Mystery thriller directed by Ron Howard and based on the novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as professor of religious iconography Robert Langdon. After waking up in a hospital bed in Florence, with no memory of the events that brought him there, Langdon suddenly finds he is being pursued and his life is in danger. He must use his knowledge and skills to solve the mystery of a criminal plot connected to Dante's 'Inferno' with the help of Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones).
Triple bill of thrillers based on the best-selling novels of Dan Brown. In 'The Da Vinci Code' (2006) Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre by French police, led by Captain Bezu Fache (Jean Reno), after the discovery of the body of curator Jacques Saunière (Jean-Pierre Marielle). After being put under extreme scrutiny, Langdon soon discovers that he is the prime suspect in Saunière's murder. Assisted by French cryptographer and government agent Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou), Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the Channel to England. Can Langdon and Sophie decipher the nature of a secret dating back to Leonardo Da Vinci, and even earlier, before those responsible for the historian's murder add them to their hit list? In 'Angels and Demons' (2009) Hanks reprises his role as Langdon, who, in this instalment, must work alongside Vittoria (Ayelet Zurer), the beautiful daughter of a murdered Italian physicist, to unravel the clues behind her father's death and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican by resurgents of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful underground organisation in history. Finally, 'Inferno' (2016) catches up with Langdon as he awakens in a hospital bed in Florence, with no memory of the events that brought him there. As he suddenly finds he is being pursued and his life is in danger, Langdon must use his knowledge and skills to solve the mystery of a criminal plot connected to Dante's 'Inferno', with the help of Dr. Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones).
Danish horror written and directed by Bo Mikkelsen. After a mysterious and deadly virus sweeps through Copenhagen, Gustav (Benjamin Engell) and his family find themselves quarantined in their home in the affluent suburb of Sorgenfri. Unaware that the virus turns the victims into bloodthirsty zombies and that the city is now overrun, they decide to remain indoors and wait out the crisis. However, when their home suddenly comes under attack, Gustav and his family are forced to go to extreme lengths to try and survive. The cast also includes Mille Dinesen, Mikael Birkkjær and Ella Solgaard.
Antonio Banderas and Carmen Maura star in this Spanish black comedy written and directed Pedro Almodóvar. The film follows Pepa Marcos (Maura), a distraught TV actress considering suicide after her long-time lover Iván (Fernando Guillén) leaves her without warning. When she lets out her flat, the new tenants turn out to be Iván's son Carlos (Banderas) and his fiancée Marisa (Rossy de Palma) which further complicates matters. Meanwhile, Pepa's friend Candela (Maria Barranco) is desperate to contact her after learning that her former lover is wanted by the police on terrorism charges.
Spanish black comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. The film follows young make-up artist Kika (Veronica Forque) as she starts a relationship with the stepson of a philandering American writer living in Madrid. After being called to the mansion of Nicholas Pierce (Peter Coyote) to make-up the corpse of his stepson Ramón (Alex Casanovas), Kika is shocked when Ramón turns out not to be dead and is revived by her attentions. Later, the pair start dating and decide to move in together, but their future is then put in jeopardy when Kika begins an affair with Nicholas and Ramón's ex-psychologist and lover decides she wants him back.
Spanish comedy drama written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Cristina S. Pascual stars as Yolanda, a nightclub singer who witnesses her boyfriend die from an overdose. With the police out to question her, she decides to take refuge with a strange band of nuns in a convent in Madrid. With the convent, which was set up to offer shelter to troubled women, in serious danger of closure due to the withdrawal of funding from their main benefactor, the nuns welcome Yolanda and plan to get her to sing at a party for their wealthy patron in the hope that it will convince her not to abandon them. The cast also includes Julieta Serrano, Carmen Maura and Cecilia Roth.
Spanish drama written and directed Pedro Almodóvar. Marissa Paredes stars as Leo Macías, a woman living a double life who finds that being a successful romantic novelist does not necessarily bring happiness. Her husband does not love her, her best friend seems distracted and her mother and sister are too busy arguing to notice that anything is wrong. Frustrated with her professional life and her disintegrating relationships with those closest to her, Leo is eventually forced to re-evaluate her future after surviving an overdose. The cast also includes Juan Echanove, Rossy de Palma and Chus Lampreave.
All the episodes from the British television drama adapted from Louise Doughty's novel. Emily Watson stars as Yvonne Carmichael, a married woman living a quiet life with her husband and two children. Her world is turned upside down however, when a chance meeting with alluring stranger Mark Costley (Ben Chaplin) leads to a passionate affair. Despite her best attempts to keep her home life and career separate from her affair, Yvonne begins to lose control as a series of bad decisions soon leave her facing a court trial. The cast also includes Kezia Burrows, Mark Bonnar and Rhashan Stone.
All five two-part episodes from the 20th series of the BBC crime thriller. Forensic experts Dr Nikki Alexander (Emilia Fox), Jack Hodgson (David Caves) and Leo's replacement Dr Thomas Chamberlain (Richard Lintern) investigate various cases including a serial killer targeting illegal immigrants and the disappearance of a young schoolteacher. The episodes are: 'Identity: Part 1', 'Identity: Part 2', 'Remembrance: Part 1', 'Remembrance: Part 2', 'Discovery: Part 1', 'Discovery: Part 2', 'Covenant: Part 1', 'Covenant: Part 2', 'Awakening: Part 1' and 'Awakening: Part 2'.
Drama directed by Justin Kelly and starring Garrett Clayton, Molly Ringwald and James Franco. Sean Paul Lockhart (Clayton), otherwise known as Brent Corrigan, is one of the stars at the heart of gay pornography's rise in the industry. But when he and the producer who helped him achieve his success have a falling out Sean decides to take his chances as a free agent, and soon enough a pair of rival producers are falling over each other to make money from the talented young performer.
