon find themselves in the oddest of circumstances as they navigate the seemingly fairytale city.

Mon 22nd January

Captain Fantastic

An unconventional man raises six children in the forest of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society. When he is forced to bring his family out of seclusion and into the world, it leads to a confrontation with his father-in-law, who wants his grandchildren to have a normal life. Now Ben must question if his methods are the best for his family.

Mon 22nd January

Evening

Julie & Julia

A culinary legend provides a frustrated office worker with a new recipe for life. The true stories of how Julia Child's life and cookbook inspired fledgling writer Julie Powell to whip up 524 recipes in 365 days, and introduce a new generation to the magic of French cooking. A delicious comedy about joy, obsession and butter. Bon appetit.

Mon 22nd January

A Street Cat Named Bob

When a London busker and recovering drug addict finds an injured ginger street cat in his sheltered accommodation, he has no idea just how much his life is about to change. Based on the true story.

Mon 22nd January

Boyz N the Hood

Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face. Ricky is the 'All-American' athlete, looking to win a football scholarship to USC and seeks salvation through sports, while 'Dough' succumbs to the violence, alcohol, and crime surrounding him in his environment, but maintains a strong sense of pride and code of honour. Between these two is their friend Tre, who is lucky to have a father, 'Furious' Styles, to teach him to have the strength of character to do what is right and to always take responsibility for his actions.

Tue 23rd January

Morning

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.

Tue 23rd January

Wag the Dog

Hollywood fiction and White House reality dovetail in this wicked satire on politics and the media.

Tue 23rd January

Wall Street

An ambitious young broker is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko. However, he soon discovers that the pursuit of overnight riches comes at a price that's too high to pay.

Tue 23rd January

The Assassination of Jesse James

Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west.

Tue 23rd January

The Big Lebowski

The Dude, Jeffrey Lebowski, is unemployed and laid-back, until, victim of mistaken identity, two thugs break into his apartment in the errant belief that they are accosting Jeffrey Lebowski, the Pasadena millionaire. In the hope of getting a replacement for his soiled carpet, The Dude visits his wealthy namesake and, with his buddy, Vietnam vet Walter, he is swept into a consequence comic thriller of extortion, embezzlement, sex and dope.

Tue 23rd January

The Great Escape

In 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft North, a maximum-security prisoner-of-war camp, designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history who worked on what became the largest prison breakout ever attempted.

Tue 23rd January

Noon

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.

Tue 23rd January

The Godfather: Part III

Now in his 60s, Michael is consumed with guilt for his past deeds while he plans his family's re-emergence as a completely legitimate corporation in this final instalment of the epic Corleone trilogy.

Tue 23rd January

Evening

Fathers and Daughters

A woman battles with demons that stem from her childhood of being raised by her father, a Pulitzer-winning novelist and widower who struggled with mental illness.

Tue 23rd January

The Social Network

On an autumn night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Tue 23rd January

Fences

Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter.

Wed 24th January

Morning

Fearless

San Francisco architect Max Klein can see clearly now. He's been transformed ever since he stared death in the face and discovered he was unafraid. Max is more wildly alive and taking more risks then ever since surviving a plane crash, but Laura is struggling to find in Max the man she married. Fellow crash survivor Carla is alive, yet devastated by a grievous loss. It seems no one can heal her pain, but then she meets the one person who fearlessly knows how.

Wed 24th January

Fargo

A patrolman and two innocent bystanders are discovered murdered in cold blood on a snowy highway in North Dakota, leading a very pregnant policewoman, Marge Gunderson on an investigation that uncovers a conspiracy of greed and ineptitude. Minneapolis husband, father and car salesman, Jerry Lundegaard, who has long chafed under the thumb of his wealthy boss and father-in-law, concocts an elaborate scheme involving the kidnapping of his wife and a million-dollar ransom to pay off his extensive gambling debts.

Wed 24th January

Empire of the Sun

Jim Graham is a young Briton whose unconquerable spirit soars high and free above the harsh confines of a Japanese internment camp during WWII. Through his eyes we see the fascination and horror of war, and we see Jim's hold on childhood weaken as his struggle to survive grows fiercer.

