Take Shelter
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A working-class family man struggles with his sanity after seeing signs of the apocalypse.
Side effects
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An unstable young woman enters a world of prescription drugs, blackmail and murder. If you enjoy Alfred Hitchcock movies, check this one out.
Much Ado About Nothing
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This modern re-telling of a Shakespearean classic, told in the original dialogue of the Bard, Joss Whedon's version is a delightful take on an old favorite. Fans of Shakespeare and Whedon alike will be drawn to this witty love story, told in black and white, and filled with an excellent cast.
English Vinglish
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Shashi is a housewife loved by her family but not always respected by them. Her limited English is a source of family amusement. A family wedding in the USA gives her an opportunity to take English classes, and for her family to notice how much they miss her.
Rain Shadow
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Two female veterinarians work in a dry land farming in Southern Australia. They live in Paringa a hard scrabble small town of diverse characters where drought complicates matters as well as threats to livestock.
Owl And The Sparrow
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A touching Vietnamese story involving a 10 year old orphan, beautiful flight attendant and a zookeeper in Saigon, As their stories overlap a view into the world of what constitutes success in relationships as well as a culture becomes clear.
Sherlock Season One
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Sherlock and Watson are back in action with a modern twist.
Keeping Mum
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A heartwarming and dark humored tale involving three generations of women.
Bleak House
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Charles Dickens’ tale wonderfully done by an all star cast. Love, betrayal and hopeless situations that Dickens is loved for.
The Grocer's Son
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Beautiful scenery, interesting plot, foreign film with subtitles.
The Darjeeling Limited
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Visually engaging and uniquely funny, this film tells the story of three brothers who reunite on a spiritual journey through India to confront unsettled family issues and “let go of baggage” along the way.
Shakespeare Retold
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Modern telling of Much ado about nothing, Macbeth, The taming of the Shrew, and A midsummer night’s dream. These tales will have you laughing, crying and falling in love.