If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power, an hour-long film experience set to the music of Halsey's upcoming album, introduces a young pregnant Queen, Lila, as she wrestles with the manipulative chokehold of love to ultimately discover that the ability to create life (and end it) unlocks the paranormal power within her.
Cast: Will Arnett, Danny Trejo, Edward Asner, Taraji P. Henson
With most of the Muppets having fun at Kermit and Miss Piggy's annual Halloween party, Gonzo the Great and Pepe the King Prawn have decided to take on an epic fear challenge: spend an entire night in the impenetrable castle of the legendary magician, The Great MacGuffin. As the unsuspecting guests meander through the labyrinthine corridors of the gloomy tower, hoping to rub shoulders with glamorous celebrities, spine-chilling, blood-curdling events occur, forcing them to face their biggest fears. What have Gonzo and Pepe gotten themselves into this time? Will they stay alive in the most dangerous place on Earth, or will they spend eternity in the Muppets' Haunted Mansion?
Cast: Raul Julia, Rebecca De Mornay, Teri Garr, Harry Dean Stanton
Hank (played by a charismatic actor) and Frannie (portrayed by a talented actress) are a passionate but seemingly mismatched couple living in Las Vegas. Hank is a skilled but struggling mechanic who dreams of a life filled with adventure, while Frannie is a dreamy and artistic waitress longing for stability and security.
Their turbulent relationship reaches a breaking point on the Fourth of July when they have a heated argument, leading them to make a drastic decision: to break up and pursue their individual desires. Hank heads to the Las Vegas Strip, seeking solace in the glittering lights and the allure of the city, while Frannie embarks on a spontaneous trip to the Nevada desert with her co-worker, Ray (portrayed by a compelling actor).
As Hank and Frannie experience the thrill of newfound freedom, they also encounter a cast of colorful characters, including an eccentric lounge singer (played by a legendary performer) and a sympathetic nightclub owner (portrayed by a distinguished actor). Along their separate journeys, both Hank and Frannie discover that true love is not so easily replaced.
Amidst the dazzling neon lights of Las Vegas and the vast, desolate landscapes of the Nevada desert, "One from the Heart" weaves a tale of longing, reconciliation, and the enduring power of love. Through its innovative cinematography, featuring sets that are simultaneously realistic and dreamlike, the film paints a vivid portrait of the characters' emotional landscapes.
"One from the Heart" is a poetic and visually arresting masterpiece that showcases Coppola's directorial artistry. It's a story that reminds us that, in the midst of life's highs and lows, the heart's desires can be as unpredictable and intoxicating as the city that never sleeps.
Blending historical reconstruction with very loosely linked 'dramatic' scenes and documentary sequences, the film constitutes a playful, painterly sequence of variations on the argument that Johann Sebastian changed the way the world hears thanks to his extraordinary ear for harmony.
The story of "Bumpkin Soup" revolves around Yoko, a sweet and unassuming country girl from a remote village. Yoko (played by a talented actress) decides to leave her rural life behind and venture to Tokyo, where her heartthrob from college, Hiroshi, now resides. With a sense of determination and an optimistic outlook, Yoko's journey begins.
Upon arriving in Tokyo, Yoko quickly discovers that the city is a world away from her peaceful countryside. Her initial innocence and naivety are put to the test as she navigates the bustling metropolis and the diverse characters that populate it.
Yoko's path intersects with a group of lustful and mischievous college students who introduce her to the complexities of urban life. Along the way, she encounters a quirky psychology professor on a quest to develop the theory of shame, leading to some humorous and thought-provoking situations.
One of the most intriguing characters Yoko meets is Yoshioka, a former campus star who has become a campus nobody. As their paths intertwine, Yoko and Yoshioka forge an unexpected connection that explores themes of redemption and self-discovery.
"Bumpkin Soup" is a heartwarming and often comical exploration of the clash between rural simplicity and urban chaos. As Yoko's journey unfolds, she not only searches for her college crush but also discovers the rich tapestry of human relationships, quirks, and desires that make Tokyo a city like no other. Ultimately, the film celebrates the idea that sometimes the most unexpected encounters and experiences can lead to profound personal growth and transformation.
Cast: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Natalie Mendoza
Los Angeles, nowadays. Henry is a stand-up comedian with a fierce humor. Ann, an internationally renowned opera singer. Together, under the spotlight, they form a happy and glamorous couple. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will turn their lives upside down.