Wed 24th January

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.

Wed 24th January

The Eagle Huntress

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to be the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rise to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down, from father to son, for centuries.

Wed 24th January

Cast Away

A FedEx systems engineer's ruled-by-the-clock existence abruptly ends when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun.

Wed 24th January

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.

Wed 24th January

American Beauty

A funny, moving and shocking journey through life in suburban America. Look closer at fortysomething ad man Lester Burnham and his status-seeking wife, Carolyn, as their marriage and lives slowly unravel. Lester's wife hates him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the axe. Look closer, as Lester decides to make a few changes in his life: the freer he gets, the happier he gets. Lester, however, is about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at the ultimate price.

Wed 24th January

Evening

La La Land

Boy meets girl meets the upending aspirations of the city of stars in this film, an electrifying, music-filled romance set in modern day Los Angeles. Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion.

Wed 24th January

Amelie

Amelie Poulain lives in Paris, and in a world of her own. Introverted, but with a very extroverted imagination, Amelie is obsessed with the small pleasures of life and believes she can twist the fate of others by affecting the slightest changes in their environment. So she sets out to give the lonely and unloved a new lease of life, taking some time to enjoy skimming stones and planning to win the heart of Nino.

Wed 24th January

Cabaret

Set in the Berlin hotspot Kit Kat Klub in 1931, a starry-eyed singer and the club's master of ceremonies try to bring happiness and decadence to the lives of Berliners as the spectre of Nazism grows around them and threatens to destroy their lives.

Thu 25th January

Morning

Lorenzo's Oil

For Augusto and Michaela Odone, the news that their five-year-old son, Lorenzo, has a rare terminal disease is sobering. To learn there is no known cure is devastating. Despite the prognosis, the Odones embark on an extraordinary mission of love, consulting and sometimes colliding with the world's top doctors and scientists in the quest to save their son.

Thu 25th January

Into the Storm

Winston Churchill for five years played perhaps the single most important role in thwarting the Nazis during WWII, with his intrepid leadership and rhetoric inspiring millions of Britons and other members of the free world to fight Hitler's Germany to the bitter end.

Thu 25th January

A Bigger Splash

Rock legend Marianne Lane is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner, Paul, when iconoclast record producer and old flame Harry arrives with his daughter, Penelope, and interrupts their holiday, bringing with him an A-bomb blast of nostalgia from which there can be no rescue. This is a sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock 'n' roll, under the Mediterranean sun.

Thu 25th January

There Will Be Blood

A sprawling epic of family, faith, power and oil set on the incendiary frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom. The story chronicles the life and times of one Daniel Plainview, who transforms himself from a down-and-out silver miner raising a son on his own into a self-made oil tycoon. When Plainview gets a mysterious tip-off that there's a little town out west where an ocean of oil is oozing out of the ground, he heads with his son, HW, to take their chances in dust-worn Little Boston. In this hardscrabble town, where the main excitement centres around the holy roller church of charismatic preacher Eli Sunday, Plainview and HW make their lucky strike. However, even as the well raises all of their fortunes, nothing will remain the same as conflicts escalate and every human value, from love, hope, community, belief, ambition and even the bond between father and son, is imperilled by corruption, deception and the flow of oil.

Thu 25th January

Elle

A ruthless businesswoman tracks down the man that attacked her and is drawn into a game of cat and mouse - a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Thu 25th January

Angela's Ashes

Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tight-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America.

Thu 25th January

Noon

Finding Forrester

In this stirring drama, a brilliant author with writer's block befriends an African-American boy, 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.

Thu 25th January

Slumdog Millionaire

Jamal Malik is a young orphan from the slums of Mumbai who is one question away from the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire jackpot. Arrested on suspicion of cheating and desperate to prove his innocence, he tells the incredible story of his life: the chaos of the streets he and his brother grew up in, their wild adventures on the road and of vicious run-ins with local gangs, and Lakita, the girl he loved and lost. But what is a kid with no interest in money doing on the show, and how is it he knows all the answers?

