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The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive action comedies, two smash hits that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil spectacle.

The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-kui, a Hong Kong police inspector whose methods are, ahem, unorthodox; the phenomenal Maggie Cheung, in a star-making role, plays his much-put-upon girlfriend, May.

Packed wall-to-wall with astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography, epic explosions, charmingly goofball slapstick, and awesomely 1980s electro soundtracks, Police Story and Police Story 2 set a new standard for rock-’em, sock-’em mayhem that established Chan as a performer of unparalleled grace and daring and would influence a generation of filmmakers, from Hong Kong to Hollywood.






Imagine a pulsating mass of gray matter, expanding in size and strength as it takes control of human minds and devours human bodies.

It could never happen, right?

Just watch Independent Thinking, starring Dr. Anthony Blakely (David Gale, Re-Animator), a hot new TV program. But as the show’s ratings continue to soar, so does the suicide and murder rate among its viewers. What they don’t know is that Dr. Blake has teamed with an alien brain and plans to gain control of all humanity.




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The silence has been broken... Dark, absorbing and entertaining, this follow-up to The Silence of the Lambs is an audacious success. Screen legend Anthony Hopkins (Nixon) is perverse perfection in his return to the role of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the sophisticated killer who comes out of hiding to draw FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling (Julianne Moore, Far from Heaven) into a high-stakes battle that will test her strength, cunning... and loyalty.

Meanwhile, the good doctor’s only surviving victim plots a particularly nasty revenge. Drenched in baroque terror and hair-raising visuals, Hannibal is as compelling as it is shocking.

Legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, The Martian) served up this smash-hit thriller from a screenplay by David Mamet (Glengarry Glen Ross) and Steven Zaillian (Schindler’s List), based on the bestselling novel by Thomas Harris (Red Dragon). Ray Liotta (Unforgettable), Giancarlo Giannini (Seven Beauties) and Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) round out the delectable cast.




Christian Slater (Pump Up The Volume) stars in the non-stop action-comedy KUFFS! George Kuffs is a restless young man who wants to make the big score. But when his beautiful girlfriend (Milla Jovovich, Resident Evil) begins to get serious, George decides it’s time to move on.

Approaching his older brother, Brad (Bruce Boxleitner, Tron), for a loan, George receives a job proposal instead: join Brad’s well-regarded Patrol Special team. Not real keen on the idea, George nonetheless joins and suddenly finds himself the new owner of the business when Brad is heartlessly gunned down in the line of duty. Soon, George is battling a crime spree in his district with a surly police partner (Tony Goldwyn, Ghost). Out to avenge his brother, George closes in on a crooked art dealer who is trying to wrestle the district away from him.

Breakneck action meets slapstick comedy with a hip score by Harold Faltermeyer (Beverly Hills Cop) in this high-powered adventure!





Trapped in a mysterious boarding school, 16-year-old Vivien and Sophia embark on a dangerous search to uncover the horrifying truth behind their imprisonment.

Soon running for their lives, the girls must save themselves or die trying. Featuring striking imagery and charismatic performances, Level 16 critically acclaimed, dystopian sci-fi thriller is an intense and furiously cerebral experience like no other.




For her award-winning breakthrough film, director Gillian Armstrong drew on teenage author Miles Franklin’s novel, a celebrated turn-of-the-twentieth-century Australian coming-of-age story, to brashly upend the conventions of period romance.

Headstrong young Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis, in a star-making performance), bemoans her stifling life in the backcountry, where her writerly ambitions receive little encouragement, and craves independence above all else.

When a handsome landowner (Sam Neill), disarmed by her unruly charms, begins to court her, Sybylla must decide whether she can reconcile the prospect of marriage with the illustrious life’s work she has imagined for herself. Suffused with generous humor and a youthful appetite for experience, My Brilliant Career is a luminous portrait of an ardently free spirit.














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