A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Timely and wise, this feature documentary explores the state of prostitution laws in Canada. Buying Sex captures the complexity of the issue by listening to the frequently conflicting voices of sex workers, policy-makers, lawyers and even the male buyers who make their claim for why prostitution is good for society. Examining the realities in Sweden and New Zealand, and respecting the differences of ideology as Canada works its way toward an uneasy consensus, the film challenges us to think for ourselves and offers a gripping and invaluable account of just what is at stake for all of us.
Written and directed by Mitchell Gabourie in 1989. this action movie delves into the world of horse racing, where cunning crooks can win a fortune in an instant. Coerced by the cops into going undercover, two streetwise kids pose as employees at a retirement home and uncover a lucrative and highly sophisticated criminal operation, which they boldly attempt to take down with the help of a detective (Dean Stockwell).
A Primer for sensible food shopping and understanding the complicated food gradings.
A successful real estate entrepreneur decides to fulfill his childhood dream: becoming a drummer in Herman Brood's Wild Romance. The singer himself has died many years ago, but the businessman invests thousands of euros to get everyone close to him back on the road.
An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it home to their Parisian apartment. (Library of Congress)
It shows a postman ascending a flight of half-dozen stairs to the front door of a house and ringing its bell then delivering mail to the person who answers the door.
In 2003, the United States pre-emptively attacked Iraq in a war that would last for eight years claiming an estimated 189,000 lives, costing over $2 trillion and causing untold economic and emotional devastation for the Iraqi people. In this 2007 documentary that originally aired on Bill Moyers Journal, Moyers investigates big media’s role as cheerleader in the clamor for war in the months preceding the March 19, 2003 invasion. How did the mainstream press get it so wrong in the run-up to the Iraq War?
"Excerpts from Sir Thomas Browne's 1658 text Hydriotaphia Urne-Buriall Or, A Brief Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes Lately Found in Norfolk are superimposed with the stone faces of grave markers and burial urns. This image-text bookends a series of objects framed in the ancient glass window panes of a tiny shop, in a tiny snow covered town, on a mountain top in Colorado. A pocket watch, a postal scale, a small mirror. A stop watch, some stamps, a knife, some bandages, an hour glass. Time is short. Time is running out. The time left is all the time we have."--Gatten
Two highly specialized computer engineers in Silicon Valley are buying a crib for their soon-to-be first-born child. Not as easy as it sounds.
“Buying Alaska” proves that forgoing basic amenities is a reasonable tradeoff when it comes to breathtaking views and stunning wild surroundings that you can't find anywhere in the lower 48 states. Offering much more than living quarters, these properties are so in tune with the extraordinary landscape that it's often what's beyond the house that proves to be the main attraction - from the ability to hunt and fish from a back deck, to extreme seclusion on your own private island, to self-sustaining features such as smokehouses and greenhouses. However, there are also dangers that come with all the beauty, and living in this rugged and remote terrain can lead to animal attacks and brutal winters that cut you off from society.
Follow couples and families who sign over their life savings to three experts that make the crucial decisions of finding, purchasing, and renovating a property that meets their expectation.
Continuing Destination America's "Buying" franchise that includes "Buying Alaska" and "Buying the Bayou" is this series that lets viewers experience what it's like to say hello to a new home in the Aloha State. In each episode, house hunters check out three unique properties from top to bottom, weigh the pros and cons of each place, then decide which one meets their needs, budget, and island paradise dreams. Hawaii offers plenty of gorgeous beach retreats and other amenities, but home buyers also must consider the state's extreme climate, high tax rate and homes perched in the shadows of volcanoes.
Pasco County, Florida is home to one of the world's largest nudist communities and real estate agent Jackie Youngblood has proven to be the authority figure on finding prime real estate for her clothing-optional clientele. Buying Naked will follow two couples as they bare all and join Jackie in their search for a dream home.
Reality series where Jonathan and Drew help homeowners take their next step up the property ladder. Featuring two pivotal real estate moments, double the stress, and twice the manpower, first Jon renovates the family's home for a successful sale, while Drew hunts down the best options for the family's next property and oversees the selling and buying.
Follow unconventional house-hunters as they set out to buy their piece of the American in dream in log cabins amidst the Rocky Mountains. Jon and Mandy strike real-estate gold in a small mining town in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Adventure guide Matt “Sasquatch” Eastman and wife Michelle bring the wilderness to their front step in Park City, Utah.
What better place to take a wild real estate ride than right in the middle of North America's untamed wilderness? In each episode we meet a new set of Yukoners looking for new digs with new parameters. Whether it's a young couple seeking an off the-grid existence or hunters with their sights set on a backyard full of game, finding the perfect pad is always an adventure in the Yukon.