1933. Hercule Poirot, older and greyer, receives letters threatening murder. The sender signs themselves only as “A.B.C.” When he takes the letters to the police looking for help, Hercule finds all his old friends have moved on. But soon there is a murder and the once-great detective must take matters into his own hands.
A redemptive coming of age story about a wayward teen, Jamie (Letitia Wright), who is encouraged by an inspiring and unconventional social worker Kate (Shirley Henderson), to use singing as an escape from her troubled background. Jamie's loyalties soon become torn between Kate and her possessive and volatile best friend, Leanne (Isabella Laughland).
Playful and cunning, these Shakespeare adaptations breathe new life into four classic plays. Macbeth is the chef in a three-star restaurant. Beatrice and Benedick are rival co-anchors on a nightly newscast. Titania and Bottom revel together in a theme resort called Dream Park. The eccentric Petruchio attempts to tame the conservative MP Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience.
It's two years since the mysterious disappearance of Kath Swarbrick's older sister Annie. But Kath remains haunted by the need to know what happened. When police investigations wind down, Kath continues the search herself. She gets nowhere until she steals some CCTV footage of her sister on her final day. Visiting the spot where she was filmed, Kath becomes convinced she has found a gateway to another reality in which Annie is still alive. Those close to Kath are skeptical. They question her sanity, beg her to stop searching. Has Kath really found a way to access the afterlife? Or is she losing her grip on reality?
A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps.
Anthony Trollope's epic tale of Victorian power and corruption captures the turmoil as the old order is swept aside by the brash new forces of business and finance. It is packed with the trials and tribulations of young love, the enduring values of honorable men, the raw energy of one of the most powerful cities in the world, and the greed and corruption that lay below its glittering surface.
Dylan Thomas, the volatile celebrity poet - tormented by anonymity, alcohol and the abyss - scandalized the Manhattan literati of the Fifties. In the face of the Welsh poet's wilder excesses in the Big Apple, John Malcolm Brinnin, a New York academic, has no choice but to hijack Dylan to a private retreat to get him ready for America. The days and nights that follow will change his life forever.
A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector (Peter Mullan) is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming back to haunt him. A surveyor (Wes Bentley) and his crew scouts the town as a location for a new railroad line and a young woman (Sarah Polley) suddenly appears in the town and is evidently the man's daughter.
The streets of London in the 1870s are anything but a safe place in this adaptation of Michel Faber's international bestselling novel which follows the story of Sugar, an unconventional and strong willed young prostitute and William Rackham, the reluctant heir to a perfume business.
Michael Winterbottom's witty take on Laurence Sterne's classic stars British comedian Steve Coogan as Sterne's eponymous hero and as Steve Coogan, a vain actor with a roving eye...and a sweet wife and baby in tow.
Blown away by a local band called the Sex Pistols, Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan) invent a uniquely anarchic record label, Factory Records. Soon he's promoting everyone from New Order to Happy Mondays and capturing the musical madness of Manchester!