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  • Six stories spanning centuries. One soul. Tom Hanks and Halle Berry lead an all-star cast in interwoven tales as time shifts between past, present and future. 

    As characters reunite from one life to the next, their actions generate consequences: A killer evolves into a hero. An act of kindness inspires a revolution. Cloud Atlas combines science fiction, drama, mystery, action and romance into a film that’s one of the bravest and most ambitious pieces of film-making seen for years *****” Mail on Sunday.

  • Adapted from the acclaimed bestseller by Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close is a story that unfolds from inside the mind of Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven-year-old New Yorker whose discovery of a key in the belongings of his father, who died in the World Trade Centre on 9/11, sets him off on an urgent search for the lock it opens. 

    As Oskar’s quest takes him across the city, he encounters an eclectic assortment of people – survivors in their own way – who help uncover links to his father, preserving a connection to the man who helped Oskar confront his fears about the noisy, dangerous world around him.

  • The critically acclaimed hit series, Big Love, returns for it’s second break-out season. Bill Henrickson works hard and plays by the rules. All he wants in return is a happy, secure, normal life for his family. Is that too much to ask? Maybe so. For a polygamist like Bill, the American Dream comes with strings attached.

  • Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks) is a slightly cynical veteran prison guard on death row in the 1930’s. His faith, and sanity, deteriorated by watching men live and die, Edgecomb is about to have a complete turn around in attitude. Enter John Coffey (Oscar nominated Michael Clarke Duncan). 

    He’s eight feet tall. He has hands the size of waffle irons. He’s been accused of the murder of two children… and he’s afraid to sleep in a cell without a night-light. And Edgecomb, as well as the other prison guards – Brutus, a sympathetic guard, and Percy, a stuck-up, perverse, and violent person, are in for a strange experience that involves intelligent mice, brutal executions, and the revelation about Coffey’s innocence and his true identity. This Academy Award nominated tale is the second collaboration from the writer (Stephen King) and the director of Shawshank Redemption.

  • You’ve Got Mail delivers all the wit, charm and warmth you’d expect from a reunion of the stars (Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan) and director (Nora Ephron) of Sleepless in Seattle. 

    Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey, Jean Stapleton and more talented co-stars add perfect support to this valentine to modern – to modem – romance in which superstore book chain magnate Hanks and cozy children’s bookshop owner Ryan are anonymous e-mail cyberpals who fall head-over-laptops in love, unaware they are combative business rivals. You’ve got rare Hollywood magic when You’ve Got Mail.

  • Sherman McCoy was Wall Street’s Master of the Universe – and everything in his life was right. Then one night he took a wrong turn at the wrong place with the wrong woman. And nothing has gone right since. 

    Tom Hanks as McCoy, Bruce Willis as a jaded journalist, Melanie Griffith as McCoy’s self-centred mistress and Morgan Freeman as an outspoken judge ignite The Bonfire of the Vanities, the quintessential story of the go-for-it ’80s. Based on Tom Wolfe’s best seller and directed by Brian DePalma (Mission: Impossible), this freewheeling film pokes hilarious fun at the glitzy Greed Decade. It’s a comic circus so outrageous a single spark could start a bonfire!