A Star Is Born Talented rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) has seen his career begin to decline. Too many years of concerts and managers and life on the road have made him cynical and the monotony has taken its toll. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman (Barbra Streisand). As one of his songs in the movie says "I'm gonna take you girl, I'm gonna show you how." And he does. He shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent. A love story for the time - and a great film it is.
One-Eyed Jacks Not only did Marlon Brando star in this compelling and fascinating 1961 Western, but it is also the legendary actor's only directorial effort. In the old West of 1880, Kid Rio (Marlon Brando) and his partner "Dad" Longworth (Karl Malden) are discovered robbing a bank on the Mexican border. Longworth abandons the young man and escapes with the loot, leaving Rio to be captured and jailed. After five long years, an unrepentant Rio is released and, with a new gang, plans a bank robbery in the town of Monterey. However, Rio is surprised to find that Longworth has since become a respectable sheriff in the California town. Though always living in fear of Rio's return, the older man has married and become stepfather to the woman's grown daughter Louisa (Pina Pellicer). Rio feigns forgiveness, but all the while plots revenge against his double-crossing former partner. More complications arise when Rio falls in love with the beautiful Louisa. The emotional and power struggles begin to turn as Longworth suspects Rio's true motives!
SHE LONGED FOR HIS STRONG ARMS! Tighter and tighter he held her as the dark night drew closer about them---and then as their lips met they knew they could not live without each other - even though love was denied them!
The Unholy In New Orleans, a series of horrific murders of priests are occurring around the city's Catholic churches. The diocese calls in Father Michael (Cross) to fight the powerful demon, known as Daesidarius, or The Unholy. The Father's faith is tested almost to the breaking point as the demon - disguised as a stunningly beautiful lady - attempts to seduce Father Michael into breaking his vows. Father Michael soon learns how the Unholy works - by murdering the sinner in the act of sinning, then sending that person's soul to Hell. Will this one priest's inner strength be enough to stop this monster - or will he join the ranks of the other ill-fated priests?
Jake Foley is a computer technician for the NSA who secretly longs for a chance to work on the field. Circumstance puts him in a top secret laboratory, in the middle of a shootout between security guards and a saboteur. During the battle, a vial containing an experimental serum explodes, covering Jake with shrapnel. But it turns out that the serum is actually nanomites, microscopic submachines that heal his injuries and alter his body. Upon discovering his new mind-boggling powers, Jake begins to operate at an atomic level, possessing superhuman strength, lightning-fast speed, heightened hearing, magnified vision and the ability to communicate telepathically with computers. The NSA soon realizes Jake is an untested asset and forms a Special Ops team with him at its core. As Jake finally realizes his dream of being of being a field operative, he must also contend with the return of would-be girlfriend Sarah Heywood, who is involved in a Congressional investigation which threatens to expose his operation
When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin. Despite their many differences, they form a loving long-term relationship. In 1977, during Anita Bryant's crusade, an anti-gay book Alan wrote years before gets published without his consent. The book destroys Tommy's credibility as a well-known activist, resulting in Tommy and Alan's break-up. Seven years later, Alan is given a second chance, a reunion with Tommy and the opportunity to set things right
aka: King of Assassins
aka: The Contract Killer
Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon, but things complicate when the tycoon is killed and he is forced to ally with a misfortunate hitman to find the "King of the Hitman."
n 1965, in Northern Spain, a dam will be built to bring progress to the location of Desbaria and the town of Marienbad is near to be completely flooded. Two boys, Teo and Luis, cross the security boundary to play in the evacuated town and Teo listen to voices in the abandoned church. They find a group of strange people chained in the watered basement, Teo releases their leader Mordecai Salas and is killed by him. Forty years later, in the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of Debaria Dam, the teenager Antonio vanishes in the lake while swimming with his girlfriend Susana and their friend Clara Borgia. The police divers, with the support of the outsider cameraman journalist Dan Quarry that is filming the submerged Marienbad to write a matter about the town, try unsuccessfully to find the body. When eerie things happen in the spot, Dan and the local journalist and daughter of the builder of the dam Teresa Borgia disclose dark secrets about Marienbad, Salas and his evil cult of the power of the flame.
aka: Eklavya: The Royal Guard
aka: The Contract Killer
As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light.
A group of friends are terrorized by a cannibalistic family while camping in The Black Forest of Germany.
This sex exploitation film includes wild parties, sex out of wedlock, lesbianism, etc. After going to a "casting couch", a chorus girl contracts syphilis. The film then focuses on the effects this lifestyle and disease have on her marriage.
Director:Donald W. Thompson
Writers:Russell S. Doughten Jr. (story)
Grant James (writer)
Tagline:...and there will be no place to hide.
The CKY gang is back - bruises and cuts are forthcoming. Before there was MTVs Jackass, there was CKY. Featuring one of the hottest slaters around - Bam Margera, and his merry crew of hooligans, the CKY series has become one the the hottest selling skate titles in history. Filled with more crazy antics, hilarious skits and amazing skate footage, misxed with driving music from CKY: The Band.
