Pelé: Birth of a Legend

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    From an impoverished youth and a life full of disadvantages, to scoring the winning goal in Brazil’s first ever World Cup victory in 1958, Pelé: Birth of a Legend tells the miraculous true story of the legendary soccer player’s rise to glory. With his unorthodox, uniquely Brazilian style of play and an unbeatable spirit, Pelé overcame all odds, inspired his country, and reshaped the world’s most popular sport.

    Pelé: Birth of a Legend is a heart-warming tale filled with captivating on-the-field action and wonderful performances from an international cast including Vincent D’Onofrio (Jurassic World) and Colm Meaney (The Damned United).

    Wide Open Sky

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    Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Sydney Film Festival, Wide Open Sky is the uplifting story of a children’s choir in outback NSW. In this remote corner of the state, footy is king and music education is rare as rain. Determined to see the children reach their potential, Moorambilla Voices’ passionate and driven choir director, Michelle Leonard, strives to open up their world through music. Wide Open Sky takes us into the lives of Kyh, Mack, Opal and Taylah, four brave and hopeful primary school children who travel far from home to music camp to prepare for the choir’s big concert. They have just three days to learn a demanding repertoire. Set against a stunning landscape and featuring music by acclaimed band Dirty Three, Wide Open Sky is a funny, heartwarming snapshot of childhood in rural Australia. These little voices have big dreams, and the choir offers them the chance of a lifetime.

    The Divergent Series: Allegiant

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    Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, Octavia Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim and Naomi Watts.

    The third installment of the blockbuster Divergent Series franchise, Allegiant takes Tris [Shailene Woodley] and Four [Theo James] into a new world, far more dangerous than ever before.

    After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known in order to find a peaceful solution for their embroiled city. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.

    Eye In The Sky

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    Starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman and Barkhad Abdi, Eye in the Sky is a smart, politically charged thriller set on the cutting edge of contemporary drone warfare.

    The film centres on Colonel Katherine Powell (Mirren), a UK military intelligence officer in command of a top-secret operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. When Powell learns the terrorists are about to embark on a deadly suicide mission, the operation escalates from “capture” to “kill.” American drone pilot Steve Watts (Paul) is poised to engage when, suddenly, a nine-year-old girl enters the kill zone. As the military’s man-on-the-ground risks everything to save the girl, the impossible decision of when to strike gets passed up the “kill chain” of politicians and lawyers as the seconds tick down.

    With nuanced performances from a terrific ensemble cast, Eye in the Sky deftly explores the ethical conundrum of collateral damage; should one innocent life be sacrificed to save hundreds more? Moving at a heart-racing pace, Eye in the Sky takes us into a moral and political minefield, where every decision comes at a steep price.
     

    Fifty Shades of Black

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    An outrageously raunchy comedy, Fifty Shades of Black follows millionaire control freak Christian Black (Marlon Wayans: The A Haunted House series) as he introduces shy college student Hannah Steele (Kali Hawk: Bridesmaids) to the world of “romance” after she interviews him for her school newspaper. Their hilariously kinky relationship stumbles forward despite Christian’s spectacular shortcomings as a lover and the over-the-top antics of his cluelessly racist adoptive mother Claire (Jane Seymour: Wedding Crashers), his extremely well-endowed brother Eli (Affion Crockett: Pixels) and Hannah’s hyper-sexual roommate Kateesha (Jenny Zigrino).

    Gods Of Egypt

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    In this spectacular action-adventure inspired by the mythology of Egypt, a clever mortal thief, Bek [Brenton Thwaites], undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he enlists the help of the powerful god Horus [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] in an unlikely alliance against Set [Gerard Butler], the merciless god of darkness. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.

    Trumbo

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    In 1947, the successful career of prolific screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston, in an Academy Award®-nominated performance) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. Trumbo tells the story of his fight against the US government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren: The Woman in Gold) and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

    With an all-star cast that also includes Diane Lane, John Goodman, Louis C.K. and Elle Fanning, Trumbo is a witty, spirited leap back into the Golden Age of Hollywood, and an insight into the man behind some of the era’s most beloved films.