Thu 25th January

Evening

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 25th January

Scent of a Woman

An overbearing, blind and retired lieutenant colonel hires a young guardian to assist him. It's a heart-rending and heart-warming tale of opposites attracting when they embark on a wild weekend trip that will change the lives of both men forever.

Thu 25th January

A Street Cat Named Bob

When a London busker and recovering drug addict finds an injured ginger street cat in his sheltered accommodation, he has no idea just how much his life is about to change. Based on the true story.

Fri 26th January

Morning

Florence Foster Jenkins

The true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite who obsessively pursues her dream of becoming a great opera singer. The voice she hears in her head is beautiful, but to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and manager, St Clair Bayfield, an aristocratic English actor, is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth, but when Florence decides to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall, in 1944, St Clair knows he faces his greatest challenge.

Fri 26th January

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.

Fri 26th January

The Confirmation

Walt is a down-on-his luck carpenter, tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son, Anthony, while Anthony's mum and her new husband are away. When Walt's prized toolbox is stolen, a quiet father-and-son weekend turns into an adventure of a lifetime. Aided by an oddball drywall repairman, Walt and Anthony go on a wildly funny search for the thieves and find something they never imagined: a true family connection.

Fri 26th January

La La Land

Boy meets girl meets the upending aspirations of the city of stars in this film, an electrifying, music-filled romance set in modern day Los Angeles. Two ambitious artists fall in love, chase their dreams and discover the joy and heartbreak of risking it all for your passion.

Fri 26th January

The Social Network

On an autumn night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Fri 26th January

The Godfather Part II

In what is undeniably one of the best sequels ever made, Francis Ford Coppola continues his epic godfather trilogy with this saga of two generations of power within the Corleone family. Coppola, working once again with the author Mario Puzo, crafts two interwoven stories that work as both prequel and sequel to the original. One shows the humble Sicilian beginnings and New York rise of a young Don Vito. The other shows the ascent of Michael as the new Don.

Fri 26th January

Noon

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.

Fri 26th January

Jackie

A portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. This film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husband's legacy and the world of 'Camelot' that she created and loved so well.

Fri 26th January

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.

Fri 26th January

Evening

Race

The incredible true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens. In his epic quest to be the greatest athlete in history, Owens chooses to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he must overcome not only elite competition, but also the brutal racial climate of Adolf Hitler's Germany. This is a story about courage, determination, tolerance, friendship and trust.

Fri 26th January

The Magnificent Seven

With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

Sat 27th January

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 27th January

Trumbo

In 1947, the successful career of prolific screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. This is the story of his fight against the US government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne, to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

Sat 27th January

Lost in Translation

This atmospheric love story follows a young American woman, on a business trip to Tokyo with her photographer husband, who forms an unusual bond with an older American actor. Although almost 20 years separate them, a powerful emotional chord is struck between the pair and inspires an awakening from their spiritual malaise.

Sat 27th January

The Sea Of Trees

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mount Fuji and the two search for a way out. Arthur Brennan treks into Aokigahara, known as the Sea of Trees, a mysterious dense forest at the base of Japan's Mount Fuji where people go to commit suicide. On his journey to the suicide forest, he encounters Takumi Nakamura, a Japanese man who has lost his way after attempting suicide. The two men begin a journey of reflection and survival, which affirms Arthur's will to live and reconnects him to his love for his wife.

Sat 27th January

Broken Flowers

The resolutely single Don Johnston has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don yet again resigns himself to being alone and left to his own devices, however, he is compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter from an anonymous former lover. The note informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may now be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate this 'mystery' with his closest friend and neighbour, Winston, an amateur sleuth and family man. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trek in search of clues from four former flames. Unannounced visits to each of these unique women hold new surprises for Don as he haphazardly confronts both his past and, consequently, his present.

