A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even
the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push
them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.
"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at
its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous
statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the
signing of the Civil Rights Act.
Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight,
that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge
of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series
of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.
The Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry
out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly
organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership take place over
25 years, from the 1970s into the 90s, and are inseparably intertwined
with the dark history of modern Italy: terrorism, kidnappings and
corruption at the highest levels of government.
A driven young man (Gyllenhaal) stumbles upon the underground world of
L.A. freelance crime journalism. When Lou Bloom, desperate for work,
muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line
between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers
challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in
genocide. The result is a surreal, cinematic journey, not only into the
memories and imaginations of mass murderers, but also into a
frighteningly banal regime of corruption and impunity.
For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out
at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and
gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following
her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a
way to escape the horror that seems to be only a few steps behind.
The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent
girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate
characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate
the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and
Pedro must put aside their differences if they are to successfully hunt
down a killer who for years has terrorized a community in the shadow of a
general disregard for women rooted in a misogynistic past.
Mathilda, a twelve-year old New York girl, is living an undesirable life among her half-family. Her father stores drugs for two-faced cop Norman Stansfield. Only her little brother keeps Mathilda from breaking apart. One day, Stansfield and his team take cruel revenge on her father for stretching the drugs a little, thus killing the whole family. Only Mathilda, who was out shopping, survives by finding shelter in Léon's apartment in the moment of highest need. Soon, she finds out about the strange neighbour's unusual profession - killing - and desperately seeks his help in taking revenge for her little brother. Léon, who is completely unexperienced in fatherly tasks, and in friendships, does his best to keep Mathilda out of trouble - unsuccessfully IMDB
Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940's, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner. IMDB
A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent explanation that the police fail to spot). Undercover policewoman Jessica is assigned by eccentric police psychologist Taccone to follow Loris and provide evidence for his arrest - but things don't quite go according to plan. IMDB
Ο Μεξικανός αρχηγός της αστυνομίας κατά των ναρκωτικών, Mike Vargas, βρίσκεται σε μια συνοριακή πόλη για ένα γρήγορο ταξίδι του μέλιτος με την αμερικανίδα γυναίκα του. Σύντομα θα πρέπει να καταθέσουν κατά του Grande ένα βαρόνο των ναρκωτικών ο οποίος τρομοκρατεί την γυναίκα του Vargas για να τον βγάλει από την υπόθεση. Όταν ένα παγιδευμένο αυτοκίνητο σκοτώνει ένα Αμερικάνο πρέσβη ο Vargas αρχίζει να ερευνά την υπόθεση απέναντι του όμως έχει τον τοπικό αστυνόμο θρύλο Hank Quinlan ο οποίος όμως κρύβει πολλά στοιχειά της υπόθεσης. Ένα από τα καλύτερα αμερικανικά film nouar με μεγάλους πρωταγωνιστές και τον μοναδικό Orson Welles. IMDB