Sky Select

April 20 to April 27




The Adventures Of Tintin

Starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.
Intrepid young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell) and his loyal dog Snowy are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine (Daniel Craig) suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis), and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies as Tintin endeavors to find The Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.

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All Good Things (All Beauty Must Die)

Starring Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Philip Baker Hall.
In the 1980s, the scion of a New York real estate dynasty (Ryan Gosling) falls for a beautiful girl from the wrong side of the tracks. But the fairy tale ends when the girl disappears. As a down-and-out detective stumbles on info that may lead to the truth, the political stakes get higher and people close to the case end up dead.

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Blitz

Starring Jason Statham, David Morrissey, Luke Evans, Aidan Gillen and Paddy Considine.
A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

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Conan The Barbarian

Starring Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan, Bob Sapp and Leo Howard.
A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

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The Debt (Eine offene Rechnung)

Starring Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Jesper Christensen, Marton Csokas, Ciarán Hinds and Tom Wilkinson.
Rachel Singer (Helen Mirren) is a former Mossad agent who endeavoured to capture and bring to trial a notorious Nazi war criminal - the Surgeon of Birkenau - in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has surfaced, and Rachel must go back to Eastern Europe to uncover the truth. Overwhelmed by haunting memories of her younger self and her two fellow agents, the still-celebrated heroine must relive the trauma of those events and confront the debt she has incurred.

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The Double

Starring Topher Grace, Stephen Moyer, Martin Sheen, Richard Gere and Christopher Marquette.
A retired CIA operative and a young FBI agent team up to find out who murdered a senator.

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Glee The 3D Concert Movie

Starring 14 members of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning television show's cast and shot live during the summer concerts, the movie captures the unique concert experience along with special moments involving the characters themselves.

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Happy Feet Two

Starring Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Alecia Moore (P!nk), Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sofia Vergara, Common , Hugo Weaving and Anthony LaPaglia.
Mumble (Elijah Wood), the tap-dancing penguin, and Gloria (Alecia Moore {P!nk}), the love of his life, have a tiny son, Erik (EG Daily), who's reluctant to dance. He runs away and meets The Mighty Sven - a penguin who can fly! Sadly, Mumble realizes he can't compete with his son's new role model. But new dangers are threatening the penguin nation, and Erik finds out just what his father's made of when Mumble brings not only the penguins together and gets them working - and dancing - but also creatures such as the tiny Krill and the giant Elephant Seals in an effort to save their home and way of life.

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The Help

Starring Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel.
Based on one of the most talked about books in years and a #1 New York Times best-selling phenomenon, The Help focuses on three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed - even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

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The Ides Of March

Starring Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood and Max Minghella.
A young press spokesman (Ryan Gosling) falls prey to backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and seduction by a young intern (Evan Rachel Wood) while working for a Governor Morris (George Clooney), a candidate running in the presidential primary race for the Democratic Party ticket.

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In Time

Starring Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Wilde, Cillian Murphy, Vincent Kartheiser, Johnny Galecki and Matthew Bomer.
In the near future, scientists have been able to switch off the gene that makes people age. However, this causes overpopulation, so everyone has to use their time as a currency - a means to pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man comes into a fortune of time, although too late to keep his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as "time keepers."

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The Lincoln Lawyer (Der Mandant)

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bob Gunton, Frances Fisher, Bryan Cranston, William H. Macy and Trace Adkins.
Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), a Beverly Hills playboy accused of rape and attempted murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller.

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Männerherzen...und die ganz, ganz große Liebe

Mit Florian David Fitz, Christian Ulmen, Justus von Dohnányi, Nadja Uhl und Til Schweiger.
Macho Jerome (Til Schweiger) ist zurück zu seinen Eltern aufs Land gezogen. Er steckt in einer Lebenskrise - bis er seiner großen Liebe begegnet. Niklas (Florian David Fritz) scheint seine dagegen verloren zu haben und schließt sich sogar einem irren Fanclub an, um sie zurückzugewinnen. Öko-Softie Phillip (Maxim Mehmet) wird Vater. Und Beziehungs-Rambo Roland (Wotan Wilke Möhring) hat unterdessen Angst, seinen Sohn zu verlieren.

