Here is what we got in this week. Enjoy the weekend.
An orphaned, rebellious boy from a rough neighbourhood is given the chance to develop his vocal talent at the elite and demanding American Boychoir boarding school Dustin Hoffman, Kevin McHale, Josh Lucas, François Girard
Run All Night:
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
Welcome to New York:
The career-imploding misadventures of former IMF chief (and presumptive French presidential candidate) Dominique Strauss-Kahn get filtered through the uniquely lurid prism of director Abel Ferrara. Gérard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset, Abel Ferrara
Lambert and Stamp:
A documentary that reveals how the unlikely partnership between aspiring filmmakers Christopher Stamp and Kit Lambert produced one of the greatest rock bands in history:
Return to the Wild:
PBS undertakes to retrace the steps of Chris McCandless (subject of the film & book Into the Wild) to try to piece together why he severed all ties with his past, burnt or gave away all his money, changed his name and headed into the Denali Wilderness.
A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as “The Wrecking Crew”, a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.
Ciao for now,
The Thomas Staff