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Description: Paul Henreid, perhaps most popular for his roles in CASABLANCA and NOW, VOYAGER became a star at Warner Brothers during Globe Fight II, as the exotic lead with the European accent. After the war, his contract was cancelled and he was left to his own devices. He continued acting and also began producing and directing. In his choices, both as actor and director, his work evinces an increasing bitterness and cynicism. A private statement? Or a effect of the unceasing political shifts of the times?
Description: Fasting may serve as the solution to solve our epidemic of chronic illnesses today. However, most think of only one way of fasting when they hear the term ‘fasting.’ This documentary explores 7 various ways of fasting including Time-Restricted Feeding, Intermittent & Prolonged Fasting, Long-Term Water Fasting, Religious Fasting, Eating Disorders, Improvising or Fasting Unsafely, Fasting Mimicking Diet, and Juice Fasting. The movie interviews 54 folks including the world’s leading scientists and medical specialists on fasting, as well as individuals who used fasting to treat obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular problems, skin problems, high blood pressure, chronic headaches, joint pain, and many others. This detail motion picture is the most comprehensive and objective look at fasting on film.
Description: She was signed in 2006, released her debut album in 2008, and the follow-up in 2011. And the rest, as they say, is history. But Adele Adkins' history is one that deserves investigation, analysis, documentation and review. Using rare archival interviews (during which she speaks candidly about her life and career), live and studio performance footage, and contributions from collaborators and industry insiders, ADELE: THE ONLY WAY IS UP reveals just what it is that has transformed this seemingly ordinary woman from Croydon into the most successful musical icon of the third millennium.
Description: Based in Quebec, this movie is a portrait of lesbian and gay families as well as the storyline of how they organized out of conditions of violence and discrimination to victory recognition of their relationships, families and parenting rights. Also says the storyline of the landmark situation in Quebec that broke the ban vs same-sex marriage, making Quebec the third province in Canada to recognize equal marriage.
Description: Adele has recieved iconic status from fanatics and industry proffesionals alike. With sold out concerts around the globe and multiple awards to her name Adele came from humble beginnings and has gone on to be one of the largest Artists in the world.
Description: A movie about winter railroading in the Canadian Rockies and the boys who hold the lines clear. The stretch between Revelstoke and Field, British Columbia, is a snow-choked threat to communications. The movie shows the work of section hands, maintenance men, train teams and telegraph operators.
Description: The Louisiana Hayride was a radio present that gave new talent a possibility to excellent their distinct performance styles before a weekly live audience. During its heyday, between 1948-1958 "the hayride" rivaled even Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry in the number of listen-ship.
Description: Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935 to Vernon and Gladys Presley. Elvis grew up as an only child. Elvis's musical influences were the pop and country melody of the time, the gospel melody he heard in church, and the black R&B he absorbed as a Memphis teenager. In 1954, he began his singing career with Sun Record label in Memphis. In 1955, his recording contract was sold to RCA Victor. By 1956, he was an international sensation who ushered in a entire fresh era of American music. Elvis starred in 33 successful films, made historic tv appearances, and knew nice acclaim through his live concert performances. Elvis honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. Known the globe over, he is regarded as one of the most necessary figures of twentieth century famous culture. Elvis died at his Memphis home, Graceland, on August 16, 1977.
Description: No economic activity feeds as many folks and is as crucial to the social harmony of numerous countries as rice cultivation. It feeds nearly half the population of the planet and conditions our global meal security. This cereal grain, which occupies 15% of the world's cultivable land, has the power to ensure the political stability or bring down governments. In the spring of 2008, the price of rice rose six fold in six months. Unprecedented. The terrible suffer the most from these skyrocketing prices. Demonstrations broke out in 40 countries. There was talk of meal riots. Referring to the explosion of prices in 2008, this documentary deals with the challenge of global meal by questioning those who manage the world's rice system.
Description: The movie focuses on the experiences of African-American students at Yale in the early 1970s. The influential documentary short follows students Erroll McDonald and Eugene Rivers, and details a conversation with civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael.
Description: A sampling of forty-nine fragments from Frampton's catalogue of 'actualities', the movies from STRAITS OF MAGELLAN; DRAFTS AND FRAGMENTS, are all silent and unedited. Few invoke, directly, the work of the Lumieres, as in Frampton's reworking of DEMOLITION D'UN MUR (1895) in which a dilapidated farm silo is demolished in zone of the Lumieres' wall. He makes reference to his own work and plays homage to the work of contemporaries. A complex range of formal problems are raised in another fragments. Finally, Frampton offers a number of analogues for the act of filming and cinematic seeing that contains a series of appropriated 'lenses' ( a stone portal, a wooden silo) and a set of 'screens' a pool of water, curtains, a dusty window).
