State-of-the-art special effects and reconstructions bring ancient worlds to life in an effort to decipher history's best kept secrets in 'Ancient Voices'. This 4 disc set contains interviews with renowned experts along with beautiful photography and vivid reenactments to explore the myths mysteries monuments and minds of the ancient world.
A character driven murder mystery set in the rural mid-west. David Meyers returns to the small town in an attempt to silence the demons of his past. Shortly after his arrival David's father is found dead of an apparent suicide. Or is it? Buried secrets of the town begin to unfold as the corner begins to suspect the suicide was staged. The Sheriff must work quickly to solve the crime and stem the tide of a rapidly growing obsession between David and Jason's sister. The outwardly peac
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Death Falls A superb mix of comedy and drama in this story of a terminally ill man Halstead Johnson (Roberts Blossom) who gets his buddy Dub Farley (Rip Torn) to bust him out of the hospital and in the process antagonises a city policeman, who trails them to the mountains surrounding their hometown. The local sheriff and their lady friend Mae Baxter (Beverly Garland) who both think more kindly of the pair, strive to find the fugitives before the less-compassionate posse, which includes a deranged, rifle toting enemy of the two who's clearly out for revenge. Children of Rage A war story set amidst the bloody conflict in the Middle East, following the lives of both Israelis and Palestinians caughtup in this tragic battle - the Israelis in defence of their homeland, the Palestinians in a brutal struggle to create one. Blunt, honest and courageous this film combines gripping action and bravery alongside the violence, brutality and human tragedy of war. Walking Accross Egypt Jonathan Taylor Thomas is Wesley, a juvenile delinquent who's been in and out of trouble for most of his young life. In detention for stealing cars he desperately wants to get out any way that he can. Ellen Burstyn is Mattie, a lonely old widow who buries herself in local church activities and her spoiled grown up children (Judge Reinhold and Gail O'Grady). Mattie sees some good in the boy and allows him into her home for a second chance. At first, Wesley sees this as an easy opportunity but soon the harsh reality sets in and he has to make a decision between his former deadend lifestyle or the new life that Mattie offers him. Anatomy of an Illness Norman Cousins (Edward Asner) was a success in all aspects of life - the Dean of New York editors, married to a beautifulwife and father to doting daughters. Fate deals him a terrible blow when he is struck down with a debilitating illness that has the medical experts stumped; all agree on one thing however, that his condition is irreversible. Not accepting this prognosis, Norman takes matters into his own hands and prescribes himself a regime of a positive attitude, with lots of laughter (often at other people's expense) an attitude which helps overcome his illness and ultimately saves his life. Hustling A New York investigative reporter Fran Morrison (Lee Remick) is put on an assignment to infiltrate the secret world of prostitution and expose the people behind it. Her investigation leads to a friendship with a hardnosed hooker (Jill Clayburgh) who spills her guts and tells Fran everything she wants to know as she herself has been a victim of abuse at the hands of the people being investigated. Fran soon discovers that some of the city's richest and most powerful families benefit directly from prostitution, causing a storm of controversy for those exposed for their involvement when the report appears in a national magazine. Silence of the Heart A 17-year-old boy (Chad Lowe) is killed in an automobile accident. As the facts come to light, the indications are that the boy has actually taken his own life. His mother (Mariette Hartley) and sister (Dana Hill) don't agree and try to search for the truth. Even the father (Howard Hesseman) digs in his heels and refuses to face the probability of a suicide. As the story unravels, the boy's best friend (Charlie Sheen) is tormented by the possibility that perhaps he could have prevented the tragedy.
The year is 2048 and the world's attention has been captured by the most extreme of sports: the Immortal Grand Prix. At speeds greater than 350 mph state of the art fighting Mechs battle it out on an enormous track known as ""The Big Eye."" Catapulting from their victory in the minor-league IG-2 Team Satomi must prepare to face the greatest of challenges in the major leagues. Led by racing phenom Takeshi Jin Team Satomi is going to have to tighten up their team work and prepare for the greatest of challenges found both off and on the track in the Big Eye.
Each of the three films in the Star Wars trilogy has been digitally restored and re-mastered by THX for superior sound and picture quality. Episode IV - A New Hope: Luke Skywalker a young farm boy from Tatooine is thrust into the struggle of the rebel alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet. Obi-Wan begins Luke's Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire. Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back: Three years later Imperial forces continue to pursue the rebels. After the rebellion's defeat on the ice planet Hoth Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the Dark Side Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin... Episode VI - Return Of The Jedi: In the epic conclusion of the saga the Empire prepares to crush the rebellion with a more powerful Death Star while the rebel fleet mounts a massive attack on the space station.
It is now the year 2050 after the end of the first season of IGPX Team Satomi and its fearsome leader Takeshi Jin emerged victorious in a season full of twists. The team thought that they could rest on their laurels however they will soon discover that the price of victory is higher than they could have imagined. Now they must deal with their old rivals - with much better equipment and raging to win their old rankings back! Meanwhile Team Satomi also must fight a new team the enigmatic White Snow who seems to be aiming to destroy Team Satomi as much as they are aiming to win the IG-1!
