In Sammy's world, "convictions are for sale" and through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the industry's top screenwriter in this rags to riches story of a hustler navigating the "dog eat dog" world of 's Hollywood. Wizards of Waverly Place: Supernaturally Stylin' Wizards-in-training Alex Russo and her brothers try to make their mark in the fashion industry in the next installment from The Disney Channel series; Back to top February 17 Alice in Wondertown -- Cuba In this iconoclastic film inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice is a drama teacher who goes on a cultural mission to a small town where the most bizarre occurrences are commonplace.
Mirrors become doors, circus animals walk the streets, and it seems anything can happen -- and everyone except Alice seems resigned to the situation. She discovers that the town's population is made up of officials and workers who have been fired for violating rules, minor or illusionary, and now cannot find their way out of this strange town.
Banned in Cuba for satirizing the opportunism and indolence embedded in Cuban bureaucracy.
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Alien from Earth: The Little People of Flores NOVA presents an exclusive new investigation into the sensational discovery of the bizarre ancient bones of the so-called "Hobbit" unearthed in a cave on the island of Flores, Indonesia. No more than 3 feet tall when fully grown, these tiny humans survived in the cave for tens of thousands of years, hunting the huge and fierce Komodo dragons that roamed their remote island home. NOVA explores the latest evidence in a furious scientific debate on what the Hobbit bones represent.
Patrick, Courtney Ford, Rockmond Dunbar. A Nerve-shredding battle for human survival against aliens that invade our world by invading our bodies. American Scary Documentary on late-night TV horror show hosts, from the obscure to the famous to the infamous, including Zacherley John Zacherle, who began his horror hosting career in the late 's in Philadelphia as "Roland" and became one of the most iconic nationally recognized figures in the genre , Ghoulardi Ernie Anderson, an anarchic hipster creation who exploded on Cleveland television in the winter of , and proceeded to excite and warp the minds of his fanatic followers until and Vampira Maila Nurmi, who modeled her character on elements of Charles Addams cartoons, screen glamour queens and bondage magazines.
Body of Lies Dir. Extras: Commentary by Scott, screenwriter William Monahan, and author David Ignatius; behind-the-scene featurettes, interactive interviews. Changeling Dir. Extras: Commentary by writer-director-actor Clark Gregg and Sam Rockwell, deleted scenes, gag reel, featurettes, more. Extras: "Titus Vs. Columbia: Space Shuttle Disaster On February 1, , the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas just 16 minutes before it was due to land.
All seven astronauts aboard perished; NASA responded by announcing the retirement of the shuttle program in What caused the Columbia disaster? An engineering flaw? A failure within NASA? Could this catastrophe have been avoided? Feature film based on the series.
Set two years after the critically acclaimed Showtime series ended, the undead reapers are introduced to their new boss, Cameron Kane, whose new agenda creates disorder within the reaper clan. While Daisy and Mason fall prey to Cameron's temptations, the infamous Georgia "George" Lass creates more reaper havoc by breaking an important reaper rule: revealing herself to her Earthly family.
Extras: Four featurettes, commentary, deleted scenes. Faces Dir. Double-disc set with new, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Seventeen-minute alternate opening sequence, from an early edit of the film; "Cineastes de notre temps" , a minute episode from the French television series dedicated to Cassavetes, featuring rare interviews and behind-the-scenes footage; "Making Faces," a documentary including interviews with actors Lynn Carlin, Seymour Cassel, Gena Rowlands, and director of photography Al Ruban; "Lighting and Shooting the Film," a short documentary from in which Ruban explains how he and the crew achieved the distinct look of "Faces"; booklet featuring an essay by critic Stuart Klawans.
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Third installment of director John Gulager's blood-curdling "Feast" series. Picks up moments after the end of "Feast II," with the survivors getting saved by a mysterious prophet who has the uncanny ability to control the beasts. Armed with new information and a renewed interest in living, the motley crew of strangers decide to fight back and destroy the beasts once and for all. The Helen Morgan Story Dir. Hobson's Choice Dir. The Kaiser's Lackey Once banned throughout Germany, now hailed as "one of the best films of all time," "The Kaiser's Lackey" is director Wolfgang Staudte's biting satire of Germany's penchant for ultra-nationalism and authoritarianism.
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Based on Heinrich Mann's influential novel "Der Untertan. But as Diedrich grows older he learns that by groveling before his superiors and manipulating or stepping on everyone else, he is capable of advancing his position in life. As he progresses from a beer swilling cadet to a ruthless factory owner and finally to a lackey for the Kaiser, Diedrich's ambition for power and prestige comes to fruition. First Run Features. Moving Midway Following the real-life family commotion that swirls around one of America's most contested and controversial icons, the Southern plantation, New York-based film critic Godfrey Cheshire's critically acclaimed documentary, "Moving Midway," proves Faulkner's famous adage: "the past is not dead After telling her new fiance that her family is dead, Alex travels from NYC to South Carolina to serve as her sister Jeannie's bridesmaid.
