Little Mute is an orphan traumatized into silence by the death of his father at the hands of a vicious fighting master. Living at the Shaolin monastery, he befriends a dangerous prisoner who teaches him a secret form of deadly kung fu. Seeing his intense determination, other masters share the wisdom of the Gliding Snake and Drunken Master techniques. In one of the most exciting fight scenes ever filmed, Little Mute must run the gauntlet ..
Tony Hawks needs to beat the odds and the entire Moldovan national football team…at tennis. Adapted from the best-selling book of the same name, Playing the Moldovans at Tennis is the true story of an Englishman’s lesson that real victory is found in the most unexpected places
Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). Jody makes Fergus promise he’ll visit his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and ..
They couldn’t be more different, the members of the trio that allies in the fight against an Ancient Ice Ghost (AIG): Tom, an easily scared boy, Hetty, a professional ghosthunter and the loveable, but pretty slimy Hugo – a ghost. Will the team manage to save their town from the next ice age?
Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn’t show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie’s best-selling novel with 100 million sales to date, making it the world’s best-selling mystery ever, and one of the most-printed books of all time
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman
During the run of a particularly awful interpretation of Richard III, the star, Anthony O’Malley (Caine), begins to frequent a rough pub to develop his character. He meets Barreller (Gambon) who he discovers owes someone he’s never met a considerable sum of money. Seeing an opportunity to make some fast money, O’Malley convinces hapless extra, Tom (Moran), to meet Barreller as the debt collector
Christina Noble and her global children’s foundation has helped save countless children from poverty, neglect and abuse.However, despite achieving so much in the face of adversity, Christina remains scarred by the memory of the three children she was unable to save; her own brother and two sisters, from whom she was separated at a very young age. Placed in separate orphanges run by the Catholic Church, each was told the others were dead. The resulting ..
Set in Dublin, the film follows a close knit group of twenty-something friends as they are forced to confront the reality of lives and friendships which have gone unchallenged and unchanged since their teenage years
Billy Connolly was, in the 1970s, a sort of Scottish Lenny Bruce, who, with devastating humour, sliced through the hypocrisies he perceived. This 1976 documentary follows the singer-comic during his 1975 Irish tour. Made in a cinema verité fashion, the performer appears to be completely unaware of the presence of the camera in his off-stage and backstage moments