Abe (Joaquin Phoenix) arrives at the small picturesque Braylin College in Rhode Island feeling that his life is meaningless. His reputation precedes him. Tales have been buzzing around campus of the notorious Abe Lucas; a charismatic, radical romantic prone to bleak depressions. He quickly draws the attention of Rita Richards (Parker Posey), a lonely professor who fantasises that Abe will rescue her from her unhappy marriage. Meanwhile, Abe attracts another admirer in Jill Pollard (Emma Stone), a bright young student who finds his tortured artistic personality irresistible. Though he rebuffs her romantic advances, Abe and Jill become friends. Pure chance changes everything when Abe overhears a stranger’s tale of woe at a local diner. Abe sees his opportunity to perform what he believes is a moral act and suddenly his life has purpose.
From Tate Modern London, and New York’s MoMA. Hailed as the most successful exhibition in Tate Modern’s history, you can still catch this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at your local cinema, featuring exclusive new footage from MoMA New York. Audiences are invited to enjoy an intimate, behind-the-scenes documentary about this once-in-a-lifetime blockbuster exhibition with expert contributions from those that knew Matisse as well as curators, historians, Tate director Nicholas Serota and MoMA director Glenn Lowry. Plus there are breathtaking specially commissioned performances by Royal Ballet principal dancer Zenaida Yanowsky and jazz musician Courtney Pine. Acclaimed British actor Simon Russell Beale brings insight and emotion to the words of Henri Matisse himself, while actor Rupert Young (Merlin) narrates.
Arriving unannounced on the doorstep of the Peterson family, recently discharged soldier David (Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey, The Fifth Estate) brings a final message from their recently deceased son, with whom he served. Still grieving over their son’s tragic death in combat, the Petersons welcome David into their home and their lives. Humble, helpful and unfailingly polite, David turns out to be the perfect guest.
But David’s unorthodox problem-solving methods begin to raise Anna’s (Maika Monroe from It Follows, The Bling Ring) suspicions as a wave of shocking and unexplained violence spreads through their small town. When her inquiries into his past raise further alarm, it sets the stage for a deadly conflict.
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love,Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors).
Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brainscience institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? This is ‘the hard problem’ which puts Hilary at odds with her colleagues who include her first mentor Spike, her boss Leo and the billionaire founder of the institute, Jerry. Is the day coming when the computer and the fMRI scanner will answer all the questions psychology can ask? Meanwhile Hilary needs a miracle, and she is prepared to pray for one.
The somewhat insane Doctor Proctor has accidentally invented the world's most powerful fart powder. When two kids from his neighborhood drop by for an unexpected visit, it becomes the beginning of an unusual friendship and a riotous business project. Well-behaved Lisa with her pigtails and tiny Nilly with his bright red hair decide to help introduce Doctor Proctor's fart powder to the world. But this turns out to be an adventure fraught with danger, as the wealthy and evil Mr. Thrane and his two creepy sons are willing to do anything to get their hands on the fart powder. The comedy DOCTOR PROCTOR’S FART POWDER is a modern-day fairy tale set in a world where the most normal adult is a mad professor, where animals you wish didn't exist lurk in the sewer, and where the farts are powerful enough to launch you into outer space.
They broke everything but her spirit. They took everything but her dream. NOBLE, the award-winning feature film, is the incredible true story of a fearless Irish heroine driven by her daring vision to escape the slums of Ireland and risk everything on the streets of Vietnam.
Winner of six U.S. film festival awards, including the Panavision Spirit Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the powerful biopic drama written and directed by Stephen Bradley is heralded by critics as “raw and genuinely powerful,” “captivating” and “moving.” The Hollywood Reporter calls it “a joyful and rousing affirmation of the human spirit that will resound widely.”