Friday the 13th

In June 13, 1980, a young Jason Voorhees (Caleb Guss) witnesses his mother (Nana Visitor) being beheaded by a camp counselor (Stephanie Rhodes), who was trying to escape Mrs. Voorhees’s murderous rampage around Camp Crystal Lake. Approximately 30 years later, a group of vacationing friends—Wade (Jonathan Sadowski), Richie (Ben Feldman), Mike (Nick Mennell), Whitney (Amanda…

The Hole

17-year-old Dane Thompson, his 10-year-old brother Lucas, and their mother, Susan, move from Brooklyn to the quiet town of Bensenville. Dane and Lucas befriend Julie, the girl next door. Dane and Lucas find a trapdoor with several locks along each side. They discover a hole which appears to be bottomless. When Julie arrives, they lower…

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

During a benefit concert in Paris, France, David Seville (Jason Lee) is injured. Dave must recuperate and is forced to leave to Los Angeles, California his aunt to look after the Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon and Theodore) (Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler and Jesse McCartney). Arrangements are also made for them to go to school of…

Up in the Air

Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) works for the Career Transitions Corporation (CTC). He makes his living traveling to workplaces around the United States and informing workers of their dismissals in place of their employers, who fear doing it themselves. Part-time, Ryan also delivers motivational speeches, using the metaphor “What’s In Your Backpack?” to extol the virtues…

The Young Victoria

Princess Victoria of Kent is the heiress presumptive to the throne during the last years of the reign of her uncle King William IV. She is brought up under a strict set of rules devised by her mother (her father having died when Victoria was a baby), the Duchess of Kent and comptroller of the…

Yes Man

Bank loan officer Carl Allen has become withdrawn since his divorce from ex-wife Stephanie. Routinely ignoring his friends Pete and Rooney, he has an increasingly negative outlook on his life. One day, an old colleague suggests that he goes to a “Yes!” seminar with him, which encourages its attendants to seize the opportunity to say…

Imago mortis

Bruno (Amarilla), a student at the rundown FW Murnau Film School comes across the thanatoscope, an ancient instrument of death. The instrument, created by scientist Girolamo Fumagalli immortalises on a plate the last image seen by the victim’s retina. The school’s teachers, led by Countess Orsini (Geraldine Chaplin) are involved in a secretive plot concerning…

Frost/Nixon

A series of news reports document the role of Richard Nixon in the 1972 Watergate scandal, prior to his 1974 resignation speech. Meanwhile, David Frost has finished recording an episode of his talk show in Australia and watches on television as Nixon leaves the White House. A few weeks later in the London Weekend Television…

The Burning Plain

‘The story starts off some time in the mid-90’s in a small New Mexico town near the border of Mexico, where we are introduced to Gina (Kim Basinger), a wife and mother to four children. Gina carries out an affair with a local man named Nick Martinez (Joaquim de Almeida), who also has a family…

The Love Guru

Darren Roanoke, the star player of the Toronto Maple Leafs, is suffering from stress because his wife, Prudence, has left him for Jacques “Le Coq” Grandé, who is the goaltender of rival team Los Angeles Kings, his nickname apparently a nod to being exceedingly well-endowed. Roanoke’s stress causes his hand to shake, which affects his…