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Monte Carlo (Plötzlich Star)

Starring Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy, David Michôd and Andie MacDowell.
A young woman, her uptight stepsister and her best friend use their savings for a long anticipated dream trip to Paris, which turns out to be a big disappointment. When they decide to take a break from their lousy tour and duck into the lobby of a 5-star hotel, one of them is mistaken for a spoiled British heiress. Before they get the chance to reveal their true identities they are wrapped up in a whirlwind of paparazzi, private planes, couture gowns, storybook romances, and a vacation in Monte Carlo.

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One Day (Zwei an einem Tag)

Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Romola Garai, Jodie Whittaker, Georgia King and Ken Stott.
Wealthy Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and working-class Emma (Anne Hathaway) meet for the first time at their college graduation on July 15, 1988. The story then follows them every July 15th for the next 20 years. Based on the novel by David Nicholl.

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Paranormal Activity 3

Starring Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown, Dustin Ingram and Brian Boland.
In 1988, young sisters Katie (Katie Featherston) and Kristi (Sprague Grayden) befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.

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Puss In Boots (Der gestiefelte Kater)

Starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Constance Marie and Guillermo del Toro.
One of the most beloved characters of the Shrek Universe - tells the hilarious and courageous (daring, bold, brave) tale of Puss’ (Antonio Banderas) early adventures as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the street-savvy Kitty (Salma Hayek) to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

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Real Steel

Starring Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie and Kevin Durand.
A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech. Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (Planet der Affen: Prevolution)

Starring James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton and Andy Serkis.
Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist at Gen-Sys, is trying to find a cure for Alzheimer's. When a baby chimp at the lab is orphaned, he takes him home and raises him, but this single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other ... and to the Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes.

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Straw Dogs

Starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland and James Woods.
David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father's death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.

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Territories

With her biographical documentary Territories, director Mary Ellen Davis profiles photographer Larry Towell, arguably the most skilled and astute photojournalist in early 21st century Canada. A key contributing member to the exclusive photo agency Magnum (home to such heavyweights as the now-deceased Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa), Towell built his reputation stone-by-stone, vacillating between subjects both intimate (such as his own family) and sweeping, but all given peerless immediacy through the camera lens. With Territories, Davis strives for acute insight into Towell via onscreen studies of his photography and open-ended reflections on the nature of Towell's life and work.

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The Thing

Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen and Eric Christian Olsen.
Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region of Antarctica for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up. When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew's pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

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Tower Heist (Aushilfsgangster)

Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Michael Peña and Gabourey Sidibe.
Queens native Josh Kovacs (Stiller) has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage. With only days before Arthur gets away with the perfect crime, Josh's crew turns to petty crook Slide (Murphy) to plan the nearly impossible... to steal what they are sure is hidden in Arthur's guarded condo. Though amateurs, these rookie thieves know the building better than anyone. Turns out they've been casing the place for years, they just didn't know it.

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What A Man

Mit Matthias Schweighöfer, Sibel Kekilli, Mavie Hörbiger, Elyas M'Barek und Milan Peschel.
Grundschullehrer Alex (Matthias Schweighöfer) ist 30, trägt am liebsten Sakko und ist immer nett. Als er seine Liebste eines Tages aus dem Krankenhaus abholen muss, erfährt er von Blessuren, die sie sich bei Liebesspielen zugezogen hat. Schon seit Wochen betrügt ihn das Biest mit Nachbar Jens (Thomas Kretschmann). Schwer geknickt will Alex nur noch eines: ein richtiger Mann werden. Sein Kumpel Okke (Elyas M'Barek) soll aus dem Weichei einen Supermacho machen.

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Wrecked

Starring Adrien Brody, Caroline Dhavernas and Ryan Robbins.
Adrien Brody stars as a man who awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. Injured and trapped inside, with no memory of how he got there or who he is, he must rely on his most primal instincts to survive. But as he attempts to free himself from the carnage and escape an impossible situation, a darker side is revealed. Even if he manages to survive, the man may have to face the horrible consequences of an earlier, forgotten life.