Sat 27th January

Dead Poets Society

When charismatic English professor John Keating arrives at a strict boys academy, his unconventional teaching methods breathe new life into the curriculum steeped in tradition. With his wit and wisdom, Keating inspires his students to pursue individual passions and make their lives extraordinary.

Sat 27th January

Noon

Boyz N the Hood

Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face. Ricky is the 'All-American' athlete, looking to win a football scholarship to USC and seeks salvation through sports, while 'Dough' succumbs to the violence, alcohol, and crime surrounding him in his environment, but maintains a strong sense of pride and code of honour. Between these two is their friend Tre, who is lucky to have a father, 'Furious' Styles, to teach him to have the strength of character to do what is right and to always take responsibility for his actions.

Sat 27th January

Good Morning Vietnam

Saigon, 1965. Sporting a non-issue uniform and a not-by- the-book attitude, airman disc-jockey Adrian Cronauer arrives in sweltering Southeast Asia to take up his post as morning DJ on the local armed forces radio network. Brought in by the military to boost morale among the troops, Cronauer wastes little time in launching a few unexpected changes on the government-controlled airwaves.

Sat 27th January

The Infiltrator

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 a 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 to build 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.

Sat 27th January

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 US.

Sat 27th January

I Am Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger fully inhabited life, leaving not just traces, but laid bare great swaths of himself for an adoring public to ponder. Extravagant in gesture and in action, it was this energy and unshakeable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in those people close to him. This film depicts an extremely gifted and versatile artist whose talents span a broad array of mediums including acting, producing, directing, screenwriting, photography, painting, poetry, and music. But chief among his greatest allures was his rejection of the trappings and attention of Hollywood along with his attempt to live an ordinary artist's life.

Sat 27th January

Good Will Hunting

The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student, he's the kid who cleans the floors. Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who is failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him. Finally forced to deal with his past, Will discovers that the only one holding him back is himself.

Sun 28th January

Morning

I, Daniel Blake

Daniel Blake worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with a single mother, Katie, and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie's only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn't know, some 480km away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man's land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of 'striver and skiver' in modern-day Britain.

Sun 28th January

Bernard and Doris

A hypothetical, behind-the-scenes story of tobacco heiress Doris Duke and her Irish butler, Bernard. Doris was the world's richest woman, a society icon with a reputation for being difficult and demanding. Bernard was a closeted homosexual who, despite his subordinate status and troubled history with alcohol abuse, ended up the primary beneficiary of her estate. Theirs was a love story that nobody could have imagined - until now.

Sun 28th January

Quills

Imprisoned from the world in an asylum, the prolific Marquis crafts his tales of perversion with the help of a chambermaid, the beautiful and innocent Madeleine. When their relationship is discovered, it results in a disturbing and provocative confrontation between one man's freedom of expression and the state's need for control.

Sun 28th January

Doubt

Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the rigid and fear-inspiring principal of the Saint Nicholas Church School, suffers an extreme dislike for the progressive and popular parish priest, Father Flynn. Looking for wrongdoing in every corner, Sister Aloysius believes she's uncovered the ultimate sin when she hears Father Flynn has taken a special interest in a troubled boy. Without a shred of proof or evidence except her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius begins a crusade to both unearth the truth and expunge Flynn from the school, igniting a battle that threatens to tear apart the Church and school with devastating consequences.

Sun 28th January

The Young Victoria

On the eve of her 18th birthday and succession to the English throne, young Princess Victoria is caught in a royal power struggle, but it is her blossoming love affair with Albert that will determine the strength of her reign. Can she dedicate her life to her country and her heart to the one man she truly loves? Discover the passion and romance behind one of history's greatest love stories.

Sun 28th January

My Own Private Idaho

A view of the underbelly of life on the streets of Portland, Oregon, introduces us to two male hustlers, Mike and Scott. They live on the streets, do drugs and sell their bodies. Mike is quiet, gay and suffers from narcolepsy. Abandoned as a child, he is obsessed with finding his long-lost mother. Scott, on the other hand, comes from a wealthy family, and is slumming it until he is eligible to receive his inheritance. Together, these disparate friends begin an odyssey from Oregon to Idaho and beyond in search of Mike's mother.