An emotional rollercoaster of a film that anyone with troublesome teenagers will relate to. Jonathan Taylor Thomas is Wesley a juvenile delinquent who's been in and out of trouble for most of his young life. In detention for stealing cars he desperately wants to get out any way that he can. Ellen Burstyn is Mattie a lonely old widow who buries herself in local church activities and her spoiled grown up children (Judge Reinhold and Gail O'Grady). Mattie sees some good in the boy and allows him into her home for a second chance. At first Wesley sees this as an easy opportunity but soon the harsh reality sets in and he has to make a decision between his former dead-end lifestyle or the new life that Mattie offers him. For a tough kid whos lived a life of crime the struggle back is as hard as Walking Across Egypt.
The year is 2049 and the ultimate in mechanical sports is the Immortal Grand Prix (IGPX) a competition where high-tech robot-combatants battle it out over courses at speeds upwards of 350 mph. IGPX has become so popular that an entire city IG City has been built complete with its own 60 mile track. After a dazzling competition Team Satomi has swept away the first place in the minor league the IG-2 Now that they enter the big boys' league the IG-1 Takeshi Jin Team Satomi's talented lead pilot must redefine enterily his tactics as he comes face to face with some terrifying opposition. Takeshi and his fellow pilots will need to learn to work as a team - that shouldn't stop Takeshi from having time to find love... even if it comes in the form of a rival team's pilot!
This DVD explains how tornadoes and hurricaines are formed and what scientists know about them. Extensive footage reveals the truly awesome power of mother nature. With interviews eye-witness accounts and home video footage to further reveal the destuction sits back as Star Wars' Mark Hamill shares in this awesome spectacle!
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Balto: Based on a true story Balto will touch your heart. Part husky/part wolf Balto doesn't know where he belongs. He's an outcast in Alaska except to his true friends - Boris the Russian snow goose; polar bear cubs Muk and Luk; and the beautiful husky Jenna. Even though he's different all of Balto's friends recognise what he still can't see himself: his noble spirit. One day a serious diphtheria epidemic spreads fast among the children of Nome. When a fierce bizarre blizzard closes all routes of transport there's no way to obtain life-saving medicine... unless a team of sled dogs can race six-hundred miles through the blinding Arctic storm and bring back antitoxin. But the dogs are lost in the frozen wilderness. Now only Balto can rescue the team and save the children. Starring the voices of Kevin Bacon Bridget Fonda Bob Hoskins and Phil Collins Balto is the remarkable tale of a hero who inspired a nation - and became a legend! (Dir. Simon Wells 1995) Balto 2 - Wolf Quest: BALTO II picks up where the first ended. After settling down with Jenna and having 6 pups it soon becomes time for Balto to give his children up for adoption to human families. However no one wants Aleu his daughter because she looks so much like a wolf. When Aleu figures this out she runs away forcing Balto to go after her and sending her on a journey that reveals quite a bit about herself. (Dir. Phil Weinstein 2001) Balto 3 - Wings Of Change: Your favourite is back in an all-new adventure! Balto and his son Kodi (voiced by Sean Astin) find that technology is threatening the sled dog team's future as the airplane becomes a faster choice for bringing mail and supplies to Nome. Amidst the controversy a race to deliver the mail is arranged between a sled team led by Balto and a bush pilot who flies a plane that truly fascinates Balto. When Duke the pilot never makes it to his destination some of the dogs are jubilant that they've proven their superiority but Balto knows something has gone amiss. Balto with help from Muc and Luc go on a search and rescue operation to rescue Duke and Boris in the downed plane. Join Balto and all his friends on an amazing journey that will make your spirit soar. (Dir. Phil Weinstein 2004)
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Based on the comics written by Stan Lee The Incredible Hulk details the adventures of Dr. David Banner - a nuclear research scientist - who in a dreadfull accident is subjected to a massive overdose of gammer radiation. Miraculously Banner survives... But he is forever changed! Now whenever angered or distressed the mild-mannered scientist finds himself transforming into a powerful seven-foot green creature known as the Incredible Hulk...
The Incredible Hulk tells the story of scientist Bruce Banner and his raging alter ego The Incredible Hulk! Bombarded by gamma rays from an ill-fated Gamma reactor test Banner must now search for a cure for the creature within him whilst on the run from General Ross his Hulkbusters and the Leader's Evil. Aside from The Incredible Hulk himself we are treated to some of Marvel's amazing roster of heroes and villains. In the two part Return of the Beast The Incredible Hulk tangles with The Leader The Gargoyle and the hideous Abomination whilst in Raw Power he's up against the malevolent ZZZAX. In Helping Hand Iron Fist he goes mano-a-mano with Iron Man and War Machine in what proves to be a spectacular showdown! This DVD set contains every episode from this classic Marvel series making it a must for any fan of The Incredible Hulk or true animation enthusiast.
The Adventure Continues... Three years after the events in Episode IV - A New Hope Imperial forces continue to pursue the rebels. After the rebellion's defeat on the ice planet Hoth Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the Dark Side Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin...
A history of science fiction in movies, television and print.
A history of science fiction in movies, television and print.
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