Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two–time Olympic medalist and genius…who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody (voiced by Modern Family’s Ty Burrell) and his adopted human boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, the two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future.
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, THE GREAT BEAUTY is a dazzlingly ambitious and thoroughly enthralling film from writer/director Paolo Sorrentino. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, journalist Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo, IL DIVO) has been a fixture in Rome’s literary and social circles for decades. When his 65th birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life and looking past the extravagant nightclubs, parties, and cafes to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel ‘Xerxes’ and told in the breathtaking visual style of director Zack Snyder, this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield — on the sea — as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal–turned–god Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and Artemesia (Eva Green), the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
In his Academy Award winning documentary TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Along with rare archival footage and a peerless soundtrack, the film boasts intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and Sting to name just a few. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others.
Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) manage to paint so photo-realistically — 150 years before the invention of photography? The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory is as extraordinary as what he discovers.
Spanning eight years, Jenison’s adventure takes him to Delft, Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces, on a pilgrimage to the North coast of Yorkshire to meet artist David Hockney, and even to Buckingham Palace to see a Vermeer masterpiece in the collection of the Queen.
After venturing to Europe for his last three films, Woody Allen is back in the U.S. with this dark comedy about a Park Avenue social climber forced to slum it with her blue-collar sister in San Francisco when she loses everything. Starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett and Sally Hawkins in highly acclaimed, award-winning performances, the film features inspired guest roles from Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Laouis C.K., and Andrew Dice Clay.
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and rumored to be the great Japanese animator’s final film, this decades–spanning epic from Hayao Miyazaki is one of his most unique films to date. Inspired by the stories of Jiro Horikoshi, visionary designer of one the most beautiful airplanes in history — the famed Zero fighter — and the writer Tatsuo Hori, this tale of love and perseverance in a turbulent world is brought to life by the vivid animation of Studio Ghibli.
SON OF GOD brings the story of Jesus to life through compelling cinematic storytelling that is both powerful and inspirational. Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar winner Hans Zimmer. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays the role of Jesus as the film spans from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.
Walking the Camino embarks on a journey with six strangers from around the world as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot – with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind. Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, each pilgrim throws themselves heart-and-soul into their physical trek to Santiago and, most importantly, their personal journey to themselves.
Global action star Liam Neeson stars in NON–STOP, a suspense thriller played out at 40,000 feet in the air. During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the airline to transfer $150 million into an off shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every 20 minutes. The exciting film reunites Neeson with UNKNOWN director Jaume Collet–Serra, and co–stars Golden Globe winner Julianne Moore.