At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world. Features: Featurettes- J.K Rowling: A World Revealed Wizards on Screen, Fans in Real Life Distinctly Dumbledore Unlocking Scene Secrets: The Return to Hogwarts Unlocking Scene Secrets: Newt's Menagerie Unlocking Scene Secrets: Credence, Nagini and the Circus Arcanus Unlocking Scene Secrets: Paris and Place CachÃ©e Unlocking Scene Secrets: Ministere des Affaires Magiques Unlocking Scene Secrets: Grindelwald's Escape and the Ring of Fire Deleted Scenes- Credence Reborn Deleted Scenes-At the Docks Deleted Scenes: Newt's Basement Deleted Scenes- Walk n Talk Deleted Scenes: Ballroom Dance Deleted Scenes: Tina and Skender Deleted Scenes: Murmuration Deleted Scenes: Newt and Jacob Walk to Kama's Deleted Scenes: Nagini and Credence in Alley Deleted Scenes: Dumbledore and McGonagall
A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE is the story of David (Haley Joel Osment), the first mecha (a futuristic term for a mechanized human being) designed with the ability to love. A couple whose son is in a coma "adopts" David to help them recover from their loss. Naturally, things do not go as planned, and David is forced to leave the mother (Frances O'Connor) he's been "imprinted" to love, and make his way in the world. Traveling with Teddy, a hi-tech stuffed bear, David escapes the Flesh Fair, where angry humans destroy mechas to "purge artificiality," and unexpectedly befriends Gigolo Joe (Jude Law in a wry performance), a robot designed to pleasure women. Joe agrees to help David in his quest to become human.Director Stanley Kubrick originally developed A.I., at one point asking Spielberg to direct it. When Kubrick passed away, Spielberg took the reins. Using a treatment and thousands of drawings commissioned by Kubrick, Spielberg wrote his own screenplay (his first since 1979's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND). Osment, perhaps the only pre-teen actor who can effectively convey existential angst, gives a marvelous performance, helping Spielberg create a gorgeous futuristic fairy tale that questions the very nature of what we call life.
When the child Arthur's father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur's uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy whether he likes it or not.
"Sherlock Holmes" is brought vividly to life for a whole new generation in this action-packed adventure from director Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downey Jr. as the super sleuth
In resourceful orphan Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield, an Oliver Twist-like charmer), Martin Scorsese finds the perfect vessel for his silver-screen passion: this is a movie about movies (fittingly, the 3-D effects are spectacular). After his clockmaker father (Jude Law) perishes in a museum fire, Hugo goes to live with his Uncle Claude (Ray Winstone), a drunkard who maintains the clocks at a Paris train station. When Claude disappears, Hugo carries on his work and fends for himself by stealing food from area merchants. In his free time, he attempts to repair an automaton his father rescued from the museum, while trying to evade the station inspector (Sacha Baron Cohen), a World War I veteran with no sympathy for lawbreakers. When Georges (Ben Kingsley), a toymaker, catches Hugo stealing parts for his mechanical man, he recruits him as an assistant to repay his debt. If Georges is guarded, his open-hearted ward, Isabelle (Chloë Moretz), introduces Hugo to a kindly bookseller (Christopher Lee), who directs them to a motion-picture museum, where they meet film scholar René (Boardwalk Empire's Michael Stuhlbarg). In helping unlock the secret of the automaton, they learn about the roots of cinema, starting with the Lumière brothers, and give a forgotten movie pioneer his due, thus illustrating the importance of film preservation, a cause to which the director has dedicated his life. If Scorsese's adaptation of The Invention of Hugo Cabret isn't his most autobiographical work, it just may be his most personal. --Kathleen C. Fennessy
Readers of John Berendt's bestselling novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, were bound to be at least somewhat disappointed by this big-screen adaptation, but despite mixed reaction from critics and audiences, there's still plenty to admire about director Clint Eastwood's take on the material. Readers will surely miss the rich atmosphere and societal detail that Berendt brought to his "Savannah story," and the movie can only scratch the surface of Georgian history, tradition and wealthy decadence underlying Berendt's fact-based murder mystery. Still, Eastwood maintains an assured focus on the wonderful eccentrics of Savannah, most notably a gay Savannah antiques dealer (superbly played by Kevin Spacey), who may or may not have killed his friend and alleged lover (Jude Law). John Cusack plays the Town & Country journalist who arrives in Savannah to find much more than he bargained for--including the city's legendary drag queen Lady Chablis (playing "herself")--and John Lee Hancock's smoothly adapted screenplay succeeds in bringing Berendt's characters vividly to life with plenty of flavourful dialogue. --Jeff Shannon
