This week’s Hidden Gem Savannah is a true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his aristocratic heritage for the freedom of life on the river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society with his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. A master of Shakespeare, and of the shotgun that provides Savannahs markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. As an elderly man, Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legend of Ward Allen down to the next generation. StarringJim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaime Alexander and Sam Shepard.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 20 August
This week’s Hidden Gem The Knight of Badassdom. Game of Thrones’ Peter Dinklage, True Bloods Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn and Summer Glau star as a group of role-playing misfits who must do battle against a real-world threat from another dimension. The Knight of Badassdom are here to save the world, in this madcap medieval comedy.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 20th August
This week’s Hidden GemThe Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete is aconfronting and at times uncomfortable but always compelling drama. During a sweltering summer in New York City, 13-year-old Mister’s (Brooks) hard-living mother (Hudson) is apprehended by the police, leaving the boy and nine-year-old Pete (Dizon) alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. Faced with more than any child can be expected to bear, the resourceful Mister nevertheless feels he is an unstoppable force against seemingly unmovable obstacles. But what really keeps the pair in the survival game is much more Mister’s vulnerability than his larger-than-life attitude. Starring Skylan Brooks, Ethan Dizon, Jordin Sparks and Jennifer Hudson.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 13 August
This week’s Hidden Gem Half of a Yellow Sun is an epic love story thriller set against the back drop of a crumbling Nigerian society. From the producers of The Constant Gardener and The Last King of Scotland, Half of a Yellow Sun is based on the bestselling novel. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 60s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter. Odenigbo and Olanna find themselves in the middle of an escalating conflict that drives them from their home and threatens Olanna relationship with her sister, Kainene. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton and Anika Noni Rose
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 6th August
This week’s Hidden Gem Tokarev is an action movie about Paul Maguire (Nicolas Cage)a reformed criminal living a simple life as a family man and husband. But Paul is about to discover you can never truly outlive your sins. His new life falls apart when his daughter Caitlin is kidnapped and killed in an apparent act of revenge for the crimes of his youth. Bringing together his old crew Paul wages war on the Russian mafia and will stop at nothing to deal out his own personal brand of justice, Also starring Danny Glover and Peter Stormare.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 18 June, 2014
This week’s Hidden Gem Grudge Match is a very funny action movie about a pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout — 30 years after their last match. Starring two Hollywood legends Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone. Also starring Kim Basinger.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 4 June, 2014
This week’s Hidden Gem The Bag Man is a thriller. Jack (John Cusack) is a tough guy with chronic bad luck, but very likable all the same. Legendary crime boss Dragna (Robert De Niro) has summoned Jack and a host of shady characters to a remote bayou motel for unknown reasons, and over the course of a long and violently eventful night, Jacks path crosses with the stunningly beautiful Rivka. All of their fates intertwine, and when Dragna arrives on the scene there are sudden and extreme consequences for everyone involved. Also starring Crispin Glover and Dominic Purcell.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 14th May
This week’s Hidden Gem is dramabased on the beloved book by Tim Tharp. The Spectacular Now is the story of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), high school senior, effortless charmer, and self-proclaimed life of the party and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with the nice girl Aimee Fineky (Shailene Woodley). While Aimee dreams of the future, Sutter lives in the now. And yet somehow, they’re drawn together. What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth, one that doesn’t look for tidy truths. The film was directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber (500 DAYS OF SUMMER), and also features wonderful supporting turns from Brie Larson, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 7th May
This week’s Hidden Gem Cottage Country is horror comedy that is similar in tone to the movie Tucker and Dale vs. Evil. Todd (Tyler Labine) wants everything to be just perfect at the family cottage where he plans to propose to Cammie (Malin Akerman). But things go awry with the arrival of Todd’s slacker brother Salinger (Dan Petronijevic) and his free-spirited girlfriend Masha (Lucy Punch). When Todd accidentally dispatches his irksome sibling with an axe, Cammie is determined not to let murder stand in the way of their happiness.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 23rd April
This week’s Hidden GemDelivery Man is a comedy starring Vince Vaughn as affable underachiever David Wozniak, whose anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years earlier resulted in 533 children. David must now embark on a journey that leads him to discover not only his true self but also the father that he could become. Also starring Chris Pratt and Cobie Smulders.
The secret is out! This movie is a real treasure available 9th April