Based on the true oceanic adventure taken by Thor Heyerdahl, this Norwegian Golden Globe and Oscar nominee follows the explorer’s 1947 journey across the Pacific in a balsa wood raft.
Based on the 2008 novel, in turn inspired by To Kill A Mockingbird, this British coming-of-age drama stars Tim Roth as the father of 11-year-old Skunk, a girl who witnesses her neighbour viciously beating one of her few friends. Winner of Best Film at British Independent Awards 2012.
Described by the Hollywood Reporter as "porn-pulp" and nominated for top honours at the Venice Film Festival, Spring Breakers follows four college girls on a decadent spree of partying and crime as they head off on Spring Break. Starring James Franco and former Disney starlets Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez.
Berlin Film Festival-winning French war drama that tells the story of Komona, a girl kidnapped at the age of 12 by rebel soldiers and enslaved to a life of guerrilla warfare in the African jungle.
Set in London, this geriatric comedy drama stars Terence Stamp as a shy, grumpy pensioner who is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife (Vanessa Redgrave) into joining a highly unconventional local choir led by Gemma Arterton.
Zombie rom-com starring Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class) as a bummed-out living dead who falls for the living girlfriend of one of his victims. Also stars John Malkovich, Rob Corddry and Dave Franco. From the director of 50/50, based on the debut novel by Isaac Marion.
Drama starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken and Catherine Keener as members of a New York-based, world-renowned four-piece string quartet struggling to keep the group together in the face of competing egos, lust and a debilitating illness.
Winner of Best Director at the Berlin Film Festival 2012, this slow-burning Cold War drama follows a doctor torn between the West, where her lover has emigrated, and her obligations in the East.
Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) brings the epic stage musical to the big screen with stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Anne Hathaway in an Oscar-winning performance.
Emma Watson and Logan Lerman star in this adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's critically acclaimed coming-of-age novel.
From director Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Trainspotting), a psychological thriller following fine art auctioneer Simon (James McAvoy) who teams with a criminal gang (led by Vincent Cassel) to steal a valuable Goya painting. When the heist goes wrong and Simon forgets where he stashed the artwork, they turn to a hypnotherapist (Rosario Dawson) to help him remember.
From the writer and director of In Bruges comes this Los Angeles-set crime comedy involving a screenwriter, the gangster underworld and one mobster's beloved Shih Tzu. Stars Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken.
Bill Murray is US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in this comedy-drama, entertaining King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the eve of WWII at his home in upstate New York. From the director of Notting Hill.
Political drama set at the time of Chile's 1988 referendum to unseat military dictator Augusto Pinochet. Gael García Bernal (The Science of Sleep) stars as an ad executive planning the advertising campaign to win the vote and oust Pinochet.
French drama from acclaimed filmmaker Jacques Audiard (A Prophet), nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2012. Follows the relationship between a sea park orca trainer (Marion Cotillard), injured when a performance goes seriously awry, and a troubled single father (Matthias Schoenaerts) with a talent for street fighting - and bedding women.
Written, directed and starring Josh Radnor from How I Met Your Mother, this coming-of-age drama follows a mid-thirties bookworm who forms a semi-romantic bond with a 19-year-old college student (Elizabeth Olsen).
New Zealand-made romantic drama about a couple in their senior years and of different ethnicities (Kiwi and Chinese), being forced apart by family duties. Winner of Best Self-Funded Film at the 2012 NZ Film Awards.
Mark Wahlberg is an ex-cop, now private detective, hired by the mayor of New York City (Russell Crowe) to identify the lover of his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) in this hard-boiled thriller. From the director of The Book of Eli.
Faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens' mightiest novel, with Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham and Ralph Fiennes as Magwitch. Directed by Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral).
Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes and Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, this French drama directed by Michael Haneke (The White Ribbon, Funny Games) examines old age, infirmity and mortality with relentless honesty as it depicts the relationship of a couple in their eighties.