    Dirty Grandpa

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    Jason Kelly [Zac Efron] is one week away from marrying his boss’s uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced Jason is tricked into driving his foul-mouthed grandfather, Dick [Robert De Niro], to Daytona for spring break, his pending nuptials are suddenly in jeopardy. Between riotous frat parties, bar fights, and an epic night of karaoke, Dick is on a quest to live his life to the fullest and bring Jason along for the ride. Ultimately, on the wildest journey of their lives, “dirty” Grandpa and his uptight grandson discover they can learn from one another and form the bond they never had.

     

    Stretch

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    The director of Smokin’ Aces brings you into the world of Stretch (Patrick Wilson: The Conjuring), a hard-on-his luck Hollywood limo driver with a dark past. When Stretch is in need of quick cash to pay back his debts to a notorious gangster, he takes a job with a billionaire client in hopes of a big payday. His client’s eccentricities soon escalate into a wild night of adventure, sex, and danger which begins to make the fate of returning to the mob empty-handed seem reasonable. With an all-star cast featuring Ed Helms, Brooklyn Decker and Jessica Alba, you won't want to miss out on the ride of a lifetime.

    Hell on Wheels Season 5 Vol. 1

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    In Season 5, Volume 1 of Hell on Wheels, Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) finds himself a stranger in a strange land – the  mountain town of Truckee, California, home to the Central Pacific Railroad. This rough railroad town teems with thousands of Chinese workers, foreign in language, culture and traditions. Despite the challenges of corralling his new workforce, Cullen leads the Herculean effort to tunnel through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, sometimes achieving only inches a day in the race to complete the first Transcontinental Railroad.

    Kajaki: Kilo Two Bravo

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    Kajaki: Kilo Two Bravo depicts a real-life incident involving a group of British soldiers who were trapped in a minefield while stationed at the Kajaki Dam in Afghanistan in 2006. When a three-man patrol sets out to disable a Taliban roadblock, one of the patrol detonates a land mine, blowing off his leg and setting into motion a desperate rescue mission. His fellow soldiers come to his aid, only to find themselves trapped in an unmarked minefield. With no way out, any movement risks certain injury and possible death.

    Out of this harrowing day came extraordinary acts of bravery, selflessness and heroism, but also tragic consequences. Kajaki: Kilo Two Bravo is a riveting and powerful film about a team who risked their lives so no man was left behind.

    Haven Season 5 Part A

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    Season Five picks up with the aftermath of our heroes’ victory over William. After having successfully banished him into the Void, Nathan and Duke are devastated to discover that the Audrey Parker they know and love has disappeared. In her place stands Mara, the unflinchingly malevolent “original” person responsible for creating the troubles many centuries ago. Finally freed from the confines of her do-gooder husks (Audrey, Lucy, Sarah, etc.), Mara proceeds to unleash a wave of chaos over Haven.

    The Enfield Haunting

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    Chilling and terrifying, The Enfield Haunting is the unmissable true story of the most documented and shocking poltergeist incident in modern history. In a seemingly normal house in Enfield, north London, a series of disturbing paranormal events have begun to take place. Reports of an unworldly presence making repeated attempts on the life of 11-year-old Janet Hodgson (Eleanor Worthington-Cox: Maleficent) soon attract the attention of paranormal investigator Maurice Grosse (Timothy Spall: Mr. Turner) who is convinced that the house is plagued by a poltergeist. With the attacks growing increasingly violent by the day, Maurice will stop at nothing to protect Janet from these strange and dark forces.

    A Walk in the Woods

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    When an ageing travel writer sets out to hike the 2,100-mile-long Appalachian Trail with a long-estranged high school buddy, the duo learn that some roads are better left untraveled. 

    Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, two icons of cinema, are a perfect comedic pair, bringing their characters to life with exceptional nuance. As the two face off with each other and an eccentric assortment of characters, the grand trail proves to be an epic journey. Emma Thompson brilliantly counterbalances their antics as the patient companion, wise enough to let them go on this ill-conceived journey. As moving as it is playful, A Walk in the Woods proves that amid the glory of stunning vistas and Appalachian wildlife, the untamed human condition can be just as formidable.