The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world.
New York, 1974: Chris is released from prison. Reluctantly waiting for him on the outside is his younger brother Frank, a cop with an aspiring future. After trying to stay on the straight path without any success, Chris inevitably descends back into a life of crime and puts Frank in a tough predicament. Should he cover for his brother and salvage the only family he has? Or should he do the right thing and risk destroying everything he loves?
Based on Paco Roca's award-winning graphic novel, the story opens with former bank manager Emilio being dispatched to a retirement home by his family. Like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in an old folks home, we are introduced to daily pill regimens, electric gates and an eccentric cast of characters who rebel against institutional authority, while doing everything in their power to avoid being assigned to the dreaded top floor assisted living wing.
Arman is 33 and ready to make a change, starting with a run in the park. When he literally bumps into Amélie--slightly cynical but nevertheless lovely--on the jogging path, he's dead-set on making a connection with her. As a bit of contrived fate brings them together, Arman's best friend Benjamin suffers an unexpected stroke, relegating him to the hospital for weeks where he falls for his doting young physical therapist. Over the course of two autumns and three winters, Arman, Amélie and Benjamin share the incidental moments, unexpected accidents, unconventional love stories and unforgettable memories that will define who they are.
In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Long-married British couple Nick and Meg are revisiting Paris for the first time since their honeymoon in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. Diffident, wistful Nick and demanding, take-charge Meg careen from harmony to disharmony as they take stock of half a lifetime of deep tenderness, and even deeper regret. An invitation from Nick's old friend Morgan, an amusingly eccentric American academic, soon leads them to a hopeful vision of what their marriage might still become.
A man impersonating a woman on stage? Piece of cake. But a woman whose livelihood depends on pretending to be a man who pretends to be a woman? Now you?ve got problems! An out-of-work singer conspires to pose as a female impersonator in order to get work on the Paris cabaret circuit.
"A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects Ila, a neglected housewife, to Saajan ... , a lonely man on the verge of retirement"--Container.
Tells the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The boy, Colton, claims to have visited Heaven during a near-death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth.
Set in a mythic New York City near the turn of the 20th century, "Winter's tale" is a timeless story of sweeping romance and the age-old battle between good and evil. Burglar Peter Lake meets a dying young woman and falls irrevocably in love with her. Peter's only option is to discover a way to conquer evil, stop time and bring her back from death.
A strange outsider's life suddenly changes when he returns to his childhood home to implement an act of vengeance. Proving himself a novice assassin, he ends up in a ruthless fight to protect his estranged family.
Years ago, Janet saw her entire family die in their house under tragic circumstances. She sells the home to the Asher family, whose teenage son, Evan, is the only one suspicious. He strikes up a friendship with neighbor Samantha and they discover a way to communicate with the dead. But it soon turns dangerous as the spirits start to manifest themselves in the physical world. Now, they must discover the secrets of the ghosts and send them back to the realm of the dead before it's too late.
"Dr. Will Caster is a leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whateve it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Sucess brings him ever-evolving knowledge, and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests of Will's now-questionable humanity"--From publisher description.
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined
A foul-tempered Brooklyner is told he has ninety minutes to live, sending him rushing all over New York to make amends.
Two New Jersey stoners travel cross-country to foil the production of a film version of a comic book based on them. Along the way they stop in Kansas, meet some sultry jewel thieves, pick up a goofy orangutan, and infiltrate the Miramax studio lot
After a radioactive meteor strikes Earth, a genetically altered group known as The Rochester 13 gain astonishing, superhuman powers. Ian Sparks doesn't feel remotely super, but after his parents' death, he throws himself into battle against the criminals plaguing the mean streets of New York. Teaming up with, and falling hard for, the beautiful Lady Heavenly, the unstoppable duo quickly decimates the city's army of thugs.
During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the government to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every twenty minutes.
A penniless showgirl, impersonating a Hungarian countess, quickly adapts to her new lifestyle with the help of an aristocrat, but finds herself from falling in love with a poor man.
Over a period of two days, a young prostitute and a widower develop an unexpected connection.
A group of elite commandos led by a rogue CIA operative take over a battleship to gather the nuclear arms aboard, but their job does not go as planned when they encounter the ship's cook, a former Navy SEAL.
Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
An epic battle begins when a middle-aged American husband and father of two learns that he has lost his job. Keeping the news from his family, he packs them up and embarks on a day of park hopping amid enchanted castles and fairytale princesses. Soon, an idyllic family vacation quickly unravels into a surrealist nightmare of paranoid visions, bizarre encounters, and an obsessive pursuit of a pair of sexy teenage Parisians.
Fresh out of college, Amy is convinced she's going to be a famous poet; she just needs someone to acknowledge her greatness. But being unemployed and in debt, her prospects for literary fame look grim. She takes a job at a local adult bookstore where she juggles her responsibilities with pursuing a mentorship under a reclusive, crusty and alcoholic poet. As Amy tries to make her voice heard, she discovers that a little humility may be just what she needs to achieve her success.
Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed, beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. After she meets her husband's alluring friend Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences.