An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
An anxiety-free day. Trees, flowers, bridges, the ocean, and people reading (the same book).
"BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, seems to have it all - except the right guy in her life. Her friends urge her to "get back out there." But they don't yet know about Scott - a charming man with a secret background whose true colors paint a streak of pain and fear through Julia's life. When Scott's effect on Julia reaches the breaking point, she and her friends take matters into their own hands... and underestimate the consequences. The outcome forces all of them into a desperate situation. Everyone pays the price.
After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.
Conditions have been better for the nameless protagonist: his grandmother is a shoplifter and his war criminal father and sister have an unhealthy, intimate relationship with the family rabbit.
Starz Inside takes a look at film adaptation of comics books. It interviews some of the biggest names in the industry to discuss the history and appeal of comic book movies.
When his high school's newspaper is threatened to be transformed into an online blog, David seeks out the best story within the halls of Prichard Hall School that'll save the newspaper...even if the story is completely untrue.
A young British man is torn between the hard partying boyfriend he still loves and a successful older Australian man.
A Van Beuren Studios cartoon...
The sloth. Nature’s champion sluggard. One of the most misunderstood animals in the world. As recent as a century ago, the sloth was regarded as a "blunder of nature." To capture this story, the Moody Institute of Science did research in the laboratory and in the jungles of Panama. The message, Of Books and Sloths, points out the dependability and the accuracy of the Scriptures as compared with man's writings that must be constantly revised to correct inaccuracies.
Typically sampling of obscure sounds and speech, records like "The Lemon of Pink" have made "The Books" seminal 21st century music artists. A short profile that fascinatingly matches the tone of the filmmaking to the pleasures of their music. - - Short of the Week
Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.
"The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner had been keeping secret diaries. With the information in the diaries, Frank delves into his lover's past in an attempt to get to know more about the man that he never really knew. Will is a party boy who is a friend of Frank and Frank's late lover John.
Part of BFI boxset Ration Books and Rabbit Pies: Films from the Home Front.
Children aged 3 to 5 years and their parents can join in some melodic fun in this collection of favorite preschool tunes. Songs include "She'll be Coming 'Round the Mountain," "The Farmer in the Dell," "I've Been Working on the Railroad," "The Grand Old Duke of York," "Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me," "Ring Around the Rosie," "Hickory, Dickory Dock," "Hush, Little Baby," "Where Is Thumbkin?" and more.
Who left a dead body on a farm of truck driver's of which the best quality milk is made? Who smuggles illegal Betangin tablets? Who set on fire policemen's hands? Why does the ominous rabbit shows up? Two brave but incompetent police inspectors are trying to find out all of this.
This new documentary film recognizes the comic book as a true art form, as indigenous to American culture as jazz. It presents comic books as reflectors of a changing America from the 1930's to today, and it hails comic book superheroes as modern-day mythological figures. “THE LEGENDS BEHIND THE COMIC BOOKS” captures for posterity the living artists and writers from The Golden Age of Comic Books (1938-1951) and The Silver Age of Comic Books (1956-1973). Insightful comments are provided by the creative geniuses who were there at the beginning, including…
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese and his longtime documentary collaborator David Tedeschi, A 50 Year Argument rides the waves of literary, political, and cultural history as charted by the The New York Review of Books, America’s leading journal of ideas for over 50 years. Provocative, idiosyncratic and incendiary, the film weaves rarely seen archival material, contributor interviews, excerpts from writings by such icons as James Baldwin, Gore Vidal, and Joan Didion along with original verité footage filmed in the Review’s West Village offices. Confrontation and original argument are in the Review's DNA - the magazine seems as vital now as when it was run by its indefatigable founding editors, Robert Silvers and the late Barbara Epstein. Co-produced with the BBC's award-winning Arena and shaped by Scorcese's vivid filmmaking style, The Fifty Year Argument captures the power of ideas in influencing history.
Want to learn about the heroes of the Bible? There's no better -- or more enjoyable -- way than with this collection of tunes featuring characters from the Good Book. Includes standbys and new classics such as "This Little Light of Mine," "Father Abraham," "Isn't He Wonderful," "Only a Boy Named David" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot." Extra's include a "Get to know the Kids" section and more.