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The original film version of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's hit satire of the newspaper business comes newly mastered in HD from 35mm elements preserved by the Library of Congress, and packed with special features including a short documentary, audio commentary, and radio adaptations. Based on the hit 1928 Broadway play, and twice remade, this fast-paced farce was the prototype for the classic screwball comedies to follow.
The latest masterwork from the acclaimed French New Wave filmmaker, Jean-Luc Godard, pushing the boundaries of what has previously been accomplished with the 3D format, taking his filmmaking into exciting new territory and demonstrating his limitless imagination for the medium's possibilities. Available in a two-disc Blu-ray set featuring both the 3D and 2D versions, and a single-disc DVD edition featuring the 2D version.
Based on the thrilling true-life story of Maziar Bahari, the film features first-rate performances from an international cast, as well as an impassioned script that infuses wit and humor into a terrifying and all-too-real situation. Gael García Bernal stars along with Shohreh Aghdashloo and the film has earned the prestigious Freedom of Expression Award from the National Board of Review.
If our political system is like a game of Monopoly, how can outsiders have a voice when only money speaks? Director John Ennis, driven to make the world better for his newborn daughter, documents comical corruption, follows political newcomers, and uncovers intrigue in this colorful journey that connects the dots of Big Money in our ever-challenging election process.
It was Bob Marley's last tour before his tragically early death in May 1981 at the age of just 36. The tour was in support of the Uprising album, (released June 10th 1980) and just a few days later, this show would be filmed from Dortmund's Westfalenhalle. Now, Rockpalast is presented here on DVD for the first time, with footage fully restored under supervision of Cedella Marley and Ziggy Marley.
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War One with four gripping BBC productions ranging from documentary to docu-drama that unlock the mysteries of this important chapter in our history and share a fresh perspective on how it came to be.
Cast includes James Remar, Bruce Davison, Fred Dalton Thompson and Dean Stockwell. Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of passage of sweeping religious reform legislation in the United States Congress. When he refuses to support the legislation, a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murder of an innocent teenage girl. Luther escapes police surveillance in search of the truth and suddenly a once-normal life is targeted by a team of ex-military operatives...
Beautifully presented in a fully illustrated hardcover book, this extensive DVD collection will transport viewers back in time to the sumptuous world of Britain's greatest treasure houses! Visit Highclere Castle, also known as Downton Abbey; Hampton Court Palace; Althorp; and Chatsworth. In addition to exploring these gorgeous estates, viewers will learn about the realities of upstairs-downstairs life.
Drawing on one of the richest archives in broadcast journalism (including more than 40 reports on the war on terror), as well as new, in-depth interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the investigative team behind traces the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the current violence - exploring how and why Iraq itself is now coming undone.
Follows the family's story for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th president of the United States, and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry Franklin, a fifth cousin of theirs from a different branch of the family, who became the 32nd president. Together, they redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, and redefined, as well, the role of the United States within the wider world
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.
An historical drama that tracks a recent chapter in Italy's history as a web of political corruption runs rampant from the Mafia to the Vatican. The film features an all-star cast, including Giancarlo Giannini, Rutger Hauer, Omero Antonutti and Pamela Villoresi.
When NSA contractor Edward Snowden downloaded tens of thousands of top-secret documents from a highly secure government network, it led to the largest leak of classified information in history - and sparked a fierce debate over privacy, technology and democracy in the post-9/11 world. FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of how the U.S. government came to monitor and collect the communications of millions of people around the world - including ordinary Americans - and the lengths they went to trying to hide the massive surveillance program from the public.
Award-winning director and investigative journalist Albert Nerenberg poses these essential questions, asks why the subject of boredom has been so religiously avoided and shows that boredom isn't what you think it is. Prompted by a study that revealed that boredom may actually be a stress condition, the documentary begins with the 2011 London riots, which, although they were started for political reasons, were spread partly by - you guessed it - boredom!
The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare.
Goes behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team - the "Pharaohs" - and its former American coach, Bob Bradley. The film, by Egyptian filmmaker Hossam Aboul-Magd, follows the team's efforts to qualify for soccer's ultimate event for the first time in more than 20 years. In production for more than two years, the film sets the soccer team's challenge to succeed against the backdrop of the incredible turmoil in Egypt today.
To create this documentary, one man (Brown) and his camera traveled extensively to interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law, including influential author and gadfly Ralph Nader; Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Founder of The Environmental Health Trust; Andy Igrejas, Director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; and Dr. Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist with Natural Resources Defense Council, among many others. Weaving their eye-opening testimonies into a compelling - and sometimes frightening - narrative,
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