Back to 1942 (一九四二) is a beautifully filmed epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine in Henan.
King gives us a most human portrayal of a man who changed society and it was one of the most powerful mini-series to come along in many years.
The biopic Jimi: All is By My Side traces the incredible year from 1966 to 1967 that saw Jimi Hendrix rise from little known backup player to rock legend.
Breathtaking animation and a fully realized, mature drama make the fictionalized biopic The Wind Rises one of Miyazaki Hayao’s most accomplished works.
The charming family tale about the dolphin with the prosthetic tail returns in Dolphin Tale 2 with more good, clean fun for the whole family.
The Imitation Game is the not quite true story of Alan Turing, but Benedict Cumberbatch successfully brings him to life.
Rosewater marks a strong debut for Jon Stewart as a writer/director in his telling of a true story of one man’s imprisonment in Iran.
The Normal Heart is a frank and often disturbing account of the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in America.
A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut
The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.