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Directed by Philippe de Broca and arriving in the wake of the newly popular James Bond films, these were a riotous cut above the many 007 spoofs that spilled forth worldwide. In the first, set against the beauty of Brazil, Jean Paul Belmondo and Francoise Dorleac are in hot pursuit of a stolen Amazonian statuette, while others pursue them for the same treasure. In the second, Belmondo plays a bored and recently bankrupted millionaire who is convinced to allow someone to murder him so that he can leave the insurance money in his will. He's fine with the plan until he meets a stunning stripper (Ursula Andress).
A singer's journey of self-discovery through the city, and the characters and experiences he encounters along the way. This tale is steeped in folklore, surrealism, and music, starring and featuring a score by the experimental blues and folk recording artist Willis Earl Beal.
The girls of Canterlot High are back, and this time they're rocking guitars! At the Canterlot High musical showcase, Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, The Rainbooms. But when The Dazzlings, a new girl group, arrive at CHS and convince everyone to turn the friendly showcase into a Battle of the Bands...
This documentary by Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols looks at an exciting new dance movement, 'flexing', that sprang up on the streets of Brooklyn and has exploded into an expressive new DIY art form. The documentary, which was an Official Selection of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, examines the social conditions that influence and inspire the movement, and the creative dancers who have pioneered this innovative new form of dance.
A dark and droll thriller with comic undertones about the fine art of killing. Mika Muller (Isabelle Huppert) is the head of a Swiss chocolate company who is not above dispensing a potent blend of hot chocolate and dangerous sedatives to those who get in her way. Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress honors for the film at the Montreal World Film Festival and at France's Lumiere Awards, while director Claude Chabrol won the prestigious Prix Louis Delluc.
Looking to make a splash with his research videos into the existence of Bigfoot, Jim (Bryce Johnson) and his skeptical girlfriend Kelly (Alexie Gilmore) take a camping trip to the mountains surrounding Willow Creek, California, a small town where famous footage of the legendary Sasquatch was filmed decades earlier. Writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait takes a radical departure from his recent string of black comedies.
Before September 11, 2001, the successful Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald was virtually unknown to the country at large. But after the terrorist attack on New York City, the company became the symbol of the magnitude of the loss suffered on that terrible day. The real story of Cantor Fitzgerald, both before and after 9/11, is told in Danielle Gardner's powerful, eye-opening documentary.
Paris has the Louvre, London has the Tate Modern, and New York the Metropolitan Museum. But Husavik, Iceland - a remote village on the fringe of the Arctic Circle - boasts the world's only museum devoted exclusively to painstakingly preserved male genitalia. Founded and curated by Siggi Hjartarson, the Icelandic Phallological Museum houses mammalian members collected over 40 years.
Among the finest later films of Claude Chabrol, here he once again uses a murder mystery to expose the underlying tensions and deceptions of a close-knit community. A 10-year-old girl's violated body is found in the woods of a Brittany fishing village. Suspicion immediately falls on Rene (Jacques Gamblin), a painter and the girl's art teacher; he is apparently the last person to have seen her alive.
Stars Thomas Kretschmann, Petr Fedorov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Mariya Smolnikova and Yanina Studilina. Directed by Fedor Bondarchuk from a screenplay by Ilya Tilkin and Sergey Snezhkin, based on chapters from the novel Life and Fate by Vasiliy Grossman. The film was produced by Alexander Rodnyansky, Anton Zlatopolskiy, Dmitry Rudovskiy and Sergey Melkumov, with Nataliya Gorina serving as executive producer.
A modern retelling of the Virgin Birth, Mary (Myriem Roussel) is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's gas station; her boyfriend Joseph (Thierry Rode) is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel Gabriel (Philippe Lacoste) must school Joseph to accept Mary's pregnancy, while Mary comes to terms with God's plan.
From Jean-Luc Godard, this densely packed rumination on the need to create order and beauty in a world ruled by chaos is divided into several distinct but related stories, chiefly the attempts by an idealistic French acting troupe to stage a play in war-torn Sarajevo. Along their journey, they are captured and held in a POW camp. Amid the gunfire of war, an elderly director struggles to complete his film.
A documentary by Dan Forrer exploring the birth of hip hop in the 1970s. Narrated by Gene Simmons, the film tells the story of the origins of contemporary rap by exploring the artists that helped to lay the groundwork for this new musical art form.
An epic 1967 collaboration between cinema greats Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, and Alain Resnais in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam--made, per Marker's narration, 'to affirm, by the exercise of their craft, their solidarity with the Vietnamese people in struggle against aggression.'
A powerful and timely portrait of Brandon Darby, a left-wing activist turned FBI informant and then Tea Party conservative whose actions led to the arrest of two protesters at the 2008 Republican National Convention. In chronicling the story--and mystery--of Brandon Darby, writer/director Jamie Meltzer, offers an unsettling look at the hidden use of informants in contemporary America - an especially contemporary issue in light of the recent leaks about government surveillance.
Before a poor, overworked young woman can win back custody of her little boy, she must make amends for a tragic mistake in the uncompromising, critically hailed drama starring Abbie Cornish and directed by David Riker.
A decades-old unsolved murder of a young girl bears an eerie resemblance to the recent disappearance of a 13-year-old, sparking a harrowing investigation into the mystery of the seemingly parallel crimes in the startling new crime thriller by debuting feature filmmaker Baran bo Odar.
adapted by writer-director Erik Canuel from the 1996 Broadway production for which Plummer won a Tony(TM) Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in 1997. Plummer, 82, has long had a fascination with the title character, and it shows. Special features on the Blu-rayTM and DVD include a behind-the-scenes documentary, Backstage With Barrymore, featuring Helen Mirren, Julie Andrews and Zoe Caldwell.
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