Sun 28th January

Moonlight

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, this film 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 neighbourhood 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, this is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths.

Sun 28th January

Noon

I Am Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger fully inhabited life, leaving not just traces, but laid bare great swaths of himself for an adoring public to ponder. Extravagant in gesture and in action, it was this energy and unshakeable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in those people close to him. This film depicts an extremely gifted and versatile artist whose talents span a broad array of mediums including acting, producing, directing, screenwriting, photography, painting, poetry, and music. But chief among his greatest allures was his rejection of the trappings and attention of Hollywood along with his attempt to live an ordinary artist's life.

Sun 28th January

The Man Who Knew Infinity

An inspiration film that explores the brilliance of a mathematician that many believed could decipher the very fabric of the universe - possibly existence itself.

Sun 28th January

A United Kingdom

This film tells the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland, and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.

Sun 28th January

Evening

Elizabeth

This is the critically acclaimed epic of the queen's turbulent and treacherous rise to power. Before the Golden Age, Elizabeth was a passionate and naive girl who came to reign over a land divided by bloody turmoil. Amid palace intrigue and attempted assassinations, the queen is forced to become a cunning strategist while weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals and denying her own desires for the good of her country.

Sun 28th January

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

In late 16th century Europe, Elizabeth finds her rule openly challenged by the Spanish King Philip II with his powerful army and sea-dominating armada determined to restore England to Catholicism.

Sun 28th January

Road to Perdition

Michael Sullivan is a hit man for an Irish gang in the Depression-era Midwest. When his work intrudes on his private life, leading to the death of his beloved wife and son, Sullivan and his surviving son set out on a journey of retribution and redemption.

Mon 29th January

Morning

Birth

A Manhattan widow, Anna, comes across a persuasive 10-year-old boy who convinces 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 29th January

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.

Mon 29th January

Capturing Mary

This follow-up companion piece to Joe's Palace reintroduces the spooky London mansion where young caretaker Joe still works. Joe entertains a visitor, an elderly woman whose life was forever changed by her past experiences at the old house. As Joe takes Mary through the rooms of the mansion, Mary takes Joe through her story. Flashbacks unfold to the 1950s and 1960s, detailing young Mary's ambiguous relationship with Greville, a polished and self-assured stranger she meets at a party. Is the mysterious Greville, who exhibits a strange power over the rich and powerful, trying to seduce young Mary, or are his aims something more sinister?

Mon 29th January

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.

Mon 29th January

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 29th January

Elizabeth

This is the critically acclaimed epic of the queen's turbulent and treacherous rise to power. Before the Golden Age, Elizabeth was a passionate and naive girl who came to reign over a land divided by bloody turmoil. Amid palace intrigue and attempted assassinations, the queen is forced to become a cunning strategist while weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals and denying her own desires for the good of her country.

Mon 29th January

Noon

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

In late 16th century Europe, Elizabeth finds her rule openly challenged by the Spanish King Philip II with his powerful army and sea-dominating armada determined to restore England to Catholicism.

Mon 29th January

The Birth of a Nation

Set against the antebellum South, this film follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities, against himself and his fellow slaves, Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Mon 29th January

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, Gabe, 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 inevitable confrontation brings things to a tragic conclusion.

Mon 29th January

Evening

No Country for Old Men

When a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene, a pickup truck loaded with heroin and two million dollars in cash, his decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence. As an enigmatic killer who determines the fate of his victims with the flip of a coin sets out in pursuit of Moss, the disillusioned Sheriff Bell struggles to contain the rapidly escalating violence that seems to be consuming his once-peaceful Lone Star State town.

Mon 29th January

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.

Mon 29th January

Personal Shopper

In this ethereal and mysterious ghost story, a high-fashion personal shopper to the stars is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him.

