Keyword: bittersweet

Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 05/24/2012
Agents J and K are back in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets...
Amour

Amour (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 127 minutes Release date: 12/18/2012
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Life of Pi

Life of Pi (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/20/2012
A Montreal writer in search of his next project happens across the incredible story of Piscine Militor Patel. Pi was born in Pondicherry, India in the 1970s and spends his days among tigers, zebras, hippos, and other exotic creatures at the zoo his father owns. He develops his own theories about faith, belief and human (and animal) nature - but after Pi attempts to befriend a Bengal tiger named...
Into the Wild

Into the Wild (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 140 minutes Release date: 09/20/2007
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future, 22 year-old Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people. Was Christopher McCandless a heroic adventurer or a naïve idealist, a rebellious 1990s Thoreau or another lost...
Stepmom

Stepmom (1998)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/1998
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common--one is the ideal mother, the other is struggling to be any kind of mother--until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new...
Up

Up (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 05/28/2009
Carl Fredricksen is a 78-year-old balloon salesman who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America. But he discovers all too late that his biggest nightmare has stowed away on the trip - an overly optimistic 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell.
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
This is the tale of the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent.
My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 06/25/2009
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both moral and ethical questions; for the Fitzgeralds, Sara in particular, there is no choice but to do...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/14/2011
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
Sleepwalk with Me

Sleepwalk with Me (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 08/23/2012
"I'm going to tell you a story, and it's true....I always have to tell people that." So asserts comedian-turned-playwright-turned-filmmaker Mike Birbiglia, directly to the viewer at the outset of his autobiographically-inspired, fictional feature debut. Birbiglia wears his incisive wit on his sleeve while portraying a cinematic surrogate. We are thrust into the tale of a burgeoning stand-up...
Pompeii

Pompeii (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
My Best Friend's Wedding

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 06/19/1997
A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of...
Land Ho!

Land Ho! (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
Back when they were brothers-in-law, married to two sisters, Mitch and Colin were close friends, but they drifted apart as Mitch and his wife divorced and Colin's wife died. Now Mitch, a retired surgeon who can't quite admit to being retired, recruits a reluctant Colin on a holiday to Iceland-just the ticket to perk up a pair who have endured their share of disappointments but still have a spirit...
Marius

Marius (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 07/03/2014
Marius works with his father César at the Bar de la Marine on the Old Port of Marseille. His biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, a young and pretty seafood peddler, has secretly been in love with Marius since her childhood; Marius, never admitting it, has always loved Fanny. One day, a sailor drops by La Marine and...
(500) Days of Summer

(500) Days of Summer (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 07/16/2009
Tom believes, even in this cynical modern world, in the notion of a transforming, cosmically destined, lightning-strikes-once kind of love. Summer doesn't. Not at all. But that doesn't stop Tom from going after her, again and again, like a modern Don Quixote, with all his might and courage. Suddenly, Tom is in love not just with a lovely, witty, intelligent woman -but with the very idea of Summer...
Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women--Effie, Deena and Lorrell--who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis...
Keep On Keepin' On

Keep On Keepin' On (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
Today, after a life spent working with and teaching the most iconic figures in jazz history, Clark Terry continues to attract and cultivate budding talents. This film highlights his friendship with the preternaturally gifted Justin Kauflin, a blind, 23-year-old piano prodigy who suffers from debilitating stage fright. Not long after Kauflin is invited to compete in an elite jazz competition...
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
Real-life cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was upended in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Shunned by many of his old friends and bereft of government-approved effective medicines, Ron decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, the...

Parched (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Nas: Time is Illmatic

Nas: Time is Illmatic (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 09/30/2014
Twenty years after the release of Nas' groundbreaking debut album "Illmatic," viewers are taken into the heart of his creative process. Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences - from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning hip-hop scene in New York City - and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing...
Dir: One9
With: N/A
Lunchbox

The Lunchbox (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the...
Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 09/22/1994
Andy Dufresne, a mild mannered New England banker, is convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. Despised at first by the other inmates because of his introverted manner, Andy slowly forges an unlikely friendship with Red, a seasoned lifer and his gang. Soon, Andy also becomes popular with the prison guards, including the vicious Captain Hadley who offers him protection against the jail's...
Pretty One

The Pretty One (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
Twin sisters Laurel and Audrey are polar opposites. Audrey has confidence, style, independence and a promising career in real estate, while awkward Laurel still lives at home with her widowed father. When Audrey returns home to celebrate their birthday, she begins to urge Laurel to break out of her shell and instigates a makeover. But before the new Laurel is revealed, the twins are in a car crash...
Mommy

Mommy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 139 minutes Release date: 09/18/2014
In near-future Quebec, a new law allows parents to bypass the court system and commit problem children directly into state care. Nevertheless, widow Diana makes a last ditch effort to keep her volatile, 15-year-old son, Steve, out of an institution by homeschooling him with the help of a mousy, withdrawn neighbor.