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Elderly Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman (Laurence Olivier) has made a life of seeking out the last remnants of the Third Reich. But when he investigates a lead about a mysterious plot to assassinate ninety-four seemingly unconnected men from around the world, he makes a terrifying discovery that has dire consequences for the fate of the human race. Cast also includes Gregory Peck, James Mason, Lilli Palmer & Steve Guttenberg.
In 1942, Fritz Lang decided to make a film that would face the Nazi terror head-on. Working with the famous playwright Bertolt Brecht and the Oscar-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe, Lang devised a fact-based thriller that would shock and stir audiences.
DAY OF DAYS: JUNE 6, 1944 - AMERICAN SOLDIERS REMEMBER D-DAY brings together American D-Day veterans to share their experiences from that fateful day. As they vividly recall details from their ordeal - from the perils of the amphibious assault to the invasion's gruesome aftermath - their testimony yields long-buried and often painful memories. D-DAY 360 re-creates the landscape and uses fresh new data-driven and statistical tools to tell the story of one of the greatest invasions in history. D-DAY'S SUNKEN SECRETS explores how some of the innovations deployed in the invasion led to the Allied Forces' successful campaign.
The four-part series uncovers the little-known stories that played a large role in determining the fate of the war and those who fought in it. Hitler's Madness shows medical experts and war historians explore recently discovered medical records that reveal tantalizing evidence about Hitler. In Hitler's General, witness the sensational rise and fall of Adolf's favorite general Erwin Rommel, a.k.a. the Desert Fox. Next, discover the secrets that were buried at sea when the pride of the German submarine fleet was sunk by U.S. forces in The Ghost of U-513. Lastly, get an inside look into the secret operations that took place in the shadows of WWII in Deadly Missions.
Based on the -non-fiction book of the same name by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter, the film pays tribute to the real men and women who risked their lives to recover and return thousands of cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis during World War II.
Two classic films presented in new HD transfers from 35mm archival restorations by the Library of Congress: Ida Lupino's The Hitch-Hiker and Orson Welles' The Stranger.
A gritty mix of film noir and suspense about Nazis fleeing for South America in a submarine. This rediscovered masterpiece by director Rene Clement (Forbidden Games, Purple Noon) has been remastered and is available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD. The 1947 Cannes winner for Best Adventure and Crime Film, featuring stunning cinematography by Henri Alekan.
In his latest film, Marian Marzynski returns to Poland and the Jewish ghettos of his childhood. But this time, he is not alone. The film chronicles the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors and rescues haunting pieces of the past while exploring the conflicting feelings about national, cultural, and religious identity that mark many survivors.
The untold inspirational story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, a fighter pilot and son of Holocaust survivors who became the first and only astronaut from Israel, embarking on a mission with the most diverse shuttle crew ever to explore space. Ramon realized the significance of 'being the first' and his journey of self-discovery turned into a mission to tell the world a powerful story about the resilience of the human spirit. Although the seven astronauts of the Columbia perished on February 1, 2003, a remarkable story of hope, friendship across cultures, and an enduring faith emerged.
Tak Sakaguchi stars as Jubeh Yakyu, a seventeen-year-old juvenile delinquent sent to reform school after killing over 50 people within a week. To escape the school, Jubeh agrees to join the facility's baseball team in a battle to the death against the sexy 'psycho butcher girls' of St. Black Dahlia High School. This riotous, over-the-top epic of excess is the movie for the psycho sports fan in everybody and more fun than a prison cavity search!
Two films by masters of horror: Zombie Lake, directed by Jean Rollin, and Jess Franco's Oasis of the Zombies. Both of these cult horror classics come to Blu-ray and DVD mastered in HD from the archival negatives.
Meticulously restored from the original film negative in pristine high definition, supervised by Steven Spielberg and includes bonus features that shed unprecedented light on the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party who risked his own life to save more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.
When legendary Goth rocker Cheyenne (Sean Penn), long-retired in Dublin with his firefighter wife, Jane (Frances McDormand), learns his estranged father is dying, the childlike recluse travels to New York to seek reconciliation -- only to arrive too late. Upon discovering his father's unfulfilled quest for revenge against an ex-Nazi war criminal taking refuge in America, Cheyenne embarks upon his own journey of reawakening in this engaging and unpredictable road adventure from internationally acclaimed director Paolo Sorrentino.
Tells the pulse-pounding tale of an unlikely brotherhood of soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge, making a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany to stop Hitler from developing an atomic super weapon. Tom Sizemore, Chad Michael Collins, Vinnie Jones, Neal McDonough, and Juergen Prochnow lead an all-star cast
DVD Review WAR OF THE DEAD (BLU-RAY)
This sure seems like an interesting, shockingly original take on the soon-to-be-tired zombie film, but my gut tells me that there won't be much here to like.
Tarantino XX contains eight films chosen by Quentin Tarantino to illustrate the first 20 years of his career, featuring the films that helped define his early success, including Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Death Proof and Inglourious Basterds. To complete the stunning high definition 10-disc set also features two discs with five hours of all-new bonus material, highlighted by a critics' retrospective on Tarantino's groundbreaking catalog of films and '20 Years of Filmmaking' that contains interviews with critics, stars and other masters of cinema.
The series aired earlier this year on The Military Channel and examines the dark motives that drove powerful individuals and organizations, from the IRA to The Grand Mufti, to support and collaborate with the Nazi regime.
In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During the following 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis constructed a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers. Their plan: travel back to Earth and re-colonize the planet. And in the not-too-distant future, mankind's greatest enemy is no longer history as the Reich strikes back...
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