Bentzi, Momo, and Yuda'leh are three teenage boys growing up in 1950's Israel, which is not much different...
aka: Barbie Mariposa
aka: Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Friends
Join Barbie in an all-new world of Butterfly Fairies! Mariposa is a beautiful butterfly fairy who loves to read and dream about the world outside her home in the land of Flutterfield. Flutterfield is protected by the Queen's glimmering magical flower lights, but when the Queen is poisoned by the evil fairy Henna, the special lights begin to go out one by one. It's up to the brave Mariposa and her friends to journey beyond the safe borders of the city in search of a hidden antidote that will save the Queen. Join the butterfly fairy friends on an exciting adventure that will transform them forever! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie_Mariposa
David Lamont, a book publisher who is known to be ruthless toward friends, foes, and clients alike, moves into his new penthouse apartment. There he meets his mysterious and beautiful neighbor, Audrey Levine, who lives on the third floor. Shortly thereafter, he receives a visit from an investigator and a man who claims that the penthouse belongs to his father who never sold it.
David tells them the apartment is his, everything is in legal order, and if they have a problem to talk with his lawyer. Soon after he starts receiving packages with the crime scene photos that apparently were taken in his penthouse. Later he begins to receive video tapes documenting his every move and believes someone is after him. With his assistant, Rebecca Fay, David begins to discover who or what is behind everything that is occurring
Francis of Assisi Born into a life of privilege, passion and extravagance, Francis of Assisi would become one of the most beloved and revered saints in history. Bradford Dillman delivers a gripping performance as the lusty adventurer who hears the voice of God and answers by abandoning his secular life. Trading in his sword for a cross, he rises to glory...only to see his life's work threatened by a corrupt and jealous church hierarchy. Helmed by famed Casablanca director, Michael Curtiz, this epic tale of courage and sacrifice will inspire the entire family.
Gruff, hard-nosed new boss Stanton takes over a scientific research company upon the death of his benevolent father. Scientists Manning, Gordon and White, who are very close to a breakthrough in time travel, are told by Stanton they must have results in 24 hours or face a funding cut-off. Trying to push their equipment past its safe operating limit they travel into the far future and distant past, with Stanton along as an accidental participant, unaware that a surprise awaits them as they struggle to return to the present.
Action / Adventure / Drama
A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road out of town, Jake turns to Alex, his ex-girlfriend, for help. Together they try to solve the mystery behind this rapidly spreading infection.
A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to solitude in the desert.
Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young man finds himself serving as librarian to the Great Emperor in exile, whom he deeply hates, yet soon begins recording Napoleon's memoirs, getting to know and learning to value the man behind the myth. Among seductions and affairs, expectations and fears, he will craft a precise portrait that nevertheless will not manage to hide a final, inevitable, disappointment
With more than half of humanity turned into zombies as the result of a viral disaster 85 years ago, the fate of the world lies in the hands of several brave bounty hunters.
Hercules fights to free the people of Babylon from an evil sorceress.
A dedicated teacher inspires his dropout prone students to learn calculus to build up their self-esteem and do so well that they are accused of cheating
In 16th-century Prague, a Jewish rabbi creates a giant creature from clay, called the Golem,
Tagline: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism
Plot Summary: Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them. TerrorStorm reveals how, in the last hundred years, Western leaders have repeatedly murdered their own citizens while posing as their saviors.
The accounts vary and the actual number will never be known, but the deaths of at least 36 women can be attributed to Theodore Robert Bundy. This biographical horror film begins in Seattle in 1974 where the duplicitous nature of Bundy (Michael Reilly Burke) becomes unmistakably evident.
Cheech and Chong work briefly as car wash attendants and musicians before being hired to drive a car from Chicago to Las Vegas. Unbeknownst to them, their employers (themselves in double roles) have concealed five million dollars of dirty money in the upholstery. A series of adventures ensues, including the making of a porn film featuring 'The Guys' and their real-life squeezes.
Several people disappear from and at the sea. Their bodies are found gnawed to the skeleton, even the marrow is missing...
For a Lost Soldier ("Voor een verloren soldaat") (1992)
English/Dutch w/English subs
The story of a romantic relationship between a grown-up and a child. Set in the Netherlands near the end of WWII, the film is a flashback recalling an adolescent relationship between Jeroen (Maarten Smit) and a Canadian Soldier (Andrew Kelley). A difficult subject handled with style and feeling.
A man remembers his childhood and his mother, a Chinese night club singer who struggled to survive in Australia with her two children.
A Christlike figure wanders through bizarre, grotesque scenarios filled with religious and sacrilegious imagery. He meets a mystical guide who introduces him to seven wealthy and powerful individuals, each representing a planet in the solar system. These seven, along with the protagonist, the guide and the guide's assistant, divest themselves of their worldly goods and form a group of nine who will seek out the Holy Mountain, in order to displace the gods who live there and become immortal.