Wilde could easily have been nothing more than another well-dressed literary film from the British costume drama stable, but thanks to a richly textured performance from Stephen Fry in the title role, it becomes something deeper--a moving study of how the conflict between individual desires and social expectations can ruin lives. Oscar Wilde's writing may be justifiably legendary for its sly, barbed wit, but Wilde the film is far from a comedy, even though Fry relishes delivering the great man's famous quips. It takes on tragic dimensions as soon as Wilde meets Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, the strikingly beautiful but viciously selfish young aristocrat who wins Oscar's heart but loses him his reputation, marriage and freedom. Fry is brilliant at capturing how the intensity of Wilde's love for Bosie threw him off balance, becoming an all-consuming force he was unable to resist. Jude Law expertly depicts both Bosie's allure and his spitefully destructive side, there are subtle supporting performances from Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle and Zoe Wanamaker, and the period trappings are lavishly trowelled on. But this is Fry's show all the way: from Oscar the darling of theatrical London to Wilde the prisoner broken on the wheel of Victorian moralism, he doesn't put a foot wrong. It feels like the role he was born to play. --Andy Medhurst
The Young Pope Lenny Belardo (Jude Law), aka Pius XIII, is the first American Pope in history. Young and charming, his election might seem the result of a simple and effective media strategy by the College of Cardinals. But, as we know, appearances can be deceptive. Especially in the place and among the people who have chosen the great mystery of God as the guiding light of their existence. That place is the Vatican and those people are the leaders of the Catholic Church. And the most mysterious and contradictory figure of all turns out to be Pius XIII himself. Shrewd and naÃ¯ve, old-fashioned and very modern, doubtful and resolute, ironic, pedantic, hurt and ruthless. The New Pope Two-time Academy Award Â® nominees John Malkovich and Jude Law star in Academy AwardÂ® winner Paolo Sorrentino's stunning vision for the world of the modern papacy. Written and directed by internationally celebrated auteur Paolo Sorrentino, with co-writers Umberto Contarello and Stefano Bises, The New Pope marks Sorrentino's second series set in the world of the modern papacy. Pius XIII (Jude Law) is in a coma. After an unpredictable and mysterious time, the Secretary of State Voiello succeeds in the enterprise of having the charming, sophisticated and moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox (John Malkovich) placed on the papal throne with the name John Paul III. The new pope seems perfect, but he conceals secrets and a certain fragility. Quickly, he begins to realise that it will not be easy to replace the charismatic Pius XIII who, hanging between life and death, has become a Saint with thousands of faithful followers now idolizing him. Meanwhile, the Church is under attack from several scandals that risk irreversibly devastating the hierarchies of the Church, and the key principles of Christianity upon which they are based. As always, nothing is as it originally seems in the Vatican. Good and evil march arm in arm through this historic institution, right up until the final showdown..
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Director Steven Spielberg's futuristic sci-fi classic A.I. dazzles! When a prototype robot child named David (Haley Joel Osment) is programmed to love, his human family isn't prepared. Now alone in a dangerous world, David befriends a streetwise robot (Jude Law) and embarks on a spectacular quest to discover the secret of his own identity. SPECIAL FEATURES Documentary on bringing A.I. to the screen Interviews with Steven Spielberg, Haley Joel Osment and Jude Law Behind-the-scenes featurettes on the making of A.I. Interview with Sound Designer Gary Rydstrom at Skywalker Ranch Visit to Stan Winston Studios with early Teddy footage Interviews with Lucasfilm's ILM special effects group Trailers, storyboards, drawings and hundreds of photos And much, much more!
