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  • In the black-and-white ’50s sitcom realm of Pleasantville, mom always has a yummy meatloaf in the oven, the home team never loses and romance is a shy peck on the cheek. Until now. Because modern, real-life teens David (Tobey Maguire) and Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) are mysteriously zapped into that TV world. 

    With them come ideas and passions that turn the town’s cozy perfection into something more challenging and colourful. From Gary Ross (Big, Seabiscuit) comes an imaginative fantasy that maintains its humour even as it reveals its own true colours about embracing life in all its messiness and unpredictability. Don’t touch that dial. Stay tuned to life in Pleasantville.

  • Maverick hostage negotiator Danny Roman (Samuel L. Jackson) is framed for embezzlement and murder. Newly married and unjustly faced with prison, Roman turns hostage-taker to smoke out the guilty ones. Squaring off against him is respected, methodical negotiator Chris Sabian (Kevin Spacey). 

    Under siege and racing the clock, the two lock in a deadly battle of wits.  F. Gary Gray (Set It Off) directs the leads and a top ensemble cast (including David Morse and J.T. Walsh) in a story honed with spiralling tension and volatile action. In a dazzling series of twists and gambits, Roman and Sabian face off against time and each other.

  • Settle down, breathe deeply and hold tight as The Client, one of the best screen adaptations of a John Grisham novel, delivers dramatic moment-by-moment suspense. Academy Award® winners Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones headline this whirlwind thriller. 

    Newcomer Brad Renfro plays 11-year-old Mark Sway, torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. Witnessing the suicide of a Mafia Lawyer, Mark accidentally gets caught up in a mafia secret. Now an unwilling pawn in a deadly game between the mafia and ambitious Reverend Roy (Jones), his only ally is his courageous attorney (Sarandon) who risks her career – and unexpectedly, her life for him.

  • Mac McKussic may have quit the business of drug dealing. But – inside and outside the law – the business won’t quit him.  

    Mel Gibson (as Mac), Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell and Raul Julia star in this high-gloss, high-stakes thriller from Chinatown Academy Award® winner Robert Towne. Russell is Mac’s pal Nick, a cop under pressure to bring Mac down; Julia plays a Mexican lawman with shady intentions; and Pfeiffer is a cool restaurateur torn between her feelings for Nick and Mac.