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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.
Robert McCall (Edward Woodward) is, 'The Equalizer.' McCall is a former government agent who defends the defenceless by righting the wrongs of a flawed legal system. This timeless series captivates audiences in balancing justice and suspense. Nominated for seven Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and two Golden Globes, The Equalizer is a provocative, action-packed mystery series you won't want to miss.
Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth - but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family at stake, Mariah will risk everything to unravel the Curse of the Midas Box!
Dazzling, hand-drawn and set in Yokohama in 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. The mood is one of both optimism and conflict as the young generation struggles to throw off the shackles of a troubled past. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi and Shun - but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart.
Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) hates his job. He's blown his one shot at living his dream, and his relationships are in shambles. Not wanting to face his life, he stages his death and purchases a new identity as Arthur Newman. His hope-filled new existence is soon interrupted by beautiful, reckless and exciting Mike (Emily Blunt). Together they hit the road, not only stealing the identities of those they encounter, but engaging in an elaborate game of role play and crime that leads far from home.
It's by far America's longest war, with unnumbered casualties and no end - or success - in sight. It's the war on drugs, and award-winning documentarian Eugene Jarecki bravely reveals its causes, its implementation and its tragic consequences in the universally acclaimed film.
During the 1960s, as the executive director of the National Urban League, Whitney Young was one of the few African Americans who had the ear of those who controlled the levers of power: Fortune 500 CEOs, governors, senators, and presidents. He used these relationships to gain better access to employment, education, housing, and healthcare for African Americans, other minorities, and those in need.
Goren and Eames are as effective as ever in exposing some of New York's most high-profile and diabolical criminals, including investigating the death of a Broadway actor, uncovering a rivalry between two defense contractors specializing in cyber warfare and unraveling the long trail of deception and infidelity behind a rare bottle of wine.
The critically-acclaimed buddy caper about an elderly ex-jewel thief and his new caretaker robot features an all-star cast, including Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler & Jeremy Strong.
Times are tougher than ever in England as the country is on the brink of war with France and the citizens are facing The Plague that will eventually decimate one-third of its population. A feisty young woman (Charlotte Riley) inspires her medieval town to confront the most powerful forces of her time -- namely the Church and the Crown -- as they fight to save their town from ruin, and ultimately usher in a new era of freedom, innovation and enlightenment.
Cast and crew are hard at work in France on the set of Malavita with Luc Besson directing. Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron and John D'Leo head a talented ensemble of actors in this darkly comedic action film.
Packed with pulse-pounding battles, unmatched visual imagination and compelling characters, Snow White and the Huntsman is a wholly original adventure story told on an epic scale. The splendor of the wicked Queen's enchanted palace, the menace of the Dark Forest, a breathtaking combination of harrowing beauty, epic battle scenes, visual wonder and jaw-dropping special effects...
Precocious doesn't even begin to describe Henry James Herman (Jason Spevak), born a misfit genius. At nine months, he was speaking in full sentences, and, at ten, he went to college. But even a boy genius needs a father and when it's revealed that this prodigy is a test-tube baby, it sets into motion a very modern comedy about life, love and family dynamics. A selection of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Stars a group of active-duty U.S. Navy SEALs, alongside actors Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov, Jason Cottle and Nester Serrano, in a film like no other in Hollywood's history. A fictionalized account of real life Navy SEAL operation features a riveting story that takes audiences on an adrenaline-fueled, edge-of-their-seat journey. Combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the-minute battlefield technology, and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure film-showcasing the skills, training and tenacity of the greatest action heroes of them all: real Navy SEALs.
DVD Review NORMAN MAILER: THE AMERICAN
This is an often unpleasant tale of a celebrated writer that is told frankly and openly by people who knew him personally. Director Joe Mantegna weaves their commentary into a visual history of the latter half of the last century and evokes an intriguing portrait of one its most important chroniclers. Norman Mailer: The American gives a multi-faceted answer to the question: who was that guy?
Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington. Directed by Academy Award winner Curtis Hanson, the film features an all-star cast lead by Academy Award winner William Hurt, Emmy and Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti, Academy Award nominee James Woods, Emmy(R) winner Cynthia Nixon, Topher Grace and Billy Crudup.
The unauthorized and often controversial comics featured biographies of music groups such as KISS, the Sex Pistols and Metallica. Loved by some (Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper, Lemmy, Metallica) and threatened by others (Axl Rose, Skid Row, New Kids on the Block), over 300 issues of Rock 'N' Roll comics were printed, embracing all music genres: Rock, Alternative, Hip-Hop, Punk and Pop and they quickly became instant collector's items. In a strange twist, Loren is found murdered in his condo in 1992, making people speculate that he may have the first victim of 'serial' killer Andrew Cunanan, leading to an absorbing mystery that still remains, UNSOLVED today.
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