Mitch became caught up with his career as a sport commentator and journalist. He ignored his girlfriend and did not make time to do things in life that are of the most value to a human being. Morrie was one of Mitch's professors in college and a famous scholar. One day Mitch was watching television and saw Morrie giving an interview stating that he is dying of Lou Gehrig disease or ALS.
A mysterious and powerful hero of the classic kind, Buddy is as skilled with his guitar as he is with his samurai sword. Thrown together with a kid whom he saves in a spectacular battle, the two of them must now escape their enemies and reach "Lost Vegas," the rock 'n' roll capital of this future world.
Uncovers the shocking truth, history and haunting of Ghost Children, Poltergeist Kids, Haunted Orphanages and Crybaby Bridges through untold stories of unmarked graves.Journey to the Devils Woods and witness the invasion of shadow children. Hunt for an evil ghost predator lurking in the tunnels of a haunted orphan castle. Utilizing the top paranormal experts, ghost hunters and high tech gadgetry, the filmmakers capture never-before-seen evidence that Ghosts Do Exist! PRE-RELEASE COMES OUT MAY/2008
What started with a routine divorce between Natalie Stein and her husband Tim, will soon take a turn into the unexpected and evolve into scenes of torture, bloodshed and slaughter.
A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarves in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico..
aka: National Lampoon's Pledge This!
aka: Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Friends
Art imitates life in NATIONAL LAMPOON'S PLEDGE THIS! when Paris Hilton plays Victoria, a beautiful and rich woman that all the girls want to be and all the guys want to be with. Victoria is the head of the Gamma Gammas, the most elite sorority at Miami's South Beach University. Only girls who meet Victoria's strict criteria are allowed entrance into the Greek society. When FHM magazine names the Gamma Gamma girls the hottest sorority in America, Victoria decides to take advantage of both the publicity and the famous magazine's photo shoot. Paula Garces, Simon Rex, and Geoffrey Arend star along with Hilton, and Carmen Electra makes an appearance as well. In the spirit of movies like VAN WILDER and AMERICAN PIE, PLEDGE THIS! is a raunchy comedy about sexy coeds. This release boasts unique special features like topless menus and naked commentary.
A businessman (Quaid) rents a cottage on the magical Emerald Isle which happens to inhabit leprechauns and fairies. One night at a party, a young leprechaun falls in love with a fairy princess. Their forbidden romance starts a war between the mythical communities. The businessman is chosen by the Grand Banshee (Goldberg) to help bring peace to the island which propels him into a wondrously fantastic adventure. A story for anyone who truly believes in magic!
Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day, adapted from Albom's best-selling book, is brought to life by an award-winning cast, including Ellen Burstyn and Michael Imperioli. Chick Benetto (Imperioli), a broken-down former baseball player who has collapsed into alcoholism and despair, returns one night to his small hometown with plans to take his life. At the final moment, he is magically granted one more day with his departed mother, Posey Benetto (Burstyn), who illuminates the secrets of both their lives and shows him a way to redemption. Samantha Mathis and Scott Cohen also star. Michael Imperioli's son, Vadim Imperioli, plays the role of the younger Chick in his acting debut.
Rane aka "The Wounds " This film follows two Belgrade youths on their rise to gangster legends in a decaying society.
English country squire Sir Hugo Cunningham searches for immortality by literally 'bottling up' the Spirit of the Dead, or Asphyx.
Prequel to "Street Fighter!" Alpha.
Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors..
A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and neglected. Aided by one of the servants' boys, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.
The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends.
An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa
See Jane Run is a horror film from jenkev productions, Inc. about psychological instability, religion, suburbia and good old Texas BBQs. In the same vein as classic horror movies from the 1970s, this film begins with four teenagers picking up a hitchhiker. When the advice from a local auto mechanic turns deadly, the travelers find themselves trapped in a warped version of the American dream from which only a disturbed mind can escape.
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Udo Kier is without a doubt the sickliest of vampires in any director's interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale...
Several couples head upstate to the country to watch a boat being built. Unfortunately they are stalked by a murderer behind a ghoulish mask.
African-American church becomes involved with Muslim enterprises such as terrorism, weapons distribution, and the annihilation of the Christian faith.
Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed in an FBI anti-terrorist operation gone wrong, a college professor (Bridges) becomes increasingly obsessed with the culture and sub-society of these dangerous groups. The arrival of new neighbors (Robbins, Cusack), gives him new spirit, as they are gregarious and friendly, with two children (Gamble, Green) that his son (Clark) can be friends with. He is even beginning to see another woman (Davis). However, he begins to suspect something is odd about the neighbors, something about the way they don't want him to see certain parts of the house, or a set of blueprints they have there. Are his neighbors terrorists... or is the stress of losing his wife merely driving him past the point of paranoia?
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.
Two archaeologists on a scientific dig come across a vampire burial ground and discover that the creatures are about to awaken and attack a nearby village.
FRONTLINE is a public affairs television program that produces and broadcasts in-depth documentaries about various subjects. The program has been critically acclaimed and received numerous awards. Some programs are made by independent filmmakers and broadcast as part of the Frontline series. Since the series debut, there have been more than 500 films broadcast.
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