Tue 30th January

Morning

Match Point

One-time tennis pro, Chris Wilton was used to falling just short in his life. But when he befriends Tom Hewett and marries his sister, Chloe, the doors are opened to the kind of money and success that Chris had once only dreamed of. But Chris becomes torn by his attraction to Tom's impossibly beautiful and sensual fiance, Nola. His attraction quickly turns to an obsession that forces him to make a critical choice, but will Chris' luck finally run out?

Tue 30th January

Brothers

When a US captain is shot down in Afghanistan, his brother takes care of his wife and kids. When he's rescued, however, he brings the demons of war home with him.

Tue 30th January

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.

Tue 30th January

The Great Escape

In 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft North, a maximum-security prisoner-of-war camp, designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history who worked on what became the largest prison breakout ever attempted.

Tue 30th January

A Dog Year

Jon Katz is a blocked writer who agrees to adopt an abused dog even though he already has two placid Labradors. With an inbuilt urge to go chasing moving objects, Devon is an instant handful and just as crazy as Jon. Perhaps the solution lies in a no-nonsense trainer who dispenses life lessons to both Katz and his dog.

Tue 30th January

Scent of a Woman

An overbearing, blind and retired lieutenant colonel hires a young guardian to assist him. It's a heart-rending and heart-warming tale of opposites attracting when they embark on a wild weekend trip that will change the lives of both men forever.

Tue 30th January

Noon

Ghosts of Mississippi

Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Supporting Actor for James Woods; Alec Baldwin stars as an assistant DA seeking justice for the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.

Tue 30th January

Monster's Ball

A dirt-poor Southern widow's relationship with a bigoted prison guard earns them both a second chance. Bound together by irretrievable loss and burdened by terrible knowledge, their raw need for each other is all they've got, but it just may be enough.

Tue 30th January

Rabbit-Proof Fence

The controversial topic of the Stolen Generation is played out in this true story about three Aboriginal girls. Taken from their home and separated from their mothers, they are sent to a remote settlement 2400km away. In response, they attempt the impossible and embark on a daring escape and epic journey to find their way back home, across an unforgiving landscape that will test their very will to survive.

Tue 30th January

Evening

I Am Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger fully inhabited life, leaving not just traces, but laid bare great swaths of himself for an adoring public to ponder. Extravagant in gesture and in action, it was this energy and unshakeable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in those people close to him. This film depicts an extremely gifted and versatile artist whose talents span a broad array of mediums including acting, producing, directing, screenwriting, photography, painting, poetry, and music. But chief among his greatest allures was his rejection of the trappings and attention of Hollywood along with his attempt to live an ordinary artist's life.

Tue 30th January

Cast Away

A FedEx systems engineer's ruled-by-the-clock existence abruptly ends when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun.

Tue 30th January

Enigma

It is March 1943 and the staff at Britain's top-secret intelligence headquarters, Bletchley Park, are struggling to break a new German naval code. Tom Jericho is a mathematician newly assigned to the unit, and thanks to his brilliant insights, the apparently unbeatable code begins to reveal its secrets. However, Tom has another, more personal, problem to solve: his former lover Claire has mysteriously disappeared, leaving only a few confused traces in her wake. Joining forces with the missing woman's bespectacled housemate Hester, Tom sets out to investigate.

Wed 31st January

Morning

The Assassination of Jesse James

Robert Ford joins Jesse James's gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and hatch a plan to kill the fastest gun in the west.

Wed 31st January

In Bruges

After a job goes wrong, hit men Ray and Ken are ordered by their crime boss to cool their heels in Bruges, Belgium. They don't make good tourists, however, and soon find themselves in the oddest of circumstances as they navigate the seemingly fairytale city.

Wed 31st January

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is an engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories. The film chronicles Grandin's early beginnings as a child diagnosed with autism; her turbulent growth and development during her school years and the enduring support she received from her mother, her aunt and her science teacher. Against all odds, Temple eventually transitioned into a highly-functional, esteemed inventor in the cattle industry, which she revolutionised with her scientific research and designs.

Wed 31st January

Les Miserables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, this is the enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption, and 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.