A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret government plot involving biological weapons. Soon Barb is reunited with her old flame Axel Hood, who is now Cora's husband and a guerrilla fighter, resulting in plenty of tense action.
A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York's World Trade Center twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour of performing on the wire, 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan, he was arrested. This fun and spellbinding documentary chronicles Philippe Petit's "highest" achievement.
Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
A critic gets caught up in a strange mystery of parallel universes when he attends an advance screening of a film entitled "The Most Important Film Ever Made".
Harvey, an old man from Scotland lives with his young son and daughter in an isolated house in Patagonia. Upon arrival of the emissaries of a development corporation he promptly stands against them by building a large fence (alambrado). A debut rich with sensibility and violent physicality, an unusual film of wind, isolation, loneliness, desolation ... and madness.
A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.
Gangland Wire tells the story of how the Midwest La Cosa Nosta Families lost Las Vegas. Executive Producer Gary Jenkins obtained hundreds of hours of audio tapes from court-ordered wiretaps and hidden microphones. Hear from the mouths of Mafia bosses Joseph "Joey the Clown" Lombardo, Nick Civella, Morris Shenker and Carl "Tuffy" DeLuna how they schemed to skim millions from Vegas casinos and how the real Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal blew the money train. The real story behind Martin Scorsese's Casino.
After killing her father who had attempted to rape her, Maria da Guerra is sentenced to prison for life. The wardress is a sadistic lesbian without mercy or humanity. Upon her arrival Maria is taken to a special section for mentally disturbed prisoners where torture and rape are part of the day-to-day reality. One day the Regional Governor arrives, claiming to have received a letter from one of the prisoners describing incredible events in the prison. The writer of the letter was clearly unaware that the Governor is also part of the conspiracy. Carlos Costa, a male nurse pretending to be the prison doctor Moore, falls in love with Maria. After seducing him, Maria kills him with a pair of scissors and escapes with her friends Bertha and the disturbed Rosario, hoping to find safety in the Governor's house, unaware that he will not help them...
Uri Rosenwalks and Eyal Blachson's film offers an immersive, cinematic view on Lod's inflamed state, and uncovers the nuances in the strained relations between Jews and Palestinians. From the forefront of gang wars to religious and national confrontations, but also to the courageous men and women who have not yet abandoned their beloved, cursed city. Narrated with the fervour of a thriller, and two protagonists who could not have been written any better had they been made up.
A retrospective documentary of the first four seasons of the acclaimed series The Wire.
A cattle buyer (Gene Autry), a federal agent (Pat Buttram) and a newswoman (Anne James) snip a railroad plot.
When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town, the local gossips, employing the small-town's shared telephone lines, start a malicious gossip campaign discussing the assumed-but-incorrect reason.
The diamond patterns in the wire fencing for construction on his street inspired Ken Jacobs’s latest astonishing 3-D extravaganza.
During WWI, a French farm girl and a German P.O.W. fall in love.
On 12 February 2012, two journalists entered war-ravaged Syria. One of them was celebrated Sunday Times war correspondent, Marie Colvin. The other was photographer, Paul Conroy. Their aim was to cover the plight of Syrian civilians trapped in Homs, a city under siege and relentless military attack from the Syrian army. Only one of them returned.
Tony Palmer's film, thought lost for almost 40 years, about Leonard Cohen's 1972 European tour, has now been pieced together from almost 3,000 fragments and restored to its former glory. A unique record of a major poet and singer/songwriter at the height of his powers.
Bruce is a telephone lineman who accidentally overhears a murder plot. When 911 informs him that there is nothing that they can do about it, he takes matters into his own hands, and gets entangled in a world of sex and mystery.
A sailor (Richard Talmadge) journeys to a remote island in search of a rare urn. The film also stars Alberta Vaughn, Charles K. French and Martin Turner.
Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.
Clinical psychologist Dr Tony Hill's uncanny ability to see into the minds of murderers means he finds it difficult to distance himself from disturbing cases.
Wire Service is an American drama series that aired on ABC as part of its 1956-57 season lineup.
When a beautiful and sharp young one decides to disguise himself as the successor to a very large and wealthy family; a successor who also happened to flee his wedding, a drama of all sorts ensues. The story of a couple who disguise themselves as an assistant cook and his wife.
Bouquet of Barbed Wire explores the consequences of a father’s obsessive love for his daughter and how secrets once buried in the past return to haunt their lives. Trevor Eve plays Peter Manson, whose apparently successful life is turned upside down when his beloved teenage daughter Prue reveals she’s pregnant by her teacher, Gavin Sorenson. The very heart of the family is threatened as Peter has an intuitive sense that Gavin’s on a personal quest for revenge.
Bouquet of Barbed Wire is a British television series based on a 1969 novel by Andrea Newman. The series – whose title comes from an incident that occurred to Newman and her mother while on a walk – was made by London Weekend Television for ITV in 1976. A new adaptation of the novel was made in 2010.
Charlie Brooker talks to the cast of The Wire, and to Baltimore natives, to find out what makes the show so special.
Louise Evans is a single mother who works as a customer advisor for big bucks investors at a slick, pin-striped bank. On a night out with her best friend Anna she's introduced to Anna's slippery new boyfriend Phillip. Phillip makes Louise an indecent proposal: accept a briefcase full of money in return for helping him to defraud one of the bank’s richest clients.
Wired For Sex is a television program on the former TechTV network showcasing how technology and the Internet have affected sex, including topics ranging from pornography to cyber sex. It was cancelled shortly before TechTV was bought by G4 Media in May 2004 and merged with G4 to form G4techTV. As of April 13, 2007 eight of the thirteen old episodes of Wired for Sex are being shown on G4 in semi-regular broadcasting. G4 contacted World of Wonder Productions, who originally produced Wired for Sex for TechTV, and ordered an entirely new season. Wired for Sex debuted new episodes beginning January 27, 2008.
NY Wired was a short-lived lottery game show aired from 1997 to 1999. The weekly show was produced by Jonathan Goodson Productions in association with the New York Lottery. For its first season, it was also co-produced by DDB Needham. The show was hosted by WNBC weather forecaster Janice Huff during its first season, when the show was televised on that station. Cheryl Washington took over when the show switched to WNYW for its second season. Contestants won a spot on the show by playing a scratchcard, in order of usage, "NY Wired Instant Game" or "TV Cash", and sending it into a sweepstakes. Contestants were divided into three teams, blue, yellow, and red, in which a representative of that team played several games of chance to win thousands of dollars. The show was also used to publicize the Lottery's promotions, as presented by veteran Lottery number-caller Yolanda Vega at an anchor's desk.
Wired Science was a weekly high-definition television program that covered modern scientific and technological topics. In January 2007 PBS aired pilot episodes for three different science programs, including Wired Science. Using Nielsen ratings, CPB-sponsored research and public feedback, PBS selected Wired Science for a 10-episode run in the fall schedule. The program is a production of KCET Los Angeles. In July 2008, the show was officially cancelled.