A rumor spreads at the wedding that Alex is gay, and when her family is surprisingly supportive, Alex decides to play along believing it's easier than telling the truth about her engagement to a Jewish black man. But when Jeannie comes to visit Alex in New York and Alex has to prove that she's a lesbian, things take an unexpected turn. LOGOS channel telefilm.
Extras: Commentary by director Lee Friedlander, cast interviews. The Outrage Dir. Comedy about college four friends looking for excitement before the end of Thanksgiving break. Rachel, Rachel Dir.
Extras: New and vintage bonus materials from Hanna-Barbera. Religulous Bill Maher. Documentary of sorts about world religion, directed by Larry Charles and starring political humorist and author Maher. The killing machines of the cult hit "Screamers" are back and deadlier than ever.
It's been 13 years since the robotic killing machines known as Screamers destroyed the human population of Sirius 6B. But now a distress signal brings a team of rescuers to the supposedly abandoned planet. Can it be a long-lost colony of human survivors? Shadows Dir. New, restored high-definition digital transfer. Extras: Video interviews from with actress Lelia Goldoni and associate producer Seymour Cassel, rare silent 16 mm footage of John Cassavetes and Burt Lane's acting workshop, restoration demonstration, stills gallery featuring rare behind-the-scenes production photos, booklet featuring an essay by Gary Giddins and a reprinted essay by Cassavetes.
This archeological detective story tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Where did the ancient Israelites come from? Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? Extras: Behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, photo gallery, commentary, screen tests, more. Leave the metropolitan chaos behind to travel deep beneath urban streets into the meandering tunnels, abandoned train lines, dark dungeons, eerie tombs, clandestine hideouts, and forgotten cities that have been lost to the hands of time: This is the stuff of fantasy, exploring secret chambers and forbidden passages beneath city streets, unlocking mysteries of the past and discovering forgotten relics.
In metropolises around the world today, skyscrapers loom overhead, traffic blares and vendors hawk their wares. But below hide city upon city, each with its fascinating and unknown history. Three-disc set of History Channel documentaries: Vol. Sci Fi Channel telefilm about the ferocious one-eyed monster that slaughters those foolish enough to enter his forest domain and the Roman Emperor who has a plan to please the bloodlust of the people: capture the creature and unleash him in the arena against his condemned slaves.
Anchor Bay. Einstein History Channel documentary. Comedy about aliens from outer space who buy a local farm company with the promise of creating jobs for the failing town; instead, their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the Earth's temperature and turn the planet into a Club Med for extra-terrestrials.
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FTA Available for the first time since it mysteriously disappeared in after only one week in theaters, this raucous film is a riveting slice of the Vietnam anti-war movement. A gritty mix of rollicking performances and GI interviews, FTA juxtaposes lighthearted political satire with the somber realities of war, occupation, and the absurdities of military life, a barbed rebuke to the staid USO program.
From Okinawa to the Philippines, stirred by the show's provocative message, the members of the U. Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder Fourth feature-length animated adventure has mankind standing on the brink of a wondrous new Green Age. But ancient forces of darkness, three years older than time itself, have returned to wreak destruction. Even more shocking: Bender's in love with a married fembot, and Leela's on the run from the law -- Zapp Brannigan's law! Fry is the last hope of the universe Could this be the end of the Planet Express crew forever? Cohen in Space! Extras: Interviews with cast and crew.
Hell on Wheels From body-blocks and fishnet stockings to headlocks and tears, it ain't easy to start a roller derby revolution. Fast, fun and inspiring, this is the true tale of a group of hard-hitting Austin, Texas, women who resurrect the sport of roller derby, only to find internal strife ripping the fledgling organization apart.
Shot over a five-year period by filmmakers Bob Ray and Werner Campbell and using a mix of verite footage and interviews, "Hell on Wheels" captures the true grit of the glam-rock retro sport -- a dizzying clash of athleticism, exhibitionism, egos, politics, and business that is 21st century roller derby.
How'd They Build That? Marvelous Media. There are a lot more questions than answers when it comes to varieties of trans sf, as well as many different perspectives on these issues even from members of trans communities. Overall, they deserve a great deal more of our critical attention, both for their allegorical qualities and for the ways in which they represent or fail to represent trans lives in the contemporary world, including the potential for trans people to be champion athletes, successful politicians — or even starship captains.
The following are four drabbles based on the novels of Melissa Scott.
Gypsy Rose: A Fantasy Historical Romance (Kings of Cardenas Series Book 3)
A drabble is a fan fic of exactly words. The Art of Life, Life first wakes from metal dreams not in the workshops of cartels but in the colors, illusions, sweat, and music of the Empires where art and music are offered daily. Reverdy, glimpsing shadows of life in the machine that interfaces between pilots and FTL hyperspace, sells her construct.
Celinde buys it for her act, mating it with another construct, to run humaniform robots cast in her own image, gold, bronze, silver, and copper. High Noon. Seahaven shimmers. The light changes, and a jagged run of music marks the arrival. Black leather coat wraps around silk shirt and jeans covering dyes Trouble knows mark half her body, only a webbed comer showing through the open collar.