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Narrated by Terrence Howard, the rich musical legacy of the Mississippi Delta and Memphis comes alive in a award-winning documentary celebrating the magical mixture of generations and genres that gave birth to the Memphis sound that has influenced the world's popular music. The film features a soulful ensemble that includes William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Academy Award winner Frayser Boy and The North Mississippi All-Stars.
An audience of 38.9 million was recorded during its premiere in September 1990. It set a record for the highest rated PBS series broadcast, which stands today. Now fully restored to achieve the highest definition for optimal picture quality, the release coincides with the 25th anniversary of the original broadcast. The series has been honored with more than 40 major film and television awards, including two Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, Producer of the Year Award from the Producers Guild, People's Choice Award, Peabody Award, duPont-Columbia Award, D.W. Griffith Award and the Lincoln Prize, among dozens of others.
200,000 years ago our ancestors took their first steps on the African savanna. Today, seven billion of us live across the planet. How did we beat the odds and spread from continent to continent? The series is a global detective story that traces the arrival of the first Homo sapiens on five continents.
Filmed on location at palaces and other places of historical significance - Anne Boleyn's childhood home at Hever Castle to the great buildings of Hampton Court, Lambeth Palace and The Tower of London - the documentary provides five historians' expert commentary on the reality of life under King Henry VIII interspersed with sumptuous dramatic reconstructions of key events that shaped the period.
While social media can amplify even the little things, high school social hierarchy hasn't changed since the John Hughes era. Bianca's (Mae Whitman) universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock (Robbie Amell) and her favorite teacher (Ken Jeong). Together they'll face the school's mean girl (Bella Thorne)...
Daniel and his family love spending time outside in their neighborhood: going for walks, playing with friends such as Katerina Kittycat and Prince Wednesday, and enjoying the world around them. In the grr-ific stories included on this DVD, Daniel learns about safety at the beach and visits the Enchanted Garden to pick strawberries. And when a windstorm makes a mess of the neighborhood playground, Daniel and his friends and neighbors work together to clean up and make it ready for play again.
James Norton stars as the handsome, jazz-loving vicar, with Robson Green as his law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating. Also starring are Morven Christie as Amanda Kendall, Sidney's first love and soul mate; Tessa Peake-Jones as Mrs. Maguire, the vicar's morally judgmental landlady; Al Weaver as Leonard Finch, the church's new assistant curate; and German actress Pheline Roggan as Hildegard Staunton, the strikingly beautiful widow of the series' first victim.
Inside Amy Schumer is an Emmy-nominated sketch show on Comedy Central, starring Amy Schumer and Executive Produced by Schumer, Daniel Powell and Jessi Klein and explores sex, relationships and the general clusterf**k that is life with sketches, stand-up comedy and woman-on-the-street interviews.
2015 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary Feature: During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on Saigon, South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. City after city and village after village fell to the North while the few U.S. diplomats and military operatives still in the country contemplated withdrawal. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, American officers on the ground found themselves faced with a moral dilemma: whether to follow official policy and evacuate U.S. citizens and their dependents only, or to ignore orders and evacuate the men, women, and children they had come to value and love in their years in Vietnam.
An epic yet intimate romantic drama that illuminates the storied lives of two bold young women, Weimar-era sisters Caroline and Charlotte von Lengefeld and the celebrated German poet Friedrich Schiller. Germany's official submission to the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film set in Europe in the late1700s but offers a surprisingly contemporary story of women who dared to flaunt convention as they approached love, marriage, sexuality and society on their own terms.
The incredible story of how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the epic march from Selma to Montgomery to secure equal voting rights in an event that forever altered history. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary march. David Oyelowo is Dr. King and leads an outstanding ensemble cast including Oprah Winfrey, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Tim Roth, Common5, Giovanni Ribisi, Carmen Ejogo, and Lorraine Toussaint.
This fun-filled DVD includes five birthday-themed adventures, the first of which, 'Happy Birthday, Dog,' features a surprise party for WordWorld's friendly canine. Can Frog get the C-A-K-E safely to Dog's party without ruining the surprise? Also included on this DVD is 'Bugs to the Rescue!' In this story Ant builds Bear a hot-air balloon for her birthday. When Dog accidentally floats away in the B-A-L-L-O-O-N, Ant gets help from other insect WordFriends to save the day.
Sam (Alex Russell) stands on stage as thousands of fans go wild. Smart, charismatic and handsome, he moves them with his message, and when he calls for donations to his charity, the money pours in. The only thing is, Sam doesn't believe a word he's saying. Just months earlier, Sam was a typical college senior focused on keg stands, hookups and getting through graduation. But when a surprise final tuition bill threatens his dream of law school and leaves him thousands of dollars in the hole, he's forced to think outside the box.
Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived and is recovering from the cruel and haunting Quarter Quell deep inside the bunkered catacombs of District 13. Separated from some of her closest allies and fearing for their safety in the Capitol, Katniss finally agrees to be the Mockingjay, the symbolic leader of the rebellion. Featuring an acclaimed cast including Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone with Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland reprising their original roles
The passion for riding motorcycles is as strong as ever. Dana Brown directs this modern take on the original, capturing what it means to ride in the United States and abroad. The first feature film from Red Bull Media House shot entirely in 4K Ultra HD, the action and emotion are breathtaking: phenomenal athletes, revolutionary innovators, Hollywood stars and even visionaries who use motorcycles to save lives
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