Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.
Lauderee, a young environmentalist, clings to her rural home after her mother leaves her with her grandmother, and moves to California. Now the pair must learn how to trust each other despite a very uncertain future.
"A striking and emotional drama..." -- Variety
Tells the story of the passionate love affair and tumultuous marriage between Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway, following the adventurous writers through all the great conflicts of their time.
"Both writers come off as passionate egomaniacs with literary gifts so undeniable, you can't help but enjoy them."-- Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly
Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won't back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home, and even the love of his wife Alma as he sets out to make the film. Ultimately, Hitch wins Alma over, and the two collaborate to create an enduring masterpiece: Psycho.
"...It's a perfect summation of why he is the ultimate filmmaker" -- Entertainment Weekly
"...Hopkins and Mirren are acting pros in stellar form." -- Rolling Stone
The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi.
"Emily Mortimer stuns in her most radiant performance yet as Leonie in this exquisite portrait of a truly unconventional woman." -- Huffington Post
"Lushly photographed and featuring a stellar performance..." -- Hollywood Reporter
Eleven-year-old Woody dreams of a better life, as well as his absent mother. He looks to his uncle, Vincent, as the father he never had. A street hustler and former drug dealer, Vincent's fresh off an eight-year stint in prison and wants a new direction. When Vincent passes his nephew's school one day, he offers to show the boy how a man handles his business. Woody jumps at the chance, but soon his uncle's past life comes back to the forefront.
"Blew me away." -- Examiner
"Common is magnetic." -- Hollywood Reporter
From David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, comes a story about discovering your passions, following your dreams, and finding yourself. It's the 1960s and rock n' roll is changing the world. Inspired by a bold new era and his success in a local band, Douglas drops out of college to pursue his musical dreams, only to discover the harsh realities of the music industry. Douglas is forced to choose between listening to his father or listening to his heart.
"...a poignant, alternative, antiheroic history of the big beat." -- New York Times
"...a gritty, graceful salute to rock & roll..." -- Rolling Stone
An epic love story that spans childhood into adulthood, the film follows Heathcliff, an outsider taken in and given a home by a benevolent Yorkshire farmer, Earnshaw. Heathcliff develops a passionate relationship with the farmer's teenage daughter, Catherine, inspiring the envy and mistrust of his rough-hewn son, Hindley. Years later, when Earnshaw dies, the young adults must finally confront the intense feelings and destructive rivalries that have developed between them.
"Daring and vibrant. A bold spell." -- Los Angeles Times
"...admirable and often breathtaking." -- Globe and Mail