Description: Relive the whole season...from the December signing of Daisuke Matsuzaka to other euphoric Rolling Rally. Experience the 20 wins of Josh Beckett, the record-breaking RBI season of Mike Lowell, the Rookie-of-the-Year performance of Dustin Pedroia, the excitement and promise of Jacoby Ellsbury and Clay Buchholz, and the 'lights out' domination of Jonathan Papelbon. The storyline of how their early season lead became a dramatic division war makes their first AL East game in 12 years, and their second championship in 4 seasons, all the more remarkable.
Description: Producer and Emmy-winning director Tom Roberts (“Mother Russia’s Children”) recounts the horrors of Joseph Stalin’s infamous plan to build a railroad in the Arctic like a masterfully said ghost story, finished with eerie movie footage and chilling interviews with a several who lived through the experience. More artful than a Ken Burns-style documentary, this compelling but emotionally draining storyline is sure to draw praise for its historical value. Ultimately, however, its unrelenting bleakness dulls some of its impact.
Description: Filmed on August 1970, 2AM, in front of 600,000 people, with Jim Morrison’s ongoing Miami obscenity trial still weighing heavily on the band, they traverse such staples as “Roadhouse Blues”, “Break On Through (To The Another Side)”, and “Light My Fire”.
Description: The legendary director/producer Warren Miller hits the slopes of Squaw, Whistler, and Japan with skiers like Jim McConkey, Roger Staub, Pepi Stiegler in one of his earliest surviving ski movies.
Description: In Margaret Atwood: Once in August, filmmaker Michael Rubbo attempts to explore what shapes the celebrated writer's fiction and what motivates her characters. As one of Canada's most distinguished poets and novelists, Atwood is also one of this country's most elusive literary figures.
Description: In the mid-1970s, protests were waning across Japan after the Red Units scandal of Asama Cottage. In Sanrizuka, folks were weary of the violence and the airport was well under construction. As for Ogawa Productions, they invited criticism by pulling out and moving to a quiet village in northern Japan. But when protesters back in Sanrizuka erected a tall turret at the end of one runway, they sent a team to document what happened. This became the final movie of the Sanrizuka Series.
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The Medici family dynasty ruled one tiny corner of Italy for over two centuries. How it came to define the course of western civilization is a storyline of immense complexity, and this series attempts to say it in daily language.The production can't seem to create up its mind whether to be a history lesson or a well-told story, and that is both its strength and its weakness. Fortunately the characters in the storyline are of such overwhelming interest that it doesn't really matter which approach the production takes, the student of history will search here a treasure trove.Any given fifteen-minute segment of the production should easy be produced as its own freestanding film, and this is as much a comment on the potency of this family and community as it is on the movie that has been created to describe it. I found it all spellbinding, and am heading actually to my public library to follow up with my own reading. That's a cute nice suggestion for a movie of modest production values.
For those interested in documentaries, history and art - specifically about the Renaissance, but without being a scholar in the subject, perhaps even if you are not sure what the Renaissance was all about, where Florence is, and with no knowledge about the House of Medici, then this documentary have a lot to teach, and could give a taste for further studies. For those that already know a lot about this topics will perhaps not be totally satisfied, as the another - more critical - reviews here have pointed out, but still I just can't imagine anyone that should regret watching it.Even with 4 parts and 4 hours, it's not even barely scratching the surface of this complex story, but still manage to compress it into an nice storyline of both the rise of the Medici dynasty (lasting almost a half millennium), the Renaissance and a mind boggling amount of the most well known and beloved artists of the era and how these appeared in the same time-period and place, in a climate of intense creativity and enlightenment, becoming the begin of the end of the middle-ages.Specially the soundtrack is beautiful, but sadly the composer sold the rights to the company that made the movie (that went bankrupt), so any CD or related of the melody won't be likely to ever be published.
This present is cute entertaining with many nice actors and the history based tale is beautifully filmed. Now...after telling all of that I gotta tell that this series is also quite soap opera-like. The jumping from one thing to the next makes you feel as if they are making it up as they go along. The stories said about murder and intrigue seem a bit shallow and predictable. Its quite ironic that a several of the actors were in Minigame Of Thrones, the series that sparked this fresh interest in dramatic 16th century time pieces. The payoff of season one seemed a bit far fetched as well. I watched it on Netflix and grew tired of the up and down nature of the series. Not sure if I will watch season two because it looks like the writers are barely holding us with daytime soap opera tricks.
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