Collection of highlights from the weekly WWE programmes 'Raw' and 'Smackdown'. Among 2016's standout moments on the programmes are the return of Shane McMahon, the United States Championship match between Alberto Del Rio and Kalisto, the return of John Cena and the WWE Championship match between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins.
Bruce Willis and Christopher Meloni star in this Canadian action thriller directed by Steven C. Miller. After a number of banks owned by high-profile tycoon Hubert (Willis) are robbed by a group of elite terrorists, FBI agent Jonathan Montgomery (Meloni) and his team are called in to investigate. Upon learning that the rich and powerful use the safe deposit boxes of Hubert's banks to store confidential information, Montgomery starts to suspect Hubert himself might have something to do with the robberies. However, when more banks are hit and it becomes clear that the criminal's motivation is not the money, the FBI team begin to realise there is a much bigger conspiracy at hand. The cast also includes Dave Bautista, Adrian Grenier and Johnathon Schaech.
Nine episodes from the children's animated series based on the Russian folk tale. The programme follows the unlikely friendship of an adventurous little girl named Masha (voice of Elsie Fisher) and a woodland bear. The pair meet after the bear gives up his job as a performer in the circus and hopes to settle down to a peaceful life in the woods, only to be disturbed by Masha and tags along on her adventures. The episodes are: 'Kidding Around', 'Victory Cry', 'La Dolce Vita', 'Growing Potion', 'And Action!', 'Time to Ride My Pony', 'Home-Grown Ninjas', 'Sabre-toothed Bear' and 'Bon Voyage'.
War drama directed by John H. Lee and starring Jung-jae Lee, Liam Neeson and Beom-su Lee. In 1950, U.S General Douglas MacArthur (Neeson) masterminded an operation codenamed 'Chromite' which had the potential to tip the scales of the Korean War and relieve the beleaguered South Korean defences. He was met with resistance due to the extreme risk of his plan, but the operation went ahead. Korean Navy Lieutenant Hak-soo Jang (Jung-jae) is tasked with infiltrating behind North Korean lines and ensuring that the crucial Battle of Incheon could go as planned and turn the tide of the war.
Ten episodes from the third series of the CBeebies animation created by Sarah Gomes Harris and Tim O'Sullivan. Narrated by Roger Allam, the show follows the adventures of seven-year-old Sarah (voice of Tasha Lawrence) and her faithful companion Duck as they learn a variety of life lessons. In this collection, the pair race paper planes, visit the hat museum, go on a train journey and put on a magic show. The episodes are: 'Train Fudge', 'Picture Planes', 'Hat Fuss', 'Dewy Morning', 'Sticker Swap', 'Magic Panic', 'Birthday Buoy', 'Alarm Clock', 'Twang Ball' and 'Auto Cat'.
Horror directed by Jackson Stewart and starring Graham Skipper and Chase Williamson. With their father missing, two estranged brothers meet at the video store he owned in order to liquidate the property, sell off the assets and split the proceeds. When they search the store however, they stumble upon a board game which may hold the secret to their father's disappearance. But if they wish to find out, they must play a game of life or death.
US adventure drama based on the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Carmen Argenziano stars as Don Quixote, an eccentric, retired, country gentleman, who ventures out into the world with his faithful, honest squire Sancho Panza (Horatio Sanz) intent on righting the wrongs of the world and making it a better place. The cast also includes Luis Guzmán, James Franco and Vera Cherny.
Low-budget fantasy horror starring Eric Balfour, Bianca A. Santos and Patrick Muldoon. In the small American town of St. Illwater, Esmerelda Winfield (Marina Sirtis) keeps the townsfolk safe from the werewolves living in the dark, surrounding forest. When the old witch decides she's getting too old the duty is passed down to her granddaughter Samantha (Santos). After being slain by a hungry wolf, Esmerelda uses her magical powers to resurrect her granddaughter from the grave as the powerful wolf slayer Red Rotting Hood and passes her powers on to the revived Samantha. With the old woman gone, the werewolves see the opportunity to strike and begin overrunning the town. Can Samantha rise to her new role and stop them before it's too late?
Drama written and directed by Andrea Arnold. The film follows Star (Sasha Lane), a disillusioned teen desperately looking for a new direction. After a chance meeting with charismatic magazine salesman Jake (Shia LaBeouf), Star decides to ditch her current life and join up with his carefree gang as they travel across America selling subscriptions and partying hard. However, with her developing relationship with Jake putting her on a collision course with the group's leader Krystal (Riley Keough), Star is forced to make a number of important choices as she adjusts to the unpredictable nature of life on the road.
Double bill of action films telling the story of the X-Men character Wolverine. In 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' (2009), Hugh Jackman stars as the clawed mutant Wolverine formerly known as James Logan. The film, set in the years leading up to the action of 2003's 'X-Men', follows the young Logan from the first awakenings of his mutant powers in childhood up to his rebirth as Wolverine, and recounts his tumultuous relationship with his ferocious half-brother Victor Creed, aka Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber), and the events that led him to sign up to the ominous Weapon X programme. In 'The Wolverine' (2013), at a time following the events of 'X-Men 3' (2006), Logan finds himself vulnerable, alone and at his lowest point, after losing his intimate connections with the outside world. Drawn to modern-day Japan by the gratitude of a wealthy industrialist from his past who secretly covets his healing powers, Logan soon finds himself up against the deadly charms of a femme fatale known as 'The Viper' (Svetlana Khodchenkova), whilst having to confront samurai steel and lethal ninjas as his destiny draws him towards a winner-takes-all battle with his ultimate foe The Silver Samurai (Will Yun Lee).