Nicole Kidman (Academy Award Winner - Best Actress, The Hours, 2002) stars with Academy Award winner Renee Zellweger (Best Supporting Actress, Cold Mountain, 2003) and Academy Award nominee Jude Law (Best Actor, Cold Mountain). At the dawn of the Civil War, the men of Cold Mountain, North Carolina, rush to join the Confederate army. Ada (Kidman) has vowed to wait for Inman (Law), but as the war drags on and letters go unanswered, she must find the will to survive. At war's end, hearts will be dashed, dreams fulfilled and the strength of the human spirit tested...but not broken. Directed by Academy Award winner Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, 1996).
In the futuristic action-thriller Repo Men, humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union.
Joseph Fiennes and Jude Law star in the true story of a World War II duel between a young Russian sniper and a German officer set against the epic battle of Stalingrad.
At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world. Extras: Featurettes- J.K Rowling: A World Revealed Wizards on Screen, Fans in Real Life Distinctly Dumbledore Unlocking Scene Secrets: The Return to Hogwarts Unlocking Scene Secrets: Newt's Menagerie Unlocking Scene Secrets: Credence, Nagini and the Circus Arcanus Unlocking Scene Secrets: Paris and Place CachÃ©e Unlocking Scene Secrets: Ministere des Affaires Magiques Unlocking Scene Secrets: Grindelwald's Escape and the Ring of Fire Deleted Scenes- Credence Reborn Deleted Scenes-At the Docks Deleted Scenes: Newt's Basement Deleted Scenes- Walk n Talk Deleted Scenes: Ballroom Dance Deleted Scenes: Tina and Skender Deleted Scenes: Murmuration Deleted Scenes: Newt and Jacob Walk to Kama's Deleted Scenes: Nagini and Credence in Alley Deleted Scenes: Dumbledore and McGonagall
Emily (Rooney Mara - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Martin (Channing Tatum - The Vow) are successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist (Jude Law - Sherlock Holmes) intended to treat anxiety - has unexpected and dangerous side effects. From director Steve Soderbergh (Contagion Magic Mike Ocean's Eleven Twelve Thirteen) comes a riveting psychological thriller where neither the symptoms nor the cure are quite as straightforward as they seem.
Celeste is a 13-year-old music prodigy who survives a horrific school shooting in 1999. Her talent shines through during the memorial service when she sings a song that touches the hearts of the mourners. Guided by her sister and a talent manager, the young girl transforms into a rising pop star with a promising future. Eighteen years later, Celeste now finds herself on the comeback trail when a scandal, personal struggles and the pitfalls of fame threaten her career.
Director Terry Gilliam and star Heath Ledger deliver the story of Parnassus and his extraordinary 'Imaginarium', a travelling show where members of the audience get an irresistible opportunity to choose between light and joy or darkness and gloom.
The good news is, Dr. Watson does get married. The bad news is, Sherlock Holmes throws his bride off a moving train. Actually, there's even worse news than that--but all will be explained in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, the sequel to Guy Ritchie's 2009 hit. Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law return to their roles as Holmes and Watson, as the duo take on the world's greatest criminal mind, Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), a man whose latest scheme has global implications. Sherlockians who prefer their consulting detective to remain in a traditional mode had best look the other way, for the sequel continues Ritchie's vision of Holmes as a hard-punching action hero hurtling through a barrage of special effects sequences. If you can go with that, A Game of Shadows actually improves on the first film: the story makes a little more sense (or possibly the whole thing moves so smoothly you don't notice the illogic), Harris is a delicious villain, and new cast members Noomi Rapace (from the Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series) and Stephen Fry (playing Sherlock's brother Mycroft, who calls his sibling "Sherlie") add appeal. It's all frivolous and superficial, but the film's playful attitude and breathless forward motion are skillfully managed--and the final note adds just the right punctuation. --Robert Horton
Disenchanted adrenaline junkies Billy (Law) and his girlfriend Jo (Frost) discover their latest thrill: steal expensive cars and ram-raid them into shop windows. However as time passes the rush fades with Jo wanting out of their hectic lifestyle. With newcomer Tommy (Pertwee) on the scene Billy is pushed into taking on ever riskier targets which could spell the end of all... Featuring a hot British cast and some of the best car chases ever filmed in the UK Paul W.S. Anderson
To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves - and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) leads. When Dickie's father a wealthy ship builder asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow) never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own. After all it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody...
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