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...
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 Woods

Into the Woods (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 12/24/2014
Once upon a time in a far off kingdom, the Baker and his Wife learn that the Witch next door placed a curse on the Baker's family, ensuring they would never have a child. In order to break the curse, they must venture into the Woods and, by the time the blue moon rises in three days' time, they must return with a cow as white as milk, hair as yellow as corn, a cape as red as blood and a slipper as...
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.
Best of Me

The Best of Me (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Former high school sweethearts Dawson and Amanda find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today.
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...
Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 11/06/2014
Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde fell deeply in love while students at Cambridge. A healthy, active young man, Hawking receives an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of - time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in...
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.
Selma

Selma (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/24/2014
In spring of 1965, a series of dramatic events changed the course of America and the modern concept of civil rights forever. Courageous marchers, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., attempted three times to carry out a peaceful procession from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama on a quest for the basic human right to vote. The shocking confrontations, the triumphant final march and the passage...
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.
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...
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.
Wild

Wild (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 12/02/2014
After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. Based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir, "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.
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...

Parched (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
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...
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...
Mommy

Mommy (2015)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 01/22/2015
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.
Love Is Strange

Love Is Strange (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 08/21/2014
After nearly four decades together, Ben and George finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell their apartment and - victims of the relentless New York City real estate market - temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While George moves in with two cops who live down stairs, Ben...
Farewell to Hollywood

Farewell to Hollywood (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 02/24/2015
In a recurring poetic image, 17-year-old Regina Diane Nicholson swings between heaven and earth on a breathtakingly high cliff by the sea. Reggie is a tomboy struggling with cancer, her parents, and her dream of making a film. When director Henry Corra met 17-year-old filmmaker Regina Nicholson at a film festival nearly three years ago, he agreed to help her make a feature film. What developed...
Dir: Henry Corra
With: N/A
Mr. Turner

Mr. Turner (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 149 minutes Release date: 12/18/2014
This is an exploration of illustrious British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) during the last quarter century of his life. Profoundly affected by the death of his father and loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea. Throughout this period, he travels...
Last Five Years

The Last Five Years (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
Jamie Wellerstein is a young, talented up-and-coming novelist who falls in love with struggling actress Cathy Hiatt. Their story is told almost entirely through song. All of Cathy's songs begin at the end of their marriage and move backwards in time to the beginning of their love affair, while Jamie's songs start at the beginning of their affair and move forward to the end of their marriage. They...
Suite Francaise

Suite Francaise (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/11/2015
Lucile Angellier awaits news from her husband, a prisoner of war whilst leading a stifled existence with her domineering mother-in-law. Her life turns upside down when Parisian refugees pour into their small town followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' homes. She initially tries to ignore Bruno, the handsome and refined German officer who has been posted...
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...
Iron Lady

The Iron Lady (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/29/2011
Set in the present day, "The Iron Lady" spends three days with Margaret Thatcher, now in her 80s, her world constrained by her security needs and the debilities of age. Living in a world of female caretakers, she is consoled by conversations with her husband, Denis, who has passed on but whose imagined presence provides companionship. Making yet another of the many tough decisions of her turbulent...