Cast: Richard Kind, Bradley Whitford, Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens
The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield), a young theater composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical. Days before he's due to showcase his work in a make-or-break performance, Jon is feeling the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: What are we meant to do with the time we have?
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Grey Griffin, Stephen Root, Reba McEntire
The film is set in the rural countryside and revisits the characters from the first film. Tod, the fox, and Copper, the hound, are still the best of friends, but they face new challenges as they mature. Tod struggles to fit in with his fellow foxes, while Copper is drawn to the exciting world of a local country fair, where he encounters a group of singing and performing dogs known as "The Singin' Strays."
Copper becomes enamored with the life of a performer and yearns to join the Singin' Strays, much to Tod's dismay. This decision strains their friendship, and the two friends must navigate the complexities of their changing interests and aspirations.
Meanwhile, a conniving and fame-seeking dog named Dixie, a member of the Singin' Strays, tries to use Copper's talents for her own gain. This leads to a series of misunderstandings and conflicts, putting Copper's loyalty to the test.
As Tod and Copper navigate their new paths, they both learn valuable lessons about staying true to themselves and the enduring strength of their friendship. The film is filled with catchy country tunes and lively musical performances that add to the entertainment and charm of the story.
"The Fox and the Hound 2" is a heartwarming family film that explores themes of identity and the importance of staying true to one's roots. It offers a new adventure for Tod and Copper while preserving the spirit of friendship and acceptance that made the original film a classic.
A talented yet impoverished Little Drummer Boy, played by Conrad Sager, yearns to forge a friendship with the enchanting Pretty Girl, portrayed by Francesca Flamminio. Their path to friendship is obstructed by the playful antics of the Pretty Girl's mischievous Bratty Brother, played by Daniel Venini, and guided by the enigmatic Toymaker, portrayed by Marlin.
As they drift into slumber, the Little Drummer Boy and the Pretty Girl share a wondrous dreamscape filled with the magic of Christmas. In this dreamscape, they embark on their own extraordinary adventures, discovering the beauty of this festive season in their unique ways.
Come Christmas morning, the young dreamers awaken with hearts full of inspiration. Determined to share the spirit of the holidays, they unite their families, encouraging them to exchange meaningful gifts. In this act of giving, they uncover the profound joy that comes from selflessness, teaching everyone that the true essence of Christmas lies in the love and generosity we offer to others.
Christmas Dreams is an awe-inspiring cinematic journey, where the power of music, dance, and color transcends words to tell a tale of love, dreams, and the warmth of the holiday season.
Cast: Gillian Anderson, Bronte Carmichael, Richard E. Grant, Adeel Akhtar
When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse but ends up discovering who she really is.
Cast: Bebe Neuwirth, Ashley Tisdale, Steven Weber, Ernest Borgnine
In a picturesque, snow-covered New Orleans during the Christmas season, all is not merry for the lovable yet mischievous Charlie Barkin (voiced by Steven Weber), his loyal friend Itchy (voiced by Dom DeLuise), and their canine companions. Carface (voiced by Ernest Borgnine), a former adversary turned ally, has reverted to his old tricks, causing trouble and chaos in the city.
However, a celestial intervention is in the works. On Christmas Eve, Carface is visited by the ghostly spirit of his former business partner, Jacob Marley (voiced by Caroll Spinney), who warns him of the impending arrival of three Christmas spirits. These spirits, in the form of Charlie's angelic friend Annabelle (voiced by Bebe Neuwirth), take Carface on a journey through time, showing him the errors of his ways and the pain he has caused to those around him.
Throughout the night, Carface encounters the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future, each offering glimpses into his past, present, and the bleak future that awaits if he continues on his current path. Along the way, he witnesses the happiness of others during the holiday season, particularly Charlie and Itchy, who are busy spreading joy and goodwill to their fellow dogs and the people of New Orleans.
As Carface's heart softens and he begins to understand the importance of love, friendship, and selflessness, he's determined to make amends for his misdeeds. With the guidance of the three spirits and the support of his friends, he sets out to save Christmas and make it a time of forgiveness, togetherness, and transformation.
"An All Dogs Christmas Carol" is a heartwarming and entertaining animated film that captures the essence of Charles Dickens' classic story, "A Christmas Carol," with a furry twist. It reminds audiences of the power of redemption and the joy of giving during the holiday season, showcasing the enduring bond of friendship that can overcome even the darkest of hearts.