Inspired by Alice in Wonderland
Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd (Steve Carell) re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon (Bryan Cranston) and Reverend Richard Mueller (Laurence Fishburne), to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.
What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best selling author Agatha Christie, "Murder on the Orient Express" tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
City-bred Laura McAllan (Carey Mulligan) is trying to raise her children on her husband's, Henry Mcallan (Jason Clarke), farm - a place she finds foreign and frightening. After World War II, two young men return to work the land and find themselves faced with incredible challenges.
Jamie McAllan (Garret Hedlund) is everything his older brother Henry is not: charming, handsome, and sensitive to Laura’s plight, but also haunted by his memories of combat. Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell), eldest son of the black tenant farmers who live on the McAllan farm, comes home with the shine of a war hero, only to face far more personal — and dangerous — battles against the ingrained bigotry of his own countrymen.
The Man Who Invented Christmas tells the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol. Directed by Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real-life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.
Call Me by Your Name made a splash at Sundance thanks to its sensitive and visually stunning treatment of a summer romance between an adolescent boy and a friend of his parents. It's based on the 2007 novel by André Aciman about a love affair between an intellectually precocious seventeen-year-old American-Italian Jewish boy and a visiting twenty-four-year-old American Jewish scholar in 1980s Italy.
The Breadwinner tells the story of Parwana, a 12-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parwana dresses as a boy in order to work and provide for her family. With her best friend Shauzia, she risks discovery to try to find out if her father is still alive.
Wonder tells the story of Auggie, a young boy with a facial deformity that causes his schoolmates to shun him. In Wonder, which is told from several different viewpoints, we learn how Auggie sees himself and how others see him. Heartbreaking yet inspiring, this is one for both kids and adults. The movie stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson as Auggie's parents.