Keyword: beauty

King Kong

King Kong (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 12/13/2005
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a...
American Beauty

American Beauty (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 09/14/1999
Lester Burnham's wife Carolyn, who's cheating on him, hates him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the ax -- the typical suburban nightmare. When you've got nothing to lose, you might as well risk everything. Provoked by forbidden passions, Lester decides to make a few changes in his life that are less mid-life crisis than adolescence redux. The freer...
Emmanuelle

Emmanuelle (1974)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/02/1974
Tale of Princess Kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors. Ultimately she must face her fate, punishment for her crime. Based on the classic, 10th-century Japanese folktale, "The Tale of the Bamboo...
Angelique, marquise des anges

Angelique, marquise des anges (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/26/2013
In seventeenth-century France, beautiful and rebellious Angélique, is forced by her poor father to marry Count Joffrey de Peyrac, a rich, older man rumored to be as rich as Louis XIV. Peyrac, who is disfigured and crippled from an accident during his youth, made his fortune with a gold mining operation using a new technique to extract the precious metal. His opponents claim he practices alchemy...
Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 07/22/1999
The local boosters of Mount Rose, Minnesota proudly invite you to watch as their annual celebration of civic pride, wholesome achievement, teenage innocence and spirited camaraderie all go up in flames over the course of one nasty, back-stabbing beauty contest. The story probes the heart of a small Minnesota town where a fictional teen beauty pageant has unleashed a fury of ladylike behavior. Here...
Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 07/25/2006
No one among the Hoovers quite has it together, but it's not for lack of trying. Father Richard, a hopelessly optimistic motivational speaker, is desperately attempting to sell his 9-step program for success--without much success. Meanwhile, the Hoovers' "pro-honesty" mother Sheryl is constantly harried by her family's eccentric secrets, especially those of her brother, a suicidal Proust scholar...
Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado is seen through the eyes of two men: his son, film director Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, who tries to get to know a father who was often away from home, and Wim Wenders, a photographer himself and an admirer of Salgado's work. For forty years, Salgado has traveled across continents in the footsteps of a changing humanity and witnessed some of the major events...
Oversimplification of Her Beauty

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 04/25/2013
A young artist in the big city finds himself broke and lonely. However, he finally has a reason to be optimistic as he seems to have captured the attention of an intriguing young lady. He rushes home to clean up his apartment before she is supposed to arrive. In the flurry of activity, he discovers the mystery girl has left a phone message and he has been stood up.
Hansel & Gretel Get Baked

Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 02/21/2013
An intense new marijuana strain named "Black Forest" is taking Los Angeles by storm, and Gretel's stoner boyfriend can't get enough. But when the old woman growing the popular drug turns out to be an evil witch who cooks and eats her wasted patrons for their youth, Gretel and her brother Hansel must save him from a gruesome death, or face the last high of their lives.

The Picture of Dorian Gray (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2006
Dorian Gray is a charming and innocent young man living in Victorian London whose personality and beauty attracts the interest of famed painter Basil Hallward. Their friendship inspires Basil to make a painting capturing Dorian's essence. Astonished by its beauty, Dorian wishes the painting to bear the ravages of his life and time. Through the years his wish becomes true as he remains the same in...
Dir: Jon Cunningham
With: N/A
Mondays at Racine

Mondays at Racine (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 39 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
When they were younger, sisters Cynthia and Rachel watched their mother struggle with cancer. Now the owners of a beauty salon in Islip, Long Island, they open their doors every third Monday of the month to women living with cancer. In this supportive environment, the women undergoing treatment face their fears and rediscover their beauty.
Dir: Cynthia Wade
With: N/A
Scroll: Transformation

The Scroll: Transformation (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
As the global landscape becomes increasingly narrow and shocking world event reporting becomes every day chit chat, heart to heart and head to head conversations within the faith based community have become more important than ever. The second installment in the Scroll series was recorded in an intimate, close-cropped setting to engage the viewer as if he or she is soul seeking wisdom at the foot...
Great Beauty

The Great Beauty (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on...

La Corona (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 40 minutes Release date: 08/30/2008
In a women's prison in Bogota, Colombia, the inmates compete in an annual beauty pageant. Four prisoners are profiled as they prepare for the contest.
Dir: Isabel Vega
With: N/A

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/31/2013
Astonishing aerial cinematography reveals the shorelines, mountaintops, cityscapes, farmer's fields, rivers, and social life of the island nation, delivering a sweet environmentalist and humanist message.
Dir: Chi Po-Lin
With: N/A

La Reina (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 19 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013

America the Beautiful 3: The Sexualization of Our Youth (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
This documentary explores the sexualization of our youth and its harrowing consequences. Girls grow up believing they only have two choices, to be desirable or invisible and boys are raised in a porn culture that makes it difficult for them to conceptualize healthy relationships with women. Who is at fault for perpetuating these harmful standards - corporate greed in advertising, pop culture...
Dir: N/A
With: N/A

Quick Change (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dorina has come to Manila from Japan to help clients realize their dream of winning a Miss Gay or Miss Amazing beauty contest. Decked out in the ornate costumes, thereis no sign of the earlier injections into their cheeks, nose, lips, breasts, hips and behind. Dorina, who is herself transgender and unhappily in love with a dancer named Uno, knows her art well -- and her illegal business. And she...
Chasing Beauty

Chasing Beauty (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Beauty is a billion dollar business. Each year thousands of young girls arrive in New York, Paris, Milan and Los Angeles with the dream of becoming a model, but the modeling world can be treacherous as well as rewarding. For many who are willing to pursue this glamorous business there is a significant price to pay. This glimpse into the dark side of this intriguing and complex world features...

One Two One (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011

Longing for Beauty (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2009
A search for the answer to "what is beauty". Famous artists, photographers and architects expound upon their idea about beauty. For photographer Jock Sturges, beauty can be found in the absence of shame. According to designer Ingo Maurer, it has a lot more to do with violating conventional norms. But even Miss Brazil 2010, a Japanese tea master, a psychiatrist and a host of plastic surgeons from...
Dir: Julian Benedikt
With: N/A
Beauty Factory

Beauty Factory (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 04/03/2013
Venezuela has won more international beauty pageants than any other country. Beauty Factory follows five contestants over the course of four months as they compete for the coveted Miss Venezuela crown; offering an intimate look into the world of beauty, and the sometimes-ugly things people do to be a part of it.
Dir: Zach Kerschberg
With: N/A
Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
This documentary explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world's most highly esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, the film portrays soil as a protagonist of our planetary story. In a skillful mix of art and science, soil is revealed to be a living organism, the foundation of life on earth. Most people are soil-blind...
Dir: Deborah Koons Garcia
With: N/A