When a British spy, Osnard, is banished to Panama after sleeping with the ambassador’s mistress, he is tasked with a mission to find out the Panamanian President plans to do with the canal. Instead of doing this, the Intelligence officer teams up with a local tailor, Pendel, and blackmails him into using his past connections with underworld mobsters and political figures to concoct a fictional tale – one of mercenaries trying to take over Panama – to trick the U.S. and Britain into revealing their true natures.
Taking a swing this time at home-surveillance mockumentary horror films, the fifth installment of this equally mock-worthy franchise is sure to be filled with poop jokes, nefarious demons, Charlie Sheen, and, wait for it, Lindsay Lohan. That is all.
In this quirky comedy, the rapture actually happens and billions of people vanish from the face of the Earth. Not ones to let such a minor setback disrupt their lives, Lindsey and Ben continue living day to day while dodging the occasional locust and wraith. But when the Anti-Christ makes his home base their neighborhood and begins developing a strong affection for Lindsey, the couple decide to put a stop to the brother “from down under” ’s shenanigans.
Bo is a child in 1940s Hong Kong is abandoned by his parents. Sporting a pair of blue eyes, the young boy’s Western appearance causes those he comes into contact with to shun him. Forced to fend for himself, the young boy eventually goes to work as an engineer which leads to a successful career in the British colonies. Now an older gentleman, married and quite happy, Bo realizes that he is still haunted by his past when a mysterious woman enters his life.
When a massacre takes place at a local gas station, police detective Reese is tasked with unmasking the killer. With only video footage taken by the victims minutes before their deaths for help, can Reese figure out who the murderer is before the body count begins to pile up?
When Mary Katherine (MK) visits her eccentric scientist father at his house, the last thing she expects is to be shrunken down to the size of an ant. But when that’s exactly what happens, MK finds that she was done so by a queen of the neighboring forest. Why? The queen, fatally wounded by a messenger of evil, needs someone to safely transport a pod holding the new queen. Accompanied by a Leafman warrior, a pair of mollusks, and a maverick, MK begins her epic journey into the unknown, and to save worlds both foreign and at home.
There are just some things we can’t control. This is the theme of India’s most renown filmmaker, Satyajit Ray, in what he refers as his masterpiece. Charu, a young housewife, is neglected by her husband. Although he continues to put all of his focus into his work, he decides it would be a good idea to have his brother-in-law and his own blood brother keep her company. But when Charu and her husband’s brother begin to become more than friends, the former must decide what it is in life that she really wants.
The Big City, Criterion Collection
A story of bravery in 1960s Calcutta, India. When a housewife from a conservative family decides to take up work as a salesperson (and she’s good at it!), the once-peaceful truce between her and her in-laws is thrown into chaos. When her husband loses his job, it is essential that she continue working even though it only serves to widen the rift between them. With only a Euro-Indian co-worker for support (and mentoring), what will become of the woman who was once regarded as a paragon of subservience?
A highly-cultivated pair, George and Anne, are peacefully enjoying their lives’ dénouement without much care in the world. But when Anne suffers from a critical stroke, their remaining time together is marred by a dispiriting and disparaging downward spiral as Georges attempts to help them retain some dignity. Tired and weary himself, the time comes when the patriarch must make some very life-changing decisions for them both.
On the day that a serial killer who forensic psychologist Jack Gramm helped put away is to be put to death, the latter receives a phone call telling him he has only eighty-eight minutes left to live. In a race against the clock – literally – Jack must confront and uncover a killer leaving bodies behind, similar to the fashion of said serial killer, before his time runs out!