Comedian Jermaine Fowler performs his first ever stand-up special, poking fun at his life in hilarious detail. From being raised by his young parents to growing up with a brother his family thought was mentally challenged.
Maddie, a high-powered marketing executive, is on her way to a client's wedding but her plans are derailed by car trouble. When a fork in the road leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas, an unexpected encounter and a group of strangers that start to feel like family will have her questioning what she's really been missing in life.
Vicky (Prabhas), an expert in gaming software, lives in Australia and never compromises in his life, a principle he adheres to since his childhood. He believes that one should be oneself in a relationship and one shouldn't change one's orientation for the sake of the partner. He also encourages his friends to follow his principle of life. But Vicky's principles and attitude leads to a clash of interestswith his father (Nassar), who constantly advises him to adjust his character for his and other's happiness but to no avail.Meanwhile in India, Vicky's parentsarrange a wedding alliancebetweenhim and Priya (Kajal Aggarwal), Vicky's childhood friend who is a doctor by profession. She and Vicky are poles apart; while Vicky is modern in his thinking and is not ready to compromise with his life, Priya is traditional and conservativeand is ready to compromise for thehappiness of others. Initially, Vicky and Priya do not get along well, andboth play practical jokes on one another. But later, on her father's (Murali Mohan) advice, Priya attempts to change her attitude towards Vicky. Soon Priya falls in love with Vicky and changes in many ways for him, such as giving up her love ofclassical danceas Vicky does not like it, eating non-vegetarian food and wearing modern dresses. Vicky too begins to fall in love with her and is ready to accept the wedding proposal until he finds out that Priya has compromised on her interests for his sake. He rejects the wedding proposal and returns to Australia.Back in Australia, Vicky is matched up through aCadburysurvey with Maggie (Taapsee), a free-spirited modern girl who shares his no-compromise attitude. Both of them meet at a mall and interestedin each other, begin to date and soon decide to get married. However, Maggie's father is none other than the MindGames head's brother, who is unwilling to let Vicky marry Maggie. After much persuasion from Vicky, Maggie's father agrees to let Vicky marry Maggie on the condition that he should stay in his house for 4 days for Maggie's sister's wedding and if Vicky manages to win over at least 2 relatives of Maggie, he can marry her and he would get a business in India else he should forget Maggie and leave the contract. But Vicky changes the condition that if at least 1 relative of Maggie does not get convinced that Vicky is the correct match for Maggie then he would forget Maggie and leave the contract, else he would marry Maggie and does not leave the contract.Soon, the relatives begin pouring infrom India and among them, to Vicky's shock, is Priya, who happens to be the groom's cousin. During the 4 days, with the help of Priya, he manages to win over the entire family. It is clear that Vicky is going to win Maggie's father's challenge. Priya leaves for India on the night before Vicky wins the challenge, heartbroken at the thought that Vicky is marrying someone else. Vicky receives a message Priya had recorded prior to him rejecting heron his mobile phone where she haddeclared h
The film follows the life of David (played by Marc Béland), a successful and enigmatic psychiatrist who seems to have it all—a thriving career, a loving wife, and a beautiful home. Yet, beneath the veneer of success, David harbors a troubled past and a web of hidden secrets.
When a mysterious and severely traumatized patient named Sarah (played by Isabelle Blais) is brought to David for treatment, it triggers a series of events that threaten to unravel his carefully constructed life. Sarah's trauma is so severe that it renders her unable to communicate verbally, and David becomes determined to unravel the mystery of her past and help her heal.
As David delves deeper into Sarah's case, he becomes increasingly obsessed with her, blurring the boundaries between his professional obligations and personal desires. His obsession with Sarah begins to strain his relationships with his wife, his colleagues, and his other patients.
As the layers of deception are peeled back, "La Face Cachée" weaves a complex narrative that challenges perceptions of reality, morality, and the nature of human connection. The film is a psychological puzzle, with David at its center, struggling to confront the demons of his past and the unsettling truths that lie just beneath the surface.
"La Face Cachée" is a thought-provoking and intense exploration of the human psyche, filled with unexpected twists and a sense of impending doom. It delves into the consequences of buried secrets and the intricate, often destructive, relationships between those who hold them. As the lines between therapist and patient, truth and lies, and sanity and madness blur, the film keeps viewers guessing until its haunting and unforgettable conclusion.
The film does not have a traditional plot but instead presents a series of vignettes, interviews, and scenes that explore different facets of human sexuality. "Fantasm" covers a wide range of topics related to sex, including fetishes, fantasies, sexual preferences, and more.
Throughout the documentary, viewers are introduced to individuals with diverse sexual interests and lifestyles. Interviews with sex therapists, psychologists, and individuals from various backgrounds provide insights into the complexities of human desire and behavior. The film also includes reenactments of sexual fantasies and scenarios.
"Fantasm" was released during a period when "sexploitation" films were relatively common, exploring sexuality and eroticism in ways that often pushed the boundaries of mainstream cinema. It aimed to titillate and provoke discussion about human sexuality but was also met with controversy and censorship in some regions due to its explicit content.
It's important to note that "Fantasm" is not a traditional documentary in the sense of providing a balanced and objective examination of its subject matter. Instead, it primarily serves as a provocative and explicit exploration of sexual themes.
While "Fantasm" may be of interest to those studying the history of cinema and the evolution of attitudes toward sexuality in film, it's worth approaching with caution due to its explicit content and the potential for it to be considered controversial or offensive.
Frenemies and veteran comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait, having learned very little from their near-fatal car accident, get back on the road and journey throughout the American South. The documentary captures the duo as they carefully navigate highways and their decades-old contentious friendship; reflecting upon their careers and relationship with comedy. Buckle up.
Cast: Kaley Cuoco, Leighton Meester, Paul Wesley, Torrey DeVitto
It's the Winter of 2008, and television director Jake Tanner (Paul Wesley) is out of work. The reality show he was working on has been canceled, and his agent (Nestor Carbonell) just landed him a new job. This one on a show tracing the unlikely winning streak of a North Dakota high school hockey team. Jake arrives in White Plains and something seems...off. A local cheerleader (Leighton Meester) has had an "accident" that's left the town shaken. Jake also has to deal with high-maintenance celebrity Blanca Champion (Kaley Cuoco). She's there trying to bounce back her latest tabloid scandal and doing research for a movie role. But when cast and crew members start disappearing, Blanca proves to be the least of Jake's worries. The body count is piling up fast, but who could be responsible? The ex-convict from the backwoods? The short-fused hockey coach? The cheerleader's boyfriend? Jake kicks into overdrive to stop the killer and keep him and his crew alive. This all-new Director's Cut has been completely overhauled for 2021.
Cast: Sophia Myles, Talisa Garcia, Kevin McNally, David Hoflin
An outrageous and provocative dark comedy about a mismatched NSA team who kidnap Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, and attempt to torture him for the information they need to destroy cryptocurrencies.
Cast: Joe Pantoliano, Rebecca Staab, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Paul Campbell
Rookie Denver PD Detective Tanya Morris, having just moved from Wisconsin, and veteran Detective Ryan Anderson are like oil and water, the biggest of their differences being that Tanya works on evidence before coming to a conclusion while Ryan works on gut feelings. With a week before Christmas, they are partnered on a case of three thus far high end art thefts at major galleries, reluctantly partnered on their end in their differences. Their chief suspect is Francis Miller, who does have a rap sheet and who had worked at each gallery just before the thefts as the Christmas party Santa Claus. Noticing that the house next to his is for rent, they decide to conduct a quiet stakeout of him based out of that house. However, that quiet nature is disrupted when they are spotted by people in the neighborhood, meaning that they have to integrate themselves into the community, they going undercover as newlyweds. What's worse in both their minds is that they believe the best way to watch Miller in plain sight is to be part of his Christmas Committee, which opens up another of the fundamental differences between Tanya and Ryan: Tanya loves everything about Christmas, she who would have spent Christmas on her own this year out of circumstance, while Ryan sees it solely as another day to watch football games with his buddies. In the process, they begin to have mixed feelings about Miller and the Committee: while he does exhibit suspicious behavior, they also see some true Christmas spirit in him, the Committee and his work as Santa. As a result, they come to some understandings of themselves in their dealings with him and with each other regardless of his guilt or innocence.
Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Keith David, Eric Roberts, Dolph Lundgren
Robert, a talented inventor, and his daughter move to a new neighborhood right before Christmas. But, upon arriving, Robert finds himself targeted by his conniving next-door neighbor Victor and his aggressive dogs. After discovering Robert's latest invention, Victor hires two inept thieves to steal it, unaware that the neighborhood dogs have joined forces to stop the would-be robbers.
Clara (played by Cécile de France), a psychotherapist, and Ismaël (portrayed by Roschdy Zem), a music teacher, have been in a loving relationship for four years. Their connection is strong, and they are overjoyed when they learn that they are expecting their first child. Excited about their future together, they make the decision to move in together, planning to raise their child as a family.
However, this decision is met with resistance and concern from both of their families. Clara is Jewish, and Ismaël is a Muslim, though neither practices their religion regularly. Nonetheless, their differing cultural and religious backgrounds become a point of contention for their families. Traditional beliefs, stereotypes, and prejudices begin to surface, straining their relationship.
As Clara and Ismaël attempt to bridge the gap between their cultural backgrounds and find common ground, they face challenges not only from their families but also from societal prejudices that question the compatibility of their love. The film delves into the complexities of identity and belonging, as the couple grapples with the pressure to conform to societal norms while staying true to their love and values.
"Bad Faith" is a thought-provoking and poignant exploration of the tensions and conflicts that can arise when love crosses cultural and religious boundaries. It challenges stereotypes and prejudices, shedding light on the difficulties faced by couples who dare to defy societal expectations. The film's narrative is both a reflection of the multicultural landscape of modern Paris and a universal tale of love's ability to transcend differences, even in the face of adversity.
The film centers around the life and escapades of Stan Butler (played by Reg Varney), a cheeky and quick-witted bus conductor working in the fictional town of Luxton. Stan works alongside his friend and fellow conductor, Jack Harper (portrayed by Bob Grant), who shares in his comical schemes and misadventures.
Stan's daily routine involves navigating the challenges of dealing with irate passengers, a strict inspector, and a cantankerous bus driver named Blakey (played by Stephen Lewis), who is constantly trying to catch Stan and Jack out for their rule-breaking antics.
Despite the demands of their jobs, Stan and Jack are always on the lookout for opportunities to charm the ladies and avoid hard work whenever possible. Their amusing escapades frequently involve failed attempts at romance, get-rich-quick schemes, and efforts to outsmart their authoritarian boss, Blakey.
The film's humor is characterized by its slapstick and lighthearted approach, offering a glimpse into the everyday lives of working-class characters in 1970s Britain. It also incorporates elements of British "saucy seaside postcard" humor, which was popular at the time.
"On the Buses" captures the spirit of its television series counterpart, offering a nostalgic and entertaining look at the antics of the bus crew and their humorous interactions with passengers and coworkers. The film's enduring popularity in British comedy is a testament to its timeless humor and the charm of its central characters, especially the lovable rogue, Stan Butler.